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We Just Like to Recommend Things

March 24, 2020

Recommendations: they’re the bread and butter of a lot of online content. But if you spend all your time recommending, do you ever actual check out those recommendations? This episode discusses the phenomenon of the modern recommendation in general before getting into some specific recommendations from your hosts!

Important Note: Since recording this episode, Ben has come out as transgender with new pronouns (she/her) and a new name (Kara). Please refer use this name and those pronouns when discussing this episode, and all past episodes, instead of her old name.

Books mentioned in the episode:

Girl, Wash Your Face

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You Should Smile More

You Should Smile More

December 10, 2018

Welcome to our debut episode of We Just Like to Talk! Today’s topics: positivity and the flip side, toxic positivity.

Learn how affirmations and meditation help Becky through her day, while Ben practises mindfulness through knitting and relentless kindness with his friends.

In the second half, we talk about the pressure to seem positive on social media. Find out which social media platforms we think are the best/worst for this pressure. And what’s really up with models and influencers on Instagram, anyway?

Some things mentioned in this episode:

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