Rank #1: EP31: Breaks Up Are a Bitch
Taylor invites good friend and Bachelor family member Vanessa Grimaldi on to discuss break-ups, both public and private. Taylor and Vanessa bonded in their season of The Bachelor, where Vanessa got engaged to Nick Viall. Both women are now single and have experienced a break-up in the public eye. The two discuss how to cope during and after a romantic relationship ends, and how break-ups can honestly be a bitch.
Jul 03 2018
Rank #2: EP19: The Climb w/ Raven Gates
Taylor invites good friend Raven Gates to share her story with domestic violence. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime (NCADV). Things get emotional as both women reflect on the abusive relationships they’ve been in, what the warning signs were, and how these relationships impact their current relationships. Keep on moving, keep climbing, keep the faith baby, its all about the climb.
Apr 10 2018
Rank #3: EP77: How to have better sex, with Dr. Justin Lehmiller
Dr. Justin J. Lehmiller, research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute and author of the book Tell Me What You Want, joins Taylor to discuss sex fantasies, answer your questions on how to have better sex and healthier relationships, forced sex fantasies in #MeToo era, the impact of porn on our sexual fantasies, and the increasing interest in consensual non-monogamy.
Jun 04 2019
Rank #4: EP97: Break Ups Are a Blessing with Vanessa Grimaldi
On this week's Let's Talk About It, Taylor Nolan is joined by Bachelor Bestie Vanessa Grimaldi to share the blessings of their recent break ups. Taylor shares all the details, and explains why she made the decision to part ways with "Canada Man".
Oct 22 2019
Rank #5: BONUS EP1: Talking Sex with Taylor
In an impromptu bonus episode of Let's Talk About It, Taylor shares her intimate interview recorded recently with Reality Steve, discussing her recent break up, clarification on getting back to together with Derek Peth, masturbating, and threesomes.
Nov 02 2019
Rank #6: EP40: Help! I Suck at Feelings, with Dean Unglert
The Bachelorette’s Dean Unglert digs deep into his layers of hurt and opens up about the years of trauma he experienced in late childhood and adolescence. Taylor challenges Dean to identify the feelings around his pain and together they process how he can deepen his connections with the people in his life.
Sep 04 2018
Rank #7: EP65: A Resilient Woman: The Bachelor’s Caroline Lunny
Caroline Lunny, from Arie’s season of The Bachelor and season 4 of Bachelor in Paradise shares her struggles with mental illness. Caroline opens up about her childhood in an abusive home and her relationship with her father, which has impacted several of her abusive romantic relationships. From pageants, to anti-depressants, to inner child work, to dating, Caroline is unfiltered and sharing her story to help let other women know they are not alone.
Mar 12 2019
Rank #8: EP85: BIP Review with Vanessa Grimaldi
Taylor is joined by Bachelor bestie Vanessa Grimaldi to share her feelings on the Bachelor in Paradise preview, the ladies discuss how they maintain a long distance friendship, how they navigate when their friends enter a new relationship, and reflect on the work they’re doing from the past relationships and current ones.
Jul 30 2019
Rank #9: EP54: Post Traumatic Growth
Ken Falke, a 21-year Navy veteran, shares his experience in bomb disposal and how his life experiences have led him to his philanthropic work with mental health centers for veterans. As the founder of the nation’s first privately-funded mental health center for veterans, Ken is passionate about helping people grow from their trauma. He walks us through two of the techniques used in his treatment programs: the 5 phases of post-traumatic growth and the Wellness Triangle.
Dec 12 2018
Rank #10: EP67: Sexual Assault with Ashley Spivey
She doesn’t take crap from anyone and her name is Ashley Spivey. You may remember her from Season 15 of The Bachelor or from being outspoken on social media regarding sexual harassment of contestants on the show. Spivey proves there is so much more to the women on this show. She opens up about her experience of being an adolescent child of divorce, being in an abusive relationship for 4 years, a sexual assault as a college freshmen, and how it feels to now be in a healthy marriage.
