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One Step

By Ingrid Nilsen
A podcast about the arc of change and transformation hosted by YouTube personality Ingrid Nilsen.
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Should You Stay or Should You Stray?
This week Ingrid talks to Stephanie Danler, the bestselling author of Sweetbitter and creator of the Sweetbitter series on Starz. Stephanie’s new memoir Stray comes out this week. Get ready for: the easiest way to set a boundary, the family you create in the absence of family, proposal culture, the challenge of staying when your impulse is to stray, and how to live with boundaries and and still let the world in. You can pre-order Stray now: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/252466/stray-by-stephanie-danler/ Click to get the One Step Wellness newsletter in your inbox https://bit.ly/2SCyTxg FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
46:09
May 18, 2020
Stepping Stone: Being a Beginner at Being Yourself
Ingrid and Cristina discuss their current ins and outs then reflect on the conversation from earlier in the week with Erica Anderson about working from home. Here's what comes up: the food blog that has made cooking easier, a simple way to be creative without feeling drained, an unexpected appreciation for basketball, the joy of peony season, the downside of too much flexibility, when habit tracking goes from helpful to obsessive, and how following through with weekly commitments can help build self-esteem Make sure you listen to Ingrid’s interview with Erica Anderson from earlier in the week: Unexpectedly Living Together  https://apple.co/3dIGEda Sign up to get the One Step Wellness newsletter in your inbox https://mailchi.mp/e22639d0757e/onestepwellness FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen https://bit.ly/2J51PJE Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
46:28
May 14, 2020
Unexpectedly Living Together
This week Ingrid talks to Erica Anderson, an Executive Producer at Vox Media, who has made the switch from working in a traditional office setting to now working from home - specifically, Ingrid's home. Erica is Ingrid's girlfriend and now, due to COVID-19, they are unexpectedly living together. Get ready for: creating work boundaries when working from home, an important step to end each workday, redefining what  "success" looks like right now, a tangent on bathroom drama, and how to settle conflict in close quarters. Follow @ericaamerica for her new coworker series Click to get the One Step Wellness newsletter in your inbox https://bit.ly/2SCyTxg FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
41:57
May 11, 2020
Stepping Stone: A New No-Screen Routine
Ingrid and Cristina catch up on the last week and discuss their current ins and outs. Here's what comes up: a secret weapon for setting intentions, a screen-free experiment, our current reads, hormonal shopping, the teen terror of a period stain, and our thoughts on all the quarantine predictions. Make sure you listen to Ingrid’s interview with Casey Lewis of @thankyouatoosa from earlier in the week: A Little Love for Your Teen Self https://apple.co/35H4dzW Sign up to get the One Step Wellness newsletter in your inbox https://mailchi.mp/e22639d0757e/onestepwellness FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen https://bit.ly/2J51PJE Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
46:35
May 7, 2020
A Little Love for Your Teen Self
This week Ingrid talks to Casey Lewis, senior editor at New York Magazine and creator of the @thankyouatoosa Instagram account about teen magazines from the 90's and early 2000's. Get ready for: growing up in a small town and dreaming of moving to NYC, what it's like going through old teen magazines, the content that didn't age well, the fashion that has come back, navigating the conflict between important lessons learned and content that influenced harmful behavior, the things that haven't changed about being a teen, and the benefits of being in touch with your inner teen as an adult. Click to get the One Step Wellness newsletter in your inbox https://bit.ly/2SCyTxg FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
48:04
May 4, 2020
Stepping Stone: What. A. Week.
Ingrid and Cristina catch up on the last week and discuss their current ins and outs. Here's what comes up: caring for an aging parent across the country, the emotional hangovers, the comfort of watching cartoons, being plant parents, dogs as celebrities, giving up pants with buttons and how asking for help can be one of the biggest forms of self-care. Sign up to get the One Step Wellness newsletter in your inbox https://mailchi.mp/e22639d0757e/onestepwellness FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen https://bit.ly/2J51PJE Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
55:42
April 30, 2020
Stepping Stone: The Reign of Colorful Sweatsuits
Ingrid and Cristina discuss their current ins and outs then reflect on the conversation from earlier in the week with Atoosa Rubenstein. Here's what comes up: lunching like a kid, Christmas lights in April, a stretching routine for sitting all day, the joy of making dumplings, what's worth watching on Netflix, the inner conflict around the urge to buy colorful sweats, and how being in touch with your inner child can help you feel whole as an adult. Make sure you listen to Episode 8: Becoming Editor-in-Chief of Your Life to hear Ingrid's interview with Atoosa Rubenstein https://apple.co/2Vbkd9T FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen https://bit.ly/2J51PJE Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
59:35
April 16, 2020
Becoming Editor-in-Chief of Your Life
This week Ingrid talks to Atoosa Rubenstein, former editor-in-chief of CosmoGIRL! and Seventeen magazine about her journey from a very public, high profile career to finding personal success through a private space of healing. Get ready for: what was really going on internally when it looked like she was living her best life, the story behind the controversial issue of Seventeen that got pulled from newsstands, why she quit at the height of her career, a tangent on MetroCards, navigating contemporary criticism, and how reparenting yourself as an adult can give you new windows to the world. FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
