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37 minutes | May 19, 2021
Dr Robin Carhart-Harris, Mental Health and Psychedelics
This week we spoke to Dr Robin Carhart-Harris from the Centre for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London. Robin and his team focus on the clinical use of psychedelics, in particular looking at their potential in the treatment of depression.Robin was an absolutely fascinating guest and I hope you enjoy the episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
35 minutes | May 12, 2021
Ronny Reng, Robert Enke- A Life Too Short
Hi everyone, this week we spoke to the author and journalist Ronny Reng about his book A Life Too Short- The Tragedy of Robert Enke. The book details the life of the German national team goalkeeper Robert Enke who died by suicide in November 2009. Ronny writes in an incredibly compassionate and well-researched manner, and the book is genuinely moving. Just a warning that the episode discusses suicide so may be inappropriate for some people.To find out more about Robert and the foundation in his name visit:https://robert-enke-stiftung.de/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
32 minutes | May 12, 2021
Oliver Kamm, Mending the Mind
In the second episode of this series, we spoke to Oliver Kamm. Oliver is a leader writer and columnist at the Times, and we discuss his book Mending the Mind, where he details his experience with severe depression and the tools he used in recovery.If you enjoy the episode, please give us a rating and review on iTunes.To find out more about Oliver, you can follow him on Twitter @oliverkamm or read his writing in The Times. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28 minutes | May 12, 2021
Dr Judson Brewer, Unwinding Anxiety
Welcome to the latest series of the LagomMind podcast. In this opening episode, we spoke to internationally renowned addiction psychiatrist and neuroscientist Dr Judson Brewer about his work and new book Unwinding Anxiety.Dr Jud is the director of research and innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University, as well as the executive medical director of behavioral health at Sharecare.If you enjoy the episode, why not give us a rating and review on iTunes.To find out more about his fascinating research visit https://drjud.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31 minutes | May 12, 2021
Francesca Specter, Alonement and Loneliness
Hi everyone, in the last episode of this series, we spoke to Francesca Specter. Francesca is the host of the Alonement podcast and author of the upcoming book of the same name.We spoke about what atonement is and why its important to develop the skills to be by yourself.As ever if you enjoy the episode, please give us a rating and review where ever you get your podcasts!If you want to find out more about Francesca:If you want to find out more about Francesca:Twitter- @ChezSpecterWebsite- http://www.francescaspecter.co.ukBook- https://www.waterstones.com/book/alonement/francesca-specter/9781529412611 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
34 minutes | May 12, 2021
Dr Roland Zahn, Tackling Treatment-Resistant Depression
Hi everyone, this week we had a conversation with Dr Roland Zahn, a consultant psychiatrist at Kings College London.We looked at his work with grief, the effectiveness of antidepressants and neurofeedback.As ever if you enjoy the episode, please give us a rating and review where ever you get your podcasts!To find out more about our guests:Twitter: @roland_zahnWebsite: https://london-depression-institute.org See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
38 minutes | May 12, 2021
Emma Slade, From Banking to Bhutan
Hi everyone, in this episode we spoke to Emma Slade author of the fabulous book Set Free. Emma has an amazing life story in which after she was taken hostage at gunpoint during her high flying banking career; she embarked upon a journey that resulted in her becoming an ordained Nun in Bhutan.Emma has also set up the brilliant Opening your Heart to Bhutan charity, and we talk about all this in the episode.As ever if you enjoy the episode, please give us a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts from!To find out more about our guests:Twitter: @emmabhutan Website: https://www.openingyourhearttobhutan.comBook: https://www.waterstones.com/book/set-free/emma-l-slade/emma-slade/9781849539609 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
44 minutes | May 12, 2021
Matt Woosnam, Football and Mental Health
Hi everyone, in the second episode of this series we spoke to the Athletic's Crystal Palace correspondent Matt Woosnam about his own mental health and mental health in football more generally!If you want to find out more about Matt and his work:Twitter- @mattwoosieWebsite-https://theathletic.co.uk/team/crystal-palace/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
35 minutes | May 12, 2021
James Grimes and Prof Sam Thomas, Gambling and Mental Health
Hi everyone and welcome to this new series of the LagomMind podcast! In this first episode, we spoke to James Grimes from the Big Step campaign and Samantha Thomas a Professor of public health about the impact of gambling on mental health, especially its association with sports.As ever if you enjoy the episode give us a rating and review! To find out more about our guests:Twitter: @doc_samantha @the_bigstepWebsite: https://the-bigstep.com/home See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29 minutes | May 12, 2021
Isabel Hardman, The Natural Health Service
This week we spoke to Isabel Hardman. Isabel is assistant editor of the Spectator and the best selling author of Why We Get the Wrong Politicians and the Natural Health Service. We spoke about her own experiences of mental health and how nature, and in particular open water swimming and the outdoors helped her. We also looked at how coronavirus may change our relationship to nature and the natural world for good. If you want to find out more about Isabel:Twitter- @isabelhardmanInstagram- @isabel.hardmanWebsite- https://www.spectator.co.uk/writer/isabel-hardman See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
42 minutes | May 12, 2021
Annabelle Padwick, Gardening for the Mind
