When did your Plan B become your Plan A? When life changes direction, it can be difficult to find the motivation to keep pushing forward. As someone who found happiness from her Plan B, Alice Judge-Talbot, author of The Back Up Plan memoir, interviews women who have reinvented their dreams. Celebrating stories of resilience and self belief, this podcast reminds us to find strength in all that life throws at us.
Jamie Klingler on building a creative melting pot
An award winner marketeer, and one of the founding team members of Stylist and Shortlist Magazines, Jamie Klingler is a talented storyteller. Jamie talks to Alice about launching National Burger Day and the London Seafood Festival, and the importance of bringing energy and emotion to all the work she creates.
Madeleine Shaw on holistic health and happiness
Madeleine Shaw has established her career from her passions - turning a genuine love for food into her full time role as a nutritionist and wellness expert. Madeleine shares how she has been driven by health and happiness, and has scaled her business with those fundamentals at the heart of her work. Listen in as Madeleine inspires those around her to live by their passions and get the glow.
Kate Dyson on being more than a mother, and founding The Motherload
Someone who has always believed in the power of women is Kate Dyson, founder of The Motherload - an online community that empowers women to share and support each other during motherhood. Paving a platform free from judgement Kate speaks to Alice about how she is constantly nurturing kindness at the heart of this community, and how important it is to recognise that women are more than mothers.
Feminism and body positivity with Emily Clarkson
Emily Clarkson started her blog Pretty Normal Me back in 2014 with little to no expectation of where it would lead her. Speaking to Alice about the success of the blog and her recent activism for body positivity, she gives an open and honest account of the backlash she has received along the way, and proves that simply being yourself can be a powerful and empowering transformative tool.
Home truths of motherhood and social media with Cat Sims
Cat Sims is a breath of Instagram fresh air, as she keeps her content full of home truths. As someone who has found a glittering career in the music industry, Cat talks about why it is important for her to show two sides to the coin by addressing the impact of social media on her mental health. After a rocky start to motherhood, Cat speaks to Alice about founding her blog 'Not So Smug Now', what she's learnt from parenting, and how she really pushes kindness over competition when raising her girls.
Defying the odds and the taste of success with Asma Khan
Founder of the Darjeeling Express and chef on the Netflix hit show 'Chef's Table', Asma Khan has become a world renowned name in the culinary world. Coming from no professional cooking experience and as a second born daughter in India, Asma has birthed her career from self belief and raw talent. Originally moving to the UK to join her husband and study law, Asma soon realised she'd feel more fulfilled following her back up plan. A hugely empowering account of a woman born with the odds against her, Asma's message empowers women to follow their passions and change the game.
So empowering, truthful and simply amazing. I recommend
Empowering and great concept!
Love the concept of the show - really empowering and reassuring that you can always find growth in life. Thanks Alice for this pick me up! Looking forward to more episodes soon!
Great concept and very reassuring that life doesn’t always turn out how you want to. Looking forward to more