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Welcome to Diet Starts Tomorrow, a podcast hosted by Betches co-founders Aleen Kuperman and Samantha Fishbein, featuring all things wellness, weight loss, mental health and fitness from the no-bullsh*t perspective of real women who understand the struggle. In a world where “wellness” looks perfect o…

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    • Nov 28, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 50m AVG DURATION
    • 273 EPISODES

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    How to Become Your Most Confident Self Ft. Serena Kerrigan

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 58:18

    Today Sami is joined by the one, the only, the self-styled Queen of Confidence, content creator Serena F*cking Kerrigan—or SFK for short. They start off by chatting about the ultimate act of self love (spoiler: it's self pleasure), which inspired Serena's new card game. SFK then divulges why she had to start an OnlyFans to avoid getting shadowbanned—tea!—before the conversation shifts towards Serena's speciality, confidence. From feeling insecure about weight to the importance of using that exact verb “feeling,” instead of “I am,” they get into the nitty gritty nature of confidence with all its ups and downs. Finally, Sami and Serena delve into changing your frame of thought with direct tips on how to become your most confident, sexy self.

    Should I Take Sides In The Thanksgiving Family Drama?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 24:17

    Sami starts off today's Thanksgiving episode of Dear DST by sharing her own holiday plans—including making her first ever turkey—and getting into the struggles that come along with these kinds of family gatherings. Then, Sami reads a listener's Non Scale Win about dropping those self-created food “rules” and buying herself not one, but two pumpkin pies—how good does that sound?! Sami then shares a NSW of her own, and reflects on a recent DST: Back for Seconds episode about living with grief. Finally, we close the episode with a Dear DST email about navigating the all too familiar Thanksgiving family drama. Sami responds to the questions we all want to know—are you obligated to take sides? And is it possible to avoid a family fall-out?

    How To Shop For Your Body Type Ft. Katie Sturino

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 44:09

    Sami is joined by a fan favorite, the founder of Megababe and author of Body Talk, Katie Sturino. They start by talking about influences on body image during our formative years (we're looking at you Gwyneth). Then they dive into a conversation about shopping for all body types, including actual brand recommendations if you're looking for extended sizing options. They talk about the line between focusing on healthy choices for your body, and the looming influence of diet culture. Sami tells us what led to her shift in diet thinking before and after her wedding last year, and they discuss the threat of treating your wedding photos as a benchmark. Finally, they close things with a playbook for changing your attitude toward negative body thoughts and finding confidence in yourself.

    Can You Trick Someone Into Thinking You're More Attractive? Ft. Jared Freid

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 26:45

    On this Thursday's episode, Sami is joined by stand-up comedian and U Up? co-host, Jared Freid. They start off by discussing how excited they are for Jordana's wedding. Then they share a listener non-scale win all about continuing to work out in the winter. Then they share some NSWs of their own; Jared's about letting himself enjoy a cookie, and Sami's about finally scheduling her embryo freezing. Finally, they read a Dear DST about how to be confident in your body while dating.

    Talking To Guys About Your Biological Clock Ft. Jared Freid

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 73:09

    This week, Sami is joined by our favorite stand-up comedian and U Up? co-host, Jared Freid. They start off by discussing dating at different ages, how dating is different for men and women, and deciding when's the right time to have children. Then they discuss how the pandemic has changed their lifestyles forever, deciding to have that extra drink, and late-night eating. Finally, Sami & Jared answer some listener submitted questions.

    Who Cares What Size You Are If The Clothes Fit? Ft. Marisa Kabas

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 22:45

    On this Thursday's episode, Sami is joined by writer, Marisa Kabas. They start off by reading a listener non-scale win all about being okay with sizing up in their jeans. Then Sami shares her NSW, which was about recording a Back For Seconds with her Mom about the loss of her brother, Zachary. Finally, they read a Dear DST about how to tell your doctor to stop commenting on your weight.

    Have You Ever Been Fat Shamed By Your Doctor? Ft. Marisa Kabas

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 46:23

    This week Sami is joined by writer Marisa Kabas. They start off by discussing Marisa's experience dealing with weight stigma in heath care and having to diagnosis herself. They also discuss feeling judged by doctors who can't see past their weight, being haunted by doctors who won't stop showing us their BMI charts, and why it's important to always advocate for yourself. They also talk about hospital bills, what pituitary tumors are, and functional medicine. Finally, they read some listener submitted stories about weight bias in medicine.

