18 episodes

I'm Tanya Meessmann and this is the Raising Girl Shaped Flames Podcast. It's my fundamental belief that every girl has a fire in her belly and confidence is the oxygen to those flames. If you're the parent of a teenage girl who could do with a confidence injection, listen in as we deep dive into the relationship between confidence and the areas of your daughter's life it directly impacts, such as happiness, resilience, communication, connection, and much more. This podcast aims to leave you inspired by new ways to build your daughter's self-belief and nurture her flame from a flicker into an inferno. All right, all right. Enough of the fire puns already... Let's strike the match!The Raising Girl Shaped Flames podcast is for parents looking for support and advice on how to encourage stronger self-confidence and courage within their own daughters, so as to positively affect their daughter’s life outcomes, livelihood and day-to-day happiness. A variety of guests are interviewed by GSF Founder, Tanya Meessmann, and together they discuss topics regarding the relationship between CONFIDENCE and courage, setting boundaries, assertiveness, language, stress management and much more. Each episode, Tanya is also joined by Dr Diane Harner for a ‘9 Minutes of Neuroscience’ deep dive into the selected topic.For more information, head to girlshapedflames.com

Raising Girl Shaped Flames Tanya Meessmann

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

I'm Tanya Meessmann and this is the Raising Girl Shaped Flames Podcast. It's my fundamental belief that every girl has a fire in her belly and confidence is the oxygen to those flames. If you're the parent of a teenage girl who could do with a confidence injection, listen in as we deep dive into the relationship between confidence and the areas of your daughter's life it directly impacts, such as happiness, resilience, communication, connection, and much more. This podcast aims to leave you inspired by new ways to build your daughter's self-belief and nurture her flame from a flicker into an inferno. All right, all right. Enough of the fire puns already... Let's strike the match!The Raising Girl Shaped Flames podcast is for parents looking for support and advice on how to encourage stronger self-confidence and courage within their own daughters, so as to positively affect their daughter’s life outcomes, livelihood and day-to-day happiness. A variety of guests are interviewed by GSF Founder, Tanya Meessmann, and together they discuss topics regarding the relationship between CONFIDENCE and courage, setting boundaries, assertiveness, language, stress management and much more. Each episode, Tanya is also joined by Dr Diane Harner for a ‘9 Minutes of Neuroscience’ deep dive into the selected topic.For more information, head to girlshapedflames.com

    The Parent’s War on Confidence Enemies

    The Parent’s War on Confidence Enemies

    Season 2 is here and we're diving straight in with a short episode about a concept I've been mulling on recently. In this episode, I discuss an analogy of a parent's war on confidence enemies, and how we train ourselves and our daughters to fight them!I’d like to preface this quick episode with the following: in this episode I’m going to talk about war, however it is through a conceptual analogy and in no way meant to downplay the impact live and deadly wars are having on millions of people a...

    • 6 min
    RGSF is BACK! [Season 2 Trailer]

    RGSF is BACK! [Season 2 Trailer]

    Aaaaaand we’re back!This teaser looks ahead to Season 2 of the Raising Girl Shaped Flames Podcast, including upcoming topics such as Stop ‘fixing’ and Start Having Fun’, Negative Thinking, Convincing her to Try New Things, and the 5 key Areas of Courage Every girl needs – to name a few!If you’re a parent, aunt, grandparent, educator or just anyone who cares about the confidence and self-worth of a tween or teen girl in their life, then go ahead and HIT THAT SUBSCRIBE BUTTON as we’re going to ...

    • 7 min
    Confidence as a Working Mum with Dana Malstaff

    Confidence as a Working Mum with Dana Malstaff

    For today’s edition of the Podcast I am joined by Dana MalstaffToday’s topic will take a dive into the impact that a working mum’s confidence can have on her daughters confidence developmentWe sat down to gain deeper insights into:Women’s personal journeys and confidence blocksWhat impact can a mother’s confidence in herself have on her daughters confidenceReflections on Dana’s personal experiences with her young daughters confidenceAdvice for mum’s with daughters moving into the confidence r...

    • 46 min
    Mother's Day + Courageous Mums

    Mother's Day + Courageous Mums

    For today's extra special edition of the Podcast I am joined by Courageous Mums: Cheryl, Stacey and Petra.These incredible women are parents like you, right in the thick of it all. Each with their unique experiences and courageous parenting stories to share.We sat down to gain deeper insights into:How it feels to be a mother to a teen in the 21st CenturyHow it has personally affected their journeyReflecting on their expectations vs. the realityTouching on the fears they experience as they rai...

    • 59 min
    Confidence and Passion with Ceara Bakes

    Confidence and Passion with Ceara Bakes

    In today's episode, I am thrilled to be joined by teen cake artist, the very talented Ceara from Ceara Bakes.Ceara courageously reached out to me to be interviewed for this podcast. It wasn't just her cake creations or karate skills, but her drive and determination blew me away from the get go.Her passion for baking brewed in the classroom when science taught Ceara about chemical reactions along with her Grandmother's baking influence, but it's her self assurance and confidence that allows he...

    • 39 min
    Confidence in Nigeria with Irene Bangwell

    Confidence in Nigeria with Irene Bangwell

    In today's episode, I am absolutely thrilled to speak with our first ever international guest, Irene Bangwell from Raising Girls in Nigeria.Irene and I connected over our respective Facebook groups, Raising Girl Shaped Flames and her Parenting Champions Community. We instantly connected over our shared values, beliefs, and of course, our hopes and dreams for young girls in each of our countries, myself in Australia, and Irene is in Nigeria.I can genuinely say that this was one of the most emp...

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Jo Sainsbury ,

Girl Shaped Flames - Tanya Meessmann

Tanya’s work is amazing and I look forward to listening to every episode.!

I highly recommend this podcast by Tanya Meessmann and implore all parents to embrace the principles and encourage your teen/tween daughters or girls you have in your life to embed this knowledge into “their” everyday life.

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