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Honest and fun chat around all the questions you’re too scared to search for. Everyone has the same questions, so we can learn from each other’s experiences, however cringeworthy…

Honest and fun chat around all the questions you’re too scared to search for. Everyone has the same questions, so we can learn from each other’s experiences, however cringeworthy…
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United Kingdom

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BBC

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Honest and fun chat around all the questions you’re too scared to search for. Everyone has the same questions, so we can learn from each other’s experiences, however cringeworthy…

Language:

English


Episodes

HIV with George Westwood

9/17/2019
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George Westwood was diagnosed with HIV before he hacked his life to make living with his condition better. He shares his story with Katie Thistleton and Dr Radha.

Duration:00:32:44

Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Emma Hatcher

9/10/2019
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Emma Hatcher was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome before she hacked her life to make it better. Emma shares her story with Katie Thistleton and Dr Radha.

Duration:00:27:16

Transitioning with Juno Dawson

9/3/2019
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Juno Dawson hacked her life when she transitioned from male to female. Juno shares her story with Katie Thistleton and Dr Radha.

Duration:00:38:26

Leaving Love Island with Amy Hart

8/27/2019
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Amy Hart was in the Love Island villa before she hacked her life to make it better. Amy shares her story with Katie Thistleton and Dr Radha.

Duration:00:36:21

Sturge Weber Syndrome with Prisha Bathia

8/20/2019
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Prisha grew up with Sturge Weber Syndrome before she hacked her life to make it better. Prisha shares her story with Katie Thistleton and Dr Radha.

Duration:00:28:37

Gaming Addiction With James Good

8/13/2019
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James Good was playing video games up to 10 hours a day during the height of his addiction before he hacked his life to make it better.

Duration:00:32:44

I’ve Been There: Jade Thirlwall

8/11/2019
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Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall visits an eating disorder clinic, where she shares her experience of overcoming anorexia, offering advice and support to some of its patients.

Duration:00:34:13

Recovering From Paralysis with Esmée Gummer

8/6/2019
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Esmée Gummer was paralysed during a routine operation before she hacked her life to make it better. Esmée shares her story with Katie Thistleton and Dr Radha.

Duration:00:38:12

Losing Your Parents with Shonagh Marie

7/30/2019
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Shonagh Marie lost both her parents during her childhood before she hacked her life to make it better. Shonagh shares her story with Katie Thistleton and Dr Radha.

Duration:00:39:03

Bullying with Alex Holmes

7/23/2019
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Alex Holmes was bullied throughout his time at school before he hacked his life - and the lives of so many young people - to make it better. Alex shares his story with Katie Thistleton and Dr Radha.

Duration:00:31:36

Gambling Addiction with Danny Cheetham

7/16/2019
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Danny Cheetham had £20,000 worth of gambling debt when he hacked his life to make it better. He shares his story with Katie Thistleton and Dr Radha.

Duration:00:28:41

Female Masturbation with Aimee Lou Wood

7/9/2019
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Curious about your body? Aimee Lou Wood from 'that' experimental scene in Sex Education talks about female masturbation, both on and off screen. Katie cringes at some slang words and Dr Radha gives the girls a lesson in the female body, what's not to like?!

Duration:00:32:03

Non-Traditional Families

7/2/2019
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Ever feel your family’s not the ‘norm’? It turns out the internet may be bad place to search for that answer, until now… Katie and Radha find out more from two unconventional families, Louise who was conceived via sperm donor, and Claire who was adopted.

Duration:00:28:12

Climate Change

6/30/2019
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Got eco-anxiety? Inspired by Greta Thunberg? Student striker Destiny discusses climate change in this special Matters of the World takeover.

Duration:00:09:27

Choosing A Career

6/29/2019
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Struggling to pick the right career? Eddy & Apsana chat about their different paths in this special Matters of the World takeover!

Duration:00:12:03

Knife Crime

6/28/2019
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How do you rebuild your confidence after being stabbed? Rico shares his story of turning a negative event into something positive in this special Matters of the World takeover.

Duration:00:10:47

Mindfulness

6/27/2019
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Emily was at the Ariana Grande concert when a bomb went off. She shares how mindfulness has helped her deal with anxiety and trauma in this special Matters of the World takeover.

Duration:00:10:33

Growing Up Online with Lewys Ball

6/26/2019
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Having a social media meltdown? YouTuber Lewys Ball has ALL the tips for living your best life online in this special Matters of the World takeover...

Duration:00:09:53

A Gay Kid's Guide To Life

6/25/2019
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So, you've realised you're gay - what do you do now? Never fear, Riyadh Khalaf - YouTuber, LGBTQ+ activist, podcast host and author of 'Yay! You're gay! Now What?' has some answers. He shares some hilarious, embarassing and emotional moments from his own coming out process.

Duration:00:31:13

My OCD and Me

6/18/2019
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Ever wondered what it really means to have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? It is much more than just the stereotype of liking things to be clean and tidy. Katie and Radha find out more from Eleanor and Chandos who have both lived with OCD.

Duration:00:25:33