    The Fashion Industry Needs To Change, Not Our Bodies

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 16:51

    Sami starts off by reading a listener Non-Scale Win all about accepting their body and buying clothes that actually fit. Then she shares some NSWs of her own, including one about how she feels confident when she wears clothes that fit properly, and another about completing the DST-Peloton community ride. Finally, she reads a Dear DST about how to break-up with the scale.

    Why Acceptance & Closure Are Myths Ft. Grief Expert, Claire Bidwell Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 39:17

    This week Sami is joined by renowned grief expert, therapist, and author, Claire Bidwell Smith. They start off by discussing some misconceptions about grief, how long people think grief lasts vs. how long it actually lasts, and feeling like you have unprocessed grief. They also discuss losing someone during Covid, experiencing anger, and how to access unprocessed grief. Then they discuss the 5 stages of grief, what acceptance actually feels like, and different types of grief such as the loss of a romantic relationship. They also talk about dreaming about a lost loved one, the first steps to take to process grief, and why it's important to find support.

    Dating With Body Insecurities Ft. Jordana Abraham

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 31:24

    This Thursday, Sami is joined by Betches co-founder and U Up? podcast host, Jordana Abraham. They start things off by discussing their non-scale wins, including one about starting to play tennis again, and another about starting to cut back on unnecessary drinking. Then they read a listener NSW about being confident in their wedding dress. Finally, they read a Dear DST about how to deal with being insecure about your body while dating.

    Everyone Gets Rejected No Matter How They Look Ft. Jordana Abraham

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 66:41

    This week, Sami is joined by Betches co-founder and U Up? podcast host, Jordana Abraham. They start off by discussing if looks really matter, the pros and cons of dating apps, and practical dating advice. Then they unpack a book called The Rules, how to get back on the playing field, and questions you should ask yourself when you first start to date someone. Finally, they discuss comparing yourself to people on social media, why everyone gets rejected, and how to talk to your partner about your body insecurities.

    Unpopular Opinion: I Don't Feel Better When I Work Out Ft. Sean Kilby

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 45:17

    This Thursday, Sami is joined by Betches' Senior Director of Podcasts, Sean Kilby. They discuss gaining 40 pounds, getting into working out, and why working out sometimes doesn't actually make you feel better. They also discuss starting to love vegetables, if working out can actually be a hobby, and why relief is the best feeling. Next they read a listener non-scale win about taking the time to recover after getting surgery. Finally, the hosts share their NSWs, including one about taking your vacation days and making the most of your trip, and another about being comfortable being on TV for the first time in a bigger body.

    Ignore The Shitty Workouts & Just Do The Ones You Love Ft. Sydney Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 49:47

    This week, Sami is joined by HOUSEWORK founder and SoulCycle Master Instructor, Sydney Miller. They start off by discussing how to find the right motivation behind your workout, why there's a workout for everyone, and what inspired Sydney to start her own workout community called HOUSEWORK. Then Sydney shares her weekly routine and why committing to a workout for just 10 minutes a day can greatly improve your life. They also discuss the pressures to look a certain way, why cutting out certain foods isn't worth it, and how to find the best pump up music. Finally, Sydney talks about the process of freezing her eggs.

    Sami's Lightning Round: Intuitive Eating & Weight Fluctuation

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 34:05

    Sami hosts this Thursday's lightning round episode. She starts off by talking about the many hats she wears at Betches, what job she would be doing if she wasn't working at Betches, and how to stop comparing yourself. She also talks about intuitive eating, her relationship with Avi, and botox. Then she talks about feeling like your friends are thinner than you, her favorite foods, and how to deal with your worst body image moments.

    WTF Is Up With Brazilian Butt Lifts Ft. Alexis Barber

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 50:01

    On this week's episode, Sami is joined by content creator, Alexis Barber. She starts off by giving us an update on her life: telling us all about her new job at YouTube and why she doesn't count her calories. Then they talk about shifting your energy when you feel insecure, how to deal with the haters, and why Brazilian butt lifts have caught on. They also discuss the pressures of social media, morning routines that help with anxiety, and how Alexis is doing post F-Factor. Lastly, they talk about Alexis' 3-step process of how she pushes herself when she feels like shit.

