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Not A Life Coach With Debi and Joseph

A weekly show about lessons learned from a life lived stupidly. Join hosts Debi and Joey every Wednesday as they discuss all the stupid stuff they did in their youth, what they learned and possibly finding healthier ways to do things. From toxic friends, work drama, energy draining relationships and everything in between, it's a podcast where you'll laugh AND learn what NOT to do. Listen and subscribe on wherever you listen to podcasts!Do you have a story you'd like to share with us? A toxic friendship? Work trauma? Important lessons you've learned? We would love to hear from you! Email us at notalifecoachpodcast@gmail.com and we'll share and discuss it on the show!

Tracks

Ep 77 - Adults Hunting For Joy
In this episode, Debi and Joseph talk about hunting for pure joy. What can adults do to maintain a sense of joy and surprise in life?
33:33 10/18/23
Ep 76 - Surviving Stress
In this episode, Debi and Joseph discuss how to survive stress.
28:43 10/16/23
Ep 75 - The Pressure of Deadlines
In this episode, Debi and Joseph discuss the pressure of deadlines.
37:36 10/11/23
Ep 74 - Sharing The Workload
In this episode, Debi and Joseph discuss what it's like to share the workload with your partner or roommate. What does it look like, what makes it difficult, how to handle the workload efficiently, and how to highlight your specific skill sets.
32:21 10/9/23
Ep 73 - Addiction
In this episode, Debi and Joseph talk about addiction and who's most likely to develop one. They also talk about their own personal addictions, how they knew they were addicted, and the strategies they've tried to help them through it.
37:47 10/4/23
Ep 72 - Teamwork
In this episode, Debi and Joseph discuss the benefits of teamwork and how to get over the initial discomfort of working in a team. Learn about ways to form healthy habits and bonds through teamwork that benefits everyone!
33:52 10/2/23
Ep 71 - Restraint Collapse
In this episode, Debi and Joseph discuss restraint collapse in children with a meltdown or a moment of dysregulation after being emotionally overwhelmed with suppressing their anxieties at school or at home. They talk about their experiences and healthy ways to help children overcome them.
28:37 9/27/23
Ep 70 - Effective Feedback
In this episode, Debi and Joseph discuss healthy ways to give feedback that renders positive results. Joseph schools Debi and the rest of us on how we can deliver feedback that can help a person grow but won't denigrate them, etc - handy techniques we can use in our professional and personal lives.
29:13 9/20/23
EP 69 - Gossip
In this episode, Debi and Joseph talk about gossip - we love to hear it but hate to be part of it. Can gossip ever be a good thing? Why do people do it? Debi and Joseph talk about "healthy gossip" and when gossip can get out of hand.
39:15 9/18/23
Ep 68 - What It's Like Being Pregnant
In this episode, Debi and Joseph talk about pregnancy and childbirth from someone who did it and someone who never will. Debi shares her unique experience of being with child while Joseph tries not to barf into a bag. Is pregnancy all that it's cracked up to be?
60:18 9/13/23
Ep 67 - Manipulation
In this episode, Debi and Joseph talk about manipulation. They discuss con artists, how innocent people get sucked in by manipulative types, and how easy it can be not to see it coming.
53:35 9/6/23
Ep 66 - Learning From Our Differences
In this episode, Debi and Joseph talk about how our differences can bring us closer together and why exposing ourselves to new people, cultures and places can widen your perceptions of the world.
51:18 8/30/23
M62 - When It's Not Your Business
In this minisode, Debi and Joseph discuss moments in life when you need to mind your own business.
31:00 8/28/23
Ep 65 - AI Our Future Overlords
In this episode, Debi and Joseph welcome back, Elaine from Wait Whaaat Are You Watcing podcast, to discuss AI and its future. The advantages and disadvantages of AI as well as pondering the possibility that AI will evolve faster than human beings and what that can mean for all of us.
60:25 8/23/23
M61 - Growing Up in The 80s
In this Remember When Minisode, Debi and Joseph talk about the ridiculousness of growing up in the 80s. What started off as a behind-the-scenes rant turned into a minisode about how GenXers grew up in the wild wild west of childhood.
19:52 8/21/23
Ep 64- Multiple Intelligences
In this episode, Debi and Joseph discuss the theory of multiple intelligences. A theory that proposes the differentiation of human intelligence into specific intelligence, rather than defining intelligence as a single, general ability. As an educator and a psychologist, they give their own thoughts and input into this theory from experiences in their field.
