Afternoons with Helen Farmer

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Episode Date
Ocean Vibes

08 June 2023: Helen is live from the brand new SeaWorld in Abu Dhabi and chats to the curator
We get top tips to get your kids to sleep with Savvy Sleep
The Family Hub are helping kids with exam stress
We get the latest tech talk from Kevin Sebastian
Charlie is telling us all to wear a helmet
We are finding out about a recent diversity report by Bain & Company
And QIDZ app is keeping the kids busy for you.

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Jun 08, 2023
What's your style?

07 June 2023: Is there a link between what you wear and how you feel?
We get some expert advice if you're sending your child to a university abroad
Head Nurse Nora from German Veterinary Clinic is answering all your pet questions
Helen is discussing Cataracts Awareness Month with Moorfields Eye Hospital
And Ruby is off to the Special Olympics.

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Jun 07, 2023
The Perimenopausal Journey

06 June 2023: Christina Ioannidis is answering your perimenopausal concerns
Ex cricket player Azeem Rafiq is sharing his story through racism and infant loss
Harjit from Longevity is giving us tips on how to stay healthy longer
And we find out what it takes to be a cheerleader.

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Jun 06, 2023
Ask the experts

05 June 2023: Dermatologist Dr Natalia Spierings is joining us in the studio
We have two lawyers joining us today from James Berry & Associates
Adam the occupational therapist is on hand to answer your questions
One lady is helping mums keep healthy and fit through nutrition.

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Jun 05, 2023
How to say No!

01 June 2023: The Boundary Boss Terri Cole is teaching us to create healthy boundaries
Josh McCartney is helping people speak in public with confidence
Need help for your small business, Alex from House of Social has some top tips
And Sage Clinics is talking dieting for kids.

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Jun 01, 2023
Ready for a transformation?

31 May 2023: We find out about one lady who is transforming people through travel
Tanya Sibley explains why we have anxiety
GEMS Education have launched a campaign to help mental health issues
And Buddha the dog trainer is answering your questions.

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May 31, 2023
The Fertility Journey

30 May 2023: We hear one lady's story on her journey through IVF
Sebastian Bates, the Founder of The Warrior Academy joins Helen
How do you pick the best nursery for your child, we ask the founder of Think Nursery
Dr Stossier is helping us restore our health
And we are talking guilt and shame with Dr Thoraiya.

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May 30, 2023
Is adultery illegal in the UAE?

29 May 2023: Family lawyer Madeleine Mendy is talking divorce, infidelity and domestic abuse
Helen finds out about toddler water safety from Urban Swim Academy
Kismet is giving her top tips for organising your home
Dr Marc Sinclair explains back and spine issues children struggle with.

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May 29, 2023
Stressed out?

25 May 2023: We find out why so many people are struggling with burnout from Prof. Ben Hardy
We try and find a fine balance between parents and nannies
Can we cure a phobia, we ask Johanna Richmond
Are there real benefits from HBOT, we talk to Aviv Clinics
We are celebrating World Africa Day with the founder of Caped Coast
And one young eco warrior is passionate about greenwashing.

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May 25, 2023
Exams stress

24 May 2023: We get some top tips to help your kids study for their exams
Helen finds out about the benefits of craniosacral therapy 
Vet Luis Mendoza is answering your pet questions
What are the real effects of artificial sweeteners. 

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May 24, 2023
Let's talk about puberty

23 May 2023: Helen finds out how we should talk to our kids about puberty
We find out the highs and lows of being a wedding planner
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so what measures can we take now the heat is soaring
And Dr Thoraiya is taking overall health.

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May 23, 2023
Meet a PD (Parkinson's Disease) Hero

Awareness for Parkinson's Disease is the goal of Movement Mantra founded by Dr. Vonita Singh; you must also hear the story of husband and wife Mahmood and Neeta 
We talk about the proper way of doing breast examination and finding your right bra size
Nada of Wander with Nada fills us in with new things to try around town
We find out the benefits of learning new languages
And Shehab Mamdouh answers all your legal questions.

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May 22, 2023
Want to maximise your life?

18 May 2023: Nathan Farrugia explains how to use the ikigai concept to achieve balance
Dr. Dany Touma is answering all your skin and hair issues
Dr Ludy Green is a leading expert on domestic violence
Author Author Purva Grover is talking Mental Health.

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May 18, 2023

17 May 2023: Today Helen is coming live from Josette, a Parisian haven in the heart of DIFC
We get some parenting tips and advice from coach Joanne Jewel
Author Gareth Kirwood is sharing some insights on his new thriller
And vet Dr Fatema Alzaabi is answering all your pet questions.

