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The Rediscovery of Me: Life Stories Podcast

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Because one person's story can be someone else's survival guide. Join award-winning educationalist Holly Hartley from The Rediscovery of Me as she explores the life journey people travel from ordinary to extraordinary. As a leader in education, Holly has spent over 20 years working to transform the life chances of young people both in the UK and internationally. Now, in the Life Stories Podcast, Holly partners up with every day people who have triumphed against adversity to be their own extraordinary. This heart-warming podcast explores the notion that it's not about finding a 'new me' - that instead it's about (Re)Discovering that the person inside each of us is enough; with action, anything is possible. Find out more at www.rediscoveryofme.com

Because one person's story can be someone else's survival guide. Join award-winning educationalist Holly Hartley from The Rediscovery of Me as she explores the life journey people travel from ordinary to extraordinary. As a leader in education, Holly has spent over 20 years working to transform the life chances of young people both in the UK and internationally. Now, in the Life Stories Podcast, Holly partners up with every day people who have triumphed against adversity to be their own extraordinary. This heart-warming podcast explores the notion that it's not about finding a 'new me' - that instead it's about (Re)Discovering that the person inside each of us is enough; with action, anything is possible. Find out more at www.rediscoveryofme.com

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United Kingdom

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Because one person's story can be someone else's survival guide. Join award-winning educationalist Holly Hartley from The Rediscovery of Me as she explores the life journey people travel from ordinary to extraordinary. As a leader in education, Holly has spent over 20 years working to transform the life chances of young people both in the UK and internationally. Now, in the Life Stories Podcast, Holly partners up with every day people who have triumphed against adversity to be their own extraordinary. This heart-warming podcast explores the notion that it's not about finding a 'new me' - that instead it's about (Re)Discovering that the person inside each of us is enough; with action, anything is possible. Find out more at www.rediscoveryofme.com

Language:

English


Episodes

015: Pete Wallroth: How to Find Clarity in the Face of Tragedy

1/30/2020
Pete Wallroth founded the charity Mummy’s Star in memory of his wife Mair who tragically died of breast cancer following the birth of her second child. Pete shares his story, of how he coped in the face of such tragedy, how he found clarity and the critical work done by Mummy’s Star.

Duration:01:34:05

014: Beckie Ramsay BEM: Making Sense of Grief and Loss

1/23/2020
In this podcast you will learn about:Beckie’ story of grief and loss and how she has sought to make sense of Dylan’s death by educating others What happened on the day of Dylan’s accident Beckie’s water safety campaign – Doing it for Dylan The dangers associated with open water and cold-water shock and how 400 – 600 people die in the UK every year in water related incidents Beckie’s education campaign and how she seeks to educate people across the UK What Beckie has achieved as a result of...

Duration:01:01:51

013: Bonnie Haughton: Eating Disorders and How to Support Them

1/15/2020
In this podcast you will learn about:What eating disorders are and the different eating disorders that people suffer with How eating disorders can start in adult life, they are not just a condition of young people How eating disorders affect both males and females ‘Fussy’ eating in young children, what to look out for and how we need to normalise fussy eating How we don’t have to finish everything on our plates – how eating a sufficient amount is important The kinds of behaviours that...

Duration:00:57:47

012: Pete Buecker: Healing Childhood Trauma

1/8/2020
In this episode you will learn about:What childhood trauma is and how no-one escapes childhood completely unscathed How childhood trauma can make us feel isolated and different, and how it shapes us as we grow older How the effects of issues from our childhood can be present in our lives for years How trauma is characterised by the presence of shame and shame-based thoughts The symptoms of early-life trauma and family dysfunction How your inner voice is a strong indicator of early-life...

Duration:00:51:30

011: Stewart Roberts & Jackie McColl: Helping Others to Help Ourselves - Haircuts 4 Homeless

1/2/2020
Five years ago, hairdresser Stewart Roberts was visiting a centre for people with drug and alcohol problems, noticing a homeless man, and inspired by someone he’d seen giving makeovers on the street, the following week he decided to take the tools of his trade – his scissors. Word quickly spread and he was asked to take his scissors into shelters in Romford and other areas. Haircuts for the Homeless was born. On this episode he shares his incredible story of how a national charity was born....

Duration:00:44:46

010: Andrew Cornner: Why Fitness is for All of us!

12/26/2019
Andrew Cornner is a former member of HM Royal Navy and now a full-time personal trainer. In this episode he tells us about how to embed fitness practically into our lives, how fitness really is for ALL of us (regardless of age and fitness level) and how we shouldn’t beat ourselves up if we can’t do it all! In this episode you will learn about:Andy’s story of how he discovered fitness and why it was important for him and his mental health. Why fitness really is for EVERYONE! How you don’t...

