94 episodes

Want to feel happier, healthier and more empowered? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this series, we chat to inspiring women about life, success, health, fitness, wellness… and everything in between. From gold-medal winning athletes to nutritionists and some well-known names, we’ll explore the true meaning of mental and physical wellness. In these intimate, one-on-one conversations, we’ll discover what drives them, the causes they’re passionate about, plus the health, fitness and life advice they want to share. So sit back, relax, grab a smoothie and enjoy.
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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.1 • 109 Ratings

Want to feel happier, healthier and more empowered? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this series, we chat to inspiring women about life, success, health, fitness, wellness… and everything in between. From gold-medal winning athletes to nutritionists and some well-known names, we’ll explore the true meaning of mental and physical wellness. In these intimate, one-on-one conversations, we’ll discover what drives them, the causes they’re passionate about, plus the health, fitness and life advice they want to share. So sit back, relax, grab a smoothie and enjoy.
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    Stressed, Anxious Or Overwhelmed? Tapping Might Help | Poppy Delbridge

    Stressed, Anxious Or Overwhelmed? Tapping Might Help | Poppy Delbridge

    Here’s a not-so-fun stat that many of us may relate to: 69 per cent of women are currently stressed, according to a 2022 report by Liptember Foundation. That’s just one reason we’re excited about today’s podcast guest. Mind coach Poppy Delbridge is on a mission to help people ease stress and live their best, most joyful lives. As well as drawing on the likes of manifestation, she’s also an expert in tapping – a practice that involves physically tapping on certain areas of the body. You’ll hear more about that in this episode, and you can dig even deeper via Poppy’s new book ‘Tapping In: Manifest the life you want with the transformative power of tapping’. She even takes our managing editor Alex Davies through a short tapping exercise at the end of their chat.
    CREDITS: 
    This podcast was hosted by WH managing editor Alex Davies and produced by WH editor-in-chief Lizza Gebilagin with additional sound editing by Jess Campbell.
    For more from Women’s Health Australia, find us on Instagram, visit our website or find the print and digital editions of the magazine.

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    • 30 min
    Francesca Hung | On Identity, Cold Showers And Finding Happiness In Your Own Skin

    Francesca Hung | On Identity, Cold Showers And Finding Happiness In Your Own Skin

    Before interviewing Chris Hemsworth on the red carpet, making history as the first woman of Asian descent to be crowned Miss Universe Australia, or becoming a beauty ambassador for Swisse, Francesca Hung struggled with her identity. ⁠

    For a long time, her mental health was affected by not feeling like she truly belonged, like she was in "no man's land" as she didn't look "typically Australian" while also being disconnected from her Asian heritage. It's a feeling many first-gen Aussies will relate to but one that's not often spoken about or the affect it's had on mental health. It's why she's sharing her story so openly. In this episode, Francesca talks about how she made peace with her identity, the impact of exercise (and cold showers) on her wellbeing and why true beauty and wellness comes from within.
    CREDITS: 
    This podcast was hosted and produced by WH editor-in-chief Lizza Gebilagin with additional sound editing by Jess Campbell.
    For more from Women’s Health Australia, find us on Instagram, visit our website or find the print and digital editions of the magazine.

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    • 46 min
    Em Rusciano | Permission To Do Less When You Have Your Period

    Em Rusciano | Permission To Do Less When You Have Your Period

    Explosive and heavy. That’s how comedian and podcaster Em Rusciano describes her period. But the thing that annoys her the most about it is that she didn’t feel like she had control of it until her mid-30s. Now, she tries to work with her cycle. She knows it isn’t something you just “plug up and go” and rather she gives herself permission to do less when it is “explosive and heavy”.
    In this episode, the Boody ambassador makes the case for talking about our periods more, her experience of diagnosed with ADHD and autism in her 40s, and why she’s unlearning the shame around both.
    CREDITS: 
    This podcast was hosted and produced by WH editor-in-chief Lizza Gebilagin.
    For more from Women’s Health Australia, find us on Instagram, visit our website or find the print and digital editions of the magazine.

