TSHP117: Should All Drugs be Legal?

What’s Coming This Episode? We’re all drug users of one kind or another, be it cocaine or caffeine, ecstasy or aspirin. There’s a big debate amongst scientists, politicians and other ‘thought leaders’ that thinks that it’s about time we experimented with legalising all drugs. Where do you stand? Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! […]

Should Drugs Be legal?

They already are!!!! Alcohol, nicotine, tannin, caffeine, legal highs, all easily available on the high street. What about exercise, chocolate, carbs? They all create a chemical dependence in our brain chemistry. But would we think of religion, education, reading or knitting as addiction? We all have an internal and individual chemical normal. Your internal chemistry […]

TSHP115: Overcoming Grief

What’s Coming This Episode? Life can throw some tough scenarios at you while we’re here, but losing a loved one can often be the toughest. Sean and Ed are here to help with a chat about grief and bereavement. Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Here’s a link to […]


Bereavement goes way beyond death and the loss of a loved one. We may experience many losses in life before we experience our first death. When we experience any loss it is the emotional bond between us and that person, thing, event or object that we feel as they are stretched and sometimes, snapped. So, […]

Dealing with PTSD

What is a trauma? Trauma, is a Greek word meaning “wound”. A wound can be physical, mental, emotional, financial and so on. The concept of trauma comes from the idea that the wound, or event that is being experienced, is greater than our resources to deal with it. In that sense we have been overwhelmed. […]

Empathy For The Immigrants

In this weeks podcast Ed and I were talking about the wave of immigrants that are attempting to come through the Chunnel and join us in Britain. As we speak there is talk of the French army being lined up to deal with crowds of up to 2000 people attempting to rush the tunnel. The […]