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A Calmer Life

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Need a moment to relax and unwind? Welcome to A Calmer Life (formerly In The Moment Magazine and the Calm Edit). We're here to help you discover new ways to live a calmer, happier life. In each episode, we talk to an interesting guest about a wellbeing topic, covering everything from sleep advice to mindfulness and mental health. Past guests include author Matt Haig, anxiety expert Chloe Brotheridge, Feel Better Live More host Dr Rangan Chatterjee, Kim-Joy from the Great British Bake Off and many more. Our upcoming series will share lots of wellness tips including how to enjoy time alone, ways to look after your brain health and how to move into the menopause.

Need a moment to relax and unwind? Welcome to A Calmer Life (formerly In The Moment Magazine and the Calm Edit). We're here to help you discover new ways to live a calmer, happier life. In each episode, we talk to an interesting guest about a wellbeing topic, covering everything from sleep advice to mindfulness and mental health. Past guests include author Matt Haig, anxiety expert Chloe Brotheridge, Feel Better Live More host Dr Rangan Chatterjee, Kim-Joy from the Great British Bake Off and many more. Our upcoming series will share lots of wellness tips including how to enjoy time alone, ways to look after your brain health and how to move into the menopause.

Location:

Bristol, United Kingdom

Description:

Need a moment to relax and unwind? Welcome to A Calmer Life (formerly In The Moment Magazine and the Calm Edit). We're here to help you discover new ways to live a calmer, happier life. In each episode, we talk to an interesting guest about a wellbeing topic, covering everything from sleep advice to mindfulness and mental health. Past guests include author Matt Haig, anxiety expert Chloe Brotheridge, Feel Better Live More host Dr Rangan Chatterjee, Kim-Joy from the Great British Bake Off and many more. Our upcoming series will share lots of wellness tips including how to enjoy time alone, ways to look after your brain health and how to move into the menopause.

Language:

English

Contact:

1173008552


Episodes

We’re moving!

6/15/2021
A Calmer Life (formerly In The Moment Magazine and the Calm Edit) returns this month with a new series and a new look. We’re also moving to a new home: Apple Podcasts. We’re excited to be collaborating with Apple Podcasts on the launch of their new subscription service. You’ll be able to subscribe to the podcast for £1.99 per month, which will give you access to all of our back catalogue and exclusive new episodes. There’s a two-week free trial period so you can decide if you want to...

Duration:00:01:20

How yoga can help you to get through big life changes with Kat Farrants

6/15/2021
Movement for Modern life founder Kat Farrants was a busy lawyer before a car accident forced her to slow down and change her outlook on life. In this episode, she reveals how yoga helped her to recover and gave her the tools to become more resilient. We talk about how we can use yoga to ease stress and find balance in our own lives, how to fit yoga into your daily routine and much more. This podcast is sponsored by Movement for Modern Life. For more information about their classes visit...

Duration:00:51:20

How to cope with burnout with Selina Barker

3/31/2021
Do you feel stressed, anxious and exhausted? You could be on the verge of burning out. In this episode of A Calmer Life, we talk to Selina Barker who is a life design and career change coach and the author of Burnt Out (on sale 15th April). We'll be talking about how to recognise the symptoms of burn out, ways to cope with stress and what you can do if you feel as though you're burning out right now. Don't forget to check out Selina's own podcast Project Love too! Looking for more...

Duration:00:46:00

How social media affects our mental health with Dr Maša Popovac

3/19/2021
Do you spend too much time on your phone? Does it distract you from your work? If so, then this is the episode for you. In this week's show, we seek expert advice from Dr Maša Popovac, who is the programme director of the MSC in cyberpsychology at the University of Buckingham. We discuss how using our phones rewires our brains, why social media is so addictive and why taking a digital detox could have real benefits four our mental health. This episode was recorded in 2020, but is still...

Duration:00:22:37

Find your purpose with Aloise Surfleet-Middleton

3/3/2021
This week we're joined by Aloise Surfleet-Middleton, who is a podcaster and founder of the Dharma Life Academy, to find out how the practice of dharma can help us to find purpose in life – and help us to focus on what we really want. Don't forget to check out Aloise's Dharma Life podcast too! Looking for more wellness inspiration? Head over to calmmoment.com for inspiring features, recipes and much more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:29

Wintering with Katherine May

2/17/2021
Discover the power of rest and retreat during difficult times with Katherine May, author of the New York Times-bestselling book Wintering. In this episode, we look at how to care for ourselves during fallow periods and how to accept the natural ebb and flow of our lives. Katherine talks about her own year of wintering and how she found strength and inspiration when life felt frozen. Head over to our website calmmoment.com for more wellbeing features, mindful inspiration, recipes, quizzes...

Duration:00:46:02

Self care for tough times with Suzy Reading

2/3/2021
Feeling overwhelmed? You're not alone. In this episode, Sarah talks to psychologist, author and yoga teacher Suzy Reading to discover practical tips and advice for when times get difficult. This episode covers anxiety, mental health tips and how to manage feelings of grief. Learn how to build a self-care toolkit that will guide you through life's ups and downs. Suzy's latest book, Self Care for Tough Times (Aster, £12.99), is out now. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out...

