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Our Motherhood series features the founder of MumAbroad.com, the host of the Mamas
in Training podcast, and a life and loss coach who helps families dealing with the loss
of a child.
In our Wisdom series, we’ll be talking to a retired French professor on the power of letter-writing, the daughter of Scottish immigrants on the road not taken, and a Welsh holistic health counselor on navigating the various stages of menopause.
In our Activism series, we’ll be talking to a Greek environmental activist now based in New Zealand, a CNN international correspondent whose NGO provides medical care to child victims of war, and an investigative reporter whose book examines a diversity of crimes on the world’s oceans.
Our Music series features an international teacher who has held band directing positions in Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Italy; a barbershop singer and conductor currently based in Brisbane, Australia; and a British luthier who trained at the Welsh School of Violin Making.
In our Drawing series, we’ll be talking to an animator and illustrator who got his start with Marvel Comics, an Emmy Award-winning veteran of the animation industry, and a Kenyan artist who is known for his striking works on paper.
This season we’ll be talking to a woman who created a book subscription company while on lockdown in Spain, a man who writes books about art crime and art history in his adopted country of Slovenia, and a woman based in the Italian countryside, who gets paid to read books all day.
All of the participants in this series are Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, whose personal and professional lives have been unquestionably influenced by their years in the program.
Americans in Africa
This season’s guests have experienced Africa from many different angles, including mission trips, adoption and conservation work alongside native populations.
American Teachers Abroad
Our guests have taught from Shanghai and Kazakhstan to Barcelona, Istanbul, Thailand and Taiwan. And they’ve got the stories to prove it.
The Children of Immigrants
Our guests also share some of their favorite podcasts, resources and websites.
The Opioid Crisis
This season's interviews include a physician, a survivor of addiction and her daughter. In addition, helpful links are found in the interviews for those seeking help from addiction.
Our Bodies in Space
Why do we so often turn to food for something other than sustenance? How is trauma carried by the body, and how can it be released? How do our brains create maps of our bodies? This season, we’ll be exploring these questions and many more.
Authors of Young Adult Fiction
Why do our young people need to read books that tackle taboo topics? What is the role of the creative arts in these critical times? How does fear influence our decisions? We’ll be taking a different tack this season, as we share some of our guests’ favorite blogs. Have fun exploring!
A series of interviews focusing on artists and the act of creating through art, community and conservation.
Spirituality & Religion
Here, we ask ourselves questions such as: How do we communicate with one another? How do our background and our culture define our ways of communication? What is the significance of dreams and visions?
Writing & Writers
What do successful authors have in common? How do they choose their preferred medium? What inspiration can you draw from them? Listen in on Season Six to find out.
This season you will get a peek into the lives of ordinary people who achieved extraordinary things. Are you curious about their fears, their insecurities, and what inspired them to set off on great adventures? Let’s begin!
During this season, we ask ourselves questions such as: How do we communicate with one another? How do our backgrounds and our cultures define our ways of communication?
Interviews featuring couples living abroad who came back to their home countries to raise their children.
Health and Wellness Internationally
Members of the international wellness community talk with The Listen.
Mothers in Another Land
What are the benefits and challenges of raising a child abroad? What advice can our guests give to mothers in similar situations?
Special holiday episodes, music and timely information.