Extra Awesome: What's hot in planners for 2019

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Get our your favorite gel ink pens and fire up that washi tape, Awesomes! In this episode of Extra Awesome, Meg is joined by the Awesome community's own Alisha Johnson - creator of the Sorta Awesome Planner Peeps Facebook group and all-around guru for all things planners and more! In this bonus episode, Alisha fills us in on what's hot in planners for the upcoming year (hint: it's all about customization!) as well as which planners people love most. All of that plus the most inspiring social media accounts to follow to help you find "planner peace."

SHOW NOTES:
Happy Planner
Scribbles That Matter - bullet planner
Erin Condren
Plum Paper
Agendio
Inkwell Press

@stephanie_fleming 
@MomRunCraft 
@Magicalplans 
@mindful_hookup 
@kellofaplan 
(Heather Kell on YouTube)
@athomewithquita
(At Home With Quita on YouTube)

A few hashtags I like to follow:
#thehappyplanner
#lists
#listersgottalist
#supermomplanner
#afterthepen
#dashboardlayout 
#happyplannermini

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Ep. 178 The truth about personality, organization, and productivity

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Have you ever wondered why some people are naturally gifted with the power of organization? And why do some people struggle so much with procrastination when they want to be productive? The truth is our personality type holds the key to understanding how and why we organize our lives the way we do! Join Meg and her sister Emily this week for an in-depth discussion on how your Myers Briggs personality type can bring freedom and understanding to your organizational systems! All of that plus travel mug happiness and Marie Kondo comes to Netflix in Awesome of the Week!
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SHOW NOTES:

Simple Modern travel tumbler
Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

Why Many Introverts are Extremely Good Planners at Introvert, Dear

You can find Meg on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram!

You can find Emily on Instagram!

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Extra Awesome: Let's Talk Curly Girl!

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Awesomes, the Curly Girl Method is having a moment! Tune in to this edition of Extra Awesome to hear Meg and Rebekah talk all about the awesome of having curly hair including their history with their hair, what products, techniques, and haircuts they are loving right now, and where to find more information about all things Curly!

SHOW NOTES:
Find a Deva Cut salon
Deva products
Curly Hair subreddit (don’t be scared! Meg promises you it’s totally supportive and not at all aggressive)
Naturally Curly blog
LUS Love Ur Curls - Meg uses the Wavy line
LA LOOKS extreme sport gel - must be the blue gel!
As I Am products - Meg likes the coconut co-wash and the leave-in conditioner

You can find Meg on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram!

Find Rebekah on her blogFacebookTwitter, and Instagram!

Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. And don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!

Ep. 177 Breakthrough to the true you in 2019!

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Awesomes, what if the secret to tapping into your truest, most authentic self could be found in one simple daily practice? Join Meg and author Michelle DeRusha to kick off 2019 with a conversation about exploring our inward lives and discovering the person we were meant to be! All of that plus two cozy comforts to get you through the winter months in Awesome of the Week!


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Madison Reed: Find your perfect shade and get 10% off your first color kit at Madison-Reed.com PROMO CODE: AWESOME

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SHOW NOTES:
Fleece-lined leggings
Belif The True Cream

True You: Letting Go Of Your False Self To Uncover The Person God Created, Michelle DeRusha

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Find Michelle on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

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Ep. 176 All the Awesome of 2018!

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The year of the Awesome is drawing to a close, and we've gathered together to toast the best of 2018! Tune in to our annual year-end tradition of choosing our favorites of the year in reading, listening, and watching, plus hear Meg, Kelly, and Rebekah pick their awesome of the year. Find us on social media so we can hear YOUR Awesome of the Year, too! Happy New Year, Awesomes!

