33 episodes

Welcome to Nurture Your Zest - a weekly podcast for the creative and curious. Change your world through self-growth and self care. Hear the stories of people from all walks of life, be inspired, hear their struggles and tips for success and #NurtureYourZest.

#NurtureYourZest Ashleigh King

    • Health & Fitness

Welcome to Nurture Your Zest - a weekly podcast for the creative and curious. Change your world through self-growth and self care. Hear the stories of people from all walks of life, be inspired, hear their struggles and tips for success and #NurtureYourZest.

    #NurtureYourZest Episode 33 with special guest Polly Brennan

    #NurtureYourZest Episode 33 with special guest Polly Brennan

    🎙EPISODE 33🎙

    Join your host Ashleigh King as she chats with Polly Brennan of Adventurous Coaching, our last #NurtureYourZest episode recorded before self-isolating!

    Glasgow girl Polly, went on an adventure to the North East of England and never looked back!
    Listen to discover how...
    “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”

    www.nurtureyourzest.com

    You’ll discover:

    🌵 Adventure coaching and her mental health kitbag - you'll learn about all the important tools in her toolbox.

    🌵 What it's really like to work in mental health, as an Occupational Therapist, and why you should keep learning.

    🌵 The importance of the stories we tell ourselves and how we can change our stories anytime.

    🌵 Why we get stuck, self-sabotage and how being curious about ourselves can help us to become unstuck.

    🌵 Why we all need a mirror for ourselves, and how self-care is so different for all of us.

    🌵 Why adventure can #NurtureYourZest

    This podcast has been made possible with the kind sponsorship of TL Multimedia, THAT Branding Company and Blindsee Photo.

    If you've enjoyed this content and found it valuable, please consider making a donation to our Ko-Fi page.

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    • 41 min
    #NurtureYourZest Episode 32 with special guest Kay Greyson

    #NurtureYourZest Episode 32 with special guest Kay Greyson

    🎙 EPISODE 31 🎙 #NurtureYourZest

    Join your host Ashleigh King as she chats with Kay Greyson, award-winning spoken-word artist, rapper and performer from Newcastle upon Tyne.

    🎧 Listen: nurtureyourzest.com

    You’ll discover:

    🌵The musical influencers she looks up to and how imitating rhymes helped her to find her own unique voice.

    🌵How her family unit has nurtured her musical ability since age 6

    🌵Life at school and bullying for a rapper where pipe dreams aren’t on the curriculum and why Kay now goes into schools with the BBC

    🌵 The incredible and surprising opportunities which have come up for her!

    🌵The small circle of creatives and the power of family who help her stay humble!

    🌵Some top secret news (which has been postponed until 2021) ❌

    🌵 The surprising skills you can learn as a performer - from administration to empathy!

    🌵 Learning to cope with fame and being recognised

    🌵Tips for starting a music career and coping with discrimination.

    SPECIAL BONUS: Listen for a special surprise!

    This podcast has been made possible with the kind sponsorship of TL Multimedia, THAT Branding Company and Blindsee Photo.

    • 32 min
    #NurtureYourZest Episode 31 with special guests Karen Elliott & Grant Murray #Coronavirus #Covid19

    #NurtureYourZest Episode 31 with special guests Karen Elliott & Grant Murray #Coronavirus #Covid19

    🎙EPISODE 31🎙

    Join your host Tim Lozinski as he chats with Karen Elliott of Newcastle University Business School and Grant Murray from XE.com .

    A HUGE thank you to Tim (who usually plays the role of Producer) for stepping in for Ashleigh due to self-isolating!

    Karen is a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor specialising in Fintech, recently named in the Women in FinTech Powerlist.

    Grant has an established 25 year career in the financial markets, specialising in economics and strategy for Currencies and Commodities.

    You’ll discover:

    🌵 The impact the Coronavirus is having on the global economy, with HUGE impacts on financial markets, as investors lost around 30% on their investments within the last week.

    🌵 Which sectors are most vulnerable?

    🌵 The supply and demand issues facing the economy, and impact on exports.

    🌵 The 'Amygdala Hijack' and why (and what) people panic buy.

    🌵 Top items to self-isolate with!

    🌵 The dark side of entrepreneurship and the opportunities which may come out of this disaster?

