Jack(ie) of All Trades

On this week’s episode we talk DIY. As a generation with Youtube tutorials on how to do legitimately anything, we are some serious DIY’ers. From creating a flawless beat to building your own tiny home, if you watch enough how to’s it will have you empowered enough to do nearly anything. But in this era of “I can do it myself” have we become jacks of all trades and master of none?

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He Cheated

On this week’s episode, we talk cheating. One of the greatest traumas in a monogamous relationship is infidelity. Whether it is intentional or not, prolonged or not, emotional or physical, being cheated on or cheating can cause pain, shame, outrage, and damage that extend well beyond the life of the relationship.

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Adulting 101

On this week’s episode, we talk what it really means to be an adult. Adulting is hard. We never would have been in such a rush to grow up if either of us had known it’s more about scheduling doctors’ appointments for yourself and transferring money from savings to checking (more than we’d like to admit), than it is about staying up late to eat ice cream whenever we want.

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Protect Your Rep

On this week’s episode, we talk protecting our rep. Some of the best advice I ever received was to remember that many of the decisions about my career would happen when I wasn’t in the room, meaning what people say about you when you are not in the room, matters as much or sometimes more, than what you say for yourself when you’re present.

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Keppin It 100

On this week’s episode, we keep it a buck! In celebration of our 100th episode, we review our most controversial and unpopular opinions, keeping it real honest while examining the truths from our most memorable episodes. We share our opinions on money, sex, relationships, work and personal development, and as always, we tell all the truth in order to help you School Life. Thanks for listening and joining us to celebrate this amazing occasion!

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Beyond The Couch

On this week’s episode, we talk the who, what, and why of therapy. Therapy is more than an old white man wearing glasses on the end of his nose, asking you to relive the traumas of your childhood. And it’s not a cure-all to address every bad thing that has ever happened to you.

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Games People Play

On this week’s episode, we talk performing for others. If we’re being honest, we’ve all played a game or two. The good girl, the strong friend, the devoted wife, the gay best friend—these roles are familiar and may be comfortable for us to step into, in order to maintain important relationships. Nothing is wrong with playing the part, per say, but it’s important not to let others typecast you based on their needs or expectations. 

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So Much Damn Swag

On this week’s episode, we talk Black swag. While we know the Black experience is no monolith, there are shared histories and practices among Black folks that make our character special. The way we walk, the way we talk, the way we grew up, and the shared pains, joys, fears, and passions that we have for ourselves and our communities, culminates in a swag that is unmatched. 

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Know When To Go

On this week’s episode, we talk knowing when to go. Both in life and love, people’s first reaction after getting out of a particularly bad situation is often, “I only wish I would have left sooner.” Knowing when to walk away is a nuanced issue based on power, privilege, emotional connection, and feasibility.

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Oh, So You're Mad?

On this week’s episode, we talk navigating conflict in life and love. One of the key markers of “adulting” is developing the skills to avoid or to make it through disagreements in a way that moves both parties to a respectful resolution. When you’re grown, you can’t just pout until you get your way. 

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Good Form

On this week’s episode, we talk sex, the good kind. Eat the booty like groceries, 32 flavors of this booty-liscious bubble gum, Lick it like a lollipop, do my back like you do these records: break that shit! Listen as we talk sex, ours and yours. This episode is NSFW.

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Loud Women

On this week’s episode, we talk speaking out and we salute women who inspire us to make ourselves heard. Speak only when spoken to. Be seen and not heard. These are the messages that were learned in childhood and that continue to challenge women.

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Danger of the Single Story

On this week’s episode, we talk stories we tell ourselves and others about who we are and what we are to be, and determine why we’re more than just one story. Girl with a traumatic childhood, Guy with a troubled past, Girl that had her baby in high school. We all know the types of backstories that get attention because they easily frame an individual and help others categorize that person quickly.

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Pick A Side

On this week’s episode, we talk making tough choices and what it can mean to pick a side. Democrat or Republican, pro-choice or pro-life, Beyoncé’s Lemonade or Rihanna's Anti—life is full of tough choices. Often the side you choose tells a lot about your morals, values, and whether or not you actually know good music. 

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More Than One Dream

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk dreams, and finding yourself on the winning side of success. What happens after the dreams that you’ve  had for yourself, your family, or for your future, actually come true? What comes next?

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Frugal and Fabulous

On this week's episode, Ashley and Marcy talk being frugal while living fabulously. Being on a budget doesn’t have to mean eating ramen and looking homely. While you may not be able to ball out, there are practical ways to earn and save more, while spending less and maintaining a lifestyle you can look forward to every day.

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You've Got How Much Debt?

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk debt. Student loan, credit card, mortgage, medical expense, car note—no matter the type, if you’re like most Americans, you have debt and plenty of it, as personal debt averages near $40,000.

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For The Love Of Money

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk the intersections between love and money. Would you date someone with significant credit card debt? What if they were in bankruptcy? Are you planning to take out a loan to cover the cost of your wedding? Should you have a joint bank account with your partner?

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Money Diaries

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk intimate, money-spending details. A quick Target run here, a must-have candle there, a Venmo request from a friend at brunch—it’s not difficult to lose track of where and how we spend our money. Listen as we share the personal details of our money diaries and estimate how we spend during any given week.

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What About Your Friends

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk the guidelines that define friendships. All female relationships have a girl code—rules, spoken and unspoken norms, that guide how we are expected to behave and what behaviors we should expect in return. When the rules are followed, women’s relationships with one another can exist in near-perfect harmony.

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