The Immigrant's Journey

The Immigrant's Journey

By Carmen Neta
From illegal living to citizenship and thriving; your host shares her wild journey as a life-long immigrant, a dark family history and how to overcome adversity. Each week we share a story, explore philosophical and scientific insights that can illuminate our path, and interview guests with their own fascinating immigrant journeys, getting to know what’s cool weird and mental about each other’s cultures showing that we’re all a little messed up but we’re all pretty similar too.
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Daring to transform yourself beyond what’s expected, in this journey we discuss Milo’s move from Microsoft to various creative fields in Ireland and London.

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Everything from entrepreneurship to driving a battle tank- this week Vijay shares his journey to Ireland, amazing blog and more
You can find Vijay’s blog at https://vijaykrishnacv.com/ Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/, share your favourite episode and don’t forget to give us a rating on where ever you listen to this podcast
46:14
January 18, 2020
From Google to Dance Entrepreneurship: A Chat with Bami about having guts to make your vision a reality
It's all about building community and having fun. You can learn more about Bami and her work at https://www.bambamboogie.com/ https://instagram.com/bambam_boogie?igshid=59og1ampfxwf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxm8cpBFBnI And don't forget to like us on Facebook, like and share your favourite episodes https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/
17:38
January 12, 2020
This week we chat with the brilliant Caterina Schembri a world class music composer and founding member of Sonic Gate Studio in Dublin
Listen to Caterina’s work on http://caterinaschembri.com/ And check out Sonic Gate Studio https://www.sonicgatestudios.com/ Like us on Facebook and share your favourite episodes https://anchor.fm/carmen-neta https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/
26:08
January 9, 2020
Anna talks to us about film-making, Autism and being misunderstood
You can find more about Anna at www.Stickytapefilms.com/in-the-now www.facebook.com/MildlyDifferentFilm And like us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/ share your favourite episode and don’t forget to give us a rating on wherever you listen to this podcast
44:31
January 4, 2020
This week Ana-Maria and I talk about putting yourself out there to get ahead and overcoming fears and insecurities
You can find more on Ana in her YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCkY9l8ks1hSw4f1NTT-2A?view_as=subscriber And Instagram https://www.instagram.com/anamaria.ursan/?igshid=1n3q7e33n3bl6&fbclid=IwAR1UFf1Ov9KkSrA_oZo8v0p_F-talY1tGz9U4bJFq33MKJWENj3GiocsHg8 And don’t forget to like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/ and subscribe to the podcast to hear new episodes :)
32:50
December 28, 2019
Why businesses matter to society- a chat with entrepreneur & host of Leadership for Startups podcast Toye Oshunbiyi
You can hear Toye's fab podcast on https://open.spotify.com/show/15uEATbAcjr4W1JO7kBHT5 And don't forget to give us a review and like us on Facebook and share your favourite episodes https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/
35:45
December 19, 2019
Daring to transform yourself beyond what’s expected, in this journey we discuss Milo’s move from Microsoft to various creative fields in Ireland and London.
You can find more about Milo at https://www.milodenison.com/ As always you can find more in The Immigrant’s Journey Podcast at https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/ like us on Facebook and share your favourite episodes.
33:56
December 14, 2019
This week we chat with Aamir about YouTubing, college and finding ways to not feel so alone in a new home
For more on Aamir's YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/coolak1234 & his Facebook https://www.facebook.com/trouvaillebyaamir/ Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/ and share your favourite episodes :)
29:35
November 30, 2019
Got questions on immigrating to Ireland ? This week we chat with NASC’s legal officer Natalia about her journey to the Emerald Isle and finding her passion for immigration law.
