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Podcast #91 | Sandy Davies & Susan Jarvis | Bullying, abuse and trauma. How...

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres chats with the Editor of the powerful anthology, The Power To Rise Above, Sandy Davies; and fellow...

#89 Susan Dean | Have you ever wanted to be a published author?! Look...

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Have you ever wanted to be a published author? Look no further! Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with Susan Dean, the founder of Dean...

#88 Sam Bloom | Surviving trauma to seeing her life on film | World...

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres chats with special guest Sam Bloom. Sam's life would be changed forever when, on a family holiday...
Brianne Davis

#87 Brianne Davis, Actor | Director | Author | Podcast Host

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres chats with Brianne Davis, a working actor, director, producer, author and a recovering love and sex addict.  In...
Tara Moss

#86 Tara Moss Author | Advocate | Feminist

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres welcomes back Tara Moss as we talk about her incredible new book, feminism and why the world...
Justine Whitchurch

#85 Justine Whitchurch | Personal Trainer | Author – Sobriety Delivered Everything Alcohol Promised

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres chats with a remarkable woman and her journey to sobriety after an addiction threatened her life. Justine Whitchurch...
Sally Prosser

#84 Sally Prosser | Voice, Public Speaking and Media Coach

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Is your fear of public speaking holding you back? Are you struggling to get your message heard? Do you hate the sound of your...
Karen Ostenried

#83 Karen Ostenried | Founder Leadership Revolution | Equine Therapy and Team Building

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Karen Ostenried has worn many hats over the years. From professional singer toaerobics instructor, to the Chief Operations officer of an international biotechcompany.  Karen...

#82 Mish Wright | Writer, Fitness Educator and Speaker

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After a decade of teaching, Mish Wright started her second career as a Group Fit Instructor and Personal Trainer. Mish is the founder of...

#81 Debra Dank PhD | Educator | Author – We Come With This Place

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with Educator and Author, Debra Dank. Debra is a proud Gudanji/Wakaja woman who has worked in teaching and...
Sally Clarke

#80 Sally Clarke | Co-Director Human Leaders | Author | Burnout Expert

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From Australian country girl to global citizen! If you are feeling fatigued, burnout and exhausted, chances are you are not alone! Today in the...

#79 Dr. Lisa Beckett | Medical GP & Tech Entrepreneur | Founder of Candor

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres chats with an incredible innovator! There’s a raft of unspoken health and wellbeing issues great and small...

#78 – Virginia Maywald – Anna Buckley Books – Erotic Fiction Writer

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with Virginia Maywald who writes incredible and popular erotic fiction for women under her pen name Anna Buckley....
Kerri Sackville

#77 Kerri Sackville | Author, Writer & Columnist

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres welcomes back delightful guest Kerri Sackville, an Australian author, columnist and mother of three. Kerri's new book...
Eve Mizzi

#76 Eve Mizzi | Founder – Ducks In A Row Home Organisation

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres gets some home organisation tips from Eve Mizzi, the Founder of Ducks In A Row Home Organisation. Eve,...
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#75 The Silberys | Emmie, Kerry and Isabelle | Gogglebox Australia

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres chats with three generations of incredible women, a gorgeous family sharing their joy! You may...
Pia Antico

#74 Pia Antico | Founder Essential Awakening Mentoring | Best selling author

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TW: Domestic Violence, trauma Today in the Confessional host Sandy Lowres chats with Pia Antico - the Founder of Essential Awakening Mentoring, a Crone...
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#73 Jane Caro – Feminist, Author and Senate Candidate

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres is thrilled to be chatting with Jane Caro AM to chat about her new book The Mother,...
Vanessa Muradian

Podcast #72 | Vanessa Muradian | Founder Mia Muse

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres has a fantastic conversation with sexologist and yoga teacher Vanessa Muradian (she/they). Vanessa, and Armenian-Australian, is the...
Natalie and Lisa

Podcast #71 | Natalie Moore and Lisa Saunders | Founders Own Your Health Collective

