Playing the comparison game, self-loathing, and the Salled incident: Conversations with Sisters

Courtney and Dana unpack last week’s episode with Maghon Taylor from All She Wrote Notes and talk about playing the comparison game on social media, the shame of feeling stressed out when others have it so much worse, and what happens when your mind is simply too full.

If you haven’t listened to the conversation with All She Wrote Notes‘ Maghon Taylor, it’s the episode before this one, on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or any other podcast app.


Courtney Hopper: Welcome to Hustle + Gather, a podcast about inspiring the everyday entrepreneur to take the leap. I’m Courtney

Dana Kadwell: And I’m Dana.

Courtney Hopper: And we’re two sisters who love business. On this show, we talk about the ups and downs with the hustle and the reward at the end of the journey.

Dana Kadwell: We know all the challenges that come with starting a business, between operating our wedding venue, doing speaking and consulting, and starting our luxury wedding planning company, we wake up and hustle every day.

Courtney Hopper: And today, we’re talking, just the two of us, about last week’s episode with Maghon Taylor: artist, author, speaker, and educator. If you haven’t heard last week’s episode, go give it a listen and come back to hear our thoughts.

Dana Kadwell: All right. Court let’s get started.

Courtney Hopper: I love that episode.

Dana Kadwell: I know, it was a good one.

Courtney Hopper: She was like  so authentic and real. And she was smiling the whole time. Can you like feel that in the podcast? Like literally talks and

Dana Kadwell: Yes, but I love her motto in life.

Courtney Hopper: It was a work hard, stay sweet, love God, and love to eat.

Dana Kadwell: So do you have a motto, like a life motto that you…

Courtney Hopper: Well, I think we all know that I have a life motto.

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Hustle and Gather is hosted by Courtney Hopper and Dana Kadwell, and is produced by Earfluence.  Courtney and Dana’s hustles include C&D Events, Hustle and Gather, and The Bradford Wedding Venue.

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