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Dating in the Bae
34 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
Me in Search of You
After recording 44 episodes and growing an incredible community, our girl Becca will be taking a much-needed season break to broaden her horizons and see what the next steps for the show will be! If you are interested in sponsoring the show and/or are interested in joining the show as a co-host, hit her up! In the meantime, follow her on Instagram and Twitter to get show updates! Make sure you’re subscribed to Dating in the Bae wherever you listen to your podcasts to automatically receive future announcements!Fear not! This season finale episode is a fun one! Jenna Langbaum, the author of “Me in Search of You,” joins the show to chat about her new book and the New York City dating scene. Jenna shares how the book came to be, her favorite anecdotes, plus she reads an excerpt from her book! Jenna is such a lively, positive, and smart woman; you are going to love her! Tune into this last episode before the show’s season break.Jump straight into:(00:26) - Season break announcement and key learnings: Reflecting and remembering Dating In the Bae’s beginnings.(04:20) - Jenna’s career as a creative going through the swirl of dating. (07:53) - Me in Search of You: The book’s witty style and how it reminds us to go back and laugh at ourselves. (09:47) - Jenna’s favorite stories from her book: The cab driver psychic and a post-breakup photoshoot for Facebook. (11:23) - Reading an excerpt from Me in Search of You, I Replicate It: “It’s such a ritual of costume and performance…”(13:07) - How writing the book has changed Jenna’s view on modern dating: Reflections, ghosting stories, takeaways, and the golden texting rule. (19:08) - Badass. Resilient. Single: Is there an added dimension to single women? (22:27) - The hardest part about writing a book: Growing up in the middle of heartbreak and a rollercoaster of emotions. (26:15) - How Jenna came up with the book title, what is next for her as a writer and why binge-watching Working Moms is an entire mood.Episode resourcesMe in Search of You by Jenna Langbaum Follow the podcast on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes.
28 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
The Charisma Quotient
Have you had your red dress moment? Kimmy can help you out with that!In this episode of Dating in the Bae, Becca talks to dating expert, confidence coach, therapist, and stylist Kimmy Seltzer, who is also the host of The Charisma Quotient Podcast. Kimmy tells us the story of how she went from having a traditional picket-fence life to divorcing and rediscovering herself. She believes in working on your confidence from the outside in and creating a symbiotic relationship between how you look and how you feel. Tune in and listen to Becca fangirl over the wonderful and super knowledgeable Kimmy!Jump straight into:(00:25) - Kimmy’s back story and her red dress moment: A gal from Chicago that turned into a Renaissance woman in LA.(08:17) - “It’s about you!”: Shift the way you feel about yourself and start being confident and sexy!(10:45) - Charisma, magnetism, and the attraction factor: Building up the advertisement piece you need.(13:45) - Why Kimmy loves flirting: How to be present, playful, and have fun without attachments. (18:06) - Gratitude attitude makes you more dateable! A few tangible things you can do to be in the right positive state of mind. (22:27) - A quick story about changing your mindset: Put a different pair of glasses on and look at the world differently. Episode resources:Follow Kimmy on InstagramCharisma Quotient | Apple PodcastsKim Seltzer | Dating & Image ExpertAsk KimmyFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
30 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
50 Shades of Bae: Shadow Work + The Subconscious Mind
Is your subconscious sabotaging your dating life? You need to try shadow work!In this episode of Dating in the Bae, Becca talks to Sarah Cohan, host of the Lit AF podcast, a hilarious podcast about personal growth. Sarah is super fun and fresh, plus she also lives in San Francisco! Join in and listen to Sarah and Becca’s conversation about shadow work, limiting beliefs, and how to overcome those to find a partner and call in money! Plus a super simple technique to start building up trust within yourself. Also, don’t forget to join this week’s challenge and check out the Lit AF Podcast! Sarah’s show is linked below in the “resources” section. Jump straight into:(00:24) - An unpaid pet detective? (02:07) - Sarah’s experience working on the Burning Man Project: A week of synchronicity and magic. (04:24) - Dabbling into personal development and getting started on the podcast medium. (08:26) - Really opening up in front of the mic: Sarah’s miscarriage story and how it helped her feel universally connected. (13:24) - Building trust within yourself: A super simple technique to create congruency!(15:27) - Sarah’s shadow work: “Until we make the unconscious conscious, we will call it fate and it will ruin our lives.”(20:26) - Ruminating thoughts and how to heal the subconscious: Calling in partnership and money through Sarah’s program!(28:43) - This week’s challenge: Give your phone number to a stranger or set up your single friends! Episode resources:Lit AF Podcast | Sarah CohanFollow Sarah on InstagramFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
