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Life on the Other Side of Should

Life on the Other Side of Should

By Ursula Adams
Life on the Other Side of Should is a podcast coming to you from the SheHive women’s collective in Ferndale, Michigan. Hosts Ursula Adams and Sonya Mastick debunk the pretty, pretty bullshit women have been taught to believe about themselves and explore how women can thrive when they live life according to their own truths.
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The Annual State of the Shoulds
New Year, New You?! How about New Year, Same, Beautiful, Goal-driven You? In Season 3, Episode 2 Dr. Corrine Rogers joins us to talk about the fallacy of New Year's resolutions and why setting goals is a healthier approach to self-improvement.
January 5, 2021
3.1 If This Sh*t Can Fly...
In Season 3, Episode 1 hosts Sonya and Ursula talk about the audacity of bad holiday movies.
December 28, 2020
2.11 Fish Eyeballs
In Season 2, Episode 11 of Life on the Other Side of Should, hosts Sonya Mastick and Ursula Adams discuss whether you SHOULD be making better time of all your free time now that many of us don’t have to commute to work, slowing down and why your body might just crave fish eyeballs.
August 31, 2020
2.10 Leadership and Tricycles
In Season 2, Episode 10 of Life on the Other Side of Should, hosts Sonya Mastick and Ursula Adams discuss whether leaders SHOULD be fallible and the fun of not one, but TWO adult tricycles.
August 24, 2020
2.9 Be Perfect
In Season 2, Episode 9 of Life on the Other Side of Should, Lisa Schmidt of Your Law Geek joins us to talk about whether you SHOULD try harder to be perfect.
August 16, 2020
2.8 Dead People Are Ideal
In Season 2: Episode 8 of Life on the Other Side of Should with Sonya Mastick & Ursula Adams: Should you allow bad (for you) people back into your life? Should we idealize dead people? Should we care about our own legacies?
July 20, 2020
2.7 White Feminism
In Season 2: Episode 7 of Life on the Other Side of Should, we are joined by SheHive partner, Dominique Wilson, to talk about white feminism and how white women can be more inclusive.
July 6, 2020
2.6 Empathy Hangovers
In this episode, host Ursula Adams is joined by a special cohost, Jane Pierce of Tarot Jane, to discuss whether or not you should change your beliefs, the significance of the summer solstice and empathy hangovers.
June 22, 2020
2.5 Be a Good Ally
In Season 2 | Episode 5 of Life on the Other Side of Should: Should you know everything about racism and being a good ally? RESOURCES ++ Podcasts ++ > Seeing White Podcast - (its a specific episode that is mindblowing). > Speaking of Racism > That's Not How That Works ++ Books ++ > Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis > Check Your Privilege by Myisha Hill > Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson > White Fragility by Robin Diangelo > Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad ++ Shows to Watch ++ > 13th > The Racial Wealth Gap > Just Mercy > Dear White People > When They See Us
June 8, 2020
2.4 Boobs
Today on the Life of the Other Side of Should podcast, SheHive Founder, Ursula Adams, and special guest co-host, Jessica V of Brazenly Beautiful, Bodies Without Shame, discuss boobs, the kind of working out that doesn't suck, and their most embarrassing moments inside the dance/yoga studio.
May 25, 2020
2.3 Is it Mothers Day Again?
Season 2 | Episode 3: We explore the shoulds that come along with Mother’s Day… Should you feel bad if you aren’t a mother? Should you mend a relationship with a shitty mother? Should you be expected to know anything different than you mother? Also in this episode, Sonya makes up a new word… glitteroris.
May 12, 2020
2.2 Fat in Polyester
Season 2 | Episode 2: Should we wait to buy quality clothes until we're the "right" size?
May 11, 2020
2.1 Productive in a Pandemic
Season 2 | Episode 1: SHOULD you be productive during self-quarantine?
May 4, 2020
1.9 What Women Fear Most
In Season 1, Episode 9, hosts Ursula, Sonya and Jacki are joined by SheHive KeyHolder, Jessica Van Valkenburgh, to discuss Vegas showgirls, what women fear most, Key Ninjas, coaching our daughters on how to not get raped, civil discourse, pregnancy shaming and how women should not be bitches. Or should they?
July 25, 2019
1.8 Fat Shaming
In Season 1, Episode 8, hosts Ursula, Sonya and Jacki are joined by SheHive KeyHolder, Jackie Zimmerman, to discuss fat shaming, how we should grieve, working corporate versus owning your own business, and the danger in tying our identities to our jobs.
May 11, 2019
1.7 Mansplaining
In Season 1, Episode 7, hosts Ursula, Sonya and Jacki discuss big chests, mansplaining, diets, mansplaining, aggressive women, mansplaining, gross foods and more mansplaining.
May 8, 2019
1.6 You're Too Empathetic
In Season 1, Episode 6, hosts Ursula, Sonya and Jacki discuss ASMR, bonding over gossip, when women are accused of being “too empathetic” in the workplace, and whether we “should” be able to handle everything on our own as strong, independent women.
April 26, 2019
1.5 Happy Mothers Day?
In Season 1, Episode 5, hosts Ursula, Sonya and Jacki discuss unwritten rules that you should know, caring for family that doesn’t care for you, limiting screen time, farty spouses, and the danger of the HUSTLE culture.
April 20, 2019
1.4 My Face is in This Bag
In Season 1, Episode 4, hosts Ursula, Sonya and Jacki discuss whether women have to wear makeup, eyebrows that fall off, shaving nipples (yeah, you read that right), the choice to have children  and what it means to fail as a leader sometimes.
April 8, 2019
1.3 234 Things You Should Do Every Day
Self-care: You just can’t win! Either we’re lazy slobs or over-indulgent twats. In Episode 3 of Life on the Other Side of Should, hosts Ursula, Sonya and Jacki discuss the 234 things we should be doing every day and what self-care means to each of us.
April 1, 2019
1.2 Resting Bitch Face
In Episode 2: Hosts Ursula, Sonya and Jacki discuss what it means to stand alone for a cause, resting bitch face, and whether or not women are obligated to be “more approachable."
March 25, 2019
1.1 Should Season
In Episode 1: Hosts Ursula, Sonya and Jacki introduce Life on the Other Side of Should, a new podcast of the SheHive, discuss what the concept of "should" means to each of us, dissect "should season" (the beginning of the year), talk silver linings, and dive deep into the fact that we were all today-many-years-old when we learned that there are more than four emotions.
March 18, 2019