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The Other Stories Podcast

The Other Stories Podcast

Hosted by: Rachel Maunder

The Other Stories Podcast is a collection of honest, open and sometimes candid conversations with people from a whole range of marginalised, under-represented and unheard groups who share their stories about feeling...

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Supporting overindulgence

As someone who’s known overindulgence from the inside looking out, join us for this episode with Duncan BB where he shares some insights and ideas on how to take the first steps out of that place and how to best...
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Educating with love

When it comes to ticking the diversity and inclusion boxes, Eve Horne would be a very safe bet. It starts with her Irish Catholic, Jamaican and Scottish roots and progresses on to becoming one of very few women in the...
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MS - the hidden condition

Knowing there was a link between optic neuritis which Ann had experienced in her early 30’s, and MS, she lost no time in seeking a medical opinion when following the birth of both of her children she lost sensation...
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She will never

What does perfect sight look like – really? And what does it mean when you’re told that you don’t have it? What do the others see that you don’t? These are just some of the questions Amanda Harris wondered about as a...
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Activating introverts

‘Introverts are shy.’ ‘They don’t have anything to say in meetings.’ But are those assumptions right? Talking about his work with organisations around activating introverts, Jon Baker dispels some of the many common...
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Rebuilding a life around ME

Always very driven and with a busy, demanding and successful corporate career in sales, Catherine Watkin thought that her levels of fatigue were normal for anyone in her situation. It was only once she’d stepped off...
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Pushing boundaries

As a British Pakistani Muslim Hijab-wearing woman who is also a Leadership and Confidence Coach, a European silver kickboxing medallist, an international speaker, mum and wife, Sobiya Jawaid talks about why it’s...
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Living life on high alert

Following an accident, Ruth was deaf from the age of 3 years old but she’s never let it hold her back. As she shares her story about being determined to not stand out for her deafness, you’ll hear how she successfully...
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When the right language wasn't there

Despite going through the usual rites of passage of job, marriage and parenthood, Jo Lockwood always had a nagging feeling that she was ‘in the wrong queue’ or ‘in the wrong seat.’ With no language back in the 70’s...
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From lived experience to life's work

Specialising in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and its alignment with inclusive leadership, Jackie Handy has seen both sides of the coin. and we explore this further in this conversation. She knows first-hand how...
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How self-esteem influences trauma

  A story of strength through adversity! Born without a lens in her right eye, an impairment that is obvious for all to see, the behaviours of others around her as a child (in most cases completely unconscious on...
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NOT too fat to run

Listen to this episode to hear how feeling shame around how her size and it's perceived impact on her fitness triggered Julie to start her global movement, Too Fat to Run, taking others away from that shame too. Julie...
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