Is the internet making us dumber?

For me the short answer is no. However, what the internet is doing is changing our emotional and cognitive responses to ourselves and those people around us. Aspergers and Autism People who are on the spectrum of Aspergers and Autism differ from the rest of the population in that their emotional expression and understanding is […]

TSHP150: Why Do We Cheat?

What’s Coming This Episode? There are many reasons why men and women cheat on their partners. Revenge, a change of scenery, boredom and more… but is it always a negative thing to do? Can we learn to be faithful? Let’s dive in… Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean […]

TSHP149: How to overcome loneliness

What’s Coming This Episode? Loneliness is an increasingly serious issue. It always has been really but it’s only recently that it’s started to appear in the news and as a serious issues for governments to take seriously. So with so many people in the world, why are more of us lonely and isolated? Enjoy the […]

Alone or Lonely?

Many people when they wake have such a fear of, or antipathy to silence that they need to fill the space around them with sound. On goes the radio, TV or MP3 player, the day has begun. I am not suggesting that we should not listen to things though it might benefit us to look […]

How to Combat Social Anxiety

The neuropsychology of anxiety – Worry or Fear? There is, I feel, some confusion about anxiety and its sibling panic attacks. I’d like to try in this blog and explain a bit about how the brain works, emotion and the appropriateness of different forms of therapy. At a scientific level our understanding of neuropsychology and […]

TSHP147: Free Will vs Determinism

What’s Coming This Episode? The free will vs determinism is a debate that has raged amongst scientists, theologians, philosophers and thinkers for thousands of years. Do we have control of our lives or are we destined to follow a pre-written path? Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean wrote […]

Free Will vs Determinism

Are the things that happen to you your choice or are they already determined? Do you have a future you can create or a destiny that you cannot? Is your life and the things that will and have happened to you a written script that has already been written or do you have free will? […]