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IDK (I Don't Know) the Podcast

IDK (I Don't Know) the Podcast

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Five girls, bound together by their small-town, Midwest liberal arts university experience, navigate their mid-twenties. Hester, Noelle, Abby, Beth, and Katie explore questions early adulthood has presented us, but no one has taught us: What is life supposed to look like post college? How do you take all these experiences into the real world?

We share our stories of what it’s been like moving back in with parents, in your own place, or even a new country, as well as careers, mental health, and more. Overall, we’re just trying to have a good time, and accept that sometimes we just don’t know.
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S02E19: Harm OCD with T - a serious conversation between Theresa, Noelle and Hester
S02E19: Harm OCD with T - a serious conversation between Theresa, Noelle and Hester
Mental Health can still be a taboo in today's culture - but we are not shying a way from this topic as it hits close to home. A college from of Hester and Noelle opens up about dealing with anxiety and OCD. what actually is OCD and how is the treatment? its a long conversation but we didn't want to cut out any of the important narrative. 
01:13:46
April 12, 2021
S02E20: GOODBYE
S02E20: GOODBYE
our final episode!  This was lovely but we are one to different things. keep up with us on social media to see what exciting things we are going to do in the future. 
29:49
April 12, 2021
S02E18: Snack, snacks, snacks with Noelle and Katie
S02E18: Snack, snacks, snacks with Noelle and Katie
Katie and Noelle talk about the evolving love of snacks. what did they eat growing up versus what are they loving now? Is noelle a snack, is katie a snack? find out!
18:39
March 19, 2021
S02E17: Midwife & Mom Talk with Beth and Barbara
S02E17: Midwife & Mom Talk with Beth and Barbara
Whats it like being a mom? And what does it even mean being a midwife. Barbara who is a midwife takes her through the process and tells us all the ins and outs of being a mom in Germany.
49:10
March 15, 2021
S02E16: Lazy Sunday Talk about Nothing with Beth and Hester
S02E16: Lazy Sunday Talk about Nothing with Beth and Hester
Chaotic sometimes but we keep it casual. We don't know what to talk about and end up talking about personality tests & really bad conversation starters for tinder. Don't come to us for dating advice. We end the talk with a really short psychology test that takes a colourful turn. 
22:07
March 14, 2021
S02E15: Teachers are sensitive. What are we supposed to do about it?
S02E15: Teachers are sensitive. What are we supposed to do about it?
Noelle and Lindsey discuss ways to not take things so personally as teachers. Sometimes kids say mean  things and we get sad. It happens to everybody, and even though Lindsey and Noelle are still new-ish teachers, they are hopeful that their experiences will help affirm you that you are in fact awesome regardless of what anybody else says. 
33:01
March 08, 2021
S02E14: What to do on International Women's Day with Abby and Hester
S02E14: What to do on International Women's Day with Abby and Hester
Empowered Women empower women. How come women still earn less than men? what do these women think of that and what are all the different ways one can celebrate women's day? Hester talks about het dutch podcast for international womens day and Abby mentions the importance of practicing positive self talk with young kids. 
14:06
March 05, 2021
S02E13: Starting a Small Business with Sydnie and Katie
S02E13: Starting a Small Business with Sydnie and Katie
Katie interviews friend and business owner Sydnie @minervasmark about her story of starting a small business, building a brand, and learning from our mistakes. 
46:59
March 01, 2021
S02E12: From Jessica Simpson proactive to anti-aging spf 40. Katie and Beth discuss skincare journeys
S02E12: From Jessica Simpson proactive to anti-aging spf 40. Katie and Beth discuss skincare journeys
Do you take care of your skin and if so; how? has it changed over the years and what is the best way to take care of your skin? Beth and Katie discuss their skin care journeys in this episode. Enjoy!
30:23
February 26, 2021
S02E11: DOGS 101: What you need to know with Abby and Cory
S02E11: DOGS 101: What you need to know with Abby and Cory
This episode is all about DOGS!!! Abby interviews Cory Hogan, a college friend, on the life of owning dogs. The two discuss the adoption process, what you need to know about being a dog owner, and the plentiful joys of raising a furry friend. 
