Podcasts from the editors and writers of Real Simple Magazine and RealSimple.com. Part of the Panoply Network.
’Tis the season for stuffing yourself—and feeling awful about it later. Stop the food-induced shame spiral with expert advice on how to make (at least some) healthy choices and how to be kinder to yourself about inevitable Thanksgiving indulgences.
Why do we turn into the worst versions of ourselves when we go home? RealSimple.com editor Lori Leibovich talks to author Jane Isay, comedian Megan Gailey, and therapist Lori Gottleib about how to manage family dynamics without acting out.
Real Simple’s Modern Manners columnist Catherine Newman and Editor Elizabeth Passarella help you out of your stickiest situations, from where to seat guests to shutting down political arguments at the table.
Sam's boyfriend recently moved hundreds of miles away to attend graduate school.
A nomadic listener shares her story and tips for feeling at home anywhere/
Do you ever wish you could go into adulthood with a full guidebook created by your mom?
Lori talks with Jessi Klein, author of the new book You’ll Grow Out Of It.
Jessica Pasko talks about getting engaged and breaking it off before the wedding.
63% of millennials do not have a credit card.
Making sense of how sexism affects women and girls.
Sam's friend Maddy, who studied theatre and psychology as an undergrad, talks about uprooting her New York life to pursue business school in London.
Is there an equation to tell us when to give up on a marriage?
When your parents are suddenly your roommates, again.
What does it take to keep a marriage going, and going happily?
Anne-Marie Slaughter offers some advice to grads on planning for the future.
From communication to sex, how depression challenges couples, and brings them closer together.
Lori talks with Melissa Broder about her struggles with depression, her husband's long-term debilitating illness, and how the two get their needs met outside the relationship.
Love, marriage, parenthood, miscarriage, and death in only three years.
Why your twenties matter and how to make the most of them now.
What all new graduates need to know before they format their resume.
One couple took a year off from their modern, big city lives. Here's what happened.
Your quarter-life crisis, in rhyme
Sam's Side Hustle series continues.
Jessica Knoll on how she became a bestselling author while working as a magazine editor.
How porn can negatively affect your sex life.
How to deal with twentysomething job burnout.
She turned reluctant adulthood into comic book gold.
And how do you know you're ready to?
Making friendships work in adult life
The state of dating in 2016.
How to cope with the emotional and financial costs of being a bridesmaid
Are they know-it-alls or fixers?
How acceptance and trust can feed romance in a long-term relationship.
How to deal with apology-avoiders