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I'm Fine Podcast

I'm Fine Podcast

By Damo & Mark
We're all work in progress and this podcast is no exception. Celebrating the Wabi-sabi and taking a poke at our perfectly imperfect lives, if we can make just ONE person feel like they're not alone in all this madness then our work here is done!
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#66 The Gut-Brain Axis With Miguel Toribio-Mateas
We continue our exploration of our gut health with an interview with Miguel Toribio-Mateas, Director of Research and Innovation at Atlas Biomed, about the Gut-Brain Axis and why should we care about it? Also, in this episode, Mark tells us what he really thinks about our Prime Minister, Nigel Farage has the last laugh, what really happened to Lenin's body and life hacks are back! Get 30% OFF your DNA and Microbiome Tests with Atlas Biomed by using code IAMFINE30 at checkout! ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Follow Atlas Biomed on Instagram Follow Miguel Toribio-Mateas on Instagram --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:13:46
April 16, 2021
#65 Mark's Pet Kingfisher Is Timid, Suspicious And Worried
A packed Friday episode covering the sickening fate of Danish Mink, another thing Bristol invented, Union Flags and why your mental bandwidth is more important than your internet's bandwidth. Plus, Damo's Mum writes in and we receive unexpected news from our producer, Colin. ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Russia Approves 'World’s First' Coronavirus Vaccine for Pets Covid: Denmark To Dig Up Millions Of Mink Culled Over Virus Bristol Invented The Easter Egg: What Uk Company Made The First Chocolate Egg? The Meaning And Origin Of The Expression: Blown To Smithereens The Union Jack Or The Union Flag / The Lesbian Flag Homes Under The Hammer: Dion Dublin Saying "Stairs Going Up To The Bedrooms" Mental Bandwidth Management is the New Time Management --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:04:59
April 9, 2021
#64 The Crushing Reality Of Mental Health
** TRIGGER WARNING - THIS EPISODE DISCUSSES THE SUBJECT OF SUICIDE ** After a difficult and tragic week, a shorter episode to reflect on the plans for a new weekly podcast format and the crushing reality of mental health. ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Roman Kemp: Our Silent Emergency --- NHS: Help For Suicidal Thoughts --- NHS: Overview - Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
35:23
April 6, 2021
#63 Sables Are Cute Until One Rips Your Face Off
In this Friday's episode, almost no subject is left untapped; taping the charts, Women at Augusta, vaccine passports, songs at funerals, Guinness and port, decaying beauty Quarks, Bill Gates, electricians and a proper dickhead making a 999 call! ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- BBC's Naga Munchetty And Charlie Stayt 'Spoken To' After Flag Complaints --- The Bill Gates Multi-Billion Dollar Briberies Of… --- Unexplained Results Intrigue Physicists at World’s Largest Particle Collider --- Stanley Johnson Did Write A Novel Called ‘The Virus’ --- Calling 999 Because You Don't Want To Break Into A Tenner --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
58:34
April 2, 2021
#62 I Predict A Riot
Fresh from the Police frontline, Mark relays his experience of the Bristol protest on Friday 26 March 2021 against the backdrop of "Controlled Opposition". Damo sings again and this pod is so hot in Tunisia right now! ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Deaths within 28 days of a 'covid' vaccine in the UK --- Hatt Mancock In The House Of Commons --- Bristol Protests, Friday 26 March 2021... "I Calmly Told Police I Was A Journalist, But They Said They Didn’t Believe Me" By Martin Booth Matthew Dresch On Twitter Saul Staniforth On Twitter Tracie Wayling On Twitter --- What Is Controlled Opposition --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:02:22
March 30, 2021
#61 Forced Reality & Retribution
In this Friday's episode, Damo and Mark discuss the madness of the internet (how TikTok is reading our deepest and darkest thoughts), the beautifully simple time before smartphones and how these days we're far too quick to lynch anyone who has a whiff of an opinion. ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- This Can't Be Real - The Joe Biden Lectern Clip --- The £2.6 Million Renovation Of Downing Street’s New White House-style Press Briefing Room --- Barry's Banter Bus On Instagram --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
56:42
March 26, 2021
#60 Heroes In A Half Shell
The MAAAAADNESS is very real! Genocide, starvation, global pandemic, democracy is on fire, Bristol is on fire, mental health crisis, rising seas and temperatures and vaccine wars. What the fuck is going on? Turtles in distress can change some things but we need a bigger set of answers to a growing set of problems. Bag of Beef Space Raiders anyone? ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Elaine Paige "Having Her Vaccine" --- Silicon Valley's POWER GRAB - Can Big Tech Be Broken Up? by Russell Brand --- Speed Is Killing the Planet. Time to Focus on Efficiency --- How Bad Is Bitcoin For The Environment Really? --- Terrapins (not mobiles) --- Are We Getting Breakfast All Wrong? --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:00:27
March 23, 2021
#59 Life Aint No Fairytale
Make no mistake about it, life for some of us at the moment is way too much to deal with and things are at risk of breaking down. This episode takes a closer look at Damo and Mark's personality types - when INTJs meet INFPs - and how being overwhelmed can challenge the most solid of friendships, perspectives and wise minds. ** Oh, and don't forget your bonus feature where Mark takes you into a murky world of corruption, cover-ups and proud cocks in the spectacular "A Vial Tale". ** ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Bulk Data --- Take The Jung Typology Test™ --- When an INTJ met an INFP --- Is Information Overload Hurting Mental Health?- --- A Brief Lesson On Locus Of Control from Slow Growth On Instagram --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:10:40
March 19, 2021
#58 Premier League Tossers
