Simon Thomas explores human endurance through the toughest times. In a series of interviews with well-known celebrities and notable people, he discovers how crisis and desperation can lead to hope and inspiration for a new and happy life.
Here we will discover that people from all walks of life have endured the most difficult times. That there is hope. That our most desperate moments can reveal strength and resilience we didn’t know we had. That things can, and will, get better.
In this interview, Simon talks to the CEO of the Wilderness Foundation, Jo Roberts. Jo founded the charity to help young people from difficult, abusive and impoverished backgrounds. She guides them to find solice, courage and understanding in the wilderness of nature. In this episode, she reveals how these young people come to her broken and closed, and how her wilderness trails make a lasting impact in their lives.
If you have been through life events similar to those described in this episode and you need someone to talk to, please contact the samaritans, free any time, from any phone, on 116 123
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