    What To Do If You're Stuck In A Rut Ft. Sydney Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 26:19

    On this week's Dear DST Sami is joined by HOUSEWORK founder and SoulCycle Master Instructor, Sydney Miller. They start off by sharing some NSW's of their own, including Sydney's win about starting to workout again after taking 3 weeks off to freeze her eggs, and Sami's win about starting to use a Gua Sha Stone. Then they read a listener NSW all about not labeling foods as “good” and “bad” anymore. Finally, they read a Dear DST about how to get out of a rut.

    Asking For Help Isn't A Sign Of Weakness Ft. FreckledFoodie

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2021 50:38

    This week Sami is joined by Cameron Rogers a.k.a. FreckledFoodie. They discuss comparing yourself to people on social media, postpartum anxiety and depression, and being a recovering perfectionist. They also unpack prioritizing your mental health, taking medication, and the constant doubt of being a mother. Then they discuss feeling like you don't know who you are anymore, asking for help, and how to support a friend going through a hard time.

    Toxic Diet Talk In The Work Place Ft. FreckledFoodie

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 28:03

    On this Thursday's episode, Sami is joined by Cameron Rogers a.k.a. Freckled Foodie. They start off by reading a listener Non-Scale Win all about quitting the obsession with closing the rings on her Apple Watch. Then Cameron shares her NSWs about finding the workout that makes her body feel best. Finally, they read a Dear DST about how to handle toxic diet talk in the work place.

    Creating Boundaries Around Your Body Is What Confident People Do Ft. Chinae Alexander

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2021 63:46

    On this week's episode, Sami is joined by wellness expert, Chinae Alexander. They discuss the wellness industry, what it means to be part of it, and why being healthy doesn't mean working off your brunch. Then they discuss how to channel your inner body confidence, why being at lowest weight doesn't mean you're happy, and why you should keep the parts of wellness that make you feel good and leave the parts that don't. They also discuss being a global ambassador for Adidas, why it's important to create boundaries around your body, and why you should buy clothes that fit your body. Finally, they discuss why you should share when you feel scared.

    How To Cope With Comments About Your Weight Loss Ft. Alexis Barber

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 25:22

    On this week's Dear DST, Sami is joined by content creator, Alexis Barber. They start off by reading a listener NSW about being in recovery from an eating disorder and eating a donut without guilt. Then they share their NSWs: Alexis has started being honest with her parter about when she feels full, and Sami had an extremely active weekend. Finally, they read a Dear DST about struggling with an autoimmune disease, losing a lot of weight, being scared of gaining it back, and how to handle getting comments about your weight loss.

    My Love Language Is The Creative Dips Aisle At Trader Joe's Ft. Jared Freid

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2021 57:28

    This week, Sami is joined by our fave comedian and co-host of the Betches' podcast, U Up?, Jared Freid. They start off by talking about the difference between eating during quarantine vs. out of quarantine, eating in airport lounges, and what being satiated means to Jared. Then they give everyone an update on Jared's life, his workout plan, and how working with a nutritionist has changed his eating habits. They also talk about the creative dips section at Trader Joe's, choosing the pretzels over the crudités, entering snack land, and having your parents comment on what you're eating. Then they discuss the difference between eating while in a relationship vs. eating while single and lastly, Jared answers some rapid fire questions that you all submitted about dating.

    Don't Let Your Body Hold You Back From Being A Vaca Bound Betch

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 17:31


    Aleen and Sami start things off by sharing some Non-Scale Wins of their own: Aleen is finally taking maternity leave, and Sami is excited Amanda Knox followed her on Twitter. Then they read a listener NSW about shopping for wedding dresses and not succumbing to the pressures to want to fit into a smaller dress. Finally, they read a Dear DST about how to deal with feeling self-conscious in your body on vacation.


    The Creator Of ‘Physical' Tells Us How TV Can Change Its Approach To Diet Culture (Part 4 of 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2021 41:46

    How To Stop Paying Attention To Calories While You're Working Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 23:30

    Aleen and Sami start things off with some Non-Scale Wins, including one from Sami about her truly enjoying her Peloton and not even paying attention to how many calories she's burned, and another from Aleen about finally moving into her new home. Then they read a listener NSW about traveling to Europe for the first time and letting herself enjoy all the pasta without the guilt. Lastly, they read a Dear DST about how to handle getting weighed at the doctor.

