Where's Your Head At?
Where's Your Head At?
About Where's Your Head At?
A podcast turning mental health into a conversation, brought to you by the Bauer Media Group. Series 2 is hosted by Kiss FM UK presenter Andrea Zara and we’re joined by famous names from all walks of life who all share one thing in common – they have all struggled or are struggling with their mental health. They talk openly about their journey and experiences – what can impact their mental health and what they do to try and combat this. These conversations are honest, relatable and often never heard before!
In this episode we're joined by James Arthur, someone who has been very open about his struggles with depression and anxiety, who's also had a rocky ride with social media but above all this, is one of our most successful male recording artists to date. James tells after a difficult time, how he came through the other side and now manages his mental health on a daily basis. James starts this conversation by covering his own experience, in particular his battle with social anxiety.
In this episode we're joined by Alex George - also known as Dr Alex from Love Island 2018. Since the show finished Alex has gone back to being an A and E Doctor but has also been using his fame to highlight physical and mental health issues he feels strongly about. Alex also suffers with anxiety, which he says goes back to his days of med school - and was triggered again by the sudden notoriety and life changes after coming off Love Island. Alex starts the conversation sharing perspective on his mental health.
In this episode we're joined by Megan Barton Hanson. Megan is one of the most famous faces from Love Island 2018. She left coupled with Wes but faced severe backlash over her changed appearance and so called 'muggy' behaviour in the villa. Behind all the headlines, Megan has been struggling with depression and anxiety since she was 13. Megan talks about her journey with mental health, the lowest point in her life and how she put a brave face on for Instagram after she split with Wes when in reality she was heartbroken. Megan starts the conversation looking back on when she first started recognizing her negative thoughts and feelings.
In this episode we're joined by Ferne McCann - famous for appearing in TOWIE - but in recent years her personal life has taken centre stage. At three months pregnant, the father of her child was convicted of an acid attack and is now in prison. Ferne talks about her struggle with paranoia and anxiety. How being on TOWIE and the drama surrounding her ex - has contributed to her mental health. Ferne also explains the help and comfort she found in therapy and the joy of being a mum to her beautiful daughter Sunday. Ferne starts the conversation exploring what trigged her paranoia.
In this episode we're joined by Eyal Booker - who like some of our other podcast guests found fame very suddenly after appearing in Love Island in 2018. Eyal talks about how he's dealt with life afterwards, and that he doesn't believe it was the duties of the Love Island producers to make sure he was ok. Also, why he avoids reading comments on social media - and how his family and friends have supported him along the way. Eyal starts the conversation by delving into his own personal experience with his mental health and how he finds it's similar to keeping his physical health in check.
In this episode we are joined by Kem Cetinay who found fame on love Island 2017. Since appearing on the show, Kem has been very open about his history of depression and anxiety - something he was dealing with long before going on Love Island. He has supported our Where's You head at campaign since its launch and in this podcast he opens up about online trolling and his worries about the importance his younger cousins place on Instagram prestige.
In this episode we are joined by Zara Holland. Zara found fame through Love Island 2016 - she was famously stripped of her Miss Great Britain title after appearing in the reality show. Zara's since admitted that the experience destroyed her career. In this podcast Zara talks about being diagnosed with depression, her journey with her mental health and how sudden fame and social media have impacted this - and the road she has taken to recovery. Zara starts the conversation by opening up about when she first realized she needed to seek help...
In this episode we are joined by Adam Collard. Adam came to our attention when he walked into the Love Island villa in 2018 and left coupled with Zara McDermott. Adam talks about the struggle to insert himself back into everyday life after Love Island and how much his life has dramatically changed since. Adam reveals his insecurities around his body image and how social media has greatly impacted his mental health and the tools he now uses to combat this.
In this episode we are joined by Jess Wright. Famously known for appearing in TOWIE and being a part of the royal family of Essex...the Wright family! Coming up, Jess talks about when she first noticed her mental health was suffering, how bad things got and what she feels triggered it. Also how isolating it was to talk about it with her family but found solace in her close circle of friends.
In our first episode we're joined by Dani Dyer, daughter of EastEnders actor Danny Dyer and most famous for winning Love Island 2108 coupled with Jack Fincham. Jack and Dani have since split. Dani talks about the huge changes in her life after Love Island...the good and bad, her battles with depression and anxiety and how her Dad has helped her along the way. She also opens up about the negative impact social media can have on her mental health and reveals the truth behind her Instagram life...
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