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t Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres chats with Natalie Moore and Lisa Saunders. Natalie and Lisa help women achieve holistic health and wellbeing...
Therese Tarlinton

Podcast #70 | Therese Tarlinton | Author

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Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres is chatting with fellow red-head and marketing guru, Therese Tarlinton! Therese is passionate about marketing partnerships and is...
Jewels

#69 Jewels | Body Builder, Speaker & Author – The Making of A Woman

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TW: Childhood abuse, Alcohol Recovery Today in the Confessional, host Sandy Lowres chats with Jewels. Jewels is an award-winning author, speaker, and award-winning bodybuilder who...

#68 Lise Carlaw & Sarah Wills | Those Two Girls – Forty Favours The...

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with Lise Carlaw and Sarah Wills, also known as Those Two Girls. After they met in their mid-30s, Lise...
Mia Northrop

#67 Mia Northrop | Author & Podcast Host – Life Admin Life Hacks

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with Life Hacker, Mia Northrop! Mia is a trained coach, co-host of the Life Admin Life Hacks podcast and...
Melissa Griffiths

#66 Melissa Griffiths | Transgender Advocate | Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with brave and beautiful Melissa Griffith. Melissa is a transgender authority and advocate based in Melbourne. As a...
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#65 Carolyn Tate & Gillian Moody | Champagne Cartel | Founder Champagne Divorce Club

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Separation and divorce can be painful and lonely life experiences. If you are like many women faced with the prospect, you might be asking...
Annette Densham

Podcast #64 Annette Densham | Author | PR Specialist | Comic

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy welcomes Annette Densham,  an award-winning PR specialist, and the author of her memoir - How To Eat a Shit...
Shannah Kennedy

Podcast #63 Shannah Kennedy | Author, Life Coach

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with Shannah Kennedy who is a Life Coach and the best selling author of 7 books that have...
Susie Obrien

#62 Dr. Susie O’Brien | Journalist | Author – The Secrets of Half-Arsed Parenting

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This week Sandy chats with Dr Susie O'Brien in the confessional, a delightful journalist and columnist with a PhD in Education. For the last...
Jane Vandermeer

#61 Jane Vandermeer | Holistic Stylist | Entrepreneur

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with Jane Vandermeer, a delightful entrepreneur who has built a number of award winning businesses including Finesse Business...
Stephanie Thompson

#60 (Part 2) Stephanie Thompson | Author, Founder of Bravemumma.com | Birth Trauma Advocate

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Trigger Warning: This podcast contains information about Birth Trauma and may be distressing for some. Please use discretion. Sandy chats with Stephanie Thompson, author of...
Stephanie Thompson

#60 Stephanie Thompson – Part 1 | Author – The Day My Vagina Broke...

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Trigger Warning: This podcast contains information about Birth Trauma and may be distressing for some. Please use discretion. - - Welcome to the first...
Gill Holden

#59 Gill Holden | Director and Founder Clover Lane Consulting

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Today in The Confessional Sandy chats with Gillian Holden, Director and Founder of Clover Lane consulting. Gill is an industry professional, with a clear...
Sally Hepworth

#58 Sally Hepworth | New York Times Best Selling Author

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Host Sandy Lowres chats with very special guest Sally Hepworth in the Confessional about Sally's amazing career as a full time author and her...
Lou Duggan

#57 Lou Duggan | Entrepreneur | Head Baker Girl & Owner of Cake 2...

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with a genuinely lovely (and funny) human who is determined to help parents stop agonising over birthday celebrations. Scottish...
Colleen Callander

#56 Colleen Callander | Award winning CEO & Founder – Mentor Me Women ...

