The Thinkergirls Pod Channel

Sinopsis

Stacey June and Kristie Mercer have trouble with authority. They are commonly known as The Thinkergirls. They are BFFs, inquisitive beings and find the funny in the f*cked. This Pod Channel is the home of conversations full of thoughts you are thinking but not saying and giving space for questions those are often too scared to ask about love, politics, how often you tan (and why) and the complexities of relationships and friendships. You may have heard the girls on their national radio show The Thinkergirls on the wireless, or seen them on the telly they are also known to throw a killer live event.Watch out for their live recordings at a city / town near you. For enquiries / bookings, please contact hello@thinkergirl.com.auwww.thethinkergirls.com.au

Episodios

  • Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... Should We Ban The Word Pretty?

    Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... Should We Ban The Word Pretty?

    20/01/2019 Duración: 16min

    Marie Claire and The Thinkergirls Present We Need To Talk About...Today's Topic: Should We Ban The Word Pretty?00:38 - Foreword from Editor of Marie Claire Nicky Briger 1:13 - Kristie explains her complex relationship with the word 'pretty' 2:47 - Kristie realises that looks and 'being pretty' is a currency in her childhood 4:32 - When Kristie asked Mum at 11 'do you think I'm pretty?' 7:41 - The Thinkergirls ask little girls what they think of the word pretty? 14:43 - Well...so should we ban the word 'pretty?' More from The Thinkergirls:Email us – hello@thinkergirl.com.auFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/thinkergirlsInstagram – https://instagram.com/thethinkergirlsAll Podcasts – http://bit.ly/2wviSir  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... Happiness

    Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... Happiness

    20/01/2019 Duración: 26min

    Marie Claire and The Thinkergirls Present We Need To Talk About...Today's Topic: Happiness00:26 - Foreword from Editor of Marie Claire Nicky Briger  1:17 - Marie Claire writer Kathryn Madden shares her experience of completing Yale's 'Happiness Course' 6:12 - Obsessing over what you don't have is the killer of happiness 9:57 - Visualisation as a technique to promote happiness from the course 12:38 - Writer of 'Happy As' Lisa Portolan on why we're all so obsessed with being happy 18:31 - The only way we can realise we're actually happy is by not being happy! 23:26 - We need to reframe the word happy and use other words instead of just 'happy' 24:49 - Happiness V Wellness. There's now a price tag on 'happiness' 'Happy As' by Lisa Portolan. Check it out HERE https://www.booktopia.com.au/happy-as-lisa-portolan/prod9781760681111.htmlKathryn Madden's Marie Claire Article on her Yale Happiness Course experience https://www.marieclaire.com.au/yale-happiness-cours

  • Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... Miscarriage

    Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... Miscarriage

    20/01/2019 Duración: 34min

    Marie Claire and The Thinkergirls Present We Need To Talk About...Today's Topic: Miscarriage00:31 - Foreword from Editor of Nikki Birgger 1:13 - Co-founder of Pink Elephant Support Samantha Payne takes us through the stats of miscarriage 8:33 - How important is it that people around someone experiencing a miscarriage know how to support? 10:01 - Features Director of Marie Claire Sarah Grant 11:33 - Kristie goes through the do’s and don’t when someone around you has experienced a miscarriage with Stace + Sarah 16:00 - Connecting with women that have also experienced a pregnancy loss 21:58 - Being there for someone beyond the initial loss31:36 - Creating a safe place for the conversation is the most important Find Pink Elephant Support + the amazing work they do HEREIf any of this episode is triggering, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14More from The Thinkergirls:Email us – hello@thinkergirl.com.auFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/thinkergirlsInstagram – https://ins

  • Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... I Do

    Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... I Do

    20/01/2019 Duración: 37min

    Marie Claire and The Thinkergirls Present We Need To Talk About...Today's Topic: I Do - One Year on from Marriage Equality00:56 - Foreword from Editor of Nicky Briger 1:23 - LGBTQI advocate / champion Jason Ball on where marriage equality is in 2019 7:40 - Luke & Craig said ‘I do’ this year. They share their story 10:47 - The powerful moment that made them realise what marriage equality actually means 18:36 - Has anything changed in their relationship post marriage?20:56 - Christine Forster on the process of marriage equality laws passing in Australia 23:25 - Christine shares her big day with her partner Virginia 26:09 - Was there more pressure on the day? 29:44 - Is there now more pressure on same sex couples to get married now that that there’s the option to? 33:51 - What can straight people learn from same sex couples and the way they approach relationships / commitment? More from The Thinkergirls:Email us – hello@thinkergirl.com.auFacebook – https

  • Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... Emotional Labour

    Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... Emotional Labour

    20/01/2019 Duración: 25min

    Marie Claire and The Thinkergirls Present We Need To Talk About...Today's Topic: Emotional Labour00:44 - Foreword from Editor of Nikki Briger1:27 - What actually is ‘emotional labor’ in a relationship to Stace and Kristie? 5:43 - Women bit by bit taking on more in relationships 8:18 - Feminine and masculine energy in relationships. We’re not just talking about men and women here 12:27 - Kids being a game-changer for ‘emotional labour’ in relationships 15:33 - What are some of the take outs from the article that went viral? 20:30 - Why conversation is key 23:19 - How millennials / new relationships are reshaping the way the dynamic works Women Aren’t Nags We’re Just Fed Up by Gemma Hartley. Originally featured HERE ‘Fed Up’ By Gemma Hartly - Read HERE https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/38647406-fed-upMore from The Thinkergirls:Email us – hello@thinkergirl.com.auFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/thinkergirlsInstagram – https://instagram.com/thethink

  • Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... Anxiety

    Marie Claire x The Thinkergirls: We Need To Talk About... Anxiety

    20/01/2019 Duración: 36min

    Marie Claire and The Thinkergirls Present We Need To Talk About...Today's Topic: Anxiety.0:28 - A foreward from Editor of Marie Claire, Nicky Briger.1:04 - The Thinkergirls interview Juanita Phillips; ABC News Presenter, author and mother of two.7:14 - Marie Claire staff Millie, Robyn and Susie tell us how their anxiety started.9:07 - The Thinkergirls interview Jill Stark; Author of Happily Never After.15:41 - Millie shares how she deals with her anxiety through breathing.17:23 - Juanita Phillips shares the story of her on air anxiety attack.26:11 - Susie shares how learning to let go of control helped her anxiety.27:20 - Jill Stark and The Thinkergirls discuss anxiety in women and how to measure your growth.32:41 - Susie, Robyn and Millie share their tips for managing anxiety.34:28 - A word from Stacey and Kristie.If anything in this podcast was triggering, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14More from The Thinkergirls:Email us – hello@thinkergirl.com.auFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/thinkergirlsI

  • Summer Sessions: Stace + Ben Eloped!

    Summer Sessions: Stace + Ben Eloped!

    17/01/2019 Duración: 37min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… STACE'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT05:30 - The big news Stace has to share with everybody!!! 07:15 - Why Stace is SO nervous about sharing it 08:45 - Where the decision came from 14:05 - The signs Stace felt on the day from people that had passed away 20:20 - Sorry, you NAPPED on this day? 33:30 - What Stace now calls Ben :/ LEL EP 69: Guy Sebastian on almost quitting music, sibling rivalry + being a Dad. Listen HEREEP 19 Boyfriend Step-Down Program & Dysfunctional Family Shame. Listen HEREMore from The Thinkergirls:Email us – hello@thinkergirl.com.auFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/thinkergirlsInstagram – https://instagram.com/thethinkergirlsAll Podcasts – http://bit.ly/2wviSir  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Summer Sessions: The 411 - The giphy debate + Meghan Markle was too eager after her first date with Prince Harry

    Summer Sessions: The 411 - The giphy debate + Meghan Markle was too eager after her first date with Prince Harry