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May 17, 2023
I know you're lying

16 May 2023: Dr Thoraiya is giving us clues on how to spot a liar
Helen chats to Dr Tina aka the Airways dentist on how mouth breathing affects us
Osteopath Juliette is giving us a Mummy MOT
And we are finding out how to manage hypertension.

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May 16, 2023
The Importance of Emotional Intelligence

15 May 2023: We find out why EI is needed in the workplace 

We have our legal hour with Devanand Mahadeva

Helen chats to a young Emirati athlete working towards the Olympics

We find out just how impressive ICD Brookfield Place is

And we chat to the author of Meher & Me.

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May 16, 2023
Can you really recover from Trauma?

11 May 2023: Andy Shepherd is using his traumatic past to now help others
Fitness entrepreneur Courtney Black is talking nutrition
Helen talks to the first patient who had the breast cancer vaccine along with her doctor
We are celebrating International Nurses Day
And Graeme Harding is sharing his stories as a sea rescuer.

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May 11, 2023
Is it written in the stars?

10 May 2023: We ask Dr Jana Khalifa if astrology can find our compatible partner
We talk to relationship coaches Zee and Jana
How can we get our cats to love us, we ask Vet Dr Joanna Porto
And we find out about retirement plans for expats.

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May 10, 2023
Is your child getting enough sleep?

09 May 2023: Julie Mallon is explaining how a lack of sleep can affect children
Coach Rob Graham is turning kids into athletes
A record breaking yoga event is taking place in Dubai
Should new policies be in place for women in the workplace?
Defense Mechanism Vs Coping mechanisms, what's the difference?

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May 09, 2023
Let's ask the OT

08 May 2023: Occupational therapist Adam Griffin is talking inclusion in the Middle East 
Lawyer Barney Almazar is answering all your legal questions
Hamilton Aquatics are promoting water safety month
We hear from one mum whose son almost died whilst swimming
And we get CPR instructions from Dr Ravindra.

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May 08, 2023
What are you serving for the coronation buffet?

That's what we asked and you have really delish answers
We also meet culinary experts Chef Yannick and Chef Kasdi
Nada Badran updates us with latest food news from her travels
Are plant-based diets 'less healthy' than eggs, milk and meat? Dan from CarniStore gives his take 
And we check out the Italian issue of Nourish magazine.

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May 05, 2023
Food labels, do you trust them?

04 May 2023: Superstar nutritionist Rashi Chowdhary explains what's really in our food.

Anna Mathur is the founder of The Mum Ribbon Movement 

We find out about an event to help men with stress 

Haniya is talking weight goals 

And we are celebrating International Midwives' Day.

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May 04, 2023
How to train your dog

03 May 2023: Dog trainer Buddha is giving us top tips when it comes to training your dog
We hear from a teen who was at death's door
Dr. Ahmed Yousif is talking arthritis
We ask Yspot why internships are so important
And we get some eye care with Moorfields Hospital
Helen finds out about a dog race taking place in Dubai.

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May 03, 2023
Are you an extrovert or an introvert?

02 May 2023: The truth about introverts with Dr. Thoraiya
Celebrity osteopath Anisha Joshi is here to ease all your pains away
Helen chats to Dr Jagadish Nanjappa on World Asthma Day.

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May 02, 2023
Keeping up with AI

01 May 2023: Perinatal mental health is the topic of the day with Sage Clinic
Hanan from The Family Hub is talking screen time for the kids
Helen meets the midlife entrepreneurs from Celinda Contemporary Living
Media lawyer Taronish Mistry is on hand to answer your legal questions.

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May 01, 2023
Want to reduce Type 2 diabetes?

27 April 2023: Does a soup and shake diet actually reduce diabetes, we ask Dr Ghada
If you're single get ready to Mingle dxb
A new air purifier developed by NASA is now available for homes in the UAE
We ask Dr Sana and Dr Ajay what kind of pressures pilots struggle with
And a new therapy called ACT is being introduced by Dr Robyn Walser.

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Apr 27, 2023
Is your manicure bad for your health?

26 April 2023: We find out from King's College Hospital how gel nails can affect your health
Dr Sergio Da Silva is answering your pet questions
We have the dental clinic with Dr Neil Mitchell.

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Apr 26, 2023
Are dating apps bad for your mental health?

25 April 2023: Helen chats to Dr Thoraiya about the effects of dating apps on human connection and mental health. 
Are Gen Z's being spoilt in the workplace, we ask Nathan Farrugia
Kevin Sebastian is joining us for the latest tech talk.

