Let’s Be Honest The Podcast
Let’s Talk About Autism with Nikki Guthrie White

Let’s Talk About Autism with Nikki Guthrie White

March 10, 2020

Hello and welcome to Let’s Be Honest. I’m Jess and this is the podcast where I talk about life’s toughest topics with lots of different brilliant people.

Today’s episode is called “Let’s Talk About Autism”. I’ll be joined by Nikki Guthrie White as we talk about her journey as a Special Needs Teaching Assistant and as a Mother who’s first born is on the autism spectrum. Nikki’s beautiful ability to laugh where most would stumble, persevere when some would give up and stand up when others sit are just some of the reasons why Nikki’s perspective of shinning the light where there is darkness perfectly aligns with us here at Let’s Be Honest.

Welcome to the show. Thank you for listening.

Let’s Talk About Transitioning with Mari Viner

Let’s Talk About Transitioning with Mari Viner

February 25, 2020

Hello and welcome to Let’s Be Honest. I’m Jess and this is the podcast where I talk about life’s toughest topics with lots of different brilliant people.

Today’s episode is called “Let’s Talk About Transitioning with Mari Viner”. Join us as we dive into a beautiful and important conversation about Mari’s life as a transgender woman. Mari’s journey of discovery has run alongside her passion for justice and ambitions for a brighter future for all LGBTQAI + people and their allies. We talk through the different pronouns and terms of identity, navigating the world of dating and social interactions as a trans person, the experience of going through transition and how below the surface, we are more alike than we think.

This episode recorded on Trans Remembrance Day 2019. We take a moment of silence to honor those who have been killed in trans related violence.

Welcome to the show. Thank you for listening.

Let’s Talk About Equality with Bradley Wicks

Let’s Talk About Equality with Bradley Wicks

February 11, 2020

Hello and welcome to Let's Be Honest! I'm Jess and this is the podcast where I talk about life's toughest topics with lots of different brilliant people.

Today’s episode is called "Let’s Talk About Equality". I’ll be joined by Bradley Wicks.
Bradley has a degree in journalism and works within the world of PR and marketing. We discuss equality between the genders and how it impacts the social order within sports, conversation, the workplace, social media and in relationships. Can our world ever operate where the sexes are regarded as equal on all accounts? If so, how do we get there?

Welcome to the show. Thank you for listening.

Let’s Talk About Grief with Kirsty Smith

Let’s Talk About Grief with Kirsty Smith

January 27, 2020

Hello and welcome to Let's Be Honest. I'm Jess and this is the podcast where I talk about life's toughest topics with lots of different brilliant people.

Today’s episode is “Let’s Talk About Grief ”. I’ll be joined by Kirsty Smith as we wade through the aftermath of her journey of losing her father to cancer and her mother to a car accident just a few weeks apart amongst heartbreaking divorce. We talk about what it means to hit rock bottom, how anger is a mask for fear and sadness and how grief can come in many forms. Betrayal, death, heartbreak and disappointment. Grief is what is no more and what can never be.

Welcome to the show. Thank you for listening.

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

- Details of fatal car accidents

 

Let’s Talk About Religion with Dr. Taylor Hill

Let’s Talk About Religion with Dr. Taylor Hill

January 14, 2020

Hello and welcome to Let’s be honest. I’m Jess and this is the podcast where I talk about life’s toughest topics with lots of different brilliant people.

Today’s episode is called "Let’s talk about Religion". I’ll be joined by Dr. Taylor Hill who also happens to be my maternal grandfather. Born in the 30’s, raised in the 40’s married in the 50’s and growing a family and a church since the 1960’s, he’s seen our world with it’s ever changing flow of perimeters. We talk about how religion fits into todays modern world, how followers of the world’s different religions can come together, the dangers of idolisation, separation of church and state and the need for everyone’s baseline to be love and peace.

Welcome to the show. Thank you for listening.

Let’s Talk About Relationships with Summer Crosbie

Let’s Talk About Relationships with Summer Crosbie

December 31, 2019

Hello and welcome to Let’s Be Honest. I’m Jess and this is the podcast where I talk about life’s toughest topics with lots of different brilliant people.

This is the last episode of 2019 before we carry on with Season Two in 2020. We’ve had an incredible year of 18 episodes released, reaching 22 countries across the globe.

Today’s episode is called “Let’s Talk About Relationships”. I’ll be joined by my Mother, Summer Crosbie. Join us as we talk about how intimacy shifts when we forgive each other and how it gains a whole new meaning when you become a parent, how couples can best navigate the seasons of relationships, how your ancestral history impacts their decedents and how the most important relationship is the one you have with yourself.

 

Welcome to the show. Thank you for listening.

Let’s Talk About Mental Health with Alex O’Byrne

Let’s Talk About Mental Health with Alex O’Byrne

December 16, 2019

Hello and welcome to Let's Be Honest. I'm Jess and this is the podcast where I talk about life's toughest topics with lots of different brilliant people.

Today’s episode is called Let’s Talk About Mental Health with Alex O’Byrne.

Join us as we talk about the peaks and valleys of our journeys with mental health, growing up, how we must accept the past to embrace the future and how a delicate balance between boundaries and grace allows us to be in relationships with others while protecting our own well being.

Welcome To The Show. Thank you for listening.

Let’s Talk About The Holocaust with Henry Friedman and Rabbi Prass

Let’s Talk About The Holocaust with Henry Friedman and Rabbi Prass

December 3, 2019

Hello and welcome to Let's Be Honest! I'm Jess and this is the podcast where I talk about life's toughest topics with lots of different brilliant people.

Today’s Episode is called "Lets Talk About The Holocaust." I’m joined by 96 year old, Hungarian native and Holocaust survivor, Henry Friedman. Also joining us is Rabbi Prass, Director at The Weinberg Center for Holocaust Education at the Breman Museum in Atlanta.

In today’s conversation, we discuss Henry’s experience of being in the forced labor camps as his family were exiled to Auschwitz under the Nazi regime in 1930’s Germany. Henry’s delicate breathing accompanies our conversation on wether he thinks people are ultimately good or bad, how he has managed to forgive those who fought to oppress him and how now, at 96 years old, he has found peace.

Welcome to the show. Thank you for listening.

Let’s Talk About Intimacy with Hedy Schleifer

Let’s Talk About Intimacy with Hedy Schleifer

November 12, 2019

Hello and welcome to Let's Be Honest. I'm Jess and this is the podcast where I talk about life's toughest topics with lots of different brilliant people.

Today's episode is called "Let’s Talk About Intimacy with Hedy Schleifer". In this incredibly powerful episode, Hedy, one of the most world renowned relationship builders, guides us through the tough dance of the survival knot, how to navigate the toughest neighbourhoods of our life experience and how to safley cross the bridge back into intimacy. 

Thank you for listening. Welcome to the show.

Let’s Talk About Identity with Leah Vernon

Let’s Talk About Identity with Leah Vernon

October 28, 2019

Hello and Welcome to the first episode of Season Two of Let’s Be Honest.

I’m Jess and this is the podcast where I talk about life’s toughest topics with lots of different brilliant people.

Today’s episode is called “Let’s Talk About Identity. I’ll be joined by Leah Vernon for this special episode recorded in New York City. Leah is an activist, model, a motivational speaker, a social media influencer and published author. Her new book “ Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim" acts as the perfect pairing for our deep and honest conversation about identity and what it means to live in a world where peoples perceptions of you stop at what they see on the outside. Thank you for listening. Welcome to the show.

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