36 episodes

A daily dose of sanity in this time of chaos. 21 professionals over 21 days of lockdown and their advice on how to stay sane. Brought to you proudly by Danielle Du Toit and Kirsten Farquharson.

How to Mental Health - Lockdown Edition Kirsten Farquharson and Danielle Du Toit

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A daily dose of sanity in this time of chaos. 21 professionals over 21 days of lockdown and their advice on how to stay sane. Brought to you proudly by Danielle Du Toit and Kirsten Farquharson.

    Day 35: See you soon with Dani and Kirst

    Day 35: See you soon with Dani and Kirst

    The final episode in a 35 part series. A daily podcast for each day of the 35day stage 5 lockdown in South Africa. Danielle Du Toit and Kirsten Farquharson reflect on their experience of interviewing each professional and give some insight into what is...

    • 18 min
    Day 34: Suit up with Allen

    Day 34: Suit up with Allen

    Small Business Owner, Allen Huang speaks with us about his experiences as an entrepreneur during the lockdown. Listen as he describes the struggles of running operations from home and the role of "suiting up" for work everyday. 

    • 15 min
    Day 33: Coaching emotionally intelligent children with Marilyn

    Day 33: Coaching emotionally intelligent children with Marilyn

    Christian counsellor and family coach, Marilyn Read, speaks about emotion coaching and the importance of emotional connection between parents and children. Listen as she outlines the roadmap to successful emotional coaching with your children. 

    • 13 min
    Day 32: Depression in Adolescence with Kerryn

    Day 32: Depression in Adolescence with Kerryn

    Specialist psychiatrist, Dr Kerryn Armstrong speaks about depression in adolescence. She speaks about adolescent-specific vulnerabilities during the lockdown as a result of the social isolation. She also explains how parents might assist their...

    • 18 min
    Day 31: Depression in childhood with Lesley

    Day 31: Depression in childhood with Lesley

    Child and adolescent specialist psychiatrist, Dr Lesley Carew speaks about childhood depression and how it is differs from adult depression. She speaks about how it might present during lockdown and how parents might assist their children. She also...

    • 16 min
    Day 30: Depression with Bruce

    Day 30: Depression with Bruce

    Clinical psychologist, Dr Bruce Bradfield speaks to us about the experience of depression and suffering and how this might present during the overwhelming Covid-19 lockdown. He also speaks about coping mechanisms and when to see a clinician.

    • 14 min

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