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Now, more than ever, there is a thirst for meaning and substance. People want to go beyond scrolling, scripted reality and filters and get to the heart of the story. The Millie Podcast is for women who want to rip up the script and explore new ideas, places, and possibilities. Each episode, Millie Travels creator & Millie podcast host, Chelsea Brown will introduce us to an extraordinary woman who inspires a new way of thinking and invites us to see the world in a different way. Think about it: Isn't it when we open up, get vulnerable and share our stories that we really connect, laugh, cry, and ultimately grow and expand our perspective? Together, let's uplift the conversation – and each other. Learn more @themilliecommunity, Millie.ca.

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Now, more than ever, there is a thirst for meaning and substance. People want to go beyond scrolling, scripted reality and filters and get to the heart of the story. The Millie Podcast is for women who want to rip up the script and explore new ideas, places, and possibilities. Each episode, Millie Travels creator & Millie podcast host, Chelsea Brown will introduce us to an extraordinary woman who inspires a new way of thinking and invites us to see the world in a different way. Think about it: Isn't it when we open up, get vulnerable and share our stories that we really connect, laugh, cry, and ultimately grow and expand our perspective? Together, let's uplift the conversation – and each other. Learn more @themilliecommunity, Millie.ca.

    Style & Purpose with Claudia Cusano, Writer and Editor in Chief at NUVO Magazine

    Style & Purpose with Claudia Cusano, Writer and Editor in Chief at NUVO Magazine

    Take time for yourself and do what you love – and everything will still get done. That is our biggest takeaway from this beautiful, Tuscan-infused episode. Claudia and her family are currently living the expat life in Italy, their stay extended by Covid. They’ve settled into a routine of course, but Claudia still greets each day with anticipation, always finding something to marvel at in Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance and modern fashion, home to gothic architecture and renowned cuisine – la vera Italia.

    Claudia Cusano is a writer and Editor-in-Chief of the award-winning NUVO Magazine. NUVO combines style and purpose, profiling people, fashion, design, travel, architecture and more. Founded by Claudia’s father in 1998, NUVO is a family enterprise. They approach luxury from a place of style and appreciation – not monetary value.

    • 56 min
    Jenn Harper, Founder of Cheekbone Beauty: A Warrior for Indigenous Youth

    Jenn Harper, Founder of Cheekbone Beauty: A Warrior for Indigenous Youth

    An award-winning social entrepreneur, Jenn Harper is the founder and CEO of Cheekbone Beauty, a Canadian, Indigenous-owned, cruelty-free cosmetics company. Jenn launched Cheekbone Beauty in 2016 after a series of life-changing events: this included finding sobriety and in 2015, awakening from a dream that inspired her to create a company that would help indigenous youth see themselves in a beauty brand. During Cheekbone’s infancy, Jenn endured a heavy personal loss with the suicide of her brother B.J. This loss, though difficult, has remained a driving force behind Cheekbone Beauty's mission to empower Indigenous youth. Jenn credits Cheekbone Beauty as being part of her healing journey and her route to finding joy, happiness and clarity.

    • 55 min
    The 'How-to' with Maria Ergül: How to Conquer Burnout and Stress

    The 'How-to' with Maria Ergül: How to Conquer Burnout and Stress

    Maria Ergül is the Founder of Vägra Väggen, a non-profit in Sweden that helps people manage stress and recognize fatigue to help avoid burnout. The catalyst for Vägra Väggen was Maria’s own experience with a high-stress job that ultimately led to her burnout. Working 70-hour weeks, overseeing 400 employees, and operating at an intense level – something had to give. When she resigned from her job, she looked for support and assistance, but was unable to find an organization to help her recover from fatigue and manage stress. The idea for Vägra Väggen was born.

    • 42 min
    The Karina V Way: A Holistic Balance to a Healthy Life

    The Karina V Way: A Holistic Balance to a Healthy Life

    Karina V is a celebrity trainer, working with actress Jessica Chastain and others, nutritionist, yogi, and wellness warrior who is on a mission to help busy people find a balanced approach to health. Listen to Karina’s journey from stressed out paralegal, to yogi,  founding trainer at Barry’s, co-founder of Fit Escapes, and co-founder of the Nourish & Shine Collective.

    Chelsea and Karina talk about this balanced approach to fitness and life, sustainable nutrition and exercise, Karina’s journey to becoming an in-demand fitness trainer, and the importance of removing the idea of perfection when working on our fitness, nutrition and mindfulness goals.

    • 35 min
    Florence Akara: Ending Period Poverty & Breaking the Menstrual Taboo

    Florence Akara: Ending Period Poverty & Breaking the Menstrual Taboo

    We are excited to celebrate International Women's Day with you and #ChooseToChallenge menstrual stigma, inequality, and stereotyping! Florence Akara is a feminist, menstrual health rights advocate, women’s rights activist and Managing Director of Femme International, an NGO in East Africa that is helping to break the barriers and stigma people face as a result of menstruation.

    • 41 min
    Taking the Leap of Faith Towards Yourself with Mira Awad

    Taking the Leap of Faith Towards Yourself with Mira Awad

    March 8th is International Women’s Day, and this year’s theme is ‘Choose to Challenge’. Leading up to this month-long celebration of women, this episode of the Millie Podcast welcomes Mira Awad who fully embodies this year’s theme. Mira is a singer, songwriter, and actress who was born in Rahmeh Israel, and was raised in a Palestinian village by her Arab Christian father and Bulgarian mother. After walking a tightrope of identities throughout her childhood and young adulthood, Mira embarked on a journey to challenge stereotypes and public judgment and understand her true self.

    • 47 min

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