Let's Talk About... The Past

Let's Talk About... The Past

Let's Talk About... Healing

Healing is less of a destination and more of an ongoing journey with some amazing scenery along the way, and very often you might find yourself heading in a totally different direction than the one you originally set out on… which can be a good thing! This week I’m talking about ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Self Respect

Self respect matters because it shapes your self confidence and self belief, and the thing about self respect is that if you don’t treat yourself with respect then it’s probably going to be pretty tough to get others to treat you in a respectful way. So how do you improve your se ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Worry

Worry is a guaranteed way to rob yourself of today’s happiness over something that most likely will not happen, so this week I’m exploring how to manage worry in a healthy way with specific techniques to manage worry in the short-term as well as more long-term preventative advice ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Joy

Joy is one of the loveliest of all human emotions in terms of how good it makes us feel about ourselves and about life in general, and the thing with joy is that while it can be influenced by external factors (like people and situations) it is 100% an inside job in terms of how y ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Death

Death and mortality is not a topic to be feared and avoided, but one to be discussed and understood. Why? Because avoiding it and pretending it isn't going to happen one day is actually damaging your mental health. So this week I’m talking about why making your peace with the sub ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Triggers

Genuine triggers (not just ‘I don't like that so I'm going to be difficult about it'!) are deeply rooted in past pain that still needs to be worked through, which can be confronting but will enable better self awareness and understanding. So how do you do that? Well, that’s what ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Positivity

There are lots of different ways to incorporate more positivity into your thoughts and actions, and it’s important to be aware of the difference between realistic positivity and toxic positivity — and that’s what I’m exploring this week. In this episode I’ll cover what positivity ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Difficult Choices

Sometimes we have to make tough decisions which can feel painful or have long-term consequences, and it can be challenging to manage all the feelings that may come with them, like fear or guilt. So how do you handle these situations while looking after your mental health? Well, t ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Conflict

Conflict can be upsetting and stressful, and when there are emotional connections involved it can be even more devastating. However it can also be an opportunity for growth, depending on how you handle it. So how do you deal with conflict in a positive way? Well, that’s what I’m ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Work

We spend a huge amount of our lives at work. Regardless of whether you work for yourself or someone else, there are lots of competing challenges and often our work can directly or indirectly affect our mental health. So how you do you manage your work proactively in order to look ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Focus

What you focus on creates your reality. Whether you choose to focus on the negative or the positive, what you focus on is what you get. There are lots of ways to turn your focus towards the positive, however like anything it takes time, effort and perseverance. So how do you do t ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Maturity

Maturity, and especially emotional maturity, is not something that automatically comes with age; it takes conscious work and effort (and there’s also the small matter of finding ways to still have lots of fun in life while being mature). So how do you do that? Well that’s what I’ ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Failure

Failure is such a subjective and judgemental notion, and it can be tied up in social pressure as well as our own expectations about who we are and where we should be in life. So how you do deal with failure, especially when you’re in the middle of it? Well that’s what I’m talking ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Being Present

Being present helps you to cope with stress, anxiety and other challenges because it serves to remind you that life is lived here and now, and everything else is beyond our control. So how do you do that? Well that’s what I’m talking about this week! In this episode I’ll cover wh ...  Show more

Let’s Talk About… Expectations

We often expect things to turn out exactly the way we want them to, and sometimes they will; however… sometimes we might found ourselves feeling disappointed, let down, frustrated or even angry because things don’t go the way we expect them to. Learning how to find the balance be ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Rejection

When we experience rejection by other people it can do a lot of damage to our confidence and sense of self-worth, and so we need to find healthy ways to process our feelings because they will not likely just magically disappear. So how do you do that? Well this week I’m talking a ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Self Forgiveness

Self forgiveness can be quite challenging and confronting for many of us, especially when we start talking about the kind of hurt and pain that we carry around for years… but there is a point at which we need to let go and forgive ourselves for the things we’ve done (or not done) ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Supporting Others

Providing support in a healthy way requires a balanced and mindful approach — giving support is part of most relationships, however it needs to be done in a way that doesn’t harm yourself or the other person… and that becomes even more complicated if you yourself are dealing with ...  Show more

Let's Talk About... Self-Worth

Your self worth has a direct effect on your mental health, because it’s about how you see yourself and the value you have as an individual. So how do you improve it? Well this week I’m looking at why self worth is vital to your mental health and wellbeing and I’ll be talking abou ...  Show more