46:23
April 13, 2020
Stepping Stone: Night Owls Are Welcome Here
In today’s Stepping Stone episode Ingrid and Cristina share their ins and outs for this week and reflect on Ingrid’s conversation with Alisha Ramos of Girls’ Night In. Here’s what comes up: refuge for night owls, a surprising trip to church, the dark ages of entrepreneurship, being underestimated as a professional woman, and quieting that cruel inner dialogue. Make sure you listen to Episode 7: Be Your Own Boss to hear Ingrid's interview with Alisha Ramos. https://apple.co/2RpetHb FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen https://bit.ly/2J51PJE Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
44:26
April 9, 2020
Be Your Own Boss
This week Ingrid talks to Alisha Ramos, founder and CEO of Girls' Night In about her journey from quitting her full-time job to pursuing her dream and starting her own business. Get ready for: breaking the mold as an entrepreneur in every way, why the internet is an incredible tool for introverted business leaders, taking risks as a risk averse person, why getting clear on your core values is essential, a tangent on exclamation points, and how to take the first step on a non-traditional career path. Stay Home Take Care stayhometakecare.com Girls' Night In: girlsnightin.co and @girlsnightinclub Alisha Ramos: @alisharamos FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
56:33
April 6, 2020
Stepping Stone: This is Not a Quarantine Makeover
Ingrid and Cristina discuss their current ins and outs then reflect on the conversation from earlier in the week with positive psychology expert, Tallia Deljou. Here's what comes up: a blush that might be better than Glossier Cloud Paint, loud upstairs neighbors, practicing qi gong, the pressure to look "better" coming out of quarantine, navigating more screen time, and how our letters to fear completely surprised us. Make sure you listen to Episode 5: Facing Your Money Fears to hear Ingrid's interview with Tallia. https://apple.co/2UCOdey FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen https://bit.ly/2J51PJE Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
57:42
April 2, 2020
Facing Your Money Fears
This week Ingrid talks to personal development coach and positive psychology expert, Tallia Deljou about confronting our fears around money. Get ready for: why we should be working with fear instead of running away from it, how to get into a new money story, creating financial goals for the future by starting where you are now, a tangent on lipstick, and how to transform guilt into gratitude. FIND TALLIA talliadeljou.com On Instagram @talliadeljou Listen to Tallia’s podcast Sincerely, Me: https://apple.co/2JpB4iD FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
49:51
March 30, 2020
Stepping Stone: Being Okay With Not Feeling Great
Ingrid and Cristina catch up with each other and reflect on the conversation from earlier in the week with Eva Hagberg. Here's what comes up: a brand new just for fun segment, using luxurious face masks, $20 almond butter, how to find a moment of inner peace, and why it's okay to not see a silver lining right now. We'll also be answering questions from you, our listeners, about navigating this current moment and finding creative flow during hard times. Make sure you listen to Episode 3: Working From Home vs. Feeling From Home to hear Ingrid's interview with Eva. https://apple.co/2WJZ0oI FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
53:17
March 26, 2020
Working From Home vs. Feeling From Home
This week Ingrid talks to Eva Hagberg, author of How To Be Loved, a book that explores the isolation so many of us feel despite living in an age of constant connectivity, and how the relentlessness of suffering can give rise to the greatest joy. Get ready for: ALL the feelings, how productivity can be a distraction from what we're really feeling, the importance of throwing an anger party, using your inner teen as your emotional guide, a tangent on why crying is good for your lungs, and how to reframe uncertainty as a gift. The Buzzfeed article Eva & Ingrid mentioned: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/evahagbergfisher/debt-loans-lying-money-truth-relationships FIND EVA evahagberg.com On Twitter @evahagberg On Instagram @evamayhagberg Eva’s book HOW TO BE LOVED https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780544991156 FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda
59:27
March 23, 2020
Stepping Stone: Staying in Touch with Friends
Ingrid reflects on her conversation from earlier in the week with Kayleen Schaeffer. Here's what comes up: the experience of dealing with mean girls AND being a mean girl, what to share vs. what to keep private, and the work it takes to stay in touch with friends and why it's worth it. We'll also be sharing stories from you, our listeners, about finding new friends and letting go of old ones. Make sure you listen to Episode 1: Why Friendship Matters in A Couple-Centric World to hear Ingrid's interview with Kayleen.  FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space New York
39:50
March 19, 2020
Why Friendship Matters in a Couple-Centric World
We’re back! To kick off Season 2, Ingrid talks to Kayleen Schaefer, author of Text Me When You Get Home, about the magic of female friendship in our couple-centric culture. Get ready for: the myth of the “mean girls,” who should really be your emergency contact, friend breakups, a tangent on rats, and the simple secret to making friends as an adult. Check out Kayleen Schaefer’s book, Text Me When You Get Home Am I There Yet? - The graphic memoir by Mari Andrew that Ingrid mentioned Watch Ingrid’s YouTube video on how to make friends - as an adult FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY
51:23
March 16, 2020
Season 2 is Coming: See You in One Week!
