49 episodes

The Creative Superheroes podcast is a place to gather inspiration and learn from a wide range of Creative Superheroes. These are brilliant authors, artists, coaches and teachers who can help us cultivate more courage, more aliveness and more joy. Your host, Andrea Scher, is passionate about the sweet spot where creativity and personal growth intersect.

The Creative Superheroes Podcast Andrea Scher

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The Creative Superheroes podcast is a place to gather inspiration and learn from a wide range of Creative Superheroes. These are brilliant authors, artists, coaches and teachers who can help us cultivate more courage, more aliveness and more joy. Your host, Andrea Scher, is passionate about the sweet spot where creativity and personal growth intersect.

    CSP #49: Boys & Sex with Peggy Orenstein

    CSP #49: Boys & Sex with Peggy Orenstein

    Peggy Orenstein is a New York Times best-selling author whose books include Don’t Call Me Princess, Girls & Sex, Cinderella Ate My Daughter and Waiting for Daisy as well as Flux: Women on Sex, Work, Kids, Love and Life in a Half-Changed World and the classic SchoolGirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Confidence Gap. Her latest, Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent and Navigating the New Masculinity is out now.

    • 28 min
    CSP #48: The Language of Emotions with Karla McLaren

    CSP #48: The Language of Emotions with Karla McLaren

    Karla McLaren, M.Ed. is an award-winning author, social science researcher, and empathy pioneer. Her lifelong work focuses on her grand unified theory of emotions, which revalues even the most “negative” emotions and opens startling new pathways into self-awareness, effective communication, and healthy empathy. 
    Karla is the author of The Art of Empathy: A Complete Guide to Life's Most Essential Skill (2013), The Language of Emotions: What Your Feelings Are Trying to Tell You (2010), and the new Dynamic Emotional Integration Workbook® (2018).

    • 42 min
    CSP #47: Making Creative Dreams Real with novelist Katherine Center

    CSP #47: Making Creative Dreams Real with novelist Katherine Center

    Katherine Center is the New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away and Things You Save in a Fire, as well as five others, including Happiness for Beginners and The Bright Side of Disaster. Her fourth novel, The Lost Husband, is soon to be a movie starring Leslie Bibb and Josh Duhamel. Katherine has been compared to both Nora Ephron and Jane Austen, and the Dallas Morning News calls her stories, “satisfying in the most soul-nourishing way.” Katherine recently gave a TEDx talk on how stories teach us empathy, and her work has appeared in O Magazine, USA Today, InStyle, Redbook, People, The Atlantic, Real Simple, and others. Katherine lives in Houston with her husband and two sweet kids. Visit her online at www.katherinecenter.com!

    • 32 min
    CSP #46: Brave New Medicine with Cynthia Li

    CSP #46: Brave New Medicine with Cynthia Li

    CYNTHIA LI, MD, received her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She has practiced as an internist in settings as diverse as Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Francisco General Hospital, and St. Anthony Medical Clinic serving the homeless. After an autoimmune illness left her housebound for 2 years, she dove into the root causes of her illness, and returned to medicine as a very different doctor. Currently, she has a private practice in integrative and functional medicine, and serves on the faculty of the Healer’s Art program at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. She lives in Berkeley, CA, with her husband and their two daughters.

    • 37 min
    CSP #45: Little Panic with Amanda Stern

    CSP #45: Little Panic with Amanda Stern

    Amanda Stern is the author of the novel The Long Haul, the memoir Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life, and eleven children’s books written under pseudonyms. She founded the popular Happy Ending Music and Reading Series in 2003, which had its final show at Joe’s Pub in June 2018. She lives in Brooklyn with her daughter Busy, who just happens to be a dog.

    • 44 min
    CSP #44: Radical accountability + personal power with Azizi Birkeland

    CSP #44: Radical accountability + personal power with Azizi Birkeland

    Azizi Birkeland travels the world with her life-learning family comprised of her husband and two young daughters.  Her passion to dismantle one self-limiting belief at a time led her to create two new business ventures.
    The first is Stone Soup Family Pop Up Communities, which provide 1-3 month opportunities for families on extended travel to come together as a community, to create powerful experiences. The other is In Her Wild, an online sanctuary to guide women to embrace their femininity without the need to protect it, compete or feel the need to “do it like a man.”
    She  promotes using "The Art of Self Prioritization", a playful way to explore yourself and bring out what lies beneath waiting to be revealed so that you can live unleashed, unapologetic and unafraid. 
     

    • 48 min

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