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The fastest way to solve any problem

Two years ago I was at a conference. I went there with the mindset that we (my husband and I) needed to create a recurring income stream for our business. My idea for this was …

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Straight and Curly Ep 49: Blogging

Carly and I have been blogging for 10 and six years respectively and it’s something that’s afforded us both a huge number of personal and professional opportunities. In this episode we share how we came to start …

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Let it Be Episode 46 – FOMO vs JOMO

The Fear of Missing Out (FOMO). We’ve been conditioned to think it’s a bad thing, but in this episode, Brooke and I decide ‘not necessarily’. The things we feel FOMO about can highlight what’s important …

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The real reason we’re all burnt out right now

Remember Sally from last week? Super-organised. Highly productive. Totally has her shit together. The only problem is, Sally’s exhausted. And she can’t quite figure out why. She’s getting good sleep. She’s exercising every day. She’s …

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Straight and Curly Ep 48: Adult friendships

The topic of adult friendships has been a much-discussed one in our Straight and Curly group on Facebook. Mia’s question neatly summed up most of what people were asking: I know friendships morph over time …

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Let it Be Episode 45 – Slow realisations

In our Let it Be group on Facebook, Glenda asked this question: After five years of wondering, talking, reflecting, journaling and working with a psychologist, I finally realised what was still bugging me about leaving …

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Let it Be Episode 44 – Community

Let it Be listener Carla asked: “I’m interested in your views on community … especially since you’re both introverts. How do you overcome your introversion and shyness and feel part of a community IRL? What …

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Let It Be Episode 43 – Enough

This is definitely one of my favourite Let it Be episodes ever. Whenever I think of the word ‘enough’ – I automatically think about money. As in ‘How much is enough money?’ And Brooke and …

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Let It Be Episode 42 – Guilt

Boy oh boy, do I tie myself up in knots in this episode. One of our listeners Tanya asked: “Have you considered discussing guilt at all? This is something I can often struggle with and …

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Success and balance: can they co-exist?

If we were to take a trip back in time to September 2013, you’d find me feeling pretty smug because you know that magical state of ‘balance’ we’re all constantly seeking? Well call me David Copperfield because …

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Let It Be Episode 41 – Gratitude

I said to Brooke at the start of this episode that this was going to be a counselling session – and I was right. Even though ‘people like me’ practise gratitude and get a lot out …

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Straight and Curly Ep 43: Overthinking

Carly read an article on The Mighty linking certain elements of overthinking to high functioning anxiety and totally identified with it. I read the same article, started highlighting the bits that I  identified with … and …

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Straight and Curly Ep 42: Beauty Hacks

One of the rad members in our Straight and Curly group on Facebook started a thread sharing the hacks she uses to shorten her daily beauty routine – hacks that ensure she’s able to look her …

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Let It Be Episode 39 – On Writing

Brooke’s in the middle of writing her second book. I’m about to release my third book and already know what my fourth is going to be. So, clearly, we both love writing as a medium …