21 episodes

The IKKIVI Podcast is a space where we speak with leaders, change makers and disruptors who inspire us with their unique perspectives to live meaningful and fuller lives each day. Here we reflect on contemporary cultural practices and build on conscious values to create a community of thoughtful individuals through conversation. Join us as we release new episodes every fortnight.

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The IKKIVI Podcast is a space where we speak with leaders, change makers and disruptors who inspire us with their unique perspectives to live meaningful and fuller lives each day. Here we reflect on contemporary cultural practices and build on conscious values to create a community of thoughtful individuals through conversation. Join us as we release new episodes every fortnight.

    Jessica Maguire | How Can We Mindfully Re-Train our Mind to Become More Resilient?

    Jessica Maguire | How Can We Mindfully Re-Train our Mind to Become More Resilient?

    Welcome to the twentieth episode of ‘The IKKIVI Podcast’. In this episode we have with us Jessica Maguire, a trauma-informed integrative Physiotherapist who is passionate about teaching people the tools and resources that reshape our brain. She believes knowledge is power and the right tools can bring increased self-regulation, a more balanced nervous system and greater resilience to face life’s demands.

    On this week’s show, we talk about the impact trauma at all levels can have on our physical bodies if not addressed, and how mindfulness can help us bring about change in the way we choose to live our lives physically, mentally and emotionally. We also discuss the ways in which emotional healing is directly connected to our biology, and the actionable steps that we can take to relax our mind and body more frequently.

    In this conversation, she also speaks with us about how our brain and nervous system are innately capable of change, the true meaning of resilience and how we can adopt a holistic approach to our well being and care

    You can follow Jessica’s work on Instagram and her Website.

    • 49 min
    Lydia Morrow | Why Does the Fashion Industry Still Struggle to be Inclusive and Equal?

    Lydia Morrow | Why Does the Fashion Industry Still Struggle to be Inclusive and Equal?

    Welcome to the nineteenth episode of ‘The IKKIVI Podcast’. In this episode we have with us Lydia Morrow. Lydia is a knitter, designer, artist, stylist, model, and sometimes influencer with a special interest in ethical fashion. She is passionate about creating a more just, equal, and diverse fashion industry that is less harmful to people and the environment through an understanding of the intersectional issues that affect it. She loves inspiring people to make their own clothes, get creative, and get a better understanding of their style.

    On this week’s show we talk about the ways in which one can come to understand their own unique taste, why fashion is a playful and celebratory space for her, and how we can marry style with sustainability

    In this conversation, she also shares with us the challenges prevalent in plus size modelling, the scale of exclusion in the fashion industry, what prevents the industry from becoming inclusive and accepting of body diversity and what kind of progress have we made in the last decade.

    You can follow Lydia’s work on Instagram and her Website.

    • 54 min
    Nadia Felsch | Debunking the Myths around Diets, Food and our Body

    Nadia Felsch | Debunking the Myths around Diets, Food and our Body

    Welcome to the eighteenth episode of ‘The IKKIVI Podcast’. In this episode we have with us Nadia Felsch, an anti-diet Nutritionist (BHSc) and Intuitive Eating Counselor who supports people to have a healthier and more peaceful relationship with food and their bodies so they can live their fullest and most joyful life.

    On this week’s show we talk about the conventional definitions and intentions associated with diets and our bodies, the rise of diet culture in contemporary society, and understanding the dangers and moralisms often attached by others to the food we eat.

    In this conversation, she also shares with us details of the innate wisdom our bodies carry, how we can prioritize our experiences with food, and the direct connection between satisfaction, taste and nutrition.

    You can follow Nadia’s work on Instagram and her Website.

    • 53 min
    Elizabeth Brink | How Can We Welcome Each Other's Differences and Strengths?

    Elizabeth Brink | How Can We Welcome Each Other's Differences and Strengths?

    Welcome to the seventeenth episode of ‘The IKKIVI Podcast’. In this episode we have with us Elizabeth Brink, a trauma-informed, body-based coach for neurodivergent people. She partners with her clients as they build life strategies with greater self-acceptance and body awareness. Neurodiversity refers to variation in the human brain regarding sociability, learning, attention, mood and other mental functions in a non-pathological sense.

    On this week’s show we talk about the various groupings that fall under neurodivergence, the impact the ideal ways of operating as determined by society can have on neurodivergent people, how we can come together to problem solve and discuss our different struggles in a safe space and the aspects she focuses on in her coaching classes.

    In this conversation, she also shares with us the importance of understanding our nervous system, why we need to let ourselves and others act in more intuitive and instinctive ways, why we experience shame, and how we can start to cultivate systemic change and welcome greater diversity.

    You can follow Elizabeth’s work on Instagram and her website

    • 47 min
    Adele Tetangco | Why is Branding so Important for Growing a Business?

    Adele Tetangco | Why is Branding so Important for Growing a Business?

    .Welcome to the sixteenth episode of ‘The IKKIVI Podcast’. In this episode we have with us Adele Tetangco, a fashion entrepreneur based in Canada who has been working in the industry for over 18 years. Her passion for supporting independent and up-and-coming designers as well as stores led her to develop Garmentory — a marketplace turned community for brands and boutiques in the niche market. Most recently, she launched Snack Size, a collective of creatives offering a full scope of services for fashion + lifestyle brands to grow, survive, and thrive.

    On this week’s show we talk about why branding is important for brands, what it means to grow a business in today’s world, the impact creativity and communication can have in establishing a brand and the fundamentals to invest in as a startup or entrepreneur.

    In this conversation, she also shares with us her early journey and inspirations with fashion, how consumers and brands are becoming more conscious, the scope and scale at which small brands can grow, the challenges that international brands face trying to get there foot in the door as well as the factors that can support their development and success.

    You can follow Adele’s work on Instagram

    • 34 min
    Ekta Rajani | The Reality of Finding your Healthy Work-Life Balance

    Ekta Rajani | The Reality of Finding your Healthy Work-Life Balance

    Welcome to the fifteenth episode of ‘The IKKIVI Podcast’. In this episode we have with us Ekta Rajani, a stylist, and design and creative consultant with over 20 years of work experience in the field of fashion. She has worked closely with the Indian magazine industry, celebrities, designers, brands and retailers, and was also the Fashion Director at Grazia India, a leading monthly women’s fashion and lifestyle magazine, for seven years.

    On this week’s show we talk about the aspects of our lives we can look at to find a healthy work life balance, the higher difficulty we are experiencing in cultivating and maintaining it while experiencing Covid and the value of going deeply into our subjective experiences and recognising our personal needs.

    In this conversation, Ekta shares with us the ways in which we can focus on ourselves to make more informed lifestyle choices and decisions, the human tendency we all have of comparing ourselves to others and how self honesty can help us prioritise what is important to us, amidst much more!

    You can follow Ekta’s work on Instagram

    (This podcast was recorded on July 6, 2020)

    • 35 min

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