Clare McKenna looks at ‘health’ in the widest sense of the word. From mindfulness to skin problems, from personal health journeys to tips for better exercise, Clare tries to bring you a dose of happy and healthy living.
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Aoife Walsh, a former secondary school teacher who went on to win Miss Ireland in 2013, has spent years modelling around the world and documenting her life and love of fashion on Instagram. She is a mum to a toddler, lives a busy and full life, and also has the inflammatory bowel condition, Crohn's disease. Aoife joins Clare to tell her story and why she has decided to speak about Crohn's publicly now.
24 September Finished
This week on the Alive and Kicking Podcast: Former Miss Ireland, Aoife Walsh speaks to Clare about why she decided to speak about her diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease. Eimear Daly brings us the latest in wellness news, and Andrew Dunne from Personal Health checks Clare's fitness levels.
24 September Finished
This week on the Alive & Kicking Podcast: When Professor John Nolan of the Nutrition Research Centre in Waterford asked Clare if she would be interested in testing her own eye and brain health, she jumped at the chance. He joins Clare to discuss his research around macular degeneration, brain health, and carotenoids found in colourful food as well as her own results. Nikki Bradley joinedns Clare to discuss the rock bottom moment that made her turn illness and injury into empowerment and motivation from scaling glaciers, climbing mountains, volunteering in Tanzania, and abseiling down a lighthouse.
17 September Finished
On this week's Alive & Kicking Podcast: Clare speaks to journalist and author Aoife Moore about her harrowing experience with online abuse and her podcast 'Trolled'. Also on the show, Dr. Eoin Galavan, a Senior Clinical and Counselling Psychologist with the HSE Adult Mental Health Services on why we don't care enough about climate change.
10 September Finished
This week on the Alive & Kicking Podcast: Clare chats to chef, Erica Drum about what’s in season, and the joys of picking and eating fresh fruit and berries. Elaine Harris on her book ‘Wise: Finding Meaning, Purpose, and Inner Power in Midlife’
3 September Finished