Duration:00:42:47

How to cope with lockdown anxiety with Chloe Brotheridge

1/20/2021
In the first episode of our new series, we catch up with anxiety expert Chloe Brotheridge to look at how to manage our worries during lockdown. Chloe Brotheridge is a mentor coach at www.calmer-you.com and the host of The Calmer You Podcast. She’s the author of The Anxiety Solution and The Confidence Solution, out in January 2021. This episode was recorded back in March 2020, but it has lots of helpful tips and advice so we wanted to share it with you. See acast.com/privacy for privacy...

Duration:00:30:18

How to bring good vibes into your life with Vex King

3/25/2020
Author and Instagram influencer Vex King talks about how we can overcome our problems and invite good vibes into our lives. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:28:20

Cope with insomnia the mindful way with Lisa Sanfilippo

3/13/2020
Lisa Sanfilippo, author of Sleep Recovery, explains how to heal your own natural ability to rest and overcome insomnia using mindfulness techniques. Lisa is a yoga teacher and psychotherapist who takes a holistic approach to sleep and in this episode looking at everything from physical relaxation techniques to emotional blocks that prevent us from getting the rest we need. Learn how to incorporate gentle yoga poses into your bedtime routine, discover yogic breathing exercises for relaxation...

Duration:00:43:30

Set healthy boundaries with Natalie Lue

2/26/2020
Wellbeing columnist Natalie Lue shares her tips to help you assert yourself in your relationships and set your own boundaries. There are often times in our lives when we find ourselves agreeing to things that we don't really want to do, perhaps because we feel guilty or want to please others. Natalie talks through a number of scenarios and explains how you can refuse requests without damaging relationships. Don't forget to check out Natalie's Baggage Reclaim podcast too. You can also find...

Duration:00:50:22

How to improve your sleep with Rob Hobson

2/14/2020
Discover how to sleep better with practical advice and tips from Rob Hobson, author of The Art of Sleeping. In this episode, we cover nutrition tips to help you to improve your sleep, lifestyle changes you can make to feel more rested and we bust a few sleep myths along the way. Don't forget, you can find more sleep inspiration over on our website calmmoment.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:28:59

Learn how to live a wabi sabi life with Beth Kempton

1/30/2020
Learn how to appreciate life’s small moments with the Japanese way of wabi sabi. Beth Kempton explains how wabi sabi influences all aspects of Japanese culture and how we can bring some of its benefits into our lives. Beth Kempton is the author of Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life, which is published by Piatkus priced £12.99. Visit our website calmmoment.com for insightful wellbeing features, recipes, quizzes and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and...

Duration:00:37:29

Discover wise words from around the world with Dr Megan C Hayes

1/17/2020
Have you ever heard of fjaka, sati or couthie? In our latest podcast, we talk to Serenity Passport author Dr Megan C Hayes about wellbeing practices from around the world. You can find more inspiring features about wellbeing, quizzes, recipes and more over on our website calmmoment.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:42:45

Build positive habits for the new year with Suzy Reading

1/1/2020
Start your year on a happy note with Suzy Reading's self-care tips! Do you start the year with the best of intentions only to find that your motivation fizzles out mid-January? Instead of making resolutions that you can't keep, why not try focusing on developing self-care practices to keep you going throughout the year? Author, psychologist and yoga teacher Suzy shares practical self-care tools to help you feel more optimistic in 2020. Don't forget you can join in with our self-care...

Duration:00:40:57

How to embrace change using kaizen with Sarah Harvey

12/11/2019
Author Sarah Harvey explains how you can use the Japanese art of kaizen to form positive habits and set your intentions for 2020. Find more articles about wellbeing over on our website calmmoment.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:36:56

How to have a calm Christmas with Beth Kempton

11/27/2019
Christmas can be a stressful time for a lot of us, but there are plenty of things that you can do to take the pressure off. In this episode, we caught up with Calm Christmas author Beth Kempton to find out how to be more mindful over the festive season. We’ll be talking about how to plan the kind of Christmas you really want, how to give more mindfully and how to diffuse family tensions. Looking for more relaxing articles about wellbeing? Head over to our website calmmoment.com. See...

Duration:00:44:51

Managing adult shyness with Sas Petherick

11/13/2019
Around half of UK adults would describe themselves as shy. In this episode, we chat to self-doubt researcher, coach and podcaster Sas Petherick to find out how shyness can affect our personal relationships, self-esteem and work life. Don't forget to check out Sas's fab podcast Courage and Spice, which you can find on your fave app. Head over to our website for more features about wellbeing, recipes and more: www.calmmoment.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:07

How to be mindful in nature with Fergus Collins

10/30/2019
This episode is a little different from our usual format! We escaped the studio and headed out for a forest walk in the Forest of Dean with BBC Countryfile Magazine editor Fergus Collins to discover the benefits of spending time in nature. In this episode, we chat about mindfulness, forest bathing and digital detoxing – plus there's an unexpected encounter with the local wildlife. BBC Countryfile Magazine have their own podcast and we'd highly recommend checking it out. It's incredibly...

Duration:00:38:40

Learn how poetry can heal you with William Sieghart

10/16/2019
Poems can be a great source of comfort when you're having a difficult time. William Sieghart, author of the Poetry Pharmacy Returns, believes that there's a poem to match every situation we find ourselves in as we go through life. He prescribes poems to help people cope with whatever they are going through. In this episode, William talks about the experience of witnessing a non-fatal road traffic accident that some listeners may find distressing. If you want to skip this section, it's...

Duration:00:28:36