Well, this escalated quickly. From the humble football coin toss one minute to race and cultural appropriation the next. This episode also looks at gratitude for your attention, minding your manners with AI, stupid reporters and even more stupid rules for shopping in Tesco! ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching the Gameshow Killer on ITV Player --- Nasa Figures We’ve Got About A Billion Years Before The Sun Kills Us All --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
59:47
March 16, 2021
#57 Retro Sweets & Crystal Balls
As well as taking another car crash trip down the memory lane of retro sweets, Damo and Mark discuss the new I'm Fine website, debts after death, what £37 billion in crisp twenties look like and crystal ball predictions for our new and emerging world. ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- My Protein Layered Protein Bar Birthday Cake Flavour --- Egri Bikavér The Wine Formerly Known As Bull’s Blood --- Sweets In The 1960s. Or, Where Did All Those Fillings Come From? --- World Economic Forum: Travelling With Confidence July 30 2020 --- Bulk Data --- The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching the Gameshow Killer on ITV Player --- The Home Genie --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
58:07
March 12, 2021
#56 An Unclear And Forever Present Danger
Sometimes it feels like the world is going too fast and we just need it to stop so we can get off and stretch our legs a little. As things speed up we don't find the time to question what's right, what's true and what we actually need to live a fulfilled life. This episode looks at the paradox of our "safety", electric scooters, masks, elite sports and the BBC's continued impartiality on Meghan & Harry! ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Tweet: "Nicholas Witchell suggests Meghan Markle is endangering 99 year old Prince Philip’s recovery and questions her credibility." --- ‘Hop-on, hop-off’ E-scooter Hire Scheme Arrives In The Stokes --- Watch: Munich Eisbach River Surfing in Munich’s English Garden --- Naming The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) And The Virus That Causes It --- World Economic Forum: Travelling With Confidence July 30 2020 --- Jordan Syatt: Thoughts On Positivity --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:03:02
March 9, 2021
#55 Risking It For A Biscuit
In a new world where our safety is conflated with fear, our attitudes to risk are being challenged on new levels. Also in this episode, body butter, Biden, bunce, Brand and Bezos with a rollover bonus of brain bants around our desire to seek more than we need. ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Muse Headbands --- How Ai Trading Technology Is Making Stock Market Investors Smarter --- The Great Reset: Is Bill Gates TOO Powerful? --- 15 Ways Being an Introvert Can Affect Your Health --- Do Extroverts Really Take More Risks? --- Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:02:51
March 5, 2021
#54 Why Why Why Dilemma
In this episode, Damo and Mark ask another big question... why? Why are we here, why do we agonise over decisions no matter how big or small and why, as humans, we always seem to want more than we need? Also, Weasels, Stoats, Hadron Colliders, Viagra, TikTok and a surprise blast from the past for Mark! ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Large Hadron Collider Facts: Impressive Stats On The Machine Searching For The God Particle The day a weasel shut down CERN Stoat or weasel? How to tell the difference We can’t say if Test and Trace has cost more than the Channel Tunnel—yet The Pembrokeshire Murders: How a Bullseye appearance implicated the real-life killer John Cooper Why Existentialism is the Only Philosophy That Makes Any Sense How the Word “Should” Can be Harmful and 3 Empowering Alternatives Simon Sinek What causes greed and how can we deal with it? --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:01:49
March 2, 2021
#53 We Only Exist When You Listen To Us!
Does anything really exist? Is something real only when you observe it? Are we merely a figment of some higher power's imagination or players in a giant video game where we only get one life before it's game over? Also, how tall is a million pounds in twenty-pound notes, AI in the financial markets and fish that live forever! ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- What Does One Million Pounds Look Like? --- Wheeler's Delayed-Choice Experiment --- The Observer Effect --- The Copenhagen Interpretation --- The Consciousness Illusion --- The Freshwater Hydra --- Is Ageing Inevitable? Understanding the Biology of Ageing | Open Lecture | University of Kent --- Joan MacDonald on Instagram --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:06:03
February 26, 2021
#52 When The Shackles Are Off
A packed episode looking at what we're doing in readiness for the end of Lockdown 3 - if it ever actually ends! Also, the BIG questions... was Walt Disney really the museum guide at Shepton Mallet prison, will Perseverance meetup with Curiosity on Mars and do we have the life hack to end all life hacks? ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Hancock's former neighbour won Covid test kit work after WhatsApp message --- The lockdown paradox: why some people's anxiety is improving during the crisis --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:09:01
February 23, 2021
#51 We Think Therefore We Are
In a natural follow-on from exploring truth, we tread the pathless lands of illusion and myth with stories of Walt Disney, tiny Wiltshire hamlets, out-of-our-depth philosophy and Damo's brand new feature, Life Hacks! ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Truth Is A Pathless Land by Jiddu Krishnamurti --- Physicists Are Staring To Suspect Physical Reality Is An Illusion --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
58:12
February 19, 2021
#50 Does Truth Really Exist
To celebrate the 50th episode of the I'm Fine Podcast, Damo and Mark aim to answer one of humanity's easiest question, Does Truth Really Exist? Have they finally bitten off more than they can chew or can they style their way out of this one? Also, patina is so last week, the plural of confetti and why we couldn't be anarchists if we tried! ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Jo Robinson's recommended reading: 'Living Magically' by Gill Edwards 'Women Who Run with the Wolves' by Clarissa Pinkola Estes 'The Joyous Body: Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype'  by Clarissa Pinkola Estes --- Anarchism and Order --- 'Is Math Discovered Or Invented?' By Jeff Dekofsky --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
