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Womena
Talk of Shame
Bestselling author Alya Mooro explores the meaning and impact shame has on our lives in an attempt to answer that all important question: how do we stop giving a f*ck and start living life for ourselves? In this relatable, open and honest podcast, guests from different cultures and communities share their stories and real experiences with shame and how it manifests in all its forms across the region and Arab Diaspora. From burdens of carrying family honor to the weight of society’s expectations, its effects on mental health and everything in between, Talk of Shame offers support...
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Ratings & Reviews
5.0 stars from 10 ratings
Such a great podcast a must listen 🎧
Roven Ehab via Apple Podcasts · Egypt · 06/01/21
This is definitely the kind of podcast where you find yourself nodding along and relating to everything the host and guests are saying. I’m so excited and impatient to hear more from this season. The more we talk about shame the less it festers and controls us in private!
meisology via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/05/21
Excited for this podcast
Loved Alya Mooro’s book The Greater Freedom & really enjoyed this first episode. Excited to hear more episodes. Related greatly to the discussion on how shame is a form of control and how someone else perceives you is THEIR problem, not your problem.
Chaffee Park Chick via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/04/21
Recent Episodes
Being open to vulnerability is often equated with “airing dirty laundry”, and is a societal trait that breeds shame. Holistic Healer Lana Almulla joins Alya to discuss how we carry trauma and shame in our bodies, how it makes us ill, and how we inherit it through our DNA.  Talk of Shame is a...
Published 06/22/21
We explore representation and the stories that make us feel seen. Egyptian Actress Sarrah Abdelrahman joins Alya Mooro to discuss whether it’s “easier to be yourself if you can see yourself.” Talk of Shame is a Womena Production. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/15/21
Do third culture kids form their own culture? In Episode 6 of “Talk of Shame,” co-hosts and sisters of Yalla Bye Pod (Mna & Hager) join Alya for a multilayered conversation on the cultural shame felt by those in diaspora and the consequential chameleon effect. Talk of Shame is a Womena...
Published 06/08/21
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