Heather Vickery is a contributor to the latest Lose the Cape book, The Mom’s Guide to Getting Socially and Politically Active (And Raising Tiny Activists, Too). We always love talking to Heather, and we cover a lot of ground in this episode! Don’t forget to hop over to Your Mom Squad and join the conversation.


In this episode, we talked about:

  • Heather’s tip for getting it all done (it might surprise you!)
  • The effect of having a breast reduction as a teenager, and the similar effect of divorce
  • How our parents’ stories are our stories, too
  • The magical release of “Give a Shit”
  • Reframing the idea of a “midlife crisis”
  • Alexa’s interview on The Brave Files with Heather
  • How storytelling connects on a deep level
  • The Phenomenal success of The Brave Files
  • What happens to our judicial system and social institutions when we’re not looking
  • Why everything is political, even when you think it’s not
  • Heather’s advice for dealing with awkward situations
  • Heather’s Facebook interaction with a conservative family member


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More about Heather

Heather Vickery is an award-winning entrepreneur, business owner, and transformational life and business coach. But Heather isn’t just a savvy businesswoman − she’s an inspiration. The founder of Vickery and Co., Heather is a featured expert on achieving an authentic and meaningful life and designing your own roadmap for balance and success.

A mother of four, Heather’s world turned upside down after a major life transformation and divorce, suddenly, she had the freedom to be her most authentic self. She discovered that this same authenticity empowered her with the confidence she needed to repair, rebuild, and reach her life’s vision and goals. Today, Heather leverages her entrepreneurial skills and expertise to coach individuals towards greater personal and professional fulfillment. Through her story of personal bravery, perseverance, and resilience, Heather inspires audiences and empowers attendees with the tools they need to live bold and meaningful lives. A strong believer in strengthening her community, Heather also serves as the school board president for The Children’s School and as Vice President on the Board of Directors for the About Face Theatre, Chicago’s premiere LGBTQ theatre. She is obsessed with Hamilton An American Musical and loves to travel.

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