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It starts with YOU!

It starts with YOU!

By Sam Adams
Being in control of your life can be one of the most rewarding things.

Sam Adams along with some amazing guests will take you through their experiences with life’s struggles, successes and ultimately how they gained the mindset to ensure life’s decisions starts and ends with them.

This podcast will give you valuable insight and action steps from successful people of all walks of life.

Whether it’s to help you gain control, jump over that final hurdle to success or create the life you desire.
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Attitude isn’t everything or is it?
Attitude is everything
April 10, 2022
Coaching Clinic E1
In this episode, I have a brief coaching session with Best Selling author of "Girls Love to Fart' Alice Clover. Alice has been feeling stuck and like she is not making progress in several areas of her life. You can find more about Alice here 
April 04, 2022
Finding your purpose
Another solo episode.
March 30, 2022
**Special Guest Episode**
Come join me for an amazing chat with my 2 coaching besties Tania Nishi & Diana Nash. This is definitely a not to be missed episode.
February 20, 2022
Things can change in a moment!
In this episode I share a few thoughts after being doing in Costa Rica for a few days.
January 18, 2022
What are you waiting for?
Never allow waiting to become a habit!
January 11, 2022
Stop Future thinking
How much time do you spend thinking about the future?
December 22, 2021
Energy zappers
In this episode I share a small yet powerful exercise that I do with my 1:2:1 clients each year end.
December 12, 2021
Are you respecting yourself?
Another episode in my solo series. Great one of you’re looking to improve the quality of your life.
December 02, 2021
Getting yourself out of a funk!!
How to get yourself out of a funk and another amazing story that will give you a great life lesson.
November 03, 2021
Taking a break!
Another solo episode
October 03, 2021
What’s impacting your life!
Short episode where I talk about the impact our environment has on us!
September 19, 2021
What got you here
Another solo episode, what will get you where you want to be?
September 10, 2021
Are your talking sh!t…. To yourself
Few thoughts around fear and negative self talk
September 07, 2021
Seal the Deal
Just a 5 min story about how I saw something wonderful today and how it can help you tap into you!
September 04, 2021
Mojo Magic
In this episode I talk about the wonderful thing called Mojo. What it is and how to tap into it!
September 02, 2021
Trying new things.
In this short episode I talk about trying new things and the latest new thing I’m trying.
August 31, 2021
Finding your way home!
How to feel good now before the money and success come!
August 27, 2021
The bravest thing you can do!!
Another episode in this solo series. On this one I talk about the bravest yet easiest thing we can do.
August 25, 2021
Weathering the storm.
How to weather any storm.
August 22, 2021
Superstition… 3 & 13
Friday 13th ramble
August 13, 2021
5am Club is it worth it?
Another ramble from my solo season. This one came about after a conversation with my dentist about the 5am club. It was mostly one sided as I had a hun shield in my mouth most of the time 🤣
August 09, 2021
Creating Space
This episode is a solo episode. A bit of a ramble about creating Space and the benefits!
August 04, 2021
I’m out of hiding!!
Quick update on what’s been happening at #ItStartsWithYou HQ
July 30, 2021
Space is the key!
Short episode about the value of space on our creativity and thinking.
May 16, 2021
Inspirational Women Series - 2 x English Kick boxing champion Jessica Fleischer
Inspirational Women Series - 2 x English Kick boxing champion Jessica Fleischer
March 22, 2021
Inspirational Women Series - Catherine Gladwyn
Catherine started her business (2015) after two brain tumours and shortly after was diagnosed with a potential life-threatening disease, Addison's.  She had a third brain tumour removed in October 2019 and had to take four months off but didn't suffer any loss of income because of how she'd built her business - knowing the tumour might come back again.  Ten months after the surgery she released her second best selling business book which helps others to ensure their business is safe, sustainable and profitable too, because sometimes... Life gets in the way.  
March 15, 2021
Alison Edgar MBE
Had a really relaxed conversation with The Entrepreneurs Godmother Alison Edgar MBE. We talk about her greatest achievement, how she found out about the MBE and how she actually doesn't feel that entrepreneurial.
March 12, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Lou Englefield Director of Pride Sports
In conversation with Lou Engledfield Director of Pride Sports
February 27, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Football Player/Manager Matt Morton
In this episode I chat to Thetford Town FC gay Player/Manager Matt Morton.