    How The Kardashians & The Bachelor F*cked With Our Body Image

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 43:03

    On part 3 of the four-part series, Sami and Aleen discuss the ways in which modern day media has both improved and not improved in terms of becoming more inclusive and accurately representing different body types and beauty standards. They start off by talking about how shows like Girls, Shrill, and Never Have I Ever have led the way in terms of displaying representation in Hollywood. Then they discuss their views on The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, the Kardashians, and the Hadids. Lastly, they unpack the unrealistic beauty standards shows like The Real Housewives set for society.

    Dealing With Being Jealous Of Other People's Bodies

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 17:57

    On this Thursday's episode, Sami starts off by sharing a Non-Scale Win about moving to a new apartment, having more energy, and being more active. Then they read a Listener NSW about going to a deli and seeing a fit girl who she would usually be jealous of, but instead of beating herself up, she admired her. Finally, they read a Dear DST about dealing with hormonal acne. Is it worth changing your diet in hopes of curing your acne?

    Listeners Tell Us The TV & Movies That Messed Up Their Body Image (Part 2 of 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2021 33:48

    On part two of the four-part series, Sami and Aleen share some DST listener submitted moments from TV and Movies that have messed with your body image. They start off by discussing how scenes from movies like Mean Girls, The Devil Wears Prada, and American Sweethearts have perpetuated diet culture. Then they discuss the iconic “Cool Giirl” speech from Gone Girl, and the scene in Sex And The City where Marianda throws the cake in the garbage so she won't eat it. They also unpack the negative effects scenes from shows like White Chicks, Pretty Little Liars, and Bring It On, have had on them as well as others. Finally, Sami and Aleen react to more toxic moments from Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World and The Breakfast Club.

    Wedding Photos And Weight Anxiety

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 23:49

    On this Thursday's episode, Aleen starts with a win about getting back to cooking as a couple. Then a listener writes in with a NSW about enjoying a plate of birthday pasta without letting it ruin the day. Finally, another emailer writes in with a question about dealing with wedding photo anxiety. How do we deal with pressure to lose weight before the big day?

    The TV & Movies That F*cked Up Our Body Image (Part 1 of 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2021 41:52

    Sami and Aleen are kicking off a new four-part series all about how movies and TV shows have affected our body image. They start off by discussing how the Thanksgiving episode in Gossip Girl glamorized binge eating and how the movie Center Stage made a point of needing to be thin in order to be accepted in the dance community. Then Sami shares a Vanity Fair magazine spread from 2002 where everyone looks extremely thin and there's absolutely no diverse body representation. Next, Aleen shares her thoughts on how Laguna Beach portrayed thin bodies and Sami talks about which Disney characters negatively influenced the way she saw herself. Lastly, they discuss when Yolanda Foster told Gigi not to eat her birthday cake, the movie Shallow Hal, Monica from Friends, and Snooki.

    Gaining Weight Back, Toxic Triggers, & Embodying Confidence

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 24:02

    Sami and Aleen start off with a listener NSW all about recognizing when something doesn't make you happy anymore, and therefore deciding not to engage with it. Next, Sami shares a NSW of her own about planning a vacation and why she's not engaging in pre-vacation toxic behaviors, such as wanting to excessively work out before the trip to look good in photos. Then Aleen shares a NSW about how she's been respecting her body in its last stages of pregnancy instead of pushing it past its limits. Finally, they read a Dear DST all about what to do when you're not feeling confident in your body.

    How To Deal With Hair Loss & Acne Ft. Mamina Turegano

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2021 62:40

    Sami and Aleen are joined by triple-boarded dermatologist, internist, and dermatopathologist, Mamina Turegano a.k.a. Dr. Mamina on Insta and TikTok. They discuss how to deal with hair loss, acne, and what skincare products actually work. They also talk about why it's so important to mange your stress levels, wellness techniques Dr. Mamina has learned from her Mother, and why it's sometimes okay to do facial extractions. They discuss different ways to promote circulation, the powers of gua sha, and what sunscreens actually work. Lastly, Dr. Mamina shares her skincare routine and why it's important to be consistent with your everyday rituals.

