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Hey It Gets Better

By Katie Watson

Hey It Gets Better, the podcast, brings inspiring stories of the ups and downs of life to the ears of those who need to hear that things just get better. Stories from founders, authors, creatives and more, Hey It Gets Better is a podcast of hope that even when we are lost, things do ultimately get better.
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30 - Zak Marks: Building A Life Changing Medical Device In Your Twenties

Hey It Gets BetterSep 20, 2022

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32 - Sean Ruane: Improving The Mental Health Of 1 Million People

32 - Sean Ruane: Improving The Mental Health Of 1 Million People

In this episode, I chatted with Sean Ruane, the founder of Mind Data.  After suffering from suicidal depression in 2015, Sean made it his mission to pay it forward and became an advocate for person-to-person therapy. Sean graduated First Class from Buckingham Business School and joined the founding team of an HR tech start-up in London, which grew rapidly to the point of exit in 2019. This experience taught him that technology solutions could improve processes people did not question before. With Mind Data Sean wants to bring his life experiences together by addressing some of the challenges he experienced with the traditional therapy process and offering a disruptive solution to the mental health space. He is on a personal mission to improve the mental health of one million people.
Mar 17, 202330:36
31 - Alex Manzi: Finding happiness within yourself

31 - Alex Manzi: Finding happiness within yourself

In this episode, I chatted to Alex Manzi who is the host of the UK's number 1 Life Coaching podcast 'In The Moment'.  After going through his own battles with Depression and Anxiety, Alex decided to start a platform to help inspire people to live with more clarity and happiness, by challenging the way they think, opening up their minds and inviting them to live in the moment. And, from that, the podcast was born. He also released his self-published book ‘The Search For Clarity’, sharing his learnings and experiences of living from a negative headspace to now living from a place of happiness and clarity.Alex has so much wisdom and I felt like I had so much more clarity with my own journey after interviewing him. I hope that you too will gain some clarity from this episode. If you'd like to find out more from Alex, follow him on Instagram @iamalexmanzi 
Oct 03, 202237:03
30 - Zak Marks: Building A Life Changing Medical Device In Your Twenties

30 - Zak Marks: Building A Life Changing Medical Device In Your Twenties

In this episode, I chatted with Zak Marks, co-founder & CEO at Kitt Medical. Zak has been deathly allergic to nuts all his life. He tries to always keep two adrenaline auto-injectors on himself, but they’re bulky, easy to forget and expire often. He originally designed Kitt (called ana. at the time) during his final year of university as he wanted to create something that could work like a defibrillator, but for allergies. Little did he know at the time that it would be the start of an incredible journey. Since then the idea has developed into a business and he has grown an incredible, passionate team around him. Together they're creating a new standard for allergy care. What is it like building a business in your twenties? How do you look after yourself? What are the challenges? These are the questions Zak discusses in our episode. 
Sep 20, 202241:30
29 - Amy Louise Jackson: How She Stopped Tick Box Living After 30 Years

29 - Amy Louise Jackson: How She Stopped Tick Box Living After 30 Years

In this episode, I chatted with Amy Louise Jackson. Amy is a Self Discovery and Empowerment Coach, NLP Trainer and Business Mentor dedicated to helping ambitious humans get unstuck, beat the overwhelm and take action to live a life that lights them up! Having spent the first 30 years of her life doing what she calls 'tick-box living', Amy understands first-hand that getting super clear on who you are and what's important to you is the foundation to building a life that you love, and she's on a mission to help others do just that!
Sep 05, 202235:22
28 - Sina Sadrzadeh: Entrepreneurship and Finding Your Identity

28 - Sina Sadrzadeh: Entrepreneurship and Finding Your Identity

In this episode, I am joined by Sina Sadrzadeh. We talk about Sina's experience of entrepreneurship and the closing of his first business Peppercorn. We also speak about finding your identity. Sina is the co-founder of Wing, the digital in-person networking tool aiming to completely eradicate paper business cards and innovating in-person events. Sina is also the Head of Growth at Series A funded NFT marketplace, myNFT aiming to make NFTs more accessible. Sina is a serial podcast host, hosting The Millennial Entrepreneur, London Tech Week's Elevating Founders podcast, and Inside the TeqDen.
Aug 22, 202239:05
27 - Caitlin Rozario: Breaks, Anxiety and You Don't Need To Fix Yourself