24 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
Hot Vax Summer w/ Washington Post Reporter Lisa Bonos
The Washington Post’s dating and relationships reporter, Lisa Bonos, is a special guest on this week’s episode of Dating in the Bae. Lisa shares how she landed this dream job, dishes on her current dating life in San Francisco, and shares the best advice she has ever received. Plus, she shares her favorite questions to ask when writing a story and whether being a dating reporter scares men off or lures them in! Don’t forget to check out Lisa’s work linked in the resources below! Jump straight into:(00:22) - Persistence + dumb luck: How Lisa landed the perfect job writing a dating column.(04:58) - “It’s my job to ask!” Lisa’s inquiries into people’s dating stories and her favorite questions to ask. (08:51) - Relationship status + moving from DC to San Francisco: Is the Lox Club a total fraud?(13:11) - Washington DC dating vs. San Francisco dating: Are men more optimistic in California? Is software talk hot date material?(16:23) - How being a dating reporter affects Lisa’s dating life plus Becca’s favorite SF spots for a fun relaxed date. (20:39) - Trash reality TV: The Bachelor “It’s fun to cover but kind of terrible.” (21:40) - The best dating advice Lisa has ever received: give two options! It shows you are flexible, but not SO available. Episode Resources:Nabeel Redwood (Shaman in LA)Follow Lisa Bonos on InstagramLisa Bonos - The Washington Post“Hot Vax Summer’ is coming. Can it possibly live up to the hype?” by Lisa BonosFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
26 minutes | Jun 23, 2021
Connect with Confidence
Life is hard for two reasons, either because you are staying in your comfort zone or because you are leaving it. Which one do you choose?In this episode of Dating in the Bae, our girl Becca talks to dating coach, entrepreneur, and HR at Tinder, Janel Abrahami. Janel was unemployed during the pandemic but don’t worry, it turned out to be a blessing in disguise! She pivoted her own career, got a new awesome job, and is now building her career coaching business step by step. Join in this conversation and listen to Janel and Becca talk about the similarities between the dating scene and choosing a career path. Plus, how to authentically market yourself in both worlds!Jump straight into:(00:25) - Getting back into normal life: Snapping back from the 3-second zoom delay and actively choosing a purposeful life. (02:56) - What is Janel Abrahami all about and how she can help you clarify your career goals and hinge into your dream job.(04:47) - Working on Tinder and Janel’s own career pivot during the pandemic! (07:51) - Janel’s experience dating in San Francisco: Grabbing drinks and handing out numbers at Shangai Kelly’s.(11:29) - Dating in SF vs. dating in NY and London: Is there such a thing as an east-coast mentality?(16:36) - Career coaching and the abundance mindset: Janel’s plan for creating her business brick by brick while still living her best life. (24:36) - All of Janel’s awesome resources to take ownership over your life!(26:51) - A quote from Mark Groves to get out of the same patterns and really begin to choose and love yourself. Episode resourcesFollow Janel on InstagramFree Guide: How to Stop Job-HoppingThe Audacity by Janel AbrahamiCreate The Love Follow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
25 minutes | Jun 16, 2021
