Archive | August, 2018

TSHP273: How to deliver bad news

What’s Coming This Episode? We preach positive things here at LITP, but some times bad things happen to good people. So what happens if it falls on you to deliver bad news to a friend or loved one? Is there a right way to do it? Of course there is! Over to Sean and Ed… […]

TSHP272: Why am I so cautious?

What’s Coming This Episode? Why are some folks more cautious than others? Do we need to hold a little back for survival or do we worry too much and miss out on big opportunities in life? Let’s dive in… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Here’s […]

Cautiousness

We have talked a lot about anxiety over the years on the podcast. It is a topic that many listeners come back to again and ask us to do an episode on a related issue. In this episode we are talking about cautiousness and it’s relationship to safety, as we were asked “Where does cautiousness […]

TSHP271: How to make difficult decisions

What’s Coming This Episode? Decision making. It should be so easy. Make one and move on! The reality ain’t se clean cut. A million different scenarios can run through our heads. Who might we upset? What are we risking? It’s time for a podcast on decision making… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The […]

TSHP270: Nudge Theory and the Art of Changing Minds

What’s Coming This Episode? Behavioural science is a fascinating area. From propaganda during war time to the advertising boom in the 50s and beyond, humans are obsessed in finding ways to manipulate and change minds. So what is nudge theory and, most importantly, can it help Ed on his quest to get more people on […]

The Art of the Nudge

Nudging is the art of persuasion that is carried out below someone’s awareness. This is mainly used in health and safety areas as we encourage people to look after themselves. The rumble strips as you approach a roundabout get closer and closer together giving you the sensation that your car is speeding up. Your natural […]

Difficult Decisions

Isn’t this a big one? So much of my work is filled with people needing to make a decision and if they are talking to me about it then it must be a difficult one. Karma and consequence Decision making is the nature of being alive. Every moment we are making decisions and each of […]

TSHP269: How to stay calm under pressure

What’s Coming This Episode? Sometimes a story pops up that the whole planet gathers around to hear. The trapped football team in the Thai caves was just such an event. Aside from the huge amount of work that went on to rescue the boys and their coach, imagine the situation underground. Would you be able […]

Calm Under Pressure

It always seems amazing when a dramatic situation develops somewhere in the world and, what seems to be, the whole of humanity come together in a spirit of good will with the desire to get something right. We have just experienced this when the Wild Boars football team became trapped in a cave system alongside […]