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Elizabeth Lesser Part 1 – Our Human Story

Season 2 • Episode 17 • Length: 34 minutes

In part one of this two-part conversation with Elizabeth Lesser, bestselling author, speaker, and co-founder of the Omega Institute, she shares with host Marianne Schnall how she uses historical reflection to gain perspective on the current challenges we face (4:52) and the origins of her popular book Broken Open about growing through hard times (11:56). She then elaborates on her recent book, Cassandra Speaks: When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes (14:06), about how our history, belief systems and world could be transformed if we honor women’s voices, stories and perspectives. She also offers listeners one of her favorite personal meditations for standing strong without creating harm (30:40).

*This episode contains explicit language

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Elizabeth Lesser

Omega Institute