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Welcome to Keith Russell's The Endless Spiral Podcast. Let’s talk about mental health! I chat to everyone with a story to tell. We'll get advice from medical professionals, therapists, sports stars, life coaches, media personalities, people in the entertainment industry, and much much more. The Endless Spiral is a platform for you to share your experiences and stories on all things mental health. Join The Endless Spiral Community. You can find keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell, Instagram & Facebook at @iamkeithrussell

Welcome to Keith Russell's The Endless Spiral Podcast. Let’s talk about mental health! I chat to everyone with a story to tell. We'll get advice from medical professionals, therapists, sports stars, life coaches, media personalities, people in the entertainment industry, and much much more. The Endless Spiral is a platform for you to share your experiences and stories on all things mental health. Join The Endless Spiral Community. You can find keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell, Instagram & Facebook at @iamkeithrussell

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Ireland

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Welcome to Keith Russell's The Endless Spiral Podcast. Let’s talk about mental health! I chat to everyone with a story to tell. We'll get advice from medical professionals, therapists, sports stars, life coaches, media personalities, people in the entertainment industry, and much much more. The Endless Spiral is a platform for you to share your experiences and stories on all things mental health. Join The Endless Spiral Community. You can find keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell, Instagram & Facebook at @iamkeithrussell

Language:

English


Episodes

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...

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. You can find all the info on Norma's podcast at www.healyourhole.com Hosted by Keith Russell, all podcasts will...

Duration:00:43:22

Aoife Sweeney tells us all about living with eating disorders and how she's now in recovery

10/20/2021
In this episode, Keith is joined by the fantastic Aoife Sweeney. Aoife has been very open and honest about her battles with anorexia followed by bulimia but thankfully she is now in recovery and in a much better place. Aoife explains whats it's like living with an eating disorder and whats it's like to seek out different types of help and support. Fascinating life story by Aoife and it was an absolute honor that Aoife chose The Endless Spiral to share it on. You can find Aoife on Instagram...

Duration:00:58:40

Singer Arlene Bailey tells us about her Bipolar diagnosis and mental health battles

10/13/2021
In this episode, Keith is joined by country-rock recording artist Arlene Bailey. Arlene has had her fair share of ups and downs and is quite open about discussing her own mental health battles, and how being diagnosed with bipolar changed her life for the better. She's also had her battles with eating disorders, depression and a bit of bodybuilding thrown in there, because why not. Hosted by Keith Russell, all podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website...

Duration:00:41:42

Caroline McMenamin tells us all about living with OCD

10/5/2021
In this episode, Keith is joined by the brilliant Caroline McMenamin. Caroline is a Psychotherapist and Integrative Counsellor. She is also the founder of ‘Replenish’, a non-clinical mental health organisation that delivers ‘Mental Health Workshops around the UK and Ireland in schools, workplaces, and communities. Caroline has lived with an anxiety-based mental health disorder since she was four years old which inspired her to help others. Hosted by Keith Russell, all podcasts will also be...

Duration:00:48:49

Barry Murphy from BodyWhys chats to Keith all about eating disorders

9/28/2021
In this episode, Keith is joined by Barry Murphy of BodyWhys. Bodywhys is the national voluntary organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders. Barry explains the different types of eating disorders and some red flags to look out for if you are worried about someone who you feel might have an eating disorder. We learn what the first steps are to seek help and what needs to be done in Ireland to increase funding and raise awareness. BodyWhys contact info: Helpline: 01-2107906...

Duration:00:33:55

Chris Sherlock tells us all about his life journey and his experiences with bullying

9/22/2021
In this episode, I am joined by Chris Sherlock. Chris is a radio broadcaster and also an author who was involved with the book series called Mental Health for Millennials. Chris tells us about his experiences with bullying, suicidal thoughts, binge eating, and exercise. Chris has been very open about sharing his own story, in which he tells of how he fell victim to bullying during his first year at secondary school which caused him to leave school after suffering a series of panic attacks,...

