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MOTM #298: Self-Judgement, Hard Work, and Suffering with James-Olivia Chu Hillman

Monday, May 17th, 2021

I’ve had James-Olivia Chu Hillman on the podcast before (side note: go listen to our previous episode RIGHT. NOW.) but I needed to have them on again. Everything they say is pure gold, and if you aren’t following them yet, get on it.

James-Olivia is a self-described inquisitive human. They are a lover and facilitator of uncomfortable conversations for those of us who want to suffer less and have more joy in our important relationships. James-Olivia is one part of the origin of MOAR you and their wisdom is unmatched by anyone else.

When we recorded this episode, I truly had no agenda. Just wanted to sit down and chat and what followed was so, so, SO good. Is anyone surprised?

In This Episode You'll Hear:

  • What James-Olivia has been up to since July 2020
  • Giving yourself the gift of starting small
  • Coaching as activism
  • The problem with masterminds
  • Creating a 3-year program
  • What being a facilitator looks like
  • Setting boundaries
  • Self-judgement, hard work, and suffering
  • The feeling isn’t the decision, the commitment is
  • Putting people on pedestals
  • The origin of MOAR You
  • What it means to be an introvert
  • What James-Olivia has coming up

Links & Resources For This Episode:

Find James-Olivia on Instagram: @inquisitive_human
MOTM #225: “Relational Fuckery”
MOTM #228: Relational Fuckery, Antidotes, and Minding Your Business with James-Olivia Chu Hillman

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