Chatting With Chandy

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By: Chandos Green

Chatting With Chandy is my way of showcasing the stories of people who are changing the world. They could be doing this through sustainable fashion, music, or even creating a network of like-minded business people. Each week I will be speaking with a new guest about what they are currently up to and what motivates them to help make the world a better and more interesting place.

My Story "Tumour Boy" (Part 1) - Episode 41
10/14/2021

This weeks episode is a little different in that I become the guest and Jacob the show's producer becomes the host. I talk about my journey and the motivation behind my talk and workshops. We discuss coming to terms with my diagnosis, life at school and what it's like to grow up with a disability and diagnosis of OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). 



Chatting with the team - Episode 40
10/03/2021

In this episode, I speak with Kieren, the assistance producer for Chatting With Chandy about his goals and aspirations for the future as he follows his passion for boxing. 

Kieren's next fight is  October 22nd Bodysnatchers abc fight night. 


Andy Bishop - Episode 39
09/17/2021

In this weeks episode, I speak with Andy the founder of ManGang a network of men who believe that 'it’s not weak to speak'. The group seeks to create a platform for men across Hampshire who struggle with the pressures of modern-day life. For more information on the important work, Andy and his team are doing visit www.mangang.org. 

If you are struggling with your mental health the Samaritans have a free helpline, open 24 hours, 365 days a year. You can contact them by phoning 116 123. You can also email jo@samaritans.org or chat with th...


Gav Topley - Episode 38
09/09/2021

In this weeks episode of the podcast, I speak to Gav one of the founders of a Lad's Advice a peer support community that seeks to create a safe space for men to connect following the global pandemic and get signposting information when support beyond what the group can offer to its members. If you'd like to to Join the Lad's advice group find it here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ladsadvice and if you'd like to support Gav   in raising money for PAPYRUS please donate to his link below: 

https://www.justgiving...


Callum Church - Episode 37
09/03/2021

In this weeks episode of Chatting with Chandy I speak with Callum Church about his self development journey and what motivated him to start his own podcast and become an entrepreneur.

Huge thanks to Callum for giving up some of his time to speak with me and if you haven't already go check out his podcast "Happy Days with Callum Church".

For more information on Callum visit: ↓ Check Out Callum's Links | Linktree


Louise Hunt - Episode 36
08/27/2021

In episode 36 I am joined by Sammy from Beauty in The Brain and we chat to Paralympian Louise Hunt. We talk about the road to success and competing at the Paralympic Games.


To read more about Louise's story visit: Home - Louise Hunt 


Danny Rahim - Episode 35
08/19/2021

In this episode I sit with Danny Rahim about his journey and what motivated him to start talking about the impact of mental health and wellbeing in his own life. We speak about his role as a young carer to his mother and what it means to him to be able to share his story in the hopes it will help those he meets. 


For more information about Danny visit: Danny Rahim | Speakers Collective


Beauty In The Brain - Episode 34
08/12/2021

In this week's episode, I speak to Sammy the founder of Beauty In The Brain. After being diagnoses with a brain tumour Sammy used her lived experience to help others by raising money for charity while producing and selling jewellery with motivational & inspirational messages. 


For more information visit: https://www.beautybrainuk.com/

To support the show you can buy a coffee via Kofi for the team and I: ko-fi.com/chattingwithchandy


Jo Emmerson - Episode 33
08/08/2021

In episode 33, I speak with Jo from the Speakers Collective a social enterprise. The group works together to challenge the stigma around mental health, facilitate important conversations and promote learning around a number of important issues. 

We talk about the motivation to start the collective and the work its membership is doing to advocate for change and how they are promoting the value lived experience in the work they do. 

To learn more about the collective, visit: https://www.speakerscollective.org/


Lydia Cooke - Episode 32
07/29/2021

In this episode of the podcast, I chat with blogger and campaigner Lydia Cooke about the path she is currently on and what motivated her to start speaking about and challenging climate change. 


To find out more about Lydia's work, go to Instagram and search for @lydia_cooke. 

