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The spoken diary of Katy Bellotte, a self-employed graphic designer living in New York. Each Thursday, Katy blends her personal experiences with stories from history, offering advice, laughs & some major epiphanies. She chats about living in full color, through the thick & the thin (with a dirty martini in hand).
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Thick & Thin Katy Bellotte

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The spoken diary of Katy Bellotte, a self-employed graphic designer living in New York. Each Thursday, Katy blends her personal experiences with stories from history, offering advice, laughs & some major epiphanies. She chats about living in full color, through the thick & the thin (with a dirty martini in hand).
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    This is what dreams are made of

    This is what dreams are made of

    Dreaming is incredibly powerful. But why do we dream? In this episode of Thick & Thin, I review different psychological interpretations of dreams and reveal how dreams protect us as we sleep. 

    // Follow me on IG: instagram.com/katybellotte //

    Sources:
    https://legomenon.com/dreamcatcher-meaning-legend-history-origins.html
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2814941/
    https://time.com/5925206/why-do-we-dream/
    https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/learning-rewires-brain
    https://www.thoughtco.com/dream-interpretation-4707736
    https://www.verywellmind.com/understanding-your-dreams-2795935
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    • 52 min
    Let them eat cake

    Let them eat cake

    Why do we celebrate birthdays with cake? In this episode of Thick & Thin, I detail the reign of the infamous French Queen, Marie Antoinette, and discover the origins of birthday parties.  

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    Sources:
    The Marie Antoinette Diet: Eat Cake and Still Lose Weight
    https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-marie-antoinette-diet
    https://www.history.com/news/10-things-you-may-not-know-about-marie-antoinette
    https://www.historyanswers.co.uk/people-politics/tamerlanes-reign-of-terror/
    https://www.britannica.com/story/did-marie-antoinette-really-say-let-them-eat-cake
    https://biblehub.com/genesis/40-20.htm
    https://www.huffpost.com/entry/history-of-birthdays_n_4227366
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    • 44 min
    Bikinis & bombs

    Bikinis & bombs

    Free the belly button! In this episode of Thick & Thin, we travel back 75 years ago to discover the risqué origins of the now-popular, two-piece swimsuit—the bikini. 

    // Follow me on IG: instagram.com/katybellotte //

    Sources:
    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/the-bikinis-inventor-guessed-how-much-it-would-horrify-the-public-6914887/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Crossroads
    https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history
    https://www.the-sun.com/entertainment/3094966/what-rihanna-new-leggings-why-going-viral/
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    • 42 min
    Real life isn’t a romantic comedy

    Real life isn’t a romantic comedy

    We should all be the main characters in our story. However, in this episode of Thick & Thin, I reveal the sad truth that life won't always be like our favorite romcoms. Even so, we must always remember to find joy in the mundane. 

    // Follow me on IG: instagram.com/katybellotte //

    Sources:
    https://www.newyorker.com/culture/the-new-yorker-interview/love-is-not-a-permanent-state-of-enthusiasm-an-interview-with-esther-perel
    https://www.thecut.com/2021/05/sex-story-the-woman-who-wont-have-sex-until-the-third-date.html
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    • 55 min
    The truth about alcohol

    The truth about alcohol

    Is breaking the seal a myth? Let's find out. In this episode of Thick & Thin, I discuss the truth about the effects of alcohol, our next day hangxiety, and advice on how to survive the morning hangover. 

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    Treat Yourself at: https://analuisa.com/thick

    Sources:
    https://www.redonline.co.uk/health-self/a529612/what-is-hangxiety/
    https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/the-philadelphia-story-the-10-best-quotes-from-the-classic-movie.html/
    https://www.healthline.com/health/why-does-alcohol-make-you-drunk#ethanol
    https://www.healthline.com/health/why-does-alcohol-make-you-drunk#kidneys
    https://www.lexico.com/explore/what-is-the-origin-of-the-phrase-hair-of-the-dog
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    • 59 min
    Why we lie

    Why we lie

    The truth is: we all lie. In this episode of Thick & Thin, I investigate the history and psychology behind lying. From small fibs to major falsehoods, why are we inclined to lie?

    // Follow me on IG: instagram.com/katybellotte //

    Sources:
    https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23744006.2015.1060080
    https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-22467640
    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/myths-desire/201909/why-women-fake-and-no-longer-fake-having-orgasms
    https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/reports/a30281040/compulsive-liars/
    https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/trojan-war
    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-nature-deception/202010/what-is-white-lie
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    • 49 min

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