59:58
February 16, 2021
#49 "Finding Your Centre" with Jo Robinson
In this episode, Damo brings his Saturday morning coffee and cake chat with Jo straight to the pod with a dive into Finding Your Centre. Also, moon golf antics, commemorative tea towels and Mark does his stand-up comedy set two podcasts too late!  ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Golf On The Moon --- Deconditioning: How to Create Pattern Interrupts and Learn New Behaviors --- Jo Robinson's recommended reading: 'Living Magically' by Gill Edwards 'Women Who Run with the Wolves' by Clarissa Pinkola Estes 'The Joyous Body: Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype'  by Clarissa Pinkola Estes --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:00:34
February 12, 2021
#48 With A Little Luck
There is no end to what we can do together. With a little luck, we can have it all worked out, right? Well, yes and no. This episode explores luck, fate and how much control - if any - we have on becoming the next British-born President of the United States. ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Square Sausages Anyone? Scientists Uncover Mechanics Of Cubed Wombat Poo --- A Philosophical Look At Luck --- The Science Of Luck --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
53:17
February 9, 2021
#47 Judgement Day
Our life paths are determined by judgements; self-judgement, the judgement of others and moral judgement shaped by our lived experiences and world view. In a polarised world, it's more important than ever to keep our judgement healthy and balanced. ----- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Dr. Simon Twitter Thread --- Interview with Mark Eccleston-Turner (Keele University)BBC 5 Live Breakfast, Thursday 28 January 2021 (05:25)  --- Snap-Judgement Science --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
56:56
February 5, 2021
#46 Laugh And The World Cries With You
Laughter is the best medicine but this pod is fully indemnified from the impact of low doses. In a challenging world going through challenging times our sense of humour is put to the test every day so whatever your sense of humour, keep on laughing... even if it's forced! Also in this episode, tips for tracking your body transformation, the seeding of local and global privilege/judgement and Damo raps White Lines whilst Mark looks on with shame. ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Amelia's Transformation On Instagram / Follow her at @meelspt --- Mel Robbins --- Yashar Ali / Tweet Thread About Vaccines And The DRC --- What Makes Something Funny? --- Pulpbrother, Javier Mayoral --- Sophomoric Humor --- Neural Correlates Of Laughter And Humour --- This Is Your Brain On Humour --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
56:35
February 2, 2021
#45 Who's Designing Your Life?
Off down the rabbit hole of privilege, opportunity and free will in search of who is really designing our lives. Are we really in control of our life choices and, if so, how much impact can we make whilst we're here? ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Bristol Stool Scale --- Coronavirus: how to keep your gut microbiome healthy to fight COVID-19 --- Ivermectin --- Lifestyle Design 101: What is Lifestyle Design? (& 35+ Questions to Ask Yourself) --- Greg Isenberg on Twitter: I interviewed 5 billionaires this week... --- How to avoid being duped by survivorship bias --- Survivorship Bias by David McRaney --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:02:30
January 29, 2021
#44 Mindfulness: A Gentle Introduction
A deeper, yet gentle dive into mindfulness with some practical examples along the way. Plus, a FREE gift of a meditation (starts at 40m 30s) you can try at home and NOT in the car or when operating heavy plant machinery. Settle down for some sensing and feeling in the moment, without interpretation or judgment! ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- There are no show notes for this episode. --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
48:44
January 26, 2021
#43 Your Microbiome Is More Important Than Reading Chaucer
In this episode, Damo spills his guts talking about Gut Microbiomes and Mark explains the Mandella Effect through the podcast-friendly medium of screenshots on his phone! ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Bananarama --- Diverticular disease and diverticulitis - NHS --- Hartmann's Operation --- What’s The Difference Between Microbiome And Microbiota? --- Atlas Biomed - Microbiome Test --- The Mandela Effect: How False Memories Occur --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
49:54
January 22, 2021
#42 Habit Stacking & The Streak
** STOP THE PRESS ** Mark's first girlfriend is a world-famous megastar! Also in this episode, wearing glasses with masks, bitcoin tips, creating successful habits with streaks and how the Uncanny Valley applies to food as well as robots. ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- The Last Two Northern White Rhinos In The World --- Bitcoin --- Bitcoin: Newport man's plea to find £210m hard drive in tip --- Man has two guesses to unlock bitcoin worth $240m --- How to Stop Procrastinating on Your Goals by Using the “Seinfeld Strategy” --- Streaks by Seth Godin --- Streaks create habits and habits create outcomes by Louise Orders --- Atomic Habits by James Clear --- The trouble with fake meat --- The Uncanny Valley --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:00:13
January 19, 2021
#41 Rest, Rehab & Recovery with Bryan McCullough
Bryan McCullough, The Bike The Body, is back on the pod chatting about rest, rehab and recovery - the perfect segway from our last episode looking at the Vagus Nerve and the relationship between our bodies and our brains! ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** OUR GUEST ** Bryan McCullough, Physiotherapist The Bike The Body Follow Bryan on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Imma --- The World's First Test-Tube Baby; Louise Brown --- The Vagus Nerve --- Leon Taylor, Speaker, Executive Coach & Mentor: leontaylor.co.uk / Instagram --- Heart rate variability (HRV): A new way to track wellbeing --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:01:56
January 15, 2021
#40 Viva Le Vagus!
