Episodes
Cass is taking a break from regular Crappy to Happy episodes for the next six weeks while she relocates to London. In the meantime, we wanted to share with you her other podcast and labour of love, the Confidence Coach with Cass Dunn. Each week you’ll hear from a real person struggling with their self-confidence. Cass will talk you through the problem using a psychological framework, and share tips and tricks that will help anyone dealing with a similar situation. In this episode you’ll...
Published 08/14/22
Cass is taking a break from regular Crappy to Happy episodes for the next six weeks while she relocates to London. In the meantime, we wanted to share with you her other podcast and labour of love, the Confidence Coach with Cass Dunn. Each week you’ll hear from a real person struggling with their self-confidence. Cass will talk you through the problem using a psychological framework, and share tips and tricks that will help anyone dealing with a similar situation. In this episode you’ll...
Published 08/07/22
Cass is taking a break from regular Crappy to Happy episodes for the next six weeks while she relocates to London. In the meantime, we wanted to share with you her other podcast and labour of love, the Confidence Coach with Cass Dunn. Each week you’ll hear from a real person struggling with their self-confidence. Cass will talk you through the problem using a psychological framework, and share tips and tricks that will help anyone dealing with a similar situation. In this episode you’ll...
Published 07/31/22
Cass is taking a break from regular Crappy to Happy episodes for the next six weeks while she relocates to London. In the meantime, we wanted to share with you her other podcast and labour of love, the Confidence Coach with Cass Dunn. Each week you’ll hear from a real person struggling with their self-confidence. Cass will talk you through the problem using a psychological framework, and share tips and tricks that will help anyone dealing with a similar situation. In this episode you’ll...
Published 07/24/22
Keith Campbell is one of the world’s experts in narcissism, and he’s here to help us understand and interact with all the narcissistic people in our lives. In this chat the psychology professor explains the actual definition of narcissism, the difference between grandiose and vulnerable narcissism, how to spot narcissistic traits in others and what we can do to stop our kids becoming narcissistic, plus so much more. Connect with Keith: https://wkeithcampbell.com/ Buy his books here:  The...
Published 07/10/22
Hugh van Cuylenburg wants everyone to be happier, and he’s passionate about how practices like gratitude, empathy and mindfulness can help. Hugh is the founder of The Resilience Project, where he teaches positive mental health in schools and sports clubs around the country. In this chat Hugh explains the difficulties he had with his sister growing up, the struggles of getting schools to take mental health seriously and the personal crisis he had during lockdown.  Connect with...
Published 06/27/22
The positive impacts of mindfulness are undeniable, but neuroscientist Moshe Bar has discovered that there’s also a lot of benefits for its opposite.. Mind wandering. In this chat Moshe Bar explains how mind wandering has the power to improve your mood, boost creativity and help you solve problems.  Connect with Moshe: https://twitter.com/moshe1bar Buy his book here: booktopia.kh4ffx.net/mindwandering Connect with...
Published 06/12/22
Nick Bracks has struggled with low self-esteem and anxiety since he was a kid. His mental health struggles hit a low point when in 2007 he was in a drink driving car accident while his father Steve was the Premier of Victoria. Since then he’s been on a mission to improve his mental health, and has gone on to run multiple businesses and perform on shows like Dancing with the Stars and Neighbours. Nick has some amazing advice around self-worth, intuition and the value of exercise and...
Published 05/29/22
Coach Kemi Nekvapil wants women to feel powerful. In this chat with Cass she talks about feeling powerless growing as a black child in white foster families, how she connects with her own power now as an adult, plus she unpacks her POWER acronym: Presence, Ownership, Wisdom, Equality, Responsibility. If you’ve ever struggled to feel powerful in your life you are going to get so much out of this chat.  Connect with Kemi: https://www.keminekvapil.com/ Connect with...
Published 05/15/22
Here's your first sneak peak of Cass Dunn's brand new podcast The Confidence Coach, dropping Monday 9th May. In each episode of The Confidence Coach you’ll hear from a real person struggling with their self-confidence. Clinical and coaching psychologist Cass Dunn will talk through the problem using a psychological framework and offer helpful tips and techniques to tackle the problem head on. Whether it’s in our work, our relationships, our body image or any other area of our lives, we can...
Published 05/03/22
Cass Dunn has a brand new podcast called The Confidence Coach and it's out on May 9th! If you want to learn the best tips and tricks to boost your self-confidence in any area of your life, subscribe now: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-confidence-coach-with-cass-dunn/id1621232863 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1AhHKsB8yODoDYqgGCSpRD?si=_qNYTDGESteeSd8zMF9yTg&nd=1 ------- Bridget Hustwaite first started experiencing painful periods when she was just 15, but it...
Published 05/01/22
Biochemist Jessie Inchauspe wants to show everyone how balancing your blood sugars can improve almost every area of your life. Known as the Glucose Goddess on instagram, Jessie explains how making a few small changes to your diet can dramatically improve symptoms like cravings, fatigue, anxiety, depression and poor sleep.  In this chat with Cass Dunn, Jessie explains: What kinds of foods cause glucose spikes Why the order of what you eat is important The benefits of a savoury breakfast The...
Published 04/17/22
Eve Rodsky passionately believes women need uninterrupted time and space to express their creativity. In a world where we are all too busy, Eve says this ‘unicorn space’ must be a non-negotiable if we want to live a connected, creative life.  In this chat with Cass Dunn, Eve explains: Why the most important part of unicorn space is the feeling of self expression The value of ‘I can’t believe I just did that’ moments The three C’s of unicorn space: curiosity, connection and completion Why...
