Honestly Podcast with Clemmie Telford

Honestly Podcast with Clemmie Telford

By Clemmie Telford + Mags Creative

Think of a topic that makes you feel a bit uncomfortable? From sex lives to salaries, gender to race - influencer, powerhouse and curator of hugely popular 'Mother Of All Lists' blog Clemmie Telford releases her first podcast that refreshingly tackles issues that we, as a society, often shy away from. In fact, the stickier, trickier and 'less spoken about' the subject, the more Clemmie wants to chat honestly about it.

Episodes

OVERWHELM: An honest conversation with Anna Mathur

In a time where the pursuit of balance couldn’t be more relevant, Anna Mathur- psychotherapist, author and mother-of-three, speaks to Clemmie about how to combat overwhelm. Anna's simple analogies, and glaringly obvious truths really are the advice we could all do with. Recorded live in a time before Coronavirus, Anna's tips couldn't come at a better time. So listen to her calming wisdom about how we can all benefit from being more aware of what makes us overwhelmed.If you are a fan of honest conversations and fancy having more of them, Clemmie runs a members-only space called Really Great Group and is always looking for new members. Head here to find out more: https://www.patreon.com/REALLYGREATGROUPFor the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.com. This episode is sponsored by Destinology. Head to  destinology.co.ukTo vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
20/05/2055m 10s

POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSIS: An honest conversation with Laura Dockrill

On this week's special episode of Honestly, Clemmie is joined by Laura Dockrill as she bravely opens up about her devastating mental health struggles with postpartum psychosis. She chats about the moments leading up to her mental health breakdown, the trauma she experienced leading up to this and how she is now raising awareness of postpartum psychosis. If you're affected by this episode, or want to learn more about this, head over to:https://www.app-network.org/https://www.mind.org.uk/https://www.pandasfoundation.org.uk/And of course check out Laura’s book via this link:https://www.amazon.co.uk/What-Have-Done-memoir-motherhood/dp/1529110211And Laura’s recommendation: Inferno by Catherine Chohttps://www.amazon.co.uk/Inferno-Memoir-Catherine-Cho/dp/1526619083For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.comThis episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile. Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
13/05/2049m 55s

HAPPINESS: An honest conversation with Mother Pukka and Papa Pukka

We are all striving to find our happiest selves, something Anna Whitehouse and Matthew Farquharson - aka Mother Pukka and Papa Pukka write about in their latest book ‘Where’s My Happy Ending’. From insights from world-renowned relationship experts to celibate monks, whelk fisherman to handjob workshops, we hear what they learned about contentment, compromise and the pursuit of happiness.For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.comThis episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile. Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
06/05/2039m 49s

INTERSEX: An honest conversation with Susie Temko

The world we live in is much more kaleidoscopic that the binary male and female identities we separate it into. Susannah Temko, found out she was intersex when she was 15 years old, and since has campaigned to raise awareness about the variation of sex and gender in her Ted Talks and activism. As common as redheads, Susannah explains how important recognition of intersex people is, as well as the lessons of identity and gender that she’s teaching others.For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.comThis episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile. Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
29/04/2033m 55s

TATTOOS: An honest conversation with Zaya

Clemmie and Zaya go back a while, but until now their conversations have always been accompanied by the pain of a needle… Meeting in a different type of ‘studio’ we get a glimpse into Zaya’s fascinating journey: from studying at Chelsea School of Art, fainting TWICE the first time she got a tattoo, through to becoming the hugely successful artist she is today and with it get a better picture of how the industry has evolved from underground to mainstream culture.For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.comThis episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile. Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
22/04/2046m 40s

SELF ACCEPTANCE: An honest conversation with Megan Lane

Is there such a thing as true self-acceptance and how do we achieve it? Clemmie speaks to female empowerment and mental health advocate Megan Lane about her transformative relationship with her body, from struggling with an eating disorder and low self-worth for years, through to being able to talk to herself  "as she would her best friend."For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.com This episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile.Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details. To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
15/04/2038m 53s

DIVORCE: An honest conversation with Sarah Langford and Rosie Green

Divorce is something everybody hopes to avoid, but statistically, we know its likely to affect lots of married couples. Clemmie I’m joined by barrister Sarah Langford who unpicks the technicalities of divorce, while journalist Rosie Green talks openly about the breakdown of her 26 years marriage. Together they bridge the gap between offering practical advice and realistic assurance that even when our lives are turned upside down, we’re able to rebuild from the ground up once again.For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.comThis episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile. Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
08/04/2045m 34s

