We're all living through one hell of a lowlight right now as unemployment rates soar in the face of a deadly global pandemic. While layoffs are stressful, they can sometimes spark a powerful new chapter, as they did for creative director Yolanda Edwards. The former Condé Nast Traveler honcho opens up on how losing the dream job she spent years fighting for inspired her to say YOLO...and start an actual magazine called YOLO. Iconic. | Follow Yolanda: @yolandaedwards @yolo.journal | Follow The Lowlight Reel: @lowlightreelpod | Music by Epidemic Sound.

And we're back! Talking knife skills and life skills with chef, writer, and activist Sophia Roe. She opens up on being a two-time college dropout, expanding the definition of wellness, and reframing her difficult childhood as her greatest inspiration. | Follow Sophia: @sophia_roe | Follow The Lowlight Reel: @lowlightreelpod | Music by Epidemic Sound.

In the final episode of season one, Tanteo Tequila CEO Neil Grosscup reveals how surviving multiple suicide attempts (and making a radical change of course) led him to a new life in the nightlife. | Follow Neil: @neiltherealdeal @tanteotequila | Follow The Lowlight Reel: @lowlightreelpod | Music by Epidemic Sound.

Is couples therapy the beginning of the end? Social media guru Jessica Kane opens up on how a rough patch transformed her relationship with her (now) fiancé. We also dig into her brush with skin cancer and the dangers of living life for the 'gram. | Follow Jessica: @jessicankane | Follow The Lowlight Reel: @lowlightreelpod | Music by Epidemic Sound.

Model-turned-photographer Heather Hazzan speaks out on gaining 70 pounds in anorexia recovery, hitting her her stride on the other side of the lens, and not being sorry for any of it. | Follow Heather: @heatherhazzan | Follow The Lowlight Reel: @lowlightreelpod | Music by Epidemic Sound.

For real though, is it? Lifestyle editor Rebekah Lowin muses on whether too much "treat yo' self" can defeat yo' self. She opens up on the physical toll of anxiety and shares a morning routine that keeps her Disney-princess-level happy. | Follow Rebekah: @rebekahlowin | Follow The Lowlight Reel: @lowlightreelpod | Read "The Rise of the Getting Real Post on Instagram" | Music by Epidemic Sound.

What's it like to travel the world for work? Producer and director Annie Georgia Greenberg shares war stories from her life on the road, reflects on a blindsiding breakup, and busts the myth that she's always on vacation. SHE HAS A JOB, OK? | Follow Annie: @theagg | Follow The Lowlight Reel: @lowlightreelpod | Music by Epidemic Sound.

We're taking money matters out of the closet. Er, oven. Food content producer Lauren Magenta sounds off on paying off almost $90K in debt, fighting for her worth, and rejecting shame over making money her driving force. | Follow Lauren: @laurenmagenta | Follow The Lowlight Reel: @lowlightreelpod | Music by Epidemic Sound.

We're taking sexy back with body positive activist and sex educator Laura Delarato. Laura speaks out on the silent struggle of plus-sized eating disorders, the subversive way she's reclaiming her body, and the joy of learning to have her cake and eat it in public, too. | Follow Laura: @heylauraheyyy | Follow The Lowlight Reel: @lowlightreelpod | Music by Epidemic Sound.

It's fashion week in NYC, but life isn't all rainbows and cherries—even for technicolor queen Susan Alexandra. Instagram's favorite designer opens up on feeling like a misfit, fighting the horrors of fast fashion, and turning her dark side into art. | Follow Susan: @susan_alexandra Follow The Lowlight Reel: @lowlightreelpod | Music by Epidemic Sound.

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