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Apr 25, 2023
Ask The Lawyer

24 April 2023: We have our legal hour with Devanand Mahadeva answering all your questions
We talk to Jamie Moore about his new sleep programme
Maria is sharing her journey with MS and psychologist Dr Kim joins her
Interior designer Ale Akinbiyi is sharing the latest design trends. 

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Apr 24, 2023
Are you feeling blah?

19 April 2023: We chat to author Tanith Carey who has discovered feeling blah is a real thing
Helen opens the lines for an infertility clinic
We find out how Purina are keeping those cat allergies away
And one father has created a platform where you can rent toys for your kids.

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Apr 19, 2023
Stop Chasing that Dream Job

18 April 2023: Career coach Hamza says stop chasing that dream job
Dr Thoraiya explains why couples counselling can't fix everything 
Wander with Nada is keeping us busy around town
Students from Jumeirah College are doing their part for Earth Day.

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Apr 18, 2023
Do you have a legal question?

17 April 2023: Top Filipino lawyer Barney Almazar is answering your legal questions
Eyes are the window to our health as we find out from Dr Borja
Nurse Cathy is in the finals for a worldwide competition
Nikita Phulwani is sharing her experience of working with Gen Z
Ranjani is giving us her top tips when it comes to diet and nutrition.

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Apr 17, 2023
Sibling Love

13 April 2023: We take a glimpse at the relationship of a Neurotypical with a Neurodivergent Child
Helen finds out the difference between overwhelm freeze and stress
Looking for a good holiday deal, well dnata are here to help.

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Apr 13, 2023
It's Too LOUD!

12 April 2023: We find out if noise sensitivity is a real thing with Anna Mathur
Our cat vet Dr Nuno is answering all your pet questions
Nurse Sarah Louise is giving her top tips when it comes to skincare
We are talking ENT issues in children
And Mashreq have created an initiative to avoid food wastage.

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Apr 12, 2023
Will ChatGPT replace humans?

11 April 2023: We find out how ChatGPT is affecting the education industry and impacting consumers 
Sage Clinic is creating awareness for perinatal health
And Dr Thoraiya explains why we self sabotage.

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Apr 11, 2023
The Divorce Lawyer

10 April 2023: Dee Popat is a family lawyer offering advice on marriage, family and divorce.
Celebrity trainer Scott Harrison explains how he went from being overweight to getting a six pack in a number of weeks.
My Governess is talking workshops for children and nannies
RemotePass is helping people all over the world find career opportunities
Professor Dame Heather McGregor explains how to cope with stress as a female entrepreneur.

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Apr 10, 2023
Mind Your Manners

06 April 2023: We ask an etiquette coach what's right and wrong when it comes to teaching kids good manners
Aya Fakih is the youngest Emirati to climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Even in sunny Dubai so many of us are Vitamin D deficient according to Dr. Malcolm Podmore
Dr. Wesam explains how many young women have a lack of iron
And we are talking World Health Day with Medcare.

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Apr 06, 2023
Are you a good role model?

05 April 2023: Hanan from The Family Hub explains how parents can be role models for their children
The teenage coach is helping parents with teens who are struggling with their mental health
Our vet Dr Katrin Jahn is answering all your pet questions
Moorfields is helping us with eye care, and this week we are talking Glaucoma.

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Apr 05, 2023
Are you sabotaging your relationships?

04 April 2023: We find out why some people are sabotaging their relationships 
Dermatologist Dr. Natalia Spierings is answering all your skin questions
We chat to the Ramadan cannon man, Major Abdulla Taresh
And one young student is tackling climate change on a whole other level.

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Apr 04, 2023
Can your landlord LEGALLY evict you?

That's one of the several property and employment questions posed to lawyer Shehab Mamdouh on our Legal Clinic 
We talk about harsh parenting and how it affects children's mental health with family therapist Joanne Jewell
Dr Jana is back to analyse your dreams
Gastroenterologist Dr Piyush Somani guides us on what causes and how to treat IBS 
And Karim from Kidzapp lists all the activities to keep your kids busy during the last days of spring break.

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Apr 03, 2023
Could you spot a psychopath?

Dr Kirin Hilliar guides us with the traits to look out for.
It's Autism Acceptance Week and Dr Dina Bedair breaks down the different spectrums, plus mum Dea shares her challenges and learnings raising a son with autism.
Various contraceptive methods are linked to increase cancer risks, Dr Ibrahim Elrahman from King's College Hospital Dubai explains.
And we find out how Parkinson's disease affects the brain. 

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Mar 30, 2023
Is AI taking over?