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Grove: For a FREE 60-day VIP membership and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more, check out Grove at Grove.co/AWESOME

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Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Garnet Hill Favorite Maxi Knit Skirt

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup (Kelly substitutes 1 can of black beans and 1 can of pinto beans instead of 2 cans of black beans)

What Alice Forgot
The Resident
Younger
Netflix’s The Innocent Man
Slow Burn podcast
Serial Season 3
The Dream

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Ep. 175 Let's invite Enneagram to the Holidays!

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If there's one thing the Awesomes have been VERY into in 2018, it's the Enneagram! And there's no better time to think about how this personality system can help us understand ourselves and others better than at the holidays. This week, join Meg and Enneagram coach and guru Beth McCord of YourEnneagramCoach.com as they invite you to understand what each Enneagram type brings to the holiday season, what challenges each type faces, and the essential message that each of us need to hear now and for the new year. And stay tuned to the end to discover how Enneagram coaching can get your new year started off right! All of that plus self-reflection and even some surprising new denim in Awesome of the Week!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Grove: For a FREE 60-day VIP membership and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more, check out Grove at Grove.co/AWESOME

Madison Reed: Madison Reed makes hair color easy, affordable, and awesome! Get 10% off and free shipping on your first order at madison-reed.com and use code SORTAAWESOME

Kneipp: Must-have skin and body care for health and well-being! Get 15% off of your first order at kneipp.com and use promo code AWESOME

Fabletics: Go to fabletics.com/awesome to get two incredibly awesome leggings for $24 ($99 value!) and stock up on athletic wear you will love!

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Isabel Maternity jeans at Target

Find out more about Beth’s Enneagram coaching courses

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You can find Beth at
YourEnneagramCoach.com and on Instagram!

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Ep. 174 Confessions: year-end edition!

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Gather 'round, Awesomes! It's time for a brand-new edition of the episodes you love best - confessions! Rebekah joins Meg this week for their time-honored tradition of opening up all their closets and shaking loose those skeletons. From library angst to scandalous skinny-dipping to unpopular holiday opinions, we're confiding it all in you, our dear Awesome friends. Plus a brilliant use of Chatbooks and a hilarious but racy new podcast fave in Awesome of the Week!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Grove: For a FREE 60-day VIP membership and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more, check out Grove at Grove.co/AWESOME

Madison Reed: Madison Reed makes hair color easy, affordable, and awesome! Get 10% off and free shipping on your first order at madison-reed.com and use code SORTAAWESOME

Kneipp: Must-have skin and body care for health and well-being! Get 15% off of your first order at kneipp.com and use promo code AWESOME

Fabletics: Go to fabletics.com/awesome to get two incredibly awesome leggings for $24 ($99 value!) and stock up on athletic wear you will love!

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

How to Make a Personalized ABC Photo Book, Simply Rebekah
Learning the Tropes podcast

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Ep. 173 Awesomeness of Teens

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Eye rolls, doors slamming, and sulky silence. Is this what comes to mind when you think of teenagers? Meg and Kelly are here to invite you to think again because this week, they are exploring all the awesomeness of the teenage years! From celebrating how much more responsible teens these days are to how all of us can help support teens on their own journey to becoming an Awesome, we are serving up fresh insights and fun takes on what makes these years really pretty great!

All of that plus an in-depth look at front door delivery services and lip color that can change the world in Awesome of the Week!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Away: The luggage with POWER! For $20 off your Away suitcase, go to awaytravel.com/awesome and use promo code awesome at check-out!

Kopari: Go to kopari.com/awesome and see how you can save $5 off your first order

Dignify: Beautiful throws and blankets that do good in the world! For 10% off your purchase, go to shopdignify.com and use code AWESOME at checkout!

Grove: For a FREE 60-day VIP membership and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more, check out Grove at Grove.co/AWESOME

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Want to try Kelly’s Awesome of the Week, Shipt grocery delivery? Click this ink and you can get a membership for 50% off - just $49 for the year, instead of the normal $99. Here’s the link for that: http://share.shipt.com/pGgJs

Color The World lipstick
Glam Pack

You can find Meg on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram!