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    • 30 min
    Kelsey Wells | How I Healed My Toxic Relationship With Exercise [Revisited]

    Kelsey Wells | How I Healed My Toxic Relationship With Exercise [Revisited]

    As one of the first trainers on Kayla Itsines’ Sweat app, and now with a 2.9 million following on Instagram, Kelsey Wells is making sure her message of empowerment reaches as many people as possible. She’s doing it via her Redefine Fitness: Strength and Mindfulness program on Sweat as well as a podcast by the same name. 
    “Health is multifaceted. It’s emotional, mental, spiritual and physical,” she says. “We should look at our efforts in exercise and nutrition and how they play a role in our overall health and wellbeing. It is not about fad diets and quick fixes. That kind of rhetoric is tired as much as it is untrue. It’s time we stop using it.” 
    In this episode, we revisit our chat with Kelsey from last year, on the importance of redefining the term ‘fitness’, why ditching the scales was important to her mental health but still allowed her to hit her goals, and how giving up and starting again is an important part of life.
    CREDITS: 
    This podcast was hosted and produced by WH editor-in-chief Lizza Gebilagin.
    For more from Women’s Health Australia, find us on Instagram, visit our website or find the print and digital editions of the magazine.

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    • 39 min
    Cate Campbell | Skin Checks, Time Off and Being Brave

    Cate Campbell | Skin Checks, Time Off and Being Brave

    Swimming has been Cate Campbell’s life since she was a young girl. So what happened when the four-time Olympian took a break from the sport? Well, it’s meant that she’s had time to speak up about important health issues, like period management and the nerve damage she endured from having a contraceptive implant removed. But having a break also allowed Cate to reignite her passion for swimming with her goal now to compete in her fifth Olympics.
    In this chat, the Avène skincare ambassador talks about her melanoma diagnosis and how getting her skin checked saved her life (and hopefully this is a reminder to get yours checked too!), she also chats about the impact of taking a break from sport, her ill-fated attempt at falling in love with running, and why her mantra is “be brave”.
    CREDITS: 
    This podcast was hosted and produced by WH editor-in-chief Lizza Gebilagin.
    For more from Women’s Health Australia, find us on Instagram, visit our website or find the print and digital editions of the magazine.

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    • 34 min
    Laura Henshaw | Be Kinder to Yourself This Year

    Laura Henshaw | Be Kinder to Yourself This Year

    Laura Henshaw is hitting the ground running in 2023. That’s why, says the co-founder and CEO of fitness and wellbeing platform KIC, it’s more important than ever to keep her cup full. What that looks like? Well, one thing Laura’s trying her best to do is something we could all probably do with a bit more of – easing the self-pressure to do things perfectly all of the time.
    It’s an outlook that extends to her wellbeing approach as much as her work at the helm of KIC, which saw her named a finalist in 2022’s Women Leading Tech Awards. In this chat with our managing editor Alex Davies, Laura – also a cover star on our new February issue – shares her movement non-negotiables, how she’s reframing imposter syndrome and a few mindset shifts to help you take on the coming year.
    CREDITS: 
    This podcast was hosted by WH managing editor Alex Davies and produced by WH editor-in-chief Lizza Gebilagin with additional sound editing by Jess Campbell.
    For more from Women’s Health Australia, find us on Instagram, visit our website or find the print and digital editions of the magazine.

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    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
109 Ratings

109 Ratings

Shopaholic35 ,

Thoroughly enjoyable listen.

Great conversations with some very talented inspirational women. The only improvement I would make is diversifying the guests. So far there are a few too many athletes and not enough guests from different wellbeing backgrounds. I still appreciate their stories but would appreciate a broader wellbeing focus.

cosi1204 ,

Excellent

Latest episode with Dr Peters was so informative.

fit gurl 123 ,

Amazing!

What a brilliant podcast, such great conversations. Always makes my walk time easier too!

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