Terry Waite on Solitude and Creativity

Season 01 Episode 01

Season 01 Episode 01

Humanitarian and author Terry Waite joins us on the very first episode of the Beyond Conflict podcast to talk with host Yang-May Ooi about how he maintained his mental resilience during his 4 years in solitary confinement as a hostage in Beirut. He also shares his thoughts on the long term impact of the current Covid crisis and how he has been learning to play the ukulele as a way of keeping mentally active and positive.

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Hostage International – https://www.hostageinternational.org/

Terry’s books on Amazon – https://bit.ly/terry-waite

Terry Waite bio – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Waite

Beyond Conflict’s ambassadors – https://beyond-conflict.co.uk/ambassadors/

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Photos: thanks to Terry Waite, with permission
Alpha and Omega by Adrian Snell
– With kind permission of the composer


The Beyond Conflict Podcast explores mental resilience in times of crisis and is hosted by Yang-May Ooi. Yang-May is a bestselling author and podcaster who runs a multimedia blog on creativity at www.TigerSpirit.co.uk.


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