Re-Release: Ep 54 - Amelia & Emily Nagoski - Are you burnt out?

Re-Release: Ep 54 - Amelia & Emily Nagoski - Are you burnt out?

What is burnout? How do you know if you are burnt out? And how you recover from it?
Emily and Amelia Nagoski are highly accomplished in their fields as individuals, with Emily working as a well-known sex educator and Amelia working as a conductor in the competitive world of classical music. Despite these accomplishments, the two struggled with stress, feelings of inadequacy, and veering towards burnout in their careers, and have since dedicated themselves to educating women across all careers on the factors that lead to burnout and the best way to avoid it.

Ep. 70 Nicola Moore - Easy nutrition for busy mums.

Ep. 70 Nicola Moore - Easy nutrition for busy mums.

This week's episode is with the lovely Nicola Moore who is a nutritionist and well-being expert she's also been a part of the senior academic team at the Institute of Optimum Nutrition which is probably one of the best schools of it's kind in the UK if not in Europe. As you know if you've listened to the podcast, I am fascinated by how what we eat makes us feel. 

In this episode Nicola and I chat about:

What we as busy, tired,  often overwhelmed mum's can do to help ourselves in terms of what we’re putting into our bodies. 

We discuss tips and tools to make it really practical and really easy to take care of ourselves, 

Nichola also debunks for us many of the diet myths and trends at the moment.

This episode is kindly supported by Peppy - www.peppy.health/

Use code Peppy20 for 20% off your first service.


Ep. 69 Shahroo Izadi -  The power of being kind to ourselves

Ep. 69 Shahroo Izadi - The power of being kind to ourselves

Shahroo Izadi is a behavioural change specialist and the author of the book The Kindness Method in this episode we talk all about changing our habits and behaviour. It's often said in self development our habits underpin our whole lives and if we can change our habits we can change our lives.

Shahroo says that the way to change these habits Shahroo is to be kinder to ourselves which for some of us is quite radical. I’m a huge fan of self-compassion and self kindness so I loved this conversation with Shahroo and I hope you will too.


This episode is kindly supported by Peppy - www.peppy.health/
Use code Peppy20 for 20% off your first service.



Ep. 68 Carolyn Cowan - How to become parents and stay happy in your relationship.

Ep. 68 Carolyn Cowan - How to become parents and stay happy in your relationship.

Carolyn is a psychosexual therapist and kundalini yoga teacher specialising in couples, prenatal and postnatal addiction, therapy and trauma.

We discussed so much during this episode including:

- Modern motherhood
- The ideas of attachment and the theory behind this.
- Relationships, this was a big one! We zoned in on how our primary relationships develop after having children.
- Contracting - something I know you are going to find fascinating.
- What can come up during pregnancy for women.

Carolyn recommends some great books during our chat and you can find all of the links below:

- the 4th trimester

- the continum concept

- re-writing the rules

- a history of childbirth in christianity

- the dance of anger

This episode is kindly supported by Peppy - www.peppy.health/
Use code Peppy20 for 20% off your first service.

Ep. 67 Emma Cannon - Is it wellness or illness?

Ep. 67 Emma Cannon - Is it wellness or illness?

Emma is a fertility and women’s health expert, registered acupuncturist, founder of Emma Cannon clinic and author of five books and a TedX speaker.
Emma is celebrating 25 years of practice this year and we chat about:
- What has changed in wellbeing and women's health in the past 25 years
- Is it wellness or illness - why we need to be more discerning
- Her path to women's health from working in the oil industry
- How she parents her daughters
- Her recovery from people pleasing and not feeling good enough
- The one gift she would give all mothers
www.emmacannon.co.uk/
Enter MOTHERKIND20 to receive 20% off Emma's Fertile Woman 4 Week plan

This episode is kindly supported by Peppy - www.peppy.health/
Use code Peppy20 for 20% off your first service.

Ep. 66 Marina Fogel - On marriage, grief and self care.

Ep. 66 Marina Fogel - On marriage, grief and self care.