37:09
February 22, 2021
S02E10: Spicy Saturday Special: What we've learned from podcasting with Hester, Noelle and Beth
S02E10: Spicy Saturday Special: What we've learned from podcasting with Hester, Noelle and Beth
It's time to look back and reflect on what the girls have learned since they started the podcast. Noelle, Hester and Beth discuss how the show has impacted their daily lives; they talk about accountability, conversation structure and overal growth.  update: Hester did grow.  We are on a mid season break and our next release will be near the end of februari!  Thanks for tuning in. 
24:07
February 13, 2021
S02E09: Queer Representation in the Media with Zane and Hester
S02E09: Queer Representation in the Media with Zane and Hester
In this episode Hester (she/her) interviews her friend Zane (he/him) about being queer and seeking out representation that fits them and how that isn't always easy when much of the media is made for and by hetero's. They get personal about their own experiences as queer people and opinions in regards to the queer media that is available to them. 
38:26
February 08, 2021
S02E08: Spicy Saturday Special: Random Questions From the Internet with Hester and Noelle
S02E08: Spicy Saturday Special: Random Questions From the Internet with Hester and Noelle
Hi! It's a spicy saturday special because we why not! In this episode we ask each other random questions we found on the internet. Hey, spice things up with your friends or partner and ask them these questions!  you know the drill --- check us on the insta @idkthecast for updates and see some funny reels!  TILL MONDAY!  Kind regards,  the cast
14:01
February 06, 2021
S02E07: The life of a vegan influencer with Beth and thisassrunsongrass
S02E07: The life of a vegan influencer with Beth and thisassrunsongrass
In this episode Beth interviews her friend Nika (thisassrunsongrass) about what its like to be a vegan influencer and why she choose to be vegan in the first place. Follow Nika on instagram @thisassrunsongrass Feedback is always appreciated! 
37:52
February 01, 2021
S02E06: Throwback: Reminiscing our middle school days with Katie and Beth
S02E06: Throwback: Reminiscing our middle school days with Katie and Beth
Happy Fun Free Friday!  In this episode Katie and Beth reminisce on their good old middle school days. They look back on media influenced them in fashion, love and social media trends. Tumblr, harlem shake anyone?  Did you go out and drive somewhere just to take a picture of you planking? someone on the ep did.  Keep up with all our endeavours on Instagram @idkthecast 
22:01
January 29, 2021
S02E04: Music Discovery: Let's Jam with Noelle and Abby
S02E04: Music Discovery: Let's Jam with Noelle and Abby
Hello Lovely listener,  Our second Fun Free Friday Episode is here! In this episode Noelle and Abby walk you through their music library. From their latest discoveries to throwback hits. We have created a playlist for you to check out all the songs mentioned in this episode. What songs do you listen to to curate the playlist of your dreams? Perhaps you'll discover some new artists here. Check out IDK the podcast on Instagram for our latest updates @idkthecast  Till Monday! 
14:41
January 25, 2021
S02E03: Two Sisters With Opposing Dreams: The Idealist vs The Realist (Katie and Kassidy)
S02E03: Two Sisters With Opposing Dreams: The Idealist vs The Realist (Katie and Kassidy)
Katie interviews her younger sister Kassidy, who is about to graduate college. Kas talks about her dream life post-college, and Katie reflects on how her dreams have changed since being Kassidy’s age. The sisters discuss how realities of the adult world impact our dreams and bring us to consider the “safe” choice.    For feedback and questions you can reach us on instagram @idktehcast Thank you for listening! 
43:09
January 25, 2021
S02E02: Fun Free Friday: Setting New Year Resolutions with IDK the Cast
S02E02: Fun Free Friday: Setting New Year Resolutions with IDK the Cast
Hello!! We had some issues with the audio that we resolved! Welcome to our first FUN FREE FRIDAY episode. In this episode we tell you all about our new years resolutions. Beth is ready to improve upon the world whilst Hester still needs to work on herself. What are your new years resolutions? Share them with us on instagram @idkthecast Thank you for listening!
20:08
January 25, 2021
S02E01: Setting Goals In The Real World with Noelle and Kristin
S02E01: Setting Goals In The Real World with Noelle and Kristin
Noelle interviews college friend, Kristin, to inquire how she sets goals for herself in the real world after being a student in which the goals were set for her. The two discuss the difficulty of balancing work and personal life, and the importance of prioritising your happiness. Although the two will be the first to admit they don’t have it all figured out, they hope their journeys will motivate you in the New Year! For the latest updates please check out our Instagram @idkthecast  thank you for listening and check back friday for our first FUN FREE FRIDAY episode!! 
