EP 9 Real Heidi, Real People, Real Stories – Kate had a psychotic episode after listening to a meditation C.D.

Kate had a year-long psychotic episode after listening to a meditation C.D. in her 20’s. She had previously suffered from depression, anxiety, social phobia, and anorexia. Kate is now medicated for schizophrenia, today she lives life to the full like anyone else & dedicates her time mentoring others & working in mental health.  

The Austen Girl – Beautiful. Brilliant. Crazy.

When I asked my husband to describe me in three words… That was his response. Beautiful. Brilliant. Crazy. I think mental health awareness is often focused so heavily on the sufferer, that the people around them, the ones who are watching someone they love fall to pieces… they get somewhat bypassed in the chaos. They are the […]

Real Heidi, Real People, Real Stories EP 8 – Imagine being born in the wrong body? A Transgender man & woman explain…

Nick was born a woman and Cherie was born a man, both have transitioned over the last few years to live life as the opposite sex to which they were born. This chat is truly fascinating & by far the most interesting one I have ever had. I can’t even imagine what it would feel […]

I HAD AN ABORTION WHEN I WAS 21 – REAL HEIDI

A FEW months back a beautiful woman by the name of Kim Bunney sent me a message and asked if she could share her story on my podcast, “Real Heidi, Real People, Real Stories” about her abortion. She had been suffering from post traumatic stress disorder for years after she had one and she had […]

Shedding shame by Real Heidi

I JUST got home from two weeks holiday, sorry but not sorry! I travelled north to Exmouth with my partner Griffo. We hired a van and left without a plan. All we knew was that we would drive as far as Exmouth so we could swim with whale sharks. I had to share this breakthrough […]

Another BLOG by The Austen Girl – A Deafening Silence

I am currently sitting on my hospital bed, listening to the sounds of my neighbour have a dangerously heated argument. I could not tell you who she is arguing with. I have not seen them. To me, they are not real. I can only begin to imagine how completely frightening it would be, for this monster inside my […]

Real Heidi, Real People, Real Stories EP 7 – One of Perth’s most popular Dominatrix spills all of her secrets!

This is by far my FAV & JUICIEST podcast YET! My jaw was on the floor the entire time I spoke with “Sienna” – her life is mind blowing! After the chat, I was informed that ALL the info Sienna shared was “G” rated…ha ha I must’ve been living a sheltered SEX life! It’s juicy…it’s […]

A Fierce Beholder

I had an ex boyfriend, who once told me that we shouldn’t be friends if it made things ‘harder for me’. I found this statement in itself quite an entertaining one; there was such an assumption that I would be the one, out of the two of us, who would somehow find the fact that […]

Real Heidi, Real People, Real Stories EP 6 – Ryan tries to find his birth Mum to say THANK YOU for his life!

Ryan is a 30-year-old radio announcer who lives in Canberra, he recently posted a video to his Facebook page thanking his biological mother for giving him his life! This video went VIRAL & has been viewed over 150 million times. If you want to hear Ryan’s story & if he ever found his birth Mum […]

Real Heidi, Real People, Real Stories EP 4 – Clint & Jess an extraordinary couple with shit luck.

Clint & Jess are a couple from Perth that have had a shit tonne of bad luck. In 2013 Jess was diagnosed with a very rare disease called Neuromyitis Optica, she was told she would go blind or be paralysed or both over the next few years. Three years later, in September 2016, Clint her […]