Archive | May, 2017

TSHP207: How to move on from a relationship

What’s Coming This Episode? The end of a relationship isn’t much fun, particularly if it was completely unexpected. It’s a time of deep reflection, and one when reassessment of our lives is needed. Let’s see what Sean and Ed have to say… Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean […]

Love is a Drug

In this weeks podcast Ed and I have revisited the topic of splitting up. We had an email which effectively was saying ‘how do you get over it and move on when someone you love has left you, but you are still in love with them. Relationship counselling is an active part of the therapeutic […]

TSHP206: Why do we crave recognition?

What’s Coming This Episode? A listener sent us a message wondering why he seemed to crave validation. The issue stemmed, he thought, from childhood but has developed into more of an issue later in life. It got Sean and Ed to thinking so they sat down to talk about the subject of recognition and validation. Enjoy […]

Recognition

The word ‘Recognition’ means to re – cognate. So what is cognition? Cognition infers the mental (not emotional) action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought. The word thought is important here. We need to distinguish thought or cognition from feelings or emotions. Cognitions are not emotions – thoughts are not feelings. Yet, […]

TSHP205: Is walking good for the soul?

What’s Coming This Episode? There is overwhelming evidence that when we move our bodies we also feed our mind and give extra support to our brain. Can moderate exercise add up to a happy mind? What else can a good walk teach us? Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links […]

Good things in my neighbourhood

So, a client says to me, just as an aside, “why is it that we go on holiday to get away from where we live and the people who live where we holiday are going somewhere else for theirs?” The idea of needing to get away would suggest that where we are is never really […]