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Podcasts from the editors and writers of Real Simple Magazine and RealSimple.com. Part of the Panoply Network.

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Podcasts from the editors and writers of Real Simple Magazine and RealSimple.com. Part of the Panoply Network.

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72 Ratings
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By Michigan Designer - Mar 15 2016
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Love this podcast! It’s useful and amusing and relaxing to listen to while working away the day!

Love it!!!!!

By Kitlife.net - Jan 31 2016
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Love the cooking ones the best!!! Look so forward to those!

iTunes Ratings

72 Ratings
Average Ratings
34
15
7
8
8

Designer

By Michigan Designer - Mar 15 2016
Read more
Love this podcast! It’s useful and amusing and relaxing to listen to while working away the day!

Love it!!!!!

By Kitlife.net - Jan 31 2016
Read more
Love the cooking ones the best!!! Look so forward to those!

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Real Simple Podcasts

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Podcasts from the editors and writers of Real Simple Magazine and RealSimple.com. Part of the Panoply Network.

Adulthood Made Easy: Getting Your Sh*t Together with Sarah Knight

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Sarah Knight author ofThe Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have with People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do speaks with Sam about her latest book.

Dec 19 2016

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Things Cooks Know: Ten Tips

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In their final episode of Things Cooks Know, the Sarahs offer ten tips for being successful, efficient, and happy in the kitchen. 

Apr 12 2016

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The Labor of Love: What if We Chucked It All For A Year?

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Karan and Kerry Bajaj were a newly married couple in their mid-thirties with great jobs and a happy New York City life when they decided to chuck it all. What ensued was a year of sleeping in train stations, attending meditation retreats, practicing yoga, living without technology, and learning how to be better partners to each other. 

Kerry is a certified health coach and graduate of Georgetown University. Karan is the bestselling author of "The Yoga of Max's Discontent" and was once named among Ad Age's "Top 40 Under 40 Executives in the US." 

May 11 2016

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Things Cooks Know: Tacos

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This week Sarah H. and Sarah K. are talking tacos. The perfect dinner - super-delicious, and interesting. Plus, they can be adapted for all types of palates, and all types of picky eaters. They'll tell you how.

Sep 29 2015

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I Want to Like You: Passive Aggressive People

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Passive aggression is expressing anger in an indirect, subversive, and seemingly non-hostile way. How to handle passive aggression with goodwill and grace. 
I Want to Like You is sponsored by Audible.com, who has more than 180,000 audiobooks and spoken-word audio products. Get a free audiobook of your choice at www.audible.com/LIKE
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Aug 06 2015

20mins

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The Labor of Love: The Sex Myth

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Lori speaks with Rachel Hills, author of the new book "The Sex Myth: The Gap between Our Fantasies and Reality."

Sep 16 2015

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The Labor of Love: When Is It Time to Give Up on a Marriage?

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Conventional wisdom suggests that we should do everything we can to keep our marriages in tact, but is there a time when it makes sense to throw in the towel? Don Cole is a marriage and family counselor and a master trainer with the Gottman Institute, which offers practical tools and skills to strengthen relationships based on more than 40 years of research. Sonia Britt is an associate professor of personal financial planning and family studies at Kansas State University. Her research areas include financial therapy, physiological stress and the effectiveness of financial counseling. 

Jul 13 2016

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Things Cooks Know: Cleaning Up While You Cook

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It's no one's favorite part of cooking, but it's gotta happen: how to clean up the most elbow-grease requiring messes, in the easiest ways possible. 

Oct 06 2015

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The Labor of Love: 36 Questions

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Lori talks with Mandy Len Catron, author of one of the most read pieces ever on the New York Times website: "To Fall In Love With Anyone, Do This." The "this" she refers to is a list of 36 questions to ask and answer with a stranger. The questions were first assembled by the psychologist Arthur Aron. Catron studied the questions, and tried them with an acquaintance a year ago. She explains to Lori what's happened to her and her acquaintance since then.

