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  • 202. Unleashing the Fighter Within: A Survivor's Journey with Peter Upton | The Black Country Blokes Podcast

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    πŸ₯Š In this powerful episode of The Black Country Blokes Podcast, we sit down with the incredible Peter Upton, a man who not only conquered cancer but emerged with a renewed zest for life. Join us as he shares his inspiring journey and how he's paying it forward as a dedicated coach at Priory Park Boxing Club.πŸ‘Š Peter takes us behind the scenes of his role in shaping the future of amateur boxers, guiding them through challenges and victories. Discover the resilience, discipline, and passion that drives him to travel the country, molding the next generation of boxing stars.🌟 Don't miss out on the uplifting conversation that explores life's highs and lows, the power of community, and the unwavering spirit that fuels success. Tune in for a dose of motivation and a celebration of life's second chances!#TheBlackCountryBlokes #Podcast #Inspiration #SurvivorStories #BoxingCoach #TriumphOverCancer #Resilience #LifeAfterCancer #AmateurBoxing #PrioryParkBoxingClub #Motivation #TransformationStories

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  • 201. Breaking the Silence: Prostate Cancer Awareness with Dr. Lloyd Baron | The Black Country Blokes Podcast

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    πŸŽ™οΈ Join us for another insightful episode of The Black Country Blokes podcast as we sit down with Dr. Lloyd Baron, a specialty doctor at Atlantic House Recovery Centre in Lye, Dudley, and a GP partner at Kingswinford Medical Practice. This Movember, we tackle the crucial topic of prostate cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in the UK, with over 1.4 million global diagnoses each year.πŸ” Did you know that 1 in 8 men in the UK will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime? In this episode, we delve into the realities faced by the 395,000 men currently living with and beyond the disease, navigating through the serious side effects of treatment. Dr. Lloyd Baron guides us through the importance of early diagnosis and breaks down the stigma surrounding men's health check-ups.πŸ—£οΈ Let's open up the conversation, raise awareness, and empower men to prioritize their health. Don't miss this eye-opening episode! #ProstateCancer #Movember #MensHealth #EarlyDiagnosis #BreakTheStigma #BlackCountryBlokes #HealthTalks #PodcastEpisode
  • 200. Rebuilding Lives: A Conversation with Lydia George from Sifa Fireside | The Black Country Blokes Podcast

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    In this powerful episode of The Black Country Blokes podcast, we sit down with Lydia George from the impactful charity Sifa Fireside. Join us as we delve into the critical work they do to support homeless and vulnerable individuals aged 25 and above in Birmingham. Sifa Fireside believes that each of us could face challenges like poverty, depression, or addiction, leading us to vulnerability and homelessness.🏠 Together, We Rebuild Lives:Discover the inspiring mission of Sifa Fireside as we discuss the hidden homelessness issues in Birmingham, from sofa surfing to modern slavery. Learn how Sifa Fireside goes beyond merely addressing immediate needs, providing essential services like the Adult Support Hub and Tenancy Support Services. Their goal is not just to "throw money at the issues" but to stand by individuals, offering safety and dignity as they rebuild their lives.Join us for this enlightening conversation and gain insights into the compassionate and impactful work being done to make a lasting difference. Subscribe now to The Black Country Blokes and be a part of the conversation that matters.#TheBlackCountryBlokes #SifaFireside #HomelessnessSupport #RebuildingLives #CharitySpotlight #BirminghamCommunity #PodcastInterview #Inspiration #DignityInRecovery
  • 199. πŸŽ™οΈ The Black Country Blokes Podcast: Unmasking Strength with Warren Davies

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    In this riveting episode of The Black Country Blokes, join us as we sit down with the incredible Warren Davies, a retired firefighter with a remarkable story to share. We'll delve deep into his journey, discussing topics like PTSD, autism, and his role as an amateur boxing coach at Priory Park Boxing Club. Discover the unyielding strength that lies within this inspiring individual and gain valuable insights into the challenges he's overcome. Don't miss this powerful conversation that'll leave you motivated and enlightened.#Podcast #BlackCountryBlokes #WarrenDavies #PTSD #Autism #AmateurBoxing #Strength #Inspiration
  • 198. Unlocking Men's Mental Fitness with Dr. Emily Barney from Spartannn Brain Gym

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    In this week's episode of The Black Country Blokes Podcast, we have the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Emily Barney, the brilliant mind behind Spartannn Brain Gym. As a clinical psychologist, registered psychotherapist, and hypnotherapist, Dr. Barney has harnessed her extensive expertise to create a groundbreaking approach to men's mental health.Spartannn Brain Gym offers a refreshing alternative for men who are seeking ways to improve their mental fitness without traditional therapy. Emily has crafted a unique mental PT (Personal Training) session specifically tailored to address the concerns and needs of men. No need to delve into lengthy therapy sessions or discuss your problems at length; this is all about practical tools and strategies to help you become the best version of yourself.Join us for an insightful conversation as we explore this innovative solution for men's mental well-being. Discover how Dr. Emily Barney and Spartannn Brain Gym are changing the game when it comes to mental health support for men. Don't miss this episode; it's packed with valuable insights and practical advice.#MentalHealth #MentalFitness #SpartannnBrainGym #Podcast #Men'sHealth #BlackCountryBlokes #DrEmilyBarney #TherapyAlternatives #SelfImprovement #Mindset #Wellbeing #Psychology
  • 197. Your Rights as a Father with Higgs LLP Experts

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    Empowering Fathers in Child Custody Disputes and Co-ParentingIn this compelling episode of The Black Country Blokes Podcast, we're diving into a crucial topic that affects many fathers out there: "Your Rights as a Father." Our hosts will be joined by Rhian Gray, Partner specializing in divorce and finances, and Sioned Fitt, Senior Associate specializing in private children law, both from the esteemed Higgs LLP.πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ Your role as a father is crucial, and our guests are here to shed light on your rights during times of relationship breakdown. They're committed to helping fathers secure fair custody arrangements while ensuring the best interests of your children are protected.πŸ’ͺ The importance of effective co-parenting cannot be overstated in maintaining a loving and stable environment for your children. Rhian and Sioned will provide you with tailored legal strategies to navigate shared parenting responsibilities, coordinate schedules, and resolve conflicts, empowering you to build a solid foundation for successful co-parenting.Tune in to gain invaluable insights and actionable advice. Don't miss this enlightening episode to empower yourself as a father. Subscribe, like, and share to help others in your situation.#Fatherhood #CoParenting #ChildCustody #LegalRights #BlackCountryBlokes #HiggsLLP #PodcastEpisode
  • 196. The Black Country Blokes Podcast: World Mental Health Day Special Episode

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    In this special episode of The Black Country Blokes podcast, we're diving deep into a topic that affects us all: mental health. πŸ’­βœ¨World Mental Health Day is a momentous occasion, and on this day, we want to encourage open conversations, spread awareness, and offer support to those who may be struggling. Join our hosts as they share personal stories, insights, and valuable tips for maintaining good mental health. πŸ—£οΈπŸ’ͺTogether, we can break the stigma surrounding mental health issues and create a safe space for discussing our emotional well-being. Tune in on 10/10/2023, and let's make a difference together. ❀️Don't forget to subscribe, like, and share to help us reach even more listeners! πŸŽ™οΈπŸ“’#MentalHealthMatters #WorldMentalHealthDay #EndTheStigma #BlackCountryBlokes #Podcast #OpenUp #SelfCare #Wellness #MentalHealthAwareness #YouAreNotAlone