166 episodes

Clare McKenna looks at ‘health’ in the widest sense of the word. From mindfulness to skin problems, from personal health journeys to tips for better exercise, Clare tries to bring you a dose of happy and healthy living.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 22 Ratings

Clare McKenna looks at ‘health’ in the widest sense of the word. From mindfulness to skin problems, from personal health journeys to tips for better exercise, Clare tries to bring you a dose of happy and healthy living.

Listen and subscribe to Alive and Kicking with Clare McKenna on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.  

You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'

    Holidays with the In-Laws, Being Your Best Self, Creative Health

    Holidays with the In-Laws, Being Your Best Self, Creative Health

    Gerard Morgan - Author of Becoming Your Best Possible Self
    Fiona Brennan on Holidays with the In-Laws @FionaBrennan19
    Helene Hugel, Sheila O’Brien & Saoirse O’Brien on Helium Arts’ Creative Health programme @helenehugel @HeliumArts

    • 46 min
    The Future of Dentistry, Changing Course in Life, The Yoga Picnic

    The Future of Dentistry, Changing Course in Life, The Yoga Picnic

    Jennifer Collins on Dentistry @DrJenCollins
    Mary Gardiner, Katy Harrison and Alice Harrison on the Yoga Picnic
    Davidji on his life, meditation and his event in Ireland @davidji_com

    • 47 min
    Eating Disorder Recovery, Living More Intuitively & Healing from Trauma

    Eating Disorder Recovery, Living More Intuitively & Healing from Trauma

    Eimer Daly on Health and Wellness news @eimerdaaly
    Jacqueline Kyne on Gabor Mate’s visit to Dublin @jkyneevents
    Cara O’Loughlin - Eating Disorder Recovery Coach on Intuitive Eating 
    Gabor Mate bringing his healing from trauma workshop to Dublin's RDS

    • 46 min
    On the Move, Baby Formula & Making Decisions

    On the Move, Baby Formula & Making Decisions

    Elaine Nic Réamoinn of Siúl Linn joins to give hiking advice.
    Nuala Walsh discusses decision making in our noisy modern world.
    Ellen Coyne joins to discuss how baby formula is one of the most shoplifted items from grocery stores.
    Dr Afeef El-Khuffash discusses why we seemingly can't have a balanced discussion around baby feeding.

    • 51 min
    Summer Recipes, Bowel Cancer Awareness & Being Raised by a Narcissist

    Summer Recipes, Bowel Cancer Awareness & Being Raised by a Narcissist

    Clare McKenna is joined by Erica Drum to learn about some seasonal summer recipes.
    Dr Fiona Macken & Brendan Donlon join to discuss bowel cancer awareness.
    Katie McKenna and Helen DeVilliers talk about their book 'You're Not The Problem: The Impact of Narcissism and Emotional Abuse and How to Heal'.

    • 48 min
    Sleep Better & the Truth About Ozempic

    Sleep Better & the Truth About Ozempic

    Clare is joined by clinical hypnotherapist, best-selling author, and Alive and Kicking regular Fiona Brennan, on her third book which promises to improve anybody and everybody’s sleep.
    And Johann Hari, author and thought-leader, discusses whether or not Ozempic is a magic pill.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Book23! ,

Such a lovely Sunday listen

This is a great programme to kick off your Sunday.

Clare is such a warm and engaging presenter and the guests she has on are so inspirational.

I’d highly recommend a listen.

paad82 ,

Great show!

Clare is great presenter, I love her interview style. Extremely fair and unbiased. Great journalist.

Kate_____ ,

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Really? Won’t be listening to newstalk anymore.

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