Self-Helpless

Self-Helpless

As featured on Conan and The Tonight Show, Self-Helpless dives into all things self-improvement with Type A comedians Delanie Fischer, Kelsey Cook, and Taylor Tomlinson. Completely uncensored and special guests! BONUS episodes & exclusive rewards at patreon.com/selfhelpless... Show More

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August 3, 2020 52 min

The girls are joined by racial justice educator, author, and speaker, Rachel Ricketts. Rachel shares about her experience as a lawyer, what led to her calling, and discusses some of the information that is available in her Spiritual Activism 101 webinar. We are grateful that Rachel was willing to take the time to be our guest, please check out her work and join her newsletter at rachelricketts.com. 

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July 27, 2020 56 min

This week, the girls discuss the attachment theory, take an attachment style quiz and break down the 4 attachment styles. Taylor, Kelsey, and Delanie share some events in their life that created their attachment styles. AND Taylor and Delanie also quiz their partners and get their attachment style results. Kelsey also shares some exciting news! Here is the link to the quiz, as discussed on the show, https://attachment.personaldevel...

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July 22, 2020 8 min

Your teenage years? A tragedy. But that was long ago. In Roast of Your Teenage Self, host Alise Morales combines tragedy and time to get to the comedy of errors that was your -- and hers -- and everyone’s teenage years. Each episode, Alise and her guest break out some teenage talisman -- whether an old photo, a high school heirloom, or other knick knack associated with adolescent anguish -- and use that as a way in to roast the uni...

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July 20, 2020 112 min

The hosts are joined by comedian, actress, producer, writer, director, and podcaster, Whitney Cummings! Grab your notebooks for this one because it is JAM-PACKED with takeaways. Whitney shares great tips about managing your finances, how to navigate toxic relationships, tools she's learned from her 12 step program, and even dishes out her skincare secrets. Just a heads up, you will probably want to tattoo most things she says s...

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July 13, 2020 50 min

The girls discuss the book, Year of Yes, by Shonda Rhimes this week! This book describes Shonda’s experience as an introvert saying “yes” to everything that scared her for an entire year. The girls also share what steps they’ve taken in order to feel more balanced in their personal and professional lives.

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July 6, 2020 73 min

This week, as requested by listeners, the girls ask each other 21 questions that they’ve never asked one another before. They discuss everything from their regrets, how they’d spend $1,000, most ridiculous arguments they’ve had, and what roles they’d play in a zombie apocalypse. Plus, a pretty gross habit is revealed by one of them.

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June 29, 2020 52 min

The hosts are joined by hilarious comedian and former lawyer, Jackie Fabulous! Jackie shares about her transition from law to comedy, her new but not-so-new relationship, and her favorite self-care practices. Plus, Jackie reveals something that she's currently studying for that may come as a big surprise to her fans! 

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June 22, 2020 46 min

The girls discuss the knowledge they've gained during quarantine, and the ways their perspectives have changed over the past few months.

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June 15, 2020 30 min

The girls are joined by four-time Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, and record producer, Michael Bublé! They discuss quarantine life as performers, Michael shares stories about his kids and how his family is navigating these uncertain times, and of course there is a fair amount of fangirling and we are proud to report that nobody passed out during this interview.

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June 8, 2020 10 min

The hosts want to thank activist, Jessica Wilson, and therapist, Alishia McCullough, for the #amplifymelanatedvoices challenge. Below are podcasts, businesses, books, movies, and educators that we recommend checking out!


HOODxHOLISTIC Podcast 

The Courtney Sanders Show

Hey, Girl Podcast 

Rachel Ricketts 

Shine Brighter Together Podcast

The Love Hour

Best Friends with Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Gettin Be...

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June 1, 2020 66 min

The girls are joined by their wonderful guest, Josephine, to discuss her experience raising her 12 year-old son who was diagnosed with Fragile X Syndrome at 6 weeks old. Josephine shares how she felt the moment she heard the diagnosis, what resources have helped her the most, how people react to her son in public, what her day-to-day looks like, her thoughts about her son's future, and how she navigates marriage and self-care. 


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May 25, 2020 42 min

The hosts discuss the book, You're Not Listening, by Kate Murphy. This book explains why we’re not listening, what it’s doing to us, and how we can reverse the trend. Murphy dives into the psychology, neuroscience, and sociology of listening while using examples from some of the best listeners in the world. Plus, the girls discuss their own perspectives on what makes a good listener. 

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May 21, 2020 56 min

The hosts are joined by fantastic comedian, actor, and writer, Ron Funches! They discuss the ups and downs of quarantine life, Ron's current self-care practice, setting intentions, and tarot card readings. Plus, Ron opens up about an opportunity he turned down in order to free himself up to focus on a passion project. 

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May 18, 2020 54 min

The girls talk with comedian Ahamed Weinberg about his experience testing positive for the virus. He discusses his symptoms, what it was like to see his doctor, calling friends and family to break the news, the testing process, and how he felt once he received his results. 

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May 14, 2020 62 min

The girls are joined by guest Keisha Tower, host of The Kentucky Momma Podcast and Pregnancy and Postpartum Coach. Keisha opens up about her three miscarriages, how she manages postpartum depression and anxiety, and what her day-to-day looks like during quarantine. 

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May 11, 2020 36 min

In this episode, the hosts discuss the book, “Who Moved My Cheese?” by Spencer Johnson. This book uses a parable with four characters to describe the four different ways people react to change in their life. If you’re looking for some tips and inspiration for managing fear, this is the episode for you!

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May 7, 2020 43 min

How do you balance being a caregiver while also taking care of yourself? Whether you're a new parent, caring for an elderly relative or a loved one with special needs, or you're a professional caretaker - it's time to put you first so you can show up for others to the best of your ability. The girls discuss the symptoms of caregiver burnout, how to prevent it, and also share their personal experiences.

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The girls discuss the book The Secret Universe of Names! Can the sound of your name really shape your personality? The girls read personality descriptions based on their respective names and discuss whether they can relate to the information. And you bet they read their partners' personality types too! 

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April 30, 2020 36 min

In this episode, the hosts discuss dating during quarantine! Can the new social norms actually improve your dating life? The hosts give tips for ways to get to know your date in creative, fun ways!

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April 27, 2020 57 min

This week, the hosts discuss the bestselling book by Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic! This book describes the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Plus, the girls share how they manage fear and bring their own ideas into the world.

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