A packed episode exploring the high and lows of Play To Win's racing days, why Damo and Mark will literally bleed for this podcast and how we can stimulate our Vagus Nerve to help control our emotions. ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Ivor Cummins --- This burp-catching mask for cows could slow down climate change --- Dr Shawn Baker / Regenerative agriculture! --- FORTH Blood Test --- Soil Association --- The Bristol Cable --- MILA Plants Bristol --- illicitbrstl --- The Vagus Nerve --- ** INVESTING IN BRISTOL ** As a podcast, we are proud to support the Soil Association and The Bristol Cable. ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:01:17
January 12, 2021
#39 Novak & Goode
Normal service resumes this episode with a delightful and typically English story about the fate of the Krays' getaway driver, we're off to the races to watch Mark's racehorse, more socks and earplugs in bed and why our communities could benefit from a Common Sense Committee. ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Dartmoor Prison Museum --- The Case for Sleeping with Socks On --- How Did We Start Drinking Milk Of The Ruminants? Are We The Only Species To Drink Milk Of Other Species? --- Covid rules leaving visually impaired people 'totally disorientated' --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
59:01
January 8, 2021
#38 Garage Philosophy Part 2
In Part 2 of our meandering chitter-chatter, we tickle COVID stats and death, we take a little look back over our pods and we have a lovely story that includes white chargers, bookmakers, Union collusion and Molotov cocktails! ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- MP Charles Walkers sparks fury saying 'not all deaths are equal' in Commons --- Ermine --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
33:51
January 5, 2021
#37 Garage Philosophy Part 1
Happy New Year! In the first of a two-part free-wheeling chat, this podcast covers what Mark wears (or doesn't) in bed, the danger of sleeping with socks on, Harry and Meghan's podcast, meat vs plant-based diets and Bristol's finest urban myth! ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Now THAT Bristol Zoo car parking attendant story could be made into a TV series --- Paul Embery Tweet / Despised: Why the Modern Left Loathes the Working Class by Paul EmberyI --- Dr Shawn Baker / 3D Printed Meat Tweet / Regenerative agriculture! --- Netflix: Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret --- Netflix: What the Health --- The Game Changer: James Cameron’s Company Verdient Foods to be Fully Acquired by Ingredion --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
41:06
January 1, 2021
#36 Death, Nailed!
Death, the ultimate leveller. This episode looks at death and only just begins to open the coffin lid on what will undoubtedly become a strong theme for this pod. So, where to begin? At the end, of course! ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Lorraine Kelly Wins IR35 Case --- Harry & Meghan's Podcast --- Infinite Monkey Theorem --- Abiogenesis --- 10 New Things We've Learned About Death --- Symbolic Immortality --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:08:02
December 29, 2020
#35 Gold, Frankincense And Effective Altruism
Merry Christmas to one and all! In this Yuletide episode we chat about the little baby Jesus, religion, Mark's heartbreaking ghost of Christmas presents past and why effective altruism may just be the warm glow your cockles need this winter. ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- The Junkyard Tornado --- Peter Singer: The Drowning Child --- Effective Altruism --- 80,000 Hours --- Making Sense Podcast by Sam Harris - #228 Doing Good --- How PlayPumps are an example of learning from failure --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
58:50
December 25, 2020
#34 Empath To An Imperfect You
We're all squishy in the middle, no matter what anyone says and vulnerability and sensitivity are high on this episode's agenda. We talk about what it's like to be an Empath and begin our exploration into the personality traits of the INTJ. ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- The Power Of Vulnerability: Brené Brown --- What is the INTJ personality type (The Intellectual)? --- 13 Signs That You're An Empath --- World Economic Forum: The Great Reset --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
59:44
December 22, 2020
#33 Blowing Up Tanks
We're far from feeling OK in this episode as we discuss creativity; what it means to us, how we apply it and how we're channelling it into new endeavours. It's OK not to be OK and, like inflatable tanks, you can look and be effective even when there's nothing going on inside! ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- 1918-1954 Dummy Tanks --- Creativity At Work --- The Science of Creativity: What Happens In Your Brain When You Create --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
57:48
December 18, 2020
#32 Prostitutes In The Balti Triangle
A fiery hot and racy episode that would undoubtedly make a dent in the Scoville Heat Unit scale! We take you down a memory cul-de-sac of tantalising titillation in 1980's Birmingham, why curries evoke all sorts of emotions and risk of death and a practical view on calorie deficit in a world full of food judgement. ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Wombats' deadly bums: how they use their 'skull-crushing' rumps to fight, play and flirt --- The Curry Mile --- Balti Triangle --- Phaal Curry Recipe --- The Fitness Chef --- Healthier Takeaway Tips From The NHS --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
59:41
December 15, 2020
#31 It's Mark's Birthday And He'll Cry If He Wants To
It's Mark's big Birthday and with all those years of wisdom on display, we're talking about habits, Maslow's Hammer, the Einstellung Effect in the context of developing a Wise Mind? Also in this episode, more hot water bottle reviews, the Italian Sealand, Roman Emporers and more amazing jokes. ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Rose Island: Netflix adapts the story of 'prince of anarchists' Giorgio Rosa --- Maslow's Hammer --- Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’ --- The Buddha Pill: Can Meditation Change You? --- Einstellung Effect --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:03:52
December 11, 2020
#30 Aphids: "Our Milkshake Brings All The Ants To The Yard!"
