Tough Girl Podcast
About This Show
The Tough Girl Podcast is all about inspiring and motivating YOU!
I will be interviewing inspirational women from around the world, who’ve faced and overcome difficult challenges and situations, they will share their story, their knowledge and provide advice and essential tips for you to overcome your own personal challenges.
Please check out the Tough Girl Challenges website - www.toughgirlchallenges.com and follow on twitter @_TOUGH_GIRL.
Most Recent Episode
Rahma Barclay - Cycled 3,500 km through 13 countries from London to Jerusalem raising money for Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP)
4 days ago
Thank you to all the Patrons of the Tough Girl Podcast - your continued support is fantastic!!! To become a patron - click HERE! Ride4MedicalAid is a sponsored cycle ride from London to Jerusalem to raise awareness and funds for Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). The ride, started on the 27 August 2016, crossing 13 countries, covering a distance of 3,500km in less than 35 days, arriving at Jaffa Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem on the 30 September 2016. MAP is a humanitarian organisation working for the health and dignity of Palestinians living under occupation and as refugees. MAP provides lifesaving medical supplies, equipment, training and humanitarian aid to those most in need in Gaza, the West Bank and in Lebanon. Show notes About Rahma, her transition into cycling from rowing Growing up in Norwich and having a very normal upbringing Setting her history and learning more about her family Being brought up with Islam In 2014 during the war in Gaza, she was sitting on her sofa watching the news and finally decided it was time for her to do something to raise awareness about the situation in Palestine/Israel. Not doing anything for a year and not knowing how to start In May 2015 visiting Shatila camp in Beirut where she learnt more about MAP and how it was founded following the massacres in Shatila and Sabra camps in 1982. The “Key of Return” and what it means Finding her belief and her reason why” the belief in equal healthcare for ALL” Being scared, and how the idea slowly evolved and all started to become real Dealing with her fears and how her family and friends helped Planning for her cycle! Fitting in her training around work, doing back to back training and adding in sportive events to ensure she was on track Sorting out tyres and becoming a tester! Planning her route using Google earth & street view
Rated 5 out of
I can't even...
This girl is a massive inspiration! As another professional working to improve confidence and self-esteem in women and girls, it's great to listen to these amazing stories and get some great content to share. Keep up the great work, this is truly awesome stuff!
Date published: 2015-09-21
Rated 5 out of
It's my show - SO I LOVE IT!!!! But honestly...
It is an awesome podcast. I interview women who have done some amazing challenges, I spoken with and got top tips from, runners, swimmer, explores, women who have climbed mountains and rowed oceans. If you need some inspiration listen to this podcast!
Date published: 2015-09-17