Jun 16, 2019
Born with dwarfism, Lofty Fulton knows what it's like to have
the odds stacked against you from day one. Lofty unpacks his
traumatic childhood, public bigotry and a failed marriage. He faces
his struggles with crippling anxiety, clinical depression, suicide
and severe gambling addiction to rise to become one of Australia's
most sought after and recognisable voices. Today he is the global
voice of Masterchef.
What has Lofty learned about himself since publishing the
Lofty's Dad would head to the pub after they cleaned offices and
drink heavily. Does being bored take Lofty back to that dark
time of waiting in the pub for Dad?
There were signs of anxiety everywhere; what are those
The Imposter Syndrome was a real thing for Lofty. Has he
gained back that self-worth today?
Being heard in 180 countries of the world, what has helped the most
in growing his confidence and self-esteem?
Lofty 2.0 - the moment that started a new beginning
The breakdown, the depression, and anxiety
Lofty had a gambling addiction - was he conscious of the problem
and conscious of the addiction?
What was the poker machine giving Lofty that life wasn't?
What was Lofty's internal dialogue, how did he justify poker
machines to himself?
Lofty dreamt of being a Chef, and now he is doing Masterchef
globally - is that ironic?
When Lofty's Dad died his last words he spoke to him were "I love
you Dad, it's ok," what was ok?
Lofty's best mate, Nic's wife Ali died. Did the passing of Ali give
him a different perspective on life?
How big a part of his life is gratitude?
When has Lofty been humbled by the empathy of someone towards
What U2 song speaks the most to Lofty Fulton?
Lofty Fulton website
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