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40 minutes | May 18, 2021
Episode 32 - Camping And Other Outdoor Adventures
In this episode, Shauna and Leah talk about their experiences camping under the stars. Leah shares fond memories from Canadian childhood summer camp, crossing paths with a moose! Thunder boxes, military tents and burning rubber. And even though it's not her favourite now, Leah camped out in a tent with her girl for Fiona's lockdown birthday, all in the name of memories. Speaking of memories, Shauna's camping recollections include deflated air mattresses, deflated inner tubes and buzz saw snoring, but none of them deflated her campfire love. Happy camping folks!
40 minutes | May 9, 2021
Episode 31 - Homecoming - Part II
In this episode, Shauna and Leah continue the conversation about the notion of 'coming home', which started with 'stuff' and the things we accumulate in Part I. This time, they talk about what home meant to them as they matured and moved around, how it has evolved and what it feels like in the moment today.
42 minutes | May 2, 2021
Episode 30 - One Year - Coming Home - Part 1
In this episode, Shauna and Leah celebrate the one year anniversary of the podcast and sparked by Leah's milestone house move, they talk about 'Coming Home'. This is Part 1 and 2 and in it they discuss the accumulation of things, why and how it happens and some of the ways our lives get tied up in the 'stuff'. Stay tuned for Part 2
41 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
Episode 29 - Let's Make A Deal
In this episode, Shauna and Leah talk about professional and personal dealbreakers. They talk about what puts you on their professional 'bad list', which personal boundaries they each enforce and there may or may not be references to Arya Stark from Game of Thrones and Wayne from Letterkenny.
44 minutes | Apr 11, 2021
Episode 28 - Losing My Religion
Surprisingly, for a show called "Kitchen Confessionals", Leah and Shauna had never covered the often taboo topic of RELIGION. In this episode, they talk about their experiences growing up ('Immaculate Conception'? Really???), how that shaped their thoughts and beliefs now and how complex the topics truly is! Love to hear your thoughts: email@example.com
40 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
Episode 27 - What's In A Title?
In this episode, Shauna and Leah confront the topic of 'titles'. What does a professional title mean and how much weight does it hold?They each talk about their own experiences and they ask the questions: Does it help us get access, a seat at the table and is it possible to challenge the system that upholds the titles? Your feedback is always welcome: firstname.lastname@example.org
44 minutes | Mar 28, 2021
Episode 26 - Pet Perspective
In this episode, Shauna just returned from another vet trip with her dog Lola. Leah and Shauna both have dogs and they talk about the hijinks the dogs get up to, growing up with pets and their experiences with 'unusual' house pets. Email them your pet pics! email@example.com Or post on their Facebook or Instagram pages! They LOVE pet pics!
42 minutes | Mar 21, 2021
Episode 25 - One Year Of Dis - Ease
In this episode, Leah and Shauna reflect on the past year, living with a global pandemic. What they miss most, what they don't miss, how their lives have changed and what valuable lessons they've learned.
42 minutes | Mar 14, 2021
Episode 24 - Dress Code Debate
In this episode, Shauna and Leah tackle the debate around dress codes in schools, prompted by an incident Leah's friend relayed to her. In classic Kitchen Confessionals style, they bring in their own thoughts and experiences, they learn as they talk and they invite everyone to weigh in. Tell us your thoughts: firstname.lastname@example.org
45 minutes | Mar 7, 2021
Episode 23 - New Age Networking
In this episode, Shauna and Leah talk about how the purpose and outcomes of networking have changed. How they used to network earlier in their careers, how that has changed now and how the pandemic has changed everything. Leah frames it as 'transaction to trust'. And of course, they throw in some humorous anecdotes. What's your networking story?
38 minutes | Feb 23, 2021
Episode 22 - Resolution Revolution
In this episode, Shauna and Leah cover a topic suggested by listener Leeanne about 'resolutions' and giving ourselves a break and showing ourselves some 'grace'. They talk about what they used to do and what they are learning about habits and the significance of small changes.
36 minutes | Feb 7, 2021
Episode 21 - Silence And Knowing And Gut... Oh My!
In this episode, Shauna and Leah expand on a listener suggestion from Jennifer about trusting your 'gut instinct'. Why do we ignore it? Can we trust it? And what are the systems that keep us stuck? Oh, and listening to your 'knowing' is REALLY FUCKING HARD! (Thanks for the lessons Glennon Doyle & her latest book - UNTAMED)
43 minutes | Jan 31, 2021
Episode 20 - Fear & Loathing In Lockdown
Shauna and Leah took an extended break over the holidays and they talk about why, about the epiphanies they had (and are still having)about what defines 'success', about how fucking hard doing the real work is but also about why it's so worth it.
51 minutes | Nov 29, 2020
Episode 19 - Boundaries Like A MoFo
In this episode, Shauna and Leah tackle the topic of balance and boundaries. Each talks about her own experiences, both personally and professionally, the expectations, the choices and the growth. And they talk about things they've learned and put into practise, to bring greater balance and clarity in their own lives.
36 minutes | Nov 17, 2020
Episode 18 - Menstruation - Learning, Sharing and Advocating
Shauna and Leah talk discovered a term they hadn't heard about before and decided to ask Rachel Ettinger, founder of Here for Her about 'menstrual equity' and in the process, talk about they own experience learning about menstruation, getting their periods and how we can all keep the conversation going. Here for Her Instagram - @shophereforher Twitter - @ShopHereForHer Facebook -https://www.facebook.com/ShopHereforHer/ Find Rachel Ettinger on LinkedIn
53 minutes | Nov 9, 2020
Episode 17 - Body Image - Bad Asses To Badasses
In this episode, Shauna and Leah talk about how external and internal influences led to the struggle for body image acceptance in their own lives. They talk about shame, food and the stories that influenced their self talk. And despite working on unlearning all of the crap they've ingested up until now, Leah and Shauna are still unlearning.
39 minutes | Oct 27, 2020
Episode 16 - Jobs - Love It Or Shove It
In this episode, Shauna and Leah talk about jobs. Each talks about her first job, positions that molded her, lessons learned and the shittiest jobs. They also talk about dream jobs and maybe even their life's purpose!
44 minutes | Oct 17, 2020
Episode 15- Birth Order Badassery
In this episode, Shauna and Leah talk about being the first born and each one gains insight by chatting with her family. Memories, foibles and fables that shaped their place in the home and eventually, their place in the world. ***Special thanks to Derek, Dayna, Shane and Fin for sharing their thoughts and their time. WE LOVE YOU!***
38 minutes | Sep 28, 2020
Episode 14 - All by myself... I wanna be, all by M-Y-S-E-L-P-H!
Prompted by a listener comment, Shauna and Leah share their own experiences with the fear that can come with doing things on your own, the need for 'alone time' and the unnecessary pressure we put on ourselves to 'do something' with time alone.
57 minutes | Sep 20, 2020
Episode 13 - Cancer - Living And Learning
This is not one of the lighter topics in the "Kitchen". In typical gritty Leah and Shauna style, they tackle a topic that affects us all - cancer. Each shares her own personal journey and what each has learned having come out the other side. If you feel like you can share your own experience, or you have any questions for us, our community is here for you. Contact us at email@example.com or share on our Facebook page.
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