In this episode, we discuss mutualism and symbiosis and how humans can take leaves out of nature's plentiful book. Also, Damo is feeling a bit fragile, Mark has the latest instalment of "Not Now!" and we recap on the themes from our last 30 podcast episodes! ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Whizzer And Chips --- Farmer Ants And Their Aphid Herds --- Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit - #171: All Things Covid: Vitamin D, Masks and More with Chris Kresser --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
58:44
December 8, 2020
#29 Music Is The Food Of Indifference (Special)
We all love our music, don't we? Well, 95-97% of us do anyway so this episode is a dedicated dip into our relationships with music and how it's often more complicated than we realise. Also, find out where we're all going for Mark's funeral and what's going to be on the playlist! ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Mark's "Flashback" Track: Games Without Frontiers By Peter Gabriel --- Damo's "Flashback" Track: Lessons In Love By Level 42 --- Mark's Top 100 --- Damo's Top 100 --- Inside the Heads of People Who Don't Like Music --- Music And Dopamine --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:04:42
December 4, 2020
#28 A Change Is As Good As A 20 Minute Nap
We discuss all the matters on everyone's mind like the difference between a magazine and a pamphlet, stealing pens from Argos, essential vs non-essential in Lockdown, microwave fire safety, the golden rule of SEO and how to sleep like Christiano Ronaldo. ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Radio 1 Extra --- Sh**ged Married Annoyed Podcast --- The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin --- Bournville / Port Sunlight --- Happiness Not Now Hot Water Bottle --- Real Life Health & Fitness --- 5 Tips For Better Sleep from Nick Littlehales --- The REAL reason Starbucks got its logo | Robot Chicken | Adult Swim --- The Dutch Reach --- Salvador Dalí's Ocelot --- Sleep from examine.com --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
59:31
December 1, 2020
#27 Not Now!
Happy Friday! In this episode... stand by your taste buds there's a new crisp flavour in town, what Maggie Thatcher has to do with Mr Whippy ice cream, the study of words, the wonderful world of butterflies and the great Christmas mug-off of 2020! ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- The Wall with Danny Dyer --- The "One Touch Rule" --- Was Margaret Thatcher really part of the team that invented Mr Whippy? --- Did Bob Holness Play the Saxophone On Baker Street? --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
51:29
November 27, 2020
#26 Billionaires, Brains And Bawdy Beats
In this episode, Mark spits some filthy Grime lyrics, why quoting the Magna Carta in Lockdown is futile, who's strong enough to rip their shirt from their torso, some valuable chat around attitudes to money and the amazing link between your brain, your heart and your guts. ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- One giant ... lie? Why so many people still think the moon landings were faked --- “Article 61” of Magna Carta doesn’t allow you to ignore Covid-19 regulations --- Br3nya Ft Ivorian Doll - Bezerk (Official Music Video) --- Einstein's Last Desk --- Compound Interest: How Teens Can Become Millionaires --- Vagus Nerve as Modulator of the Brain-Gut Axis in Psychiatric and Inflammatory Disorders The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk --- Maslow's hierarchy of needs --- The Valsalva Maneuver --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:04:50
November 24, 2020
#25 Mark's Magical Mystery Tour
A great breathing exercise to set up your day, the most famous Pirate EVER was made in Bristol, Mark takes us on a magical mystery tour, Damo's top tip for staying alive on a bicycle and one almighty cock-up for mankind on the moon. ---- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- He's One Of Our Own... Isambard Kingdom Brunel --- Made In Bristol: Concorde --- Training And Headphones --- Neil Armstrong’s “One small step for man” might be a misquote --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:07:03
November 20, 2020
#24 Just Another Day In Parody
In this episode... Galapagos tortoises, glorious British drizzle, the law is the law, 12 tiny tips for productivity from a Stanford boffin, Damo reads from a book and Mark reads from a piece of direct mail. --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Freeman-On-The-Land --- Stanford scientist: 12 tiny habits that will instantly make you more productive --- Deepfakes: The Coming Infocalypse by Nina Schick --- Lifting In Lockdown: Link to our 5-minute workouts on Instagram Guide Videos For Exercises: Squats / Dead Bug / Jackknife / Single Leg Standup --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
58:10
November 17, 2020
#23 Always Wear Your Heart On Your Wrist
In this episode, we look at technology and our health and why wearables are here to stay. Also, we settle the age-old "Cornwall Vs Devon Cream Tea Debate", what a shower Lockdown 2 is, why Pirate skin is great for pub doors, Mark's clearly taking the wrong drugs and how Bristol invented ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING! --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Inverted Sugar --- Ripped Gym: Michelle getting arrested --- Bristol / Weird Bristol --- Podcast Spotlight: I’m Fine --- Latest trends in medical monitoring devices and wearable health technology --- Amazon Halo --- Lifting In Lockdown: Link to our 5-minute workouts on Instagram Guide Videos For Exercises: Squats / Dead Bug / Jackknife / Single Leg Standup --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
56:55
November 13, 2020
#22 Antarctic Monkeys And Ugly Frogs
In this episode, we have some top tips for unlocking a positive and productive mindset during Lockdown 2, Damo does too much talking, Mark has some childhood confessions and the first of our three Lifting In Lockdown home-workouts. --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Eat That Frog! Get More Of The Important Things Done Today by Brian Tracy --- Deep Work Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport --- Lifting In Lockdown: Link to our 5-minute workouts on Instagram Guide Videos For Exercises: Squats / Dead Bug / Jackknife / Single Leg Standup --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music and Stings by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
54:25
November 10, 2020
#21 My Nanna Was Cottagecore!