27 - Caitlin Rozario: Breaks, Anxiety and You Don't Need To Fix Yourself

This week I am joined by Caitlin Rozario, an incredibly impressive human. Caitlin is the co-founder of interlude, a new way for businesses and workers to supercharge their productivity through the power of high-quality work breaks. Caitlin is determined to drive positive change in workplace culture and ultimately make work days better. A content marketer by trade, Caitlin graduated from Cambridge and UCL and recently completed her MBA.In this episode, Caitlin talks about her experience of losing her sight whilst she was at university, how taking breaks was important for her and inspired Interlude. Caitlin also shares her experience of anxiety and why we don't need to fix ourselves. Not only is Cailtin an example of how life gets better but she is making the lives of others better too. If you enjoyed the podcast please subscribe and share it with your friends.
Aug 08, 202242:29
26 - Rachel Martin: Invisible disabilities, living sober and flexible goals

26 - Rachel Martin: Invisible disabilities, living sober and flexible goals

We're back! Thank you for joining us for the second season of Hey It Gets Better. In this episode, I am joined by Rachel Martin. Rachel is a TEDx speaker, content creator, author, business owner and most importantly... an accountant! Bright, passionate, engaging and committed to her craft, Rachel is a skilled accountant who is changing the industry for the better. As the founder of Accountant She, Rachel produces content that inspires future accountants and supports business owners.  Accountant She is the community Rachel wished she had when she began her accountancy career. It’s a safe place where Rachel can be the role model and inspiration that she wished she had when she decided to be an accountant. Rachel shares her experience of building her two businesses as well as how her life changed after an operation left her with no hearing. She is truly an inspiring human being and an example of how it gets better. Here is where you can find Rachel:Instagram: @accountant_sheTwitter: @accountant_sheLinkedIn: Rachel HarrisYouTube: Accountant SheIf you enjoyed the podcast please subscribe and share it with your friends. 
Jul 25, 202233:24
EP25 Katie Watson - It Gets Better

EP25 Katie Watson - It Gets Better

In this episode, I am actually the one being interviewed. My friend Alice Rath, CEO of Pippins Digital Marketing, interviews me about my own life and the challenges I have overcome to get to where I am today. From my mental health diagnosis in my first year of university to losing my job and going freelance, I actually surprised myself with how much I have gone through and achieved in 22 years. I hope you enjoy hearing my story or at least the first couple chapters of it anyways.Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro by Warm Wolf 
May 12, 202138:21
EP24 - Alice Rath: Working it out in your twenties and goals

EP24 - Alice Rath: Working it out in your twenties and goals

In this episode, I am joined by Alice Rath, a charity sector digital marketer and youth advocate. We chat about working everything out in your twenties and how everyone takes a different path, how to set and achieve goals and also how to let people know what you need on a bad day because we all have bad days.  Alice founded her agency in July 2019, Pippins Digital Marketing, collaborating with purpose-led organisations that empower women and create a world where they can thrive. Alongside this, Alice is the co-host of the Digital Marketing Babes Podcast, which aims to equip marketers with the knowledge to break the mould and achieve anything they set their mind to. Alongside her career, Alice advocates for the priorities of young people in the healthcare and social good sector. Where can you find Alice:Instagram: @pippinsdigitalmarketingInstagram: @digitalmarketingbabesSubscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro by Warm Wolf 
Apr 28, 202136:48
EP23- Danusia Malina-Derben: Identity and Noise