Tech expert Kevin Sebastian talks about AI and a new feature in Zoom
We meet a man who's pushing women's financial literacy
Life coach Frances Payne created a workbook on how to set boundaries to prevent burnout
We find out about a new travel app to discover hidden gems in the UAE
And Dr Davor Jocic from Pet Pavilion answers all your animal questions on Pet and Vets.

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Mar 29, 2023
Are you over a heartbreak?

We talk about the psychological side of heartbreaks with Clinical Psychologist Dr Thoraiya Kanafani. 
Punam meets a young man brave enough to share his journey through depression and anxiety and how he overcame it to where he is now helping others.
Emirati Latifa Bin Haider helps women do micro-investments in real estate. 
If you want to become a content creator, listen to get top tips from Nabeelah
And find out what calm rooms are for young learners. 

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Mar 28, 2023
Are some men too far gone

That's the main question Punam posed to Masculine Development Coach Adil Hussain;
We get advices on different kinds of fasting from clinical dietitian Cynthia Bou Khalil;
We meet a coach who uses the power of performance to guide and support women; 
And James Berry answers all your employment and labour law concerns on our weekly Legal Clinic.

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Mar 27, 2023
Are you suffering in silence?

23 March 2023: Adult incontinence has a social stigma attached to it which is why so many people are suffering in silence
Helen chats to Douglas who recently recovered from shingles, and she finds out from Dr Ahmad why we get it
Healthy Haniya is sharing some realistic fitness tips during Ramadan
How can theatre help with confidence, we ask some performers from the Courtyard Playhouse
A new pet app has been launched to track your missing fur baby
And who better to teach teens how to invest than a 17yr old himself. 

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Mar 23, 2023
Is your child quiet for a reason?

22 March 2023: We ask coach Maysaa if some children are just quiet by nature or something else is going on
Helen finds out how sensory issues can be challenging for kids and parents
Dr Adil from Citizens School explains what future skills students need to learn
Zahirah Marty gives us her top travel tips
Dr Leanne from British Veterinary Hospital is on hand to answer your pet questions.

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Mar 22, 2023
Holistic Menopause

21 March 2023: Helen finds out how to prepare for the menopause the natural way

A new savings app has been launched to help youngsters watch their spending 

How does a bad relationship with our mums affect us? We ask Dr Chasity from Thrive.

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Mar 21, 2023
Does your teen vape?

20 March 2023: The amount of teens vaping is a big concern for many parents, and Helen finds out the health effects of it from King's College Hospital, as well as the psychological effects from Sage Clinics
If you are eating with the kids, Principal Lisa has been creating healthy dishes with Bounty Beets' Chef Holly
Ludmila is answering all your legal questions.

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Mar 20, 2023
Do you need a sleep divorce?

16 March 2023: Sleep divorce can help you rest better but how does it impact a relationship, we ask Julie Mallon.
Fiona McBride explains how many employers here could benefit from hiring part-time workers
And we find out how being a mystery shopper could be an option for part-time work
Mamahood is a new health app dedicated to new mums
And the producer of Sesame Street is launching a new Arabic version of the show for Ramadan.

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Mar 16, 2023
Move over Mozart

15 March 2023: 8-year-old Liam is a musical genius in the making
Phonic Tots has arrived in Dubai
We find out if menopause is causing heart issues in women
Our vet Dr Katrin Jahn is on hand to answer your pet questions
dnata has some top vacation deals.

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Mar 15, 2023
Adult ADHD

14 March 2023: We find out why so many adults are not aware they may have ADHD

Does your birth order really matter?

This month is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

We discuss the effects of lung cancer with King's College Hospital.

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Mar 14, 2023
UAE property 101

13 March 2023: We have lawyer Scott Hutton answering all your legal questions
Jacobs is helping mums get back into the workplace
And one lady shares her journey of converting to Islam.

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Mar 13, 2023
Sunny Day Out

09 March 2023: Helen is coming live from the new NH Collection Dubai on The Palm where she catches up with the Marketing Manager to find out more about the hotel

Scott Armstrong is sharing the silent struggles of men

Dr. Ayman Karkar explains how we can keep our kidney in top shape on World Kidney Day

We find our how AI is helping the next generation

Reece Baker shares his incredible weight loss journey

And Christina Ioannidis is educating women who are struggling through menopause.

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Mar 09, 2023
Celebrating Women

08 March 2023: It's International Women's Day and we start off talking to the ladies behind the Generation Makers, who are helping mothers 

Why do girls use negative self-talk, we ask Dr Saima Rana

Moorfields explain why women suffer with more eye diseases than men

Maudsley Health is talking mental health in women

We find out about a new dog friendly feastival

And the founders of Tummy are here to answer your pet questions.

