The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast

Dr. Tresidder & Dr. Bagshaw are joined by expert guests for weekly health and wellbeing discussions

Latest Episodes

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March 02, 2021

Empathy and Sensitivity

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Empathy and Sensitivity**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** discuss **how empathy and sensitivity can affect our mental health and wellbeing** in detail. During the conversation, they discuss **the difference between sympathy and empathy**, **coping skills that can help us to deal with the high emotional cost of empathy** and **how a better understanding of empathy and sensitivity can help us all to be better human beings**. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Health and Self-Care](https://healthandself.care/) - Self-care is really important! We all know to put fuel into the car, to make sure we have an income into our bank account - but many of us ignore the Bank of Health. We continually take out, and forget to put in - what we forget is that if we keep taking out, sooner or later the Health Account becomes seriously overdrawn ...

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February 16, 2021

Nutrition and Mental Health

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Nutrition and Mental Health**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** discuss **how our diets can affect our mental health and wellbeing** in detail. During the conversation, they discuss **that we really are what we eat**, **how consuming different types of food can be beneficial to our health** and **how some food can have negative effects**. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Diet and Mental Health](https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/d/diet-and-mental-health) - There is research to suggest that what we eat may affect not just our physical health, but also our mental health and wellbeing. Eating well (i.e. a well-balanced diet rich in vegetables and nutrients) may be associated with feelings of wellbeing. One 2014 study found high levels of wellbeing were reported by individuals who ate more fruit and vegetables... [Mind – Food and Mood](https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/food-and-mood/about-food-and-mood/) - Knowing what foods we should and shouldn’t ...

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February 02, 2021

Music and Wellbeing

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Music and Wellbeing**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** are joined by local musician **Kitty Macfarlane** to discuss **how music can affect our wellbeing** in detail. During the conversation, they discuss **how music can change the way that you feel**, **how nature and the Somerset landscape has influenced Kitty’s song writing** and Kitty **shares her amazing song, Dawn and Dark** at the end of the show! The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Kitty Macfarlane](https://www.kittymacfarlane.com/) - Kitty Macfarlane is a songwriter and guitarist from Somerset, whose music is rich with visual imagery and written with an eco-eye. From the starling murmurations on the Somerset Levels to the lowly eel's epic transatlantic migration, and the small part we ourselves play in a much bigger picture, her songs are bound by the underlying theme of mankind's relationship with the wild. [The Surprising Psychological ...

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January 19, 2021

Surviving a Mental Health Crisis

Welcome to the Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast! In this important episode, Surviving a Mental Health Crisis, our hosts Dr. Andrew Tresidder and Dr. Peter Bagshaw are joined by Meg Warr and Cher Hallett from Somerset NHS Foundation Trust to discuss how to survive a mental health crisis in detail. During the conversation, they discuss how to identify when you are in a crisis, how to access help when you need it, how to build distress tolerance and develop a safety plan and much more. The SEW podcast is a free weekly show hosted by Dr. Andrew Tresidder and Dr. Peter Bagshaw. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite expert guests to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Podcasts, Somerset Emotional Wellbeing or wherever you get your podcasts! We’d like to hear from you! If you would like to let us know what you think of the show, or to suggest guests and topics for us to cover, please get in touch with us by emailing: [email protected] Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated   Help in a Crisis - This page has been co-produced with our recovery partners and peer support workers. The Stay Alive App - The Stay Alive app is a ...

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January 13, 2021

The Future of Mental Health?

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **The Future of Mental Health?**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** are joined by **Haleem Clift** and **Jesse Roth** to discuss their film for Time to Change entitled **The Future of Mental Health?** in detail. Please watch their film featuring author Michael Maisey (hosted on Vimeo) for free [here](https://vimeo.com/484225160). During the conversation, they discuss **the story behind the film**, **their own experiences of mental health as young men in Somerset** and **what they think we all need to do to destigmatise mental health and improve our wellbeing**. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Rexton Films]( http://rextonfilmaudio.com/) - Jesse Roth is a filmmaker and editor from West Somerset. In 2016 Jesse formed Rexton Films, a small production company under which Jesse completes much filming and editing work. [@haleemclift on Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/haleemclift/- Haleem Clift is a presenter, actor, Time to ...

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January 05, 2021

Spotlight on Seasonal Affective Disorder

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Spotlight on Seasonal Affective Disorder**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** discuss **Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)** in detail. During the conversation, they discuss **what SAD is**, **what you can do to manage SAD during these difficult times** and **how you can get help with SAD if you need it**. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Mindline Somerset](https://www.mindinsomerset.org.uk/our-services/adult-one-to-one-support/mindline/) - To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours so people can call and talk to someone about their anxieties and worries. Call 01823 276892 [NHS SAD Information](https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/seasonal-affective-disorder-sad/) - Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. SAD is sometimes known as "winter depression" because the symptoms are usually more apparent and more severe during the winter. A few people with ...

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