Marina is the producer of The Parent Hood podcast, Co-Founder of the Bump Class, a mother of two and wife to explorer Ben Fogle.
In this wide-ranging episode we chat about:
- Marina's relationship with herself
- Her marriage and marriage counseling
- Grief and loss
- Self-care
- The one gift she would give all mothers
www.thebumpclass.com/
This episode is kindly supported by Peppy - www.peppy.health/
Use code Peppy20 for 20% off your first service.

Ep. 65 Dr Gabor Mate - how our childhood shapes every aspect of our lives

Ep. 65 Dr Gabor Mate - how our childhood shapes every aspect of our lives

The most important conversation I have ever had on the podcast. A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development.
We discuss:
- the primary task of parenting
- addiction
- trauma
- the danger of modern parenting practices
- society and the pressures on mothers
- the importance of self-love
drgabormate.com/about/
This episode is kindly supported by Peppy - www.peppy.health/
Use code Peppy20 for 20% off your first service.

Ep. 64 The opportunities and dangers of technology with Louise Chunn

Ep. 64 The opportunities and dangers of technology with Louise Chunn

Louise Chunn is the founder Welldoing.org and the editor of Planet Mindful.
Louise founded the therapy platform Welldoing.org which matches people with therapists best-suited to their needs when she was 57. Having previously spent 25 years editing some of the UK’s top women’s magazines including Psychologies, Louise is now pioneering a new wave of mindfulness magazines. Planet Mindful is a bi-monthly print magazine which supports positive mental health.
We chat about:
- Becoming a tech entrepreneur at 57
- Her reflections on modern parenting and her own early experiences of motherhood
- The dangers of modern technology
- Thinking for the long run
- The gift she'd give to all mothers
welldoing.org/

Ep. 63 How to use your mind to feel happier and calmer with Gail Marra

Ep. 63 How to use your mind to feel happier and calmer with Gail Marra

Gail Marra is an experienced Clinical Hypnotherapist practicing a highly effective and 'solution focused' approach to hypnotherapy. She is a mum of 2 and a grandmother.
We chat about:
- How hypnotherapy helped her take control of her life
- Her divorce and early experiences of motherhood
- How stress manifested for her
- The power of the mind
- Hypnotherapy techniques to help you feel calmer
www.gailmarrahypnotherapy.com/

Ep. 62 The importance of 'healthy selfish' with Mandy Saligari

Ep. 62 The importance of 'healthy selfish' with Mandy Saligari

This episode was recorded live at ICAAD Conference in London. 
Mandy Saligari is a parenting, relationship and addiction expert, and the founder and clinical director of Charter, Harley Street. Mandy is a regular contributor to press and television, including regular appearances on Channel 5. She is the author of Proactive Parenting and has a popular TedX Talk 'Feelings: Handle Them before they handle you'.
We discuss: 
- The importance of parental esteem 
- Healthy selfish 
- Nature's cruelest trick 
- Tech addiction
www.mandysaligari.com/
www.icaad.com/

Ep. 61  Unlocking our children's potential with Elaine Halligan

Ep. 61 Unlocking our children's potential with Elaine Halligan

Elaine Halligan is a director at The Parent Practice and has been a parenting specialist since 2006, helping parents raise competent and confident children through parenting classes, private coaching and keynote speaking in schools and corporate settings both in the UK and overseas. She is the Author of ‘My Child’s Different’ published in 2018. Her mission is to help parents find the holy grail of parenting: keeping calm and bringing out the best in their children.

We discuss:

  • Her son Sam’s inspirational story

  • What positive parenting is and how to use it

  • How to instil confidence in our children

  • The one gift she’d give to all mothers

https://www.theparentpractice.com/

Ep. 60 Grief expert Zoe Clark Coates on living after loss

Ep. 60 Grief expert Zoe Clark Coates on living after loss

Zoe Clark Coates is the co-founder of The Mariposa Trust, a charity she founded with her husband after they tragically lost 5 babies. The charity now supports over 50,000 grieving parents each week. She is a regular TV and radio commentator, as well as host of her own TV talk show ‘Soul Tears’. She is also a best-selling author of 2 books. In addition to this, in March 2018 Zoe was appointed by the Secretary of State for Health to co-chair the most important baby loss review in recent years.

https://www.sayinggoodbye.org/about/people/zoes-story/

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Baby-Loss-Guide-day-day/dp/1409185435

Ep. 59 Why we're stronger together with Mel Bound

Ep. 59 Why we're stronger together with Mel Bound

Mel Bound is a mum of 2 and founder of This Mum Runs - which is a fast-growing women's running community that is open to all regardless of age, size, shape, ability or experience.

