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Having It All & Other Lies
55 minutes | Sep 15, 2021
Dr. Deepika Chopra: Optimism Doctor®, Founder of Things Are Looking Up™️ and host of the Looking Up Podcast.
Sara talks to Optimism Doctor , Dr. Deepika Chopra, about the difference between focusing on optimism vs. the unrealistic expectation of being happy all of the time, what she refers to as “toxic positivity”and why its damaging as well as some of her helpful tricks to keep things balanced and “looking up” and how you can apply them to your own life.
54 minutes | Sep 8, 2021
Stephanie Dua: Co-Founder and President of HOMER Learning
Sara talks to Co-Founder and President of HOMER Learning Stephanie Dua about the most important things kids learn from their parents, her approach to balanced screen time and why she’s confident our kids are going to still be ok even if they were homeschooled over the last year by their parents.
62 minutes | Sep 1, 2021
Amanda de Cadenet: Entrepreneur, Journalist, Photographer and Advocate
Sara talks to entrepreneur, journalist, photographer and advocate Amanda de Cadenet about why she thinks the idea of “Having It All” is a lie and a dangerous one at that, the private community and safe space she is developing for women and why building bridges between genders is the most important path forward.
55 minutes | Aug 25, 2021
Shelly Bell: Founder and CEO of Black Girl Ventures
Sara sits down with Shelly Bell, Founder and CEO of Black Girl Ventures, about her efforts to reimagine the way black and brown women get access to financial and social capital, reinforcing a positive mindset to receive all that the universe has intended for you and how she resists being average and wants you to do the same.
55 minutes | Aug 19, 2021
Naomi Gleit: Vice President of Product and Social Impact at Facebook
Sara sits down with Vice President of Product and Social Impact at Facebook, Naomi Gleit about her trajectory from one of Facebook’s first employees straight out of college to one of the most powerful women in Tech, dropping out of Harvard because it wasn’t the right fit for her despite how hard she worked to get there and how what messes you up most in life is the story in your head of what it’s supposed to look like.
47 minutes | Aug 11, 2021
Tera Peterson: Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer NuFACE®
Sara is joined by Co-Founder and Chief Creative Office of NuFACE, Tera Peterson, to educate on microcurrents, creating NuFACE with her mother and sister and the pivot from business school to pursue esthetician school and what’s surprised her most in running a business.
58 minutes | Aug 4, 2021
Allison Statter CEO & Co-Founder of Marketing & Communications Agency, Blended Strategy Group
Sara talks to CEO and Co-Founder of Blended Strategy Group, Allison Statter, about growing up in the entertainment business, the evolution of the management business, transitioning from the family business to starting her own company and asking ourselves what we are working towards, realizing that we should forget about having it all and ask ourselves what is enough?
50 minutes | Jul 29, 2021
Genevieve Padalecki: Actress, Creator, and Urban Homesteader
Sara talks to Genevieve Padalecki, Actress, Creator, and Urban Homesteader, about launching Townn, a community for people looking to rethink the way we live and grow together, and how sustainability is not only important for the environment but for ourselves, realizing her tendency towards perfectionism was preventing her from moving forward, the importance of setting time aside for ourselves and rebranding the word ‘selfish’. The podcast is a production of Embassy Row. Host: Sara Riff Producer: Alexa Macchia Editor: Charlotte Councill Additional Production Support: Anamarie Johnson
44 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
Tracey Cunningham: Celebrity Hair Colorist & Author
Sara talks to celebrity (and her own) Hair Colorist Tracey Cunningham about how she went from being Bette Midler’s nanny to the most sought after hair colorist in the industry, her best selling book “True Color” and why getting highlights can feel like turning on a lightbulb for your soul. The podcast is a production of Embassy Row. Host: Sara Riff Producer: Alexa Macchia Editor: Charlotte Councill Additional Production Support: Anamarie Johnson
50 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
Latham Thomas: Celebrity Doula, Maternal Wellness Expert Author and Founder of Mama Glow
Sara sits down with Latham Thomas, Celebrity Doula, Maternal Wellness Expert Author and Founder of Mama Glow, to talk about advocacy and equity during the birthing process and beyond, learning to make space for radical self care and sustenance and how we can structure our lives to more authentically reflect our values.
