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SexyAgeing - a community celebrating the gift of ageing and debunking the notion that life after 40 is all “downhill”. Ageing for women has changed and you can reap the benefits of knowledge and hindsight. Tune in for insights with some of the world's inspirational women on how to successfully navigate the changes to your body and mind. Support this podcast:

SexyAgeing - a community celebrating the gift of ageing and debunking the notion that life after 40 is all “downhill”. Ageing for women has changed and you can reap the benefits of knowledge and hindsight. Tune in for insights with some of the world's inspirational women on how to successfully navigate the changes to your body and mind. Support this podcast:


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SexyAgeing - a community celebrating the gift of ageing and debunking the notion that life after 40 is all “downhill”. Ageing for women has changed and you can reap the benefits of knowledge and hindsight. Tune in for insights with some of the world's inspirational women on how to successfully navigate the changes to your body and mind. Support this podcast:








MIND: Tick the Bucket List

Tania Dalton is 52, a healthy ageing coach and personal trainer with a special interest in helping women thrive in menopause. Although fit and healthy, Tania was unprepared for the menopause transition. After developing a simple but effective way of managing her own menopause symptoms, she has become healthier and happier than ever before. As she entered peri-menopause, at 47 Tania discovered endurance training and has now completed a Marathon, several half ironmans and her first full...


MIND: Embrace the CHANGE

Laura Shuckburgh is a certified NLP practitioner and Life Coach and Founder of Marvellous Midlife and the recently launched Menopause Hive! She is 52 and has had a varied life travelling all over the world with her career as a model in her twenties. Re training as a beauty and massage therapist while bringing up her son as a solo mum in her thirties, and more recently worked as a business development manager and Coach within a busy Architecture practice that she helped run with her...


MIND: Menopause in the Workplace

Jeanette Kehoe-Perkinson and I discuss how menopause affects women in the workplace. Jeanette's personal experience with her transition through menopause and how this affected her career is the story of so many women but very rarely gets discussed! Jeanette is the Chief People Officer and Director for Ph.Creative and the Founder of "Power Pause" WEBSITE LINKEDIN --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:...


MIND: Chicks and Chat

Shirley introduces herself as a Menopause Chick. Now 52, Shirley's perimenopause journey began a little over 10 years ago. Sore boobs, sleep deprivation, depression and brain fog initially led Shirley to her doctor’s office, the book store and “Dr. Google,” but she was left feeling confused, overwhelmed and alone. At 46, she created, a mission-based platform that empowers women to talk openly about perimenopause and menopause, navigate midlife health information and...


BODY:The HRT Chronicles

“A full 50% of the population will experience menopause, but confusion about its symptoms – and the options for treating them – remains widespread. Determined to address menopause’s debilitating effects, Anna Sophia embarked on an ‘experiential trial’ to discover whether hormone therapy could help. “ The Spinoff Anna Sophia is a social activist and counsellor in New Zealand. Her life has been shaped by living and working in the Manawatu and Rangitikei regions, budget backpacking adventures...


BODY: Endometriosis and Menopause

Ana Gonzalez Herrera has made it her mission to educate women on the changes that hormones make to their bodies. Ana is the Founder and CEO of the Hormone University based in New York. In this episode, Ana shares her harrowing story of endometriosis, surgical menopause and her decision to help more women access education and information. After all, 78% of the adult female population will experience hormonal challenges at some stage of their lives. WEBSITE INSTAGRAM LINKEDIN --- Send in a...


SOUL: Global Meno-Warriors

Anna Friend is an Author, Theatre Director, Actor and Radio Presenter. She founded Quirky Bird in 2015 and is the Resident Director at The Alma Tavern & Theatre in Bristol. In just over 5 years she has developed Quirky Bird from a one-woman-teacher-director situation to a thriving small business that offers employment and opportunities to arts freelancers and young actors from across the UK. Her series of Children's books the Big Little Hearts Series was published in March 2021 to support...


BODY: Meno Happy Pause

Vaginal dryness impacts each of us in different ways. Research has shown that more than 50% of women will suffer with vaginal dryness though this figure is likely to be more than 70%. However only 7-10% of women actually seek medical advice. Sandy Davies, the creator Of HappyPause menopause Balm for vaginal dryness is a joy to chat with. Sandy shines a light on one of the least spoken of symptoms - vaginal dryness and vaginal atrophication. Sandy created this balm after years of trying...


BODY: How to exercise in your 40's and beyond!

Once you hit your mid-40's and beyond, the exercise you used to do doesn't seem to yield the same results as before. Thats's where Debra Atkinson comes in! Wellness Coach, Hormone Balancing Fitness Expert, and Flipping 50 founder Debra Atkinson has helped over 200,000 women “flip” their second half with the vitality and energy they want. She’s the bestselling author of You Still Got It, Girl: The After 50 Fitness Formula for Women; Navigating Fitness After 50: Your GPS For Choosing Programs...