Duration:00:48:01

009: Andrew Hankin: From Depression and Suicide to Helping Others

12/19/2019
From the outside Andrew Hankin had it all - a successful career, a beautiful family and material success. However, on the inside the story was very different. In this episode Andrew shares his story of how he went from chronic depression and planning his own suicide to an incredible transformation back to full health and helping others. Today he run's Hero Transformations, working with people with a wide variety of mental health challenges including depression, anxiety, schizophrenia,...

Duration:00:53:18

008: Pete Lloyd: Taking Control of a Cancer Diagnosis

12/11/2019
In this podcast you will learn about:Pete’s long journey which began with a seemingly innocuous fall at work, leading to metabolic bone disease that turned cancerous. How it feels to be given a bone cancer diagnosis and the process of what happens next Why so many of us are fearful of a cancer diagnosis How emotions run high during treatment for cancer and how this affects a multitude of people The complexities associated with a bone cancer diagnosis, and the relatively small amount of...

Duration:00:52:37

007: Wendy Bowers: Dealing with Burnout

12/4/2019
In this Podcast you will learn about:How all families have their own truth that is often hidden from the world. What goes on behind closed doors is often deeply private. Appearances can be deceptive. How we are informed by our experiences as children, and how these experiences leaving an exacting imprint. How we can make our peace – even in the twilight years of someone’s life. The complexities of being a working parent and the struggle for balance. How we sometimes make decisions that we...

Duration:00:59:33

006: Barbara Morris: The Journey to Our Own Truth

11/27/2019
About the PodcastThis podcast was an absolute joy to create. I am so thankful to Barbara for agreeing to come on the show to talk about her experiences. Barbara is a very private person but decided that she would like to share her story. As Barbara mentions on the podcast, many people who have worked alongside her for years have never even been aware of her ‘sight’. Regardless of your personal beliefs there is something for everyone in this podcast. This is one woman’s story of finding her...

Duration:01:04:27

005: Fay Evans: The Journey to Living Your Passion

11/19/2019
During the episode you will learn about:What it’s really like to leave the ‘rat race’ and how it can be done practically Why putting yourself ‘out there’ is sometimes the best course of action The art of tenacity, why we need to just keep going even when things may seem initially successful or, indeed, unsuccessful The power of networking, and how this can open doors The importance of dreaming big and setting ourselves big, scary goals! Why sometimes, things are just meant to be. Connect You...

Duration:00:55:15

004: Cris Cohen: The Journey to Self-Acceptance

11/13/2019
During the episode you will learn about:The meaning and importance of creativity and how it is often viewed incorrectly as something that is only available to a selected few The role of creative thinking in entrepreneurship How childhood experiences shape us as adults – often quite negatively. For Cris, much of this was to do with his dyslexia; he shares how he overcame these difficulties in his education The journey to realising our passions How Cris’s struggles with his health led to a...

Duration:00:59:23

002 Gilly Hallam: Surviving Stillbirth

11/6/2019
On 9th of May 2014, Gilly Hallam gave birth to her first child, a beautiful baby boy named Eliot. Tragically, Eliot was stillborn. In this episode, Gilly shares her story of how she and her husband Tommy coped with this tragedy, and their journey to having two more children. During the episode you will learn about:Gilly’s story of what happened when she gave birth to her son Eliot who was stillborn Why it’s so important to give topics like stillbirth a voice, so that they are discussed...

Duration:00:55:29

001 Chris Fisher: Surviving Blindness

11/6/2019
In 2008 at the age of 39, Chris Fisher went totally blind in a matter of weeks. In today’s episode, Chris tells us his inspirational story of how a regular guy deals with such adversity, and shares his journey to becoming the only blind professional woodturner in Britain. During the episode you will learn about:Chris’s story of how he went blind, totally out of the blue over a three week period, as a result of toxoplasmosis The sudden and dramatic impact of going blind and the need for...

Duration:00:56:14

003 Hazel Chaisty: Surviving a Life Changing Road Traffic Accident

11/6/2019
In 2004, at the age of 31, Hazel Chaisty was on her way home from work in when she suffered a life-changing injury in a motorbike accident. She claims to be ‘just an ordinary girl from Manchester’, but today Hazel is an international athlete and a member of Team GB. She tells us her remarkable story. During this episode you will learn about:Hazel’s recollection of her motorbike accident and the incredible treatment she received The journey to recovery in hospital and at home as a new...

Duration:00:53:56

Welcome to the Rediscovery Of Me: Life Stories Podcast

10/28/2019
A short introduction to the Rediscovery Of Me: Life Stories Podcast from your host, Holly Hartley.

Duration:00:01:52