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  • 46. Breaking Waves and Barriers: Ke’ale Dorries on Women in SUP, Pickleball, and Equality in Sports

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    This week on Bread and Better, we’re diving into the world of women's sports and gender equality. We’re super excited to discuss the achievements of women in sports, focusing on our guest Ke’ale Dorries. Ke’ale, a competitive stand-up paddleboarder with impressive national and international titles, shares her journey into SUP, her challenges as a female athlete, and her views on gender equality in sports. The conversation also touches on the disparities in media coverage and prize money between male and female athletes, and the potential for sports like pickleball to promote gender equality. This engaging episode highlights the importance of supportive communities, equal opportunities, and the joy of sport as a form of therapy and empowerment for women. We also have everyone’s favourite segment, RED LIGHT GREEN LIGHT so stay tuned for that and be sure to follow us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/breadandbetterpodcast/) to play along.Bread and Better is hosted by Tegan Padget a qualified personal trainer, sports nutritionist, chef, and owner of the online lifestyle coaching business called Fitty Tegs, and Alex Whittington a freelance feature writer, producer, the owner of Hey Al! Productions, and a mum of three. We aim to not only discuss the issues that affect us as women - but also how the issues we deal with, and how we respond, can affect those we influence - our kids, our nephews and nieces, our siblings, our cousins, our godchildren, our best friend's kids. We are committed to opening a dialogue where we explore generational patterns in the health, movement and mindset space, and make real change.Follow us on Instagram @breadandbetterpodcastCreditsHosts: Tegan Padget and Alex WhittingtonProducer: Alex Whittington - Hey Al! Productions - https://www.heyalproductions.com/Original Concept: Tegan Padget - https://fittytegs.com/Audio Production: Alex WhittingtonGuestKe'ale Dorries - https://www.instagram.com/sparklemuffinz_/

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  • 45. Personal Development But Hold The Woo Woo

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    This week on the Bread and Better podcast, we’re discussing personal development and why it can be a bit off-putting for some, including Alex herself. We’re breaking down what personal development really means and why it's more than just "woo woo" stuff—it's about making life better by becoming the best version of yourself. Tegan shares insights on how choosing yourself first can positively impact everyone around you and dives into both the scientific and spiritual sides of self-improvement, like the law of attraction and the brain’s reticular activating system. She’s also discussing the power of gratitude and goal setting, sharing practical tips and personal stories. By the end of the episode, Tegan hopes to show that personal development is for everyone, even those who think it’s not their thing… like Alex!Bread and Better is hosted by Tegan Padget a qualified personal trainer, sports nutritionist, chef, and owner of the online lifestyle coaching business called Fitty Tegs, and Alex Whittington a freelance feature writer, producer, the owner of Hey Al! Productions, and a mum of three. We aim to not only discuss the issues that affect us as women - but also how the issues we deal with, and how we respond, can affect those we influence - our kids, our nephews and nieces, our siblings, our cousins, our godchildren, our best friend's kids. We are committed to opening a dialogue where we explore generational patterns in the health, movement and mindset space, and make real change.Follow us on Instagram @breadandbetterpodcastCreditsHosts: Tegan Padget and Alex WhittingtonProducer: Alex Whittington - Hey Al! Productions - https://www.heyalproductions.com/Original Concept: Tegan Padget - https://fittytegs.com/Audio Production: Alex Whittington
  • 44. A Comprehensive Guide To Contraception With Natalie K. Douglas

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    This week on Bread and Better we are chatting all things contraception with Natalie K. Douglas. Natalie is a naturopath and dietitian, specialising in thyroid, gut and hormone healing. Since 2012, Natalie has educated and empowered thousands of women on how to rebalance their hormones, prepare for healthy pregnancies, heal their gut, and improve their thyroid health. This episode is a deep dive into the stats, pros and cons of the most common contraceptive methods. We’re covering:Symptothermal Fertility Awareness MethodOral contraceptive pillsMale condomsFemCap Cervical CapMirena Hormonal Implants (e.g. Nexplanon)Injections (e.g. Depo-Provera)Copper IUDFemale diaphragmWithdrawalVaginal RingIf you have any questions about these methods then this is the ep for you!Given the subject matter of this episode, we discuss sexual intercourse, therefore it is not suitable for little ears. Bread and Better is hosted by Tegan Padget a qualified personal trainer, sports nutritionist, chef, and owner of the online lifestyle coaching business called Fitty Tegs, and Alex Whittington a freelance feature writer, producer, the owner of Hey Al! Productions, and a mum of three. We aim to not only discuss the issues that affect us as women - but also how the issues we deal with, and how we respond, can affect those we influence - our kids, our nephews and nieces, our siblings, our cousins, our godchildren, our best friend's kids. We are committed to opening a dialogue where we explore generational patterns in the health, movement and mindset space, and make real change.Follow us on Instagram @breadandbetterpodcastCreditsHosts: Tegan Padget and Alex WhittingtonProducer: Alex Whittington - Hey Al! Productions - https://www.heyalproductions.com/Original Concept: Tegan Padget - https://fittytegs.com/Audio Production: Alex WhittingtonShow NotesGuest: Natalie K. DouglasWebsite: https://nataliekdouglas.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/natalie.k.douglas/The Holistic Health Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-holistic-health-podcast/id1146640014A Holistic Guide To Coming Off The Pill Or Hormonal IUD: https://nataliekdouglas.com/coming-off-the-pill-mini-course/Hormone Testing Guide: https://nataliekdouglas.com/newsletter-sign-up/
  • 43. Stop Waiting For The Red Carpet And Just Go For It - With Alexis Guttrige