Lydia is also helping fundraise for charity to learn how you can help, visit: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/for-fynley


If you would like to support the podcast, then you can buy us a coffee via Kofi...


Body Equality - Episode 31
07/22/2021

In episode 31 of the podcast, I speak to Author, TEDx speaker, and body image advisor Emi Howe. During our conversation, Emi explains why we need to be having the body image conversation at work and at home.

For more information on the book, Emi has written, you can visit https://www.bodequality.com/product-page/the-body-hoax


Protein Rebel - Episode 30
07/16/2021

In this episode, I speak to Tim from Protein Rebel about his company, the inspiration behind the brand, and the products they have developed. We talk about the impact of the last 18 months and more importantly, what drives him to keep moving forward. 


For more information on Protein Rebel, visit: https://proteinrebel.com/shop/


To support the podcast, visit: https://ko-fi.com/chattingwithchandy


Episode 29 - Phyll Swift
06/29/2021

In Episode 29 I speak to Phyll from International Face Equality. In this open and extremely honest conversation, we speak about the work of the organisation and what led to Phyll joining the charity with it's goal to "improve the life prospects of any person anywhere in the world who has a facial difference or disfigurement, an unusual-looking, scarred or asymmetrical face (or body) from any cause." 


International Face Equality: https://faceequalityinternational.org/

For more information on International Face Equality Week, visit: https://faceequalityinternational.org/about-fei/international-face-equality-week-2021/ 


Episode 28 - Everything That Makes Us Human
06/24/2021

In episode 28 I sit down with Children's brain surgeon, Jay Jayamohan about his book Everything Tha Makes Us Human. 

Among some of the opening paragraphs, Jay writes that "I don't always win. I can't always win. But I try."  this continues to reflect in the rest of the book as Jay recalls significant events in his journey to where he is today. We talk about the reality of being a brain surgeon, having to make difficult decisions day-to-day. Jay speaks openly about the challenges has faced along the way and what motivated him to reflect...


Episode 27 - Cait Marketing
06/22/2021

In episode 27 I speak with Caitlyn, the founder of Cait Marketing. In our conversation, Caitlyn opens up about how she turned her university work into an online Ebook and what motivated this decision. We discuss the impact of Covid, finding a job after finishing her degree, and what she is doing to help others better understand marketing. 

To get your copy of C Ebook, visit: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/The-Rise-Of-The-Organic-Influencer/324357643491?hash=item4b8538dce3%3Ag%3ARAAAAOSwmFJfngQQ 




Episode 26 - Cassa Jackson
06/17/2021

In this episode of the podcast, I speak with singer-songwriter Cassa Jackson. Our conversation covers the motivation behind her latest music, the impact of the last year, and what is next for her on her journey.

To hear Cassa's latest song ‘All That I’m Hoping Now’, visit: https://slinky.to/ATIHN


Episode 25 - Finlay Games
06/13/2021

In Episode 25 of Chatting with Chandy, I speak with Finlay Games about his book, what motivated it, and what's next for him. Finlay Games is a transgender gay man and the author of Top to Bottom’ a Memoir and Personal Guide Through Phalloplasty. He is also a YouTuber and blogger, where, drawing from his lived experiences, Finlay shares candidly on topics of gender, sexuality, addiction, and mental health. Finlay also provides education, information, and support, in his work as a public speaker and life coach.

To find out more and to buy your own copy of Finlay's bo...


Episode 24 - Peter Larkum
06/08/2021

In episode 24 of the podcast, I speak with  Peter Larkum a Mental health speaker, Award-winning Mental Health First Aid instructor, and Creator of Mentality. Our conversation covers the motivation behind the company Peter has built, the impact of self-belief and following your dreams and so much more. 

If you want to see how awesome Peter's shirt was, visit @ChandyOrg on Instagram! 

To learn more about Peter's work, visit: www.peterlarkum.com


If you feel like you need someone to talk to or need support for your mental...


Episode 23 - Taylor Binney
06/06/2021

In episode 23, I chat with Taylor Binney a social media influencer and entrepreneur. We speak about what motivates her and what made her start her Instagram and YouTube channel. Taylor talks about the personal reasons that led her to start documenting her journey online and what has followed since.