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Sandy was so excited to chat with award-winning CEO and Founder of Mentor Me Women, Colleen Callander, in the Confessional. Colleen, with 30 years...
Jo Stanley

#55 Jo Stanley | TV & Radio Personality | Founder Broad Radio

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with Jo Stanley about her incredible new project, Broad Radio. Jo is synonymous with radio and TV. She is...
Jo PYBUS

#54 Jo Pybus | Columnist Her Canberra | Late Onset Feminist

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Jo Pybus is a late onset feminist who shares observations from her life in the middle-ages through another late onset pursuit; writing. Having been...
Susan Jarvis

#53 Susan Jarvis |The Maven

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tLike the Spice Girls, do you want to spice up your life?! Well, who wouldn't? If you're curious, this is definitely the podcast episode...
Rachel Walker Mason

#52 | Rachel Walker Mason | Multi Award Winning Musician | Author | Advocate

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with Rachel Walker Mason, an extraordinary woman who has achieved so much in her stellar career, and isn't...
Michelle Bowditch

#51 Michelle Bowditch | Tech Lover | CEO & Founder Door 20a

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with Michelle Bowditch. While many of us are struggling to keep up with technology, Michelle embraces it! Michelle...
Donna Cameron

#49 Donna Cameron | Personal Stylist Specialist | Author

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Our special guest, Donna Cameron, joins us to chat about how injecting colour into your wardrobe is a great step towards creating a sustainable...
Shirley Bilson

#48 Shirley Billson | The Menopause Anxiety Coach

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Our special guest is Shirley Billson. Shirley, based in the UK, is the Menopause Anxiety Coach, helping women to change to rules of menopause,...
Justine Martin

#47 Justine Martin | Award winning artist, Resilience Consultant, MS Advocate

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Our special guest is Justine Martin, who speaks with Sandy about her successful corporate life being turned upside down in 2011 when she was...
Libby Moore

#46 Libby Moore | Certified Life Coach, Creative Connector | Former Chief of Staff...

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy chats with very special guest, Libby Moore about her extraordinary career and her very personal life journey of discovering...
Kwavi

#45 kwavi Agbeyegbe | Author – 50 Questions to Answer When You Reach Fifty...

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Our special guest this week is Kwavi, a powerful woman on a mission to change the world one woman at a time. Based in...
Adalita

Podcast # 44 Adalita | Rock Goddess | Lead Singer – Magic Dirt

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Our special guest is Adalita Srsen. Adalita is an icon in the Australian music industry, having carved out a successful solo career as well...
Amani haydar

#43 Amani Haydar |Artist, Author of “The mother Wound”

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TW: This podcast includes discussions of domestic violence, abuse, murder, grief and loss. Please listen at your own discretion. - Amani Haydar is an incredible human...
Sandy Davies

#42 Sandy Davies | Founder Happy Pause

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Today in The Confessional, Sandy chats with Sandy Davies, entrepreneur and founder of Happy Pause Menopause Balm. Necessity is often the mother of invention...
Sue Brabender

#41 Sue Brabender | Founder Me Time

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Sue Brabender joins Sandy in The Confessional for her very first podcast (ever!) to talk about the misnomer that we can "have it all"....

#40 Tana Douglas | First female Roadie | Author – LOUD

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Tana Douglas is iconic in the music industry, being recognised as the very first female Roadie. As a teenage run away from Brisbane, Tana...
Sarah Rusbatch

#39 | Sarah Rusbatch | Grey Area Drinking Coach | SLR Wellness

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Sarah Rusbatch is a certified Health and Wellness Coach, accredited 'Grey Area Drinking' coach, host of two thriving communities for women in sobriety and...
Sam White

#38 Sam White | CEO – Freedom Group | Stella Insurance

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Sam White joins Sandy as our special guest in The Confessional. Sam started her own business after losing her mother, breaking her leg and...

Podcast #37 | Ailsa Wild | Author · Speaker · Facilitator

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Today in the Confessional, Sandy is joined by Ailsa Wild! Ailsa is an author, performer and community artist with a history of deep collaboration...