Mar 26 2019
Rank #11: EP64: Body Positivity, A Hairy Conversation
Body hair. We all have it. Some of us remove it, some of us let it grow wild. Taylor invites Body Positivity advocate, Sarah Wolfe, back to discuss how our body hair impacts our self-esteem, dating, and finances. The ladies aren't holding back and no hair is off limits! From toe hair to mustache hair, we're talking about it!
Mar 05 2019
Rank #12: EP114: Perfectionism & Positive Emotions with Dr. Sasha Heinz
Taylor chats with Dr. Sasha Heinz about the struggles of perfectionism, and how difficult it can be to manage the constant need for external validation. Dr. Sasha Heinz is a development psychologist, life coach, and is an expert in positive psychology, lasting behavioral change, and the science of getting unstuck. The two apply their knowledge to work through common negative tendencies human's experience, and provide insight on how to make a lasting change. During the conversation, the two exchange personal stories on how these themes have shown up in their lives and how they've come out on the other side - and ways you can learn from their experiences!
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Apr 09 2020
Rank #13: EP57: How to Not Let Your Weight Weigh You Down
Photographer, 9-5er, animal lover, and body positivity advocate Sarah Wolfe shares her many experiences, struggles, and insights into being an above-average sized woman. Taylor and Sarah talk about how your weight and body image can impact your confidence, mental health, social and work life.
Jan 15 2019
Rank #14: EP3: When Derek Met Kitt
Can heterosexual males and females actually be friends? Will sex always get in the way? The debate from the classic movie When Harry Met Sally continues! With the help of a special guest, Derek Peth, Taylor and Kitt reflect on research and discuss the barriers to cross-sex friendships, how you can have these friendships while in a romantic relationship, and what these friendships could add to your life.
RESOURCES Movie: When Harry Met Sally Book: The Future of Love, by Daphne Rose Kingma
Dec 19 2017
Rank #15: EP27: Understanding the Misunderstood w/ Caila Quinn
What can we do with people we don’t understand or feel we can’t relate to? Move in closer! Taylor gets to know the misunderstood Bachelor member Caila Quinn, as more than just a beautiful, happy, bubbly face. A vulnerable, authentic and relatable Caila opens up about her struggle with anxiety, the role pressure has played in her life, and how she’s learned to cope with it all.
Jun 05 2018
Rank #16: EP38: Embracing Your Weird with Kendall Long
Aug 21 2018
Rank #17: EP2: A Box of Humanitis, Lessons from The Bachelor
Taylor and Kitt dig deeper into Taylor’s keynote speech at the Active Minds National Conference, which reflected on how being on The Bachelor impacted her mental health. Throughout this episode, they discuss vulnerability, boxes, and humanitis. If you’re asking yourself “what in the world are boxes?” and “is humanitis even a word?”, then this episode is a must-listen! Learn to lean into vulnerability and create your own box instead of being put it in one, and how to combat the shame that comes with perfectionism and unrealistic standards that come from ourselves and others. Link to full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhZjXQmbwtQ&feature=youtu.be
Dec 12 2017
Rank #18: EP80: Sex Education with Liz Goldwyn
Founder of The Sex Ed podcast, Liz Goldwyn, joins Taylor to provide some sex education and answer your questions! The two discuss how to have a healthy relationship with porn, share their stories of exploring masturbation and sex toys, and answer your questions on STDs and STIs.
Jun 25 2019
Rank #19: EP33: Dating After a Break Up
Taylor, Kitt and Olivia sit down to answer some of your questions following Ep.31 “Break Ups Are a Bitch”. The group discusses how you know when its time to end a relationship, if you unfollow or delete photos of your ex on Instagram, how long you wait after a relationship to start dating again, and a lot more!
Jul 17 2018
Rank #20: EP5: The Bachelor Season 22 Premiere Featuring Anxiety
It’s the premiere of The Bachelor Season 22 and all we can think about is…anxiety! Anxiety is normal to feel, but how do we cope with it? And when does feeling anxiety turn into having an anxiety disorder? Taylor Nolan shares her journals from her time on The Bachelor and reflects on the anxiety she felt going on the show. The dynamic duo answer a letter from a writer struggling with day-to-day anxiety on how she is perceived by others and her dislike towards change. Also, can we not make "therapitizing" a thing?!
Jan 03 2018