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Krav Maga (Seral Memet), Hairdressing Apprentice (Ben Williams) & Visual Impairment (Sophie Brown)

Monday 26th September

The Mineral Iron: is essential for haemoglobin production which carry oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from cells. Iron is essential for energy and growth. Pregnant mothers need to pay particular attention to this mineral. Vitamin C increases the bodies absorption of iron and other ‘helpers’ include Vitamin E, Calcium, Folic Acid, Phosphorus and stomach acid. Best food sources: Pumpkin seeds, parsley,  peas, broccoli, almonds, prunes, cashew nuts, raisins, brazil nuts, walnuts, dates, cooked beans (Soya beans, kidney beans & chickpeas), sesame seeds, pecan nuts, lean red meat.

Also featured on Monday – Chicken and Nut Stir-fry, ‘You are not a mental disorder’ (…but a unique human being with many aspects to the person you are discussion), and local social group Phab, for disabled and non-disabled members of our community.

Tuesday 27th

Anxiety, unemployment and social phobia. With rising unemployment rates, increased uncertainty for the future, stress from all the things that now make up our modern life-styles and poor nutrition more and more people are suffering (often silently) from anxiety which can lead to social phobia. Social phobia prevents us from entering into environments that evoke feelings of anxiety or we may not be able to avoid them and so they affect the way we behave when we are in those environments or trying to engage in social activities. If you need more information why not pop into Brentwood Mind in the Ongar Road or call them on 01277 203985.

Also featured on show – Aubergine and cream cheese Pate, local events and listeners contacted show to raise concern over parking charges.

Wednesday 28th

Guest Seral Memet came in to talk about the vastly increasing popularity in Krav Maga a form of self-defence. This has been proven to work and is taught to many professionals that face challenging situations such as the Police. Seral is running licensed training courses in Fitness First in the Baytree Centre. For more information call 07752 039 525 or email seraloptifit@gmail.com.

News: According to source the number of under 25s having gastric band operations has increased over the past decade from 55 to 200 in the UK on the NHS. Doctors say ongoing obesity can shorten your life span by 20-25 years due to long term health implications such as diabetes, heart disease etc. Gastric banding is a permanent procedure and means that those who chose to have the operation will never be able to eat a normal meal again and doctors and surgeons are concerned patients put forward for the procedure are not be assessed adequately especially surrounding psychological issues.

Also featured on show – driving differences in men and women!

Thursday 29th

Ben Williams from The Hair Company (Brentwood) came into talk about life as a hairdressing apprentice. Ben has been cutting on real heads of hair for months now and his confidence in his styling ability and technique is going from strength to strength. I have watched him on his journey and I am really proud of what he’s accomplished so far as when I first met him he was frustrated working as a full-time receptionist. He is really enjoying his chosen carer path which he didn’t start until the age of 21 (late compared to some apprenticeships that begin after GCSE!) Ben loves the social side to hairdressing and says the most nerve wracking part is mixing colours. Hopefully Phoenix can have Ben on the Drive show again, when he qualifies in December, to learn more about this popular carer path. You can book into be a model for Ben on 01277 222864 and ask for ‘Ben’s model night.’
Also featured on show – Thai Soup recipe, 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools and local events and weather (boiling!)

Friday 30th

Sophie Brown aged 17 came in with her mum, Sarah Maton, to talk about living with the visual impairment Eye Nystagmus.  Sophie was diagnosed when she was 6 months old and Sarah tells us what made her suspect that Sophie’s eyes were not normal when she was a baby. Sophie explains what Eye Nystagmus is and how living with a visual impairment has affected her past and present life. Click below to hear more:

Also featured on show – Story in the local paper about lack of toilets (“How is this encouraging people to stay well hydrated and drink plenty of water?!” I said) and Nutrition for eye health.

Monday 26th September

The Mineral Iron: is essential for haemoglobin production which carry oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from cells. Iron is essential for energy and growth. Pregnant mothers need to pay particular attention to this mineral. Vitamin C increases the bodies absorption of iron and other ‘helpers’ include Vitamin E, Calcium, Folic Acid, Phosphorus and stomach acid. Best food sources: Pumpkin seeds, parsley,  peas, broccoli, almonds, prunes, cashew nuts, raisins, brazil nuts, walnuts, dates, cooked beans (Soya beans, kidney beans & chickpeas), sesame seeds, pecan nuts, lean red meat.

