Adam Cox is joined by mum, Loulua Zawawi, to discuss her breastfeeding journey. She explains the struggles she has faced, and how incorporating formula helped her. She also gives tips to mums who are choosing a follow-on formula. www.kendamil.com
Adam Cox is joined by Jonathan Hewlett, CEO at w'air, who talks about how the ever-increasing trend known as ‘bracketing' — the act of buying products with the intention of sending them back - is damaging the environment. He explains who w'air are and what they do, in addition to giving tips on how consumers can reduce the effects of fast fashion. www.justwairit.com
Childhood memories are crafted in our experience at the time they are created, but what if we could re-visit them in the light of all we have learnt and experienced in the years in between? Adam Cox uses a technique called regression in this episode which allows us to re-live a moment in the past from a different perspective, bringing new meaning and perhaps emotion, and potentially making a positive change for both the present and the future.
When the process of losing weight is hard work, small lapses can lead to an unsuccessful outcome: the short-term gratification that one gets from those lapses can often lead to losing the main purpose. This episode aims to make the process of losing weight a joy rather than doing something you hate, in a way that you hate. In other words, don't so much lose weight to be happy, but be happy losing weight.
Are you worried about going back to an earlier addiction - like smoking - that you've given up? For many people who've stopped smoking, there's a nagging worry that they may start again: either due to stress or an occasional social dropping of that internal guard which threatens their new non-smoker identity. This episode uses the metaphor of mechanical scales to strengthen the determination to resist a return to a previous addiction, and to solidify a decision about change for the better.
Adam Cox is joined by freelance technology and travel journalist, Chris Price, to discuss the new Avast Digital Citizenship Report and what it reveals about digital literacy across different age groups. He explains why digital literacy is so important for people's lives, and how Brits can improve their understanding of what is real and what isn't online.
Adam Cox is joined by TV vet, Dr Bolu Eso, to discuss new research from Butternut Box which reveals the 5 types of dog owners. He explains how important it is for owners to understand their dog's health, and he gives advice to listeners on how best to care for their pet.
Adam Cox is joined by Kathryn Slatter, CEO of Lifecentre, to discuss new research which underlines the widespread issue of long-term health effects for sexual abuse victims in the UK last year. Kathryn talks through why it may be difficult to reach out for help for those who have experienced sexual abuse and what the services are that Lifecentre offers.
Alcohol habits can often start as relief from stress at work or at home, but what starts as a coping strategy can become a major problem in itself, as addiction starts to take hold. This episode helps to associate alcohol with unpleasant emotions, and to develop other approaches to handle the stress of daily life.
Adam Cox is joined by Bharat Chudasama, from Hope & Glory, for National Tea Day to discuss new research looking at Brit's tea-drinking habits. Bharat comments on if there really is a North/South divide on tea drinking, and why so few people are currently buying Fairtrade tea. He gives some ideas on how to be more conscious when choosing tea, and how consumers can help lower the impact the tea industry has on the environment.
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