TSHP099: Combatting Depression

What’s Coming This Episode? Finally, we’ve arrived at a point where depression is given the attention is deserves. Despite this, it’s still a condition that can go unnoticed so easily. How have we’ve managed to go 98 episodes without discussing this in details?! Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links […]

Dealing with Depression

Depression People tell me about being stressed when they are not, they are busy. People tell about having the flu when they haven’t, they have a cold. People tell me that they are depressed when they are not, they are a little bit down. The natural flow of human emotion is to be high and […]

Intuition a blessing and a curse

Intuition is the sixth sense that resides above cognition and below awareness. When it is below awareness we call it ‘gut reaction’. Perhaps we meet someone and have an instant feeling about them, maybe that they are not so good. Yet we allow our cognitive mind to override our gut feeling. Other people have told […]

Timeless Advice For All Mankind

Buddhist texts are often so directly applicable to our experience of the modern world that it is sometimes easy to forget that many of them were written hundreds or perhaps even thousands of years ago. One such text is known as ‘Advice from Atisha’s Heart’. Atisha was a very famous teacher and scholar who came […]

TSHP096: Tolerant of Intolerance?

What’s Coming This Episode? Sean and Ed are talking about intolerance this week. What’s up with intolerant people? Interestingly, by being intolerant of intolerant people we all end up intolerant. Go figure… Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Here’s a link to this week’s blog post by Sean The […]

Why Do We Tolerate Intolerance

It is said that the only thing that we should be intolerant of is intolerance. Yet to be tolerant of intolerance can create the most destructive of emotions and actions. If a ‘Hitler’ were to emerge again today, someone who inspired others to kill another six million people in cold blood, would it be ok […]

Bye Bye, Anxiety

It follows that anyone who lives in states of anxiety cannot be living with happiness, the two do not go together. The chances are that anyone who is experiencing levels of anxiety is not living in their own present. To be truly happy you need to be living in your now. Holding onto past happiness […]

TSHP095: Say Goodbye to Anxiety

What’s Coming This Episode? We’ve talked about anxiety before but it’s such a huge issue that we need to approach it again. Anxiety can creep up on us and, before we know it, it’s affecting our every decision. No more! Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links 5 Things Not […]