A podcast exclusively for teen girls, You inside out, aka UIO, features 20–25 minutes of straight talk about real issues that teenage girls are grappling with today.
From principles to personality, as well as physical to psychological stuff, UIO covers a range of hot topics to help girls make sense of the space they are in now, but that also have reference and relevance for the future.
Your Family Matters
Sonja Lewis has an intriguing chat with Dr Lisa Doodson about how to get the best out of family life, particularly if you are a part of a blended family, also known a step-family.
The podcast deals with overcoming challenges by applying effective communications and sound conflict resolution.
A must listen for anyone who is living in a blended family.
Your Wellbeing Matters
Sonja Lewis chats with rapid transformational therapist Cat Williams about how to cope with bullying.
The podcast not only examines the importance of healthy emotional and mental wellbeing, but also offers excellent advice on how to stay well.
Your Wellbeing Matters is a must listen for all teenagers, whether a victim of bullying or the actual bully, as well as their parents, guardians and advocates.
Your Education Matters
Sonja Lewis chats with specialist counsellor Donna Morgan about how to get the most out of your school years, regardless of your future plans.
Whether headed for higher education or straight to the job market, your education matters. This podcast looks at why and then how to make the most of it.
A must listen for all teenagers approaching their final years of school.
Your Voice Matters
Sonja Lewis chats with bestselling author Cai Graham about how to use your voice to get your point across, even in combative situations. This podcast covers the importance of understanding self-esteem and self-confidence and what both have to do with communicating effectively, regardless of the situation.
Dealing With Grief
Sonja Lewis chats with grief specialist Kristi Hugstad about how to cope with personal bereavement, as well as the unprecedented collective grief experienced owing to the global pandemic.
Loaded with encouraging advice, the podcast examines the importance of accepting grief as a journey, considering its various layers and understanding its meandering nature.
With much opportunity for introspection, the podcast is filled with tips on how to deal with grief and also how to support others.
Highly recommended for anyone grieving!
How To Talk About Race Now
Sonja Lewis details some of her own personal experiences with racial injustice, while providing a historical context on how the Black Lives Matter movement was born.
This intimate podcast examines why it is important to talk about race now, albeit constructively, and offers essential tips on how to do so.
From the importance of understanding the history of racism to putting your own racial history into the context of the big picture, How To Talk About Race Now covers key fundamental points, as well as vital practical tips such as the importance of setting and know goals and having boundaries.
A must listen for teenagers of all backgrounds.