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Episode 93 – Zivit Inbar – Growing despite adversity

Her Story Radio - Episode 93 Zivit Inbar - Growing through adversity

Dr Zivit Inbar, CEO of Different Thinking shares her story about how adversity can be a catalyst for growth. Zivit tells us of how labels, Stealth Dyslexia, grief, and cultural and gender bias have all played a significant path in leading her to follow her passion. Zivit’s story is about strength, resilience and how she…

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I’m not ovary-acting – it’s PMDD by Lynda Pickett

I’m not ovary-acting - it’s PMDD - Lynda Pickett

I’m 39 years young and in a matter of weeks, I’ll be having my uterus, tubes, and ovaries removed. Not because of some aggressive life-threatening cancer and not due to any unbearable physical pain. In fact, my womb is in perfect working order, having housed my two healthy children, and servicing me with around 250…

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Episode 91 – Jessica Mendoza – This is where I belong

Her Story Radio - Episode 91 - Jessica Mendoza

If you listen carefully to Jessica Mendoza’s accent you will gain insight into where she grew up, but ask her where she belongs and you won’t get the straightforward answer you might be looking for. Born in Venezuela, Jessica and her mum moved to Scotland when she was 7 years old, then back to Venezuela, finally…

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Episode 90 – Ina Coveney – Getting kicked off your path

Her Story Radio - Episode 90 - Ina Covenye

At the age of 9 Ina Coveney was inventing things and by the time she was 10, she knew that she wanted to be an Electrical Engineer. Her career and life path were clearly defined. Ina grew up in a family of over-achievers. Her parents both worked in high profile corporate jobs and it seemed…

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Episode 89 – Sveti Williams – How to fix your sleep

Her Story Radio - Episode 89 - Sveti Williams - How sleep affects your health

Sveti Williams is a Sleepologist who helps people fix their sleep. In her early 20’s she was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that set her on a path to discover how she could be and feel healthier. She fixed her diet and began exercising, yet she still didn’t feel right. She discovered the impact that…

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The story of Baby Doe – Noelle Rose Andressen

The story of baby doe - Noelle Rose Andressen

“In the darkness, a silent frightened cry is heard, it is that of an infant struggling to stay alive in the surroundings of refuse, a mother has just abandoned her baby in a trash bin…” Those were the opening words of an Emmy nominated film my husband and I created from scratch with no budget,…

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Episode 86: Is your home affecting your health – Nicole Bijlsma

Her Story Radio - Nicole Bijlsma - Is your home healthy?

Nicole Bijlsma is a Building Biologist which means that she finds the connection between built environments, like our homes, and health problems. Her fascination with this area and subsequent expertise, came about when she experienced 10 traumatic miscarriages. Specialists could not pinpoint the underlying problem and it wasn’t until Nicole heard of the work of…

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