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TSHP503: Expertise vs Experience

What’s Coming This Episode? What’s more important? Expertise or experience? Sean and Ed have a chat… Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Links to follow Stay in Touch We’re all over the web, so feel free to stay in touch: Follow Live in the Present on Twitter and Facebook for daily doses of inspiration Follow […]

TSHP502: We Need Forgiveness To Set Us Free

What’s Coming This Episode? Remembrance Day, 11 November, is a memorial day that has been observed in Commonwealth member states since the end of the First World War in 1919. This has been to honour armed forces members who have died in the line of duty. In theory, at least, we unite across faiths, cultures […]

TSHP501: What is your addiction?

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. We think of drugs or alcohol. We might […]

TSHP500: Slow Down And Speed Up?

What’s Coming This Episode? Sean’s been on a speed awareness course! Ed is busy campaigning for slower, safer streets! Has the world gotten too fast? Can we slow down and enjoy life that little bit more? Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean’s blogpost for the podcast Wales has […]

TSHP499: Time For A Clean Out?

What’s Coming This Episode? Have you ever wanted to give you a body a good clean, but from the inside? It is rebooting your entire system. A bit like when you turn your laptop off and on again and then defrag the hard drive. Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and […]

TSHP498: Setting Secure Boundaries

What’s Coming This Episode? Lately the international news has been full of stories of inappropriate touching kissing, and so on, in a variety of areas from sport to politics. The implication is that we either no longer have a clear idea of what our boundaries are or that our attitude to boundaries is changing. We […]

TSHP497: Loss & Grief

What’s Coming This Episode? Last week Auntie Vera passed at the age of 96. As the last person in that age group in the family her loss has been very profound the grief intense. There is joy and happiness for the memories of what a lovely person she was set against the hurt and pain […]

TSHP496: The Changing of the Seasons

What’s Coming This Episode? Here we are again. It is the end of the summer, winter is on the horizon and as they say “it won’t be long and then it will be Christmas”. With the loss of light comes a reduction the available vitamins D in our bodies that direct effects the levels of serotonin in […]

TSHP495: What Do Animals Do For Us?

What’s Coming This Episode? Animals and pets can give us so much – from companionship to direct nutrition. Ed & Sean are joined by Cooper the dog to have a chat about how we have used and continue to use animals in our lives each day… Enjoy the show, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show […]

TSHP494: Processing Trauma

What’s Coming This Episode? Since Covid and lockdown more and more people have developed the symptoms of post trauma. This can be difficult and debilitating. However the mechanism that leads to our repression of difficult experiences is our memory. The issue with post traumatic stress disorder is not memory it is recall. Enjoy the show, […]