What's the F***ing Point?

Laura Long on Radical Authenticity and Not Being an Asshole

Episode Summary

If you enjoy that feeling of vacillating between laughing out loud and sinking into profound thoughts like 20 times within a single hour, episode 3 with Laura Long is for you.  Laura is a therapist for women and couples in the Greenville, SC area, and chief badass (my words, not hers) at Your Badass Therapy Practice, where she helps other therapists shine their lights even brighter.  On the episode, Laura and I get into: -how she developed a sense of radical authenticity -the lens through which she interprets her faith / spirituality -why things like tarot and astrology kiiind of frighten her -the 'x factor' of what makes feeling tiny/insignificant a positive experience rather than a nihilistic, depressing one -connection with the natural world -what fascinates her about relationships -...and how we're all still figuring this shit out as we go along -why we're both obsessed with the movie "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" -how she cultivated the culture and space to step back and watch her tribe thrive For full show notes on all the stuff we reference during the episode, head over to http://wonderwelltherapy.com/blog/wtfp-03 . Enjoy listening, and if you dig it, please share with a frand and leave a review on iTunes (http://bit.ly/WTFP-review ... ugh, one of these days Apple will update the cover art)! \<3

Episode Notes

If you enjoy that feeling of vacillating between laughing out loud and sinking into profound thoughts like 20 times within a single hour, episode 3 with Laura Long is for you.

Laura is a therapist for women and couples in the Greenville, SC area, and chief badass (my words, not hers) at Your Badass Therapy Practice, where she helps other therapists shine their lights even brighter.

On the episode, Laura and I get into:
-how she developed a sense of radical authenticity
-the lens through which she interprets her faith / spirituality
-why things like tarot and astrology kiiind of frighten her
-the 'x factor' of what makes feeling tiny/insignificant a positive experience rather than a nihilistic, depressing one
-connection with the natural world -what fascinates her about relationships
-...and how we're all still figuring this shit out as we go along
-why we're both obsessed with the movie "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"
-how she cultivated the culture and space to step back and watch her tribe thrive

For full show notes on all the stuff we reference during the episode, head over to http://wonderwelltherapy.com/blog/wtfp-03 . Enjoy listening, and if you dig it, please share with a frand and leave a review on iTunes (http://bit.ly/WTFP-review )