Feminist Wellness



The Feminist Wellness podcast offers practical, empowering holistic medicine, psychology and life coaching advice for smart women who believe they can live powerful, fulfilling lives with optimized health. If traditional medicine or therapy havent given you the answers you need for your physical and mental health, if youre stuck in an emotional pattern and feel like you cant get free, if youre still feeling frustrated, scared or anxious, despite all the self-help books youve read... this is the podcast for you. In each episode Victoria Albina, Nurse Practitioner, Herbalist and life coach, will teach you cutting edge Functional Medicine based methods for optimal health and wellness, how to listen to and trust your body, mind, and intuition so that you can reduce your anxiety, feel better in your body, and create more balance in your life. Download a free interactive ebook and mini course to help you change your thoughts to heal your body rewrite your story today at VictoriaAlbina.com/ebook


  • Ep #126: Getting Anchored: Letting Go of Resentment

    15/07/2021 Duration: 40min

    If, like so many of us, you find it challenging to pause and admit that you’ve been hurt in some way, it’s no surprise that boiling with resentment feels easier. But I’m taking you through the remedy today so you can start recognizing and releasing resentment to begin the healing process.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/126

  • Ep #125: Client Coaching Q&A

    08/07/2021 Duration: 29min

    I'm putting my coaching hat on and answering 3 brilliant questions from my clients. We’re covering topics that range from how to stop chasing external validation to becoming allies with different parts of ourselves, and I hope this episode provides insight into how you too can begin transforming your life when you join us inside Anchored. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/125

  • Ep #124: Getting Anchored: Healing Codependent Habits

    01/07/2021 Duration: 37min

    I'm reminding you to be loving, kind, and patient with yourself as you begin the process of releasing codependence this week. This is a process of self-discovery and maturation, of trusting yourself to have your own back, and it’s by no means easy, but I’m sharing my best tips to help you start this journey. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/124

  • Ep #123: Getting Anchored: Codependent Thinking

    24/06/2021 Duration: 43min

    Whether this concept of codependent thinking is new to you, or whether you’ve been tuning in every single week, this episode is one that I know has led to the greatest growth and transformation for many. You’ll discover why codependency can be so damaging, some common thought errors that underlie codependence, and how to start shifting our thinking from unhealthy codependency to healthy interdependence.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/123

  • Ep #122: Unlocking Codependency with Kylie McBeath

    17/06/2021 Duration: 49min

    I am beyond delighted to share a conversation I had with the remarkable and amazing Kylie McBeath on her podcast Zura Health. Kylie quizzes me on my journey through and away from codependency, and how I help folks do the same. We’re discussing why this work is as vital as it is profound, and where the best place is for you to start if you feel drawn to take it deeper. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/122

  • Ep #121: Getting Anchored: Negative Self-Talk

    10/06/2021 Duration: 25min

    As always, my goal is to help you see that you can lovingly hit pause when you notice mean self-talk, and instead connect inward, ground yourself, and start creating a new narrative. There is so much to be gleaned from coming to understand the stories you’re using and why, and I’m offering simple steps that will help you free yourself from the negative self-talk patterns that aren’t serving you. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/121

  • Ep #120: Trauma Therapy and Somatic Practices with Andrea Glik, LCSW

    03/06/2021 Duration: 54min

    Join Andrea and me this week as we discuss trauma therapy and where it’s headed these days, the impact of the language we use in the context of trauma, and the difference between being triggered versus activated, just to name a few! Our conversation doesn’t just stop there though, so you don’t want to miss this episode! Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/120

  • Ep #119: Hurt Feelings: Why You Don’t Need a Thicker Skin

    27/05/2021 Duration: 14min

    I'm offering you a more truthful and caring approach to experiencing your rich emotional landscape. Developing a thicker skin is the opposite of what you really need, and I’m showing you where to start if you’re struggling to detach yourself from other people’s thoughts and opinions about you. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/119

  • Ep #118: Getting Anchored: Boundaries

    20/05/2021 Duration: 34min

    Setting boundaries isn’t a particularly new concept and you’ve likely heard of them, but it’s possible you’re not using them in a way that serves you. You may believe that setting boundaries is about trying to control other people’s behaviors, but I want to show you how it’s actually a huge act of kindness for yourself and those you love. I challenge you to tune into your body and see why you might not be getting real about the boundaries you want to set in your life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/118

