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Let's Talk The Untalked

18 episodes - English - Latest episode: 2 months ago -

A podcast to promote the awareness of mental health. We want to create more open and honest conversations around this topic by sharing facts, thoughts and tips. Along with specialised guests that will provide their knowledge and resources that they have learnt from their own experiences or research. Together with these guests we want to explain accurate research, define terminology, debunk the myths of mental health and give advice and insight. We hope you enjoy and come along this journey of learning with us, Alice and Rosa. Follow us @letsttalktheuntalked or link us at [email protected]

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Bringing People Together with George Glover

November 06, 2021 23:00 - 16 minutes - 11.5 MB

Today's episode on, ‘Let’s Talk the Untalked’ features @Georgeglover. George has completed super sized swims, run cricket marathons and has organised many more events to fundraise money for I AM HOPE a registered charity under the Key To Life Charitable Trust, founded by Mike King. He is all about bringing people together for a common cause of helping others. George shares with us his journey in completing these events and mental health generally in society. His favourite quote is, “The fun...

Maintaining Balance and PMDD with Meg

October 30, 2021 21:00 - 33 minutes - 22.8 MB

Tomorrow’s new episode on, “Let’s Talk The Untalked” will feature Meg from @megswellness. Meg’s platform is focused around health and well-being and her take on health, fitness and foods. She shares her story of the struggles she has faced with her diagnosis of PMDD, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and the heavy medication required to complete daily tasks. This caused her symptoms of depression, fatigue, anxiety and low energy during her prime teenage years. Meg also discusses her passion fo...

Influential Leadership with Tori McNoe

October 23, 2021 22:00 - 1 hour - 42.7 MB

This week on the podcast we have the wonderful Tori McNoe chatting with us. Together we spoke about her journey as President of the USCA in 2019, the mental health impact of past events on the Christchurch community, and what it means to be a young leader in New Zealand. She is an influential young Māori leader seeking to inspire others. She has so much wisdom and knowledge to share so tune into this episode coming Sunday!!Her favourite quote is, “The most important thing is we need to be un...

The Power of Perspective and Resilience with Jake Bailey

October 10, 2021 06:00 - 34 minutes - 23.4 MB

This week we have @jakebaiiley coming on to talk with us on ‘Let’s Talk The Untalked.’ Jake Bailey is a full-time public speaker and a passionate educator on the power of resilience. Jake first caused a global sensation in 2015, when his speech as Head Boy at Christchurch Boys High School’s prize-giving ceremony went viral. A week before he was due to deliver this speech, Jake was diagnosed with Burkitt’s non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, the most aggressive cancer known to man. Given two weeks to liv...

Change Is Natural with Lads Without Labels

October 02, 2021 22:00 - 47 minutes - 32.5 MB

This week on, ‘Let’s Talk The Untalked’ we have Jules and James from @ladswithoutlabelsand @uglyboysrunningclub . Lads Without Labels is a charity dedicated to improving men’s mental health in and around the University of Canterbury. These boys were so knowledgeable and shared such insightful thoughts around mental health and well-being. We chatted about dealing with those unknown emotions, normalising answering truthfully to the classic question, ‘How are you?’ and having those first conver...

Leave A Place Better Than You Found It with Alyce Lysaght

September 26, 2021 06:00 - 30 minutes - 20.8 MB

This week’s episode welcomes Alyce Lysaght on, ‘Let’s Talk the Untalked’. She has her own podcast called, ‘Māori in Engineering’ showcasing inspiring Māori in the engineering world. On this episode she speaks about embracing her Māori heritage and culture, the celebrations of Māori language week and the impact her journey has had on her well-being. Alyce has had a massive self-exploration journey and has highlighted in this the expedition to finding her why. Knowing her why and what she valu...

Road to Recovery with Kenz Watts

September 18, 2021 22:00 - 25 minutes - 17.6 MB

TW:// this episode mentions the topics of eating disorders and depression which may be upsetting to some listeners.This week on the podcast we chat with Kenz from @wellwithkenzz . Kenz is studying in Wellington and has her own wellness platform sharing her story and facilitating open conversations and thoughts around mental health. Having her own podcast @smalljoyspodcastshe knows the importance of sharing stories to make others feel less alone. Kenz explains her journey navigating high scho...

Use Your Voice with Sophia and Ella

September 12, 2021 08:00 - 47 minutes - 32.6 MB

We are so happy to be back into some, ‘normality’. Take care and don’t be hard on yourself while easing back into it. This week’s episode features Sophia Harrison and Ella Lamont. These two students at Victoria University in Wellington created an online tool to try to gauge the extent of the dangers that young women face. They have always been passionate about real-life important issues we face as a society and decided to take a stand and make a change. Their survey results came back with so...

