If you would like to listen to a podcast about worries and anxiety choose from one of the life stages below and click on the podcast link. For each podcast you will hear from women about what it feels like to have anxiety, the causes of their anxiety, and what they have found helpful to do when they are anxious. In Pregnancy & beyond you will find a podcast on mindfulness which anyone can use.

Young women

Dr Mandy Deeks, Psychologist discusses worry and anxiety with 3 teenage girls, their thoughts, feelings and ideas.

Middle years

Dr Mandy Deeks, Psychologist discusses the worries and anxieties of midlife from both a professional and personal view.

65+ years

Hear the thoughts, feelings and words of wisdom from a wonderful older woman about worry and anxiety.


Hear the story of one woman’s real life journey through her struggles with fertility.

Pregnancy & beyond

Listen to a podcast on mindfulness – what it is, how it works and practise a brief mindfulness exercise. This may help to focus at a time when it feels like everything is out of control

Chronic illness

Hear one woman’s story of how she has lived and coped with an ongoing major illness for most of her life.

Not sure? Use our quick self assessment tool to check.

About Jean Hailes

Jean Hailes is Australia’s leading and most trusted women’s health organisation. We believe in physical and emotional health and wellbeing in all its dimensions for all women in Australia throughout their lives.

We offer a range of free resources and easy to understand information on women’s health and wellbeing. Appointments at our specialist women’s health clinics can be made in person (East Melbourne and Clayton, VIC) or across Australia via our Telehealth consultation service. www.jeanhailes.org.au

Stay in touch

Keep up to date about your health and sign up to our monthly emails.

Follow us