40:11 8/16/23
M60 -Traditions
In this minisode, Debi and Joseph discuss the benefits of traditions and why traditions are essential and beneficial for children.
17:36 8/14/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - Life is Tetris
In this episode, Debi and Joseph wrap up their adulting series with a giant bow around the tetris that is life. They talk about the one constant thing that has gotten them through the many stages of life
31:24 8/9/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - Launching Kids Into Adulthood
In this episode, Debi and Joseph welcome back, Elaine as they discuss launching kids into adulthood. We discuss the challenges faced by young adults as they enter the world, comparing them to the challenges we faced at their age. Furthermore, we explore the differing definitions of success between parents and children, and how some parents may benefit from viewing the world through a different perspective.
55:24 8/7/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - Roommates
In this episode, Debi and Joseph continue their adulting series with special guest, Elaine from Wait Whaaat Are You Watching podcast. They discuss the good, the bad and the possibly ugly situation of having roommates, why today's fledging adult will most likely be in a situation where they have to have a roommate, and how to get along until you're able to live on your own.
61:47 8/2/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - Random Adulting Bits Part Two
There's not enough room for one episode for random adulting shit so Debi and Joseph decided to do a part two. In this episode, they cover what we thought would be a major problem as an adult, what turned out to be true, and what hilariously turned out to be fiction.
40:34 7/31/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - Random Adulting Bits
The adulting series continues with this episode inspired by a Buzzfeed article about what people didn't know about being an adult until they became one. Debi and Joseph tackle the most important daily bits to note in this article and their past episodes that need more attention. From telling yourself to get gas in the morning and why your adult tummy is different from your younger you tummy.
43:12 7/26/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - Being Intimidated
In this episode, Debi and Joseph continue their adulting series with something everyone has experienced; being intimidated. Whether it be a task, a job, or a person, they discuss what intimidates them and why 90 percent of the time, it's all in their head.
30:38 7/24/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - Dating
In this special adulting series, Debi and Joseph talk about dating in young adulthood. This is where they really lean into all the bad decisions they were young from their own perspective and experiences. They explain the fickle and fleeting love in early adulthood and how to navigate through the natural tendencies to 'rom-com' your relationships.
30:28 7/19/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - College
In this episode, Debi and Joseph talk about another major milestone in adulthood: COLLEGE.They share their experiences, what they learned, and what they wish they had known.
47:55 7/17/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - Work Skills
In their final installment of the Adulting Series, Debi, and Joseph discuss work skills. What exactly is it and how did they acquire the skills they have to be in the workforce? They talk about the mistakes they made, the lessons they learned, and what they think are essential skills you need to have to navigate your job.
29:54 7/12/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - Mental Health
The next episode is this very special Adulting Series, Debi and Joseph discuss mental health.
36:38 7/10/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - Surviving Alone
In this episode, Debi and Joseph continue their series on adulting by tackling the daily basics when you're on your own.
32:53 7/5/23
Special Series: Adulting 101 - Financial Literacy
In this Special Series episode, Debi and Joseph talk about 'adulting' and cover all the basics of how to 'adult' - this is part one of a five-parter series regarding Financial Literacy.
32:26 7/3/23
Ep 63 - Judgy Bitches
In this episode, Debi and Joseph talk about the judgy bitches in all of us and unravel the complex motivations that drive our tendency to judge others. Through psychology, sociology, and personal anecdotes they attempt to unravel what shapes their judgments and if they consider themselves judgy bitches. (Spoiler: they do)
39:09 6/21/23