In a purposely relaxed episode in order to keep Mark's heart rate under 120bpm, we dispel a naughty 18th Century royal myth, how Damo's Nanna was years ahead of the fashion curve, a Bristol-based mohair jumper empire off of the '80s and getting your mindset right for UK Lockdown 2. --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Bristol Blue Glass --- Catherine II, Catherine The Great --- Cottagecore --- JumpStart food and Fitness --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
53:32
November 6, 2020
#20 Know Pain Know Gain with Bryan McCullough
In an episode that sees Mark come fresh from Accident & Emergency, we take a look at pain with Physiotherapist Bryan McCullough as we begin to explore the theme of listening, understanding and caring for our bodies. --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** OUR GUEST ** Bryan McCullough, Physiotherapist The Bike The Body Follow Bryan on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- PepsiCo’s Naked Juice introduces new smoothies with a citrus twist --- Men's Health: How to Train to Run Your Fastest Mile --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:06:59
November 3, 2020
#19 It Don't Mean A Thing If It Aint Got That Zing!
In this episode, part 2 of Mark's "We're Being Played" mantra via the medium of a well-known "tropical" juice drink, Damo does a Google search under pressure, how the "Slow Movement" is still a very powerful antidote to our ferocious pace of modern life and how NOT to spend a night under the stars. --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Naked Tropical Zing --- Slow Movement --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
55:15
October 30, 2020
#18 Raisins To Be Cheerful
Strap yourselves in as this episode packed to the rafters! Coming up... Mark almost chokes on his Meal Deal, everything you didn't know about rainbows, why it's time to start reconnecting with the real world, Damo stares at a raisin and take a big deep breath because Deepfake is already here and the information apocalypse is upon us! --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Rainbows Are Circles --- Making Sense with Sam Harris - The Information Apocalypse (Nina Schick) --- Six U.S. Presidents read "Fuck Tha Police" by N.W.A. (Speech Synthesis) --- https://thiscatdoesnotexist.com / https://thispersondoesnotexist.com --- De-aging Robert Deniro in The Irishman [DeepFake] --- Stop Doing ‘Busywork’ And Start Doing Important Work Instead --- Advice On Overcoming Your Gym Anxiety --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:03:54
October 27, 2020
I'm Fine (Trailer)
We're all work in progress and this podcast is no exception. Celebrating the Wabi-sabi and taking a poke at our perfectly imperfect lives, if we can make just ONE person feel like they're not alone in all this madness then our work here is done! ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
02:44
October 26, 2020
#17 We're All Stuck In The Compulsion Loop
So many questions, so little time... is there any way out of the Compulsion Loop for humankind, does Damo have any right to talk about periods, can you really train yourself to be optimistic and what the heck is a Moonbow? --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- The Moon & Periods --- Moonbows --- Dopamine, Smartphones & You: A battle for your time --- Dr Michael Gervais – Finding Mastery - How To Train Optimism --- Learned Optimism: Is Martin Seligman’s Glass Half Full? --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
53:07
October 23, 2020
#16 Mark's In Trouble With Facebook!
Something BIG has gone down. Our resident anarchist, Mark, has had a run-in with the global behemoth that is Facebook for something he sent on an Instagram DM! Also in this episode, how Top Cat became Boss Cat, a cracking little fact about UK rain and how we're all stuck in the Dopamine loop! --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- From Top Cat to Boss Cat --- Tag Clouds --- The Rich Roll Podcast --- Expanding Facebook's U.S. Fact-Checking Program and Supporting the Fact-Checking Ecosystem --- Dopamine, Smartphones & You: A battle for your time --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:12:52
October 20, 2020
#15 Why Do We Find Public Gyms Uncomfortable? (Pop-up)
In our first pop-up episode, we welcome our first in-pod guest, Amelia Ellery. We chat about why, in 2020, many of us still find public gyms uncomfortable, the training challenges for men and women, body confidence, gym etiquette and why there's more to PTs than you might think. --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** OUR GUEST ** Amelia Ellery @MeelsPT --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
57:05
October 18, 2020
#14 My Feelings Are Well Valid Bruv!
In this episode; how, without context, we're all going to hell in a handcart, Mark's detailed study of storms, more emotional numbness, the validity of feelings and Damo reviews his weighted blanket. --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Understanding Emotional Numbness --- Feelings Are Authentic and Valid — Perceptions and Beliefs Are Suspect --- Bryony Gordon Podcast --- The Bristol Bus Boycott of 1963 --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
52:20
October 14, 2020
#13 We Feel It Best When We Feel Nothing At All
In this episode, how Mark draws the attention of strangers in storms, our first ever competition is a disaster, why feeling nothing is just as valid as feeling something and taking baby steps to better habits and greater accountability. --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Hacking your brain for happiness by James Doty [TEDxSacramento] --- Bryony Gordon Podcast --- Mind --- Just One More Thing... Columbo --- The Two Ronnies' Mastermind Sketch --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:04:34
October 11, 2020
#12 A Little Bit Of Love And Understanding
In this episode, we ignite the chat around "science" and horoscopes, how the future of home coffee brewing started 3 years ago, stripper's tassels, which TikTok star Mark shares 83% of his musical taste with and how to look after your testosterone. --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Keurig Courts Coffee Geeks With a Wi-Fi-Enabled Smart Brewer --- Sainsbury's Tweet Sainsbury's Black History Month --- Dr Christina --- Addison Rae --- Sam Harris speaks with Ricky Gervais --- Testosterone --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:07:36
October 7, 2020
#11 This One's For The Ladzzz!
This ain't no special or nuffin' but this one's for the ladzzz! Damo has a good old laugh at Mark's heart condition, dolphin's private parts, how football has gone to the dogs, when we used to drink booze and how Vitamin D will save President Trump! --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo & Mark --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** Our Podcast is brilliantly hosted on Anchor. You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts / Google Podcasts / Pocket Casts / Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- The Social Dilemma --- Can a computer generate a truly random number? --- Intimate Details of Dolphin Sex Revealed --- Can a full coat of body paint kill you? --- Deadline Coffee --- Making Sense Podcast by Sam Harris --- What is drug addiction? U.S. Department of Health and Human Services --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
01:08:01
October 4, 2020
#10 It Might Be Your Opinion But You're Wrong!
