Archive | July, 2016

The one character trait that you need…

Conscientiousness This week a listener wrote in asking about the importance of being conscientious and should we be developing this trait, does it serve us well. To be ‘scient’ is to be knowing, aware, knowledgeable or awake. Con means ‘with’. So to be conscientious is to act with awareness or awakeness, in short to be […]

TSHP163: Dealing with long term unemployment

What’s Coming This Episode? A listener sent us a message asking us to have a chat about the issues surrounding long term unemployment. Being out of work can be very debilitating. It can lead to a loss of identity and start a slide into depression. On the flip side, it’s a chance to reinvent ourselves… […]

Dealing with long term unemployment

This idea was passed to us by Lee a long term listener. He told us that he had been forced into retirement for medical reasons at 42 and is left with the question “now what?” He now finds himself struggling with motivation trying to check job listings and get going again. Ed and I see […]

Dealing with Chronic Pain

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Imagine that you are hammering in a nail when you slip and hit your thumb. You jump up and down, suck your finger, say a few blue words, you shake your hand and carry on hammering. Now, imagine that someone is holding down you hand so that you […]

TSHP161: How to Regain Trust

What’s Coming This Episode? We’ve had a listener request to discuss the topic of trust. Basically, after a divorce our listener is struggling to trust his new partner. It’s something that can affect us all so let’s dive in to this topic… Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean […]

Regaining Trust

On the podcast this week Ed and I were talking about trust and what happens once it has been broken. So much of what we are and what we do in society is based on trust. On the trading floor of the Baltic Exchange the world’s only independent source of maritime market information for the […]