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Growing Up and Sometimes Down

This podcast sees teen YouTubers and influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about some of the taboo topics that 18 year olds don’t talk about such as mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university and relationships. They will use the podcast to give their advice and share personal experiences in a fun, relatable and comforting way.Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!twitter/insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

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Body confidence: during sex & everyday + self love and learning to love your body

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.We're talking bodies this week! How to feel confident in your body in clothes and out of them, learning to love your body and embrace "imperfections". Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

26mins

17 Mar 2020

Rank #1

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Addicted to phones; when are they useful and when are they harmful?

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss addiction to their phones. What was life like before the phone and do you remember your first device? Do you remember snake? It was the best game ever. And hear when a phone saved Olivia and Evie from a dangerous situation. Would you be without your phone?Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

37mins

11 Feb 2020

Rank #2

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Toxic friends, red flags and how to get out of a bad friendship

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss the complications growing up with friends can bring. From growing apart to growing together, some friendships blossom while others fall apart. How do you deal with the evolution of your friendships and how can you tell when a relationship has gone sour? And hear when a phone saved Olivia and Evie from a dangerous situation. Would you be without your phone?Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

28mins

18 Feb 2020

Rank #3

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First period stories, our most embarrassing moments and using tampons for the first time...

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss periods. From getting your first period to dealing with cramps and embarrassing period stories...you've got to laugh right? The girls get into it all. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

26mins

3 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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Influencers profiting from our insecurities, Boom Tea and more scandals

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.This week we're talking all about how you use your influence on social media, whether for the good or the bad, scandals, second chances and swearing.Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

28mins

24 Mar 2020

Rank #5

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Making friends online, using Tinder & failed friendships

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss meeting people online. How can you be sure the person you're talking to is real and not pretending to be someone else? And have you heard of 'catfishing'? Olivia and Evie explain! Plus they share their tips on how to be safe online and know who you're talking to.Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

28mins

4 Feb 2020

Rank #6

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Condoms, safe sex, the pill and how it affects your mental health

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.This week, Evie and Olivia tackle contraception. Why it's so important to practice safe sex, how you can stay safe and how it might impact you. Plus, your questions answered. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

27mins

10 Mar 2020

Rank #7

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How we met our boyfriends and dating disasters

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss boyfriends. From meeting boys, to going out, how do you deal with relationships? Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

30mins

25 Feb 2020

Rank #8

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Juicy hot seat! Questions we were too scared to answer... My nose job, sex and relationship truths

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about everything young women discuss, sex, friendships, fashion, and sometimes they go a bit deeper too. Join the girls for a bunch of honest insights, funny anecdotes, good (and sometimes not so good) advice and grow up with them. Welcome to the brand new series of Growing Up and Sometimes Down! In the first episode, Liv and Evie put each other in the hot seat answering questions they've been scared to answer, from Evie's nose job, to sex and friendship truths. It's juicy! Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie@growingupasdEmail us! podcast@growingupasd.com

41mins

26 Jan 2021

Rank #9

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Counselling: how we got started, our experience and answering your questions

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss counselling, how they found counselling, what benefits they've experienced from it, their journeys with various counsellors, and they answer your questions.Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

32mins

5 May 2020

Rank #10

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Girl talk: my best friend has ditched me for her boyfriend, how to deal with ghosting, bitchy friends and period cramps

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.Last week we tackled boy talk, this week Liv and Evie get into some girl talk: how to keep in touch with friends, period cramps, friends dumping you for a boyfriend, dealing with people talking about you and more. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

43mins

28 Apr 2020

Rank #11

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Boy talk: fancying your bestfriend, tough breakups, getting over an ex & supporting a friend in a toxic relationship

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.On this week's lockdown episode, it's Boy talk. Liv and Evie answer your dilemmas - getting over an ex, helping a friend in a toxic relationship, worrying about your first kiss and more.Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

39mins

21 Apr 2020

Rank #12

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How to date during quarantine & maintaining relationships with friends and family

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.On this week's lockdown episode, Liv and Evie take one of your suggestions for our topic - relationships. How do we maintain our relationships during this time, and how do we cope with dating whilst apart?Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

56mins

14 Apr 2020

Rank #13

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How to survive quarantine 101: fun things to do and tips on making life feel normal

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.It's lockdown week 2, but we don't want to get too serious this week, so on today's episode, Olivia and Evie are chatting distractions, the best tv shows and films to watch, things we can be doing in this time and ways to make life feel slightly more normal.Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

47mins

7 Apr 2020

Rank #14

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Corona virus: lockdown, taking care of mental health and our tips

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond.It's a bit of a different episode today, as we're in lockdown. This week Olivia and Evie record from home, discussing Covid 19 and how to take care of ourselves in this unprecedented time. How to look after your mental health, finding the positives from a negative situation and tips to help you out.Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now!Twitter/Insta@oliviagraceherring@lovevie

50mins

31 Mar 2020

Rank #15