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S2E49. The key pillars to thriving in menopause

Oct. 26, 2021

What if you embraced the changes that are happening in your body through the menopause? Angela Counsel is a Leading Naturopath and Menopause Coach who guides on a mission to spread the word that it is possible to thrive in m…

S2E48. The Natural Menopause

Oct. 19, 2021

Summary: Some women suffer in menopause and others don’t. Naturopath Jennifer Harrington explains why and shows you what you can do about it. As she says, Hormones load the gun, but what pulls the trigger?

S2E47. Challenging the Myths of Menopause

Oct. 12, 2021

Breeda Bermingham is a menopause coach and researcher based in Ireland whose mission is to help women have the power to own their menopause and to break through the shame and silence around this transition.

S2E46. Dignified Menopause -a conversation with Radha Paudel

Oct. 5, 2021

In conversation Radha Paudel, activist, nurse, and writer. Her childhood experiences of discrimination, abuse, and violence encouraged her to speak in support of gender justice and found the Global South Coalition for Dignif…

S2E45. How Culture Shapes How We View Women

Sept. 21, 2021

What does throat cancer and multi-cultural background teach us about how we can grow as women? Join me in conversation with Henriette Runte, cancer survivor, author and podcaster to talk about these topics through the lense …

S2E44. Changing Lanes - Life Post-Menopause

Sept. 14, 2021

As we get through menopause we discover a new phase in life. In this week’s episode, I am in conversation with Sally Edwardsauthor of ‘Conversations with Myself’ and her journey of what she calls Changing Lanes and how we ca…

S2E43. What Younger Women Need to Know About Menopause

Sept. 7, 2021

When a young woman approaches you and wants to become a voice to get younger women to think about menopause earlier in life, you have to say YES!. Today I am joined by Louise Erskine, poet, photographer and content creator t…

S2E42. Learning to Live with the Emotional and Physical Changes of Menopause Brought on by a Hysterectomy?

Aug. 31, 2021

A hysterectomy can actually cause the body to undergo menopause. This week I am in conversation with Jenn Smrz, Wellness Coach about her experiences and challenges of learning to live through the emotional and physical chang…

S2E41. Boosting Your Metabolism To Stay Slimmer With Age with Candace Rhodes

Aug. 24, 2021

Are you looking for a simple, easy to follow system that doesn't involve dieting or willpower to lose weight? In this episode I am joined by Candace Rhodes founder of the F.I.R.E method, a scientific approach, that has helpe…

S2E40. Struggling with Urinary Incontinence but Despairing With the Choice of Products?

Aug. 17, 2021

Why does incontinence wear have to be so ugly and force women to change the way they dress or curtail doing things they love? Today Aubrey Hubbell, CEO and Chief Designer of Hazel joins the show to share how Hazel is tacklin…

S2E39. Developing Compassion For Ourselves with Dr Marianne Trent

Aug. 10, 2021

How can we all start to have more self-compassion? Dr Marianne Trent Clinical Psychologist shares how a compassionate approach can help us to be kinder to ourselves, cultivating our own compassionate other and fade out the s…

S2E38. The Freedom to Be You with Azmina Jiwa, Personal Life Coach

Aug. 3, 2021

In midlife, we want more. To do what we have been putting on the back burner. Or maybe we reach a point where we realize we're not really deeply happy with where we are, and we need to change. In this episode, I am joined by…

S2E37. Do Women Experience Stress Differently To Men? With Dr Delia McCabe

July 27, 2021

Dr Delia McCabes's work is focused on the neurological effect of specific nutrients on female stress. In this conversation we discuss why female stress is different to male stress, why stress is nutritionally expensive and h…

S2E36. A Whole Health Approach to Menopause with Claire Snowden Darling

July 20, 2021

What is the interplay between diet, stressors and hormones? This week my guest is Claire Snowden-Darling, visionary founder of Balanced Wellness, whose unique work with hormone and digestive protocols and highly effective sp…

S2E35. Rebellious Wellness Over 50 with Gregory Anne Cox

July 13, 2021

Aging happens but it shouldn't ruin your life. This week I am in conversation with Greg Cox, certified life coach, weight loss coach, and has a certificate in nutrition, who started Rebellious Wellness Over 50 to bring the t…

S2E34.Yoga for a Clear, Confident and Fulfilled Midlife with Antonia Balazs

July 5, 2021

Midlife can leave us feeling uprooted, directionless. This week I chat with yoga teacher Antonia Balazs on how yoga's mind-body connection can give us techniques so we can do the heavy lifting to find our midlife path.

S2E33. Escaping the Reality of Daily Drinking

June 29, 2021

‘Mummy wine culture nearly broke me’ this week I chat with Sarah Rusbatch about how getting sober changed her life completely and led her to coach women to become sober.

S2E32. What if I told you that you don’t have to just survive, you can THRIVE!

June 22, 2021

This week I am joined by Faye Cox, Mindset and Confidence Coach and we talk self-confidence, improving self-esteem, and how letting go of those old stories allows you to carve out a successful life.

