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Mat Ricardo Vlogs His First Month on Antidepressants!

Our extraordinary ambassador Mat Ricardo vlogs his first month on antidepressants. Mat is a legend. We are so lucky to have him as an ambassador. As well as appearing as a … Continue Reading Mat Ricardo Vlogs His First Month on Antidepressants!

Mental Ideas Podcast Shortlisted for 2020 Association for International Broadcasting Award!

The Association for International Broadcasting have published their shortlist for the 2020 AIB Awards – and we are thrilled our Mental Ideas Podcast is one of 7 nominees in the Factual Podcast category! Thank you to the AIB … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Podcast Shortlisted for 2020 Association for International Broadcasting Award!

Four Months – Mat Ricardo

Trigger warning – Mental health, depression, talk of the outside world. Seriously – you don’t need to read this! It’s all changed, hasn’t it? Right from the basics, on up. … Continue Reading Four Months – Mat Ricardo

Crazy – Mental Ideas Podcast

This is the last episode of the season so DON’T MISS IT!!! With new material and highlights from the studio interviews of the first series, Crazy is a cheeky little … Continue Reading Crazy – Mental Ideas Podcast

Trolls Anonymous – Mental Ideas Podcast

Showman Mat Ricardo reminisces about the time he was starting out as a street performer and a member of the public walked onto his pitch and took a dump. Left to … Continue Reading Trolls Anonymous – Mental Ideas Podcast

The Depressed Banker – Mental Ideas Podcast

Brace yourselves for another “slightly strange” (yeah…) episode of our Mental Ideas Podcast strand of RTHK‘s fantabulous 123 Show! This week Sadie’s guest is the multi-talented and inspirational Christina Yung! She banks. She … Continue Reading The Depressed Banker – Mental Ideas Podcast

Death & The Frozen Tundra – Mental Ideas Podcast

A deadly podcast about Death by Anxious Showman Mat Ricardo is poignantly paired with American actor Dan Davies presenting the weather forecast… in Wisconsin. It may be Spring, but Winter is Coming… Death … Continue Reading Death & The Frozen Tundra – Mental Ideas Podcast

Why Anxiety’s No Joke – Mat Ricardo

Here’s the joke. The joke is that the way you’re probably feeling now – washing your hands all the time, staying indoors as much as possible, nurturing a growing suspicion … Continue Reading Why Anxiety’s No Joke – Mat Ricardo

The Criminal Sleepwalker – Mental Ideas Podcast

Mental Ideas Podcast host Sadie Kaye’s got a criminal record as long as your arm, but most of her heinous crimes were committed while she was in Nod. At least that’s what … Continue Reading The Criminal Sleepwalker – Mental Ideas Podcast

Lockdown TV

Mental Ideas Ambassador Mat Ricardo has started his own web TV channel, Lockdown TV, broadcasting his favorite comedy and variety shows and weaving it all together with his own characterful … Continue Reading Lockdown TV

Mental Ideas Podcast Lifts Off April 2nd @2.30 on RTHK Radio 3!

Episode 1 of our Mental Ideas Podcast lifts off THIS THURSDAY (April 2, 2020) as a new weekly strand on RTHK Radio 3‘s 123 Show at 2.30pm HKT! Host Sadie … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Podcast Lifts Off April 2nd @2.30 on RTHK Radio 3!

Dressing Rooms by Mat Ricardo

I’ve talked before about how comforting I find certain places. How when I’m on stage, performing, I often feel like the optimum version of myself – a relaxed and confident … Continue Reading Dressing Rooms by Mat Ricardo

Mat Ricardo’s Favorite Places to Sit

I have a list in my head, constantly updated, of favourite places to sit. It’s completely normal, shut up. Some of them are, although truthful, blindingly obvious. Across from my … Continue Reading Mat Ricardo’s Favorite Places to Sit

Clowns and Banana Skins – Mat Ricardo

That Mat Ricardo is a dark horse! As one of our ambassadors, we’re in touch with Mat on a pretty regular basis. An OCD, anxiety and depression veteran, Mat is Mental … Continue Reading Clowns and Banana Skins – Mat Ricardo