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Ep. 172 How I told my sister I'm pregnant

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Surprise! Meg's sister Emily is back on Sorta Awesome this week, and one of them has a big announcement! Content warning: pregnancy, babies, and other topics that might be sensitive for some of our Awesomes or the little ones who sometimes listen along. The big news plus tech-y happiness and an Advent album in Awesome of the Week!

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Grove: For a FREE 60-day VIP membership and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more, check out Grove at Grove.co/AWESOME

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:
Matt Maher The Advent of Christmas
Lily Nichols Real Food For Pregnancy
Arms Reach Co-Sleeper

You can find Meg on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram!

You can find Emily on Instagram!

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Ep. 171 Holiday Gift Guide (a group show!)

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Awesomes! It’s the most WONDERFUL time of the year, that time of year when we cozy up right next to you and help you solve your biggest gift-giving questions! Join Meg, Kelly, and Rebekah for the annual Sorta Awesome Holiday Gift Guide! The 2018 version of the gift guide will help you tackle the toughest parts of your holiday gift-giving including just the right picks for your mother-in-law, your college-aged brother, and gifts that will work for a whole family. All of that plus stocking stuffers, best gifts of the year, and our own personal wish lists!

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Lola:
Go to mylola.com and enter code awesome40 at checkout for 40% off your subscription
Audible: Go to Audible.com/AWESOME or text AWESOME to 500-500 for a free 30-day trial membership!

Kopari: Go to kopari.com/awesome and see how you can save $5 off your first order

Grove: For a FREE 60-day VIP membership and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more, check out Grove at Grove.co/AWESOME

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Buckle up, Awesomes! Here is your gift guide for 2018!

As a reminder, this post contains affiliate links. We receive a small compensation when you purchase an item after clicking on one of our links. Thank you for supporting Sorta Awesome with your shopping this holiday season!

GIFT GUIDE 2016
GIFT GUIDE 2017

Rebekah’s Gift Ideas:

Awesome Gift of the Year:
Hape Tap & Pound Bench with Slide Out Xylophone

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Ep. 170 Our first faves with Knox McCoy

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Do you remember the first novel you loved so much you read it over and over? How about the first song you couldn't stop listening to or the first movie you raved about to all of your friends? For most of us, those moments in pop culture that introduced us to our first FAVORITES tell us a lot about who we were back then and how it influenced us to this day. This week, join Meg and Knox McCoy - author and co-host of The Popcast with Knox and Jamie - as they do a deep dive into their own personal first favorites from pop culture including books, sports, and those "edgy" alternative phases. All of that, plus Awesome of the Week!

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Grove: For a FREE 60-day VIP membership and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more, check out Grove at Grove.co/AWESOME

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Bodyguard on Netflix
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat on Netflix

Find Knox's book The Wondering Years on Amazon

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You can find Knox at KnoxMcCoy.com!

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Ep. 169 Can we not? (a group show!)

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Some things are undeniably awesome, and some things are definitely not. This week, Meg is joined by Kelly and Rebekah to hash out some stuff that just has to go! Tune in to hear an airing of cultural pet peeves that will leave you high-fiving in agreement and also wondering whether or not Meg is a monster behind the wheel. All of that plus loads of good stuff for November in Awesome of the Week!

When you shop Amazon this holiday season, support Sorta Awesome by shopping through our affiliate link at sortaawesomeshow.com/amazon

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Grove: For a FREE 60-day VIP membership and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more, check out Grove at Grove.co/AWESOME

LinkedIn: Go to linkedin.com/AWESOME and get a $50 credit toward your first job post. Terms and conditions apply

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Michelle DeRusha’s Practicing Presence: Preparing Your Heart, Mind & Soul for the Holidays
Younger
Alaffia Body Wash and Shampoo for Kids, Alaffia bubble bath

Why the Zipper Merge is Faster (a video made in Canada and is HYSTERICAL and true)
How to Check If You Have Diastasis Recti
Daylight Saving Time Guide

You can find Meg on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram!