EP23- Danusia Malina-Derben: Identity and Noise

I am joined by Danusia Malina-Derben who is the CEO and Founder of DMD Global, a  Badass Mother of Ten, author of NOISE: A Manifesto Modernising Motherhood and Podcast Host. In this episode, we discuss the biggest challenges Danusia faced to get to where she is today, from being adopted to having her first child at 17. We discuss motherhood and the "noise" surrounding it in society and finally, we talk about the fact that things do get better. Danusia Malina-Derben is a mother of ten children, and still her own woman. From teen mother to tenured Organisational Behavior and Development academic, and onto award-winning, internationally published leadership expert. Danusia traded academia to head a global firm that fixes corporate boardrooms and develops top talent. She also hosts two critically acclaimed companion podcasts; School for Mothers and School for Fathers. Danusia has received praise and recognition from The Sunday Times to Metro, Psychologies to Good Housekeeping. She lives in the South Downs, UK with her family, and their mini-dachshund, Dickie. Visit her online at danusiamalinaderben.com Where can you find Danusia:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/school.for.mothers.podcast/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danusiamalinaderben/Twitter:https://www.facebook.com/SchoolForMothersClubhouse: https://clubber.one/@danusiamd Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro by Warm Wolf 
Apr 14, 202147:11
EP22 Liam Chennells - Working towards who you want to be

EP22 Liam Chennells - Working towards who you want to be

I am joined by Liam Chennells, CEO of detected and former rugby player, to discuss how he got to where he is today. Liam shares how he went from waking up having to decide whether to spend money getting the tube to work or buying food to the CEO of an upcoming startup that is changing the eCommerce scene. He provides an honest depiction of what life is like when you are in your twenties and building your career but also gives valuable advice about staying true to who you are. This episode was fantastic to record and reminds us all that "there are always blue sky behind the clouds".Where can you find Liam?Instagram: @liamchennellsWebsite: https://www.detected.app/Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro by Warm Wolf 
Mar 31, 202148:59
EP21 Fiona Thomas: Mental Health, Changing Career Paths and Creative Outlets

EP21 Fiona Thomas: Mental Health, Changing Career Paths and Creative Outlets

I am joined by Fiona Thomas, an author and freelance writer with work published in iPaper, Grazia, Happiful Magazine and Huffington Post. Her most recent book Out of Office: Ditch the 9-5 and Be Your Own Boss is a guide to freelancing. In this episode, we talk about how Fiona got to where she is now. From her career in hospitality to her mental breakdown in 2012 and then to her career as a writer and advocate for mental health. Where can you find Fiona?Instagram: @fionalikestoblogWebsite: https://fionalikestoblog.com/Out of Office book: https://amzn.to/3cR14QaOut of Office podcast: https://fionalikestoblog.com/out-of-office-podcast/Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro by Warm Wolf 
Mar 17, 202145:20
EP20- Narmeen Kamran: Mental Health in your Twenties

EP20- Narmeen Kamran: Mental Health in your Twenties

I am joined by Narmeen Kamran who is an event professional, mental health advocate, podcaster, clubhouse pro and many more things. In this episode, Narmeen shares her mental health story and how she has learnt to overcome what life throws at her. Narmeen is a strong and resilient person. Her story about her challenges with her mental health and her perspective on the past truly highlights that things do get better. Narmeen first started in the events industry aged 16 volunteering at comic conventions. Since then she has worked in hospitality and events throughout her studies becoming an AGM at a venue shortly after university. Now with 11 years of experience, she has worked on a variety of events across the world from Olympic sporting competitions to international conferences and awards. Mental Health, Diversity and Personal Development are Narmeen’s passions. She also acts as a strong advocate and speaker on these topics through her own personal experience and growth. Narmeen is involved with multiple industry charities to give back to the industry, most recently creating HospoMasks to raise funds as well as being a qualified Mental Health First Aider. Since her redundancy in the pandemic, Narmeen has launched her own personal brand and started various projects. Desert Island Events is an industry podcast created, produced and hosted by Narmeen as a fun conversation highlighting the heart of the industry, the creativity. Not one to sit still, Narmeen is also running Hospo Book Club, a network centred around personal development and wellbeingWhere can you find Narmeen?Instagram: @eventsnarmeenInstagram: @narniaisonlinePodcast: https://anchor.fm/desertislandeventsClubhouse:@eventsnarmeenMental Health Services:Anxiety UK - www.anxietyuk.org.ukBipolar UK-  www.bipolaruk.org.ukCALM- www.thecalmzone.netMen's Health Forum- www.menshealthforum.org.ukMental Health Foundation- www.mentalhealth.org.ukMind- www.mind.org.ukNo Panic- www.nopanic.org.ukOCD Action-  www.ocdaction.org.ukOCD UK- www.ocduk.orgPAPYRUS- www.papyrus-uk.orgRethink Mental Illness- www.rethink.orgSamaritans- www.samaritans.org.ukSANE-  www.sane.org.uk/supportYoungMinds-  www.youngminds.org.ukSubscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro by Warm Wolf
Mar 03, 202141:47
EP19- Adam Brazier: Comparison, Creativity and Curiosity

