Posts by Kelly

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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090: How to create good habits

This week Kelly and Carly delve into the land of forming good habits and give their tried and true tips and tricks for creating habits that last. Topics include: Shorter to do lists Positive momentum Scheduling tasks and apps to help you do that Reminders Habit setting mindset Lowering barriers Understanding how habits are formed…

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089: Our top 10 productivity tips for 2018

It’s the first episode for 2018 so Kelly and Carly kick off with a bit of a catch up – sharing what they’ve been up to in the two months since they last recorded. From there, it’s straight into 10 tips for making 2018 your most productive year ever! Focus on happiness Block yourself from…

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088: The Year in Review

It’s hard to believe but the end of 2017 is nigh! In this, their last episode for the year, Kelly and Carly take the opportunity to reflect on what’s felt like a really long year. They answer: What worked for you in 2017? What did you enjoy? Who did you enjoy spending time with? What…

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087: 10 lifestyle detoxes we should all try at least once

What’s a lifestyle detox? It’s simply taking something out of your life for a bit – be it a day, a week, a month … and seeing whether doing so makes your life better. Sometimes you take the thing out and then decide to keep it out. Sometimes taking the thing out simply allows you hit…

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086: How to deal with heartbreak

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 Individual response to heartbreak Tried and true heartbreak recovery tips Unusual heartbreak recovery tips Listener suggestions from the beautiful Straight and Curly community LISTEN IN

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085: Gretchen Rubin’s ‘The Four Tendencies’

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 … and then discuss that book the month after. The first book we read was, of course, Gretchen Rubin’s The Four Tendencies. In this episode we…

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084: Fasting vs Calorie Counting for Weight Loss

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 life long struggle with keeping her weight under control. Both have experimented with fasting this year so this episode is the opportunity for them to…

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083: Holiday Season Survival Tips

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 your marriage. We also asked our listeners for their advice and we got some corkers out of it. In this episode we cover: The 10…

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