Hong Kong Confidential

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Synopsis

Hong Kong Confidential podcast is designed to educate and entertain with episodes featuring interviews with a doula, a relationship coach, a woman who was forced into an arranged marriage, abuse survivors, a childrens book author, female business owners, members of the Sindhi community, LGBTIQ activists, and many other interesting people with fascinating stories to share.

Episodes

  • S1E203: 203| All Out of Eggs Part 2

    03/09/2021 Duration: 01h23min

    REPLAYED CONTENT: Rebecca Hopkins talks about how she found herself going through early menopause in her early 30’s and this affected many aspects of her life, including her ability to have children. She had her children using an egg donor and whilst she was raising her small children she found herself in the midst of quite intense menopausal symptoms. Her doctor put her on hormones to combat early osteoporosis. This meant that her sex drive shot through the roof and she became rather rampant. She was also super moody and explosive, so she tried different methods of administering the hormones until she found the one that was most conducive to her having minimal menopausal symptoms and less mood swings.  Rebecca talks about bone density, ugly crying and egg donation. Stay tuned for All Out of Eggs: Part 2 where Rebecca goes into detail about egg donation, IVF and what she has learned throughout the whole process. A Listener Note: If you feel you need support, please visit your local GP, a counsellor or contac

  • S1E202: 202| All Out of Eggs Part 1

    20/08/2021 Duration: 21min

    REPLAYED CONTENT: Rebecca Hopkins talks about how she found herself going through early menopause in her early 30’s and this affected many aspects of her life, including her ability to have children. She had her children using an egg donor and whilst she was raising her small children she found herself in the midst of quite intense menopausal symptoms. Her doctor put her on hormones to combat early osteoporosis. This meant that her sex drive shot through the roof and she became rather rampant. She was also super moody and explosive, so she tried different methods of administering the hormones until she found the one that was most conducive to her having minimal menopausal symptoms and less mood swings.  Rebecca talks about bone density, ugly crying and egg donation. Stay tuned for All Out of Eggs: Part 2 where Rebecca goes into detail about egg donation, IVF and what she has learned throughout the whole process. A Listener Note: If you feel you need support, please visit your local GP, a counsellor or contac

  • S1E201: 201| Aaron's Anxiety

    06/08/2021 Duration: 48min

    REPLAYED CONTENT: Aaron Stadlin-Robbie suffers from panic attacks and anxiety. He talks about when he first realised that he was suffering from panic attacks after experiencing the most frightening event of his whole life. Eventually, he saw a psychiatrist and got to the bottom of what he was going through and began to receive treatment and support. He recognised that he experienced several red flags that he initially ignored which led to his panic attacks taking hold. He feels that dealing with anxiety is a battle and without the support of friends, family and professionals, he felt very alone. He acknowledges that it can be more difficult for men to discuss more personal issues with each other and he wants people to understand that every time he discussed his anxiety, it was a weight off his mind. Aaron is a rugby player and he found that when he opened up to his mates about his anxiety, they were very supportive and did not judge him. Aaron decided to start his own podcast ‘Talking Mental’ which will be re

  • S1E200: 200| Being Bipolar

    23/07/2021 Duration: 01h06min

    REPLAYED CONTENT: Vishal is my ex-student who suffered from mental health issues as a teen and I tried my best to support him. He was diagnosed as Bipolar at the age of 25. He talks to us about his mental health journey and explains how he was very pessimistic and lacked motivation for many years. He also suffered from anorexia as a teen and he shares how he faced this diagnosis. Vishal’s mental health went downhill at university and he found himself feeling suicidal. He could not overcome the shame he felt which was an underlying theme during his struggles. Finally, Vishal sought help and developed the tools that he needed to change the way that he was thinking. He turned his negative thoughts into reasonable thoughts as trying to make them into positive thoughts was too difficult. With medication and CBT, Vishal was able to turn his life around and is now in the happiest place that he has ever been. Vishal is a writer and a poet, and he shares some of his work with us. One of his poems was a real surprise t

  • S1E199: 199| Infidelity

    09/07/2021 Duration: 01h09min

    REPLAYED CONTENT: Our resident sexpert, Valentina Tudose talks about infidelity. Valentina is a Dating and Relationship coach who shares her insights into why people have affairs, how this can impact people and why infidelity can be an opportunity for growth in relationships. Valentina proposes some ways we can re-frame infidelity as an opportunity for self-discovery and personal development.  Valentina: https://happyeverafter.asia/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Appl

  • S1E198: 198| The Gay Games

    25/06/2021 Duration: 34min

    REPLAYED CONTENT FOR PRIDE MONTH: Dennis Philipse talks to us about Hong Kong’s successful bid to win the Gay Games in 2022. This is the first time that the Gay Games will be hosted in Asia and it is a very exciting milestone in the history of the games and also for Hong Kong. Dennis walks us through the bidding process and the excitement the team felt when they won then bid. We explore how this wonderful event will “build lighthouses of hope” in the LGBTQ community, and the positive impact that the Gay Games will have on both Hong Kong and Asia. Everyone is welcome to participate in the games regardless of your age, race, culture, religion, gender or sexuality. Dennis shares some heartwarming and inspirational personal stories of love and hope. He reminds us that the goal of the Gay Games is to not only be inclusive but to “celebrate diversity and to connect people in the spirit of sport.” The Gay Games webpage: https://www.gaygameshk2022.com/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the p

