Hong Kong Confidential show

Hong Kong Confidential

Summary: Hong Kong Confidential is a podcast designed to educate and entertain. Jules Hannaford interviews interesting people in Hong Kong about their lives, personal journeys and secrets. Guests share their wisdom, experiences and insights with our audience. Guests include a doula, a dating and relationship coach, community leaders, LGBTQ+ activists, human rights defenders, abuse survivors, psychologists, life coaches, recovered addicts, authors, a fire fighter, a matchmaker, accomplished business women and many more. They all have fascinating stories to share.

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 S1E143: 143| Female Entrepreneurship | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2547

Emma Pike, the Director of the 'Farmers Market HK talks about entrepreneurship, leadership, positivity and mentoring others. Emma is a brilliant role model for other leaders and this is an insightful interview about taking risks, starting a business and leading from the front! Emma discusses her childhood and how she started her own business at the age of nine. She explains some of the skills and talents that make a good entrepreneur and leader. Emma gives us some insight into the stumbling blocks that she has faced working in a male dominated industry and also some of the highlights of owning her own business. Emma mentors women in business and gives us an example of someone that she has guided and who has made great strides as a business owner. This is an inspirational interview for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business. Farmers Market: https://www.farmersmarket.com.hk/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts.   Support the show.

 S1E142: 142| Our Local Street Food Expert | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2442

Virginia Chan shares her experience working on episode two of 'Restaurants on the Edge' for Netflix recently. What a fascinating time she had as a talent scout for the pre-production stage of the show and also being featured in the actual episode as the street food expert in Hong Kong. Her local food tour business, Humid with a Chance of Fishballs really enabled her to shine on the show as she showcased Hong Kong and its local foods; demonstrating her expertise, knowledge and talent. Virginia gives us an insight into the behind the scenes processes of creating the Netflix show and shares some anecdotes that did not make it onto the screen. This is a great insight into both the creation of a Netflix program and also the street foods of Hong Kong. Check out 'Restaurants on the Edge' on Netflix- you will love it! Virginia Chan: https://www.humidwithachanceoffishballs.com/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts.   Support the show.

 S1E141: 141| Dating During COVID-19 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3198

Dating and Relationships coach from Happy Ever After, Valentina Tudose talks about dating during COVID-19 and social distancing. We discuss how the dating landscape has changed during the pandemic and Valentina gives us some great tips for virtual dating and dating safely. Valentina thinks outside of the box and has some wonderful suggestions for how we can connect with others without putting ourselves at risk. This is a very useful podcast for anyone trying to navigate dating during these uncertain times. Happy Ever After: https://happyeverafter.asia/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts. Support the show.

 S1E140: 140| All Children Matter | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2612

Catherine Gurtin is a true collaborator dedicated to delivering great outcomes.She thrives best in an environment where she is able to network, connect and bring together people from diverse backgrounds and skills in pursuit of a common goal. She is doing just that at PathFinders where she and her team ensure the most vulnerable and unsupported children in Hong Kong are protected and respected, and their migrant mothers; predominantly current or former Foreign Domestic Workers are empowered to find a path to a bright future. Catherine shares some of the ways that the migrant mothers and children are supported through both their social welfare, justice and health programs alongside incredible educational and outreach programs. Catherine explains that the goal of PathFinders is to ensure that every child has a fair start in life. This is an inspirational interview with a woman who embodies caring, compassion and community in all that she does. Pathfinders: http://www.pathfinders.org.hk/public/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts. Support the show.

 S1E139: 139| Reground and Reignite | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2818

Natalie Goni is a coach who believes we can be driven to succeed and guided by purpose. She cares deeply about people and helps others to be successful at work and be balanced in life. She gives us an insight into her work as a coach. We discuss the importance of self reflection, rest and personal wholeness. Natalie is running a retreat, Reground & Reignite in Bali in August where nourishing and igniting your mind, body, and spirit are a focus. Natalie gives us some tips on how we can be the best version of ourselves with meaning and purpose. This is a wonderful interview that will help you feel calm and centred whilst learning more about self care; especially in times of stress. Natalie Goni: https://www.nataliegoni.com/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts. Support the show.

 E1381: 138| Surviving Sexual Assault | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2485

Jill is a survivor of sexual assault and she courageously shares her experience with us. She talks about the impact that the violent assault had on her, both physically and emotionally. She lost her confidence, felt shame and blamed herself. She was afraid to share with others. She fell into a depression and began a number of self harming behaviours. Through support and counselling, Jill has now on the road to recovery and she is amazed at how healing sharing her story with others has been for both herself and other survivors. She hope that by opening up to others, she will empower them to share their stories as well and seek support. Jill now supports Rainlily, the sexual violence crisis centre in Hong Kong and she has started her own hub for wellness and a space to slow down called Pause Studio and she is raising money for Rainlily with her Pause for a Cause initiative. TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains discussion about sexual assault and violence. Rainlily: https://rainlily.org.hk/eng/service Pause Studio: https://www.pause.hk/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts.   Support the show.

 S1E137: 137| Surviving Cervical Cancer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2471

Jon opens up about her journey facing cervical cancer. When Jon discovered that she had cancer, she also discovered that she was unexpectedly pregnant. Jon had to make a decision with her husband, did she keep the baby and delay her cancer treatment or did she choose to get cancer treatment straight away and put her health first? Learn more about Jon's struggle and the choices she made when faced with this challenging dilemma. Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts.   Support the show.

