The F Words
Welcome to the F Words hosted by Taylor Kaye and Natasha Koifman . All fun things start with the letter "F". Fashion, Film, Food, Fun, Family....we could go on. Join the ladies on their weekly lifestyle podcast.
info_outline The Rise of Anti-Asian Racism 04/06/2021
The Rise of Anti-Asian Racism On this episode of The F Words Natasha and Taylor talk to host and producer Brigitte Truong about the troubling rise of Anti-Asian Racism in Canada and around the world. Brigitte shares her own personal experiences with racism, how important it is to have open and honest conversations about this topic, protecting the elder Asian community and social media activism. For more information on how you can help and donate go to: https://www.gofundme.com/c/act/stop-aapi-hate
info_outline Do you miss dressing up? 03/23/2021
Do you miss dressing up? One of Natasha and Taylor's favourite F words is...fashion... and after a year of being at home, they miss a good fashion moment! Well...Natasha really misses it. Joining the hosts on this episode is fashion stylist and TV personality Erica Wark. What are they most excited to wear again? What are some of the hottest fashion trends for spring and summer? Will Natasha still only wear black? Listen and find out!
info_outline J.Lo & A-Rod - will they last? 03/16/2021
J.Lo & A-Rod - will they last? Rumours swirled last week that superstar couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez split up after his reported infidelity. The pair then released a joint statement saying that they're still together and working through some issues. Some big questions remain though...like what happened and will they last? Joining Natasha and Taylor on this episode of The F Words is relationship expert and the founder of KMA Therapy - Kimberly Moffit. Kimberly and the hosts discuss trust in relationships and if cheaters are always cheaters.
info_outline Did Meghan & Harry spill too much tea? 03/10/2021
Did Meghan & Harry spill too much tea? It's been a few days now since Meghan and Harry's big tell-all with Oprah about the Royal Family. The interview raised many questions about what really goes on inside the 'institution' and how it's run. After the Palace responded saying the issues raised would be taken seriously and discussed privately, Natasha and Taylor are asking, should all of this been kept private and not been talked about publicly on the world stage? Joining the hosts to talk about all things Royal is Editor-in-Chief of Hello! Canada Alison Eastwood. Pick up the latest issue of Hello! Canada on newsstands or go to their website at www.hellomagazine.ca
info_outline What's going on with Britney Spears? 02/17/2021
What's going on with Britney Spears? Britney Spears has been thrust back into the spotlight after the premiere of a new documentary from The New York Times. The film follows the growing free Britney movement and the pop stars fight to remove her father from her conservatorship she's been under for more than 10 years. Joining Natasha and Taylor to talk all about this is Tim Chan a writer and the Director of Product and Commerce at Rolling Stone.
info_outline Nutrition and Diet Advice 02/09/2021
Nutrition and Diet Advice On this episode of the podcast we're talking about Natasha's journey from living a life as a pescatarian to making the transition to full on carnivore. Fran Berkoff a Consulting Dietitian and Nutritionist joins the hosts and shares her wisdom when it comes to reintroducing meat back into your diet and other interesting nutritional tips!
info_outline Anxiety in Overdrive 02/02/2021
Anxiety in Overdrive We're beginning to approach one year of living in this global pandemic so it's not a huge surprise that a recent poll showed Canadians were reporting their highest levels of anxiety and depression. Canada has also ranked third for the world's most stressed, sad and anxious people. It's going to be a long winter...so how do we get through the next few months? Joining Natasha and Taylor on this episode of the podcast is Vaishnavi Nadesu - Registered Psychotherapist who shares some ways to help with anxiety. Here is more information if you are looking to contact Vaishnavi:
info_outline Remote Learning Hell? 01/26/2021
Remote Learning Hell? The struggle is real when it comes to balancing working from home and helping your kids with remote learning. Today's Parent Senior Editor Ariel Brewster joins Taylor and Natasha on The F Words and offers up some practical tips and advice on how to make things a little easier for yourself and your children.
info_outline Would you travel right now? 01/12/2021
Would you travel right now? While some people think it's fine to travel during the pandemic, others aren't taking the risk. On today's episode of the podcast Natasha and Taylor discuss their differing opinions on this. The hosts also weigh in on the politicians who are finding themselves in hot water for going on vacation, and Air Canada's decision to pay influencers to promote travel.
info_outline Positive Vibes for 2021 01/07/2021
Positive Vibes for 2021 With the new year upon us, Natasha and Taylor wanted to hear from you, the listeners. After posting on social inviting you on the show, we got an overwhelming response and we've asked a few F Words friends to be on this episode to talk about 2021. Our guests include Ainsley Kerr, Dr. Jennifer Pearlman and Kim Alexander.
info_outline The F Words Holiday Edition 12/22/2020
The F Words Holiday Edition Happy Holidays from Natasha and Taylor! On this week's episode the hosts chat about their plans for the holidays including Taylor working on Christmas and Natasha spending it with Eric and his son in California. Natasha is even planning on 'baking' a turkey!
info_outline Facing the Consequences 12/15/2020
Facing the Consequences Natasha recently posted an Instagram story saying "You are free to make whatever choice you want, but you are not free from the consequences of the choice" and it sparked some conversation. On this episode of the podcast Taylor and Natasha are diving into this topic and exploring choice vs. consequence.
