TSHP266: How to be a Mindful Mother with Tanya Leary

What’s Coming This Episode? This week we welcome author Tanya Leary, author of Time for Bed Baby. Becoming a parent is an incredible, exciting, exhausting adventure. Time for Bed Baby celebrates the bond between parent and child and the simple pleasures of the bedtime ritual whilst also recognising the need for mums to take time […]

How to be a Mindful Mother

Childhood is probably the most important time of our lives. It is the time when we lay the foundations of all that will follow in our life and effects our expectations, relationships and our entire wellbeing. It follows from that, that being a parent has to be the most important job in the world. This […]

TSHP265: Beware the Imposter Syndrome

What’s Coming This Episode? We preach the importance of confidence on this show quite a bit but when it goes missing then we can feel like imposters. Imposter syndrome is a serious condition and well worth exploring – bit it’s not as simple as it seems as first. Enjoy the show and take care, it’s […]

Imposter Syndrome

This podcast was requested by a listener who feels that she has lost her self confidence to the point where she feels like an imposter or a fraudster when she is doing her job. This has led her to becom over alert, vigilant and anxious to the point where she is now beginning to make […]

Dealing with Disappointment

Being disappointed in life goes along with the theme of ‘do we have a problem or a learning opportunity?’. Disappointment assumes that we have some sort of failure which is often based in unrealistic expectation. Because these assumptions of an expected outcome involve projecting into the future, it usually means that the feelings of disappointment […]

TSHP263: Help! I’m Addicted to Gaming

What’s Coming This Episode? Gaming addiction is officially a thing – the WHO say so, so there. Addiction of any kind can be a serious issue though, so it’s worth getting on top of it before it becomes an unhealthy obsession. Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and […]

Gaming Addiction

Did you catch the news this week? The world health organisation, ‘WHO’, has now classified internet game addiction as a recognised disease. Is it right? What is an addiction? We use the word ‘addiction’ to indicate an illness which is based on the behaviour of a person who is compulsively or habitually ‘addicted’ to a […]

TSHP262: Mindfulness and Mental Health

What’s Coming This Episode? Mindfulness is the key to happiness right? Wrong! Well… maybe. Sean and Ed dig in to the darker side of mindfulness and learn that, if not approached correctly, it can actually be a harmful tool. Let us know what you think in the comments… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s […]

Mindfulness and Mental Health

In most cases the press around mindfulness is all good and positive. We know that the use of mindfulness practises, such as meditation and learning to live in the present, reduce stress and can alleviate both depression and anxiety. However, there are a few people who, by using mindfulness techniques, disturb deep held emotions they […]