300 episodes

The Tough Girl Podcast is all about inspiring and motivating YOU!

I will be interviewing inspirational women from around the world, who’ve faced and overcome difficult challenges and situations, they will share their story, their knowledge and provide advice and essential tips for you to overcome your own personal challenges.

Tough Girl Podcast Sarah Williams

    • Wilderness
    • 4.5, 55 Ratings

The Tough Girl Podcast is all about inspiring and motivating YOU!

I will be interviewing inspirational women from around the world, who’ve faced and overcome difficult challenges and situations, they will share their story, their knowledge and provide advice and essential tips for you to overcome your own personal challenges.

    Ursula Martin - Survived Ovarian Cancer - Walked 3,700 miles in Wales. Wrote a book. Now walking 5,000 miles across Europe!

    Ursula Martin - Survived Ovarian Cancer - Walked 3,700 miles in Wales. Wrote a book. Now walking 5,000 miles across Europe!

    Ursula Martin - She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 31 and later spent 17 months walking around Wales raising money and awareness of ovarian cancer. Since the walk, Ursula went on to write a book about her experience “One Woman Walks Wales”.

    During this podcast we learn more about Ursula’s early life, about the challenges she has faced and overcome, what she has learned and how she has struggle with self confidence and belief, but also why she knows she is a work in progress. 

    • 56 min
    Janey McGill - Explorer of people, places and thoughts. Crossing 800km across Oman’s Empty Quarter on foot #meetmeinthefield

    Janey McGill - Explorer of people, places and thoughts. Crossing 800km across Oman’s Empty Quarter on foot #meetmeinthefield

    Janey McGill - In November 2018, Janey shared more about her early life, the challenges she has faced and overcome; from breaking her back in a horse riding accident to losing her purpose and way. We also discuss her solo 630-mile trek on the South West Coast Path.

    We catch up with Janey and find out what she’s been up to, she discusses conflict, the loss of her father, the challenges of leading a team and shares more about filming and writing a book about the expedition and plans for future. 

    • 37 min
    Jo Moseley – Joy Encourager, Midlife Adventurer & Beach Cleaner who SUP 162 miles, Coast to Coast across Great Britain!

    Jo Moseley – Joy Encourager, Midlife Adventurer & Beach Cleaner who SUP 162 miles, Coast to Coast across Great Britain!

    Jo is 53 years young and lives on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.

    Jo decided to row a million metres and marathon for Macmillan Cancer Support. For eight months Jo would head down to her local gym and hop on the rowing machine.

    During this podcast Jo also shared more about her experiences with menopause and peri menopause and how exercise helped her both physically and mentally and how she began to incorporate more of it into her life. 

    • 53 min
    Arita Baaijens - To rewild the western mind Arita Baaijens looks for ancient narratives that matter in the modern world.

    Arita Baaijens - To rewild the western mind Arita Baaijens looks for ancient narratives that matter in the modern world.

    Arita Baaijens - has recently returned from her 2nd expedition to the rainforest in Papua New Guinea.

    While in Papua’s New Guinea, Arita has been focusing on life in the forest. This has involved taking sound recordings of ambient sounds, birds, etc. with the goal of producing a podcast in which the forest is the main character. There has also been a focus on the birds and how they communicate with each other and the local people.

    Arita also shares more about starting the - Dictionary for the Future

    • 47 min
    Louise Johnstone - Endurance Athlete & PT, discussing mental health, Marathon des Sables & her next challenge #2020RunNorthSea

    Louise Johnstone - Endurance Athlete & PT, discussing mental health, Marathon des Sables & her next challenge #2020RunNorthSea

    Louise Johnstone - is a Dundee based person trainer and endurance athlete. She has spent her career focusing on improving the mental and physical health of women, utilising her expansive knowledge to adapt recommendations to allow each individual to strive for an improvement in their health.

    Louise describes herself as a ‘middle to back of the pack’ runner, loving to chat with fellow runners along the way, to hear their stories and what has brought them to take on their current challenge.

    • 43 min
    Carolin Botterill - Bravery, Running the Jungle Ultra for the 5th time - Plus Escaping the Jungle - a 200km race in Belize!

    Carolin Botterill - Bravery, Running the Jungle Ultra for the 5th time - Plus Escaping the Jungle - a 200km race in Belize!

    Carolin Botterill loves taking herself on ultra-running and backpacking adventures to far-flung corners of the globe, and she is passionate about shining the light on mental illness as a member of the Bigger Than the Trail team. 

    Carolin shares more about dealing with her first DNF (Did Not Finish) at the start of January 2019 during the Spine Race in the UK, plus camping solo in the back country and what it was like running the Jungle Ultra with a friend. 

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

bikingemily ,

Inspirational!

What a great podcast! Sarah is an excellent interviewer and brings a friendly and enthusiastic tone to each episode. Listening to the podcast really inspires future adventures!

rater1 ,

Inspire your next adventure!

One of my all time favorite podcasts! I’ve learned so much from these incredible women that I use to push myself in my day to day life.

travel_junkie_too ,

Thoughtful Interesting Dialog

I’ve listened to 3 episodes so far and appreciate the questions and choice of women to feature. I’ve made a contribution and downloaded a handful of episodes to keep me company during upcoming travels.

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