Rushia Brown — Turning Your Passion Into a Career | Ep. 53

This week on Detail Therapy, Amy sits down with Rushia Brown! Rushia is a retired professional athlete with over a decade of experience in the game of basketball. She played for 7 years in the WNBA, and that career took her to Spain, France, Italy, Greece and Korea. After retiring from her basketball career, Rushia began the Women’s Professional Basketball Alumni Association (WPBAA) to help professional female basketball prepare and transition into a productive life after they leave the game

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This week on Detail Therapy, Amy Sits Down with Rushia Brown

(0:26) What to expect from today’s episode

(0:56) Welcome to Episode 53 | AmyTV

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INTERVIEW WITH RUSHIA BROWN

(5:14) Why do you do what you do?
”I’m excited to see people win.”

(5:30) Rushia’s experience in the early stages of the WNBA

(6:25) How has basketball changed for women since then?

(8:15) When did you start playing? What did you do after you stopped?

(10:41) Rushia’s experience with depression after basketball

(12:27) How did you bring value to the world outside of playing basketball professionally?

(13:42) Women’s Professional Basketball Almuni Association

(14:55) Good Morning, Good Life

(16:15) What are some of the challenges women face when leaving a sport?

(17:08) Rushia’s advice on educating yourself

(18:02) Putting people in boxes – especially athletes

(20:15) Finding your passion

The Details

(21:55) What is your morning routine like?

(22:37) What do you do to stay fit?

(22:14) What do you do for self care?

(23:55) Rushia’s book recommendations | Brag

(24:30) Who inspires your style?

(25:11) Rushia’s podcast recommendations

(25:58) What does it mean to go after the life you want?

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(26:24) Detail Recap

  • It can be therapeutic to turn your hobby into a career!
  • Education is key. When you’re looking for what to do next, don’t let people put you in a box.
  • Sometimes your passion may not be what you expect it to be. Think about what you’re really making time for.

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