The Goodness Podcast was launched in January 2020 with the goal of celebrating the inspirational stories of women living in the Middle East. It highlights tales of triumph over tragedy, stories of resilience, and ones of survival, all while imparting valuable advice and lived experience to its listeners.
Hosted by Goodness co-founder Noor Tehini, it follows the brand's overarching mission of fostering an honest and real conversation around the topics that matter the most to the women of this region.
Tilda Timmers: This Is Postpartum
Tilda Timmers is a therapist, author, and mom of two living in the Netherlands. Following the launch of her new book, she's sharing her personal journey, what to expect during the fourth trimester, how to deal with postpartum mental health, and how to break free of the perfect mother conspiracy.
Alaa Balkhy: Questioning Identity & Celebrating Culture
Alaa Balkhy is a Saudi creative director working at the intersection of fashion, design, and culture. On this episode of the podcast, she shares her experience as a third-culture kid, her perception of identity, and her efforts to stay connected to and to celebrate her Middle Eastern roots.
Anisha Oberoi: Launching Your Own Business in Today's World
Anisha Oberoi launched Secret Skin, an e-commerce discovery platform for sustainable beauty, after recovering from a battle with breast cancer. On this episode of the podcast, she shares what she learned after many years working at Amazon, some insights into starting your own business (in 2020 no less), how to overcome entrepreneurial doubt and imposter syndrome, and how to maintain some semblance of balance in your life when you’re just starting out.
#TrueStory: How I Rehabbed my Body After Childbirth
Alison McLaughlin is a certified yoga teacher, registered dietitian, and Master Trainer for Rad Mobility. After giving birth, she experienced severe hip pain and postpartum depression. Here is what helped her rehab her body after childbirth.
This story was first published on Goodness' website on August 6, 2019.
#TrueStory: How I Overcame Abuse in my Marriage
One brave woman shares the story of how she overcame emotional abuse in her marriage and made it out stronger.
This story was first published on Goodness' website on October 2, 2019.
Maria Abi Hanna: How Intuitive Eating Can Help You Navigate the Holiday Season
Maria Abi Hanna is a registered dietitian living in Dubai. She has been practicing for over ten years and specializes in eating disorders, the no-diet approach, and intuitive eating.
Ahead of Christmas and the holiday season, she’s joining me to break down the main principles of intuitive eating and tips to navigate the holiday season with as little guilt as possible.