Sorta Awesome

Sorta Awesome
By Megan Tietz
About this podcast
In the drudgery of daily life, it’s easy to forget that all around us (and within us!), awesome things are happening. Each week, author and show host Megan Tietz and co-hosts Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura serve up fresh doses of sparkly small things and provide thoughtful answers to listener questions all with an eye on helping you make your inner awesome shine.
Latest episodes
Dec. 8, 2017
We are going gaga for babies this week on Sorta Awesome! Meg invites co-host Rebekah to talk all things baby as they prepare to celebrate the first birthday of the littlest Hoffer baby. You'll hear Meg talk about how she (literally) wrote the book on thriving in baby's first year, and what has changed for her since her twins were born. Then Meg and Rebekah both share all of their best tips, resources, gift ideas, and more to help bring on the awesome for all in those crazy baby days!Thank you to our sponsors Storyworth and LOLA!Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Find Rebekah on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!And don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!
Dec. 1, 2017
Every now and again, we take Sorta Awesome back to our roots with a grab bag episode filled with our answers to YOUR questions! This week, Laura joins Meg to answer questions about the weird and wonderful ways friendships work in 2017, how personality systems can sometimes feel stressful, and how an episode of Sorta Awesome ended up changing their lives (and the future of the show!). All of that, plus Awesome of the Week!Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Find Laura at LauraTremaine.com and on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!And don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!
Nov. 21, 2017
Happy holiday season, Awesomes! We know that as many of you gather with family and friends this week, you are also gathering up your shopping lists for holiday gift-giving. We hope our AWESOME recommendations will help you pick things for the naughty and the nice on your list. Show notes for this and every episode of Sorta Awesome can be found at sortaawesomeshow.com/shownotesFind Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram Find Kelly on her blog, Twitter, Facebook, and InstagramFind Laura at LauraTremaine.com and on Facebook, Instagram, and TwitterFind Rebekah on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, and InstagramAnd don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!
Nov. 17, 2017
It's our first ever Sorta Awesome Thanksgiving episode! Tune in to feast with us on how to bring so much more awesome to your Thanksgiving gathering this year. You'll hear Meg and Kelly discuss recipes, hosting hacks, best-guest tips, and the voices of some Awesomes sharing great Thanksgiving stories. All of that, plus Awesome of the Week!
Nov. 16, 2017
Megan chats with Kate Casey about their favorite episodes on each other's podcasts!Feast on these shows @ www.Wondery.com/Thanskgiving  Sorta Awesome Binge:Popcast with Knox & Jamie - Ep 181”Misunderstood and Misheard Song Lyrics”What Should I Read Next? - Ep 102 “Featuring Gretchen Rubin”The Simple Show - Ep 89 “What (and How) to Watch Stuff”Reply All - Ep 56 “Zardulu”The Babysitter’s Club - “Ep 5 “Dawn and the Impossile Three”Reality Life Binge:The Forward with Lance Armstrong - Ep 6Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald - Whitney CummingsHow to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black - Ina GartenStories Podcast - Legend of Sleepy HollowMissing Richard Simmons - Ep 1
Nov. 14, 2017
Obsessed with Netflix's original series Stranger Things? Curious about what all the hype is about? Join Meg as she and her dear friend, author, and podcast host Nish Weiseth spend an hour flailing and yelling about all the reasons everyone should be watching Stranger Things! The first twenty minutes are a broad, spoiler-free overview of the show, and after that, they dive into deep discussion of the social, psychological, and spiritual aspects of the series they can't stop talking about.Find Nish's NEW podcast Impolite Company wherever you listen to podcasts!Nish is on Twitter as @NishWeisethWashington Post: 5 80s tropes that Stranger Things turns upside downYou can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. And don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!
Nov. 10, 2017
It's the most wonderful time of the year ... sorta. The holidays are fast approaching, and along with this season of joy and thankfulness, there are often difficult family dynamics to navigate. Meg and Kelly invite therapist Annie Wright back to Sorta Awesome to answer some of your questions about how to set (and keep!) healthy boundaries to keep your days merry and bright. All of that plus yummy snacking and a podcast obsession in Awesome of the Week!SHOW NOTES:True Crime ObsessedAnnie Wright PsychotherapyAnnie Wright: Challenged by holiday time spent with family? Explore my build-your-own holiday coping kitAnnie Wright: How boundaries impact every area of your life and what to do if yours needs workFind Annie at her blog AnnieWright.com (along with many free resources!) and on Facebook, Instagram, and TwitterYou can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Find Kelly on her blog, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. And don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!
Nov. 3, 2017
Whether you are a well-organized photo fanatic or a drowning in a photo mess, Meg and Laura have ideas, tips, advice, and more to help you figure out your digital photo situation! You'll hear how to fight the photo overwhelm as well as fantastic ideas on what to do with all those pictures! All of that plus Awesome of the Week!SHOW NOTES:Aveeno shower facialBENEFIT POREfessionalImagine Dragons ThunderChatbooksShutterflyMixbookMPIXCanvas on DemandFramebridgeProject LifeFollow @laura.tremaine on Instagram to participate in #OneDayHHYou can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Find Laura at LauraTremaine.com and on Facebook, Instagram, and TwitterVisit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. And don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!
Nov. 1, 2017
Book of the Month Club has released the November selections! To hear about five hot reads for fall, tune in to hear Meg's preview of this list which includes name recognition debuts and new fiction from old favorites!To find out more about signing up for Book of the Month Club, go to sortaawesomeshow.com/bookofthemonth
Oct. 27, 2017
Ever wonder how other people are organizing their lives in a digital world? Or how people go about protecting the privacy of their family in the age of Facebook-stalking? Meg gathered all of the co-hosts to talk through some of the biggest digital decisions we make every day, and they are all too happy to share how and why they do what they do! All of that plus a DOUBLE-DOSE of Awesome of the Week!1000 Books Before KindergartenPLAYMOBIL Advent CalendarTim Ferriss's Tools of TitansSmartest Person in the Room Ep 25 Eating Disorders with dietician Nicole AvilaInkwell Daily PlannerMoleskine PlannerNomatic PlannerMeg's favorite skinny glittery washi tapeYou can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Find Laura at LauraTremaine.com and on Facebook, Instagram, and TwitterFind Kelly on her blog, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!Find Rebekah on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. And don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!