Growing Up and Sometimes Down

Growing Up and Sometimes Down

By Global

This podcast sees teen YouTubers and influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about some of the taboo topics that 18 year olds don’t talk about such as mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university and relationships. They will use the podcast to give their advice and share personal experiences in a fun, relatable and comforting way. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! twitter/insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie

Episodes

Your confessions: I imagine my best friend when I have sex, I slept with my best friends brother and poo in the skate park

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. It's the end of series 1 of Growing Up and Sometimes Down! So why not try something different - this week Liv and Evie react to your anonymous confessions, and they are juicy! Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie Email us! podcast@growingupasd.com
11/08/2037m 28s

Sex talk: threesomes, sex dreams, hickeys, first kisses, UTI’s and turn offs

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. This week we're talking all about sex in a 'questions you're too scared to ask your mum' episode! Liv and Evie answer your queries: covering hickeys, what to do if you get a UTI, biggest turn offs and are sex dreams normal? Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie Email us! podcast@growingupasd.com
04/08/2042m 46s

Girl talk: infected belly button piercings, dating your best friends ex and feeling confident in what you wear

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. On this week's episode, another Girl talk. Liv and Evie answer your questions and scenarios - tips on belly piercings, girl code being tested and not letting other people's views dictate your style. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie Email us! podcast@growingupasd.com
28/07/2036m 14s

Boy talk: Grief affecting my relationship, shooting your shot and can girls just be friends with guys?

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. For this episode, it's another Boy talk. Liv and Evie give tips and tricks and answer your dilemmas - dating after grief, being strung along, dealing with fboys, and can girls just be friends with guys? Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie Email us! podcast@growingupasd.com
21/07/2041m 29s

Body confidence: Gaining weight, small boobs, stretch marks, feeling bikini body ready and our tips for loving yourself

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. This week we're chatting body confidence. We've talked about feeling confident in your body during sex and learning to love yourself in our previous body confidence episode (make sure to check it out!) and now Liv and Evie answer your queries: dealing with gaining weight in lock down, worries about small boobs, and feeling ready for the beach! Plus top tips for loving yourself inside and out. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie Email us! podcast@growingupasd.com
14/07/2048m 14s

Our first time: getting a bit too drunk, going to a house party, acting sober to our parents + viewers first time stories!

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In the second edition of our 'Firsts' mini-series, we're talking all about first experiences with alcohol- hear our stories and yours on first house parties, have one too many and acting sober around parents. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie Email us! podcast@growingupasd.com
07/07/2031m 29s

Girl Talk: bikini waxes, shaving tips for down there, first kiss, friendship fallouts, tampons & insecurities during sex

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. On this week's episode, we're back to Girl talk. Liv and Evie answer your girly questions about shaving down there, fears about your first kiss, tampons, insecurities and friendships. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie Email us! podcast@growingupasd.com
30/06/2038m 11s

Let’s talk about racism

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In this important episode, Evie and Olivia speak to Shelby Luke all about racism, the Black Lives Matter movement, Shelby's experiences growing up black in predominantly white areas, privilege, racial profiling and so much more. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie Email us! podcast@growingupasd.com
23/06/201h 4m

Boy Talk: Ghosting, Breakups in lockdown, mixed signals, jealousy and soulmates

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. On this week's episode, we're bringing back the Boy talk. Liv and Evie answer your dilemmas - ghosting, lockdown breakups, jealousy and what the girls really think about soulmates. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie Email us! podcast@growingupasd.com
16/06/2041m 24s

Our first time: meeting the parents, first date, first crush & listeners first times

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In the first of our new 'Firsts' mini-series, we're talking all about firsts in relationships - hear our stories and yours on crushes, dates and meeting the family! Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie Email us! podcast@growingupasd.com
09/06/2039m 8s

Our first time: meeting the parents, first date, first crush & listeners first times

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In the first of our new 'Firsts' mini-series, we're talking all about firsts in relationships - hear our stories and yours on crushes, dates and meeting the family! Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie Email us! podcast@growingupasd.com
02/06/2039m 8s

Anxiety after lockdown: Socialising again, your body changing, clubbing, going back to Uni and our advice!

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. This week Liv and Evie are talking all about what life's going to be like post-lockdown and the anxieties you may have surrounding it. Whether you're anxious about travelling after this time, going back to Uni, socialising again, or your body changing through lockdown, Liv and Evie give all the advice they can to reassure you. And don't worry- we're all in this together! Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
26/05/2037m 14s

Let’s talk puberty: body hair, periods, boobies, growing into your body and all of the struggles that come with it

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In this episode, Olivia and Evie chat all about puberty - the good, the bad and the ugly. From your body changing, growing curves and boobs to dealing with body hair and getting your period. Plus, your listener questions! Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
19/05/2035m 5s

Mental health and self care 101: opening up, meditation, mindfulness & counselling

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. This week we're taking care of your mental health. How to deal with our feelings and emotions, why it's important to open up, sleep, counselling, mindfulness and tips and advice on giving yourself the best care. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
12/05/2039m 50s