MOTHERHOOD: An honest conversation with Cat & Nat

Motherhood is a rollercoaster. It's brilliant but it's wildly difficult too. One thing that can make it feel less all-consuming is being honest with one another and ourselves, something best friends Cat & Nat, who have 7 kids between them, know all too well. Though their conversation with Clemmie is full of laughter, it touches on some important Mum Truths: from finding your village to avoiding judgement and also the reality of post-baby sex (or lack of it). For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.comThis episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile. Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
01/04/2038m 46s

THE NHS: An honest conversation with Dr Joshua Wolrich

In this informative episode, Clemmie is joined by NHS Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Joshua Wolrich who talks about his journey of becoming a doctor. Clemmie asks all the questions that have crossed your mind as she delves into what the inner workings of the NHS really look like. Recorded a couple of weeks before the outbreak of Covid-19, Joshua talks about the struggles of working in an underfunded health service, but also his personal journey with health, weight loss but fundamentally, why above all he loves his job.  For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.comThis episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile. Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
25/03/2037m 32s

YOUTH HOMELESSNESS: An honest conversation with Kai Samra and Brookemorgan Henry-Rennie

No one expects to become homeless - but sadly it is a reality for many teens. In this thought provoking episode, Clemmie is joined by two incredible guests that show us that you're really able to turn your life around with the right tools. During their teenage years, Kai and Brookemorgan both found themselves becoming Centrepoint residents after life at home became too difficult, but from resilience, strength and perseverance have been able to escape their circumstances, and create a fulfilling future for themselves.For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.comThis episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile. Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
18/03/2040m 45s

STAY AT HOME PARENT: An honest conversation with Ben Telford

On this week's episode of Honestly we're joined by none other than Ben Telford, the wonderful husband to Clemmie, and father of their 3 children. Clemmie and Ben talk about the reasons for Ben becoming the stay at home parent, what the process was like, and how the family has benefitted from this difficult decision. Ben shares some home truths about being a stay at home father, the wider perceptions of this, and why it works for their family.For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.comThis episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile. Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
11/03/2040m 33s

COMPARISON: An honest conversation with Jules von Hep and Lucy Sheridan

Comparison: the thief of joy and something we’re all guilty of falling into the trap of. In this episode, Clemmie is joined by two guests who are experts on the subject - Lucy Sheridan and Jules Von Hep who talk about stopping yourself in the tracks of comparison. Here to empower you to accept yourself and encourage you to be kinder,  this week’s episode is positive and totally life affirming. For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.comThis episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile. Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
04/03/2043m 31s

SEX: An honest conversation with Nadia Deen and Alix Fox

Kickstarting season three off with the stickiest of subjects - Clemmie is talking about sex. Something we all secretly want to know more about, and a topic that firmly needs destigmatising. Clemmie is joined by Nadia Deen - founder of AM appointment, and Alix Fox, journalist and consent writer for Nexflix's Sex Education. As always, honest conversations at the core of this episode, so lean in and learn more about the sex positive work they are doing to help us all feel more comfortable with sex and pleasure.For the full transcription of the episode please follow honestlypodcast.comThis episode is sponsored by Smarty Mobile. Please visit www.smarty.co.uk/honestly for more details.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
26/02/2053m 19s

Season 3 Trailer

Think of a topic that makes you feel a bit uncomfortable? From sex lives to salaries, gender to race - influencer, powerhouse and curator of hugely popular 'Mother Of All Lists' blog Clemmie Telford releases her first podcast that refreshingly tackles issues that we, as a society, often shy away from. In fact, the stickier, trickier and 'less spoken about' the subject, the more Clemmie wants to chat honestly about it.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
19/02/201m 2s

FINANCIAL ABUSE: An honest conversation with Kim Chambers, plus special guest.

In this bonus episode of Honestly, Clemmie speaks to two women seeking to spread greater awareness of what financial abuse looks like. In special partnership with Natwest, Safelives and the Surviving Economic Abuse, Clemmie is joined by Kim Chambers - customer protection manager and plus a special guest who is wishing to remain anonymous but goes by the name of ‘Annie’. As a  survivor of financial abuse and Expert by Experience working with Surviving Economic Abuse,  Annie explains how she came to realise her situation, whilst Kim explains how you can take steps to get the support you need.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
29/01/2050m 34s

INFERTILITY: An honest conversation with Emma Cannon and Izzy Judd

As we wrap up season 2 with this week's topic of infertility, Clemmie is joined by author and podcast host Izzy Judd and fertility expert Emma Cannon. In this moving and informative episode, Izzy tells Clemmie and Emma about her problems conceiving and what eventually worked, whilst Emma adds crucial reassurance from her extensive 15 years of experience that the support and help is out there for people who are struggling with infertility.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
06/11/1932m 37s