EP19- Adam Brazier: Comparison, Creativity and Curiosity

I am joined by Adam Brazier who is the co-founder of Graffiti Life, co-host and co-founder of Creative Rebels and also a fashion and beauty photographer. Adam gives away so much remarkable life advice in this episode, covering everything from finding his way after graduating in the last recession to how being curious will help you progress in life. For anyone who does not feel like they want the typical 9-5 but they don't know what else to do then this episode is for you.Where can you find Adam and Creative Rebels?Instagram: @adambrazierportraitsInstagram: @rebelscreateWebsite: https://adambrazier.co.uk/Podcast: https://creativerebels.co/Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro
Feb 17, 202146:40
EP18- Lucy Haslam: Dream, Take Risks and Plan For Your Future

EP18- Lucy Haslam: Dream, Take Risks and Plan For Your Future

I am joined by Lucy Haslam who shares her story of how she went from working at her kitchen table, selling at markets to owning a six-figure business that has its own shop and cafe. Lucy is the founder of Acorn and Pip and before that she was a high school teacher. Lucy shares her inspirational story and how dreaming big, taking risks and planning for her future helped her get to where she is now. This episode is perfect for anyone who doesn't have a plan or wants to change the direction they are going in. Where can you find Lucy?Instagram: @acornandpipWebsite: https://acornandpip.com/Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Feb 03, 202141:45
EP17 Olivia Hanlon- Taking risks, making big decisions and facing loneliness

EP17 Olivia Hanlon- Taking risks, making big decisions and facing loneliness

I am joined by Olivia Hanlon, the founder of Girls in Marketing, an online community empowers and educated women on their marketing journey. When Olivia started Girls in Marketing she never could have imagined it would grow this big. During the pandemic, she took a risk and quit her full-time job to run it. Since then Girls in Marketing has gone from strength to strength. In this episode, Olivia talks about having to make the decision to leave her job and the challenges she faced. These types of decisions are difficult but also exciting. We also discuss loneliness, a feeling lots of us are familiar with since the pandemic, and Olivia shares her tips on coping with it.Where can you find Olivia?Instagram: @oliviamaehanlonInstagram: @girlsinmarketingWebsite: https://girlsinmarketing.com/Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Jan 20, 202136:53
EP16 Lucy Menghini: Building your career, relationships and books

EP16 Lucy Menghini: Building your career, relationships and books

I am joined by Lucy Menghini, founder of Six Stories, ex-Marketing Director Social Chain, Podcaster, eComm, Kickstarter. She has a pretty impressive CV! Lucy didn't go to university and she shows that it is essential for a great career. We talk about how Lucy got into marketing and rose to the position of Marketing Director at Social Chain. After getting married, Lucy spent time travelling with her husband, created a podcast with 60+ downloads and grew their Etsy store into an e-commerce store within the bridal industry. Lucy is full of great life advice and plenty of book recommendations. She shares what she has learnt in different aspects of her life, from her career to relationships. Where can you find Lucy and Six Stories?Instagram: @sixstoriesofficialInstagram: @lucymenghiniWebsite: https://www.sixstories.co.uk/Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro
Jan 06, 202144:32
EP15 Stacey Pritchard: CBD , Finding New Ways and Feeling Your Feelings

