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Happy Monday to all my people! Every day we get closer to March 2, I get more and more excited. I cannot believe we are almost to the publication date. This book is the best work I’ve done yet, and I can say confidently that it is even better than book 1 (I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual).

Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter Manual by Luvvie Ajayi Jones

Today, I am sharing with you all the #ProfessionalTroublemaker Playlist! The playlist was compromised of 15+ songs that cousins in LuvvNation, my friends, and I all use to help us to stand and courage and fight our fears. This playlist is the “You Got This” playlist and I hope you all are able to turn it on and gain the confidence to do the things that feel scary to you.

Professional Troublemaker Spotify Playlist

If you are loving the #ProfessionalTroublemaker Playlist, you will not want to miss out on my Virtual Book Tour! Because it’s a pandemic, I can’t celebrate in person with the traditional book tour I would normally have. So we’re doing the next best thing, by bringing you an amazing VIRTUAL book tour, with some of my fellow authors and favorite people. During the month of March, I will be in conversation with Glennon Doyle, KevOnStage, Esther Perel, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Gabrielle Union, Myleik Teele, Kahlana Barfield Brown.


For every tour stop, we have partnered up with an Independent bookstore! We are going to have a good time so come through and join us during one of our virtual stops. In addition to your ticket purchase, you will receive a signed copy of Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter Manual from the participating books store.

And if you aren’t able to make a tour stop, you can still purchase Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter Manual through select independent bookstores (click here!) to receive a JudgeyPop with your order!

Before you get your hands on the book do you need more fear-fighter recommendations? We’ve compiled a list of our top fear-fighting books, movies, podcasts, and Professional Troublemaker (formally known as Rants & Randomness) episodes!

Professional Troublemaker Playlist Books

These books are all books that have contributed to my work to commit to being a Professional Troublemaker! On this list, I have added some of my favorite fear-fighting books of all time like The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, Sula by Toni Morrison, or And I Still Rise by Maya Angelou. If you are looking for some new books, I have added some of my new favorites, as well, like Untamed by Glennon Doyle, The Dragons The Giants The Women by Wayetu Moore, and Think Again by Adam Grant.

Professional Troublemaker PlaylistMovies

These movies are here to motivate you, make you laugh, and overall give you joy or insight. I have some of my favorites, like Sister Act 2 and other movies about Fear-Fighters like Hidden Figures.

Professional Troublemaker Playlist Podcast

These are the podcast that I have been loving and/or have been staples in my podcast rotation. If you need something for the mind you can start listening to Therapy for Black Girls with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford or get into something a little more professional like Work Life with Adam Grant. 

Professional Troublemaker Playlist PT Podcast Episodes

And finally, we compiled a list of the top 10 fear-fighting episodes of the Professional Troublemaker podcast. I have been so fortunate to interview so many amazing guests, but these are just a few of my favorite. Check out my episode with Gabourey Sidibe to help learn to fight your fears and own your dopeness or check out my episode with Rich Dennis to learn more about building a business.

I’m so excited about celebrating this book and my mission to help 1 million people conquer their fears.

Just ONE more week until this book is in your hands!

Frequently Asked Questions About the Virtual Book Tour:

What if I already pre-ordered the book? Thank you for your support! Purchase an event ticket and receive a signed copy as a bonus! You can help me in my mission to help 1 million people conquer their fears by gifting the unsigned copy to a friend.

How do I choose which event to attend? Attend the event you would most enjoy, that suits your availability and shipping needs.

Which live stream platform will the events be hosted on? The participating book store will host the events on Crowdcast or Zoom. Click on the event’s “Get your ticket here” link to find more details.

Can the books ship internationally? Here is a list of the bookstore that will ship to Canada and internationally. Vroman’s and Charis Books (the US and Canada only).


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