Episode 9: First time modelling in your 40s with Rachel Peru
Meet the very lovely Rachel Peru who’s gone from nursery school teacher to successful curve and silver-haired model in her 40s. Rachel is waving the flag for older, more diverse women in the media.
We talk about:
- How the decision to go grey kick-started Rachel’s modelling career
- The stigma that still remains about older women going grey
- How she never would have had the confidence to do what she does now when younger
- The importance of being body positive as we age
- The pressures on younger women in terms of looks
- How things are changing when it comes to talking about menopause
- How Rachel controls the anxiety that has come on especially when travelling to modelling jobs
- The importance of getting exercise outside
- How words are powerful and what we say to ourselves matters
- Rachel’s first front cover for Goldie magazine
- How beauty is about confidence
- Rachel’s own Out of the bubble podcast
- How to not feel invisible
- How reinvention can help bring energy in midlife and beyond
- How Rachel nearly had a breast reduction because of lack of confidence
And lots more!
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