Also featured on Monday – Chicken and Nut Stir-fry, ‘You are not a mental disorder’ (…but a unique human being with many aspects to the person you are discussion), and local social group Phab, for disabled and non-disabled members of our community.

Tuesday 27th

Anxiety, unemployment and social phobia. With rising unemployment rates, increased uncertainty for the future, stress from all the things that now make up our modern life-styles and poor nutrition more and more people are suffering (often silently) from anxiety which can lead to social phobia. Social phobia prevents us from entering into environments that evoke feelings of anxiety or we may not be able to avoid them and so they affect the way we behave when we are in those environments or trying to engage in social activities. If you need more information why not pop into Brentwood Mind in the Ongar Road or call them on 01277 203985.

Also featured on show – Aubergine and cream cheese Pate, local events and listeners contacted show to raise concern over parking charges.

Wednesday 28th

Guest Seral Memet came in to talk about the vastly increasing popularity in Krav Maga a form of self-defence. This has been proven to work and is taught to many professionals that face challenging situations such as the Police. Seral is running licensed training courses in Fitness First in the Baytree Centre. For more information call 07752 039 525 or email seraloptifit@gmail.com.

News: According to source the number of under 25s having gastric band operations has increased over the past decade from 55 to 200 in the UK on the NHS. Doctors say ongoing obesity can shorten your life span by 20-25 years due to long term health implications such as diabetes, heart disease etc. Gastric banding is a permanent procedure and means that those who chose to have the operation will never be able to eat a normal meal again and doctors and surgeons are concerned patients put forward for the procedure are not be assessed adequately especially surrounding psychological issues.

Also featured on show – driving differences in men and women!

Thursday 29th

Ben Williams from The Hair Company (Brentwood) came into talk about life as a hairdressing apprentice. Ben has been cutting on real heads of hair for months now and his confidence in his styling ability and technique is going from strength to strength. I have watched him on his journey and I am really proud of what he’s accomplished so far as when I first met him he was frustrated working as a full-time receptionist. He is really enjoying his chosen carer path which he didn’t start until the age of 21 (late compared to some apprenticeships that begin after GCSE!) Ben loves the social side to hairdressing and says the most nerve wracking part is mixing colours. Hopefully Phoenix can have Ben on the Drive show again, when he qualifies in December, to learn more about this popular carer path. You can book into be a model for Ben on 01277 222864 and ask for ‘Ben’s model night.’
Also featured on show – Thai Soup recipe, 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools and local events and weather (boiling!)

Friday 30th

Sophie Brown aged 17 came in with her mum, Sarah Maton, to talk about living with the visual impairment Eye Nystagmus.  Sophie was diagnosed when she was 6 months old and Sarah tells us what made her suspect that Sophie’s eyes were not normal when she was a baby. Sophie explains what Eye Nystagmus is and how living with a visual impairment has affected her past and present life. Click below to hear more:

Chat with Sophie Brown on Visual Impairment

Also featured on show – Story in the local paper about lack of toilets (“How is this encouraging people to stay well hydrated and drink plenty of water?!” I said) and Nutrition for eye health.

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Krav Maga (Seral Memet), Hairdressing Apprentice (Ben Williams) & Visual Impairment (Sophie Brown)

Monday 26th September

The Mineral Iron: is essential for haemoglobin production which carry oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from cells. Iron is essential for energy and growth. Pregnant mothers need to pay particular attention to this mineral. Vitamin C increases the bodies absorption of iron and other ‘helpers’ include Vitamin E, Calcium, Folic Acid, Phosphorus and stomach acid. Best food sources: Pumpkin seeds, parsley,  peas, broccoli, almonds, prunes, cashew nuts, raisins, brazil nuts, walnuts, dates, cooked beans (Soya beans, kidney beans & chickpeas), sesame seeds, pecan nuts, lean red meat.

Also featured on Monday – Chicken and Nut Stir-fry, ‘You are not a mental disorder’ (…but a unique human being with many aspects to the person you are discussion), and local social group Phab, for disabled and non-disabled members of our community.

