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One Step

A podcast about the arc of change and transformation hosted by YouTube personality Ingrid Nilsen.

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Stepping Stone: Night Owls Are Welcome Here

In today’s Stepping Stone episode Ingrid and Cristina share their ins and outs for this week and reflect on Ingrid’s conversation with Alisha Ramos of Girls’ Night In. Here’s what comes up: refuge for night owls, a surprising trip to church, the dark ages of entrepreneurship, being underestimated as a professional woman, and quieting that cruel inner dialogue. Make sure you listen to Episode 7: Be Your Own Boss to hear Ingrid's interview with Alisha Ramos. https://apple.co/2RpetHb FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen https://bit.ly/2J51PJE Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda

44mins

9 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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Stepping Stone: The Money That Changed Everything

This week, Ingrid reflects on what it was like having a parent who grew up during The Great Depression, how that influenced her perspective on money, and the story behind the money that changed her life and career. She also shares personal financial stories submitted by the One Step community. Make sure you listen to Episode 4: Money = LOTS of Feelings to hear about Nitika's story, which inspired this episode. FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY - Which creators can book here

25mins

2 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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When Your Body Betrays You

Bodies! They're complicated and we're not always in control of what they do. This week, Ingrid talks to Nitika Chopra about her journey from working in the beauty industry to being a chronic illness advocate. Get ready for: what it feels like when your body betrays you, shutting down and acting out, how finding a therapist is kind of like dating, a tangent on Tiffanys and oversharing vs. vulnerability. Check out Nitika's conference Chronicon, being held 10/28 in NYC The photos Nitika hid for 17 years Follow Nitika @NitikaChopra FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY - Which creators can book here

1hr

11 Sep 2019

Rank #3

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Stepping Stone: To Be a Mom, or Not to Be

That is the question! In this solo reflection episode, Ingrid dives deeper into her ambivalence about motherhood, her fear of losing friendships to marriage, and healing her tumultuous relationship with her own mother. Make sure you listen to Episode 1: Mommy Issues before digging into this one. Check out Angela’s book Like A Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY - Which creators can book here

25mins

4 Sep 2019

Rank #4

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Stepping Stone: This is Not a Quarantine Makeover

Ingrid and Cristina discuss their current ins and outs then reflect on the conversation from earlier in the week with positive psychology expert, Tallia Deljou. Here's what comes up: a blush that might be better than Glossier Cloud Paint, loud upstairs neighbors, practicing qi gong, the pressure to look "better" coming out of quarantine, navigating more screen time, and how our letters to fear completely surprised us. Make sure you listen to Episode 5: Facing Your Money Fears to hear Ingrid's interview with Tallia. https://apple.co/2UCOdey FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen https://bit.ly/2J51PJE Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda

57mins

2 Apr 2020

Rank #5

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Stepping Stone: An Unfiltered Finale

In our season one finale, Ingrid reflects on standout moments from the last seven episodes. She also responds to listener feedback and questions from the One Step community. Thanks for making our first season absolutely magical! We’re already working season two, coming in early 2020 – stay tuned! Make sure you listen to Episode 7: The Sober Life to hear about Erica's story of recovery, which inspired this episode. FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, The Wing

53mins

16 Oct 2019

Rank #6

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The Sober Life

Sobriety! This story shattered Ingrid's assumptions of addiction, and it just might challenge yours too. This week, Ingrid talks to her girlfriend, Erica Anderson, about the steps she has taken towards healing her relationship with alcohol. Get ready for: the freedom that comes from taking responsibility for your actions, how gaining weight in recovery has led to body acceptance, what it's like to find queer community without drinking, a tangent on leaving parties early, and why Erica's sobriety comes first above all other things. Follow Erica on Twitter & Instagram @ericaamerica FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, The Wing Dumbo

42mins

9 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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Why Friendship Matters in a Couple-Centric World

We’re back! To kick off Season 2, Ingrid talks to Kayleen Schaefer, author of Text Me When You Get Home, about the magic of female friendship in our couple-centric culture. Get ready for: the myth of the “mean girls,” who should really be your emergency contact, friend breakups, a tangent on rats, and the simple secret to making friends as an adult. Check out Kayleen Schaefer’s book, Text Me When You Get Home Am I There Yet? - The graphic memoir by Mari Andrew that Ingrid mentioned Watch Ingrid’s YouTube video on how to make friends - as an adult FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY

51mins

16 Mar 2020

Rank #8

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Stepping Stone: What. A. Week.

Ingrid and Cristina catch up on the last week and discuss their current ins and outs. Here's what comes up: caring for an aging parent across the country, the emotional hangovers, the comfort of watching cartoons, being plant parents, dogs as celebrities, giving up pants with buttons and how asking for help can be one of the biggest forms of self-care. Sign up to get the One Step Wellness newsletter in your inbox https://mailchi.mp/e22639d0757e/onestepwellness FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen https://bit.ly/2J51PJE Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda

55mins

30 Apr 2020

Rank #9

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Working From Home vs. Feeling From Home

This week Ingrid talks to Eva Hagberg, author of How To Be Loved, a book that explores the isolation so many of us feel despite living in an age of constant connectivity, and how the relentlessness of suffering can give rise to the greatest joy. Get ready for: ALL the feelings, how productivity can be a distraction from what we're really feeling, the importance of throwing an anger party, using your inner teen as your emotional guide, a tangent on why crying is good for your lungs, and how to reframe uncertainty as a gift. The Buzzfeed article Eva & Ingrid mentioned: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/evahagbergfisher/debt-loans-lying-money-truth-relationships FIND EVA evahagberg.com On Twitter @evahagberg On Instagram @evamayhagberg Eva’s book HOW TO BE LOVED https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780544991156 FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda

59mins

23 Mar 2020

Rank #10