Find Kelly on her blog, TwitterFacebook, and Instagram!

Find Rebekah on her blogFacebookTwitter, and Instagram!

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Ep. 168 True confessions: home life edition

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Life doesn't always go as planned, and that's why we look for the awesome in every circumstance! This wasn't the show we had planned to bring you this week, but we hope you'll enjoy the awesome of a throw-back group show (Meg, Kelly, Rebekah, AND Laura!) that you may not have heard before. Tune in to hear an episode that previously was only available to Homemaking Bundle customers and to our Super Star Awesome Supporters - all of our true confessions about home life and parenting! From enjoying the fruits of an elderly neighbor's labor to making kids sleep in closets, there are some REAL jaw-dropping confessions in this episode. Happy listening!

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Kopari: Go to kopari.com/awesome and see how you can save $5 off your first order

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Earth Mama Angel Baby
Garden Lites Chocolate Muffins
Clue
African Black Soap, Acure Wonderfluff

You can find Meg on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram!

Find Laura at LauraTremaine.com and on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Find Kelly on her blog, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!
Find Rebekah on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. And don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!

Ep. 167 Bad boys, love triangles, and swoon-worthy romance

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This week, giggles abound and confessions flow freely as co-host Rebekah joins Meg to discuss romance in pop culture! From Westley and Buttercup to Monica and Chandler and all kinds of couples in-between, you'll hear their favorites from TV shows, movies, and music. All of that plus sweet-tooth inspiration and new favorite denim in Awesome of the Week!

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THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Grove: For a FREE 60-day VIP membership and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more, check out Grove at Grove.co/AWESOME

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SHOW NOTES:

Rebekah's AotW - Sugar Rush

Meg’s AotW - NYDJ Barbara Bootcut Jeans

Far and Away

The Notebook

Vivir Sin Aire by Maná

The Selection by Kiera Cass

The Rebound

Gossip Girl

Ranking the Romances of Gossip Girl From Best to Worst

Outlander, Diana Gabaldon

Nate Ruess, Nothing Without Love

You can find Meg on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram!

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EXTRA AWESOME: Cathedrals, the Enneagram, and finding your sweet spot with Annie F. Downs

Awesomes, welcome back to another episode in the Extra Awesome series! We are so excited to welcome writer and speaker Annie F. Downs to Sorta Awesome. Tune in to hear Annie and Meg talk about the challenges of settling into your sweet spot when it doesn't look the way you thought it would, plus lots of Enneagram talk, yoga thoughts, and spiritual reflections mixed in, too!

Find Annie's newest book Remember God on Amazon and everywhere you shop for books!


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Find Annie on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

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Ep. 166 The Awesome List Fall 2018

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Who loves a Top Ten List? YOU DO, RIGHT?! Hurry up and hit Play on an episode loved by Awesomes everywhere - the Top Ten List for Fall 2018! Join Meg and Kelly this week as they give you all the scoop on everything home, kitchen, and closet for the season ahead including a take-anywhere casserole, secret menu Starbucks, and the perfect fall cardigan! All of that plus change-your-life cookbooks and a brilliant writer in Awesome of the Week!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Away: The luggage with POWER! For $20 off your Away suitcase, go to awaytravel.com/awesome and use promo code awesome at check-out!

Zola - Zola.com/awesome for $50 towards your registry

LinkedIn: Go to linkedin.com/AWESOME and get a $50 credit toward your first job post. Terms and conditions apply.

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Kelly’s AoTW: The Everyday Food Cookbooks

Meg’s AotW: Black Coffee With White Friends, Literally

Citrus Defender at Starbucks

Slow Cooker Creamy White Chicken Chili

Stainless Steel Food Mill

Bamboo travel mug

King Ranch Chicken Casserole

Reed diffuser

perfect cardigan (please note some styles have a tie-back and some do not!)

