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Middling Along
Middling Along
Emma Thomas

Middling Along is the podcast for ‘midults‘ who want to spend their middle years thriving, not just surviving. Voted as one of... more

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Tina Backhouse on the inequality in UK menopause support and HRT supply

This time on the podcast my guest is Tina Backhouse, General Manager at Theramex. Tina joined Theramex in 2020 to... more

19 Jun 2024 · 36 minutes
Dr Angela Wright on managing sexual dysfunction and GSM

In this episode I welcome Dr Angela Wright from Spiced Pear Health. Angela is a GP, Menopause Specialist and Clinical... more

05 Jun 2024 · 35 minutes
Simona Stokes explains how CBT can help us in perimenopause

This time I welcome Simona Stokes, Counselling Psychologist and the Founder of Menopause CBT Clinic, an independent psychology practice which... more

30 May 2024 · 39 minutes
Susan Saunders walks us through The Power Decade and why it matters

In this episode of the podcast I welcome back author and health coach Susan Saunders - Susan’s first appearance on... more

09 May 2024 · 32 minutes
Tracy Bloom on why her midlife heroine is having The Time of Her Life...

This time on Middling Along I chat to novelist Tracy Bloom about her latest book The Time of Her Life,... more

02 May 2024 · 23 minutes
Leila Ainge on imposter phenomenon - and why you are not broken!

My guest today is Leila Ainge - an accredited psychologist with 20 years of cross industry business consulting experience. Leila’s... more

18 Apr 2024 · 33 minutes
Emerald May on how sex and intimacy coaching can transform a relationship

I’m incredibly happy to be introducing you this time to Emerald May - Emerald is an international Embodied Sex, Intimacy... more

30 Mar 2024 · 37 minutes
Professor Jack Gilbert on why we should all be fascinated by the wonders of our gut microbiome

The biology nerd in me is so happy about this one! Joining me this time is Professor Jack Gilbert from... more

20 Mar 2024 · 38 minutes
Petra Coveney on yoga as therapy as we navigate the menopause transition

Joining me on the podcast this time is Petra Coveney - founder of Menopause Yoga™ - an international teacher, trainer,... more

06 Mar 2024 · 40 minutes
Professor Joyce Harper on the forthcoming national Menopause Education and Support Programme

In this episode of the podcast I chat to Professor Joyce Harper - an award-winning educator, author, podcaster, academic, and... more

21 Feb 2024 · 32 minutes
Tate Smith on the trans male experience of menopause

My guest this time is Tate Smith - an award-winning trans activist, consultant, and speaker. Tate's accolades include being named... more

07 Feb 2024 · 33 minutes
Anna Allerton on working smarter through perimenopause

My guest this time is Anna Allerton…a former journalist and TV producer who spent 17 years at Sky where she was... more

31 Jan 2024 · 36 minutes
Leigh Walters-James on the importance of male allies at work

In this episode I am joined by Leigh Walters-James who is a Managing Director with Accenture in the UK. Leigh... more

24 Jan 2024 · 24 minutes
Abby Langer busts a bunch of nutritional myths and misinformation

My guest this time is Abby Langer - Abby has been a Registered Dietitian since 1999 - she has worked... more

19 Jan 2024 · 29 minutes
Anna Kilpatrick on The Joy of Enough

I know you’re going to love this interview with Anna Kilpatrick, blogger and Instagram ‘outfluencer’ @not.needing.new Anna spent 23 years as... more

10 Jan 2024 · 36 minutes
Mari Williams on progesterone sensitivity in perimenopause

This time I welcome Mari Williams - author, leadership coach, podcaster, therapist and mediator. I connected with Mari online about... more

05 Jan 2024 · 29 minutes
Dr Katie Barber on the NICE draft guidelines

In this slightly shorter than usual episode we welcome back to the podcast Dr Katie Barber, GP and menopause specialist.... more

28 Dec 2023 · 19 minutes
Erica Davies on rediscovering our midlife fashion mojo

My guest this time is Erica Davies - a former fashion editor who has worked with some of the UK’s... more

13 Dec 2023 · 30 minutes
Dr Beth Thomas on the latest science and treatments for menopause symptoms

In this episode we catch up with Dr Beth Thomas - who works with me at Managing the Menopause as... more

07 Dec 2023 · 35 minutes
Lou Featherstone on her radical midlife reinvention and the self-love revolution

My guest this time is Lou Featherstone - aka Luinluland: fashion legend and accidental midlife influencer who is proud to... more