  • S1E197: 197| A Life of Acceptance

    11/06/2021 Duration: 38min

    REPLAYED CONTENT FOR PRIDE MONTH: Jason Masters was a married father of two children who discovered later in life that he was gay. Jason discusses his journey of understanding his sexual identity and how he had to come to terms with this and aligned his Christian faith with his acceptance of himself. Jason shares the experience of seeking therapy and then having to come out to his wife and how they worked through this significant event as a family. Jason talks about how there is a gap in the support available for teens who discover that they have a gay father and he feels his kids would have benefited from this kind of support in the early days when he told them he was gay. Jason reveals that he was bullied as a child and had an explosive father, and this coupled with his suppression of his sexuality, led to some mental health issues. He praises the support that he had from medical professionals and also from his church community. Jason has become an accidental activist in the Uniting Church and wants to add

  • S1E196: 196| Hiatus

    28/05/2021 Duration: 08min

    Jules talks about the hiatus that she will take from Hong Kong Confidential podcast. After nearly four year of creating a weekly podcast, Jules is going to take a break. She will replay some of her favourite episodes from the past each fortnight for the next few months. Please stay subscribed as Jules hopes to return to interviewing amazing people in Hong Kong in August this year. Thank you so much for listening and for all your support of this podcast. Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential

  • S1E195: 195| The Naturopath

    21/05/2021 Duration: 47min

    Bentia Perch, ND, Managing Director and Naturopathic Physician at IMI- Integrated Medicine Institute shares a wealth of wellness wisdom with us. Having discovered naturopathy when she became sick while studying medicine, she is on a mission to help people take charge of their health and well-being the natural way. She set up IMI Corporate because she and her team had seen a huge increase in professionals struggling with stress, burnout and chronic health issues as a result. She leads the Superwoman Syndrome workshops to help women thrive in work and life. Benita Perch: https://www.imi.com.hk/benita-perch-naturopathic-physician-homeopath-hong-kong Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscast

  • S1E194: 194| The Wellness Woman

    14/05/2021 Duration: 46min

    Cristina Rodenbeck, is an Executive Coach, Mindfulness Practitioner, Iridologist, Crystal Healer, Kirtan Facilitator and Bach Flower Remedy Practitioner. Cristina's goal is to help her clients create a meaningful, healthy and rewarding life. From work, lifestyle choices and health, she helps others explore and address the areas that impact an individuals confidence, well-being, energy levels and performance so her clients can live their best life. Having experienced the lows that come with losing her personal identity and sense of purpose, she is on a mission through her company Manipura Wellness Practice to ensure people feel emotionally healthy, balanced and aligned with their purpose. Cristina Rodenbeck. www.manipurawellness.com Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongko

  • S1E193: 193| Louie Voice Control

    07/05/2021 Duration: 33min

    Pramit Bhargava talks about his voice controlled app for people who are sight impaired. Louie Voice Control app is a wonderful tool to enable people to navigate phone apps with their voices. Pramit shares his story of losing his sight as an adult and going through his lost phase. He turned his life around and is now helping others through his amazing technology. This inspirational podcast will be an asset to anyone who struggles with their sight!  Louie App: https://louievoice.com/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.inst

  • S1E192: 192| The Social Worker

    30/04/2021 Duration: 42min

    Pui-Yan Katie Leung, (Katie) from Lifespan Counselling & Psychotherapy. Katie is known for her warm and empathetic approach by being fully present, actively listening, and in tune to things you might not notice. Katie works from a client centred, non-judgmental stance and has a quick ability to connect with the people she works with. We discuss her work with members of the LGBTQ+ community using narrative therapy to offer them support. Katie also shares her experience working with deaf or hard of hearing children and adults. Katie Leung: https://www.lifespancounselling.com/katieleung/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.

  • S1E187: 191| Smooth Operator

    23/04/2021 Duration: 45min

    Creative genius, presenter, actor and entrepreneur, Nick Daryanani from 'Off the Cuff" talks about his love of film and TV. We delve into his role as executive producer at 24 Frames and his passion for sharing stories and making people laugh. He highlights all the amazing aspects of Hong Kong that inspire him and shares why he feels that he is a third culture kid. We discuss a vast range of topics including diversity, creativity and Trevor Noah... just to name a few! This podcast is high energy, amusing and thoroughly entertaining. Off the Cuff:  https://www.facebook.com/offthecuffasia/ Nick Daryanani Instagram: https://instagram.com/nickdaryanani?igshid=108x1w1daouso Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Netwo

