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Mentally Yours podcast

Mentally Yours

A weekly mental health podcast from http://Metro.co.uk. Ellen Scott and Yvette Caster chat to people who have lived with mental illness, from shop workers to celebrities, to educate, empathise and challenge stigma. Ellen has OCD, depression and anxiety, Yvette has bipolar disorder and binge eating disorder. Both know what a lonely place mental illness can be. These podcasts offer hope and proof that things can improve. Published every Monday.  Follow us on social media http://twitter.com/mentallyyrs or join the private Mentally Yours Facebook Group.

A weekly mental health podcast from http://Metro.co.uk. Ellen Scott and Yvette Caster chat to people who have lived with mental illness, from shop workers to celebrities, to educate, empathise and challenge stigma. Ellen has OCD, depression and anxiety, Yvette has bipolar disorder and binge eating disorder. Both know what a lonely place mental illness can be. These podcasts offer hope and proof that things can improve. Published every Monday.  Follow us on social media http://twitter.com/mentallyyrs or join the private Mentally Yours Facebook Group.

 

#251

How Do You Feel About Freedom Day?

On 19th July lockdown is lifting in England. How should we deal with our anxieties as the pandemic moves onto the next stage? Yvette and Ellen chat to Shelley Treacher, a Counsellor who helps individuals and runs groups on overcoming loneliness, comfort eating, and finding engaged love. They talk fact checking, risk taking and how to take things slowly as lockdown eases. Follow Mentally Yours on social media... [www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs] (http://www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs) And join our private Facebook group... [www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742] (http://www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742)   And check out Shelley's work online: [www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellors/shelley-treacher] (http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellors/shelley-treacher) ... Read more

19 Jul 2021

25 MINS

25:09

19 Jul 2021


#250

How Does Cold Water Therapy Work?

Mark Whittle is a Performance and Purpose Coach and Founder of the podcast, Take Flight. He suffered from burnout from working in the city, in London. He dealt with it by practising breath work, cold water therapy, journaling and meditation. He chats to Yvette and Ellen about his life, his work and his recovery... Follow Mentally Yours on social media... [www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs] (http://www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs)   And join our private Facebook group... [www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742] (http://www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742)   And check out Mark's work online: [www.twitter.com/markwhittletf] (http://www.twitter.com/markwhittletf) .  ... Read more

12 Jul 2021

25 MINS

25:02

12 Jul 2021


#249

Postpartum Psychosis

Paranoid hallucinations, conspiracy theories and being a new parent... What does this mental illness really feel like? Laura Dockrill and her partner, Hugo White, from the band, The Maccabees, talk to Ellen and Yvette about all the ways their life changed after their son was born and Laura was diagnosed with postpartum psychosis. Follow Mentally Yours on social media... [www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs] (http://www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs)   And join our private Facebook group... [www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742] (http://www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742)   ... Read more

05 Jul 2021

29 MINS

29:03

05 Jul 2021


#248

Money Worries

Furlough, redundancy, managing your money... Ron Graham knows what it's like to have financial issues. He got support from different organisations, including Christians Against Poverty, after hitting rock bottom. He tells Ellen and Yvette his story... Follow Mentally Yours on social media...  [www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs] (http://www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs)   Join our private Facebook group... [www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742] (http://www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742)   And find out more about Christians Against Poverty online: [www.capuk.org] (http://www.capuk.org) ... Read more

28 Jun 2021

23 MINS

23:36

28 Jun 2021


#247

SlowMo Therapy

How can people "slow down" and manage their fears?  Angie has been using SlowMo Therapy to cope with her paranoia. She chats to Ellen and Yvette, alongside Professor Philippa Garety from King’s College London. They talk about what SlowMo Therapy actually is, how it works, and how it could help others.  Follow Mentally Yours on social media...  [www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs] (http://www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs)   Join our private Facebook group... [www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742] (http://www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742)   And find out more about SlowMo Therapy online too... [www.slowmotherapy.co.uk] (http://www.slowmotherapy.co.uk) . ... Read more

