Positive Thinking And The Meaning Of Life
By Marcus Freestone
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The antodote to wishy-washy self-help. A no nonsense look at the practical applications of psychology and philosophy to mental health and life in general.
||CleanEPISODE 28 NEGATIVE THINKING PART FIVE COLIN WILSON||This week we begin an exploration of the existential and psychological ideas of the prolific English writer Colin Wilson.||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 13 ABANDONMENT AND MY RECENT CHANGE OF MIND||In this episode we look at abandonment issues, how they manifest in adult life and how to overcome them.||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 12 SOCIAL INTERACTION AND EXISTENTIALISM||Part 3 of our look at social interaction, this week looking at existentialism.||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 01: A Short Introduction||A Short Introduction to the series.||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 27 NEGATIVE THINKING PART FOUR ANXIETY||Part four of our mini-series, prompted by a listener question, discusses anxiety and its root causes.||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 26 NEGATIVE THINKING PART THREE ANGER||In part three of our mini series we look at an aspect of negative thinking - anger - and trace the roots of its effect on our thoughts and behaviour.||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 25 - TRIGGERS FROM THE PAST AND SUBCONSCIOUS DECISIONS||In part two of our mini-series on Negative Thinking we look at how to recognise negative triggers from the past and subconscious versus conscious decision making.||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 21 THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS AND DEPRESSION||In this episode we look at the biological causes of stress and depression and identify the differenences between everyday or reactive depression and clinical or endogynous depression.||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 20 IS DEPRESSION BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD?||In answer to another listener question we look at the prevalance of depression today and ask whether or not 21st century living is making us ill.||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 19 IDENTITY CRISIS AND JEAN PAUL SARTRE||How is our identity formed and how do we learn to fit into human society? How do others define us? We explore these questions using social psychology and the work of existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre.||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 18 DEALING WITH THE EXTERNAL WORLD AND THE FORBIDDEN||The first episode to deal entirely with questions from a listener. Please keep the questions coming in.||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 17 OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER AND OBJECT PERMANENCE||In this episode we look at a possible cause of OCD and how it might be overcome.||6/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 16 GURDJIEFF AND SELF REMEMBERING||Exploration of the work of the Russian philosopher and mystic.||4/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 15 P D OUSPENKSY AND NEGATIVE EMOTIONS||In this episode we look at the work of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, especially concentrating on their methods of counteracting negative emotions.||3/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 14 THE MEANING IN LIFE||This episode we turn away from the 'big questions' and look at how we all have to find subjective meaning in our own everyday lives.||3/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 11 SOCIAL INTERACTION PART 2||Part 2 of our look at social interaction and it's many psychological and philosophical aspects.||1/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 10 SOCIAL INTERACTION PART 1||Social judgement, misunderstanding in communication, individual difference and group homogeny.||10/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 09 CONSCIOUSNESS PART 3||Concluding our look at the weighty topic of consciousness.||9/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 08 CONSCIOUSNESS PART 2||Part 2 of our exploration of various aspects of consciousness.||5/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 07 CONSCIOUSNESS PART 1||Beginning our exploration of one of the most complicated topics known to man, woman or indeed aardvark.||11/11/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 06 OVERCOMING NIHILISM||How to avoid falling into a pit of existential despair.||11/4/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 05 DEALING WITH FEAR||--||10/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 04 MY REPOST TO A CHRISTIAN INSULT||Episode 4 of the podcast where I get a bit tetchy with someone who slagged off the free e-book in an ungrammatical manner.||10/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 03 POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND MENTAL HEALTH||Episode 3 of the podcast looks at psychology and what it can tell us about maintaining good mental health and a positive outlook.||10/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 02: Physician Heal Thyself||Episode 2 of the podcast where I talk about the problems I have enacting the things I have learned.||10/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Positive Thinking and the Meaning of Life
Marcus is BACK
Best podcast on the entire iTunes site.
Marcus good to have you back again, I truly missed your podcasts.
People - wake up and listen to Marcus, guy has it figured out.
This is an easy 5 star site.