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This is EmpowHER, the podcast curated for busy women aged 35 and beyond! If you’re feeling stuck and unfulfilled in your health, wealth or well-being then get ready to be empowered to take action, so that you can start achieving anything within a set time frame that works for your lifestyle. I’m your host Shreya Parekh, and together with my guests, we’ll be providing knowledge, resources, and ideas, to help you broaden your perspectives, learn more about yourself, and define your path to live your absolute best life. Be sure to hit that follow button to stay tuned with the podcast,

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This is EmpowHER, the podcast curated for busy women aged 35 and beyond! If you’re feeling stuck and unfulfilled in your health, wealth or well-being then get ready to be empowered to take action, so that you can start achieving anything within a set time frame that works for your lifestyle. I’m your host Shreya Parekh, and together with my guests, we’ll be providing knowledge, resources, and ideas, to help you broaden your perspectives, learn more about yourself, and define your path to live your absolute best life. Be sure to hit that follow button to stay tuned with the podcast,

    Empowering You To Discover Your Inner Child, Sense of Belonging And Freedom With Pauline Toussaint

    Empowering You To Discover Your Inner Child, Sense of Belonging And Freedom With Pauline Toussaint

    Join us in today's episode as we explore the transformative world of the inner child with the insightful Pauline Toussaint. Gain practical insights into tuning into your intuition, navigating mental health challenges, and deepening your self-understanding. Learn about Pauline's diverse expertise as a Transformational Coach, BACP Registered Trained Psychotherapist, and the founder of Time to Heal Directory, a non-profit dedicated to supporting Young People and Families. Discover the keys to unlocking your inner child, discover how journaling can help you, and embrace authenticity in this enriching conversation.
    Key Points:* The power of journaling and inner child healing

    * Healing through journaling

    * How journaling can help you

    * Emotional breakdown: Signs, symptoms and how to cure

    * The power of intuition in decision-making

    * Listening to your inner child

    * Transforming trauma into empowerment

    * How to improve your sense of belonging

    * Collaborations and connections with Pauline Toussaint



    Connect With Shreya:

    Shopfront: https://stan.store/EmpowHER

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shsparekh/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shsparekh/

    Website: https://iweusme.wixsite.com/empowher

    Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/8263478386b5/empowher-newsletter
    Connect With Pauline:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pauline-toussaint-1895672a/

     Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pauline_toussaint_coaching/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100037757805410&sk=followers

    Website: https://www.toussaintscoaching.com/Time to Heal Directory Website: https://time2heal.directory/

    • 48 min
    Empowering You With Menstrual Cycle Awareness With Jyoti Rani

    Empowering You With Menstrual Cycle Awareness With Jyoti Rani

    In this episode, we’re joined by Jyoti Rani, a menstrual cycle coach, a yoga teacher and the host of “Decolonizing Wellness - The Podcast”, she takes us on a journey to explore the true essence of
    practices like yoga, meditation, and Ayurvedic medicine. Jyoti shares her deep knowledge grounded in indigenous wisdom and cultural traditions. We talked more about the phases of the menstrual cycle, practical tips for women’s menstrual cycle and much more.

    Key Points:

     * History and evolution of yoga

    * Relationship between yoga and religion

    * Respecting cultural roots in yoga practices

    * What is Ayurveda or Ayurvedic medicine?

    * Health benefits of Ayurveda

    * Understanding and honouring the menstrual cycle

    * What are the four phases of the menstrual cycle?

    * Practical tips for menstrual month planning

    * The health benefits of menstrual awareness

    * Collaborations and partnerships

     

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    Connect With Shreya:

    Shopfront: https://stan.store/EmpowHER

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shsparekh/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shsparekh/

    Website: https://iweusme.wixsite.com/empowher

    Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/8263478386b5/empowher-newsletter



    Connect With Jyoti:

    Website: https://www.jyotirani.com/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_jyoti.rani_/

    Podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/jyotirani

    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/decolonizing-wellness-the-podcast/id1617318020

    Linktr.ee: https://linktr.ee/jyoti.rani

    • 50 min
    Empowering You With Strength And Determination With Manpreet Maycock

    Empowering You With Strength And Determination With Manpreet Maycock

    In this episode, I talk with Manpreet Maycock, an empowering figure working as a British Army soldier and her current role at 7 MI (Military Intelligence). With a career focus on workplace diversity, she also serves as an Assistant General Manager at Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, actively contributing to the execution of the vaccination program in Southeast London. Simultaneously, in her role as the SEL Health Inequalities operational lead, she drives initiatives to address health disparities, particularly focusing on Women’s Health, where she actively encourages women to prioritise their health and well-being. She passionately addresses complex subjects and emphasises the empowerment of women, recognising them as the pillars of society.



