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Katie Piper, writer, broadcaster and star of Strictly Come Dancing 2018, brings stories that will inspire you, making you laugh and cry. Katie chats with inspirational people who have turned incredible adversity into powerful positivity. A Somethin' Else production.

Katie Piper's Extraordinary People Somethin’ Else

    • Society & Culture

Katie Piper, writer, broadcaster and star of Strictly Come Dancing 2018, brings stories that will inspire you, making you laugh and cry. Katie chats with inspirational people who have turned incredible adversity into powerful positivity. A Somethin' Else production.

    Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill is extraordinary!

    Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill is extraordinary!

    Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill speak to Katie about how she deals with negative thoughts, balancing motherhood alongside being a professional athlete and how she became the best in the world at the seven disciplines that make up the heptathlon.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 35 min
    Jason Fox is extraordinary!

    Jason Fox is extraordinary!

    Jason Fox served in the Special Forces for 20 years, dealing with many traumatic experiences – but also living for his work. After two decades he was told to leave the military services, due to suffering from PTSD and depression. He has since become a world-renowned TV presenter and author, having presented ‘SAS: Who Dares Wins’ amongst so much more. In this episode he talks about the rigours of working in the military, dealing with PTSD, and life after having his dream job (and all he knew) taken away from him.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 50 min
    Jono Lancaster is extraordinary!

    Jono Lancaster is extraordinary!

    Jono Lancaster has overcome a huge amount of adversity from the minute he was born. He has Treacher Collins Syndrome and experienced bullying for the way he looked, resulting in a life of self-loathing for 20 years. He has since founded his own foundation, ‘Love Me, Love My Face’ and Jono says the power of meeting other people and hearing about their journeys has helped to motivate him. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 51 min
    Michelle Elman is extraordinary!

    Michelle Elman is extraordinary!

    Michelle Elman had 15 surgeries before she was 20 years old, spending a lot of her childhood and teenage years in and out of intensive care. She’s battled with her mental health, body confidence and PTSD but has shown that such adversity can be overcome. She is now a life coach, specialising in body confidence and opens up to Katie about surviving and embracing life.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 41 min
    Shane Jenek AKA Courtney Act is extraordinary!

    Shane Jenek AKA Courtney Act is extraordinary!

    AKA Courtney Act - Shane Jenek’s drag persona. Shane is an Australian singer and TV presenter and speaks honestly about identity, finding inner confidence, and his reality TV experience, which peaked in the UK when he won Celebrity Big Brother 2018.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 37 min
    Maggie Oliver is extraordinary!

    Maggie Oliver is extraordinary!

    Katie is joined by former police officer Maggie Oliver who tells her incredible story. Disgusted with the handling of the Rochdale grooming scandal she became a whistleblower and is now a campaigner and author. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 38 min

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