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Almost 30

Welcome to Almost 30 — a supportive space to fuel your conscious evolution. Join us, LA-based best friends Krista Williams and Lindsey Simcik, for heart-centered, hilarious conversations and real, raw, impactful interviews with brilliant guests. We dive deep into topics like modern spirituality to health and wellness, aliens to entrepreneurship, social justice, and self development.  With every episode, our mission is to empower you, expand what you think is possible and,  make you laugh - a lot. We are honest, open, and above all, human. We are committed to learning right alongside you in real time so we can all find growth in every moment together.  With millions of listeners around the world, Almost 30 has grown from a pioneering leader in the podcast space to a highly engaged global community. #Almost30Nation is full of purposeful dreamers who are curious, passionate, and constantly seeking growth in every aspect of our lives.  Join us for new episodes every Tuesday + Thursday!
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Now displaying: February, 2020
Feb 27, 2020

Today’s episode with K + L is incredibly personal and upfront about their shadow work journeys. As best friends who also work together, they are able to help each other heal their shadow sides and release karmic patterns. They take a deep look into the stories they have been telling themselves, including abandonment issues and trusting women, validation of feelings, and people-pleasing. K + L share what’s come up in their solo sessions with their coach Aaron Rose, and unpack how they work to heal their shadow sides and old programming. Shadow work can be confronting and hard, and they are humbled to share their experiences with you.

 

They also talk about:

  • Practicing communication
  • L giving herself validation
  • K judging herself for her emotions
  • Leveraging the phrase “The story I’m in is…”
  • Defining what success means for yourself
  • Honoring one another as K+L change
  • Working against old programming

 

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Feb 25, 2020

THE INTERVIEW

Today we are talking about financial wellness with the founder and CEO of Clever Girl Finance, Bola Sokunbi! We kick the conversation off by asking Bola about her story. She shares her mom’s uncommon journey of graduating from college and working multiple jobs in Nigeria, and how that instilled dedication and inspiration in her to do the same. Bola explains the top ways she was able to save 100k out of college, and how she grew her side-hustles during that time. Bola is adamant about there being no shame in having side-hustles to save or pay off your debt. She details the two approaches to paying off your debt, along with the three key ways to invest and percentages for budgeting. We also talk about emotions behind money, being honest with yourself about your spending, and why you may want to shift your circle of influence. To wrap up our money-talk, Bola shares her experience as a woman of color in the finance industry.

 

We also talk about:

  • Bola’s dad’s view of formal education
  • What went into Bola’s decision to buy a house
  • Ways to increase your income
  • What to do if you’re buying a home outside of marriage
  • Communicating with your partner about finances
  • How to recession-proof your finances

 

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Feb 20, 2020

CATCH UP WITH K + L

K + L are kicking today’s solo episode off by reminiscing on their household rules growing up. They talk about everything from breaking rules that were never clearly defined and negotiation strategies to drinking an entire glass of milk at dinner and early curfews. Be sure to share your experiences in the Almost 30 secret Facebook group!

 

THE SOLO

It’s Lindsey’s solo week! She’s exploring her growth over the past 8 years from previous boyfriends and being single, to now with her new relationship. Lindsey dives into how she shows up differently for her new relationship while loving both versions of herself and having endless compassion for her former self. L also unpacks how physical connection doesn’t define a relationship, what she’s learned from a long-distance relationship thus far, and how her current relationship gives her complete permission to fully be herself. 

 

She also talks about:

  • Being inauthentic to yourself
  • Holding back in relationships
  • Being single + spending time alone
  • The most important shift in Lindsey’s experience as it relates to being with a partner
  • Needing the approval of others + seeking validation
  • Having both a relationship AND a successful, evolving career

 

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Feb 18, 2020

THE INTERVIEW

Today we are sitting down with astrologer and New York Times bestselling author of You Were Born For This, Chani Nicholas! Chani was one of the first to make astrology more accessible and mainstream, and currently has a community of over 1 million monthly readers. She joins us to talk about her new book and different aspects of astrology while sharing intimate parts of her life, like her marriage to her wife and how it’s impacted her.

We kick off the conversation with a deep look into Saturn return. This happens in our late twenties, and it’s a time where we face ourselves in a way we haven’t before and come into our own as adults. We ask Chani about her Saturn return, and she shares her move to LA, and the deeply rooted trauma she faced and worked to heal on her journey to becoming an astrologer. We talk about how trauma shows up in astrological charts, and astrology as a healing modality. Chani also gets into the details of north and south nodes, the uniqueness of our rising signs, and the forecast for 2020!

 

We also talk about:

  • Why Chani wrote her book
  • Her experience with fear, self-loathing, & resentment
  • Astrology in relation to other healing modalities
  • How Chani began studying reiki at 14 y.o.
  • How to move into an abundance mindset
  • Deconstructing privilege
  • Chani’s intention for the year

 

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Feb 13, 2020

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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, K + L chat about relationships + being single! Lindsey shares what she enjoyed doing before her new relationship, and her appreciation for having a plan on her own terms. They talk about how the physical aspects of relationships change over time, and the differences in what you openly talk about (*cough* BLOW JOBS *cough*) when in a relationship vs. single. K + L also share their plans for Valentine’s Day!