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Mar 08, 2023
Are you addicted to screens?

07 March 2023: We find out if our kids are addicted to screen time


Amal Counsel is tackling depression within the local community 


What symptoms do you need to look out for when it comes to endometriosis 


A teacher turned property entrepreneur is helping women find safe co-living spaces


We ask Dr Thoiraya if a smile can land you a job.

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Mar 07, 2023
Men, would you take the male pill?

06 March 2023: We find out just how effective the male contraceptive pill is with Dr Martin Moody
Our media lawyer Taronish Mistry is answering all your commercial questions
Dune Productions are performing a new play on sustainability
Sharjah English School is using The Curiosity Approach to teach young children
We talk workplace bullying with the team from Heriot Watt University.

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Mar 06, 2023
HR Clinic

HR expert Rohini Gill talks about performance management, letting staff go with dignity and answers all your questions too

Do you want to eat healthy and get rid of food guilt at the same time? Listen to Certified Nutrition & Mindset coach Charlie Ruby Baxter

Well-loved counsellor Helen Williams is leaving Dubai

As we broadcast live from the Dubai International Boat Show, dnata Travel fills us in with top sailing destinations

And we're speaking with the Turtle Sheikh about his work on the waters of the UAE.

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Mar 02, 2023
Do you have strong-willed kids?

If your answer is a resounding yes, then you need to listen to parenting coach Maysaa Fahour on how to better deal with them.

Talking chesty coughs and Bowel Cancer screening with the doctors from King's College Hospital Dubai

And on Pets and Vets, we get details of dog-friendly destinations in Dubai and trainer Mena Lopes (with her dog Ginger) answers all your dog behaviour questions.

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Mar 01, 2023
Are you manifesting?

Helen speaks to Certified Executive Coach Samara Pope on how we can manifest what we want to achieve in life.

As it's World Hearing Day on March 3, an ENT specialist guides us on how to take care of our hearing.

Psychologist Elaine Maichin explains what impact trauma makes on our brains and answers all your questions too, and an abuse victim shares her experiences of trauma and healing.

Plus, we talk about drinking, brewing and the benefits of tea live from Newby Teas Majlis in Nation Towers, Abu Dhabi. 

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Feb 28, 2023
Supporting Young People's Mental Wellbeing

We get advices from author and educational wellbeing consultant Linda Bonnar on how to be better parents to teens. We focus our health conversation about frequent infections in kids and Fatty Liver Disease. And lawyer Jayshree Gupta answers all your concerns about employment law.

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Feb 27, 2023
Brushing up on our Tennis skills

23 February 2023: Helen is getting top tips from Tennis Coach Davide Giusti 
We have all seen John McEnroe's anger, but how do we manage our anger, we ask Dr. Elif Celebi
Romano Dolbey is advising us on the legalities after losing a loved one
And a young student has created his own online learning platform.

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Feb 23, 2023
A spot of tennis anyone?

22 February 2023: Helen is live at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships and she caught up with tournament director Salah Tahlak
We have the osteopath clinic with Anisha Joshi
We find out why it's important to make a will from Soma Gardi
The Woofstock Festival is coming to town
And Mena Lopes is teaching us how to train our pets.

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Feb 22, 2023
Taste Estonia

21 February 2023: Helen is at Taste Estonia at Gulfood this week and first she finds out about Salvest 
Taavi Sepp is talking shrub shots
Helen has a taste of their collagen beauty bites 
And then tucks in to an ice-cream
And Dr Thoraiya is chatting about the psychology of food.

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Feb 21, 2023
Food Galore

20 February 2023: Helen is live from Gulfood and she chats to a whole range of chefs. 
First on the list is Chef Kim Maurin from French Riviera Beach 
Chef Louis Han from NAEUM is in Dubai for a special four-hand dinner 
Chef Michael Wilson is talking seasonal food  
And from Armani we have Chef Giovanni Papi 
Foodverse is taking us in to the future
We find out what the Irish food market is showcasing
And honey skincare has arrived from Australia.

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Feb 20, 2023
Picky Eaters

16 February 2023: Principal Lisa is helping us with those children who are picky eaters
We ask Maudsley Health what is the difference between Dementia and Alzheimers
A yogipreneur is sharing his journey of wellness after having a heart attack at 32 yrs old
Daanesh is updating us on the latest tech news
We find out what to expect at Art Dubai.

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Feb 16, 2023
The Superhero

15 February 2023: Lama Andari is sharing her story of her 4-year-old who is fighting with cancer
Zareen Sultan's whole world turned upside down after waking up with a stiff neck
OnStar and Lighthouse Arabia have launched a support platform for people who have had traffic accidents
Dr Calum is keeping your teeth in check
And Dr Sergio Da Silva is at hand to answer your pet questions.