Tuesday 27th

Anxiety, unemployment and social phobia. With rising unemployment rates, increased uncertainty for the future, stress from all the things that now make up our modern life-styles and poor nutrition more and more people are suffering (often silently) from anxiety which can lead to social phobia. Social phobia prevents us from entering into environments that evoke feelings of anxiety or we may not be able to avoid them and so they affect the way we behave when we are in those environments or trying to engage in social activities. If you need more information why not pop into Brentwood Mind in the Ongar Road or call them on 01277 203985.

Also featured on show – Aubergine and cream cheese Pate, local events and listeners contacted show to raise concern over parking charges.

Wednesday 28th

Guest Seral Memet came in to talk about the vastly increasing popularity in Krav Maga a form of self-defence. This has been proven to work and is taught to many professionals that face challenging situations such as the Police. Seral is running licensed training courses in Fitness First in the Baytree Centre. For more information call 07752 039 525 or email seraloptifit@gmail.com.

News: According to source the number of under 25s having gastric band operations has increased over the past decade from 55 to 200 in the UK on the NHS. Doctors say ongoing obesity can shorten your life span by 20-25 years due to long term health implications such as diabetes, heart disease etc. Gastric banding is a permanent procedure and means that those who chose to have the operation will never be able to eat a normal meal again and doctors and surgeons are concerned patients put forward for the procedure are not be assessed adequately especially surrounding psychological issues.

Also featured on show – driving differences in men and women!

Thursday 29th

Ben Williams from The Hair Company (Brentwood) came into talk about life as a hairdressing apprentice. Ben has been cutting on real heads of hair for months now and his confidence in his styling ability and technique is going from strength to strength. I have watched him on his journey and I am really proud of what he’s accomplished so far as when I first met him he was frustrated working as a full-time receptionist. He is really enjoying his chosen carer path which he didn’t start until the age of 21 (late compared to some apprenticeships that begin after GCSE!) Ben loves the social side to hairdressing and says the most nerve wracking part is mixing colours. Hopefully Phoenix can have Ben on the Drive show again, when he qualifies in December, to learn more about this popular carer path. You can book into be a model for Ben on 01277 222864 and ask for ‘Ben’s model night.’
Also featured on show – Thai Soup recipe, 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools and local events and weather (boiling!)

Friday 30th

Sophie Brown aged 17 came in with her mum, Sarah Maton, to talk about living with the visual impairment Eye Nystagmus.  Sophie was diagnosed when she was 6 months old and Sarah tells us what made her suspect that Sophie’s eyes were not normal when she was a baby. Sophie explains what Eye Nystagmus is and how living with a visual impairment has affected her past and present life. Click below to hear more:

Also featured on show – Story in the local paper about lack of toilets (“How is this encouraging people to stay well hydrated and drink plenty of water?!” I said) and Nutrition for eye health.

Monday 26th September

The Mineral Iron: is essential for haemoglobin production which carry oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from cells. Iron is essential for energy and growth. Pregnant mothers need to pay particular attention to this mineral. Vitamin C increases the bodies absorption of iron and other ‘helpers’ include Vitamin E, Calcium, Folic Acid, Phosphorus and stomach acid. Best food sources: Pumpkin seeds, parsley,  peas, broccoli, almonds, prunes, cashew nuts, raisins, brazil nuts, walnuts, dates, cooked beans (Soya beans, kidney beans & chickpeas), sesame seeds, pecan nuts, lean red meat.

Also featured on Monday – Chicken and Nut Stir-fry, ‘You are not a mental disorder’ (…but a unique human being with many aspects to the person you are discussion), and local social group Phab, for disabled and non-disabled members of our community.

Tuesday 27th

Anxiety, unemployment and social phobia. With rising unemployment rates, increased uncertainty for the future, stress from all the things that now make up our modern life-styles and poor nutrition more and more people are suffering (often silently) from anxiety which can lead to social phobia. Social phobia prevents us from entering into environments that evoke feelings of anxiety or we may not be able to avoid them and so they affect the way we behave when we are in those environments or trying to engage in social activities. If you need more information why not pop into Brentwood Mind in the Ongar Road or call them on 01277 203985.

Also featured on show – Aubergine and cream cheese Pate, local events and listeners contacted show to raise concern over parking charges.

