TSHP322: Why Do We Fall For Populism?

What’s Coming This Episode? It’s fair to say that our politics is a little fractured at the moment. Everything is black or white. Yes or no. In or out. Leave or remain. There’s a certain type of politician that seems to promise the world even though we know what they are saying cannot be delivered… […]

Why Do We Fall for Populists?

OMG it has actually happened. I thought that somewhere along the line people would wake up and reject this idea. May has departed and BOJO has arrived and amazingly Trumpy says that BOJO is the British Trump and that we all love him….help….!!!! Somebody once said something like, ‘those that want to be leaders should […]

TSHP321: Why Holidays Are Bad For Us

What’s Coming This Episode? What if we’ve been getting it wrong all this time. What if holidays are actually making us more stressed, less healthy and with poorer relationships?? Happy holidays, folks! Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean has written a blog post to accompany […]

Happy Holidays

Wow!, it is the summer. We generally are hoping that it is hot, but not too hot.  In the colder climates of Northern Europe people are heading south to the sun. Topping up their vitamin D and replenishing their energy before the darkness and the cold of the winter to come. In the hotter humid […]

Rights of passage

You spend years developing your family. Your kids have good bits and bad bits. There are times when you could happily strangle them all and times when you love their bones. Then when you have learned to live with the madness that is called family hey, they go and leave home. The fact that they […]

TSHP319: Can a Racist Be Reformed?

What’s Coming This Episode? Racists hey? What can we say? Not a great thing to be known as, really. Still, there is hope right? Can racism be ‘fixed’? Let’s have a talk… Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show Notes and Links Sean has written a blog post to accompany […]

How to Reform a Racist

I have brought in a few resources on this one so have a look at the links below. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/are-we-all-racists-deep-inside/ BBC News: Implicit bias: Is everyone racist? I am not sure if any of us are not racist. By racist I mean that we prejudge other people by where they come from not who they are. […]

TSHP318: The Power of Networking

What’s Coming This Episode? Networking is a key tool for those in business – you can send emails and cold call people till you’re blue in the face, but nothing beats the experience of getting to know people and asking how you can help them. Sean and Ed have plenty of experience in this field. […]

Networking Works

Someone once said to me that “Networking” is what fishermen did when the weather was bad. They would repair their nets so that when the weather improved they could be out there catching fish with good tackle. Thinking about it when we go networking we are preparing for when we can do our work, same […]