IT’S COMPLICATED

‘It’s Complicated’ launched in 2019 and is now streaming Series Seven. The digital detox podcast features Tanya chatting to an inspiring group of celebrities, academics and experts to discover how they can help listeners with their complicated relationship with their smartphones.

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EPISODES

‘It’s Complicated’ launched February 2019 and was selected by iTunes for its New & Noteworthy podcast feature in its first few weeks of launch. In each series, Tanya discusses how being over-connected to your smartphone can affect everything from your physical health, your mental health, your work and your sex life. The goal with all these conversations is to untangle what a healthy relationship with your phone looks like and to empower the listener with tips and ideas to leave them feeling healthier, happier, and with hours more time in their day.

S4 Ep 7 Clicktivism with Athena Kugblenu

If you care about a particular cause, is clicktivism the way to be the best activist? Is posting, tweeting and rallying around hashtags how we now effect change? Or do we need to leave the online space to make things happen in the real world? Stand-up comedian, writer and broadcaster Athena Kugblenu joins Tanya to chat about clicktivism, comedy and celebrity culture.

S4 Ep 6 Making Better Connections with Prof Juliana Schroeder

If you’ve ever wondered how you could be using email, messaging, video chat and social media to communicate better, this episode is for you. Professor Schroeder from the University of California Berkeley, joins us to share her fascinating research on how technology is changing the way we communicate, and how we can use it to build better relationships.

S4 Ep 4 Fake News with Prof Emily Bell

How can we wade through the swamp of fake news online and get to the truth? And what can we do to preserve professional reporting organisations, when Big Tech is making their existence harder every day? Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Professor Emily Bell, joins us to chat about all this and more.

S4 Ep 3 Memes and Mental Health

Dave Tarnowski, founder of the hugely popular memes account, chats about memes and mental health and how he’s become an informal internet therapist for his following.

S4 Ep 2 Grace Beverley

The Forbes 30 Under 30 fitness entrepreneur talks about running three multi million pound businesses and juggling being a CEO with managing a huge online presence.

S4 Ep 1 Pete Reed

Three times gold medal winning Olympic champion, rower Pete Reed, kicks off Series Four chatting to Tanya about change and resilience and how his athlete mindset is helping him rise to the biggest challenge of his career.

S3 Ep 9 James McVey

Lead guitarist with The Vamps, James McVey, chats about his work on cyberbullying and online safety, as well as opening up about how he’s coped with managing a huge online social media presence in the 10 years since The Vamps were formed.

S3 Ep 8 Lauren Mahon: Girl vs Cancer

Co-host of the ‘You, me and the Big C’ podcast, founder of Girl Vs Cancer and breast cancer survivor, Lauren Mahon, joins Tanya to talk about what her experience can teach us all right now about dealing with uncertainty, anxiety, and taking one day at a time.