18 episodes

Wellness you can actually trust – from award-winning journalist Tim Samuels. What’s best for your mind, body, diet and mood – served with heaps of expertise & a sprinkling of wit.

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    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

Wellness you can actually trust – from award-winning journalist Tim Samuels. What’s best for your mind, body, diet and mood – served with heaps of expertise & a sprinkling of wit.

    Positive Thinking For Unlucky People

    Positive Thinking For Unlucky People

    Does positive thinking work - even if you’re one of the country’s most unlucky people? And revealing how changing your mental state can even improve your immune system.

    Tim Samuels brings Barrie and Margaret - and their tales of woes - face-to-face with positive thinking gurus. Will they finally manage to alter their fortunes through a shift of attitude?

    Tim also hears from a leading mind-body expert that having the right type of mental state - based in meaning - can improve survival rates for serious diseases and lead to better immune systems.

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    • 35 min
    The Sweet Rise and Fall of Tony The Tiger

    The Sweet Rise and Fall of Tony The Tiger

    The fascinating story of the fat vs sugar wars - and how it’s still misinforming what we eat today. Told through the life story of Tony The Tiger as he fights for his sugary survival today.

    Tim Samuels hears how the scare caused by President Eisenhower’s heart attack in the 1950s led to six decades of flawed dietary advice, which still persists even today.

    Against this dietary war between fat and sugar, Tim tracks the rise and fall of cereal mascot Tony The Tiger from one of the twentieth century’s greatest advertising icons, to now facing an imperiled existence as he approaches his eighth decade.

    A cardiologist and dietician debate how much ‘good fats’ we should actually be eating.

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    • 34 min
    How to Actually Breathe

    How to Actually Breathe

    Is modern life making many of us breathe ‘incorrectly’ and can changing your breathing technique lower your stress?

    Tim Samuels puts a horizontal form of breathing to the test. He hears from ‘The Iceman’ Wim Hof, who claims the comforts of life (and clothes) have made us too soft - which is bad for our immune system and minds.

    An emergency doctor reveals how breathing techniques allow him to perform at his peak when a life and death case comes in.

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    • 29 min
    Do extreme routines work?

    Do extreme routines work?

    The extreme routines of the super successful and whether they really improve productivity or just make you feel guilty for not getting up super early.

    Tim Samuels speaks to tech entrepreneurs - including one whose last meal of the day is at noon and is always in bed by early evening - who all swear by their daily routines.

    Experts weigh on in whether routines themselves can breed success by freeing up the mind; and if it’s all creating another form of status anxiety for the rest of us.

    Featuring no-nonsense wisdom from Bridget Jones author Helen Fielding.

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    • 31 min
    Are Vitamins and Supplements Worth Swallowing?

    Are Vitamins and Supplements Worth Swallowing?

    The truth behind vitamins and supplements, whether we need them and which pills can actually cause serious harm.

    Tim Samuels also reveals the marketing secrets used to snare us in - from horny goats to snail trails; and the Mafia-like tactics of the industry which were straight out of the mob copybook. Mel Gibson makes a strange cameo too.

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    • 27 min
    Can You Catch Narcissism?

    Can You Catch Narcissism?

    Can too many selfies push you towards narcissism? Are we in the midst of an epidemic?

    Tim Samuels takes a selfie-obsessive to be wired up in a lab to see if his picture taking is becoming a danger and whether he actually qualifies as a narcissist.

    Experts also reveal the tell-tale signs of dating a narcissist.

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    • 26 min

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