Feminine Warrior Podcast

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Welcome to Feminine Warrior Podcast with your host Helen Tansey. This is a space that shares conversations to help us break free of limiting beliefs as we age. Helen shares stories of individuals who have found their voice, their power and their purpose with ease and grace.




Welcome to Feminine Warrior Podcast with your host Helen Tansey. This is a space that shares conversations to help us break free of limiting beliefs as we age. Helen shares stories of individuals who have found their voice, their power and their purpose with ease and grace.




Jules Blaine Davis: "Nourishing Our Deepest Lives"

Jules Blaine Davis is a kitchen healer, a TED speaker and one of Goop’s leading experts on women’s healing. She is on a fierce journey to spread permission, freedom, beauty and LOVE like wildfire all over our phenomenal lives, in and out of the kitchen. Over the last fifteen years in private practice, leading retreats and gathering circles of women in the kitchen and around the fire, she has cooked up a movement inside a forever conversation inspiring women to nourish their deepest lives in...


Maya Ritter: Living Life with Purpose and Love

Maya spent many years in front of the camera as a principal actor. Even at such a young age, she was intrigued by the magic of movie-making. She knew early on that this industry was her true calling and decided to explore other avenues of it in her mid 20's. She has a genuine love of the industry, and equipped with the understanding of what it takes to be in it as an agent, she wants to assist other actors to grow and move forward in their careers. Maya works with both union and non-union...


Rachel Smith & Jean Parker: Baking Is Love

Get ready to fall in love with Jean Parker and Rachel Smith in this honest and heartwarming conversation. These incredible sisters had a hit show on The Food Network called The Baker Sisters. Since The Baker Sisters, the pair have appeared as baking experts on the Marilyn Denis Show, ET Canada and are seasoned judges at the Midland Butter Tart Festival as well as other sweet show-downs across the province. The Baker Sisters has a huge following and their biggest fan base are kids. Kids...


Kim Alexis: Iconic 80’s Supermodel

Kim Alexis was part of an elite team of models who rose to “supermodel” status in the 1980’s. Kim’s career started when she was discovered at the young age of 17. Kim could be seen repeatedly on magazine covers and had over 500 worldwide covers including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and set the cover record for Glamour. In 1983 she became one of the most recognizable faces in America. She rounded out her supermodel status by being on the coveted Sport’s Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for...


Ken Duckworth: You Are Not Alone

This week's episode with Ken Duckworth is one of my favourite episodes that I have had the opportunity to do. Ken has been featured on CNN, CBS, BBC and the New York Times. His book is already a best seller and if you or anyone you know suffers from Mental Illness, this book is a must read. Ken Duckworth's journey into psychiatry stared when he was a boy growing up with with a dad who experienced a severe bipolar disorder. His father was loving, kind and periodically quite ill, hospitalized...


Allison & Elisa: The Soulful Creators of Soulku

Elisa and Alison are the founders of Soulku. Soulku is a heartfelt company that sells a collection of jewelry that is simple and meaningful. They began with necklaces inspired by the healing properties of gemstones and the spiritual laws of attraction, belief, and intention. They sell necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and each piece is handcrafted by one of their employees called “mama’s makers”. Elisa and Allison run their business with respect for each other, their families, their employees...


Esther Blum: Menopause and balancing your hormones

Esther Blum is an Integrative Dietician and Menopause Expert. In the past 27 years she has helped thousands of women master menopause through nutrition, hormones and self-advocacy. Esther has appeared on Dr Oz, The Today Show, ABC-TV and she has also been featured on Goop, Forbes, Time Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, IN Style Magazine, Bazaar and Self Magazine just to name a few. Her latest best selling book, "See Ya Later, Ovulator" delivers the great news that yes, you can master your...


Tara Stiles: Yoga, Living Authentically & Embracing Age

"You are whole body, whole mind, whole spirit, all the time. When you experience all of you at once, anything is possible.” This is a quote from world renowned yogi Tara Stiles. She shares her wisdom on yoga, being authentic and embracing age. Tara Stiles is the co-founder of Strala Yoga, best-selling author, and well-being expert. Tara revolutionized yoga for millions, transforming a practice so often seen as dogmatic, and guru-based, into an everyday movement that supports ease and...


Finding Joy & Freedom Through Trauma

In this episode of FW Dianne speaks with Mary Firestone about her new book, Trusting The Dawn, How to choose Freedom and Joy after trauma. Mary shares her holistic view of healing by drawing from both her own healing journey and her background in clinical psychology to offer a radical, integrative handbook for not only healing from trauma but awakening to even more empowerment, joy, and meaning because of your experiences. Through her soft-spoken and loving voice, Mary shares her powerful...