28:34
January 11, 2021
S02E00: Noelle and Hester Introduce Season 2
S02E00: Noelle and Hester Introduce Season 2
Hello my listener!! We made it to season 2 and oh my god what a season we have planned!! Listen to the lovely Noelle and miss Hester introduce all what they have planned for the upcoming weeks. Thank you for making it this far and for all the wonderful and constructive feedback we have received!  Here's to an incredible season with some wonderful people & huge shoutout to all of our interviewees.  Follow us on instagram @idkthecast if you dont.  xoxo,   IDK the cast!
07:24
January 08, 2021
S01E10: Movie Review: The Social Dilemma with Beth and Hester
S01E10: Movie Review: The Social Dilemma with Beth and Hester
In the final episode of season 1, Hester and Beth discuss social media, after both having watched The Social Dilemma on Netflix. How has it influenced them and is it all bad? Listen in to hear about their first social media experiences, what they learned from the film, and their opinions about social media in 2020. Thank you for listening!  Follow us on Instagram @idkthecast
01:03:54
October 12, 2020
S01E09: Discussing Post-College Fashion Looks with Abby, Katie and Noelle
S01E09: Discussing Post-College Fashion Looks with Abby, Katie and Noelle
In episode 9 of IDK the Podcast, Katie, Noelle, and Abby discuss personal Style. How do you transition your wardrobe from college to work life? Tune in to hear the girls discuss their favorite looks and places to shop for post-college looks. please follow us on insta @idkthecast
27:43
October 12, 2020
S01E08: Tackling Personal Finance Questions with Beth and Abby
S01E08: Tackling Personal Finance Questions with Beth and Abby
In this episode of IDK the podcast, Abby and Beth discuss personal finances. They explore the topics that every young twenty-something is asking - like what’s up with student loans? How do I save for the future — properly? Splurging? All questions are more or less answered, or at least, the girls tried! Take a listen and let us know what you think! For updates on our podcast follow @idkthecast on Instagram!  Thank you for listening! 
51:01
September 28, 2020
S01E07: How do Conspiracy Theories Begin? with Katie, Hester and Noelle
S01E07: How do Conspiracy Theories Begin? with Katie, Hester and Noelle
In Episode 7 of IDK The Podcast, Noelle, Katie, and Hester talk about conspiracy theories. What makes people believe in them and why are they so popular? Is it all a big joke or should we buy into them? They each dove into a conspiracy theory that caught their attention and discuss some of their findings. What do you know about Big Foot and aliens? And when was the last time you bought a mattress in a store? Overall, the girls just have a great time learning about these conspiracy theories!  For updates on our podcast you can follow us on Insta @idkthecast
45:18
September 28, 2020
S01E06: Complacency in Mental Health with Katie and Beth
S01E06: Complacency in Mental Health with Katie and Beth
In episode 6 of IDK the podcast, Katie and Beth take a deeper look at mental health amongst our peers, namely our complacency in the state of mental health. The girls discuss the issues facing “this generation” and how it leads to or compounds inaction. They also talk about personal experiences in the world of mental health, wrapping up the show by providing their best methods to combat stagnant mental health struggles. We are no experts, but we do our best to admit that sometimes we just don’t know! Follow us on Instagram @idkthecast 
01:01:53
September 14, 2020
S01E05: Can Horoscopes Be Helpful? with Noelle, Hester and Abby
S01E05: Can Horoscopes Be Helpful? with Noelle, Hester and Abby
In episode 5 of IDK the podcast, Hester, Abby, and Noelle discuss Astrology. What does your zodiac sign say about you? What can you take away from your horoscope if it is unclear and vague? Are some zodiac signs compatible or nah? And lastly, the Virgo, Gemini, and Sagittarius question how to use their horoscopes to motivate them for the week. Is this helpful? Yeah, we don’t know either. Follow us on Instagram @idkthecast 1:13 - Abby’s positive self-talk mirror challenge 1:40 - Hester agrees about the positive self-talk mirror challenge 2:35 - Noelle’s daily reading challenge 3:40 - Today’s topic: Astrology 4:20 - Sagittarius characteristics for Noelle 6:33 - Virgo characteristics for Hester 8:32 - Gemini characteristics for Abby 10:04 - Was there ever a time that you were an avid horoscope subscriber? 11:49 - Can horoscopes help motivate us? 12:44 - Friendship compatibility 12:58 - Sagittarius and Gemini compatibility 16:18 - Virgos and Gemini compatibility 17:21- Cinnamon 17:41 - Virgos and Sagittarius compatibility 18:19 - So many books. 19:11- Weekly Horoscope challenges 19:51 - Abby needs to update her passwords 21:15 - Hester’s challenge: “Slow down there lil Virgo” 23:35 - Noelle needs to quit flying off the handle