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Feb 15, 2023
The Pressure of Valentine's Day

14 February 2023: We ask Dr Thoraiya what lies are we fed about Valentine's Day
Dubai Matchmaker helps us find love after the age of 35
Up and Running nutritionist Stephanie gives us tips to prepare for a marathon
Dr Sarah explains how social pressure is ruining our love lives.

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Feb 14, 2023
Exclusive with Shark Tank's Daymond John

Punam gets an exclusive interview with millionaire entrepreneur Daymond John.

We find out if a heartbreak can be healed.
The CEO of Morris Global Consulting shares her highs and lows of managing a business.
Wander With Nada updates us with all the activities around town
And lawyer Shehab Mamdouh answers all your legal queries.

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Feb 13, 2023
Menopause Myths Busted

09 February 2023: We have a menopause clinic with Dr. Rupinder Kaur Ruprai
What are young job seekers looking for today, we ask the founder of the JustPro App
Harry Tregoning explains how the property market is on a boom, which is not good news for renters
Sophie Jones gives us top tips for creating a sleep routine for babies.

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Feb 09, 2023

08 February 2023: We find out the effects of divorce on children 

The spotlight is on Fujairah for a brand new film

The Cat Vet is in the studio to answer your questions

We get some top tips when travelling with the kids.

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Feb 08, 2023
What's your love language?

07 February 2023: Dr Thoiraya explains how our different love languages affect our romantic relationships
Bianca Gracias from Crimson Legal is on hand to answer all your questions if you are a starting a business
Cassie shares how her own breakdown lead her to helping others in the wellness space
We are celebrating Galentines Day, not Valentines Day with women who thrive
Kids ask the funniest questions, and one couple has turned it into a book.

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Feb 07, 2023
The World of Healthcare

06 February 2023: We are coming to you from Medlab and finding out what's happening at the event this year from the group director, and we chat to Abbott about their latest innovation.

We ask why protecting bees is so important 

Is your cat or dog misbehaving, well we have an expert at hand

We delve into the legal rules in the metaverse

And get some top tips for the RAK Marathon from a coach.

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Feb 06, 2023
Calling Young Entrepreneurs

02 February 2023: Dariush Soudi is giving his top tips to young entrepreneurs
What does the future of shopping look like, we ask Oliver Corrin
We find out how children create friendships with Tanja Spasojevic 
According to Dr Dala it's time for changes in the school curriculums
And Helen gets her hands on the brand new 4000AED Samsung.


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Feb 02, 2023
Can you reverse PCOS?

More probably we have all heard it or know someone who suffers from it, but what really is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS? Qualified Nutritionist, Personal Trainer, Health Coach and the founder of It’s a PCOS Party! Georgie Daisy Ricks guides us. 
Talking travel trends and where to go this Valentine's with dnata Travel. 
And Dr Leanne Cameron from the British Veterinary Hospital tells us how to maintain the ideal weight of our beloved animals and she answers all your pets questions too.

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Feb 01, 2023
Are you ready for a marathon?

31 January 2023: Helen gets some top tips from running coach Lee Harris ahead of the RAK Marathon
The first all-women sailing team will be racing next week from Dubai to Muscat
Dr Owen Miller talks about 3D imaging for an unborn                                                            
After struggling with allergies, one lady has created her own organic make-up brand
Orfali Bros Bistro has come number one in the MENA's 50 best restaurants list
Dr Thoiraya explains why some of us are born perfectionists.

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Jan 31, 2023
​Are you burnt out?​

30 January 2023: With so many people struggling with burn out today we find out the reason behind it with Dr Sarah from Thrive and Emma Burdett from WILD.

If undetected, sleep apnea could lead to death, just like it did with Laila Bin Hareb's mother.

Dr Issam Alachkar explains why people suffer with sleep apnea and if it can be cured.

Ludmila is answering all your questions on our Legal Clinic. 

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Jan 30, 2023
The Kitchen Takeover

27 January 2023: Seven female chefs will be taking over the Boca Kitchen
Celebrity Chef Jason Atherton is opening 3 restaurants in Dubai
Dan Fahy is giving us the update on his recent vegan diet
Chef Pablo from the Meridien is talking tapas
Hollie Murphy is the founder of Heroes of Hope which are partnering with the Hero Dubai Desert Classic.

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Jan 27, 2023
Are you struggling with anxiety?