EP15 Stacey Pritchard: CBD , Finding New Ways and Feeling Your Feelings

I am joined by Stacey Pritchard who is the super proud founder of Planthaya. Planthaya began as a lifestyle brand who fell in love with CBD and created their own range but ended up creating a community of people who are all on a wellness journey.  In this episode, we talk about what CBD is and the challenges Stacey faced from having eBay take down her store to having Paypal close her account. We talk about overcoming roadblocks and the importance of feeling your feelings. Stacey is helping many people with their wellness journey. Stacey found herself saying every day to people, who were reaching out for support, "There is no one product (including ours), activity or book that is going to make you feel wonderful. Wellness is an accumulation of small choices each day that have a positive effect on your mind, body, life or community. We are creating a brand and platform to support this." Where can you find Stacey and Planthaya?Instagram: @planthayaInstagram: @iama_badassWebsite: https://planthaya.com/Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro by Warm Wolf 
Dec 23, 202040:05
EP14- Jess MacIntyre and Nat Moore: Double redundancies, working on yourself and making a difference

EP14- Jess MacIntyre and Nat Moore: Double redundancies, working on yourself and making a difference

I am joined by Jess MacIntyre and Nat Moore who founded Mac+Moore, an agency that combines science with magic to achieve brilliant marketing. Jess and Nat discuss how they both experienced a double redundancy and how it led to the birth of Mac+Moore. They have done a lot of work on themselves and their business since Mac+Moore began in 2016. They support businesses that value profit and purpose equally, helping to make the world a better place.  The story of how these two remarkable women both experienced a double redundancy and how it led to them creating an agency that supports positive change is an unmissable HIGB story about working on yourself and finding your purpose.Where can you find Mac+Moore?Instagram: @macandmooreWebsite: https://www.macandmoore.com/Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro by Warm Wolf 
Dec 09, 202043:25
EP13 Amanda Perry: Purpose, the Beauty of Technology and 2020

EP13 Amanda Perry: Purpose, the Beauty of Technology and 2020

In this episode, I am joined by Amanda Perry who is the founder of SOUP agency, the E-coms growth hub, a coach and just an all-round fantastic person. In this episode, we dive deep into a number of topics from Amanda's own journey where she opens up about her bankruptcy and how finding your purpose can help you navigate life and find what is important. We talk about the year, 2020, the one no one could have predicted. How it highlighted the beauty of technology but also how everyone has had very different experiences. Recording this episode has made me think a lot about this year and how I will use what I have learnt and experienced to do better, it is an episode that gives hope that whilst this year has been tough the future will be better.Where can you find Amanda?Instagram: @amandaperryWebsite: https://www.amandaperry.co.uk/ Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro by Warm Wolf 
Nov 25, 202041:24
EP12 Sarah Townsend: Freelancing, coping with uncertainty and deglamourising the hustle

EP12 Sarah Townsend: Freelancing, coping with uncertainty and deglamourising the hustle

In this episode, I am joined by Sarah Townsend who is the author of the best selling book Survival Skills for Freelancers: Tried and Tested Tips to Help You Ace Self-Employment Without Burnout. Sarah runs her own business and has freelanced for over 20 years and during that time she has learnt a lot of lessons, some of which she kindly shared on this podcast. From how to deal with uncertainty and building resistance to how to watch out for the key signs of burnout, Sarah shares lots of wisdom in this episode. It is a great listen for freelancers and everyone working at home during this pandemic.  Sarah has released a new book, The Little Book of Confusables which is designed to help smart people avoid stupid mistakes with commonly confused words.It’s available on Amazon, in paperback and Kindle, here: https://amzn.to/3AjqtB4Where can you find Sarah?Instagram: @thecopywritersdayWebsite: https://www.sarahtownsendeditorial.co.uk/Buy her fantastic book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Survival-Skills-Freelancers-self-employment-without/dp/1916371566 Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter ------------------------------------------------------Music:  Uplifting Ambient Music Intro by Warm Wolf 
Nov 11, 202036:39
EP11 Vanessa Belleau - Changing Your Narrative, Becoming Comfortable and Finding Your Purpose

EP11 Vanessa Belleau - Changing Your Narrative, Becoming Comfortable and Finding Your Purpose

