Episodes
Kristen Schwartz is a writer, entrepreneur, attuned empathic healer, certified trauma recovery coach and founder of Realized Empath. One of Kristen's passions is to help Empaths and Highly Sensitive People to realise their potential, where she offers support, inspiration, and healing. In today's chat, she speaks to Nat about: How her passion for helping Empaths came about What it means to be an Empath, and how this can affect everyday life How to differentiate between the average person...
Published 11/27/22
Published 11/20/22
“Imagine playing monopoly and never buying any assets or investments!”   This is the statement Sarah Pasini raises during this episode. Entrepreneurs Tully & Sarah and no strangers to The Wellness Collective.  They are back to talk about women’s finance, business, multiple income streams and investments and how they can help bridge the gap between gender and wealth.   In this episode Tully & Sarah share; Why they created ‘FeFi - their new business that is helping women to create...
Published 11/20/22
Moving through busy airports, saving your back and body from lugging around a heavy suitcase, minimising jet lag and unlocking your travel superpowers starts with this episode where Nat shares her travel tips and tricks from several years of very frequent travel. In this episode you'll learn; How to fly happily & healthily with less stress and more ease (which goes a long way for anxiety levels) How to travel will minimal baggage aka carry on only - it is possible! What to wear and why...
Published 11/13/22
Is Red and Near Red Light Therapy Safe?  In a world where we have literally shut ourselves inside, we are seeing the impacts of decreased light exposure.  And whilst we may not have a lifestyle that allows us to increase our light exposure, there are hacks and tricks we can implement to improve our exposure and reap the benefits with less risks.  Near Red Light Therapy is one of these we may just want to add to our tool box.  In this episode, Matt & Lena from Orion share the ins and outs...
Published 11/06/22
Just how important is your Lymphatic System? According to Lymphatic Massage Expert Bee Czarnota, it is the unsung hero. In this episode you’ll learn just what your lymphatic system does, how it’s role is critical to your overall health and tips you can add to your daily regime to support it so that you can feel amazing. Bee chats about; * How she started in the lymphatic space before it was well known or well understood * Why the Lymphatic System is the unsung hero  * What happens when...
Published 10/30/22
By popular demand, today my 14 year old daughter Olivia Kringoudis joins me on The Wellness Collective to answer some of the questions you have put forward for her. If you are a parent of a teenager, this episode will hopefully help you navigate the tricky questions that come up through their years of puberty, and may even be a great episode to share with them. Olivia answers questions about; What she wants to be when she grows up Her experience with getting her period for the first...
Published 10/23/22
In a world where we spend most of our time trying not to fall pregnant, discovering it isn't as simple as we were told can be confronting, lonely and over time it becomes stressful and disheartening. Best-selling Author and Podcaster Melissa Ambrosini shares her own story from the preparation of her conception and through her own journey into parenthood.   In her rawness she also talks about; The different version of self when becoming a mother and how she now 'get's it' After birth - how...
Published 10/18/22
Caroline Goyder is a voice coach who teaches people to find their voice, speak to inspire, master their meetings and speak in a way that people will be captivated and listen. Whether speaking to your boss, a room full of people or your child, how you speak matters. In this episode she shares techniques and tips to have people tuned into your words, helping you not only speak with more confidence but also listen better to others too. She shares: How we can express ourselves more clearly How...
Published 10/09/22
Ever thought of building a school? Us neither. But when parenting guru Lael Stone was presented with the idea, she knew she had to make it happen. Lael is an Author, Educator and Speaker helping parents support their children in an environment where they are able to become strong and well adjusted adults. In this episode you will learn from her years of wisdom and her own parenting experience to give you advice and tools you can start to action today. She shares about: Why build a school...
Published 10/02/22
Hormone imbalance between various doctors in more recent times has raised great debate. Does hormone imbalance actually exist? As a result, women are left feeling extremely conflicted. Dr Carrie Jones has dedicated her life to understanding hormones. She goes by the title of the Hormone Savvy Doc, she is an ND and is here to help us understand our hormones, common imbalances and why normal isn’t normal if you don’t feel normal and why testing truly matters. Carrie shares more about: Why...
Published 09/25/22
For some, unlocking style may seem superficial.  But to Meranda, the holistic stylist, style shouldn’t put any negative ideas into a woman's (or man’s) mind. Your style is more about who you are not what you wear.  n this episode Meranda helps us think outside the square of ‘fashion’ and more into how we can show up each day feeling our best. She shares more about: Her 20+ years experience in the fashion industry and what she discovered was missing How style is about feeling good What it...
Published 09/19/22
Weight management is something we all ‘feel’ something about. Whether we want to learn how to finally shed the kilos and maintain it, or we want to feel optimal in the skin we are in, it is important to understand why diets don’t work and why what you’ve previously done wasn’t sustainable. Stu Schaefer is a weight loss expert and he is here to smash through some truths to help women feel amazing. After all, we are all different and we should love ourselves no matter what, but being of optimal...