Journalist & Wanderlust Fashionista

In this episode of Feminine Warrior Dianne and Helen speak with the extraordinary Amy E. Goodman. Amy is a multi-faceted powerhouse, she began her career in women’s magazines, as an editor and correspondent at In Style, a senior editor at All You, an editor-at-large for Southern Living and Coastal Living, and a contributing editor for Rodale's Organic Life Magazine. She’s collaborated with countless others such as Marie Claire, People Stylewatch, MarthaStewartLiving.com, Women’s Health,...


A Consumer's Best Friend

In this episode of Feminine Warrior Helen and Dianne speak with a consumer’s best friend Trae Bodge. Trae is an accomplished lifestyle journalist and TV commentator who specializes in smart shopping, personal finance, and retail. She has appeared on the Today Show, GMA3, NBC Nightly News, and Inside Edition. Trea is a regular contributor at Marketwatch, MSN, and Millie Magazine. Her expertise has appeared in Forbes, USNews.com, Kiplinger, and Yahoo Finance. Trae’s financial expertise has...


Warrior of Love

In this episode of Feminine Warrior Dianne and Helen speak with the brilliant and powerful Marianne Williamson. Marianne is a bestselling author, political activist, and spiritual thought leader. For over three decades Marianne has been a leader in spiritual and religiously progressive circles. She is the author of 14 books, four of which have been #1 New York Times bestsellers. A quote from the mega-bestseller A Return to Love, "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest...


How To Live "Your Fully Charged Life"

In this episode of Feminine Warrior Helen and Dianne speak with the upbeat and driven Meaghan B Murphy, an editor, on-air personality, lifestyle and health expert, a home-hack master, certified trainer and author of Your Fully Charged Life: A Radically Simple Approach to Having Endless Energy and Filling Every Day with YAY (Penguin Random House). Meaghan was named Editor-in-Chief of Woman’s Day, charged with re-energizing the brand across print and digital. This follows a 6-year stint as...


Wisdom, Power, And Grace

In this episode of Feminine Warrior Helen and Dianne have the pleasure of speaking with Kathy Imrie, an actress, mother and friend who bring so much joy into people’s lives. Kathy is one of those women that make you feel you are in the present of greatness. Listening to this episode will leaved you changed forever.


Blood Orange Night: My Journey to the Edge of Madness.

In this episode of Feminine Warrior Dianne and Helen speak with Melissa Bond, a narrative journalist, poet, and the author of the book: Blood Orange Night releasing July 14, 2022. A memoir about her herioning battle with an accidental addiction to benzos. Melissa writes so honestly and raw that she pulls you into the nightmare and leaves you with the understanding that this story could be yours or anyone in your life. The first draft of the book won second place in the Utah Original Writer’s...


Lymphatic Practices - Enhance Immunity, Health & Beauty

In this episode of Feminine Warrior Dianne and Helen speak with the lovely Lisa Levitt Gainsley, a Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Manual Lymphatic Drainage Practitioner, and Author of The Book Of Lymph. Her work has appeared in GOOP, ELLE, The Hollywood Reporter, Healthline, and more. She has worked at UCLA Medical Center and has been in private practice for 20 years. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Lisa is an innovator in her field. Her unique life experience has driven her to become an...


Authentically Living Her Best Life

In this episode of Feminine Warrior Helen and Dianne speak with the beautiful Kate Drummond, a Canadian actress who won the Canadian Screen Awards for Best Lead Performance for her movie Nowhere to be Found, starred in The Novice, Wynonna Earp, and played the sister to Brook Shields in The Flower Shop mysteries. Kate shares her excitement about acting in the movie The Man From Toronto with Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson which premieres this Friday on Netflix. Kate shares with an open heart...


Medical Assistance In Dying

In this episode of Feminine Warrior Helen and Dianne speak with the brilliant Dr. Stefanie Green about her book, This is Assisted Dying. A transformative and compassionate memoir by a pioneer in medically assisted dying who began her career in the maternity ward and now helps patients who are suffering explore and then fulfill their end-of-life choices. Dr. Green shares the voices of her patients, and her own narrative as she describes the extraordinary people she meets and the unusual...


A Mindful Entrepreneur

In this episode of Feminine Warrior Dianne and Helen open season two with a true Feminine Warrior Danika Brysha. Danika, is a recovered bulimic, binge eater, and food/sugar addict. This remarkable woman was able to turn her personal battle with addiction into her greatest asset. Danika has become an unstoppable entrepreneur with an online platform: The Self Care Society, which offers classes on topics for self-discovery and self-care. She is also the founder and CEO of Model Meals, the...


Season One Finale

In this episode of Feminine Warrior, Helen and Dianne are joined by their producer Toronto Mike as they look back at the highlights of season one and share lessons learned along the way. Season two, coming soon, will be even better. Thank you for taking this journey with us.