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Which night creams will make you look well-rested, is quitting coffee really worth the headache, can emptying your closet actually bring you joy, and wtf is a gratitude practice, anyway? These are the kinds of self-care questions that wellness enthusiasts and writers Kate Spencer and Doree Shafrir discuss each week, along with a special guest, as they explore what it means to be getting older — and hopefully wiser.

Which night creams will make you look well-rested, is quitting coffee really worth the headache, can emptying your closet actually bring you joy, and wtf is a gratitude practice, anyway? These are the kinds of self-care questions that wellness enthusiasts and writers Kate Spencer and Doree Shafrir discuss each week, along with a special guest, as they explore what it means to be getting older — and hopefully wiser.

Location:

United States

Description:

Which night creams will make you look well-rested, is quitting coffee really worth the headache, can emptying your closet actually bring you joy, and wtf is a gratitude practice, anyway? These are the kinds of self-care questions that wellness enthusiasts and writers Kate Spencer and Doree Shafrir discuss each week, along with a special guest, as they explore what it means to be getting older — and hopefully wiser.

Language:

English

Contact:

917-733-7317


Episodes

Mini-Ep 139: Forever Whatever Butts & Stuff

9/21/2020
Kate becomes her own facialist for a day and Doree celebrates Rosh Hashanah! Then listeners call in about Shabbat practices, uneven boobs, and scalp care for those with no hair. Plus a listener shares a soothing activity of the day. Activity of the Day: Listen to Lego Builders Journey: Original Game Soundtrack To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, reach us at 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at forever35podcast@gmail.com. This week’s episode is sponsored...

Duration:00:28:43

Mini-Ep 138: Sad Hands Never

9/18/2020
Kate recommends a cozy TV show and Doree’s got a new pandemic mindset. Then, listeners get deep into the world of fancy hand soaps, and they hear from someone wondering what to do with all the pre-shelter-in-place clothes no one wears anymore. Activity of the Day: Wash your hands! To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, reach us at 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at forever35podcast@gmail.com. For info on office hours, click here. This week’s episode is sponsored...

Duration:00:29:44

Ep 138: Courage Counts with Erin Brockovich

9/16/2020
Doree comes home with Trader Joe’s haul and Kate finds solace in volunteering. Then, Erin Brockovich (Superman’s Not Coming) joins them to talk about how she practices self-care at sixty, the steps you can take to advocate for clean water in your community, and how to face the world when you feel discouraged. To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, reach us at 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at forever35podcast@gmail.com. This week’s episode is sponsored...

Duration:00:52:11

Mini-Ep 137: Good Enough to Eat

9/14/2020
Kate finally gets some rest and Doree’s in search of the ultimate desk chair. Then listeners send in edible skincare product reccs, request skincare tips for a shaved head, and seem advice for adjusting to big life changes. Activity of the Day: Let’s do a sleep story. To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, reach us at 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at forever35podcast@gmail.com. This week’s episode is sponsored by: betterhelp.com/FOREVER35 OxiClean.com/TRYME...

Duration:00:40:41

Mini-Ep 136: Fan Service

9/11/2020
Kate and Doree feel the weight of current events, but balance it by joining an organization, being thankful for a new desk fan, and hearing from listeners! They discuss writing wedding vows, the gift-giving culture around weddings, feeling confident while being photographed, and a birthday shout-out. Plus, hear more about Doree’s Hotel! Activity of the Day: Cue up "Levon" by Elton John and listen to our first (and possibly only) Long Distance Dedication. We’re breaking down the best...

Duration:00:32:15

Ep 137: Here to Evolve with Rebecca Carroll

9/9/2020
Kate's found a comfortable inside shoe and Doree tries out a new, highly recommended hair prod. Then, Rebecca Carroll (WNYC Studio’s Come Through) joins them to discuss running as self-care, how we evolve as we age, what it’s like having Gloria Steinem as a mentor, and how she came to write her highly-anticipated memoir (Surviving the White Gaze: A Coming of Age Memoir). To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at...

Duration:01:12:23

Mini-Ep 135: If We Took a Holiday

9/7/2020
Kate and Doree dream up a luxurious fantasy vacation together before they dive back into reality and hear from listeners about budgeting, honing the craft of writing, and the benefit of setting boundaries with friends. Activity/Word of the Day: Read Jesmyn Ward’s “On Witness and Respair: A Personal Tragedy Followed By Pandemic” We’re breaking down the best cleansers and want to know your favorite. Tell us here! To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can...

Duration:00:39:40

Mini-Ep 134: Acid Trip

9/4/2020
Kate gets deeper into the orthopedic shoe game while Doree realizes she might have some doomsday prepping tendencies. Then, listeners reach out about salicylic acid cleansers, feeling anxious about a text convo with a close friend, and where to find edible skincare products. Plus, Kate and Doree answer another “Pod Sausage” question! We’re breaking down the best cleansers and want to know your favorite. Tell us here! To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You...

Duration:00:42:24

Ep 136: Celebrate Change with Brit Bennett

9/2/2020
Kate’s in her feelings this week and having weird melatonin dreams, and Doree shares a book recc and a delicious pasta recipe. Then, NY Times bestselling author Brit Bennett (The Vanishing Half and The Mothers) joins them to discuss how she carves out and protects her writing time, what it’s like to celebrate a birthday and a bestselling book during a pandemic, and shares a music recc that doubles as her self-care. We’re breaking down the best cleansers and want to know your favorite. Tell...

