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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101: Positively re-framing criticism

This week Kelly and Carly tackle the topic of re-framing criticism so you don’t collapse in a heap every time someone says something negative to you. Topics covered: Using it as an opportunity for personal growth Looking at it as a compliment (for real!) Controlling your own responses The perfect formula for giving criticism LISTEN…

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100: Our most impactful self-improvement hacks ever

To celebrate their 100th episode, Kelly and Carly talk about the self-improvement hacks they’ve made that have had the most impact on their lives. Topics covered: Quitting sugar Separating exercise from losing weight Scheduling out work days Prioritising sleep Making peace with an overthinking brain Intermittent Fasting Low carb, high fat eating Letting go of…

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099: Your ‘authentic’ self vs your best self

How do you get the voice that tells you what you SHOULD do to be louder than the voice that tells what you WANT to do? This week Kelly and Carly talk about the concept of the Authentic Self (the one who wants to skip work, sit on the couch and eat pizza shapes all…

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098: Non-negotiables

What are the things you simply have to do every day to function well? Do you even know what they are? This week Kelly and Carly discuss the concept of non-negotiables and how you can find yours. LISTEN IN

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097: What vitamins and supplements we use

Maca powder, sports gels, protein drinks, fish oil tablets, pills and potions. This week Carly and Kelly talk about vitamins and supplements. Which ones work for them, which ones they think are rubbish and how to figure out which are right for you. Topics covered:  Vitamins and supplements we take Superfood powders Protein shakes and…

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096: How To Be More Confident

Confidence – how to get it, how to keep it and how to use it. That’s what Kelly and Carly are chatting about this week on Straight and Curly. Topics covered: Therapy Seeking connection Checking for bigger issues Physical challenges Helping others Competency Asking for feedback Getting over yourself Fixing the things you don’t like…

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095: How To Get All That Crap Out of Your House

Kelly and Carly are both masters at decluttering and this week they’ve got tips, tricks and hacks to help you clear your home of all that crap. Topics covered in this episode: Using things up before replacing them or getting new ones Playing the Minimalist Game Carly’s ‘Big List of Things You Need To Get…

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094: Cool People, Movements and Things You Should Be Following

Recommendation episodes are by far the most requested episodes so this week Kelly and Carly and are going to tell you a few things you should be falling in love with including hilarious podcasts, new exercise regimes, hair routines, brilliant comedy writers and low tox living – there’s something in here for everyone. And, for…

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093: Productivity Hacks For Parents

Kelly and Carly are very similar in a lot of ways but there’s one fairly major difference between them. Kelly has kids and Carly doesn’t. In this episode, Kelly gives her productive parenting tips while Carly interjects with useless and terrible parenting advice she found on the internet. Equal parts useful and downright weird, this…

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092: Things That Are Saving Our Lives Right Now

Kelly and Carly know that you love recommendations so this week they’ve put together a bumper list of all things they’re loving right now. Including: Moving house F45 Ponstan Beeswax wraps Meal planning Kelly’s 2-pad system Nannies Bike riding Book coaching The Good Wife LISTEN IN

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091: Accepting things that are out of your control

This episode is basically a counselling session for Kelly. Carly is not a dweller and when things don’t go her way, she moves on quickly. Kelly, on the other hand, is a card carrying control freak and when things happen that are out of her control, it really rocks her world. In today’s episode the…

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