116: How To Set a Baseline Health Routine

In episode 110 we discussed The Four Burners Theory and how neither of us need to concentrate on our health burner too much because we’ve both spent time establishing solid routines that mean our health doesn’t need much attention. We got a lot of feedback from that episode asking about HOW to set a good…

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115: The Power of When

Kelly and Carly are kicking it old school this week with a throwback to their roots. Testing out at a popular self-improvement hack. Almost… this week we talk about circadian rhythms, The Power of When and if there’s really such a thing as ‘morning’ and ‘night’ people. Topics discussed: Which animal are you? Lions are…

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114: Publishing Books, Writing Courses and Getting a Job in Writing

Fun fact: As well as being self-improvement junkies, Kelly and Carly are both self-employed writers so it was about time they did a podcast on the things professional writers get asked all the time… Topics covered: How much does it cost to publish a book? Are writing courses worth the money? How do get writing…

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113: Finding Your Passion

The concept of finding your passion can feel a little a little trite. What even is a passion? Do you need one? Can you have several? What counts as a passion? Does it have to be something considered intelligent like ancient history or archaeology? Or can true crime or collecting Beanie Babies be seen as…

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112: Ask Us Anything

It’s the end of the current season and since we’ve not done an ‘Ask Us Anything’ episode for a while, we thought this was as good a time as any! In this week’s ep we answer questions like: How do you quit something without feeling like a total failure? When did something start out badly…

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111: The Lost Art Of Going Backwards

Inspired by a great article from Felicia – creator of The Craft Sessions, this week Kelly and Carly discuss why we’re all so afraid of going backwards. Re-starting a project, re-painting a wall, driving back home to get something we forgot. Topics discussed: The lost art of going backwards Is going backwards seen as being pedantic?…

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110: The Four Burners Theory

Have you heard of The Four Burners Theory? It a kind of a slightly more developed scaremongering theory, encouraging people not to multi-task but on a grander scale than say trying to do your taxes and chat on Facebook at the same time. Here’s the basic concept. You need to imagine that your life is a…

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109: Making Friends As An Adult

If you’ve found yourself at a loss for the last couple of Saturday nights and you’re keen to get a crew of new adult friends, here are a few tips to get you on the road to rocking Saturday nights… or sensible Sunday afternoons if that’s more your style. Topics covered include: Is it harder…

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108: Maintaining Good Mental Health

This week Kelly and Carly give their tips for maintaining good mental health when you’re feeling a bit stressed out and everything’s a touch out of control. If you’re feeling like you need some brain space at the moment, this is episode for you. Topics covered include: Figuring out your non-negotiables Understanding that sometimes the…

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107: Our Days on a Plate

Kelly and Carly have spoken quite generally about what and how they eat over the past 100 or so episodes. In this episode they go one step further and break down their days on a plate. LISTEN IN

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106: What Our Days Look Like

This week Kelly and Carly talk about what their days look like. Kelly gets up at 4am and Carly is rarely asleep before midnight. Kelly schedules downtime in her day and Carly tends to just power through. This episode is about schedules, habits and finding the routine that works for you. LISTEN IN

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105: Managing Impostor Syndrome + Fear of Failure

This week Kelly and Carly tackle the beast that is imposter syndrome and how to deal with success without feeling you like you don’t deserve it at all. The telltale sign of impostor syndrome is a disconnect between perceived and actual performance. “Impostors” have ample objective evidence that they are doing well—good performance reports, promotion…

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104: Managing Life Admin

This week Kelly and Carly talk about managing life admin. How to stay on top of bills, how to split household responsibilities and tips and tricks to keep you from throwing all your paperwork into a giant bonfire and burning all your problems away. Topics covered include… Paying bills Budgeting Staying on top of passwords…

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102: Starting a Freelance Career

This week Kelly and Carly give tips and tricks on how to start out a freelance career. The pitfalls, how to do it right, where to find clients and how to keep plugging away when it feels like it’s all falling apart. Topics include Doing the work first Making friends with people who are already…

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