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How To Be Social on Social Media…When You’re Anti-social: Part 1 | TIS Ep. 13

How To Be Social on Social Media…When You’re Anti-social: Part 1  | TIS Ep. 13

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For introverts and others who are not naturally social, social media can be difficult to navigate. Tune in as Sharon and Lisa discuss how they make their online lives a little easier to manage—and how you can too. Plus: now that the sisters are officially doing the show on video, wardrobe has become somewhat of a source of stress. Join them as they talk about how two people who basically hate being on camera dress for the camera. It’s as funny as you might think, lol. Topics include: Is There Such A Thing As A “Formal Sweatshirt?” and What Is “Introvert Chic?” You don’t want to miss this hilarious episode. 
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Are Introversion and Shyness the Same Thing? | TIS Ep. 12

Are Introversion and Shyness the Same Thing? | TIS Ep. 12

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How do you know if you’re shy, introverted, or maybe a bit of both? Listen in as the sisters break down for you why it matters, and how you can tell the difference. Plus: are you struggling as an introvert in an extroverted workplace? Sharon and Lisa give you tips for how to make it all a little easier.

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Beyond the Black Square: What’s Next After #blackouttuesday | TISOT Ep. 1

Beyond the Black Square: What’s Next After #blackouttuesday | TISOT Ep. 1

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The world is in crisis. We’re dealing with a pandemic within the pandemic: police brutality and the repeated murders of black men and boys. The most recent case is that of George Floyd, whose brutal murder at the hands – and knees – of the Minneapolis police has sparked global protests. In this inaugural TIS Off-Topic episode, the sisters unpack #justiceforgeorgefloyd,  #blackouttuesday, #blacklivesmatter, #theshowmustbepaused, and where we can all go from here. Tune in for the discussion, and to get resources for how you can do your part to be actively anti-racist. 

Full show notes with links to resources and educational content will be available soon. The goal is for this to be a living document, a resource that continues to inform, support, and challenge us all. #thestrugglecontinues

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Michelle, Jill & Erykah: How Black Girl Magic is Helping to Get Us Through the Pandemic | TIS Ep 11

Michelle, Jill & Erykah: How Black Girl Magic is Helping to Get Us Through the Pandemic | TIS Ep. 11

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Staying sane during the lockdown is a top priority (and harder than you might imagine). One way of keeping compos mentis is by turning off the news, and turning on some inspiring entertainment instead. From the Jill Scott/Erykah Badu Verzuz battle to Michelle Obama’s Netflix documentary “Becoming,” the sisters discuss how seeing the sisterhood living their best lives is helping them feel more hopeful about theirs. Plus, on a more serious note: how is everybody doing on the employment front? The sisters – like so many others – are in the midst of the struggle. Sharon and Lisa talk about the harsh realities of finding or maintaining an income during the pandemic. 

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Introverting while Black: It’s a Struggle | TIS Ep. 10

Introverting while Black: It’s a Struggle | TIS Ep. 10

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We already know that society makes it hard for black women to be great. And if you’re a woman of color and an introvert, there’s even less acceptance, and more pressure to conform. Join the sisters as they talk about how they deal with the struggle of being two quiet girls in a world that expects them to be loud and entertaining. Plus: Sharon and Lisa are getting ready to launch a new phase of the show—The Introvert Sisters podcast is going to be on YouTube! Listen in as the sisters talk about why doing video is both satisfying and terrifying.

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Could Corona Make You Sick & Tired—of Each Other? | TIS Ep. 9

Could Corona Make You Sick & Tired—of Each Other? | TIS Ep. 9

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Introverts and extroverts on lockdown together: are y’all OK? It’s hard enough dealing with opposing personality types at the best of times—but these are definitely not the best of times. Some introverts and extroverts are finding it challenging to share space with no chance of escape. Is it any wonder that the divorce rate is spiking? Plus: peer pressure can be hard, even for adults. The sisters vent about being pressured to socialize, and how they push back against it. 

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