409 episodes

UnF*ck Your Brain: Feminist Self-Help for Everyone breaks down the centuries of sexist socialization that causes us to struggle with self-doubt, burnout, and anxiety.

Hosted by Master Feminist Coach Kara Loewentheil, J.D., founder of The School of New Feminist Thought and author of Take Back Your Brain (Penguin 2024), each episode teaches you how to turn down the noise of societal expectations, turn up the volume on what YOU really want in life, and change your thinking to make sure you go get it.

This podcast is an essential resource for anyone eager to embrace a life free from limiting beliefs and societal constraints.

If you ever find yourself asking questions like…

*Why am I so anxious about stuff that isn’t a big deal?
*How can I stop overthinking everything?
*Am I selfish for wanting my life to look different?
*Will I ever feel comfortable in my body?
*Am I a bad parent?
*How can I ask for more money at work?
*Can I stop people-pleasing?
*How can my partner and I communicate better?

… then you won’t want to miss an episode.

Visit schoolofnewfeministthought.com to learn more about The School of New Feminist Thought and more.

UnF*ck Your Brain: Feminist Self-Help for Everyone UnF*ck Your Brain

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 881 Ratings

UnF*ck Your Brain: Feminist Self-Help for Everyone breaks down the centuries of sexist socialization that causes us to struggle with self-doubt, burnout, and anxiety.

Hosted by Master Feminist Coach Kara Loewentheil, J.D., founder of The School of New Feminist Thought and author of Take Back Your Brain (Penguin 2024), each episode teaches you how to turn down the noise of societal expectations, turn up the volume on what YOU really want in life, and change your thinking to make sure you go get it.

This podcast is an essential resource for anyone eager to embrace a life free from limiting beliefs and societal constraints.

If you ever find yourself asking questions like…

*Why am I so anxious about stuff that isn’t a big deal?
*How can I stop overthinking everything?
*Am I selfish for wanting my life to look different?
*Will I ever feel comfortable in my body?
*Am I a bad parent?
*How can I ask for more money at work?
*Can I stop people-pleasing?
*How can my partner and I communicate better?

… then you won’t want to miss an episode.

Visit schoolofnewfeministthought.com to learn more about The School of New Feminist Thought and more.

    Should I Coach Myself or Should I Say/Do Something?

    Should I Coach Myself or Should I Say/Do Something?

    Imagine your partner, friend, parent, or boss says something to you that leaves you feeling angry, hurt, or otherwise extremely negative. Now you’re wondering, are you supposed to coach yourself out of this feeling, or do you say or do something about it? Join me on this episode to learn what to do the next time you find yourself asking the question, “Should I coach myself or should I say or do something?” I’m showing you the hidden assumptions that are driving this question, how this framing of self-coaching relates to our socialization as women, and a new way to approach the question of whether to coach yourself or take action.
     
    Get full show notes and more information here: https://schoolofnewfeministthought.com/331

    • 17 min
    When You and Your Partner Are Moving At Different Speeds: A Conversation with Dr. Alexandra Solomon

    When You and Your Partner Are Moving At Different Speeds: A Conversation with Dr. Alexandra Solomon

    Is your partner wanting to move faster or slower than you to meet certain relationship milestones? We’ve been taught to see moving at different speeds than your partner as a huge red flag. However, Dr. Alexandra Solomon - a best-selling author, therapist, speaker, expert in the study of relationships, and my guest this week - believes pace discrepancies allow us to work on essential relational skills. She’s here to uncover the complexities that our relationships demand and share her top tips for opening up communication with your partner on this topic.
     
    Get full show notes and more information here: https://schoolofnewfeministthought.com/330

    • 43 min
    Greatest Hits: Loving vs. Being Loved and Which Feels Better

    Greatest Hits: Loving vs. Being Loved and Which Feels Better

    You might already know this, but feeling loved doesn’t hinge on someone else loving you. Even if you grasp that external love can’t dictate your feelings, or recognize how societal conditioning shapes women’s views on love and dating, there may be hidden thoughts blocking you from accessing the emotions you crave. Tune in this week as I explore the distinction between loving and being loved, and which feels better. I’m sharing the fundamental socialization that has us assessing our relationships in unhelpful ways, and what happens when you switch your focus from being loved to loving.
     
    Get full show notes and more information here: https://schoolofnewfeministthought.com/329

    • 23 min
    Numbing Out To Avoid Our Feelings: A Conversation With Rachel Hart

    Numbing Out To Avoid Our Feelings: A Conversation With Rachel Hart

    This week I’m talking numbing out with fellow life coach (and my platonic life soulmate and bestie) Rachel Hart. Whether you use drinking, eating, shopping, or Netflix binges, numbing is what we do to distract from, or try to get away from, negative emotions. Tune in to find out why it’s important to get to the root of why you’re numbing out, why numbing feels so good, and what many women are using numbing for.
     
    Get full show notes and more information here: https://schoolofnewfeministthought.com/328

    • 38 min
    Bonus: The Real Reason You're Anxious (Join My Free Training!)

    Bonus: The Real Reason You're Anxious (Join My Free Training!)

    Now that the holiday glow and shininess of a new year has worn off, many of us find ourselves thinking that it’s time to buckle down and get busy — to start checking things off our to-do lists. You may have this idea of how you have to get these things done or that you have to do them a certain way and that might not feel great. But why? Tune in to find out how social programming is making you feel anxious — not just about your to-do list but in all areas of your life — and how you can get that socially-programmed anxiety out of your head in my free training, The Feminist Mindset Fix on February 10. Text your email to +1 347-997-1784, keyword “anxiety,” or visit unfuckyourbrain.com/anxiety to sign up today. 
     
     

    • 4 min
    How to Fail and Get Back Up Again

    How to Fail and Get Back Up Again

    As we wrap up this three-part series on goals, I’m going to talk about something that we typically don’t do when it comes to goals — analyzing what went wrong. Learn how to handle when life gets in the way of your goals, how to plan for the unexpected, and why analyzing what went wrong is key to your success.
     
    Get full show notes and more information here: https://schoolofnewfeministthought.com/327

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
881 Ratings

881 Ratings

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Mind Blowing, for real

I consider myself an intelligent and well-rounded person. I've been successful in many things and am reasonably well-educated with a Master's Degree.
I stumbled upon this podcast, honestly not sure how, but I had been listening to a variety of things as I've gone through quite a difficult time in my life (end of a 10-year marriage being a large part) and was feeling very stuck and unhappy. Over a year of feeling between not great and really awful.
I listened to maybe 4 episodes, and Kara and her program resonated immediately more than any (many very good!) others I had listened to. I then went to the website, and signed up immediately. I've been a member about 3 weeks now and I have flipped a switch, with any credit that isn't mine going to Kara. It's so funny... now when I hear Kara say she wants listeners to blow their own minds, I know what she means! I've been keeping track of my specific 'learning' and have asterisks beside many of them with MIND BLOWING MOMENT. I've never, in my almost 50 years, heard this kind of information and although I kind of want to think negatively about that, like I've wasted so many years of my life suffering under a mismanaged mind...actually I can even think that and not get sunk into it! ... I am just super excited about where this will take me! This girl has got it right, and I found her, allelujia!!!
Best value of anything I've bought probably ever lol but certainly in the past year as I threw money at everything I thought would make me feel better.
Subscribe to the podcast.
Check out her website.
Blow your mind too. Absolutely awesome.

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