 S1E136: 136| Coping with COVID-19 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2564

Angela Watkins is a psychologist who shares her insights into how we can cope with COVID-19. This is a realistic yet reassuring look at the way that the Coronavirus is impacting us as individuals and on a global level. She gives us tips for managing stress and anxiety during this unprecedented time of uncertainty and ways that we can maintain social distancing, whilst thinking about our own self care. Angela shares strategies for parents on how that can manage home learning with their children. Angela and I discuss the differences between SARS and COVID-19, as we were both in Hong Kong during SARS. She reminds of of ways that we can bounce back after COVID-19 is over. Angela Watkins: angelaw@reddoor.hk Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts. Support the show.

 S1E135: 135| The Green Queen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4013

Hong Kong's Green Queen, Sonalie Figueiras chats to me about sustainability, eco living and the importance of awareness and making changes in our lives- however small they maybe! Her digital media platform, Green Queen Media is an incredible publication that is having a huge impact on both its readers and the way that we care for the earth. Sonalie shares her wealth of knowledge and passion for the planet with us all. We discuss everything from climate change, to plastic use, to zero waste and so much more. This is an educational and eye opening podcast with a woman who is a change-maker in the sustainability world and we are proud that she is a Hong Konger! This interview is not to be missed. Green Queen Media: https://www.greenqueen.com.hk/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts.   Support the show.

 S1E134: 134| Understanding Refugees | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2653

Jonnet talks to us about her work with refugees in Hong Kong. She shares the challenges that refugees face and how they overcome obstacles with dignity. We discuss support networks and ways that refugees give back to our community. Jonnet enlightens us to the myriad of talent and skills that refugees have to offer. This is an eye opening and heartwarming interview about an amazing group of people who are often marginalised in our society. Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts. Support the show.

 S1E133: 133| The Caring Chiropractor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2933

Michelle Zhou McCulloch shares her story about becoming a chiropractor and starting her own business, UpHealth Hong Kong. Michelle has an interest in maternity and pediatrics and enlightens us about some of the issues that she addresses with mothers and babies. She shares her own moving experience with postpartum depression and how this gives her great empathy to work with others who are going through their own struggles. Michelle explains many of the conditions that she can help people with and the positive effects that she has on people's lives. We discuss some of the urban health issues that are impacting people in today's society and how we can make changes to our lifestyle to improve our health. Contact Michelle: michelle@uphealth.com.hk UpHealth Website: www.uphealth.com.hk Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts.   Support the show.

 S1E132: 132| My Romance Scam | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3221

Jenna Shellman from ‘Leading with your Gut’ podcast interviews me, Jules Hannaford about my online dating romance scam journey and the making of ‘Fool Me Twice’ true crime podcast.  I was successful and happy in my life and my job, but was still lonely. I turned to online dating as a last resort, after being single for more than a decade. It seemed I was consistently meeting men who were not good enough. One after another, they seemed only to want to swindle me out of my money, and I was getting frustrated. Finally, I met a man who had his life together. Truman was a successful project manager at a construction firm, and seemed as excited as I was about the possibility of building a life with someone special. I travelled across the world to meet him, and the fairy tale immediately began to unravel. All was not as it seemed. I wrote a memoir ‘Fool Me Twice’ and created a true crime podcast of the same name about my experiences. This episode explores my insights into of the world of sweetheart scams, catfishing, and the ugly side of online dating. Thanks to Jenna Shellman for sharing this awesome interview. Fool Me Twice: https://apple.co/2Tdz9nv Leading With Your Gut: https://apple.co/2vbnOL8  Jenna Renee Shellman & Leading With Your Gut on all social media platforms: IG: https://www.instagram.com/leadingwithyourgut/ & https://www.instagram.com/jennareneeshellman/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/jennareneeshellman LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenna-shellman-9b4797b6/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ShellmanJenna YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpAPMwqJlKVwuXQj_Hk6Y6w/ Website (coming soon!): https://leadingwithyourgut.com/ Email: leadingwithyourgut@gmail.com Music by Cha Wilde, available on itunes, Spotify, and Soundcloud Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts. Support the show.

 S1E131: 131| Break Ups and Loss | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3199

Valentina Tudose discusses break ups and how they impact people. She shares her tips on behaviours to avoid during a break up and how setting boundaries can play a part in moving on well. She shares her own personal experience with losing her partner and how she was able to move forward after his untimely passing. She talks about the stages of grief and how someone can cope during these difficult times. Finally, Valentina advises us on how we can date again after heartbreak. Happy Ever After: https://happyeverafter.asia/ Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts.     Support the show.

 S1E130: 130| Mom's Special Too | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3237

Anika talks about her journey with her special needs daughter who has Mosaic Down Syndrome. Anika shares the joys and the challenges of motherhood with a special needs daughter. Anika started a group called @momsspecialtoo on Instagram as a way of bringing mothers of special needs children together to celebrate their resilience, unity and encourage self-appreciation. She explains how this group of mothers all share advice, wisdom, support and friendship in this growing online platform. This is a heartwarming and inspirational interview that is not to be missed. Find the group on Instagram: @momsspecialtoo Sponsored by: The Playground of Possibilities: https://playgroundofpossibilities.com/@PlaygroundOfPossibilities Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts.     Support the show.

 S1E129: 129| Unconditional Love | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3772

Jim Down shares his journey through life with a special needs child. His son James is now 29 and brings joy to the entire family. Jim shares the challenges and highlights they have experienced as a family raising James in Hong Kong. This is a powerful and moving podcast about unconditional love and family values which is not to be missed. Please visit my Patreon page if you would like to sponsor the production of Hong Kong Confidential Podcast. I have many great rewards to offer my supporters. Thanks for taking the time to check out the page https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 Email: jules@hongkongconfidential.net Webpage: www.hongkongconfidential.net Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts. Support the show.

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