Skip to content

Straight and Curly is a podcast for self-improvement junkies


133 – How to make good decisions when you’re tired, anxious and depressed

November 20, 2019

This is a listener-driven episode thanks to Renee who asked in the Straight and Curly Facebook group: Any tips from the brains trust in how to not let emotion cloud…

132: How To Have Good Energy Even When You’re Exhausted

November 13, 2019

Kelly is battling grief. Carly is in the first year of a baby. We’re both exhausted. Yet we have to show up with good energy each day for our kids…

131: When Things Don’t Add Up You Need To Start Subtracting

October 23, 2019

We talk a lot (a lot!) about adding things to your life and changing behaviours but what if you flipped the script and took things away?  Here are 12 things…

130: 6 steps towards getting out of your own way

October 16, 2019

Often in life, our greatest obstacle is ourselves. We indulge in self-sabotage and self-defeating behaviour and this gets in the way of us achieving our goals or even simply living…

129: Using automation to streamline your life

October 9, 2019

Something interesting Carly and Kelly read recently suggests most productivity challenges come down to an issue in one of three areas: Time, Energy, Attention. Automation is a tool you can…

128: How to Sit With Multiple Things Being True At Once

October 2, 2019

In this episode we speak about the need to start getting comfortable with the fact that seemingly contradictory things can be true at the same time and not everything can be put in a neat box.

127: The truth about the all or nothing approach

September 25, 2019

In this episode Kelly and Carly talk about things we can all do to be kinder to ourselves and others when trying to make forward progress with self-improvement.

126: 6 tips for building resilience

September 18, 2019

Resilience is the ability to cope with adversity while you’re experiencing that adversity. And also the ability to bounce back after adversity.  Today Kelly and Carly share 6 simple tips…

125: A simple guide to setting strong boundaries

September 11, 2019

Boundaries are guidelines that establish how others are able to behave around you, and how you want to be treated. In today’s episode, Kelly and Carly share some simple tips…