26 January 2023: Jenny Malem explains how Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist can help anxiety

Anxiety in teens is a big concern right now according to Youth Well-being Expert Jasmine Navarro

Helen chats to one guest who shares her journey with Bulimia, and Dr Ioannis explains why some people may be more susceptible to eating disorders

We find out why infertility in men is on the rise from Dr Akhtar

And the director of The Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open tells us what's in store for the fans.

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Jan 26, 2023
The Blame Game

How does blaming become an addiction? Author Denis Liam Murphy tells us. 
Talking about cracks and back pains with chiropractor Dr Sharik Ali. 
Former Olympian Sarah Lindsay prepares advanced and novice runners for marathons. 
Dr James Coey from St. George’s University shares what to expect on medical school interviews. 
And Dr Sahil John tells us what Hip Dysplasia in animals is, plus answers all your pet questions.

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Jan 25, 2023
Let your teens sleep in

24 January 2023: According to sleep expert Mary Carskadon, teenagers aren't lazy, they just need more sleep
One lady shares her journey with hair loss, and Trichologist Dr Michael Ryan shares his top tips to having healthy hair
We ask Dr Thoiraya why more men are struggling with body dysmorphia.

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Jan 24, 2023
Get Savvy with your money

23 January 2023: Leap Savvy Savers are giving top tips on how to save
What defines successful parenting, we ask parenting coach Sylvie Ebert
The Pink Caravan is on the move again for World Cancer Day
Ludmila is back to answer all your legal questions.

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Jan 23, 2023
A spot of golf anyone

20 January 2023: We are live from the AD HSBC Golf Championships where we find out what's on the menu 

Magic Phil is trying his tricks on the kids 

Chef Bayma shares her culinary journey 

Luma's Cakes are hot out of the oven

Lulu and The Beanstalk founders chat to Helen

Qwerty are celebrating the Scottish Burns Night

The chocolate man himself Matthew Muller from Lindt joins Helen

And Courtney Brandt has the latest food news.

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Jan 20, 2023
Don't ignore the red flags

19 January 2022: We ask relationship coach Iris Chelarescu why so many of us ignore red flags 
Is technoference affecting your life, we find out more from Dr Sarah Rasmi
We find out what's happening at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship this year with Graham Glynn and Andrew Lynch.
Dame Heather McGregor is sharing her thoughts on women and education
A new law is in place which allows 18 year olds to now run their own business.

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Jan 19, 2023
Is your child refusing to go to school?

We're talking school refusal and avoidance with Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist Prathna Singh.
Fitness expert Nicky Holland guides us on how preparing before shopping contributes to healthy eating. 
Adding value to your property is what Concept Me is teaching us. 
And we focus on Osteoarthritis in dogs, plus all your questions answered on Pets and Vets with Dr Jo Edwards.

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Jan 18, 2023

17 January 2023: Are you a kinkeeper, we ask Doctor Thoraiya
Do we all need regular facials? We ask the Skin Laundry team.
Woven Travel is giving us some top tips if you're looking for a vacation
And we chat to a model turned children's author.

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Jan 17, 2023
Are your kids always fighting?

16 January 2023: Principal Lisa is giving her top tips to handle those naughty kids
Ludmila is on hand to answer your legal questions
An author is using storytelling to encourage kids to eat healthy
And we find out how your kids can improve their coding skills.

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Jan 16, 2023
Let's talk Food

13 January 2023: Chef Tasha has just launched the beachside bliss Bungalo34
Vegan blogger Meral explains why she decided to switch to a plant-based diet
The man who has cooked for Beyonce, Chef Pavel joins Helen in the studio
Malcolm Wood is the man behind the brand new Mott 32, a leading Chinese restaurant
Head Chef of Issei Dubai is serving up some classic Nikkei dishes.

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Jan 13, 2023

12 January 2023: We chat to Zara Mirza a Literacy Specialist and Dyslexia coach
Two female divers are encouraging other women to get involved
They have already written 3 books and they are only 11 years old. Helen chats to Nicolas and Henri.

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Jan 12, 2023
Get your cervix checked

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and Dr Neha Gami from the HealthPlus Family Health Center tells us why women need to be regularly screened for this disease. 
Carole Abdo from Hope Abilitation Medical Center talks gross motor skills in children.
The father and daughter diving duo is back with their new adventure.
And Dr Francesa Podda from The City Vet Clinic in Al Wasl answers all your pet-related queries.

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Jan 11, 2023
Tyra Banks' advice for entrepreneurs

10 January 2023: The top model herself joins Helen to chat about her love for ice-cream
The Midlife Mentors are on hand to help if you are craving a new career after 40 
For all you budding filmmakers, the young director award is up for grabs
And Dr Thoraiya is talking sibling rivalry.

