Health and Wellness

Episode 84 – Stacey Copas – How to be Resilient

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At the age of 12 years, Stacey Copas’s life changed forever. She dived into a swimming pool, hit the bottom and was unable to resurface. Holding her breath for as long as she could she eventually blacked out. Her 10-year-old brother realised that something was seriously wrong and managed to pull her from the pool…

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Overcoming chronic pelvic pain – Tara Langdale-Schmidt

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I have Vulvodynia and Endometriosis. These chronic pain conditions in my vulva region make sex painful, if not impossible, and for many women can lead to not only physical but emotional and mental problems. My problems began when I was 11-years old. I had extreme abdominal pain and underwent exploratory surgery. They ended up removing…

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Healing from depression – Leigh Johnson

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In 2012 my life imploded as I struggled to come to terms with the loss of my oldest, dearest friend to pancreatic cancer. Around the same time, my mother began a very heart-wrenching, five-year journey with dementia, then my business faced a major crisis that threatened everything I’d built. Despite having great support, I made…

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The Stolen Peach – Leanne Mulcahy

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Her father found her. She was blue. His 3-month-old daughter was helplessly choking to death on her own vomit. Panic-stricken, she was rushed to intensive care. One week later she was back home. Her parents relieved and very, very grateful. I can’t imagine how frightening that time must have been for my parents, but I…

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Episode 78 – Shirley Weir – Mixing up a menopause cocktail

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“It’s time for women to be their own health advocate” Feeling hot and bothered, unable to remember simple things, feeling sad and not sleeping? These are some of the things Shirley Weir experienced in her late 30’s early 40’s. She turned to Dr Google and discovered what she was experiencing wasn’t ‘something wrong’ it was peri-menopause;…

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Episode 77 – Tara Geraghty – Making Cancer Fun

“It’s my life to live. I am OK with the choices I am making for my life. I am accountable.” Cancer and fun are two words that don’t generally go together, however, my guest today is about to tell us otherwise. In 2009, after coming out of a domestic violence divorce, Tara Geraghty found herself…

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Episode 76 – Dr Janet Hall – Let’s talk about sex

“Sexuality is a gift, it is your birthright” Our sexuality can actually be something that is outstandingly fulfilling yet in many cases, women are not really in touch with it. Clinical Psychologist, Dr Jan Hall, wanted to find a niche full of passion and where she could be a leader. So she chose to become…

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Episode 75 – Di Riddell, Finding confidence beyond abuse

“We can’t change anyone but ourselves” “I’m a woman who has faced and moved beyond a lot of challenges in my life” that’s how Di Riddell describes herself. She had a violent, alcoholic father who told her she was stupid, useless and worthless…basically a waste of space. By the time she was a teenager, she…

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