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TSHP312: A Day in the Life of a Psychotherapist

What’s Coming This Episode? A special episode this week as we take a journey into the life of a psychotherapist. What is Sean’s routine? How many people does he tend to deal with on an (admittedly super-busy) day? All that and more this week… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! […]

TSHP311: The Art of Doing Nothing

What’s Coming This Episode? How good are you at shutting down? At living in the moment? At not reaching for your phone whenever there’s a gap in the conversation? A lot of us are mega-busy but, like all habits, this can be changed. Let’s talk about… nothing. Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The […]

TSHP310: Is it OK to show your emotions?

What’s Coming This Episode? We Brits are famously poor at showing our emotions, but why is that? Does our defensive tactic work or is it just storing up issues that we’ll have to deal with later on? Let’s dive in… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links […]

TSHP309: Status Anxiety Must Die

What’s Coming This Episode? What does success look like to you? A big house? A fast car? Most of us know how to see through this, but still we chase these things. Is it healthy? What are the knock on effects? How can we counter it? Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self […]

TSHP308: How Loyal Are You?

What’s Coming This Episode? Loyalty to our friends, families, business colleagues and to our nations. It’s obvious right? But what does loyalty really mean? To be endlessly nice to people, showering them with compliments? Or must we sometimes tell our loved ones (or bosses) what they need to hear? Huge thanks to Alison Blackler for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]