October 12, 2020
Episode 81

Cassandra Speaks and the Power of Women as Storytellers with Elizabeth Lesser

Elizabeth Lesser is a bestselling author and the cofounder of Omega Institute, the renowned conference and retreat center located in Rhinebeck, New York. Elizabeth’s first book, The Seeker’s Guide, chronicles her years at Omega and distills lessons learned into a potent guide for growth and healing. Her New York Times bestselling book, Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow, has sold almost 500,000 copies and has been translated into 20 languages. Her newest book Cassandra Speaks: When Women are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes reveals how humanity has outgrown its origin tales and hero myths, and empowers women to trust their instincts, find their voice, and tell new guiding stories.

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Sources for audio clips

Intro
Misogyny of the Ancient World | Ascent of Woman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0vRzb1hS-E
Natalie Haynes on female characters in Ancient Mythology - Viral History https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKtT_u-wHek
Why I’d rather be the Wicked Witch than Snow White | Nikita Gill | TEDxLondonWomen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gxs5krfzTkU
The Cassandra Story with Elizabeth Lesser - BetterListen & WisdomFeed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqaJ8FXeleI
Outro
Why I’d rather be the Wicked Witch than Snow White | Nikita Gill | TEDxLondonWomen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gxs5krfzTkU

Show Credits

Host: Alyssa Milano
Executive Producer: Alyssa Milano
Associate Producer: Ben Jackson
Editing and Sound Production: Natasha Jacobs
Music by: Josh Cooke & Eleisha Eagle