Would you rather be naked at work or a mile from home? Definitely neither, especially if you work in government!On today’s episode of Dating in the Bae, Becca talks to her favorite Canadian duo, Jac and KT from 2Girls1Broadcast. The girls get up to speed on their current relationship status, and how they just bought a house together! (If that is not real friendship, we don’t know what is.) Also, they discuss what it means to be an introvert or an extrovert, and how that plays out in the dating field. Join this conversation for a quick game of Would You Rather and general chit chat with these two, fun and amazing women! Jump straight into:(00:21) - Am I going to Canada? Rebecca’s periwinkle nail polish disaster. (02:40) - Friendship 2.0: KT and Jac’s new house together! How did that come to be?(04:38) - KT’s current dating status: Nonexistent! Plus, why she refuses to go back to dating apps. (06:02) - Jac’s relationship and how the three have been getting along. (7:34) - The key things to a healthy relationship: Communication, genuine love, and real friendship.(11:32) - Game time!: Would You Rather + Beccas’s Craigslist Missed Connection story.(16:00) - Introvert or extrovert? Where do you get your energy from and what can we learn from each other. (18:42) - Yay or nay?: How being an introvert or an extrovert translates into the dating world.(21:47) - Things to keep from the pandemic: Slowing down and not wearing makeup! (At least not always).Episode resources:2Girls1BroadcastWhat Introverts and Extroverts Can Learn From Each Other - The AtlanticQuiet by Susan CainFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
27 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
Dating in Your 70s
Is a gorgeous man holding his dog while promising true love too good to be true? Maybe so!On this episode of Dating in the Bae, Becca is joined by the saucy and adventurous Michele Musy. Michele is the author of the book LoveCapades and she’s a single woman in her 70’s looking for love. Join us in this conversation and listen to Michele’s experience with online dating. Is it the same for 70-year-olds as it is for thirty or twenty-year-olds? Are we all in the same Bumble ship? Plus, Becca gives out the advice of the week: Your energy and your mindset matter more than you think.Don´t forget to check out LoveCapades for a journey through Michele’s romantic memoirs. Jump straight into:(00:20) - Who is the spicy and saucy Michele Musy and the gym story: It’s official, Becca is losing her marbles. (02:02) - Why Michele decided to write her love memoirs and how it became a beautiful podcast. (04:01) - “Bedroom eyes”: Michele’s experience advertising herself in the newspaper back in the ’80s and her thoughts on online dating. (07:56) - Michele Musy’s Bumble profile and her first-ever match, Roland. Should she give him a second chance?(13:32) - Storytime: Is the gorgeous guy with the Australian shepherd too good to be true?(17:22) - On ghosting and unmatching: Motorcycle Kevin from Santa Rosa, you are dead to us! (21:40) - Silver Singles: Niche dating apps for 50+ singles and Michele’s friend's success story on finding love. (24:20) - Becca’s dating hack of the week: Keep it fun, your energy and your mindset really matter! Episode resourcesLoveCapades | PodcastSilverSingles | The Exclusive Dating Site for 50+ SinglesFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes.
40 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Make Your Move w/ Jon Birger
In this episode of Dating in the Bae, Becca kicks it off with the week’s question, “Can someone ghost you before even meeting you?” Plus, she shares a substantive conversation with dating author Jon Birger. Jon tells us his story as a writer and how one core question pushed him from being an oil and gas journalist to diving into the love and dating world: Why do fabulous women in their late twenties, thirties, and forties have such a tough time in today’s modern dating world?Jon’s first book Date-onomics lays out the flat truth: there are way more women than men in the dating market. Fear not, fellow daters! Not everything is lost! Jon also talks about his second book Make Your Move, in which he explains the “suiter’s advantage.” Did you know that 70% of flirting goes undetected by the other person?! That’s why we are embracing our boldness and going after who and what you want! Join this conversation and find out why waiting around for things to happen is ancient thinking; the time to act is now! Jump straight into:00:24 - Out with the old, in with the new! Becca’s remodeling metamorphosis and this week’s question: At what point do you consider yourself ghosted by someone before a date?04:21 - Jon Birger’s journey as a writer and his core research question for Date-onomics08:44 - Dating + Statistics 11:18 - Single men vs. single women: Who’s more ready to settle down?12:56 - Knowing the data is not enough! Suitor’s advantage and why direct people beat the odds.18:44 - Embrace vulnerability and awkwardness! That’s how things get real. 21:19 - Is online dating a doubter’s game? Jon’s take on dating apps and why you should start by asking out real-life people you already know and like. 27:32 - Dating apps are a business; they don’t necessarily care about your happy ever after!30:09 - The Pam & Jim story: office romance. 34:19 - The public reaction to Jon’s book. Episode resources Jon BirgerDate-onomics by Jon BirgerMake Your Move by Jon BirgerFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes.
