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May 30, 2016

Sara talks: her battle with addiction; her rock bottom; abusive relationships; PTSD; self-care & RECOVERY!

Sara (photographer/artist) the highs and rock bottoms of her alcoholism.  She hasn't really shared this story before and IT'S A GREAT EPISODE!  

We also discuss:
drinking malt liquor in Calgary;
hitting rock...


May 22, 2016

Stephanie West explains ADHD, how it feels, how meds work, and how debilitating it is (especially when people don't take you seriously).

Stephanie West was diagnosed with ADHD in her twenties, but lived undiagnosed for most of her life.  She explains what the disorder is, how it feels, how meds work, and how...


May 17, 2016

(Pt 2) Mikey L and I talk depression, over-stimulation, obsessive tendencies, body-shame & low self-esteem!

CW: suicide

We also discuss:
feeling like you'll never be depressed again;
Carl Sagan, Jenny Lawson, Frances Ha & Hot Rod;
sensory over-stimulation;
body shame;
setting boundaries
suicide (CONTENT WARNING);
being...


May 16, 2016

(Pt 1) Mikey L discusses major depression, medication, being TERRIFIED of the phone, & having major SOCIAL anxiety but forcing yourself to be social anyway.

We also discuss:
alcohol, cannabis & anxiety;
being a depressed teenager;
having roommates;
Kurt Vonnegut;
rom-coms, ICP, & hardcore music;
bad haircuts & pinstripe...


May 4, 2016

Courtney Wendland and I discuss anxiety, panic attacks, medication, therapy, traumatic events, obsessive tendencies developed to cope with stress, and Space Jam.