February 25, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Georgia Adams
LGBTQ People in Sport - Georgia Adams is a professional cricketer and openly out athlete. She is Captain to Sussex CC and Souther Vipers.
February 24, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Sara Bayman
Sara Bayman is an International netball player and coach from Wigan, England. She represented England in the 2010 Commonwealth Games. At a club level, Bayman has represented Team Bath, Manchester Thunder and UWS Sirens in the Netball Superleague, and Central Pulse in the ANZ Premiership.
February 23, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Beth Allen
In this episode for the LGBTQ people in Sport series, I chat with American Professional golfer Beth Allen.  We talk about her late arrival into the game, her most challenging moment in golf and more. 
February 22, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Beth Fisher
LGBTQ People in Sport - Beth Fisher Beth won 44 caps in Wales Hockey over a career spanning 15 years. She has been a board member of Welsh Cycling and has worked for several national governing bodies of sport.  Since retiring from sport Beth has also worked as a commentator, reporter and presenter for a range of broadcasters covering international football, Premier League, Championship and League Two football, International and Pro 14 rugby, the Cardiff Half Marathon, International Cricket, Hockey, Ice Hockey, Netball and the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Beth now works a for ITV Sport wales.
February 21, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Luke Strong
LGBTQ People in Sport - Luke Strong Luke is a British trampoline gymnast. Strong won bronze at the 2014 European Championships. He nearly lost his leg in 2009 when he sustained a severe injury during a training session. Strong, has carved out quite the reputation for himself in the sport. He has become a British champion on five separate occasions, as well as being a European and world medalist, even winning the “first British senior medal at a European level” in over 20 years.
February 20, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport- Tom Bosworth
In this episode, I chat to British Olympic race walker.   We chat about his biggest challenge and lessons learnt.  How his coming out improved his performance, how he had 90% positivity and opened up new opportunities that he never dreamed of. I thoroughly enjoyed my chat with Tom, he's an engaging, intelligent fun guy.
February 18, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Jess Fishlock MBE
Jess Fishlock MBE is a professional athlete.  She plays professional football. Having played football all over the world and recieved an MBE from The Prince of Wales in 2018, she is also the most capped palyer for her country, wales. Thoroughly enjoyed my chat with Jess. I hope you enjoy listening to it.
February 15, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Corinne Humphreys
In this episode for the LGBTQ People in Sport, I chat to International Athlete CorinneHumphreys.  We chat about her journey in and out of athletics, where she sees herself going, her inspirations and the impact coming out has had on her performance.
February 13, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport- Michael Gunning
In this episode I chat to World Championship swimmer Michael Gunning.  
February 11, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Stacey Francis
International Netballer Stacey Francis chats with me about her career, relationship and more.
February 08, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Jon Holmes Senior Editor with Sky Sports
Chat with Jon Holmes Senior Editor with Sky Sports For more information about me Sam Adams click here
February 04, 2021
LGBTQ People in Sport - Devin Ibanez
In this episode for the LGBTQ people in Sport series, I chat with American Pro Rugby player Devin Ibanez.  We talk about his journey into Rugby and how a life-threatening injury changed everything.
February 02, 2021
Should you hire a coach?
My 2 cents on whether You should hire a coach!
January 31, 2021
Les Brown
Les Brown did a Live Zoom chat with me on Monday 18th May 2020 Inspiring, captivating and plenty of laughs... you don't want to miss this one!!
January 27, 2021
Short episode about DESIRE... way is it you want?
January 14, 2021
The end
This episode is a few ending thoughts from 2020. Just me. Get a cuppa and listen for just 16 mins.
December 30, 2020
The Queen Bee Dani Wallace
In this episode, I talk to the up and coming superstar that is The Queen Bee Dani Wallace!1 International Speak, speaker coach and Singer, this is one power house of a woman, whom I'm glad to call a friend. You can find Dani all over social media @thequeenbeedani
December 19, 2020
What are you attracting?
In this short episode I talk about what we are attracting into our life. Is manifestation just a load of woo?!!
December 08, 2020
Chat with Entrepreneur Shaa Wasmund MBE
In this episode, I chat the bloody awesome, super driven entrepreneur Shaa Wasmund MBE.