Published 09/12/22
Most women have accepted that gaining weight during menopause is a given. But like most hormonal symptoms, just because it is common doesn’t mean it is normal.  Dr Anna Cabecca is back to share her wisdom about menopause, weight gain and other associated symptoms which she believes can be managed and addressed with simple lifestyle strategies to have women back on track and feeling their best. In this episode you’ll also hear about; The plethora of symptoms women experience during...
Published 08/25/22
Insomnia can be frustrating, overwhelming and extremely stressful. But rather than resist it, what if it was your body’s way of trying to tell you something? In this episode Nat shares her favourite technique to help her patients who suffer from insomnia as well as reasons why you might experience times where sleep doesn’t come easily. Something that you can try on today and see if it helps you! Nat talks more about: Different types of insomnia (difficulty to fall asleep versus waking or...
Published 08/14/22
Perimenopause begins at around 35 years of age when our hormone levels gradually begin to decline. Many women are experiencing more crazy hormone imbalance symptoms than ever before including heavy periods, mood swings, insomnia and more.  Perimenopause isn’t supposed to be a horrible time. In this episode Nat talks about why so many women are having huge struggles with their hormone health in their 30’s and 40’s and what you can do to help support your hormones for calmer, happier days. In...
Published 08/01/22
Fertility is harder to treat today than it was 20 years ago - at least in the opinion of fertility expert and TCM Doctor Marc Sklar.  But often we take on somebody else’s opinion of our health, especially as a women and take it as truth, when in actual fact - it really is somebody’s best opinion and maybe they’re wrong. In this episode we chat about how this idea is appropriate to fertility and miscarriage to help you unpack the ins and outs around our reproductive health as well as tools you...
Published 07/24/22
Dad life in modern times may leave many parents feeling overwhelmed as traditional parent roles have changed and we are left trying to navigate these in a way we’ve never known.  n this episode we chat with mentor Luke McLean about how we can better support the father figure in your household. Luke shares:   Why the traditional role of ’the dad’ is still as important as ever How children mimic what they see and how the behaviours of parents are reflected in our children How less contact...
Published 07/18/22
Contrary to what you may have been told, starting a business with a loved one is possible with the right strategies, agreements and discussion. In this episode, Nat chats with Jess Blizzard, owner/co-owner of The Talent Collective, Daysy and Bickerstaff Blizzard as to how this is possible to be in business with your bestie, not only why you should but why she highly recommends that you do! In this episode Jess shares; How finding the right combination in business partners is the key to...
Published 07/12/22
Ali Dado graced the covers of our favourite Dolly Magazine Editions in the 90s and in more recent times married Cameron Daddo and became a mother of three. And through all the ups and downs that come with families and children, Menopause for all has been the wildest ride. In this episode she shares the details of her own menopause experience and tells her story to help other women unleash the power of menopause, cross the invisible line into the second half of their lives and reclaim their...
Published 07/04/22
Kemi Nekvapil grew up in foster care and had experienced five different homes by the age of 13. Time after time she had the doors to validation and opportunity closed to her because of her race and her gender. It wasn't until Sue, one of her foster mothers asked her what she wanted to do when she left school that she began to learn the power of choice. In this episode Kemi shares of her journey and how it has all lead to her becoming the fierce and unapologetically incredible women she is...
Published 06/27/22
Human design is the science of differentiating synthesis based on four ancient modalities. Think of it as your own personal manual to help you understand your own uniqueness. Dana and Shayna from DayLuna help us to understand how this is a powerful tool you can adapt to not only help you understand your life's purpose but also those around you including your children and loved ones. Dana and Shayna talk more about; The steps involved in creating your human design chart by date of birth, time...
Published 06/20/22
Rafaele Joudry has spent 30 years in the industry of Sound Therapy and is passionate about sharing the incredible benefits of Sound Therapy that has changed people's lives. From improving hearing to emotional wellbeing, brain performance to brain disorders, Rafaele is here to show you how Sound Therapy will help you. Rafaele shares: How Sound Therapy is different from Music Therapy The connection between the ear and the brain and how it's far more than we may think How the ear is the entry...
Published 06/13/22
Jordanna previously considered herself a self help junkie. From food writer and recipe developer to 'self help' guru, Jordanna has written the books that still sit in the self help section. However, she realised that we don't need to fix ourselves but that we all have the tools within to find our own self awareness and make it our superpower to be our best and get the most out of our own life. In this episode Jordanna talks about; why it is so important to develop self awareness which...
Published 06/06/22
Diego Bonetto is an environmental educator and has dedicated decades to teaching people how to forage and live off their surroundings. In this episode he teaches how to begin to safely forage and why it is so important for more than just our nourishment as food. Diego also shares: Why foraging is more important now than ever Why people come to foraging - not just due to food shortages but for home remedies, food shortages, a way to connect, to cultivate botanical empathy and to become a...
Published 05/29/22