This week we spoke to Annabelle Padwick. Annabelle is a gardener, author and therapist who used gardening to soothe her own mental health issues. Our conversation looked at her journey with mental health, how gardening, nature and her allotment helped her, as well as how lockdown may change the way we view nature and wellbeing.To find out more about Annabelle-Twitter- @LifeatNo27Instagram- @LifeatNo27Website- https://lifeatno27.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
41 minutes | May 12, 2021
Sebene Selassie, Meditation, Cancer and Unconscious Bias
This week we spoke to Sebene Selassie. Sebene is a meditation teacher, author and speaker. She is also a three-time breast cancer survivor, and her work focuses on the areas of belonging and identity. This was inspired by her experiences of having moved to a white neighbourhood in Washington, D.C from Addis Ababa and being "a tomboy black girl who loved Monty Python and UB40. I never believed I belonged"Our conversation looked at her journey into meditation and her work in unconscious biases amongst much more.To find out more about Sebene:Website- https://www.sebeneselassie.com/aboutInstagram- @sebeneselassieTwitter- @sebeneselassie See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29 minutes | May 12, 2021
Dr Gabriel Felix, Black Mental Health and Coronavirus
This week we spoke to the brilliant Dr Gabriel Felix. Gabriel is a Psychiatry resident at Harvard with a particular passion for black mental health and justice Our conversation looked why he wanted to get into psychiatry and the impact of corona on black mental health in the USA.If you enjoy the episode please give us a rating and review on iTunes. To find out more about Gabriel:Twitter- @thedoctorfelixWebsite-https://www.drgabrielfelix.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
51 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
Tom Hourigan, Health Anxiety During Coronavirus
In this sixth episode of our lockdown series, we spoke to Tom Hourigan about health anxiety. Tom is a senior journalist at the BBC and you've probably heard him reading the news on BBC Radio 2, Five Live and 6 Music. Our chat looked at how his health anxiety started and what helped him with it and how he is coping with having to be across the coronavirus news while having health anxiety.If you want to find out more about Tom:Twitter @tomhouriganWebsite http://www.tomhourigan.co.uk See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
44 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
Lucy Jones, Why Our Minds Need the Wild
In this fifth episode of our special lockdown series, we spoke to journalist and author Lucy Jones about her book, Losing Eden which details why our minds need the wild.Our conversation touched upon how nature, along with more traditional treatment was important for her recovery from addiction and other MH issues and the role of our relationship to the natural world plays in MH as well as much more.If you want to find out more about Lucy and Finding Eden:Website- http://lucyfjones.comTwitter- @lucyjonesPublisher-https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/305/305463/losing-eden/9780241441534.html See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
42 minutes | Apr 29, 2020
Prof Russell Foster, The Science of Sleep
In the fourth episode of this lockdown series, we spoke to Russell Foster, Professor of Circadian Neuroscience and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at Oxford University. Russell is a world-leading expert in sleep and its relationship with mental health. Our conversation looked at this relationship between sleep and mental health, the importance of sleep for cognitive performance, and how to get a good nights sleep during the lockdown.If you want to find out more about Russell's work:Website- https://www.ndcn.ox.ac.uk/team/russell-foster See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27 minutes | Apr 22, 2020
Laura Crane, Boarding and Body Image
In the third episode of this special lockdown series we spoke to former international surfer and Love Island contestant Laura Crane.We spoke about the pressures of growing up as an athlete, body image and bulimia and the power of exercise for the mind. If you want to find our more about Laura:Instagram: @lauraloucraneYoutube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXCCnhoLpmnPTeWlaxZ52xwTwitter: @laura_lou_crane See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
37 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
Martin Yelling, Mental Health and Movement
In the second episode of this series we spoke to Martin Yelling. Martin is a former international runner, elite duathlete and has finished the Hawaii Ironman and completed the Comrades Ultra. He is also hosts the brilliant Marathon Talk podcast and started the charity Stormbreak.In our chat we spoke about the links between mental and physical health, mindset training for long distance runners and much more.If you want to find out more about Martin and his work:Podcast- Marathon TalkTwitter- @myellingWebsite- https://www.stormbreak.org.uk See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
35 minutes | Apr 1, 2020
Alastair Campbell, Depression and Downing Street
Welcome to this second series of the LagomMind Podcast. We've rushed this one through to give you some content during these tricky times. In this first episode, we spoke to author, journalist and political aide Alastair Campbell.Our conversation touched upon his experiences of depression whilst in Downing Street, mental health and the media and much much more.To find out more about Alastair:Twitter- @campbellclaretWebsite- https://alastaircampbell.org See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31 minutes | Mar 10, 2020
Dave Chawner, Weight Expectations
In the final episode of this series we spoke to Dave Chawner, best- selling author and award winning comedian.Dave came to our attention following his book 'Weight Expectations- One Mans Recovery from Anorexia'.Our conversation touches on a number of topics particualrly eating disorders and specfically in men.As ever if you enjoy the episode please give us a rating and review on Itunes and look out for the next series in early summer.To find out more about Dave:Website: https://davechawner.co.ukTwitter: @DaveChawnerFacebook: Dave Chawner See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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