LISTEN: The Mind Guide

The Mind Guide is a 5 part podcast series by Will Dell for The Cat Radio, focusing on Mental Health and Wellbeing.

The podcast is a part of Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Week between 14th-18th May 2018 here at the University of Chester.

If you’ve been affected by anything in the podcast, you can access help through the Hub of Hope.

Check out all five episodes down below…

EPISODE ONE- LIFESTYLE MEDICINE

To start of the series, Will talks about the small things we can do on a day to day basis to improve our mental wellbeing. He talks to mental health nurse Mark Edwards and chief executive of the Mental Health Football Association Colin Dolan.

EPISODE TWO- SUBSTANCE

In this episode, Will talks to Dr Phil Cooper MBE about substance misuse and how we might be able to identify it in others, and what support is available. Find out more about Pathways Warrington HERE.

EPISODE THREE- MINDFULNESS

What is it? Why and how should we be practising it? This episode discusses all things mindfulness and meditation. Will is joined by Russell Treasure, a seasoned mindfulness teacher, as well as some of the University of Chesters own mental health nursing students.

EPISODE FOUR- CHASING THE STIGMA

In the penultimate episode of the series Will speaks to former England rugby star Danny Sculthorpe and founder & CEO of the mental health charity Chasing the Stigma Jake Mills about how we can approach having conversations about our mental wellbeing with ourselves and with others.

EPISODE FIVE- TAKE A WALK

To end the series, Will talks about how something as simple as taking a walk can have a positive impact on our mental wellbeing and reflects on what he’s learnt this week.

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