Live Life Your Way!
[EPISODE] International Women of New York City
Join Noreen Sumpter as she talks with Ella Butler about life in the big city and how they manage day-to-day.
Noreen begins by celebrating her guest Ella Butler as the epitome of a successful woman in honor of the upcoming International Women’s Day. Noreen and Ella reminisce about looking for apartments and moving throughout their years in New York.They pivot to International Women’s Day . Ella and Noreen both acknowledge the important role their mothers played in their lives.
Noreen and Ella comment on how women are often the driving force behind the success of many great men throughout history. They express why the enjoy being women and would pass on being reincarnated as men. They discuss ancestry tests and their family origins. They touch on the way thinking about age can affect their mindset. They briefly pivot to the topic of suicide and euthanasia.
Ella and Noreen discuss how now we all look to share ourselves via social media. Noreen stress the importance of friendship and engagement as you get older to allow you to continue growing. They describe accountability partners and the ways partners have positively impacted their lives. They note how accountability partners help you achieve your goals and hold you responsible.
Noreen and Ella read excerpts from Readable Women and consider the meaning of the quotes. Noreen highlights the importance of self-love in learning to love other. Ella counters that we are capable of loving others even when one does not love oneself fully. Ella elucidates how she sees love as a verb and love is an active process. They discuss the Strong Black Woman label can be a negative stereotype. They agree that black women are complex and deserve the space to express their vulnerability.