If you feel like you need someone to talk to or need support for your mental health it’s important you speak to your GP. There are also charities like the Samaritans who you can call free On 116 123.

Other useful links:

Hub of Hope: ht...


Chatting With Chandy - Generation Success
05/06/2021

In episode twenty-two of Chatting with Chandy, I speak with James about starting Generation Success a not-for-profit organisation, and the motivation to empower people to be the best they can.
Generation Success aims to provide a network that helps to advance social mobility by empowering young people of diversity to reach their career aspirations.
For more information on Generation Success, visit: https://www.generation-success.com/


Chatting With Chandy - The Journey
05/06/2021

In episode twenty-one of the podcast, I speak with recording artist Rex. We talk about the process of creating music and finding inspiration from lived experiences and starting from zero. We talk about the impact of Covid19 and finding something you feel passionate about.


Chatting With Chandy - Joel Baker
05/06/2021

On episode twenty of the Chatting with Chandy podcast I speak with singer/songwriter and producer Joel Baker about what drew him to write and perform music. Our conversation covers everything from where the inspiration for each song comes from to having a school band and what the process of learning and reflection has meant to him over the past year.
For more information on Joel's work visit: http://joelbakermusic.com/


Chatting With Chandy - Mad Millennials
05/06/2021

In episode nineteen of Chatting with Chandy in which I speak to Char from mad millennials a not-for-profit peer-to-peer support network for the millennial generation. We speak about the motivation behind the organisation and what work they are currently doing to change and challenge the stigma that surrounds mental health.
If you feel like you need someone to talk to or need support for your mental health it’s important you speak to your GP. There are also charities like the Samaritans who you can call free On 116 123.

Other useful links:
Hub of Hope: ht...


Chatting With Chandy - Crowdfunding
05/06/2021

In episode eighteen, of Chatting with Chandy, I speak with Jes Bailey about the process of crowdfunding and what inspired her to start her own consultancy to help others generate funds for specific causes, businesses, and passions. To learn more and connect with Jes, visit: https://www.crowdfund-360.com/


Chatting With Chandy - Talking about mental health
05/06/2021

In episode seventeen of Chatting with Chandy, I speak with Jon Salmon about his campaign work and what motivated him to start sharing his own story in an attempt to help others.
If you feel like you need someone to talk to or need support for your mental health it’s important you speak to your GP. There are also charities like the Samaritans who you can call free On 116 123.
Other useful links:
Hub of Hope: https://hubofhope.co.uk/
Mind the Mental Health Charity: https://www.mind.org.uk/
CALM (Campaign Against Living Mi...


Chatting With Chandy - Figuring it out as you go
05/06/2021

In episode sixteen of Chatting with Chandy, I sit and talk to Emma Haymes about starting a business, creating a podcast. In our chat, we speak about the importance of putting yourself first in order to find your passion and the thing you love doing.


Chatting With Chandy - Making Social Work More Social
05/06/2021

In episode fithteen, I speak with Rob Mitchell and Elaine James about their roles as social workers, what drew them to the profession, and the motivation behind the book Social Work, Cats and Rocket Science. To learn more about the book, visit: https://socialworkcatsandrocketscience.com/


Chatting With Chandy - Do What You Love
05/06/2021

In episode fourteen of Chatting with Chandy, I speak to Lauren about leaving university to become a personal trainer. We talk about the importance of doing what you love and setting goals and also PE lessons and how much fun they were. To connect with Lauren, visit: https://www.laurenemmapt.com/


Chatting With Chandy - You, Me & Anxiety
05/06/2021

In episode thirteen, I sit with Dan from You Me & Anxiety. We discuss the reasons for starting the blog and setting out to change the stigma that surrounds mental health.
We talk about the role of reflection and talking about life experiences and how this process has helped Dan.
Dan shares how starting the blog has allowed him to
meet others in similar situations and feeling the same as him while also giving them a platform to express themselves.
To find out more about Dan’s work visit: www.youmeandanxiety.co.uk
Insta: ww...


