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Sorta Awesome

Meg Tietz | 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 ...Show More

1:10:45 | Aug 16th

Pack your bags, Awesomes! We're wrapping up the Sorta Awesome Stories summer series with a road trip around the world! You don't want to miss this conversation between Meg and Sorta Awesome Super Star Carolyn Montonati who is sharing all about the da...Show More

1:03:31 | Aug 2nd

We all know there's nothing less awesome than feeling like a fake, so what do you do when you're overwhelmed by doubting yourself? This week, the Sorta Awesome Stories series continues with Dr. Grace Wilson who shares with Meg her story of learning t...Show More

1:08:35 | Jul 26th

Imagine adding to the mix of your daily home life and responsibilities: a vibrant social life, an active commitment to developing community, oh and also, the care and nurture of souls. Now imagine doing all of this side by side with your husband! Tha...Show More

42:43 | Jul 19th

On Sorta Awesome, we not only share all of the good stuff of life together, we also talk to each other about the tough topics, too. Today, the Sorta Awesome Stories series continues when Meg talks to Super Star Awesome Jill Goolsby about an issue tha...Show More

46:33 | Jul 12th

As all Awesomes know, sometimes the parts of life that bring us the most joy can also bring the most heartache, and that's definitely true of all things parenting. Today, our Sorta Awesome Stories summer series continues when Super Star Awesome Franc...Show More

47:10 | Jul 5th

There are few things more un-awesome in life than wanting to make new friends but not knowing where to start. Today we continue our Sorta Awesome summer stories series, and Meg sits down to talk with Awesome Anna Hithersay who shares her own story of...Show More

49:31 | Jun 28th

There's a good chance you aren't getting enough of this in your life, but the good news is, it's free and this is the perfect time of year to get more of it! This week's episode continues the Sorta Awesome Stories summer series with Super Star Awesom...Show More

59:45 | Jun 21st

Today we are kicking off a brand new series for Summer 2019, and it is going to be AWESOME! All summer long, we'll be tuning in to the stories of the Awesomes - what they've learned in life and what they want to tell you to make YOUR life more awesom...Show More

1:00:26 | Jun 14th

Pop the cork and raise a glass, Awesomes! We are celebrating our 200th episode this week! Meg is joined by long-time co-hosts Kelly Gordon and Rebekah Hoffer, and the three of them are inviting you to discover and celebrate your hidden strengths this...Show More

1:02:24 | Jun 7th

Feeling stuck in a rut when it comes to your makeup bag? We get it! And we think this week's episode will motivate and inspire you to have a little fun without breaking the bank! Meg is joined by her sister Emily to talk about one of their favorite t...Show More

59:01 | May 31st

Awesomes! Get excited! Today's episode features an Awesome who really knows how to bring warm wisdom and practical advice to every challenge of parenting. You all have been asking to hear Karen McVey on the show for years, and this week, she's here t...Show More

1:08:51 | May 24th

Is planning a kid's birthday party a fun for you, or is it a big drag? This week, Rebekah joins Meg to talk about all the awesome ways to make a birthday party creative, fun, and affordable! Check out Rebekah's many cost-cutting ideas, and Meg shares...Show More

25:19 | May 21st

Awesome Heather Chollar knows that you don't have to be the life of the party to host one! Tune in to the last Extra Awesome episode for this season to hear Meg and Heather talk about why hospitality is so important for all people - extroverts and in...Show More

1:01:00 | May 17th

IT'S HERE! Our seasonal top ten lists always guarantee a pocketful of all the most awesome things to look forward to in the months ahead, and today, Meg and Kelly have put together the Top Ten List for Summer 2019! Tune in to hear about the trends t...Show More

28:51 | May 14th

When it comes to food, eating, and body size, most of us have more questions than answers. What would happen if I stopped restricting certain kinds of foods? Can I trust my body to tell me the truth about what I need to feel satisfied and full? What ...Show More

07:59 | May 13th

Life is Short with Justin Long finds the actor sitting down with some of the funniest and most intriguing people of today, like Dax Shepard, Olivia Wilde and Neil Patrick Harris. No topics are out of bounds, and no questions are too personal. Subscri...Show More

45:58 | May 10th

Awesomes! Get excited! Time management and productivity guru Laura Vanderkam is BACK at Sorta Awesome! Today, she and Meg sit down to talk about how we can best clarify our priorities, how to stop letting the expectations of others get in the way of ...Show More

35:18 | May 7th

Is it possible that this moment in our culture is the best possible time to be raising a boy? According to today's guest, it definitely is! Tune in to hear Meg talk to Dr. Michael Reichert, a psychologist and author whose new book How To Raise a Boy:...Show More

1:03:58 | May 3rd

Awesomes! Are you ready to take your Enneagram learning to the next level? Maybe you've finally discovered what Enneagram Number you are, but now what? Have no fear because Awesomes Know How to let the Enneagram guide them to new levels of personal g...Show More

1:02:54 | Apr 26th

Let's talk about stress, Awesomes. Dealing with stressors - both big and small - are a part of life, but sometimes we find ourselves trapped in a stress cycle which, over time, leads to being burned out. This week, Kelly joins Meg to talk about a lif...Show More

44:08 | Apr 23rd

Being an introverted mother can be exhausting, but there are many ways it's also a unique gift to your family and to the world. In this Extra Awesome episode, Meg is joined by author Jamie C. Martin whose new book Introverted Mom: Your Guide to More ...Show More

59:01 | Apr 19th

It has become something of a tradition at Sorta Awesome that on Easter weekend, we get vulnerable in trusting to you our thoughts on our spiritual lives. In this episode, Rebekah shares for the first time her story of faith which includes growing up ...Show More

1:05:21 | Apr 12th

True crime is having a MOMENT, Awesomes, and it has been for a few years now! But for those of us who are Highly Sensitive People, it's easy to feel left out of this cultural conversation because some true crime stories are just too disturbing to tun...Show More

26:45 | Apr 10th

Welcome back to Sorta Awesome Dacey, Meg's fourteen year old daughter. In this episode in the Extra Awesome series, Dacey explains for us what the teenage crowd means when they talk about "aesthetic," why Discord is the best messaging platform, and h...Show More