 

THE INTERVIEW

Today we are live in LA with sexologist, dating expert, and author of The Game of Desire, SHAN BOODY! We are talking sex, relationships, communication, and intimacy. To kick it off, K + L reveal some crazy stories from their past—K before she met Justin, and L during her seven years of singlehood! Once we dive in with Shan, she shares how she got into this field and her passion for making sex education ‘sexy’ versus boring and dry. Shan talks greatly about cultivating the skill of communication, and ways to make sex conversations fun and pleasurable. We explore how our parents, and the way we experienced love growing up, influence our relationships today. Shan unpacks her concept of ‘dating with dominance’ and women being in the driver’s seat of their love lives. We also dive into polyamory, open relationships, and their effect on monogamy - while wrapping it up with some Almost 30 Nation dating stories!

 

We also talk about:

  • Shan’s yuck vs. yum conversation tactic
  • Balancing working on your relationship vs. allowing it to be
  • Meeting your partner where they are vs. saving them
  • Advocating for your needs in the bedroom
  • The beauty in dating

 

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Feb 11, 2020

THE INTERVIEW

We are thrilled to be sitting down with the founder of MarieTV and B-School, author of Everything is Figureoutable, coach, philanthropist… Marie Forleo! Marie shares her inspiring story of pursuing multiple corporate jobs to find what lit her up, only to hear that voice inside saying they weren’t right. You’ll learn how she turned down a promotion for Vogue to instead work in the service industry as she learned how to build a business and be a life coach. Marie now helps millions build lives they truly love.

In our conversation, we talk about imposter syndrome, following the feeling of fear, and not adhering to the reality of others. Marie also unpacks the critical importance of sales and marketing, and how she’s transformed her company’s culture through gratitude and implementing times of “pause.” Marie shares her test for deciphering between fear and intuition, so when making a decision, you know which to pursue. This is an impactful conversation you don’t want to miss!

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We also talk about:

  • Celebrating wins + team vacations
  • The benefits + challenges of being a coach
  • The feeling behind “What am I to…?” getting smaller over time
  • Creating community in a virtual business
  • Concept of “dating before marrying” when hiring
  • Negative connotations with sales and marketing
  • Modern marketing
  • Progress vs. perfection

 

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Feb 6, 2020

CATCH UP WITH K + L

With the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, K + L contemplate how it’s allowed men to feel, and outwardly show their emotions. They talk about ways in which men create sentimental moments compared to women, and how they relate to the world. The ladies also talk about dynamics in relationships, group chats, and Krista’s wedding season.

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THE SOLO

Are you looking to let go and create space in your life? Today, Krista takes us through her process for her total life edit! K shares how she wanted to lay a new foundation for 2020 by being thoughtful about her environment and seeing the truth of every aspect of her life. She looks at technology, her online presence, and finances, sharing resources for email cleanup along with apps for money management. K gets into the nitty gritty of clearing her apartment, from her pantry, kitchen, supplements, makeup, clothes, and car. It’s more than just a physical clear-out—she also explores her mental health process, her decision to start therapy, and relationships. Join K in unpacking the details of your life to allow for an expansive future!

 

She also talks about:

  • K’s decision for a solo holiday
  • Feeling low + off moments
  • Being private with your information
  • Your online presence
  • Stocks, investments + retirement accounts
  • K’s relationship with weight + health
  • Adding in movement + releasing stagnant energy

 

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Feb 4, 2020

CATCH UP WITH K + L

K + L kick off today’s episode by sharing some deets on their new podcast format! More solos? Interviews with Almost 30 Nation? Tune in to hear more!

 

THE INTERVIEW

Joining us in this episode is clinical herbalist, medicine maker, and founder of Anima Mundi Apothecary, Adriana Ayales! Adriana is a wealth of knowledge, studying everything from shamanic style healing and hands on energy work, to medical astrology, cosmology and consciousness. She has always been deeply connected to nature, sharing how as a child, her grandmother helped her cultivate her intuition and engage with spirit energy.

We talk deeply about the power of herbs and how to use them in your life. We dig into herbs that help you lucid dream, expand psychic vision, and decalcify the pineal gland. You’ll learn ways to prepare mushrooms to receive benefits, and a comparison of psychoactive mushrooms versus ayahuasca. Adriana shares her ritual for starting a conversation with plants, and how we all have the ability to connect in that way. At the end, Adriana also explains how to respect cultures when exploring herbalism and ancient practices, like using palo santo and sage.

 

We also talk about:

  • Lucid dreaming, astral travel, + rewiring your stories
  • What it was like for Adriana coming to the U.S.
  • What the pineal gland controls
  • Why adaptogens are fascinating + beneficial
  • Accessibility and sourcing of herbs
  • Mushrooms metabolizing toxicity
  • Herbs for hormone balancing + a healthy microbiome
  • What is a flower essence and how to make them
  • Cleansing tools to use instead of sage

 

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