In this episode, I am joined by Vanessa Belleau who is CEO of High Fifteen, a Business Strategist, Inclusion and Belonging Consultant and an Executive Coach.  Vanessa gives some fantastic advice in this episode about how she got to where she is now and what you can do to live your life with purpose. From fueling your actions with your beliefs to having your own mantras to bring out the best version of you, this episode is perfect for anyone who feels lost right now. You can follow Vanessa on Instagram at @highfifteen_ and visit her website here https://www.highfifteen.com/ Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Oct 28, 202045:59
EP10 Kieran S-Lawler - Building a career, moving around and good quality relationships

EP10 Kieran S-Lawler - Building a career, moving around and good quality relationships

In this episode, I am joined by Kieran S-Lawler who is the Head of Marketing at Hallam. Kieran chats about how he got into marketing, worked three jobs at one time during University and his experience travelling around Europe after university. Kieran's attitude to life is fantastic as he has gone for what he wanted in life but always reminded grounded. We chat about adulting, moving to different cities and keeping the people who add value to your life close. Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Oct 14, 202044:34
EP9 Gaby Mendes- Working Towards Your Ideal Self, Post Graduation Life and Comparing Yourself

EP9 Gaby Mendes- Working Towards Your Ideal Self, Post Graduation Life and Comparing Yourself

In this episode, I am joined by Gaby Mendes. Gaby is the founder of Talk Twenties which is a fantastic community that teaches you everything you never get taught in school. In this episode, we chat about finding yourself after university as Gaby's mental health suffered after she graduated from university and went into teaching. Then Gaby pivoted into events management. She gives fantastic advice on being resilient when job hunting. We also chat about comparing yourself to others and giving your Instagram a purge of content that doesn't make you happy. I hope you enjoy today's episode and Gaby's story. Thank you to Gaby for being such a fantastic guest.Talk Twenties: https://www.talktwenties.com/Instagram: @talktwentiesFacebook: Talk TwentiesIf you want to listen to more of Gaby then check out Talk Twenties Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/1qlLyLdB9kEss7t0UQ8nrN Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Sep 30, 202046:44
EP8 Lucy Werner - Challenges in Your Twenties and Self Love

EP8 Lucy Werner - Challenges in Your Twenties and Self Love

In this episode, Katie is joined by Lucy Werner. Lucy is the founder of The Wern and author of Hype Yourself, which is basically a book of pure PR as wisdom. As well as being a fountain of PR knowledge Lucy is also a fantastic person who has a lot of amazing advice in this episode. We talk about how Lucy got into PR and how she wrote her book whilst she was pregnant with her second child. Lucy shares the challenges that she faced in her twenties and she gives her thoughts on the modern-day hashtags girl boss and mum boss. Finally, we talk about self-love, which is much easier said than done, and how to do it even on the hard days. Buy Lucy's book: https://amzn.to/2Rqj23JThe Wern: https://www.thewern.com/Follow Lucy on Instagram: @wernchatIf you want to listen to more of Lucy's story then I would recommend her interview with Amanda Perry: https://spoti.fi/3iwBrYu Subscribe and give us a rating wherever yo u listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Sep 16, 202045:50
EP7 Tom Lansdowne - Start ups , Moving Back in with Parents and Budgeting

EP7 Tom Lansdowne - Start ups , Moving Back in with Parents and Budgeting

In this episode, Katie is joined by Tom Lansdowne. Tom currently works for Butternut Box and he talks about his journey to get to where he is today. As an economics student, he decided not to go for the career options that were set out for him and instead he created founded a start-up with his co-founders. For Tom this meant he had to move back in with his parents after university and spend his weekends working another job, putting most of what he was earning back into his business. Katie and Tom chat about what it is like moving back in with your parents after university and Tom gives some tips on personal finances. Finally, Tom talks about how his start-up ended and how he sees it as success in helping in build his career. Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Sep 02, 202039:27
EP6 Max Cotton- Walking Away, Career Change and Fitness