    Sami & Aleen Moved, Body Image Issues, & Deciding To See A Dietician

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 31:19

    Sami and Aleen start off by sharing some exciting news: they've both officially moved into their new homes! Sami shares her Non-Scale Win about leaving her new apartment more than usual, and Aleen shares that she's finally settled into her new home. Next, they read a Listener NSW about struggling for awhile with dieting and finally deciding to see a dietitian. Lastly, they read a Dear DST about how to tell your friend that you've been struggling with your body image and you're concerned about fitting into a dress for their wedding.  *Sami used Clutter moving services and you can use her discount code: "Sami" to get $50 dollars off of your next move and $100 off of storage.

    How To Change Your Life For The Better In Your 30s Ft. Alexa Lanzillotti

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2021 50:34

    Sami and Aleen are joined by their BFF, Alexa Lanzillotti, to discuss what it's like being in your 30s and wanting to make some serious life changes. They start off with a conversation about re-evaluating your relationship with alcohol, starting to see a therapist, and confronting your anger. Then, they discuss getting into disagreements with your boss, learning how to be more compassionate, and why you shouldn't hold back your emotions. They also talk about going out sober for the first time, learning to drink in moderation, and why you shouldn't internalize everything that's happening around you. Lastly, Alexa answers the listener DMs that you all submitted about Aleen and Sami.

    Why People Can Sense When You Feel Shitty About Yourself

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 34:56

    Sami and Aleen start things off with a listener NSW all about recognizing something doesn't make you happy anymore like reading a toxic magazine and, therefore, deciding not to engage with it. Next, Sami shares a NSW of her own about planning a trip for August and how she's not engaging in pre-vacation toxic behaviors, such as wanting to excessively work out before the trip to look good in photos. Then, Aleen shares a NSW about how she's been respecting her body in its last stages of pregnancy instead of pushing it past its limits. Finally, they read a Dear DST about what to do when you're not feeling confident in your body.

    Why It's Okay To Not Love Your Body 24/7 Ft. Jessamyn Stanley

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2021 46:01

    Sami and Aleen are joined this week by author, advocate, and yoga instructor, Jessamyn Stanley, who is back on DST to talk about how to consciously accept your body. They discuss what it was like growing up in the South as a black woman, developing her own own wellness company, and her new book Yoke. Next, they unpack what the title “Yoke” actually means, how to handle imposter syndrome and internalized fat phobia, and what yoga has taught her about herself. Then, they discuss what to do if you don't feel comfortable in your body, sexual assault, and what it means to hate your body while you're recovering from a life-threatening accident. Finally, they talk about why you don't need to like your body everyday, but you need to accept it and practical ways you can actually get closer to loving yourself.

    How To Recognize Toxic Body Thoughts

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 27:15

    Sami and Aleen start things off with some Non Scale Wins, including one from Sami about her trip to LA, and another from Aleen about taking a moment to appreciate her pregnant body. Next, they read a listener NSW all about seeing someone in a workout class wearing a restricting corset and recognizing just how toxic that really must be. Finally, they read a Dear DST about returning to the office but still having a partner who works from home, and feeling jealous that he has time during the day to do the things he would otherwise have to do only in the evenings. 

    What Having A Disability Taught Me About Body Neutrality Ft. Kelsey Lindell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2021 46:52

    Sami and Aleen are joined this week by fitness influencer and Well+Good's first ever disabled trainer of the month, Kelsey Lindell. They discuss being born with a disability, going from skipping gym class to becoming a fitness instructor, and being raised in a conservative environment. They talk about how ableism and capitalism are connected, protecting people's rights, and why the term body neutrality is more powerful than body positivity. Plus, they cover some of the recent controversy taking place at the Tokyo Olympics. Finally, they discuss the fitness industry's lack of experience working with people with disabilities, how to talk to someone with a disability, and why you should always listen to your body.

    Should You Throw Out Your Clothes That Don't Fit?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 20:53

    On this Thursday's episode, Sami and Aleen start off with some Non-Scale Wins of their own. Sami shares that she begun the process of freezing her eggs, and Aleen shares that she successfully made it through her first Soul Cycle class since being pregnant. Next, they read a listener NSW about going through her first pregnancy with twins while her husband is deployed, but looking on the bright side and taking this time to prepare for this exciting transition. Finally, they read a Dear DST about not fitting into a bridesmaids dress anymore and how to decide if you should get a new dress or alter the old one before the wedding.

