Turia Pitt 'It hurt my ego'
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Turia Pitt defines the work Inspiring. She's a bestselling author, motivational speaker, engineer, iron woman, podcast host, and loveable badass. Just over 10 years ago, Turia was racing in an ultra-marathon when she was caught in a fire and received burns to 65% of her body, surviving against the odds she rebuilt her life, a life she is now ‘frothing’ about.

In this episode Turia reveals when she feels her sexiest and most beautiful, what she feels when she looks in the mirror, and how she keeps the spark alive in her relationship. Turia and Jess dig deep on why being visibly different and a woman of colour makes her proud to be the poster girl for diversity. Turia says despite living in a culture of toxic positivity, there was a huge silver lining that came after the fire, and it's a beautiful lesson we can all learn from.

Also a heads up, we do talk about some heavy stuff in this episode, so please reach out to lifeline if you need some support 13 11 14

Listen to her podcast Turia Pitt is Hard Work

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The Jess Rowe Big Talk Show acknowledges the Gadigal people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we recorded this podcast, and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders peoples here today.

Show Credits:
Host: Jessica Rowe
Executive Producer: Nic McClure
Audio Producer: Nicola Sitch
Digital Content Producer: Amy Code 

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