29 Nov 2023 · 48 minutes
Tanith Carey on why we might be feeling ’Blah’ and how to overcome it

My guest this time is Tanith Carey: Tanith is an award-winning writer and author of 12 books on psychology, parenting... more

25 Nov 2023 · 30 minutes
Katie Windle on how hypnotherapy can help us empty our ’stress buckets’ and live without anxiety

My guest this time is Katie Windle: Katie is a qualified hypnotherapist and psychotherapist and uses solution focused methods to... more

23 Nov 2023 · 33 minutes
Steve Rawlings on keeping us cool through clever technology

My guest this time is Steve Rawlings, founder of Cool Embrace. Steve and his wife Lisa moved from London to... more

16 Nov 2023 · 19 minutes
Clare Bourne on pelvic floor health and building Strong Foundations

My guest today is Clare Bourne - Clare is a specialist pelvic health physiotherapist and author, based in London, with... more

09 Nov 2023 · 30 minutes
Jackie Jarvis on solo travelling and the lessons we learn on the way

Jackie Jarvis is a Walking Business Coach and author of Transform Your Life by Walking which documents her time walking... more

05 Nov 2023 · 31 minutes
Paula Rastrick on our brain--body connection in perimenopause - could you be an HSP?

My guest this time is psychotherapist Paula Rastrick, creator of The Brain-Body Method - an integrated trauma informed approach to... more

26 Oct 2023 · 38 minutes
Fiona Clark on why she has launched the Menopause Research and Education Fund

What more fitting way to end this week - which included World Menopause Day - than to release this interview... more

20 Oct 2023 · 23 minutes
Dr Lucy Ryan on why so many midlife women are revolting...

My guest this time is Dr Lucy Ryan, Lucy is a leadership coach, consultant, author, and a passionate advocate for... more

12 Oct 2023 · 31 minutes
Karina Antram on how you can Fix Your Fatigue

Joining me this time is Karina Antram - registered nutritionist and executive coach, and author of Fix your Fatigue. ... more

22 Sep 2023 · 29 minutes
Jill Ross and Sarah Garton on developing a community of MenoWarriors at Accenture

In this episode I welcome Jill Ross and Sarah Garton, both of whom are Managing Directors at Accenture in the... more

13 Sep 2023 · 34 minutes
Sara Gregory uses her art to illustrate the trials and tribulations of menopause

My guest this time is Sara Gregory - a contemporary portrait painter based in London. She belongs to a collection... more

20 Aug 2023 · 22 minutes
Skylar Liberty Rose wants us to bloom in midlife and beyond

My guest this time is Skylar Liberty Rose, a writer and coach who helps introvert women embrace their 40s and... more

16 Aug 2023 · 39 minutes
Bonus Episode Stephen Thomas on a partner’s eye view of menopause

Join us this time for something a little different: earlier this year I sat down with my husband Stephen, to... more

14 Aug 2023 · 34 minutes
Thalia Pellegrini wants us to hold our wellbeing sacred

My guest this time is registered nutritional therapist Thalia Pellegrini. After a decade as a broadcast journalist for the BBC,... more

09 Aug 2023 · 31 minutes
Rosamund Dean on Reconstruction - life after breast cancer

I’m delighted to welcome today’s guest, journalist and author Rosamund Dean. Former Deputy Editor of Grazia magazine, she’s the author... more

28 Jul 2023 · 33 minutes
Helen Tomlinson on menopause in the workplace and creating cultural change

My guest this time is Helen Tomlinson - Head of Talent Development at The Adecco Group and the UK government’s... more

21 Jul 2023 · 35 minutes
Madeline McQueen on adjusting our crowns and cultivating more confidence

My guest on the podcast this time is coach and speaker Madeline McQueen. In a career which spans 35 years,... more

04 Jul 2023 · 32 minutes
Natalie Lue helps us discover The Joy of Saying No

Join me this time as I chat to ‘recovering people pleaser’ Natalie Lue - author of The Joy of Saying... more

07 Jun 2023 · 42 minutes
Sarah Williamson from Women Wise helps us futureproof our midlife bodies and minds

Joining me this time on the podcast  is Sarah Williamson, co-founder of Women Wise. Sarah is a nutritional therapist and... more

26 May 2023 · 38 minutes
Dr Zoe Schaedel on sweet, sweet sleep - how we can get more and better sleep in midlife

Join me this time as we chat to Dr Zoe Schaedel: Zoe is a GP and an accredited British Menopause... more

10 May 2023 · 30 minutes
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Natalie Lue helps us discover The Joy of Saying No
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Join me this time as I chat to ‘recovering people pleaser’ Natalie Lue - author of The Joy of Saying No, and... more