About this episode

When a listener reports that this podcast allows her to “be more eccentrically myself," Martha and Ro dive into the topic of individual nonconformity. Going out into the world as your full and genuine self, how can you be brave enough to be weird? When you break the rules of the culture, you may experience tribal shaming or social betrayal. Martha suggests behavior tweaks and mindset shifts that can fortify your bravery when you want to be your weirdest self but fear the repercussions.

Show Notes

Thrilled to hear from a listener who says this podcast allows her to “be more eccentrically myself,” Martha and Ro dive into the topic of individual quirkiness and nonconformity. Ro observes that the two hosts talk frequently about abandoning consensus culture and uncovering our own true nature … but don’t address what happens afterwards. Going out into the world as your full and genuine self, how are you brave enough to be weird? After all, when you don’t come to consensus, there are pressures and consequences. When you break the rules of the culture, you may experience tribal shaming, social betrayal, or both. Martha suggests some behavior tweaks and mindset shifts that can fortify your bravery when you want to be your weirdest self but fear the repercussions.

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