Mar 09 2016

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The Labor of Love: Safe Secrets

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In long-term relationships, is honesty always the best policy? Which secrets are safe to keep, and which ones can hurt your partnership? Lori hashes out these questions with the help of Bea Arthur, a therapist and host of the You Tube series "You're not Crazy."

Apr 27 2016

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I Want to Like You: Narcissists

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How to deal with narcissists with goodwill and grace.
Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting www.casper.com/LIKE and using the promo code LIKE.

Sep 03 2015

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Things Cooks Know: Save v. Splurge

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When does it make sense to be a bargain shopper, and when does it pay off to spend the big bucks? From olive oil to eggs, the Sarahs explain it all. 

Apr 05 2016

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Things Cooks Know: Cooking for Crowds

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Sarah K eases Sarah C's anxieties about cooking for large groups. Tips include making just one big batch item to build the meal around (meatballs, pulled chicken, chicken shawarma) and letting the guests do the assembly themselves (taco night, dinner picnic, bagel-themed dinner party).

Mar 08 2016

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Things Cooks Know: Pasta, Pasta, Pasta

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We are back after an unexpected pneumonia outbreak! Sarah K. is feeling better, don't worry. So this week we are talking pasta. It's the solution to most of life's curve balls. 

Sep 16 2015

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Adulthood Made Easy: Sometimes Your Don’t Have a Career Path

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Sam talks to Danielle Claro, a colleague from Real Simple, who explains how she went from dancer to editor, and why she doesn’t feel she made concrete career “moves.” 

Oct 24 2016

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I Want to Like You: Argumentative People

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We all have arguments, but some people are more argumentative than others. Colby College philosophy professor Dan Cohen explains how to figure out the motivation behind someone's argument, the difference between arguing and actively disagreeing, and when to throw in the towel and let an argument go.

Mar 03 2016

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Adulthood Made Easy: How to Find (And Use) Your Voice

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Sam speaks with Leah Bonvissuto from Bespoken, a company that uses theater techniques to help clients hone their public speaking and “empower your voice.” Leah offers key advice for overcoming your fear of speaking in public, speaking in an interview, or just speaking your mind.

Oct 31 2016

38mins

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Things Cooks Know: Brunch

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Sarah and Sarah hash(brown) it out over brunch. What should you cook ahead? What should you let the guests prepare themselves? And is booze a yes or a no?

Mar 22 2016

27mins

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I Want to Like You: Complainers

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For some people, complaining is a way of life. Executive coach Linda Swindling talks about the fine line between getting something off your chest and going overboard.

Mar 17 2016

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I Want to Like You: Flakey People

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How to deal with the flakey people in your life with goodwill and grace.
This episode of I Want to Like You is sponsored by OPEN ACCOUNT, a podcast series created by SuChin Pak and Umpqua Bank. OPEN ACCOUNT explores, through honest and sometimes comical interviews, our uncomfortable silence around money.  OPEN ACCOUNT coming soon on iTunes.

Sep 10 2015

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Adulthood Made Easy: Sam's Soliloquy

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On the final episode of Adulthood Made Easy, Sam shares what she's learned, what she'll miss and what she won't. Plus, a special guest appearance from her mom.

Feb 27 2017

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Adulthood Made Easy: Your Favorite Moments

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In this episode, Sam hears from you! We play listener voicemails reflecting on your favorite moments of the show. 

Feb 20 2017

25mins

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Adulthood Made Easy: On Balancing with Ashley Ford

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Ashley Ford is a writer and public speaker living in Brooklyn. She and Sam talk about how to stay informed nowadays while taking care of yourself. 

Feb 13 2017

47mins

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Adulthood Made Easy: There's Really an Adulting School

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Sam speaks with Rachel Weinstein and Katie Brunelle about The Adulting School, their online school that teaches real world skills like handling your finances, how to change a tire, and how to be a healthy adult. 

