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S01 E14 Gloria Kimberley Health, Wellness & Connection
Thank you for all your support for the first series of our podcast! Whether you've subscribed, liked our Facebook page, commented or simply shared a link with a friend (hopefully you've done all of these things!), we deeply appreciate your help in getting this information out there to all the people who need it. This is the final episode of our first series and a few of you have asked me when I was going to share my story about the path that has led me to co-create this podcast. So just how...
S01 E13 Men’s mental health – part two
It's men's mental health part two with Gloria joined again by friends of the pod Sam, Ryan and Chris. Getting men talking isn't easy so we were grateful to have three very open guests who were more than happy to share their experiences and ideas. We discuss the role of social media, advertising and even children's films in how they might impact men's views of themselves. Everyone shared some practical tips at the very end to hopefully help anyone who is feeling a bit low. Helpful resources:...
S01 E12 Men’s Mental Health part one
Men's mental health is a huge issue in the UK with an obscene amount of deaths each year from male suicide (4,383 in 2017). It has been referred to as a silent epidemic and not enough airtime has generally been given to men's mental health. Looking through the stats, if you are male or have a loved one in your life who is male, at some point in their life they are going to go through a crisis and may need help. This week Gloria welcomes back Sam Fong Brooks and is joined by new friends Ryan...
S01 E11 Guided Meditation
Here's a guided meditation to help you relax. Meditation is the way to combat the trials and tribulations of modern life. In addition to the mental benefits of practising meditation, there are also the physical ones which Dr Kamila Hortynska discusses in Episode 2. So switch off your phone, screens and find a comfortable place where you can be calm for 20 minutes. Friend of the pod, Sam Fong Brooks guides you through a soothing 20 minute meditation. Enjoy! This ia a basic 'guided'...
S01 E10 Shakela Shan Good Nutrition Made Simple
Want to know some easy strategies to improve your nutrition and overall health? Shakela Shan is a Nutritional Therapist based in Leeds who takes a simple and holistic approach to nutrition and wellness. It's not just about the food either - we talk about sleep, exercise (too much can be just as harmful as not enough) and meditation. She mentions the book The Four Pillars by Dr Rangan Chatterjee. Paul also asks for her opinion on a vegan diet compared with a paleo one. Find out what she has...
S01 E09 Ian White Australian Bush Flower Essences for Emotional Healing
Meet Ian White founder of Australian Bush Flower Essences and learn how they support emotional healing. Yes flower power as medicine... and unusual ones at that! Check out below my favourite weird looking Australian flower and what it can be used for - it's appearance may give you a clue. I've been using Australian Bush Flower Essences and recommending them for many years but mainly the combination ones for extra support. I got to the stage that I wanted to learn more and went to beautiful...
S01 E08 Sue Cooper Integrative Health Communities
Integrative health communities, views from an Elder. Former NHS nurse now an ‘elder’ of the holistic community, Sue Cooper is passionate about meditation, mindfulness, ayurvedic medicine and creating an integrative care community. Sue talks about how she went from burn-out and having panic attacks to the art of living well and her bedrock, meditation. She became a student of Deepak Chopra and travelled far and wide to understand different types of indigenous cultures and the healing...
S01 E07 Costa Rica, Blue Zones, diet & life
Costa Rican diet, the environment, living long and well are all subjects discussed by Ligia Salazar, owner of Costa Rican food company Curubanda. Ligia discusses how she discovered the connection between what she was eating and her health at the tender age of 16. Also she talks about how her diet has evolved from macrobiotics to how she eats now. Eating according to the season and eating local produce are things Ligia believes in. She also explains the six things that she thinks are...
S01 E06 Angels, Bees, Celebrant
This week Gloria is in Nottingham visiting Alison Knox. When you think of somebody who says they are involved with angels you may immediately think of someone who is.....well....different. Alison, who is a down to earth Northern lass from the North West is perhaps not the person you might expect her to be. In addition to the Angels, Alison has become a beekeeper and she also officiates as a Celebrant. She is a fascinating person with some very interesting stories to tell. You can find her...
Sharing the Vibe S01 E05 Emotional Eating
Emotional eating is this week's subject. Listen to Rachel Swann talk about why diets don't work and how to eat mindfully. Rachel is an Emotional Eating and Body Confidence Coach based in Leeds. Her personal experience of making the connection between her emotions and how she used food as a coping mechanism has led her to support others. She has a background in hypnotherapy, counselling and Reiki among other skills. https://rachel-swann.com Rachel Swann Rachel recommends the book Body Respect...
Sharing the Vibe S01 E04 Yoga
This week yoga teacher Samuel Fong Brooks talks us through how he went from personal trainer to co-owner of Leeds Yoga Studio. Sam's open and honest account describes his personal journey and how yoga supported him. Sam references some people and sources who have helped him; Reggie Ray https://www.dharmaocean.org/ Ram Dass https://www.ramdass.org/ Vajrayana Buddhism Krishna Das http://krishnadas.com/ Yogaglo https://www.yogaglo.com/ Leeds Yoga hosted the recent STV get together, check out...
Sharing the Vibe S01 E03 PSYCH-K
This week we hear from Sharon Lock, one of only two qualified PSYCH-K® Instructors in the UK. Sharon talks through her journey, personal story and how she became first a homeopath and then discovered PSYCH-K®. https://psych-k.com/ She brings one of our favourite books with her, Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert, and reads a short section about fear which is one of the best descriptions of overcoming your/our own fears. www.sharonlock.com. Enjoy! Sharon lock
Sharing the Vibe S01 E02 Mindfulness
Mindfulness, relaxation, coping with stress, we are getting chilled out this week on STV. Our guest is Kamila Hortynska who is a clinical psychologist and cognitive behavioural therapist. She tells us about how she discovered mindfulness, and why everyone is doing it. As an avid reader she also gives us lots of ideas for books to read. Not sure what mindfulness is? Don't worry, Kamila explains and takes us through a practical exercise to follow. So make sure you are listening somewhere you...
Sharing the Vibe S01 E01 Acupuncture Reiki
Acupuncture, reiki, and a career change from being a traditional doctor are all part of episode 1. Robert Maida takes us through his story of training to be a GP before changing direction and learning more complementary styles of health management. He also tells us about his artistic skills too..... www.roundhayacupuncture.co.uk Both Paul and I have seen Robert professionally over the years and his knowledge of acupuncture and reiki are a powerful combination. For an all round wellness and...