50:30 | Apr 5th

Get ready, Awesomes! In this GROWN-UPS ONLY episode of Sorta Awesome, we are taking on a topic we've never covered before, but it's a topic that plays a big role in all of our lives: SEX. This week, Meg is joined by Caitlin Doemner, co-author of the ...Show More

22:19 | Apr 3rd

Over the years, we've shared dozens of Spotify recommendations on Sorta Awesome. There's no doubt that we are huge fans - especially Meg! In this Extra Awesome episode, Meg takes a question from an Awesome and creates a crash course in discovering al...Show More

1:01:17 | Mar 29th

If there's one thing Awesomes Know How to do, it's finding the best books for any reading season. In this episode, Meg is joined by Meredith and Kaytee - Awesome creators and co-hosts of the Currently Reading podcast - and they are here to tell you e...Show More

1:00:10 | Mar 22nd

Awesomes, Meg and Kelly think it's time to give the word "homemaking" an extreme makeover! They're tossing out their once-held ideas about the drudgery of making a house a home and bringing a fresh, modern, empowered view on these forgotten arts. Tun...Show More

14:30 | Mar 19th

This week's Extra Awesome takes us back in time to revisit an incredibly inspiring conversation Meg had with writer, speaker, and educator Melissa Toler. As we are preparing to spring clean your home, let's spring clean the way we speak to ourselves,...Show More

59:55 | Mar 15th

We've had enough of dreary skies and chilly temperatures, Awesomes! It's time to dig out our sunglasses, open the windows, and get ready for spring 2019! Meg and Rebekah are back with a new episode in a beloved Sorta Awesome series - the seasonal top...Show More

35:29 | Mar 12th

Is it realistic to return to the days of civil discussion about hot topics? Is it possible to talk politics without damaging our closest relationships? If the thought of tuning into conversations about politics leaves you saying, "hard pass!" then th...Show More

56:33 | Mar 8th

What secrets are hiding in your shopping history? What do your favorite purchases say about you? Tune in to this episode when Meg is joined by her sister and Sorta Awesome regular Emily Harris as they reveal to the Awesomes the WEIRDEST things they'v...Show More

29:48 | Mar 5th

You know you've curious about doing something a little more creative with your free time. But how do you find the courage to go from curious to creative? Awesome Katie Broussard joins Meg today in this Extra Awesome to share how coloring and painting...Show More

1:03:17 | Mar 1st

Oh yes, Awesomes! We are finally going there. Today's episode is all about how to be more awesome with your money! Meg sits down with Awesome Kate Nixon Anania, author of the book Twenties in Your Pocket, which is a guide to personal finance for wome...Show More

1:16:25 | Feb 22nd

Love 'em or hate 'em, the reality is that the many screens that bring technology to us have taken on a big role in our daily lives. Are we suffering from digital addiction? And if so, what do we do? Join Meg and Kelly this week as they fill you in on...Show More

44:43 | Feb 19th

Grab a shopping cart, Awesomes, because Meg and Kelly are taking you on a stroll through Trader Joe's! In this new episode in the Extra Awesome series, you'll hear tried-and-true ideas for fast, delicious, nourishing meals for moms at home, busy wome...Show More

1:11:40 | Feb 15th

Hey Awesome, let's talk about your To-Do List - especially those things you keep putting off and shuffling to the bottom! We're here to tell you that sometimes, doing the things you've been putting off is actually easier than you think it's going to ...Show More

36:17 | Feb 12th

Don't let the name fool you, Awesomes! Play therapy is serious stuff - and it is seriously amazing. In this episode in the Extra Awesome series, Meg sits down with her friend, fellow Awesome, and registered play therapist Nancy Rumley Soliz for an in...Show More

58:25 | Feb 8th

Dreary winter days getting you down, Awesome? Hit play right now on this episode to find your inspiration to make home a cozy retreat whether you are shivering through winter or sweating out summer! Meg sits down with the one and only Coziness Consul...Show More

50:20 | Feb 6th

Get excited for this Extra Awesome, you guys! One of our original Team Awesome favorites is back - Laura Tremaine! Tune in to hear Meg and Laura revisit past conversations on Sorta Awesome and how sometimes even when they didn’t know what to do, thei...Show More

58:57 | Feb 1st

Hey Awesome! There's no doubt that you are out there spreading that glow-y gold awesome to the world around you every day, but what do you do when you find yourself in a tricky conversation? Today, Meg is joined by an Awesome who knows how to navigat...Show More

55:06 | Jan 25th

If there's one thing that Awesomes really know about life, it's that sometimes life asks us to take a great big pivot. Tune in this week to hear Meg sit down with co-host Kelly to discuss the big pivot she has taken that involves public radio, walkin...Show More

45:56 | Jan 23rd

Hey Awesome, decluttering doesn't have to be all fun and no play! Tune in to this Extra Awesome episode to hear Meg and her sister Emily tell you when, how, and why to declutter your makeup bag! They share tips on when to toss that mascara tube, how ...Show More

1:11:35 | Jan 18th

Whether you are decluttering your house from attic to basement or if you just want to keep your kitchen junk drawer tidy, we are here to keep you company and keep you inspired while you work! This week, join Meg and Rebekah as they give you a list of...Show More

32:49 | Jan 15th

Get our your favorite gel ink pens and fire up that washi tape, Awesomes! In this episode of Extra Awesome, Meg is joined by the Awesome community's own Alisha Johnson - creator of the Sorta Awesome Planner Peeps Facebook group and all-around guru fo...Show More

1:06:38 | Jan 11th

Have you ever wondered why some people are naturally gifted with the power of organization? And why do some people struggle so much with procrastination when they want to be productive? The truth is our personality type holds the key to understanding...Show More

42:29 | Jan 9th

Awesomes, the Curly Girl Method is having a moment! Tune in to this edition of Extra Awesome to hear Meg and Rebekah talk all about the awesome of having curly hair including their history with their hair, what products, techniques, and haircuts they...Show More

54:37 | Jan 4th

Awesomes, what if the secret to tapping into your truest, most authentic self could be found in one simple daily practice? Join Meg and author Michelle DeRusha to kick off 2019 with a conversation about exploring our inward lives and discovering the ...Show More

1:04:39 | Dec 28th, 2018

The year of the Awesome is drawing to a close, and we've gathered together to toast the best of 2018! Tune in to our annual year-end tradition of choosing our favorites of the year in reading, listening, and watching, plus hear Meg, Kelly, and Rebeka...Show More

