20 episodes

"Funny and touching and brilliant. It is riddled with cynicism and sarcasm and is wonderfully relatable." - The Guardian
It’s the Self Renovators! Comedians and delightful neurotics Caroline Mabey and Taylor Glenn road-test the deluge of self improvement tips that clog up the internet like socks in a drain.

From early morning meditations to CBT thought tracking challenges, Caroline and Taylor are on a two-woman quest to improve themselves . . .so you don’t have to!


Want to send us a task? Email at selfrenovators@gmail.com

Self Renovators Caroline Mabey and Taylor Glenn

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"Funny and touching and brilliant. It is riddled with cynicism and sarcasm and is wonderfully relatable." - The Guardian
It’s the Self Renovators! Comedians and delightful neurotics Caroline Mabey and Taylor Glenn road-test the deluge of self improvement tips that clog up the internet like socks in a drain.

From early morning meditations to CBT thought tracking challenges, Caroline and Taylor are on a two-woman quest to improve themselves . . .so you don’t have to!


Want to send us a task? Email at selfrenovators@gmail.com

    23 Through the Looking Glass

    23 Through the Looking Glass

    Caroline and Taylor decided to channel some old school self help with a mirror affirmation challenge. And what a challenge it was - turns out facing yourself to say nice things instead of removing facial hair wasn't as easy as the Self Renovators anticipated. Did it help or just create a vampiric phobia of their own reflections? Have a listen!

    • 48 min
    22 Songstresses

    22 Songstresses

    At the risk of singing their own praises, Caroline and Taylor embarked on a Sing Your Fears challenge - and the results are nothing short of a soon to be award-nominated musical. Join them as they revisit the recordings they made both alone and with family (aka 'Babes'), and find out if the task was an anxiety-reliever or just a big load of song.

    • 49 min
    21 Bite the Bullet Journal

    21 Bite the Bullet Journal

    BANG! Caroline forces Taylor down a Bullet Journal rabbit hole with the promise of increased productivity. Did creator Ryder Carroll's trendy daily planner system help the Self Renovators, or were they just stuck doodling?

    • 46 min
    20 The Breathers

    20 The Breathers

    A conscious breathing workshop leads to some trippy experiences for the Self Renovators: Caroline becomes frozen in place, and Taylor rattles through every trauma she's ever had and is reborn. Who needs ayahuasca when you've got good old fashioned air?

    • 54 min
    19 Grin and Bear It

    19 Grin and Bear It

    The botox-free Self Renovators went on a smiling journey to find out if forcing a grin really can make a difference. Was it a face-breaking success or just a creepy way to scare commuters? Contains pizza.

    • 43 min
    18 The Great British Brush Off

    18 The Great British Brush Off

    If it's good enough for Gwyneth. . .Caroline and Taylor try to suspend disbelief and go Goop with some dry body brushing. Did it deliver its promised magical lymph action, or just leave them feeling limp? Plus Caroline talks about getting rubbed with jam jar lids.

    • 24 min

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