#36 Kathy Barron | Editor-in-Chief | Women Who Podcast Magazine

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When one magazine publisher meets another! Kathy Barron is the host and producer of the successful California-based podcast Women Who Sarcast, and she joins Sandy...
Tracey Spicer

Podcast #35 | Tracey Spicer AM | Journalist, Author, Broadcaster

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Today one good girl chats to another in the Confessional as Sandy chats with special guest Tracey Spicer AM.Tracey is a multiple Walkley Award...

Podcast #34 | Jules Brooke | She’s the Boss Founder

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Today on the podcast our special guest is Jules Brooke! Jules is a public relations expert but she’s no ordinary PR person. Jules has...

Podcast #33 | Natalie Walker | founder of PartnerSPEAK

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Trigger warning: Online child sexual abuse, trauma Please welcome change maker and advocate Natalie Walker. When Natalie Walker was in her early twenties and...
Ginger Gorman

Podcast #32 Ginger Gorman | Multi-Award Winning Journalist, Best Selling Author, Mentor

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Ginger Gorman is a fearless and multi award-winning social justice journalist. She is the host of the Podcast, Seriously Social. Throughout her career, she’s...

Podcast #31 – Kristy Sumner | Paranormal Investigator | Soul Sisters Paranormal

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Do you believe in ghosts? Are you fascinated by stories of the unexplained? Then this might be the podcast for you! Kristy Sumner is...

Podcast #30 Lisa Westgate | Speaker, Mental Health Expert, Author

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Lisa Westgate is an award winning passionate advocate for open conversations about difficult and sometimes taboo topics. Her no BS style appeals to the...

Podcast 29 – Lisa Cox – Author

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As a media and advertising professional, Lisa Cox spent years making products, brands, and messages visible. Now, after having acquired a disability, she’s using...

Podcast 028 – Donna Stolzenberg- Australian of the Year 2021 – CE0/Founder | National...

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Proud Indigenous woman Donna Stolzenberg is a CEO, keynote speaker and trainer. In 2014, she had the simple idea of handing out 50 donated...

Podcast 027 – Kate Forsyth & Belinda Murrell

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180 years ago, Australia’s first children’s book was published by an anonymous writer known only as “a lady long resident in NSW.” The identity...

Podcast 026 – Tara Moss

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Today in the confessional I am so thrilled to chat with Tara Moss, the award winning author and advocate for women, children and people...

Podcast 025 – Chloe Higgins – Writer

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Chloe Higgins writes about the things she’s afraid of: death, sex, love, and how she feels about her mother. The Girls, a memoir of...

Podcast 024 – Kayte Murphy & Kim Berry

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Kayte Murphy and Kim Berry are the hosts of the fabulously popular podcast, The Hot Flush - The Premier Podcast for Peri-Menopausal People! Kayte...

Podcast 023 – Stephanie Wood | Author, Award-winning journalist

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Imagine falling in love with a man, imaging your life together and then finding out that everything he claimed to be was a lie....

Podcast 022 – Sally Leydon – Podcaster “The Lady Vanishes”

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Sally Leydon, has been searching for her mother, Marion Barter, for 23 years. Marion is a missing person, much-loved mother and a celebrated teacher....

Podcast 021 – Nikki Hind – Blind Grit

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Nikki Hind is a social entrepreneur and Australia's first legally blind fashion designer, with a background in PR, Communications and Event Management. Nikki is...

Podcast 020 – Dr. Catherine Barrett – Founder |The Kindness Pandemic

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Dr Catherine Barrett is a doctor, educator and researcher who started #TheKindnessPandemic only 3 weeks ago and it has become a global movement with...

Podcast 019 – Susan Francis – Author

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Spending over twenty years searching for her biological parents, Susan met the love of her life. After a whirlwind romance, they married and set...

Podcast 018 (Part 2) -Claire Ashman – Cult Survivor to Ted X Talker

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For almost a decade she lived by the whim of a man who called himself "Little Pebble", the leader of a doomsday cult called The Order of St. Charbel. Forced to join the religious order, she took a vow of poverty, chastity and obedience and attended prayer sessions three times a day, It was the concern for the safety of her eight young children that eventually saw her bravely flee with her kids from the secretive cult , led by convicted rapist and pedophile William Kamm, on the NSW south coast.

