LIGHT SENSITIVITY, INDIGESTION WOES, G-STRING JUDGEMENT, AND JESSICA TURNER ON LOSING THE MOM GUILT | SELFIE EPISODE 49

Kristen and Sarah talk about their shared sensitivity to bad lighting, their indigestion woes, and their hot take on the proliferation of g-strings at the beach this summer. They also interview Jessica Turner, author of the new book Stretched Too Thin, on self-care for working moms and how to kick the mom guilt.

In this episode we talk about:

The Highly Sensitive Person

Tara Whitney Photography

FODMAP’s

Thrive Market  (get $25 off your first order through this link)

Gin Gin Ginger candies

Tessemae’s Salad Dressing (Organic Zesty Ranch)

Sleeping at Last Podcast enneagram series

An American Marriage

The Heart’s Invisible Furies: A Novel

North of Normal

 

How We Met, Adoption Thoughts, Regrets From The Toddler Phase & More: Listener Questions on Selfie, Episode 48

We are answering questions from listeners today on everything from how we met, what our dream enneagram number would be, and how we handle the balance of private/public life.

This week we talked about:

Little Feminist Puzzle

BeatsX Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Native’s Activated Charcoal Deodorant

Bodum Iced Coffee Maker

Our old series Mama Said on Babble

Rolling Needles On Your Face & Jade Eggs Where The Sun Don’t Shine: Microneedling, Dermaplaning, & Fillers | Selfie, Episode 47

Claire Boyce, Kristen’s neighbor and our resident oversharing aesthetician, is here to tell us about the wacky world of yoni eggs, and the difference between microplaning and dermarolling. (Hint: one involves a super-sharp razor and the other, a million tiny needles on your face.) Who’s excited?

In this episode we talk about:

Derma Roller Cosmetic Needling Instrument For Face .25mm

Jade Yoni Eggs

Exfoliating Dermaplaning Tool

Jade Face Roller

Gua Sha Face Scraper

Cooling Ice Facial Roller

The Marco Polo app

Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask

Hanging Toiletry Bag

CHI Magnified Volume Finishing Spray

Throat Coat Tea by Traditional Medicinals

 

 

 

A LITTLE PANIC: MANAGING ANXIETY WITH AMANDA STERN | SELFIE EPISODE 46

Both Kristen and Sarah have been frank about their struggles with anxiety, and they are chatting with author Amanda Stern, who wrote a memoir about her own struggles.

In this episode we talked about:

Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life by Amanda Stern

PROBIOGEN Stress & Mood Balance Probiotic

Farmhouse Fresh Face Masks

Dinner: Changing the Game Cookbook by Melissa Clark

Madewell Whisper Crewneck Muscle Tank

The Worry Cure

 

Drinking As A Coping Skill: How Much Is Too Much? | Selfie Episode 44

We’re talking about drinking and when to know when it’s a problem with Kerry Cohen, author of Lush: A Memoir.  Many of us like a glass of wine or two to wind down at the end of the day, and there is a preponderance of cultural references to women and drinking as a kind of social contract. Kerry helps us unpack that messy middle between healthy drinking and full-blown addiction.
In this episode we talked about: