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The Confessional invites empowering women and other allies to share their incredible stories about their life, careers, survival, dating, relationships and everything else beyond 40, 50, 60 and beyond. Encouraging women to support other women, these are real stories of amazing humans.

The Good Girl Confessional The Good Girl Confessional

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 23 Ratings

The Confessional invites empowering women and other allies to share their incredible stories about their life, careers, survival, dating, relationships and everything else beyond 40, 50, 60 and beyond. Encouraging women to support other women, these are real stories of amazing humans.

    #76 Eve Mizzi | Founder - Ducks In A Row Home Organisation

    #76 Eve Mizzi | Founder - Ducks In A Row Home Organisation

    Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres gets some home organisation tips from Eve Mizzi, the Founder of Ducks In A Row Home Organisation.

    Eve, as the founder and the head organiser at Ducks In A Row is Australia's answer to the Home Edit! Inspired by the Home Edit home organisers, Eve is passionate about helping people to organise their homes. She genuinely enjoys sorting, clearing and organising all day long. Her Melbourne based team are helping people get their ducks in a row by creating functional homes with simple systems anyone can follow. She loves helping busy people get their homes neater, less stressful so they have more time to do what they really care about.

    You can follow Eve, and her home organising tips here:
    https://www.yourducksinarow.com.au/
    https://www.instagram.com/yourducksinarow

    • 32 min
    #75 The Silberys | Emmie, Kerry and Isabelle | Gogglebox Australia

    #75 The Silberys | Emmie, Kerry and Isabelle | Gogglebox Australia

    Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres chats with three generations of incredible women, a gorgeous family sharing their joy! You may know them as Isabelle, Kerry and Emmie Silbery from Foxtel’s and Channel 10’s series Gogglebox, in which they share their thoughts on the week’s TV highlights, and also show what a supportive and loving family they are.

    Grandmother Emmie Milligan, 92; mother Kerry Milligan, 68; and daughter Isabelle Silbery, 36, are three generations of the Silbery family.

    Close-knit and supportive, the Silberys have appeared on TV's Gogglebox since 2016, with the trio known for their strong opinions and love of a good laugh. Since featuring on the series, they have gathered a predominantly female fanbase, with 23k followers on Instagram and Isabelle with 34K on her own!

    We're also so thrilled to announce that Emmie is one of the Wb40 - Women Beyond Forty Top 10 Women To Watch 2022! A special edition of Wb40 Magazine featuring Emmie will be coming out soon!

    Together, Emmie, Kerry and Izzy have released their brilliant and honest new book - Out of the Box - sharing their most personal memories and intimate stories. Motherhood, infidelity, grief, money, feminism, body hair...nothing is off limits! Their wonderful book is out now!

    You can watch The Silberys on Gogglebox Australia 2022 on Foxtel or Channel 10.

    Follow the Silberys here:
    https://www.instagram.com/thesilberys
    https://www.instagram.com/isabellesilbery

    Out of the Box is available at good book stores or here:
    https://www.booktopia.com.au/out-of-the-box-isabelle-emmie-kerry-silbery/book/9781761104664.html

    • 44 min
    #74 Pia Antico | Founder Essential Awakening Mentoring | Best selling author

    #74 Pia Antico | Founder Essential Awakening Mentoring | Best selling author

    TW: Domestic Violence, trauma


    Today in the Confessional host Sandy Lowres chats with Pia Antico - the Founder of Essential Awakening Mentoring, a Crone Life Joy Reboot Mentor/Coach/Trainer, International Public Speaker & Best-Selling Author.

    Holding three three degrees in Psychology, Counselling Training, and Certification in the 3 Principles Paradigm, Pia intuitively guides single, empty-nester, women over 40 to ditch their regrets, claim their unapologetic authenticity, age disgracefully, & quit being an unwilling bystander in their lives!

    At 50, Pia has survived three near deaths before 30, two abusive marriages, and a major head injury. Her mission is to help single, empty nester businesswomen over 40 to effortlessly get past their darkest moments by tapping into their innate well-being.

    Pia wants single empty nester women over 40 to know in their bones that their past doesn't predict their future & now is the time to dream big.

    You can follow Pia here:

    https://essentialawakeningmentoring.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/essentialawakeningmentoring
    https://facebook.com/essentialawakeningmentoring

    Pia's new book - Sacred Surrender is available here:
    https://www.amazon.com/Pia-Antico/e/B08YCYQ74Y%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share

    If any content in this episode has been triggering, or you are need of support please contact:
    (Or contact a helpline in your state/Country)

    (Victoria) Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre - 1800 015 188

    WIRE Women's Support and Information - 1300 134 130

    The Good Girl Confessional is proudly the Podcast of Wb40 - Women Beyond Forty. To read or subscribe to Wb40 Magazine, and access amazing content written by women, for women 40, 50, 60 and beyond (and a lot of extra!):

    https://wb40.com/wb40-extra

    • 59 min
    #73 Jane Caro - Feminist, Author and Senate Candidate

    #73 Jane Caro - Feminist, Author and Senate Candidate

    Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres is thrilled to be chatting with Jane Caro AM to chat about her new book The Mother, and Jane's political candidacy as she stands for the NSW Senate for the Reason Party.

