What’s catching my ear: 4th February, 2019

 

 

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No apologies for my fondness of podcasts when there are so many powerful podcasts around.
1 Kirsten Neff forever associated with compassionate approaches is interviewed here and marvellous lines just flow enough for them to be great reminders for whenever we get in trouble. Simply wonderful.

2 Similarly, the podcast featuring Joseph Burgo is a profound listen. It made me consider shaming experiences as opportunities rather than as events to be avoided at all costs. Initially I was quite sceptical but the longer you listen the greater his credibility grows – a treat that I will relisten to.

 

What’s catching my eye: 18.8.2018

1 Self-Renovators: This podcast offers a nice gentle dig at self help which is often quite hilarious

2 Some nice notes on self compassion:
https://psychcentral.com/blog/the-portals-into-self-compassion/

3 Male suicide: My eyes will be on the television programme on BBC2 on Wednesday at 9.30pm …. Suicide is the biggest killer of males under the age of 50.

4 The Essay on Radio 3 is often hit and miss but this one hit all the right notes – its about Iona as a spiritual retreat and sounds just the place to go to escape from a busy world, narrated eloquently by the featured poet:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07vwmtx