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Talk Twenties Podcast

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Feeling stressed about not having it all figured out? Fear not, this podcast will help you become a more confident YOU in your twenties! With some inspirational guests on board, we discuss issues faced by today's twenty-somethings and cover all the stuff you never got taught in school. From managing your finances to navigating a career, finding that work/life balance to making new friends, this podcast will guide you through adulthood, with a lot of truths and laughter. Email us at: info@talktwenties.com
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Talk Twenties PodcastSep 26, 2023

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Solo Travelling In Your 20s | How To Travel Solo Full Time With Gabs Explores

Solo Travelling In Your 20s | How To Travel Solo Full Time With Gabs Explores

Travelling as a female solo in your 20s is something Gabs Explores now does as a career. Gabs Explains shares her Dos and Don’ts for travelling and shares stories from her travels abroad.

Making friends when travelling abroad is easier, says Gabs who explains how you should travel alone and focus on spending time alone as it is a wellbeing hack. Gabs shares a story about her time in Dubai and nearly being scammed and warns us all what to avoid on our solo 20 travels.

Gabs is the founder of females flying solo a community platform which educates and empowers women travelling the world solo and balancing working whilst travelling by using companies that will pay you to house sit!

In this episode Gabs talks about:

  • Female solo travel
  • Travel hacks for your 20s
  • How to get paid for travelling
  • Balancing friends and time alone whilst travelling
  • Staying safe whilst solo travelling
  • Avoiding scams abroad
  • Work whilst travelling the world
  • Adulting failures

Host: Gaby Mendes
Guest:  Gabs Explores


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Nov 28, 202343:44
First Time Buyer Guide Understand The House Buying Process STEP BY STEP with Dan does Mortgages
Nov 21, 202345:12
Mallows Beauty Built a £5M Business From 6k: Skincare Secrets & Building A Business As a Single Mum

Mallows Beauty Built a £5M Business From 6k: Skincare Secrets & Building A Business As a Single Mum

Laura Mallows is the founder and CEO of Mallows Beauty, a positive non-shaming led skincare brand which is estimated to turn over £5million this year.

Listen to this episode with Laura to hear more about

:-Lauras career before Mallows Beauty as a fashion buyer

- Everything Laura has learned about skincare

- How much skincare products ACTUALLY change your skin

- The BTS of Mallows Beauty Growth

- Challenges of being a single mum in business

- Utilising TikTok shop / Live


Check out Mallows Beauty here https://mallowsbeauty.co.uk/pages/so-who-even-are-you#

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Nov 14, 202344:38
How To Survive Your 20s? Dear Gaby "I'm having a 20s life crisis"
Nov 07, 202340:48
The Sidemen Secret with Jordan Schwarzenberger: Sidemen Manager and Co-founder of Arcade Media

The Sidemen Secret with Jordan Schwarzenberger: Sidemen Manager and Co-founder of Arcade Media

This is the sidemen secret, the secret to their success and the man behind the scenes, Jordan Schwarzenberger. Jordan is still in his mid 20s and has had an incredible career, all as a university drop out who has NEVER applied for a job - even at his previous workplaces such as Vice and LadBible Group.


As cofounder of entertainment company Arcade Media, Jordan Schwarzenberger manages clients such as British YouTube group The Sidemen and helps launch brands such as YouTuber KSI’s companies Sides and XIX Vodka. Prior to Arcade Media, Schwarzenberger was chief creative officer at talent management company and worked at Vice News.  

In this episode Jordan talks about:

  • Career and how to stand out to employers
  • The secret to success
  • The sidemen and their secrets
  • Jordan's role in the success of Amelia Dimoldenberg
  • Tips for marriage and Jordan's story of marrying young
  • Adulting failures
  • Life lessons from Jordan Schwarzenberger

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Oct 31, 202354:08
Simon Squibb: Homeless Teen To Multi-Millionaire Without University

Simon Squibb: Homeless Teen To Multi-Millionaire Without University

Simon Squibb, A MAN who dropped out of school and was homeless at 15 is now a multi-millionaire and joins the Talk Twenties Podcast to tell YOU how to turn dreams into reality. Simon uses his own personal stories and beliefs to share to Gaby and you how to start, grow and fail a business. Simon is known as a controversial business man with strong beliefs around the education system and governments. Frequently doing street interviews telling people to quit their current jobs to pursue a dream and offers free advice and mentorship in the stairwell he bought in London.

In this episode, Simon Squibb talks about:

- Being homeless at 15 and dropping out of education

- "University is a scam" and why

- Hacks for getting graduate jobs

- Real reason behind the viral staircase purchase

- The truth about the myth that 90% of businesses fail in the 1st year

- New zero based business model

- Real life business analysis

- Airbnb and Elon Musk's X

- Simon gives honest mentorship on Talk Twenties and Gaby


Host: Gaby Mendes

Guest: Simon Squibb https://simonsquibb.com


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Oct 24, 202349:33
Pro Footballer to Wave House Owner Talks Growing a Data Driven Business with Jide Maduako
Oct 17, 202333:17
Embracing Yourself Openly and Proud with Kolade T Ladipo | Intersectionality, Creativity & Queerness
Oct 10, 202341:36
The How To On Relationships with Millie Shields | Experimenting, Boundaries, Pleasure & Breakups

The How To On Relationships with Millie Shields | Experimenting, Boundaries, Pleasure & Breakups

Have you ever wondered how to grow sexually? Millie Shields has grew her following across social media for speaking openly about sex and uses personal stories and facts to provide thousands of people support on a topic that many see as taboo. Have you ever felt obsessive after being cheated on? It is a very relatable story and Millie opens up on everything.

