Not Terrible Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

57 episodes of Not Terrible Podcast since the first episode, which aired on December 19th, 2017.

  • #29: The Christmas Extravaganza

    December 19th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Mary and Jess invite their kids on the podcast for a very special Christmas episode. The moms ask questions, and the kids give (too honest) answers. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Not Terrible family to yours.

  • #28: Not So Happy Holidays

    November 19th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 12 secs

    On episode 29, we're preparing for the holiday season by discussing the less happy side of celebrating. The holidays aren't always joyful and sometimes they even exaggerate the everyday stress. We'll share ways to survive the next few months and why it's okay to not be excited about the season.

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  • #27: Unexpected Loss and Grief, Part Two with Paula E.

    November 12th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 17 mins

    In episode 27, Mary shared her story of the unexpected loss of the grandfather and dear friend, Joe in the same weekend. Today, we pick up the story of loss and grief with Joe's widow, Paula. Paula takes us through the experience of losing her husband, wrestling with grief and navigating the unknown.

  • #26: Unexpected Loss & Grief, Part One

    November 5th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  47 mins 52 secs

    This is the first of a two part story about loss and grief. Mary introduces us to a weekend where she lost two loved ones unexpectedly. She shares how the shock and heartache threatened to overwhelm her. We ask hard, unanswerable questions about how to put one foot in front of the other in wake of traumatic loss.

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  • #25: Enneagram Wrap-up & Resources (with a little Not Terrible Business Chat)

    October 29th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  49 mins 1 sec

    On this episode, Jess and Mary wrap up the Enneagram series by discussing resources for next steps and more learning. They share Enneagram books, podcasts, social media, websites, artists, conferences, and more. If you want to know more about the Enneagram and don't know where to start, this episode is for you.

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  • #24: Our Journeys with the Enneagram

    October 22nd, 2018  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min

    In this episode, Jess and Mary continue their discussing of the Enneagram and what they have learned through the book club selection, The Road Back to You. They're diving into their individual numbers and how those numbers apply to friendships, families, careers, and romantic relationships.

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  • #23: The Road Back to You book club discussion with Enneagram Coach Laura Dingman

    October 15th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 4 mins

    On this episode of Not Terrible, we discuss our book club selection, The Road Back to You by Ian Morgan Cron & Suzanne Stabile. Enneagram coach and author, Laura Dingman joins us to talk about the book, what the numbers mean, and how we can apply it to our lives.

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  • #22: Finding Beauty in the Ordinary with Shannan Martin

    October 8th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  43 mins 32 secs

    On today's episode, we’re talking with author Shannan Martin about her new book, The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Waking up to God’s Goodness Around You which releases October 9th. Shannan has a unique story about giving up on her idea of the American Dream to live in a community surrounded by brokenness and uncertainty. We’ll discuss what it means to be a good neighbor, how Shannan is choosing to find beauty in the everyday, and how she’s discovering what truly matters in life.

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  • #21: Living as a Highly Sensitive Person

    October 1st, 2018  |  Season 3  |  55 mins 12 secs

    On this episode we're talking about Highly Sensitive Persons. Highly Sensitive Persons have a finely-tuned nervous systems that make them acutely aware of physical and emotional stimulation. Researchers estimate 20% of the population is highly sensitive. Mary and Jess share their positive and negative experiences as HSPs.

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  • #20: Sex and Money with Cherie & Brian Lowe

    September 24th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  41 mins 29 secs

    On this episode of Not Terrible, Jess and Mary talk to authors, Cherie and Brian Lowe, about their latest book, "Your Money, Your Marriage". The Lowes share their secrets to smart finance, spicy romance, and what it takes to maintain both.

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  • #19: Money, Money, Money, Money

    September 17th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  46 mins 26 secs

    We're back, baby! And we're talking money on the first episode of season three. We'll share what we learned as children, how we spend money today and what we hope to teach our kids about finances.

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