Wednesday 28th

Guest Seral Memet came in to talk about the vastly increasing popularity in Krav Maga a form of self-defence. This has been proven to work and is taught to many professionals that face challenging situations such as the Police. Seral is running licensed training courses in Fitness First in the Baytree Centre. For more information call 07752 039 525 or email seraloptifit@gmail.com.

News: According to source the number of under 25s having gastric band operations has increased over the past decade from 55 to 200 in the UK on the NHS. Doctors say ongoing obesity can shorten your life span by 20-25 years due to long term health implications such as diabetes, heart disease etc. Gastric banding is a permanent procedure and means that those who chose to have the operation will never be able to eat a normal meal again and doctors and surgeons are concerned patients put forward for the procedure are not be assessed adequately especially surrounding psychological issues.

Also featured on show – driving differences in men and women!

Thursday 29th

Ben Williams from The Hair Company (Brentwood) came into talk about life as a hairdressing apprentice. Ben has been cutting on real heads of hair for months now and his confidence in his styling ability and technique is going from strength to strength. I have watched him on his journey and I am really proud of what he’s accomplished so far as when I first met him he was frustrated working as a full-time receptionist. He is really enjoying his chosen carer path which he didn’t start until the age of 21 (late compared to some apprenticeships that begin after GCSE!) Ben loves the social side to hairdressing and says the most nerve wracking part is mixing colours. Hopefully Phoenix can have Ben on the Drive show again, when he qualifies in December, to learn more about this popular carer path. You can book into be a model for Ben on 01277 222864 and ask for ‘Ben’s model night.’
Also featured on show – Thai Soup recipe, 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools and local events and weather (boiling!)

Friday 30th

Sophie Brown aged 17 came in with her mum, Sarah Maton, to talk about living with the visual impairment Eye Nystagmus.  Sophie was diagnosed when she was 6 months old and Sarah tells us what made her suspect that Sophie’s eyes were not normal when she was a baby. Sophie explains what Eye Nystagmus is and how living with a visual impairment has affected her past and present life. Click below to hear more:

Chat with Sophie Brown on Visual Impairment

Also featured on show – Story in the local paper about lack of toilets (“How is this encouraging people to stay well hydrated and drink plenty of water?!” I said) and Nutrition for eye health.

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Krav Maga (Seral Memet), Hairdressing Apprentice (Ben Williams) & Visual Impairment (Sophie Brown)

Monday 26th September

The Mineral Iron: is essential for haemoglobin production which carry oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from cells. Iron is essential for energy and growth. Pregnant mothers need to pay particular attention to this mineral. Vitamin C increases the bodies absorption of iron and other ‘helpers’ include Vitamin E, Calcium, Folic Acid, Phosphorus and stomach acid. Best food sources: Pumpkin seeds, parsley,  peas, broccoli, almonds, prunes, cashew nuts, raisins, brazil nuts, walnuts, dates, cooked beans (Soya beans, kidney beans & chickpeas), sesame seeds, pecan nuts, lean red meat.

Also featured on Monday – Chicken and Nut Stir-fry, ‘You are not a mental disorder’ (…but a unique human being with many aspects to the person you are discussion), and local social group Phab, for disabled and non-disabled members of our community.

Tuesday 27th

Anxiety, unemployment and social phobia. With rising unemployment rates, increased uncertainty for the future, stress from all the things that now make up our modern life-styles and poor nutrition more and more people are suffering (often silently) from anxiety which can lead to social phobia. Social phobia prevents us from entering into environments that evoke feelings of anxiety or we may not be able to avoid them and so they affect the way we behave when we are in those environments or trying to engage in social activities. If you need more information why not pop into Brentwood Mind in the Ongar Road or call them on 01277 203985.

Also featured on show – Aubergine and cream cheese Pate, local events and listeners contacted show to raise concern over parking charges.

Wednesday 28th

Guest Seral Memet came in to talk about the vastly increasing popularity in Krav Maga a form of self-defence. This has been proven to work and is taught to many professionals that face challenging situations such as the Police. Seral is running licensed training courses in Fitness First in the Baytree Centre. For more information call 07752 039 525 or email seraloptifit@gmail.com.

News: According to source the number of under 25s having gastric band operations has increased over the past decade from 55 to 200 in the UK on the NHS. Doctors say ongoing obesity can shorten your life span by 20-25 years due to long term health implications such as diabetes, heart disease etc. Gastric banding is a permanent procedure and means that those who chose to have the operation will never be able to eat a normal meal again and doctors and surgeons are concerned patients put forward for the procedure are not be assessed adequately especially surrounding psychological issues.

