Ep 320: The Visual Detox with Marine Tanguy
Mental Health Monday
by Mick Coyle
1M ago
Mick Coyle is joined by author of The Visual Detox Marine Tanguy on this week's podcast. Marine's new book explores how our brain deals with looking at so many images on daily basis - adverts, billboards, social media posts, TV screens and beyond. The book looks at ways you can apply more critical thinking what you see, and asks questions about what sort of towns, cities and communities we want to live in in the future. The book is available now from Penguin Random House Follow Mick Coyle on Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin. Get video previews of each week's guests on the MHM Facebook Group ..read more
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Ep 319: Big Narstie's new podcast - Life Gains
Mental Health Monday
by Mick Coyle
2M ago
Mick Coyle is joined by Grime legend Big Narstie on this week's podcast. pic credit © Alamy The main man is here to talk about how his life changed forever after appearing on the Celebrity Bake Off, and how his new health regime is allowing him to make plans for the future. We'll hear how weight loss, and improved fitness have made a difference to his life, and how he's hoping to share some of his secrets through his new podcast Life Gains. You can get video previews of each week's guests on the Mental Health Monday Facebook Group Follow host Mick Coyle on Twitter/X Instagram and Linkedin ..read more
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Ep 318: Dave the Running Telephone gears up for his 25th London Marathon
Mental Health Monday
by Mick Coyle
2M ago
Mick Coyle is joined by Dave Lock aka London Marathon icon "Dave the Running Telephone". Dave reveals he's signed up to race in this years event, and how his own mental health journey led him to fundraise for Samaritans. He speaks of his own journey, and losing his brother to suicide last year, and how that's a solemn reminder of why Samaritans is such a good cause to support. Pic Credit © Alamy Find out more about Samaritans Follow Mick Coyle on Twitter/X, Instagram and Linkedin. You can get video previews of all our guests on the MHM Facebook Group ..read more
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Ep 317: The Lucy Rayner Foundation and their new Snapchat lens
Mental Health Monday
by Mick Coyle
2M ago
Mick Coyle is joined by Emma and Amie from the The Lucy Rayner Foundation The LRF has has collaborated with Snapchat to design a new lens that helps users create a snap which talks about their feelings and how they might want someone to talk to. It's utilising every-day technology to make a difference to the lives of young social media users. Emma tells Mick about where the foundation has come from, while Amie explains the technicals. You can get the app by scanning the Podcast artwork, or find out more on The Lucy Rayner Foundation website Follow Mick Coyle on X/Twitter, Instagram and Li ..read more
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Ep 316: Prince's Trust Natwest Youth Index 2024 - with Naomi and Rachel
Mental Health Monday
by Mick Coyle
2M ago
Mick Coyle takes a look at the finding's of the Prince's Trust Natwest Youth Index 2024, on the day of its release. Mick is joined by Naomi Ellis - who created Animal Teach. Naomi shares her own story of growing up dealing with anxiety and other issues at home, and how she uses her story to help inspire young people. Alongside Naomi is Rachel Edwards - Head of Delivery Partnerships and Volunteering at The Prince's Trust, who sees the consequences of the mental health issues we discuss first-hand. Find out more about The Prince's Trust Follow Mick on X/Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin Get ..read more
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Ep 315: Dr Alex George talks financial stress, new year's resolutions, and small wins in 2024
Mental Health Monday
by Mick Coyle
2M ago
Mick Coyle is joined by mental health campaigner and author Dr Alex George on this week's Mental Health Monday Podcast. Dr Alex is here to talk about starting 2024 on the right footing. Photo credit: © Alamy New data from Nationwide shows 82% of people expect this January to be the worst ever when it comes to our finances - a tough start to 2024. On top of how we feel about ourselves and our outlooks, it means some people can really struggle at this time of year (check out ep 314 for more on this) Details at the bottom of this link on where to turn if you're finances aren't in a good ..read more
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Ep 311: Movember Men's Health Institute launch with Sarah Sternberg
Mental Health Monday
by Mick Coyle
4M ago
Mick is joined by Sarah Sternberg from Movember - as the charity launches the first ever Global Men's Health Institute. The multi-million pound investment over the next five years will aim to drive research, collect information and inform change that will help men live longer and healthier lives. Stats show two in five currently die before the age of 75, and live on average five years fewer than women. Sarah and her team aim to find out why. Find out more about the new Institute Physical and mental health is discussed in this week's episode. Follow Mick Coyle on Twitter/X and Instagram ..read more
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Ep 310: Jake Daniels: The UK's first openly gay footballer in 32 years
Mental Health Monday
by Mick Coyle
5M ago
Photo credit © Alamy Mick is joined by footballer Jake Daniels for episode 310 of Mental Health Monday. Jake became the first UK player since Justin Fashanu in 1990 to announce he was gay, in May 2022. 18 months later he sits down with Mick Coyle to discuss his mental health at the time, and the journey he took before and after that monumental step. The conversation comes as a new survey from L'Oreal Paris Men Expert looks at what it means to be a "strong man" in 2023. READ MORE: "Being a footballer and being gay wasn't a thing" Follow Mick Coyle on X, Instagram and get video previews of ..read more
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Ep 309: A rise in female gambling - with Elissa, Dr Ellie Cannon and GambleAware
Mental Health Monday
by Mick Coyle
5M ago
Mick Coyle is joined by two guests on this week's podcast. First, we'll hear from Elissa, who's sharing her story of problem gambling and the impact it had on her life. In the last four years, some gambling services have seen an 80% rise in female users. Elissa explains how gambling took hold of her from a young age, and stayed with her, until things escalated into her 30s. She talks openly about her experience, including how gambling impacted her wedding day. And she tells us about finally finding the right help to put her on a different path. In part two of the programme, TV medic Dr E ..read more
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Ep 308: From screen to couch - supporting men's mental health with Rob Wotton
Mental Health Monday
by Mick Coyle
5M ago
Mick is joined by Rob Wotton on this week's podcast. You might recognise Rob from presenting on Sky Sports News - but when he's not on our screens, he's working as a trained BACP counsellor helping people deal with their mental health issues. Mick and Rob discuss how Rob uses his experience as a sports journalist to create appropriate analogies with his clients, and how men can educate themselves about the signs and symptoms of what life with depression is like. Rob is backing BACP's new #RAISE campaign, also discussed in episode 307, which is designed to give men, and their loved ones, the ..read more
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