This week, Juicy Bites is all about YOU and how you experienced Emerging Women Live 2014. Emerging Women is all about your strong voices, and we love the beautiful and varied ways you speak about October's event.
So whether you joined us in NYC, tuned in via livestream, or gleaned inspiration via social media, we encourage you to join in the conversation. Let us know what your experience with Emerging Women Live was. We love hearing similarities, synchronicities and new points of view from our tribe.
1. 11 Changemakers Who Rocked 'Emerging Women Live' via Rewire Me
The Rewire me team compiles their favorite moments from 11 speakers, panels and workshops in this inspiring round-up of EWlive14.
“You can see Amanda Steinberg’s fearless attitude in this exchange: when asked if she 'just wanted to be taken care of,' she replied, 'No—but my ex-husband and my boyfriend do.'”
2. Big Girl Panties via Strong Starting Now
Did you relate to the "time to play big" message that so many of the speakers were referencing? Melissa shares her realization in this personal essay.
“I have woken from my slumber and have remembered why I am here. Though my voice will quiver and my hands will shake I too find courage when I stand and say, 'This is who I am.'”
3. Falling Into the Comparison Trap via HuffPost Living
Peggy saw the women around her brimming with the magic of connection and inspiration. So why was she feeling disconnected and down?
“I'm at a stage in my life, on the other side of struggling through the healing process, where I believe in my worthiness and value as a human being. But, when I find myself making comparisons I sometimes still doubt it."
4. Emerging Women Live Coverage via Elevated Existence
This is the series to read if to get thoughtful recaps of your favorite speakers' main themes. Start with Kris Carr on resilience, then follow the links at the bottom for 3 more.
““Emerging means to come into being, transformation, to become manifest, to come into view, to come out from under. It’s not just happening to women. It’s happening to the feminine.” ~ Chantal Pierrat
5. 14 Things Danielle LaPorte Did Not Teach Me via Casey Erin Wood
Casey Erin Wood was wild about Danielle LaPorte - the kind of wild that leads to crazy, fantastical expectations about what might happen when they meet at EWlive14. Did the reality stand a chance of living up?
“The first time I found her it felt like she was living in my heart and whispering the words of my soul back into my ear."
6. The Most Ironic Story of Ever Upward via HuffPost Parents
EW veteran Justine Froelker describes her "full-circle" feelings after looking at the progress she's made from EWlive13 in Boulder to EWlive14 in NYC.
“It took these failures, these lessons, along with the spark of magic, connections and courageous motivation from NYC for it to actually happen.”
7. Event Tip Tuesday - The Message via Greater Than We
In this video, Susie Mordoh shares a common thread that she heard from multiple speakers at EWlive14, a message she wants to spread to help women uplift each other worldwide.
“Your body will answer your questions.”
8. Feminine Power in Business via Kathrine Aspaas
Sera Beak's powerful story of being advised to masculinize her voice spoke deeply to Kathrine Aspaas, who knows the discomfort of trying to live "as expected" instead of as is.
“We will use the F-word without shame.
Without fear of being burnt on academic, economic and political fires.
We say it out loud:
9. On Cultural Cockroaches, True Greatness, and Eating the Apple via Colors of Gratitude
Clear and elegant thoughts sparked by Even Ensler's amazing keynote. Brief and thought-provoking.
“Unless a significant amount of individuals realizes her/his true power, the world will keep pushing the narrative of lack so it can keep selling less than excellent thoughts & stuff.”
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