Good Influence with Gemma Styles

Good Influence with Gemma Styles

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Welcome to Good Influence with Gemma Styles! This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. So if you want to learn more about climate change, therapy, food waste, sustainable fashion, mental health and so much more, now you have a place to start. Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com

Episodes

Zoe Sugg on Anxiety and Life Online

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. This week, we're talking about anxiety and life online; how social media has evolved, speaking openly about Mental health and the pros and cons of doing so, and being nosy into other people’s lives. Zoe Sugg is vlogger, influencer, author and business woman, who you may know as Zoella. Zoe is one of the original YouTubers, has been sharing content online for the last 12 years, and has amassed over 25 million followers and subscribers across her social media platforms. Zoe has spoken openly about her anxiety and panic attacks online, and is an ambassador for the charity Mind. She also co-founded the Digital Detox Day event, encouraging people to evaluate their relationship with social media. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Zoe and her recommendations: Instagram: @ zoesugg / @zoella YouTube: MoreZoella Twitter: @Zoella Website: Zoella.co.uk Something to read: Katherine Ormerod’s ‘Why Social Media is Ruining Your Life’ or Lucy Sheridan’s ‘The Comparison Cure’ Something to listen to: The ‘Complete Relaxation’ App Something to watch: Digital Detox Day IGTV’s on Zoe’s Channel Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com
25/01/211h 14m

Nyome Nicholas-Williams on Body Acceptance and Censorship

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. This week, we're talking about body acceptance and censorship; the plus size modelling industry, the co-opting of body positivity, and being thrust into the role of activist. Nyome Nicholas-Williams is a plus size model who has worked with brands including Adidas, Boots and Dove. She's also an activist and describes herself as an advocate for mental health, body love and acceptance. In 2020, she made headlines after portraits of her were repeatedly removed from Instagram, sparking a campaign and the hashtag, #IwanttoseeNyome, eventually leading to an Instagram policy change. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Nyome and her recommendations: Instagram: @curvynyome Something to read: Vice article ‘How Three Women Forced Instagram to Change its Nudity Policy’ Something to listen to: Podcast ‘The Skin You’re In: My Skin, My Beauty With Nyome Nicholas-Williams’ Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com
18/01/2147m 18s

Millie Gooch on Going Alcohol Free

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. This week, we're talking about going alcohol free; a movement of people becoming sober-curious, the role of technology in our nights out, and what can be gained from ditching the drink. Millie Gooch is a journalist, author and founder of The Sober Girl Society, which she describes as a happy place for sober and sober curious women to celebrate being hangover free. Her new book The Sober Girl Society Handbook is out this January. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Millie and her recommendations: Instagram: @milliegooch / @sobergirlsociety Twitter: @milliegooch Website: sobergirlsociety.com Something to read: The Sober Girl Society Handbook – Millie Gooch Something to watch: BBC’s ‘Hayley goes sober’ Something to listen to: Podcasts ‘Sober Curious’, ‘Love Sober’ or ‘Seltzer Squad’ Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com
11/01/211h 0m

Jack Harries on Climate Action

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. This week, we're talking about climate action; a refresher on what climate change means, the power of emotion to inspire action, and why our individual contributions matter so much. Jack Harries is a documentary filmmaker, photographer and activist. He started his YouTube channel Jacksgap to document his gap year, and alongside his twin brother Finn, built up an audience of over 4 million subscribers. Jack uses platform to raise awareness around the issues of mental health, migration and the environment. He's also the co -founder of earthrise studio, a new online community and youth-led media company dedicated to communicating the climate crisis. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Jack and his recommendations: Instagram: @jackharries Twitter: @JackHarries Youtube: Jack Harries Website: jacksonharries.com Something to read: Jonathan Safran Foer - We Are the Weather Something to watch: Netflix's 'My Octopus Teacher' Something to listen to: Outrage and Optimism Podcast Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com
04/01/211h 1m