BODY: I Need to Pee

Kim Vopni is a self professed pelvic health evangelist and is also known as The Vagina Coach. She has a BA in Psychology and a postgraduate certificate in Health and Fitness. She is a certified fitness professional who became passionate about spreading information on pelvic health when she was pregnant with her first child. She is a published author, a passionate speaker and women’s health educator as well as a mom to two boys. Kim is the founder of Pelvienne Wellness Inc - a company...


BODY: Hormonal2Hot

Chrissie McDonald, a fellow fitness Kiwi, shares her story and tips on the changes you need to make to your exercise regime once your hormones change in midlife. Chrissie is on a mission to help women feel strong and sexy. "Women who love their bodies feel self-confident and empowered to do whatever they want. We are the NEW generation of middle age woman breaking the traditional mould of women becoming old and frumpy. We are women who are inspirational, sexy, confident and strong both in...


SOUL: Through the Lens

Aleksandra Walker, a photographer based in Sydney, Australia is breaking ground with her unique project of celebrating women over 45. Her gorgeous photo shoots followed up with podcast interviews are attracting unprecedented attention with over 350 applications to be considered for "My Body: My Story. 45 Over 45". In this conversation with Aleks, we discuss how the women felt before, during and after the photo shoot. It's so heart warming and I encourage you to go and check out Aleks' work...


SOUL: When I grow up I want to be....

Lisbeth Helms! Lisbeth is a Danish expatriate residing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I got to know Lisbeth through the classes I was teaching at Fire Station, a brand of boutique fitness clubs. And THEN, Lisbeth stepped back into the studio to teach barre classes after 20 years of not teaching classes. And this is just scratching the surface of what an inspirational woman Lisbeth is. I hope you enjoy this "fly on the wall" conversation between two girlfriends. INSTAGRAM --- Send in a voice...


MIND: Hormone Hell to Health

Claire Snowdon-Darling nearly died giving birth leaving her physically and emotionally wrecked for years afterwards. Claire's acceleration towards an early diagnosis of peri-menopause was the catalyst for Claire to explore how she could best navigate the hormonal hell her body had been through and make her midlife years so much better. Claire went on to study and practice Functional Kinesiology and Functional Wellness, eventually developing an accredited training pathway which led to the...


BODY: The one about HRT (Hormonal Replacement Therapy)

I previously believed that HRT (Hormonal Replacement Therapy) was off the table for me - don't ask me why. I guess I always thought it was for women that were really struggling with menopause symptoms and that being a qualified fitness educator, I should be able to battle on through with the knowledge that I had. SO glad I spoke with Dr Rebecca, if only to be able to make more informed decisions about how I intended to embrace longevity and stay feeling SEX-AY! Dr Rebecca Lewis (MBBS FRCA...


BODY: Stress and Menopause

Angela Counsel is a Menopause Educator who specialises in helping women embrace the changes that are happening to their body as they move through their menopause transition. She is on a mission to spread the word that it is possible to thrive in menopause and this can be a time of stepping into your wisdom and falling in love with yourself and your life. As a qualified Naturopath and Kinesiologist with almost 20 years of experience supporting women through various stages of their life,...


MIND: The "C" word, "M word" and F-bombs

Sacha Coburn blows up this episode with her story of surviving breast cancer and how that influences her life choices today. Sacha is the Co-Founder of “The Company You Keep”, a leadership development, coaching and strategy facilitation business as well as the COO of Coffee Culture, a leading group of boutique cafe’s in New Zealand. Sacha is a sought after Public Speaker - her ability to take her listeners on a journey with her is second-to-none. If you know of someone who has survived...


MIND: Rise and Thrive

Clarissa is an internationally recognised Menopause Transition Expert. Clarissa helps women who are transitioning into menopause learn how to use holistic mind-body practices to manage their symptoms, regain confidence and experience a new sense of freedom and energy.. Clarissa has 25 years experience leading transformational change, Her C-Suite experience has been forged in multi-national FMCG. She is the author of the international best seller The Mindful Menopause and has been featured...



Fitness and women’s health expert Amanda Thebe went from barely surviving menopause to thriving, by making specific changes to her diet, exercise, and approach to mental health. In her original, laugh-out-loud account, Thebe reveals the unique methods that have worked for her and her many clients. She also cuts through the thicket of information (and misinformation) about menopause to demystify hormone replacement therapy, hormone-related stress, weight gain, poor energy, lack of sleep, and...


SOUL: IS Menopause

Sally Bartlett, author of "Dammit...It IS Menopause" Volumes 1 and 2 wrote her books to encourage midlife women to look at what’s happening on the inside, their thoughts about themselves and develop self-love. Sally is a health/wellness and Pilates coach and holds a Psychology degree from the university of California at Berkeley. Sally says "Throughout my 20+ years in the fitness and coaching profession, I've just kept seeing the theme of women not loving their bodies. I am ON FIRE to help...