Candid and honest chats with business leaders/owners/operators about their journeys with mental illness, mental wellness and everything in between.

Laura Greenfield

Laura Greenfield - Owner, Chef at Field and Green in Wellington joins me to share her back story to cooking, how early childhood experiences shaped thinking and managing depression in the midst of a busy professional life.

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Jessica Godfrey

Jessica Godfrey - NZ Specialty Coffee Association outgoing President joins me this week. Jess shares her experience with illness onset depression after a cancer diagnosis, and how she journeys through.

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Sean Golding

Sean Golding, owner/operator at Goldings Free Dive and Shepherd restaurant in Wellington, New Zealand - joins us today to share his experiences with dealing with anxiety, building positive team cultures and so much more. WARNING - In this episode we share our thoughts and feelings around the recent passing of Anthony Bourdain. If you need to speak to someone urgently about these issues, please call the good people at depression.org on 0800 111 757. 

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Asher Boote

So So Hospo: Owner of Hillside Kitchen, Tinakori Bistro, and The Ramen Shop, Chef Asher Boote chats with me about dealing with anxiety in high pressure environments, the culture of the kitchen brigade, and growing up beyond the bridge to nowhere. 

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Matt Lamason

So So Hospo: Matt Lamason, owner of Peoples Coffee joins us this week to talk about dealing with severe anxiety while running a growing coffee company,  and handling panic attacks.

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Mathew Fitzgerald

So So Hospo: Mathew Fitzgerald, owner of Madame George bar & restaurant (Auckland) talks about his journey with depression and anxiety, the importance of exercise, and channelling aliens.

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