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Same But Better

By Demi and Louise
Hosted by friends Demi and Louise, take a closer look at what the world calls good about career, romance, and pop culture.
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Kwentuhang Pagod Na Yarn | Episode #60
Pagod na kame sa daming nangyayare. In this episode, Demi and Louise just blabber on and on about current seasons and transitions in general. Usap about Alert Level 1, Return To Office, Face-To-Face Classes, taas ng gasolina, trapik. Ay! Thank you for listening, ka-SBB! Stream us as well on YouTube and connect with us on Facebook and Instagram!
33:09
March 21, 2022
How should Christians respond to the election? | Episode #59
Pag-usapan natin how Christians should participate sa coming elections. Kailangan nga bang magtake a stand? Or should we remain silent about it to avoid division? Paano nga ba?! In this episode, Demi and Louise talk about a topic they've been dodging forever but needs to be discussed. Thank you for listening, ka-SBB! Stream us as well on YouTube and connect with us on Facebook and Instagram!
55:46
March 14, 2022
What women go through when a guy asks her out (or not) | Episode #58
Para sa mga babae, madali nga lang bang mang-reject ng manliligaw? Paano naman kapag walang nanliligaw sa'yo, dahil ba sa intimidating ka? Let's take a peek into women's perspective when it comes to desiring and getting into a relationship. In this episode, Demi and Louise chat with two female guests and discover women's viewpoint on courtship. Thank you for listening, ka-SBB! Stream us as well on YouTube and connect with us on Facebook and Instagram!
41:31
March 07, 2022
Bouncing back from an unsuccessful courtship | Episode #57
Kapag ba hindi nagtatapat ng feelings si guy, torpe agad? Let's take a peek into men's perspective when it comes to courting a woman. Ano ba ang thought process ng isang Christian men? And more importantly, how do they bounce back from the fear and pain of rejection? In this episode, Demi and Louise talk to our three male guests and learn about men's viewpoint on courtship. Episode #55 - How do MEN pursue a relationship in a pandemic? (Men's POV) Thank you for listening, ka-SBB! Stream us as well on YouTube and connect with us on Facebook and Instagram!
48:56
February 28, 2022
How do WOMEN pursue a relationship in a pandemic? (Women's POV) | Episode #56
Dear ladies, paano ka nga ba mahahanap ni guy kung wala ka namang interaction with the opposite sex dahil sa pandemic? O dapat na nga lang bang i-accept ang pagiging single forever? In this episode, Demi and Louise seek women's POV in pursuing relationships with the help of guests Tin and NJ. Thank you for listening, ka-SBB! Stream us as well on YouTube and connect with us on Facebook and Instagram!
48:34
February 21, 2022
How do men pursue relationship in pandemic? (Men's POV) | Episode #55
Happy Valentines, SBB Fam!  Dear men, paano kayo manliligaw sa panahon ng social distancing at quarantine? O dapat na nga lang bang tanggapin ng single friends natin ang pagiging strong independent men and women forever? In this episode, Demi and Louise seek men's POV in pursuing relationships with the help of guests Eyang, Harren, and Zee. Thank you for listening, ka-SBB! Stream us as well on YouTube and connect with us on Facebook and Instagram!
01:01:42
February 14, 2022
What are healthy ways to deal with grief? | Episode #54
What changed after the death of your loved one? Ever wonder how long will the pain of grief last? Is it possible to move on from it? In this episode, Demi and Louise discuss healthy ways we can cope with a loved one's death. With special guest, Charlton Maderal. Thank you for listening, ka-SBB! Stream us as well on YouTube and connect with us on Facebook and Instagram!
57:59
February 07, 2022
When grief feels wrong | Episode #53
We're almost two years into the pandemic. Did a close relative pass away but you mourned for it quickly? Have you ever lost a pet and felt like the grief seems invalid? Demi and Louise ask guest Tesa, what's the normal way to grieve? Thank you for listening, ka-SBB! Stream us as well on YouTube and connect with us on Facebook and Instagram!
37:44
January 31, 2022
When is it okay to give up on a particular prayer? | Episode #52
Napatanong ka na rin ba if you should continue praying, or limutin na lang ba 'yung prayer na 'yon at itago na sa baul? In this episode, Demi and Louise sit down and discuss our attitude while waiting on God. Listen to Renee's episode HERE or watch it here HERE Thank you for listening, ka-SBB! Stream us as well on YouTube and connect with us on Facebook and Instagram!