21 Jun 2021

18 MINS

18:10

21 Jun 2021


#246

Work And Wellness

Kate Johnson has been making podcasts and films as part of her organisation, Smiling Entrepreneurs. Working with her husband, Kate has been sharing her journey of building a business from the ground up whilst juggling a young family. It's a story of work and wellbeing. Of family and not-always-being-fine. Highs and lows. She talks through her story with Yvette.  Follow Mentally Yours on social media...  Twitter: [www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs] (http://www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs)   Join our private Facebook group: [www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742] (http://www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742)   And check out Kate's work online [www.smilingentrepreneurs.com] (http://www.smilingentrepreneurs.com) .  ... Read more

14 Jun 2021

31 MINS

31:25

14 Jun 2021


#245

A Bipolar Diagnosis

How long should it be between being ill and getting a diagnosis about your illness? How should you feel when you actually get your diagnosis? How might it affect my job? What about my job? And how long will my diagnosis last? Ellen and Yvette speak to Lucy, who’s got bipolar disorder. They try to answer all the key questions about the illness… Follow Mentally Yours on social media... Twitter: [www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs] (http://www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs) Join our private Facebook group: [www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742] (http://www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742)   ... Read more

07 Jun 2021

31 MINS

31:34

07 Jun 2021


#244

Maintaining Good Physical Health

Kingsley Simmons went to Iraq and Afghanistan in the army. Now, working as a Fitness Instructor and Mental Health Advocate, he is working to help people who leave the army. He even won a Local Business Award with Leeds Utd and Cadbury.  Follow Mentally Yours on social media...  Twitter: [www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs] (http://www.twitter.com/mentallyyrs)   Join our private Facebook group: [www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742] (http://www.facebook.com/groups/135088803805742)   And check out Kingsley online [www.twitter.com/simfit100] (http://www.twitter.com/simfit100) ... Read more

31 May 2021

34 MINS

34:16

31 May 2021


#243

Your Phone, Your Rules

What is the right amount of screen time? How can we all make peace with our devices? What is social media really doing to our mental health? Becca Caddy has some of the answers! She has (literally) written the book on it… Becca chats to Ellen about what we can all do to help find our “techquilibrium” in life...  Follow Mentally Yours on social media...  Twitter: [http://twitter.com/mentallyyrs] (http://twitter.com/mentallyyrs)   Join our private Facebook group: [http://facebook.com/groups/135088803805742] (http://facebook.com/groups/135088803805742)   And check out Becca online: [www.beccacaddy.com] (http://www.beccacaddy.com) ... Read more

24 May 2021

34 MINS

34:26

24 May 2021


#242

After The Army

Martin Jones did a tour of Iraq in the army. When he came back, he was diagnosed with PTSD and bipolar disorder. He got into fights, started drinking a lot and ended up in prison. Now, after learning mindfulness, self-care and going through therapy, Martin has turned his life around. He’s a Personal Trainer and Online Body Coach helping people with physical and confidence issues. He chats to Ellen and Yvette about his story...   Follow Mentally Yours on social media...  Twitter: [http://twitter.com/mentallyyrs] (http://twitter.com/mentallyyrs)   Join our private Facebook group: [http://facebook.com/groups/135088803805742] (http://facebook.com/groups/135088803805742)   And check out Martin's work online: [www.instagram.com/Tfl_bodycoach] (http://www.instagram.com/Tfl_bodycoach) ... Read more

17 May 2021

23 MINS

23:19

17 May 2021


#241

Russell Kane

Talking his mental health journey. Today the Comedian, Russell Kane, is the [Metro.co.uk] (http://Metro.co.uk) Tech Editor. He chats to Ellen and Yvette about his family, his work and mental health education.  Follow Mentally Yours on social media...  Twitter: [http://twitter.com/mentallyyrs] (http://twitter.com/mentallyyrs)   Join our private Facebook group: [http://facebook.com/groups/135088803805742] (http://facebook.com/groups/135088803805742)   And check out what Russell is doing on [Metro.co.uk] (http://Metro.co.uk) online too: [https://metro.co.uk/author/russell-kane/] (https://metro.co.uk/author/russell-kane/) ... Read more

10 May 2021

41 MINS

41:03

10 May 2021