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Episodes

Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 77

10/16/2017
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On this week's podcast Viv discusses a territorial housemate, having to work with a colleague who once bullied you, and a teenager who can't stop eating.

Duration: 00:12:22


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 76

10/2/2017
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In this week's podcast, Viv discusses when a friend owes you money, when banter in a relationship goes too far, adapting to a high pressure promotion, and how to get your social life back after a divorce.

Duration: 00:14:20


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 75

9/19/2017
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On this week's podcast, Viv discusses a needy neighbour, a boyfriend who won't do chores, a screen-addict son, and how to stop fear from taking control

Duration: 00:16:01


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 74 With Meik Wiking

9/5/2017
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In this week's podcast, happiness expert Meik Wiking joins Viv to answer a question about how to get out of a 'woe is me' rut

Duration: 00:08:48


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 73

8/22/2017
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On this week's podcast, Viv discusses what to do when you face the prospect of keeping a secret from the man you are going to marry, and when the shock of becoming a stepmother gets too much.

Duration: 00:13:32


I'm Sorry We Haven't A Dude: The Pool's All-Female Comedy Panel Show

8/16/2017
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After discovering there has only been one all-female comedy panel show line-up *ever*, we assembled comedians Jayde Adams, Mae Martin, Aditi Mittal and Elf Lyons in a studio with host Viv Groskop to create our own.

Duration: 00:29:21


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 72

8/8/2017
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On this week’s podcast, Viv discusses what to do when your partner’s mental health threatens to derail everything.

Duration: 00:14:18


Chimene Suleyman: My Name Is My Name

8/2/2017
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To celebrate the release of The Good Immigrant on audiobook, we're sharing an extract by writer Chimene Suleyman, who reads her essay My Name Is My Name.

Duration: 00:22:18


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 71

7/25/2017
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On this week's podcast, Viv discusses how to deal with an introvert flatmate, feeling pessimistic about a career in the arts, and what to do when a grieving friend needs more help than you can give

Duration: 00:16:15


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 70

7/10/2017
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On this week’s podcast, Viv discusses what to do when you’ve been through a break-up and all you want is to love and be loved, but suddenly everything seems meaningless and pointless

Duration: 00:13:44


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 69

6/26/2017
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On this week's podcast, Viv discusses striking out on your own, possessive parents-in-law, when your dream job turns out to be not that great, and when you don’t want to visit your boyfriend’s parents ever again

Duration: 00:09:31


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 68

6/12/2017
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In this week’s podcast, Viv answers a question from a woman who has left a difficult relationship but now doesn’t know how to go on

Duration: 00:07:56


The Pool Meets Helen Fielding: The Director's Cut

6/9/2017
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In the director's cut of this podcast, Helen Fielding talks to The Pool's Lauren Bravo about what she thinks of Bridget Jones being a teen idol, winning a pig, and killing off Mark Darcy

Duration: 00:40:12


12 minutes with Helen Fielding

6/8/2017
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Lauren Bravo spoke to Helen Fielding – novelist, screenwriter, and creator of Bridget Jones – about ageing, politics, and messing things up

Duration: 00:10:24


The Pool Meets Jeff Brazier

6/2/2017
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Presenter and reality TV star, Jeff Brazier, has written a book about grief, based on his work as a life coach but also his personal experiences, including the loss of Jade Goody in 2009. Marisa Bate meets him

Duration: 00:38:25


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 67

5/30/2017
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On this week's podcast, Viv discusses worrying about looking old, how to deal with age gap judgement, when smoking gets in the way, and dealing with different lifestyles in a relationship

Duration: 00:14:23


Lucy Worsley On Jane Austen's Life, Loves, And Badassery

5/19/2017
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In the director's cut of this podcast, Lucy Worsley delves deeper into the life of the novelist, and proves that Austen was anything but a prim and proper spinster

Duration: 01:33:24


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 66

5/16/2017
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On this week’s podcast, Viv discusses what to do when your family is falling out over funeral arrangements

Duration: 00:09:28


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 65

4/28/2017
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On this week’s podcast, Viv discusses what to do when your mother-in-law gives you presents you hate, how to react if your 7-year-old wants her hair straightened, getting teenagers to revise for GCSEs, and long-distance relationships

Duration: 00:07:07


Waving, Not Drowning: Episode 64

4/8/2017
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On this week's podcast, Viv discusses what to do when your finances are mismatched in a relationship, a sibling taking advantage of your parents, what to say to a sexually active teenage son, and how to keep your relationship alive when life becomes “one big parentfest”

Duration: 00:08:49

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