    15/01/2019 Duración: 31min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… The 411 - The giphy debate + Meghan Markle was too eager after her first date with Prince Harry4:00 – The Gif/Jif debate leads to a discussion of the pros of Jiffy6:51 – The NY times reported on this… in 2003!8:46 – The founder of giphy said at the 2013 webby awards that he thinks it’s pronounced Jif.9:39 – The experts at the oxford English dictionary think otherwise…11:44 – Can Meghan Markle be promoting Suits now that she’s a princess??13:28 – In a new book, Megan shares that in the early days of dating Harry, she was too eager.14:13 – We all try to be the “cool girl” in the early days of dating, in an effort to avoid seeming too eager.17:24 – Stace doesn’t think it’s a bad thing to play the “cool girl”, because we need to make sure we balance friendships and relationships.18:48 – Why are we always more i

  • Summer Sessions: Trinny Woodall on Aussie Style, Designing a makeup range and choosing not to regret

    Summer Sessions: Trinny Woodall on Aussie Style, Designing a makeup range and choosing not to regret

    14/01/2019 Duración: 38min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… Trinny Woodall on Aussie Style, Designing a makeup range and choosing not to regret6:54 - Being in a partnership, over time you become the Yin and the Yang.9:22 - What is Trinny Time and why does she love it so much?13:27 - Trinny has so much self-confidence. How did she get to that point in her life?15:56 - How did Trinny’s makeup OCD give birth to Trinny London?19:33 - The best ideas come from things that you need.19:46 - Match 2 Me – how does it work?!23:42 - Trinny doesn’t like to regret, so she tries not to look back.27:28 - The evolution of Trinny’s career is mind boggling.31:56 - Trinny defines Aussie women’s style.35:04 - How can women give each other confidence?The Thinkergirls: Bra Fitting. Watch HEREEP 121: Rae Morris On Learning Through Fear, The Highs Of Her Career And What Editorial Really Mea

  • Summer Sessions: Lola Berry On Heartbreak, Inner Strength  Knowing Your Worth When Dating

    Summer Sessions: Lola Berry On Heartbreak, Inner Strength & Knowing Your Worth When Dating

    13/01/2019 Duración: 38min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… Lola Berry On Heartbreak, Inner Strength & Knowing Your Worth When Dating5:50 - What's the process of writing a book - how long does it take?7:00 - How do you come up with ideas for the books? Lola has written 10 in 8 years! 9:20 - Lola shares how she was smashed after her 'Day on a plate' article 18:18 - The values that you search for in a partner and why it's SO much more than a 'type' 21:31 - Why Lola finds it hard to date - dudes that want to take advantage of her (bummer summer!) 29:52 - Lola Berry takes us through her horrific latest breakup Lola Berry’s latest book ‘The Yoga Body.’ Check it out HERE Lola Berry's Instagram. Stalk her HERE If any of this convo triggers you, Lifeline can be contacted on 13 11 14 or online services HERE https://www.lifeline.org

  • Summer Sessions: Juliet Allen on how to know youve found the one + tips for connected sex

    Summer Sessions: Juliet Allen on how to know you've found 'the one' + tips for connected sex

    10/01/2019 Duración: 27min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… Juliet Allen on how to know you've found 'the one' + tips for connected sex1:00 - Kristie’s trick to affording walnuts. LOL 7:24 - are dudes using condoms more these days? 8:23 - as a sexologist are there trends / patterns in clients Juliet sees? What are they? 11:22 - do you want to go deeper with a partner? Introducing tantra into your relationship and how to do it today 16:08 - the way we do sex is the way we do life 19:45 - finding out whether the person you’re with is the one. Juliet’s test! Do it To find out about the work Juliet is doing with Durex Australia, read more HERE.More from The Thinkergirls:Email us – hello@thinkergirl.com.auFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/thinkergirlsInstagram – https://instagram.com/thethinkergirlsAll Podcasts – http:/

  • Summer Sessions: Catch Up - Not Coping With Sundays When Youre Single + Period Chat

    Summer Sessions: Catch Up - Not Coping With Sundays When You're Single + Period Chat

