Angela Scanlon's Thanks A Million podcast

Angela Scanlon's Thanks A Million

Angela Scanlon

The show that thinks about thanks, with the good, the great and the grateful. Presented by Angela Scanlon.

64 épisodes

  • Angela Scanlon's Thanks A Million podcast

    MINIPOD: A Magical Teacher (Thanks That Got Away)

    4:45

    A listener thanks their former teacher who inspired her life choices more than they will ever know...and Angela’s got some teacher memories too!Thanks A Million listeners share their “Thanks That Got Away”! The people you never got a chance to say 'thank you' to. The people who changed your whole life or outlook and you didn’t get the opportunity to tell them. Now is your chance!  To get your story featured just email no more than 600 words to:[email protected]  Perhaps it was a stranger on the bus who picked you up when you were down? The holiday romance that taught you what true love could be? Or the ex who taught you what it definitely wasn’t? Maybe it’s the sibling you never appreciated until it was too late. The nurse who cared for you in your darkest hour or the friend who opened your eyes to the beauty of the world... Over the years I’ve learnt just how wonderful it feels to say those two simple words ‘thank you’, and how a simple act of gratitude can have truly transformative effects far beyond anything you can imagine. So write to me – tell me your stories of the thanks that got away so it might inspire us all to take a moment and reflect on those who deserve some gratitude.  You can be kept anonymous if you prefer, but it’s finally a chance to let it out, hold back no more and share that thank you which you never got to give! GET IN TOUCHinstagram.com/angelascanlon twitter.com/angelascanlon facebook.com/angelascanlon#ThanksAMillionTrio If you're not already, make sure you're subscribed to my Weekly Newsletter. It’s FREE and is an email hug of a Sunday morning packed full of wellbeing tips, tasty recipes (the food and fashion kind), interviews with my favourite people and a whole load of loveliness. Sign up here:https://angelascanlon.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9bab7f9de32315678140972a4&id=5dcb6c5225 
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    Katherine Ryan: Dodging Bullets, Being Unique and Bennifer

    57:28

    The Canadian comedy queen is our series finale! An actress, presenter and now author, Katherine has been a stalwart on the comedy circuit for many years appearing on all the major UK panel shows - 8 out of 10 cats, mock the week, QI - you name it! Last year she wrote and starred in her own Netflix comedy series called ‘the Duchess’ and having accepted that being audacious is her gift, has just released her debut book ‘the Audacity’. She also has her own podcast ‘Telling Everybody Everything’ which frequently tops the podcast charts.But what is Katherine thankful for today? Angela finds out…You can order a copy of Katherine’s book ‘The Audacity’ here:http://unbouncepages.com/theaudacity/If you're not already, make sure you're subscribed to my Weekly Newsletter. It’s FREE and is an email hug of a Sunday morning packed full of wellbeing tips, tasty recipes (the food and fashion kind), interviews with my favourite people and a whole load of loveliness. Sign up here:https://angelascanlon.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9bab7f9de32315678140972a4&id=5dcb6c5225GET IN TOUCHinstagram.com/angelascanlon twitter.com/angelascanlon facebook.com/angelascanlon#ThanksAMillionTrio https://www.instagram.com/kathbum/?hl=enhttps://twitter.com/Kathbum 
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    MINIPOD: Coming Out and a Generous Patient (Thanks That Got Away)