Published 04/03/22
In his 30s Worimi man Paul Callaghan was a success by all Western measures - he was well-educated with a good job, a family and a mortgage. But inside he was felt spiritually depleted and disconnected,  leading to a mental breakdown after his 35th birthday. In this chat with Cass Dunn, Paul explains how going bush and reconnecting with his traditional beliefs and culture helped heal him. And why he's sharing what he learnt with indigenous and non-indigenous Australians. You can buy the...
Published 03/20/22
If you’ve ever tried to quit alcohol, or even just dabbled with the idea, you’ve probably come across Annie Grace. She’s one of the world’s leading thinkers on the topic, and author of the hugely successful books This Naked Mind and The Alcohol Experiment. In this chat with Cass Dunn, Annie discusses: Her own battle with excessive drinking and how she turned things around Why asking yourself ‘am I an alcoholic?’ can be so counter-productive, and what questions you can ask yourself...
Published 03/06/22
Cass talks with NYT best selling author, Eve Rodsky, whose unique system for gamifying and sharing the domestic workload has taken the world by storm. Women are exhausted and burnt out from carrying the weight of ‘invisible labour’ in most households but rather than accept the status quo, Eve applied her Harvard trained organisational management skills to create a solution to this age-old problem. The result is ‘Fair Play’, a structured process to split tasks fairly, reclaim your time and...
Published 02/06/22
In this episode, Cass talks with Johann Hari, the New York Times best-selling author of “Chasing the Scream” and “Lost Connections” who is also famous for his TED Talks which have garnered over 80 million views.  After experiencing his own declining attention and witnessing people around him being consumed by small screen addiction, Johann has applied his investigative skills to the topic of our inability to pay attention. In his latest book, “Stolen Focus”, Johann outlines 12 different...
Published 01/23/22
In this episode, Cass chats with Tania de Jong AM, who is a social entrepreneur, incredibly talented soprano and co-founder of the not-for-profit, Mind Medicine Australia. MMA’s core mission is to advocate for widespread acceptance and accessibility of psychedelic-assisted therapies to alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness in Australia.  Tania shares the remarkable results that are being achieved with psychedelic-assisted therapies for a range of mental illnesses, what the current...
Published 12/05/21
This week Cass Dunn chats with Harvard-trained and published neuroscientist Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor. Dr Taylor is most famous for her fascinating TED talk My stroke of insight, where she talked about her experience of having a stroke that caused her the left hemisphere of her brain to 'go offline'. In this chat Dr Taylor unpacks her new book Whole Brain Living, where she argues that we don’t just a left and right hemisphere, we actually have four brain quadrants - left thinking, left feeling...
Published 11/21/21
This week Cass talks to freelance writer, yoga teacher and author, Alice Williams who wrote her book, “Bad Yogi” to be a healing memoir for people who hate healing memoirs. After experiencing a quarter life crisis, Alice embarked on a 2-year yoga teacher training program, immersing herself in the wellness industry while simultaneously entering a 12-step recovery program for an eating disorder. Alice shares how those two paths complemented each other and where they differed; Cass and Alice...
Published 10/03/21
In this episode, Cass talks with Anita Moorjani, a speaker and NYT bestselling author who recovered from cancer after experiencing a Near Death Experience (NDE) in February 2006. Anita shares the message she received during her NDE about the importance of letting go of fear and being willing to embrace and express your authentic nature in order to live fully.  Connect with Anita: www.anitamoorjani.com Instagram.com/anitamoorjani Facebook.com/anita.moorjani See omnystudio.com/listener for...
Published 09/19/21
This episode is Part Two of Cass’ conversation with Dr Kristin Neff about Self-Compassion.  In the previous episode, Dr Neff explained the far-reaching benefits of self-compassion and how to apply it in your life. This week, she digs into the more fierce aspect of self-compassion and how you can use the skill of being kind to yourself to speak up, claim your power and thrive. To find out more about Dr Neff’s work, head to www.self-compassion.org Order her latest book: “Fierce...
Published 09/05/21
In this episode, Cass talks to Dr Kristin Neff, who is a pioneer in the field of self-compassion. Dr Neff shares how her discovery of Buddhist philosophy including mindfulness and compassion helped her get through a difficult time in her life and how that led her to studying and measuring self-compassion as part of her research as a psychologist. She explains why we struggle to be kind to ourselves and how we can all benefit from learning and applying the skill of self-compassion. This is the...
Published 08/29/21
In this episode, Cass chats with Victoria Devine, a multiple award-winning financial adviser and host of the chart topping She’s on the Money podcast. Victoria talks about the financial challenges that face young people today, the importance of having a positive money story, and shares smart ways to invest and build a solid financial future even when you’re on a budget. Victoria’s book, “She’s On the Money” is now available in all good bookstores. Connect with Victoria:...
Published 08/15/21
In this episode Cass chats with National Group Fitness Coordinator for Fernwood Fitness, Lisa-Marie Gleeson, about the importance of strength training especially for women over 40. With many women still reluctant to lift weights, Lisa explains why introducing regular strength training into your week is so important, how strength training can help you outside the gym and tips for how to get started.  To find out more about Fernwood Fitness: https://www.fernwoodfitness.com.au/ To connect...
Published 08/08/21