Camille Saint-Saëns playlist on Spotify

You can find Meg on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram!

Find Kelly on her blog, TwitterFacebook, and Instagram!

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Ep. 165 Ultimate Guide to Making Netflix AWESOME!

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Hey you, wanna be Netflix buddies? We promise we won't make it weird! Come hang out with Meg and her sister and Sorta Awesome regular Emily Harris as they do a deep-dive into all things Netflix! Tune in to discover who still has Netflix DVD subscriptions, whether or not the infamous Netflix algorithm works, and how to make the most of Netflix snacking! All of that plus lovely lashes, podcast binging, and wild mushrooms (?!) in Awesome of the Week!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Grove: For a FREE 60-day VIP membership and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more, check out Grove at Grove.co/AWESOME

Kopari: Go to kopari.com/awesome and see how you can save $5 off your first order

ShoeDazzle: Go to shoedazzle.com/awesome and get 50% off your first order when you sign up as a VIP

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Latisse

CBC’s Escaping NXIVM

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Ep. 164 How to be smart, strong, and social at every age!

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As the late Dr. Maya Angelou taught us, "I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better." As we continue our exploration of living a life more awesome in 2018, tune in to hear Meg and special guest Chris Ann Brekhus of the beautiful boutique LoveFeast as they revisit their 20s, 30s, and 40s, and share what they wish they knew then that would have helped them to become smarter, stronger, and more social! All of that plus fun readers and easy chicken in Awesome of the Week!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Simple Habit: For a free 7-day trial to the premium library for this five-minute meditation app, go to simplehabit.com/AWESOME

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

Eyebobs

Chicharrones-crusted chicken tenders

You can find Meg on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram!

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Ep. 163 Ten Mantras for Happier Parents

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Is it possible to find the happiness we are craving in our daily lives? KJ Dell'Antonia - writer and contributor to the New York Times - says YES! And her new book How To Be A Happier Parents shows you specifically how to create an awesome home life for both parents and kids. Join KJ in this conversation with Meg as they explore ten mantras that parents (or grandparents, aunts and uncles, and teachers) can remember to get started on the path to building strong, happy relationships with kids! All of that plus fall closet inspiration and a GREAT pair of taupe booties in Awesome of the Week!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Grove: For a FREE 60-day VIP membership and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more, check out Grove at Grove.co/AWESOME

Madison Reed: Find your perfect shade and get 10% off your first color kit at Madison-Reed.com PROMO CODE: AWESOME

Kopari: Go to kopari.com/awesome and see how you can save $5 off your first order

Zola - Zola.com/awesome for $50 towards your registry

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

KJ’s AotW: The Curated Closet

Meg’s AotW: Taupe booties from Refresh

How to be a Happier Parent

You can find Meg on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram!

You can find KJ on her website, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!

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Ep. 162 Self-care, self-comfort, what's healthy, what's not

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Self-care has dominated magazine headlines and conversations with our therapists for years now, but do you ever wonder if you are doing it right? Tune in to this conversation with Meg and Kelly as they deep-dive into the difference between self-care and self-comfort and explore how to know if you are staying on the healthy side of the spectrum when it comes to caring for your awesome self! All of that plus TONS of great listening in Awesome of the Week!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

Lola: Go to mylola.com and enter code awesome40 at checkout for 40% off your subscription

Away: The luggage with POWER! For $20 off your Away suitcase, go to awaytravel.com/awesome and use promo code awesome at check-out!

LinkedIn: Go to linkedin.com/AWESOME and get a $50 credit toward your first job post. Terms and conditions apply.

Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors!

SHOW NOTES:

AOTW:

Slow Burn season 2

Inside Trader Joe's podcast

How Each Enneagram Type Can Build Healthy Habits - Inspire Envisioning

Ep 63 of Sorta Awesome: What We Know Now That We're Here

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