Duration:00:58:43

Rory O'Connor aka Rory Stories tells us about his mental health struggles and how he uses his comedy to raise awareness

9/16/2021
On this episode I’m delighted to say we have Rory O’Connor (aka Rory’s Stories) joining us. Rory is a big advocate for Mental Health and like so many people he’s had his battles with it. We all know Rory from his comedy sketches on social media and YouTube but he’s also done lots of talks on mental health along with videos for GAA and CIF promoting mental health, so it's obviously something close to his heart. All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website...

Duration:00:47:22

Christine Higgins chats to Keith about her incredible story of family, business, reiki healing, yoga and much more

9/14/2021
In this episode, Keith is joined by Christine Higgins, owner of Spiritual Wellness & Coaching. She is a yoga teacher, a reiki healer, and a well-being coach. Her passion is in helping people calm the monkey mind and connect with their inner compass. Will we chat to Christine about all that but first we are going to hear about her own personal journey and it’s a belter. All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website...

Duration:01:01:53

Keith chats to Stephen from The Trojan Hemp Co all about the benefits of CBD products

9/7/2021
In this episode, Keith is joined by Stephen from the Trojan Hemp Co. The Trojan Hemp Co. is a new CBD brand based in Dublin. We are always interested to chat with new businesses that offer products to help mental health. Born out of the pandemic, the brand was started by Stephen and his partner Hattie and launched in June this year. They set out to create innovative CBD products, that would help make positive changes to the lives of their customers. All episodes are hosted by Keith...

Duration:00:25:02

Keith talks to the three Adams from A-Game Consultancy about inner and outer wellbeing

9/2/2021
In this episode, Keith is joined by the guys from A Game Consultancy. They are the 3 Adam’s, Adam Hindley, Adam Smith, and Adam Mayhew. A game consultancy deals with not only a person's outer wellbeing but also your inner wellbeing. We’ll chat about why the guy's set up A-Game but also about their own individual journeys. The guys also offer up some brilliant advice on nutrition and understanding your mindset in general. All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be...

Duration:00:57:00

Irish free-diving record holder Claire Walsh talks to us about breathing exercises

8/12/2021
In this episode, I am joined by Irish free diving record holder Claire Walsh. Claire has represented Ireland at the freediving world champs and can hold her breath for 6 mins. We talk about breathing techniques and how it can improve your wellness and even enhance performance, and relieve stress and anxiety. All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to...

Duration:00:40:03

Adrian Hart talks to us about being a recovering alcoholic

8/2/2021
In this episode, I am joined by Adrian Hart. Adrian is a newly recovering alcoholic who is currently in the process of getting certified to be both a fitness instructor/personal training and also a certified on managing mental health in adults. Adrian has been very open about his battle with alcoholism and mental health on his social media, so I'm delighted to say he's here to tell us all about his own personal story. All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be...

Duration:00:42:47

Katy Moon from The Mad Moon Podcast chats to us about mental health within the NHS. Her body dysmorphia, anxiety medication and lots more.

7/29/2021
In this episode Keith is joined by Katy moon, Katy is the host of The Mad Moon Podcast. We chat about all things mental health including being an NHS Nurse, Katy's battle with body Dysmorphia when she was younger. How she's now dealing with being 7 months pregnant via IVF and how she used to exercise in the past to deal with her anxiety and depression. Katy says; "I used to use exercise to punish my body now it’s a reward, I no longer fat shame myself, and being pregnant and going through...

Duration:00:33:50

Tony Soutter tells us about the Ellie Soutter Foundation and we chat about concussions in sports.

7/9/2021
On this episode, I am joined by two guests today. We have Tony Soutter of The Ellie Soutter Foundation and Team GB Skier Leonie Gerken Schofield. We chat about the work the foundation does to support ski and snowboard athletes financially and mentally. We discuss concussions in elite sports. Leonie tells us about her injuries and how mentally difficult it is to recover. All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website...

Duration:00:41:10

Glasgow Warriors and Scotland International player Fraser Brown tells us how he uses sport and exercise to help his mental health

7/1/2021
We are delighted to be joined by Glasgow Warriors player Fraser Brown on this episode. Fraser has had his own battles with anxiety and depression stemming from several injuries he sustained early on in his career. He has used exercise and sport to help him with his mental health. Fraser is now a big mental health advocate. And it's great to have him join us for a chat. All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website...

Duration:00:38:29