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    This week on Bread and Better, we're thrilled to introduce our powerhouse guest, Alexis Guttridge. At the age of 29, Alexis was already making waves in the US culinary scene, managing restaurants for celebrity chefs. However, her decision to venture into opening her own restaurant led to a profound journey of self-discovery, marked by challenges including struggles with alcohol. Join hosts Alex and Tegan as they delve into Alexis's remarkable story, uncovering invaluable lessons about entrepreneurship, resilience, and the delicate balance between professional success and personal fulfilment. Find out how Alexis helps women today as a business mentor and learn how she overcomes procrastination, builds confidence, and navigates running a business with ADHD.Bread and Better is hosted by Tegan Padget a qualified personal trainer, sports nutritionist, chef, and owner of the online lifestyle coaching business called Fitty Tegs, and Alex Whittington a freelance feature writer, producer, the owner of Hey Al! Productions, and a mum of three. We aim to not only discuss the issues that affect us as women - but also how the issues we deal with, and how we respond, can affect those we influence - our kids, our nephews and nieces, our siblings, our cousins, our godchildren, our best friend's kids. We are committed to opening a dialogue where we explore generational patterns in the health, movement and mindset space, and make real change.Follow us on Instagram @breadandbetterpodcastCreditsHosts: Tegan Padget and Alex WhittingtonProducer: Alex Whittington - Hey Al! Productions - https://www.heyalproductions.com/Original Concept: Tegan Padget - https://fittytegs.com/Audio Production: Alex WhittingtonShow NotesGuest: Alexis GuttrigeWebsite: https://www.alexisguttridge.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexis_guttridge/
  • 42. Deconstructing Weight Loss Fads

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    This week on Bread And Better we are bringing you one of our most requested topics, ‘Weight Loss Fads’! Find out what Tegan, a qualified personal trainer and sports nutritionist, has to say about everything from intermittent fasting, running, diet teas, HIIT training and more. We’ll drill right down into why people try weight loss fads, the potential outcomes and associated risks. We also have everyone’s favourite segment, red light, green light, with one of our most controversial questions yet!Bread and Better is hosted by Tegan Padget a qualified personal trainer, sports nutritionist, chef, and owner of the online lifestyle coaching business called Fitty Tegs, and Alex Whittington a freelance feature writer, producer, the owner of Hey Al! Productions, and a mum of three. We aim to not only discuss the issues that affect us as women - but also how the issues we deal with, and how we respond, can affect those we influence - our kids, our nephews and nieces, our siblings, our cousins, our godchildren, our best friend's kids. We are committed to opening a dialogue where we explore generational patterns in the health, movement and mindset space, and make real change.Follow us on Instagram @breadandbetterpodcastCreditsHosts - Tegan Padget and Alex WhittingtonProducer: Alex Whittington - Hey Al! Productions - https://www.heyalproductions.com/Original Concept: Tegan Padget - https://fittytegs.com/Audio Production: Alex Whittington
  • 41. How To Foster Self-Esteem and Confidence In Young Girls With Bianca & Kritz From The Big Sister Experience

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    This week on 'Bread and Better,' join us for an inspiring conversation with Bianca and Kritz, the amazing founders of The Big Sister Experience. We’re delving deep into the heart of empowering young girls, exploring the grassroots-level challenges they face with self-esteem and confidence. Bianca and Kritz give us some tangible ways we can be better role models as well as practical tips for instilling confidence in kids and teens. We got so much out of this conversation especially when it comes to guiding young people through moments of crisis, and we can’t wait for you all to hear it! Bread and Better is hosted by Tegan Padget a qualified personal trainer, sports nutritionist, chef, and owner of the online lifestyle coaching business called Fitty Tegs, and Alex Whittington a freelance feature writer, producer, the owner of Hey Al! Productions, and a mum of three. We aim to not only discuss the issues that affect us as women - but also how the issues we deal with, and how we respond, can affect those we influence - our kids, our nephews and nieces, our siblings, our cousins, our godchildren, our best friend's kids. We are committed to opening a dialogue where we explore generational patterns in the health, movement and mindset space, and make real change.Follow us on Instagram @breadandbetterpodcastCreditsHosts - Tegan Padget and Alex WhittingtonProducer: Alex Whittington - Hey Al! Productions - https://www.heyalproductions.com/Original Concept: Tegan Padget - https://fittytegs.com/Audio Production: Alex WhittingtonShow Notes: The Big Sister Experience - https://bigsisterexp.com/
  • 40. What It’s Really Like To Live With Bipolar Disorder

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    This week on Bread and Better, Alex is sharing her personal story of living with bipolar disorder. We will be discussing everything from how she first found out about her diagnosis to the different symptoms she has experienced, such as night terrors, depression, and manic episodes. This is a very vulnerable conversation for both Alex and Tegan, and we hope to help break down some of the stigma surrounding bipolar disorder.Content Warning: This episode of Bread and Better includes a discussion of bipolar disorder, which may be triggering for some listeners as it also mentions suicide. If you or someone you know is struggling please visit @lifelineaustralia. Follow us on Instagram @breadandbetterpodcastCredits: Hosts: Tegan Padget and Alex WhittingtonProducer: Alex WhittingtonOriginal Concept: Tegan PadgetAudio Production: Alex WhittingtonShow Notes: Moving Mindsets: https://lms.movingmindsets.com.au/courses/Lifeline: https://www.lifeline.org.au/