After lending her thoughts about Rome vs Florence and which city she prefers, Cat explores age-old Italian food rules, where they come from and why they might exist. She explains the Italian way of eating, and observes the food shaming phenomenon that seems to prevent Italians from eating in a way they believe is unhealthy.
Cat recaps the last couple of weeks she spent in Rome, and discusses the cons of living in a big city. Cat talks about how millennials (the selfie generation) seems self-focused and the benefits of focusing on elements outside of yourself. Cat emphasizes the importance of discovery and learning to enrich your life. To see pics of Cat’s Italian adventure, follow along on Insta: @therealnessfactor.
Recording from Italy, Cat reminisces about her uncle who recently passed away, Senator Pierre De Bané. Cat talks about the valuable lessons she learned from Pierre, as a child growing up around him and as his neighbor for over a decade.
Cat adresses “errand paralysis” and delves into how millennials are systemically affected by burnout. She reads highlights of the BuzzFeed article that recently went viral: How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation by Anne Helen Peterson, and offers her observations and potential ways to solve a burnout.
It’s New Year’s and Cat is talking about the paradox of achieving goals and how it can make us feel inadequate. Cat suggests shifting your mindset about goal-making to build more sustainable New Year’s Resolutions.
Cat introduces herself and The Realness Factor. She offers her tips for focusing on what you want most out of life: don’t sweat the small stuff, reduce your decision making, the power of making your own decisions, and adopting a new (and beautiful) mindset.