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Straight and Curly is a podcast for self-improvement junkies


035: Where to find Motivation

August 24, 2016

Here’s the thing: there’s no such thing as ‘motivation’. The only difference between people who do things and people who don’t is that the people who do things, do things. That’s…

034: Our 10 Best Time Management Hacks

August 17, 2016

Recently a listener asked the girls how they manage to fit it all in. And while there’s no magic bullet in this week’s episode, Kelly and Carly do explore their…

033: How to Create Good Habits

August 10, 2016

Habits – why do we even need them? As Kelly points out in today’s episode, they make life easier, you get to spend less time negotiating with yourself and thinking,…

032: Self-compassion vs Laziness

August 3, 2016

Why do self-improvement junkies find self-compassion difficult? The guys at say it really well: “It’s a strategy that feels wrong, Perhaps because it sounds vaguely like giving ourselves and…

031: Getting a Bad Day Back on Track

July 27, 2016

You know those rubbish days where you’re running late, the blender sprayed crap all over the ceiling, your kids are being … kids, your boss isn’t being much better and…

030: Making sense of Diet and Food – Part 3

July 20, 2016

This is the third episode of Kelly and Carly’s three-part series attempting to demystify diet and food and today they’re talking about creating good food habits – mainly drawing from…

029: Making sense of Diet and Food Part 2

July 13, 2016

This is the second episode of Kelly and Carly’s three-part series attempting to demystify diet and food. In this episode they cover: Labelling food – is it useful to label…

028: Making Sense of Diet and Food Part 1

July 6, 2016

There is so much confusion around food these days. Are carbs in or out now? Is sugar actually evil? Why are egg white omelettes a thing? Carly and Kelly have…

027: Dealing with Negative Feedback

June 29, 2016

Negative feedback can derail a day pretty quickly and really mess with productivity if we don’t know how to effectively manage it. In this episode Carly and Kelly talk about…