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  • Ken was serving as an Ammunition Technician in the British Army when a fellow soldier became trapped on an IED. In trying to save his friend, Ken sustained life-changing injuries in the blast. Here he tells his story.

    The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project.

    For information on helplines please visit our website.

     Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk

  • Ray Winstone, legendary actor, talks with Ken Bellringer, who was serving with the British Army in Afghanistan when he sustained life-changing injuries in an IED blast.

     Ray and Ken discuss the values and experiences that have shaped them and where they have found resilience and strength when they have needed it. They talk candidly about some of life's harder moments, and how they hope they can inspire others to open up and talk with those around them. Both men talk about the importance of family, the role their children have played in motivating and inspiring them, and the value of the little things in life – whether that's a conversation, or simply a cup of tea.

     The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project.

    For information on helplines please visit our website.

     Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk

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  • Shaun was aged just 19 and was 6 days from ending a tour of Afghanistan when he stepped on an IED. He lost both his legs above the knee, his left eye, the vision in his right eye and suffered various other injuries. Here, he tells his story.

    The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project.

    For information on helplines please visit our website.

     Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk

  • Vick Hope, radio and television presenter, talks with Shaun Stocker BEM, who was serving with the British Army in Afghanistan when he stepped on an IED at the age of just 19.

     Vick and Shaun discuss their upbringings, families and how both went abroad at the age of 19 to have experiences that would change their lives in very different ways. Vick speaks about growing up mixed-race in Newcastle, of getting into Cambridge University, and why she has been motivated to pursue humanitarian causes. Shaun shares the moments leading up to his injury, speaks of the long road to recovery afterwards, and how he now uses his experience to give back to others in multiple ways. Both agree on the importance of talking, of sharing problems openly, and using their platforms for good.

     The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project.

    For information on helplines please visit our website.

     Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk

  • Mark Ormrod was serving with the Royal Marines when on Christmas Eve 2007 he sustained life-changing injuries that led to him becoming the first triple-amputee from the UK to survive the Afghanistan conflict. Here, he tells his story.

    The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project.

    For information on helplines please visit our website.

    Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk

  • Michael Caines, celebrity chef and hotelier,talks with Mark Ormrod, who was serving with the Royal Marines in Afghanistan when he sustained life-changing injuries and became the UK’s first triple-amputee to survive that conflict.

    Mark and Michael, who lost an arm in a road traffic accident early in his career, discuss the immediate impact of their injuries and the journey towards recovery and rehabilitation. Both men reflect on the importance of resilience and perseverance in the face of adversity, and highlight how work and activity provided them with the focus and drive they needed to carry on. Both Devon born and bred, they discuss the value they have found in giving back to their communities, and the support and strength they have gained from their families.

     

    The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project.

    For information on helplines please visit our website.

    Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk

  • Nerys Pearce served in the British Army for four years, but it was while back in the UK that she was left paralysed from the chest down when a car reversed over her. Here, she tells her story.

    The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project.

    For information on helplines please visit our website.

    Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk

  • Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, former Paralympic athlete and crossbench Peer, talks with Nerys Pearce, who served with the British Army before becoming paralysed from the chest down while back in the UK.

    Tanni and Nerys discuss their upbringings, shared Welsh roots, and their mutual love of and commitment to sport. They talk about the everyday prejudice they can experience as wheelchair users, as well as the humour and resilience they have employed to deal with this. Both talk about the need to reflect on one’s achievements, and share lessons on how anyone can make change happen.

    The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project.

    For information on helplines please visit our website.

    Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk

  • Stewart Harris was serving with 1st Battalion The Welsh Guards in Afghanistan when a roadside bomb left him with brain damage, partial sight loss and partial hearing loss. Here, he tells his story.

    Please note that this episode features discussion of suicide and other subjects that some listeners may find upsetting. For information on useful helplines please follow this link: https://blesma.org/media/444283/resources.pdf

     The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project. With thanks to Facebook.

    Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk

  • Jonny Benjamin, mental health campaigner and author, talks with Stewart Harris, who was serving with 1st Battalion The Welsh Guards in Afghanistan when a roadside bomb left him with brain damage, partial sight loss and partial hearing loss.

    Jonny and Stewart share their stories and experiences of mental health challenges up to and beyond the moments that both men tried to end their own lives. They share the many things they are grateful for, celebrate each other’s achievements, and swap some practical tips on how to build resilience and develop mental wellbeing.

    Please note that this episode features discussion of suicide and other subjects that some listeners may find upsetting. For information on useful helplines please follow this link: https://blesma.org/media/444283/resources.pdf

    The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project.

    Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk

     

  • Si Harmer was a combat medical technician in the British Army when he lost both legs from an explosion in Afghanistan. Here, he tells his story.

    The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project. With thanks to Facebook.

    For information on helplines please visit our website.

    Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk

  • Carol Vorderman, television personality and businesswoman, talks with Si Harmer, a former combat medical technician in the British Army, who lost both legs in Afghanistan.

    Carol and Si discuss their struggles, motivations and how they have cultivated  resilience in their own lives. They talk about the importance of gratitude and positivity, how to navigate the complex world of social media, and reflect on how their children bring richness to their lives.

    The Resilience Sessions has been inspired by Making Generation R – a campaign which aims to create a generation of resilient people across the U.K. The series is brought to you by Blesma, the limbless veterans charity, and is based on an original idea by Simon Harmer and The Drive Project. The Resilience Sessions are supported by Openreach and produced by The Drive Project. With thanks to Facebook.

    For information on helplines please visit our website.

    Website: https://blesma.org/making-generation-r/the-resilience-sessions/

    Twitter: @TheResilienceS

    Facebook: @theresiliencesessions

    Instagram: @theresiliencesessions

    Contact us: marketing@thedriveproject.co.uk