33:21
January 24, 2022
Breakthroughs look like heartaches at first | Episode #51
Bagong taon na uy. Kamusta ka naman? Life might not look so good today, but after the rain comes the sun ALWAYS! In their first episode for 2022, Demi and Louise share the ways God turned their disappointment to refreshment. Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
37:22
January 17, 2022
[EXTRA] End of Year Kwentuhan | Episode #50.5
What's the worst advice you got this 2021? Nakatulong nga ba?? Listen to this short clip for our extra hanash! Louise reflects on the things she *almost* tried while being single AND Demi points out how the advice "pray harder" doesn't work. Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
14:06
December 27, 2021
End of Year Kwentuhan: Our 2021's biggest moments | Episode #50
Ang dami nang napag-usapan this 2021! Thank you, Lord, for all the valleys and the mountaintop moments! Join Demi and Louise as they look back into their life's major transitions like a big career promotion and a change in relationship status. Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
38:44
December 20, 2021
Common childhood pains we carry into adulthood | Episode #49 (Part 2)
This is Part 2 of our Episode 49! Tune in for more in-depth discussion of how important our childhood pains are as we go through adulthood. In this episode, Demi and Louise seek insight about dealing with unresolved childhood issues with special guest, Bryan. Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
42:16
December 13, 2021
Common childhood pains we carry into adulthood | Episode #49 (Part 1)
Are people pleasers first parent pleasers? How can your emotional wounds as a kid leak into your adult life? Madami pa kaming tanong talaga e! In this episode, Demi and Louise seek insight about dealing with unresolved childhood issues with special guest, Bryan. Make sure to check out Part 2! Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
40:54
December 13, 2021
We need to talk about boundaries | Episode #48
Late na naman ba sa usapan si friend? Nabigla ka sa hug ni boss? May nagcomment ulit sa weight mo? Aba, sandale! In this episode, Demi and Louise list down personal boundaries that we can establish to create a healthy relationship with ourselves and the people around us! Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
39:44
December 06, 2021
How do you deal with constantly feeling overwhelmed? | Episode #47
Kung tulad namin na madami rin kayong iniisip na trabaho, inoorganize na reunion, o kaya naman pinoproblemang commitment, let's process them together! Paano nga ba tayo mag-react towards feeling of being overwhelmed? In this episode, Demi and Louise unpack the way we function amid stress and anxiety. Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
37:15
November 29, 2021
What's wrong with the "I'm sad" trend | Episode #46
Sad ka rin? Gusto mo rin ng freebie? In this episode, Demi and Louise talk about the common tactics for emotional manipulation today. Nako, kahit pa simpleng "I'm so sad" lang 'yan, mag-reflect lang tayo kasi baka wrong heart na pala! Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
35:27
November 22, 2021
Can you say you're an effective person? | Episode #45
Are you in a season na parang ang daming niyong iniiisip, and you need to make efficient decisions agad-agad?? Tune in as Demi and Louise talk about their thought process when making deicisions, based on the book '7 Habits of Highly Effective People'! // Now don't get too worked up, hindi 'to lecture! Payong kaibigan lang! Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
40:15
November 15, 2021
How do good leaders talk? | Episode #44
Malalaman mo ba if a person is a good leader just by talking to them? And when we say leaders, we mean your superior in the office, in your volunteer group, the authorities at your home. And of course, kasama na rin ang leaders of our nation. In this episode, Demi and Louise exchange their thoughts on how communication plays a vital role in leading. Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
39:24
November 08, 2021
How can I motivate others to work? | Episode #43
Ever tried motivating a co-worker? Paano nga ba sila maiinspire lalo na sa panahon ng krisis? In this episode, Demi and Louise share some pep talks at work and a few tips to motivate people! Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
37:33
November 01, 2021
Why am I feeling burned out? | Episode #42
Bakit parang hindi natatapos ang trabaho?! Lunod yern? Demi and Louise, with guest co-host Kenan, address the feeling of burnout that we experience in our busy seasons. Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and with us on Facebook and Instagram.
