Host Sophia Bush shares inspiring selected stories from the Hello Sunshine x Together Live Tour. We’ll hear from straight-to-your-soul writers like Cheryl Strayed and Glennon Doyle, comedians like Sabrina Jalees, and world-changers Abby Wambach and Luvvie Ajayi, plus many more. Their words will make you reflect, laugh, question the status quo… and remember that we’re all in this together.
Here's the Latest Episode from And Especially You:
Where do we look to find strength in our lowest, broken moments? In addition to the advice and wisdom we may seek from outside sources, Cheryl Strayed reminds us that we, ourselves, are the most important source of all and how our weakest moments can become our strongest, if we approach it as an opportunity to harness our inner power.
The importance in visibility and being seen goes beyond simple imagery. It’s about bridging the gap between communities and building empathy. Comedian, actress and writer Maysoon Zayid talks about how she fought to be seen and heard as a disabled, Muslim woman in the entertainment business.
Who do we allow to shape our identities? What experiences awaken the power within us to define it ourselves? Comedian and actress Nicole Byer reflects about the moment her ADHD/ADD diagnosis challenged the way she identified herself for most of her life; Sabrina Jalees discusses the journey of her family coming to accept her identity as a lesbian; Model and transgender rights activist Geena Rocero explains how one man’s ignorance helped her realize the control she had in defining her own identity.
Being brave isn’t always about the extraordinary. Author Glennon Doyle shares about the experiences that reminded her that sometimes, being brave can simply be about listening to your own voice and trusting it enough to speak and act on it.
Being your “best” self is more than just bringing the finest moments, achievements, or strengths to the table. Businesswoman Bozoma St. John reflects on how embracing the entirety of her unique background – the highs and lows - played a key role in the way she evolved and ultimately led her to the best (and most whole) version of herself.
Speaking out in truth can be powerful, but how do we find the courage to do so when we’re the only ones and the stakes are high? Luvvie Ajayi explains how it begins with our everyday choices and talks about the defining experience that led her to make a very public choice to speak truth.
Rules aren’t meant to be broken, as much as they’re meant to be rewritten or reexamined. Soccer legend Abby Wambach discusses the rule that prevented her from asking for more throughout her career; comedian Maysoon Zayid ditches the rule to be uncomfortable to make others comfortable; businesswoman Bozoma St. John revisits an old rule she set for herself, after it resurfaces through a loss.
Host Sophia Bush shares selected stories from the Hello Sunshine x Together Live Tour. We’ll hear from extraordinary women - writers, comedians, world-changers and many more. Their words will make you reflect, laugh, question the status quo… and remember that we’re all in this together.
And Especially You is presented by Secret.