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An exploration of the human experience through Conversation and Understanding

An exploration of the human experience through Conversation and Understanding




An exploration of the human experience through Conversation and Understanding




#26 Sereen

On this episode of the podcast, we have the great Sereen. Sereen is a musician and filmmaker who has created an amazing community around her talents in remixing music and telling her authentic story. This conversation is entertaining, educational, and vulnerable and an exploration around the creative process, the creative mind, identity and forging a unique path in a saturated market. Sereen's work speaks for itself. Check it all out below. You can find Sereen on: Tik-Tok:...


#25 Safa Alchami

On the last episode of the year, we have the amazing Safa Alchami. Safa tells us the origin story of how she built a mindset to leave her regular 9-5 and begin an entrepreneurial lifestyle. It begins when she was just a young girl, spending her before and after school hours watching her mum slaving away in the restaurant industry, through to how she used to study to get qualifications in the downtime at work and is now a mentor to others who want to seek greater freedom both financially...


#24 Dr Mohamad Assoum

On this episode of the podcast, we have the amazing Dr Mohamad Assoum. Dr Mohamad is an infectious disease epidemiologist and global health specialist. His background in public health, infectious disease epidemiology, coupled with a history of employment in the World Health Organisation makes this discussion about COVID and Vaccines relevant and informational. You'd think doing an episode with a medical professional may be dry and technical but this conversation pleasantly touched on how...


#23 Lydia Shelly

On this episode of the podcast, we have the powerful Lydia Shelly. Lydia is one of the most humble and staunch legal representatives I have ever met and her life's work is fighting for your right to say what you like. Lydia and I engage in a discussion about civil liberties, the shifty trick our government uses to push through sneaky laws, and the importance of defending the right to protest, even if you fundamentally disagree with what is being protested about. You can find Lydia...


#22 Aisha Abdu

On this episode of the addLove podcast, we have the young and philosophical Aisha Abdu. Aisha is the first listener-turned-guest. Aisha is a bright mind bringing a unique perspective to the idea of third cultures. Aisha delves into her desire to keep her family history and cultures alive and pleads for the general community to stop getting caught up in this on-demand society and start being present to the world around them. You can find Aisha at: Instagram:...


#21 Omar E. Hamid

On this episode of the show, we have the awesome Omar Hamid. Omar is a young mind destined to change how we engage with entrepreneurship and social good in the future. A migrant from Atlanta, United States, and an innovation award winner, Omar is a deep and thoughtful individual who looks beyond the surface of the operation of things. We discuss the nuances of entrepreneurship with Omar giving us an insight into what its like to start an international startup. Omar also gives us some depth...


#20 Heba Shaheed

On this episode, I have Heba Shaheed. The description of "powerful woman" would not do her justice in the grand scheme of things. Heba and I have such a deep dynamic conversation about all things health, self-reflection, and self-betterment. Heba, who I now dub the "pocket rocket" is passionate about inspiring others to be better and being outspoken about injustice which is an obvious alignment to the addLove cause. Listen to Heba explain how our upbringings have more to do with our...


#19 Ali Kickback

On this episode of the addLove podcast, we are blessed with the presence of another podcast host, Ali from Kickback Republic podcast. When two podcast hosts meet it's a given that the topic of podcasting arises but our conversation evolves into a more in-depth conversation about the future of communication and where that leaves us as a society. We also discuss all things motivation and practically how to achieve the dreams you have and the journey you want to embark on but haven't taken...


#18 Abdul Hadi Shah-Idil

On this episode of the addLove podcast, we have the amazing Abdul Hadi Shah-Idil. As someone I would classify Islamically trained but also connected to the western way of life, Abdul Hadi is one of the best people to field my questions about the growing concerns that the community has with what's happening among our leaders. Abdul Hadi doesn't shy away at all from the difficult questions I throw his way and he even begins talking of what those in leadership are missing in order for us all...


