The Introvert Sisters
The “Quarantine15” is Real. Here’s How to Lose your Pandemic Pounds. | E 25
Season 2, Ep. 25
After more than 10 months at home, so much has changed—including the sisters’ weight! Like so many others, they have accumulated the “quarantine 15,” (ok...maybe more than 15) and now it’s time to shed the extra pounds. Tune in as Sharon and Lisa discuss effective home workouts that can help you get your weight back on track. Plus: Another aspect of life that 2020 has changed is hair care. Neither of the sisters is ready to go back to “normal” activities like getting their hair done. Even if their stylist is wearing a mask, they prefer not to be in such close proximity to anyone unless absolutely necessary. So: they both did their hair themselves for the first time ever. Listen in as they share what it was like being their own hair stylist.The beauty is in the details. For full show notes and transcript click here.
Traveling While Black: The ABC Travel Green Book | E 24
Season 2, Ep. 24
One thing the sisters have been missing since Corona started is travel. Though they’re not quite ready to hit the skies yet, they’ve already started thinking about where they should go. They plan to consult the ABC Travel Green Book, written specifically for travelers of color, to help them plan their next big trip. The new Green Book is written by Martinique Lewis, and is based on the original Negro Motorist Green Book Compendium created by Victor Hugo Green during the Jim Crow era. Also on deck: 2020 continues to be an interesting year (to say the least). Sharon and Lisa talk about Barbados becoming a republic, and why, in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, the word ‘racism’ has been re-defined.The beauty is in the details. For full show notes and transcript click here.
No Justice for Breonna | TISOT Ep. 2
After 6 months, the Breonna Taylor case finally reached a resolution. In their second TIS Off-Topic episode, the sisters attempt to process the miscarriage of justice in the case, and discuss where we can all go from here.Full show notes with links to resources and educational content is available here.
21 Things Introverts Wish People Understood | E 23
Season 2, Ep. 23
So many introverts feel misunderstood; Sharon and Lisa are no different. Join them as they hilariously list 21 things that make introverts tick. Or not tick. Plus: Introversion is just a small part of what the sisters are about. Tune in as they discuss Sharon’s anti-racism work, and how walking in her purpose helps her find the energy to do #allthethings. On a lighter note, Lisa shares what she’s been binge-watching on Netflix. Join the Introvert Sisters for a fun-filled, lighthearted episode!The beauty is in the details. For full show notes and transcript click here.
Rest in Power, Black Panther: Celebrating and Mourning Chadwick Boseman | E22
Season 2, Ep. 22
Chadwick Boseman’s death sent people around the world into a tailspin of grief. Especially Black people. It feels as if OUR king was taken too soon. Tune in as Sharon and Lisa talk through their feelings about his untimely passing, explain why so many of us are grieving someone we never actually met, and discuss the legacy of the Black Panther. Plus: Rest is part of the revolution. The sisters have been doing A LOT, especially in the realm of anti-racism writing. It’s energizing and fulfilling, but also exhausting. Listen in to hear what they’ve been up to, and why they’re prioritizing rest and self-care.The beauty is in the details. For full show notes and transcript click here.
Alone, Not Lonely: Why Introverts Love “Me Time” | E 21
Season 2, Ep. 21
People spend a lot of time trying to encourage introverts to “get out there” and come out of their shell. The thing is, for most introverts, their shell is their happy place. Spending time alone - and enjoying it - is part of what makes introverts introverts. Listen in as Lisa and Sharon talk about why they value their alone time, and how they use it. Plus: Shadeism (aka colorism) is still a thing, along with its unfortunate companion, skin bleaching. The sisters discuss why skin bleaching and colorism are still so prevalent, and if this remnant of colonialism will ever change.The beauty is in the details. For full show notes and transcript click here.
The 5 Love Languages of Introverts | E 20
Season 2, Ep. 20
Introverts have the unfortunate reputation of not being the happiest of people. But, is that even true? The sisters think not. In fact, they believe that like most people, introverts have “love languages”: things that make them feel happy, and able to be their best selves. Tune in as Sharon and Lisa each reveal their introvert love languages. Plus: This has been a summerless summer. No trips, no festivals, no vacations, nothing. They even cancelled Crop Over in Barbados. The girls discuss what they did instead of their usual summer activities.The beauty is in the details. For full show notes and transcript click here.
11 Shady Things You Should Never Say to an Introvert | E19
Introverts (like most people) have their pet peeves. And those include the misguided, shady, and hurtful things that others can say to us in order to get us to...not be us?? We can only assume that that’s the reason behind it. Tune in as we discuss the tone-deaf things that extroverts often say to introverts. Plus: since wfh life is the new normal for so many of us, does this mean that “work clothes” are dead? Does anybody need formal business attire? Or do we only need shorts/sweatpants, a pair of “good jeans,” and a few Zoom-appropriate tops and shirts?The beauty is in the details. For full show notes and transcript click here.
Why Introverts Love Working Remotely and Don’t Miss The Office | E 18
Season 2, Ep. 18
Working from home has (thankfully) become the norm, and like so many other people, the sisters are big fans. Listen in to hear why they’re loving the work from home life, why they are not missing the office, not even for a second. Plus: Have your elastic waist pants been lying to you? Have you put on a few pandemic pounds? The sisters both have. Tune in as Sharon and Lisa share what they’ve been doing to shed the extra weight and achieve their wellness goals.The beauty is in the details. For full show notes and transcript click here. (Link to be updated.)