Archive | December, 2016

TSHP186: The 12 Days of Kindness

What’s Coming This Episode? It’s been a crazy old year for Planet Earth. What do Sean and Ed think would go a long way to healing some fairly big wounds? Why, kindness of course! Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean wrote a blog post on this subject. Have […]

12 Days of Kindness

Ed and I had been reading the Happy Newspaper and we came across the article on “The 12 days of kindness”. I love this play on ideas of the twelve days of Christmas. In the Christian Cannon the twelve days started with the feast of Stephen on December 27th. If you remember… …“Good Kind Wenceslas […]

TSHP185: Christmas without the gadgets

What’s Coming This Episode? Christmas has changed quite a bit through the years but it’s roots remain. It’s the perfect time to forget about work, settle down and spend some time with the folks we love. In this week’s show Sean and Ed reminisce about their favourite games to play – ditch those gadgets guys! […]

Christmas games

I had one of those “what did you do when you were a child…?”, conversations. I was talking with a newly recruited nurse. She was from Spain and we were talking about Christmas. She was explaining that as children they were not given their Christmas presents until January the 6th, it is said to be […]

TSHP184: The Future of Human Memory

What’s Coming This Episode? Our brains are changing. They always have been of course, but over the past 100 years, and more specifically the last 10 years have changed the game BIG TIME. What do these changes mean for us now and in the years ahead? Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show […]

The Future of Memory

This week podcast was inspired by a recent research project being carried out at Southern California University. Theodore Berger is developing an extension to the brains memory. In the research, prosthetic implants were connected into the brains of the research subjects. These implants became an extension of the hippocampus. The Hippocampus is the section of […]

Information Overload

Consider this: the same brain that was used 200 years ago to drive a horse and cart is now flying a jumbo jet. The same brain that went out into the field to harvest the crops, is now using computer technology. Today our brains are processing more information in a week than than they did […]

TSHP183: How to Conquer Information Overload

What’s Coming This Episode? Consider this: the same brain that was used 200 years ago to drive a horse and cart is now flying a jumbo jet. The same brain that went out into the field to harvest the crops, is now using computer technology. Today our brains are processing more information in a week […]

TSHP182: Should I Boost or Tame my Ego?

What’s Coming This Episode? Ego is a funny thing. Those with a ‘huge ego’ tend to be viewed negatively. But what is ego? A sense of self confidence? Perhaps it can be a force for good… Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean wrote a blog post on this […]