Tired In My Twenties

Tired In My Twenties

Figuring out adulthood one episode at a time. It’s where we remind each other, “You're okay. We’re all figuring it out. And we can live our lives how we want.” Every other week join me contemplating life in my 20s or me with guests in their 20s that have experienced anything from changing their field right out of college, moving for their first job, or dating after a long-term relationship for tips that we’ve learned along the way and also some reassurance that you’re just where you need to be.


November 18, 2022 17 min

Why is learning to drive so hard?

In this episode, I share why I still don’t have my license in my twenties; my anxiety-ridden driving journey; and what I’ve learned about adulthood through driving.

Full transcript and show notes at tiredtwentiespod.com

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Is there such a thing as a dream job?

In this episode, multimedia producer Alana Herlands and I describe our “catfish moments” of a dream job; break down the unhealthy mindset of a dream job culture and tying your identity to your work in the United States; and give advice on how to cultivate a dream life.

Full transcript and show notes at tiredtwentiespod.com.

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    September 22, 2022 12 min

    What do you do when you’re not okay?

    In this off-the-cuff episode, I speak honestly about my stress, and also about the stress we feel as a generation in our twenties. Your mental health is important.

    Full transcript and show notes at tiredtwentiespod.com

    Show notes:
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    September 8, 2022 28 min

    How do you start becoming financially independent in your twenties?

    In this episode, certified financial planner Elizabeth Pennington breaks down five essential financial goals, including savings, credit, and retirement planning, along with other best practices to start planning a healthy relationship with money in your twenties. 

    Full transcript and show notes at tiredtwentiespod.com

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    August 25, 2022 14 min

    Why are we buying so much into hustle culture? 

    In this episode, I dive into how I’ve fallen into the pitfalls of hustling, how hustle culture can lead to burnout, and how to get past the idea of overworking yourself to have a more balanced and fulfilling life. 

    Full transcript and show notes at tiredtwentiespod.com

    In this episode, we cover:
  • What hustle culture is and how it can be harmful
  • My personal experiences falling into the toxic...
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    August 11, 2022 37 min

    How do you finally move out of your parents’ house and make a place your home?

    In this episode, we’ll hear from my best friend Isabel Gouse on how she got ready to move out, budgeted for a place with her partner, worked with a real estate broker, faced rejection, balanced her needs vs. wants, and finally, made an empty apartment her first home in her twenties through thrifty finds, DIY, and a lot of heart.

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    How do you start dating again after a long-term relationship? 

    In this episode, we’ll hear from my friend Rebecca Alisandratos on when and how she made the decision to start dating again after a long-term relationship, and how her process was more about building her confidence and focusing on herself more than anything. She’ll also share her online dating experiences, how she connected with others after her relationship, and what da...

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    July 14, 2022 11 min

    Have you ever felt like you’re being pulled in every direction but also have no direction at the same time?

    In this episode, I dive into how life after college set me to reconsider my career path and other ideas of what adulthood would be like. I’ll also go into having limitless potential in your 20s, but also the restlessness of too many options. And I’ll explain how that feeling contributed to the making of this podcast.

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    June 15, 2022 2 min
    Episode description: 

    Introducing: Tired In My Twenties. 

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