In a world where people increasingly think they are right and you are wrong, we take a look at being challenged, Vitamin D, weighted blankets, waning passions and how Mark went "viral" on TikTok. --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** https://anchor.fm/s/31049bc/podcast/rss https://anchor.fm/imfinecast You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Pocket Casts Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media here... Instagram Twitter Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Making Sense With Sam Harris --- The Difference Between Volume And Loudness --- The Crafty Egg, Bristol --- Spotting - Training Is "Better" With A Partner The The Köhler Effect --- Vitamin D: An overview of vitamin D status and intake in Europe NHS - Vitamin D --- Sweden: Mortality rate per 1,000 of the mean population by age and sex. Year 2000 - 2019 --- Weighted Blankets --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo @damianconnop Mark @sprintfitness1 --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media... Instagram Twitter Facebook
47:02
September 30, 2020
#9 The Naked Truth About Ageing
In episode 9 Damo gets accosted in Costa Coffee, Mark exposes himself (again) as we chat about body confidence and why Sarcopenia and exercising with age is SUPER IMPORTANT to living a long and healthy life! --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** https://anchor.fm/s/31049bc/podcast/rss https://anchor.fm/imfinecast You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Pocket Casts Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media here... Instagram Twitter Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Top Flight Time Machine Podcast --- Benefits Of Coffee --- Damo's Top 100 --- William Bell on Spotify --- Spencer Tunick at The Big Chill 2010 --- Sarcopenia And Exercise --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo @damianconnop Mark @sprintfitness1 --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media... Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:00:52
September 27, 2020
#8 Who The Hell Is Bazooka Joe?
Talking about my gen-er-a-tion.... why everyone wants invisibility as their superpower, spooky coincidences, when Mark met Bono, Damo can't take a compliment and who the hell is Bazooka Joe? --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** https://anchor.fm/s/31049bc/podcast/rss https://anchor.fm/imfinecast You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Pocket Casts Spotify --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! Please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media here... Instagram Twitter Facebook --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Bazooka Joe --- Tom Corbett Space Cadet Cosmic Vision Helmet --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo @damianconnop Mark @sprintfitness1 --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media... Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:08:31
September 23, 2020
#7 Be Careful What You Put In Your Mouth 2 (Special)
In the second of our food specials, we've got a new theme tune, Mark's got a new notebook, why you should always read the ingredients on your protein powders and Damo's been a very naughty boy! --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** https://anchor.fm/s/31049bc/podcast/rss https://anchor.fm/imfinecast You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Breaker Google Podcasts Deezer Pocket Casts RadioPublic Spotify TuneIn --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! We'd love to hear from you so please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media here... Instagram @ImFineCast Twitter @ImFineCast Facebook @imfinecast --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- How Do You Cope? With Elis & John - S2 George Ezra: ‘I’m not a freak, I’m not alone’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08pxfr3 --- Full Disclosure with James O'Brien https://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/podcasts/james-obrien-podcast-full-disclosure-interview/ --- Why Fish Aren't Wet ---- The Crafty Egg http://www.thecraftyegg.co.uk/ --- Myprotein https://www.myprotein.com/ --- Arbonne https://www.arbonne.com/pws/homeoffice/tabs/home.aspx --- The Eatwell Guide https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/the-eatwell-guide/ --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo @damianconnop Mark @sprintfitness1 --- ** MUSIC ** I'm Fine Theme Music by the Monkey Fighters Check them out on Spotify or follow them on social media... Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:08:31
September 20, 2020
#6 It's Not Always Good To Talk
In this episode, we spend some time talking about why it's not always good to talk, Damo has no time for tardiness and Mark regales us with a tale of mindfulness whilst crashing a motorcycle at Le Mans. --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** https://anchor.fm/s/31049bc/podcast/rss https://anchor.fm/imfinecast You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Breaker Google Podcasts Deezer Pocket Casts RadioPublic Spotify TuneIn --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! We'd love to hear from you so please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media here... Instagram @ImFineCast Twitter @ImFineCast Facebook @imfinecast --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- DOMS https://www.healthline.com/health/doms --- 6 Steps to Mindfully Deal With Difficult Emotions https://www.gottman.com/blog/6stepstomindfullydealwithdifficultemotions/ --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo @damianconnop Mark @sprintfitness1 ---
57:18
September 16, 2020
#5 Why Don't We Run Fast Anymore?
