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Fearne Cotton talks to incredible people about life, love, loss, and everything in-between as she reveals what happiness means to them.

Fearne Cotton talks to incredible people about life, love, loss, and everything in-between as she reveals what happiness means to them.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Fearne Cotton talks to incredible people about life, love, loss, and everything in-between as she reveals what happiness means to them.

Language:

English


Episodes

Holly Tucker MBE

7/5/2020
She may have founded one of the biggest online retail success stories in British history, but Holly Tucker hasn't stopped dreaming big. In this inspiring chat with Fearne, she discusses the hard work that went into starting Not On The High Street, her new project Holly & Co, and the stresses that success has put on everyone involved. Discover the Happy Place Virtual Festival - all for free - at happyplacefestival.com This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful - to discover...

Duration:00:53:13

Aimi Maunders

6/28/2020
Aimi and her sister Emma both experienced anxiety and depression while they were at school - and whilst there's a stigma around mental health today, back then it was even worse. So they came up with Happiful. Fearne connects with co-founder Aimi to discover how those early experiences came to shape her life, and how the support network she created came to help her again, a little further down the road. Discover Happiful - including its directory of over 17,000 professionals including...

Duration:00:55:34

Jonathan Yeo

6/21/2020
Celebrated portraitist Jonathan Yeo has spent a long time staring into people's eyes. And not just anyone's eyes: some of the most influential and powerful people in the world. Because of that, he's in quite a unique position to talk about body language and how we express ourselves, and the importance of face-to-face communication. See the finished portrait of Fearne here. Discover the Happy Place Virtual Festival - all for free - at happyplacefestival.com This series of Happy Place is...

Duration:00:49:34

Freya Ridings

6/14/2020
Fresh from her Happy Place Virtual Festival performance, Freya talks to Fearne about her difficult school days, her unconventional approach to learning piano and the importance she places on writing her own songs. Discover the full Happy Place Festival line-up - all for free - at happyplacefestival.com This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful - to discover their magazine or if you're looking for online counselling support in your area, head to happiful.com/happyplace

Duration:00:53:42

Alicia Keys

6/7/2020
After finding chart-topping success at a formative age, Alicia Keys has spent a lot of time thinking about the high expectations we put on each other. From her own people-pleasing tendencies in her early career, to her very recent breakthroughs in valuing her own self-worth. In this conversation with Fearne, held under lockdown conditions, they explore those discoveries, her book More Myself, and her forthcoming studio album, Alicia. This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful - to...

Duration:00:52:37

Chris & Rosie Ramsey

6/1/2020
Through their own podcast and social media, they have shared their most intimate parenting highs and lows - and in this late night chat with Fearne, the Ramseys discuss how they've coped in lockdown, what topics are still out of bounds, and how to be themselves as well as a couple. Warning: discussion of miscarriage Vote for Happy Place at the British Podcast Awards: britishpodcastawards.com/vote This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful - to discover their magazine or if you're...

Duration:00:50:42

Glennon Doyle

5/24/2020
The author of Untamed and Body Warrior has a lot to say - and in this interview with Fearne she packs it all into one podcast. From getting angry, to her battles with alcohol and body image... and on to her personal journey of sexuality... oh, and her latest parenting woes. It's all in here. Warning: references to body dismorphia This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful - to discover their magazine or if you're looking for online counselling support in your area, head to...

Duration:00:51:11

Daisy May Cooper

5/17/2020
The star and co-creator of This Country talks to Fearne about writing comedy, getting to meet your heroes and celebrating the life of close friend Michael Sleggs, who passed away in July. This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful - to discover their magazine or if you're looking for online counselling support in your area, head to happiful.com/happyplace

Duration:00:52:16

George Ezra

5/10/2020
In the midst of lockdown, George Ezra's new project seems tailor-fitted to our times: calling up an old friend and celebrating that relationship, despite the distance. Speaking to Fearne, the singer-songwriter reveals his own anxieties and the ways he manages them. You can listen to Phone A Friend on your podcast app now with this link. This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful - to discover their magazine or if you're looking for online counselling support in your area, head to...