26:14
September 14, 2020
S01E04: Ways To Love Your Body with Abby and Hester
S01E04: Ways To Love Your Body with Abby and Hester
In episode 4 of IDK the Podcast, Abby and Hester discuss Physical Health. How do these ladies take care of their bodies? What role does food play and when did they weigh themselves last? And lastly, the girls discuss how social media influences their self-image, and if it even should. Do let us know because we just don't know! Follow us on insta @idkthecast
32:48
September 01, 2020
S01E03: Finding New Quarantaine Hobbies with Katie, Beth and Noelle
S01E03: Finding New Quarantaine Hobbies with Katie, Beth and Noelle
In episode 3 of IDK the Podcast, Katie, Beth, and Noelle discuss hobbies. Why does it feel uncomfortable to be asked about hobbies? Is TV a hobby? Are there certain rules required for something to be considered a hobby? And lastly, the girls brainstorm finding new quarantine hobbies. How do we find them? Please send help because we just don’t know. Follow us on Instagram @idkthecast 2:17 - Beth reflects on her challenge from last episode and how she loves journals. 3:25 - Noelle talks about her challenge of calling two friends. 5:08 - Katie talks about her challenge and her cool new website. 9:20 - What is your reaction when people ask you: “What are your hobbies?” 9:30 - Beth talks about her saxophone hobby. 10:04 - Noelle explains how she cringes when asked about hobbies. 11:01 - Katie also shares how she never knows what to say in response to the question. 12:55 - Is watching TV a hobby? 17:29 - What hobbies did we have as kids? 21:30 - Should we be pushed to do sports as kids? 26:34 - How would one define “hobby”? 29:45  - Where’s the motivation to DO the hobbies? 34:50 - Are there lazy hobbies? Or is that bad to say? 36:47 - Beth teaches us about Bouldering! 39:10 - Beth challenges Noelle to read more. 41:00 - Katie gives Beth a challenge to spend some active time with her saxophone. 41:30 - Noelle challenges Katie to give some new hobbies a try. 42:34 - Katie talks about her guitar skills! 43:22 - Any ideas for other hobbies for Katie? 44:27 - Plant love 47:55 - Bullet journaling love 48:50 - Noelle talks about morning meditation. 51:21 - Closing time Queens
52:57
August 31, 2020
S01E02: How To Make Friends After College with Abby and Noelle
S01E02: How To Make Friends After College with Abby and Noelle
In this episode of IDK the Podcast, Noelle and Abby try to discover the best way to make friends as an adult. How do you meet people when you move somewhere new and how do you maintain friendships? Truly, we don’t know. Follow us on Instagram @idkthecast 
38:43
August 17, 2020
S01E01: Introducing The Show with Beth, Katie and Hester
S01E01: Introducing The Show with Beth, Katie and Hester
OUR FIRST EPISODE IS HERE!!  It's been a long time coming but we finally did it!! In the first episode ever, Hester, Beth, and Katie discuss their experiences as recent college graduates. There is talk of moving, unemployment, and jobs. Or clowns? The girls also don’t know. Follow us on Instagram @idkthecast 3:12 - Katie, you wanna tell people how we met? 4:05 - Hester, what are you like? 4:50 - Beth is the mom friend 8:45 - the largest ketchup bottle does not define Katie 10:40 - Hester loves spontaneity and Katie takes a left! 16.49 - Beth learns that friendships are really important & Hester needs friends 20:48 - Katie, do you recognize when you don’t know something, and do you admit it? 21:58 - is Beth an expert in her field? 23:19 - Hester doesn’t always want to be the smartest person in the room 29:34 - what did beth want to be when she grew up? 30:40 - Katies crushing discovery 32:10 - Hester just wants to be funny and intimidating 34:40 - Where do we see this podcast going
39:22
August 17, 2020