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We Are Women is a podcast from Mint Velvet exploring the triumphs and challenges of being a woman and what empowers us. Hosted by acclaimed writer, broadcaster and comedian Viv Groskop, each episode will feature a host of experts and interesting individuals tackling a new hot topic.

We Are Women is a podcast from Mint Velvet exploring the triumphs and challenges of being a woman and what empowers us. Hosted by acclaimed writer, broadcaster and comedian Viv Groskop, each episode will feature a host of experts and interesting individuals tackling a new hot topic.
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We Are Women is a podcast from Mint Velvet exploring the triumphs and challenges of being a woman and what empowers us. Hosted by acclaimed writer, broadcaster and comedian Viv Groskop, each episode will feature a host of experts and interesting individuals tackling a new hot topic.

Twitter:

@mintvelvet

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 17 Optimism - with Ruby Wax

8/29/2018
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Would you like to upgrade your brain? Who wouldn’t? Ruby Wax, Matt Haig and Lucy Porter join presenter Viv Groskop to explore how to literally change your mind and be happier, healthier and less stressed. In a very special edition recorded at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, we hear insights from the world of comedy, style tips from the team at the largest Mint Velvet store in the UK - oh, and an exclusive revelation of what Matt Haig wears in bed.

Duration:00:35:02

Episode 16 Parenting - with Paloma Faith

7/25/2018
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The multi-award winning singer Paloma Faith joins presenter Viv Groskop to discuss how motherhood has made her feel more powerful and its influence on her songwriting. And, inspired by Mint Velvet’s new kidswear range MINTIE, Jessica Fostekew (comedian and writer) and Michelle Kennedy (CEO and Co-founder of Peanut) discuss the joy of dressing children and their parenting top tips and guilty secrets.

Duration:00:33:30

Episode 15 Time Out - with Robert Webb

6/27/2018
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Our very first male guest, Robert Webb, explains why he thinks men need to get better at understanding their own feelings as he talks love, loss and life with presenter Viv Groskop. Viv is also joined by Grainne Maguire and Petra Velzeboer to talk taking charge of your phone, managing your flight or fight response, and the creative power of stepping away.

Duration:00:30:16

Episode 14 Social Summer - with Ellie Taylor

5/30/2018
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Can you wear black to a wedding? What’s the best way to make small talk? And why did Ellie Taylor end up weeping in the ladies on her wedding day? Join Viv Groskop and her guests Lucy Mangan, Ellie Taylor and Jo Bryant for a masterclass in keeping this summer’s social events stress-free. Plus, simply tell us your favourite childhood book to be in with a chance of winning a copy of Lucy Mangan’s enchanting memoir, Bookworm.

Duration:00:32:00

Episode 13 Freedom - with Konnie Huq

4/26/2018
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What does freedom mean to you? It could be jumping into a lake in Guatemala, it could be finishing a cup of tea in peace! Guests Konnie Huq, Anna Hart and Rebecca Holman tell presenter Viv Groskop their secrets for finding freedom in everyday life. The team debate the pros and cons of leaving social media, and ask if the art of packing a suitcase could hold the key to a simpler existence? Plus Anna Hart shares her top tips for a stress-free summer.

Duration:00:33:18

Episode 10 Self Care – with June Sarpong

2/2/2018
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Are you looking after yourself properly? June Sarpong, Vicki Pavitt, Selina Barker, Kat Farmer and Abigail James join presenter Viv Groskop to talk love, meditation, connection, sleep and how you can choose to let life break you – or make you. Plus the chance to ask your skincare questions directly to Abigail by tweeting @mintvelvet !

Duration:00:38:18

Episode 9 Beginning - with Gretchen Rubin

1/11/2018
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Do you want to be happier, healthier and more productive in 2018? Of course you do! Gretchen Rubin, Daisy Buchanan and Shona Vertue join presenter Viv Groskop to explore our different personality types and the top tips and tricks to make new habits really stick. Listen to discover your tendency and how to make it work for you.

Duration:00:39:03

Episode 8 Tradition - with Grace Dent

11/30/2017
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What's your favourite festive tradition? Presenter Viv Groskop talks tradition, trends and the unexpected joy of Christmas brooches with Grace Dent, Amber Butchart, Jen Brister and Kate Watson-Smyth. Listen, and find out why your on-trend sparkly party dress is actually channelling the Ancient Egyptians...

Duration:00:46:36

Episode 7 The Good Life - with Sara Pascoe

10/26/2017
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What are the ingredients of a good life? Self belief? Hygge? Marmalade? Sara Pascoe, Bronte Aurell, Alix Fox and Elizabeth Day join presenter Viv Groskop to talk about the secrets of good living, from owl-shaped handbags to paying your own way. Listen and learn the Viking secret of happiness!

Duration:00:38:56

Episode 6 The Journey - with Gabby Logan

9/28/2017
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Are you making the most of your journey through life? Gabby Logan, Dolly Alderton, Liana Bird and Brita Fernandez Schmidt reveal their top tips for enjoying the ride. They talk to presenter Viv Groskop about success, sisterhood and marking those moments of joy (even if it’s just with a glass of flat cava…)

Duration:00:38:03

Episode 5 Caring - with Jo Whiley

8/23/2017
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Remember the time Jay-Z sat on your sofa eating strawberries with your gran? Jo Whiley does. She joins presenter Viv Groskop to talk celebrities, family and how she cares too much about other people's happiness. Cariad Lloyd discusses grief and ice cream, while Emma Gannon reveals which body part she used to hate (but doesn't any more).

Duration:00:36:10

Episode 4 Make Yourself Heard - with Sophie Ellis-Bextor

7/27/2017
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Do you know how to really make your voice heard? Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Jo Elvin, Angela Saini and Caroline Goyder reveal their trade secrets and top tips. They talk to presenter Viv Groskop about managing your boss, owning your individual gorgeousness and what on earth you can learn from the mysterious acronym FOFBOC.

Duration:00:35:45

Episode 3 The Art of Escape - with Edith Bowman

6/15/2017
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What have you escaped? Presenter Viv Groskop reveals what she is most proud of escaping - and what she will never escape. Viv is joined by guests Edith Bowman, Ann Patchett, Sindhu Vee and Caroline Jones to discuss ambition, fear and why imperfection makes people trust you.

Duration:00:36:12

Episode 2 The Importance of Friendship - with Alice Levine and Gemma Cairney

4/28/2017
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Do you dare to ask what it's really like to be your friend? Presenter Viv Groskop challenges her guests to find out, live on air. Joined by Gemma Cairney, Laura Jackson, Alice Levine, Julia Hobsbawm and Linda Blair, Viv talks modern friendship, pheromones and how dressing well can transform your career.

Duration:00:36:42

Episode 1 The Art of Change - with Mariella Frostrup

3/7/2017
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Introducing the new We Are Women podcast from Mint Velvet. Presenter Viv Groskop is joined by Lucy Porter, Mariella Frostrup, Polly Vernon and Lucy Maddox to discuss International Women's Day, the art of making a change and how your wardrobe can tell your story.

Duration:00:36:52