25 minutes | May 26, 2021
Egg Freezing Is No Yolk w/ Dr. Temeka Zore
It’s egg freezing week here at Dating in the Bae! In this episode, Becca talks to Fertility specialist and Board-certified OB/GYN Dr. Temeka Zore, about the world of egg freezing. What is the perfect age to freeze those eggs? What’s the process like? Will it make my hormone levels crazy? As Dr. Zore puts it, egg freezing is about giving women options after they decide to delay childbearing and making them feel cared for throughout the process.Join Becca and Dr. Zore in this engaging and educational conversation about the science and the myths behind egg freezing!Jump straight into:01:10 - Dr. Zore’s trajectory in medicine: how she decided to go into the women’s health field. 03:38 - Fertility and Egg Freezing: Am I too late to the party?05:01 - Know your options! What you should definitely consider before thinking about freezing your eggs.06:22 - Money, money, money! How to finance your egg freezing payment plan. 07:38 - What is the whole process like? The step-by-step explanation of the 14 day egg freezing journey. 10:45 - Calculate your chances: How many eggs or cycles do I need to be absolutely sure? 11:43 - Dr. Zore’s personal experience with egg freezing: “We were going to be delaying childbearing, and we just wanted options.”14:11 - Choose your fertility clinic wisely: The key questions to ask before making a life-changing decision. 16:16 - Debunking myths: Fertility declines with age? Will the COVID-19 vaccine affect my fertility? (Spoiler alert: NO!) Is my family history a factor?20:10 - The top 3 questions to ask your doctor: Health, probabilities, and options! Episode resources:Follow Dr. Zore on InstagramSpring Fertility@spingfertilityFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
27 minutes | May 19, 2021
Astrological Love Forecast: The Stars Align!
Our amazing in-house planet and star guru is back! In this episode of Dating in the Bae, we invite astrologer Tara Nichols for the third time on the show to talk about what the rest of the year has in store for us and how we can use our good vibe and alignment to move forward. Time to put our big girl pants on because there will be a LOT going on! From getting back into our bodies and grounding our energy, to extensive inner work and dealing with past emotions. PLUS, Becca answers the listeners’ question of the week: “What is the best and worst dating advice you have ever received?”Join Becca and Tara in this - very juicy - conversation about love, planets, stars, and self-growth. You are going to love it!Jump straight into:00:21 - Q&A time! Question of the week: What is the best and worst dating advice that you have ever received?04:06 - Tara’s astrological predictions for Venus season: Get that haircut and hit the gym, it’s time to get healthy and beautiful! 05:57 - What does the quirky and unique Aquarius energy has in store for us? Be ready to start thinking (and dating) out of the box!07:30 - Venus and Mars mid-July lover’s dance: The MOST divine and exciting time to date and say yes to the world!14:08 - Your astrocartography map: What it is and why it DEFINITELY rules your life. 17:10 - Astrological Q&A for Tara! Discover where your Juno is at and find your soulmate. 19:29 - Key take-aways for the next 6 months: Exactly what to do about the eclipse season and Venus retrograde.ResourcesFollow Tara on InstagramTara Jade Nichols - Home Tara Jade Nichols - RetreatsEpisode 22 | Dating in the Bae - Celebrate Single Follow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes.
16 minutes | May 12, 2021
Giddy Up! The Solo Episode!