Also featured on show – driving differences in men and women!

Thursday 29th

Ben Williams from The Hair Company (Brentwood) came into talk about life as a hairdressing apprentice. Ben has been cutting on real heads of hair for months now and his confidence in his styling ability and technique is going from strength to strength. I have watched him on his journey and I am really proud of what he’s accomplished so far as when I first met him he was frustrated working as a full-time receptionist. He is really enjoying his chosen carer path which he didn’t start until the age of 21 (late compared to some apprenticeships that begin after GCSE!) Ben loves the social side to hairdressing and says the most nerve wracking part is mixing colours. Hopefully Phoenix can have Ben on the Drive show again, when he qualifies in December, to learn more about this popular carer path. You can book into be a model for Ben on 01277 222864 and ask for ‘Ben’s model night.’
Also featured on show – Thai Soup recipe, 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools and local events and weather (boiling!)

Friday 30th

Sophie Brown aged 17 came in with her mum, Sarah Maton, to talk about living with the visual impairment Eye Nystagmus.  Sophie was diagnosed when she was 6 months old and Sarah tells us what made her suspect that Sophie’s eyes were not normal when she was a baby. Sophie explains what Eye Nystagmus is and how living with a visual impairment has affected her past and present life. Click below to hear more:

Also featured on show – Story in the local paper about lack of toilets (“How is this encouraging people to stay well hydrated and drink plenty of water?!” I said) and Nutrition for eye health.

Monday 26th September

The Mineral Iron: is essential for haemoglobin production which carry oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from cells. Iron is essential for energy and growth. Pregnant mothers need to pay particular attention to this mineral. Vitamin C increases the bodies absorption of iron and other ‘helpers’ include Vitamin E, Calcium, Folic Acid, Phosphorus and stomach acid. Best food sources: Pumpkin seeds, parsley,  peas, broccoli, almonds, prunes, cashew nuts, raisins, brazil nuts, walnuts, dates, cooked beans (Soya beans, kidney beans & chickpeas), sesame seeds, pecan nuts, lean red meat.

Also featured on Monday – Chicken and Nut Stir-fry, ‘You are not a mental disorder’ (…but a unique human being with many aspects to the person you are discussion), and local social group Phab, for disabled and non-disabled members of our community.

Tuesday 27th

Anxiety, unemployment and social phobia. With rising unemployment rates, increased uncertainty for the future, stress from all the things that now make up our modern life-styles and poor nutrition more and more people are suffering (often silently) from anxiety which can lead to social phobia. Social phobia prevents us from entering into environments that evoke feelings of anxiety or we may not be able to avoid them and so they affect the way we behave when we are in those environments or trying to engage in social activities. If you need more information why not pop into Brentwood Mind in the Ongar Road or call them on 01277 203985.

Also featured on show – Aubergine and cream cheese Pate, local events and listeners contacted show to raise concern over parking charges.

Wednesday 28th

Guest Seral Memet came in to talk about the vastly increasing popularity in Krav Maga a form of self-defence. This has been proven to work and is taught to many professionals that face challenging situations such as the Police. Seral is running licensed training courses in Fitness First in the Baytree Centre. For more information call 07752 039 525 or email seraloptifit@gmail.com.

News: According to source the number of under 25s having gastric band operations has increased over the past decade from 55 to 200 in the UK on the NHS. Doctors say ongoing obesity can shorten your life span by 20-25 years due to long term health implications such as diabetes, heart disease etc. Gastric banding is a permanent procedure and means that those who chose to have the operation will never be able to eat a normal meal again and doctors and surgeons are concerned patients put forward for the procedure are not be assessed adequately especially surrounding psychological issues.

Also featured on show – driving differences in men and women!