Get involved....for more on NASC https://nascireland.org/ https://nascireland.org/current-projects/community-sponsorship and Twitter https://twitter.com/NascIreland?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Eembeddedtimeline%7Ctwterm%5Eprofile%3ANascIreland&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fnascireland.org%2Fnews The community sponsorship info note from the government can we found here www.integration.ie/en/isec/pages/community_sponsorship_ireland Like us on Facebook and share your favourite episodes https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/
30:59
November 26, 2019
Conflict Resolution studies and dance
Tatiana who is living in Ireland for 3 years and has turned her passion for dance into self-healing by using it to promote self-esteem and women’s empowerment. Tatiana is currently focused on her studies in dispute resolution and works in the hospitality industry which is often a challenge when studying full time.  We discuss all on today's episode. You can find out more about Tatiana @ https://www.facebook.com/tatianapontosantos/ https://instagram.com/tatipontosantos?igshid=6rsvrmdlyspr Like The Immigrant's Journey on Facebook and share your favourite episodes https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/
38:15
November 16, 2019
Episode 17 with Crakd Magazine's Siobhan Scanlon
This Episode we chat with the prolific creator and editor of Crakd Magazine Siobhan Scanlon about making your passion your work, getting past mental blocks, our mutual passion for making our mental health a positive topic of discussion and much more 🎤🎧😊 #theimmigrantsjourneypodcast #crakdmagazine For great content on all things mental health check out https://www.crakd.io/  Like us on Facebook and share your favourite episodes @ https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/
44:58
November 9, 2019
How moving abroad is a chance to reinvent yourself; a chat with Explorin Dublin’s own Aline Panini
From a career in accounting to film-maker, photographer, actress, host, web designer, and writer. Aline is a true inspiration to anyone who has ever said, I hate my job, how do I go about pursuing my dreams? You can find more about Aline on Facebook  ExplorinDublin Facebook  Explorindublin.com  Explorin Dublin Instagram Like us on Facebook and share with your friends :) The Immigrant’s Journey Facebook
45:53
November 2, 2019
From Nigeria to the US of A. The White Label American Podcast host Raphael Harry chats about his immigrant journey.
Through struggles and learning that the story he was told about America through films and media wasn’t the full story at all. Join us for this enlightening conversation. You can find more on Raphael and his podcast at https://www.facebook.com/WhiteLabelAmericanPod/ and listen to the podcast on Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/3SQ4NxW6abjau2fc8nmMIi Like us on Facebook and share with your friends :) https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/
52:01
October 25, 2019
Finding who you really are and letting your light shine
In this episode, we chat with the lovely Marco Dias as he shares his journey from a small town in Brazil to one of Ireland's top stylists. We discuss how his studio survived the economic crash of 2008, finding self-acceptance and building an award-winning studio with colleagues who love to bring out the beauty and style in all their clients. You can find more out about Marco by visiting http://www.thestudio.ie/ or see his work at https://www.instagram.com/thestudioie/  And don't forget, share the episodes you love and like us on FB https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/
24:07
October 19, 2019
"Not giving up despite insecurity" How Italian filmmaker Chiara Viale came to the Emerald Isle realised a vision and created a truly remarkable film
This week we talk to Chiara Viale, Italian writer, director and filmmaker who moved to Ireland in 2015, to pursue screen-writing. She shares her journey from a small town in Italy to find her path in a creative world and all the trials and turns it took to get there. Her new film "The New Music" will be released this Saturday, October 12th at Gate Cinema Cork City. You can follow Chiara and her work @ https://www.facebook.com/chia.viale and check out the film's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/thenewmusicfeature/  
54:04
October 6, 2019
What you wanted to know about therapy but never had the chance to ask.. I asked and boy was it interesting
In this brilliant chat with Psychotherapist Lorraine Hackett we discuss therapy from the Irish perspective, why bother with therapy if you don’t feel you have a mental illness, what’s the potential benefit ,the traps we fall into as men and women and how a deeper self-awareness can help you develop a more rich fulfilling life. Side note: I quite enjoyed how we used the word logic as a verb throughout the conversation #wordplayisfun You can find Lorraine at https://mymind.org/team/lorraine-hackett/ check out her profile and book an appointment if you’re interested in greater self awareness and support with your mental health. Find us and like us on https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/ where we publish new episodes every Saturday.
44:12
September 14, 2019
Creating and fulfilling an Entrepreneurial vision
This episode we share Krystian Fikert's story, Polish national who came to Ireland and created an award winning social enterprise in mental healthcare called MyMind. We discuss the long difficult road from coming to Ireland without having his qualifications in psychology recognised to turning his hand at any work to finally realising his vision for better, more accessible mental healthcare services in our Republic. It's a triumphant story of perseverance, vision and not giving up when the path inevitably gets tricky.  For more information on MyMind's excellent & affordable face to face and online services visit mymind.org  Like us on our Facebook page and If you've any questions about today's episode send us a text at https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/?ref=bookmarks
