With 3 rock bottoms, including leaving home at 16, corporate burnout and leaving the perfect relationship, Robin and I go deep into what it takes to be fully alive. We talk about our fight or flight survival instincts impacting intimacy in relationships, how physical symptoms of burnout and stress are often pointing to not living a passionate life and how it's not about being happy or sad, it's about being fully ALIVE!Read More
So Sam Allen lost her dad in December 2015 and this podcast is packed with practical ways to process grief and manage depression symptoms through creativity and connection. She experienced a happy childhood with her parents messy divorce prompting her first taste of adversity and subsequent depression.
So excited to interview Adele Duncan, an amazing woman who mentored me a few years back when life was particularly challenging. She's the CEO of a gambling addiction organisation and has the most amazing work ethic I've ever seen.
After having a son, they discovered their newborn daughter Paige had a genetic disorder that would sadly mean she would pass away at 2 1/2 when her brother was just 5...Read More
At only 21, Mike C is the youngest person we've ever had on the podcast, but his wisdom is that of a much older man. After some comfortable younger years living in Germany while his step-father was in the army, it was a shock to his 11 year old system to move to inner city London with 3 siblings, parents and grandparents in a 2 bed flat...Read More
What a privilege to interview the passionate Nelson Rodrigues, the founder of Father's Nation, who was determined to break the cycle of uninvolved fathers and teach other men to be the role model they never had growing up.
'I learned early on that if I didn't push hard in any direction then I would never be disappointed...so I floated through life and just fell into things'
Join me for my conversation with Chris Day as we explore the down side to staying safe. As soon as he attached importance to a task or career, he developed crippling anxiety and describes falling into jobs and relationships as a way of avoiding making any conscious decisions about the direction in his lifeRead More
'By the time I took my GCSEs I was so addicted to drugs that there was no chance I would get any grades'
Ten years of drug use including stints in prison, homelessness and stuck in a cycle of the criminal justice system, Gary attended his first rehab in prison at 21.Read More
'The key to everything in life is your will and your imagination' @tweet2av
What an adventure this episode is! A story that spans a childhood in LA with the crips, the bloods, getting robbed daily and struggling to fit in to survive. Moving to Israel alone at 17 and then backpacking through Guatemala, facing bandits head on,Read More
'Who am I without the stories from my mum and dad, the stories I tell myself about who I am' Phil Askew muses. Phil learned early on to take on the role of peacemaker in his house which carried on into his adult life as a rescuer in relationship with no space for any other emotions.
'If you have a dream it is your responsibility to protect your dream and fight for it no matter what anyone else says'
Have you ever thought of leaving that job, starting that business, investing in yourself but thought your circumstances made it impossible?
If so, this is the podcast to get you started for 2018!
'It was a profound mistake to send me away to boarding school. I was 8 years old and I was homesick continuously until I was 15'
Simon Seligman is a life coach with 25 years experience in the Arts & Communication industry. While this story couldn't be farther away from my own, the skills for getting through life's difficulties resonate with me profoundly!...Read More
Samantha Clarke is a happiness consultant, lecturer at The School of Life and runs an online Growth and Happiness school, to name just a few of her many achievements.
Mark Villareal is an Author, Speaker, Leadership & Strategic Planning Consultant with international best selling books 'Leadership Lessons from Mom' and 'Shortcuts get you lost'.
New Years is still a day Tania Brown hates due to the drinking starting early and an argument guaranteed to take place.
A childhood of eating disorders and not fitting in, Danielle then found love and ran a business which threatened her with bankruptcy after just 10 months. Having been head of HR at 26 she was now reduced to playing endless video games locked in the isolation of her shame.Read More
Diagnosed with ADHD as an adult, he spent his whole life trying to fit into other people's rules of who he should be, being told he wasn't good enough, was stupid and would never amount to anything.
Travelling to find herself after her fathers death & her subsequent burnout, she returned to London only to find a lump in her breast. The 3rd person in a family of 4 to experience cancer, Amanda scheduled this interview in between chemotherapy treatments, determined to talk about her learning, despite currently being in the thick of adversity.Read More
With a dysfunctional family and a need to run to the army at 15, Chris Richards got what he wished for, an intense discipline and structure which ended up making him question everything. W
Self-esteem comes from Esteemable Acts.
If you want to feel good about yourself you need to do good things, starting with how you treat yourself, your body and your mind.