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Episode Info: I asked on IG Stories how you’re feeling amidst our global conversation on racism and racial equity. The most common answers were: Ashamed, horrified, devastated at how much I didn’t know I didn’t know. Overwhelmed. I feel pressure to speak, but to not misspeak; shamed for being silent, judged for misspeaking, I’m frozen. Guilty that I want Instagram to be the place I escape from the anxiety of my day, not the source of it. Everything I read, the heart was empathetic and compassionate. Wanting to help, support, and love. And, struggling with not being full-time activists, yet also having woken up. Unsure how to balance your life, for many entrepreneurs your business, along with not wanting to “move on”. This is what I’ve been wrestling with myself. Authenticity is very important to me. Staying focused on a topic because it’s trendy or there’s pressure, is not the same as a true heart shift. We show heart shifts, when weeks, months and years from now, we show true life shifts. In this episode I share principles I’m using to be an ally authentically and sustainably. How my “one degree better” principle ties into why the conversation on race feels different this time around The 6x3 principle from the helps examine us avoid overwhelm or burnout, while committing to action My “passion stacking” vision the help us walk out racial equity authentically and impactfully I am not an expert, I’m simply sharing my own earnest journey feeling compelled to do more. Imperfectly, I’m sure. Stumbling over my words, I’m sure. Yet with great empathy and holding space for how many different phases we’re in in this community. Links mentioned: Ep 17: Am I Doing Self-Love Wrong? How to be an Anti-Racist book The Northern Belle of the South on Instagram I would absolutely love to hear your thoughts below my latest Instagram post to continue the conversation @HilaryRushford where you can find additional resources I’ve shared in pinned BLM Stories. Leave me a voice memo with a Q or topic to inspire a future episode at *** Don’t miss my newest course for ENTREPRENEURS opening and closing this month in JUNE! ***...
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