Season 2 of One Step is coming soon to your ears! On March 16th, Ingrid returns with new guests, new conversations and new steps to finding your truth. We're also making a few exciting changes this season, and we can't wait to hear what you think! If you missed Season 1, how’s the time to catch up! We talked about motherhood, money, addiction, and so much more. For Season 2, we’re continuing the adventure and we hope you’ll join us. See you in one week! FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY
04:02
March 9, 2020
Stepping Stone: An Unfiltered Finale
In our season one finale, Ingrid reflects on standout moments from the last seven episodes. She also responds to listener feedback and questions from the One Step community. Thanks for making our first season absolutely magical! We’re already working season two, coming in early 2020 – stay tuned! Make sure you listen to Episode 7: The Sober Life to hear about Erica's story of recovery, which inspired this episode. FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, The Wing
53:02
October 16, 2019
The Sober Life
Sobriety! This story shattered Ingrid's assumptions of addiction, and it just might challenge yours too. This week, Ingrid talks to her girlfriend, Erica Anderson, about the steps she has taken towards healing her relationship with alcohol. Get ready for: the freedom that comes from taking responsibility for your actions, how gaining weight in recovery has led to body acceptance, what it's like to find queer community without drinking, a tangent on leaving parties early, and why Erica's sobriety comes first above all other things. Follow Erica on Twitter & Instagram @ericaamerica FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, The Wing Dumbo
42:16
October 9, 2019
Stepping Stone: The Money That Changed Everything
This week, Ingrid reflects on what it was like having a parent who grew up during The Great Depression, how that influenced her perspective on money, and the story behind the money that changed her life and career. She also shares personal financial stories submitted by the One Step community. Make sure you listen to Episode 4: Money = LOTS of Feelings to hear about Nitika's story, which inspired this episode. FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY - Which creators can book here
25:03
October 2, 2019
Money = LOTS of Feelings
Money! We're told to talk about it, but we're also told it's impolite to bring it up. So where does that leave us? This week, Ingrid talks to Chelsea Fagan, founder of The Financial Diet about her journey from "absolutely terrible with money" to "pretty good with money." Get ready for: how and when to talk about money with someone you're dating, the weird gender roles we assign to money, the exploitative dynamics in influencer marketing and what to look out for, a tangent on queerness and money, and how your financial story plays a vital role in your overall story. Check out The Financial Diet Follow @TheFinancialDiet FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY - Which creators can book here
01:07:34
September 25, 2019
Stepping Stone: Sharing The Thing You Want To Hide The Most
In this reflection episode, Ingrid shares a piece of her personal story that she's never talked about publicly before. Make sure you listen to Episode 2: When Your Body Betrays You to hear about Nitika's story, which inspired this episode.  FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY - Which creators can book here
23:02
September 18, 2019
When Your Body Betrays You
Bodies! They're complicated and we're not always in control of what they do. This week, Ingrid talks to Nitika Chopra about her journey from working in the beauty industry to being a chronic illness advocate. Get ready for: what it feels like when your body betrays you, shutting down and acting out, how finding a therapist is kind of like dating, a tangent on Tiffanys and oversharing vs. vulnerability. Check out Nitika's conference Chronicon, being held 10/28 in NYC The photos Nitika hid for 17 years Follow Nitika @NitikaChopra FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY - Which creators can book here
01:00:04
September 11, 2019
Stepping Stone: To Be a Mom, or Not to Be
That is the question! In this solo reflection episode, Ingrid dives deeper into her ambivalence about motherhood, her fear of losing friendships to marriage, and healing her tumultuous relationship with her own mother. Make sure you listen to Episode 1: Mommy Issues before digging into this one. Check out Angela’s book Like A Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY - Which creators can book here
25:42
September 4, 2019
Mommy Issues
Welcome to the first episode of One Step! This week, Ingrid talks to Angela Garbes about her journey from food writer to published author on motherhood. Get ready for: the magic of breast milk, parenting as a woman of color, a tangent on cheese, shame clouds, and body image when your body is changing. Read Angela’s viral article on breastfeeding: “The More I Learn About Breast Milk, the More Amazed I Am” Check out Angela’s book Like A Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy FOLLOW FOR MORE Follow One Step on Instagram @onesteppodcast Follow Ingrid on Instagram @ingridnilsen YouTube Ingrid Nilsen Twitter @ingridnilsen Follow Angela Garbes on Instagram @angelagarbes CREDITS Producer Cristina Cleveland @cristinacleveland Sound Engineer Teng Chen @tengfoodpanda Recording studio, the YouTube Space NY - Which creators can book here
59:50
August 28, 2019
Introducing One Step by Ingrid Nilsen
Welcome to One Step, a podcast about the arc of change and transformation hosted by YouTube personality Ingrid Nilsen. This is what you can expect from the show.
04:42
July 2, 2019