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The Endless Spiral with Keith Russell

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Welcome to Keith Russell's The Endless Spiral Podcast. Let’s talk mental health! Keith chats to everyone with a story to tell as well as getting expert advice from medical professionals, therapists, sports stars, life coaches, media personalities, people in the entertainment industry, and much much more. The Endless Spiral is also a blogging platform for you to share your experiences and stories on all things mental health. Go to TheEndlessSpiral.com for more details. Be part of The Endless Spiral Community.

Location:

Ireland

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Welcome to Keith Russell's The Endless Spiral Podcast. Let’s talk mental health! Keith chats to everyone with a story to tell as well as getting expert advice from medical professionals, therapists, sports stars, life coaches, media personalities, people in the entertainment industry, and much much more. The Endless Spiral is also a blogging platform for you to share your experiences and stories on all things mental health. Go to TheEndlessSpiral.com for more details. Be part of The Endless Spiral Community.

Language:

English


Episodes

Emma O'Sullivan chats to me about her OCD, Body Dysmorphia, fundraising, seeking treatment and much more

7/13/2022
I spoke to the amazing and inspirational Emma O'Sullivan all about her battles and experiences with OCD, Body Dysmorphia, Anorexia, and how she's fundraising for private OCD care & advocating for better mental health services. You can donate to Emmas Go Fund Me here You can also find all Emma's contact info and social media links on her LinkTree here Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website...

Duration:00:43:28

ADHD Ireland CEO Ken Kilbride explains everything you need to know about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

5/6/2022
On today's show, we are discussing ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). This is a topic I've wanted to cover for a while so I was delighted to be joined by Ken Kilbride who is the CEO of ADHD Ireland. We discuss what exactly ADHD is, the stigma surrounding the condition, differences between AHDH and autism, supporting an adult or child, getting support if you're living with the condition, funding, ADHD Ireland services, and much more. Hosted by Keith Russell, all...

Duration:00:36:00

Jason Wood author of Starving For Survival tells his story and explains what Orthorexia is

4/20/2022
In today's episode, I am joined by Jason Wood who is the author of Starving for survival. Jason is a massive mental health advocate and also runs the website Authorexia Bites. Jason's story of being overweight, bullied, losing his parents at a young age, going to weight watchers, and then discovering he had been living with Orthorexia is truly incredible and inspiring. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website...

Duration:00:53:38

Stefanie Preissner tells us all about her autism diagnosis and how its impacted her life

4/8/2022
In this episode, I’m super excited to say I'm joined by the brilliant and multi-talented Stefanie Preissner. Stefanie is an award-winning writer for screen and stage, author, hosts her very popular podcast called Basically. Created of Can’t Cope – won't Cope on Netflix. And is a regular contributor to the Sunday Indo. Recently Stefanie was diagnosed with Autism and we chatting how her diagnosis came about and how its affected her life. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about...

Duration:00:39:14

Leonie Gerken Schofield makes her third appearance on the podcast documenting her journey with mental health

3/30/2022
I'm delighted to welcome back Team GB and now Olympic skier Leonie Gerken Schofield. Leonie made her first appearance on the podcast twelve months ago and since then she has had some ups and downs but one thing is clear her mental health is in a much better position now thanks to her hard work both physically snd mentally. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter...

Duration:00:59:15

Broadcaster and author Meghann Scully tells us how she overcame grief

3/23/2022
In this episode, Keith is joined by broadcaster, presenter, author, podcaster, and all-round super talented Meghann Scully. Meghann hosts a radio show on Classic Hits, has written a book called Broken Love, and contributed to Mental Health for Millennials book series. She also presents a show called What's The Story on the Virgin Media player. We chat about mental health, grief, career, writing, family, and much much more. Meghan's book Broken Love can be found on the Book Hub Publishing...

Duration:00:59:52

HUH owner Mark Donnelly tells us what inspired him to start a mental health clothing brand

3/16/2022
In this episode, Keith is joined by HUH clothing brand founder Mark Donnelly. Mark donates 10 percent of sales to mental health charities. We chatted about that and what inspired Mark to create the brand. Lots more in this conversation including who Mark would like to wear his HUH clothes and where he sees himself and HUH going forward. HUH website can be found here: https://huhclothing.com/ Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The...

Duration:00:30:59

TV Host, entrepreneur, stylist and most importantly dog lover Darren Kennedy tells us how he takes care of his mental health

3/9/2022
We covered many topics in this episode with Darren. From Darren's early childhood feeling isolated and struggling with food to maintaining his mental health and fitness during covid it was great to hear how Darren uses his social media for good and has some fantastic advice on therapy, staying connected, and taking a time out when needed. It was a pleasure chatting with Darren, he is so honest, grounded, and articulate. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal...

Duration:00:35:03

Broadcaster Clare McKenna chats all things health and wellbeing

3/2/2022
In this episode, Keith is joined by the broadcaster Clare McKenna. Clare is currently the host of Alive and Kicking on Newstalk that cover ‘health’ in a wide variety of topics. Clare also hosts a podcast called Changemakers. We chat about dealing with lockdown, how covid brought on anxious feelings in Clare, missing family, the importance of family, grief, parenting, work, friendships, meditation, mindfulness, diet, holistic approach to wellbeing. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information...

