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Owning It: Dr Soph on how to make social comparison work for you

I am joined by Dr Soph for this episode, she is absolutely fantastic, I have adored following her for years now. She is a clinical psychologist and now author of A Manual For Being Human. She breaks down anxiety in way that make it so easy to understand and move forward with. Here we talk …
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Owning It: Johann Hari on why we’re anxious

Johann Hari is a really interesting if somewhat controversial character. He is a prolific journalist, an NYTimes bestselling author and his Ted Talks on the reasons why we might be anxious/depressed has been viewed a staggering number of times. He too also struggled significantly with anxiety and depression. He has some really hard-to-argue-with insights on …
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Owning It: Dealing With Workplace Anxiety

I asked my followers on Instagram where in their life anxiety was most likely to pop up, the most common response was at work. Dealing with a difficult boss, a confrontation colleague that you don’t get along with, anxiety about proving your worth in your role and so much more. Lynda Barry – communications expert …
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Owning It: How Does Your Mindset Influence Anxiety?

For this episode I am joined by life coach and all round straight shooter Mark Fennell. We unpack the whole idea of mindset, which is a word that gets thrown around a lot. What is it? Does it influence anxiety and vice versa? Is it a fixed thing? Can we change it? What would a …
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Owning It: Is Your Anxiety A Habit? With Dr Judson Brewer

Welcome back to season 6! Dr Judson Brewer is legit amazing; he has his own neuroscience lab in which he and his team carry out lots of research to back up everything you’ll find in his latest book Unwinding Anxiety, which is probably one of the best books I’ve ever read on the subject. In …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast, Season 5, Episode 4 – Interview with Ryan and Chris from the All Bets Are Off Podcast

In this episode, Tony and Barry talk to Chris Gillham and Ryan Pitcher, from the All Bets Are Off Podcast.  Chris and Ryan discuss their own lived experience of gambling addiction and recovery, as well as their reasons for creating the podcast.  We also discuss the upcoming Sustainable Gambling Conference (2021), which they will be …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast, Season 5, Episode 3 – Interview with Stacey Goodwin (A.K.A. ‘The Girl Gambler’)

Tony and Barry interview Stacey Goodwin (A.K.A. ‘The Girl Gambler’), about her recovery from gambling addiction.  Stacey produces brilliant content on Tik Tok, Twitter and Facebook and has written the book, ‘The Girl Gambler: A young woman’s story of her escape from gambling addiction’. The podcast is proudly sponsored by Gamban. If you would like …
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Where is My Mind? Episode 64: Community Spirit

In this episode, Niall is joined by Brian O’Driscoll, legendary former rugby player, businessman and head of community for Gym+Coffee. Having had such a monumental career as an elite athlete, Brian offers some advice to our community of Marathon Mind runners, talks about how he dealt with the highs and lows, physically and mentally, and …
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Where is My Mind? Episode 63: The Therapy Room – Introduction

Welcome to a newly built extension onto the Where Is My Mind podcast, called the Therapy Room. This is the first in a series of episodes where I speak with two of the most impressive psychologists I’ve encountered in my time working in the field of mental health – Dr Tony Bates, Head of Psychology …
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Where is My Mind? Episode 62: A Place In Your Heart Where Humans Can’t Reach

In this episode, Niall looks back on the moment a few weeks ago when his best friend Liam called to say his dog Kaiser had to be put down. Kaiser was more than a pet to Liam, he was an extension of him. In the aftermath of his passing Liam said to Niall “dogs get …
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The Problem Gambling Podcast, Season 5, Episode 2 – Interview with Michael Guerin, Addiction Counsellor with Cuan Mhuire

Interview with Michael Guerin, Addiction Counsellor with Cuan Mhuire – the largest provider of residential addiction treatment in Ireland.  We discuss the new approach to gambling addiction treatment at their Athy treatment center, along with an upcoming training course in gambling addiction treatment. The podcast is proudly sponsored by Gamban. If you would like to …
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Stories of Recovery – Episode 1: Mental Health Ireland & Connecting for Life Stories of Recovery

‘Stories of Recovery’, is a collaboration between Mental Health Ireland and the HSE Cavan Monaghan Mental Health Services as part of the Connecting for Life Cavan Monaghan strategy to reduce suicide in our communities.  The podcast series will hear from local people who have lived through adversities that challenged their mental health and wellbeing and …
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