Nov 29, 2020
Nic (Pynk Spots, Bitchy Shit Show, etc) talks repressing emotions, anger, disability, getting diagnosed with autism as an adult and SO MUCH more!
Nov 19, 2020
Tobias didn't receive his autism diagnosis until he was in his 20s! In this episode, he explains disability, stimming, masking, ableism, and his experiences and obstacles.
We also discuss: sensory overstimulation; not having childhood memories; eye contact; closed captions; accessibility barriers; learning...
Nov 4, 2020
Hilary Jacobs Hendel (author of "It's Not Always Depression"; psychotherapist) explains AEDP, how emotions & trauma function, and how shame, depression and anxiety act as adaptive states.
We also discuss emotionphobic culture; laughter as a defence; feeling overwhelmed & dissociated; banishing parts of the self; repressing...
Oct 20, 2020
(CW: brief talk of suicide & self harm)
Alexis explains how white supremacy and racism has drastically impacted her mental health as a black womyn. She talks growing up in white spaces; needing to work X times harder than white people to get half as much; and the power of collective/communal trauma & healing.
Sep 29, 2020
James Sebastiano Jr. talks anxiety, depression, and his pursuit to understand his mental health, all of which are topics of his recent film, Chasing The Present (available Sept 29, 2020).
We also discuss: panic attacks; numbing feelings with drugs/alcohol; learning to suppress feelings at a young age; masculinity;...