Category: Podcasts

F1 2019 Should team orders be banned? 0

F1 2019 Should team orders be banned?

With the new Formula 1 season underway in Australia, it was already showing signs of team orders between Ferrari teammates. Do team orders spoil the competitiveness and enjoyment of the sport? Should team orders...

Phobia Special – Agoraphobia 0

Phobia Special – Agoraphobia

Today is the first of a series of special episodes on phobias. This week, its agoraphobia, or a fear of being in open or confined spaces with no escape. I talk about how agoraphobia...

Mental Health is a Minefield 0

Mental Health is a Minefield

Recently, I have found the world of mental health on social media and the press to be a minefield. So many people are now trying to divide others and try to exert their own...

Discussing Needle Phobia With My Daughter 0

Discussing Needle Phobia With My Daughter

*****TRIGGER WARNING***** We will be talking about needles and injections, so if this is a trigger for you, please proceed with caution.  Today my 12-year-old daughter and I will be discussing her needle phobia,...

Is Mental Health Becoming Fashionable? 0

Is Mental Health Becoming Fashionable?

I read an interesting article in The Guardian website called : ‘Meet my patients who’ve been left out of the mental health conversation’ about how some people with serious mental health conditions are still...

Can Fruit and Vegetables Improve Your Mental Health? 0

Can Fruit and Vegetables Improve Your Mental Health?

In an article on the CNN website, they talk about how eating more fruit and vegetables can improve your mental health. Is this true, or is there more to it than that?  What are...

Open Daws Special – Pink Panther 0

Open Daws Special – Pink Panther

In this special episode, talk about my love of the Pink Panther movies (original versions), and how they help me when I’m feeling down.  What movies help you feel good when you are sad?...

Township Mobile Game Review 0

Township Mobile Game Review

Something a little different but also linked to mental health. Games can be a good distraction for people who have problems with their mental health. This game – Township, is one that has become...

I’m Back and Change is Coming 0

I’m Back and Change is Coming

I am back from a few days off, and I have news of a few things that will change on the podcast.  I will be moving the episodes to a Tuesday and Thursday each...

Portraying Mental Health in Movies and TV Shows 0

Portraying Mental Health in Movies and TV Shows

Today, I talk about how mental health is portrayed in movies and TV shows. I also wonder if viewers are happy with seeing people upset on reality TV shows?  Do they do enough to...