Podcast: Alvina Salemanesa – Founder of ‘Sweet Inspiration with Alvina’

Season 1, Episode 6

“What drives my health journey is firstly getting my mindset right about food portions,” quoting our podcast guest Alvina Salemanesa.

In this inspiring podcast episode #6, Vina shares her amazing lifestyle transformation from 120kgs to where she is now. She also shares a few tips on how to maintain a healthy weight, such as:

  • know you why for wanting to lose the weight,
  • believing in yourself,
  • giving the transformation the time it requires, and
  • honing in on good daily habits.

Sweet Inspiration with Alvina

Vina also shares what brought out her confidence to start singing (beautifully) again, as she is a trained classical pianist and was accepted into the Brisbane Conservatorium at one point in her young life.

We also discover Vina’s background and the reason why she started her podcast called ‘Sweet Inspiration with Alvina’ in June 2018. Click on Vina’s website here or Facebook page here to learn more about this very talented island gem in our midst.

10 Fun Facts About Alvina Salemanesa

  1.  A nickname of mine: Vina or simply V.
  2. My first job: Giving piano lessons at the age of 17.
  3. Favourite smell from the kitchen: Current fave smell is cauliflower, brocolli, lemon and pepper cooked together in the pan.
  4. My signature dish: Great pancakes.
  5. My most attractive feature: My nose.
  6. A pet hate of mine: Littering, people who throw rubbish in public and not in the bin.
  7. Home to me is: Where my parents are.
  8. Best line from a favourite movie: ‘Nobody puts Baby in a corner!’ Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing.

9. Something you may not know about me: I have a fear of crossing the road. If I’m not at a pedestrian crossing, I won’t cross the road.

10. A moment that changed my life: Walking into the gym and meeting my personal trainer Matt.

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  1. Laura Cherry

    April 23, 2019

    Hi Miriam, I am sure this post has touched podcast listeners, it really is a good topic on building up new weblog for your podcast. Keep them coming!

    • Beyond the Pacific

      April 23, 2019

      Hi Laura, this podcast with Alvina Salemanesa was so inspiring to do. I have so much respect for those who change their lives around for the better because they weren’t satisfied with where they were at. More podcasts coming soon, new series being released today Wed 24 April.

  2. bridgett_malloy

    October 29, 2019

    I really like reading through an article or listening to a podcast that can make people think. Also, thanks for allowing me to comment!

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