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Author: Shelley Treacher Stress & Anxiety Recovery

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BACP Accredited Body Psychotherapist, Shelley Treacher gives "short, inspirational gems of wisdom" in her Stress and Anxiety-focused podcasts.

Shelley's podcasts are about disrupting harmful patterns, from self-criticism and toxic relationships to binge-eating. Learn how to deal with anxiety, stress, and feeling low, and explore healthier ways to connect.

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Send us a Text Message.Depression can affect your life, but it doesn't have to define it. With understanding, and the right strategies, it is possible to find joy and fulfilment again. In today's episode:What depression isCauses of depressionWhat happens in the brain and the nervous system in depressionHow to start finding your way out of feeling depressed.CitationsSome ideas here were inspired by a Nicabm training on working with shame. You can buy your full training programme here.From Gen ...
Send us a Text Message.Shelley helps you to understand the causes of overthinking and how to relax your mind. This podcast explores signs of overthinking and offers strategies to deal with it.In this podcast:Becoming aware of overthinkingMental, physical and emotional symptoms of overthinking. Breaking the belief that overthinking is productive.3 ways that you can challenge overthinking; taking a practical approach, a physiological approach, or an experiential approach.2 exercises that s...
Send us a Text Message.Today's episode is a deeply personal exploration of pet loss and its emotional toll. Join me as we navigate the intricate layers of grief, eating for comfort, and finding ways to feel better after losing a pet. Let's embark on this heartfelt exploration together.Add your beloved pet to this postTo receive my blog post about how I took back control of my eating, get your Comfort Eating Recovery Starter Kit (below).Here’s another podcast you will love:Reset your Autonomic...
Send us a Text Message.It's normal for most of us to struggle with procrastination. But if you started a diet or exercise regime in the New Year and now struggle to keep it going, it might be because you didn't understand what was going on for you. There are reasons for procrastination and it can be stopped! In ​today's podcast​, I'm going to show you how 'failing' can help you.We'll look at:Why you lose control and how to regain itThe origins of self-control in your brainRecognising ho...
Send us a Text Message.Nurturing yourself through the pressures of Christmas. Part of the reason we eat so much at Christmas is that it's so easy to do it. Our whole culture makes it easy for us to do so. However, there are many traditions and habits associated with Christmas that can create pressure and obligations. One way to control your eating during Christmas is to politely decline food that you don't really want.This is the second of my Christmas podcasts, where I talk about the pressur...
Send us a Text Message.Welcome to the first of three Christmas podcasts, where I talk about the different feelings we have during the holiday season. Today, I focus on how it can be hard to deal with loss during Christmas. It can be tough if someone you love isn't there, if you had a difficult relationship, or if you just feel sad during this time of year. I want to support you and give you permission to feel your grief. I'll share stories, talk about love and grief, offer tips for taking car...
Send us a Text Message.One of the biggest reasons people seek support from me is the fear of passing on their habits to their children. According to statistics, children and young people are using food to cope with mental health issues, more than ever before. In this week's podcast, I talk about 5 ways you can help the young person in your care.Your next podcast: How do I Stop Self-Criticism?CitationsOffice for Health and Disparities. Public Health Data. Obesity Profile: https://fingert...
Send us a Text Message.“Today I talk about the biggest mistakes I made when trying to stop comfort eating and lose weight. I now advise against being too hard on yourself and going on strict diet. “Shelley says it's really important to be kind to yourself and have self-compassion when trying to recover. She also thinks it's helpful to pay attention to your senses while eating, and be aware of how you feel when you’re choosing what to eat.Shelley has created a 'Comfort Eating Recovery Starter ...
Send us a Text Message.Do you worry too much about what others think of you? This can lead to overeating for comfort. Today, I talk about trying to be perfect and how it can have bad effects, like causing overeating, stress, and feeling really sad. I point out that perfectionists have unrealistic expectations for themselves and explain why. I suggest building up your own self-esteem and judging yourself in a reasonable way.You might like this podcast next: How do I Stop Self-Criticism?Citatio...
Send us a Text Message. Today I talk about money and how our thoughts about money affect us. I mention money problems from the past and ask questions to help you think about your own money beliefs and influences. I conclude that it's important to take care of yourself on the inside. I also talk about overeating on holiday.CitationsThe Money PanelThe Soul of Money 'Reclaiming the Wealth of Our Inner Resources' - Lynne Twist Another podcast to try: Reset Your Autonomic Nervous System...
Send us a Text Message.In this podcast, I talk about how having good relationships can make you feel happy. I also discuss the importance of setting boundaries when you interact with others. The podcast explains how bonding, trust, and connection affect your brain. I also share stories about dealing with feeling anxious or being rejected by others. Throughout the podcast, you are encouraged to be kind to yourself. CitationsThe Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Conne...
Send us a Text Message.Today, learn how your brain tricks you into avoiding exercise and why it's crucial to overcome this instinct. Understand the neuroscience of movement, uncover the surprising benefits of any form of physical activity, and explore strategies to make exercise enjoyable again. From childhood fears to unexpected swimming adventures, I share personal stories that will inspire you to break free from your exercise limitations. CitationsThe Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us...
Healing SELF-DISGUST

