Self-Help Sat Nav is a podcast hosted by Jim Lucas. Having given therapy to 1000s of people struggling with anxiety, stress and depression, Jim has gotten to know what works and what doesn't. Each episode will focus on showing you a self-help tool that has been shown to make a difference to well-being. Listen to interviews with experts from around the world and get top-notch guidance so you can put them to work in your own life.
#30 – Mindfulness Meditation (10 mins)
Find some calm with just 10 mins of Mindfulness Mindfulness isn't new. It might even be as old as horses. What works isn't about finding the latest and shiniest new thing. What works is about what has been tested over time and been shown to make a difference. Mindfulness makes a difference. OK, its not [...]
#29 Turning your inner critic into your supporter with self compassion
Using Self Compassion to turn your inner critic into your biggest supporter I am speaking with a blog writer, an author and founder of #365daysofcompassion, which is an online global community of people sharing thoughts, reflections and information about compassion and well-being. With a particular emphasis on compassion focused therapy and compassionate mind training, this [...]
#28 Are you addicted to sugar? An interview with Sheri Taylor
Are you addicted to sugar? Do you like sugary foods? Who doesn’t? Do you struggle to control your intake of chocolate, biscuits, cakes or sugary drinks? Do you ever wonder if you’re addicted? In this episode, I speak with Dietician, Sheri Taylor, owner of EAT Great, FEEL Great. If you’ve ever wondered about how to [...]
#27 Taking control of your own health and long term conditions with Sarah Rees
The CBT Journal Project – Taking control of your health and long term condition The Department of Health tells us that 15 million people in UK suffer with a Long Term Condition (LTC). Long term conditions or chronic diseases are conditions for which there is currently no cure. They are managed (with mixed success) with [...]
#26 Let’s stop using self-help to overcome our suffering – An interview with Patricia Murphy
Let’s Stop using Self-Help to overcome our suffering A Conversation with Patricia Murphy Welcome to Episode #26. In this episode, I get the pleasure of speaking to a lady who’s not afraid to speak her mind. She qualified as a Mental Health Nurse in 1985 and shares with us the benefits of her many years [...]
#25 Is resistance futile? How to reduce the stress of a heavy workload in a fast-paced work environment
How to reduce the stress of a heavy workload in a fast-paced work environment In episode #25 of Self-Help Sat-Nav, you'll discover the forces of oppression that make you work so damn hard all the time. Sources of oppression, whether they're other people or thoughts and feelings from within, can be powerful. Fast-paced work environments [...]
Great Practical advise
Fantastic podcast on all things around self care, from some very knowleagble guests. Jim has a lovely calm manner you will enjoy listening
Thoughtful, evidence based and accessible self help podcast
I really like the podcast series that Jim Lucas has produced here. There are lots of great evidence-based tips in bite sized and accessible language - always leaves me feeling inspired to help myself and to help others.
Very good set of podcasts, especially liked and took a lot from #16. Keep them coming Jim.