Archive | January, 2019

TSHP295: How dependent are we on each other?

In this week’s show… Some scary stories are floating about around the possible consequences of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit. To be fair, the government itself have the military on standby and are ready to push the button on potential emergency legislation. Anyway… Brexit aside, how much do we depend on the people and systems around […]

Is it right to stockpile?

It had not occurred to me, but should we be worried about supplies in the UK if we have the dreaded hard Brexit?  I have been in countries like Cuba and gone into shops to be greeted by empty shelves, but I have been brought up in a land of plenty. Apart from the food […]

Is it okay to get it wrong?

I have been moved to look at this issue for the podcast and the blog due to the amount of people, mainly professionals and parents, that come to me feeling guilty because they believe that they got ‘it’ wrong and now feel guilty about it. This spans from partners in failed or ailing relationships, parents […]

TSHP293: How to Deal with Rejection

What’s Coming This Episode? Rejection rears it’s head at every turn. As we grow we get better at negotiating rejection and many will do their very best to avoid it at all costs. Should we? By avoiding it do we lose the chance to develop resilience? Let’s talk… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s […]

Rejection and Acceptance

Ed and I were looking at Theresa May and the way that she has been getting hammered by her party in the Brexit fiasco. As her bill was defeated by over 200 votes Ed was wondering how it must feel to deal with that level of rejection by your peers. That got us thinking about […]

TSHP292: Reasons to be Cheerful in 2019

What’s Coming This Episode? Following up on our high energy episode from last week, we take 30 minutes to talk about some of the great things that are happening in the world. Chin up guys, we’re making progress! We can do this! Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes […]

Things to be happy about

This week, as we are into the New Year, Ed and I decided to focus on the positive. The ‘Wired’ article, ‘It’s not all bad! 18 things that made the world a better place in 2018’, got us thinking. Environment We have all the bad news about pollution and the human ability to destroy the […]

TSHP291: Resolutions – Make or Break?

What’s Coming This Episode? Another new year is upon us which means it’s resolution time, right? Well, maybe not. How hard to we really think about our goals for the months ahead? Are they manageable? Are they OUR goals? Are they healthy? Do we need any at all??! Here’s to 2019 guys… Enjoy the show […]

New Year 2019

I want to base this blog around a message on Instagram from Cheryl Rawlings who is an illustrator and calligrapher. Her suggestion is that for 2019 you do not plan those definitive things that will only let you down or perhaps feeling like you have not made it or that you have failed! Cheryl has […]