Posts Tagged ‘Lived experiences’

Checkin’ Our Political Trauma with Guest Dr. Bryan Harnsberger

In this episode, Dr. Bryan Harnsberger joins the chat to talk about our political climate and how it is affecting our Mental Health.  Both collectively as society, and of course as individuals. Since our Mental Health is how we think, feel and behave. To say that our feelings, our thoughts and our behaviors are not being…

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Checkin’ The Transparent Misfit

“Blessed are the weird people: Poets, Misfits, Writers, Mystics, Painters, Troubadours, for they teach us to see the world through different eyes” – Jacob Nordby James Tucker is an artist and the owner of Aesthetic Union- a letterpress print shop specializing in custom work and original editions. However, what James has created is more than that. He…

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Checkin’ OCD in Context

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder where people experience unwanted repeating thoughts, feelings, images, or sensations. Engaging in behaviors or mental acts in response. While we have a lot of misconceptions on Mental Health conditions and disorders, we can bring understanding when we combine knowledge with lived experiences. This week I am joined…

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Checkin’ The Power of a Voice

A single voice can reach out to all those who sit in silence, and it holds that power. It is sometimes weird to say that when someone uses their voice to break down societal barriers, that it gives others permission to do the same. Afterall, we are all free agents who make the choice to…

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Checkin’ The Shame

Checkin’ the shame this week. Shame is real and it pops up in our lives in ways we may not fully realize. It forms from many different places. Perhaps its beliefs we grew up with, perhaps it is from events that have gone down in our lives, perhaps it has come from feeling the need…

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