Growing up Millie, like many of us heard the old and traditional stories of what sex is and how specifically women lack encouragement for sexual pleasure. Millie shares her stories of first times, what she is still learning about and many relatable stories.

Millie is a bisexual woman and talks to Gaby about how she came out to her then boyfriend and how she asks for more experimenting in the bedroom whilst keeping pleasure. With situationships being spoken about across the internet, millie shares her views on open relationships and all the labels and everything that comes with dating, sex and pleasure.

In this episode Millie talks about:

  • cheating and jealousy
  • Feeling embarrassed in relationships
  • Feeling pleasure and asking for it
  • How to state if you want a casual relationship
  • Importance of communication in relationships
  • Ensuring their is consent and boundaries in relationships
  • Bleeding during sex
  • How to experiment without feeling awkward
  • Adulting failures
  • Advice for her younger 20 year old self

Host: Gaby Mendes Guest:  Millie Shields

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Oct 03, 202339:17
6 Self Belief Master Steps With The Self Belief Chief
Sep 26, 202348:30
Why You Obsess Over The WRONG People: Psychology Of Relationships, Childhood Trauma, Body Language Tricks For Dating - Francesca Psychology

Why You Obsess Over The WRONG People: Psychology Of Relationships, Childhood Trauma, Body Language Tricks For Dating - Francesca Psychology

Want to make someone fall in love with you and be more attractive on a first date?

In this new episode Gaby sits down with Francesca Psychology, the digital creator and 22 year old life coach with 2.3 million followers across socials.

Since the age of 12 Francesca was fascinated by psychology. Growing up she spent all her time learning from experts across the world and studying. To share her life-changing tricks and knowledge on psychology Francesca uses social media to spread the word to millions.

In this conversation Francesca and Gaby discuss topics, such as:

  • How to appear more attractive on a first date
  • Body language tricks rooted in psychology
  • How the TYPE of people you are attracted to reflect childhood trauma
  • Possibility of making someone fall in love with you
  • Signs to know if someone is interested in your or just attracted
  • Healthy intimacy
  • Why you choose the people who are WRONG for you
  • Why you date someone older or younger than you
  • Why you date someone who is long distance
  • Commitment issues
  • Why you go for the “bad ones” when dating
  • obsessing over the idea of someone
  • Explaining emotional monitoring and how it effects your life
  • The explanation of Cognitive Distortions
  • What Francesca is figuring out in life

Francesca will be speaking LIVE at TwentiesFest on sunday 1st October - https://www.talktwenties.com/twentiesfest

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Sep 19, 202346:17
Feeling Confident In Your Body with Fuller Bust Bestie
Sep 12, 202337:45
Top Tips On How To Manage, Make & Understand Money with Pennies To Pounds
Sep 04, 202336:51
The Purpose Of Your 20s | Talk Twenties Bonus EP
Aug 29, 202347:41
How to Eat Low Waste & Save Money On Food In Your 20s with Lauren Leyva
Aug 22, 202339:01
Lydia Violeta: Graduating, moving abroad, and fighting perfectionism
Aug 15, 202336:46
The Finance Tips That Will Save You Money in your 20s with Elent Finance

The Finance Tips That Will Save You Money in your 20s with Elent Finance

Do you need help understanding your payslip, taxes, national insurance or even how to invest in future you with workplace pensions? This episode covers everything from understanding student loans to the gender pay gap. It's a one-stop shop for anyone in their early twenties trying to get on the best foot with their finances.

We have researched what people in their 20s need to know about finance and money and asked accountant and financial educator Abigail Foster, also known as Elent Finance, to give us all the information.

Although Abi is the expert when it comes to financial education and discusses EVERYTHING we need to know to save and make money in our 20s, in this episode she also opens up about the other areas of her life she struggles in. A true reminder that nobody is perfect, and everyone is trying to figure it out!

In this episode Abigail talks about:

  • Financial education importance
  • Understanding your payslip, income tax and more
  • The gender pay gap
  • Work place pensions and automatic enrolment
  • Breaking down student loans and repayment
  • Adulting failures  & much more

Host: Gaby Mendes
Guest:  Abigail Foster

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💸 A big thank you to our sponsors Zopa Bank - https://www.zopa.com

Aug 08, 202341:37
What To Do When You Hate Your Boss with That Corporate Lawyer | Lessons on Tricky Relationships & Love In Your 20s

What To Do When You Hate Your Boss with That Corporate Lawyer | Lessons on Tricky Relationships & Love In Your 20s

Aug 01, 202336:10
Charley Marlowe Talks Meeting Cate Blanchett, Growing Up Working Class, Body Confidence & More

Charley Marlowe Talks Meeting Cate Blanchett, Growing Up Working Class, Body Confidence & More

Charley Marlowe shares everything from growing up working class, body confidence to her meeting celebs like Cate Blanchett. Charley spills the tea on her days working as a TV runner on shows like Naked Attraction, Lady Chatterly’s Lover.