    4:22

    A trans listener thanks his Gran whilst another remembers an angel patient at Christmas...Thanks A Million listeners share their “Thanks That Got Away”! The people you never got a chance to say 'thank you' to. The people who changed your whole life or outlook and you didn’t get the opportunity to tell them. Now is your chance!  Perhaps it was a stranger on the bus who picked you up when you were down? The holiday romance that taught you what true love could be? Or the ex who taught you what it definitely wasn’t? Maybe it’s the sibling you never appreciated until it was too late. The nurse who cared for you in your darkest hour or the friend who opened your eyes to the beauty of the world... Over the years I’ve learnt just how wonderful it feels to say those two simple words ‘thank you’, and how a simple act of gratitude can have truly transformative effects far beyond anything you can imagine. So write to me – tell me your stories of the thanks that got away so it might inspire us all to take a moment and reflect on those who deserve some gratitude.  To get your story featured just email no more than 600 words to:[email protected]  You can be kept anonymous if you prefer, but it’s finally a chance to let it out, hold back no more and share that thank you which you never got to give! GET IN TOUCHinstagram.com/angelascanlon twitter.com/angelascanlon facebook.com/angelascanlon#ThanksAMillionTrio If you're not already, make sure you're subscribed to my Weekly Newsletter. It’s FREE and is an email hug of a Sunday morning packed full of wellbeing tips, tasty recipes (the food and fashion kind), interviews with my favourite people and a whole load of loveliness. Sign up here:https://angelascanlon.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9bab7f9de32315678140972a4&id=5dcb6c5225 
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    The Happy Pear: Being Twins, Authenticity and the Irish Sea

    51:49

    This is a riot!! Steve and Dave are the ridiculously enthusiastic Irish twins and founders of The Happy Pear - a plant based cooking and lifestyle company with number 1 best selling cookbooks as well as food products, online courses, two whole food retail cafes & shops, a farm, a roastery and a community of over 1 million people following their advice for a healthier life!! They are a breath of fresh air, a dose of serotonin. But they weren’t always the visions of health that they are now...So what are Dave and Steve thankful for today? Angela finds out…You can order a copy of the new Happy Pear book ‘Vegan Cooking For Everyone’’ here:https://www.amazon.co.uk/Happy-Pear-Vegan-Cooking-Everyone/dp/1844884872/ref=pd_sbs_14_3/259-7119781-4475241?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1844884872&pd_rd_r=582edb88-7f11-44c8-b5de-1483e8997c72&pd_rd_w=LZGxi&pd_rd_wg=RKBK8&pf_rd_p=96cae456-8d7a-4bc1-91c7-9b20b4dfd7c9&pf_rd_r=T3FYJDTD88ZM829B1DMN&psc=1&refRID=T3FYJDTD88ZM829B1DMNIf you're not already, make sure you're subscribed to my Weekly Newsletter. It’s FREE and is an email hug of a Sunday morning packed full of wellbeing tips, tasty recipes (the food and fashion kind), interviews with my favourite people and a whole load of loveliness. Sign up here:https://angelascanlon.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9bab7f9de32315678140972a4&id=5dcb6c5225GET IN TOUCHinstagram.com/angelascanlon twitter.com/angelascanlon facebook.com/angelascanlon#ThanksAMillionTrio https://www.instagram.com/thehappypear/?hl=enhttps://thehappypear.ie/ 
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    MINIPOD: The Man at the Station (Thanks That Got Away)

    4:10

    A listener shares a thank you from their morning commute…Thanks A Million listeners share their “Thanks That Got Away”! The people you never got a chance to say 'thank you' to. The people who changed your whole life or outlook and you didn’t get the opportunity to tell them. Now is your chance!  Perhaps it was a stranger on the bus who picked you up when you were down? The holiday romance that taught you what true love could be? Or the ex who taught you what it definitely wasn’t? Maybe it’s the sibling you never appreciated until it was too late. The nurse who cared for you in your darkest hour or the friend who opened your eyes to the beauty of the world... Over the years I’ve learnt just how wonderful it feels to say those two simple words ‘thank you’, and how a simple act of gratitude can have truly transformative effects far beyond anything you can imagine. So write to me – tell me your story of the thanks that got away so it might inspire us all to take a moment and reflect on those who deserve some gratitude.  To get your story featured just email no more than 600 words to:[email protected]  You can be kept anonymous if you prefer, but it’s finally a chance to let it out, hold back no more and share that thank you which you never got to give! CONTENT: References to attempted suicide. If you're in the UK or Ireland and in need of someone to talk to, you can call or message The Samaritans on 116 123. Helplines in other countries can be found here.GET IN TOUCHinstagram.com/angelascanlon twitter.com/angelascanlon facebook.com/angelascanlon#ThanksAMillionTrio If you're not already, make sure you're subscribed to my Weekly Newsletter. It’s FREE and is an email hug of a Sunday morning packed full of wellbeing tips, tasty recipes (the food and fashion kind), interviews with my favourite people and a whole load of loveliness. Sign up here:https://angelascanlon.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9bab7f9de32315678140972a4&id=5dcb6c5225 
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    Emma Dabiri: Ireland, Fashion and Madonna

