Episode 32. Decorating On A 20-Something Budget - Our First Ever LIVE Recording With Sainsbury's Home & Argos Home

Episode 32. Decorating On A 20-Something Budget - Our First Ever LIVE Recording With Sainsbury's Home & Argos Home

We’re so excited to share our first ever LIVE show recording with you, in partnership with our great friends over at Sainsbury’s Home and Argos Home. 

On a balmy summer’s evening in central London, we hosted a room of Let’s Discuss listeners, live from the Sainsbury's Home and Argos Home AW18 Press Day, for a discussion all about decorating on a 20-something budget. 

We also had the pleasure of sitting down with Andrew Tanner, design manager for Sainsbury’s Home and Argos Home, to get the scoop on how the brands’ stunning home collections come together. We also quizzed Andrew on his own top tips for decorating your space . . . we could have spoken to him for hours!

This is such a fun episode, and the best way we can think of to pre-celebrate Season 5 of Let’s Discuss! (Coming up very soon!) 

If you're moving into a new place, want to refresh your current home, or need to know how to put your stamp on a shared rental, this episode is for you!

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Episode 31. Relationship Lessons From Our 20s + A Q&A With Ask A Straight Guy

Episode 31. Relationship Lessons From Our 20s + A Q&A With Ask A Straight Guy

Whoah! We’ve made it to the end of Season 4 in what feels like the blink of an eye!

To round off the season we’re delving into our top lessons learnt from our dating experiences in our twenties so far. From what it’s like to have been in a relationship for almost ten years (Monica), through to how to navigate dating in the social media era (Ella), we hope that our top takeaways can help you to navigate your own romantic ebbs and flows.

PLUS we have a very special guest in the form of Coco’s Tea Party’s resident dating expert - Ask A Straight Guy - AKA Monica’s boyfriend Oli, lending a guy’s take on your dating conundrums!

This is a SUPER fun episode, and we hope you’ll join us in celebrating another Season of Let’s Discuss!

We’re already SO looking forward to sharing Season 5 a little later on in the year.

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Episode 30. Moving House - Lessons Learnt From Our Simultaneous Moves

Episode 30. Moving House - Lessons Learnt From Our Simultaneous Moves

If you follow us on Instagram it’ll be impossible not to have noticed that we’ve both recently moved house.

Moving is harder than we both anticipated, and we would LOVE to be able to help you to be more prepared than we were.

This episode is perfect for anyone about to move house, someone thinking of doing so, or anyone struggling with their own move.

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Episode 29. Sex and the City - Friendships, Fashion & Love Lessons From One Of Our All Time Favourite Shows

Episode 29. Sex and the City - Friendships, Fashion & Love Lessons From One Of Our All Time Favourite Shows

Hooray! We are SO excited to share this episode with you!

We’re reliving one of our all-time favourite TV shows - Sex and the City! We're discussing the fashion, friendships and romance of the series, as well as the reality of what the show means to us now.

Plus we chat about the modern-day TV series we feel live up to SATC. They're BIG boots to fill! 

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Episode 27. Making Friends In Your 20s

Episode 27. Making Friends In Your 20s

Friendships are some of the greatest happiness boosters in our lives. Friends support us, share triumphs and challenges, and make navigating life a whole lot more fun.

That being said, it’s completely normal to go through spells of loneliness. It’s not a guarantee that you’ll meet your tribe in your teens or twenties. Some of our greatest friendships have been formed later on in our lives.

In this episode we take a close look at friendships in our 20s, how to go about making new friends, and how to transition an acquaintance into a true friend. 

This episode is perfect for anyone looking to make new friends, and especially for people who have recently moved cities or jobs. 

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Episode 26. Amanda Holstein, Founder Of Advice From A 20 Something, On Depression & Mental Health In Your Twenties

Episode 26. Amanda Holstein, Founder Of Advice From A 20 Something, On Depression & Mental Health In Your Twenties

Depression, anxiety and mental health troubles are challenges that many people in their twenties suffer with.

We are so grateful to welcome fellow blogger, positivity purveyor and all round babe Amanda Holstein to the show, to share her own experience of depression in her twenties with you.

This episode is perfect for anyone interested in learning about mental health problems, and anyone concerned that they may be suffering themselves.

Amanda's open, honest and touching account is incredibly inspiring, and there are so many amazing takeaways. 

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Episode 25. Content Creation: Where And How To Seek Inspiration + Our Favourite Creators

Episode 25. Content Creation: Where And How To Seek Inspiration + Our Favourite Creators

This week's episode is inspired by one of our most frequently asked questions: how do we stay inspired as content creators? 

With 18 years of blogging experience between us, we are VERY used to seeking inspiration, and turning it into blog posts, photography and a whole myriad of other content streams. 

In this episode we discuss the weekly content we both create, how we stoke our inspiration fires, and the locations we look to for helping to bolster our creativity. 

