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The Humanitarian Self-Care Podcast

A show by and for humanitarian aid workers who want to feel good while doing good! 

Nov 9, 2020

Unbelievable but true - we have reached the end of Season 1 of the Humanitarian Self-Care Podcast! In today's episode we talk about love and the challenges of finding a life partner. Pauline Busson, aid-worker turned love coach helping mostly women to fall in love with themselves and thereby also find...


Oct 26, 2020

In today’s episode I am joined by PhD candidate Tarli Young from the University of Queensland in Australia. After 8 years and 15 countries in the aid sector, Tarli wanted to better understand the mental health issues we as aid workers face - so she went back to university.

Her research aims to increase understanding...


Sep 28, 2020

Welcome back after a short break due to my personal constraints as I was moving duty stations so I was not able to record the last episode. I am excited to be back with a new episode where I am talking to global GBV expert Sarah Martin, a Lead Associate with the consultancy group Gender Associations. Sarah has...


Aug 31, 2020

Today we speak to global HR Director Melly Preira with the Jesuite Refugee Service (JRS), a global faith-based organization based on the Jesuit philosophy and values.

We will be talking about some of these values and how they have been used to inform a specialized staff wellbeing programme for JRS staff firmly grounded...


Aug 18, 2020

When we face unprecedented challenges, our mind and our emotions can get carried away sometimes and if unable to change things for the better, we easily feel helpless.

2020 has been a rough year for all of us, a protracted COVID-19 pandemic leaving us unable to see our loved ones, the debates about racism and...