The State of Us

22
May

Episode 55: Listeners’ Dilemmas [LIVE]

Listen back on our Zoom live show, as we discussed problems sent in by listeners, and TRY to give a little advice and offer a fresh perspective. Thanks to the bunch of sounder patrons who jumped on the call and joined in. 

A problem shared and all that...

 

8
May

Episode 54: Coming Of Age

...Just like the rest of the country, feelings of teenage angst and awkwardness came flooding back as Lenny Abrahamson's adaptation of Sally Rooney's 'Normal People' debuted on RTE. We go right back to our coming-of-age experiences - leaving school, starting college, first loves and first heartbreaks. 

24
Apr

Episode 53: Love Lockdown

We're hearing all sorts of goss about single guys and gals getting their dating fix virtually during the COVID-19 lockdown. Video sex, zoom dates, Movie night voice noting... you guys are resourceful. 

13
Apr

Episode 52: Our Furry Pals

We're 100% obsessed with our Lola and Frankie, and it seems like all you guys are obsessed with your pets too. We chat about our current pets, past pets, and pet peeves. 

Recorded on Zoom, FYI.

29
Mar

Episode 51: 5 Dream Dinner Party Guests, Escapism & Plans For When Social Distancing is Over

We were far to distracted to delve into new topics, so we decided to do a quickfire episode touching on several topics suggested by listeners.

 

17
Mar

Episode 50: Day 1 [The COVID-19 Diaries]

We had an entirely different episode planned, but due to the dramatic change in current events, we felt how could we not talk about the absolute madness that is the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

27
Feb

Episode 49: Baby Fever (w/ Rosemary MacCabe)

Whether you want kids, don't want kids, or already have kids... this one is for you. Joined by the unreal Rosemary MacCabe (@RosemaryMacCabe on Insta/Twitter).

Inspired by Rosemary's essay for Medium The Taboo of the Childless Thirty Something

LINK:

https://humanparts.medium.com/the-taboo-of-the-childless-thirty-something-3ff51c4a15aa

 

15
Feb

Episode 48: People Pleasing

Are you a people pleaser? It's tough to say 'no' to people and sometimes the guilt can completely consume you. We talk about learning how to not be 'Yes' gals all the time.

31
Jan

Episode 47: Vaginas

Two proud vagina owners talk about everything from UTIs, in-grown hairs and thrush, to masturbation, periods and labiaplasties. We covered A LOT of ground in this one. 

20
Jan

Episode 46: Coping with the Blues (w/ Mary Hogan)

We're in the thick of January, the most depressing time of the year (or so we're told), but we don't have to wallow in our post-Christmas comedown. We're joined by counsellor, Mary Hogan, who shares some coping strategies for dealing with anxiety, low mood, and depression.

Follow Mary on Instagram @tiny_therapist or visit her blog www.themindguide.net

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