Charley shares how her “working class mindset” has made her suffer with imposter syndrome and her struggles in her 20s. Charley is known across socials, especially TikTok for her comedy sketches sharing that “every gay person is given one person to idolise” and she has met one of them! (Still waiting to meet Jane McDonald)



In this episode Charley talks about: - Growing up working class - Life before TikTok blew up - Working on TV - Dating stories and hard launching her girlfriend - Issues with the government - Idols - Struggles in her 20s - Adulting failures Host: Gaby Mendes Guest:  Charley Marlowe TwentiesFest - https://www.talktwenties.com/twentiesfest Listen and follow Talk Twenties on all platforms:  📲 Visit the Talk Twenties Website: https://www.talktwenties.com   ✨ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/talktwentie...  ✨ TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMRRmaVp3/ ✨ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/talk...

Jul 25, 202340:44
The Secret To Living In Your 20s with Danny Williams | Self Awareness, Confidence, Resilience & Discipline

The Secret To Living In Your 20s with Danny Williams | Self Awareness, Confidence, Resilience & Discipline

Danny Williams shares the secrets to self awareness, confidence, resilience and discipline in your 20s. These are key skills which you need to navigate your 20s successfully. Danny, a previous Model and Love Island star at only 21 years old talks about how after all this “success” he survived the darkest period of his life.

Danny is now a men’s mental health and exercising coach after rediscovering his passion for helping people. Danny opens up about how his childhood growing up on a council estate without a father figure affected his life and how he is dealing with it now through the four steps of self discovery.

If you are watching this episode for mental health, fitness or general health and wellness please know you are not alone and also remember to talk about it with loved ones, or a professional if accessible.


In this episode Danny talks about:

  • Childhood affects on your present self
  • Pre Love Island and life after TV
  • Fitness coaching journey
  • Overcoming the darkest period of his life
  • self awareness to help self as a whole
  • Adulting failures  and advice to younger self
  • Steps to help yourself mentally and physically

Host: Gaby Mendes

Guest:  Danny Williams

Email the team at info@talktwenties.com - we love hearing your stories!   Listen and follow Talk Twenties on all platforms:  https://linktr.ee/talktwenties TwentiesFest https://www.talktwenties.com/twentiesfest  💸 A big thank you to our sponsors Zopa Bank - https://www.zopa.com

Jul 18, 202342:29
Breaking Barriers: Empowering South Asian Women in the Big Four and Content Creation | Tanvi Shah

Breaking Barriers: Empowering South Asian Women in the Big Four and Content Creation | Tanvi Shah

Uncover the unspoken truth about the challenges faced as a South Asian women working in the big four, presenting and content creation.

Tanvi shares her insights on the romanticized perception of the corporate job and her personal experiences in a prestigious big 4 company. She reflects on her breaking point, emphasizing the non-negotiable importance of mental health, especially in demanding corporate environments.

Gain valuable insights into the financial side of content creation as Tanvi discusses monetizing her content and making a name for herself. She addresses the challenges faced by South Asian content creators, founded a diversity committee, and tackles micro-aggressions head-on.

Tanvi fearlessly addresses the internal barriers hindering progress and offers inspiration for aspiring creators.

In this episode Tanvi talks about:

  • Accidental fame
  • Challenges as a South Asian woman
  • Leaving a stable job
  • Content creation
  • Working in the “big four”
  • Surviving corporate environments
  • Adulting failures  + Life in your 20s

Host: Gaby Mendes

Guest:  Tanvi Shah


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Jul 11, 202337:52
Financial 101 with Gabriel Nussbaum: Mastering Your Finances in Your 20s

Financial 101 with Gabriel Nussbaum: Mastering Your Finances in Your 20s

Welcome to a captivating episode of the Talk Twenties podcast, where we dive into the world of finance with Gabriel Nussbaum, the influential financial guru with a staggering 1.5 million followers across various social media platforms. Join our host Gaby Mendes, as she sits down with Gabriel to explore everything you need to know about Financial 101 and how it relates to your 20s.

Gabriel Nussbaum's expertise stems from his previous role as an analyst at Barclaycard Payments, making him a trusted financial expert. With a unique approach to raising financial literacy one video at a time, Gabriel has garnered a massive following on TikTok, where he's renowned for accurately guessing people's salaries on the streets of London.

If you're a recent graduate, a young professional, or someone looking to transform their side hustle into a full-time career as a content creator, this episode is a goldmine of knowledge. Gabriel's expertise, combined with his unique journey, make for an engaging conversation that will leave you inspired and equipped with the tools to master your finances in your 20s.

Tune in to the Talk Twenties podcast now and join the enlightening conversation with Gabriel Nussbaum. Whether you're seeking financial transparency, looking to level up your Finance 101 knowledge, or aiming to overcome adulting failures, this episode is your go-to resource for mastering your financial journey in your 20s and beyond.


In this episode Gabriel talks about:

  • Financial Transparency
  • Finance 101
  • Renting or Buying
  • Joint accounts
  • Debit card vs Credit Card
  • Student overdraft
  • Inflation
  • Key tax lessons
  • Lessons in your 20s
  • Adulting failures

Host: Gaby Mendes

Guest: Gabriel Nussbaum

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Jul 04, 202346:23
How To Get Out Of Debt, Money Mistakes to Avoid In Your 20s with Budget Jones's Diary
Jun 27, 202342:33
Eve Bennett Lost In Life After Education Ends

Eve Bennett Lost In Life After Education Ends

The OG StudyTuber Eve Bennett announces that she is leaving YouTube. Eve opens up about her growth on the platform and how she became a study YouTuber sharing the ups and downs of dedicating her life to education and graduating at Oxford University.

Eve talks openly about how she became the main source of her pressure as an overachiever. Now that Eve has graduated Oxford University she shares how hard she has found it adjusting to life outside of education. Even though Eve went to a prestigious university her and Gaby chat about the lack of life skills education people receive and how she has navigated it.

