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How To Be Well
12 minutes | Jun 10, 2019
29. A Room Of One's Own
Can having a room of one's own help us to be well? or will a corner of the living room do? What connects John Lennon, Virginia Woolf and wandering around after dark? not much to be honest - but we do talk about all 3 and much more in our latest friendly unscripted podcast. We hope you enjoy!
15 minutes | Apr 28, 2019
This week it's a lively discussion about birds, or as Sam calls them "things with wings" Can these creatures help us to be well? and how? Plus what was Sam up to every Monday at the Brighton Booth Museum of Natural History?
15 minutes | Apr 23, 2019
28. The Internet
Sam and Steph chat all things internet this week; we've a lively debate for you on the pros and cons of our digital age - can it really help us to be well? As always we are unscripted and unedited, so what you hear is how we said it... old school! Hope you enjoy.
14 minutes | Mar 10, 2019
Can learning a second language help us to be well? How can speaking French help our brain to be healthy? Easy tips for when your neurons are fried, and that it's the journey, not the destination, that counts. Personal experience, opinions and more from two people who are learning to be 21st-century well.
14 minutes | Feb 24, 2019
26. The joy of house plants
How to get the green into your life and remove (some) toxins from your home? Sam and Steph share their thoughts on house plants - their benefits and drawbacks (such as remembering to water them). Discover which plants are perfect for removing paint VOCs from the atmosphere, and learn what makes Sam go crazy with the credit card.
15 minutes | Feb 17, 2019
25. Cooking From Scratch
How do you eat when you’re on a dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, low-fat diet while eating 15 portions of fruit and vegetables per day? The answer: make everything from scratch and embrace the challenge. When Sam and Steph’s lives changed, so did the way they ate and prepared food. Out with the junk and in with the nurturing aspect of baking cakes and making rainbow salads. Learn the benefits of doing it all yourself, and get a recipe for hummous in ten seconds. Enjoy.
13 minutes | Feb 10, 2019
24. Board Games
How can you be with others when conversation is beyond you? Here's a way to connect with others and have fun (even if you lose). Learn how they can help when you're in a very dark place. They're analogue and old-school and not just for Christmas. Let's play.
15 minutes | Feb 3, 2019
23. Get the trash out of your head
Find out in which area Sam is the supreme champion, and how to express your feelings when you can't find the words. Discover how to get a much-needed slice of privacy when you're in the midst of a health crisis. It's practical AND healing and helps us all on our journey to being well. Enjoy.
14 minutes | Jan 20, 2019
21. Get Off Your Phone, part 1: People-watching
We all want to get off our phones more. Don't we? Steph has an idea for what we can do when we're in a public place and yearn to be on our phone. She prefers cafes, Sam likes the pub. But they're both opportunities to observe what's around us and give the real world a go.
13 minutes | Jan 13, 2019
20. How To Use Colour In Your Life
Can colour help us to be well? Hear how Sam’s health journey mirrored her journey through colour. Discover top tips for colour arrangement, and why it’s good to take a chance on brightness. Let’s bring the sunshine in.
18 minutes | Jan 6, 2019
19. How To Get Organised
If we want to be well, we have to be organised. But how do we get there? Discover tips for categorising your life, from worries and feelings to everyday chores. Learn how dopamine works on the brain, the genius of the dyslexic mind, and the joy of ticking. A couple, a dining table, a microphone, and plenty of food for thought. Enjoy.
17 minutes | Dec 30, 2018
18. How To Be Boring
How do we navigate the world’s demand that we always be on our top game? Sam and Steph discuss the benefits of being boring. Discover how Sam causes Steph’s eyes to glaze over, who’d win in The Great British Bore-Off, what’s good about standing on the edge looking in, plus, the tyranny of the social media feed. Two women, a dining table, a microphone, and plenty of food for thought. Enjoy.
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