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In the drudgery of daily life, it’s easy to forget that all around us (and within us!), awesome things are happening. Each week, author and show host Megan Tietz and co-hosts Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura serve up fresh doses of sparkly small things and provide thoughtful answers to listener questions all with an eye on helping you make your inner awesome shine.

In the drudgery of daily life, it’s easy to forget that all around us (and within us!), awesome things are happening. Each week, author and show host Megan Tietz and co-hosts Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura serve up fresh doses of sparkly small things and provide thoughtful answers to listener questions all with an eye on helping you make your inner awesome shine.
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Wondery

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In the drudgery of daily life, it’s easy to forget that all around us (and within us!), awesome things are happening. Each week, author and show host Megan Tietz and co-hosts Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura serve up fresh doses of sparkly small things and provide thoughtful answers to listener questions all with an eye on helping you make your inner awesome shine.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 133 Fresh tomatoes, yellow t-shirts, and life-changing conversations with Simran Sethi

2/16/2018
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What if the person you think is the most different from you is the person who might end up being your most powerful teacher? That's the question Meg explores with author, podcaster, educator, and activist Simran Sethi in this episode of Sorta Awesome! Tune in to hear Simran share her wisdom on how to take the most important first step in connecting with others, even and especially those who we disagree with the most. All of that plus Rebekah joins Meg for Awesome of the Week! Be part of the...

Duration:00:51:19

Ep. 132 Why are you like that? Relationships and the Enneagram with Leigh Kramer

2/9/2018
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We've all been there - looking at another person, shaking your head, wondering WHY ARE YOU LIKE THAT?! Join Meg and Kelly in finding the answers to that question when they sit down with Leigh Kramer to discover how the Enneagram explains it all! This episode is extra long - skip to 19:40 to dive right into the Enneagram awesome! Share the #SortaAwesomeLove and win! sortaawesomeshow.com/love Get Meg's 21 Days of Awesome Affirmations series delivered to you daily when you become a Super...

Duration:01:24:06

Ep. 131 Cleanse, clog, and consciously communicate with Mary Shores

2/1/2018
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The way we talk to ourselves matters - and science proves it! This week, Meg is joined by author, speaker, and entrepreneur Mary Shores to talk about how important it is that we are conscious of how we are speaking to ourselves. They also discuss Mary's theory that all of our choices either bring cleansing to our lives or they clog the pathway of our hopes and dreams. Tune in for all of this, plus Meg and Kelly share those Awesomes of the Week! You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or...

Duration:00:48:17

Extra Awesome: Getting vulnerable with Jamie Ivey (If Only You Knew)

1/30/2018
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Chances are you have a skeleton or two tucked away in a closet gathering dust - we all do! But what if the stories you've kept yourself all these years might actually hold the key to unlocking the path to vulnerability and trust in relationships? Join Meg as she chats with author and podcaster Jamie Ivey about the importance of vulnerability in relationships and HOW to open up and talk to others more authentically. Jamie's book If Only You Knew Find Jamie at JamieIvey.com You can find Meg...

Duration:00:37:11

Ep. 130 3 Biggest takeaways you can't miss!

1/26/2018
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Awesomes! Give yourself a happy high five and a big squeeze! January has been fun, but it has also been some work, right? We're well on our way to making 2018 The Year of the Awesome, and today Meg is here to make sure you haven't missed a thing! Don't miss the 21 Days of Awesome Affirmations Series! Sign up to become a listener supporter at sortaawesomeshow.com/support Thank you to our sponsors: Daily Burn offers thousands of workouts for every level of athlete! Sign up today and get a...

Duration:00:43:59

Introducing Launch

1/23/2018
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Three out of five people dream of writing a book. Few follow through. What does it take to make that dream into a reality? In this special preview we hear as John August (Go, Big Fish, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory) takes his dream and turns it into a reality. Will it be successful? You’ll find out when we do. Subscribe to Launch today: www.wondery.fm/launch

Duration:00:14:24

Ep. 129 Ten little luxuries to get you through the winter

1/19/2018
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Awesomes, no need to let the winter doldrums get you down! We're spending the month of January talking about how to take better care of YOU, and Episode 129 features Meg and Rebekah sharing a list of ten little luxuries to get you through these long winter months. From high-end lip balm to hot chocolate that will change your life, they are all about treating you WELL this week! Thank you to our sponsors: LOLA: Go to mylola.com/awesome and enter code AWESOME60 at checkout for 60% off your...

Duration:01:07:58

Ep. 128 Love your body, change your world with Jen Hoffman

1/12/2018
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Are you ready for the Year of the Awesome? We know that the Awesomes can change the world, but only if we start from a strong foundation. This week's episode is a must-listen for anyone who has a body. Chances are, that's you. Listen to body and mindset expert Jen Hoffman of Healthy Moving drop some profound, mindset-changing truth that will start off your year with a revolutionary way of connecting with your body. Thank you to our sponsors: MissionU - MissionU.com/awesome to earn $500...

Duration:00:57:27

Ep. 127 Let's get fired up!

1/5/2018
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We are ringing in 2018 in an AWESOME way this week! Meg and Kelly want to get you fired up with a message about the future of Sorta Awesome and a little peek at what this year will bring to our community. Then they dig into an exploration of the idea of energy - what if understanding how to manage your energy - not your time - could unlock personal fulfillment in this new year? Tune in to hear all about it! Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. You can find...