Podcast 018 (Part 1) – Clair Ashman – From Cult Survivor to Ted X...

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Claire Ashman is a remarkable woman. She grew up in a sect, a break away from the Catholic Church, and at 18 married a...

Podcast 017 – Sara Cunningham – Founder, Free Mom Hugs

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Her book 'How We Sleep at Night: A Mother's Memoir' has been optioned by Jamie Lee Curtis and will be released as a film.

Podcast 016 – Nadene Marsh & Sarah Hennessey – Let’s Talk Menopause

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Many women listening here in The Confessional, or of a certain age, will be going through peri-menopause or menopause. Host Sandy Lowres chats to...

Podcast 015 – Kerri Sackville – author, columnist, and social commentator

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Today in the Confessional we chat to writer Kerri Sackville! Kerri is an Australian author, columnist, social commentator, media personality and mother of three....

Podcast 014 – Nicole Brownlee – Company Owner at Story Box Library

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Nicole Brownlee is an innovative women in business who founded The Story Box Library in 2012 utilising her passion for children's literature and a...

Podcast 013 – Caroline Candusso – LA MAMÁ & Creative Director at Papel (Paper)

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Caroline Candusso is the Creative Director of studio Papel (Paper), Along with her son and business Partner, Agustin, who is 10 years old, create...

Podcast 012 – Lou Pollard – Clown Doctor & Comedian

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Gorgeous Lou Pollard chats about Clown Doctoring, single parenting, taking care of parents in a sandwich generation, and finding humour in life. Lou Pollard...

Podcast – 011 Becky Paroz – #GladiatHer

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Becky Paroz is a mentor, performance coach, speaker, author and has built a career for over 30 years in the male dominated construction industry,...

Podcast 010 – Erin Guest – Surviving Essure

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Erin Guest, a Melbourne based woman, shares her important story with us. This is a story of surviving the medical device called Essure. Although...

Podcast 009 – Kimberly Holiday-Coleman – Cancer Survivor to Thriver

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Kimberly Holiday-Coleman is a sister queen who hails from Houston, Texas but is living her amazing life in Lexington, Kentucky with her loving family....

Podcast – 008 Karen Andrews | Author, Blogger and Poet

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Want to be a blogger? Karen Andrews is an expert and talks about life and all things blogging! Karen has been blogging since 2006...

Podcast 007 – Amalia Chilianis – Wellbeing & Happiness

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Amalia is a Capability Expert, helping organisations, teams and individuals identify and build capability. She has been a leader in the HR and Organisational...

Podcast 006 – Isiah Mckimmie – Sexologist & Couple’s Therapist

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Let's talk about sex! Isiah McKimmie is one of Australia's leading relationship and sex experts. She is a couples therapist, sexologist and Let's...

Podcast 005 – Sandy Lowres – Who is The Good Girl?

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Who is the Good Girl and how did the Good Girl Confessional all begin? Where did the name come from? On this episode of...

Podcast 004 – Carly Findlay – Author, Activist & Gorman lover

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The lovely Carly Findlay discusses her memoir, Say Hello, and chats about sewing, colour, music and gives us a confession or two! Carly is...

Podcast 003 – Deep Kick Girl – Cocktails, donuts & NYC

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Kathy from the blog, Deep Kick Girl is a Sydney based creative who describes herself as a twice divorced working mother and a half-assed...
Debra and Sandy

Podcast 002 – Debra Cerasa – CEO, Leader, Celebrant

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Debra Cerasa Podcast CEO of Jobs Australia, Debra Cerasa, is also a blogger, celebrant and mentor. She chats about challenges women face in their careers...
Sandra Reynolds

Podcast 001 – Sandra Reynolds – Founder $120 Food Challenge

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Overcoming adversity and poverty after her long term marriage ended in divorce, Sandra Reynold's resilience and her desire to feed her children nutritional meals...

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