Do you feel like a fully-functional human person? Annabel Rivkin and Emilie McMeekan of The Midult look at all the glamour and indignity of being a grown-up, while rummaging through the handbags, emotional knicker drawers and lives of some extraordinary people.
Episode 70: Podcast from the edge
Anyone else feeling full-on feral? This week we talk about bed jumpers; run through the technicolour spectrum of walks we are taking and roll around in the ways we’ve aged since March 2020.
Episode 69: Mandy Saligari
This time last year, we recorded a podcast with phenomenal therapist Mandy Saligari about self-esteem and how we can meet the demands that life throws at us without constantly running on empty. Little did we bloody know! Anyway now that we have nothing left to give - and yet more and more is asked of us - we thought we’d bring Mandy back. Because she’s a badass who helps people untangle their demons. We talk about how to feel your feelings, conquer that insidious personal isolation and why this is yet another f***ing growth opportunity...
Episode 68: Post-Christmess Special with A&E
As we enter the perineum of the year, we talk about all the things we’ve learned in 2020, ineffective stress busters and why we are all still rockstars on the inside - despite the 9pm bedtimes….
Thank you for all your wonderfulness this year… see you on the other side.
P.S. This episode is bravely sponsored by Skin + Me - personalised skincare, prescribed just for you, delivered to your door. Skin + Me are offering listeners their first month for free using the code MIDULT1220 (minus a £3.50 prescription charge). Check it out...
Episode 67: Happy Stressmas beauty special
It’s beginning to look a lot like… Stressmas and we are acting out in all sorts of strange and uninteresting ways. So Annabel has rifled through her drawers (oh yes she has) to unearth some bath, skin and make-up discoveries to brighten up the most ruthless time of year.
Chanel No.5 Le Deodorant
Soaper Duper Nourishing Coconut Body Wash
Aroma Active Laboratories Muscle Recovery Soak
Neighbourhood Botanicals Face Off Cleanser Facial Oil
Dr Dennis Gross All-in-One Cleanser with Toner
Beauty Pie Dr Glycolic Pore Purifying Glow Toner (we have a Beauty Pie
Laura Mercier Blurring Pure Canvas Primer
Vieve The Essential Eye Palette and Modern Matte Lipstick in Treasure
Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Liner
Episode 66: Daisy Buchanan
This week we have the glorious Daisy Buchanan with us - a woman we trust with everything but most particularly books. Daisy is a wonderful author and host of the hugely popular literary podcast You're Booked and is a bit of an expert of the high brow and the low brow and the everything in between brow. And, right now, what do we need more than little, affordable portals of escape? A book - the most joyful way to think outside of yourself. Even when you’re stuck inside contemplating the end of the world as we know it.
P.S. Her shockingly sexy book Insatiable is out in February
For when you have misplaced all hope - The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
For any kind of grief – The Consequences Of Love by Gavanndra Hodge
For all your party needs - Eve’s Hollywood by Eve Babitz
For when you’re on the brink of joining a cult – Untamed by Glennon Doyle
For missing friends – Happy All The Time by Laurie Colwin
For when you have forgotten how to get dressed – Fabulous Nobodies by Lee Tulloch/How To Be Yourself by Simon Doonan
For romance to warm your cynical heart – Good Riddance by Elinor Lipman
For when all you need is love – Leonard and Hungry Paul by Roman Hession
Episode 65: Claudia Winkleman
In this week’s episode of I’m Absolutely Fine!, we talk guilt, girlfriends and gravy with the incomparable Claudia Winkleman.
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I adore Mandy’s insight and love hearing her ideas.
I also find her intensely advertising the 12 steps very jarring. 12 steps don’t work for everyone (most that join) sometimes these groups can re-create traumatic family dynamics or burden people with religious confusion, I found them to be high demand and most dangerously; not supervised so you go there, trigger yourself through sharing your inner most thoughts/listen to others then rely on completely toxic/ unqualified people to help you navigate it.
You have to chant the same passages every time, do loads of jobs to spread the word.
The best thing I did was leave 12 steps.
I’ve never actually written a podcast review before but feel this is the podcast I’ve been searching for, for the past 10 YEARS. As an anxiety ridden, overwrought 29 year old, tuning in to you guys is like relaxing with two mates. Which I REALLY need right now. So thank you. Now I get to work my way through the back catalogue, yay!
Love this podcast , I look forward to every Thursday .