Let’ try something different! After many episodes featuring amazing guests, Becca tries something new and exciting: a solo episode. That’s right, on this episode of Dating in The Bae, our host shares her 5 golden tips for dating; everything from texting to getting to the date with a positive mindset and radiant energy. Plus, Becca’s closing dating hack; exactly what you should do when you feel like someone is going to cancel on you. If you find dating hard and sometimes anxiety-inducing, join this conversation about how to make it fun and geared towards progress. Tune in now!Also, go follow Becca on her new Twitter account at @DatingintheBae for more tips and stories about dating. Jump straight into:00:32 - Bumble BFF and how it saved Becca from a world of disappearing gal pals! 02:02 - Becca’s golden five dating tips: #1 Don’t text for TOO long before meeting up.03:54 - Tip #2: Get a reward for putting yourself out there! Plan ideas to pamper yourself after going on a date.05:00 - Tip #3: It’s 2021 and we’re not canceling dates: Go anyway and practice keeping your word. There is ALWAYS something valuable to get out of every experience. 09:32 - Tip #4: Ask and you shall receive! Your date can't read your mind! Remember it’s up to you to make yourself as comfortable as possible and ask for what you need.12:40 -Tip #5: Embrace that abundance mentality. Mindset is most of the battle!15:27 - Are we still on? Becca’s closing dating hack: What to do when you suspect someone is going to cancel on you. Hint: it might not be what you think! Follow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes.
31 minutes | May 5, 2021
How To Not Die Alone w/ Logan Ury
We are back! After a short Spring break in the bae, Becca is back! In this episode of Dating in the Bae, Becca chats with Hinge’s behavioral scientist, Logan Ury, about her new book, How Not To Die Alone. Plus, Logan shares all her dating knowledge through years of observing, studying and writing about love. What are the 3 types of daters? How many people should you date before settling down? Is love at first even sight a real thing? Join Becca and Logan on this fun and fascinating conversation. Grab your notepad and pen because you’ll definitely want to take notes on Logan’s dating tips! Jump straight into:00:21 - Self love 101: How to enjoy yourself as you are right now.03:14 - Logan’s super-star professional trajectory in behavioral science and why she decided to write a dating book.07:39 - The three types of dating tendencies; which one are you?11:31 - Is chemistry an explosion or a slow burn? The 3 myths about “the spark”.16:17 - Compare and despair: The problem with just seeing other couples’ curated moments.18:01 - How to know when to settle? The math in dating & the secretary algorithm.22:00 - Dating tips + tricks: How to keep it fun while still looking for what you want!Episode resources:Follow Logan on Instagram and TwitterLoganUry.comLogan’s Book ClubHow Not To Die Alone by Logan UryMarry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough by Lori GottliebMaybe You Should Talk To Someone by Lori GottliebFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
4 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Spring Break in the Bae
Dating + Peloton: a love story for the ages! But seriously, who knew there would be so many parallels?! Dating is supposed to be fun, just like Becca’s brand new addiction to the Peloton world. It's all about that mindset and doing what makes you happy!And since we are all about self-care, Becca is taking a much-needed three week spring break; fear not, new episodes will resume in a few short weeks!Be sure to subscribe to the podcast to get notified when new episodes drop again. Until then, be sure to follow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes! Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
31 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
Single is Your Super Power!
Spoiler alert: you’ll never regret being single. Today we’re embracing all things mindset! If you’re single, you’re in for a treat! Gather all that you can -- new experiences, new people, new restaurants and bars and new life skills! The world is your oyster, so let’s make this whole dating journey fun and joyful for ourselves! In today’s episode, Becca from the Bay chats with Case Kenny from Chicago. Case is the author of “Single Is Your Superpower” and he’s a fellow podcaster and the host of “New Mindset, Who Dis?” Becca and Case chat about all things dating and relationships. After a decade of long-term relationships, Case now finds the single life to be inspiring and full of potential! It’s all about that mind-set. So, are you alone or lonely? Are you longing for that significant other or do you just want a sense of purpose in your life? Get real and join Becca and Case in this honest conversation about loving, growing, and making the most of your single years. Tune in now to learn why the first step for a rich personal life is changing your mindset!Jump straight into:00:21 - Everything starts with your mindset: Why you need to shift your mindset for a better dating life!04:06 - Who is the amazing Case Kenny and why he’s looking to date someone who DOESN’T listen to his podcast. 9:48 - Are you alone or lonely?: Why being single is the most formative time of your life .14:10 - The selfish journey: The importance of finding who you are outside of a relationship.17:03 - How Case’s superpower to simplify things resulted in an incredibly successful podcast.23:45 - Your beautiful side vs your ugly side and what’s in the future for Case.26:07 - A golden advice: Is it possible to grow into love? Is it okay to date for attention?Episode resources:Follow Case Kenny on InstagramCheck out Case’s podcast and journal here!Breakup Bootcamp: The Science of Rewiring Your Heart by Amy ChanFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes!
