In this episode, we discuss the concept of "role incredulity," which is defined in the following way:
Role incredulity is a form of gender bias where women are mistakenly assumed to be in a support or stereotypically female role — a secretary, assistant, or nurse — rather than a leadership or stereotypically male role, such as CEO, lawyer, or doctor. Harvard Business Review
This topic is so important in the age of GURU-ISM and especially in the fitness/wellness realm. It will challenge you to investigate some of the ways you are celebrating the masters without investigating if their actions truly align with your values.
It's definitely an episode that will stoke your progressive fire!
TW - This episode is an emotional deep dive and covers the topics of body dismorphia, disordered eating, alcoholism, abusive teaching/coaching techniques, and infertility. If you are in a space where listening to these stories would be triggering, please skip this episode.
For those who listen, my deepest gratitude. I hope we can all learn from these shares and start the important conversations that are LONG overdue.
Devotions by Mary Oliver