41:46
October 25, 2021
Do you feel like you have too much time on your hands? | Episode #41
Kami lang ba o parang ang dami nating oras lately? Walang magawa kaya unli-scroll sa newsfeed, binge-watch ng K-dramas... Ganern! In this episode, Demi and Louise reflect on how time is a valuable resource.  Share your thoughts and questions by sending your voice note here! You can also stream us on YouTube and connect with us on Facebook and Instagram.
34:36
October 18, 2021
Kwentuhang Wala Lang: Buhay-buhay sa bahay | Episode #40
Ang dami na nating napagchikahan. Wala na daw masabi pa sina Demi at Louise kaya... goodbye na ba?!! For our season ender, makikipagkulitan at kwentuhan tayo about adulting in isolation with special friends! Connect with us on FB or IG, anong gusto nyo marinig for season 3? 
41:50
September 27, 2021
Why is it hard to break sinful habits? | Episode #39
Kaya pa bang baguhin ang nakaugalian na? In this episode, Demi and Louise talk about the so-called "habitual sins". Why do we keep doing them? Can we ever get rid of these sinful patterns? May pag-asa pa ba?!
37:04
September 20, 2021
How do I correct others without offending them? | Episode #38
Natatakot ka bang maka-offend kaya hinahayaan mo na lang si friend sa buhay niya? Hwag ganun! In this episode, Demi and Louise recall the lessons they learned from correcting others with love. Posible pala?! 
37:44
September 13, 2021
How do you disagree without being mean? | Episode #37
Porket ba magkaiba ng opinyon, friendship over na agad?? Wala na lang bang kibuan, ganern? In this episode, Demi and Louise share their thoughts about disagreeing with someone. Subscribe to our Youtube channel too and leave a comment!
28:17
September 06, 2021
Do you feel powerless to say no? | Episode #36
Sa handaan lang bawal tumanggi! Sa ibang bagay, pwedeng pwede naman! In this episode, Demi and Louise talk about why we shouldn't feel bad, powerless, or guilty about saying no to responsibilities or engagements! You can also watch us on YouTube and drop a comment to this question: What's one thing you want to say no to but can't?
31:09
August 30, 2021
Do you struggle to ask for help? | Episode #35
Mahirap nga bang humingi ng tulong? Kaya mo pa, ghorl? In this episode, Demi and Louise unwrap the possible reasons why we don't seek help from other people kahit pa the struggle is real. Join our discussion too! Answer this question: When was the last time you asked for help? Send us your audio clip to our email, that's samebutbetterpodcast@gmail.com or comment your answer on our YouTube video.
33:55
August 23, 2021
Is it possible to overcome regrets? | Episode #34
"If only I did things differently..." Nasabi mo na rin ba sa sarili mo 'yan especially nitong pandemic? In this episode, Demi and Louise talk about how regrets change the way they see themselves and the world around us.
36:25
August 16, 2021
How do you manage your money wisely? | Episode #33
Bilang mga responsible adults, natanong mo na ba ang sarili mo kung bakit hindi ka makaipon kahit wala ka namang ginagastos? Dapat ka nga bang mag-invest? Kasalanan bang mag-aspire to get rich if you are a Christian? Tune into this episode and listen to Demi and Louise as they learn money managment from financial advisor Meryl Kate Ledda.
39:10
August 09, 2021
Can I still be generous if I don't have much? | Episode #32
Alangan ka bang maging generous kasi gipit ka rin sa pera? O kaya maliit lang ang maiaabot mo at parang nakakahiya lang!? In today's episode, Demi and Louise talk about generosity and why it's not measured by how much we give!
27:27
August 02, 2021
Is it okay to hold a grudge against someone? | Episode #31
What do you think of cutting people off if they're offending and toxic for you? Okay lang ba magtanim ng galit sa ibang tao if they did something wrong to you? In this episode, we are gonna talk about grudge and its effect on us.
34:18
July 26, 2021
Is social media interrupting your life? | Episode #30
Do you wonder how social media is affecting you? In this episode, Demi and Louise unpack the pros and cons of social media in our lives.
36:57
July 19, 2021
Is it bad to care about your reputation? | Episode #29
What do people say about you? And does it affect the way you see yourself? In this episode, Demi and Louise reflect on why we obsess about other people's opinions of us and how should we respond to them.
