June 6, 2021
Welcome back to another episode of I Can't Make Bread so I Made a Podcast! A podcast for podcasters and storytellers. Every episode I explore the different facets of podcasting so you can learn how to amplify your voice through podcasting.
In this episode I'm joined by therapist Ali Psiuk to talk about her memoir 'Breakdown A Therapists Journey of losing it & Finding It.
Her memoir details her life as an elite gymnast to a circus performer, her struggle with eating disorders, psychiatric hospitals and finding hope and healing.
Ali shares her book has been a life long project - a prolific journaller from a child - Ali used old diaries to weave her story together.
We talk about how she tackled the portrayal of mental distress in an authentic way and the power of sharing lived experience. As a therapist she helps her clients share painful experiences and believes her memoir will help others feel less alone.
Ali was influenced by writers like Susanna Cason to write a compelling and heart wrenching memoir.
Buy Ali's memoir: https://www.amazon.com/Breakdown-Therapists-Journey-Losing-Finding/dp/B0924CY2X4
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Music - Hot Shots, Scott Holmes
April 20, 2021
Ramadan Mubarak! It's Ramadan so what better time to talk about Islamophobia. I'm joined by Shehla Faizi, host of the podcast 'I'm A Muslim, and that's Okay' to talk about how podcasting has provided a platform to challenge stereotypes about Muslims and Islam.
Topics discussed - Islam - Muslim women - Islamophobia - media - racism - stereotypes - New Zealand terror attack - podcasts - podcasting
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Music: Hot Shot, Scott Holmes
March 2, 2021
The first episode for the podcast for podcasters and storytellers! Join Helen as she relives her moment in the spotlight at Podfest Global and shares her talk 'I Got Cancer & All I Got Was A Podcast'. Helen launched 'the C Word: Kiwis Talk About Cancer' amidst the Covid pandemic and shares three lessons she learned.
I Can't Make Bread so I Made a Podcast is the essential podcast for anyone who wants to learn all the tricks of the trade from an experienced journalist and podcast enthusiast! And the official podcast for HK Productions.
Topics covered include podcast launch * storytelling * choosing a topic * podcasting * indy podcasting * community * podcast * guest management.