This episode is perfect for anyone interested in blogging, social media or content creation. Or indeed, anyone looking for a little extra inspiration boost.

We hope you'll enjoy the show!

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Episode 24. Burnout, Exhaustion & How To Get A Good Night's Sleep

Episode 24. Burnout, Exhaustion & How To Get A Good Night's Sleep

Welcome to a brand new season of Let’s Discuss Show! We are so delighted to be back here with you. 

Thank you for all of your support for our debut podcasting year in 2017. The response we received was incredible, and we are so excited to continue to build, share and serve our Let’s Discuss community. 

In our first episode of Season 4, we’re looking closely at Burnout.

We also sit down with occupational therapist and wellbeing expert Rosie Curtis to discuss how to get your best night’s sleep. 

This episode is perfect if you’ve ever experienced burnout, exhaustion or feel like it’s on the horizon for you soon. 

We hope you'll enjoy the show! It's great to be back! 

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Episode 23. Our Highs & Lows of 2017 And How We Are Approaching 2018

Episode 23. Our Highs & Lows of 2017 And How We Are Approaching 2018

Surprise! 

We are rounding off 2017 with a special bonus episode of Let’s Discuss to celebrate our first year of podcasting.

In this episode we share our highs and lows of 2017 using a Kardashian-inspired reflection technique. 

With 2018 right around the corner we are also sharing our intentions for the new year, and some of our hopes for the future. 

Stay tuned till the end of the episode when we round off a whole year of podcasting with a very special Weekly 5!

Thank you for being a part of the Let's Discuss family this year and for supporting our first year of podcasting! We hope that you'll love our bonus episode and that it will help to prompt you to reflect and think about your year ahead also. 

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Episode 22. Madeleine Shaw On Staying Healthy Over The Festive Season, Fitting In Exercise & Her Ultimate Hangover Cure

Episode 22. Madeleine Shaw On Staying Healthy Over The Festive Season, Fitting In Exercise & Her Ultimate Hangover Cure

For our fourth and final festive interview this year we are over the moon to welcome author, blogger, Youtuber, entrepreneur and all round wellness guru Madeleine Shaw to the podcast. 

Madeleine is one of the UK’s best known wellness experts, and her books adorn the shelves of many of our friends' kitchens as well as our own. 

Madeleine has pioneered building a wellbeing business online, and has a number of hugely successful channels including her Instagram, website and new meditation app. 

With the festive season upon us we are very grateful to have been able to sit down with Madeleine to discuss how to stay on track with your wellbeing goals over the festive season, as well as many more health-related chats (hangover cures included!). 

We can’t wait for you to get to know Madeleine! 

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Episode 21. Kristina Karlsson On Positive Intentions, Goals & Dreams

Episode 21. Kristina Karlsson On Positive Intentions, Goals & Dreams

This week we’re absolutely thrilled to welcome Kristina Karlsson, founder of kikki.K, one of our absolute favourite brands, to the podcast.  

Kristina founded kikki.K after noticing a gap in the market for beautifully designed stationery. The brand now boasts dozens of stores, and employs hundreds of stationery-lovers, the world over.

Kristina is truly one of the most inspirational people we know, both in her capacity as an entrepreneur, and for her outlook on life in general. 

Wellbeing, learning, creativity and gratitude are the cornerstones of Kristina’s approach to life, and we cannot wait for you to soak up her invaluable advice. 

With the new year on the horizon, this is the perfect time to reflect and look ahead!

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Episode 20. Anna Newton On Beauty Crushes, (Festive) Capsule Wardrobes & Content Creation

Episode 20. Anna Newton On Beauty Crushes, (Festive) Capsule Wardrobes & Content Creation

This week we are overjoyed to be joined by one of our ultimate girl crushes, Anna Newton, founder of The Anna Edit blog and YouTube channel. 

Anna has long been one of our go-to content creators for ALL things beauty, fashion, wellbeing and mindful living and we are so excited to share Anna's take on the festive season with you. 

From how to navigate party dressing as a capsule wardrobe fan, to why you need to revisit glittery makeup and a deep dive into affections for Ryan Gosling . . . 

This is a SUPER fun episode, and we hope that you'll love virtually hanging out with us as much as we did IRL. 

This episode is perfect for beauty lovers and anyone curious about developing content for a blog, social media or YouTube. You'll also get to listen in on some sleepover-esque girl talk which has us genuinely crying with laughter. 

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Episode 19. Holly Tucker MBE On Her Phenomenal Career Journey, Job Titles And The Art Of Gifting

Episode 19. Holly Tucker MBE On Her Phenomenal Career Journey, Job Titles And The Art Of Gifting

Welcome back to a brand new season of Let’s Discuss!

This season we are talking ALL things festive - from gifting, to wellbeing, party dressing and so much more. We have the absolute pleasure of being joined by a host of very special guests for Season 3. Each one is as inspiring as the other, and we can’t wait for you to get to know them all!

