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086: How to deal with heartbreak

December 6, 2017

In this episode Kelly and Carly talk about dealing with heartbreak: break ups, break downs, loss of loved ones. Covered in this episode: Heartbreak isn’t just related to romantic love…

085: Gretchen Rubin’s ‘The Four Tendencies’

November 29, 2017

So we’ve started a book club! Well, Kelly set it up but a lovely listener, Lauren Osborne, runs it! The goal is to read a self-improvement book each month ……

084: Fasting vs Calorie Counting for Weight Loss

November 22, 2017

This week Kelly and Carly discuss the benefits of calorie counting vs intermittent fasting for weight loss. Kelly maintains her weight without too much difficulty while Carly’s has had a…

083: Holiday Season Survival Tips

November 15, 2017

This week Kelly and Carly offer their best tips for surviving the Christmas and New Year period without going broke, fighting with your family, gaining 5 kilos or breaking up…

082: How to fight fair

November 8, 2017

This week Kelly and Carly discuss conflict and how to manage it without falling into a heap. Topics covered: Understanding the cause of the conflict Admitting when you’re wrong Focussing…

BONUSODE: A Real-Life Approach to Diet and Lifestyle Detoxes

October 18, 2017

Last year Kelly arranged for a whole bunch of Straight and Curly shows to be transcribed because some of our listeners were keen to be able to read back over…

081: How We Eat

October 11, 2017

In this episode, Kelly and Carly revisit their popular diet series and have a detailed chat about where they stand on things like sugar, wheat/gluten and meat. They then go…

080: The hidden load at home

October 4, 2017

This week Kelly and Carly dissect the hidden role of (mostly) women as the administrators of their household. Remembering that we’re running low on toilet paper. That it’s dress up…

079: Life Hack Experiment – Single-tasking

September 27, 2017

Multi-tasking. We all do it. And most of us think we’re really good at it. But research has shown there is really no such thing. What we all call multi-tasking…