John Harland and Jim Firth talk to extraordinary people in order to unpack practical wisdom that can be used by the listener in everyday life.The expert guests impart useful advice, life hacks and life lessons to ensure the listener benefits from uncommon knowledge. The hosts go 'narrow and deep' on the specialist subjects of the guests to mine informational gold for the listener.The podcast style is relaxed, conversational and warm.
What it takes to be a successful Artist, a deep dive into the music industry with Tony Roberts
Tony Roberts is a hugely successful vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, entertainer and producer. He has taken part in all the big the TV talent shows and is a scout for Simon Cowell's production company, Syco.
He is the co-founder of the 90's garage and club classic brand 'Show me Love' and is one of the premier wedding entertainers in the UK.
In this episode we talk to Tony about his early life and the influence his Mum and Dad had on his career path. He gives great advice on vocal training and talks about his experiences on the big talent shows, X Factor and Britain's got Talent as well as his friends in the reality show, The Only Way Is Essex.
We look into, music platforms and self publishing, how to be a great DJ, remixing and music production.
We discuss 90's garage and club classics as well as musical theatre and how Tony survived lockdown and the effect that complete shutdown of the entertainment industry had on him and his family.
You can contact Tony directly through instagram - Tony Roberts DJ TRP (@tonykroberts)
A survivor's guide to politics and parliament with Sir David Amess, MP.
A frank and open discussion with veteran parliamentarian and long serving MP, Sir David Amess. From his early life and vocation to serve his constituents through to public speaking and how he overcame a stammer. We discuss what advice he would give anyone interested in becoming an MP as well as parliamentary process and electioneering.
Sir David talks about his admiration of Margret Thatcher and other world leaders, his knighthood, the Royal Family and how to become the best politician you can be.
Ayes & Ears: A Survivor's Guide to Westminster by Davis Amess is available to buy now, all proceeds go to charity
Get rid of anxiety and depression forever and learn the biggest secret to effective communication. Dr Peter Spurrier talks about the benefits and positive outcomes of practicing TEAM Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Dr Peter Spurrier is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) practitioner, specialising in TEAM-CBT and a Professional Holistic (Well-Being, “Life”, Executive) Coach
In 2011, having been a GP for 30 years, a GP mentor and trainer for 15 years and an appraiser for 10 years, Peter decided to train in CBT and subsequently gained BABCP accreditation and he is an accredited Coach Practitioner with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.
In this podcast we talk to Peter about all aspects of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) from its inception and early practice to cutting edge TEAM CBT. We explore what CBT is and the benefits and results of therapy on various mental health and life issues.
We dig in to the detail on what a TEAM CBT therapy session involves from the first consultation and the methods and interventions that deliver great outcomes.
We discuss how Dr David Burns, adjunct professor emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the author of bestselling books such as Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, The Feeling Good Handbook and Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety has pioneered new techniques of TEAM CBT.
As a bonus, we also reveal the biggest secret to effective and meaningful communication.
Teams CBT UK practitioners
More info on Dr Peter Spurrier
Information on TEAM CBT and Dr David Burns
How to make a life in the music business with International recording artist, Producer, Master Percussionist and DJ, Mark 'Snowboy' Cotgrove
A deep dive into the life and times of Master Percussionist, Producer, Author, DJ and Band Leader Mark 'Snowboy' Cotgrove.
In this episode we talk to Mark about his formative years growing up in Southend, his musical influences and his life as a touring musician.
We dig in to Acid Jazz, his residency at the South London Soul Train and his band, Snowboy and the Latin Section
Food freedom, emotional eating and methods to manage the diet/binge cycle with Chelvi Mailvaganan
In this episode we talk with wellness and food freedom expert Chelvi Mailvaganan, Founder and CEO of A Full Life. Chelvi established A Full Life in order to share methods she discovered through her own healing journey to help others break the binge/diet cycle and find sustainable weight loss.
Chelvi has studied and trained with the worlds leading experts on the psychology of eating and and transformative coaching including Tony Robbins, Michelle May, Jan Chozen, Marc Davis, Geneen Roth and James Clear.
We discuss why diets don't work and how to break free of the dieting mindset. Chelvi breaks down the binge/diet cycle and defines binge eating and emotional eating as well as examining the difference between a 'normal' Vs 'unhealthy' relationship with food.
There is a deep dive into emotional eating and how the pandemic has affected our relationship with food.
We also take a look at body image and the impact of social media on our eating habits
Chelvi give practical advice on how to change negative thoughts about food and identifies mindfulness and meditation techniques to supercharge positive outcomes
More information and courses can be found on her website https://full-life.co.uk
Prostate Cancer - everything you need to know
Paul Sayer, founder and CEO of Prost8 charity talks about his own personal experience with prostate cancer and the reasons he founded a charity to bring cutting edge treatments to the attention of people dealing with the disease.
Paul tells his own story from diagnosis through to his treatment options on the NHS pathway to his decision to take his health into his own hands with a cutting edge therapy that delivers better lifestyle outcomes than traditional interventions.
He talks about trials, treatment and benefits of HIFU, High Intensity Focussed Ultrasound therapy and how it works.
We discuss the aims and goals of the charity as well as prostate cancer statistics, perceptions and myths.
There is support and information available at www.prost8.org.uk
We have also handed over this episode to Paul in order for it to be minted into an NFT which will be auctioned off to raise money for Prost8.org.uk