Thursday 29th

Ben Williams from The Hair Company (Brentwood) came into talk about life as a hairdressing apprentice. Ben has been cutting on real heads of hair for months now and his confidence in his styling ability and technique is going from strength to strength. I have watched him on his journey and I am really proud of what he’s accomplished so far as when I first met him he was frustrated working as a full-time receptionist. He is really enjoying his chosen carer path which he didn’t start until the age of 21 (late compared to some apprenticeships that begin after GCSE!) Ben loves the social side to hairdressing and says the most nerve wracking part is mixing colours. Hopefully Phoenix can have Ben on the Drive show again, when he qualifies in December, to learn more about this popular carer path. You can book into be a model for Ben on 01277 222864 and ask for ‘Ben’s model night.’
Also featured on show – Thai Soup recipe, 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools and local events and weather (boiling!)

Friday 30th

Sophie Brown aged 17 came in with her mum, Sarah Maton, to talk about living with the visual impairment Eye Nystagmus.  Sophie was diagnosed when she was 6 months old and Sarah tells us what made her suspect that Sophie’s eyes were not normal when she was a baby. Sophie explains what Eye Nystagmus is and how living with a visual impairment has affected her past and present life. Click below to hear more:

Chat with Sophie Brown on Visual Impairment

Also featured on show – Story in the local paper about lack of toilets (“How is this encouraging people to stay well hydrated and drink plenty of water?!” I said) and Nutrition for eye health.

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Krav Maga (Seral Memet), Hairdressing Apprentice (Ben Williams) & Visual Impairment (Sophie Brown)

Monday 26th September

The Mineral Iron: is essential for haemoglobin production which carry oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from cells. Iron is essential for energy and growth. Pregnant mothers need to pay particular attention to this mineral. Vitamin C increases the bodies absorption of iron and other ‘helpers’ include Vitamin E, Calcium, Folic Acid, Phosphorus and stomach acid. Best food sources: Pumpkin seeds, parsley,  peas, broccoli, almonds, prunes, cashew nuts, raisins, brazil nuts, walnuts, dates, cooked beans (Soya beans, kidney beans & chickpeas), sesame seeds, pecan nuts, lean red meat.

Also featured on Monday – Chicken and Nut Stir-fry, ‘You are not a mental disorder’ (…but a unique human being with many aspects to the person you are discussion), and local social group Phab, for disabled and non-disabled members of our community.

Tuesday 27th

Anxiety, unemployment and social phobia. With rising unemployment rates, increased uncertainty for the future, stress from all the things that now make up our modern life-styles and poor nutrition more and more people are suffering (often silently) from anxiety which can lead to social phobia. Social phobia prevents us from entering into environments that evoke feelings of anxiety or we may not be able to avoid them and so they affect the way we behave when we are in those environments or trying to engage in social activities. If you need more information why not pop into Brentwood Mind in the Ongar Road or call them on 01277 203985.

Also featured on show – Aubergine and cream cheese Pate, local events and listeners contacted show to raise concern over parking charges.

Wednesday 28th

Guest Seral Memet came in to talk about the vastly increasing popularity in Krav Maga a form of self-defence. This has been proven to work and is taught to many professionals that face challenging situations such as the Police. Seral is running licensed training courses in Fitness First in the Baytree Centre. For more information call 07752 039 525 or email seraloptifit@gmail.com.

News: According to source the number of under 25s having gastric band operations has increased over the past decade from 55 to 200 in the UK on the NHS. Doctors say ongoing obesity can shorten your life span by 20-25 years due to long term health implications such as diabetes, heart disease etc. Gastric banding is a permanent procedure and means that those who chose to have the operation will never be able to eat a normal meal again and doctors and surgeons are concerned patients put forward for the procedure are not be assessed adequately especially surrounding psychological issues.

Also featured on show – driving differences in men and women!

Thursday 29th

Ben Williams from The Hair Company (Brentwood) came into talk about life as a hairdressing apprentice. Ben has been cutting on real heads of hair for months now and his confidence in his styling ability and technique is going from strength to strength. I have watched him on his journey and I am really proud of what he’s accomplished so far as when I first met him he was frustrated working as a full-time receptionist. He is really enjoying his chosen carer path which he didn’t start until the age of 21 (late compared to some apprenticeships that begin after GCSE!) Ben loves the social side to hairdressing and says the most nerve wracking part is mixing colours. Hopefully Phoenix can have Ben on the Drive show again, when he qualifies in December, to learn more about this popular carer path. You can book into be a model for Ben on 01277 222864 and ask for ‘Ben’s model night.’
Also featured on show – Thai Soup recipe, 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools and local events and weather (boiling!)

