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Rooting Your Dreams Workshop

We’ve been so inspired by the April book club selection, The Awakened Woman by Dr. Tererai Trent! Gal’s Guide is hosting a workshop to put into action the lessons Dr. Tererai lays out in the book. We are going to talk about our goals & dreams, write them down, and bury them in the soil […]

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Dr. Tererai Trent

What does your soul need? What will satisfy your Great Hunger? What dreams do you want to take root? These questions and more are from the Awakened Woman Dr. Tererai Trent who is Leah’s (and Oprah’s) favorite inspiration. Show Notes & Extras This month’s gal pals are Katie Harris, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Edan and Dr. Leah […]

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Queen Nanny of the Maroons

It’s a new month and the gal pals are talking about amazing Black women of history. Bonnie Fillenwarth starts us off with Queen Nanny of the Maroons. A Chieftess of Jamaica who legend says caught bullets with her butt and fired them back! Learn about this gal!  Show Notes & Extras This month’s gal pals […]

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Jennifer Lee

Leah talks about one of her favorite creators that is working right now as the Head of Disney Animation, Jennifer Lee. How did she get the gig? Co-directing a $1.28 Billion Box Office doesn’t hurt. Frozen creator, Jennifer Lee has an amazing story the ties together sisters, fear and getting the story right. Also, do […]

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Mother of All Memoirs – Writing Workshop

Re-charge your writing skills with empathetic characters & get published! A new writing method to connect empathy to history and autobiographical writing is being introduced at the Gal’s Guide Library fall of 2021. Born of Many Mothers (B.O.M.M.) writing method incorporates visual exercises, mythology writing styles, and feminine energy. Men and women can learn this […]

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Dakinis

Leah wraps up folk tale & myth month with the female Buddha’s of wisdom. Known in Tibetan Buddhism as Dakinis, Leah talks about how this fierce female drinks from a skull cup, stands on her own ego and cuts you free from the thing that makes you unhappy. Show Notes & Extras Gal Pals this […]

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Mother Goose

The gal pals talk about their favorite fairy tales before Debbi takes on the magical mystery tour of Mother Goose. Was she a real person? What was her evolution? We go through all the possibilities with only a few slams on Disney. Please don’t sue us, Disney!! Show Notes Gal Pals this month are Bonnie […]

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Women of Greek Myths

Beware of spit takes while listening to this episode! It takes us four ridiculous tries to start the show before going into a biblical story rant about Leah’s namesake, Debbi turning people into stone, and Bonnie whippin’ out her college thesis on us tell us her comical list of complaints of Greek (and Roman) women […]

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Vote for New Folk Tales and Myth Books!

Every month we have a research theme. We gather the books we have in the collection and the Gal’s Pals research for the Gal’s Guide Podcast. Sometimes we have holes in the collection where we could use more materials have better diversity in the theme. This is where YOU come in! We’ll post a short […]

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Tiamat

The Gal Pals have gathered around the metaphoric campfire to tell you folks tales of myth and legend. Katie brings us to ancient Mesopotamia to tell the creation tale of Tiamat, the Goddess of the Chaos and the Salt Sea, who created the world as we know it. We also talk about beer with glitter […]