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London Real

Oct 23, 2016

Kaz Aston is a multiple sclerosis campaigner and fund raiser from Berkshire, England.



00:00 Trailer.

01:44 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.

05:17 Brian’s Introduction.

06:03 Receiving the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

07:08 Kaz’ reaction to the diagnosis.

08:55 All-consuming information search or living a positive lifestyle.

10:48 What MS is and the different ways it affects people.

12:56 Is it life threatening?

13:27 How Kaz was affected and how she has learned to manage the effects.

15:30 A relatively new disease with many treatment options and continuing research.

16:29 Changes in life-style and diet can improve how the body reacts.

17:17 Children amongst the 110,000 people affected in the UK.

17:54 How good is the UK in treatment, support for and awareness of the sick and disabled?

20:00 Fighting the corner against UK Government’s initial proposed changes to disabled policy.

23:23 Becoming involved in drag racing, the fastest motor racing on earth and loving it.

27:30 Don’t let MS stop you from doing anything.

28:14 What can people without MS learn from Kaz’ philosophy of life.

29:24 Relating her philosophy to other life affecting illnesses and how Government can help.

31:11 How Kaz moved from nursing to charity fundraising, and into media and PR.

32:49 Having a strong work ethic and drive but learning to adapt that for positive outcomes.

34:13 Learning the skills to manage the loneliness of working on your own.

35:53 The key to successful Public Relations using Twitter and YouTube.

39:14 What the Rotary Club is and Rotarians do.

42:24 Fostering a charitable ethic by helping people understand the need.

43:54 The drive to eradicate polio worldwide.

46:34 Exciting times with new treatment opportunities and work towards finding a cure for MS.

48:39 Angelina Jolie’s management of her health issues and her charitable work.

50:25 Everyone ages, bringing a need to adapt, so should we all learn to make lifestyle choices now?

51:48 The motivation for continuing to learn and take on new challenges.

53:27 How we can all learn to deal with stress and exhaustion levels.

56:03 Monarchy Online a website to fulfil a need for people to learn about the Monarchy.

1:04:14 Success secrets.

1:04:54 Are millennials self-absorbed, social media animals, privileged, and entitled?

1:05:45 Kaz’ next big challenge.

1:08:19 Telephone call to the initially diagnosed Kaz.

1:09:30 Best advice ever received.

1:11:27 Advice to young people who want to be like Kaz.

1:14:13 Brian’s summing up.


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