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Calm Down Podcast

Calm Down Podcast

Amplifying peoples stories around the world while reminding you to take life one day at a time and enjoy the present. Each story shared helps you see other peoples life reality and the demons they've conquered.
Rare real conversations take place in each episode.

Your host Viola Ekene is a Beauty & Lifestyle blogger, YouTuber, OAP and Content Creator. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/viola-the-radio-nerd/support

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Recent Episodes

Bonus Ep: Personal lessons from Humans Of New York + Audio journaling my thoughts here

Sept. 16, 2021

Phew! I came across a story on the 'Humans Of New York' page on Instagram and I decided to find out who the founder of that awesome platform is. When I tell you discovering Brandon Stanton's journey and story encouraged me, …

Ep 52: Becoming the world's fastest blind athlete & paralympic champion ft. David Brown

Aug. 18, 2021

With David, I really understood that good old saying that you can be anything you put your mind to. Blindness didn't stop David from choosing to keep pushing and becoming the world's fastest blind athlete. So what excuse do …

Ep 51: Surviving breast cancer, undergoing mastectomy & having a miracle baby ft. Rach DiMare

Aug. 11, 2021

Rach shares with us her journey living with breast cancer, undergoing mastectomy and having a baby even when she feared she might no longer be able to conceive naturally due to cancer. There is so much to learn and unpack in…

Stories Around The World

Ep 50: Breast ironed at a very young age ft. Ayomide Aremu

June 17, 2021

Ayomide's breasts were ironed at a very young age which according to the mother, was to ward off men from abusing her by creating an illusion her breasts weren't fully developed like 'that of an adult. It's so sad that these…

His Word For You Series

Ep 49: #HisWordForYou - Stop categorizing your wins. No win is small.

May 5, 2021

I hope you learn to be kinder to yourself. To give yourself grace and appreciate every win of yours after listening to this episode. To share your thoughts on this episode, please drop me a voice message by clicking this lin…

Stories Around The World

Ep 48: Real & uncensored reasons people cheat in relationships ft. Shalom Emejulu

April 21, 2021

Have you ever cheated on someone before? Have you been cheated on before? Or what do you do when you find out a loved one is being cheated on? Shalom handled this with so much wisdom, experience and grace. This is a topic th…