19 episodes

MindVox is a space to talk, listen and learn about mental health, self-care and wellbeing without judgement.
We cover topics that can be of a sensitive or triggering nature.
We will always highlight the topics we cover in the show notes of each episode’s description.
Please note we are not medical experts, we are only experts of our own mental health experiences.

MindVox Claire Jacobs

    • Health & Fitness

MindVox is a space to talk, listen and learn about mental health, self-care and wellbeing without judgement.
We cover topics that can be of a sensitive or triggering nature.
We will always highlight the topics we cover in the show notes of each episode’s description.
Please note we are not medical experts, we are only experts of our own mental health experiences.

    How to use EFT to reduce stress and anxiety fast, to tap back into your personal power: Part 2 of An Interview with EFT Practitioner and Success Coach, Claire Turner.

    How to use EFT to reduce stress and anxiety fast, to tap back into your personal power: Part 2 of An Interview with EFT Practitioner and Success Coach, Claire Turner.

    Claire Turner is a Success Coach and EFT Practitioner. She is Founder of Claire Turner EFT. She is also an author and works with people to help achieve their goals in anything from business to mind management and even weight loss.

    During this second part of our interview with Claire, we explore:

    The benefits of using negative affirmations within Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT).

    Ways to use EFT during panic attacks or high anxiety episodes

    Which are the main pressure points to use when Tapping

    A live EFT mini session for you to try*.

    Part one of this interview (see previous episode) explored:

    What EFT is and how it works

    The benefits of EFT for mental health, ADHD and wellbeing

    The science behind EFT, and what it does to our brains fight or flight responses to reduce anxiety and stress

    How EFT can help reduce limiting subconscious beliefs and emotional dysregulation

    *Trigger warning*

    Contains conversation about anxiety, depression, trauma, CPTSD, ADHD and stress.

    *Please note, when trying the EFT during this episode, if you start to feel uncomfortable, it’s important to continue tapping until the end, rather than stopping midway, to avoid the risk of being left in a high state of negative feeling or anxiety.

    Links

    To send us ideas for future episodes, or to offer to be interviewed, please complete our quick form here or contact us via Instagram or email mindvoxpod@gmail.com

    To shout us a coffee, find the options on our Linktree.

    To find out more about how EFT can reduce stress, see Claire’s useful guide here.

    If you want to check out what Claire does or access her free resources, visit her website Claire Turner EFT  or find her on socials via Instagram, Facebook and YouTube channel.

    Claire mentions the following resources/people during the interview:

    Dawson Church’s explanation of the science behind EFT video.

    Brad Yates EFT book The Wizard’s Wish for kids and EFT book for adults EFT at your fingertips. 

    Crawley Mindfulness Centre.

    Dr Peta Stapleton- A leading researcher in EFT.

    Trauma EFT Practitioner Jackie Footman.

    EFT International has a worldwide list of practitioners who offer various specialities.


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    • 47 min
    How to use EFT to reduce stress and anxiety fast, to tap back into your personal power: Part 1 of An Interview with EFT Practitioner and Success Coach, Claire Turner.

    How to use EFT to reduce stress and anxiety fast, to tap back into your personal power: Part 1 of An Interview with EFT Practitioner and Success Coach, Claire Turner.

    Claire Turner is a Success Coach and EFT Practitioner. 

    She is also an author and works with people to help achieve their goals in anything from business to mind management and even weight loss.

    During this episode Claire talks about her personal and professional experiences of using Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT).

    We explore:

    What EFT is and how it works

    The benefits of EFT for mental health, ADHD and wellbeing

    The science behind EFT, and what it does to our brains fight or flight responses to reduce anxiety and stress

    How EFT can help reduce limiting subconscious beliefs and emotional dysregulation

    In part two, Claire explains more about the benefits of using negative affirmations with Tapping, and includes a live EFT mini session for you to try.

    *Trigger warning*

    Contains conversation about anxiety, depression, trauma, CPTSD, ADHD and stress.

    Links

    To send us ideas for future episodes, or to offer to be interviewed, please complete our quick form here or contact us via Instagram or email mindvoxpod@gmail.com

    To shout us a coffee, find the options on our Linktree.

    To find out more about how EFT can reduce stress, see Claire’s useful guide here.

    If you want to check out what Claire does or access her free resources, visit her website Claire Turner EFT  or find her on socials via Instagram, Facebook and YouTube channel.

    Claire mentions the following resources/people during the interview:

    Dawson Church’s explanation of the science behind EFT video.

    Brad Yates EFT book The Wizard’s Wish for kids and EFT book for adults EFT at your fingertips. 

    Crawley Mindfulness Centre. 

    Dr Peta Stapleton- A leading researcher in EFT. 

    Trauma EFT Practitioner Jackie Footman.

    EFT International has a worldwide list of practitioners who offer various specialities. 


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    • 47 min
    Bereavement During Childhood: Exploring Ways to Support Young People with Grief

    Bereavement During Childhood: Exploring Ways to Support Young People with Grief

    Grief is different for all of us, but for young people it can be even more complex whilst they’re still trying to learn about the world around them and how to process their emotions.

    The Queen’s recent passing has opened up more conversation about grief and loss, and how to support teenagers and children in particular with this.

    This episode explores:

    -The affects of losing someone at a young age

    -How Grief Can Present for Children

    -How Grief Can Present for teenagers

    -Complicated Grief

    -How to support a young person about funerals

    -Ways to support young people through the grieving process.

