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TSHP465: You’ve Got To Laugh

What’s Coming This Episode? There is a time in the madness of the world when I guess all that you can do is laugh. At this time it can be easy to feel that there is nothing good happening in the world. We have covid and the ongoing effects of covid, real wars and not […]

TSHP464: The Power of a Smile

What’s Coming This Episode? Keep smiling. It’s Sean’s favourite sign off for each episode! Easy to say, and for some it’s easy to do. But do we know the science of smiling? Can smiling be ‘learned’ or is it instinctive for some and not for others? Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show […]

TSHP463: Is Generosity the Key to Happiness?

What’s Coming This Episode? With covid, food banks and the Ukrainian war the concept of generosity and giving comes, for many of us, clearly into focus. Often we feel helpless in the face of all the trauma and the need to give something can ease our emotional burden and make us feel better. How much […]

TSHP462: Holidays in the UK are the future?

What’s Coming This Episode? Between the 1950s and the 1970s Britains favourite holiday destination was Britain. The West Country was heaving with people, not only from the UK but, from all over the world. COVID taught us to appreciate our local environment more and now a fuel and energy crisis looks to do similar. Can […]

TSHP460: Be Kind

What’s Coming This Episode? We live in a strange world where physical violence is seen as bad and verbal violence becomes acceptable. Is it okay for someone to make a joke about your partner on national TV? Do we sit back and say nothing? To be kind is so easy and creates so much positivity. […]

TSHP559: Happiness is infectious

What’s Coming This Episode? If happiness is infectious… could we create a pandemic of laughter? Why not??? Let’s raise the mood a bit. Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Here’s Sean’s blog post for the week What’s with Bhutan? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-14243512 Check out Headspace https://www.headspace.com Resource of the Week Sean – […]

TSHP458: Your Inner Voice

What’s Coming This Episode? We all have that inner voice that tells us if we are doing right or wrong. I say we all have it – even a full blown psychopath has an inner voice it is just that it is never heard or listened to. Your inner voice is your conscience. Let’s discuss […]

TSHP457: Message in a bottle

What’s Coming This Episode? 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 substance or a set of behaviours. Most behaviours that are described as addictions are seen as negative. When we hear the word addiction we tend […]

TSHP456: Letting go of the past

What’s Coming This Episode? In modern psychology we talk a lot about living in the present, letting go of what has been and c relating the future that we want to live. The reality for us all is that you cannot get into you or present and create a new future if you are weighed […]