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 […]

Impatience, the road to anxiety

Impatience is all about not being able to relax into the present moment, not being able to live in the now. Impatience is about wanting the future in the present. It could be that we are in a queue and feel ourself getting angry with those people that we see as holding the queue up. […]

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 […]

Living in Fear

Doubt and fear are both forms of anxiety and worry. Worrying is a habit. Being happy is a habit. If you are a worrier, or if you are happy, where did you learn it? These like all habits are the results of consistent persistent practice over time. Most habits are learned at an early age […]

TSHP303: How to break a deadlock

What’s Coming This Episode? Sometimes in life we reach an impasse. A block. It might be with family, perhaps a divorce or maybe in our work lives during a tense negotiation. How do we break through a deadlock and reach a solution that both parties can be satisfied with? Enjoy the show and take care, […]

Compromise

This week Ed and I were looking at the issues that are emanating from Parliament related to our good friend Brexit! We were looking at the idea that whatever happens there will be a lot of unhappy people. Situation such as this polarise the population very clearly into them and us, if you are not […]

TSHP302: Dealing with rage. Why are we so angry?

What’s Coming This Episode? Anger is something that most of us will experience… some on a daily basis, some less frequently. How can we tame our anger, or is it sometimes a perfectly acceptable tool in our personalities to move a situation forward? Enjoy the show and take care, it’s The Self Help Podcast! Show […]

Why are we all so angry?

We often see anger as a negative force. Though it can be a very creative and useful force. When our anger is stuck out the front of us it is in the way. It becomes a battering ram that bashes into other people and becomes destructive. When it is behind us it can be used […]

The Barnum Effect

This week Ed and I were talking about the effects of persuasion and how people can seem to gullibly and just believe anything. I was explaining about the Barnum effect. Barnum was the great circus master who was into the concepts of illusion and fooling the audience into believing that what they were seeing was […]