In this week's episode, Kate and Doree get an email from a survivor of brain surgery who'd like tips on how to make the most out of her 35th year. Then, the women talk about dealing with failure and how to find a lip color you actually like.Read More
This week the podcast starts with shocking news – Kate blocked Doree on Instagram (by accident)! After the wound is healed, Kate discusses working through her social anxiety, while Doree talks about getting mistaken for a 27 year old at the facialist. Then, the women detail their underwear preferences and give out their favorite brands of underpants.
Later, Kate and Doree welcome author Angela Garbes (Like A Mother). She talks the ongoing taboos and lack of information about a woman’s body during pregnancy, the neglect mothers face after birth, and the sad state of America’s status in maternal health. It might sound sad, but Angela gives informative, eye opening, and funny commentary on the whole world of motherhood. Follow her @AngelaGarbes on Instagram.Read More
In this week’s mini-episode, Kate and Doree answer a listener question about turning 30 and how to deal with fear around getting older. Then, they talk about the pros and cons of one-brand skincare systems and how to take care of yourself when you lose a pet.Read More
This week, Kate talks about a wonderful night of masking and her ongoing struggle to get to bed early. Then, Doree discusses her trip to Las Vegas and being relatively new to the world of fandom. Later, the women give their book recommendations that range from non-fiction about a recent scam to a novel about a guy whose wings spread when he’s feeling amorous.
Then, Kate and Doree welcome author Melissa Broder (Pisces, Last Sext, So Sad Today). She talks about using twitter to cope with anxiety, the meaning of sobriety in her life, and her ongoing compulse to announce every chin zit.Read More
This week, Kate and Doree answer a listener question about what to do when someone just doesn’t like you. Then, we get a bit of Doree’s Dating Corner as she talks about staying positive when get dating gets hard. Afterwards, both women give advice on what to do when you’re feeling homesick.Read More
This week, Kate discusses her ongoing love of Phish while Doree’s going in deep on Poldark and starting a new gym routine. Then, the women reveal their favorite products of the moment. No serums this time, but Kate does have a sponge that’s kind of changing her life.
Later, Kate and Doree talk to the hilarious Samantha Irby, creator of Bitches Gotta Eat and author of We Are Never Meeting In Real Life and others. Samantha talks about not being allowed to have a hysterectomy, her unlikely road to becoming a writer, and dealing with anxiety in a thriving career. Follow Samantha @wordscience on Twitter and @bitchesgottaeat on Instagram.Read More
In this week’s mini-episode, Kate and Doree get another island related question (this time without Oprah and Michelle Obama). They talk about vacation tv/movie/book recommendations and how to go easy on yourself when you get overwhelmed with media to consume. Then, they share a new eye cream recommendation and discuss a listener’s charming gratitude practice.Read More
This week, Kate and Doree reflect upon family nicknames and borderline regrettable email names of the past. Then, Doree talks about unfortunate IVF comments she gets from well meaning friends and Kate shares how she made a peaceful shrine in her bedroom. As promised, the women then set up their 6-month intentions.
Later, Kate and Doree talk to Alisha Ramos, nationally recognized leader in tech and founder of the popular newsletter “Girls Night In” (once described as “a warm hug in your inbox”). She talks about quitting a high profile job to pursue her passion project, how to find a mentor, and why it’s been so helpful to leave her phone at home. You can follow @alishalisha on Twitter and subscribe to the amazing Girls’ Night In.
Kate and Doree talk weddings, marriage, and hair in this weeks mini-episode. A listener asks for advice on dealing with a husband's insanely busy schedule (and how to bring up household tasks without feeling like a nag). Then, they talk about hair maintenance routines and what to do when your pre-wedding trial makeup feels like too much.Read More
This week, Doree talks about the difficulty of finding a routine when you work from home, while Kate expounds upon her new love of her gratitude sharing practice. Then, Kate dives deeper into her year-long plan to get ripped and Doree shares a truly wonderful gift from her sister. Also, the women look back on their 2-month intentions and get ready to set some additional long term goals.
