250 | Gooey Hearts, Friends with Secrets, Writing, Presence, and Feelings with Robyn Kanner

Episode Summary

Katie Dalebout speaks with Robyn Kanner about her work on the project Friends With Secrets, her favorite movies, her journey to sobriety, what books & films inspire her work, and more.

Episode Notes

Notes from the Show:

-Robyn Kanner on The Web | Instagram | Twitter

-Bear App for organization

-A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

-David Foster Wallace - author

-Favorite Musicians: Elliott Smith / Cat Power / Jeff Buckley

- Journaling technique: "I have resentment at ______ because I fear that ____ will happen."

-Robyn's piece titled Running Away From Drinking Myself to Death for Broadly

-Robyn's piece I Detransitioned. But Not Because I Wasn't Trans for The Atlantic

-Dax Shepard interview on success and achieving everything you wanted and still being unhappy

-Friends With Secrets - Robyn's collaborative project

-My Trans Health resource for trans people

-My article for Refinery 29 about Anorexia Nostalgia

-A Star is Born movie

- Robyn's pieces we mentioned - I've Got This Embarrassing Thing Called A Heart That Makes Me Feel So Much /I Take Back What I Said. No Good Feeling Last Forever. I Miss You Bad.

-Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender by David R. Hawkins M.D. Ph.D (book I'm currently reading)

Robyn's Favorite Books: Nevada by Imogen Binne / My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh /Suicide by Edouard Levé

Robyn's Favorite Music:Better Oblivion Community Center band with Connor Oberst /Elliott Smith XO album / Jeff Buckley Sketches for my Sweetheart Album You Are Free by Cat Power album /Kanye West Yeezus album

Robyn's Favorite TV Shows: House / Twilight Zone / Breaking Bad

Robyn's Favorite Movies: Good Will Hunting / Mid Nineties / Life Itself / Borg vs McEnroe / Rocky Series / Silver Linings Playbook / Ben Is Back / October Sky / McQueen Documentary / Don't Worry He Won't Get Too Far On Foot / The Squid and the Whale / Garden State / The Twelfth Man / Sea of Trees 

All original music composed by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs

Album art by Zoie Harman

Likes and Learns:

-I'm trying to say 'I'm sorry' less. This website my friends made - She's Not Sorry is so great. It has a ton of amazing stories of women saying 'sorry' when they don't actually mean 'sorry' and why they do that.

-Superiority Burger in the East Village (vegetarian)! Should we do a meet-up there??

Cool Things to Check-Out:

-A signed copy of Marlee's book How to Not Always Be Working giveaway! Tag @katiedalebout and @marleegrace on Instagram to enter.

-My journaling class with Bluprint is now live and I am so excited to share it with you guys!

-We will be re-launching my podcasting course Let A Podcast Out this spring. Click here to take the mini tour of the class and be the first to be notified when the course goes live.

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-Join the listener Facebook Group

-Get my book Let It Out: A Journey Through Journaling.

If you Liked This Episode Try Out:

-Episode 215 with Adam J Kurtz

-Episode 137 with Josh Radnor

-Episode 248 with Marlee Grace

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