#17 Maryam Ardati

On this episode of the addLove podcast, I have an amazing episode for you. Mariam Ardati is a death doula on a volunteer basis. Someone who helps people and their families through the process of death and dying. However, Mariam doesn't speak about death in terms of finality but more about using it to enhance the life we are currently living. It's so profound. She even shares an interesting story towards the end of the episode about how her work can literally change the whole experience of a...


#16 Zizi Charida

On this episode of the addLove podcast, we have the Amazing Zizi Charida who is a powerhouse in community development. We get to get into the nitty-gritty about what our community needs to progress and move forward. We get into the importance and more interestingly the unimportance of our self-perception. We discuss how to avoid becoming a victim when calamity befalls us and I pose a question to Zizi about identity and she has an amazing response breaking the concept down into little...


Bonus episode - Xed talks - Aamon and Zena

On this bonus episode, I am in Melbourne with Zena on her show Xed talks. We talk plenty about different aspects of life, wellness, and identity.


#15 Aishah Ali

Introducing the amazing and talented Aishah Ali! On this episode of the addLove podcast we discuss some amazing topics like how our brains function in everyday society and what we need to do to get our minds right. We break down the concept of delayed gratification and explore how it is one of the factors of success. We explain conflict resolution on a real practical level and how miscommunication can happen in our everyday life without us even knowing. And importantly, we discuss how...


#14 Amal Awad

On this episode of the addlove podcast, we are blessed to be joined by Amal Awad. Although Amal has experience in law and journalism this conversation is defined by the depth of the conversation surrounding creativity and how it can literally save our lives. We discuss authenticity and how it can go a long way to liberating us. Be sure to check out Amal's book that was released just this month! You can find Amal's work at: Amal has her own podcast at:...


#13 Ziyad Serhan

On this episode of the addlove podcast, we are blessed with the presence of the amazing Ziyad Serhan. Ziyad is a co-founder of Educaid, an organization focusing on mental health first aid. We get to dissect and discuss things like toxic positivity, what happens when people lose social connection and Ziyad's struggle to change the discourse in the community. You can find Educaid on Instagram at: Linkedin:...


#12 Sara Saleh

On this episode of the addLove podcast, we have the amazing Sara Saleh. Sara has a legal background and can be found in the back of a bookstore as often as she is on the front lines of a protest defending the rights of minorities. Our conversation is such a diverse one ranging from leadership and justice all the way to ice cream flavours. There is a little bonus for those that listen to the whole conversation about how time is a racist construct. You can find Sara on Instagram at:...


Bonus Episode: Chasing mindgasms - Aamon and Amro

Check out my guest appearance on the chasing mindgasms podcast. Me getting asked some deep and intense questions yielded some deeper answers. You can find all of Amro's art and his podcast on:


#11 Naimah Abdat

On this episode of the addLove podcast, we have Naimah Abdat, one of the best naturopaths in the land. We discuss health, veganism, intermittent fasting and Naimah talks about a wealth of knowledge we only think we know. An episode not to be missed if you have even a remote interest in health or food. You can find Naimah on Instagram at: Or on her website at:


#10 HeartTalk Episode #3 - Amro Mohi

On this episode of HeartTalk with Amro Mohi, we discuss everything from addLove as a movement to medical ethics in the '80s. No topic is off-limits when we talk about how ego and trauma manifest itself in the body and through our actions and how we can use controlled hardship to make the small annoyances in life matter less. There is too much in this conversation to put into words. It was unfortunate that I couldn't get to the reason why I asked Amro to come onto the show, his art. However,...


#09 Tim Carroll

On this episode of the addLove podcast we have the pleasure of hearing from the community titan Tim Carrol. Over 30 years in the community makes him one of the best sources of information and stories in South-West Sydney. Tim is a lover of life and his wonder and desire to learn is something I aspire to. You can find Tim at or find Outloud and thier amazing projects at