Jennifer Byrne is an accomplished journalist spanning all media as well as a publisher and mother. I talk with her candidly about her life in the media industry from 16 to 60. [Apologies for sound quality, stuck in the cafe tent at the Writers Festival]
Makeup is a multibillion dollar industry, we often forget that Makeup, has been around for centuries, within a range of diverse cultures.
The social context that surrounds these tubes of liquid gold, is what constructs our modern day makeup culture.
Makeup is like a fairy god mother, when you conceal that awful throbbing pimple from the rest of the world. Makeup is clear dead give away, when your mascara runs, or when it’s smudged beneath the bags created, after a hard night out.
Don’t you just cringe from your mascara face, or even worse, that dreadful moment when you’ve just applied a nice coat of mascara, no clumps, then BAM! ACHOOO!!! Mascara flicks and smudges galore paint your face.
We can question Makeup, is it corrupt ? Is it empowering ? Or is it sexist ? It depends who you ask…
This Podcast is all about talking about something that is enough to stress most people out, it is STRESS itself!
STRESS, the word alone conjures up feelings, like the instant tightening of the
chest, rapid breathing, sweaty palms, the list goes on, But there is a silver lining!
we’ve been programmed to think that stress is everything that is bad, that it
makes you sick, but what if, just what if I told you, that stress wasn’t the enemy …
I’ve uploaded the most incredible podcast – The No Frills Twins have been brave enough to record a song and video called Dying To Be Thin, about people struggling with eating disorders and body dysmorphia. They approached this serious topic so professionally, by not only starting the conversation, but by including their personal and motivational messages. From understanding the self deprecation and pressure placed upon us , from the dictated perceptions of beauty in our world today. Confirming that taking care of your health, is far more important than following the pre packaged delusions, that are being injected into our minds. Beauty can take many forms, it has been said that “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” thus hold yourself in high regard, because you are beautiful.
This is a must have app. If you ever needed to talk to a friend who was showing signs of depression, this app helps you out. Its intuitive, succinct and user friendly. The Beyond Blue team worked to develop this amazing app for young people, one in four of whom have mental health issues, and most of whom don’t seek help. In the podcast, I talk with Luke Martin, a psychologist from Beyond Blue on the development team. Visit Youth Beyond Blue for more information and download the app – you never know when you will need it.
I’m so excited to put up my first podcast with Cleo Massey. You can find Cleo online at her blog passaroundthesmile . I had a great time meeting Cleo, a talented actress, singer and now blogger. And yes, that is her singing Sunday Morning during our time together.