Duration:00:55:17

Ep. 126 Best of 2017 (a group show!)

12/29/2017
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Awesomes, let's send 2017 off with all the gold glitter we can find! In this annual year end wrap-up, Meg is joined by co-hosts Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura, and together they talk through their favorites for the year in listening, reading, and watching. They also share their very favorite episodes of Sorta Awesome from 2017 as well as their Awesomes of the Year! Thank you to our sponsors: Zola - Get $50 toward your registry when you open an account at Zola.com/awesome Visit...

Duration:01:17:39

Ep 125 Let's get ready to pivot!

12/15/2017
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As 2017 comes to a close and we are all thinking about what 2018 might hold, we are wondering: are you ready for a pivot moment? Join Meg and Kelly as they explore the concept of pivoting in our lives, whether it's a change in work, beliefs, or relationships. We also hear incredibly powerful stories from Awesomes who have gone through big pivots and want to share their awesome advice with you. All of that plus Awesome of the Week! Thank you to our sponsors: Sun Basket - Get $35 off of your...

Duration:01:03:25

Ep. 124 Spilling our secrets for an awesome first year

12/8/2017
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We are going gaga for babies this week on Sorta Awesome! Meg invites co-host Rebekah to talk all things baby as they prepare to celebrate the first birthday of the littlest Hoffer baby. You'll hear Meg talk about how she (literally) wrote the book on thriving in baby's first year, and what has changed for her since her twins were born. Then Meg and Rebekah both share all of their best tips, resources, gift ideas, and more to help bring on the awesome for all in those crazy baby days! Thank...

Duration:01:08:01

Ep. 123 Intuition, friendship, and the future

12/1/2017
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Every now and again, we take Sorta Awesome back to our roots with a grab bag episode filled with our answers to YOUR questions! This week, Laura joins Meg to answer questions about the weird and wonderful ways friendships work in 2017, how personality systems can sometimes feel stressful, and how an episode of Sorta Awesome ended up changing their lives (and the future of the show!). All of that, plus Awesome of the Week! Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every...

Duration:01:12:19

Extra Awesome: Holiday Gift Guide 2017

11/21/2017
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Happy holiday season, Awesomes! We know that as many of you gather with family and friends this week, you are also gathering up your shopping lists for holiday gift-giving. We hope our AWESOME recommendations will help you pick things for the naughty and the nice on your list. Show notes for this and every episode of Sorta Awesome can be found at sortaawesomeshow.com/shownotes Find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram Find Kelly on her blog, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram Find Laura...

Duration:01:04:21

Ep. 122 Bring the awesome to your Thanksgiving!

11/17/2017
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It's our first ever Sorta Awesome Thanksgiving episode! Tune in to feast with us on how to bring so much more awesome to your Thanksgiving gathering this year. You'll hear Meg and Kelly discuss recipes, hosting hacks, best-guest tips, and the voices of some Awesomes sharing great Thanksgiving stories. All of that, plus Awesome of the Week! Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram Find Kelly on her blog,...

Duration:01:05:04

Bonus: Thanksgiving Binge

11/16/2017
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Megan chats with Kate Casey about their favorite episodes on each other's podcasts! Feast on these shows @ www.Wondery.com/Thanskgiving Sorta Awesome Binge: Reality Life Binge:

Duration:00:11:01

Extra Awesome: Stranger Things with Nish Weiseth

11/14/2017
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Obsessed with Netflix's original series Stranger Things? Curious about what all the hype is about? Join Meg as she and her dear friend, author, and podcast host Nish Weiseth spend an hour flailing and yelling about all the reasons everyone should be watching Stranger Things! The first twenty minutes are a broad, spoiler-free overview of the show, and after that, they dive into deep discussion of the social, psychological, and spiritual aspects of the series they can't stop talking...

Duration:01:01:45

Ep. 121 Boundaries for the holidays: sane solutions for difficult dynamics

11/10/2017
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It's the most wonderful time of the year ... sorta. The holidays are fast approaching, and along with this season of joy and thankfulness, there are often difficult family dynamics to navigate. Meg and Kelly invite therapist Annie Wright back to Sorta Awesome to answer some of your questions about how to set (and keep!) healthy boundaries to keep your days merry and bright. All of that plus yummy snacking and a podcast obsession in Awesome of the Week! SHOW NOTES: True Crime...

Duration:01:07:50

Ep 120 Fantastic photo solutions for every Awesome

11/2/2017
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Whether you are a well-organized photo fanatic or a drowning in a photo mess, Meg and Laura have ideas, tips, advice, and more to help you figure out your digital photo situation! You'll hear how to fight the photo overwhelm as well as fantastic ideas on what to do with all those pictures! All of that plus Awesome of the Week! SHOW NOTES: Aveeno shower facial BENEFIT POREfessional Imagine Dragons Thunder Chatbooks Shutterfly Mixbook MPIX Canvas on Demand Framebridge Project...

Duration:00:57:27

Extra Awesome: November Book of the Month Club preview

11/1/2017
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Book of the Month Club has released the November selections! To hear about five hot reads for fall, tune in to hear Meg's preview of this list which includes name recognition debuts and new fiction from old favorites! To find out more about signing up for Book of the Month Club, go to sortaawesomeshow.com/bookofthemonth

Duration:00:16:49

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