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Mental health – when did everyone start taking it all so seriously? Yvette Caster and Ellen Scott of Metro.co.uk chat to a mystery guest each week and discuss all the weird stuff going on in our minds.

Mental health – when did everyone start taking it all so seriously? Yvette Caster and Ellen Scott of Metro.co.uk chat to a mystery guest each week and discuss all the weird stuff going on in our minds.
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United Kingdom

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Mental health – when did everyone start taking it all so seriously? Yvette Caster and Ellen Scott of Metro.co.uk chat to a mystery guest each week and discuss all the weird stuff going on in our minds.

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English


Episodes

The Griefcast

4/24/2018
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"You just want people to acknowledge it" Cariad Lloyd is the host of Griefcast, a podcast with comedians talking about death. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about the death of her own Father, speaking out with friends and family, and navigating people's religious beliefs. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:30:14

Compulsive Skin Picking

4/16/2018
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"People telling you to stop, is not going to help" Liz Atkins suffers from a compulsive skin picking disorder called dermatillomania. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about graffiti-ing newspapers on the London Underground, skin care, and being an advocate for an illness few people understand. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook group.

Duration:00:25:53

Planning A Wedding

4/9/2018
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“Don't be afraid to take the easy option” Abigail Chandler and Fiona Thomas know that wedding planning can be a stress, especially is you have a mental illness. They chat to Ellen and Yvette about the build up, on the day, and after the event!

Duration:00:27:25

Talking To Your Parents

4/2/2018
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“We’ve all found different ways to self harm” Henry Crew has suffered from anxiety and depressions, and has also lost friends to suicide. He chats to Ellen and Yvette about his November Motorcycle Challenge which kicks off this week.

Duration:00:26:12

#50 Coming Out

3/26/2018
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“I had a very difficult time coming to terms with my sexuality” Alexander Leon is a gay man of colour. Before coming out, at the age of 19 he attempted suicide. Ellen and Yvette chat to him about why so many people in the LGBT community suffer from mental health issues, especially depression.

Duration:00:21:27

#49 Fashion And Mental Health

3/19/2018
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“I was washing my hands 50 times a day” Wearing his issues on his sleeve. George Hodgson chats to Ellen and Yvette about his own anxiety and OCD, plus setting up his own mental health fashion brand, Maison de Choup, with 25% of proceeds to the charity Young Minds.

Duration:00:22:03

#48 Expressing Yourself Through Poetry

3/12/2018
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"EVERYONE AROUND HAS NOW COME TO A POINT OF ACCEPTANCE" Words can say so much! Poet Hussain Manawar chats to Ellen and Yvette about the power of poetry to overcome mental health issues.

Duration:00:30:03

#47 Audley Harrison MBE

3/5/2018
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"I FELT LIKE I HAD NOTHING LEFT TO GIVE" British former professional boxer Audley Harrison chats about his life after boxing. What do you do after you’ve been the super-heavyweight champion of the world?

Duration:00:25:04

#46 Postnatal Depression

2/26/2018
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Author and writer Emily-Jane Clark writes about family issues, motherhood and post-natal depression. She chats with Ellen and Yvette about her diagnosis, feelings of failure and the challenge of having a second baby!

Duration:00:26:14

#45 Sport And Exercise

2/19/2018
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Is sport the best medicine for your mental health problem? Paul Wilson, Programme Manager at The Harlequins Foundation, chats to Ellen and Yvette about the work he’s doing working with charities, schools and universities to support young people’s development. It’s all about mental resilience, coping strategies and the power of maintaining a balanced diet.

Duration:00:27:33

#44 Schizoaffective Disorder

2/12/2018
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Schizo-affective disorder is not the most common of mental health issues. But for Alice Evans it has been her day-to-day since she was really young. Ellen and Yvette chat to Alice about mood disorders, dealing with friends and the pros and cons of being diagnosed.

Duration:00:21:40

Ruby Wax And A Monk

1/29/2018
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If you think negatively, you will spend more time being happy!! Ruby Wax and Gelong Thubton, a Buddhist Monk, chat with Ellen and Yvette about neural plasticity, personal transformation and how to observe your thoughts.

Duration:00:21:15

#41 Trans Suicide

1/22/2018
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Why have almost half of trans students in the UK attempted to take their own life? Bullying, lack of support and stigma - Broadcaster Paris Lees talks to Ellen and Yvette about why transgender people, including herself, suffer from mental health issues.

Duration:00:51:31

#40 Young People's Mental Health

1/15/2018
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Grace Victory is known as the Internet's Big Sister. She has an army of people online getting in touch with her asking about advice on how to look after your mental health. What kind of advice and support are young people looking after?

Duration:00:34:16

#39 Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

1/8/2018
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It's more than winter blues! Ellen and Yvette speak to Sybil Watson about her seasonal affective disorder, a category of depression that emerges in particular seasons of the year, mostly winter!

Duration:00:24:47

#38 New Year's Resolutions

1/1/2018
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The beginning of the year provides a chance for you to make a change: new year’s resolutions. Psychologist Dr Monica Cain talks to Ellen and Yvette about how to make good New Year's Resolutions and step into the new year with a positive outlook.

Duration:00:19:00

#37 Unhappy At Christmas?

12/25/2017
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Family, travel and consumption! It's important that you take the time and space to do what you need to do at Christmas. Ellen and Yvette chat with Counsellor and Psychologist Philip Karahassan about how to look after yourself at Christmas.

Duration:00:19:08

#36 Bulimia

12/18/2017
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Bulimia is not only about food. Cat Mefin runs the blog Imperfect Matter where she talks about binging, purging and using yoga to deal with her bulimia. Get involved in the conversation on the Mentally Yours Facebook Group.

Duration:00:31:45

#35 We're All Mad Here

12/11/2017
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Claire Eastham runs the excellent blog, We're All Mad Here, where she talks about anxiety, men's health and depression. Check it out at allmadhere.co.uk. Ellen and Yvette chat through her own issues: living up north, sleepovers and finding ways to talk about yourself.

Duration:00:30:39

#34 Writing Yourself Better

12/4/2017
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Brent Williams has written a graphic novel about his depression, anxiety and all-round mental health. Ellen and Yvette caught up with him when he was over from New Zealand. Join the guy’s Facebook group to continue the conversation: search Mentally Yours online.

Duration:00:35:13

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