TSHP335: How to improve your memory

What’s Coming This Episode? What is memory? Our body remembers to breathe every few seconds. Animals remember where to return to each year for food or water. We remember things from our early childhood, but struggle to recall where we were a week ago without checking our diaries. Can it be improved, or are certain […]


What is memory for? All sentient beings remember. Its primary function is that of safety. Memory tells us what is safe and what is a threat. When we are able to remember we are able to survive in safety. When our life goes wrong we can forget what is safe for us. It is then […]

TSHP334: How to get (and stay) organised

What’s Coming This Episode? Everyone’s busy, hey? It’s easy to be busy, in 2019. To be busy AND organised, though… that’s a little harder. Sean and Ed sat down to dish out some tips on how to stay organised. Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean […]

Organisation vs OCD

  We all need to be organised. We need to know where things are. We also know that what is inside is outside so that the state of our desk describes the state of our mind. But, to tell what is really going inside someone else’s head you need to understand them and to understand […]

TSHP333: Winter Blues

What’s Coming This Episode? It’s that time of the year when some bright spark decides to changes the clocks for everyone. Thanks Siri! Not! The change of seasons can have a big impact on our mental health though, so let’s have a chat about how we can be READY… Enjoy the show and take care, […]

Winter Blues

According to Kevin Loria depression may be our brain’s way of telling us to stop and solve a problem There is a theory that suggests that rather than being a problem depression might be a specific behavioural strategy that we have evolved as a biological adaptation that serves a purpose. As Matthew Hutson explains in […]

TSHP332: What is Justice?

What’s Coming This Episode? Justice can be harder to come by than you might think. For many it is a given, but for far too many, it’s all too hard to come by. Social justice, legal justice and emotional justice, lets discuss them all… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! […]


The Uk was stunned recently by the American diplomat’s wife who allegedly killed a young man who was riding a motorcycle and then chose to claim diplomatic immunity and leave the country without having to face up or atone for her crime. This raised a lot of issues in the press and general conversation about […]

TSHP331: World Mental Health Day 2019

What’s Coming This Episode? It’s World Mental Health Day so we thought we’d have a chat about this most important issue. Why is it so high profile now? What do we really need to do to keep a level head? All that and more… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! […]

World Mental Health Day

We are back to international mental health day. there is a big push this years to encourage people to talk and many celebrities have lined up to be honest and tell there own stories – it is good to talk Mental health is generally defined as something like,   ‘a person’s condition with regard to […]