1:06:40 | Dec 21st, 2018

If there's one thing the Awesomes have been VERY into in 2018, it's the Enneagram! And there's no better time to think about how this personality system can help us understand ourselves and others better than at the holidays. This week, join Meg and ...Show More

1:13:33 | Dec 14th, 2018

Gather 'round, Awesomes! It's time for a brand-new edition of the episodes you love best - confessions! Rebekah joins Meg this week for their time-honored tradition of opening up all their closets and shaking loose those skeletons. From library angst...Show More

1:05:37 | Dec 7th, 2018

Eye rolls, doors slamming, and sulky silence. Is this what comes to mind when you think of teenagers? Meg and Kelly are here to invite you to think again because this week, they are exploring all the awesomeness of the teenage years! From celebrating...Show More

1:06:52 | Nov 30th, 2018

Surprise! Meg's sister Emily is back on Sorta Awesome this week, and one of them has a big announcement! Content warning: pregnancy, babies, and other topics that might be sensitive for some of our Awesomes or the little ones who sometimes listen alo...Show More

1:22:57 | Nov 16th, 2018

Awesomes! It’s the most WONDERFUL time of the year, that time of year when we cozy up right next to you and help you solve your biggest gift-giving questions! Join Meg, Kelly, and Rebekah for the annual Sorta Awesome Holiday Gift Guide! The 2018 vers...Show More

59:56 | Nov 9th, 2018

Do you remember the first novel you loved so much you read it over and over? How about the first song you couldn't stop listening to or the first movie you raved about to all of your friends? For most of us, those moments in pop culture that introduc...Show More

55:37 | Nov 2nd, 2018

Some things are undeniably awesome, and some things are definitely not. This week, Meg is joined by Kelly and Rebekah to hash out some stuff that just has to go! Tune in to hear an airing of cultural pet peeves that will leave you high-fiving in agre...Show More

1:12:17 | Oct 26th, 2018

Life doesn't always go as planned, and that's why we look for the awesome in every circumstance! This wasn't the show we had planned to bring you this week, but we hope you'll enjoy the awesome of a throw-back group show (Meg, Kelly, Rebekah, AND Lau...Show More

1:06:04 | Oct 19th, 2018

This week, giggles abound and confessions flow freely as co-host Rebekah joins Meg to discuss romance in pop culture! From Westley and Buttercup to Monica and Chandler and all kinds of couples in-between, you'll hear their favorites from TV shows, mo...Show More

35:09 | Oct 16th, 2018

Awesomes, welcome back to another episode in the Extra Awesome series! We are so excited to welcome writer and speaker Annie F. Downs to Sorta Awesome. Tune in to hear Annie and Meg talk about the challenges of settling into your sweet spot when it d...Show More

1:07:11 | Oct 12th, 2018

Who loves a Top Ten List? YOU DO, RIGHT?! Hurry up and hit Play on an episode loved by Awesomes everywhere - the Top Ten List for Fall 2018! Join Meg and Kelly this week as they give you all the scoop on everything home, kitchen, and closet for the s...Show More

1:04:22 | Oct 5th, 2018

Hey you, wanna be Netflix buddies? We promise we won't make it weird! Come hang out with Meg and her sister and Sorta Awesome regular Emily Harris as they do a deep-dive into all things Netflix! Tune in to discover who still has Netflix DVD subscript...Show More

1:04:19 | Sep 28th, 2018

As the late Dr. Maya Angelou taught us, "I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better." As we continue our exploration of living a life more awesome in 2018, tune in to hear Meg and special guest Chris Ann Brekhus of the beau...Show More

56:13 | Sep 21st, 2018

Is it possible to find the happiness we are craving in our daily lives? KJ Dell'Antonia - writer and contributor to the New York Times - says YES! And her new book How To Be A Happier Parent shows you specifically how to create an awesome home life f...Show More

1:00:23 | Sep 14th, 2018

Self-care has dominated magazine headlines and conversations with our therapists for years now, but do you ever wonder if you are doing it right? Tune in to this conversation with Meg and Kelly as they deep-dive into the difference between self-care ...Show More

1:11:02 | Sep 7th, 2018

When you are all about living that awesome life, there's a lot of winning to celebrate! Join Meg and Rebekah this week as they share some recent wins, and stick around to hear them confess the not-winning areas where they need a little help. All of t...Show More

32:51 | Sep 4th, 2018

Welcome back to our Extra Awesome series! Jessica N. Turner returns to Sorta Awesome to talk to Meg all about how to overcome mom guilt and embrace the awesome as a working mom. Tune in to hear how Jessica's own journey led to her writing her newest ...Show More

49:06 | Aug 31st, 2018

Calling all Awesomes! Whether you are a natural-born fashion maven or you've got no time to be on-trend, you do not want to miss this episode! Meg is joined by Alison Lumbatis from Get Your Pretty On who is here to make getting dressed your easiest d...Show More

1:01:07 | Aug 24th, 2018

Rise and shine, Awesomes! Whether you are an chirpy-chipper early bird or an up-at-all-hours night owl, we ALL want to have happier mornings! Tune in to hear a devoted early riser and a committed late night lady discuss how all of our mornings can be...Show More

1:08:00 | Aug 17th, 2018

As lovely as raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens can be, it's time for us to share with you a few of OUR favorite things! This week, regular Sorta Awesome co-hosts Rebekah Hoffer and Kelly Gordon join Meg to give you a sparkly, happy list of f...Show More

1:07:43 | Aug 10th, 2018

Are you ready for the episode that co-host Rebekah says she's been preparing to share with you her whole life? That's right, Rebekah is back this week and she and Meg are deep-diving into the awesome of Bachelor Nation! Tune in to hear them talk abou...Show More

49:25 | Aug 3rd, 2018

Sharpen those No. 2 pencils and cue the confetti canon because we are on the cusp of a brand new year - a new SCHOOL year! Whether or not your life is connected to the school calendar, this is a great time to check in on how your year is going - are ...Show More

56:49 | Jul 27th, 2018

It's (almost!) August, and some of our Awesomes are heading into the second half of summer while others are stocking up on school supplies. Whatever the time of year though, we know our Awesomes love to talk about smooth systems of organization. Toda...Show More

