UIO: You Inside Out
Episode 8: On Sex and Sexuality
In this special episode of UIO, Sonja Lewis chats with Rachel Gardner, founder of the Romance Academy, an organisation that empowers adults to have significant conversations about relationships and sex with their young people to encourage better decision making about sex during the teenage years. As well as looking at the physical risks of pre-mature sex, the two women talk about its emotional aspect and offers advise to help teenage girls navigate life in a highly sexed culture. Also,...
Episode 7: Your Values Inside Out
Sonja Lewis chats with awarding winning coach and best-selling Amazon author Jenny Garrett about the importance of having a strong base of values to navigate the teenage years. The episode looks at self management and how to take ownerships for a better life, which often means bucking unhealthy trends, and also offers tips on how to communicate effectively with adults and peers, and how to to use social media positively. As mother of a teenage girl herself, Jenny offers her views on how...
Episode 6: Your Mind Inside Out
New York Psychoanalyst Dr Jane Goldberg and her 23-year-old daughter, Molly, who is training in the field, talk to Sonja Lewis about why open and honest communications is key to managing anxiety and depression. The pair point out that an emotional illness such as anxiety is not actually a feeling but a defence mechanism against facing feelings. Lots more tips for teenage girls on how to manage emotional upset right in the space that they are in and plenty of inside information for parents...
Episode 5: Your Hair Inside Out
Sonja Lewis chats with London hair stylist Joy Miller about hair--the long and the short of it. Co-owner of the iconic Junior Green Hair and Beauty Salon, Joy gives her take on what hair has to do with both physical and mental well-being. What does hair have to do with self-esteem, for example? Also, Joy challenges the good hair, bad hair theory and gives tips on how to keep hair healthy while enjoying the latest trends and styles, regardless of race, nationality or even hair texture. In...
Episode 3: Your Skin Inside Out
Skin care goes far beneath the surface. Sonja Lewis and Jenny Hawkins, owner of The Skin Retreat in Fulham, London, talk about what lifestyle has to do with having healthier skin.
Episode 2: Your Body Inside Out
This episode talks about your body, specifically the importance of exercise and nutrition. Discover some remarkable facts about your growth and health as a teenage girl and how to make sense of it all with tips on the best foods to fuel your body. Also, find out how to keep your burgers and pizzas healthy. And have fun exercising, too.
Episode 1: Your Confidence Inside Out
Self-confidence and self-esteem are two of the most helpful and handy qualities that a teenage girl can have. And who better to talk about it than a confident successful business woman. Sonja Lewis chats with Cheryl Grace, one of Black Enterprise's 50 Most Powerful Business Women in 2017, on how to get self-confidence and how to use it to fuel self-esteem.