Healing SELF-DISGUST

2023-09-2812:38

Send us a Text Message.Today, we begin by addressing the common issue of self-disgust. I encourage listeners to challenge negative self-talk. I then dive into the topic of seasonal stress, highlighting signs of troublesome stress levels. The podcast provides practical methods to nurture self-compassion and well-being.Another podcast for you: How do I Stop Self-Criticism?Support the Show.Want to see if we're a good fit for working together?Let's book a complimentary telephone call to talk. SC...
Send us a Text Message.Today, we explore strategies for coping with the sudden shift into Autumn or Fall. Shelley shares her personal journey and how she prepared for a radio show aimed at helping people to embrace autumn. She delves into the concept of disappointment, encouraging listeners to challenge their thoughts and reframe their expectations. The episode offers valuable insights and practical advice for navigating the emotional challenges of the autumn transition.Another podcast episod...
Send us a Text Message.Today, Shelley explains the stress cycle associated with evening binge-eating. She lists recognisable signs of a stress state. Describing physiological responses to stress, she details how fight, flight, or freeze responses manifest. Listeners are guided to assess their own stress states by checking various physical and emotional markers, including breathing patterns, body tension, and irritability. Shelley explains what a panic attack is. emphasizes the importance of s...
Send us a Text Message.Today, we explore the relationship between having a busy life, anxiety, and comfort eating. We delve into the reasons why people work so hard, naming potential triggers; addiction to productivity, fear of stopping, the desire to please others, or anxiety. The podcast highlights how these contribute to distress, which can lead to comfort eating after the day's work is done. Shelley emphasises understanding and addressing the emotional roots of these behaviours, and offer...
Send us a Text Message.Today, Shelley explores the most common time we overeat; in the evening. Drawing from her expertise in helping people recover from emotional eating, Shelley discusses why we overeat in the evening. She explores hunger, habit, lack of preparation, and emotional responses to daily stress. Shelley offers a four-step process for breaking this pattern, encompassing observation of thoughts, habits, emotional states, and the purpose of binge-eating. This episode conc...
Send us a Text Message.In this episode, we explore 6 strategies to recover from emotional eating, focusing on the journey to rediscovering life in its fullness. Our aim is to provide valuable insights into the recovery process and offer six life-changing options for those seeking to break free from addictive behaviours.Not sure your eating IS emotional?- If you want to uncover the emotion behind your eating, here's a short course for you: https://underground-confidence.passion.ioAnother podca...
STRESS ADDICTION

STRESS ADDICTION

2023-08-0112:33

Send us a Text Message.The focus here is on the effect of stress on the brain and its role in addiction, particularly comfort eating. Shelley starts by discussing how stress alters the brain, making certain behaviours or substances more appealing. She highlights the link between stress and addiction, explaining that stress addiction can be challenging to overcome. Shelley shares insights from Gabor Maté's book, emphasizing that addictions often originate from painful experiences. She delves i...
Send us a Text Message.In this episode, we discuss addictive personality and various forms of addiction, particularly focusing on comfort eating. I talk about the concept of addictive personality, stating that it oversimplifies the reality of addiction. Addiction can manifest in different forms, not just related to substances but also behaviours like internet scrolling, binge-watching, and overworking. This podcast delves into the brain's chemistry, explaining how dopamine and end...
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