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Mental - The Podcast to Destigmatise Mental Health

Best Health Podcast 4 years running at The People’s Choice Podcast Awards 🏆 Mental was created by Bobby Temps to break down mental health stigma and discrimination. Joined by special guests, the podcast is a safe space to hear honest and insightful mental health interviews in the hope listeners will feel more empowered to continue the conversation with others. Each Thursday we delve into a factor in mental health and how to better manage it. You’ll also better understand different conditions from first-hand experience, with inspiring guests and surprising statistics. Start listening from any episode or topic that interests you. So whether you have experienced mental illness or not, they’ll be something to relate to in each episode. Oh, and remember, you are enough!

Tracks

274: Value 💐 What if we start with the idea that every person is doing their best in this moment with Dr Joe (Encore)
We will be back with new episodes on January 5th so please enjoy this favourite episode from 2022: In this uplifting and definitely stigma busting episode we are joined by Dr Joseph Shrand to talk all about how we value ourselves and others as a factor in mental health. We also get into the relationship between language and stigma in a big way. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to support the show and get new episodes ad free… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
49:13 01/12/22
273: Body Image 💐 Plus anxiety, sobriety, abuse & connection with Eureka O’Hara
In this very special episode the Emmy Award winning Eureka O’Hara is here talking body image and so much more. Press play for a very warm and vulnerable conversation that covers so many of the hard hitting barriers our guest has overcome. Find our interview with the brilliant Cheddar Gorgeous HERE Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support the cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
42:50 24/11/22
272: Autism 💐 Plus eating disorders, late diagnosis & understanding yourself with Lex Lancaster
This week in collaboration with the National Autistic Society of the UK we have Lex Lancaster on the podcast. Who shares fascinating insights into living 30 years on the spectrum before receiving a diagnosis in this eclectic and uplifting conversation. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
38:46 17/11/22
271: Boundaries 💐 Plus anxiety, self love & better connection with Dr Shainna Ali
This week Dr is our returning guest to discuss all thing boundaries. Including why they can be so difficult to set, common misconceptions and how to build stronger connections with others. Here’s the link to find Dr Shainna’s new book Designing Healthy Boundaries Scroll back to episode 144 to hear Dr Shainna’s previous episode on Self Love. Or click HERE Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
38:21 10/11/22
270: Quitting 💐 Plus relationships, new careers & growing up fast with Dr Neeta Bhushan
This week we are joined by entrepreneur dentist turned mental health speaker and author Dr Neeta Bhushan who shares how the way she grew up propelled her into an incredible career. Followed by the realisation that the life she’d built needed a major shake up. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
38:17 03/11/22
269: Personality Disorders 💐 Plus education, stereotypes & specific stigmas with Katja Pavlovna
This week Katja Pavlovna joins us to share her experiences of receiving personality disorder diagnoses and the associated stigmas. Plus what it’s like to be a teacher encouraging open conversations and delivering the mental health curriculum. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
47:28 27/10/22
268: Bullying 💐 Plus anxiety, authenticity, generational differences & body image with Casey McQuillen
This week musician and activist Casey McQuillen joins us to talk all about the many facets of bullying, what we can do about it and so many more topics in this uplifting conversation. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
58:36 19/10/22
267: Grief 💐 Plus Community, Culture & Comedy with Sam Morrison
This episode is dedicated to Cherry Valentine who you can learn more about in a BBC Documentary HERE or on a previous episode of this podcast HERE Our guest is Sam Morrison who has a stand up show where he shares the experience of losing his partner. In this conversation we delve into the layers of exploring this on stage and what it has taught him about grief. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
46:52 12/10/22
266: Anxiety 💐 Plus Family Dynamics, Self Worth & Overcoming Thinking Patterns with Gina Nelson
This week Gina Nelson is here to share her perspective supporting people though anxiety by disassembling negative patterns in our cognition. It makes for a very relatable and practical conversation. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
48:25 06/10/22
265: Gender 💐 Plus Education, Halloween & Sexuality with Alexander Tries
This week Alexander Tries is here to chat all things gender as a factor in mental health. Including stereotypes, binary thinking and what it means to realise you’re not alone in feeling uncomfortable with gender expectations. Check out our original Gender miniseries: Ep 158, Ep 159 Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