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Jan 10, 2023
Coffee with an Expat

09 January 2023: Finding your own tribe is so important as an expat, which is how Coffee with an Expat was created
We chat to ArabBaba about the challenges and the highs of being in a mixed cultural marriage
Daanesh updates us on the latest 2023 gadgets coming out
Ever wanted to open your own fashion brand, well one designer is here to give you some top tips
And Ludmila is answering all your legal questions.

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Jan 09, 2023
Are your kids mad about Prime drink?

Prime Hydration drink has caused chaos in UK supermarkets, we look at the health and psychological sides of it 
We also talk world-class pizza, mushrooms grown here in the UAE, the latest food news 
And we meet two Dubai-based chefs hailing from Mexico and Germany.

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Jan 06, 2023
Focus on your Z's

Sleep is one of the wellness trends of 2023, but how? We brought in sleep consultant Julie Mallon from Nurture 2 Sleep to answer all your worries
Talking body positivity with Natassia D'Souza, Emotional eating and weight loss coach.
Just the start of the year is the right time to be talking about proper budgeting for the month, for the year and for retirement as well. Toni Hughes guides us through the top things that we need to be doing to save more
And we tell you all the details about Dubai's first camping wellness festival.

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Jan 05, 2023
Your 2023 travel bucket list

The year has just started but we already have a travel list for you including wellness retreats and staycations from dnata
How can businesses better bridge gender disparity? We discussed this with Jay Srage from the University of Michigan Ross Executive Education
Dr Imad Hakim from Moorfields Eye Hospital talks about cataract and vision correction surgeries
And Dr Segio Silva from Intervet answers all your concerns about your furry friends.

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Jan 04, 2023
Make 2023 your best year yet!

New Year's resolutions- do you have one? We look at it on a health perspective with personal trainer Haniya Mahmood and on the psychology side with Dr Thoiraya Kanafani of the Human Relations Insitute and Clinics
Talking about self-love to kickstart the year with entrepreneur, author and coach Meher Mirchandani
Does having six-pack abs healthy or not? Fitness expert Nicky Holland aka Nicky Fitness answers that
And meet the man whose passion for rescuing street dogs in Thailand is just so extraordinary. 

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Jan 03, 2023
All you need to know about the UAE unemployment insurance scheme

Legal Eagle Ludmila Yamalova answers all your legal concerns and fully explains the UAE unemployment insurance scheme which comes into effect from January 1.
After all the gatherings and gifting from the holidays, it's now time to do the Spend Less January- Debbie Steedman from Shop Well For Less UAE gives us top tips
What chores should we give our little ones depending on their age? Conscious Parent Coach Maysaa shares the list
And a new app to aid parents in teaching their kids smart money management is now up and running. 

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Jan 02, 2023
Rockstar chef

30 December 2022: On the last Farmer's Kitchen of 2022, we're bringing you a range of experts and F&B leaders, including celebrity Chef JP Anglo, excellent to fill your tummies with various cuisines from French, Filipino to Levantine.
We also delve on the similarities and differences of being an industry chef and a private chef
And food writer Dan Fahy tells us all the latest food news.

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Dec 30, 2022

29 December 2022: Are you in limbo during the holiday stretch between Christmas and New Year? Psychologist Dr Thoraiya Kanafani advises on what to do and what to avoid over this period
Self-love should be practised early on from childhood, we speak with Tanja Spasojevic from The Hummingbird Early Learning Centre
Punam meets Dubai's Brazilian coffee queen Maria Pavani
We find out what horse therapy is with Rosa Aygun
Tech expert Daanesh Kalyaniwalla details gadgets to watch out for in 2023
And Raz from Gulf Photo Plus gives the best tips on where and how to get the best fireworks shots during New Year's Eve.

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Dec 29, 2022
What annoys you about the opposite sex?

28 December 2022: We discuss your pet peeves about men and women together with the people behind Men-tality podcast, BrotherhoodDXB and professional relationship coach Iris
Have you been planning to write a book? Grab a pen and listen to author Moustafa Hamwi
And dog behaviourist Elias Azzam joins us for our weekly Pets and Vets to answer your pet questions, mainly on how to keep them calm during the NYE celebrations and how to welcome a new dog into your home.

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Dec 28, 2022
Is your dream coloured or black & white?

27 December 2022: House of Wisdom's Dr Jana Sharif-Khalifa analyses your dreams 
Nada Badran from Wander with Nada takes us to various spots in the UAE this holiday season
And Mariben Eustaquio shares how she moved from being an employee to entrepreneur and advises how others can do the same.

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Dec 27, 2022