38 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
If you got it, haunt it! Marriage, Life Sh*t + a Ghostly Ba(e)sement
Do you know what’s worse than being single? Finding what you want and self-sabotaging. 10/10 do not recommend. In today’s episode of Dating in the Bae, we have Michelle Russo, host of the Sunday Scaries Show and our first three-time returning guest. Join us to talk about very spooky topics: ghosts, marriage, fake people, and shooting your shot. Is there such a thing as a good ghost? Is Michelle’s Missouri town over a cemetery? Join Becca and Michelle’s creepy chat on marriage difficulties, getting FOMO over Instagram plus Michelle’s recent experience of seemingly friendly ghosts in her home (pictures included - be sure to check out Dating in the Bae on Instagram to see the evidence!).Jump straight into:01:02 - Tips and tricks: How to tell if someone is attracted to you. 01:44 - Are you being your best self? Michelle’s theory on why marriage is HARD.05:58 - Michelle’s crazy ghost stories: apparitions, moving chairs, and sage cleanings. To see the pics, be sure to follow @datinginthebae to follow along with the evidence! 14:44 - Ghost history 101: Michelle’s research on her town. 18:51 - The symbolism behind the ghostly apparitions and Michelle’s psychic powers for pregnancies.23:46 - Fake lives and FOMO: Why sometimes unfollowing people on Instagram is an act of self-care. (SE VA)29:10 - Dating hack of the week: shoot your shot! DM Trevor Noah. Why not!Follow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
36 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
Progress Over Perfection!
When dating, it is possible we’ve all been in a “pick me” mindset, and even though it is very common, life gets so much easier and enjoyable when we break free from this syndrome. In today’s episode, Becca is joined by a previous Dating in the Bae guest, Kathryn Ely, founder of Imperfect Thriving, to have an enlightening discussion around confidence, healthy boundaries and the most important pillar of self love: knowing what you want. Tune in and get your notepad and pen out, because Kathryn shares amazing ways to transform into a more loving, confident and authentic version of yourself!Jump straight into:02:03 - “I just want to impress them!”: Why trying extra hard to be liked by others is so common among both women and men in the dating world.06:01 - Kathryn’s first 4 steps to get over the “Pick Me” Syndrome. (You’ll reeaaallly want to take notes on this one)15:46 - How to prevent ourselves from falling into the classic Comparison Trap, and attract the right people into our lives.18:59 - The final step: The importance of boundaries, protecting our non-negotiables, and always standing up for ourselves.26:57 - The power of confidence, why we should never beat ourselves up for having feelings.31:19 - How to deal with overwhelm more effectively, and why not having a plan will allow us to enjoy life at its fullest!ResourcesFollow Kathryn on InstagramFollow Kathryn on FacebookImperfect Thriving | Kathryn Ely | Life Coach for WomenGet your FREE Blueprint to Thrive QuickstartImperfect Thriving Podcast: 5 Tips to Stop Overwhelm and Get More DoneDating in the Bae: Imperfect Thriving with Kathryn ElyGood and Mad by Rebecca TraisterFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
33 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
Meet the Meme Queen
Are you an absolute star in what you do? Today’s guest, Sara K. Runnels, knows exactly what it is like to be her most confident, authentic and badass self. Sara is currently living her best life in Seattle and doing what she loves most! Sara is a successful copywriter, and she’s a humor writer and meme queen machine on Twitter and Instagram! Join Becca and Sara as they talk about their shared love for Paul Rudd and all things dating; you’ll leave inspired, motivated and ready to explore your creative side!Jump straight into:00:21 - On doing a polar bear plunge and why you should be giving out your phone number more!03:01 - The life of a humor writer and social media star: copywriter by day and meeting Paul Rudd in Maui by night!09:52 - A comparison between New York’s and Seattle’s dating styles, how to find the sweet spot between “casual” and “serious” dating, and how Sara deals with all the DMs from several prospects.18:11 - Why being a content creator is not exclusive for single people, and Sara’s funniest dating story.23:57 - Dating advice: there are no rules!ResourcesFollow Sara on Twitter and InstagramCheck out her website!Check out her recent New Yorker article! Follow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
