30 episodes

TV presenter & mental health ambassador Matt Johnson sits alongside life coach & writer Ben Bidwell to bring you open & relatable conversations about mental health, mindset & personal growth. The Naked Professors represent the new breed of masculinity by stripping things back to have deep & vulnerable discussions about what's most important in life and how we actually feel.


These aren't your everyday chats, we go beneath the surface to find out how they have dealt with difficult challenges & to hear the tips and tricks they use to keep their spirits high. 


Subscribe to hear regular conversations with special guests about how their mental health has affected their lives.


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The Naked Professors The Naked Professors

    • Health & Fitness

TV presenter & mental health ambassador Matt Johnson sits alongside life coach & writer Ben Bidwell to bring you open & relatable conversations about mental health, mindset & personal growth. The Naked Professors represent the new breed of masculinity by stripping things back to have deep & vulnerable discussions about what's most important in life and how we actually feel.


These aren't your everyday chats, we go beneath the surface to find out how they have dealt with difficult challenges & to hear the tips and tricks they use to keep their spirits high. 


Subscribe to hear regular conversations with special guests about how their mental health has affected their lives.


A Create Productions Podcast.

    Thomas Hal Robson-Kanu

    Thomas Hal Robson-Kanu

    Ben & Matt are joined by professional footballer Thomas Hal Robson-Kanu. In the series finale, they explore mental health on the football field, dealing with trolling, and his unlocking of the power of the turmeric.


    Visit https://theturmeric.co/ to learn more.


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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Dr David Hamilton, Part 2

    Dr David Hamilton, Part 2

    In Part 2 of Dr. David Hamilton, they dig further into the science of kindness and it's essential function to being aligned with self. Science has shown that we are genetically aligned to feel good from kindness, linking our soul and body.


    Plus, they explore the difference between kindness and 'being walked over' and the essential role of play.


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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Dr David Hamilton, Part 1

    Dr David Hamilton, Part 1

    Ben & Matt are joined by Dr David Hamilton who brings science to the table. In areas considered by so many to be "woo woo"', David proves that it has more science backing than we previously thought.


    From the power of kindness to the science of emotional reflectiveness, David enlightens us to the overlap between science and spirituality.


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    • 40 min
    Ollie Ollerton & Jason "Foxy" Fox of 'SAS: Who Dares Wins'

    Ollie Ollerton & Jason "Foxy" Fox of 'SAS: Who Dares Wins'

    In this week's episode, Ben is solo of The Naked Professors Squad but that means a double-guest special.


    Ben is joined by Ollie & Foxy of Channel 4's 'SAS: Who Dares Wins'. For these incredible men who have experienced war first-hand, what does being vulnerable mean? When masculinity and leadership is perceived to be essential for success in this field, where can we find space for heartfelt experiences, connection and love.


    This conversation was born out of Foxy and Ollie's brand new app - Battle Ready 360; a personalised health and wellness app designed to get you ahead of the pack.


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    • 55 min
    Ben West

    Ben West

    In this week's episode Ben and Matt chat to mental health campaigner Ben West. Ben lost his younger brother to suicide in 2018 and has since been on a mission to make sure the same scenario doesn't happen to another family.


    Ben, Ben and Matt chat about the day that changed his life, his prior ignorance to mental health issues, his following campaign to make training in mental health first aid mandatory for educators, the walk he set up to raise funds and get people talking, the stigma around mental health, the impact of social media, stress and school on young people, the effects of positive self talk and how he found strength to talk about his own mental health through helping others.


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Niall Breslin

    Niall Breslin

    For this week's episode of The Naked Professors, it's just the naked professor himself, Ben. Ben had the chance to sit down with our incredible guest, former Rugby player, musician, author, podcaster and mental health advocate, Niall Breslin, known as Bressie in his London hotel room for this poignant conversation.


    Bressie chats to Ben about not feeling he had the language to express his feelings, education around mental health and what we can be doing to better educate the younger generation, kindness becoming radical, the power of connection, goals defining your happiness, learning to be compassionate towards yourself, and how to change the system.


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    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

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Thank you

Fantastic podcast. I’m going through a really difficult time & your conversations are a big help. Thanks so much.

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