There is no direct English translation of the Japanese word ‘ikigai’, but ikigai is a term that embodies the idea of happiness in living. In this first video podcast in the series, Kevin Scallon introduces us to ikigai. Kevin shares his own journey of discovering ikigai and his personal interpretation of its application.
Host Lucy Burthem talks to Sarah. We will hear Sarah discuss her lived experience of how the menopause affected her home life, how appropriate medication has helped her menopausal symptoms and how she’s benefitted from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Host Lucy Burthem talks to Jacqui. We will hear Jacqui discuss her lived experience of how the menopause impacted her work and how there was a reluctance to talk about the menopause in the office through a possible fear of offending someone.
Meditation is the art of focusing on something (such as a picture, a sound, or our own breathing) to encourage attention, awareness, and achieve a mentally clear state. This series of 4 meditations, focuses on: Breath Meditation, Body Scan Meditation ,Compassion Meditation, Visualisation Meditation. These meditations were produced by Jess Stubbs (former GMMH NHS Foundation Trust employee)
This self-help video will support you to gain a better understanding of unhelpful thoughts and explore strategies to help yourself or others.
This self-help video will introduce you to the 5 ways to wellbeing and help you to consider how you could use the 5 ways in your own life.
This self-help video will introduce you to Behavioural Activation and support you to explore how you could use this technique in your day-to-day life.
This self-help video will help you to support yourself or others to manage worry and general anxiety.
This self-help video aims to support people to establish a better understanding of sleep and sleep routine, which could then lead to an improvement in mental and emotional wellbeing.
Host Stephen Greenwood talks to Gavin. We will hear how the Recovery Academy’s Radio and Podcasting course helped Gavin and inspired him to help others.