51 min

Career Conversations with Christine Reed The Traveling Introvert

    • Careers

Christine Reed is a thruhiker, trailrunner, vanlifer and author. She tours the country doing speaking engagements to promote women in the outdoors and her two books. Between those events, she recharges by running away into the woods for some alone time with nature.
Social media links
instagram and tiktok @ruggedoutdoorswoman
Link to website
www.ruggedoutdoorswoman.com

**Comprehensive Sequence of Topics**
1. **Christine Reed's Reluctance to Film Emotional Experiences**
- Prefers to process and share through writing and poetry
- Discussion of human behavior's voyeuristic nature
2. **Career Journey of Christine Reed**
- Early career in a desk job
- Inspiration from an Appalachian Trail blog
- Transition to hiking, living in a van, and writing a book
- Expansion into a publishing company
3. **Connecting with People Through Personal Stories**
- Value of sharing personal stories
- Inspiration behind helping others publish their stories
- Support for women’s outdoor stories due to lack of big publishers
4. **Healing and Solace in Nature**
- Hiking as a core part of her life
- Living in a van and choosing a smaller van due to financial reasons
- Quilt made by her mother as a source of peace
5. **"Sandwich Punch" Game and Hot Dog Debate**
- Explanation of the game "sandwich punch"
- Rules of the game and their relevance to the hot dog debate
- Discussion about a hot dog being considered a sandwich
- Host’s disbelief and humor about the game and punching an Oreo cookie
6. **Christine's Social Media Presence**
- Information about where listeners can find her on Instagram, TikTok, and her website
- Discussion on commercialization of authenticity on Instagram
- Pressure to share vulnerable moments and desire for personal processing time
7. **Public Speaking and Introversion**
- Moving away from giving speeches to help others in self-publishing
- Impact of introversion on work and life
- Balancing public speaking with alone time for energy management
- Approach to social media based on personal comfort over algorithms
8. **Closing Remarks**
- Summarizing discussion by the host
- Thanks to Christine Reed
- Surprise question about the hot dog being a sandwich

Christine Reed is a thruhiker, trailrunner, vanlifer and author. She tours the country doing speaking engagements to promote women in the outdoors and her two books. Between those events, she recharges by running away into the woods for some alone time with nature.
Social media links
instagram and tiktok @ruggedoutdoorswoman
Link to website
www.ruggedoutdoorswoman.com

**Comprehensive Sequence of Topics**
1. **Christine Reed's Reluctance to Film Emotional Experiences**
- Prefers to process and share through writing and poetry
- Discussion of human behavior's voyeuristic nature
2. **Career Journey of Christine Reed**
- Early career in a desk job
- Inspiration from an Appalachian Trail blog
- Transition to hiking, living in a van, and writing a book
- Expansion into a publishing company
3. **Connecting with People Through Personal Stories**
- Value of sharing personal stories
- Inspiration behind helping others publish their stories
- Support for women’s outdoor stories due to lack of big publishers
4. **Healing and Solace in Nature**
- Hiking as a core part of her life
- Living in a van and choosing a smaller van due to financial reasons
- Quilt made by her mother as a source of peace
5. **"Sandwich Punch" Game and Hot Dog Debate**
- Explanation of the game "sandwich punch"
- Rules of the game and their relevance to the hot dog debate
- Discussion about a hot dog being considered a sandwich
- Host’s disbelief and humor about the game and punching an Oreo cookie
6. **Christine's Social Media Presence**
- Information about where listeners can find her on Instagram, TikTok, and her website
- Discussion on commercialization of authenticity on Instagram
- Pressure to share vulnerable moments and desire for personal processing time
7. **Public Speaking and Introversion**
- Moving away from giving speeches to help others in self-publishing
- Impact of introversion on work and life
- Balancing public speaking with alone time for energy management
- Approach to social media based on personal comfort over algorithms
8. **Closing Remarks**
- Summarizing discussion by the host
- Thanks to Christine Reed
- Surprise question about the hot dog being a sandwich

51 min