    How The F Do I Finally Grow Up? Ft. Tara Schuster

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2021 49:37

    On this week's episode, Sami and Aleen sit down with former Comedy Central executive and author of Buy Yourself The F*cking Lillies, Tara Schuster. They discuss how to turn your life around, the importance of creating a morning routine, and how to actually reparent yourself. Next, Tara shares some of her favorite rituals, how journaling can change your life, and why you shouldn't feel like it's indulgent to prioritize self-care. Finally, they discuss delighting in the little mundane moments, hating your boobs, and love languages.

    Why You Should Seriously Throw Out Your Scale

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 24:05

    On this Thursday's episode, Sami and Aleen share updates on their life: Sami has an upcoming trip to LA and Aleen has an upcoming trip to the hospital to have her baby. Then, they read a Listener Non-Scale Win about finally working up the confidence to take photos in a bathing suit and afterwards not being too judgmental about the pics. Sami shares she met new people for the first time since being in her bigger body and she didn't let herself get too in her head about the interaction. Then, Aleen talks about her experience taking a family photo in a bathing suit in her pregnant body. Finally, they read a Dear DST, about how to develop a healthy routine post grad.

    Why Weight Loss Devices Will Never Solve Your Problems

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2021 38:06

    This week, Sami and Aleen unpack what the F is up with the DentalSlim Diet Control Device. They start off by laying out all of the details: where the device was invented, the studies researchers have conducted on it, and why they say they created it. Next, Sami and Aleen discuss the emotional triggers behind a medieval weight loss device like this being created in 2021 and how they think diet-culture has been affected by this. Lastly, they answer some listener DMS, discuss weight loss surgeries, and why negative self-talk doesn't get you anywhere.

    Should I Stop Tanning Even Though It Makes Me Feel More Confident?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 32:25

    On this Thursday's episode, Sami and Aleen start off with some non-scale wins of their own. Sami shares, she was craving a Mr. Softy, which she usually loves, but this time she got one and realized she actually wasn't really enjoying it and she didn't force herself to eat it. Then Aleen, shares her NSW about not giving a shit about her insecurities and wearing a bathing suit in public in her pregnant body and taking pictures that she did not allow herself to Facetune. Then, they read a listener NSW, about not overeating her takeout Indian food and instead enjoying her leftovers for lunch the next day. Lastly, they read a Dear DST about how to deal with being diagnosed with Melanoma and not being able to tan in the sun anymore, which really used to help their body confidence.

    Why Are We So Obsessed With Aging?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2021 44:53

    On this week's episode Sami and Aleen, start off by sharing their July 4th plans as well as why Sami is currently stuck in Lake Tahoe at Jordana's Bachelorette Party. Then, they get into this week's topic, which is aging. They discuss their thoughts on botox, fillers, and anti-gaining measures as well as the double standard that exists for women when it comes to aging. They also share the older celebs they look up to, the hardcore body standards for older celebes, and their thoughts on plastic surgery. Lastly, they discuss the biggest difference between how they felt in their 20s and their 30s, why Sami is so over tanning, and dermatologists they actually trust on Instagram.

    Ignoring Body Comments, Snacking After Dinner, And Meal Prep Wins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 34:19

    This Thursday's episode, brought to you by Heineken 0.0, is filled with a handful of Non-Scale Wins. Aleen Starts off by sharing how someone commented on her changing face and in the past that would have affected her, but this time she took a moment to process the comment and didn't let it get to her. Sami shares two wins: She was a bit worried about going on Jordana's bachelorette party in her new body, but she didn't let those thoughts takeover her trip. Secondly, Sami shares how some food is not making her as excited as it used to because she's paying more attention to taste and what she actually does and doesn't like. Then, they read a few listener NSWs about wanting to meal prep for years and then finally starting to do it, wearing shorts in public, eating pasta, and starting new types of workouts.

    How The F Do We Function With Social Anxiety?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2021 53:35

    This week, Sami and Aleen talk about social anxiety. They discuss how to be authentically yourself with social anxiety, the difference between being an introvert and extrovert, and how to stop overthinking every social interaction. Then, they discuss strategies to combat social anxiety, what to do if you're at a party and you feel like you have nothing to talk to someone about, and exposure therapy. They also unpack how to deal with body anxiety as well as anxiety about taking pictures, and how to drink responsibly with social anxiety. Lastly, they discuss why no one is thinking about you as much as you're thinking about yourself, why you should try wearing your favorite outfit to feel more confident, and how to leave a conversation you don't want to be apart of.