We are kick starting Season 3 with none other than Holly Tucker MBE, co-founder of Not On The High Street, and the incredible Holly & Co. 

Holly is one of the most pioneering businesswomen in the world today, and we are over the moon to have been able to sit down with her to discuss her career journey, thoughtful gifting and why it’s important for us to reassess the vocabulary we use in life and in business. 

This is a truly inspiring interview, and we hope that it will help you to get into the swing of the festive season, your career ambitions and those all important holiday gifts!

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Episode 18. Blogging Tips, What We're Looking Forward To In Our 30s And More Of Your Questions Answered

Episode 18. Blogging Tips, What We're Looking Forward To In Our 30s And More Of Your Questions Answered

And so we come to the end of Season 2! We can't quite believe that another season of Let's Discuss has flown by - we have had such a great season sharing with you!

In our last episode of Season 2 we've opened up the floor to your questions. We are answering questions ranging from what we're looking forward to in our 30s to our top blogging tips and so much more . . . 

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Episode 17. Home In Your 20s - Co-Habiting With Friends, Family & Partners

Episode 17. Home In Your 20s - Co-Habiting With Friends, Family & Partners

What's your living situation right now? Home in your 20s can mean an array of things. Perhaps you're living with your parents, your partner, with flat-mates or maybe alone? 

We are opening up about our current living situations and advice for making them as stress-free and lovely as they can be. We are also sharing our individual struggles getting on to the property ladder, and our top lessons learnt through the process. 

Pinterest comes into play as we discuss our dream homes and what they'd look like. 

This was a super fun episode to put together, and we hope that you'll love it too!

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Episode 16. Penny Foster, Senior Social Media Executive At Birchbox UK On Strategy, Etiquette And Getting Your Foot In The Door

Episode 16. Penny Foster, Senior Social Media Executive At Birchbox UK On Strategy, Etiquette And Getting Your Foot In The Door

Ever wondered what it would be like to work at one of the world’s leading beauty companies? We sat down with Birchbox’s very own Penny Foster to discuss her role as senior social media executive in the UK.

Penny opens up about her career journey so far, advice on how to get your foot in the door if you too would like to pursue a role in social media, and we get geeky over how to strategise your social media content. 

We also talk at length about the etiquette of your platforms, both personally and professionally and discuss some of the trickier questions associated with social media. 

Stay tuned till the end of the episode when we all share our top Instagram accounts to follow! And, we would love to know yours too - tweet us or drop us a line!

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Episode 15. Heartbreak & How To Handle Its Various Forms

Episode 15. Heartbreak & How To Handle Its Various Forms

It's an unfortunate fact of life that we will all experience heartbreak in our lives. Be it a romantic break up, a big disappointment or the biggest heartbreak of all - grief. 

Knowing how to navigate these heartbreaks personally, and how to support others who are going through them, is a great skill to learn as you go through life. 

We look closely as the various 'heartbreak tiers', share our own experiences of heartbreak and advice on how to help yourself and others. 

It's an emotional episode, and one we hope will help you to navigate some difficult points in life. 

As light relief from the heartbreak chat we open up about our celebrity crushes in our Weekly Five - including our embarrassing ones! Stay tuned to learn about Monica's affinity for a certain doctor!

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Episode 14. Chloé Watts, Founder Of Chloé Digital On How To Overcome Fear In Life & Business

Episode 14. Chloé Watts, Founder Of Chloé Digital On How To Overcome Fear In Life & Business

Do you feel like fear holds you back? In our first ever interview on Let’s Discuss we welcome Chloé Watts, founder of Chloé Digital to share her career journey so far (spoiler: it’s crazy inspiring!) and advice for fellow girl bosses following their dreams. 

Chloé started her business, which delivers digital support to online publishers the world over, just four years ago. Now, with a team of twenty(!), plans for a swanky new office in central London(!!) and over three hundred clients internationally(!!!) Chloé delves into what her journey has looked like so far and shares how you too can learn to “feel the fear and do it anyway”. 

There are SO many great takeaways from this episode, charge your coffee cup and have your notepad ready . . . !

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Episode 13. Habits, The Four Tendencies & How We React To Expectations

Episode 13. Habits, The Four Tendencies & How We React To Expectations

Have you heard of the four tendencies framework? Author Gretchen Rubin has created a personality type framework, which helps you to understand how you react to inner and outer expectations. 

Learning which personality type you are can be hugely beneficial, as it can help you to create strategies for fulfilling your personal goals. As well as helping you to complete tasks which other people require of you. 

As differing tendencies, we discuss what it's like to be an 'upholder' and a 'questioner', and the tactics we use to maximise our tendencies and take on their challenges. 

This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in habit-forming, and learning more about themselves so that they can complete their work more efficiently, as well as stick to personal habits they'd like to more easily. 

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