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Supporting workplaces to be Employers of Choice for Women

Empowering women to embrace their female physiology

Own Your Health Collective is dedicated to empowering you to be the best version of yourself in life and work.

Women’s health for me.

Support includes coaching, circles and online programs.

Women’s health for the workplace.

Initiatives are focused on the individual, team and wider business.

Our Approach

Normalising women’s health for greater energy, health and performance.

We work with women around their innate biology that affords them the opportunity to fully explore the advantages of their various life cycles (menstrual, menopause, post menopause) and how this transcends into their lives.  When workplaces embrace these transitions, they support women’s health and wellbeing at work and in life. 

We specifically shine a light on Menopause.  Employer’s engage us to help them work around the impact of Menopause on their organisation.  This signifies their interest and desire to break the “taboo” around Menopause, whilst creating a safe environment to support employees during this very natural life stage. 

Our experience and research tells us that workplaces who instigate open discussion and education around what this [Menopause] transition entails, experience the development of shared organisational values, beliefs and norms around the menopause shift. The benefits go further too by fostering a workforce that embodies safe and free conversation flow, a workplace rich in diversity and inclusion, the retainment of talented and valued employees and the achievement of employer of choice accolades.

Our approach is sustainable behaviour change for both women and workplaces. We advocate a multi-faceted approach starting with needs identification, outcome ideation and targeted education right through to nurturing Menopause acceptance in the workplace. 

Preserving and enhancing the organisational reputation is a significant motivating factor for developing gender diversity strategies (Charlesworth, S, Hall, P and Probert, B, 2005).

Who we have worked with

IS IT TIME TO START THE CONVERSATION?

ALL women will experience Menopause. Each woman will have her own unique experience but the impact of the symptoms are very similar.

Women can transition through Menopause anywhere from 40 – 55 years. This same age group is ready to come into their careers again and nurture that sense of meaning and fulfilment after years of parenting and caring duties.

Incidentally, Menopause intersects at this critical career stage impacting women’s confidence, self esteem, energy and performance. The impacts can be so far reaching that every facet of a woman’s life is affected, from her relationships, work, family, community and her own self worth.

In a workplace context, the “frequency and severity of menopausal symptoms affect how women feel engaged, satisfied by and committed to their work”.

IMPACT OF MENOPAUSE IN THE WORKPLACE – THE RESEARCH

“Menopausal women are the fastest growing workforce demographic.” (Office of National Statistics UK)

“83% of women say their work is negatively impacted by the symptoms of menopause.” (Circle In)

“More women in top-tier management levels will deliver improved profitability for business. Now more than ever, achieving workplace gender equality is an absolute necessity for every organisation in Australia.” (WGEA)

“Women comprise 47.4% of all employed persons in Australia.” (WGEA)

“61% of working women felt that workplace wellness programmes need to better address the needs of specific genders” – Cigna

Meet the Coaches

Hello. We are Natalie and Lisa.

We help women achieve holistic health and wellbeing for work and life.

We have been those same ambitious women who have spent days juggling the many roles and expectations all while oblivious to the power within us.

We come together with complimentary passions based around health and wellbeing. We are both fully accredited coaches and incorporate our individual expertise to help women discover whole health.

Natalie has specialist understanding and skills in mindset coaching and behavioural change processes. Lisa focuses on making change manageable by teaching practical and achievable strategies around nutrition for optimal health and wellbeing.

With experience and knowledge in hand, we help women understand how their own biology and feminine energy can be utilised for personal development, performance and growth.

Our Latest Articles

Let’s Talk Menopause

Let’s Talk Menopause

Menopause. This one word sends shivers up some women’s spines and while it’s a natural part of life for women, it’s such a taboo topic. In this article we are...

One simple way to manage Menopause

One simple way to manage Menopause

“It is a natural normal event which also has observable changes attached to it and a wider range of individual experiences, many of which do require specific...

How to talk Menopause at Work.

How to talk Menopause at Work.

Let's start the conversation at work Menopause impacts ALL women at some point in their life - between the years of 44 to 56, with the average age being 51....

What our clients are saying

“Your webinars on ‘wholistic’ wellbeing were informative, insightful and invigorating.
They have helped me tremendously.”

T. – City of Moreland Council

“I practice your tips and strategies every day, from using a clock to improve my sleeping habits to practicing self-awareness with a simple breathing activity. They make a difference!“

T. – City of Moreland Council

“Thank you, Lisa, for your workshops in our health and wellness program. Each workshop provided relevant background and evidence-based content which encouraged interaction from staff.”

City of Moreland Council

“Your delivery of each workshop session was easy to follow and encouraged everyone to consider a healthy lifestyle from the perspectives of nutrition, movement, sleep, stress and mindset.”

F. J. – City of Moreland Council

“A great interactive workshop series that allowed me to understand my own stress and how to better manage it. It also gave me insights into the ways other deal with their own stress.”

C.B. – Chobani Australia

“The depth of engagement as attendees shared personal experiences gave us a new appreciation that we are all dealing with some level of stress.”

C.B. – Chobani Australia

“Something shifted in me that day. I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life. Now there’s not enough time to do all the things I want to do! Thank you.”

Bree – Own Your Health Collective Women’s Expo

“What a great collaboration! In just two hours, the Mindset Reset homed in on two key areas for me: gut health with Lisa and prioritising things in my life with Natalie.”

Viv – Own Your Health Collective Women’s Expo