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Walking With Anxiety A Mental Health Podcast

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I am a writer and Blogger who is trying to deal with his anxiety and help others to do the same. I talk about all aspects of mental health, including phobia, depression and OCD. I try to help people find solutions and tools that will keep them informed. I am also looking to raise money for mental health charities so they can continue to support those in need, by supporting a different charity each month. Please also see my Patreon page. I have just started a just giving page please help those in need. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/walkingwithanxiety

I am a writer and Blogger who is trying to deal with his anxiety and help others to do the same. I talk about all aspects of mental health, including phobia, depression and OCD. I try to help people find solutions and tools that will keep them informed. I am also looking to raise money for mental health charities so they can continue to support those in need, by supporting a different charity each month. Please also see my Patreon page. I have just started a just giving page please help those in need. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/walkingwithanxiety
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United Kingdom

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I am a writer and Blogger who is trying to deal with his anxiety and help others to do the same. I talk about all aspects of mental health, including phobia, depression and OCD. I try to help people find solutions and tools that will keep them informed. I am also looking to raise money for mental health charities so they can continue to support those in need, by supporting a different charity each month. Please also see my Patreon page. I have just started a just giving page please help those in need. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/walkingwithanxiety

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English


Episodes

Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace

4/19/2019
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Despite a lot of good work by many people, there are still instances of employers not helping those with poor mental health. Even large companies are seeing instances of poor understanding of mental health among some managers and team leaders.

Duration:00:08:17

Is Star Wars Inclusive Enough?

4/17/2019
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With so much discussion of greater inclusion in movies and TV shows, and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker just a few months away, I ask if there isn't already enough inclusion in these franchises. Do TV shows like Doctor Who, Star Trek and Star Wars already do a good job, or are they trying too hard? Please let me know what you think by leaving a comment. or reaching out on Twitter @walkingwithanxi

Duration:00:10:06

Let us Put an End to Pill Shaming

4/15/2019
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People get help with their mental health in many ways, and that includes taking medication. So why do some people shame those that choose to take them? Please leave a comment or catch me on Twitter @walkingwithanxi

Duration:00:10:28

Funny Things Your Autistic Child Can Say

4/12/2019
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As a parent of an autistic child, I know that they have many facets to their personality, one of them being that they will often say things at the most unexpected times. This was one of those occasions. Please feel free to comment, review and follow my podcast, you can also reach me on Twitter @walkingwithanxi

Duration:00:05:36

Pet Therapy for Mental Health and My Issues With Poop

4/10/2019
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There are a lot of people who are now using pet therapy for mental health problems. They provide a vital role in supporting people and they in return, give unconditional love. I also love animals, and ours are extremely helpful to all of us. However, I do have an issue with poop.... Please leave a comment on my Instagram (walking with anxiety) or Twitter (@walkingwithanxi) and let me know how animals help you.

Duration:00:12:28

I'm Bad at Putting Videos on YouTube

4/8/2019
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If you have ever put videos on YouTube, you will know how hard it can be to get the right content on the platform. My first effort at uploading a video relating to mental health was less than impressive. If you want to have a laugh at my product review, you can see it on my YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0SCa1W8JrZAkePoFzbADPw Please leave a comment on my Twitter @walkingwithanxi if you liked it, or if you want to tell me how bad it was!

Duration:00:08:26

Do Antidepressants Make You Gain Weight?

4/3/2019
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I have found that one of the side effects of taking antidepressants is that I gain too much weight, so my wife and I have decided to try some new portion control boxes. They help you to regulate your portions and hopefully lose weight as a result. Here is a link to the boxes if you want to check them out https://amzn.to/2Ia4e66 Have you found that antidepressants make you gain weight? Have you found that these portion control boxes work? Please comment here or on my Twitter...

Duration:00:08:01

Phobia Special - What is Coulrophobia?

