the welllness edit podcast with holland and barrett

S05 E02 | 49m | Overcoming failure

27 Jan 2023 • 4 min read


Hear Beth talk about fitness, resilience and teamwork – and why we all need to take the pressure off.

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"Embrace the good times" says England and Arsenal footballer Beth Mead

Beth Mead needs no introduction after her historic win with the Lionesses this year. We’re thrilled for her to join us with Dr Gemma Newman and shed light on her sporting career.

Playing in boys’ teams until she was 16, Beth has used her spotlight to speak about the inequality she’s faced in football and the changes we still need for girls today.

In this episode, Beth explains how she rose from her Olympic setback and has learned to turn disappointment into motivation.

Sit back as she talks sporting opportunities in schools, periods on the pitch, and shares what wellness means to her.

What we talk about in the episode...

‘I want to give back’


‘This year, I took the pressure off’


‘My nutrition routine’


‘My wellness non-negotiables’


‘Life can be very short, and full of ups and downs – so embrace the good times’


‘What wellness means to me’


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Author: Gemma NewmanThe Plant Power Doctor

 A doctor for over 17 years, Gemma Newman has worked in many specialities as a doctor including elderly care, endocrinology, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, general surgery, urology, vascular surgery, rehabilitation medicine and General Practice.

Dr Newman's specialist interests are in holistic health and plant-based nutrition as well as lifestyle medicine. In her practice she has come to understand that body, mind and soul are not separate, and that it is only in addressing the root causes of stress and disconnection that we can truly heal, from the inside out.

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