52 episodes

Depressed alcoholic comedian James Nokise invites famous people into his mental health safe space for a finger-licking chat about headspace and happiness.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 15 Ratings

Depressed alcoholic comedian James Nokise invites famous people into his mental health safe space for a finger-licking chat about headspace and happiness.

    Psychologist Sarb Johal:'Our thinking about breakdowns has become more nuanced'

    Psychologist Sarb Johal:'Our thinking about breakdowns has become more nuanced'

    Psychologist Dr Sarb Johal on our evolving attitudes to mental health care. Produced by Charlie Bleakley.

    • 12 min
    Actor Maaka Pohatu: 'There's winning and then there's learning'

    Actor Maaka Pohatu: 'There's winning and then there's learning'

    Actor Maaka Pohatu joins James Nokise in the shower to talk martial arts, music and making yourself well, Produced by Charlie Bleakley.

    • 44 min
    Psychologist Sarb Johal: 'Good mental heath promotes good physical outcomes'

    Psychologist Sarb Johal: 'Good mental heath promotes good physical outcomes'

    Psychologist and media commentator Dr Sarb Johal on healing toxic bodies and avoiding toxic workplaces. Produced by Charlie Bleakley.

    • 9 min
    Sarah Gandy:'Look after your mental health and everything else will follow'

    Sarah Gandy:'Look after your mental health and everything else will follow'

    Radio host Sarah Gandy joins host James Nokise to talk about cancer, chemo and co-workers. Produced by Charlie Bleakley.

    • 49 min
    Psychologist Sarb Johal: 'People like people who are like themselves'

    Psychologist Sarb Johal: 'People like people who are like themselves'

    Psychologist and media commentator Dr Sarb Johal on the dangers of seeking validation. Produced by Charlie Bleakley.

    • 9 min
    David Correos: 'I was first called the N-word when I was seven'

    David Correos: 'I was first called the N-word when I was seven'

    Award-winning comedian David Correos joins host James Nokise to talk about bad words, bad friends and bad times. Produced by Charlie Bleakley.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Ben TD ,

Love it

This is such a great show! Love the hilariousness but it can get deep too. Humans talking about real stuff. Love it!

@thelisaskye ,

So great

I love Nokise's work and this is no exception. But jeez eating chicken in a shower is a nightmare.

izzie the aussie ,

Love it

Love the concept, love the inclusion of discussions on the Maori mental health experience, and most of all love the heart this show has even when things get dark . Please keep making it !!

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