Clinical psychologist and wellbeing consultant, Emily Toner, discusses positive psychology’s origins in research, the concepts of flow, resilience, upward spirals and how it can be of benefit in everyday life.
Panel Operator: Daniel
Interviewers: Mark H and Mark J
This week, Kate Chester from Freedom from Tobacco discusses the process and steps to becoming a non smoker whilst being diagnosed with a psychiatric illness. Kate discussed having a set plan and supports including awareness of triggers, putting boundaries around smoking etc and the benefits you can expect when you quit smoking.
Guests Annie Murphy, Liz Scarfe and Lara discuss the “Living With Suicidal Feelings” support group. Topics include why this group matters, their intention and motivation, and the value of peer support. A typical format is outlined – who attends and what is discussed and how the group support one another, and the importance of self care. And finally, where to find information re the group if you want to attend. There is also a Face Book page to check out: Living With Suicidal Feelings.