The HOKALM podcast

The first podcast to help you cope better with your stress.

One in two people suffer from stress in France*. And you might be one of them. We created this new format because we are convinced of one thing: together we can fight against this ambient stress and live more peaceful, thanks to hemp and CBD in our cares since 2015, of course, but also via advice, techniques and tips from experts and the most stressed !

In HO KALM, every week, Laure, the founder of Ho Karan, goes to meet personalities with inspiring stories: artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, medical and holistic experts… The goal? Offer you the keys, via concrete examples, for better channel your daily stress.

* according to Opinionway

EP01: Irène Olczak, creator of Paulette Magazine and serial entrepreneur

During the 10 years of Paulette, this hyperactive collapsed. And even though the mind can take the pressure, sometimes the body calls us to order. A vulnerable, generous and very inspiring testimony, around holistic experiences, each one crazier than the next.

EP02: Clement Dumais, parkour enthusiast and member of the Hit The Road collective

You have surely seen him on Ninja Warrior, or via his YouTube channel to 600.000 subscribers. His specialty for 10 years? Extreme sports, and more particularly parkour, therefore climbing street furniture. Clément hangs on cranes, climbs buildings, climbs roofs… He tells us how he channels his stress to achieve all these feats, which of course cannot be repeated at home.

EP03: Camille Azoulai, co-founder of Funky Veggie

You have surely discovered its healthy and gourmet snacks when you do your shopping: the “OUF” spread, the famous vegan-friendly energy balls, or the chickpea-based chips. His idea: to democratize healthy food (for the body and the planet), and to do it with a lot of pleasure. Camille has just lived through a very intense and stressful period: fundraising. She discusses the joys and sorrows of this frenetic period and the daily pressure that a business leader can experience, especially at 27 years old.

EP 04: Marion Seclin

Actress, screenwriter, content creator… Marion expresses herself in a thousand and one ways. A few years ago, the latter experienced a wave of hatred after posting engaged videos. More than 40.000 messages in 4 months, death threats for 2 years… The one who declared herself "French Champion of cyber-harassment" in her TEDxChampsElyseesWomen, looks back on this episode of her life. Stress, insomnia, anger, support, self-confidence… And the way she transformed this ordeal into a source of creativity.

EP 05: Antonin Cohen, Harmony

Entrepreneur activist today at the head of Harmony (CBD care), Antonin was the first to launch a company around cannabidiol in France - Kanavape - in 2014. And inevitably, a pioneer in a market with terribly fuzzy regulations, he has been confronted with countless legal issues: trials, searches, up to a few hours in a cell. If the cannabis sector (and in particular CBD) has changed so much since then, it is partly thanks to him. In this episode, he recounts this tumultuous period during which he had to manage his stress like a top athlete: by preparing.

HS 01: Eugénie Lambert Buckstein, Studio Bloom - Meditation

After a very trying career as a journalist at CNN, notably covering the latest attacks in France, Eugenie suffers from post-traumatic stress syndrome. It was mindfulness meditation, advised by a colleague, that changed her life. Convinced of the effectiveness of this practice for a better (and stress-free) life, she launched Bloom, the first meditation studio (and soundbath, yoga, massages, halotherapy…). Eugenie explains to us the way in which meditation acts on the brain, what are the real benefits (concentration, relaxation, prevention of stress ...), how to initiate young and old and / or create a routine at home (or at the Bloom studio for Parisians!).

EP 06: Valérie Tribes

Journalist for 25 years, Valérie Tribes deciphers fashion in her own way: with Chiffon, the first French fashion podcast, and recently Fashion Diesel, a media of a new genre which is already a hit. Two years ago, while traveling, she was diagnosed with very advanced leukemia. The shock of the announcement, the reaction of relatives (and their stress, about which we speak so little, when faced with the illness of a loved one), the first chemotherapy treatments ... And very quickly acceptance. How did she deal with this emotional time? What rituals has she put in place to decompress? How has this ordeal changed her forever? And above all, what really stresses her today, at the dawn of her 50 years?