55:53 | Jul 20th, 2018

You know at Sorta Awesome, we are big fans of the big pivots that people take in life, and today's episode tells the story of one Awesome who chose to keep saying Yes and taking those pivots toward starting a family even when circumstances were not-s...Show More

55:46 | Jul 13th, 2018

Lost footage found and past giggles revisited and more in this episode of Sorta Awesome! From the most famous (and infamous) moments on the show to the confession at the end that Meg was sure she'd never share on air, you don't want to miss the silli...Show More

1:00:33 | Jul 6th, 2018

For three years, two young Awesomes have been asking to come on Sorta Awesome, and this week, their wish comes true! Tune in to hear Meg's daughters Dacey and AJ answer questions from our Super Star Awesome community! They talk friendship, sisterhood...Show More

44:49 | Jun 29th, 2018

Is there anyone more epic and awesome when it comes to entertaining than Julia Child? What a legacy of gracious, joy-filled entertaining she left for our world. Today's episode features Dini Rao of Dini Vino, and Dini had the opportunity to experienc...Show More

48:52 | Jun 27th, 2018

Extra Awesome time! This bonus episode of Sorta Awesome declares that CBS's long-running reality show Big Brother is one of the most awesome things about summer. Agree? Disagree? Have no idea what we're talking about? Tune in to hear regular Sorta Aw...Show More

1:06:59 | Jun 22nd, 2018

At Sorta Awesome, we are committed to bringing you all the awesome you need to know, and we have a fresh dose of new favorites to tell you about this week! Meg and Rebekah are talking all about their recent faves along with a handful of fails, too. T...Show More

1:10:51 | Jun 15th, 2018

What if you had FIVE MINUTES to convince other people to be into the things that you are super into? That's the game Meg plays with her sister Emily who makes her annual summer appearance on this episode of Sorta Awesome! Tune into to hear the topics...Show More

58:30 | Jun 8th, 2018

Marriage! Marriage is what brings us together today! Tune in to hear Meg and Kelly share some lessons learned over a combined (almost!) fifty years of marriage. All of that plus great stuff for your ears in Awesome of the Week! THANK YOU TO OUR S...Show More

1:10:02 | Jun 1st, 2018

Just in time to get your library list all filled out for road trips, lazy mornings, and hours spent poolside, we've got some SIZZLING summer reads for 2018! Join Meg and Sorta Awesome regular Leigh Kramer as they share their picks for your summer rea...Show More

47:32 | May 25th, 2018

The path to finding a totally awesome dream home looks different for all of us! Today's episode tells the story of an amazing Southern California home renovation overseen by Awesome Jen Johnson. From following her intuition on big decisions to the pr...Show More

1:10:05 | May 18th, 2018

Time to dig out the beach towels and pop on your sunglasses because ready or not, summer is here! Join Meg, Kelly, and Rebekah as they share their top hacks to stop the summer blues before they even start with their very best parenting hacks for an a...Show More

59:55 | May 11th, 2018

As we contemplate all the ways to make home life more awesome in the month of May, we turn our attention to family life and to the specific pain, hope, and healing that comes with pregnancy loss. Today, Meg is joined by author and speaker Adriel Book...Show More

1:00:20 | May 4th, 2018

Oh, how we love all love to give gifts and get them, too, right? Or no? Most of us know that giving gifts and opening gifts from our friends and loved ones SHOULD be fun, it is all too often fraught with disappointment and frustration. Tune in to hea...Show More

1:08:52 | Apr 27th, 2018

Why wait for a big holiday to celebrate? There are so many ways to celebrate the little moments of life, and this week, Meg and Kelly share their ideas plus TONS of inspiration from the Awesome community! All of that, plus Awesomes of the Week! THAN...Show More

1:01:01 | Apr 20th, 2018

April is all about CELEBRATING here at Sorta Awesome as we mark three years of serving up all that is awesome for you! We can't think of a better way to celebrate this week than by welcoming bestselling author and beloved happiness guru Gretchen Rubi...Show More

1:21:46 | Apr 13th, 2018

Awesomes, in April we are CELEBRATING! Sorta Awesome just turned three years old, and this whole month, we are devoting the whole show to the theme of celebrations. If you like to get sentimental and reflective on your birthday, you will LOVE this de...Show More

35:36 | Apr 10th, 2018

In this newest episode in the Extra Awesome series, Erin Odom returns to Sorta Awesome to talk about her brand new book that is FILLED with 100 tips, tricks, and hacks to help you achieve your financial goals! Tune in to hear her and Meg get super ho...Show More

1:11:49 | Apr 6th, 2018

April is going to be AWESOME on Sorta Awesome, and we are kicking things off with a SPECIAL FRIDAY EDITION of Extra Awesome featuring Laura Tremaine! That's right, Laura is back to fill us in on what she's been up to in the past few months, and you g...Show More

1:11:38 | Mar 30th, 2018

It's been one year since Meg and Kelly opened up about the good, the bad, and the ugly of their spiritual journeys. In this episode, you'll hear them share about ALL the changes a year can bring! Special thanks to our sponsors: Smith and Noble: 25%...Show More

1:03:19 | Mar 23rd, 2018

It's more than a tagline - it's a way of life! Join us this week for an inspiring conversation with some Sorta Awesome favorites on how to be smarter, stronger, and more social! All of that, plus Awesome of the Week! Special thanks to our sponsor...Show More

1:08:52 | Mar 16th, 2018

At the end of 2017, Sorta Awesome co-host Kelly named Blue Babies Pink - Brett Trapp's story of growing up gay and Christian in the South - as her Awesome of the Year. Today, we are honored to welcome Brett to Sorta Awesome! Join Meg and Kelly in thi...Show More

40:17 | Mar 14th, 2018

Why is everyone talking about Madeline L'Engle's modern classic A Wrinkle in Time? If you loved the book, should you see the current Ava Duvernay film adaptation? Should you take your kids to see it? Why on earth did Meg not read this book until she ...Show More

04:40 | Mar 13th, 2018

Award winning producers, Mark Burnett & Roma Downey, bring you the story of Jesus on audio! Experience his journey like never before through the voice of a master storyteller. Narrated by Roma Downey and scored by Hans Zimmer, this compelling and pow...Show More

1:13:37 | Mar 9th, 2018

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1:03:41 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Wanna know something about being an Awesome? We don't mind getting awkward if it will lead to awesome! Conversations about race and racial dynamics can be awkward, difficult, and painful. Thankfully, we're bringing in a woman who can help us learn to...Show More