Mel and I chat about

- A life-changing post on facebook

- The power of community and how we are stronger together

- Getting back into exercise after becoming a mum

- Her challenges being an entrepreneurial mum

- The one gift she'd give to all mums in the world

http://www.thismumruns.co.uk/

Ep. 58 Finding strength in adversity with Izzy Judd

Ep. 58 Finding strength in adversity with Izzy Judd

This week is with the lovely Izzy Judd. I'm sure many of you already know and love Izzy - she's a mum of two and author of her honest and heartfelt memoir Dare to Dream: My Struggle to Become a Mum - A Story of Heartache and Hope - which was a Sunday Times bestseller.

Izzy and I chat about:

- Her recent heartbreaking loss

- Her fertility struggles

- How she has grown as a person through her struggles

- Mindfulness and how she uses to manage her busy life

- The one gift she would give all mums in the world

Please rate, review and share.

https://www.instagram.com/mrs_izzyjudd/?hl=en

Ep.57 How to find calm in our busy lives with Jillian Lavender

Ep.57 How to find calm in our busy lives with Jillian Lavender

Is it possible to find that calm, still place with the busy, fast pace of modern motherhood? Jillian Lavender says absolutely. Jillian has been teaching people to meditate since 2003. She co-directs London Meditation Centre and New York Meditation Center with her partner, Michael Miller, from their base in London. Through teaching Vedic Meditation, the world’s most ancient form of meditation, Jillian has helped thousands of people across the globe to transform their lives.

We chat about:

- What vedic meditation is

- Why it helps and how it works

- Meditation and lack of sleep

- Her experience with motherhood and meditation

For full show notes see www.motherkind.co

https://www.londonmeditationcentre.com/jillian-lavender/

Ep.56 Motherhood and mental health with Bryony Gordon

Ep.56 Motherhood and mental health with Bryony Gordon

The one you have all been waiting for! Bryony Gordon needs no introduction - she is an amazing force of honesty, positivity and humour. She is a journalist at The Telegraph, best selling author, mental health campaigner and mum of one. She is also the founder of Mental Health Mates, a peer to peer support group.

We chat about:

- Her journey with mental health and her recovery

- Motherhood

- Her new book - You Got This

- What she would tell her younger self

- The one gift she would give to all mothers in the world

https://www.instagram.com/bryonygordon/?hl=en

Ep.55 Wellbeing, motherhood and business with Sadie Reid

Ep.55 Wellbeing, motherhood and business with Sadie Reid

Sadie Reid is a mum of 2, and founder of Hip and Healthy and Luxe and Hardy. We discuss the realities of being an entrepreneurial mum, how she manages the juggle, her own self care, how she found herself after the first year of motherhood and the latest wellbeing trends for mums. For full show notes see www.motherkind.co https://hipandhealthy.com/ 

Episode 53: The power of talking about money with Alex Holder

Episode 53: The power of talking about money with Alex Holder

Alex Holder has been named by the Evening Standard as one of today's 5 Inspiring Female Leaders, she is a brand consultant, writer and mum to a 3 year old boy. Alex has just published a book called 'Open Up. The power of talking about money' and is on a mission to get us all talking about this still taboo subject.

This episode is sponsored by MORI -babymori.com/
For £15 off £50 use code 15OFF50.

Episode 54: Are you burnt out? With Amelia and Emily Nagoski

Episode 54: Are you burnt out? With Amelia and Emily Nagoski

What is burnout? How do you know if you are burnt out? And how you recover from it? 
Emily and Amelia Nagoski are highly accomplished in their fields as individuals, with Emily working as a well-known sex educator and Amelia working as a conductor in the competitive world of classical music. Despite these accomplishments, the two struggled with stress, feelings of inadequacy, and veering towards burnout in their careers, and have since dedicated themselves to educating women across all careers on the factors that lead to burnout and the best way to avoid it.
For full show notes go to www.motherkind.co
This episode is sponsored by MORI -babymori.com/
For £15 off £50 use code 15OFF50.