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Let’s Talk About Karen

Let’s Talk About Karen
A Dive Into Women and White Privilege

In episode 86 of Fresh Tracks we talk about Karen.

The world is in great turmoil. A pandemic. Anger. Fear, and uncertainty permeate all corners of the globe. We are faced with a never-ending stream of difficult decisions to make. In this episode of Fresh Tracks we peek into the dynamics behind the Karen meme that has become so popular. Do you have anything in common with a white woman of privilege bullying others? Social media makes fun of the most extreme “Karen episodes”, and yet she manifests in many, less extreme situations. I believe it can be insightful to examine what role that “Karen” dynamic plays in our own lives in this episode of Fresh Tracks.

I share a bit about the history of the Karen meme and what she represents in today’s world. What’s going on underneath the extreme meanness we see? Might it be worthwhile to spend time introspecting if there is some Karen in you? We also delve into the Universal Quality of more life and how to cultivate that quality even in these crazy times of upheaval. Finally, are you building your life from a place of power or forcing your way to getting what you want?  Check out the full podcast episode!

Show Notes:

3:45 – Renegotiating how we live
6:30 – Answering the question “What is mine to do?” in today’s world
9:00 – Karen and the history of white women and privilege
12:30 – Is it possible you are unknowingly being a victim?
13:45 – Look for these sneaky ways being a victim can show up
17:00 – Choosing to see opportunity in chaos
20:30 – Where to start when feeling overwhelmed.
25:50 – Are you being too hard on yourself?

About Kelly Robbins

Author of Trust Your Next Step: Creating the Confidence to Cut Fresh Tracks and the podcast http://www.FreshTrackswithKellyRobbins.com, Kelly created her first business over 20 years ago, truly embracing the entrepreneurial spirit. Today she helps others live their divine purpose, live life as a fun adventure, and discover how to lead the right clients to their door consistently.

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