    51:58

    The bestselling Author of Don't Touch My Hair and What White People Can Do Next: From Allyship to Coalition, Emma Dabiri has produced game changing work. An academic and a broadcaster too, her books, documentaries and frequent writing on race and racism draw on years of research and personal experience to challenge us all to create meaningful, lasting change. Born in Dublin to an Irish mother and a Nigerian father, here Emma talks in depth about her memories of growing up in Ireland as a young black woman and how much the Irish language means to her. If you don’t know much about Ireland and Irish culture, or even if you do for that matter, listen up, this chat has great insights and observations! But what is Emma thankful for today? Angela finds out…You can buy Emma’s latest book ‘What White People Can Do Next: From Allyship to Coalition'here: https://www.waterstones.com/book/what-white-people-can-do-next/emma-dabiri/9780141996738If you're not already, make sure you're subscribed to my Weekly Newsletter. It’s FREE and is an email hug of a Sunday morning packed full of wellbeing tips, tasty recipes (the food and fashion kind), interviews with my favourite people and a whole load of loveliness. Sign up here:https://angelascanlon.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9bab7f9de32315678140972a4&id=5dcb6c5225GET IN TOUCHinstagram.com/angelascanlon twitter.com/angelascanlon facebook.com/angelascanlon#ThanksAMillionTrio Follow Emma Dabiri:twitter.com/emmadabiriinstagram.com/emmadabiri 
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    MINIPOD: Fellow with Good Shoes (Thanks That Got Away)

    4:51

    A listener thanks a colleague for changing his life with more than good shoes…Thanks A Million listeners share their “Thanks That Got Away”! The people you never got a chance to say 'thank you' to. The people who changed your whole life or outlook and you didn’t get the opportunity to tell them. Now is your chance!  Perhaps it was a stranger on the bus who picked you up when you were down? The holiday romance that taught you what true love could be? Or the ex who taught you what it definitely wasn’t? Maybe it’s the sibling you never appreciated until it was too late. The nurse who cared for you in your darkest hour or the friend who opened your eyes to the beauty of the world... Over the years I’ve learnt just how wonderful it feels to say those two simple words ‘thank you’, and how a simple act of gratitude can have truly transformative effects far beyond anything you can imagine. So write to me – tell me your stories of the thanks that got away so it might inspire us all to take a moment and reflect on those who deserve some gratitude. To get your story featured just email no more than 600 words to:[email protected]  You can be kept anonymous if you prefer, but it’s finally a chance to let it out, hold back no more and share that thank you which you never got to give! CONTENT: References to alcoholism and drug abuse. If you're in the UK or Ireland and in need of someone to talk to, you can call or message The Samaritans on 116 123. Helplines in other countries can be found here.GET IN TOUCHinstagram.com/angelascanlon twitter.com/angelascanlon facebook.com/angelascanlon#ThanksAMillionTrio If you're not already, make sure you're subscribed to my Weekly Newsletter. It’s FREE and is an email hug of a Sunday morning packed full of wellbeing tips, tasty recipes (the food and fashion kind), interviews with my favourite people and a whole load of loveliness. Sign up here:https://angelascanlon.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9bab7f9de32315678140972a4&id=5dcb6c5225 
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    Catherine Gray: Sobriety, Rejection and Hobnobs

