The Sisterhood of MummyImperfect Podcast
S2, Ep 88: What Will People Say?

S2, Ep 88: What Will People Say?

October 13, 2021

Are you familiar with that very loaded Indian expression "Log Kya Kehenge?"

The English translation is "what will people say? " And when the expression is used "people" doesn't usually mean the people that actually love and support us. It's usually the community, elders in the family, even un-related Aunties!

In this episode my guest Mitali from the podcast Brown Game Strong, and I attempt to uncover why "log kya kehenge" is such a driving force in our lives. Is there a balance between being a brown girl that rocks the boat and lives life on her own terms, and not letting your parents down? Can we be proud of our culture whilst smashing stereotypes?

Have a listen and let us know your thoughts too.

S2, Ep 87: When Will We Be Good Enough?

S2, Ep 87: When Will We Be Good Enough?

October 6, 2021

How many of us have gone on a diet, or a frenzied few weeks in the gym, or some kind of self improvement mission only to reach our goal then find something else about ourselves that we're not quite happy with? Where does it end?

There is a very fine line between working on yourself to be the best version of you, and accepting your flaws. 

In this episode I'm joined by Food Behaviour Coach and Mum of two, Ravneet from Neet Nutrition. We talk about body image, self esteem, health, happiness and our long journeys to loving and accepting ourselves.

 

 

 

S2, Ep 86: Meet The New Miss England

S2, Ep 86: Meet The New Miss England

September 29, 2021

Meet Rehema Muthamia. She was recently crowned Miss England 2021.

Rehema talks about what she hopes to achieve during her reign, the backlash she has faced because of her race, why representation matters, and how sharing her own experience of domestic violence can help other women to open up and seek help.

S2, Ep 85: Boundaries and Boss Lady Talk

S2, Ep 85: Boundaries and Boss Lady Talk

September 22, 2021

Why are women still trying to do it all? 

Many of us have grown up watching the women in our families taking on everything - the house, the kids, the career, the extended family! - and we've also seen the toll it takes on mental and physical health.

In this episode Psychologist Mamta Saha joins me to discuss the importance of setting boundaries, how to manage mum-guilt, and how to convey your expectations in a way that gets you what you need.

 

S2, Ep 84: Let‘s Talk PCOS

S2, Ep 84: Let‘s Talk PCOS

September 15, 2021

September is PCOS Awareness Month.

PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is the most common female hormone condition. It can be incredibly devastating to a person's self esteem and quality of life.  

In this episode I speak to Rina, a nurse from Toronto who is also a PCOS warrior. I also have my own experiences of PCOS having been diagnosed at 20 years old. We discuss the physical and mental impact of PCOS, learning how to live with and manage it, and why raising awareness is so important.

S2, Ep 83: The Reformed Shopaholics

S2, Ep 83: The Reformed Shopaholics

September 9, 2021

What happens when your love for fashion doesn’t match your bank balance? How can you stop bad spending habits and glow up you finances as well as your wardrobe?

Meet recovering shopaholic Theadora....and also yours truly MummyImperfect!

We both learnt the hard way what it really means to “live within your means”. In this episode we discuss getting into debt, and more importantly getting out of it, how to balance a love for fashion with financial stability, style icons, sustainable fashion, plus Theadora share her top tips for fashion on a budget.

 

S2, Ep 82: Weddings, Self Love, And Doing It All

S2, Ep 82: Weddings, Self Love, And Doing It All

September 2, 2021

It's another Power Panel episode!

Rummy and Kirat join me to discuss topical stories from the last few weeks and as usual we have no filter!

This week - Big fat Indian weddings came back with a bang this summer. But is it all about showing off? Is anyone missing those simple lockdown weddings where it was just about the vows? And will Rummy ever be ok with being seen in the same outfit twice?!

We discuss Love Island contestant Shannon Singh's social media campaign #ilovemine, and the C4 drama series 'I Am'...do women put too much pressure on themselves? What is the fallout from trying to do it all?

 

S2, Ep 81: What Makes A Beauty Queen?

S2, Ep 81: What Makes A Beauty Queen?

August 26, 2021

The Miss England finals are taking place this Friday and the winner will go on to represent the country in the 70th Miss World final later this year.

In this episode I'm joined by Angie Beasley, Director of the Miss England contest, and Tia Carter, a Miss England finalist and the current Miss Leicester. 

We discuss what goes on behind the scenes, why the contest is more than just being a pretty face, how beauty pageants have evolved and what it takes to be a beauty queen.

S2, Ep 80: 8 Lessons Learned

S2, Ep 80: 8 Lessons Learned

August 20, 2021

It's the 80th episode of this podcast!

I'm a veteran now right?

The truth is that The Sisterhood of MummyImperfect is always growing and evolving and I with it, so do I.

I wanted to do something a little different for this episode so I'm, sharing 8 lessons that I've learned through the last 80 episodes....there were many more but how much time do we have?!

From being called out by my guests, changing my shopping habits, to creating my own hype. The conversations we've had have been funny, deep and inspiring. Have a listen.

S2, Ep 79: Imposter Syndrome

S2, Ep 79: Imposter Syndrome

August 12, 2021

Ever doubted your abilities or felt like a fraud? Or like everyone else is more intelligent and deserving than you? It's known as Imposter Syndrome and is one of the reasons that accomplished people frequently struggle with feelings of self-doubt.

In this episode I'm joined by influencer, and leadership and performance coach Remi Ray. We discuss how Imposter Syndrome affects women and how we can learn to manage it. Plus Remi tell me about what lead to her becoming an entrepreneur, what makes a leader and how women can build the confidence to chase their dreams.

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