Dr Julie Smith on Therapy

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. This week, we’re talking about therapy; people's attitudes towards seeking help, learning about how our minds work, and how to start talking about mental health. Dr. Julie Smith is a clinical psychologist and shares bite sized mental health and motivational videos online on TikTok, Instagram and YouTube. Her online audience has grown astronomically through 2020, particularly with young people who have related to her videos and who have put her advice into practice. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Julie, and her recommendations: Instagram: @drjuliesmith TikTok: @drjuliesmith Twitter: @Dr_Julie_Smith Youtube: Dr Julie Smith Website: doctorjuliesmith.com Something to read: Carol Dweck - Mindset Something to watch: Julie’s videos or Ted Talks on YouTube Something to listen to: The Rich Roll Podcast Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com ---- This Podcast is kindly supported by French beauty brand, L'Occitane. You can get 10% off all purchases online and in-store, as well as FREE delivery on all online orders with the code GOODINFLUENCE. Code valid until 4th January 2021
28/12/2048m 6s

Venetia La Manna on Sustainable Fashion

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. This week we’re talking about sustainable fashion; how our habits might need to change, the importance of remembering who makes our clothes and the most sustainable outfits. Venetia La Manna is a broadcaster and fair fashion campaigner. Earlier this year she co-founded Remember Who Made Them, a digital campaign and podcast series with aims to re-energise a new solidarity economy in fashion. She also uses her own history of fast fashion consumption to teach others about the industry and how to approach your wardrobe in a more sustainable way. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Venetia, and her recommendations: Instagram: @venetialamanna Twitter: @venetialamanna Youtube: Venetia La Manna Website: www.venetialamanna.com Something to read: Elizabeth Kline’s article ‘The Twilight of the Ethical Consumer’ Something to watch: Netflix’s The Patriot Act with Hassan Minaj ‘The Ugly Truth of Fast Fashion’ Something to listen to: Venetia’s Podcast ‘Remember Who Made Them’ Also mentioned: Dead White Man’s Clothes @theorispresent on Instagram Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com ---- This Podcast is kindly supported by French beauty brand, L'Occitane. You can get 10% off all purchases online and in-store, as well as FREE delivery on all online orders with the code GOODINFLUENCE. Code valid until 4th January 2021
21/12/2052m 0s

Deborah Frances-White on Feminism and the Refugee Crisis

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. This week we’re talking about feminism; intersectional feminism, the importance of the media we consume and the refugee crisis, how to use your skills for good and how feminism can help. Deborah Frances-White is a comedian, author, screenwriter and podcaster. Her award winning podcast 'The Guilty Feminist' has amassed over 50 million downloads worldwide, and has expanded into tours and an accompanying book. Deborah uses her platform to help multiple causes, particularly around the refugee crisis and human rights, and is an ambassador for Amnesty International. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Deborah, and her recommendations: Instagram: @dfdubz Twitter: @DeborahFW Website: deborahfrances-white.com Something to read: Toni Morrison - A Song of Solomon & Sandi Toksvig - Toksvig's Almanac 2021 Something to watch: HBO's 'Insecure' & Netflix's 'Orthodox' Something to listen to: Baratunde Thurston - How to Citizen Podcast Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com ---- This Podcast is kindly supported by French beauty brand, L'Occitane. You can get 10% off all purchases online and in-store, as well as FREE delivery on all online orders with the code GOODINFLUENCE. Code valid until 4th January 2021
14/12/201h 0m

Natalie Scott on Money and Mindset

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. This week we’re talking about money; why mindset is so important in approaching our finances, how our parents can affect our thinking and some ways to rethink our relationship with how we spend. Natalie Scott is a money mindset coach. She works to educate, elevate and empower Millennials and Gen Z to banish those self-limiting beliefs that creep in from time to time, and start to pay themselves first. She not only offers 1-1 coaching but shares advice and tips on social media and on platforms such as BBC Radio. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Natalie, and her recommendations: Instagram: @nataliescottempowers Website: nataliescottempowers.com Something to read: Robert Kiyosake - Rich Dad Poor Dad or Darren Hardy - The Compound Effect Something to watch: YouTube or Netflix's 'The Secret' or The Wolf of Wallstreet Something to listen to: Pete Matthews - The Meaningful Money Podcast Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com ---- This Podcast is kindly supported by French beauty brand, L'Occitane. You can get 10% off all purchases online and in-store, as well as FREE delivery on all online orders with the code GOODINFLUENCE. Code valid until 4th January 2021
07/12/2053m 7s

