The Warrior Podcast

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In this episode, Martin speaks to Jeff Humphreys.   In 2020 Jeff's wife suffered a major stroke, and Jeff guests on The Warrior Podcast to explain just what he went through as husband and caregiver to his wife - and how the care, aftercare and
In this episode, Martin speaks to The Listening Detective Sheryl Andrews. They discuss the fact that some people with disabilities feel understood by society - and how language, and understanding our brains, is the key to becoming more integrat
In this episode, Martin speaks to Nora Ma who works as an Exercise Therapist with Envolve Wellness. Keeping physically fit is something that many people with disabilities don't consider - but is so important for keeping positive, and maintainin
In this episode, Martin welcomes back Jenny Gordon who he spoke to in the last episode, and her associate Emma Last.   They talk about the importance of working from home, particularly for people with disabilities - not that it should be assume
In this episode, Martin speaks to Jenny Gordon, who helps businesses get the best out of their employees. However, as she explains, this doesn't necessarily mean working them harder.   Jenny can be found here:
In this episode, Martin speaks to Mark Cadman, a fellow stroke survivor.   They talk about their experiences - and discuss the role that support groups play in aftermath and ongoing recovery of stroke patients, and their families.   The Warrior
In this episode Martin speaks to Dr Nigel Smith, a Stop Motion Animator Director making documentaries and co-productions in patient safety, stroke and dementia.   Dr Nigel Smith can be found here: Or on YouTube here: h
In this episode, Martin speaks to Jay Unwin who is a celebrated coach, speaker and author.   They discuss the links between exercise and stress and Jay, a former teacher, reiterates the stressful nature of that profession.   Resources   Jay can
In this episode, Martin welcomes back Anna Smith-Higgs. When Martin & Pete spoke to her in January, she told the story of her stroke, and you can hear that episode here:
In this episode Martin, with help from Pete Morgan, speaks to Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson; Independent member of the House of Lords and decorated Paralympian. They discuss how much, or little, her disability affects how she is treated in her p
In this episode, Martin - with Pete Morgan - speaks to Jono Henney, a successful salesman, who had a stroke in the early part of 2019. He tells his story, including the moment a consultant realised what had caused the stroke, and talks about th
In this episode, Martin Warrillow - helped by Pete Morgan - speak to Michaela Wade, an NLP practitioner and relationship counsellor. They discuss the emotional and psychological effect that a stroke can have on a relationship - and find out why
In this episode, Martin - with help from Pete Morgan - speaks to Greg Hollingworth who had a stroke when he was 28 years old. Greg, and Different Strokes can be found here The Warrior Podcast is here to raise awareness of stroke among working-a
In this episode, Martin, aided by Pete, speaks to an incredible young man - Sam Norris, and his Mum Clare. Sam's story is not one you will want to miss. Also, find out how it led Clare to become a campaigner. You can find more out about Sam her
In this episode, we hear from Brin Helliwell - a stroke survivor and stroke research activist. You can find Brin here: The Warrior Podcast is here to raise awareness of stroke among working-age people, from the view
In this episode Martin Warrillow, along with Pete Morgan, speaks to Naomi Harrington who is a Network Support Co-ordinator for Headway, the brain injury association. If you want to know more about Headway, you can go here: https://www.headway.o
In this episode, Martin Warrillow, along with Pete Morgan, speak to Sara Flay from Legacy International. Sara is a formidable woman who doesn't let her disability define her - and won't rest working hard for the rights of all disabled people. L
In this episode Martin Warrillow, with Producer Pete Morgan, speak to Kate Allatt. If you don't know her story as a stroke survivor, then you're missing out. It's an incredible tale of someone coming back from the darkest of places to be someon
In this episode, Martin, speaking to Pete Morgan, talks about what he's learned in the 6 years since his stroke - and what he learned since started the podcast! Plus, news of a new venture for the Warrior. The Warrior Podcast is here to raise a
In this episode, Martin speaks to Lisa Beaumont who is a stroke survivor with a difference. She resolutely refuses to let her stroke slow her down, and stop her educating and supporting other stroke survivors.  Lisa can be found at: www.lisabea
In this episode, we hear from Anna Smith Higgs, who had a stroke in 2004, but is now known for, amongst other things, her burlesque performance art. You can find out more about Anna here: And
A slightly different episode this month. Martin speaks to Paul McGowan Mortgage & Protection Broker of How Financial Review Stockport Ltd It's a side of stroke survival and life after a stroke that people don't even think about. The Warrior Pod
In this episode, Martin - assisted by Pete - speak to former police detective, now entrepreneur Dionne Buckingham-Brown about her dealings with stress; how it affected her life, her career and her health. If you want to contact Dionne, she can
In this month's episode we hear from a woman who knows all too well how stress can adversely affect how you behave - but it's what she did next that she came onto the podcast to talk about. Jo Howarth is all about the happiness. Listen in to fi
In this episode, Martin talks to Pete Morgan about the unseen side of being a stroke survivor, and the wider world of being a disabled person. The website mentioned in the episode is The Warrior Podcast is here to raise awareness
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