Do you avoid asking for your needs in a relationship or friendship because then it feels like they're only doing it because you asked and not because the wanted to? Do you hate that you feel that way? Do you wish you could be more open to letting people grow for you? In this episode, we talk about the difficulty of accepting that someone is willing to try for you, why things aren't as black and white as they seem, and how to feel better about asking for your needs in relationships. Enjoy!
Do you have trouble figuring out what you want? Whether it's a big decision or a small one, why do we feel so conflicted about what the right choice is? In this episode, we talk about the frustrating experience of not knowing what we want, feeling frozen in place, and how to tune in to yourself.
Do you feel pressured to fall into a lucrative career? The need to dream big and reach greater heights than everyone else in your family? The constant pressure to do more and be better. In this episode, we talk about the annoying stress of feeling like we're not doing enough. The feeling of believing we should have bigger dreams instead of settling for what makes us happy.
Is it dangerous to try everything once? How do you know if you're ready to try that drug? Scared of liking it too much? In this episode, we talk about our relationship with drugs, the thought process behind if we decide to try something or not, and when you should definitely avoid something. Be safe, be responsible.
We had the privilege of speaking with US Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy on the youth mental health crisis and the importance of giving each other grace as we navigate the issues of everyday life. Enjoy!
Do you ever feel like you're not social enough? That maybe you're not a likable person? Perhaps you go through phases where you don't have the energy to talk to anyone. In this episode, we talk bout feeling like we're not social enough, having trouble getting along with people, and finding a balance between being outgoing and reserved in social situations.
Do we give up on friendships/relationships too easily? Is it possible to heal without time apart? When is the pain and problems not worth dealing with anymore? In this episode, we talk about our relationship with each other and the lessons we've learned about friendships worth fighting for. We talk about our issues, how we resolve them, and the value of shared history.
Do you despise your own femininity? Lean towards masculinity even if it's not you? In this episode, we talk about our own struggles with our sexuality, the labels inside the community, and learning to grow into our true selves. Enjoy!
Do you ever feel like you're not doing enough? Not joining enough movements, not speaking up about important issues, not being an activist? In this episode, we talk about the shame we as POC can feel when we think about our involvement in social movements. How often times, we can beat ourselves up for not doing enough when in actuality, we should give ourselves more grace. We were busy worrying about rent, groceries, supporting our parents & caring for our mental health. It's okay if you...
Do you stay in toxic relationships/friendships to avoid being alone? Are you scared of not being able to handle certain emotions without someone by your side? In this episode, we dive into the topic of learning to be alone, independence, and learning to trust yourself. We discuss the importance of being comfortable with your own company, having faith you'll pick yourself up, and realizing learning to be alone requires self-trust.
Are your wealthiest friends the ones most likely to refuse to acknowledge the wealth disparity? Perhaps they are the stingiest with their money? In this episode, we delve into the topic of nepotism and privilege and their impact on college life, focusing on the experiences of students from less privileged backgrounds. We discuss how to deal with the sense of entitlement and disregard for the financial struggles of their peers that wealthier friends may exhibit, and also offer suggestions on...
Do you struggle with prioritizing your own wants over the ones of your parents? In this episode, we explore the delicate balance between prioritizing oneself and prioritizing one's parents. We discuss the importance of taking care of oneself and setting boundaries, as well as the cultural and emotional factors that can make it difficult to put oneself first.
A reflection on our coming-of-age and our last full year as teenagers. Join us as we sit on the beach at sunset to discuss the lessons we've learned throughout our adolescence. An honest episode recounting our struggles, triumphs, and hopes as we enter one of the most transformative decades of our lives.
An episode to keep you company, to be played in the background, to make you feel cozy.
Have you realized you feel drained instead of uplifted after spending time with some of your closest friends? Do you feel like you've outgrown your friends? In this episode, we talk about what to do when you realize you and some of your closest friends are unrecognizable. The realization that the only thing that is keeping you together is a shared history.
What does it mean if they heart your story? Why haven't they followed you back? Why did they unfollow you? In this episode, we unpack and try to make sense of all of the social media rules that rule our experience on the internet and in our social circles. Hope you enjoy!
Do you feel guilty giving in to cravings? Do you count every calorie you eat? Have you ever punished yourself for eating a "dirty food"? In this episode, we talk about our relationship with food, our bodies, and learning to have a healthier mindset.
How often do you truly feel loved? Do you have many moments where you do or are they rare relics? In this episode, we take a look at times we found ourselves feeling loved in the purest way possible, why we sometimes have a hard time accepting love, and how we often question why we feel so unloveable.
We started the podcast to express the issues we go through as teens, but what happens when the success of the show changes the issues we face? At what point do we become unrelatable and our problems become far too different from when we started? In this episode, we dig into a niche issue that comes with having a social media following, such as being scared of being idolized, wanting to be treated the same, and feeling used.
*Audio corrupted, sorry for bad quality!* Are you used to being naturally good at a lot of things? Feeling like you pick things up quickly? What happens when you try something you really want to be good at and realize you’re not? In this episode, we talk about the humbling experience of genuinely feeling incompetent, how we overcome it, and times we’ve genuinely felt dumb.
In this episode, we talk about how to know when it's our job to tell our friends to do better vs when it isn't our place. We talk about the annoyance of friends that constantly ask for advice but never take it, Thomas's hatred for cheaters, and how to know when it isn't our place. Enjoy!
Have no plans for Halloweekend? Come listen to us ramble about feeling jealous of NYU kids, regretting not applying to more schools, and how to choose a Halloween costume you feel comfortable with. Enjoy!
Has something bad or weird ever happened and you feel like it's a big tragedy until you look back on it in the future and realize if it hadn't happened some other good thing wouldn't have either? In this episode we talk about learning to trust the universe, focusing on the present, and feeling hopeful for the future knowing everything will be okay.
Did you recently break up with your partner? Have a fall out with your best friend? Have someone close to you pass away? In this episode, we talk about how to deal with the grief of losing someone you love, ways to overcome, and how losing people in our life has made us feel. Enjoy!