Duration:00:46:05

Vex King

5/3/2020
From homeless child to Instagram star, Vex King has spent a lot of time thinking about thought. The author of Good Vibes, Good Life is on a mission to challenge our ideas about self-love, and in this chat with Fearne the mind coach discusses those early challenges to the issues that face him today. This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful - to discover their magazine or if you're looking for online counselling support in your area, head to happiful.com/happyplace

Duration:00:44:42

Ricky Gervais

4/26/2020
Fearne dials in to discover Ricky Gervais is living the dream: one that involves pasta, red wine and talking about the new series of After Life on Netflix. Also on the agenda are Ricky's thoughts about criticism, controversy and Fearne's duvet studio. This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful - to discover their magazine or if you're looking for online counselling support in your area, head to happiful.com/happyplace

Duration:00:53:58

Kelly Jones

4/19/2020
The lead singer of the Stereophonics has often written from experience, and always from the heart - but his most recent work hints at some big upheavals in his life, and the lives around him. Fearne drops into Kelly's studios (pre-lockdown!) to discuss what's been happening, and how he's taking on these changes with positivity and compassion. Thanks to the sponsors of this series of Happy Place, Mindful Chef. For 25% off your first four recipe boxes, plus a free recipe book from its...

Duration:00:49:08

Busy Philipps

4/13/2020
Resilience can be hard-earned characteristic - and Busy Philipps has lived through some tough times and has the tough personality to match it. In this pre-lockdown chat with Fearne, they discuss how to own your past without letting it define you, and making sense of the uncomfortable situations we end up in. Content warning: reference to abortion. Thanks to the sponsors of this series of Happy Place, Mindful Chef. For 25% off your first four recipe boxes, plus a free recipe book from its...

Duration:00:46:17

Dynamo

4/6/2020
Bradford-born magician Dynamo has had quite a journey - from taking on the local bullies with magic to a TV career and millions of fans across the world... and then there's the impact Crohn's disease has had on his health. He talks to Fearne about his positivity and the way he's had to adapt his act to meet his circumstances. Thanks to the sponsors of this series of Happy Place, Mindful Chef. For 25% off your first four recipe boxes, plus a free recipe book from its founders Myles & Giles,...

Duration:00:40:19

Happy Place X GABA Meditation: reconnecting to our happy place

4/1/2020
A special meditation episode composed for you by the podcast GABA (which you'll have heard Fearne mention in our chat with Russell Brand), designed to place you in an ethereal world using sound science to activate the GABA neurotransmitter and promote calm. A thought provoking, emotion releasing, soothing meditation with ASMR, music and storytelling. A beautiful, intoxicating listen. Shut your eyes, sit still, and enjoy…

Duration:00:06:59

Russell Brand: in isolation

3/30/2020
Back by popular demand, Fearne dials up Russell Brand to hear how the comedian and writer has approached the sudden change in all our lives - this is one chat that will leave you feeling more positive about the future... Russell’s own podcast, ‘Under the Skin’ is available exclusively on Luminary. And you can access a ONE MONTH free trial of the Luminary app by visiting luminary.link/happyplace Thanks to the sponsors of this series of Happy Place, Mindful Chef. For 25% off your first...

Duration:00:56:18

Lisa Taddeo

3/23/2020
Over several years, and after interviewing dozens of women, Lisa Taddeo settled on three stories of women and their unique relationships with sex. In this interview with Fearne about the resulting book, Three Women, she talks about how their experiences will sound familiar to many others - even though their cases can be quite extreme. Thanks to our sponsors for series six, Mindful Chef. For 25% off your first four recipe boxes, plus a free recipe book from its founders Myles & Giles, go to...

Duration:00:41:52

Erling Kagge

3/16/2020
Silence can seem quite frightening to many people - but not Erling Kagge. You wouldn't think the explorer, lawyer, art collector, entrepreneur, politician, author and publisher has any time on his hands to sit in silence but, as he tells Fearne, that's the secret of his many successes. For 25% off your first 4 boxes at Mindful Chef, plus a free recipe book from its founders Myles & Giles, go to mindfulchef.com/HAPPYPLACE or use the code HAPPYPLACE at checkout.

Duration:00:44:53

Myles Hopper & Giles Humphries

3/8/2020
Starting a business can take its toll - so what can you do to make the process that bit easier? The founders of Mindful Chef join Fearne to talk about the highs and lows of working together to deliver healthy ingredients and tasty recipes to your door. For 25% off your first 4 boxes at Mindful Chef, plus a free recipe book from founders Myles & Giles, go to mindfulchef.com/HAPPYPLACE or use the code HAPPYPLACE at checkout.

Duration:00:41:59

Special: International Women's Day (Part 2)

3/7/2020
Bryony Gordon, Poorna Bell and Annie Price are back with Fearne for part two of their chat, in front of a live audience, in west London. Thanks to Sweaty Betty, who collaborated with Happy Place to make this episode. Find out more about their work for International Women's Day at sweatybetty.com/fearnecotton.

Duration:00:28:27