October 26, 2020
Chat with Diana Nash-The Badass Woo
Diana Nash is out to flip the spiritual Script!! She believes that being spiritual has such preconceived ideas that are total bullshit! Not you're regular spiritual guru, she lives in skinny jeans and loves Adidad trainers! She uses the work F*ck a lot and mediates. Can sing like a goddess and loves a bit of R & B.... This episode is gonna open your mind!! Check Diana out here Or on Instagram _thebadasswoo
October 22, 2020
In this episode I chat to the fricking amazing badass that is Ms Star Monroe.  Creator of The MIDLIFE REVOLUTION and The Fabulous Collectiveshe has been through it all.  Listen to her fierce style and why she does what she does... WARNING CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE THROUGHOUT! Find out more about Sam Adams here
October 05, 2020
Fearful & Powerless
My thoughts after my first hypnotherapy session.
October 01, 2020
12 daily mission steps
Short little episode taken from a Facebook Live I did.  Where I share my 12 daily mission steps and the reasons why I value them!
September 21, 2020
Mojo Monday
Let’s get this week off to a banging start. Let me lift you, inspire you and get you understanding where your at and why you’re feeling like you do.
June 15, 2020
BONUS-Wise up Wednesday
Bonus episode from my usual Wednesday Facebook Live Wise up Wednesday. Today we talk about what you would do if you only has 6 months to live!
June 10, 2020
BONUS Episode- MoJo Monday
This BONUS Episode is from a Facebook Live I did on June 8th into my Business Page. Each session we also discuss a quote, this one was."Don't make a habit out of choosing what feels good, over what's actually good for you" 
June 08, 2020
Elif Kose- Fashion designer & entrepreneur
Chatted to the inspiring Elif Kose in this episode.  Her experiences how she came from Turkey to Brighton and ended up becoming a designer and now having her own boutique.
June 08, 2020
BBC Radio Sussex interview
On May 30th I did a short interview on BBC Radio Sussex. Little chat about getting through this tricky time.
May 31, 2020
Anna Parker-Naples: Host of No.1 Podcast, Best Selling Author, Award winning voice over artist
In this episode I talk to Award winning Audio Expert Anna Parker-Naples about life before podcasting.   How she over came being told she may never walk again to getting her life back on track and walking the red carpet in Hollywood
May 25, 2020
Paul Mort-Master Coach of the Year
On Friday, May 1st I had a great chat with the UK's Master Coach of the Year Paul Mort.   Paul helps men predominately to sort their sh!t out!   A former party animal, diagnosed with Bi-Polar and suicidal he literally stepped back from the cliff edge and got himself sorted.  Now using his experience he helps others. Lot's of swearing on this episode so if you easily offended don't listen ! For more information about me Sam Adams click here
May 17, 2020
Alex Murphy Dancing on Ice champion
This episode was recorded via a Zoom session I did with Alex on Sunday 19th April. We chatted about all things Dancing on Ice, what Joe Swash is really like, how she overcame having a stroke and how she's coping with the lockdown.
May 14, 2020
Lee Spencer "The Rowing Marine"
On the 11th of April 2020 I ran a Zoom session and spoke with the awesome man Lee Spencer.  Lee is know was the Rowing Marine.  he is a single leg amputee and holds 4 world records. Listen in and hear his incredible story, one of resilience and determination.
May 11, 2020
What do you need help with?
Spontaneous Facebook & Youtube Live I did on 5th May 2020.
May 05, 2020
Jackie Fast- BBC Apprentice star, Entrepreneur, Speaker & Author
This episode was recorded via a Zoom call to Jackie whilst she was hunkered down quarantining in Canada. Had a great conversation about business her investments, wine and of course her time on Series 13 of The Apprentice
April 27, 2020
Jo Howarth- Founder of The Happiness Club
In this episode I have a lovely chat to the epic bubbly lady that is Jo Howarth 
April 20, 2020
Jay Alderton-Fitness Guru, Guinness World Record Holder and Author
On the 8th of April I had the lovely chat with Jay Alderton.   He's an Author, Fitness Professional and Guinness World Record Holder. He helps Fitness Professionals scale and grow their Business and Social Media. To find out more about me check out
April 13, 2020
Cara Sayer- Founder of Snoozeshade
In this episode I talk to the Entrepreneur and Founder of Snoozeshade Cara Sayer.  
April 05, 2020
Jules White- Dragon's Den slayer, entrepreneur, author and International speaker
In this podcast chat I talk with Dragon's Den Slayer Jules White.   Jules was in the 2nd series of Dragons Den and won investment from Peter Jones.   She has now gone on to form her brand Live it, Love it, Sell it as well as writing a book of the same name she is also now an international speaker.   You can find out more about Jules at her website you can find out more about me at
March 31, 2020
Your number 1 priority right NOW!
