Seedling - the Podcast

Seedling is a podcast for anyone seeking personal growth. Seeds have everything they need inside to push above the ground and flourish, and just like seeds, we have our own resources to take those first steps towards growth. 

Seedling gives you the tools you need to discover those resources and nurture them. Each episode will tackle a different subject, looking at personal development and mental wellness from all angles. If you’re looking for gentle support and a safe space to explore your inner power, you’re in the right place.

Episodes are released every Wednesday – be sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, or listen here.

Find the show notes from each episode below.

This week’s podcast is all about telling someone you’re struggling with your mental health. This can be a tricky subject to broach, whether you live with a mental health condition or you’re starting to struggle with something for the first time. In the episode I share a couple of thoughts that can get in our way of telling someone, how to overcome them and then a range of ways you…

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In this episode I want to talk about feeling as if you’re wading through treacle when everyone else seems to be running past you effortlessly. I want to encourage you to get to know your brands of treacle and, if you can’t change them – accept them – and if you can change them, wash it off. So if you find you’re constantly comparing yourself to others and feel like…

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On the podcast this week I wanted to talk about negative thought cycles – you know, when you find yourself staring at the wall thinking one negative thought after another and feel utterly paralysed. I recorded this a couple of weeks ago, before the coronavirus pandemic started, so it honestly wasn’t planned but I do feel like it’s good timing. I’m sharing an example of when I found myself in…

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This week I wanted to talk about how we can build our emotional resilience and essentially be better at handling stress and rolling with the punches. I know some people see resilience as a need to ‘be strong’ all the time, but that’s not how I see emotional resilience. To me it’s more about our ability to bounce back and navigate the waves of life when things get stormy. I’m…

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This week on the podcast we’re tackling perfectionism and how to be OK with not being the best at something. This is something (as you’ll hear) I’ve always struggled with. But more recently I’ve felt better able to lower my insanely high expectations of myself. In this episode I’m sharing five steps that can help you be more comfortable with being a beginner at something. I hope it helps. You…

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This week I want to talk about what we can do to pull ourselves out of a funk. You know the feeling – when you have zero motivation, you’re stuck in a rut and you really just want to stay under a duvet. I experienced this pretty badly in autumn last year so I wanted to share my experience and the steps that really helped lift my mood and make…

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