45:23 29/09/22
264: Psychosis 💐 Plus Family Expectations, Media Portrayals & Forensic Psychiatry with Dr Sohom Das
This week we are joined by NHS Doctor and Forensic Psychiatrist Dr Sohom Das to demystify psychosis. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
37:44 22/09/22
263: Social anxiety 💐 Plus Eating Disorders, Gym Anxiety & LGBT Mental Health with Jaime Filer
This week we are joined by personal trainer and mental health advocate Jaime Filer in an uplifting episode. We get into misconceptions around eating disorders, overcoming social anxiety and how these conditions hold people back from improving their overall health. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
45:02 14/09/22
262: Unexplained Illnesses 💐People come to my office when other doctors can’t find the cause with Dr Susan B Trachman
This week we are talking all about a fascinating area of medicine that identifies the many ways our physical health is influenced by our mental state. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
47:00 08/09/22
261: Fertility 💐 There’s a massive sense of relief that this is being talked about more with Dr Kibby McMahon & Jacqueline Trumbull
This week fellow podcasters Dr Kibby McMahon & Jacqueline Trumbull are here to share their experiences around fertility as a factor in mental health. Find their wonderful podcast HERE Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to support the show and get new episodes ad free… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
47:46 01/09/22
260: Introducing… Glittering A Turd with Kris Hallenga
Glittering A Turd is a place for Kris and her guest on each episode to talk openly and candidly, taking positives from moments of adversity and acknowledging that life can be a turd, but you can roll that turd in glitter.   Each guest takes us through one, or several moments of adversity in their lives. Illness, mental health issues, addiction, relationships - a whole host of topics. They’ll talk about the biggest challenges they have overcome in childhood and adulthood, and how they affect change.    The podcast explores how life events can completely derail us from the path we believe we’re on, but how such experiences can positively define who we are and put us on a new journey. Glittering a Turd is out now, with brand new episodes every Tuesday, so search Glittering a Turd wherever you’re listening to this show and click follow so you never miss an episode.
07:30 30/08/22
259: A Normal Life 💐 The implication is that your happiness is secondary to doing what is expected with Efia Sulter (Rerelease)
We’ll be back with a new episode next week but for now please enjoy this favourite from the archive, first published in February 2022: This week we are joined by Efia Sulter to unpick the pressures that can exist around how ourselves and others expect our lives to go. Learn more about Efia’s work HERE Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to support the show and get new episodes ad free… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
43:39 25/08/22
258: Connection 💐 In finding our own identity we often empower others to do the same with Stefanos Xenakis (Rerelease)
We’ll be back with a new episode next week but for now please enjoy this favourite from the archive, first published in October 2021: This week were joined by inspirational author Stefanos Xenakis to explore the theme of connection as a factor in mental health. Including how the experiences our guest had in therapy helped shape his optimistic outlook and appreciation for others You can find The Simplest Gift by Stefanos Xenakis HERE Find the infographic and research Bobby mentions HERE Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subsription on Apple Podcasts to support the show and get new episodes ad free… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
43:30 18/08/22
257: Depression & Speaking Up 💐 Hope and tools that’s what I love with Terry McGuire
This week we are joined by incredible campaigner, podcaster and repeat guest Terry McGuire to delve into the experience of speaking publicly about mental illness. This conversation is full of connection, humour and incisive take-aways about depression. The link to the video about depression's lies: https://vimeo.com/716603846/f13be05186 Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
41:02 11/08/22
255: PTSD 💐 There were also such surprising moments of connection with Mary Firestone
This week we are joined by the incredible Mary Firestone to talk all things PTSD including her experiences of ‘Post Traumatic Growth’. Plus the strange clarity that can often follow trauma and what to do with it. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
48:18 27/07/22
254: Culture 💐 The magic happens outside of your comfort zone with Leyla Okhai
This week Leyla Okhai is here to talk all things culture in the many means this world can take. Press play for a real and honest conversation packed with tools for how to better navigate your mental health. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
46:18 20/07/22
253: OCD, Medication & Therapy 💐It’s just really not about pencils with Lily Bailey
This week one of our first and still most loved guests is here to talk all things OCD with some powerful reflections on medication and different types of therapy thrown in. So please welcome back to your ears Lily Bailey ! Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