    Today, we discuss Manpreet's remarkable story of overcoming domestic abuse to discovering empowerment within the military. We dispel myths about Army life, share valuable lessons, and highlight the diverse opportunities it presents - From the joining process to women's roles in the Army, positive experiences and debunking misconceptions, this conversation sheds light on the untapped potential for personal growth within unconventional paths. Join us for an impactful exploration of strength, resilience, and motivation in this episode.



    Key Points:

    * Joining the army as a career

    * The army joining process

    * What to expect in army basic training?

    * Options for women in the army

    * Positive experiences joining the army

    * What are the common misconceptions about the army?

    * Focusing on women's health and well-being

    * Creating safe spaces for open conversations

    * Finding belonging in the military

    * Collaborations and partnerships

     

    Connect With Shreya:

    Shopfront: https://stan.store/EmpowHER

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shsparekh/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shsparekh/

    Website: https://iweusme.wixsite.com/empowher

    Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/8263478386b5/empowher-newsletter



    Connect With Manpreet:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/manpreet-maycock

    Manpreet Article on the Army and Domestic Abuse from page 43 onwards: ⁠https://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubname=&edid=b03d1067-303a-4bb0-8711-74286cbfa351⁠

     

    Links to Resources for Domestic Abuse:

    https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus/what-is-domestic-abuse

    Bright Sky is a mobile app and website for anyone experiencing domestic abuse, or who is worried about someone else.

    Women’s Aid has a directory of domestic abuse support services across the UK.

    Safe Spaces are also available in Boots, Morrisons, Superdrug and Well pharmacies, TSB banks and independent pharmacies across the UK.

    https://sharan.org.uk/

    https://www.womensaid.org.uk/information-support/what-is-domestic-abuse/https://galop.org.uk/https://refuge.org.uk/https://safelives.org.uk/

    Jobs/Info - The British Army:

    https://jobs.army.mod.uk/

    • 41 min
    Empowering You To Discover The Essence Of Living A Fulfilled Life With Rita Chowdhry

    Empowering You To Discover The Essence Of Living A Fulfilled Life With Rita Chowdhry

    Join us in a transformative conversation with Rita Chowdhry, an award-winning coach with a remarkable 35-year career in
    coaching, learning, and development. In this episode, we delve into the keys to living a fulfilled life, exploring the importance of self-prioritization and navigating the complexities of cultural expectations, parenting, and family dynamics. Rita, an advanced behavioural consultant and corporate DISC trainer, shares her insights on thriving in the modern day, drawing from her experience as the author of 'GET SAVVI.' Uncover the secrets of personal empowerment and fulfilment as we discuss woman empowerment, finding balance in roles, running a family like a business, and embracing the SAVVI principle. Tune in for valuable advice on overcoming adversities, making time for family, and growing beyond your comfort zone, the power of family meetings, understanding your positive characteristics, the transformative value of life coaching and mentoring and many more.

    Key Points:
    *What is women's empowerment?

    * Finding balance in roles

    * 5 steps to become SAVVI

    * Running a family like a business

    * The power of family meetings

    * Finding time for family

    * Navigating cultural and societal expectations

    * How to overcome adversities

    * A mother's impact beyond household roles

    * Embracing your positive characteristics

    * Growth beyond your comfort zone

    * The value of life coaching and mentoring

    * Understanding SAVVI principle

     

    Connect With Rita:

     LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/rita-chowdhry

     Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ritachowdhry/

    https://instagram.com/savranltdFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/rita.chowdhry/