Later, Kate and Doree welcome author Glynnis Macnicol (No One Tells You This) who discusses leading a fulfilled life as a single woman without children, going through the pain of caring for a parent, and the skin saving magic of lemon water. You can follow Glynnis @GlynnMacN on Twitter.Read More
Kate and Doree jump right into questions and talk about a listener who feels behind in life at 30 and wants a career change. Then, they discuss some steps to take when depression hits and your typical self-care isn’t cutting it and get a listener recommendation for cozy mystery reads. Lastly, the women ponder a very intricate thought experiment that involves a plane flying Idris Elba, must-have make up, and being rescued by Michelle Obama and Oprah.Read More
It’s almost Kate’s birthday (at the time of recording)! She’s leading a gratitude challenge, which has helped her overall happiness. And with this new positive thinking, Kate sets a goal to get ripped before she turns 40.
Also, Doree talks about beating the ungodly heat of LA, some new makeup, and her dog’s adorable safety booties. Then, the women speak to Alexis Tirado, an award winning writer and head of Pero Like on Buzzfeed. She discusses her love of perfume, church as self-care, and how to keep going when you’re faced with rejection. Find her @AlexisTT on Twitter and @AlexisTT on Instagram.Read More
This week, Kate and Doree help a listener deal with the raw grief of losing a father. Then, they talk about the process of laser hair removal, the potential pros and cons of weekly marriage meetings, and the glory of sometimes eating some straight up butter.Read More
This week Kate and Doree dig deeper into the topic of loneliness, and how it impacts all of us at different times in our lives. They also hear from listeners who detail their own struggles and stories of isolation, and swap strategies for getting through it. Then they talk to Rachel Wilkerson Miller, Buzzfeed Senior Lifestyle Editor and author of the book Dot Journaling—A Practical Guide. Rachel discusses her passion for journaling, creating a personal dress code, and why staying organized is her favorite kind of self-care.Read More
On this week’s mini-episode, Kate and Doree recommend an array of YA books that provide an oasis from anxious times. Then, they talk about self-care during moving, give their best advice for someone new to skincare, and get a hot hemorrhoid tip from a listener voicemail.Read More
Doree and Kate welcome SAG Award-winning actress and comedian Lauren Lapkus (Crashing, Orange Is the New Black). She talks about the power of vision boards, her obsession with Riley Rose, and why she moisturizes her neck. Follow Lauren @laurenlapkus on Instagram and Twitter or like her Facebook page.
Plus, Kate discusses her cycle of summer stress and depression, and Doree digs into the challenges of finding an age-appropriate friend group when you don't have kids.Read More
In this week’s mini-episode, Kate and Doree answer a listener's question about feeling too dressed up for a new workplace and how to get over the sadness of a bad salon visit. Then they hear all about two best friends who just had a Forever35-themed self-care weekend and a group of listeners who started Self-Care Friday during their lunch hour at work. Kate and Doree give lots of great tips for lunchtime care, including the exciting new idea of a Gratitude Exchange.Read More
Dogs! Kate and Doree start the show by talking about the wonderful dogs in their life and the importance of pets to self-care. Kate talks about the happiness of snuggling her dog Lucy every night and Doree’s started an instagram for her adorable Beau (it's @BeauregardBosch on Instagram and it's a delight).
Then they welcome much-requested guest Aminatou Sow, co-host of the Call Your Girlfriend podcast. She talks about the learning to ask for help after she got cancer, scrubbing as self-care, and being disappointed by Kim Kardashian’s latest ad partnership. Follow her amazing Instagram stories @aminatou.Read More
On this week’s mini-episode, Kate and Doree talk about their non-skincare daily routines and how great Q-tips feel (even though they know you’re not supposed to stick them in your ears.) Then, the women answer listener questions about what to do when you feel like your story has already been told and how to stay vulnerable when you’re faced with rejection and heartbreak.Read More
This week, Kate finds a pretty amazing lip color dupe (though the product’s name is pretty barf-worthy) and Doree gets a journal that just might meet all of her planning needs. Then, the women discuss gratitude and the best ways to make it a regular practice in their lives.
Later, the women talk to the lovely Helen Rosner, food correspondent at the New Yorker. Helen shares a tarragon soda with Kate and Doree and goes into her spa anxieties, love of dogs, and tells us all why we should start growing corn. You can follow her @hels on Twitter.