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EP010 - Resolutions

HAPPY NEW YEAR. We talk about the year just gone and the year ahead. And as you can probably see from the length of this episode, we ramble quite a bit. Adam's job hunting blog post. Oh and there are some Star Wars spoilers later in the episode. HAPPY NEW YEAR. AGAIN.

Duration: 01:43:46

EP009 - Social Media

Adam is scared of flying. Like BA Baracas. We talk about nuclear holocausts. Nick shouts at vans and goes through red lights We talk about the effects of social media (check out the CALM campaign #changethepicture) and how we only see the highlights of people's lives. Chrome extension: KillNewsFeed. Turn your phone black and white:

Duration: 02:38:55

EP008 - Loneliness

This week; Nick is ill, Adam is scared of boobs, Vincent Cassel has sex and we talk about loneliness. Loneliness is an increasingly common affliction in today's society and neither of us has escaped it. From Nick's time in Madrid to Adam's time in Braunstone, we discuss the times we've felt alone and what we've learnt from them. Oh and jiu-jitsu. #sorrynotsorry

Duration: 01:45:22

EP007 - Sleep

This week: Adam wees in private and Nick is going to a stag-do. - Podcasts we listen to: Totally Football, Hello Internet, No Such Thing as a Fish, The Adam Buxton Podcast - Nick Littlehales: - Gratein Sleep Masks - Sleep or night mode on both iOS and Android. Or F.lux for computers. - Wim Hof: The Iceman. Questions or comments or anything! Cheeeeeeeers

Duration: 01:28:23

EP006 - Drugs

...and back to our scheduled programming. In this episode, we talk about drugs and alcohol. Nick is pro-heroin, Adam has a joint with Jimi Hendrix, and we give you some excellent medical advice. (DO NOT FOLLOW OUR ADVICE. DON'T BE AN IDIOT.)

Duration: 01:41:50

EP005 - Mailbag I

This week's episode is about you! Well, it's about the messages you've sent us. We answer some questions that a lot of people have asked, we tell some of the mental health stories that people have told us, and we discuss some of the identity issues that were brought up last week. If you've any further comments or questions please send them to We'll probably be doing another of this type of episode in a few weeks time, so get your messages in.

Duration: 01:42:28

EP004 - Man Up!

This week; Adam gets burgled and Nick cries at the moon before we move on to the main topic. We start with why the phrase 'Man up' and the attitude that surrounds it should be thrown away. We talk about our goals for the podcast and the feedback we've received so far. Then it evolves into a discussion of the difficulties of having difficult conversations. Stuff we talk about: In the Shadow of the Moon Alternative (still bad) phrases for 'Man up!' Gender roles Whataboutism Our goals for the...

Duration: 01:30:03

EP003 - Recovery

This week; Nick comes 4th in a competition and celebrates, Adam nearly has a poo in Sainsbury's, and the main topic is finally a bit more positive! We talk about our recovery from the last two podcasts' worth of issues and how we keep ourselves from relapsing. Other stuff we talk about: A Manual for Heartache by Cathy Rentzenbrink Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Mindfulness and meditation How friends helped us and the limits of that help Conversations with our parents Mental health...

Duration: 01:35:15

EP002 - Depression

This week; Adam talks about work (again), Nick prepares for his first jiu-jitsu competition, and we go down a dark path discussing our histories with depression. There's a warning in the podcast about this but just a heads-up, we do talk about suicide and other pretty dark times. It's covered very sensitively and we'd like to think that it's a valuable discussion but if that's something you're uncomfortable with then maybe skip this one. If you want to talk to someone at any time then you...

Duration: 01:54:55

EP001 - Origins

In this first episode of The Anxious Men Podcast; Nick comes out as a toe shoe wearer, Adam does some night shifts, and probably more importantly we both talk about our 'origin story'. Ugh. Yeah, we hear the wankiness too. We had to re-upload this episode after somehow missing the last 10 minutes off when passing it through our complex editing system. Go on send us an email:

Duration: 01:30:17