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Crazy Zen Life is a podcast for moms, yogis and any lover of life that embraces the daily crazy. Yoga besties Brittany Swan and Shannon Kessler explore the beautiful mess created in your life in a fun light-hearted accepting space. Join them as they dive into the aspects of motherhood, yoga, entrepreneur hustle and all the life in between.

Crazy Zen Life Brittan Swan/Shannon Kessler

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 70 Ratings

Crazy Zen Life is a podcast for moms, yogis and any lover of life that embraces the daily crazy. Yoga besties Brittany Swan and Shannon Kessler explore the beautiful mess created in your life in a fun light-hearted accepting space. Join them as they dive into the aspects of motherhood, yoga, entrepreneur hustle and all the life in between.

    Queen of Snacks and We are Worried Darling- Shannon Kessler & Brittany Swan

    Queen of Snacks and We are Worried Darling- Shannon Kessler & Brittany Swan

    Sometimes an episode just flows and we stay on topic, this is not that kind of episode.  But, we do offer some real nuggets of pop culture insight. We catch you up on all we know about the Venice Film Festival and the premier of, "Don't Worry Darling.  We also give our takes on the death of the queen and what future plans are in store for the monarchy. Also, if you've ever wondered how married people deal with weird snack habits stick around for the end of the episode.  Apple or single pick? Which one are you?

    As always, please like, subscibe, and follow all of the Crazy Zen Life accounts.  It costs nothing but helps us out tremendously.  Happy listening!!   


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    • 38 min
    Wilde About Hollywood Drama

    Wilde About Hollywood Drama

    Fridays are made for a social catch up!  This week was jammed packed with all kinds of drama and we had our popcorn and opinions ready for all of it. Here's the lineup:

    Serena at the US Open:


    This is supposably the retirement tour for Serena and the Arthur Ashe Stadium is pulling out all the stops for the tennis icon.  We are tuned in for all of it. 

    https://www.npr.org/2022/09/02/1120558075/serena-williams-us-open-retires

    2022 VMAs:


    Did you catch the VMAs? (insert giggle) Ya, we didn't either.  But the next day catch up was worth every scroll. We break down the highlights and dive into the Taylor Swift cryptic messages.  

    https://www.harpersbazaar.com/celebrity/latest/a41031271/all-hidden-meanings-taylor-swift-mtv-vmas-2022-look/

    Olivia Wilde & Shia Labeouf Drama:


    The "Dont Worry Darling" director is having some Hollywood drama and this seems to be two years in the making.  We attempt to go over it all. 

    https://variety.com/2022/film/news/shia-labeouf-denies-fired-olivia-wilde-dont-worry-darling-1235350529/

    Britney Spears Releases a new track:


    Britney seems to be on top of her game again after releasing the new hit song with Elton John.  But is Brit ok? 

    https://okmagazine.com/p/fans-plead-britney-spears-help-bizarre-video/

    Brittany Aldean is poking the transgender bear:


    Brittany Aldean released a transitioning tiktok/reel where she chose some choice words seemingly trying to slam the transgender community.  We give our thoughts.

    https://www.billboard.com/music/country/brittany-aldean-responds-gender-identity-backlash-words-taken-out-of-context-1235133490/

     






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    • 35 min
    Two Reality Shows and a Podcast- Southern Charm thoughts, Pete and Kim K., Demi CHD Interview

    Two Reality Shows and a Podcast- Southern Charm thoughts, Pete and Kim K., Demi CHD Interview

    This is not a mirage.  This is real.  A real freaking episode ready for your listening pleasure.  Sure, its been a minute and we needed to take some time for some summer fun.  Kids are back in school and between tennis lessons and carpool we found time to record the best episode you've heard all week.

    We start off by talking all things Southern Charm.  It's our thing, and we love to discuss this offline so why not take it to the podcast world.  We discuss the cast, the questionable behavior, and what the future holds for this season. We will be dialed in no matter what.

    Have you heard?  Kim and Pete broke up! Or did they?  We give out hot takes and is there more to the Kardashian machine?

    Demi Lovato aired more of her personal life on the Call Her Daddy Podcast this week.  Is she being her authentic self? Is Demi just trying to sell her latest album?  CZL dives in. 

    Enjoy the show!! 





      


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    • 46 min
    Charmed and Free to Bleed

    Charmed and Free to Bleed

    We need a new word for salty when referring to this episode.  Wow! We are coming in hot and we make no apologies.  Lots to cover and we jump around a ton.  From tampons to Southern charm, to rebranding Hailey Bieber's new skincare line. We are truly solving all of the world's problems. (Hint: Don't sleep on Venmo scroll.)  We talked about some much nonsense that we didn't even get a chance to cover anything about the Kardashians.  You are welcome.  Enjoy the ride and borderline verbal fireworks.  

    References for this podcast:

    Tampon BS:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampon_tax

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-28/p-g-worker-shortage-puts-a-third-of-us-tampon-market-at-risk

    Hailey Bieber getting sued:

    https://www.buzzfeednews.com/amphtml/leylamohammed/hailey-bieber-sued-minority-business-skincare-line-rhode

    Girls Gotta Eat Podcast:

    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/talking-about-abortion-with-dr-meera-shah/id1348777092?i=1000487643503


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    • 52 min
    Why do we care about the MTV Movie Awards, Shannon watches the Kardashians, the verdict on the verdict

    Why do we care about the MTV Movie Awards, Shannon watches the Kardashians, the verdict on the verdict

    I between carpools we pop in to see what the hot goss is all about.  It was kind of a slow news week so here are our hot takes on the headlines that peaked our interest the most. 

    Was anyone else surprised that the MTV movie awards popped up on your feed this week?  Who knew this cooky award show was even still a thing? We give our take on why MTV is bringing back this ancient award show.

    Selling sunset cast cannot stay out of the news and we are not hating it.  We recently listened to the Call Her Daddy podcast interview with Christine Quinn and it was a bit of a head scratcher.  Is she a villain? Is she still trying to fool all of us? We breakdown the interview today on the pod. 

    Shannon finally caved and started watching the Kardashians on Hulu this week. We can all breathe a sigh of relief as she attempts to catch up with he rest of the world. She gives us her review and what her biggest "hell yes" and "hard pass" moments are. 

    The trial of the year has finally concluded and we can all stop talking about vodka bottles and pooping on a pillow.  Can Amber or Jonny recover from this? 



    This is a super fun episode! Don't forget to share with a friend and like and review.  

    Enjoy! - Shannon and Brittany 




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    • 30 min
    Kravis Wedding #3 and Depp/ Heard Trial Updates

    Kravis Wedding #3 and Depp/ Heard Trial Updates

    Third time is a charm, right?  Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker wedded again in Portofino, Italy last week.  The wedding was a spectacle on so many levels and we discuss is all.  From the fashion to the guest, we do a deep dive on this buzz worthy wedding.  

    Will the Amber Herd/ Jonny Depp trial end?  What more can be discovered from this toxic relationship.  We give our recent take on the trial and what we think the future holds for trials like this in the future.  

    Enjoy the show! 




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    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
70 Ratings

70 Ratings

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The same convos you’d have with your own friends!

Great mix of light hearted and thought provoking. A great addition to anyone waiting to extend their “village” into the cyber world.

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Loved the self acceptance

Really enjoy when you guys do shows like this. Helps a mama and a lady realize she’s not alone.

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Fun -refreshing-energetic!!! Awesome voices —you made another FAN in FL

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