TSHP067: How to Start Over

What’s Coming This Episode? When life is fun and the things that we do become a joy every Monday becomes a joy as we head back to work and every evening becomes a joy as we head home. When life is out of balance it does not work and we become unhappy. It’s at this […]

Starting Over

Starting Over It is the time of year when the summer has been spent and autumn is upon us, time to prepare for the dark months. The classic for most of us, is that we have been in the relaxed mode of the summer sun, taking it easy, maybe a holiday but over all that […]

TSHP066: Suicide & The Value of Life

What’s Coming This Episode? The death of Robin Williams has struck a chord and raised an issue that has, up to now, been mainly hidden. Middle aged suicides in both males and females has remained largely unaddressed. The idea that suicide is cowardice is held by those with little understanding or empathy and they can […]

Suicide & The Value of Life

The death of Robin Williams has struck a chord and raised an issue that has, up to now, been mainly hidden. Middle aged suicides in both males and females has remained largely unaddressed. This week Ed and I decided to dedicate the podcast to the sad loss of Robin who, apparently suffered depression, the onset […]

TSHP065: Food, Mood & Body Shape

What’s Coming This Episode? Food. We can’t live without it but it’s far more than just a simple source of energy for we civilised human beings of the developed world. A near unlimited supply of food for the lucky few plus access to a media that demands we be a certain shape and size, however, […]

Food, Mood & Body Shape

Fat is an emotional issue In 1978 ‘Fat is a feminist issue‘ written by Susie Orbach. It encouraged women to look at their bodies and why they needed to look a certain way. This was especially important when women were renegotiating their position in western society and challenged the view that men had of the […]

TSHP064: Travel as Therapy

What’s Coming This Episode? It’s holiday season and people across the UK and beyond are packing up their bags and heading away for a week or two. Are they headed to the right places though? Travel is a wonderful thing and deserves a lot of thought. The right holiday can change your life for the […]

Travel as Therapy

Why do we travel? Having just come back from a long weekend in the Yorkshire Dales I can directly feel the benefits of ‘getting away’. From where we live it is a two hour drive, and an easy drive at that. For most people ‘getting away’ involves planes, airports, delays and a good deal of […]

TSHP063: Watch Your Mouth!

What’s Coming This Episode? An interesting thing happens when you open your mouth to talk. Your mind hears what you’re saying. Do you listen to what you say? Do you hear the tone of your voice? Do you realise how you are heard by others? Well, maybe you should… Enjoy, it’s The Self Help Podcast! […]

Watch Your Mouth!

Did you really just say that? Do you listen to what you say? Do you hear the tone of your voice? Are you aware of how others hear you? I guess if your answer to these questions were ‘no’ then you would not be reading this. However, becoming really aware of what is coming out […]