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Confidence After Cancer

Brought to you by, Gabrielle Mottershead

Confidence After Cancer

Do you want to know one of the biggest secrets that cancer survivors have? It’s that life after cancer treatment ends can sometimes be even more tough than the disease itself. No one understands that like another cancer survivor. Gabby has been there – when the Get Well cards come down and you are alone with your fears, it can be scary, overwhelming– and lonely. Gabby knew she had to change her life and develop healthy habits to go from cancer survivor to Thriver. But working out what to do was confusing and exhausting. Gabby Mottershead, is now a 16 year Inflam...

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Recent Episodes of Confidence After Cancer

10 Things I Learned From "Just One Thing" by Doctor Michael Mosley

10 Things I Learned From "Just One Thing" by Doctor Michael Mosley

This week, I reflect on the remarkable life and contributions of Dr. Michael Mosley.

Known for his pioneering work on intermittent fasting and his influence on health and nutrition, Dr. Mosley's insights have transformed many lives.

In this episode, I delve into his popular book, "Just One Thing," discussing practical, science-backed daily actions that can significantly enhance our health.

Whether you're familiar with his work or hearing about him for the first time, this episode offers valuable takeaways on making incremental changes for a healthier life.

Remember, life is precious, and...

Episode 77 11 June 2024 10m and 40s

Do You Miss the Woman That You Used to be?

Do You Miss the Woman That You Used to be?

This week, we’ll delve into a common sentiment among those who have experienced significant life changes, especially after cancer treatment—the longing for the person they once were.

Many of us mourn for our past selves, believing our best years might be behind us. I'll share my personal journey through cancer and how I learned to find joy and love life again.

We'll explore practical steps to start embracing and loving your life post-challenge, whether it's dealing with the aftermath of cancer or other significant life changes.

Tune in to discover how to r...

Episode 76 4 June 2024 11m and 13s

Survivor 2 Thriver

Survivor 2 Thriver

In this week's episode, we talk about the difference between being a survivor and being a thriver.

Whether you've dealt with cancer or other tough situations, this episode is for you. I'll share three tips that helped me move from feeling drained to feeling joyful and full of life.

Learn how to pick the right friends, ask for help when you need it, and make choices that make your life better.

Here are the highlights:

(0:34) Moving from surviving to thriving after difficult experiences.

(1:14) Be careful choosing who you spend...

Episode 75 28 May 2024 11m and 31s

Stop the Fear of Cancer Recurrence

Stop the Fear of Cancer Recurrence

This week we’re tackling a prevalent concern for many survivors: the fear of cancer recurrence.

I'll share three effective strategies to help you manage and eliminate these fears, empowering you to live a more positive and inspired life.

We'll discuss the importance of having a structured recovery plan, reshaping your mental approach, and the significance of surrounding yourself with a supportive community.

Tune in to discover how to regain control of your life and embrace a future filled with hope and positivity.

Here are the highlights:

(0:44) Managing fear of...

Episode 74 21 May 2024 10m and 4s

Choose to Have A Great Life

Choose to Have A Great Life

Join me today as we explore the power of words and the profound impact they have on our lives.

This week, I delve into how we can transform our lives through gratitude and strategic planning, despite the challenges we face.

I'll share insights from Louise Hay about harnessing the power of our thoughts to shape our futures, and reflect on the inspiring words of Maya Angelou.

Tune in to learn how embracing positive affirmations and having a concrete plan can lead you to a happier, more fulfilled life.

Here are the...

Episode 73 14 May 2024 10m and 34s

The Power of Words

The Power of Words

Today, I want to talk about something close to my heart: the incredible impact words have on us.

We often talk to ourselves in ways we would never talk to others. So, in this episode, I'll share how changing the words we use to talk to ourselves can profoundly affect our self-esteem and emotional well-being.

I'll guide you through some simple affirmations and exercises to shift this dialogue to one of kindness and empowerment.

Here are the highlights:

(1:12) The power of a positive mindset.

(3:06) Being mindful of your inner...

Episode 72 7 May 2024 11m and 29s

Asking For Help

Asking For Help

In today’s episode, I’ll guide you through a six-step structure to help you ask for help effectively, while maintaining a feminine but powerful demeanour.

We’ll explore how to approach these conversations with the right energy, avoiding aggression, and ensuring you communicate assertively but kindly.

Join me to learn how to empower yourself to ask for what you need and deserve.

Here are the highlights:

(1:04) Asking for help with confidence and self-esteem.

(3:16) How to assertively communicate needs and desires to others.

(5:36) Tips for having a produc...

Episode 71 30 April 2024 9m and 26s

The Joy of Movement

The Joy of Movement

In this week’s episode, I'm exploring the joy of movement and how crucial it is for maintaining health, especially after cancer.

Whether you enjoy exercise or, like me, struggle to find the motivation, I share personal insights and practical tips to integrate more activity into your daily life.

From opportunistic exercise to simple adjustments like walking places instead of driving, discover how to make movement a joyful and regular part of your routine.

Here are the highlights:

(0:44) Finding joy in exercise.

(4:15) Gentle exercise for menopausal women.

(5:22) Pl...

Episode 70 23 April 2024 12m and 57s



In this week's podcast, we delve into a topic that affects us all: happiness.

Is it possible to create our own happiness? Absolutely, and I'm excited to share why happiness is essential not just for a joyful life but for a healthier, longer one too.

I'll explain the proven benefits of maintaining a positive outlook and share three practical tips you can start applying today to boost your happiness instantly.

If you're ready to take active steps towards a happier life, this episode is for you!

Here are the highlights:


Episode 69 16 April 2024 10m and 29s

4 Simple Steps To Improve Your Health Using Nutrition

4 Simple Steps To Improve Your Health Using Nutrition

On this week’s episode, I'm diving into the world of food and nutrition. Nutrition isn't just about what we eat; it's about making choices that fuel our happiness and health.

I'll share simple, yet impactful ways to enhance your diet, including the undeniable importance of hydration, finding joy in the food we consume, reducing processed foods, and the benefits of eating seasonal produce.

I’m here to offer insights that empower you to make decisions today that your future self will thank you for.

If you're looking to make positive changes in how...

Episode 68 9 April 2024 10m and 45s

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