Reinventing Yourself with Sheri Salata – #299

How to Create New Possibilities & Achieve Your Dreams

Sheri Salata served as the Executive Producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show, as well as the Co-President of Harpo Studios and the Oprah Winfrey Network. After dedicating twenty years to the career of her dreams, she decided it was time for a life transformation!

In today's podcast episode, Sheri talks with JJ about her middle-of-life reinvention and reveals how you, too, can open yourself up to new possibilities and achieve your dreams. Listen as Sheri explains why self-care should be a top priority, including the feel-good practices that can help renew your energy and inspire you to do more of what you love. Find out why JJ is raving about Sheri's new book, The Beautiful No, and grab Sheri's free Companion Workbook so you can start making your dreams come true!

Freebies From Today’s Episode

Get a Sheri Salata’s free Companion Workbook to The Beautiful No by going to jjvirgin.com/thebeautifulno.

Main Points From Today’s Episode

1. Sheri Salata served as the Executive Producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show, as well as the Co-President of Harpo Studios and the Oprah Winfrey Network. After dedicating twenty years to the career of her dreams, she decided it was time for a life transformation.

2. Sheri's book, The Beautiful No, is an inspiring story of her middle-of-life reinvention. Sheri's motto is that it's never too late to make the rest of your dreams come true!

3. Radical self-care, including feel-good practices, needs to be a top priority. Feeling good is the beginning of being able to dream new dreams.

Episode Play-By-Play

[0:55] How JJ met Sheri Salata

[2:01] Sheri Salata’s career briefing

[2:30] Sheri’s inspiring new book, The Beautiful No

[3:19] Listener shout-out

[4:20] Want a better quality of sleep while also calming your brain? Try JJ’s Sleep Candy!

[4:58] JJ and Sheri knew they were going to be friends when they first met.

[6:50] JJ can’t get enough of Sheri’s book, The Beautiful No.

[8:50] Reframing mid-life to middle of life

[10:05] What prompted Sheri’s middle-of-life reinvention?

[11:15] Sheri started working for Oprah Winfrey in an entry-level position at age 35.

[12:00] It’s never too late to make the rest of your dreams come true!

[13:55] How to open yourself up to new possibilities

[15:30] Radical self-care needs to be a top priority.

[16:04] Feeling good is the beginning of being able to dream new dreams!

[18:22] Why self-care is selfless, not selfish

[19:48] Why your contribution to the world is your happiness

[20:12] How Sheri transformed her “to-do” list to a “to-be” list

[21:52] Being busy as a state of unconsciousness

[24:49] JJ’s self-care routine

[26:22] You have to take a look at how you’re spending your time.

[28:54] The biggest shifts that Sheri has made in her life

[31:13] In the middle of life, you have the opportunity to make sure that your glory days are ahead of you.

[31:42] How to get Sheri’s free companion workbook to The Beautiful No

[33:12] JJ’s action step from today’s interview that you can put into place today

[33:50] Start by picking one thing that you’re going to master.

[34:52] Upliftment starts with you!

Mentioned in this episode:

The Beautiful No: And Other Tales of Trial, Transcendence, and Transformation, by Sheri Salata

JJ Virgin Sleep Candy

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