info_outline Can Cuddling Ruin your Relationship? 12/08/2020
Can Cuddling Ruin your Relationship? On this episode of The F Words Taylor and Natasha discuss a new study based on more than 9000 divorced people that's revealed the way you sleep can affect the health of your marriage. According to the data, 86% of respondents admitted to the "female spoon" being the most common sleeping position before filing for divorce. Taylor also talks about her dislike of cuddling, while Natasha reveals who hogs the bed in her house.
info_outline A Different Kind of Holiday Season 12/01/2020
A Different Kind of Holiday Season The holiday season is in full swing but for obvious reasons it’s a different kind of holiday season this year. There are no jam packed holiday parties, instead virtual celebrations and even gift giving is looking different. On this episode of The F Words Natasha and Taylor chat about the importance of supporting small businesses and their differing opinions on online shopping.
info_outline The Importance of Intimacy 11/24/2020
The Importance of Intimacy On this week's episode of The F Words Natasha and Taylor discuss the importance of being intimate with your partner and how that can lead to a long lasting relationship. The pair also spotlight Hollywood couple Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn whose relationship has stood the test of time.
info_outline Good Little Lies? 11/17/2020
Good Little Lies? Over the last four years we’ve witnessed the President of the United States make up some pretty epic stuff and have seen the damage it can do. So on the topic of lying, Taylor and Natasha discuss when it might be actually good to tell a lie and how you justify it. Natasha says she thinks 2021 will be all about transparency and explains why, while Taylor shares the reason she doesn't tell white lies to her kids.
info_outline Natasha & Eric in Paris 11/10/2020
Natasha & Eric in Paris On this episode of The F Words Natasha and Eric share memories from their recent trip to Paris. From the food, to the fashion, and all of the sights, the pair talk about experiencing the city of lights during this unique time in history. Natasha also reveals her brand new special Instagram account!
info_outline The Elections of all Elections 11/03/2020
The Elections of all Elections Today is a huge day in the United States. The entire world is on edge waiting to find out if Trump will win four more years in the White House or if Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be victorious. And is anyone even voting for Kanye? Joining Natasha and Taylor to talk everything on the U.S. election is Suzanne Boyd, Editor-in-chief and Publisher of Zoomer Magazine. Who do you want to win? Tweet or DM us!
info_outline Have your friendships changed during the pandemic? 10/20/2020
Have your friendships changed during the pandemic? On this episode of The F Words Natasha and Taylor discuss the state of their friendships during COVID-19. While some casual friendships may have ended, like with people you socialize with at the office, gym or at parties, closer friendships will stand the test of time...and pandemics. As Natasha puts it "friendship isn't about neediness, it's about knowing the person is there if you need them." DM Taylor @thetaylorkaye and Natasha @natashankpr and let them know how your friendships have changed over the past 7 months.
info_outline Do you need a digital detox? 09/29/2020
Do you need a digital detox? With working remotely and being glued to your phone during the pandemic, screen time has skyrocketed to new levels. On this episode of The F Words Natasha and Taylor discuss why taking a digital detox could be beneficial, and how they are actually noticing more and more people starting to leave social media or limit themselves on it. Natasha also shares why it's important to her to only post positively on social, and Taylor shares some tips to help with a digital detox.
info_outline The F Words Celebrates 4 Years! 09/15/2020
The F Words Celebrates 4 Years! Back in September of 2016 Taylor and Natasha decided to launch The F Words podcast to talk about all things that start with the letter F... fun, friends, fashion, family and so much more! On this episode the hosts look back at all that's happened in their lives since the podcast launched, talk about a few of their all time favourite episodes and they look forward to the future.
info_outline Toronto International Film Festival during COVID-19 09/08/2020
Toronto International Film Festival during COVID-19 Normally just after labour day the city of Toronto has this amazing buzz... and the buzz is that the Toronto International Film Festival is about to kick off. Hundreds of stars descend on the city for the premiere of their films. They walk the red carpet, party hop and take countless selfies with fans. But of course this year, like so many other things, TIFF is very different because of the pandemic. On this episode of The F Words Natasha and Taylor share what they'll miss most and chat about the exciting ways the festival is pivoting. Natasha also discusses the importance of still raising funds for Artists for Peace and Justice.
info_outline Can Ellen Recover? 08/25/2020
Can Ellen Recover? Once known as the queen of nice, Ellen Degeneres has been under fire this summer. The popular daytime host has been accused of fostering a toxic work environment, not nice behaviour and is now wrapped up in a scandal after her Executive Producers were accused of racism, leading with fear and inappropriate sexual misconduct. Natasha and Taylor weigh in on this story and discuss if Ellen and her billion dollar brand can recover.
info_outline Back to School? 08/18/2020
Back to School? With September fast approaching, it also means it's back to school time, but this year is different. With COVID still spreading in Canada and outbreaks in schools happening in the U.S. and other places in the world, parents are facing a tough decision about sending their kids back to school, and it's of course a hot button issue. On this episode of the podcast Taylor and Natasha discuss back to school during the pandemic and why it's important to not be judgemental and just do the best you can.
info_outline Mother Daughter Date with Jennifer & Georgia Valentyne 08/04/2020
Mother Daughter Date with Jennifer & Georgia Valentyne Global News Morning Toronto host Jennifer Valentyne and her daughter Georgia join Taylor and Natasha on this episode of the podcast. The pair talk about their special project together called Mother Daughter Date and open up about how close their bond is.