Archive | June, 2018

Dealing with Disappointment

Being disappointed in life goes along with the theme of ‘do we have a problem or a learning opportunity?’. Disappointment assumes that we have some sort of failure which is often based in unrealistic expectation. Because these assumptions of an expected outcome involve projecting into the future, it usually means that the feelings of disappointment […]

TSHP263: Help! I’m Addicted to Gaming

What’s Coming This Episode? Gaming addiction is officially a thing – the WHO say so, so there. Addiction of any kind can be a serious issue though, so it’s worth getting on top of it before it becomes an unhealthy obsession. Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and […]

Gaming Addiction

Did you catch the news this week? The world health organisation, ‘WHO’, has now classified internet game addiction as a recognised disease. Is it right? What is an addiction? We use the word ‘addiction’ to indicate an illness which is based on the behaviour of a person who is compulsively or habitually ‘addicted’ to a […]

TSHP262: Mindfulness and Mental Health

What’s Coming This Episode? Mindfulness is the key to happiness right? Wrong! Well… maybe. Sean and Ed dig in to the darker side of mindfulness and learn that, if not approached correctly, it can actually be a harmful tool. Let us know what you think in the comments… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s […]

Mindfulness and Mental Health

In most cases the press around mindfulness is all good and positive. We know that the use of mindfulness practises, such as meditation and learning to live in the present, reduce stress and can alleviate both depression and anxiety. However, there are a few people who, by using mindfulness techniques, disturb deep held emotions they […]

TSHP261: What do you regret?

What’s Coming This Episode? Life. So many things to see and do. Places to visit, experiences to experience. So what happens when we miss out on things or when opportunities pass us by? Regret, that’s what. So how can we tame our regret and stop them from bogging us down? Enjoy the show and take […]


This topic has come up several times and each time we have approached it in a different way. We were steered in this direction by an article that was looking at the conflict between what we might see as our ideal self set against how we actually see what we have achieved. Are we good […]