EP6 Max Cotton- Walking Away, Career Change and Fitness

In this episode, Katie is joined by Max Cotton. Max is a Personal Trainer and he runs both Train Badass and P.E. For Grown-Ups. If he gets knocked down then he gets up again, not just because he was MMA fighter. In the episode, Max gives some brilliant advice about getting into exercise and they discuss a range of topics from trends in the fitness industry to Max's own personal career journey that led him to where he is now. Talking to Max was an absolute privilege and the advice he gave about exercise was brilliant!  If you want to reach out to Max then you can email him about personal training max@trainbadass.co . I would also highly recommend to subscribing to the Train Badass blog as it is a great read that motivates you to exercise. You can also find Max on Instagram @maxcotton88 and @trainbadass  Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Aug 26, 202044:29
EP5 Marco Fiori - Job Hunting in a Recession and Side Hustling

EP5 Marco Fiori - Job Hunting in a Recession and Side Hustling

In this episode, Katie is joined by Marco Fiori. As well as being a director at Bamboo PR, Marco also has a side hustle called Fiori's Finds where he resells antique jewellery. They chat about a range of topics from graduating in a recession, jobhunting to how Marco found the passion that drives his side hustle. This episode is packed with fantastic life advice that has the potential to help loads of people.Marco is an incredibly positive person who is exceptionally hardworking. He is always to help people start their careers. You can find him on LinkedIn or follow reach him on Instagram through @fiorisfinds. Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Aug 19, 202037:11
EP4 Ellie Austin Williams - Studying Law, Finances and Making Friends as an Adult

EP4 Ellie Austin Williams - Studying Law, Finances and Making Friends as an Adult

In this episode, Katie is joined by Ellie Austin Williams. Ellie is known for This Girl Talks Money which she started in 2019 to tackle the taboo topic of money and help to empower women. They chat about a range of topics from Ellie's background in law and her experience of being qualified to making friends in your twenties. Ellie is a lovely woman who trained to be a lawyer but is now doing amazing things in the finance space, she is a prime example of that sometimes you might end up doing something you never planned on doing. If you want to hear more from Ellie then follow her on Instagram @thisgirltalksmoney or visit her website https://www.thisgirltalksmoney.com/. Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Aug 12, 202044:34
EP3 Laura Lane - Solo Traveling, Starting Your Own Business and Always Learning

EP3 Laura Lane - Solo Traveling, Starting Your Own Business and Always Learning

In this episode, Katie is joined by Laura Lane. They chat about a range of topics from solo travelling, starting your own business, always learning and overcoming traumatic moments in your journey. Laura is a fantastic woman who is a great example that you don't have to just do one thing in your life, not only has she started her own business but now she is also training to be a personal trainer. Her story is amazing and she is still writing it, I can't wait to see what is next for her. Visit My Icon Story at https://www.myiconstory.com/ or follow them on Instagram @myiconstory Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Aug 05, 202033:49
EP2 Julio Taylor- Terrible Jobs, Finding What You Love and Never Giving Up

EP2 Julio Taylor- Terrible Jobs, Finding What You Love and Never Giving Up

In this episode, Katie is joined by Julio Taylor. Julio is a former musician who played in a band whilst also working pretty terrible jobs. He built websites and faced lots of agency rejections. Fast-forward to now and he is the CEO of Hallam, an award-winning digital marketing agency in Nottingham. Julio speaks about finding what you love and working towards your super goal. Enjoy.Subscribe and give us a rating wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter 
Jul 29, 202037:40
EP1 Frankie Cotton - Careers, Salary Negotiation and Finding Balance

EP1 Frankie Cotton - Careers, Salary Negotiation and Finding Balance

Frankie Cotton is the creator and host of Women on Top. She is also the CEO and Founder of Lets Be Frank. Frankie shares her advice on starting your career, salary negotiation and finding balance in your life. Subscribe and follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetterIf you want to listen to Frankie's podcast then here is a link to Women on Top's website: https://www.thewotpod.com/
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Hey It Gets Better Trailer

Hey It Gets Better Trailer

Hey It Gets Better is a podcast for anyone who feels like life is not going there way. I interview a range of people about their ups and downs in life. Even when it feels like nothing is going your way remember that Hey It Gets Better. Follow us on Instagram @heyitgetsbetter and subscribe wherever you get your podcast. 
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