Episode 17: Life After A Death

September 29, 2018

The subject of 'Death' is one of the last taboos. No one likes to think about their or their loved one's mortality. But it's something we are all touched by at some point in our lives. 

We recently got a message from a listener telling us about her tragic experience of her boyfriend passing away, and how she is struggling to feel normal again after the loss. 

Instead of including this in an 'Agony Aunt' style banty episode, we thought it warranted a full discussion.

We talk about our own losses, grief and living life after a death. 

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Episode 16: Ask A Lad

September 17, 2018

Ro's boyfriend, Dave, helps us answer some of our listeners' questions about sex and relationships. 

Check out Dave's videos at www.thepeoplewemeet.net or follow him on Instagram at @dave_thepeoplewemeet

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Episode 15: Let’s Talk About Stress, Baby

September 3, 2018

Work, money, relationships... what makes you stressed?!

We all know that stress can contribute to serious mental and physical health problems. So why don't we seem to be doing much about it?

We open up about what makes us the most stressed, and how we deal (or not deal) with it! 

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Episode 14: Boozin’

August 20, 2018

Off the back of two boozy weeks for Jane & Ro, we chat about the gargle! 

We put our drinking habits under the microscope and talk about why we drink, how it affects our moods, peer pressure and our worst drunk stories .

It’s not all doom and gloom though, we all drink for a reason and sometimes having a few casuals can be deadly. 

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Episode 13: Why is Social Media So Toxic?

August 3, 2018

Social media has literally changed the game. It has altered the way we interact with the world, and while there are huge benefits to this instant connection - there's also a massive amount of drawbacks to social media and the internet as a whole.

All of a sudden there are 10,000 more ways to be rejected and feel bad about yourself than there was before...that can't be good for our brains, right?!

In this episode, we talk about the pitfalls of social media, influencer bullshit and open up about our not-so-cool Insta-habits (we're total offenders of cringey captions). 

Tune in!

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Episode 12: Friendships Are Hard

July 22, 2018

Keeping your school or childhood friends until adulthood is hard, and making new mates when you're a grown-up is even harder! We deep dive into friendship dynamics and our experiences with losing friends (whether by growing apart, moving abroad or full-blown betrayal) and talk about how we can approach trying to make new ones as we near 30 - it's a minefield, lads! 

This and loads more rants on the latest episode. 

 

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Episode 11: Imposter Syndrome

July 9, 2018

Do you always make excuses for your success or feel like a fraud?

"Ah sure, I just got lucky...", "they're gonna realise I'm shite at my job any day now, and I'll probably be fired" or "My BF/GF probably just settled for me."

You, my friend, might have Imposter Syndrome. Don't worry though, so do we! We chat about our experiences with Imposter Syndrome, how it affects us and how we try to get over it or make it work for us. 

Show notes/Links:

Sheryl Sandberg's Ted Talk

Misrepresentation Trailer

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Episode 10: Pride

June 18, 2018

Happy Pride! To celebrate the most colourful month of the year, we invited our mate Cormac Cashman (the gay club promoting extraordinaire behind Mother, Prhomo, Sweatbox etc.) to shoot the breeze about gay life in Ireland after the marriage referendum, coming out, gay dating app mishaps, pride plans, gay saunas and everything in between.

 

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Episode 9: Therapy

June 5, 2018

Whether you're feeling down, anxious, overwhelmed or just a bit off, therapy can help you deep dive into yourself and figure out what's going on. BUT, getting started can be a daunting experience.

As we've mentioned in previous podcasts, we both go to/have been to multiple therapists in the past, and we're strong advocates for taking care of your mental health. In fact, we regularly get messages from listeners asking for tips and recommendations of good therapists.

With this in mind, we chat about our personal experiences with different types of therapy, how it helped us, and how it might help you... 

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Episode 8: Insecurities

May 22, 2018

Most of us have our insecurities and want to change something about our appearance... but why?! We have a chat about where our obsession with "perfection" comes from* and our own struggles with how we look... and Kim Kardashian's stupid appetite suppressing lollipop.

Also, for the week that's in it, we touch on the referendum to finally repeal the 8th amendment coming up on May 25th. Don't forget to vote! 

*Trigger warning - we touch on the likes of eating disorders and depression in this episode.

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