This week on THE SKINNY CONFIDENTIAL HIM & HER PODCAST…
( 1:25 ): Welcome to TSC HIM & HER Show. This week we have YouTuber and Influencer, Lauren Elizabeth on the show. On this episode we talk about mental illness, running a business and creating content.
( 3:20 ): We had a very relaxing weekend. It’s important to take time to rest and rejuvenate.
( 6:30 ): This episode we are diving into depression, anxiety and mental health. I just wrote one of the most important posts I’ve ever shared on The Skinny Confidential. If you want to check it out you can find it here.
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( 10:40 ): HIM TIP: Lessons from podcasting: how to start a podcast and elements to pay attention to.
( 15:25 ): HER TIP: Aztec Healing Clay, Egyptian Magic Cream & CALM tea. Lemon raspberry is my favorite flavor. They can all be found on Thrive Market which streamlines healthy living. Save $60 on your groceries by using URL thrivemarket.com/skinny.
( 20:00 ): Lauren Elizabeth began her career blogging in 2011 in Chicago. From blogging to making YouTube videos, hosting, designing and so much more she is following her wildest dreams. Let’s welcome Lauren!
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS WITH LAUREN
( 20:40 ): Lauryn asks: “How did you get into the YouTube space from blogging?”
( 24:00 ): Lauryn asks: “Is there a formula that you have had or have now for YouTube?”
( 25:15 ): Lauryn asks: “How do you separate and take breaks?”
( 25:25 ): Michael asks: “Talk to us about the YouTube community?”
( 31:55 ): Lauryn asks: “How does acting mesh with YouTube?”
( 37:45 ): Lauryn asks: “What’s a failure you’ve had that turned out to be an incredible lesson?”
( 39:10 ): Michael asks: “How do you filter out all of the comparisons and competition?”
( 40:55 ): Lauryn asks: “How did you have the foresight at 23 to understand the business side & what are some tips?”
( 44:25 ): Michael asks: “Is there a trait you see in successful YouTubers?”
( 46:45 ): Lauryn asks: “How did you handle monetization?”
( 51:00 ): Lauryn asks: “When do you work best and do you have any rituals?”
( 56:50 ): Michael asks: “What’s some bad advice or mistakes you see with content creators?”
( 58:20 ): Lauryn asks: “How did you become comfortable sharing about depression and anxiety?”
( 1:01:55 ): Michael asks: “What are some tools that help you combat anxiety?”
( 1:04:00 ): Lauryn asks: “How do you manage serving your community in the right way?”
( 1:07:55 ): Lauryn asks: “What’s next for you?”
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+ find more Lauren: Website | Instagram | YouTube
++ want more? check out our podcast with Amanda Cerny & Why Video is Queen.
+++ mentioned: 49 Laws of Power | The Slight Edge | Daily Rituals: How Artists Work | Deep Work
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OMG. I had to listen to this podcast twice it was so good! I literally stopped in my tracks and rewound the part about how she said she works in her sleep. And how she writes down her thoughts in her phone when she’s in bed trying to sleep and I have this issue all the time when I try to go to sleep and my brain WILL NOT shut off so I have to write it all down in my phone. One night I was overnight at my boyfriend’s house and I felt bad because he was trying to sleep and I had my Evernote app open on my phone writing out all my thoughts as they came to me and I showed him the next morning and you had to scroll and scroll that’s how much I had written down.
Now, when I’m at home, I sleep with my Apple watch on because it tracks my sleep patterns and heart rate throughout the day and night and I use my Day One journaling app on my watch to capture my thoughts as they come to me. So all I’m doing is talking my thoughts into my watch instead of having a lit up phone screen in my face. I have to do this every night so I can sleep. Plus my best thoughts and ideas come to me in the shower, in bed, and when im driving. So I use that in bed, I use waterproof notepads in the shower and I use Siri to add notes to my phone while I’m driving or use my Day One journaling app on my watch as well.
Lately, I’ve been using MindNode for mind mapping and I LOVE it. And when I’m working, I use the Remarkable tablet to jot down interrupting thoughts and ideas and also use it for my morning pages and brain dumping throughout the day and this saves me SO much paper you have no idea.
And the part where she talked about her anxiety resonated so much so I went to her YT and watched her video about the topic. I’ve always struggled with anxiety on a regular basis but I’ve never really had an attack until the other night at my boyfriend’s house so now I’m feeling I really should talk to my doctor about getting on anxiety medicine.
Anyway, sorry for rambling that’s just how my brain works.
Thank you so much for putting out this episode and for interviewing amazing women like Lauren. I’m a little more obsessed with her after this interview. I followed her before the episode but now I’m binging on her content.