I share my thoughts after speaking with people and clients over the last couple of weeks, of what I think should be our number 1 priority right now.
March 26, 2020
Faye Edwards-Celebrity Fitness trainer and influencer
In this episode I sit down and chat with the bubbly and lovely Faye. We chat about how she get involved in fitness, how she came to work with the likes of Davina McCall and Dame Kelly Holmes and much much more.
March 24, 2020
Structure is a must right now!
Quick episode about the importance of structure on us and our kids right now! Please share this episode as I think it’s vital!!
March 19, 2020
Michelle Raymond- International Speaker, Entrepreneur Singer & Coach
In this episode I chat to the inspirational Michelle Raymond. Michelle has an amazing story of overcoming significant challenges,depression and more. She talks about how that shaped her and her business today. We also talk about her singing with Stromzy & Kylie
March 17, 2020
Getting through tough times
Getting through tough times is challenging for sure. All roads have bumps in them. Inevitably you’ll hit one! This is just a 10 minute chat with a few tips to help you get through what may have been a tough week. 💛❤️.
March 13, 2020
Simone Vincenzi- The Experts Strategist and Founder of GTex
In this episode and have a chat with the very lovely Simone Vincenzi from GTex.   Simone is an International Speaker, a Coach and The Experts Strategist.   He has contributed to Forbes and Entrepreneur magazines.  We discuss mindset, emotional regulation how he helps people become known in their field and much more
March 10, 2020
Creating Daily Happiness
In this episode I talk about the importance of creating daily happiness in your life. How happiness impacts not just our daily life how it impacts our personal and business life and filters into everything we do and everything we stand for.
March 07, 2020
Facebook Live recording- Is Life meant time be hard?
This is a recording I did on Facebook where I’m talking about our attitude to life and whether it is actually meant to be hard.
March 01, 2020
Selasi...Master Baker
Contact Sam here  Facebook Instagram
February 29, 2020
Heather Monahan...Confidence Creator & Boss in Heels
Heather Monahan best-selling author, keynote speaker, entrepreneur and founder of Boss In Heels talks to Sam about her CEO role in Media, her firing from her corporate role and what it took to come out on top and be named a Limit Breaking Female Founder in 2018. Contact Sam here Instagram
February 29, 2020
Darren Branch...Social Media Influencer & Entrepreneur
Darren Branch, men's lifestyle and fashion influencer sits down with Sam to talk about how he got into being a fashion influencer, mental health and how he maintains a great positive mindset and lifestyle. Contact Sam here Instagram
February 29, 2020
Helen Packham...Business, Leadership & Speaker Coach
Back in 2012, a few months after the birth of Helen's daughter, her world changed forever.  The career she loved for 15 years as a corporate trainer and leadership coach suddenly seemed like a whole world away. Her confidence and self-esteem was at rock bottom and she couldn’t even face speaking to friends or people in the street. Helen decided she couldn’t go back to work and instead started a small business from home where she could stay safely hidden from the outside world. Contact Sam here Facebook Instagram
February 29, 2020
Tamara Roberts...CEO of Ridgeview Wine Estate
2020 International Presidency with the International Wine & Spirit Competition was announced. Not only is this the first time that an English wine producer has been appointed as President, but it’s the first time that a female has been selected for this highly regarded role. Best Sparkling Wine in the World by Decanter in 2010. when they were crowned ‘International Winemaker of the Year’ in 2018.
February 29, 2020
PT Pete...Positive Realist & Fitness Enthusiast
Fitness Enthusiast, positive realist and Marathon Des Sables Finisher, PT Pete talks to Sam about his upbringing and life adversities and how he used fitness to help keep a positive mindset. Pete also talks about his biggest challenge, Marathon Des Sables, the highs, the lows, and ultimately what this challenge made him realise about himself. Contact Sam here Instagram
February 29, 2020
Fizzy Snood...Cancer Survivor & Ultra Runner
Cancer was a diva who tried to take over, but Snood kicked her out, she sit's down with Sam to talk about how she became a #tedxspeaker, #campaigner, #fundraiser, #ultramarathon runner & all round hat wearer.
February 29, 2020
Welcome to ‘it ALL starts with you!’
This is a small insight of what’s to come from my podcast that will be launching soon. Launching soon, so please subscribe now.
January 07, 2020