34:11
July 12, 2021
Does finishing school still make sense? | Episode #28
Kung estudyante ka pa kaya ngayon, tatapusin mo pa ba ang pag-aaral mo sa gitna ng pandemic? In this episode, Demi and Louise empathize with students going through the hardships of online learning and discuss ways that God is working in the background.
37:04
July 05, 2021
What to do when adulting begins | Episode #27
Paano nga ba natin best mana-navigate ang buhay ng isang responsableng grown-up? In this episode, Demi and Louise discuss the highs and lows of #adulting.
37:53
June 28, 2021
Common myths we're told about procrastination | Episode #26
Do you also find yourself delaying a task for no good reason? In this episode, Demi and Louise talk about the myths we probably believe about procrastination, and how we can address the possible roots of this behavior.
37:58
June 21, 2021
Is temptation always a bad thing? | Episode #25
Is temptation considered a sin? Is it something we should always resist? In this episode, Demi and Louise discuss temptation, and the ways we can deal with it.
34:17
June 14, 2021
Paano ba galingan ang pagiging single? | Episode #24
Jowang-jowa ka na ba pero single at waiting ka pa din ngayon? In this episode, Demi and Louise recall the struggles and joys of being single and give tips on how to thrive in this season.
35:18
June 07, 2021
Paano lilinaw ang (M)alabong (U)sapan? | Episode #23
Parang kayo pero walang kayo? Ang labo!!! In this episode, Demi and Louise talk about the downside of being in a label-less relationship. AKA, mutual understanding. AKA, Malabong Usapan.
35:56
May 31, 2021
Should you worry about being misunderstood? | Episode #22
What do you do when people misunderstand you? In this episode, Demi and Louise talk about the frustrations we encounter when people misunderstand us, and why it is okay not to worry about them.
39:00
May 24, 2021
The worst thing to happen when we fail to listen | Episode #21
Nasubukan mo na bang mag-open up pero parang nalunod ka lang sa advice ni friend? O kaya mas better pala na hindi ka na lang nag-share dahil hindi naman talaga siya nakinig? In this episode, Demi and Louise exchange thoughts on the value of listening intently!
36:55
May 17, 2021
Q & A Part 2: Ligawan, Relationships, Faith | Episode #20
[Part 2] What are red flags in relationships? How do you comfort others if you can't relate to their situation? In celebration of Same But Better's 20th episode, Demi and Louise answer questions asked by our listeners about lovelife, career, healing, and many more!
57:07
May 03, 2021
Q & A Part 1: Career, Healing, Growth | Episode #20
[Part 1] Can you forgive without forgetting? How do you heal from trauma? What keeps you going in life? In celebration of Same But Better's 20th episode, Demi and Louise answer questions asked by our listeners about lovelife, career, healing, and many more!
40:35
April 26, 2021
Are you living a life full of excuses? | Episode #19
Sabi nga nila, kapag gusto may paraan, kapag ayaw may dahilan! In this episode, Demi and Louise talk about situations where we rather give excuses than do what we're called to do.
37:11
April 19, 2021
Sawa na 'kong mag-isolate!! | Episode #18
Naka-isang taong social distancing, no mass gathering, at community quarantine na pala tayo? Haay. Kung pagod ka nang mag-isa, we feel you. In this episode Demi and Louise talk about their lives at home and without social activities.
40:32
April 12, 2021
It's Time to Pass the Baton | Episode #17
Leadership is not about the role, it's about the goal! Demi and Louise talk about empowering others to become good leaders in this episode!
40:39
April 05, 2021
Mga comments ni Tita, funny or foul? | Episode #16
Sige na, Auntie. Ako na ang mataba! Ako na ang walang jowa! In this episode, Demi and Louise talk about the annoying comments we hear during family reunions and how to deal with them.
36:59
March 29, 2021
Dear self, alagaan mo sarili mo! | Episode #15
Psst. Gets namin na concern ka sa ibang tao... Pero 'wag mo namang kalimutan ang sarili mo! In this episode, Demi and Louise define what self-care is and talk about the importance of it.
41:11
March 22, 2021
"Manang-mana ka sa nanay at tatay mo!" | Episode #14
Kung ano ang puno, siya rin nga ba ang bunga? In this episode, Demi and Louise revisit their childhood memories and talk about how our parents' behaviors shape us as we grow up.