In this episode Eve talks about:

  • Pressures as an overachiever
  • The growth and end to her youtube life
  • Preparing for life after education “they don’t teach you this”
  • The Life skills eve wish she knew sooner
  • Advice to younger eve
  • Adulting failures
  • Failure, Imposter Syndrome & Perfectionism

Host: Gaby Mendes Guest:  Eve Bennett

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Jun 20, 202335:31
Hormones, Periods and ‘The Pill’: Everything You Need To Know with Sarah Elisabeth

Hormones, Periods and ‘The Pill’: Everything You Need To Know with Sarah Elisabeth

Did you know you can only get pregnant in 6 days out of your monthly cycle? Here is everything you need to know about periods, hormone cycles and women's health as Sarah Elisabeth joins the Talk Twenties Podcast to debunk myths about women's health from understanding your body literacy and knowing when you will feel creative and like Beyonce to when your body wants to hibernate and recover. This episode is for everyone who cares, loves, educates or identifies as a woman.

Sarah Elisabeth is an expert in women's health coaching and gives us everything and more we need to know, even the fact that you or your partner might find you less attractive in certain points of the hormone cycle. Sarah explains that although she isn't "anti-pill", she believes that the education around this is causing many issues in women and offers wisdom about the pill if you are thinking of taking it or stopping it.


In this episode Sarah talks about:

- Women's health lack of education in school and the impact

- The reasons why women's health is everyones business

- The 4 phases of your cycle explained simply with advice

- Why you feel like a different person every week

- How to spot when you are fertile

- What the pill does to our body and the science behind it


Host: Gaby Mendes Guest:  Sarah Elisabeth

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Jun 13, 202332:45
Love Island Brad McClelland Talks Love Or Fame, Dating In Your 20s, Working a 9-5 & Grief

Love Island Brad McClelland Talks Love Or Fame, Dating In Your 20s, Working a 9-5 & Grief

Love Island’s Brad McClelland who is only 27- years-young is still “trying to figure out life” just like the rest of us, despite what people might believe after being on a huge show like Love Island Brad still wants to work a “normal job in the fire service” and actually found the one outside of the villa.

Life before Love Island for brad was working in many jobs, just like most of us do in our twenty’s and shares the reason many go onto Love Island. Brad talks with Gaby about dating in our modern world, finding the one (Daisy Maguire is Brad’s one 😉)

In this episode Brad reveals all about Love Island and everything that comes before and afterwards in ways he has never before, talking openly about dealing with the grief of his Nana.

In this episode Brad talks about:

  • Did Brad go on love Island for Love or Fame?
  • Life before, during and after Love Island
  • Dating in the modern world vs traditional dating
  • What men really think about dating, love and relationships
  • Finding your purpose
  • Dealing with grief of a close loved one
  • Brad’s Adulting failures and advice to his 20 year old self


Host: Gaby Mendes

Guest:  Brad McClelland

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Jun 06, 202343:47
5 Actions To Grow Your Business Today with Alice Benham | Business 101 Made Simple

5 Actions To Grow Your Business Today with Alice Benham | Business 101 Made Simple

Stop guessing and start growing your business with Alice Benham, business and marketing strategist and founder of On Paper. Alice has never had a “normal job” since 17 and has succeeded as an entrepreneur and digital creator, featured in Forbes, The Times and Insider Business using these 5 simple actions.

Alice shares her story of becoming a successful entrepreneur without a university degree or experience and shares everything she wishes she was told about business and the industry. This episode is a simple yet extremely effective Business 101 guide without excluding the barriers that life can bring.

In this episode Alice talks about:

  • Starting a business without experience or a degree
  • 5 tangible actions for business growth
  • Business and Marketing Strategy made simple
  • Learning on the job as a 20 something
  • Tips for being overwhelmed and confidence
  • Mistakes in your 20
  • Adulting failures

Host: Gaby Mendes Guest:  Alice Benham

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May 30, 202346:42
Grief and Growing Up With Made In Chelsea Star Sam Prince

Grief and Growing Up With Made In Chelsea Star Sam Prince

Has Sam Prince, Made In Chelsea’s youngest chaotic party boy changed for good? After years of being labelled the liar, and cheat - Sam explains why he wants to rebrand and change for good.

Sam shares all about his life growing up and how he has always caused some chaos. After loosing his grandparents, Sam opened up on his struggle with grief and how Made In Chelsea has impacted his life from relationships, business, and even his diagnosis with ADHD.

Once a party boy who f**ked girls over, Sam explains how he has worked on himself and his relationship with Inga Valentiner and his growth in the business world with a focus on sustainable business including Bellr and Forager Herbs.


In this episode Sam talks about:

  • Growing up as a rebellious child
  • Rejecting the corporate world for a reality star career
  • Dealing with grief in your 20s
  • Apologising in your 20s
  • Building sustainable businesses
  • Adulting failures
  • Advice for younger Sam Prince

Host: Gaby Mendes Guest: Sam Prince


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May 23, 202330:02
How To Use Visualisation To Change Your Life and Understand Your Emotions with Maya Raichoora

How To Use Visualisation To Change Your Life and Understand Your Emotions with Maya Raichoora

You go to the gym and train your body, but do you train your mind? This week on the podcast we’re joined by Maya Raichoora, co-founder of Remap and visualisation expert. Maya is on a mission to make mental fitness as common as physical fitness. Aged 15, Maya was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis - an incurable irritable bowel disease. She endured crippling physical, emotional and mental pain. Visualisation saved her life and now she is teaching this powerful technique to others. Maya has worked with global brands such as Nike, Lego, Barclays to help working professionals become mentally fit through the power of visualisation.