    08/01/2019 Duración: 37min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… Not Coping With Sundays When You're Single + Period Chat9:16 - Sunday’s have always been built on a feeling of ‘fun’s over’ 11:36 - Feeling guilt. Is there a way to change the ideas of what you ‘should’ be doing. Are you being realistic? 14:17 - What are the things that symbolise you feeling good / having your shirt together? 15:20 - Avoiding money stuff19:06 - Having someone in your life that has their life together to watch and aspire to because when you have 21:45 - Stace remembers her first ever period 24:45 - Stace uses the ‘Diva Cup’ for the first time. Of course we filmed it…link below 24:30 - Stace waking up and getting her period all over the bed :/ 27:50 - You period changing as you do and Stace noticing the changes in her cycle after having a miscarriage 32

  • Summer Sessions: Rae Morris on learning through fear, the highs of her career and what editorial really means

    Summer Sessions: Rae Morris on learning through fear, the highs of her career and what editorial really means

    07/01/2019 Duración: 39min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… Rae Morris on learning through fear, the highs of her career and what editorial really means6:00 - The reality of publishing a book is terrifying.9:31 – What does it mean to be an editorial makeup artist?13:41 - Rae explains the benefit of using a makeup brush on your hair.15:43 - Rae embraces the scary people because they’re gonna teach her the most.17:21 - The fear of celebrities comes from their experience with makeup artists more talented than Rae, not from their level of fame.23:08 - Lady Gaga emailed Rae to order her makeup brushes. OMG. Dead.24:48 - The only living Japanese master of craft designed Rae’s makeup brushes.29:30 - What’s the deal with Instagram makeup artists?33:40 - When Rae teaches, she gives away all her secrets.36:30 - Rae shares her top three pieces of advice.Bestie Beth's Insta: @p

  • Summer Sessions: Talitha Cummins on beating anxiety + female binge drinking

    Summer Sessions: Talitha Cummins on beating anxiety + female binge drinking

    06/01/2019 Duración: 35min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… Talitha Cummins on beating anxiety + female binge drinking7:15 - Where Talitha started her journalism career 9:36 - Talitha recalls her first job as a total introvert and how that felt to realise she was anxious 1:05 - The surreal anxious feeling where you go our of body in anxiety 13:37 - Is there a point where the anxiety made Talitha reconsider her career of choice? 15:05 - Talitha gets real about coming to rely on alcohol and where it all began 21:00 - Why is there such a big issue with chicks and binge drinking? 27:50 - Taltha’s Channel 7 exit 30: - How becoming a Mum changed her for the better Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway - BOOK Hello Sunday Morning More from The Thinkergirls:Email us – hello@thinkergirl.com.auFacebook – https://www.fa

  • Summer Sessions: Staces First Experience with Motherhood

    Summer Sessions: Stace's First Experience with Motherhood

    03/01/2019 Duración: 46min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… Motherhood Week - Stacey June shares her first experience as a Mum3:43 - The Thinkergirls have a crack at a convo they've never had before....motherhood 6:23 - Stace & Ben's journey to conceiving & how convo's about kids happened very very early on 9:19 - Not being able to conceive naturally and how you approach 12:34 - Beginning fertility treatment - IUI. How does it all work? 19:28 - The lead up was a really fun time. It was a nice time. And I don't get to tell that part of the story very much 26:47 - Trusting your instincts. Stace didn't 'feel' pregnant anymore. How Stace knew before she knew 30:42 - The part of miscarriage that not a lot of people talk about. The logistics 38:57 - The grief of a miscarriage cannot be put into words 40:03 - Stace's sense of

  • Summer Sessions: Bachie Live with Osher Gunsberg

    Summer Sessions: Bachie Live with Osher Gunsberg

    01/01/2019 Duración: 32min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… The 411 - Bachie Live Recap with Osher Gunsberg3:30 – We’re all a bit devo about Shannon leaving Bachie, but what goes on behind the scenes? Osher shares the reality…5:33 – Where do eliminated contestants go when they get driven off set?9:23 – The Sympathy Pash between Cass and Nick.13:09 – Nick is often reserved on dates because he doesn’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings.14:13 – Osher shares some insight into Nick’s involvement in the “Mean Girls” storyline on Bachie.16:27 – Sophie’s whiteboard trick; is there a prop cupboard in the mansion?! LOL17:54 – Dasha says that when a woman approaches a man, it’s a turn off. What are Osher’s thoughts on this?20:00 – Stace reckons Sophie is the underdog of the season.23:19 – When people start thinking about editing, the conspiracy theories start to emerge. Is that th

