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by Dani Venn
Falling for You

Clare Bowditch | The Stories We Tell Ourselves


Clare Bowditch is a true story teller. Whether it’s as an ARIA award-winning song writer, as an actor from much-loved Aussie drama Offspring, as an author of her memoir Your Kind of Girl, as an activist for business and the arts or as a mother, a very much in love wife and proud member of her community, Clare is always telling a story that’s honest and that we can relate to.  

It is such a pleasure to share my chat with Clare and some her beautiful stories, the highs and at times lows, that she has experienced in her life. But what struck me in our chat is that, even when there are low times, there is the ability to try and recover from them and Clare’s story shows us that.

So grab yourself a cuppa, maybe a gherkin (just wait – this will make sense to you soon), and settle in for story time.

A few trigger warnings here, we do discuss diet and diet culture as well as mental health and anxiety. So you might want to skip through a few parts if these topics are sensitive for you. I hope you enjoy this chat with an incredible woman.

Also as we are recording from lockdown, we apologise for the occasional barking dog and kids in the background. We are doing our best during this time! 

Connect with Clare 

On Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/37i9dQZF1DZ06evO2J9g6s?si=f9bddc0108454f38

On Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clarebowditch

Clare's Website: https://clarebowditch.com/ - you can also find Clare's Omas apple tart recipe here!!

Connect with Dani 

On Instagram: www.instagram.com.au/danivenn

Website: www.danivenn.com.au 

Resources discussed in this chat: 
Self-Help For Your Nerves by Dr Claire Weekes 
Clare's Podcast: Tame Your Inner Critic via Audible 
Beyond Blue 
Black Dog Institute 
Headspace App 
The Little Prince Book 
Clare's advice is to always chat to your GP first, and if your GP doesn't make you feel comfortable or it doesn't sit right with you, find another GP
TV Series: Fleabag on Amazon Prime 


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Episode 10

Season 1

by Dani Venn