If your headspace has been a little negative recently or you’re struggling to overcome some big challenges, then this podcast episode is for you.


In this episode Maya talks about:

  • Her chronic illness experience
  • Visualisation Techniques
  • Mental Fitness
  • Self Awareness
  • The power of emotions
  • How to change your behaviour to become a better person
  • Adulting failures


Host: Gaby Mendes

Guest:  Maya Raichoora


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May 16, 202341:58
Navigating The Unknown in Business and Life In Your 20s with Perl Cosmetics

Navigating The Unknown in Business and Life In Your 20s with Perl Cosmetics

Isobel Perl, founder of Perl Cosmetics shares her story of being lost in her 20s, moving between jobs and everything she wished someone told her about starting business. Isobel has constantly dealt with the unknown in her 20s and tells us how she navigated this all.

After the Perl Cosmetics had a tough period, Isobel shared a TikTok about wanting to stop the small business due to failure, this reached thousands of people. Now Isobel focuses on ensuring people know that it is “not all sunshine building a business”. TikTok is now a vital part in the marketing strategy for Perl cosmetics with honesty at the forefront. Isobel works from home running Perl and offers advice for feelings of loneliness and the importance of networking.

If you are trying to navigate business, life in your 20s or even skincare advice from an expert this podcast is for you.

In this episode Isobel talks about:

  • Navigating the unknown
  • The secrets in business you need to know
  • Dealing with loneliness
  • Raising investment
  • Skincare advice
  • Feeling lost in your 20s
  • Adulting failures

Host: Gaby Mendes

Guest:  Isobel Perl

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May 09, 202340:19
5 Steps to Controlling Your Mind with TJ Power | Addiction, Porn, ADHD & DOSE Formula

5 Steps to Controlling Your Mind with TJ Power | Addiction, Porn, ADHD & DOSE Formula

Neuroscientist and entrepreneur, TJ Powers shares the DOSE Strategy which is changing the game of mental health and everything surrounding. Covering addiction, porn, obsession, relationships, ADHD and general mental health using the DOSE strategy this episode is not one to miss.

TJ Power is the neuroscientist who co-founded Neurify.io, an education platform that enhances mental health with neuroscience-based training experiences.

TJ assists Gaby in building her personal DOSE formula in simple steps so you can follow at home and understand your brain whilst implementing simple steps to control it.

In this episode TJ talks about:

  • DOSE formula
  • Neuroscience expertise
  • Dopamine
  • Oxytocin
  • Serotonin
  • Endorphins
  • Advice on mental health for your twenties
  • ADHD
  • adulting failures
May 02, 202346:49
The Reality of One Of The UK's Youngest Barristers with Grace Rose Gwynne|, Sexism, Fear & Power

The Reality of One Of The UK's Youngest Barristers with Grace Rose Gwynne|, Sexism, Fear & Power

Grace Rose Gwynne exposes everything you need to know about working in law as a Barrister. Grace was announced one of the youngest barristers in the UK after being called to the Bar at 21 years old, Grace now advocates for more female representation at the Bar and fighting for a place in “the Old Boys’ club”.

TW: This episode contains sensitive subjects including explicit incidences of sexual assault

In this episode Grace talks about: Lessons from becoming the UK’s youngest barrister Dealing with ageism, sexism and prejudice in the work place The rule of 3 in money The whole journey to becoming a barrister how to switch off after court Separating yourself from your case Rejection Adulting failures Host: Gaby Mendes Guest:  Grace Rose Gwynne Email the team at info@talktwenties.com - we love hearing your stories! Listen and follow Talk Twenties on all platforms:  💌 Sign up to our newsletter: https://newsletter.talktwenties.com/ 📲 Visit the Talk Twenties Website: https://www.talktwenties.com   🎙 Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast...   🎙 Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1qlLyLd...  ✨ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/talktwentie...  ✨ TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMRRmaVp3/ ✨ Twitter: https://twitter.com/talk_twenties ✨ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/talk... 💸 A big thank you to our sponsors Zopa Bank - https://www.zopa.com


Apr 25, 202340:19
How to Survive Lifestyle Inflation with Niaz Azad | Financially Free, British Obsessions & Hustling

How to Survive Lifestyle Inflation with Niaz Azad | Financially Free, British Obsessions & Hustling

Niaz Azad, co-founder of Millennial Money UK and the podcast Loose Change. Born out of the realisation that himself and his co-founder practiced law with a salary job and still suffered from uncomfortable money talks and taboo.

Niaz explains why 100k salary in London is not a substantial amount like it used to be and how someone with 40k could end up with more money, sharing his own transparent journey and many more. This podcast is focused on discussing the controversial topics surrounding money and simple yet effective ways you can become financially free.

In this episode Niaz talks about:

  • geographical differences in money
  • British obsessions
  • How to become financially free
  • Lifestyle inflation
  • Twenties advice
  • sustaining a side hustle / small business
  • Adulting failures

Host: Gaby Mendes Guest:  Niaz Azad

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Apr 18, 202344:48
Hannah Holland: How To Grow The Biggest UK Talent Agency | The Secret To Success

Hannah Holland: How To Grow The Biggest UK Talent Agency | The Secret To Success

HLD Talent founder, Hannah Holland started the biggest UK female talent agency at 24 in her bathroom with no support. Hannah shares her to know what risks are worth it and how she has built some of the UK's rising digital creators such as GK Barry.

