Henry Hyde: Designer, Writer, Podcaster

Self-Help

Inside Your Head Episode 8

In my introduction, I talk about the necessity of exercising caution when reading self-help books, especially those penned by big-name celebrities and overnight successes. Even if written with a genuine desire to help others, the author may look back on their path to success with confirmation bias (or survivorship bias)…

Inside Your Head Episode 5

 I open the show by reviewing Emotional First Aid by Guy Winch PH.D. in the introduction. Guy Winch makes the point that whilst almost all of us have at least a basic idea of how to treat physical wounds or injuries, whether minor household mishaps or even more serious…

Inside Your Head Episode 3

 The show opens with my introduction to the subject of self-compassion, focusing on the remarkable book Self Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind by Kristen Neff PhD. The significance of the book is that it enables me to use my own experience of the last year…

Inside Your Head Episode 2

The show opens with an introduction to the subject of attachment, which owes its origins to the psychologist John Bowlby who studied the relationship between babies and their mothers, creating the categories of secure, anxious (also known as ambivalent) and avoidant. This subject has more recently been expanded to cover…

Inside Your Head Episode 1

 This episode features an interview with Dr Laurence Baldwin, Assistant Professor of Mental Health Nursing at Coventry University, in which we discuss the effects of the pandemic on the nation’s mental health, and examine how it has potentially affected children and young people in particular. I also review “Atomic…

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