Right Up My Podcast

Right Up My Podcast

Exploring some of the lesser-known (and occasionally bonkers) methods of self-care, self-love and ways to make you feel good. Gwen and Kate talk to people about what's right up their street, then try it out themselves to see if it works. ## Released fortnightly. Contains bad language and inappropriate laughter. ## Editor - Andy Turvey. Music - Andrew Grimes. Artwork - Erica Frances George. ## Support Right Up My Podcast here: https://www.patreon.com/rightupmypodcast ## @rightupmy

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April 14, 2021 56 min

Do you like a gong? What about a bong, or even a dong! Join us as we explore the world of therapeutic sound, with expert Sound Therapist Farzana Ali, who uses crystal bowls, Himalayan bowls and drums to induce meditation and a deep state of relaxation.

Sound therapy can reduce anxiety, boost mood, lower blood pressure and even alleviate chronic pain, and much much more.

Find out more about Farzana at https://www.instagram.com/thesoun...

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Spring has officially sprung, and all we want is to be OUTSIDE! Join us as we talk to integrative psychotherapist Jonathan Hoben about the healing power of walking. Jonathan, who pioneered the concept of Walking Therapy, shares his insights and experiences of using the 'walk and think' method to help clients reduce symptoms of anxiety, depression, low self-confidence, work stress & anger, and to live healthy, fulfilling...

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March 17, 2021 57 min

Welcome to a brand new season of Right Up My Podcast! We're so happy to be back and are kicking things off by exploring the ultimate feel-good activity, laughter. Who doesn't like a good old belly laugh, right? We're joined by Laughter Yoga expert Lotte Mikkelsen, who explains exactly why laughter is so good for us both physically and mentally, and the incredible things that happen in our bodies when we have a good ol&#...

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December 22, 2020 62 min

In this final episode of the series, we bring you a Christmas treat! We go back to before pandemics were on our radar, to a heady time when Gwen took one for the team and got a tantric massage all in the name of feeling good. Before we hear the edited highlights of her visit with tantric masseur Graham, we talk to tantric practitioner and teacher Keone, who gives us an insight into the philosophy behind tantric massage and the vast...

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December 9, 2020 57 min

Ever had a task to do that for some reason you can never quite get round to? Or felt that uneasy feeling when you're chilling out, because deep down you know that there are other things that you really should be doing? Yup, us too! In this episode we talk to Change Coach, Fiona Powley, about procrastination and what's behind this frustrating but very common behaviour. She walks us through a series of techniques that we can ...

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November 25, 2020 56 min

Join us as we go on a journey of discovery into the world of Grounding, aka Earthing. It turns out there is a reason why it feels so good to be barefoot, whether that's on the beach or in the grass – something so simple that we humans have been doing forever, although less so in our modern lives. Dr. Gaetan Chevalier PhD, Director of The Earthing Institute, talks us through the research being done on the health benefits associa...

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November 12, 2020 58 min

Ever heard of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), otherwise known as Tapping? No? Well, look no further! In this BUMPER episode, we bring you not one, but two experts to talk us through the physical and emotional benefits of Tapping. We learn how it's used in hospitals and schools, in situations of stress and anxiety, and how it can help you manage those uncomfortable emotions that are all part of being human.

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October 26, 2020 57 min

Seems everyone's taking a dip in cold water lately! So in this episode, we chat to cold water swimming expert, Rowan Clarke, about everything you wanted to know about the health benefits of cold water swimming, both mental and physical. Plus a tonne of essential practical information to guide would-be cold water swimmers through their first forays into this euphoria-inducing pastime. Kate goes on to take the plunge for the firs...

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October 12, 2020 55 min

This mind-blowing chat with eco-therapist Stefan Batorijs shines a light on both the physical and psychological health benefits of spending time in the forest. We explore the Japanese art of Shinrin Yoku, which translates as 'Forest Bathing', and disappear into the woods ourselves, discovering some surprising truths about how our bodies and minds react to the environment we long ago evolved in.

Editor - Andy Turvey
Music - An...

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September 27, 2020 42 min

We take a deep-dive into the fascinating world of ASMR. What is ASMR? Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response is the experience of 'feeling sound' or having a physical response to audio and is used by a growing number of people to help with anxiety, insomnia, relaxation and even pain relief. As well as exploring the very different sides to ASMR, we also have a fascinating chat with Psychologist Giulia Poerio about the science ...

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September 14, 2020 35 min

This inspiring chat with Transformation Catalyst & Sexological Bodyworker, Klana Ludwig, shows us how to reconnect with ourselves through our bodies, even when our lives are surrounded by chaos (our chat took place during lockdown).

Klana shares a simple yet potentially life changing daily practice and let's us into the secret of how "living orgasmically" can help us love our bodies and ourselves more.

You can find ou...

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September 8, 2020 20 sec

Launching on Monday 14th September.

Right Up My Podcast, talking to people about the things that are right up their strasse, that make them feel good. 

Hosted by Gwen Watson and Kate White.

Music by Andrew Grimes
Artwork by Erica Frances George
Photo by Colin Moody

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