Archive | April, 2015

TSHP100: It’s Time to Celebrate (More Often)

What’s Coming This Episode? Holy moly, we made it to 100 episodes! Who’d have guessed?! This is a special episode so we took the show on the road today. You might notice a bit of background noise but hey, we’re celebrating! It’s something we should all do more often. Thank you SO MUCH to all […]

It’s Party Time. All the Time.

Come On Let’s Celebrate A quick look at celebration because we have made it, episode 100 of the podcast! Ed, Rie and I have been working away over the last few years developing the Live In the Present site and service. Ed has been focused on design, working on the site, the books and currently […]

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 […]

TSHP098: Should You Trust Your Intuition?

What’s Coming This Episode? ‘Go with your gut’, they say. ‘What does your instinct tell you?’ they shout. But as we all know, most advice is just plain wrong (unless it comes from Sean). So should we trust our intuition? Do we even have a choice?! Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show […]

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 […]