Archive | April, 2019

TSHP307: Happy Being Sad

What’s Coming This Episode? We talk about change a lot on this show. We always tend to talk from the point of view that people actually want to change, but what if they don’t? Do we get stuck in unhealthy routines and habits that we quietly enjoy? Are we trapped or are we reluctant to […]

Let’s All Stay The Same

Why do people change? Or, perhaps, more importantly, why don’t people change? When we look at some behaviours, when we look at the suffering that others go through we often wonder, ‘why do they put up with that?’ We could say that the only thing that we can be certain of in life is that […]

TSHP306: How to Rebuild After Disaster Strikes

What’s Coming This Episode? Terrible news from Paris this week as a thing of history and beauty was damaged in a quite horrific fire. The incident was witnessed by thousands in realtime, millions more across our networks of TV and online. Tragedy and disaster can take many forms so Sean and Ed decided to have […]

What to do when your house burns down

I watched in horror at the footage of Notre Dame in flames and the terrible scenes of hundreds of people turning out onto the streets to witness it. It made me consider the immense power that fire has to destroy and also to cleanse. I remember the news footage  of Windsor Castle with flames pouring […]

TSHP305: How to practice patience

What’s Coming This Episode? Patience is a virtue but does anyone really have it? Sean does apparently. Ed? Not so much. Let’s take a look at the subject and see if we can understand it… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean has written a blog […]

Impatience, the road to anxiety

Impatience is all about not being able to relax into the present moment, not being able to live in the now. Impatience is about wanting the future in the present. It could be that we are in a queue and feel ourself getting angry with those people that we see as holding the queue up. […]

TSHP304: Living with fear

What’s Coming This Episode? Fear can come from many places. Often it’s not the spider or the mouse in our homes that scare us – it’s the anxiety from the mounds of debt, the illness that could take us sooner than we expect or the person that we know could snap at any moment. Let’s […]

Living in Fear

Doubt and fear are both forms of anxiety and worry. Worrying is a habit. Being happy is a habit. If you are a worrier, or if you are happy, where did you learn it? These like all habits are the results of consistent persistent practice over time. Most habits are learned at an early age […]