S2E31. Why Midlife is a Power Point in a Woman's life

June 15, 2021

My guest today is Karen Randall Transition Life Coach ând Energy Psychologist who empowers women to embrace Transition as an Invitation to envision, create and manifest their next stage filled with Purpose, Meaning and Joy!

S2E30. Burnout-Proof Living with Chris Vasiliadis

June 8, 2021

How can you perform at your best as a professional woman without burning yourself out? Today’s guest is Chris Vasiliadis, health coach and author of Ignition: A Professional Woman’s Guide to Energized, Burnout-Proof Living w…

S2E29. Take you life from no to YES! with Julie Scott

June 1, 2021

How do you shift from unhealthy beliefs and patterns to accepting, trusting and loving yourself? That's exactly what my guest Julie Scott creator of The Confident Women's Community, and the author of the book - "This Time It…

S2E28. Naturally Managing Your Menopause with Clare Shepherd of Your New Life Plan and Founder of Pausitivity

May 25, 2021

Join me in conversation with Clare Shepherd as we talk about going through menopause holistically and the Pausitivity ‘Know Your Menopause' campaign that is educating and helping women ask empowering questions to get the mos…

S2E27. An Honest Conversation About Surgical Menopause with Andrea Wilson Woods

May 18, 2021

Women who experience surgical menopause don’t have typical perimenopause. Menopause occurs abruptly, on the day of surgery and with more drastic symptoms than with natural menopause. Andrea Wilson Woods shares her personal e…

S2E26. Embracing The Feminine for a Fulfilled Life with Sara Jager, Wild Woman Collective

May 11, 2021

Sara Jager cycle awareness, mentor, and holistic health coach shares why honoring your menstrual cycle isn’t just an alternative or a luxury, but an essential part of unlocking your health, wellness, purpose, power and pleas…

S2E25. Overcome Divorce and Re-Embrace Happiness with Janet Henson, Divorce & Narcissist Recovery Coach

May 4, 2021

Divorce life’s most traumatic emotional events - divorce. Janet's quest is to banish the stigma that still surrounds divorce and prove that the end of a marriage can be the most empowering, life-changing, and affirming event…

S2E24. Calling Love Over 40 with Katie Philips

April 27, 2021

To meet your 'one' you must first meet yourself. So says this week's guest Katie Phillips a therapeutic coach who founded The School of Self-Love for women who want to learn a more authentic, aligned and empowered way of doi…

S2E23. Have the Sex Life You Want with Dr Claire Macaulay

April 20, 2021

Perimenopause and menopause impact the sex life of a majority of people but it doesn’t have to be that way. This week I am joined by Dr. Claire Macaulay, an oncology doctor who treats people with breast cancer. Who is also a…

S2E22. It's good to talk menopause with Rachel Weiss founder of Menopause Cafe

April 14, 2021

In this episode, Rachel Weiss founder of Menopause Cafe shares how this amazing charity is creating spaces where all genders and ages can talk about menopause, with no preset agenda, only topics by the participants on the da…

S2E21. A Holisitc Approach to Pelvic Wellness with Amy Lee Kaiser

April 6, 2021

Do not look at your body or anything that comes out of it as disgusting or shameful. It is a story, pay attention to it. When you know your body's norms you will know when something is off. This week we discuss pelvic health…

S2E20. The Role of Digital Health in Menopause with Erica Opare

March 16, 2021

Innovation in digital health for menopause has been slow despite a recent survey showing that 93% of the women were interested in non-invasive tech solutions for menopause symptoms. This week I am in conversation with Erica …

S2E19. The Art and Science of Aging Well with Annie Gaudreault

March 9, 2021

You deserve to age better and stronger but too often midlife is a time when 20+ years of “adult living” catches up with us. This week I am in conversation with Annie, licensed nutritionist and founder of Veev Wellness. We di…

S2E18. Keeping Women in Business Through Their Menopause Change with Adelle Martin

Feb. 23, 2021

Menopause can impact our careers and more than 50% of women say they take time out of their business due to their symptoms. This week we are in conversation with Adelle Martin Executive MidLife Coach & Founder of The Women i…

S2E17. Transforming Women's Health Through Lifestyle Medicine with Dr. Elizabeth Fontaine

Feb. 16, 2021

Menopause is an ideal time to begin or reinforce healthy changes in your life. This week we are in conversation with Dr. Elizabeth Fontaine, Obstetrician, Gynecologist and Board Certified in Lifestyle Medicine to discuss the…

S2E16. Are You Ready to Say Goodbye to Anxiety with Stephanie Dalfonzo

Feb. 9, 2021

Anxiety in menopause is real but it doesn’t have to rule our lives! In this week's episode I am joined by Stephanie Dalfonzo, Integrative Hypnotist, who uses her voice to literally hypnotize her clients into making incredibl…