Duration:00:52:06

Author Daragh Fleming tells us how writing helped him overcome grief

2/23/2022
In this episode, I'm delighted to say we are joined by author, freelance writer, mental health blogger, and poet, Darragh Fleming. Darragh runs the brilliant Thoughts too Big blog and has a book coming out soon called Lonely Boy, which is published by Book Hub Publishing. Daragh explains how writing helped him overcome grief and come to terms with his emotions. He's a big advocate in exercising, mindfulness, meditation, and therapy to help with your mental health. You can find Daragh on...

Duration:00:31:55

Binge Eating Dietitian Joe Moscalu gives advice on managing your binge eating disorder

2/16/2022
In this episode, Keith is joined all the way from Boston Massachusetts by Binge Eating Dietitian Joe Mascalu. Joe is a registered dietitian with a focus on eating disorders and in particular, binge eating disorder and type 2 diabetes. She offers up some brilliant advice on managing your binge eating. Jo is also one of the people behind the online petition to decommission a controversial tv show here in Ireland - Operation Transformation. Joanne can be found on Instagram here Hosted by...

Duration:00:32:26

Hannah Tyrrell chats about her sporting career, mental health, eating disorder and self harming

2/9/2022
I'm delighted to say I am joined by the multi-talented Hannah Tyrrell today. Hannah is an Irish international rugby player, current Dublin GAA footballer, ambassador for Pieta House, and a massive mental health advocate. Hannah has had a wondering sporting career and is very open about sharing her story now, but it wasn't always that way. As a teenager, Hannah suffered in silence as so many people too. She developed an eating disorder and would also self-harm as a punishment for not...

Duration:00:40:55

Sinead Crowe gives us the run down on Intuitive Eating and its benefits

2/2/2022
Sinead and her sister Gillian Crowe are two leading proponents of intuitive eating. Sinéad, a mental health nurse and nutritional therapist, and Gillian, a mental health social worker and yoga teacher, have created an online community aimed at deconstructing diet culture and harmful attitudes towards weight loss and nutrition. Sinéad stated that both women experimented with many diets over the years and ultimately developed disordered eating habits (constantly thinking about food; feeling...

Duration:00:36:27

TV Presenter & Celebrity Ghost Hunter Ray Jorden Tells Us About His Experiences Of Bullying In School

1/26/2022
Joining me today is TV presenter and Celebrity ghost hunter Ray Jorden. Ray has been on and off our TV screens for over ten years, appearing in shows such as ITV's The Paranormal 5, Syfy Australia's Haunting Australia, and many more, he has also appeared in countless radio shows, newspapers, and media publications talking about his work in the paranormal, anti-bullying, suicide awareness, he is also one of the Celebrity Patrons for the charity called BulliesOut. Ray tells us about his...

Duration:00:38:57

Keith swaps being the host for being the guest in this special end of year review episode

12/22/2021
In this special year in review episode, Keith hands over the reins to his good friend Louise Dunne. It's been an emotional rollercoaster of a year for Keith and he tries to give some insights into how he's coped this year and how blogging and podcasting about his own personal journey have helped him heal. Massive thanks to Louise for asking the questions and doing an amazing job hosting this one-off episode. Keith will be back in the new year with more episodes of The Endless Spiral Podcast....

Duration:00:55:48

Jessica Brogan tells us how she overcame difficulties and now has a burning desire to help people

11/24/2021
In today's episode, Keith is joined by the amazing Jessica Brogan. Jessica is a massive advocate for mental health and wellbeing In general, she has recovered from an eating disorder and tells how living in a home with domestic violence caused her severe anxiety as a child. Jessica is now a therapist in training and has a burning desire to help other people. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website:...

Duration:00:35:53

Life, Wellbeing & Performance Coach Stephanie Doherty tells us how to deals with negative thoughts

11/16/2021
In today's episode, I'm delighted to say I'm joined by Personal Development, Wellbeing Performance Coach, Stephanie Doherty. Stephanie works with clients supporting them in areas such as their wellbeing, personal development, mindset, beliefs, and patterns, and understanding their thoughts in order to support them in living a more fulfilling and authentic life. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website:...

Duration:00:49:43

Author and Resilience Coach Liz Shortall tells us all about her new books

11/10/2021
In today's episode, I am joined by author and resilience coach Lizzy Shortall. Lizzy has written two books. One is called The Lotus and the tiger which was inspired by the loss of her brother. The other is called Joys Playground, a children’s book to help kids with Mindfulness, gratitude, and self-belief. Lizzy explains what a Resilience Coach does and how dealing with the loss of her brother inspired her to start writing. Both Lizzys books can be found on Amazon. Hosted by Keith Russell,...

Duration:00:39:52

Keith Walsh tells us all about his new play and how he dealt with his mental health using therapy and meditation

11/3/2021
You’ll probably know keith from hosting the breakfast show on 2fm. Having finished up a 5-year stint presenting, the breakfast show on 2fm Keith decided to take a step back and focus on himself. By doing that he ended up writing his one-man play called Pure mental. In this episode, the two Keiths chat about being a modern man and dealing with the pressures of life. They talk about growing up in the 80s, sweeping their struggles under the rug, and being Manchester United fans. Hosted by...

Duration:00:38:37

Norma Sheahan tells us all about playing Shirley Valentine and gives her take on all things mental health

10/27/2021
We had great fun recording this episode. Sometimes it's good not to take things too seriously. Norma is currently appearing on stage in Willy Russell’s, Sherly Valentine, shes tells us what it's like doing that. We also chatted about mental health in general, body dysmorphia, eating disorders, Bodywhys, Norma's podcast called Heal Your Hole, and Celebrity Ireland Fittest Family. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral...

Duration:00:43:22