    What To Do If You Gained Weight & Your Clothes Don't Fit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 35:13

    On this Thursday's episode, Sami and Aleen start off by sharing a Listener Non-Scale Win: a woman writes in that she was feeling anxious because she felt like she hadn't accomplished enough before turning 30, but then she realized that was only according to what society has told her, so she created her own list of all the things she's actually already proudly accomplished. Then, Sami shares a NSW of her own: she was a bit annoyed at her husband and instead of keeping her frustrated thoughts to herself she communicated them to him, which made them both feel better. Aleen shares her NSW about buying new maternity clothes that she actually likes, which made her feel more confident going into the summer. Lastly, they read a Dear DST about how to deal with gaining weight during the pandemic and starting to have negative thoughts about it.

    Do You Worry Your Partner Will Reject You Because Of Your Appearance? Ft. Jordana Abraham

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2021 54:36

    This week, Sami and Aleen have on a very special guest, the third Betch if you will, Jordana Abraham. They discuss dating anxiety, gaining weight while being in a new relationship, and wanting a man to compliment your body. Next, they unpack how to be vulnerable, talk to your partner about your insecurities, and how to deal with the fear that a romantic partner might reject you because of your body. Lastly, they discuss why might you intuitively date like you might intuitively eat, how to find what works for you when you date, and why Jordana doesn't believe in “the one.”

    How To Deal With Days Where You Don't Feel Up To Loving Yourself

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 27:36

    On this week's Thursday episode, Sami starts off with a non-scale win about genuinely loving her Peloton. Then, Aleen shares her NSW: after having a terrible body image day, that was triggered by seeing a picture of herself, she took the small steps necessary to get out of bed and turn around her mood. Next, they read a listener non-scale win about realizing they were making themselves wait to eat because they felt like they needed to earn their food and then realizing how ridiculous that behavior was. Lastly, they read a Dear DST about feeling like they can't afford to be an intuitive eater.

    Is It Normal To Lose Friends As We Get Older?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2021 50:25

    This week, Sami and Aleen discuss friendship. They start by unpacking what it's like for them to be both BFFs as well as business partners for over a decade. Then, they explore how friendships change over time, how being in different life stages effects your friendships, and what it means to truly be friends for life. They discuss how to make friends as an adult, knowing when to let go of a surface level friend, and what's the best way to end a friendship. Next, they explore how to make friends while having social anxiety, why we all just need 1-2 close friends, and why the biggest shift in friendships is when a significant other comes into the mix. Lastly, they discuss how to be supportive and not jealous of friends in different life stages.

    How Do I Know If I Should Drink Less Alcohol Ft. Holly Whitaker

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 41:08


    On this Thursday's episode, Sami and Aleen are joined by author of the book “Quit Like A Woman” and founder of Tempest, an organization that helps individuals live an alcohol free life, Holly Whitaker. They begin by discussing what it's like to start drinking at a young age and then decide to quit alcohol in your 30s. Next, they explore what it's like to use alcohol to fit in, find romantic connections, and what it means to have a comfortable relationship with alcohol. Holly shares her path to understanding that alcohol isn't for her and explains how she used to work under the impression that you needed to make alcohol work for you. Then, they discuss being informed about what alcohol does to us and what it means to quit like a woman. Lastly, they read a Dear DST about starting to drink more during quarantine and how to proceed into post-quarantine life with or without alcohol.


    Is Smoking Weed Often Self-Care Or Toxic Behavior?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2021 46:57

    This week, Sami and Aleen unpack their relationship with weed. Sami discusses starting to smoke more during the pandemic, realizing she might be using weed as a coping mechanism, and trying to cut back from smoking. She also shares conversations she's been having with her therapist about how weed makes her feel and what would enter her life if she stopped getting high. Then, Aleen tells us about her craziest, worst edible experience and what it was like going to a restaurant extremely high. Next, they discuss how weed affects their anxiety, the munchies, and having sex high. Lastly, they play a weed inspired rapid fire, WYR game.

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