    51:48

    The Sunday Times Bestselling Author of the ‘Unexpected Joy of’ series on sobriety, being single and the ordinary knows a thing or two about gratitude. After finding herself drinking, in her own words, “a life-endangering amount of alcohol”, Catherine became sober and wrote about her experience, now hoping to reinvent how Britain thinks about being alcohol-free. Her impressive CV includes Cosmopolitan, GLAMOUR, Fabulous, The Guardian, Women’s Health, the list goes on. Here Catherine shares about failures and rejection, how she learnt to say no and the dangers of giving alcohol to children. Oh and for the love of god stop apologising for everything! But what is Catherine thankful for today? Angela finds out…You can order a copy of Catherine’s latest book ‘Sunshine Warm Sober’ here:https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sunshine-Warm-Sober-Blooming-long-lasting/dp/1783253398/ref=nodl_As well as being a riposte to ‘stone cold sober’ propaganda, this book is about creating unexpected sober joy that lasts and being a very happy ‘retired wreckhead’. If you're not already, make sure you're subscribed to my Weekly Newsletter. It’s FREE and is an email hug of a Sunday morning packed full of wellbeing tips, tasty recipes (the food and fashion kind), interviews with my favourite people and a whole load of loveliness. Sign up here:https://angelascanlon.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9bab7f9de32315678140972a4&id=5dcb6c5225GET IN TOUCHinstagram.com/angelascanlon twitter.com/angelascanlon facebook.com/angelascanlon#ThanksAMillionTriohttps://www.instagram.com/unexpectedjoyof/?hl=en 
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    MINIPOD: Faceless Nurses (Thanks That Got Away)

    4:23

    A listener revisits her hospital experience in a pandemic…Thanks A Million listeners share their “Thanks That Got Away”! The people you never got a chance to say 'thank you' to. The people who changed your whole life or outlook and you didn’t get the opportunity to tell them. Now is your chance! Perhaps it was a stranger on the bus who picked you up when you were down? The holiday romance that taught you what true love could be? Or the ex who taught you what it definitely wasn’t? Maybe it’s the sibling you never appreciated until it was too late. The nurse who cared for you in your darkest hour or the friend who opened your eyes to the beauty of the world...Over the years I’ve learnt just how wonderful it feels to say those two simple words ‘thank you’, and how a simple act of gratitude can have truly transformative effects far beyond anything you can imagine. So write to me – tell me your stories of the thanks that got away so it might inspire us all to take a moment and reflect on those who deserve some gratitude. To get your story featured just email no more than 600 words to:[email protected] You can be kept anonymous if you prefer, but it’s finally a chance to let it out, hold back no more and share that thank you which you never got to give!CONTENT: If you're in the UK or Ireland and in need of someone to talk to, you can call or message The Samaritans on 116 123. Helplines in other countries can be found here.GET IN TOUCHinstagram.com/angelascanlon twitter.com/angelascanlon facebook.com/angelascanlon#ThanksAMillionTrioIf you're not already, make sure you're subscribed to my Weekly Newsletter. It’s FREE and is an email hug of a Sunday morning packed full of wellbeing tips, tasty recipes (the food and fashion kind), interviews with my favourite people and a whole load of loveliness. Sign up here:https://angelascanlon.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9bab7f9de32315678140972a4&id=5dcb6c5225 
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    Ruby Wax: Carrie Fisher, getting kicked off TV and empathy

    47:59

    Ruby Wax has made her mark on the world, and Angela (as you will hear) in even bigger ways! A Comedian, TV writer, performer and bestselling author of Sane New World and A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled, amongst others. Ruby also holds a Masters’ degree in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford University as well as an OBE for her services to mental health! No doubt many people will want to thank Ruby for her dedication and tireless commitment to helping us navigate our minds.But what is Ruby thankful for today? Angela finds out…Ruby’s Frazzled café can be found at Frazzled.org Ruby’s book ‘A Mindfulness Guide To Survival’ is out now and you can sign up to her new mindfulness course here:https://www.rubywax.net/coursesIf you're not already, make sure you're subscribed to my Weekly Newsletter. It’s FREE and is an email hug of a Sunday morning packed full of wellbeing tips, tasty recipes (the food and fashion kind), interviews with my favourite people and a whole load of loveliness. Sign up here:https://angelascanlon.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9bab7f9de32315678140972a4&id=5dcb6c5225GET IN TOUCHinstagram.com/angelascanlon twitter.com/angelascanlon facebook.com/angelascanlon#ThanksAMillionTriohttps://www.instagram.com/rubywax/?hl=en 
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