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Rank #34 in Mental Health category

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Happy Place

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Rank #34 in Mental Health category

Alternative Health
Health & Fitness
Mental Health
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Fearne Cotton talks to incredible people about life, love, loss, and everything in-between as she reveals what happiness means to them.

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Fearne Cotton talks to incredible people about life, love, loss, and everything in-between as she reveals what happiness means to them.

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162 Ratings
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Fabulous

By Perezvr - Oct 25 2019
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I love everything about this. It’s so real and they talk about real problems in the world while still making you feel good.

Fresh and interesting

By Ylime2000 - Mar 30 2018
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I enjoy listening to this, give it a go!

iTunes Ratings

162 Ratings
Average Ratings
140
11
5
0
6

Fabulous

By Perezvr - Oct 25 2019
Read more
I love everything about this. It’s so real and they talk about real problems in the world while still making you feel good.

Fresh and interesting

By Ylime2000 - Mar 30 2018
Read more
I enjoy listening to this, give it a go!
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Happy Place

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Fearne Cotton talks to incredible people about life, love, loss, and everything in-between as she reveals what happiness means to them.

Rank #1: Elizabeth Gilbert

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You would think that the bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love would define her occupation as 'writer' - but, as she reveals to Fearne in this interview, most of her time is dedicated to managing her mental health.

In this wideranging chat, Fearne and Elizabeth share their tips for navigating the stress of work, social media, the pressures of success and her tips for surviving.

Thanks to our sponsors Sweaty Betty - find out more about their amazing activewear, and get an exclusive special offer, when you visit sweatybetty.com/happyplace

Jul 22 2019

52mins

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Rank #2: Maisie Williams

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Game of Thrones royalty Maisie Williams takes to the stage with Fearne for this special LIVE episode of Happy Place.

There's no spoilers here, so GoT fans and newbies alike are welcome to hear how Maisie keeps it altogether amidst the highs and lows in her world.

Recorded at the Troxy, this show was produced in partnership with DICE. From epic arena shows and sweaty exclusive gigs, to immersive film screenings and food festivals, DICE is on a mission to help you discover and buy tickets to your next amazing event, check them out at dice.fm

May 13 2019

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Rank #3: Stephen Fry

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It's hard enough speaking in public about your mental health - so how is it to be the figurehead?    Stephen Fry speaks to Fearne about his work as president of the charity Mind, and the issues he is forced to confront when speaking to others about their own problems.   Along the way we hear how Stephen likes to unwind, his new life as a vegetarian, and the many, many wonderful turns of phrase that makes spending time with Stephen such a lovely experience.

Subscribe to Happy Place now at officialfearnecotton.com/happyplace

Thanks to our sponsors Garnier and their Commit to Care initiative. Find out more here.

Mar 26 2018

42mins

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Rank #4: Russell Brand

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From his many addictions through to his very public recovery, Russell Brand has some things to say about the way we live our lives. In this episode, Fearne travels to his home to discuss childhood, his path to recovery and the tools we need to find our own happy place.

Thanks to our sponsor, Fiit, the fitness app that helps you train with professionals from your own living room. Find out more at fiit.com/fearne

Nov 26 2018

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Rank #5: Natalie Dormer

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Understanding your own intentions is part of the journey to better mental health, but actor Natalie Dormer makes a habit of adding another entire character to the mix.

In this funny and insightful chat with Fearne, she tells us what she does to get inside the head of the character she's playing - and what that can do to her own mind.

On the way we discuss her roles in Game of Thrones, The Tudors and Picnic At Hanging Rock, as well as her own movie (which she co-wrote) In Darkness.

Our sponsor for this episode was Fiit - to find out more about them head to https://fiit.tv/blogs/get-fiit-with-fearne/

Jan 07 2019

48mins

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Rank #6: Lena Headey

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When she's not playing Cersei Lannister in the hit show Game of Thrones, Lena Headey could kick back and relax. Not Lena.   In this delightfully sweary interview with Fearne, the pair discuss life outside the set - from avoiding small talk at parties to visiting Syrian refugee camps and facing demons on social media.   Thanks to Garnier for supporting this podcast through their Commit to Care initiative. For more information on their work, just search Garnier Commit to Care.

Apr 23 2018

29mins

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Rank #7: Zoe Sugg

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This week, Fearne travels to the south coast to meet YouTube sensation Zoe Sugg.

From anxiety and panic attacks to the role of social media, the pair chat about how they've overcome those inner demons.

Thanks again to our sponsors Fiit  - to find out more about them head to https://fiit.tv/blogs/get-fiit-with-fearne/

Dec 17 2018

58mins

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Rank #8: Kirsty Young

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Can you be successful and stay grounded? After twelve years presenting radio's biggest interview show, Desert Island Discs, there are few people better placed to understand than Kirsty Young.

From Nobel-winning scientists to Hollywood royalty (and actual royalty), Fearne talks to Kirsty about what makes them tick - and what words of wisdom they've shared with her over the years.

Thanks to Garnier for supporting this podcast through their Commit to Care initiative. For more information on their work, just search Garnier Commit to Care.

Apr 16 2018

39mins

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Rank #9: Dolly Alderton

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Our relationship with lovers, friends and family can be complicated, and something that Dolly has documented through her newspaper columns and podcasts.

In this conversation with Fearne, the podcaster and author discusses her most recent forays into dating, as well as the importance of daydreaming.