ESTRANGEMENT: An honest conversation with Robyn Donaldson

Reportedly as common as divorce and impacting 40% of the UK population, estrangement is this week's topic of conversation on Honestly. Joining Clemmie is Robyn Donaldson, who created an 'Others Day' - a celebration day for people dealing with estrangement.  In this open and emotional conversation, Clemmie and Robyn unpick the taboos of estrangement whilst Robyn talks about her grief, but also the empowerment she has found along the way. To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
30/10/1935m 11s

AGEING: An honest conversation with Suzi Grant

In this special episode of Honestly, Clemmie hosts a live recording at the Marks and Spencer's Style Series event with Suzi Grant, also known as Alternative Ageing. Listen in to this empowering chat as Clemmie and Suzi talk about the realities of getting older and why age has never stopped Suzi from expressing her personality through fashion and embracing her eclectic style as she turns 70 this year.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
23/10/1930m 31s

STRENGTH: An honest conversation with Poorna Bell

Poorna Bell, author and journalist, talks honestly to Clemmie about physical and mental strength. Finding her own relationship with physical strength and weight lifting after her husband's death, Poorna talks about the power this has given her, gender stereotypes in the gym and how no one chooses to be strong, the strength simply finds you. To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
16/10/1940m 36s

BABY LOSS: An honest conversation with Jennie Agg and Elle Wright

This week's episode marks Baby Loss Awareness Week as Jennie Agg and Elle Wright speak to Clemmie about the heartbreaking experience of baby loss. Navigating this difficult conversation, Clemmie learns how Elle and Jennie's different experiences of grief have led them to encourage a more open dialogue for other women who have also lost children. This episode is sponsored by Tommy's, a charity who fund research into preventing miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth. If you're affected by any of the themes in this episode, you can find support over at https://www.tommys.org.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
09/10/1944m 56s

ENVIRONMENTALISM: An honest conversation with Sophie Tait

What can we all be doing to protect the environment? In this episode of Honestly, Clemmie chats to Sophie Tait, environmentalist, author of Trash Plastic blog and now member of Extinction Rebellion. Giving environmentalism the platform that it needs, Sophie shares her journey to activism, her realisations that she needed to act, and why we all need to act now. To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1937m 23s

UNIVERSAL CREDIT: An honest conversation with Erin Smithers

Erin Smithers has been receiving benefits since the birth of her son at 16, but when her tax credits were stopped in January 2019, she was transferred on to Universal Credit - the benefits system that has left many with next to no income. Talking about how her life has changed after her income was cut to just £180 a month, the mother of two shares how her story is actually one of privilege, whilst so many others have been left with far less. To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1929m 31s

PERIODS: An honest conversation with Maisie Hill

This week on Honestly Podcast, Clemmie is joined by Maisie Hill - women’s health expert and practitioner. With over a decade of experience in helping women harness their hormones, Maisie talks about her holistic, seasonal approach to understanding our menstrual cycle and how this knowledge can give us greater empathy for our bodies and our emotional triggers. To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1940m 7s

DISABILITY: An honest conversation with Ben Tansley

This week, Clemmie chats to Ben Tansley on the topic of disability and what that word means to him. Ben was told by doctors that it was unlikely that he would ever walk again after a motorbike accident left him paralysed from the waist down. This may sound like the worst case scenario to many, but Ben saw past his statistics and found joy in the everyday with his two children. Ben chats to Clemmie about making strides in his recovery, his determination to walk again and his passion for helping those who have also been paralysed to find strength in their diagnosis.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1933m 41s

FEAR: An honest conversation with AJ & Adrienne

Kicking off season 2 of Honestly podcast are powerhouses AJ Odudu and Adrienne Herbert. Showcasing true courage throughout their careers - from SAS Who Dares Wins to more personal challenges of loss, AJ and Adrienne share honest accounts of their struggles and triumphs, as well as what it means to be brave in moments of danger. To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1938m 36s

Season 2 Trailer

Name a topic that makes your palms sweat. Have you ever thought about why it makes you feel uncomfortable and what might happen if we all just spoke more openly? Join me for Season 2 of Honestly as I continue to chat to fascinating people about supposed taboos including infertility, phobias, disability and so much more. To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1957s

CANCER: An honest conversation with Deborah James and Saima Thompson

There are a lot of things that you shouldn’t have to do before you turn 35 - telling your family you have terminal cancer is one of them. This was the unthinkable reality for Saima Thompson and Deborah James, as they both live with Stage 4 cancer. Both women share how they live with their prognosis to help squash the taboo, believing that the more informed we are, the closer we are to beating cancer. Proving that a cancer diagnosis doesn't stop you from living in the present, Deborah and Saima’s positivity, honesty and humour make this a truly inspiring conversation.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1939m 47s

