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Grab your favourite brew, get comfortable and join me in interviews with a variety of guests. We will get to know them, learn what it is they do and their purposes for doing what they do, as well as tap into how they practice self-care.

Cuppa with Heather Heather Turner

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Grab your favourite brew, get comfortable and join me in interviews with a variety of guests. We will get to know them, learn what it is they do and their purposes for doing what they do, as well as tap into how they practice self-care.

    Gorgeous Geisha Tea with Kerrie Lord (Housing Applications Coordinator and Artist)

    Gorgeous Geisha Tea with Kerrie Lord (Housing Applications Coordinator and Artist)

    On this last episode of Cuppa with Heather for the fourth season I was joined by Kerrie Lord who works in the disability sector as a Housing Applications Coordinator, and is a self-taught artist as a small side hustle. She is incredibly humble with a lot of wisdom to share, and it was a huge joy and honour to have her on. She shares with us her role and passion behind working in disability services, how she got started as an artist and where it all began, advice for starting artists, discuss self care practices and a round of Quick Fire Five.

    • 31 min
    Velvet Evening Beverage with Stacey Whitmore (Sincerely Stace)

    Velvet Evening Beverage with Stacey Whitmore (Sincerely Stace)

    On this episode of Cuppa with Heather I was able to invite my friend and colleague, Stacey Whitmore (Sincerely Stace) to join me on the show and share with us, particularly on R U OK? Day in Australia, her journey from making the more from the UK to Australia and her own struggles with mental illness, and her advocacy to help others understand what illnesses look like for different people.

    ** Trigger Warning **

    This episode does talk a lot about OCD, Intrusive thoughts, anxiety, adjustment disorder and depression, so please be advised the contents of this episode do cover these topics and experiences.

    If you do need to speak to someone about the experiences you are having or need to possibly reach out find us on our socials or reach out to Lifeline: 13 11 14 or find them on https://www.lifeline.org.au/

    • 51 min
    Father‘s Day Allsorts with Aaron Johnston and Nathan Van der Monde

    Father‘s Day Allsorts with Aaron Johnston and Nathan Van der Monde

    On this episode of Cuppa with Heather it was a true pleasure to invite back two of our previous guests and friends of the show, Aaron Johnston and Nathan Van der Monde. They had their cuppas on hand ready to talk funny moments and realities of being dads as well as experiences of grief and loss.
    We wish fathers, and father figures, in our lives a very Happy Father‘s Day today.

    ** Trigger Warning **

    This episode we do speak about loss due to miscarriage as well as highlight in brief about toxic relationships with fathers and the stigma around masculinity and what it ”should” look like. Please be advised if these are sensitive topics for you to listen to at this time to come back at a stage you may be ready to listen. 
    If you do need to speak to someone about the experiences you are having or need to possibly reach out find us on our socials or reach out to Lifeline: 13 11 14 or find them on https://www.lifeline.org.au/

    • 58 min
    Tea with a Rose Tea Pot with Sarah Carter (Primary school teacher)

    Tea with a Rose Tea Pot with Sarah Carter (Primary school teacher)

    On this episode of Cuppa with Heather I loved getting to know Sarah Carter from heyy_mrscarter on Instagram. She is delightful and humble, and it was lovely having a cuppa with her to talk about being someone who is coeliac and learning to come to terms with health challenges, experiences in transitioning from middle primary years to the early years as a teacher, maintaining positivity and seizing moments while in lockdown and playing a round of Quick Fire Five

    • 34 min
    Licorice Tea with Laura (Educating Laura)

    Licorice Tea with Laura (Educating Laura)

    On this episode of Cuppa with Heather I am chatting to the down-to-earth and lovely Laura from Educating Laura. We really had a lovely sit down chat to talk about what balance and self care looks to her, returning to work and working with secondary students during lockdown, lessons learned from lockdown and her podcast 'After the Bell'.

    • 36 min
    Hot Chocolate with Ash Curmi (Primary Teacher)

    Hot Chocolate with Ash Curmi (Primary Teacher)

    On this episode of Cuppa with Heather, adding to our Education Week 2021 lineup, I am joined by the enouraging and honest Ash Curmi. From his eight years of teaching experience he definitely has some really great insights and thoughts on how we form, build and maintain positive student-teacher relationships using growth mindet and finding interests, sharing experiences with educators using social media platforms.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

mh33 ,

Down to earth, real, relatable!

I love this podcast. Great for educators but also anyone could get a lot out of listening. So many real and relatable guests who provide so much insight.

Debpham ,

Amazing!

Heather is a fantastic host and I love how welcoming and engaging she is!! Such a great variety of guests with very inspiring stories! Love listening to Cuppa with Heather with my soy latte filled mug ☕️

nat _st ,

Great podcast with diverse guests

Why not get a cuppa and get cosy with heather and her fabulous guests. Great variety of guests from different industries, each with inspiring stories of successes. Definitely worth the listen.

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