    Facebook: Savran Ltd (Business): https://www.facebook.com/savran.co.uk/

    Savran Ltd Website: https://www.savran.co.uk/

    GetSavvi Book: https://www.savran.co.uk/book

     

    Connect With Shreya:

    Storefront: https://stan.store/EmpowHER

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shsparekh/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shsparekh/

    Website: https://iweusme.wixsite.com/empowher

    Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/8263478386b5/empowher-newsletter

    • 1 hr
    Empowering You To Feel Great In Sports With Manisha Tailor

    Empowering You To Feel Great In Sports With Manisha Tailor

    Today, we're joined by Manisha Tailor MBE, the first person of South Asian heritage to be the Assistant Head of Coaching at QPR Boys Academy, and has previously worked within the women's game as Head Coach and Centre Manager. She holds both the Advanced Youth Award and A Licence qualification. Manisha first became a football coach in 2002 when she set up and ran sessions for pupils at the Hindu primary school where she was a teacher. A decade later, she changed career from a Deputy Headteacher, to work full-time in football. She founded Swaggarlicious, an organisation that uses community football sessions to engage with minority groups including women and girls, and especially those with mental health challenges. In 2017 she received an MBE for services to football and diversity in sport. With her extensive background in key roles within women's football, we explore the progress made and the challenges that still exist alongside what sport can bring and the challenges of mental health. Join us as we discuss breaking barriers, fostering diversity, and empowering women in sports. In this episode, Manisha shares her journey, career decisions, and valuable tips for women and parents in the sports arena.

    Key Topics:
    * Navigating career decisions

    * Challenges on the football field

    * Mental Health

    * Diversity in sports

    * Beyond ethnicity in sports diversity

    * How to empower women in sports

    * Tips for women and parents

    Connect with Manisha Tailor:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_manishatailor_/

    Website: https://swaggarlicious.com/

    Book: 50 Wellbeing Lessons for the Diverse Primary Classroom

    Book: https://www.hoperoadpublishing.com/dream-like-me

    Connect with Shreya Parekh:

    https://stan.store/EmpowHER

    https://iweusme.wixsite.com/empowher

    https://www.instagram.com/shsparekh/

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/shsparekh/

    https://mailchi.mp/8263478386b5/empowher-newsletter

    • 25 min
    Empowering You On The Basics Of The Menopause With Kathy Abernethy

    Empowering You On The Basics Of The Menopause With Kathy Abernethy

    Welcome to EmpowHer Podcast, where we unravel the mysteries of perimenopause and menopause with the renowned Kathy Abernethy. As a distinguished registered menopause specialist, Kathy shares her wealth of knowledge, drawing from her experience leading an award-winning NHS menopause service and being the
    founding clinician at Peppy Health.

     Join us in this enlightening episode as we explore the nuances of menopause, understand perimenopause symptoms, and how people from different ethnic groups experience the symptoms differently. We will also be discussing practical tips for managing symptoms. Kathy will also delve into the evolution of women's health, the surprise of menopause, and the importance of normalising conversations around this natural phase of life.

    Key Points

    * Kathy Abernethy’s background

    * Menopause and Perimenopause: What You Need to Know?

    * What is perimenopause?

    * Exploring menopause timing and variations

    * The crucial difference between menopause and
    perimenopause

    * What to expect around the age of 45

    * Managing menopause symptoms

    * When to consider HRT for menopause symptoms

    * Understanding perimenopause as a puzzle

    * Menopausal symptoms

    * Evolution in women's health over the years

    * First steps for women facing menopausal symptoms

    * The surprise of menopause and lack of preparation

    * Normalizing menopause conversations

    * Selecting the ideal practitioner for menopausal care

    * Seeking HRT alternatives and options

    * Menopausal symptoms across ethnicities



    Connect With Shreya:

    https://stan.store/EmpowHER

    https://www.instagram.com/shsparekh/

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/shsparekh/

    https://iweusme.wixsite.com/empowher

    https://mailchi.mp/8263478386b5/empowher-newsletter



    Connect With Kathy:

    LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/kathy-abernethy-menopause 

    Book - Menopause The One Stop Guide

    Clinic - Coombe Menopause Clinic

    Peppy - www.peppy.health 

    • 35 min

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