Hannah joins the Talk Twenties Podcast to give full insight like none before, into the secrets of success whilst not faking a corporate facade. From being excluded in school 3 times and kicked out of university, Hannah shares her struggles and the honest truth of this world. Hannah shares some insider knowledge into the industry from her time at the BAFTAS and partying on Maya Jama's Yacht.

In this episode Hannah talks about:

  • Struggles in education
  • How she built the biggest female talent agency
  • GK Barry’s Rise To Fame
  • The warning signs in the industry
  • Secret to success
  • Retirement Plans
  • Twenties Advice
  • Adulting failures

Host: Gaby Mendes Guest:  Hannah Holland

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Apr 11, 202348:59
How To Unlock Your Full Potential Mind Body & Soul with Cami Sophia | Pilates Princess

How To Unlock Your Full Potential Mind Body & Soul with Cami Sophia | Pilates Princess

Cami Sophia aka the TikTok sensation ‘Pilates Princess’ joins the Talk Twenties Podcast to teach you how to “become her” and unlock your true potential with your mind, body and soul.

Cami shares how she was rejected from work placements on her marketing degree which led to her creating more pilates content. The pilates princess TikTok at 8 million views. Since becoming so popular, Cami has had the opportunity to start her own podcast, ‘With Intention’. The show involves Cami discussing healthy habits, workouts, and mindfulness, amongst ‘girl talk’ and body positivity. In this episode Cami talks about:

  • Camis journey with ‘Pilates Princess’
  • Life changing turning 20
  • Growth on social media
  • Body intuition
  • Motivation
  • Growing into yourself
  • Balanced diet
  • Turning thoughts into reality
  • Adulting failures

Host: Cami Sophia Guest:  Gaby Mendes

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Apr 04, 202340:03
Sink or Swim: How Building Social Chain Almost Broke Dom McGregor

Sink or Swim: How Building Social Chain Almost Broke Dom McGregor

Dominic is the co-founder of Social Chain, EY Entrepreneur of The Year winner, and is currently working with the government on social media. Dom announced on the Talk Twenties Podcast that he is hoping to run for prime minister in the future and shares his journey through his twenties. Dom opens up about his recovery with alcoholism, offering advice and support for other twenty somethings listening.

After co-founding social chain with Steven Bartlett which was listed £300 million valuation in August 2019, Dom shares behind the scenes insight on what struggles arise when building businesses, especially as a young twenty year old after dropping out of university.

*TW: mental health, addiction & suicidal ideation *


In this episode Dom talks about:

- Co-founding a £300 million evaluated business

- Pressure's of entrepreneurship- mental health

- his struggles with addiction

- Dreams of becoming prime minister

- Adulting failures

- Advice for twenty year olds

Host: Gaby Mendes

Guest: Dom McGregor


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Mar 28, 202352:26
How Spirituality and Crystals Can Change Your Life with Athena's Crystals

How Spirituality and Crystals Can Change Your Life with Athena's Crystals

Georgina dedicated herself to learning about the power of crystals and spirituality. Since then, she’s built a fast-growing community on TikTok, with over 1 million followers, inspiring others to learn about spirituality and self-confidence.Georgina Easterbrook AKA Athena’s Crystals grew up in Brighton with her jeweller dad.


After going to work with him one day and seeing him work with diamonds, she became fascinated with how such beauty can come from the earth and so began her love of gemstones and crystals. After struggling with mental health for many years and toxic relationships, Georgina’s life changed when she leaned into the power of spirituality, now successfully running her own crystal jewellery online business and her first book The Crystal Path is available now.

In this episode Georgina talks about:

- Guide for crystals

- Spiritual guidance for attracting your dreams

- Love languages- Attracting dreams into reality

- Manifesting wealth- Dealing with Trauma

- Adulting failures


Host: Gaby Mendes

Guest: Georgina Easterbrook

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Mar 21, 202341:29
El Burrito Monsters Strategy For 11 million views on TikTok

El Burrito Monsters Strategy For 11 million views on TikTok

Oli Paterson AKA ElBurrito Monster spends his life turning crazy food ideas into reality. Oli once studied maths at university, now he is a full time food content creator with 563k followers on TikTok and 23.3 million likes.

Oli has hacked the TikTok algorithm, sharing his 3 steps for success on the app and his structure for creating food videos that reach millions of people daily. Not only does Oli successfully make videos for his own account El Burrito Monster with views up to 11 million on one video. Oli talks about how he earns extra money by creating success for other businesses like Barburrito.

El Burrito Monster’s love for maths - although it didn’t work in the “real world” has helped him creating immense success in creating crazy meals like watermelon pizza and hotdog burgers. After all of the wild creations Oli has made he reveals how he lost 5.5 stone and became a healthier version of himself.

In this episode Oli talks about:

  • How to eat good and cheap at university
  • Building a career in the food industry
  • Turning your passion into work
  • Strategies for going TikTok viral
  • Stepping into adult life
  • Adulting failures
  • Advice for twenties

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Mar 14, 202335:36
The Rap Game UK: Breaking into a male dominated industry with Meduulla

The Rap Game UK: Breaking into a male dominated industry with Meduulla

Meduulla is a North Manchester musical artist known for her song Lifes Like a Box of Chocolates and her time on The Rap Game UK season 3. Meduulla first gained popularity as a Spoken Word artist and throughout this episode talks about her process for writing music and how it reflects being raised in North Manchester in a Zimbabwean household all the way to performing at Leeds and Reading fest.