Feb 06 2017

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Adulthood Made Easy: It's a Small World

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Sam speaks with the creators of Mavenly & Co. Kate Gremillion and Tallia Deljou, who Sam met through her sorority in college. Their business coaches young professional women focus their career goals. 

Jan 30 2017

37mins

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Adulthood Made Easy: A Roach You Might Just Love

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Last year Amanda Huang made the resolution to get as many free meals in New York City as she possibly could and document it. She talks with Sam about how it worked and how she gave back to the community. 

Jan 23 2017

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Adulthood Made Easy: 30 Under 30's Rhonesha Byng

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Sam sits down with Rhonesha Byng who recently made Forbes' 30 under 30 list. She the founder and CEO of Her Agenda, a media platform for millennial women. She shares about how starting starting in journalism in high school really made her stand out. 

Jan 09 2017

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Adulthood Made Easy: Confronting the Kitchen

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Sam sits down with Real Simple Food Director Dawn Perry for some kitchen fundamentals. They'll talk about cooking essentials from the knives you need to the pantry items. Plus, some quick tips for making cooking part of your after-work routine. 

Jan 02 2017

42mins

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Adulthood Made Easy: Becoming a "Financial Grownup"

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Sam talks with financial expert Bobbi Rebell about her new book How to Be a Financial Grownup and a few easy things you can do in January to become a money master in 2017.

Dec 26 2016

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Adulthood Made Easy: Getting Your Sh*t Together with Sarah Knight

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Sarah Knight author ofThe Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have with People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do speaks with Sam about her latest book.

Dec 19 2016

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Adulthood Made Easy: Gilmore Girls Revival

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Sam and her colleagues sit down to talk about the Gilmore Girls reboot and how Rory Gilmore is portrayed as an entitled millennial who cannot seem to get it together.  

Dec 12 2016

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Adulthood Made Easy: Tackling Modern Dating with Why Oh Why Host Andrea Silenzi

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Sam sits down with Andrea Silenzi, host the modern-dating podcast Why Oh Why, to tackle the question of who should buy the first drink. They'll sample some never-been-aired tape from a single, straight male focus group which attempts to answer the question as well. 

Dec 05 2016

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Adulthood Made Easy: Mara Wilson, Star of Matilda, on Starting Over

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Sam and Mara talk about her early years in movies, including Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda, and her journey to becoming a writer.

Nov 28 2016

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Adulthood Made Easy: Nelufar Hedayat on "The Traffickers" & Post-Election thoughts

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Sam sits down with  international journalist Nelufar Hedayat to talk about her past year's work making a new documentary "The Traffickers." 

Nov 21 2016

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Adulthood Made Easy: Thanksgiving Orphans

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Sam speaks with two friends who can't make it home for Thanksgiving, so they share the traditions they created instead. 

Nov 14 2016

28mins

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Adulthood Made Easy: Abbi Jacobson on Coloring, Comedy, and Carrying

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Abbi joins Sam to discuss her new book, CARRY THIS BOOK, and how she balances her love of art with her demanding day job.

Nov 07 2016

22mins

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A Real Simple Thanksgiving: Turkey Zen

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Real Simple Food Director Dawn Perry talks with food writer Mark Bittman and Cooking Light editor Hunter Lewis about how to tackle the Thanksgiving bird and everything that goes with it. 

Nov 01 2016

29mins

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A Real Simple Thanksgiving: How Not to Hate Yourself for Holiday Eating

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’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.

Nov 01 2016

35mins

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A Real Simple Thanksgiving: Easy As Pie

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Real Simple Food Director Dawn Perry talks with cookbook author Dorie Greenspan and baker Emily Elsen about Thankgiving-appropriate desserts; they might not be what you think (psst, there will be cookies).

Nov 01 2016

33mins

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A Real Simple Thanksgiving: How to Manage Your Thanksgiving Regression

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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.

Nov 01 2016

29mins

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