S2E15. The Art of Moving Well with Paula James

Feb. 2, 2021

This week I am in conversation with Paula James who teaches women over 40 and a few amazing men to move more comfortably and remain safely active as they age. In Paula’s own words we are ‘ Beautifully Designed for This Plane…

S2E14. Becoming the CEO of Your Life with Yvonne Dam

Jan. 26, 2021

Does it seem like you have too little time, too much to do and feel overwhelmed? And yet you keep on pushing on but making little progress? In today’s episode, I am joined by business coach Yvonne Dam of Amaze-Yourself. We t…

S2E13. How to Break Free from the Procrastination Trap with Dr. Christine Li

Jan. 19, 2021

Are you aware that you are avoiding doing certain things, but also that doing so is probably a bad idea. And yet, you do it anyway? In today’s episode, I am joined by clinical psychologist Dr. Christine Li who is also known …

S2E12. Owning the Power to Determine Your Health Outcomes with AmiCietta Clarke of Clean Body Living

Jan. 12, 2021

This week we are in conversation with AmiCietta about unleashing the body’s inherent ability to health through the principles of Clean Body Living: awareness, clean eating movement, self-care and reducing the environmental t…

S2E11. To Eat or Not to Eat Talking Intuitive Eating and Positive Body Image with Dri Marie

Jan. 5, 2021

Do you feel crazy around food, lost in contradictory health messages and don’t know where to turn? In today’s episode Dri Marie, founder of The Body Joy Academy talks about intuitive eating and body image and how to put the …

S2E10. Guiding you through the ‘O-Zone’ of menopause where you feel overwhelmed and over it with Delayna Watkins The Wellness Maven

Dec. 15, 2020

In today’s episode, Clarissa talks with Delayna Watkins author, speaker, nurse, and leader in women's health and wellness. We talk about menopause in detail. Why it is such a confusing journey for so many women. In particula…

S2E9. Stand Up to Cancer with Grace B. Charrier, cancer activist and patient leader

Dec. 8, 2020

In today’s episode Clarissa talks with Grace B. Charrier, author, speaker, host of Cancer Convos with Grace B and a proud survivor of Stage 3 Breast CancerAfter completing her treatment in 2017, she felt a strong calling to …

S2E8. Empowering Women in Menopause with Dr Donna Ivery

Dec. 1, 2020

In today’s episode, Clarissa talks with Dr Donna G Ivery physician, board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, entrepreneur, and professional speaker. We talk about menopause, the lack of information, and how unprepared …

S2E7. How to nail your executive presence and reputation with Helen Robinett

Nov. 24, 2020

In today’s episode Clarissa talks with Helen Robinett, Executive Leadership, Accredited Being Coach & Super Connector who helps female leaders get a seat on a board to get the board roles they really want at this stage of th…

S2 E6. Drop the mask and create REAL relationships with Deb Morgan relationship expert of Not A Rehearsal

Nov. 17, 2020

In today’s episode, Clarissa talks with Deb Morgan relationship expert from Not A Rehearsal who is passionate to help women over 40 to live life on their terms and create strong, healthy, and robust relationships. She shares…

S2 05. This Is Your Brain on Menopause with Dr ‘J’ Americas #1 Brain Psychologist

Nov. 10, 2020

In today’s episode, Clarissa talks with Dr. Catherine Jackson or as she is better known Dr ‘J. She is known as America’s #1 Brain Psychologist. She has been a featured expert in Oprah Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Wash…

S2 E4 Coping with Menopause Induced Anxiety with Clarissa Kristjansson

Nov. 3, 2020

Today’s episode talks about something that is very common and very close to my heart and that is meno-induced-anxiety that is common and impacts the quality of women’s lives. I share my own story, why women develop anxiety a…

S2 E3. Covid, Menopause and Working from Home A Time to Pause and Cultivate Self-Awareness with Clarissa Kristjansson

Oct. 27, 2020

Today’s episode touches on the impact that working from home and this pandemic is having on menopausal women\s wellbeing and some key steps that women can take to support themselves in this time of uncertainty

S2 E2 Sex After Menopause with Lynda Sunshine West Collaboration Strategist, Speaker, Bestselling Author, Film Producer, Red Carpet Interviewer and Philanthropist

Oct. 20, 2020

Today’s episode is about an open conversation about what feels like to lose our sex drive. Often we hear that women after menopause are having amazing sex lives. But that isn't the case for everyone. Lynda shares her own jou…

S2: E1. Introducing Thriving Thru Menopause Season 2

Oct. 6, 2020

In this welcome, Clarissa Kristjansson shares her move to the She Leads Podcast Network and introduces season 2 of Thriving Thru Menopause. This season features deep dives into relationships and menopause at work as well con…

How Much Alcohol is Too Much?

March 13, 2020

Have you been wondering why you feel so stressed? Are you using alcohol or another coping aid to deal with your everyday life? In this episode Clarissa interviews Kari Schwear, founder of Gray Tonic. She share's her story of…