We Are Women is a podcast from Mint Velvet exploring the triumphs and challenges of being a woman and what empowers us. Hosted by acclaimed writer, broadcaster and comedian Viv Groskop, each episode will feature a host of experts and interesting individuals tackling a new hot topic.
Episode 18 Togetherness - with Cherry Healey
What does togetherness mean for you? Cherry Healey, Rosie Underwood and Christine Armstrong join presenter Viv Groskop to talk friends, family, glamour and gatherings in the run up to Christmas. With a busy festive calendar ahead, the panel are also making sense of seasonal style and reveal the top must-have pieces and style recommendations. It’s time to get your wishlists ready…
Episode 17 Optimism - with Ruby Wax
Would you like to upgrade your brain? Who wouldn’t? Ruby Wax, Matt Haig and Lucy Porter join presenter Viv Groskop to explore how to literally change your mind and be happier, healthier and less stressed. In a very special edition recorded at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, we hear insights from the world of comedy, style tips from the team at the largest Mint Velvet store in the UK - oh, and an exclusive revelation of what Matt Haig wears in bed.
Episode 16 Parenting - with Paloma Faith
The multi-award winning singer Paloma Faith joins presenter Viv Groskop to discuss how motherhood has made her feel more powerful and its influence on her songwriting. And, inspired by Mint Velvet’s new kidswear range MINTIE, Jessica Fostekew (comedian and writer) and Michelle Kennedy (CEO and Co-founder of Peanut) discuss the joy of dressing children and their parenting top tips and guilty secrets.
Episode 15 Time Out - with Robert Webb
Our very first male guest, Robert Webb, explains why he thinks men need to get better at understanding their own feelings as he talks love, loss and life with presenter Viv Groskop. Viv is also joined by Grainne Maguire and Petra Velzeboer to talk taking charge of your phone, managing your flight or fight response, and the creative power of stepping away.
Episode 14 Social Summer - with Ellie Taylor
Can you wear black to a wedding? What’s the best way to make small talk? And why did Ellie Taylor end up weeping in the ladies on her wedding day? Join Viv Groskop and her guests Lucy Mangan, Ellie Taylor and Jo Bryant for a masterclass in keeping this summer’s social events stress-free. Plus, simply tell us your favourite childhood book to be in with a chance of winning a copy of Lucy Mangan’s enchanting memoir, Bookworm.
Episode 13 Freedom - with Konnie Huq
What does freedom mean to you? It could be jumping into a lake in Guatemala, it could be finishing a cup of tea in peace! Guests Konnie Huq, Anna Hart and Rebecca Holman tell presenter Viv Groskop their secrets for finding freedom in everyday life. The team debate the pros and cons of leaving social media, and ask if the art of packing a suitcase could hold the key to a simpler existence? Plus Anna Hart shares her top tips for a stress-free summer.
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