    Jane's career is incredible. She is a Walkley Award-winning Australian columnist, author, novelist, broadcaster, documentary maker, feminist and social commentator. She spent 35 years as an award winning copywriter and 7 years teaching Advertising Creative in the School of Communication Arts at Western Sydney University. These days she is a full time writer, social commentator, speaker and broadcaster.

    As a writer, Jane has published twelve books, including three novels - Just a Girl, Just a Queen and Just Flesh & Blood – a trilogy on Elizabeth Tudor, and her memoir Plain Speaking Jane. She created and edited Unbreakable featuring stories women writers had never told before, which was published just before the Harvey Weinstein revelations. Her book Accidental Feminists about the life story of women over 50 was launched in 2019.

    Her novel about coercive control, The Mother, was published in 2022.

    She created and presented 5 documentary series for ABC Compass. She and Catherine Fox present a popular podcast with Podcast One, Austereo Women With Clout. She writes regular columns in Nine Newspapers and her opinion pieces appear regularly in The Saturday Paper, The Guardian and The Big Smoke.

    Jane is passionate about human rights and social justice and is standing for the Senate hoping to change the current political climate in Australia, advocating for better funding and support of the public school system, migrant and women's rights, and equity for all.

    You can follow Jane and the Reason Party here:
    https://www.janecaro4reason.com.au/

    Jane Caro AM:
    https://www.facebook.com/janecaroofficial
    https://twitter.com/JaneCaro

    Women With Clout Podcast:
    https://podtail.com/en/podcast/women-with-clout/

    Jane's latest book, The Mother, is published by Allen & Unwin and is available at all good book stores.

    The Good Girl Confessional is proudly supported by the Wb40 - Women Beyond Forty Platform, including the Wb40 Magazine, Wb40 in Business, Wb40 eXtra - Community and Content for women 40, 50, 60 and beyond. Subscribe now for more eXtra in your life!
    https://wb40.com/wb40-extra

    • 45 min
    #72 Vanessa Muradian | Sexologist | Founder Mia Muse

    #72 Vanessa Muradian | Sexologist | Founder Mia Muse

    Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres has a fantastic conversation with sexologist and yoga teacher Vanessa Muradian (she/they). Vanessa, and Armenian-Australian, is the founder of Mia Muse, a sex and wellness platform where people can explore their desires, eroticism and self-expression.

    Mia Muse offers workshops, somatic educational tools, courses, provocative conversations, sex toys, writing and art — all designed to nurture and expand your relationship with your body and your pleasure.

    Vanessa's new project is an incredible deck of cards called Big Pussy Energy: Fire Up Your Fierce Femme Power.

    "Big Pussy Energy provides daily rituals to help you fire up your fierce femme pussy power!"

    Vanessa's mission is to help us all unleash the wild, unapologetically fierce and compassionate femme within.

    Vanessa, who has been working with the LGBTIQ+ community for years, is a gender nonconforming woman and speaks to the way that gender non conforming people can embrace their femme power without conforming to the gender norm.

    You can find out more about Vanessa Muradian, and buy your Big Pussy Energy card deck here:
    https://www.miamuse.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/vanessa.muradian.sexologist
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    • 55 min
    #71 Natalie Moore and Lisa Saunders | Own Your Health Collective

    #71 Natalie Moore and Lisa Saunders | Own Your Health Collective

    Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres chats with Natalie Moore and Lisa Saunders. Natalie and Lisa help women achieve holistic health and wellbeing for work and life through their company Own Your Health Collective. They are also the hosts of the Peri Menopause Power Podcast.

    They have been those same ambitious women who have spent days juggling the many roles and expectations all while oblivious to the power within them.

    Both are fully accredited coaches who have come together with complimentary passions around health and well-being by using their own individual expertise to help women discover whole health. Both have a keen interest in supporting women through the peri-menopause and menopause journey.

    Natalie has specialist understanding and skills in mindset coaching and using yoga and mindfulness as life changing tools to support whole health. Lisa focuses on making change manageable by teaching practical and achievable strategies around nutrition for optimal health and wellbeing. Together, they have opened the Own Your Health Wellness Centre, and support women face to face, as well as virtually all over Australia, offering yoga, mindfullness sessions and cooking classes.They have launched half day retreats to support busy women with self care.

    Your can follow Nat and Lisa at Own Your Health Collective here:
    https://ownyourhealthco.com.au/
    https://www.instagram.com/ownyourhealthco
    https://www.linkedin.com/company/own-your-health-collective/?originalSubdomain=au

    Peri Menopause Power Podcast:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/peri-menopause-power/id1588187655
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    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

DeepKickGirl ,

Loved the Jane Caro Ep

What a strong, articulate, no bs woman Jane Caro is. It’s hard not to cheer whenever I hear her speak on any topic. Very excited for her run for the senate in the upcoming election. This episode showcases her ideas in a great conversation with Sandy Lowres.

Tookie71 ,

What a fabulous podcast!

Sandy is such a kind, generous and lovely lady and she interviews so many amazing people. Do yourself a favour and listen - it’s an awesome podcast, no matter how old you are

SallyanneH ,

So many amazing conversations

Once you start listening to Sandy’s podcast, it’s difficult to stop. There are just a many amazing, uplifting conversations.

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