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Owning It: The surprising power of human touch for reducing anxiety

In this bonus episode of Owning It, brought to you in partnership with NIVEA, I am joined by Claudia Hammond. Claudia is an award-winning broadcaster, she is visiting Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Sussex and the author of four books, most recently The Art of Rest.  We talk about the …
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Mentally Yours: Episode 101: Ellen Unedited

“I didn’t acknowledge it properly”  In the second of a two-part series celebrating our centenary… Yvette chats to Ellen about her own mental health, living with anxiety, depression and OCD.  Let us know if you have any suggestions for stuff we should be talking about: @mentallyyrs on Twitter.
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Mentally Yours: How Does Race And Gender Affect Your Access To Good Care?

“It’s easier to be treated well if I code as heavily femme” Rianna Walcott is a Writer, Activist and Editor of mental health anthology, The Colour Of Madness. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about women of colour and mental health.  Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.
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Mentally Yours: Can You Get Over Being Ghosted By Your Best Friend

“I didn’t think that it could happen” Sheena Kamal is a bestselling author and journalist based in Canada. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about the Canadian healthcare system, toxic relationships and how to deal with being ghosted by your best friend.  Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.
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Owning It: Understanding your anxiety using the 5 Ps

For this final episode of Owning It The Anxiety Podcast (season 5), I am joined by Dr Clare Kambamettu who was actually my very first guest ever on Owning It. A clinical psychologist and wonderful speaker, Clare distills anxiety into something we can very easily understand. For this episode we look at the 5 Ps …
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Owning It: A deep dive into hormones and anxiety

For this episode I am joined by Amy Thomson, fellow anxiety sufferer and founder of the hugely successful (globally) Moody Month App and Moody, her new book by the same name, that explores how hormones impact our everyday experience. Here we hone in on anxiety in particular, the hormones involved – how it all happens …
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Where is My Mind? Episode 54: What’s Up With WhatsApp

In this episode, Niall is joined by cyberpsychologist Dr Ciarán Mc Mahon to talk all about the anxieties of WhatsApp. Do you ever wake up in a sweat realising you haven’t replied to someone? Struggle to keep up with your group chats? Do you feel the pressure to be constantly reachable in the ‘always on’ …
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Owning It: Why my anxiety soared after having a baby

For this episode, I am joined by Layla O’Mara, founder of Nuanua.com, a wonderful online resource with courses that nurture mamas in their postpartum journey. Layla was someone I turned to in a moment of desperation, when I found myself, having come home from hospital with my new baby boy, feeling as though I had …
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See Change Sessions with Alittlegail S2.5-Ep5: A conversation about anxiety

Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change …
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Owning It: Anxious about returning to normal post-covid?

For this episode of Owning It, it’s just me and I’m talking through a very real anxiety that a lot of us are facing: anxiety around returning to normal post covid. It might sound silly, to be anxious about getting back to the life we lived before – when Covid has been a major source …
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Owning It: No BS techniques to calm anxiety with Dermot Whelan

In this episode, Dermot Whelan, comedian and radio presenter Dermot Whelan talks shares his story of anxiety, how he burned himself out to the point of arriving at a comedy festival (where he was due to perform) in an ambulance. After reaching this crescendo, Dermot eventually found meditation, and though it was somewhat underwhelming, he …
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Owning It: Revisiting our childhood experiences with Disney Channel child star Alyson Stoner

For this episode I am joined by the wonderful Alyson Stoner. A super successful child star, Alyson appeared to have it all going on: she was the featured dancer (as a little girl) in the Missy Elliot Work It video. She was on several Disney projects, Cheaper by the Dozen franchise, the Step Up franchise …
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