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Figuring It Out

May 21, 2020

Tara Schuster is an author, playwright, and accomplished entertainment executive, currently serving as Vice President of Talent and Development at Comedy Central. She is currently the Executive in Charge of Lights Out with David Spade, was the Executive in Charge of the Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning Key & Peele, the Emmy® Award winning @Midnight, and numerous other shows including Another Period, Detroiters, and Hood Adjacent. 


Tara’s first book, Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies: and Other Rituals to Fix Your Life from Someone Who has Been There,  has been chosen by People Magazine for New Non-Fiction, is a starred review in Publishers Weekly , and has been covered by Forbes, The Hollywood Reporter, Newsweek, and Parade Magazine among others. 


Her work has been praised by Chelsea Handler, Adam Grant, and Glennon Doyle.


In this chat she tells us what self-care really means and 


  • What it means to “Buy Yourself the Fucking Lilies”
  • Why the small details of our lives matter.
  • Tara’s childhood, and her decision to ‘re parent’ herself and how she did it
  • Casting yourself as the hero, and not the victim. 
  • Why Answering the basic questions about yourself, and what works best for you. 
  • Tara’s three recommendations for your first steps into self-care.


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