Episode 66 - The Biology of Happiness Can we increase our wellbeing through a biology lesson? In this episode Chris, David and Producer Tommo explore the science behind the chemicals in our brains responsible for happiness. With plenty of takeaways on sensible ways to increase our wellbeing, a Bage's Bias and a special little guest [...]
When To Congratulate Yourself Towards the end of the recent podcast interview with Mark Bristow, he used a line which has really stuck with me. He commented that if we spoke to other people the way we spoke to ourselves, we wouldn’t have too many friends. This was again brought home to me when I [...]
The guys are back and may have found the secret meaning of life in this episode! They take a look at two key theories of wellbeing - Set Point Happiness and the Hedonic Treadmill - what really makes us happy and can we increase our wellbeing? There is the classic #TightAssTommo and the NEW Bages' Biases, for a great episode well worth your time.
Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo as they explore how all the areas of wellbeing support each other. In this episode the spotlight is on social prescribing, digging a little deeper past the initial problem and looking at more preventative solutions. With updates from the IFW, Ovation Client Questions on life assurance and plenty of sheds in the Tight Ass Tommo tip of the week have a listen to another great Financial Wellbeing Podcast.
In this post Chris talks about his feelings surrounding an award he was nominated for but did not win. The impact it had on his wellbeing and what he did next.
Episode 54 - Mental Wellbeing & Money The guys take a canter around the subject of mental health in this episode of the Financial Wellbeing Podcast. Although Chris, David and Producer Tommo are not experts in mental health, they are in money. They stick to how financial issues effect mental wellbeing along with signposting for more [...]
Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo as they have a chat with Jason Butler about the importance of financial education. Jason explains why he went from being a financial planner to an educator and how you can get your own Financial Fitness Score to see how you're doing. This is an episode filled to the brim with money saving tips not only from the legend that is #tightasstommo, but Jason as well.
Longtime listeners will be aware that proceeds from the Financial Wellbeing book go to the charity Penny Brohn. In this podcast episode Chris, David and Producer Tommo find out what fantastic work Penny Brohn does to help people live well with cancer. We hear from Dr Catherine Zollman on how our bodies are hardwired to heal, the different ways people deal with money after a cancer diagnosis and how the work they do at Penny Brohn inspired Chris to write the book.
Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo as they explore Employee Ownership - a great option when a business owner wants to step away and the employees want to step up. They discuss what drives people at work and how employee ownership relates to financial well-being. This podcast shares some great insights into the sale of Ovation Finance to an Employee Ownership Trust. The legend that is Tight Ass Tommo also shares great money saving tips and we answer listeners questions.
In this episode Chris has a chat with the founder of the Young Money Blog, Iona Bain. They discuss financial education, challenges younger people face and the importance of establishing saving habits. They also take a look at the pressures on young people from social media and society based expectations, such as keeping up with others and the work/life balance.