52:54 | Feb 23rd, 2018

Do you ever wonder how you became an adult who still struggles to make friends? We are here to reveal to you ten secrets to help you be the friend that everyone will want to get to know better! From figuring out how to approach people to build a frie...Show More

49:58 | Feb 16th, 2018

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...Show More

1:22:22 | Feb 9th, 2018

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! Thi...Show More

46:33 | Feb 2nd, 2018

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 Mar...Show More

35:27 | Jan 30th, 2018

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? Joi...Show More

42:40 | Jan 26th, 2018

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! Do...Show More

14:25 | Jan 23rd, 2018

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 i...Show More

1:06:39 | Jan 19th, 2018

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 ...Show More

56:09 | Jan 12th, 2018

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 mind...Show More

53:57 | Jan 5th, 2018

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...Show More

1:17:39 | Dec 29th, 2017

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...Show More

1:01:23 | Dec 15th, 2017

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 relat...Show More

1:06:35 | Dec 8th, 2017

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...Show More

1:11:09 | Dec 1st, 2017

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 personalit...Show More

1:02:04 | Nov 21st, 2017

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...Show More

1:02:52 | Nov 17th, 2017

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 ...Show More

11:01 | Nov 16th, 2017

Megan chats with Kate Casey about their favorite episodes on each other's podcasts! Feast on these shows @ www.Wondery.com/Thanksgiving   Sorta Awesome Binge:Popcast with Knox & Jamie - Ep 181”Misunderstood and Misheard Song Lyrics”What Should I...Show More

57:40 | Nov 14th, 2017

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 ...Show More

1:06:02 | Nov 10th, 2017

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 Sort...Show More

55:34 | Nov 3rd, 2017

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 idea...Show More

16:49 | Nov 1st, 2017

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 ...Show More

1:09:42 | Oct 27th, 2017

Ever wonder how other people are organizing their lives in a digital world? Or how people go about protecting the privacy of their family in the age of Facebook-stalking? Meg gathered all of the co-hosts to talk through some of the biggest digital de...Show More

31:27 | Oct 25th, 2017

If you are a woman or cares about someone who is, this episode of Extra Awesome is a must-listen! Thanks to one of our very own Awesomes, Meg was able to connect with Dr. Mary Yamashita - a breast cancer imaging specialist - who is here today to shar...Show More

1:03:09 | Oct 20th, 2017

You know you need it, but how much are you getting? Probably not enough! Join Meg and Kelly as they explore how not getting enough sleep is taking more of a toll than you might know. They also share TONS of great tips for getting more and better slee...Show More

1:06:37 | Oct 13th, 2017

Long before Sorta Awesome debuted in your earbuds, we had a long list of loved (and maybe a few hated) jobs filling our time and our bank accounts. Join Meg and Rebekah as they dip back into their job histories to tell stories and share lessons learn...Show More

59:16 | Oct 6th, 2017

Fast fashion can be lots of fun, but there are some very awesome reasons why we should stop buying those $5 t-shirts. Join Meg and Laura as they share the very different reasons that they've arrived at the same opinion - cheap clothes aren't good for...Show More

30:54 | Oct 3rd, 2017

We are thrilled to welcome Osheta Moore back to Sorta Awesome! You loved the wisdom and insight she shared in her first appearance on Sorta Awesome back in Episode 48, and now she is back to talk to Meg about imaginative, creative, and awesome ways t...Show More

54:38 | Sep 29th, 2017

It is now officially autumn in our part of the world, and we are officially excited to bring you another best of fall episode! Tune in to hear Meg and Kelly talk about the ten things they are counting on to be SO awesome for this fall season! All of ...Show More

58:06 | Sep 22nd, 2017

It happens to the best of us from time to time - we suddenly realize we've been believing something entirely untrue about ourselves (or about life in general!). This week, join Meg and Rebekah as they talk through some of the lies they've been believ...Show More

1:02:08 | Sep 15th, 2017

Awesomes, this is an episode quite unlike any other we've ever created. We're bringing you a peek behind the curtain of podcast production, and you'll quickly agree with us that honestly, we have no idea what we are doing. Join Meg and Laura in this ...Show More

1:13:36 | Sep 8th, 2017

“You are the First Responder in your fight.” This is at the heart of self-defense guru Tony Blauer's mission and message, and what he and his wife Jesse share in this episode of Sorta Awesome just might save your life. Join Megan and her husband Kyle...Show More

1:04:59 | Sep 1st, 2017

Hungry? You will be after this delectable episode featuring Meg and Kelly's all-time favorite meals! You'll hear them share their top go-to family faves as well as crowd-pleasers, comfort foods, Trader Joe's best picks, and decadent splurges. All of ...Show More

28:05 | Sep 1st, 2017

Back by popular demand! Book of the Month Club just released their September selections, and Meg and Laura are here to talk you through your choices! Learn more about signing up for Book of the Month Club by going to sortaawesomeshow.com/bookofthemo...Show More

32:43 | Aug 29th, 2017

Extra Awesome is back, and we are excited to feature Erin Odom, an author and popular blogger who also happens to have been the very FIRST guest on Sorta Awesome! Erin is the author of the new book More Than Just Making It and the founder of The Humb...Show More

1:09:46 | Aug 25th, 2017

Hey Awesomes? Maybe don't listen to this one with the littlest ears around because we go to some places in this group show that we've never gone before on Sorta Awesome - not publicly anyway. What else would you expect from a group show? Episode 110 ...Show More

1:16:25 | Aug 22nd, 2017

Extra Awesome returns this week with an episode of conversation between Megan and Laura about the recent Hulu series The Handmaid's Tale. Tune in to hear them talk spoiler-free in the first part of the episode about why everyone's talking about this ...Show More

57:12 | Aug 18th, 2017

Is it possible that your daily habits could make you happier, healthier, and more successful? Meg and Rebekah checked out a list of 50 habits that the world's most successful people swear by, and they set out to find out what would happen in their ow...Show More

56:25 | Aug 11th, 2017

The happiest way to spend the summer days is with a stack of books by your side. Megan and Laura indulged in that summer tradition, and they are here to report on the best of their summer reading! It's like book report day in school, only WAY more aw...Show More