41:52 13/07/22
252: Self Harm & DBT 💐 Getting to see young people find their spark again, it’s spectacular with Dr JJ Kelly
This week Dr JJ Kelly is here to dispel misconceptions of self harm and share the incredible work she does with young people whilst utilising Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. This episode is not to be missed. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
47:02 06/07/22
251: Nature 💐 At first my parents didn’t realise how much being outside together was helping with Mya-Rose Craig (aka Birdgirl)
This week were getting into nature and the climate as a factor in mental health with inspirational activist Mya-Rose Craig. Including how birdwatching as been such a grounding adventure for her. Find Cheaper Than Therapy by Fisky here: Apple Music - https://music.apple.com/gb/album/cheaper-than-therapy/1625127492?i=1625127838 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/track/1Fmv9estEXRvrP03ewGTMq?si=p9pfL73MRRaIt1tYg88kUw Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
39:02 29/06/22
250: Motherhood 💐 In giving mothers a voice and safe space I also found my own voice with Sandra Igwe
We are marking the 250th episode with incredible guest Sandra Igwe who shares insights on parenting, post natal depression and racism in healthcare with an inspirational message of what we can all do to look after the women in our lives. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
41:49 22/06/22
249: Policing 💐 That moment was like somebody giving you back your life with G
In this powerful episode we explore policing as a factor in mental health with a guest who has such a profound and distinct perspective on this. Sorry no spoilers, this is just one to click play for all the insights. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to get new ad free extended episodes and support this cause… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
48:29 15/06/22
248: Reality TV 💐 Nothing can quite prepare you for the strange reality of Big Brother with Kyle Moore
This week friend of the pod Kyle Moore joins us to share his experience appearing on Big Brother Canada (apparently it get’s shortened to BBC) and how much he learned about his own resilience. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to support the show and get new episodes ad free… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
84:23 08/06/22
247: Exciting Show Updates & The Irish Podcast Awards with Bobby Temps
Clips Included: Ep 239 / Michelle Williams talks about the contrast of fame and dealing with mental illness then the three words that changed her life. Ep 226 / Daniel O'Boyle shares how he was constantly described as a worrier as a child and what he missed out on as result when this developed into an eating disorder. Ep 187 / Grace Barrett recounts an early experience when she first became aware of her differance and how the familiar isolation of these experiences impacted her mental health. Ep 230 / Donn Marshall looks back on 9/11 when he was working for The Pentagon with his wife Shelly and some of very human moments of comfort he found on this horrible day. Ep 237 / Stephanie Foster reflects on the impact she sees from talking about mental health on stage and how she offers hope to audiences. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to support the show and get new episodes ad free… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
21:24 01/06/22
246: Stereotypes 💐 There is a capacity in all of us to overcome expectations with Dr Hitendra Wadhwa
Dr Hitendra Wadhwa joins us to talk all about overcoming stereotypes vs the impact on our mental health when we can internalise them. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to support the show and get new episodes ad free… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
49:11 25/05/22
245: Self Acceptance 💐 It’s not right away, but growing into it makes me feel so much more alive with Casil McArthur
This week Bobby has an uplifting conversation with trailblazing model, actor, activist Casil McArthur about the long and winding road to self acceptance. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. Find Bobby’s talk at The Podcast Show HERE You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to support the show and get new episodes ad free… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
60:15 18/05/22
244: Burnout - I was burned out on my dissertation about burnout with Dr Amy O’Hana
This week we are revisiting the theme of burnout including how lockdowns and indeed coming out of them can contribute to this with guest Dr Amy O’Hana. Here we go! Mental is the brain-child of Bobby Temps, who lives and thrives while managing his own mental health. Each Thursday we delve into a factor or condition that affects the mind and how to better manage it. Give BetterHELP a try and get 10% off the first month HERE You can now join our Subscription on Apple Podcasts to support the show and get new episodes ad free… Petition to 'Get Mental Health Education on the School Curriculum' - Join us at bit.ly/MentalPetition Join the movement on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram We also have a very blue website with loads of great resources HERE
48:38 11/05/22