Archive | December, 2013

TSHP030 – A Chat About Christmas

What’s Coming This Episode? Christmas is here and so Sean and Ed are here to discuss why we celebrate this strange but wonderful time of year. In a universal sense, Christmas is about the end of darkness and the beginning of light (think about it). Advent calendars, chocolate, turkey and decorated trees = what’s it […]

Alone at Christmas

Sean and Ed did a podcast on how to be alone and it got me thinking. So here is my offering for those of you facing Christmas alone, with thanks and credit to David Harkins. It starts around the beginning of November, maybe earlier. It is the same each year and there is no escape. […]

TSHP029 – How to be Alone

What’s Coming This Episode? Loneliness is a killer, didn’t you know? There are plenty of blog posts that discuss this. Sean and Ed do the same this week on The Self Help Podcast and also take a look at the positive sides of some time on our own. Loneliness and solitude are very different things. […]

TSHP028 – Love vs Hate: Mandela’s Legacy

What’s Coming This Episode? Nelson Mandela recently passed away and he’s left quite a legacy. His rise to prominence and his journey from angry young to forgiving, empathetic elder statesman was truly remarkable. What was Mandela’s legacy? For some it may be negative, for the vast majority, it’s incredibly positive. Here’s the thing: we’ll all […]

TSHP027 – Pain is in the Brain

What’s Coming This Episode? We all have very different experiences of pain. The fact that pain is in the mind can be tricky to accept, but even harder to deny. Some are able to withstand much more than others, both psychical and emotional. All together now – pain is in the brain! Pain is in the […]