29:40 | Aug 8th, 2017

In the newest episode in the Extra Awesome series, Megan welcomes author and speaker Chrystal Evans Hurst to the show! Chrystal Evans Hurst co-authored the bestselling Kingdom Woman with her father, author and pastor Tony Evans. And her newest book,...Show More

58:46 | Aug 4th, 2017

Fire off the confetti cannons - Sorta Awesome is back! And this week, Megan and Kelly are celebrating all the wonderfully wild ways we are WEIRD! They'll tell you five great reasons to enjoy all of your weirdness (spoiler: it just might change the wo...Show More

49:08 | Jul 11th, 2017

In this brand new Extra Awesome episode, Megan and Laura take a break from Sorta Awesome's summer break to discuss allllll of their big feelings about HBO's Game of Thrones! Just in time for the Game of Thrones season 7 premiere, you can tune in to h...Show More

58:22 | Jun 23rd, 2017

What's it like to get naked at a spa? What's the worst thing about middle school kids? And DO YOU HAVE ANY LIFE REGRETS?! These are all questions that only a sister could get away with asking, and this week, Megan welcomes her sister Emily back to So...Show More

49:10 | Jun 16th, 2017

If you're feeling busy and out of the loop of what's new and interesting in culture right now, this week's episode is just for you! Megan and Laura celebrate Megan's 40th birthday by indulging in one of her favorite subjects - all that's good to know...Show More

55:51 | Jun 9th, 2017

Sometimes the smallest change can change everything. Today, Megan and Rebekah explore some game-changing discoveries that have genuinely changed their lives! From the kitchen to the bedroom, from grocery hacks to curly hair tips, they share the best ...Show More

54:15 | Jun 2nd, 2017

It's time for our favorite summer ritual - the awesome summer list episode! Megan is joined this week by fellow summer-lover Kelly, and they have put together a list of ten ideas to make this summer a little bit more amazing. From flip-flops that are...Show More
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24:35 | Jun 1st, 2017

Megan and Laura preview the June 2017 Book of the Month Club selections, plus three bonus books. Not a member of Book of the Month, but you want to sign up? Head to sortaawesomeshow.com/bookofthemonth for details!   You can find Megan on Facebook, Tw...Show More

57:17 | May 26th, 2017

We hope you're ready to kick off the summer season in a VERY awesome way! With months of warm weather, road trips, and lazy afternoons ahead of us, we know many of you have summer books and reading on your mind. Today, Megan is joined by Young Adult ...Show More

30:24 | May 23rd, 2017

Anne with an E is a new adaptation of L.M. Montgomery's classic Anne of Green Gables. In this episode in the Extra Awesome series, Megan is joined by author and speaker Sarah Bessey to discuss the merits and concerns in new adaptations of beloved boo...Show More

1:10:22 | May 19th, 2017

One of the most-discussed, most-downloaded episodes in Sorta Awesome history is Episode 26 in which Laura and Megan discuss the truth about anxiety. Today, they are sharing their long-anticipated follow-up discussion to that episode which includes sy...Show More

1:12:22 | May 12th, 2017

Gather 'round, Awesomes! Episode 100 is finally here, and we are celebrating with a group show! Join Megan, Rebekah, Laura, and Kelly as they honor this highly memorable moment in Sorta Awesome history by digging into their personal histories to shar...Show More

1:10:45 | May 5th, 2017

Awesomes, have we got an INCREDIBLE show for you this week! One of the most important topics of our time is how to have healthy, dynamic, and informative conversations with kids about their bodies and sexuality. Join Megan and Kelly today as they dig...Show More
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20:13 | May 1st, 2017

Calling all readers! Five hot new books will hit the shelves this May, and Book of the Month Club members get a chance to grab 'em up first. In this Extra Awesome, Megan and Laura give a preview of the five selections with some thoughts and commentar...Show More

1:01:03 | Apr 28th, 2017

Cue the confetti! The day Awesomes have been waiting months for is finally here - regular co-host Rebekah returns from her maternity leave! We know that you've missed hearing Rebekah's voice on Sorta Awesome, and in this episode, she and Megan do wha...Show More

1:03:13 | Apr 21st, 2017

Today, Megan is joined by Laura, and they take some time to solve some of life’s biggest mysteries, like how do you navigate awkward conversations with a nanny about how to wash the dishes? How do you keep yourselves from going cuckoo bananas in the ...Show More

1:03:56 | Apr 14th, 2017

This week, Megan and Kelly take up the ancient practice of confession and get very honest about their personal lives and spiritual faiths. From the childhood experiences that formed the foundation of their belief systems to the moments in adulthood t...Show More

56:52 | Apr 7th, 2017

This week, Megan welcomes Tsh Oxenreider back to Sorta Awesome! Tsh and Megan have lots in common including discovering that they are Highly Sensitive People. That hasn't stopped Tsh from taking on world travel since she was a teenager, and today, sh...Show More

1:15:58 | Apr 4th, 2017

This special edition of the Extra Awesome series from Sorta Awesome is all about the smash hit podcast S-Town from Serial Productions! Join Megan and Laura as they dissect, discuss, and analyze this limited series podcast that invites listeners to un...Show More
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16:05 | Apr 1st, 2017

It is always EXTRA awesome to talk books, and in this mini-episode of Extra Awesome, Megan and Laura talk through the April selections for Book of the Month Club. You'll hear them talk through five soon-to-be-released books that will get lots of buz...Show More

1:06:41 | Mar 31st, 2017

It's a historic day for Sorta Awesome! Today, Megan and Kelly are joined by Kelly's husband Corey which means that now all four of the Sorta Awesome husbands have volunteered for the hot seat.  This week, Corey shares his powerful, compelling story o...Show More

49:21 | Mar 24th, 2017

Open up the windows and be inspired by that springtime sunshine! This week, Megan chats with home care expert Becky Rapinchuk whom you may know as Clean Mama! There is a LOT of personality talk in this episode as these two ENFPs dig into Becky's stor...Show More

1:12:34 | Mar 17th, 2017

Fire up Netflix, login to Amazon, or start searching YouTube! This week, Megan and Laura are running down a list of ten excellent documentaries you'll want to watch right now! Whether you are a devoted fan of documentary film or you haven't watched o...Show More