  • Summer Sessions: Lucy Peach + The Power Of The Period

    Summer Sessions: Lucy Peach + The Power Of The Period

    30/12/2018 Duración: 33min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… Lucy Peach + The Power Of The PeriodLucy shares how she became so fascinated and inspired by the menstrual cycle (4:46)We look at the female menstrual cycle as an inconvenience when it’s so much more powerful than that (7:21)Lucy breaks down the menstrual cycle broken down into the seasons & why it’s important to know where you’re at (8:30)Kristie only starting to get a handle on her cycle having only just come off the pill (10:30)The winter phase of your cycle (13:01)Understanding the spring/power phase of your cycle (16:20)When does a woman actually ovulate? (19:50)Are so many women not understanding their cycle because of the contraceptive pill? (21:50)The final quarter of the menstrual cycle - the summer phase (22:58)Why women need to stop hating on themselves and their periods (25:30)Women in the w

  • Summer Sessions: The 411 - Royal Wedding Breakdown

    Summer Sessions: The 411 - Royal Wedding Breakdown

    27/12/2018 Duración: 32min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… The 411 - Royal Wedding Breakdown6:30 – Who are all the kids at the wedding? Where did they come from?! 11:51 – Megan arrived alone and it made Kristie so sad for her. 14:02 – Prince Charles walked Megan down the aisle, rather than her mum. 18:13 – The tradition of “giving away the bride” is an archaic and complicated one. 20:09 – Megan had more friends at the wedding than she did family. 23:05 – David Beckham is the “Pippa Middleton’s Ass” of the Royal Wedding LOL 25:26 – Megan was represented in the details of the wedding and that was surprising. 28:00 – The other love story from the wedding… The Queen and the dog!More from The Thinkergirls:Email us – hello@thinkergirl.com.auFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/thinkergirlsInstagram – https://instagram.com/

  • Summer Sessions: Julie Stevanja on how to become a great manager

    Summer Sessions: Julie Stevanja on how to become a great manager

    25/12/2018 Duración: 20min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… Julie Stevanja (Stylerunner CEO) on how to become a great managerStace & Kristie don't throw the word 'inspire' around loosely & delve into why they find Julie to be exactly that (6:07)How do you learn to manage a team when you've never done it before? Julie explains (6:58)The ability to create your own course in a way via online resources (8:34)Biggest hurdle Julie had to overcome when setting up StyleRunner (10:26)How does Julie go about tough conversations both in a personal and professional sense? (11:39)The sacrifices that you make setting up your business in the early stages. Is this the only way to do it? (13:25)The biggest misconception people have about running your own business from what we see online (16:11)The one thing Julie would change if she went back and did it all again (17:36)The

  • Summer Sessions: Emma Isaacs On Letting Go Of The End Game + Never Having A Real Job

    Summer Sessions: Emma Isaacs On Letting Go Of The End Game + Never Having A 'Real' Job

    24/12/2018 Duración: 36min

    Welcome to our 2018 Summer Sessions! We’re going back and bringing you our fave eps from this year to get you through the summer.Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team Thinkergirl! This Episode… Emma Isaacs On Letting Go Of The End Game + Never Having A 'Real' Job7:09 - Emma on her new book ‘Winging It’ 8:36 - Where do you even start when you’re writing a book? 10:53 - Where’s the line with trying to control versus trusting that what will be will be? 12:09 - How do you practically implement letting go of the end result? 14:13 - Emma tells us where Business Chicks really started 18:46 - Is there something Emma is doing that makes her inch herself? 21:40 - Emma has never had a ‘real’ job, so how did she know how to become an entrepreneur 30:02 - How Emma works on her self worth Check out Emma’s new book ‘Winging It’ HERE EP 95: Posse Member Bec Asks Emma Isaacs How To Continue When You Feel Like A Failure. Listen HEREMore from The Thinkergirls:Email us –&n

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