Ep. 173: Sarah’s “Surge Capacity” Is Depleted — Is Yours?

Ep. 173: Sarah’s “Surge Capacity” Is Depleted — Is Yours?

Ep. 173: Sarah’s “Surge Capacity” Is Depleted — Is Yours?

Happier in Hollywood - September 3, 2020 - 29:13

Liz and Sarah ask listeners what kind of merch they’d like for the holiday season. Then they discuss a recent article about how we’ve all depleted our “surge capacity” during the pandemic. How can we recharge? Then they follow up on Mailroom questions. Listeners wrote in with advice for a young woman struggling with whether or not to talk to her boss about her depression. They also advise a mom of three who’s looking to break into TV. And they hear from a listener who plays HIH for her ewes in New Zealand. This week’s Hollywood Hack comes from friend of the pod, Michael Melcher: maintain a strong smile at the end of video calls.If you want to order a Happier In Hollywood rainbow Silipint travel cup with lid, email happierinhollywood@gmail.com for more information. Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Side Hustle School, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!“Your ‘Surge Capacity’ is Depleted — It’s Why You Feel Awful” by Tara Haelle:https://elemental.medium.com/your-surge-capacity-is-depleted-it-s-why-you-feel-awful-de285d542f4cFellowship Programs For Screenwriters:https://www.wgfoundation.org/fellowship-writing-programs-for-screenwriters-masterlistCareer Stewardship With Michael Melcher:https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/career-stewardship-with-michael-melcher?refid=stpr

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Veteran TV writers Liz Craft and Sarah Fain demystify Hollywood by making career and personal struggles universal. Friends since high school and writing partners for 17 years, Liz and Sarah have survived and thrived in Tinseltown’s male-dominated entertainment industry, guided by blind optimism and a Midwestern work ethic. Along the way they've learned a lot about kicking ass, kissing ass, and office yoga.