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Oct 28, 2016

The 31 year-old writer discusses feminism, sexual violence and misogyny in the context of partisan politics, and her personal life. She shares about the complexities of marrying a Muslim, growing up being told "you're too sensitive", avoiding her emotions by achieving, hating her body, fighting the drill sergeant in her head and learning the power of being vulnerable and letting go of shame.


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Books mentioned by Jamie are: A Return to Love by Marianne Williamson,  Ask and It is Given by Esther Hicks, and When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron.