Episodes
Let’s talk about difficult conversations… because we all know they can be painful, but avoiding conflict tends to make difficult situations worse. Tackling tough conversations requires preparation and a considered approach, and in my latest episode I’m sharing practical tips for how to tackle difficult conversations effectively.  Whether you’re dealing with tough conversations at work or at home, this episode will show you how to resolve conflict peacefully so you can move forward. Ready to...
Published 12/03/23
Let’s talk about difficult conversations… because we all know they can be painful, but avoiding conflict tends to make difficult situations worse, especially when it comes to your mental health.  Tackling tough conversations requires preparation and a considered approach, and in my latest episode I’m sharing practical tips for how to tackle difficult conversations effectively.  Whether you’re dealing with tough conversations at work or at home, this episode will show you how to resolve...
Published 12/03/23
Let’s talk about the harm secrets can do to your mental health… because the lies we tell ourselves, and others, can leave us carrying around a heavy emotional weight, and the burden of secrets can do real damage to your relationships with other people as well as how you feel about yourself.  If you’ve been looking for some practical advice to help you speak your truth, or going through motivational speeches looking for guidance, then my latest episode is going to help you to stop deceiving...
Published 11/26/23
Let’s talk about the harm secrets can do to your mental health… because the lies we tell ourselves, and others, can leave us carrying around a heavy emotional weight, and the burden of secrets can do real damage to your relationships with other people as well as how you feel about yourself. If you’ve been looking for some practical advice to help you speak your truth, or going through motivational speeches looking for guidance, then this is the video that’s going to help you to stop deceiving...
Published 11/26/23
Let’s talk about emotional pain and your mental health… because learning how to start dealing with your emotional pain is the first step in your healing journey, and in the latest episode of my Let’s Talk About Mental Health podcast I’m going to show you how to start really dealing with your emotional pain.  Masking pain just doesn’t work (I’ve tried, it was messy and it actually made things worse) and so even though it’s tough (really tough), confronting your emotional pain — with the right...
Published 11/19/23
Masking pain is all-too-common in our society, especially when it comes to intense emotional pain. Why? Because processing your emotional pain and learning how to process trauma in a healthy way takes hard work and determination.. and, frankly, it’s almost easier for a lot of people to just suppress it or pretend its not there. But that doesn’t work… and quite often things can get worse before they become better.  Understanding your emotional pain and work through the after-effects of issues...
Published 11/19/23
Let’s talk about remorse and mental wellbeing… because learning to process your feelings starts with exploring the meaning of remorse and how it affects your image of yourself (as well as being clear that there’s a huge difference between remorse vs regret!).   Whether you’re struggling with how to forgive yourself or you’re just not sure how to make amends for a mistake, this is the episode that will help you learn how to move forward in life (and how to show yourself a lot more...
Published 11/12/23
Is it possible to forgive yourself? Yes! And I’m showing you how in this video. 🎉 Learning how to deal with remorse and forgiving yourself is a process. How do you forgive yourself? It starts by accepting that your past does not define you; it’s what you do with your past that counts.  We all make mistakes and I’ve had to learn how to forgive myself more times than I care to remember… but it IS possible, and it’s an opportunity to learn and grow for the sake of your self improvement and...
Published 11/12/23
Can working on your spiritual wellbeing really make a positive impact on your mental health? Yes, it most certainly can! 😌 Spirituality (which is very different to religion) is all about going within yourself and connecting with something bigger than just your immediate day-to-day concerns. If you’re curious about the connection between spirituality and your wellbeing, or would just like to better understand how to improve your mental health in a more holistic way, then I’ve got you covered...
Published 11/05/23
Are you curious about the connection between spirituality and your wellbeing? Whether you're a spiritual seeker or just starting your healing journey, this video is your go-to guide for understanding the physical and mental health benefits of spirituality. I’ll explore how spirituality can be a rich source of mental peace, emotional resilience, and even physical wellness. From daily practices to enrich your spiritual wellbeing, to proven healthy coping strategies rooted in spirituality, this...
Published 11/05/23
Fatigued and anxious? Or just generally struggling with your energy levels and your mental health? There’s a good reason for that! If you’re wondering “why am I so tired?” and you’re dealing with stress and anxiety, it’s very likely to be more than a coincidence; fatigue and anxiety often go hand-in-hand. So, what is fatigue? Why do fatigue and mental health issues tend to be interwoven? And how can you relieve fatigue so you can learn how to improve your energy? In this new episode of the...
Published 10/30/23
“Why am I so tired?!” It’s a question I’ve heard hundreds of times from people dealing with fatigue and anxiety, including myself… so, let’s talk about anxiety and exhaustion (and what you can do about it!).  In this episode I’ll look at how can you relieve fatigue, and I’ll share practical tips (including the ones I use) to help you learn how to improve your energy and combat fatigue. Understanding fatigue and anxiety helps you to better manage it, and find tools to manage your fatigue...
Published 10/30/23
How does managing your time better help improve your mental health? ⏳📋🤔 Well, there are lots of ways actually… and coming up with a smarter time management plan just might be the biggest thing that helps you take control of your mental health, so that’s what I’m talking about this week! In this new episode of the Let’s Talk About Mental Health podcast I’ll be talking about practical stuff like: What is the definition of time management, and why do we need to manage time thoughtfully? And can...
Published 10/22/23
If you need to get your to-do list under control so you can feel less stressed and overwhelmed, then I have five simple ways to tackle that to-do list and start getting things done now. So, let’s talk! Let’s Talk About Mental Health. Because the more we talk about it, the easier it gets.  For more tips on how to manage your time and workload for better mental health, check out my full-length podcast episode Let’s Talk About Time Management (Episode 202); listen to it or read it here:...
Published 10/22/23
Trying to work out how to manage intrusive thoughts? 😱💭🤯 If you’re struggling with intrusive thoughts anxiety and dealing with unwanted thoughts, then this episode will help you figure out how to stop intrusive thoughts. Consider it the ‘intrusive thoughts help’ you never realised you needed! Dealing with intrusive thoughts can be tough, but thankfully there are lots of ways to get rid of unwanted thoughts! In this new episode of the Let’s Talk About Mental Health podcast I’ll be talking...
Published 10/15/23
If you’re feeling overwhelmed and need help, this video is for you. 👋😊 Looking for ways to overcome overwhelm? Trying to figure out what to do when you are overwhelmed? I have some quick and effective tips to help you identify how to stop feeling overwhelmed, as well as some practical advice on how to stop feeling overwhelmed longer-term.  In this new episode adapted from the Let’s Talk About Mental Health podcast I’m talking about what to do if you’re overwhelmed and stressed so you can...
Published 10/15/23
Are you making progress in life, or are you just going round in circles? 😵‍💫 Making tangible progress in life and building momentum in life can be a real challenge because it requires time, effort and perseverance… and we tend to want results immediately! But with hard work we can make steady and slow progress that leads to amazing outcomes. So, what’s involved in making progress? How can you create momentum for yourself and get unstuck now and in the future? If you’ve ever found yourself...
Published 10/08/23
Is fear holding you back from making progress in life? Are you just going round in circles? 😵‍💫 Making tangible progress in life and building momentum in life can be a real challenge because it requires time, effort and perseverance… and it also requires us to push through fear, which requires courage and persistence.  If you want to create momentum for yourself and get unstuck now and in the future, and if you’ve ever found yourself feeling stuck and wondering how to make positive progress...
Published 10/08/23
Why is it so hard to let go of our attachments, even to people and things that we know are bad for us?! 😱😰 What is attachment, and what’s the difference between healthy attachment and unhealthy attachments? If you’ve ever found yourself getting too attached to someone or something, or dealing with abandonment issues, then you’ve come to the right place! Most, if not all, of us have experienced a situation or relationship that feels ‘icky’ (the proper scientific term, obviously) but it’s...
Published 10/01/23
Why is it so hard to let go of our attachments, even to people and things that we know are bad for us?! 😱😰 What is attachment, and what’s the difference between healthy attachment and unhealthy attachments? If you’ve ever found yourself getting too attached to someone or something, or dealing with abandonment issues, then you’ve come to the right place! Most, if not all, of us have experienced a situation or relationship that feels ‘icky’ (the proper scientific term, obviously) but it’s...
Published 10/01/23
Why do our emotions have to be so tricky sometimes?! 🤯😱😵‍💫 The good news is that it’s possible to learn how to manage your emotions more effectively so that they don’t control you… so, welcome to the magical world of emotional regulation! What is emotional regulation? Why is it so difficult to control your emotions sometimes, and what’s the difference between responding and reacting? And how can you learn to regulate your emotions?  Whether you tend to be calm and quiet, or loud and...
Published 09/24/23
What is emotional regulation… and why do our emotions have to be so tricky sometimes?! 🤯😱😵‍💫 Whether you tend to be calm and quiet, or loud and hot-blooded, in this new episode of the Let’s Talk About Mental Health podcast I’m talking about how to regulate your emotions with practical tips you can apply immediately. So, let’s talk! I’ll be talking about why it’s so difficult to control your emotions sometimes, and the difference between responding and reacting. Plus I’ll show you how you...
Published 09/24/23
What is social anxiety? Why does social anxiety happen, and can you learn how to deal with social situations if you have an anxiety disorder? Finding strategies for overcoming social anxiety takes work, but a little forward planning can reduce stress in social situations and help you prevent panic attacks (if you’re someone prone to a panic attack when navigating social anxiety!). Regardless of whether or not you have social anxiety disorder, in this new episode of the Let’s Talk About...
Published 09/17/23
If you’re looking for strategies for coping with social anxiety that actually work, then this is the video for you! Finding strategies for overcoming social anxiety takes work, but a little forward planning can reduce stress in social situations and help you prevent panic attacks (if you’re someone prone to a panic attack when navigating social anxiety!). Regardless of whether or not you have social anxiety disorder, in this new video based on the Let’s Talk About Mental Health podcast I’m...
Published 09/17/23
How do you deal with pressure and feeling overwhelmed? How do you manage stress, and can you figure out a strategy for avoiding burnout? Learning ways to handle pressure takes work, and so if you’re looking for tips to handle pressure (whether that’s work related stress or issues in your personal life) then this is the episode for you! In this new episode of the Let’s Talk About Mental Health podcast I’m looking at how pressure affects us, as well as how pressure can lead to stress and...
Published 09/10/23