54 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
Dr. Edith Eger: Psychologist, Lecturer, Holocaust Survivor, and Best Selling Author
Sara catches up with Dr. Edith Eger, Psychologist, Lecturer, Holocaust Survivor and Best Selling Author, about why we can’t heal what we don’t feel, what being forced into a death camp taught her about truly living and why we must free ourselves from the need to please other people and focus instead on finding true JOY.
55 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
Lisa Vanderpump: Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and Host of the Podcast “All Things Vanderpump”
Sara talks to Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and Television Personality Lisa Vanderpump about the reality of her time spent on reality television, why life is all about incremental progress and the compromises we must learn to make in our pursuit of “Having It All”. Special thanks to our sponsor, Ritual Vitamins. Visit ritual.com/OTHERLIES for 10% off during your first 3 months.
49 minutes | Jun 23, 2021
Pia Baroncini: Creative Director of LPA, Podcast Host, and Mother
Today’s guest is one of those modern cases of our virtual existence where by you think you are friends with someone because you follow all their stories, feel invested in their life and know more about what's going on with them than some of your own friends but you actually don't know them IRL. Sara sits down with her online friend Pia Baroncini to learn about what its really like being pregnant during a pandemic while living in her childhood home with her adorable husband AND her mom as well as catch up about lessons in surrendering control, how losing her dad taught her faith and grace and why success with her namesake line LPA came with a lot of haters and a cost to her mental health.
46 minutes | Jun 16, 2021
Punam Patel: Emmy-Nominated Actress
Sara sits down with actress Punam Patel to talk about the hormonal madness and magic involved in being a woman, learning to develop her sense of humor as a coping mechanism to never feeling like she fit in as a kid and why operating from a place of abundance helped her to begin an acting career in her thirties.
43 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
Brigette Romanek: Founder of Romanek Design Studio
Sara talks to acclaimed interior designer Brigette Romanek, founder of Romanek Design Studio, about how a person's surroundings can have a profound impact on their well being, learning to trust your own taste and stepping into the spotlight as a judge on Ellen Degeneres’s new show “Design Challenge”.
49 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Jessica Alba: Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Honest Company
Sara sits down with Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Honest Company, Jessica Alba, to talk HONESTly about rushing through childhood as a young actress focused on contributing to her household, working hard to create a seat for herself at the table previously reserved for white men only, tricks for keeping centered while being pulled in a million directions and how the universe has stepped in to make sure she takes time to stop and smell the roses along her journey. Special thanks to our sponsor, Ritual Vitamins. Visit ritual.com/OTHERLIES for 10% off during your first 3 months.
44 minutes | May 26, 2021
Marianna Hewitt: Influencer and Co-Founder of Summer Fridays
Sara talks to Influencer and co-founder of Summer Fridays, Marianna Hewitt about learning to be easy on herself when it comes to her routine, destigmatizing the idea of women putting off having children to focus on their careers and that everyone's timeline is different, and using social media to feel inspired rather than a comparison tool.
44 minutes | May 19, 2021
Lauren Paul & Molly Thompson: Co-Founders of Kind Campaign
Sara sits down with Kind Campaign Co Founders, Lauren Paul and Molly Thompson about making their documentary and finding their mission, how bullying is still prevalent in many adult female relationships and why kindness to ourselves and others is more important than ever.
44 minutes | May 12, 2021
Reshma Saujani: Founder of Girls Who Code and Marshall Plan for Moms
Sara talks to Reshma Saujani, Author and Founder of Girls Who Code about why she gets off on failure, how living through 10 years of infertility taught her resilience and strength and why we need to address the national conversation around the unpaid labor women are doing with a Marshall Plan for Moms yesterday. To find out more about Marshall Plan for Moms visit https://marshallplanformoms.com.
47 minutes | May 5, 2021
Kate Bosworth: Actor, Activist and Founder of Kind.est
Sara talks to Actor, Activist and Founder of Kind.est about how the challenge for growth will always override whatever is holding her back, learning to not absorb the rejection that comes along with acting and how she's redefined what real success looks like in her life. To learn more about Kind.est, visit https://www.kind-est.com and follow Kate at @katebosworth. Special thanks to our sponsor, Ritual Vitamins. Visit ritual.com/OTHERLIES for 10% off during your first 3 months.
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