Mary, did you know? Change is a'comin

In this episode, we talk about Christmas music, some big news from Maggie, and friendship.

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Show notes for this episode:

For the remaining months in 2014, we'll have a Christmas segment!

This week, we're talking Christmas music.

Our favorites:

  • River
  • O Holy Night
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • James Taylor's Christmas album

Go ahead and erase these from human memory:

  • Christmas Shoes
  • Feliz Navidad
  • Santa Baby
  • Wonderful Christmastime

We made a Spotify playlist of some of our favorite Christmas music for you! It's three hours long, and we have excellent taste, so you're welcome:

Maggie's current faves:

Idina Menzel and Michael Buble, Baby It's Cold Outside:

Pentatonix, Mary, Did You Know?

Maggie's life change, part one:

...SHE WENT BLONDE!!

You'll have to listen to hear the other big update. A big change for Maggie is a big change for our friendship, which we talk about in depth this episode.

We attempt to have a therapy session about our friendship and draw some sort of universal truth out of it to justify publishing this conversation on the Internet.

This episode more than ever feels like two friends sharing their hearts. So if you're into that, you'll love this episode.

How can we be happy for friends and mourn the loss of a stage in the relationship at the same time?

Maggie asks Jacey, "How do you stay motivated to work on side projects outside of your day job?"

  • Commit ahead of time, then follow through
  • Remember the big picture vision: Why am I doing this? What's the motivation beyond myself? What excited me about this project in the first place?
  • Offer grace: don't beat yourself up

That's it, folks.

What are your favorite Christmas songs, and which should we erase from human memory? How do you handle some of these deep friendship situations? What keeps you motivated to work on projects you aren't getting paid for, or don't have a boss to oversee you?

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Until next time...

Show notesJacey Verdicchio