As a twenty something Medulla covers a range of topics in the podcast from how she dropped out of university to focus on her music and the realities of being a black queer woman in rap.

In this episode Meduulla talks about:

  • lyrical process
  • The Rap Game UK
  • Dropping out of university
  • Using differences as an advantage
  • The power in words
  • Measure of success in parents
  • Adulting failures

Host: Gaby Mendes & Felix Kabutey Jnr Guest: Remi Akande

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Mar 07, 202335:55
An Experts Guide To Going Self Employed | Tax and Accountancy Explained with Accountant She

An Experts Guide To Going Self Employed | Tax and Accountancy Explained with Accountant She

Accountant She aka Rachel Harris joins Talk Twenties to guide those going self employed and starting a business. Offering expert knowledge on tax and accountancy through her experience as a qualified chartered certified accountant and founder of Accountant She and director of Strive X.

This Podcast episode offers an easy understanding to starting and running a business with successful accountancy, allowing you to thrive in self employment and small business finance. Rachel is changing the world of accountancy, from launching the first bursary scheme to creating an E book “The Tax Guide for Influencers” with a growing 22,000+ person community.

In this episode Rachel talks about:

  • Biggest mistakes most a self employed people can make starting out
  • Everything you need to know about Tax
  • Accountancy guide
  • HMRC guidance
  • Accountancy for all career types
  • Disrupting the world of accountancy
  • Adulting failures
  • Advice for people in their twenties

Host: Gaby Mendes & Felix Kabutey Jnr Guest:  Accountant She

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Feb 28, 202337:43
Launching My Own Company Whilst At University | Remi Akande Signs Deals With Dream Brands

Launching My Own Company Whilst At University | Remi Akande Signs Deals With Dream Brands

Remi Akande founder of MCR Fashion Industry and content creator, recently awarded MCR30under30 began his business MCRFashionIndustry whilst studying Law at university. Most recently Remi presented on the red carpet at the BBC Sports Personality of The Year Awards 2022. 

 In this episode Remi talks about: 

- Starting a business in his 20s whilst studying Law

 - Transitioning into creative spaces 

- Becoming a content creator / presenter and the secret to brand deals

 - Dealing with imposter syndrome

 - Turning a vision into reality

 - Life lessons in his 20s

 - Adulting failures  

In this podcast Remi discusses all of the above topics covering his journey through his 20s from his business life to his personal life with feelings of imposter syndrome and breaking into the industryLaunching My Own Company Whilst At University | Remi Akande Signs Deals With Dream Brands Remi’s social media can be found here https://www.instagram.com/remiakande/?hl=en

Remi gives advice on breaking into the industry and how to use connections to increase your personal and brand awareness, signing deals with huge brands such as Acqua Di Parma and many more. http://remiakande.com/acquadiparma/ http://remiakande.com/acquadiparma/

Host: Gaby Mendes & Felix Kabutey Jnr 

Guest: Remi Akande

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Feb 21, 202334:02
Sophie Brown Life After Married At First Sight UK | How to Stay True to Yourself in a Relationship

Sophie Brown Life After Married At First Sight UK | How to Stay True to Yourself in a Relationship

Married at First Sight UK Star Sophie Brown opens up about why she chose to marry a stranger, giving insider details into the show and the reasons for her split with former husband Jonathan from MAFS UK. Sophie talks about everything she has learnt from marrying a stranger and her relationship with the media after the show finished. Sophie also talks about how to become an independent, driven woman working in tech. After being diagnosed with ADHD, Sophie discusses being a neurodivergent person in the tech world. 

In this episode Sophie talks about: 

  • Reasons for going on married at first sight and life after the show 
  • Body image and the media 
  • Lessons learnt from a ‘failed marriage’ 
  • Being neurodivergent in the the tech industry 
  • ADHD 
  • Life lessons from her 20s 
  • Adulting failures 

Hosts: Gaby Mendes & Felix Kabutey Jnr 

Guest: Sophie Brown 

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Feb 14, 202334:36
Hannah Lowther From Tesco To The West End & How To Jump Start Your Career

Hannah Lowther From Tesco To The West End & How To Jump Start Your Career

TikTok Sensation Hannah Lowther, known for her role in Heathers The Musical, joins Talk Twenties on her first podcast appearance where she discusses kick starting her career in the West End, landing TikTok fame in the process.

After working in Tesco alongside trying to break into the industry, Hannah gives exclusive details on how she made history as the first actress to play all three Heathers: Heather Chandler, Heather Duke and Heather MacNamara.  Hannah reminisces about her first acting job as a child and the struggles she faced after drama school in the industry. 

In this episode Hannah talks about:

- How TikTok helped Hannah get Heathers  

- Child acting and drama school  

- Pressures of being a twenty something year old  

- Pressures and comparison  

- Adulting failures   

Hosts: Gaby Mendes & Felix Kabutey Jnr 

Guests:  Hannah Lowther  

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Feb 07, 202350:16
A Guide to Sex and Relationships & Dispelling Sex Myths | Sophia Smith Galer

A Guide to Sex and Relationships & Dispelling Sex Myths | Sophia Smith Galer

Did the best sex advice you received in school involve putting a condom on a banana?

In this episode of Talk Twenties, Sophia Smith Galer debunks the sex myths you were taught at school and that have gone on to rule our lives.

