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Adulting 101: Fake It Until You Make It?

Adulting 101: Fake It Until You Make It?

March 18, 2019

Adulting is a tricky thing for anyone, regardless of their age. Sometimes it just takes a little too much out of you. What do you do when you feel like you aren’t adulting well enough, but everyone around you thinks you just want reassurance?

Ben and Becky discuss a lot of different things related to adulting. In addition to things that would make their lives easier, they discuss blue-sky ideas like basic income and flexible work weeks, and the idea that you don’t have as many hours in your day as Beyoncé. Finish off with some of their thoughts on how you can support friends and family who are feeling this way.

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You can also read the episode transcript (when Ben gets off his butt and does it).

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:

You can also read the episode transcript.