Friday 30th

Sophie Brown aged 17 came in with her mum, Sarah Maton, to talk about living with the visual impairment Eye Nystagmus.  Sophie was diagnosed when she was 6 months old and Sarah tells us what made her suspect that Sophie’s eyes were not normal when she was a baby. Sophie explains what Eye Nystagmus is and how living with a visual impairment has affected her past and present life. Click below to hear more:

Also featured on show – Story in the local paper about lack of toilets (“How is this encouraging people to stay well hydrated and drink plenty of water?!” I said) and Nutrition for eye health.

Monday 26th September

The Mineral Iron: is essential for haemoglobin production which carry oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from cells. Iron is essential for energy and growth. Pregnant mothers need to pay particular attention to this mineral. Vitamin C increases the bodies absorption of iron and other ‘helpers’ include Vitamin E, Calcium, Folic Acid, Phosphorus and stomach acid. Best food sources: Pumpkin seeds, parsley,  peas, broccoli, almonds, prunes, cashew nuts, raisins, brazil nuts, walnuts, dates, cooked beans (Soya beans, kidney beans & chickpeas), sesame seeds, pecan nuts, lean red meat.

Also featured on Monday – Chicken and Nut Stir-fry, ‘You are not a mental disorder’ (…but a unique human being with many aspects to the person you are discussion), and local social group Phab, for disabled and non-disabled members of our community.

Tuesday 27th

Anxiety, unemployment and social phobia. With rising unemployment rates, increased uncertainty for the future, stress from all the things that now make up our modern life-styles and poor nutrition more and more people are suffering (often silently) from anxiety which can lead to social phobia. Social phobia prevents us from entering into environments that evoke feelings of anxiety or we may not be able to avoid them and so they affect the way we behave when we are in those environments or trying to engage in social activities. If you need more information why not pop into Brentwood Mind in the Ongar Road or call them on 01277 203985.

Also featured on show – Aubergine and cream cheese Pate, local events and listeners contacted show to raise concern over parking charges.

Wednesday 28th

Guest Seral Memet came in to talk about the vastly increasing popularity in Krav Maga a form of self-defence. This has been proven to work and is taught to many professionals that face challenging situations such as the Police. Seral is running licensed training courses in Fitness First in the Baytree Centre. For more information call 07752 039 525 or email seraloptifit@gmail.com.

News: According to source the number of under 25s having gastric band operations has increased over the past decade from 55 to 200 in the UK on the NHS. Doctors say ongoing obesity can shorten your life span by 20-25 years due to long term health implications such as diabetes, heart disease etc. Gastric banding is a permanent procedure and means that those who chose to have the operation will never be able to eat a normal meal again and doctors and surgeons are concerned patients put forward for the procedure are not be assessed adequately especially surrounding psychological issues.

Also featured on show – driving differences in men and women!

Thursday 29th

Ben Williams from The Hair Company (Brentwood) came into talk about life as a hairdressing apprentice. Ben has been cutting on real heads of hair for months now and his confidence in his styling ability and technique is going from strength to strength. I have watched him on his journey and I am really proud of what he’s accomplished so far as when I first met him he was frustrated working as a full-time receptionist. He is really enjoying his chosen carer path which he didn’t start until the age of 21 (late compared to some apprenticeships that begin after GCSE!) Ben loves the social side to hairdressing and says the most nerve wracking part is mixing colours. Hopefully Phoenix can have Ben on the Drive show again, when he qualifies in December, to learn more about this popular carer path. You can book into be a model for Ben on 01277 222864 and ask for ‘Ben’s model night.’
Also featured on show – Thai Soup recipe, 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools and local events and weather (boiling!)

Friday 30th

Sophie Brown aged 17 came in with her mum, Sarah Maton, to talk about living with the visual impairment Eye Nystagmus.  Sophie was diagnosed when she was 6 months old and Sarah tells us what made her suspect that Sophie’s eyes were not normal when she was a baby. Sophie explains what Eye Nystagmus is and how living with a visual impairment has affected her past and present life. Click below to hear more:

Chat with Sophie Brown on Visual Impairment

Also featured on show – Story in the local paper about lack of toilets (“How is this encouraging people to stay well hydrated and drink plenty of water?!” I said) and Nutrition for eye health.

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