"Life Happens For Real", hosted by Umme Ruman Kundangar is a self help podcast where our primary focus is to search for stories from around the world to help people who are grappling with a similar situation.
If you have a story that helps heal and inspire others, please connect with me.
Love across the oceans.
In this episode, I speak with Shubhaangi who found love in Thomas, who was from Norway. They met on a pen pals website and eventually fell in love. Besides receiving a lot of opposition from the girls side, they finally ended up with each other.
Living with Juvenile (Type 1) Diabetes.
In this episode, I'm speaking with Ayesha Umair Chappra, a freelance illustrator based in Karachi, Pakistan. She got diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was just 9 years old. She talks her struggles with diabetes ranging from a restrictive diet to effect of diabetes. She also expands on the way she was bullied in school because of her condition.
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Alopecia Universalis- Complete loss of hair on the scalp and the body.
In this episode, I'm speaking with Kadri Mikkelsen , a new mum of a 15 month old boy. She shares her journey with alopecia and the fact that it took her 6 years to shake the shame and embarrasment of losing her hair and wearing a wig. She talks about the mental struggles she went through as a result of alopecia and how comfortable she feels in her own skin now.
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In this episode, I'm speaking with Isabella Castorino, a curve model and a freelancer influencer . She was born with congenital nevus, otherwise known as a birthmark which covers a large portion of her torso and has been there since birth. She talks about her insecurities being a model and dealing with a big mark on her body . She finally shares how comfortable has she become with her birthmark.
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An Inspirational " Weight Loss" Story.
In this episode , I'm speaking with Sadiah Zahoor, a student pursuing her Phd in Mathematics in London. She talks about her journey of weight loss wherein she also mentioned the "body shaming" that she had to experience through the whole process. She said it wasn't easy but surely, worth it in the end.
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It's not the end till you choose it.
In this episode, I'm speaking with Rewati Ranjan, a marketing professional, Social activist and a sexual abuse survivor.She expands on her journey of sexual abuse when she was on a trip with her family. She also talks about the trauma that it caused and how all of this made her a strong and confident woman who isn't very easy to break.
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Such amazing initiatinve
Love what she is doing. I'm really passionate about this topic and am beyond thrilled to see her working on this.
Passionate and poignant!
Umme leads such a great initiative with this podcast - to help people feel seen, heard and validated, in all life’s situations. I love how related the stories are with the guest she brings in, and how Umme brings a super sweet and genuine passion to each topic. Great listen if you’re looking for something insightful, or even just relatable!
Umme is a podcast host most enthusiastic about inspiring you and spurring you into action. You will enjoy her offerings.