Get your tickets to Happy Place Festival, coming to London and Manchester this summer: happyplacefestival.com

Thanks to the sponsors of this episode, Sweaty Betty, who are offering 20% OFF their entire collection (including their Power Leggings) if you go to Sweatybetty.com/happyplace

Jun 17 2019

53mins

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Rank #10: Bryony Gordon

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Running saved Bryony Gordon from herself. After years struggling with alcohol and depression, she found a fresh perspective on the world after slipping on some trainers and... doing the London marathon in her underwear.

The writer and journalist joins Fearne for a chat about how she went from the couch to 5k - and then to 26 miles - whilst still dealing with the huge mental stress of her day-to-day life.

Recorded in front of an intimate, live audience in Babington House, Somerset. Thanks to our sponsor for this episode, Fiit. Discover their remarkable FREE workout videos at https://fiit.tv/blogs/get-fiit-with-fearne/

Jan 14 2019

58mins

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Rank #11: Matt Haig

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At the age of 24, Matt Haig was working in Ibiza with his girlfriend when he had a life-changing panic attack. Today he talks to Fearne about what happened next, his slow road to recovery and acceptance - and how the author of Reasons To Stay Alive found writing and talking about his experiences has helped him and others.

This episode contains references to suicide and suicidal thoughts. If you're in the UK and in need of someone to talk to someone, this is a great list of people.

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Mar 19 2018

47mins

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Rank #12: Davina McCall

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The nation's favourite Davina McCall drops by to chat marathons, drug abuse and learning to love yourself again.

This episode of Happy Place was recorded in front of an audience as part of Happy Place Live with Vita Coco. It was a day of live events, workshops and talks and a fabulous time was had by all. If you'd like to attend the next live event... keep listening to Happy Place! We'll tell you all you need to know.

Jan 28 2019

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Rank #13: Hozier

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Hozier makes you think. It's in his lyrics, in his music... even his music videos. So it's no surprise to find out that he spends a long time thinking about how he writes and performs his chart-busting songs.

In this chat with Fearne, Hozier describes his approach to songwriting, how indecision can sometimes be his downfall, and why performing doesn't come naturally to him.

Thanks to our sponsors Sweaty Betty - find out more about their amazing activewear, and get an exclusive special offer, when you visit sweatybetty.com/happyplace

Jul 29 2019

42mins

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Rank #14: Chessie King

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How can we use Instagram and Facebook without doing ourselves harm? In the last episode of the series, Fearne speaks to social media mentor - and Fiit fitness trainer - Chessie King.    The pair speak about their own battles online, and how Chessie's managed to take on the trolls... and win.    Our sponsor for this episode was Fiit - to find out more about them head to https://fiit.tv/blogs/get-fiit-with-fearne/.    We'll be back with new episodes very soon - in the meantime, why not leave us a review on Apple Podcasts?

Feb 11 2019

38mins

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Rank #15: Mary Berry

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Be upstanding for the queen of cupcakes and all things baking, as Mary Berry talks to Fearne about the importance of food in making us happy, and which recipes remind her of family, friends and happy places.   Thanks to the sponsors of this episode, Sweaty Betty, who are offering 20% OFF their entire collection (including their Power Leggings) if you go to Sweatybetty.com/happyplace

Jun 10 2019

41mins

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Rank #16: Gok Wan

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Gok Wan is a hard worker - and it’s his eye for detail and relentless drive that has endeared him to millions of TV viewers. But it’s also responsible for some of the more difficult times of his life, including extreme waves of anorexia.  In this searingly honest chat with Fearne, Gok talks about his childhood, how fashion turned his life around, and the many paths he’s taken to his happy place.  Thanks to Garnier for supporting this podcast through their Commit to Care initiative. For more information on their work, just search Garnier Commit to Care.

Apr 30 2018

50mins

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Rank #17: Bodyposipanda (Megan Jane Crabbe)

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Megan spent a long time hating her body - and then, just three years ago, she discovered the body positive movement and her life changed.

In this live interview with Fearne, she describes how she took that message to Instagram, how she deals with the haters (both online and in her head) and found her happy place.

Content warning: contains references to anorexia, self harm.

Thanks to the sponsors of the Happy Place Festival, Rituals. Who create bath, body and home products designed to help you slow down and feel good. Visit rituals.com, where there's a welcome gift waiting for you...

Sep 09 2019

36mins

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Rank #18: Alexandra Shulman

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What does it take to run one of the most influential magazines on the planet? And what do you need to be a great leader?

Alexandra Shulman spent 25 years as the editor of British Vogue - here she tells Fearne about the things she learnt about herself, and how to cope once you decide to walk away from the job you love.

Thanks to Garnier for supporting this podcast through their Commit to Care initiative. For more information on their work, just search Garnier Commit to Care.

Apr 09 2018

41mins

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Rank #19: James Bay

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Fearne returns to the Troxy to meet James Bay, in front of a live audience. Together they discuss the pressures of songwriting, fame, touring... and the constant messages from Fearne*.   Recorded at the Troxy, this show was produced in partnership with DICE. From epic arena shows and sweaty exclusive gigs, to immersive film screenings and food festivals, DICE is on a mission to help you discover and buy tickets to your next amazing event, check them out at dice.fmjoke

May 20 2019

53mins

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Rank #20: Emma Willis

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Surprise! We have a special bonus episode for you this week, in which Fearne talks to broadcaster and BFF Emma Willis about beauty: whether that's inner, outer or imagined.   In return, we'd love it if you could vote for Happy Place in the British Podcast Awards - it's really simple and free to do: just head to britishpodcastawards.com/vote.   Thanks to Garnier for supporting this podcast through their Commit to Care initiative. For more information on their work, just search Garnier Commit to Care.

May 07 2018

24mins

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