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061: How to manage an existential crisis

April 5, 2017

Listener Saskia asked: “What do you do when you’ve achieved your goals? How do you deal with the existential dread of “this is the rest of my life”? How do…

060: Is messiness really that bad?

March 29, 2017

This is a funny episode because neither girls are particularly messy types. That said, Kelly is anally tidy and cannot see the positives of any kind of messiness. So Carly…

059: Tracking diet and exercise

March 22, 2017

Carly is a committed tracker, Kelly hates them because she hates things holding her to account (she feels she should be able to hold herself to account). But there is…

058: Having difficult conversations

March 15, 2017

Difficult conversations. For the conflict-averse (like Kelly) – they can be terrifying. But they’re also a necessary part of life, and essential for good relationships. Today, Kelly and Carly share…

057: The comparison game

March 8, 2017

Comparisons are the thief of joy, we all know this. Yet, we don’t seem to be able to stop measuring ourselves and our achievements up against those of others. Can…

056: How to focus

March 1, 2017

The irony of this episode is Carly and Kelly are generally credited with being highly focused and disciplined people. The reality is – they’re both easily bored, easily distracted and…

055: Self-help – who should you listen to?

February 22, 2017

Jason Connell wrote a blog post entitled ‘Why I’ve lost faith in Tony Robbins (and most life coaches)’. The interesting thing about this was, Jason Connell is a life-coach-ish guy himself.…

054: 50 Shades of White Noise

February 15, 2017

Kelly’s friends specially requested this show; it pays homage to fact that she cannot sleep without the noise of a fan whirring in the background, and whoever rooms with Kelly…

053: A year of podcasting – our faves

February 8, 2017

Now that Kelly and Carly have officially been podcasting for a whole year, they thought it was a great opportunity to reflect on some of their favourite episodes. Kelly loved…