We talk with Kayleen Schaefer, author of Text Me When You Get Home talks to us about the importance of rejecting the stereotype that girls are catty and reclaiming the power of female friendship. We discuss how to meet good friends, friend breakups, and how terrible Carrie Bradshaw at friendship. We're also joined by a special guest recapper, Ali's long-time bestie, Callie at the end of the episode to continue the convo about friendship!
Fine Kayleen's book HERE!
Blogger and influencer McKenna Bleu joins us to share what it really means to be an "influencer." What does she do on a day-to-day basis. If you run into her grabbing coffee, is she all done up or sporting her favorite athleisure like the rest of us? She also talks about her fiance's role in her social media-focused world, how she's preparing for any upcoming Instagram changes, and more.
We are joined by Lauren McAbee to discuss her decision to get implants after two kids, how she felt about her body, and how the implants ultimately made her ill. We discuss her decision to have them removed, her symptoms, and how she feels today.
Connect with Lauren: http://essentialthrive.com
Kacie Main, author of the new book "I Gave Up Men For Lent" joins us to talk about her Lentan dating hiatus, why taking a break during Lent is valuable regardless of your religion, and how we can press pause on the expectations and pressure from family members and friends when you're single and everyone NEEDS to know when you're going to fall madly in love.
We are joined in-studio by Mariah Oller - Tarot reader, sacred connector and founder of the Harvest & Moon Sisterhood! We talk to Mariah about her life as a cell-biologist turned Tarot-reader and how to make sure you're getting a legitimate tarot reading. We also discuss astrology and if mercury retograde is real. If you're weirded out by the notion of Tarot, this episode breaks it all down and we even get our Tarot cards read live on air!
We haven't done a solo episode in a while, so we decided to tackle some of the questions we've been fielding frequently from listeners!
- The must-knows before moving in with your partner
- A little rant about why wedding culture is insane. Lauren is a bride and Ali is a newlywed, but some of the aspects surrounding weddings still drive us nuts. Let's rant about them.
We talk to life coach Katie Mattson Craig about stepping outside of your comfort zone in business, relationship, friendship, and life. How do you know if it's time to switch careers or start a side hustle? How do you ignore the negative Nancy's who want to shut you down before you even get started? What if you're always dating the same wrong people? Katie has all the answers!
NASCAR driver and motivational speaker Julia Landauer joins us in-studio to shed some light on what it's really like to put the pedal to the metal as a professional driver. She's got incredible stories about a hood full of flames, mid-race bathroom breaks, and why she refuses to see other female drivers as competition.
We talk to Urban Skin Rx founder and fellow Charlottean, Rachel Roff about how she identified a hole in the skincare market, balancing single motherhood and entrepreneurship, and the feeling when she first saw her product in the aisle at Target! Rachel is incredibly vulnerable and honest about her life and even shares some much-needed skincare tips!
Anthropologist and author Dr. Helen Fisher joins us to talk about the number of people you should be "talking to" if you're looking to meet the one, the Singles in America Survey, and whether millennials are really having less sex.
We are joined in-studio by Sexologist Dr. Aleida Heinz to answer all the questions about sex. She tells us how many orgasms we should be having per week, the worst mistake you can make in the bedroom, and the one thing women should know about their bodies. Dr. Heinz even spills the tea on oral sex, anal sex, and threesomes. Listen all the way to the end for bloopers!
You can find more from Dr. Heinz on her website: http://aleidaheinz.com
We chat with certified nutritional health and psychology coach Samantha Eaton about ditching this toxic "diet" mentality, prepping healthy meals when you're busy, and finding your healthy body weight.
We're joined by fellow besties, Joni and Kit of Practically Perfect to help us get our lives organized in 2019. We discuss which room we should start on, how to get our paperwork in order, and tips for editing our closets. If one of your 2019 goals is to get organized, we have you covered!