Lucy Sheridan on Comparison

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. In this week's episode we’re talking about comparison; how people react to comparison, the different types of comparison, when comparing ourselves can become a problem and how to retrain our brains around comparison. Lucy Sheridan is the world's first and only comparison coach, after finding comparison becoming an issue in her own life. She has been described as the Queen of self-worth and teaches work shops as well as offering private coaching. She also gives some amazing nuggets of information and tips on her social media accounts and released her manual to help deal with comparison 'The Comparison Cure' in 2019. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Lucy, and her recommendations: Instagram: @lucysheridan Twitter: @lucysheridan Website: proofcoaching.com Something to read: Lucy Sheridan - The Comparison Cure: How to be less "them" and more "you" Something to watch: Brené Brown's Ted Talk - The Power of Vulnerability Something to listen to: Gay Hendricks audiobook - The Big Leap Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com
30/11/2051m 18s

Max La Manna on Food Waste

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. In this week's episode we’re talking about food waste; how much we're throwing away, why that's a problem, what we can do to save ourselves meals and money tips and tricks to turn your leftovers or scraps into delicious meals. Max La Manna is a zero waste chef, sustainability advocate, environmentalist and author. His debut cookbook 'More Plants Less Waste' was voted 2020's second most sustainable cookbook in the world, and he shares his tips and tricks to lower your waste output and recipes for exciting meals using food that might have otherwise been wasted on social media. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Max, and his recommendations: Instagram: @maxlamanna Twitter: @max_lamanna Website: maxlamanna.com Something to read: Tristram Stuart - Waste Something to watch: Netflix's ‘The Patriot Act' episode on 'How America is causing Global Obesity' Something to listen to: Dr Ayana Elizabeth Johnson's Podcast 'How to Save a Planet' Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com
23/11/2040m 36s

Michelle Elman on Boundaries

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. In this week's episode we’re talking about boundaries, what they are, how they help us, how social media has helped spotlight our need for them and how this week's guest helps educate people about them. Michelle Elman is a board certified Life coach, author and broadcaster. She became known on instagram under the handle @scarrednotscared, speaking openly about body positivity and representation, and wrote her first book 'Am I Ugly?' speaking about her journey from childhood illness and surgeries to a place of body acceptance and positivity. Her second book 'The Joy of Being Selfish' is out in 2021 and explores boundaries, something she is asked frequently about online. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Michelle and her recommendations: Instagram: @scarrednotscared Twitter: @ScarredNtScared Website: michelleleman.com Something to read: Pia Mellody - The Intimacy Factor Something to watch: Netflix Documentary ‘The Social Dilemma' Something to listen to: Esther Perel's Podcast 'Where Should We Begin?' Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com
16/11/2050m 7s

Charly Cox on Mental Health

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. To kick off the series we’re talking about mental health, talking about it online, research in mental health treatment and how it affects the life of this week’s guest. Charly Cox is a poet, producer and mental health activist. She is an ambassador for MQ mental health, striving to destigmatise mental health conditions, and continues to be a relatable, honest voice online for her ever growing audience. If you want to learn more, here's where to find Charly and her recommendations: Instagram: @charlycox1 Twitter: @charlycox1 Something to read: Charly Cox - She Must Be Mad or Validate Me Something to watch: Stephen Fry’s Documentary ‘The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive’ Something to listen to: Adele - Right as Rain Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com
09/11/2051m 56s

Good Influence - Coming Soon

Welcome to Good Influence with Gemma Styles! This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. So if you want to learn more about climate change, therapy, food waste, sustainable fashion, mental health and so much more, now you have a place to start. Get involved and join in the conversation: Follow @gemmastyles and send in your messages and questions to goodinfluencepod@gmail.com
01/11/2056s
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