Official podcast from lifestyle brand The Capsule by Natalie Anderson. With honest chats, expert advice and real insight, Natalie talks all aspects of women’s wellbeing & mental health with weekly special guests. This podcast brings you inspirational conversations that will help you build your own wellbeing tool kit.
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Stephanie Waring: Opening Up on HRT, Life in the Hollyoaks Spotlight & Learning To Love Your Body
In this series finale Natalie sits down with her co star and Hollyoaks stalwart Stephanie Waring. Speaking out for the first time about her perimenopause diagnosis and how being prescribed HRT at 43 made her feel like a new woman, Steph expresses her disappointment at the lack of education on the subject and how the stigma surrounding perimenopause and menopause needs to challenged and changed.
Discussing her years in the public eye, Steph talks about recovering from an eating disorder and finding ways to be kinder to both her mind and body, noting her new found love of yoga as one of her go to’s for maintaining positive mental and physical health. During the conversation she also reflects on parenting a teen and the impact of social media on both herself and her daughters.
Listen in for a frank, funny and eye opening conversation with one of TV’s most memorable faces.
Claire Sanderson: Women’s Health Editor in Chief on Wellbeing, Diet Culture & Battling Depression
Join Natalie in conversation with ‘Women’s Health’ Editor in Chief Claire Sanderson. Talking Claire’s mission to make health and wellbeing accessible to all and her passion for empowering women with credible, reliable and accurate information, the pair discuss Claire’s personal journey with both her physical and mental health. Candidly opening up about her experiences with depression, imposter syndrome and perimenopause, Claire highlights the need for better women’s health education and how the Women’s Health platform provides its community with essential information for maintaining positive mental and physical health leading with science and expert advice. Listen in for a frank, honest and refreshing conversation with one of the leading voices in health and wellbeing.
Dr Sohère Roked: Understanding Perimenopause and The Balance of Hormonal Health & Mental Wellbeing
In this weeks episode Natalie sits down with GP and Hormone Specialist Dr Sohère Roked to uncover the facts about perimenopause and discuss the delicate balance between good hormonal health and mental wellbeing. Talking what to expect as women enter the perimenopause, Natalie & Sohère reflect on the channel 4 documentary Sex, Mind and The Menopause with Davina McCall and Sohère offers her professional insight into some of the topics raised, including whether HRT should be offered to women earlier than the later stages of menopause. Sohère also covers the importance of good gut health for protecting your overall wellbeing and how diet and supplements can help alleviate symptoms of hormonal imbalances. Listen in for expert advice and insightful commentary on women’s health and wellbeing.
Denise Welch: The Unwelcome Visitor, Life on Loose & Using Your Platform and Passion
In this weeks episode Natalie chats to actress, television personality and writer, Denise Welch, all things from Loose Women and her illustrious acting career to struggling with depression and the menopause.
Peppered throughout the conversation, Denise relays her experience with depression that started after the birth of her first child to her documenting her last episode on social media which led to her publishing her best selling book ‘The Unwelcome Visitor’. She states that, “Part of my mission in life … is to be a mental health advocate” and discusses the importance of removing the stigma around post-natal depression, poor mental health and the menopause, as she feels women are putting themselves through unnecessary agony and stress from not being given the right education and options.
Denise opens up about Loose Women and how people believe that the heated discussions that happen on screen spill over into real life, despite the fact that she’s never had a cross word with any of her co panellists in over 20 years.
Listen in as this chat gives a genuine, honest insight into Denise’s colourful life and all its ups and downs.
Laila Rouass: The Power of Self Compassion, Meeting The Dalai Lama & The Journey Of Love & Grief
In this weeks episode Natalie is joined by actress & wellbeing advocate Laila Rouass to talk self compassion, the road to understanding manifestation and the complexities of love and grief. Laila opens up about her life from living and working in India where she was first introduced to the power of manifestation in a Tibetan monastery to playing the iconic Amber Gates in Footballer’s Wives and how her obsession with crime thrillers, sparked by a tragedy early on in her teens, has helped her with her latest role Azra McKinven in Alibi’s Traces.
Laila explains why she set up her own wellness brand, Whole and Then Some, and how manifestation has shaped her journey becoming an every day ritual that has helped her create true happiness and overcome adversity.
Jamie Amor: ‘Cosmic Kids’, Movement & Mindfulness for Children and Balancing Tech & Play
In this episode Natalie is joined by yoga teacher & founder of children’s wellbeing platform ‘Cosmic Kids’ Jaime Amor. Discussing Jaime and her husband Martin’s meteoric rise to digital success, she reflects on her experience of the 20/21 lockdowns and how now more than ever children need to be reintroduced to physical activity to protect their overall wellbeing. Jaime reflects on how her years as an actress and children’s entertainer sparked the concept of ‘Cosmic Kids’ and how a decade later the Youtube channel alone has amassed over 1 million subscribers. Providing a safe and educational space for both children and parents Jaime discusses her plans for the future and how she feels privileged to be able to assist parents in the development of their kids. Listen in for helpful advice on how to get kids back into activity post lockdown and how yoga can benefit your children’s overall wellbeing and bridge the gap between physical and mental health.
Brilliant episode with Sophia Myles!!
I’m so happy this podcast is back! This episode was so great and I love the new music and sound. I love how much I learn on these podcasts, it’s like listening to a chat with friends. So important to talk!
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My monkey drives like a maniac regularly, listening to the science makes perfect sense - I’ll definitely be kicking the monkey to the curb as often as possible!!
Just the MAGIC we need!!
Love listening to fun, real and feel good podcasts and tuning into your podcast with Jenny Powell and Kelly Pegg was just the MAGIC all Mums need right now😁💜