36:32
September 7, 2019
Carmen goes solo, reviews previous discussions and mental health problems
It's interesting to see what people who do well have in common but it's also useful to explore what puts barriers between us and being the version of ourselves that we want to be. For my life growing up unacknowledged mental health problems is something that carried to my adult years. I'll discuss this and more in this solo cast.  For further reading on personality disorders: https://www.psi.uba.ar/academica/carrerasdegrado/psicologia/sitios_catedras/practicas_profesionales/820_clinica_tr_personalidad_psicosis/material/dsm.pdf see this article https://login.dcu.idm.oclc.org/login?qurl=https://www.tandfonline.com%2fdoi%2ffull%2f10.1080%2f15332980802072447 for an approach to helping immigrants with mental health concerns. Also Forbes Article on mental health attitudes in developing countries https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidebanis/2019/01/24/mental-illness-is-the-most-neglected-health-problem-in-the-developing-world/?fbclid=IwAR0Iui9ag5_4BgYwwyOfO9JlHVG0-x0Ov4JssDLypOddQd-UInMmuI2KLGs#3b49ea0a1db4
17:19
August 31, 2019
Today we chat with Swavek, founder and host of Real Cars Tv Podcast about his journey and lessons learned from Poland to the UK
This week we talk to Swavek Moskwa who moved to the UK from Poland. We talk practical struggles to difficulties in being a parent today in a fast paced environment, being yourself and finding acceptance, opportunity and the importance of having a vision. You can find Swavek’s podcast here https://anchor.fm/swavek-realcars/episodes/Automotive-Photography-with-Francisco-Rua-e4rgd5 You can follow him also on Intragram @ https://www.instagram.com/realcarstv/ and like his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/realcarstv/ You can find us on The Immigrant’s Journey Facebook https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/ follow us on Twitter @carmenimmigrant 
46:01
August 22, 2019
What perseverance looks like Japanese/Brazil style
This week I talk to Cesar Sugita, Brazilian-Japanese immigrant to Ireland. Came here with no language at the start of the recession and is today senior Ops Manager in one of Ireland's most impressive social enterprises; MyMind Mental Health centre, an affordable, diverse and multilingual psychotherapeutic centre. We talk discuss his experience, mental health and much more. You can find MyMind's centres and online services at  https://mymind.org/ Like us on FB  https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/  and subscribe to the podcast, and leave us a review on iTunes :)  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-immigrants-journey/id1472760457?ign-mpt=uo%3D4 
27:03
August 17, 2019
A brief chat with Irish Italian Stephania, what it's like being young, finding your way between two cultures
Here we discuss dating, family life, and how making an effort in communicating what your're going through can help avoid misunderstandings.
31:39
August 14, 2019
From a Lisbon Ghetto to making dreams come true in the UK
Join this week as we chat with Francisco Rua: Photographer, aspiring entrepreneur, coach and motivational speaker. We discuss his journey being the son of a naval officer, taking charge of his own destiny as he's moved from Portugal to France and finally his current home in the UK. You can find Francisco's stunning car photography at  https://www.franciscorua.com and follow him in Twitter at  https://twitter.com/fruaphoto  Like the Immigrant's Journey podcast at  https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/?ref=br_rs  and SHARE your favourite epsiodes. 
53:07
August 8, 2019
Finding his way through in a world that is so different from home
What was it like to be a young black man in Ireland din the 1990's ? Tune in to find out as we talk to Victor from Zimbabwe about life in Ireland and the UK when times were certainly different. 
48:23
August 5, 2019
From Belgium with love, lessons in preparing for living abroad
Today we talk to the delightful Ilse co-founder and editor of M.E.A.L.  music entertainment and lifestyle has come to Ireland and found her entrepreneurial spirit. We chat travel, perseverance, dating and much more. Join us for another peak at an Immigrant's journey.  You can find Ilse's work at  www.d-meal.com and their Facebook page.  Subscribe to get the latest Immigrant's Journey episodes here  mailchi.mp/f40fe476509b/httpswwwfacebookcomtheimmigrantsjounrey  And....Like our Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/pg/theimmigrantsjounrey/posts/?ref=page_internal 
39:39
July 25, 2019
A journey with Haya, Irish born to Pakistani parents; keys to cultural integration
In this episode we talk about integrating cultures when traditions clash, finding the similarities that join us together and creating your own hybrid culture and spirituality.  Like us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantsjounrey/   Subscribe to get new episodes  https://mailchi.mp/f40fe476509b/httpswwwfacebookcomtheimmigrantsjounrey?fbclid=IwAR00aHO4IcL2AByVftMyKr9_4OpJ46fh6IpTswGwovXtFcrH0comaCTAfPI 
29:12
July 25, 2019
The attitude of success translates to any culture
 Chatting this week with friend, business owner and fellow immigrant Remi Stuczynski about the necessity of consistency,  and letting go of some of the old ways in order to integrate successfully.  
58:24
July 19, 2019
Introduction to the Immigrant's Journey
 From illegal living to citizenship and thriving; your host shares her wild journey as a life-long immigrant, a dark family history and how to overcome adversity. Each week we share a story  and interview guests with their own fascinating immigrant journeys, getting to know what’s cool weird and mental about each other’s cultures showing that we’re all a little messed up but we’re all pretty similar too. Join the journey @  https://mailchi.mp/f40fe476509b/httpswwwfacebookcomtheimmigrantsjounrey 
07:46
July 10, 2019