Buckle up, it's our longest episode to date! Damo sticks the knife further into TVs The Repair Shop, Mark reveals he actually has a Masters in common sense, we make a start in unpacking Imposter Syndrome and reveal our top 5 favourite workouts. --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** https://anchor.fm/s/31049bc/podcast/rss https://anchor.fm/imfinecast You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Breaker Google Podcasts Deezer Pocket Casts RadioPublic Spotify TuneIn --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! We'd love to hear from you so please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media here... Instagram @ImFineCast Twitter @ImFineCast Facebook @imfinecast --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Goats In Trees https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destinations/africa/morocco/video-watch-bizarre-tree-climbing-goats-in-action-morocco/ --- Goths Up Trees https://gothsuptrees.net/ --- Sealand https://sealandgov.org/ --- Yes, Impostor Syndrome Is Real. Here's How to Deal With It https://time.com/5312483/how-to-deal-with-impostor-syndrome/ --- The Dunning-Kruger Effect https://www.verywellmind.com/an-overview-of-the-dunning-kruger-effect-4160740 --- ReWork: Change the Way You Work Forever by Jason Fried https://www.amazon.co.uk/ReWork-Change-Way-Work-Forever/dp/0091929784 --- Yoga With Adriene https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene --- Worldometer https://www.worldometers.info/ --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo @damianconnop Mark @sprintfitness1 ---
01:28:11
September 12, 2020
#4 Be Careful What You Put In Your Mouth (Special)
Welcome to episode #4, JUDGEMENT DAY! It's our Food Judgement Special where we explore why a McDonald's breakfast is better for you given the right context and information, cereal deviancy from the late 19th Century and the Government's new Magic Powder. --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** https://anchor.fm/s/31049bc/podcast/rss https://anchor.fm/imfinecast You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Breaker Google Podcasts Deezer Pocket Casts RadioPublic Spotify TuneIn --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! We'd love to hear from you so please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media here... Instagram @ImFineCast Twitter @ImFineCast Facebook @imfinecast --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Mushroom Redemption https://vimeo.com/112711880 --- Skinny Coffee Club https://skinnycoffeeclub.com/ --- James Smith https://www.instagram.com/jamessmithpt/ --- Graeme Tomlinson - The Fitness Chef https://www.instagram.com/thefitnesschef_/ --- This Man Ate McDonald's Every Day and Lost Weight - Jordan Syatt proves there are no "bad" foods https://www.menshealth.com/nutrition/a29399193/jordan-syatt-mcdonalds-big-mac-weight-loss/ --- Government Soups & Shakes https://www.england.nhs.uk/2020/09/thousands-to-benefit-from-soups-and-shakes-diet-on-the-nhs-from-today/ --- Worldometer https://www.worldometers.info/ --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo @damianconnop Mark @sprintfitness1 ---
33:03
September 9, 2020
#3 This World Is Wonky
The world is officially on the wonk and it's not all good. You can't sing All Things Bright And Beautiful at a funeral but you can go back to choir practice. In other news, Damo can't string a sentence together and we're officially big in America. --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** https://anchor.fm/s/31049bc/podcast/rss https://anchor.fm/imfinecast You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Breaker Google Podcasts Deezer Pocket Casts RadioPublic Spotify TuneIn ---  ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! We'd love to hear from you so please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media here... Instagram @ImFineCast Twitter @ImFineCast Facebook @imfinecast ---  ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Wabi-Sabi https://savvytokyo.com/wabi-sabi-the-japanese-philosophy-of-embracing-imperfectionism/ --- Slimming World Podcast https://www.slimmingworld.co.uk/blog/discover-the-new-slimming-world-podcast/ --- Sealand https://sealandgov.org/about/ --- Audio Mastering and LUFS https://www.masteringthemix.com/blogs/learn/mixing-and-mastering-using-lufs --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo @damianconnop Mark @sprintfitness1 ---
55:00
September 5, 2020
#2 Love You To The Fridge And Back
In episode #2, the difficult second album, we reveal our pilot episode's listening figures, we tell you what we both do for proper jobs and Mark begins our journey into the subject of Sarcopenia, the process of losing muscle mass with age. --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** https://anchor.fm/s/31049bc/podcast/rss https://anchor.fm/imfinecast --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! We'd love to hear from you so please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media here... Instagram @ImFineCast Twitter @ImFineCast Facebook @imfinecast --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Podcast Kit List Neewer® NW-700 Condenser Mic Stagg XLR Cables Tascam US-16x08 Audio/MIDI Interface Behringer 802 8 Input 2 Bus Mixer GarageBand --- Time Flight Time Machine [Podcast] https://tftimemachine.com/ --- Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0b7r2kn/mortimer-whitehouse-gone-fishing-series-1-episode-1 --- Tips on work-life balance from Bob https://www.hibob.com/blog/work-life-balance-tips/ --- The Work You Do The Person You Are https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/06/05/the-work-you-do-the-person-you-are --- Sarcopenia, losing muscle mass with age https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4066461/ --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo @damianconnop Mark @sprintfitness1 ---
45:28
September 2, 2020
#1 There Goes Our Coffee Sponsor! (Pilot)
In our first chat together over live mics we immediately ruin our chances of any sponsorship deals, Mark tells us his heart-warming McDonalds story, we talk about why we are doing this and why men's lives turn to shit at the age of 47.2. --- ** HOW TO LISTEN** https://anchor.fm/s/31049bc/podcast/rss https://anchor.fm/imfinecast You can also listen and/or subscribe to us on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Breaker Google Podcasts Deezer Pocket Casts RadioPublic Spotify TuneIn --- ** GET IN TOUCH ** Thanks for listening! We'd love to hear from you so please drop us a line at imfinecast@gmail.com with any feedback or questions. You can follow us on social media here... Instagram @ImFineCast Twitter @ImFineCast Facebook @imfinecast --- ** SHOW NOTES ** This is where we like to keep all the references and links to what we've talked about in this episode. --- Fast University https://instagram.com/fastuniversity --- How to Survive the Midlife Crisis by Kevin Braddock A new study pinpoints 47.2 as the age at which we're most unhappy. But that doesn’t mean we should resign ourselves to Peak Misery. This is how to turn midlife into a new start. https://www.menshealth.com/uk/mental-strength/a32401603/survive-the-midlife-crisis/ --- ** YOUR HOSTS ** Damo @damianconnop Mark @sprintfitness1 ---
01:01:46
August 30, 2020