Overview

There's always something you can do if you have the right information and the right guidance. That’s why I have created this podcast to provide ideas to help you get a better handle on yourself, your relationships, and life in general.

In each episode, together with occasional guests, I discuss innovative ways to improve your performance and wellbeing. I show you how to sweep away the doubts and uncertainties that often prevent people from sorting out the things that bug them. I talk about practical ideas and signpost guidance for avoiding many of the common traps we can fall into.

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What Will I Learn?

A Step-by-step Guide on how to:

  • Respond rather than react even during challenging situations

  • Understand yourself and others at a deeper level

  • Connect with yourself and others in more meaningful ways

  • Feel more confident and secure within yourself

  • Feel more consistently well and happy

  • Improve your performance in all areas of your life

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Barry Winbolt

Psychologist, Coach, Therapist, and Writer

Barry is a psychologist, therapist, and coach. He has built his career around sharing information that helps people sort out the things that trouble them.

There's always something to do if you have the right information and the right guidance. So, he provides personal and professional training that will help you get a better handle on yourself, a relationship, and life in general.

Barry's strapline "Life doesn't have to be ...

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Podcast Episodes

  • 1

    Explaining about me, my podcast and Why?

    • Episode 1. Explaining about me, my podcast and Why? (11:20)

  • 2

    How to Think Like an Optimist

    • Episode 2. How to Think Like an Optimist (19:34)

  • 3

    How to Stop an Argument

    • Episode 3. How to Stop an Argument (28:24)

  • 4

    Why Fear of Therapy Stops People from Getting the Help They Need

    • Episode 4. Why Fear of Therapy Stops People from Getting the Help They Need (10:12)

  • 5

    Living with Lockdown – How to Stay Sane in a World Gone Mad

    • Episode 5. Living with Lockdown – How to Stay Sane in a World Gone Mad (14:57)

  • 6

    The Myth of Communication Breakdown

    • Episode 6. The Myth of Communication Breakdown (16:07)

  • 7

    Solitude – When You Choose to be Alone

    • Episode 7. Solitude – When You Choose to be Alone (16:06)

  • 8

    Working From Home – A Transition Not Everyone Can Handle

    • Episode 8. Working From Home – A Transition Not Everyone Can Handle (18:40)

  • 9

    Why I Won’t be Knitting During Lockdown

    • Episode 9. Why I Won’t be Knitting During Lockdown (20:57)

  • 10

    Resilience – What It Is, Why You Need It, and How to Get It

    • Episode 10. Resilience – What It Is, Why You Need It, and How to Get It (41:46)

  • 11

    Confidence, Becoming a Presenter and the Distraction of Self-Esteem

    • Episode 11. Confidence, Becoming a Presenter and the Distraction of Self-Esteem (29:59)

  • 12

    The Power of an Apology – When and How to Say Sorry

    • Episode 12. The Power of an Apology – When and How to Say Sorry (18:22)

  • 13

    Questions can be Powerful so Use Them Wisely

    • Episode 13. Questions can be Powerful so Use Them Wisely (31:39)

  • 14

    A Conversation with... Philip Carr-Gomm

    • Episode 14. A Conversation with... Philip Carr-Gomm (52:20)

  • 15

    Why Asking ”Why?” Can Get You Into Trouble

    • Episode 15. Why Asking ”Why?” Can Get You Into Trouble (29:41)

  • 16

    A Conversation with Rick Gough – Declutter Your Work (and Life?)

    • Episode 16. A Conversation with Rick Gough – Declutter Your Work (and Life?) (35:46)

  • 17

    How to Heal a Broken Heart

    • Episode 17. How to Heal a Broken Heart (26:25)

  • 18

    3 Ways to Stop an Argument, Because Nobody Wins

    • Episode 18. 3 Ways to Stop an Argument, Because Nobody Wins (7:14)

  • 19

    The Career Guidance Nobody Gave You

    • Episode 19. The Career Guidance Nobody Gave You (17:59)

  • 20

    How to Become Self-Employed

    • Episode 20. How to Become Self-Employed (14:00)

  • 21

    Working from Home – A Conversation with Rick Gough

    • Episode 21. Working from Home – A Conversation with Rick Gough (31:50)

  • 22

    ARISE – Start Your Day with this Daily Mindfulness Practice

    • Episode 22. ARISE – Start Your Day with this Daily Mindfulness Practice (6:08)

  • 23

    An Alternative Approach to Dealing with Stress

    • Episode 23. An Alternative Approach to Dealing with Stress

  • 24

    How to Avoid Burnout

    • Episode 24. How to Avoid Burnout (25:44)

  • 25

    Have you Ever said "They're not Listening"?

    • Episode 25. Have you Ever said "They're not Listening"? (16.45)

  • 26

    Saying ”No” at Work – A conversation with Rick Gough

    • Episode 26. Saying ”No” at Work – A conversation with Rick Gough (31.00)

  • 27

    The Seven Components of Mental Wellbeing

    • Episode 27. The Seven Components of Mental Wellbeing (20.08)

  • 28

    I Just Can’t Deal with Being Relentlessly Upbeat

    • Episode 28. I Just Can’t Deal with Being Relentlessly Upbeat (19.28)

  • 29

    Do You Want to Find Your Purpose? Here are Two Key Questions

    • Episode 29. Do You Want to Find Your Purpose? Here are Two Key Questions (19.47)

  • 30

    Sleep – The Solution is in Your Hands; Follow These Three Steps

    • Episode 30. Sleep – The Solution is in Your Hands; Follow These Three Steps (51.22)

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