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The Goodness Podcast

Goodness

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The Goodness Podcast

The Goodness Podcast

Goodness

7
Followers
11
Plays
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About Us

The Goodness Podcast was launched in January 2020 with the goal of celebrating the inspirational stories of women living in the Middle East. It highlights tales of triumph over tragedy, stories of resilience, and ones of survival, all while imparting valuable advice and lived experience to its listeners. Hosted by Goodness co-founder Noor Tehini, it follows the brand's overarching mission of fostering an honest and real conversation around the topics that matter the most to the women of this region.

Latest Episodes

#TrueStory: Building Up from Burnout

In a story that will resonate with so many, Dubai resident Georgie Bradley chronicles her experience of burnout, from depression to disordered eating to taking a sabbatical. This episode was first published on Goodness' website on October 9, 2019.

15 min17 h ago
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#TrueStory: Building Up from Burnout

Sandra Sharpe: Chronic Inflammation, Hormones, and Functional Medicine

Sandra Sharpe is a functional medicine health coach living in Dubai. She works with women who have hormonal imbalances, including PCOS, PMS, and thyroid problems, educating and empowering them to take control of their health.

32 min6 d ago
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Sandra Sharpe: Chronic Inflammation, Hormones, and Functional Medicine

Sandra Sharpe: I Thought I Lived a Healthy Life Until I Got Diagnosed with Cancer

Sandra Sharpe is a functional medicine health coach and former fitness trainer living in Dubai. Earlier this year, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, which forced her to take a closer look at her lifestyle and definition of health. This is her story of recovery and what she learned along the way.

31 min1 w ago
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Sandra Sharpe: I Thought I Lived a Healthy Life Until I Got Diagnosed with Cancer

#TrueStory: Why Young Women Need New Metrics for Success

What should the professional worth of a modern woman really be measured by? With digital entrepreneurs and young leaders taking over with bold voices, it’s important to acknowledge that age no longer determines value. This story was first published on Goodness' website on June 13, 2020.

5 min3 w ago
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#TrueStory: Why Young Women Need New Metrics for Success

Dina Ghandour: The World of Doulas, Births, and Babies

Dina Ghandour is a Dubai-based yogi and certified Doula. Through her work, she provides educational, practical, and emotional support to parents by offering childbirth education, assisting at the birth through hands-on comfort measures, and sharing postnatal support with regards to such things as breastfeeding counseling, sleep advice, mother and baby care, and much more. On this episode of the podcast, she's explaining exactly what a Doula is and does, busting some common birth myths, sharing tips for a supportive birth environment, and discussing the shame and judgement that many women experience during this time.

51 minNOV 1
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Dina Ghandour: The World of Doulas, Births, and Babies

#TrueStory: My Infertility Journey from IUI to IVF to Diagnosis

Fida Kiblawi opens up about her infertility journey, from IUI to IVF to accepting the diagnosis that she would never have children. This is her story.

16 minOCT 21
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#TrueStory: My Infertility Journey from IUI to IVF to Diagnosis

Layla Kardan: Music, Success, and Finding Her Voice

When The Goodness Podcast host Noor Tehini first met Layla Kardan, she was still working a corporate job and dipping her toes into the music industry. Today, she’s a recording artist with an international following. On this episode of the podcast, we caught up with Layla about her journey and we discussed everything from Cardi B’s WAP single to the crystals she uses to protect her energy.

43 minOCT 17
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Layla Kardan: Music, Success, and Finding Her Voice

#TrueStory: Why We Keep Our Mental Health Issues a Secret

Following the tragic death of Anthony Bourdain, Grace Gordon looks back on the life of the celebrity chef and his secret struggles with mental health issues, reflecting on her own battle with depression and anxiety. She shares the steps that helped her along the way, the lessons she learned, and her thoughts on why we tend to keep our mental health issues a secret. This episode was first published on Goodness' website on June, 12 2018.

13 minOCT 12
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#TrueStory: Why We Keep Our Mental Health Issues a Secret

Neha Duseja and Dani Hakim: Demystifying Meditation

In honor of Wold Mental Health Week, we've teamed up with Lululemon, Dani Hakim of Safe Space, and Lululemon Ambassador and yogi Neha Duseja to talk about mental health. Together, they're busting some of the most common myths around meditation and sharing the most transformative moments on their personal journeys. This podcast was created in collaboration with Lululemon.

51 minOCT 10
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Neha Duseja and Dani Hakim: Demystifying Meditation

Marianne Tafani: When Childbirth Doesn't Go According to Plan

Marianne Tafani is a Pilates instructor known in the UAE as the "core strength guru". Three years ago, she gave birth to her first son, Adam, but things did not go to plan. Marianne had decided on a natural birth, but an unfortunate series of events and neglect on behalf of her care providers resulted in a traumatic experience. Warning: This episode may be triggering to you if you’ve had a negative childbirth experience, but you might also find her advice to be helpful.