EP 07: Firefly

An independent singer-songwriter, Luciole was also the French slam champion. Two albums, tours, first parts with artists like Oxmo Puccino or Camille, a song on the Grand Corps Malade album, a Tedx Champs Elysées… And yet, a chronic stress, which even hampers part of his life. spine. This artist engages in the pressure of the image, of perfection, of the race for followers in the musical field. On the fright before going on stage, on the rhythm of Parisian life. And especially the way in which she managed to let go, little by little, and keep her self-confidence. Massages, reading, breathing exercises… How does she take care of her body and mind?

EP 08: Jean-Pascal Barraque

Jean-Pascal Barraque has been playing rugby since he was little, and he made it his profession: after Stade Toulousain, Biarritz Olympique or Stade Rochelais, he now plays alongside ASM Clermont Auvergne, with the French rugby team (of which he is captain), and the XV of France. In this episode, he tells about his daily life as a high-level athlete and the preparation to take the blows, literally and figuratively: the family pressure, the stage fright of a big tournament, the injuries (and especially during one of the matches the most important of his career), how to consider retirement at 7… We talk about stress before, during and after, about healthy living and especially how to find one's balance when one is in addition, father of family.

EP 09: Cathy Closier

Serial entrepreneur for 20 years in one of the most stressful sectors, catering, Cathy is at the origin of Season, one of the first healthy restaurants in Paris (with 100.000 followers on Instagram)! In this episode, she tells about her meteoric rise after a year in New York, her journey made of happy coincidences, impromptu encounters and a sacred dose of work. Always smiling and full of good vibes, the one who embodies success today also delivers on her professional hard knocks (especially one in particular who changed her vision of things), her emotional disruption and the biggest stress in her life today. 'hui: his children.

EP 10: Camille Aumont Carnel

Camille is behind @jemenbatsleclito, the Instagram account of punchlines without taboos on the sex life of all women. Predestined to cook with the greatest starred chefs after the Ferrandi school, at the age of 24, she chose instead to raise her voice on social networks, to be where you least expect her. She talks about self-confidence, her relationship to adoption, the power of humor and self-mockery. Thousands of messages she receives, sometimes very heavy emotionally. From his relationship to notoriety, which makes him dizzy and often has anxiety attacks. She also indulges in the biggest investment of her life: her mental health. Psychic, coach, physiotherapist… His escape route, and the solution to taking good care of others on a daily basis.

EP 11: Kevin Le Goff

Kevin is the co-founder of Coast Barn, a Breton place of life that brings together a café, canteen, concept store, co-working office ...
An address immersed in nature close to his home, who left Paris for Finistère a few years ago. The good idea, the energy to invest, the roller coaster, Kevin knows. At 32, he has been an entrepreneur for almost 10 years and has already launched 3 boxes. In this episode, he tells the story of when he had to liquidate his last promising Swenson business. It was last fall, between two confinements. The first questions, the feeling of shame, financial stress and debts, fatigue (which leads to a fracture of the malleolus) ... He teaches us how to put things into perspective in order to bounce back better, why use specialists to make the right choices and especially how to stay aligned with its values.

EP 12: Geraldine Dormoy

Géraldine Dormoy is a journalist and Instagram coach, but also one of the first French to have launched her fashion blog in 2005, Café Mode. 4 years ago, she discovered breast cancer during a mammogram, a transformative ordeal that she recounts in her book, "Un Cancer pas si grave", which forces her to refocus on the essential and to review all their lifestyle habits. She started out as a free-lance and since the Covid, triggered other profound changes: a journalist's hat and Instagram coach, a move to the south of France ... In this episode, Geraldine looks back on how cancer has changed his life. She describes the first hour: a unique moment in the day, between 5 and 6 a.m., where she finally takes the time thanks to journaling, meditation, running, kundalini yoga ... We talk about confidence and self-esteem, his relationship to social networks, his years of psychotherapy, eating disorders ,. And especially how to finally let go, and just do the best you can.

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