    🌵 How #resilience and #endorphins can help you #NurtureYourZest

    This podcast has been made possible with the kind sponsorship of TL Multimedia, THAT Branding Company and Blindsee Photo.

    • 37 min
    #NurtureYourZest Episode 30 with special guests The King Bros. Paul & David

    #NurtureYourZest Episode 30 with special guests The King Bros. Paul & David

    🎙EPISODE 30🎙

    Join your host Ashleigh King as she chats with Paul and David King of Flow Software Solutions.

    These smart lads have had their software featured in lifehacker.com | PC Mag | BBC Webscape and Tech Crunch Europe amongst many other accolades.

    You’ll discover:

    🌵 Running a business and tips to ‘pivot’

    🌵 Learning from fast failure

    🌵 Learning to code at 13, and learning to code at 33!

    🌵 What it’s like to work in the entrepreneurial hub of Hoults Yard created by serial entrepreneur and business leader Charlie Hoult

    🌵 The loneliness of entrepreneurship

    🌵 Running a business and being a dad!

    🌵 Why switch tasking doesn’t work!

    🌵 Time-management tips and the rule of the ‘shambat’

    🌵 The one thing you should never do while networking, and how to make sure people remember you!

    🌵 What happens when a business doesn’t work out, and how to bounce back!

    This podcast has been made possible with the kind sponsorship of TL Multimedia, THAT Branding Company and Blindsee Photo.

    • 38 min
    #NurtureYourZest Episode 29 with special guest Muzoon Al-Melehan #InternationalWomensDay2020

    #NurtureYourZest Episode 29 with special guest Muzoon Al-Melehan #InternationalWomensDay2020

    🎙 EPISODE 29 🎙 #NurtureYourZest

    Join your host Ashleigh King as she chats with Muzoon Al-Melehan in a special episode for #InternationalWomensDay.

    🎧 Listen: nurtureyourzest.com

    You’ll discover:

    🌵 How her family made the hard decision to flee Syria

    🌵 The one thing she took with her... you’ll be surprised!

    🌵 Life in the refugee camps in Jordan and how she used her voice to campaign about education. The unique challenges she faced and the tremendous courage it took to speak up.

    🌵 How to stand up to those who don’t believe in you or your message.

    🌵 Life as an activist and how it led to her having a global platform as the YOUNGEST ever Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF.
    You’ll learn how Muzoon juggles her University education as well as international speaking engagements.

    🌵 Her hopes for the next generation of leaders for her country to be rebuilt by the ‘Children of Syria’

    🌵 The discrimination faced by those labelled ‘refugees’ and why their stories, told in their own words, matter.

    🌵 What we can do as communities to welcome refugees to feel accepted and integrated, to feel valued and able to contribute towards their neighbourhoods.

    🌵 Her one tip to #NurtureYourZest

    Wishing you an incredible #InternationalWomensDay2020 ❤️ #EachforEqual

    This podcast has been made possible with the kind sponsorship of TL Multimedia, THAT Branding Company and Blindsee Photo.

    • 41 min
    #NurtureYourZest Episode 28 with special guest David Wilkinson

    #NurtureYourZest Episode 28 with special guest David Wilkinson

    🎙EPISODE 28🎙

    Join your host Ashleigh King as she chats with David Wilkinson, Performance Coach

    You’ll discover:

    🌵How your work and professional life and intertwined and why improvements in one will help the other.
    🌵How and why people get stuck
    🌵Why the word 'improvement' can hold people back.
    🌵Why you are enough already.
    🌵How changing the people around you can help.
    🌵The comparison game and respecting other peoples journeys.
    🌵The importance of role models and being our own role models.
    🌵What is your unique value proposition?
    🌵How boundaries help.
    🌵Small steps bring BIG changes.
    🌵The stories that matter
    🌵The fitness industry to coaching

    This podcast has been made possible with the kind sponsorship of TL Multimedia, THAT Branding Company and Blindsee Photo.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

Rjmbaker ,

I always learn something

A fantastic and diverse range of guests with fantastic - and sometimes challenging - stories. I always learn something from each guest. Thank you.

paulscurrah ,

Fab pobcast with great guests!

I have been listening to Nurture Your Zest from the start and have gained so much from it! The guests are great and come from such a variety of backgrounds. They each have an interesting story to tell and the tips they provide are super useful - I have already put some into practice and feel much better for it. I always look forward to each episode and can't wait to hear what guests are coming up!

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