SOBRIETY: An honest conversation with Millie Gooch

Hangxiety - The feeling of overwhelming guilt, stress, and worry you experience the day after a drinking binge. We’ve all been there, waking up with the dreaded fear of what you did or said last night. But what if that was a thing of the past? Swapping sloshed nights out to sober nights and hangover-less mornings, Millie Gooch is changing the perception of what a night out can look like. Suffering from periods of heightened anxiety from alcohol and hangovers halving her weekends, Millie has gone sober and formed a community online @sobergirlssociety which destigmatises sobriety and shows people that you can have just as much fun, without the sore head the next day.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1937m 28s

GENDER: An honest conversation with Charlie Craggs

To mark Pride Month, Clemmie shares this poignant conversation about gender and trans rights with Charlie Craggs - author, activist and founder of Nail Transphobia. As someone making waves in the LGBTQ+ community, Charlie is passionate about giving the community visibility and sharing her story of identity, acceptance, and her unwavering determination to be authentically herself.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1928m 44s

FAITH: An honest conversation with Nilly Dahlia

This week, Clemmie speaks to Nilly Dahlia about motherhood, her faith and how the two interact with one another. Growing up in a predominantly non-Muslim area, Nilly explains how her faith found her and shares her experience of being a modern Muslim and raising her young family with culture and faith at the heart of their daily lives.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1926m 30s

BODY IMAGE: An honest conversation with Callie Thorpe

Speaking to Clemmie this week is self proclaimed 'sassy Welsh gal' Callie Thorpe - blogger, model and plus size body positive campaigner praised for creating a community that is body shame free. Believing that you can be whoever you want to be regardless of your size, Callie shares her journey to body acceptance. Clemmie and Callie talk travel, diet culture and calling out internalised fat phobia. This much welcomed chat sets the record straight - that all shapes and sizes should be celebrated.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1936m 4s

PRISON: An honest conversation with Lisa Selby

Life on both sides of the bars. Lisa Selby tells Clemmie about her experience of keeping a relationship alive when the one you love is doing time. She opens up about the reality of being the one on the outside looking in, shedding light on how she and her boyfriend of three years, Elliot, have coped. Divulging both her hopes and worries about the prospect of Elliot's release, this is a fascinating account of how prison life has affected them both as they plan for their future. Editors note: Elliot has now been released, but at the time of recording was still behind bars.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1931m 51s

MONEY: An honest conversation with Alex Holder

Do you get that uncomfortable feeling when people ask you how much you earn? Why is it that we cringe with awkwardness when we're asked about our financial situation? Clemmie gets to the bottom of this with journalist and author of 'Open Up: The Power of Talking about Money' Alex Holder. Together they explore 'FOMO spending', the link between salary and self esteem and why money is one of the last taboos. In a bid to get more people talking openly about their financial situation, they hope to shake off some of society's shame around this subject.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1927m 58s

RACE: An honest conversation with Niran Vinod and Candice Brathwaite

Clemmie's guests this week are Niran Vinod and Candice Brathwaite who delve into the topic of race, explaining why they may never feel completely free from judgement. Niran and Candice are both parents who want their children to feel encouraged to be completely who they are instead of being boxed in by societal stereotypes. Exposing truths with a few laughs along the way, this conversation is one we can all learn something from.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1941m 45s

DEATH: An honest conversation with Anna Lyons and Louise Winters

Popped your clogs, passed away, brown bread - there are so many euphemisms we use to say that someone has died. Two women who are encouraging us to talk more honestly about death are Anna Lyons and Louise Winters; a respective end of life doula, and a progressive funeral director who together founded Life Death Whatever. Anna and Louise share the importance of changing the dialogue surrounding death and all they have come to appreciate about being alive in this uplifting and touching episode.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1936m 10s

MARRIAGE: An honest conversation with Clemmie and Simon Hooper

Clemmie lifts the lid on marriage with instagram duo Clemmie and Simon Hooper (aka Mother of Daughters and Father of Daughters) as they share what it takes to prioritise one another in amongst a busy family life. In this intimate conversation Clemmie ‘goes deep’ with The Hoopers: discussing their views on therapy, their ‘not so conventional’ love story and that all important question... should you schedule sex in a long-term relationship? A chatty insight conversation, peppered with statistics, laughs and tips on how they keep their partnership as strong as ever.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
02/10/1937m 40s

Trailer

Think of a topic that makes you feel a bit uncomfortable? From sex lives to salaries, gender to race - influencer, powerhouse and curator of hugely popular 'Mother Of All Lists' blog Clemmie Telford releases her first podcast that refreshingly tackles issues that we, as a society, often shy away from. In fact, the stickier, trickier and 'less spoken about' the subject, the more Clemmie wants to chat honestly about it.To vote for Honestly to win the Listener’s Choice Awards, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
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