By Meadow DeVor and Laura McKowen
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A podcast with Meadow DeVor and Laura McKowen. Sometimes spiritual, sometimes not.
||ExplicitEp. 43: Groundhog Day One||This week, we answer a letter from a woman who is…||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 42: The One About Food and Eating and Dieting and Not Dieting and Dr. Yoni||This week, we respond to a letter a woman wrote u…||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 41: Should I Stay or Should I Go?||It may be the hardest question we all face at som…||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 40: What Does Your Body Want?||Our bodies speak very clearly about what we want …||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 39: The "Please Like Me" Discount||This week, we continue the money conversation and…||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 38: Social Media Sobriety||What's the real cost of a social media presence? …||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 37: Money, Honey||Most people don't realize that what you believe a…||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 36: The Thing You Cannot Name||This week, we get Laura's view of God, starting w…||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 35: Are You There God? It's Me, Meadow.||This week, we answer a reader's request to talk a…||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 34: The Anxiety Monster||Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illn…||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 33: The Cost of a Bigger Yes||When we undergo big challenges and big changes, b…||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 32: Surviving Heartbreak||This week, we answer a letter from a woman whose …||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 31: The Way We Were||First: How great were Barb and Robert? Sigh. Sp…||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 30: The One About Rejection||F*****g rejection. Is there anything worse? This …||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 29: When You're Stuck at Procrastination Station||Let's talk about the P word. Why do we bury our h…||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 28: Crab Mentality||This week, we respond to a letter from a listener…||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 27: Guilty for Life||This week, we answer a letter from a woman who's …||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 26: Try. Stop. Try Again. Fail. Learn. Try Again. Fall. Stop. Just Keep Swimming.||The subject of white privilege and racism have re…||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 25: The Wisdom of Teenage Angst||We're back from summer camp! This week, we talk a…||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 24: Summer Camp||A quick check-in to catch you up on things (moves…||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 23: Running on Empty?||This week, we respond to a letter from a woman wh…||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 22: "It's Not That Bad"||*This is a special episode dedicated to one of ou…||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 21: Who The Hell Do You Think You Are?||How do you balance daily life and all its practic…||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 20: How to Keep Going||How do you keep going when nothing seems to be wo…||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 19: A Map of Loneliness||Loneliness may just be the most dangerous afflict…||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 18: The Myth of Self-Care||Self-care is all the rage, but what does it actua…||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 17: How to Make Everyone Like You||How do you get everyone to like you? WE'VE GOT TH…||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 16: Here, Let Me Enable You||In this episode, Laura & Meadow read a doozie of …||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 15: When You Lose Yourself||Co-Dependency has been called "The Disease of The…||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 14: How to Say The Things||How do you actually SAY the hard things? In this …||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 13: Don't Speak (Until You've Listened to This)||How do we speak hard truths? Following the last t…||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 12: Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire||Laura and Meadow respond to a letter from a woman…||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 11: The Space Between Us||In part 5, the final part in the boundaries serie…||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 10: The Cost of Being Likable||In part 4 of 5 of the boundary series, Meadow and…||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 9: Gossip, Triangulation, and Wearing Other People's Underwear||In Part 3 of the Boundary Series, Laura and Meado…||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 8: You're Living All Over Me||In Part 2 of the Boundary Series, Laura and Meado…||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 7: Why Bother with Boundaries?||We talk and hear about boundaries all the time, b…||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 6: It Takes a Village||While Laura was down with the flu, she realized h…||3/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 5.5: Patience, Patients (The Shortest Podcast Ever Made)||Laura got hit by The Big Sick (flu) and Meadow's …||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 5: When Sh*t Falls Apart||What do we do when everything falls apart, despit…||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 4: Is it Jealousy or Envy?||Jealousy and envy suck. Meadow and Laura break do…||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 3: Should Laura Become a Cat Lady?||In this episode, Laura contemplates her possible …||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 2: Should Meadow Go to Prison?||In this episode, Laura coaches Meadow on whether …||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 1: Anti-Social Media and The Unabomber||On the debut episode of Spiritualish, Laura & Mea…||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Disappointed only scratches the surface
I thought I was the only one irritated by the giggling. I gave episode 5 a listen because I really want to like this podcast. I love HOME and while I understand that this is a new project, I had high hopes to find meaningful material in it. I’ve followed LM for a while and from what I know of MD, I really like her.
LM finally addressed the elephant in the room and while I understand her desire for privacy in whatever happened between her and Holly, they invited all of us into that truly sacred space and to stop the podcast without any statement leaves people to draw their own conclusions and feeling disappointed in them. You are correct, Laura. This disappointment is in you, not your work, and this subject matter is just as sacred to us as it is you, so please don’t be surprised that it’s gone to a personal level.
To chalk up bad ratings to “internet trolls” shows a lack of responsibility for this train wreck of a podcast and is offensive to our sensibilities. Sure, a tiny fraction of people will be jerks, but most of us who express disappointment are pretty much dismissed as haters. I think most of us can have a dissenting opinion without being labeled as haters.
I’m baffled because HOME podcast listeners are an established goldmine of potential followers and they pretty much gave us the middle finger for disliking the aimless, unprepared nonsense they discuss between laughing fits. Maybe evaluate the consistent messages in these negative reviews and use them to improve your material?
Stop the giggling
The lack of professional rigor and the incessant giggling is really hard to listen to. Each of you have so much to bring to the table, but this podcast seems like an indulgance rather than respecting the audience and providing your value.
Agree that the giggling is excessive and distracting. I am confused about the purpose/message/audience of this podcast. Friendly banter and anecdotes are great, but I’m not sure why I should listen. It feels like listening to bffs who have a bunch of inside jokes and aren’t really interested in including others in their conversation.