1:02:10 | Mar 10th, 2017

Sorta Awesome is back! This week, Megan and Kelly explore the question, "what did SHE do to get such a happy life?" The science shows that cultivating a happy life might be much more attainable than you might think! They'll walk you through 8 habits ...Show More

1:05:14 | Feb 24th, 2017

This week's guest co-host is way more than sorta awesome - she's an incredibly awesome woman, mom, and member of our Awesome community! Katie Pace joins Megan this week, and together they discuss their experiences with postpartum depression. Megan br...Show More

41:36 | Feb 17th, 2017

All of us are given twenty-four hours each day, and somehow in the midst of all of our responsibilities, we're supposed to follow our dreams? How exactly does that work? Few people can better answer that question than Lora Lynn Fanning - writer, teac...Show More

55:07 | Feb 10th, 2017

Stuck in a rut? When was the last time you tried something new? Today, Laura and Megan run down a list of (new to them) things they've tried lately and have surprised themselves by really liking! You'll hear make-up recommendations, book talk, breakf...Show More

1:17:15 | Feb 3rd, 2017

Pull up a chair, and we'll pour you some tea. A recent Executive Order from President Trump has the world talking about the United States and refugees. This week, Megan asked Kelly to help her sit down and sort through the news, identifying facts, ga...Show More

57:51 | Jan 27th, 2017

Megan is joined this week by a VERY special guest co-host who also happens to be the guy who has been at her side for the past two decades - her husband Kyle. Together, they break down everything you need to know about helping the men in your life kn...Show More

43:24 | Jan 20th, 2017

Are you a Penelope? Today, Meredith Schwartz joins Megan to answer that question! Chances are if it brings you happiness to bring order to your home and workspace (or if you just aspire to be that way!), you're going to want to hear Meredith's perspe...Show More

1:10:09 | Jan 15th, 2017

Today we're celebrating the people who make our social media feeds so much more awesome! Join Megan and Laura as they tell who makes them think, who helps them learn, and who gives them the giggles on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram! All of that plu...Show More

1:02:52 | Jan 6th, 2017

Here we are at the top of 2017! Sorta Awesome kicks off the new year today with Megan and Kelly exploring the question of what the generation of Befores can teach the Afters when it comes to how much tech we have in our lives. They also introduce t...Show More

1:12:42 | Dec 30th, 2016

There are only a few hours left in 2016, but there's still plenty of time to look back on everything we loved in the past year. In this episode, Megan brings in Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura, and together they all reflect back on how they've grown and ...Show More

1:05:47 | Dec 16th, 2016

'Tis the season for year-end lists of favorites! We've invited blogger and author Jessica Turner back to Sorta Awesome to join Laura in talking all things book and reading for 2016. They dish on buzzed books that fell flat for them, what books they...Show More

1:06:15 | Dec 9th, 2016

Everything around us is merry and bright in the midst of December holidays, but on this week's episode, Megan and Rebekah push pause on the jolliness of the season to talk about the not-so-awesome experience of grief. The timing is personal for one o...Show More

1:00:04 | Dec 2nd, 2016

If you've ever felt the pressure to do ALL the things and do them ALL with awesomeness, you'll love what Megan and Kelly have to say this week about how important it is to have a DON'T do list. They share all the things they don't do in order to be a...Show More

55:51 | Nov 18th, 2016

Sometimes the things that change our lives are unexpected. This week, Megan and Laura spill it all about the practices they have taken up in the past year that are changing them - mind, body, and spirit. All of that, plus Awesome of the Week! Use cod...Show More

55:06 | Nov 11th, 2016

When you've made it through something challenging (whether it's a personal struggle or the presidential election), we think you should celebrate! Megan and Rebekah share 18 things you could do this weekend (or anytime!) to commemorate the end of a ha...Show More

58:28 | Nov 4th, 2016

Stress from Election 2016 got you down? Or rather, has all of 2016 gotten you down? We don't have all the answers to ease your mind, but what we do have are tons of (healthy!) (fun!) ways to distract yourself in the midst of these tension-filled days...Show More

1:01:22 | Oct 28th, 2016

Just because social media is more ... intense ... than ever doesn't mean it's not awesome. This week, Megan and Laura share the ups and downs and pitfalls and happiness-hacks to make social media a little bit more awesome. They talk about each of the...Show More

53:45 | Oct 21st, 2016

In the midst of the tensions of the world around us, it's sometimes easy to forget the things that make life awesome. Rarely is there a time of year when there is so much awesome to be found than the fall and holiday season! In this episode, Megan an...Show More

33:03 | Oct 14th, 2016

In September 2016, Megan traveled with World Vision USA to Lebanon to see the work being done to provide aid to Syrian refugees there. This is final episode in the three-part series telling the stories of what she learned there. CLICK HERE to give a ...Show More

28:00 | Oct 10th, 2016

In September 2016, Megan traveled with World Vision USA to Lebanon to see the work being done to provide aid to Syrian refugees there. This is part two of a three-part series telling the stories of her time there.   Further reading: Grapes of Wrath: ...Show More

33:20 | Oct 7th, 2016

In September 2016, Megan traveled with World Vision USA to Lebanon to see the work being done to provide aid to Syrian refugees there. This is part one of a three-part series telling the stories from her time there.

1:02:13 | Sep 30th, 2016

Been wondering about the nitty-gritty of Megan's trip to Lebanon? Today, Kelly sits Megan down in the (not-so)-hot seat to talk all about her first trip overseas. From navigating airports to solving mysteries of the bathroom abroad, she tells all abo...Show More

58:13 | Sep 23rd, 2016

Megan is home from her trip to Lebanon with World Vision USA, and you'll get to hear all about what she learned there very soon. BUT, before she left, she and Laura invited the Awesome community to talk about a time they took a risk on themselves per...Show More

1:03:35 | Sep 9th, 2016

Though the calendar says we technically still have a few days of summer left, everyone knows that now that Labor Day has come and gone, it's time to get back in the saddle of regular routines. This week, Kelly and Megan do a deep dive into routines -...Show More

56:38 | Sep 2nd, 2016

Whether you consider yourself as crunchy as a box of granola or soggy as this morning's oatmeal, you don't want to miss Megan and Rebekah's talk on all things natural living. They retrace their own steps on the pathway to natural living, and then tel...Show More

