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Womankind - S1E1: Why do women find it so hard to ask for help? | EP 1

Womankind - S1E1: Why do women find it so hard to ask for help? | EP 1
04 Nov 2022 03:33PM
17 mins

Do you suffer from the "I got it" syndrome? In the pilot episode of CNA Women's debut podcast Womankind, hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat candidly discuss the possible reasons women find it difficult to ask for help. They also look at the ways women can do so.

Got a view on today's topic or an idea for future episodes? Email the hosts at CNAWomen [at] mediacorp.com.sg.

Womankind - S1E8: What is maternal instinct? Is it a fact or just a myth?

Are women innately inclined and equipped to care for their children – or do they need to learn how to be mothers? Is there really an instant connection between mums and their babies? Womankind hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat unpack this “fearsome and fearful” topic with their guest Silvia Wetherell, a perinatal mental health counsellor at Alliance Counselling in Singapore.

Got a view on today's topic or an idea for future episodes? Email the hosts at CNAWomen [at] mediacorp.com.sg.

23/12/2022 34 mins

Womankind - S1E7: The orgasm gap and achieving sexual equality (Warning: Adult content) | Ep 7

Warning: This podcast includes adult-only content and graphic sexual descriptions.

What is the orgasm gap and why does it exist? What should women keep in mind for a healthy sex life? Hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat explore these issues in this episode of the Womankind podcast alongside sex therapist Dian Handayani and Melody Liu, PR specialist from sex toy maker WOW Tech.

16/12/2022 30 mins

Womankind - S1E6: Self-care for new mums: How can a woman make time for it? | EP 6

It could be as simple as setting the intention to stay healthy, says Sheila Sim. The Singapore model, actress and mental health advocate joins Womankind hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat to discuss the practical realities of self-care amid the fog and exhaustion of postpartum motherhood. What works, what’s wishful thinking and how do you balance your family’s needs with your own? 

Got a view on today's topic or an idea for future episodes? Email the hosts at CNAWomen [at] mediacorp.com.sg.

09/12/2022 36 mins

Womankind - S1E5: Why are women more prone to burnout? | EP 5

Womankind hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat share their personal burnout stories with Shilpa Jain, co-founder of online counselling service Talk Your Heart Out, who quit her corporate lawyer job in Melbourne and moved back to Singapore after her own episode. 

We discuss the research that says women are more prone to burnout, dig into the possible reasons for this and more importantly, shed light on the recovery process. 

Got a view on today's topic or an idea for future episodes? Email the hosts at CNAWomen [at] mediacorp.com.sg.

02/12/2022 28 mins

Womankind - S1E4: Finding love in the time of COVID-19: What does it take? | EP 4

Womankind hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat study dating in a post-pandemic era with Andrea Tan, who offers love and intimacy coaching through her company, Athena Rising. How can a woman navigate the dating scene right now? What are some dating mistakes women should avoid? What kind of inner work and mindset might improve her chances of meeting her significant other? 

Got a view on today's topic or an idea for future episodes? Email the hosts at CNAWomen [at] mediacorp.com.sg.

25/11/2022 28 mins