Mental health and self care 101: opening up, meditation, mindfulness & counselling

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. This week we're taking care of your mental health. How to deal with our feelings and emotions, why it's important to open up, sleep, counselling, mindfulness and tips and advice on giving yourself the best care. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
12/05/2040m 8s

Counselling: how we got started, our experience and answering your questions

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss counselling, how they found counselling, what benefits they've experienced from it, their journeys with various counsellors, and they answer your questions. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
05/05/2032m 21s

Girl talk: my best friend has ditched me for her boyfriend, how to deal with ghosting, bitchy friends and period cramps

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. Last week we tackled boy talk, this week Liv and Evie get into some girl talk: how to keep in touch with friends, period cramps, friends dumping you for a boyfriend, dealing with people talking about you and more. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
28/04/2043m 43s

Boy talk: fancying your bestfriend, tough breakups, getting over an ex & supporting a friend in a toxic relationship

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. On this week's lockdown episode, it's Boy talk. Liv and Evie answer your dilemmas - getting over an ex, helping a friend in a toxic relationship, worrying about your first kiss and more. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
21/04/2039m 6s

How to date during quarantine & maintaining relationships with friends and family

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. On this week's lockdown episode, Liv and Evie take one of your suggestions for our topic - relationships. How do we maintain our relationships during this time, and how do we cope with dating whilst apart? Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
14/04/2056m 13s

How to survive quarantine 101: fun things to do and tips on making life feel normal

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. It's lockdown week 2, but we don't want to get too serious this week, so on today's episode, Olivia and Evie are chatting distractions, the best tv shows and films to watch, things we can be doing in this time and ways to make life feel slightly more normal. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
07/04/2047m 50s

Corona virus: lockdown, taking care of mental health and our tips

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. It's a bit of a different episode today, as we're in lockdown. This week Olivia and Evie record from home, discussing Covid 19 and how to take care of ourselves in this unprecedented time. How to look after your mental health, finding the positives from a negative situation and tips to help you out. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
31/03/2050m 15s

Influencers profiting from our insecurities, Boom Tea and more scandals

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. This week we're talking all about how you use your influence on social media, whether for the good or the bad, scandals, second chances and swearing. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
24/03/2028m 54s

Body confidence: during sex & everyday + self love and learning to love your body

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. We're talking bodies this week! How to feel confident in your body in clothes and out of them, learning to love your body and embrace "imperfections". Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
17/03/2026m 9s

Condoms, safe sex, the pill and how it affects your mental health

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. This week, Evie and Olivia tackle contraception. Why it's so important to practice safe sex, how you can stay safe and how it might impact you. Plus, your questions answered. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
10/03/2027m 28s

First period stories, our most embarrassing moments and using tampons for the first time...

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss periods. From getting your first period to dealing with cramps and embarrassing period stories...you've got to laugh right? The girls get into it all. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
03/03/2026m 52s

How we met our boyfriends and dating disasters

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss boyfriends. From meeting boys, to going out, how do you deal with relationships? Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
25/02/2030m 29s

Toxic friends, red flags and how to get out of a bad friendship

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss the complications growing up with friends can bring. From growing apart to growing together, some friendships blossom while others fall apart. How do you deal with the evolution of your friendships and how can you tell when a relationship has gone sour? And hear when a phone saved Olivia and Evie from a dangerous situation. Would you be without your phone? Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
18/02/2028m 25s

Addicted to phones; when are they useful and when are they harmful?

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss addiction to their phones. What was life like before the phone and do you remember your first device? Do you remember snake? It was the best game ever. And hear when a phone saved Olivia and Evie from a dangerous situation. Would you be without your phone? Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
11/02/2037m 56s

Making friends online, using Tinder & failed friendships

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss meeting people online. How can you be sure the person you're talking to is real and not pretending to be someone else? And have you heard of 'catfishing'? Olivia and Evie explain! Plus they share their tips on how to be safe online and know who you're talking to. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
04/02/2028m 49s

Young love, casual sex and settling down

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. In this episode, Olivia and Evie discuss how they met eachother and their boyfriends to discover the different routes to love. They look at internet dating and meeting people online, to their relationship aspirations for the future. Between advice one how to stay safe online and whether marrying your childhood sweetheart is a good idea, we learn how the bond between Olivia and Evie lead to them becoming best friends. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! Twitter/Insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
27/01/2027m 40s

Growing Up and Sometimes Down, Listen and Subscribe on Global Player now!

YouTubers and social media influencers, Evie and Olivia talk about the difficulties 18 year olds go through facing adulthood. The minefield of challenges is endless, from mental health, the pressures of social media, therapy, going to university to relationships and moving on to life at university and beyond. This podcast is a chance to hear a unique and relatable opinion on the narrow way through the last steps of adolescence and Evie and Olivia shed light on some of life's most difficult challenges. Listen and Subscribe on Global Player, or wherever you get your podcasts, now! twitter/insta @oliviagraceherring @lovevie
20/01/203m 10s
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