Live Life Better
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Whether at home, work or play, this podcast aims to do exactly what it says on the tin - help you live life better. Back for series two, Melissa Hemsley presents a series of conversations with inspiring authors and experts on subjects from productivity to fitness, relationships and happiness. With insights and practical advice our amazing guests will talk you through simple life hacks and introduce you to pioneering new thinking - all whilst sharing their own stories of trial, error and discovery along the way.
||CleanExploring Smell||What your signature scent? Smell is important to all of us, as Melissa Hemsley finds out from this week’s guests. Joining her in the studio this week are Lizzie Ostrom, an author and perfume expert, Niko, Earl of East, a multi-sensorial lifest...||18 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmbracing touch||Are you a hugger or a handshaker? Touch is important to all of us, as Melissa Hemsley finds out from this week’s guests. Joining her in the studio are Alice Vincent, author of How to Grow Stuff, who has been gardening from her balcony in London over t||11 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHearing more||We all have a favourite song, or an album that we turn to when we need a boost. But how do the music we listen to and the sounds that we hear affect our everyday wellbeing? Melissa Hemsley finds out from three sound experts: Dr Kelly Snook, former NASA.||5 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTasting better||We’ve all had a first sip of a drink or a bite of a meal which transports us to a different location, another time or a familiar emotion. But how can we harness the power of taste to open up different experiences and improve our lives? Melissa Hemsley||28 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeeing further||How can the visual world make our lives better? This week we explore the power of colours, light and how immersing our eyes in new experiences can lead to a happier, healthier and more fulfilled existence. Melissa Hemsley is joined Nina Ryner, founde.||21 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Live Life Better approach to immersing your senses||On this preview edition of Live Life Better series three Melissa Hemsley is joined in the studio by a true sensory guru, Sam Bompas, one half of the highly acclaimed multi-sensory design and experience studio Bompas & Parr. The pair take us on a wh...||14 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMental & physical health||Feeling lethargic? A little sluggish even? Perhaps you wish you were fitter, but those trainers only surface when popping to the shops – If so, join us, in this last episode of the season, where Melissa asks how physical fitness can be used to shape o||26 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Secrets of Sleep||Late night yesterday? Feeling sleepy? Turning to the caffeine? Stop and listen up! In this episode of Live.Life.Better., Melissa is joined by the only Professor of Sleep Science in the whole world, Jason Ellis.&n...||12 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInternational Women’s Day 2018||Melissa Hemsley presents a special podcast for International Women’s Day, recorded live at Penguin’s pop-up book shop in East London. She is joined by Holly Branson (Chair of Virgin Unite and author of, WEconomy), Rukmini Iyer (former lawyer turned||8 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Clutter-Free Life||This week’s episode is dedicated to clutter busting and spring cleaning – but how can we make a clutter-free life something that we cary through the whole year round? To help find the answers, Melissa Hemsley is joined by authors Sheila Chandra (Ban||27 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNurturing Relationships||This week Melissa Hemsley hosts a special podcast focusing on the art of interaction. She is joined by authors Dolly Alderton (Everything I Know About Love) and Jean Smith (Flirtology) to discuss love, rejection, and self-sabotage. And from romance to .||12 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding Resilience||Authors Neil Shah (The 10 Step Stress Solution) and Emma Cannon (Fertility) join Melissa Hemsley to discuss the theme of resilience – sharing tips and tricks on overcoming obstacles and living a more relaxed life. We also hear from Sara Milne Rowe who||29 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreating Healthy Habits||This week Eat Happy author and mental health ambassador Melissa Hemsley meets authors Megan Jayne Crabbe (Body Positive Power) and Roman Krznaric (Empathy: Why it Matters And How To Get It / Carpe Diem Regained) to discuss breaking out of your comfort .||15 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeries 2 Preview: Real world self-care tips for 2018||New host Melissa Hemsley (author of Eat Happy), introduces series two of Live.Life.Better. and is joined by Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillips – the authors of Self-Care For The Real World – to discuss ways to feel good in the new...||8 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMental Health Awareness||Dominic Frisby is joined by three authors discussing approaches to anxiety, stress and mindfulness in a special programme for Mental Health Awareness week. Ollie Aplin explains how his book ‘Mindjournal’ is helping men build strength through journal||11 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA creative shot in the arm||Are you suffering from creative block? Do you have trouble communicating your ideas? Graphic artist Anthony Burrill (Make It Now!) joins Dominic Frisby to talk about unleashing our inner creative genius, alongside pitch coach Michael Parker (It’s Not||7 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpring Clean Your Life||Spring is in the air and it’s time to breathe some fresh air into the areas of your life that have been gathering cobwebs over the winter season. Is your wardrobe filled with clothes you don’t wear? Clutter making the walls close in? Don’t fear, b||24 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWomen taking the lead||In the week of International Women’s Day, guest presenter Vanessa Sanyauke talks politics, business and life with three inspirational guests. Entrepreneur Edwina Dunn shares the stories behind her book The Female Lead, and is joined by Melanie Eusebe,||10 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEyes wide shut: Sleep, recovery, consciousness||Dominic Frisby is joined by elite sleep coach and author Nick Littlehales to talk about the importance of mental and physical recovery. Addressing everything from ‘the eight-hour myth’ to the ‘perfect’ mattress, Nick offer his top tips and sleep||24 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHappy, healthy, wealthy and mindful||What does it mean to be happy? That's the golden question but is it really 'happiness', or instead 'purpose', that we're actually all searching for? Discussing the topic, Dominic Frisby is joined by authors representing ha...||9 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLet's get physical in 2017||In our first episode of Live.Life.Better. we've a range of tips, hints and practical advice for getting fitter, healthier and generally feeling good for 2017. We'll hear from author of 'Running Like A Girl and ‘Leap In’ Alexandra Heminsl...||26 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrailer||Ahead of episode one, launching on 27 January 2017, Dominic Frisby introduces Live.Life.Better. – the all-new podcast from Virgin Books in association with Penguin Living.||19 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
What a great podcast, easy to listen on my daily commute. Looking forward for the next episodes. *****
Really promising start
Just listened to the first episode and this has started really well. Nice production with some really interesting guests.
Very much looking forward to the next few episodes. Great for the commute into the office.
Just the 2017 motivation needed