Week in Awesome 1.9.2017 / by Julie Schumacher

This Week
January 10: Cowork with Deskpass at Assemble Office West Loop!

January 10: #BGIOMindful Twitter chat on energy work.

January 15: Beginner calligraphy workshop with Vichcraft.

January 16: Learn more about your (or your partner’s) g-spot at Early to Bed.

January 18: Winter Solstice Celebration: Malas & Meditation with Flourish.

January 19: Sara Aye of Greater Good Studio talks human-centered design thinking at the meeting of the Cook County Commission on Social Innovation

January 19: Pre-March Prep Rally at Greenhouse Loft. Sign making, solidarity and snacks.

January 21: March in Chicago. Or in DC. Anywhere. Just get out there and get loud.

January 24: Self Care as Warfare with Homeroom's School Night co-host Keidra Chaney features artists, professionals, and activists talking de-escalation tactics, media literacy, mental health with specific strategies for self-preservation in post-inauguration uncertainty.

January 25: Finances and Taxes for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses at The Shift.

January 31: Cowork with Deskpass and STA at Grind.

February 1: Drink & Draw: Comfort Foods at Spudnik Press.

February 12: Black Girl in Om Self Care Sunday. January sold out fast so here's your nudge to get on it.


Considering coaching this year? Lisa has group sessions starting for women looking for purpose.

Looking for West Loop office space? Marcy's gotcha covered.

Centered by Design's Claire walks through her process for making a mantra on her blog. (Love the password tip!) Plus, are you following her Women Who Make series? Justice of the Pies!

11 startups in Chicago worth checking out including The Shift and Deskpass. More on the new Second Shift from ChicagoInno!

New Year, New Goals from Vana of Le Papier Studio.

It's that time of year. Winter biking tips from Po Campo.

Here's Nomad Luxury's January Ear Candy playlist

Meet Miramonte, one of Sarah Drake Design's newest offerings.

i-D has 5 podcasts from women of color to subscribe to ASAP. And Lonny has 15 wellness Instagram accounts to follow. (Yup, Black Girl in Om is on both!).