54:30
March 15, 2021
Career timeline is not everything! | Episode #13
Ginawa mo naman lahat pero parang wala pa din! Hanggang kailan nga ba dapat lumaban para sa pangarap?! In this episode, Demi and Louise interview single professionals Renee and Bal to share lessons about pursuing our ambitions.
01:06:07
March 08, 2021
Pili ka, sa mabuti o sa masaya? | Episode #12
Shooting star. 11:11. Nalaglag na pilikmata. Double rainbows. Anong secret wish mo tuwing nakikita mo mga 'to? Demi and Louise share their views on human desire based on the superhero film Wonder Woman 1984.
50:07
March 01, 2021
Stop taking friends for granted! | Episode #11
Halos isang taong walang social activities. Ano na, okay ka pa ba? Kami kasi we miss our friends na! Throwback tayo in this episode as Demi and Louise recall their best times with their best of friends.
43:43
February 22, 2021
Para Sa Mga Brokenhearted | Episode #10
It's not you. It's not me. Sadyang we're not meant to be! Relate ka ba sa kwentong pinagtagpo pero 'di tinadhana?! Demi and Louise ask alias Elsa about moving on from a heartbreak in this episode!
40:13
February 15, 2021
When God Writes Your Love Story | Episode #9
Kapag tumibok ang puso, wala nga bang magagawa kundi sundin ito?! In this episode, Demi and Louise learn a thing or two about romance and courtship from married couple friends, Lan and Mark.
01:06:23
February 08, 2021
'Yung totoo? Ganda ka 'te! | Episode #8
Ano naman kung 'di ka masyadong maganda, maputi o matangkad? Sabi nga ni Bruno Mars, you're amazing just the way you are! Demi and Louise honestly share their childhood insecurities and how they shaped the way they see beauty today.
34:32
February 01, 2021
"Di ko pa rin alam ang life direction ko!" | Episode #7
Clueless sa passion or direction in life? 'Wag kang ma-pressure! We repeat! 'Wag kang ma-pressure! In this episode, Demi and Louise tackle their own wanderings about calling and direction as they traverse adulthood.
35:40
January 25, 2021
Goodbye, toxic thoughts! | Episode #6
Sa panahon ngayon na ang daming ganap sa mundo, how do you manage toxic thoughts?  Demi and Louise share tips on how they keep a healthy mind in this crazy world. Kapit ka lang, ghorl!
33:59
January 18, 2021
Ubos na ang pasensiya? Teka! | Episode #5
Kahit malapit ka ng mainis, 'wag kang pipitik! Kalma lang muna! Chill with Demi and Louise as they discuss how to deal with impatience and the 'gigil' that comes with it.
48:02
January 11, 2021
Looking forward ka pa ba sa year 2021? | Episode #4
This time last year, excited pa tayo sa 2020 non eh. Kaso anyare??! May aasahan pa nga ba tayo sa 2021? Jump into Demi and Louise's conversation about keeping the hope alive despite the rough times.
49:07
January 04, 2021
Status: Single at inabot ng pandemic | Episode #3
Single ka? Same! Let's find out how we can be better in our current season. Lord, paano po?
01:05:53
December 28, 2020
Help! Paano ba magpatawad?! | Episode #2
Usapang offense at forgiveness naman! Ready your hearts as Demi and Louise share their feelings about dealing with hurt in this episode. (The 5 Love Languages Test: https://www.5lovelanguages.com/)
01:09:58
December 21, 2020
Uy, nagpapahinga ka pa ba? | Episode #1
'Di ka ba napapagod? 'Di ka ba nagsasawa? Ang sa amin lang naman, magpahinga ka din minsan! In this episode, Demi and Louise talk about seeking rest in a world that's restless.
39:35
December 14, 2020
Welcome to Same But Better Podcast!
When we're told to do good things, associate with good people, marry a good partner, raise good children, what is the standard of "good" the world is referring to? Join us in our mission to examine what the world thinks is pleasing about relationships, family, career, and anything under the sun and redefine the meaning of good through the lens of Christ's love! Subscribe to our podcast today and listen to fresh insights every Monday at six. Follow us on Facebook and Youtube for updates!
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November 18, 2020