Is it OK to be happy right now?

Episode 79 · January 20th, 2022 · 49 mins 33 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, rachel and Kendall talk about:

  • Coping mechanisms: are some worse than others? Where is the line?
  • What happens when a planner can't make any plans?
  • rachel's effusive declarations about indie sewing patterns
  • Kendall's...disappointing COVID experience
  • Why does it seem wrong to feel happy when people around the world are suffering?
  • When it's helpful to compartmentalize
  • Clarifying what you're actually feeling guilty about
  • Happiness as self-care
  • How much authenticity is too much, at work?
  • The need for a mechanism for feeling hope
  • Hitting that bucket list
  • A song that changed the path of a life:
  • A quick detour for hot tub recommendations and rap lyrics from Kendall
  • The value of self-understanding, introspection, honesty
  • Polarization for good and bad reasons
  • Doing the little things that make you happy (like making a podcast with a good friend <3 )

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3