4/1/2019
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Time for another phobia special, and today its all about Coulrophobia, which is a phobia of clowns. Why do some people have a phobia of clowns? How can you try to overcome your phobia? Let me know if you have Coulrophobia or if you know someone that does, message me here or on my Twitter @walkingwithanxi

Duration:00:09:50

Mothers Who Support Children with Their Mental Health

3/31/2019
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On this mothers day, I wanted to give thanks to all the amazing mothers out there, including my own who passed away in 2016. I also want to say that if you didn't have a good mum for whatever reason, then you are still a good person, you don't need to have an amazing mum for that. Please comment and review my podcast, you can also comment on my Twitter @walkingwithanxi

Duration:00:05:10

Do You Love Going Back to Your Home Town?

3/29/2019
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I am going back to my home town of Croydon over the weekend to see my football team Crystal Palace. I have always enjoyed going back if just for the nostalgia. How do you feel about going back to your home town? Let me know in the comments or @walkingwithanxi on Twitter.

Duration:00:09:46

Everything is Bad For You

3/27/2019
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If you use a lot of social media, you will see that there are always new studies showing something is bad or good for you. What was bad for you last year, is now good for you, and vice versa. In fact, I think the truth is somewhere in the middle, in moderation, and taking all these studies and news articles with a pinch of salt. Please subscribe to my podcast, leave a review or message me on Twitter @walkingwithanxi I would love to hear your opinions.

Duration:00:13:05

Sometimes Little Changes Can Make a Big Difference

3/25/2019
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A recent problem with our route for the school run meant we had to take a more scenic way. What we found, was it was so much nicer and more relaxing. Sometimes these small changes, can make a big difference in your life.

Duration:00:06:47

Self-Conscious Oven Shopping

3/22/2019
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I had a surreal experience in my local shop the other day that I had to share. I like shopping, but I'm not so keen on interacting with other people, so this experience made me a little self-conscious. Tell me your shopping stories in the comments or by DM on Twitter @walkingwithanxi

Duration:00:08:35

Do You Have Brexit Anxiety?

3/21/2019
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With the uncertainty of Brexit in the UK and Europe, it is understandable that some people are starting to suffer from Brexit anxiety. Are you one of those with high anxiety over Brexit? Is Brexit affecting your mental health? Please leave comments on the podcast and review if you like the show. You can also DM me your thoughts on Twitter @walkingwithanxi

Duration:00:10:57

Avengers Endgame Trailer Discussion

3/19/2019
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With the latest Marvel Avengers Endgame trailer released only a few days ago, what were the highlights and the things to look out for in the movie? Let me know what you think, leave a comment or let me know on Twitter @stevendaws

Duration:00:09:58

F1 2019 Should team orders be banned?

3/18/2019
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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 be banned in F1? Let me know what you think, leave a comment or let me know on Twitter @stevendaws

Duration:00:09:39

Phobia Special - Agoraphobia

3/14/2019
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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 affects people, the symptoms of agoraphobia, and how you can help overcome your fear. If you have any stories or experiences you would like to share, please let me know. You can contact me on Twitter @walkingwithanxi You can find out more about agoraphobia here.

Duration:00:14:39

Mental Health is a Minefield

3/12/2019
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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 opinions on the subject, that we have lost the message. We need to help raise awareness and end mental health stigma, rather than try to focus so much on terminology. I have another podcast that I do with my daughter called Permission to Beat up Dad? please check it out.

Duration:00:12:02

Discussing Needle Phobia With My Daughter

3/7/2019
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*****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, and how she managed to overcome it enough to have her HPV vaccination. If you want to share your stories, please comment, or DM me on Twitter @walkingwithanxi

Duration:00:07:32

Is Mental Health Becoming Fashionable?

3/5/2019
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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 being ignored and that more awareness is needed of their issues. Is mental health becoming a fashionable thing to talk about? Are we focusing too much on only one aspect of mental health? Please let me know your thoughts either on Twitter @walkingwithanxi or my website.

Duration:00:10:27