1:01:48 | Aug 26th, 2016

What did we read on summer vacation? Megan invited regular co-host Laura and returning guest Amy Allen Clark of MomAdvice.com to come talk all things books and reading to get your brain geared up for fall. They give their honest thoughts on some of t...Show More

1:01:27 | Aug 19th, 2016

You already know that YOU are one of our favorites, right? We hope you do know that! In this week's episode, Megan and Kelly run through a list of other favorites of theirs - a collection of the awesomes of their lives. Megan makes a big announcement...Show More

1:01:42 | Aug 12th, 2016

This week is all things pregnancy and new baby, and with good reason. The stork will soon be visiting the Sorta Awesome team! Tune in to find out who is expecting as well as hear some classic pregnancy confessions, thoughts on what to find out and wh...Show More

1:09:11 | Aug 5th, 2016

Hail, hail! The Sorta Awesome gang is all here, and our month-long summer break is over! Are you ready for a new group show? Rebekah, Kelly, and Laura join Megan this week as they break down the power of music in moments big and small. You'll hear th...Show More

57:15 | Jun 24th, 2016

Megan is joined this week by someone who has known her nearly since birth. Her younger sister Emily Harris is the very special guest co-host for this week's episode! They dish about sister dynamics, INFJ + ENFP, what the dating scene is like for a si...Show More

58:39 | Jun 21st, 2016

This is an EXTRA Extra Awesome episode featuring blogger, author, and podcaster Tsh Oxenreider who joins Megan to talk all about the musical Hamilton! Neither of them can contain their enthusiasm for this smash Broadway musical - the creator, the cas...Show More

1:03:46 | Jun 17th, 2016

Summer love is in full effect for Sorta Awesome, and Megan and Laura are celebrating this week by sharing their love stories, from their very first loves to how they met their husbands. Later in the show, they dish on some of the biggest surprises ma...Show More

1:05:37 | Jun 10th, 2016

Kelly joins Megan this week to indulge her in her birthday-inspired moment of deep reflection about life and learning and what wisdom they've gained along the way. They talk about how they've grown intellectually, what they are learning about their b...Show More

21:45 | Jun 8th, 2016

Our latest Extra Awesome is an excellent follow-up to Sorta Awesome Episode 60: All the awesome for summer 2016. Jerusalem Greer joins us today to inspire all of our working moms to make a plan to make this summer great! She also shares some great ti...Show More

58:03 | Jun 3rd, 2016

*** You can take our brand new listener survey by clicking here. It will only take a few minutes of your time and will help us SO MUCH! Thank you! *** Rebekah is here this week to team up with Megan to answer a listener question about their blogging ...Show More

53:21 | May 27th, 2016

Track down your library cards, charge up the Kindles, and find a bag big enough to haul all of your books to the pool this summer! This week, Megan welcomes regular co-host Laura Tremaine and returning guest Cara Pence to Sorta Awesome to spill on th...Show More

57:32 | May 20th, 2016

Summer is just weeks away, and Megan and Kelly are both so giddy about it! This episode has ten awesome recommendations and top picks to make your summer better than ever. Everything from summer desserts and drinks to kissable lipstick and sweat-free...Show More

50:35 | May 13th, 2016

You've been asking to hear from more of the Sorta Awesome husbands, and this week, we are thrilled to welcome co-host Rebekah's husband Nate to the show! Nate is the executive director of a homeless shelter, and in this week's episode, he challenges ...Show More

26:07 | May 10th, 2016

This week, Leigh Kramer returns to the show to continue our Enneagram conversation! Leigh gave us an incredible introduction to the Enneagram system of understanding personalities back in episode 12 of Sorta Awesome. Today, she returns to answer you...Show More

45:56 | May 6th, 2016

Who run the grill? Girls! Yes, even you you, girl ... after you hear this episode! Hollywood Housewife Laura joins Megan this week to tell you everything you need to know about getting set up to grill this summer. Whether you're a nervous newbie like...Show More

54:07 | Apr 29th, 2016

What a joy to welcome special guest co-host Crystal Paine of Money Saving Mom to Sorta Awesome! She and Megan talk about projects that have taken Crystal around the world, as well as how Periscope has transformed her relationship with her readers. Pl...Show More

56:20 | Apr 22nd, 2016

Will you still love us tomorrow? MAYBE NOT after you hear us let loose with our most unpopular opinions! To celebrate the show's one year birthday, we decided to create a group show for you all, and in it, we let loose with our Dark Side. Find out wh...Show More

20:30 | Apr 19th, 2016

Laura Vanderkam knows the secrets behind what successful people do before breakfast, and today she is sharing some of those insights in ways that are practical for all ages and stages of a woman's life! Tune into this bonus episode to find out more a...Show More

58:52 | Apr 15th, 2016

How do the places we live on this earth shape the people we become? That's the question Megan and Kelly take on this week, exploring what is accurate and what is not about their home states as well as how the climate, culture, and characteristics of ...Show More

55:28 | Apr 8th, 2016

Does your circle of friends include a Yes Man? Or someone who knows what is in your freezer? Or someone who knows all of your passwords? This week, Megan and Laura return to the topic of friendship to run down a list of ten friends every woman needs ...Show More

30:42 | Apr 5th, 2016

What are the ingredients to a perfect playlist? The Popcast's Jamie Golden joins Megan on this episode of Extra Awesome to spill the secrets to crafting a great playlist. They also talk about their history with music, the music styles they love and h...Show More

53:12 | Apr 1st, 2016

It's April Fool's Day, but since neither Megan nor Rebekah are much into pranks, they decided to observe this silliest of holidays by exploring all the awesome ways there are to fool around in what precious little free time they have. Be prepared for...Show More

51:39 | Mar 25th, 2016

Dana White is a hero to her adoring fans, and many of you Awesomes have been asking to hear more from her. We are so excited to welcome her as this month's guest co-host! In today's episode, Megan and Dana discuss the secretive start to Dana's blog A...Show More

58:40 | Mar 18th, 2016

Megan wanted to do a deep dive into podcasting, and who better to join her than enthusiast of all things media Kelly? Together they explore the development of this medium along with their own personal histories and first favorite shows. They weigh in...Show More

17:59 | Mar 15th, 2016

If you've ever done battle with your inner critic, you know that cycle of self-criticism and self-hatred is very not awesome. On today's episode of Extra Awesome, wellness and body image coach Melissa Toler explains why the secret to breaking this cy...Show More