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

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May 3, 2021 96 min
The girls are joined by self-aware narcissist and internet personality, Lee Hammock. Lee is diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder and has been in therapy for three years managing his NPD. Lee’s perspective, encouragement, and insight has helped thousands of people - victims of narcissistic abuse and people with narcissistic personality disorder alike. During this episode, Lee shares about his childhood and what he thin...
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This week the girls are discussing the highly requested book from their listeners, Untamed, by Glennon Doyle. Delanie shares some points and anecdotes from the audiobook with Kelsey as they reflect on their own social conditioning. Untamed encourages people to question their “training” and instead go inward to make decisions, and to ultimately trust their inner knowing. It explores misogyny, racism, religious indoctrination, homoph...
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April 19, 2021 64 min
The girls cover performance anxiety - everything from work, stage fright, and sex. They discuss the physical responses we can experience with performance anxiety, tips for managing it, and share personal stories. There’s talk of sweaty hands, nervous poops, and even the mention of playing patty cake with a wiener (take your best guess at who did that one). This episode was sponsored by Feals and BetterHelp. Start feeling better w...
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April 12, 2021 48 min
This week, the girls discuss the importance of sleep. They share information about the negative impacts of sleep deprivation on our health, the link between sleep avoidance and workaholism, different ways to regulate sleep, and they offer some tips from their own bedtime routine. Tune in to find out what puts Delanie to sleep no matter what time of day, and why Kelsey is currently training herself to sleep on her back! This episod...
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April 5, 2021 77 min
We are joined by emerging Indian-American television writer and former writer of Huffington Post, Nishima Gupta. An article Nishima wrote about her parents’ divorce gained a lot of traction and she has since been developing her story for the screen. During this episode, Nishima shares the moment she found out about her parents’ divorce (three years later while still living under the same roof), why they kept this information from...
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We are joined by narcissism expert, licensed clinical psychologist, best-selling author, professor of psychology, distinguished speaker, and workplace consultant, Dr. Ramani Durvasula. Dr. Ramani offers information about the different types of narcissism, signs you might be in a relationship with a narcissist, the cycle of narcissistic abuse, how to safely leave a relationship with a narcissist, what one might experience after leav...
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March 22, 2021 56 min
Trigger warning: Some contents of this interview might be triggering to survivors of sexual abuse. The girls are joined by ex-porn star and internet personality, Jessie Rogers. Jessie shares what she wishes she knew before she got into the adult entertainment industry, misconceptions people have about sex work, what life has been like after leaving the industry, and what she encourages others to consider before becoming an adult f...
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March 15, 2021 89 min
This week we are joined by Walt Drennan, host of The Ask Me About My Type 1 Podcast and rider from the documentary, Bike Beyond, a film that follows 20 people with Type 1 diabetes as they journey across the country dismantling stereotypes and raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for Type 1 diabetes cure research. Walt shares his experience living with Type 1, the several different types of diabetes, the events that led to his...
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March 8, 2021 49 min
The girls discuss the book, The Power of Now: A Guide To Spiritual Enlightenment, by Eckhart Tolle. The book offers guidance on how to be more present in our day-to-day, why observing our thoughts, surroundings, and interactions with a fresh lens is important, and how getting out of our head and tuning in to our body can help us connect with our true nature. The girls also share personal experiences surrounding presence and anxiety...
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March 1, 2021 57 min
This week we have sex educator, intimacy coach, and host of The Amorosa podcast, Jessica Parra-Fitch. We discuss shame, pleasure, consent, purity culture, asexuality, orgasms, why and how getting in touch with our desire and nurturing our relationship with self-intimacy is a form of activism, and so much more. Personal stories surrounding shame and turn-ons are also shared. Tune into this episode, and your pleasure (wink)! This ep...
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February 22, 2021 62 min
The girls discuss their experience with navigating a public life. They discuss the pros and cons of a public career, touch on the Britney Spears documentary and Oprah’s statements about living in the public eye, and share what they’ve learned as their lives have gone from conventional and private to on display. This episode was sponsored by Honey, Birchbox, and BetterHelp Get Honey for FREE at join Honey.com/helpless. As a listene...
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February 18, 2021 54 min
The girls discuss the differences between introversion and extroversion. They share some surprising facts, bust some myths, and determine where they think they fall on the spectrum. Find out whether you’re an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert! This episode was sponsored by HelloFresh, Kitty Poo Club, and BetterHelp Go to HelloFresh.com/helpless10 and use code helpless10 for 10 free meals, including free shipping! Go to Kitty Poo C...
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February 15, 2021 65 min
The girls discuss the book, Getting The Love You Want, by Harville Hendrix. The book offers insight into what we look for in a partner and why, how we can effectively navigate difficult situations in our relationships, and why self-love and self-awareness are vital to a successful partnership. They also share personal experiences about what they’ve been attracted to and turned off by in past relationships. This episode was sponsor...
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February 1, 2021 55 min
The girls answer more of your juicy questions! This episode includes answers to questions like their favorite first date ideas, the worst place they crapped their pants, and things they dislike about themselves that they are working on. Also, find out who would be the last to survive the zombie apocalypse!  Hey, Helpsters this episode was brought to you by Function of Beauty and BetterHelp. Go to FunctionofBeauty.com/helpless to l...
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January 25, 2021 75 min
The girls are celebrating 200 episodes of Self-Helpless by answering your burning questions! This episode includes answers to questions like: what were our first impressions of each other, what is the stupidest smart buy we've made, what is our weirdest habits, our biggest "oh shit" moment as a group, a joke we're most proud of or think is the most creative, and much more! We also got the honor of naming a Helpster’...
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January 18, 2021 57 min
The girls talk about managing impostor syndrome. They discuss the different types of impostor syndrome, their most recent encounters with it, and tips for managing it. They also share some personal nuggets of wisdom for handling career-related impostor syndrome! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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January 11, 2021 64 min
The girls discuss self-love. They describe what self-love is, offer tips for practicing self-love, and share how they know when they are personally acting out of self-love. Find out the somewhat silly self-love tactics they implement in their daily lives! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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January 4, 2021 80 min
The girls are joined by comedian, Dustin Nickerson. Dustin shares what parenting is like during quarantine, the negative effects social media has on kids, and the secret to his 20-year marriage. The girls also share how the addictive nature of social media affects their day-to-day. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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December 28, 2020 50 min
Join the girls for an end of year reflection. They share what they learned this year, what their hopes are for the future, and what changes they're making as we move into 2021. Find out if they were able to follow through with last year's resolutions plus which binge-able shows they feel provided a much-needed escape this year! Also don't forget to get your free bottle of Daily Buzz Gummies by using the link: tryfivecbd...
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December 21, 2020 66 min
The girls discuss the book, Mini Habits, by Stephen Guise this week! This book offers tactics for building new habits by starting small, how our core motivations can help the process, and why baby steps lead to massive growth. The girls also share how they've formed their own habits - and sometimes it involves tricking their mind into taking better care of themselves. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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