  • UPDATED: Ep #117: Saying Yes from Obligation: How to Say No from Love

    13/05/2021 Duration: 18min

    Discover what’s going on in that beautiful brain of yours when you find yourself saying yes from obligation. I’m sharing why this habit of attempting to please others at your own expense is never sustainable, and what you can consciously decide to do instead to put yourself and your real desires first. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/117

  • Ep #116: Getting Anchored: Be Your Own Watcher

    06/05/2021 Duration: 24min

    Tune in this week as we kick off with a replay of episode two from way back when! One of the most helpful ways to get anchored in yourself, to see how you can transform your thought patterns and somatic experience of life, is to keep coming back to these tools, to reconnect with these lessons, and to relate in a new and different way that helps you grow even more. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/116  

  • Ep #115: Understanding Beyond Mindset with Lauren Cash

    29/04/2021 Duration: 49min

    Lauren Cash and I discuss the roots of perfectionism, nature versus nurture, and the beauty of recognizing the complexity of our humanity when we’re doing thought work. Lauren also has a scientific background and knows how to bring the fun, so we’re nerding-out about psychology, physiology, and sharing our own stories of getting to the bottom of what’s going on in our brains and our bodies. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/115

  • Ep #114: Choosing the Wrong People

    22/04/2021 Duration: 11min

    Tune in this week to discover a more feminist, empowering way for you to think about yourself and the people you love. We’re all doing the best we can in any moment, and I love you and believe in you too much to ever think you’re defective, so neither should you. And when you start down this path, I promise you’ll see that there is nothing to gain from beating yourself up for being you. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/114

  • Ep #113: Of Course They Did!

    15/04/2021 Duration: 10min

    Join me this week as I share a super helpful tool that my sister and I came up with years ago to navigate the world together. It’s the most simple and easy concept to start implementing into your life, and it’s going to help you live in true acceptance of the people in your life exactly as they are. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/113

  • Ep #112: Listener Q&A Volume 2

    08/04/2021 Duration: 27min

    From doing the work of overcoming codependency when your partner actively uses substances to learning how to trust your intuition, and whether thought work applies to those of you with an ADHD diagnosis, I’m exploring it all. So join me today and please keep those questions coming in! Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/112

  • Ep #111: Curiosity

    01/04/2021 Duration: 22min

    Join me on the podcast this week as I show you the power of curiosity and how it steers you in the direction of living with intention, trusting yourself, and getting your needs met. This is truly the key to fully seeing and changing the habit of externalizing your self-worth, and I’m offering guiding questions here for you to start inviting this energy of not knowing into your life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/111

  • Ep #110: Codependent Friendships

    25/03/2021 Duration: 26min

    When we’ve been living with codependent habits, building healthy relationships can be challenging. To help you along today, I’m sharing the red flags to look out for that signal a codependent friendship, and as always, how to remedy it. I’m inviting you to start visualizing what a more balanced and healthy connection could look like and what is required of you to start that process right now. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/110

  • Ep #109: Somatics: Living From Your Neck Down

    18/03/2021 Duration: 34min

    Listen in this week to discover how you might currently be disconnected and disembodied. I’m sharing how the somatic framework can provide the space for your mind-body connection to be understood on a deeper level, and how it has helped me anchor and come home to myself to live an intentional and aligned life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/109

  • Ep #108: Wanting a Goal vs. Wanting a Feeling

    11/03/2021 Duration: 20min

    Join me on the podcast this week as I show you why the notion of telling yourself you’ll be happy or worthy when you get “there” is so problematic, and what to do instead to create sustainable, life-long healing and shift out of your default thinking patterns. I’m inviting you to try a practice of checking in with your heart’s wildest desires and to see how you can cultivate that feeling within yourself right now. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/108

  • Ep #107: Thought Work 101

    04/03/2021 Duration: 19min

    Join me today to discover what the thought work protocol entails and how our thoughts lead to our results. For those of us living with codependent, perfectionist, and people-pleasing habits, having this framework not only illuminates the stories and social conditioning that are running unconsciously, but it gives us the tools to attend to ourselves with the level of love and care we are truly worthy of. Get full show notes and more information here: https://victoriaalbina.com/107

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