36 minOCT 5
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Marianne Tafani: When Childbirth Doesn't Go According to Plan

Latest Episodes

#TrueStory: Building Up from Burnout

In a story that will resonate with so many, Dubai resident Georgie Bradley chronicles her experience of burnout, from depression to disordered eating to taking a sabbatical. This episode was first published on Goodness' website on October 9, 2019.

15 min17 h ago
Comments
#TrueStory: Building Up from Burnout

Sandra Sharpe: Chronic Inflammation, Hormones, and Functional Medicine

Sandra Sharpe is a functional medicine health coach living in Dubai. She works with women who have hormonal imbalances, including PCOS, PMS, and thyroid problems, educating and empowering them to take control of their health.

32 min6 d ago
Comments
Sandra Sharpe: Chronic Inflammation, Hormones, and Functional Medicine

Sandra Sharpe: I Thought I Lived a Healthy Life Until I Got Diagnosed with Cancer

Sandra Sharpe is a functional medicine health coach and former fitness trainer living in Dubai. Earlier this year, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, which forced her to take a closer look at her lifestyle and definition of health. This is her story of recovery and what she learned along the way.

31 min1 w ago
Comments
Sandra Sharpe: I Thought I Lived a Healthy Life Until I Got Diagnosed with Cancer

#TrueStory: Why Young Women Need New Metrics for Success

What should the professional worth of a modern woman really be measured by? With digital entrepreneurs and young leaders taking over with bold voices, it’s important to acknowledge that age no longer determines value. This story was first published on Goodness' website on June 13, 2020.

5 min3 w ago
Comments
#TrueStory: Why Young Women Need New Metrics for Success

Dina Ghandour: The World of Doulas, Births, and Babies

Dina Ghandour is a Dubai-based yogi and certified Doula. Through her work, she provides educational, practical, and emotional support to parents by offering childbirth education, assisting at the birth through hands-on comfort measures, and sharing postnatal support with regards to such things as breastfeeding counseling, sleep advice, mother and baby care, and much more. On this episode of the podcast, she's explaining exactly what a Doula is and does, busting some common birth myths, sharing tips for a supportive birth environment, and discussing the shame and judgement that many women experience during this time.

51 minNOV 1
Comments
Dina Ghandour: The World of Doulas, Births, and Babies

#TrueStory: My Infertility Journey from IUI to IVF to Diagnosis

Fida Kiblawi opens up about her infertility journey, from IUI to IVF to accepting the diagnosis that she would never have children. This is her story.

16 minOCT 21
Comments
#TrueStory: My Infertility Journey from IUI to IVF to Diagnosis

Layla Kardan: Music, Success, and Finding Her Voice

When The Goodness Podcast host Noor Tehini first met Layla Kardan, she was still working a corporate job and dipping her toes into the music industry. Today, she’s a recording artist with an international following. On this episode of the podcast, we caught up with Layla about her journey and we discussed everything from Cardi B’s WAP single to the crystals she uses to protect her energy.

43 minOCT 17
Comments
Layla Kardan: Music, Success, and Finding Her Voice

#TrueStory: Why We Keep Our Mental Health Issues a Secret

Following the tragic death of Anthony Bourdain, Grace Gordon looks back on the life of the celebrity chef and his secret struggles with mental health issues, reflecting on her own battle with depression and anxiety. She shares the steps that helped her along the way, the lessons she learned, and her thoughts on why we tend to keep our mental health issues a secret. This episode was first published on Goodness' website on June, 12 2018.

13 minOCT 12
Comments
#TrueStory: Why We Keep Our Mental Health Issues a Secret

Neha Duseja and Dani Hakim: Demystifying Meditation

In honor of Wold Mental Health Week, we've teamed up with Lululemon, Dani Hakim of Safe Space, and Lululemon Ambassador and yogi Neha Duseja to talk about mental health. Together, they're busting some of the most common myths around meditation and sharing the most transformative moments on their personal journeys. This podcast was created in collaboration with Lululemon.

51 minOCT 10
Comments
Neha Duseja and Dani Hakim: Demystifying Meditation

Marianne Tafani: When Childbirth Doesn't Go According to Plan

Marianne Tafani is a Pilates instructor known in the UAE as the "core strength guru". Three years ago, she gave birth to her first son, Adam, but things did not go to plan. Marianne had decided on a natural birth, but an unfortunate series of events and neglect on behalf of her care providers resulted in a traumatic experience. Warning: This episode may be triggering to you if you’ve had a negative childbirth experience, but you might also find her advice to be helpful.

36 minOCT 5
Comments
Marianne Tafani: When Childbirth Doesn't Go According to Plan
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