The multi-award-winning journalist, author and TikTok content creator changes the course of conversation around the taboo of sex, equality and truths through her critically acclaimed book Losing It.

In this episode Sophia talks about:

  • Personal experiences that led to her lack of knowledge in sex education
  • Life as a journalist for Vice and a TikTok content creator
  • Sophias book Losing It
  • Life advice for all twenty somethings
  • Adulting Failures
Jan 31, 202346:30
The Money Mindset Shift That Will Help You Save and Make More Money | Laura Ann Moore

The Money Mindset Shift That Will Help You Save and Make More Money | Laura Ann Moore

Do you want to learn how to save and make more money so you can hit your personal goals in life? Well this is the Talk Twenties episode for you! Felix and Gaby are joined by Money and Mindset Coach, Laura Ann Moore, who saved over £40,000 in her twenties and now educates and helps other people to feel good about money, get financially confident and build your wealth. Laura explains how the words we use and our own self worth is connected to our money mindset and how we can go about making changes to these things to bring about more wealth and abundance.

In this episode they discuss:

  • Tips for overspending and saving large amounts of money
  • Understanding that money is attached to self worth
  • The language we use around money
  • Adulting fails
  • Advice for those in their twenties


Hosts: Gaby Mendes & Felix Kabutey Jnr 

Guests: Laura Ann Moore

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Jan 24, 202340:49
Life Lessons From A Doctor And DJ Bodalia

Life Lessons From A Doctor And DJ Bodalia

Inspiring millions on television, radio and online through the power of music and health, DJ and full-time Doctor Bodalia talks through the highs and lows of it all.

From the highly-pressured environments (including A&E and in intensive Care Units), he has positioned himself as one of the most in-demand emerging music artists supporting DJs such as Fatboy Slim, Example, and Becky Hill to name a few.

In this episode Bodalia talks about:

  • How he learned to become and balance DJing and a Doctor
  • The life lessons learned from both careers
  • How to handle pressures
  • Scientific evidence that will change your life 
  • Biggest failure 
  • Advice for all twenties 
  • NHS Sessions

Hosts: Gaby Mendes & Felix Kabutey Jnr 

Guests: Bodalia

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Jan 17, 202331:54
How I went from being bullied to being the first Ginger Miss England AND an Aerospace Engineer | Jessica Gagen

How I went from being bullied to being the first Ginger Miss England AND an Aerospace Engineer | Jessica Gagen

Recently crowned as the first ginger to win Miss England, Jessica Gagen empowers women in STEM with a BEng degree in Aerospace Engineering alongside a full time fashion modelling career for huge brands like Moncler. Jessica opened up about her experiences of bullying from a young age for her looks and how she overcame bullying and accomplished all that she has. Jessica talks about her reasons for starting university at the age of 24 and the struggles of the modelling industry. 

In this episode Jessica talks about:

  • What it means to be Miss England
  • How to handle bullying
  • What she has learned from studying Aerospace Engineering and modelling
  • The reason for charity runs as Fancy Dress jess
  • Advice for all twenty somethings
  • Her biggest lessons from failure

Guest: Jessica Gagen, Miss England

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Jan 10, 202351:18
How to make your music go viral with Michael Aldag

How to make your music go viral with Michael Aldag

“Accidental TikTok star” Michael Aldag the newcomer shattering old methods of becoming a musician with his honest and catchy lyrics.

Liverpool raised musician Michael Aldag joins the podcast to go deeper than he has ever gone before, and on his 21st Birthday. Michael shares his comedy sketches and music with over 700k people on TikTok. 

In this episode Michael talks about:

  • The process of song writing
  • The pressures as an artist
  • How to make songs go viral on TikTok
  • How the media effects us
  • Adulting disasters
  • Life lessons as a twenty something

Hosts: Gaby Mendes & Felix Kabutey Jnr

Guest: Michael Aldag

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Jan 03, 202349:22
Christmas Special

Christmas Special

Gaby and Felix reflex on 2022 and the highs and lows of the Christmas period.

Whether you celebrate Christmas with family or alone, Christmas can be a time of confusion or excitement for people. Gaby and Felix talk about their Christmas memories from working in retail to their worst and best Christmas memories. They discuss the challenges and pressure that come with the Christmas Season and how to ease this pressure.

The episode ends with some very exciting news that involves YOU. Listen up to hear how you can start off 2023 right.

This episode covers:

  • End of year reflection
  • Dealing with family at Christmas
  • Changes a 20 something year old faces at Christmas time
  • Dealing with highs and lows
  • How to survive burn out
  • Christmas stories
  • Goals for 2023

Hosts: Gaby Mendes & Felix Kabutey Jnr

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Dec 12, 202236:49
Financially Abundant Relationships | Mr MoneyJar

Financially Abundant Relationships | Mr MoneyJar

Do you have financially abundant relationships? Do you feel comfortable talking about money with your boss, your partner, your family or your friends? In this episode we chat to Mr MoneyJar AKA Timi Merriman-Johnson who is an award-winning financial content creator, podcaster, author - who has been feautured on BBC, Sky News and ITV.

In this episode Timi and the Talk Twenties hosts, Gaby and Felix, discuss relationships and money, including... 

  • Love and money
  • Navigating money in a breakup
  • Discussing money in work
  • Family and money

Hosts: Gaby Mendes & Felix Kabutey Jnr

Guests: Timi Merriman-Johnson

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Dec 06, 202246:37