The Bare Yourself Podcast is about sharing extraordinary human stories of overcoming adversity to empower and inspire you.
We have created an hour-long podcast in which Efrem interview’s extraordinary guests telling extraordinary stories.
Tough times don’t last, tough people do - and these are those people’s stories.
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Episode 5 – Lawrence Dallaglio
Listen to Lawrence talk candidly and openly about the unexpected loss of his sister, his early days in rugby with Wasps and England peaking to help win the Rugby World Cup in 2003. Hear one of England’s greatest ever players speak openly about his emotions in particular the impact on his close knit family following Francesca’s loss.Watch/Listen
Episode 4 – Jeff Brazier
Listen to Jeff talk about his difficult upbringing, the death of his maternal father who he never met, his time in foster care all the way through to bringing up his two boys Bobby and Freddie without their mother Jade. Jeff talks openly about his struggles, his dedication to self-improvement and the future.Watch/Listen
Episode 3 – Johnny Mercer MP
Listen to Johnny talk about his unconventional childhood, his early years in the military with multiple tours of Afghanistan, including the loss of close colleagues. Hear Johnny talk about why he became and MP and his dedication to the veteran community through his position as Government Minister for Veterans’ Affairs.Watch/Listen
Episode 2 – Simon Thomas
Listen to Simon talk about his early career in television, meeting his wife Gemma and their son Ethan. Simon discusses Gemma’s unexpected death and his battles since, bringing up Ethan without his mother. Simon talks openly about his battles with anger, loss and alcohol, as well as his recovery and meeting and marrying his new wife Derrina.Watch/Listen
Episode 1 – Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham
Listen to Billy talk about his tough childhood, his extensive career in the military, including 20 years in the SAS. Hear Billy talk openly about his experiences here including Channel 4’s SAS Who Dares Wins.Watch/Listen