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.
Adam Cox is joined by Randeep Somel, Fund Manager for Climate Solutions Fund at M&G Investments, for World Earth Day to discuss impact investing, and the size of the opportunity to get to net-zero by 2056. Randeep explains some of the constraints that could arise in getting to net zero, and how impact investing can help the environment.
Adam Cox is joined by Chand Chudasama, Partner in Strategic
Corporate Finance at Price Bailey, to discuss new data which highlights considerable investment growth for regions of the UK. They look at the sort of industries that are currently particularly popular with venture capitalists, and Chand gives advice to business owners currently looking for investment.
Adam Cox is joined by Clar Rosso, Chief Executive Officer of (ISC)2, to discuss the brand's recent announcement, and what the new Entry Level Cybersecurity Certification aims to achieve. They look at what the cybersecurity job market looks like right now, and how current students can prepare themselves for success.
Confidence and self-worth as an adult generally stems from childhood: it may be thought that childhood is what you make of it, but not everyone has the same opportunities. Where this is the case, the consequences are either to develop a coping strategy, which often leads downhill, or to react against that feeling of resignation and make the change. This episode helps find people that different roadmap, and achieve their potential in life.
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