Being Vulnerable with Jem Vaughan

September 05, 2021 01:00 - 50 minutes - 34.9 MB

TW:// this episode mentions the topics of depression and eating habits.Hopefully one of our last lockdown editions includes this weeks guest Jem Vaughan on, ‘Let’s Talk the Untalked’. Although studying and living in Auckland she comes at us over zoom from CHCH with her family. She shares with us her mental health journey, what happiness means to her and how to be happy within yourself as well as highlighting when being a supportive friend that it’s as simple as just reassuring someone you ar...

Wellness from Within with Naturally Alice

August 29, 2021 04:00 - 38 minutes - 26.6 MB

TW:// this episode mentions the topics of suicide and eating habits.We hope you have taken this opportunity in lockdown to listen to some of our other episodes and especially last weeks with Loren. This week we have another great listen with Alice from @naturally_alice speaking on, ‘Let’s Talk The Untalked’. Her platform started from a vegan blog and then one day she posted a bikini picture, receiving unexpected and overwhelming support. She promotes body positivity as well as sharing inspir...

Living a Balanced Lifestyle with Loren Hay

August 22, 2021 00:00 - 57 minutes - 39.2 MB

We hope everyone is still doing well in lockdown and now it’s been extended are all ready with the things they need to catch up on! (or even just relaxing in bed all day in the sun) This weeks episode featured, Loren Hay from @bittabalance . She has such an inspiring platform and chats with us about her journey to her health coach career choice, her battle with Chron’s disease, body image and mental health generally. We discussed what living a balanced lifestyle means to us and how the small...

From Resilience to Rowing with Ella Greenslade

August 15, 2021 05:00 - 24 minutes - 16.6 MB

@ella_greenslade is our very special guest this week on, ‘Let’s Talk The Untalked’. We were super excited to chat with her while she wraps her head around the fact that she is an Olympic medalist in MIQ!! Ella rowed and went to school at St Margaret’s and continued her rowing journey outside of school to reach where she is today. She speaks with us about her Olympic journey, how she used resilience to overcome setbacks and what it means to be a top level athlete. Many messages Ella gives abo...

Nourish to Flourish with Maisie Nattrass

August 08, 2021 04:00 - 21 minutes - 14.6 MB

This week on, ‘Let’s Talk the Untalked’ we have Maisie speaking with us around her mental health experiences and the journey to recovery. She gives her insight into ways to get help and her recovery road, highlights the importance of not putting so much pressure on yourself and how life outside of your school years impacts your mental health. Maisie was a founder of the UC Women in Business club at UC who too have started up their own podcast to check out!! She is such an inspiring and kind ...

It's Not Weak To Speak with Jimmy Stewart

July 31, 2021 22:00 - 21 minutes - 14.6 MB

We would love to introduce our guest for this week on, ‘Let’s Talk The Untalked’, Jimmy Stewart. He is currently Year 13 at Christchurch Boys High School who loves hanging out with his mates and playing sports. Jimmy opens up to us about his journey with his mental health experiences and how he is constantly raising awareness for the topic of mental health whether it be speaking to his school or as an advocate for the Maia Health Foundation who have continually supported youth mental health....

Debunking ADHD with Annelise Thompson

July 24, 2021 23:00 - 36 minutes - 25.3 MB

This week we have Annelise Thompson from Wellington speaking to us about the effects of living undiagnosed with ADHD. In this episode we will be debunking the stereotypes of ADHD, talking about being a supportive friend to someone with mental health issues, getting treatment and support for ADHD and the improvements that could be made to school education around mental health.  We hope you learn lots from Annelise’s story. Her favourite quote is, “It’s okay to wish things had turned out diffe...

The Light At The End Of The Tunnel with Lucy Glass

July 18, 2021 01:00 - 41 minutes - 28.6 MB

TW: this episode will feature the topics of suicide, depression, self-harm and eating disordersOur very special next guest on, ‘Let’s Talk The Untalked’, is Lucy Glass. She is 22 years old living in Auckland working as a Television Production Co-ordinator who grew up in Christchurch. Lucy shares a very real and honest conversation with us on this episode opening up about her struggles with her mental health. She shared tips on how to be a supportive friend or family member, the importance of...

Real Not Perfect with Lucy Hone

July 11, 2021 08:00 - 22 minutes - 15.4 MB

We are super excited to introduce our first guest to ‘Let’s Talk The Untalked’, Dr. Lucy Hone. Lucy is the co-director and co-founder of the New Zealand Institute of Well-being & Resilience, adjunct senior fellow at the University of Canterbury, a published academic researcher and a best-selling author. We were lucky enough for her to share her wisdom around mental health especially resilience and perfectionism. She shared tips on how to deal with setbacks, the importance of speaking out, wh...

Pilot Episode

July 08, 2021 04:00 - 4 minutes - 2.81 MB

On this first episode of, 'Let's Talk The Untalked' we will be introducing what our podcast is all about. We aim to promote the awareness and educate our listeners (including ourselves) on topics surrounding mental health. By facilitating open and honest conversations we want to encourage people to speak out.   We hope you enjoy and please stay tuned for our next episode with Dr. Lucy Hone, Alice and Rosa.