Duration:01:07:32

Mini-Ep 133: Basic and on a Budget

8/31/2020
Kate learns she might be “basic” and discusses how to handle remote schooling as a parent. Doree shares a really useful budgeting tool and gives a traveling listener some Las Vegas hotel reccs. Plus they receive a face-picking tip and respond to a listener asking how best to show up for a struggling friend. Activity of the Day: Clean out your closet! We’re breaking down the best cleansers and want to know your favorite. Tell us here! To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, call...

Duration:00:33:39

Mini-Ep 132: Scents And Sensibility

8/28/2020
Kate and Doree spritz on some perfume and discuss Kate’s “barely there” makeup products, Doree’s new book cover, holidays that bring unexpected emotions, and how to stay motivated while working out from home. Plus, they get a smudge-proof eye pencil recc from a former Sephora employee! Activity/Word of the Day: Watch the AOC Vogue Beauty Secrets video, of course! We’re breaking down the best cleansers and want to know your favorite. Tell us here! To leave a voicemail or text for a future...

Duration:00:30:38

Ep 135: Project Self-Love with Ashley Nell Tipton

8/26/2020
Kate has an exciting new High-Low product comparison to share, and Doree deals with a broken computer. Then, Project Runway winner and fashion designer Ashley Nell Tipton joins them to talk about her skincare favorites, her experiences as a plus-size designer, and how her definition of self-love changed after winning Project Runway. We’re breaking down the best cleansers and want to know your favorite. Tell us here! To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You...

Duration:01:10:34

Mini-Ep 131: Gratitude and Maditude

8/24/2020
Kate and Doree recap Olive & June’s new nail polish colors and discuss getting through the current California heatwave. Then they hear from some teachers about two wildly different topics, the “butt serum” listener calls back, and listeners offer advice about antidepressants and ED. Activity/Word of the Day: Watch past F35 guest Chrissy King on The Today Show in this piece on inclusivity in fitness! To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can also email...

Duration:00:37:57

Mini-Ep 130: Cut Yourself Some Slack

8/21/2020
Kate navigates a bout of anxiety and Doree gets caught up in “It Bag” mania, then they both review the long list of listener recommended thick face creams, discuss birthday do-overs, and hear from a scientist about “pandemic brain.” Activity/Word of the Day: Watch Naomi Ekperigin’s Trader Joe’s Rant; it is the funniest thing we’ve seen during this pandemic. To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at...

Duration:00:36:02

Ep 134: Turn the Page with Emma Straub

8/19/2020
Kate revels in a great Trader Joe’s grocery haul and Doree begins to re-explore the world of retinol and AHAs. Then, Emma Straub ( co-owner of Books Are Magic and author of All Adults Here) tells why she loves a bold lip and a thick body cream, recommends some recent favorite reads, and describes what it’s like to be a small business owner in the middle of a pandemic. To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at...

Duration:01:04:10

Mini-Ep 129: Crosswords and Coffeepots

8/17/2020
Kate starts doing crosswords with her family, and Doree reveals the outcome of operation “Birthday Redemption.” Then, they receive a shoutout from a male listener, a tip to reduce body odor, and a question about cleaning coffeepots and other confusing household chores. Plus: skin-picking and toenail care! To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at forever35podcast@gmail.com. This week’s episode is sponsored...

Duration:00:41:03

Mini-Ep 128: Skin Secrets with Dr. Pimple Popper

8/14/2020
Kate and Doree talk to dermatologist and pimple expert Dr. Sandra Lee (aka the one and only Dr. Pimple Popper). She answers listener questions like how (if possible) to safely pop zits, why we get butt pimples, how to prevent blackheads, and if zit stickers really work. To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at forever35podcast@gmail.com. This week’s episode is sponsored by: THRIVE MARKET - Join today at...

Duration:00:55:10

Ep 133: Romance Languages with Talia Hibbert

8/12/2020
Kate wonders how she's going to turn her home into a school and Doree learns firsthand the difference between her love language and her husband’s. Then, they're joined by romance author Talia Hibbert (Get A Life, Chloe Brown and Take A Hint, Dani Brown) to talk about how Talia writes the characters she wants to see more of in romance novels, how she came to have an octopus tattooed on her thigh, and why she’s not sorry she loves pop songs. To leave a voicemail for a future episode, call...

Duration:01:00:02

Mini-Ep 127: Quaran-Kat and Dor-entine

8/10/2020
Kate hits her pandemic wall and Doree thanks the Gee, Thanks Just Bought It Facebook Group for a prod rec they knocked out of the park. Then they suggest easy makeup for a listener’s (socially-distanced) wedding, hear a response to the teacher who is torn about returning to school, and discuss a very casual poop text. Activity of the Day: Listen to the new Alanis Morissette album. Visit our website, Forever35Podcast.com, for links to everything we mention on the show. And follow us on...

Duration:00:37:11

Mini-Ep 126: Repressed Sexuality Never

8/7/2020
Kate is in search of a THICC face moisturizer, Doree finds her pandemic bralette, and listeners send in their thoughts about exploring their sexuality and pondering identity, how to buy perfume, and eating cereal salad. Activity/Word of the Day: Let’s do a crossword! To leave a voicemail for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at forever35podcast@gmail.com. Find everything we mention on the show on our website, forever35podcast.com. And please take our...

Duration:00:42:59