35 episodes

Women get assaulted. Women get attacked. Women get harassed, manipulated, intimidated, but women are survivors. Time and time again, she persists, even against all odds. Hosts Jenna Brister and Wagatwe Wanjuki share their stories, and those of the men and women who fought back, who won, and who live rising above the trauma of their experiences. 

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    • Education
    • 4.5, 100 Ratings

Women get assaulted. Women get attacked. Women get harassed, manipulated, intimidated, but women are survivors. Time and time again, she persists, even against all odds. Hosts Jenna Brister and Wagatwe Wanjuki share their stories, and those of the men and women who fought back, who won, and who live rising above the trauma of their experiences. 

    Introducing The Daily Smile

    Introducing The Daily Smile

    Everyone needs a reminder about just how good people can be. On Wondery’s new series The Daily Smile, host Nikki Boyer brings you stories that will make you feel good each weekday morning. With interviews, inspiring clips, and chats with special guests and passionate friends, The Daily Smile takes you on a journey into goodness, gives you all the feels, and will leave you with a smile on your face. Listen to the full episode here: wondery.fm/dailysmileIS

    • 4 min
    Wondery presents Deadly Misadventures

    Wondery presents Deadly Misadventures

    From the hosts of Generation Why and The Minds of Madness, comes Deadly Misadventures, a thrilling new podcast from Wondery. Deadly Misadventures takes you on a journey through the unbelievable true stories of actual near-death experiences. Step-by-step, you will retrace their paths to uncover how they got there, who was responsible, and what it took for them to survive. Some only came face-to-face with death. Others were not so lucky. Wondery’s Deadly Misadventures: You have to hear it to believe it.

    Subscribe today: wondery.fm/isurvivorDM.

    • 7 min
    Tommy Caldwell's Trauma Changed his Life for the Better

    Tommy Caldwell's Trauma Changed his Life for the Better

    He's been described as the greatest living athlete you've never heard of, but once you hear it you'll never be able to forget Tommy Caldwell's story. In the early 2000s, Tommy was just a young climber on a trip when he and his friends were taken hostage. Then a household accident threatened to end his career forever. Tommy talks about putting his life back together, post traumatic growth, and chasing big dreams.

    LINKS!

    You can catch Tommy in action in The Dawn Wall and Free Solo

    You can also visit Tommy's website for more from the man himself.

    To read more about his experience in Kyrgyzstan, read his book, The Push

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    • 43 min
    Lockey Maisonneuve Refuses to Forgive her Abusers

    Lockey Maisonneuve Refuses to Forgive her Abusers

    Lockey Maisonneuve calls herself the "Girl Raised by Wolves." She had abusive, neglectful parents and hated when people told her she couldn't heal until she forgave her abusers. She found healing through yoga and was able to release her pain, and now she teaches others. You can get a copy of her memoir wherever books are sold.




    LINKS!

    Learn more about using yoga to heal trauma

    Lockey mentioned Rainn.org - it's a great resource for survivors.

    Learn more about Lockey and her book "A Girl Raised By Wolves" on her website

    Support this show by supporting our sponsors!

    Calm - Get unlimited access at Calm.com/SURVIVOR

    Don't forget to tune into The Hot Zone on National Geographic on May 27th.

    • 39 min
    Darrell Jones on Freedom After 32 Years Behind Bars

    Darrell Jones on Freedom After 32 Years Behind Bars

    In December 2017, Darrell "Diamond" Jones took his first breath as a free man in 32 years. In 1985, he was convicted of a crime he says he didn't commit. He could have pled guilty for a shorter sentence, but he refused to confess guilt for something he knows he didn't do. We talked to him about surviving a dangerous prison and committing his life to making sure other innocent men end up in jail like he did.

    LINKS!

    You wouldn't be hearing Darrell's story without reporting from WBUR and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting.

    Learn more about Not In My Name.

    Support this show by supporting our sponsors!

    Don't forget to tune into The Hot Zone on National Geographic on May 27th.

    • 33 min
    The July Effect

    The July Effect

    Stacy Seltzer had just married her husband, Jason, when something happened that set off a chain reaction that upturned her entire life: She got pregnant. That led to misdiagnoses, chronic pain, and a month-long stay in the hospital in July 2012. Finally one thing gave her some relief: The July Effect. The jury's still out on whether it's a myth, but what Stacy went through is very, very real.

    LINKS!

    Decide for yourself: July Effect, fact or fiction?

    Be your own health advocate!




    Don't forget to tune into The Hot Zone on National Geographic on May 27th.

    • 40 min

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One of the best podcasts

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