Find Joni & Kit: https://www.practicallyperfectla.com
Our favorite guests, goals for the new year, favorite moments, and more. Thank you for listening every #MargaritaMonday! We love and appreciate you! We're taking the rest of the year off, but will be back January 7th with a new episode. Plus, you know we're going to keep posting on Instagram and Twitter @margaritalk, and you can email us anytime, email@example.com.
Relationship expert, Rachel DeAlto joins us to help you decide if it's time to hire a dating coach. We also talk about why it doesn't make sense to have a mile-long list of dating dealbreakers and why most of them probably suck. We also discuss our favorite celeb #couplegoals and debate if shows like The Bachelor and Married At First Sight actually work.
More from Rachel: https://www.racheldealto.com
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Attorney David Rudolf joins us in-studio to chat about what it's like going from lawyer to lawyer/TV star, the much-debated owl theory, and what he wishes you knew about the criminal justice system.
NOVEMBER BONUS EPISODE!
In this month's Another Round episode, we talk about relationship detectives and why everyone is so obsessed with the Instagram deep dive into other people's relationships. Is it ok? Should we stop? Should people make celebrity-like relationship announcements when they split up? We discuss...
Also, what is up with millennials and their terrible excuses for why they can't hang out? Just BE honest about your plans.
We speak to intuitive healer and astrology expert Ally Mead (also known as the Sassy Psychic) to tell us the truth about horoscopes. We also discuss the reality behind Saturn rising and if we should care about Mercury being in retrograde. Ally also talks to us about how to interpret our dreams and our past lives.
Find Ally here: http://sassypsychic.com
Boundaries coach Randi Buckley gives us tips on enforcing boundaries with those closest to you, and reinforcing these boundaries during the holidays.
We chat with dating expert and coach Meredith Golden about her job as a dating app ghostwriter. What does she actually do for her clients? Do you need to hire one for yourself? We also discuss best opening lines, how many dates you should be going on per week, and how to make swiping much more efficient.
Connect with Meredith: https://spoonmeetspoon.com
Follow us on Instagram & Twitter: @margaritatalk
Lauren Berger, founder of Intern Queen and Career Queen, joins us to talk about:
- negotiating your salary
- successfully prioritizing your time
- why we're all so obsessed with being "busy"
- how to illustrate your value to your manager without sounding like you're bragging
- what to do if a co-worker, um, "borrows" your ideas
- her new book called "Get It Together: Ditch the Chaos, Do the Work, and Design Your Success"
Find her online, she's @internqueen and @officialcareerqueen
We chat with social media fitness superstar, Kayla Itsines, about creating the Sweat App and her social media empire. We also discuss how to go from couch potato to Kayla-level ripped, diet vs. exercise, and ignoring social media trolls. According to Time Magazine, Kayla is one of the 30 most influential people on the internet with over 10.3 million Instagram follower and over 23 million Facebook followers.
Follow Kayla & get the Sweat App: https://www.kaylaitsines.com
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On this month's Another Round bonus episode we're talking all about chemistry. Specifically:
- What is it?
- Do we care too much about it?
- Do we use it as an easy excuse when we go on a "meh" date with someone?
What do you think about chemistry? We'd love to hear your thoughts! Email us, email@example.com, or tweet or DM us on Instagram, @margaritatalk.
We chat with Chris Heuertz, author, speaker, and Enneagram coach. He's telling us all about the Enneagram, an ancient and informative test that can give you some serious insight into who you are, what drives you, and what you're afraid of. It'll shed some light on your personal and professional relationships, and make you want to have everyone else in your life take it.
If you're looking for a link to find out your Enneagram type, here's the one we used!
This week we chat with one of our idols, Bumble's in-house sociologist Dr. Jess Carbino! Jess shares with us how to get noticed on a dating app, how quickly you should meet up IRL, and the best first date activity. We also chat about dating fatigue and why it's okay to set up multiple dates in one day. Jess also shocks us when she tells us the stats behind how many people got married after meeting on dating apps last year!
Connect with Dr. Jess http://drjesscarbino.com