TWO Letterkenny sisters who started a podcast to help their listeners overcome life’s challenges have said the feedback they received so far has been amazing.
Clare Houston and Aileen Tinney are just typical sisters, very close but very different.
But one thing they have in common is their dependency on a good podcast to lighten the load when life gets tough.
With that in mind, they took the leap and launched ‘Houstons, we have a problem’, a weekly podcast designed to be relatable and make people feel less lonely.
Through all life’s issues, they try to find the funny side because “if you don’t laugh, you’ll cry”.
Taking two months to research and plan the podcast, Aileen said the hard part was getting used to the sound of their own voice.
Despite it starting off as a problem podcast, it soon became free-flowing and easy-going.
Kicking things off with an introductory episode, listeners got an insight into just how different the sisters really are.
“We are the exact opposite of each other.” Aileen said.
“We look different and we have taken totally different paths in life.
“I have been with my husband for 18 years, I have two kids and Clare is eternally single and doesn’t want kids,” she said.
Using their differences to their advantage, Aileen said that is what makes their podcast interesting.
From motherhood and time-keeping to online dating and procrastination, each week the sisters help each other navigate life’s up and downs, from two opposite perspectives.
Describing the podcast as being the “best decision” they ever made, the sisters said they are loving every minute of it.
With new episodes available every Friday, ‘Houstons, we have a problem’ is available to stream on Spotify, iTunes and on their website https://houstonswehaveaproblem.buzzsprout.com/.A