TSHP292: Reasons to be Cheerful in 2019

What’s Coming This Episode? Following up on our high energy episode from last week, we take 30 minutes to talk about some of the great things that are happening in the world. Chin up guys, we’re making progress! We can do this! Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes […]

Things to be happy about

This week, as we are into the New Year, Ed and I decided to focus on the positive. The ‘Wired’ article, ‘It’s not all bad! 18 things that made the world a better place in 2018’, got us thinking. Environment We have all the bad news about pollution and the human ability to destroy the […]

TSHP291: Resolutions – Make or Break?

What’s Coming This Episode? Another new year is upon us which means it’s resolution time, right? Well, maybe not. How hard to we really think about our goals for the months ahead? Are they manageable? Are they OUR goals? Are they healthy? Do we need any at all??! Here’s to 2019 guys… Enjoy the show […]

New Year 2019

I want to base this blog around a message on Instagram from Cheryl Rawlings who is an illustrator and calligrapher. Her suggestion is that for 2019 you do not plan those definitive things that will only let you down or perhaps feeling like you have not made it or that you have failed! Cheryl has […]

Well, you have just got to laugh!

I was working with someone this week who told me that we should do a podcast on humour…”for Gods sake why is everyone so miserable?” There is a time in the madness of the world when I guess all that you can do is laugh. At this time it can be easy to feel that […]

TSHP290: Laughter is Medicine

What’s Coming This Episode? Laughing comes easier to some than many. For kids it’s as natural as breathing, for us grown ups, with our mortgages and life insurance renewals, not so much. But what’s the science behind laughter? Should we put time aside each day for a good old chuckle? Enjoy the show and take […]

TSHP289: How to make the most of Christmas

What’s Coming This Episode? Christmas brings us together like no other time of year but it’s not without its pressures. Pressure to spend money, pressure to rush around and see everyone and to make things just perfect. But does it have to be this way? Sean and Ed discuss how to have the best Christmas […]

How to Make the Most of Christmas

What does Christmas mean to you? It’s the most wonderful time of the year… …or so the song says. Sadly this is not true for everyone. Happy time Is it that Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus for you? Is it that you recognise the winter solstice and acknowledge the end of the darkness and […]

TSHP288: The Power of Music

What’s Coming This Episode? We all love music, right? RIGHT? Well you’d better. It makes us dance, laugh, cry… whatever you want, music can do it. But why? Where does this desire come from? Over to Sean and Ed… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean […]

Music as therapy

In the podcast this week Ed and I got talking about the power of music and amazing effect that it can have on us and on all other living beings including plants. That got me thinking about my own musical life and my own studies of guitar, cello and Sitar and the work that we […]