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Nov 8, 2020

Being kind, sparking conversations, and spreading awareness are all crucial to have a connected community. Today’s guest, Ren Newman, is the face behind Toughersations Cards. A company that advocates for supporting the LGBTQIA + community, and emphasizes on the importance of kindness. 

In this conversation, Ren shares some of the experiences she’s been navigating over this past year, as well as her thoughts on how to move past societal pressure, breaking generational habits, and cultivating identity. Join Vivian in this gentle and wisdom filled episode. 


Show Highlights: 


  • Ren shares the difficult things she’s been struggling with this year  
  • The importance of accepting change and taking responsibility for your own change 
  • Ren shares the inspiration for her toughersation cards 
  • Ren discusses how she’s navigating the unknowns moving to China 
  • How Ren and Vivian met 
  • How to establish your identify in a healthy way that cultivates change 
  • Establishing your core values 
  • Why everyone has intrinsic value 
  • How do we move past the societal pressures to monetize everything we do 
  • Why we shouldn’t reflect or refract other’s pain 
  • How the extension of adolescence has shifted milestones 
  • The state of listening now and how we have a distraction culture 
  • Ren shares what her upbringing was like 
  • Why having awareness of other cultures is important 
  • How to make decisions that disrupt our comfort zone 
  • Making generational changes 
  • How to make small changes to create bigger change 
  • Ways to reach out to people