  • S1E190: 190| Chinese Energetics

    16/04/2021 Duration: 48min

    Andrew Wong Kee from AWK Performance Coaching talks about his work with Chinese Energetics. Energetics combine deep knowledge of human anatomy, quantum physics and psychology to find the instant relief and resolution of your pain or stress to your problems. Living a life with emotional outbursts, chronic stress, pain and other life problems will affect all areas of your life limiting your potential and performance. Andrew shares tips for aligning your life, improving sleep and using breath work to connect the mind, body and spirit; just to name a few! AWK Performance Coaching: https://awkperformancecoach.com/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidentia

  • S1E190: 189| Giving Birth During Covid

    09/04/2021 Duration: 41min

    Midwife, Sofie Jacobs from Urban Hatch shares her insights into giving birth during Covid-19. We explore the restrictions in place and how they impact new parents and birth plans. Many people are having babies without family support and isolation can be a factor that affects post natal care. Sofie gives us great advice on how to manage during these difficult times. Her mission is for new parents to to feel nurtured and supported from bump, to birth and beyond, especially during these difficult times. Urban Hatch: https://www.urban-hatch.com/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter:

  • S1E188: 188| Her King The Con

    02/04/2021 Duration: 48min

    Shelley Frost and her sister Linda talk about Shelley's new book 'Her King The Con' about Linda's story of being caught in an online dating romance scam. How could a smart, professional, savvy woman in her 50's become brainwashed by a young cyber criminal on the other side of the planet, who persuades her to send him her life savings? This shocking yet true story will have you on the edge of your seat as you learn the story of Linda Young's online love affair that nearly destroyed her life and the relationships she held dear. When Linda's sister Shelley recruited "the squad" they launched a full-fledged investigation intent on unmasking the con artist Linda referred to as her 'King.' As Shelley delved into the world of online romance scams, it was nearly impossible to find advice or expertise that she could use to break the hold the King had on her sister. After a three-month investigation, hiring two private investigators, hacking into email accounts, visiting the FBI, and speaking with psychological experts

  • S1E189: 187| Pivot During Times of Change

    26/03/2021 Duration: 51min

    Sarah Kalmeta talks about her coaching business Pivot Point. Sarah helps people and companies to find their edge and pivot during times of change. She learned the importance of this at a young age while training for the Olympics as a figure skater. The toe pick is crucial to being able to pivot, however, it often causes beginners to stumble. With awareness, lots of practice and the willingness to get back up again, pivots start to appear graceful and effortless. Likewise, in life, when we stumble, we can pivot back into success and opportunity. Sarah and I discuss pursuing your passions, embracing change, overcoming obstacles, self care and positive mindset. Sarah gives us some brilliant tips to move forward into 2021 by living a life of alignment with self awareness and self compassion. Sarah Kalmeta: https://sarahkalmeta.com/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the ti

  • S1E186: 186| Facing Challenges

    19/03/2021 Duration: 46min

    Rish Tandapany is an executive and life coach and founder of Trynkle. He believes that as a society our job is to make the world a better place for each other. Rish helps corporations and individuals find their place in this ever changing and increasingly complex environment, allowing all of us to maximise how we can help and benefit from one another. Change is one of the few constants in our world. Rish wants to help his clients change whilst preparing them for the excitement and challenges that lie ahead. We talk about a wide variety of topics including relationships, Covid 19, body image, mental health and well being.. just to name a few! Trynkle: https://www.trynkle.com/ Rish Tandapany: https://www.instagram.com/asktrynkle/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongc

  • S1E185: 185| Innovation in Education

    12/03/2021 Duration: 55min

    Renee Boey from Baker & Bloom Education Centre and Bloom KKCA Academy talks about her philosophy of education and the exciting ventures she has on the horizon. We discuss a many topics ranging from creativity and Forest Education to entrepreneurship and life lessons. When faced with a brave new world, Renee believes that every parent and educator has to come up with brave new answers. She believes that sweeping technological changes have reshaped our children’s brains, future careers, the way they play and the way they learn. Renee explains how she and her team are cultivating compassionate creators and social innovators through their forward thinking education programs. Baker & Bloom: https://www.bakerandbloom.com/ Bloom KKCA Academy: https://bloom.edu.hk/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?a

  • S1E184: 184| Navigating Natural Disasters

    05/03/2021 Duration: 34min

    Martha Keswick from 'COPE Disaster Champions' is the author of the 'COPE Disaster' series; a fun, innovative and beautifully illustrated set of children’s books intended for global distribution to increase the disaster resilience of children around the globe. Through the lives of four orphan children, Candy, Ollie, Ping and Eddy and under the guidance of Grand Mistress Fu, the COPE squad embark on journeys of discovery into the world of disasters. This wonderful series is a brilliant service to our community. Martha is helping children around the world cope with the trauma of natural disasters. COPE Disaster Series: https://cope-disaster-champions.com/disaster-book-series/ Martha Keswick on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Martha-Keswick/e/B005LTQMEI Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2

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