    This episode includes some personal experiences from your host Claire, including her current experience of trying to support her stepsons who lost their mother unexpectedly last year.

    *Trigger warning*

    Contains conversation about grief, complicated grief, loss of a parent, childhood grief, suicide, anxiety, neurodivergence and depression.

    Links

    A more detailed, written version of this episode can be found on Claire’s website Single Parent Pessimist

    To send us ideas for future episodes, or to offer to be interviewed, please complete our quick form here or contact us via Instagram or email mindvoxpod@gmail.com

    To shout us a coffee, find the options on our Linktree

    Cruse offer advice, support and grief counselling.

    Hope Again is a youth website is a safe place where young people can learn from their peers how to cope with grief, and feel less alone.

    Child Bereavement UK help families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies.


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    • 49 min
    How To Support Suicidal Loved Ones: World Suicide Prevention Day

    How To Support Suicidal Loved Ones: World Suicide Prevention Day

    To highlight World Suicide Prevention Day (10th September) this episode focuses on suicide prevention.

    We discuss the shocking statistics of suicide found by the World Health Organisation, factors that can increase risk of becoming suicidal, and the stigma that surrounds these feelings.

    This episode explores some of the ways we as individuals, communities and countries can support people to reduce their suicidal thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

    To get involved with the awareness day, use any of the official hashtags from the International Association for Suicide Prevention, including #WorldSuicidePreventionDay, #CreatingHopeThroughAction #WSPD, #WSPD2022 or #BeTheLight.

    *Trigger warning*

    Contains conversation about Suicide, Suicidal Ideation, Death, Grief, Depression, Physical and Emotional Abuse, Parenting with Mental Health Conditions, Self-Harm, Self-Sabotaging Behaviours, Substance Abuse and Neurodivergence.

    Links

    A more detailed, written version of this episode can be found on Claire’s website Single Parent Pessimist.

    To send us ideas for future episodes, or to offer to be interviewed, please complete our quick form here or contact us via Instagram or email mindvoxpod@gmail.com

    To shout us a coffee, find the options on our Linktree.

    World Health Organisation website and their study into this subject.

    Statistics from the WHO.

    The International Association for Suicide Prevention website.

    National Suicide Prevention Alliance- an alliance of public, private and voluntary organisations in England who care about suicide prevention and are willing to take individual and collective action to reduce suicide and self-harm, and support those bereaved or affected by suicide.

    Rethink- This organisation improves the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through their network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning. Their goal is to make sure everyone severely affected by mental illness has a good quality of life.

    Samaritans- A charity that offers support via phone calls, emails, letters and face-to-face across the UK.

    RUOK?- This conversation movement endeavours to inspire others to help break the silence and ask ‘are you ok?’ to support someone struggling with some simple steps that could change a life.


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    • 35 min
    Moving from Self-Destruction to Self-Care: How To Recognise and Remove Self-Destructive Behaviours

    Moving from Self-Destruction to Self-Care: How To Recognise and Remove Self-Destructive Behaviours

    Self-destructive behaviours can negatively impact our physical and mental health.

    These behaviours come in many forms, which we discuss during this episode.

    We explore how these behaviours can affect wellbeing and offer tips to reduce or remove them from your life.

    Advice from Psychology Today, Kristin Neff, Metro and Thrive Global have been included, as well as our own personal experiences with self-destructive and self-sabotaging behaviours.

    *Trigger warning*

    Contains conversation about Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, Self-Sabotaging Behaviours, Substance Abuse and Neurodivergence.

    Links

    A more detailed, written version of this episode can be found on Claire’s website Single Parent Pessimist.

    https://singleparentpessimist.co.uk/self-destructive-behaviours/

    Kristin Neff Self-Compassion Workbook 

    Kristin's website https://self-compassion.org/

    To send us ideas for future episodes, or to offer to be interviewed, please complete our quick form here or contact us via Instagram or email mindvoxpod@gmail.com

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    Article by Thrive Global mentioned during episode.

    Article by Psychology Today mentioned during episode.

    Article by Metro mentioned during episode.


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    • 32 min
    Birth Trauma, PTSD and Maternal Mental Health: An Open Interview with Self-Care Coach Lora Clark

    Birth Trauma, PTSD and Maternal Mental Health: An Open Interview with Self-Care Coach Lora Clark

    Lora Clark is a Life, Mindset and Self Care Coach supporting mums to find their self-identity, worth and acceptance, and she’s also a mum to a 3-year-old daughter.

    She has joined the pod today to talk about her own birth trauma and maternal mental health experiences and to explain how self-care and mindset techniques can help in areas like these and with wellbeing in general.

    We discuss how mindfulness and journaling can be useful self-care tools, and how these helped reduce the PTSD she developed from the traumatic birth.

    Lora also talks openly about her current experience of starting the assessment process with her young daughter who is presenting with SEN.

    *Trigger warning*

    Contains conversation about maternal and paternal MH, traumatic births, disabilities, medical procedures, premature birth, PTSD, intrusive thoughts, anxiety disorders and neurodivergence.

    Links

    Lora can be contacted via her Instagram @lifewithloraclark

    Her pod can be found on Insta using @discussingwithloraandguestspod

    Lora’s website is lifewithloraclark.com

    To send us ideas for future pod episodes, or to offer to be interviewed, please complete our quick survey here or contact us via Instagram or email mindvoxpod@gmail.com

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