Chatting With Chandy - Much More than Social Media
05/06/2021

In episode tweleve of Chatting with Chandy, I talk to Ella Orr about her business Much More Social, which she started in 2019 after changing her career from teaching to what she does now with helping businesses run and manage their social media marketing. We speak about the motivation behind this change and what she has learnt along the way.

If you have enjoyed this episode and want to learn more about what Ella does. Then check out the Facebook Live events Ella runs every Friday at 11.30 AM GMT where she gives social media tips and inspiration.
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Chatting With Chandy - A Freelancer's Guide
05/06/2021

In episode eleven of Chatting with Chandy, I talk with Sarah Townsend the author of Survival Skills for Freelancers.
We talk about life as a freelancer and the challenges that Sarah faced, which led her to write the book.
Sarah hopes that it might help others going through similar obstacles as they begin setting up their own business or starting out as a freelancer.
To learn more and buy Sarah's book, visit: https://www.sarahtownsendeditorial.co.uk/survival-skills-for-freelancers/


Chatting With Chandy - Men's Mental Health
05/06/2021

In episode ten of Chatting with Chandy, I talk with Mental Health campaigner Harry Corin.
"At the age of 12, Harry lost his father to suicide. As a child, Harry felt a heavy burden on his shoulders - in his head, he could never rid the association of suicide. Much of this was caused by a blame culture that surrounded his father’s passing, a lack of understanding around suicide, and the way national newspaper articles reported the story of his father’s death.
As a result, Harry decided to hide his true life from everyone that he met...


Chatting With Chandy - Young Trustees
05/06/2021

In episode nine of Chatting with Chandy, I talk with Mita from the Young Trustees Movement. We talk about the importance of Young people in the charity sector and what the movement is doing to challenge stereotypes.For more information on the Young Trustees Movement, visit: https://youngtrusteesmovement.org


Chatting With Chandy - More Than Networking
05/06/2021

In episode eight of Chatting with Chandy, I sit down with Mark Masters the founder of You Are The Media a community of business owners and community members passionate about changing the world through their professions. Set up to help business networks in Dorset and the surrounding area, You Are The Media now has an international reach and a community, that’s so much more than just a network of businesses.


Chatting With Chandy - Creating Something
05/06/2021

In episode seven of Chatting with Chandy, I speak with Gordon about creating a business from nothing. Gordon shares his experiences about being a business owner and why community is so important when dealing with change and uncertainty.


Chatting with Chandy Love & London
05/06/2021

In episode six I speak with Jess about owning a travel & tourism blog looking at life in London. We talk about what motivated her decision to start blogging. Jess discusses the challenges she has faced over the past year because of the pandemic and discusses what she has learned from life as an entrepreneur.


Chatting With Chandy - Mental Health in Work
05/06/2021

In episode five of Chatting with Chandy, I talk with the Managing Director of Bournemouth 7s Festival about mental health during the pandemic. We talk about the importance of community and doing more to support people following the changes we saw globally in the previous year.
If you feel like you need someone to talk to or need support for your mental health it’s important you speak to your GP. There are also charities like the Samaritans who you can call free On 116 123.


Other useful links:
Hub of Hope: https://hubofhope.co.uk/


Chatting With Chandy - Youth Empowerment
05/06/2021

In episode four of Chatting with Chandy, I talk to Leila about working in a family business and how important it is to have young people’s voices in the world of business. We speak about learning from Lockdown and the motivation to inspire young people to chase their dreams.


Chatting With Chandy - Let's Talk Business
05/06/2021

In episode three of Chatting with Chandy, I talk with Sophie the founder of Sophiedoessocial. We discuss what it’s like to be a young entrepreneur and how she has adapted her business following the pandemic.


Chatting With Chandy Choosing Happiness
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05/06/2021

In episode two of Chatting with Chandy, I talk with my mate Joe about his music and what makes him happy. Joe speaks about the choice he made after leaving university to pursue his love for music. He recalls some of the challenges he has faced, and how these have helped him to move forward.