44 minutes | Mar 10, 2021
Dating Diaries of a Food Blogger
Are men really intimidated by successful women? How come all these Instagram people are suddenly getting engaged and pregnant during the pandemic? In today’s episode of Dating in the Bae, Becca shifts location to Philadelphia, the current home of food blogger and Ph.D. student, Sarah. Becca and Sarah chat about her experience with men as a successful woman, some crazy dating stories, and the differences between going out in DC, NY, and Philly. Tune in to listen to Becca and Sarah explore the sometimes confusing world of dating (especially during the pandemic!) and you’ll also leave with a self-care-inspired + delicious kimchi fried rice recipe! Jump straight into:02:42 - Your words matter! Thoughts on speaking with good purpose and express yourself instead of ghosting. 04:48 - What to do around Philly and how Sarah met Oprah in college. 07:27 - Sarah’s last date: Sitting in the car listening to NPR can be a bonding experience. 08:40 - Are men really intimidated by successful women? 15:54 - Crazy dating stories and why letting him pay for your drink is completely okay. 19:44 - What’s it like being single as an influencer and how Becca and Sarah are coping with pandemic loneliness. 24:24 - How Sarah built her confidence since high school and why she sometimes lets her dates lead the conversation.27:39 - Sarah’s go-to recipe for the best kimchi fried rice that will soothe your soul. 31:11 - The differences between dating in DC, Philly, and NY and the difficulties of meeting people with COVID-19 restrictions. ResourcesFollow Sarah on Instagram Check out Sarah’s blogGive Sarah’s Kimchi fried rice recipe a go!Follow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
32 minutes | Mar 3, 2021
I'm off the deep end, bae-watch as I dive in
Have you ever stopped to think how radical self love looks and feels like? In today’s episode, Becca is joined by Love InSight Founder, Marie Thouin, to have a juicy talk about mindful dating. If you thought mindfulness was exclusive to spirituality, think again, as you can spice up your dating life by merging it with Marie’s approach! Don’t miss this incredible episode, you will not want to miss Marie’s tips and tricks to understand that the world is your dating app!Jump straight into:04:00 - What mindful dating looks like, and why radical self love is so much more than what social media makes you think.11:32 - Marie’s 6-step approach to establishing your dating goals and strategy: Let’s start with conscious visioning!12:44 - Why you should come up with a dating strategy and switch your mindset to find better prospects.20:54 - The dating behaviors and practices you should stick to, and the magic of clear communication.24:55 - Flirting tips you will want to try ASAP, managing emotions and how to reframe rejection.ResourcesFollow Marie on InstagramSchedule your FREE 30-min exploratory session with MarieFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae). Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and share with all of your fellow baes. Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
33 minutes | Feb 24, 2021
Bae Bootcamp: Let’s Get Authentic!
COVID and remote dating has certainly made searching for love a little bit harder than what we’re used to, but it doesn’t have to be that way! It only takes a fresh and fun mindset to build stronger connections. In this episode, Becca sits down with Nasya Miller, coach and founder of Wide Open Spaces, to chat about the importance of replacing judgement for curiosity, the role of vulnerability, and how the right questions can light the sparks between two people in the dating world. Don’t miss this delightful conversation, join us as we embrace vulnerability to find love!Jump straight into:03:43 - The search for belonging and how Nasya started her coaching career. 09:57 - On the building of confidence and self love and the importance of taking responsibility. 14:48 - Why we all need to hold space for others and be vulnerable ourselves.16:03 - The bridge metaphor: How the right mindset can lead to stronger relationships.17:40 - How to build a strong mindset and cultivate self love through rituals.22:22 - Nasya’s relationship status and why you’ll want to switch your location on the dating apps.26:14 - Want better conversations in your dating life? Here are some tips for prompts!31:38 - Dating hack of the week: Expand your pool!ResourcesFollow Nasya on InstagramReach out to Nasya via emailWide Open SpacesFollow us on Instagram (@datinginthebae)Rebecca’s IG:@pibblesandpizza
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