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Feelin Weird

Personal conversations with a different guest each episode about taboo and stigmatized subjects: mental health (anxiety, depression, adhd, ocd), trauma, abuse, gender, sexual orientation, addiction, etc. Hosted by Kye Plant.
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Kye Plant has 1 hour conversations with a different person every episode about taboo and stigmatized subjects (mental health [OCD, Bipolar, ADHD, BPD, Depression, Anxiety] PTSD, illness, gender, sexuality, etc) in order to make listeners feel LESS WEIRD and less alone.  

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Aug 24, 2016

Levi Chase (our first out-of-towner) and Kye had a strange relationship until recently (and they talk about it together).  Levi also talks about a very tumultuous time in their life.  They tell the story of being in a toxic relationship and the hard realisation that they were emotionally abusive and the depression, shame, and substance abuse that were involved and which followed the breakup.  Kye and Levi also talk about masculinity (and bros), loneliness, rehab, misogyny, taking things personally, feminism (and how we can perpetuate patriarchy when we think we're promoting respect), coping mechanisms, weed, alcohol, insecurity, hating ourselves, escaping into our phones, self-love, transferring addictions, capitalism, ayahuasca (psychedelic plant substances), meditation, self-reflection, working in the mental-health field, rejection, AA & NA & MA, being addicted to people, taking responsibility for your actions, playing in punk bands (and making music in general), AND SO MUCH MORE!  

This is a very personal and interesting conversation and I know you'll love it.

 

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Aug 15, 2016

Mary Rubin, a true angel, talks about her modelling career: the horror and beauty that comes along with that.  Mary and Kye also discuss body shame, eating disorders, judgements based on outward appearance (appearing 'perfect'), social media and self-loathing, body positivity, mental illness (anxiety & depression), the endless pursuit of happiness (hungry ghosts), body shaming, privilege, having a terrible memory, being funny, lashing out when someone is hurt, psychiatrists, doctors, being your own health-advocate, seeking help, medication, scoliosis, appearing able bodied, people's perceptions of you, AND SO MUCH MORE.  

Mary is a WONDERFUL guest and it's guaranteed that you will love her.

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Aug 8, 2016

Musician/brilliant mind, Ian Johnson talks to Kye about his struggles with alcohol.  He tells the story of his life slowly falling apart due to alcohol abuse and his road to recovery.  Kye and Ian played in various bands together in the past and spent many nights drinking their problems away--BUT they're both sober now.  They also talk about anxiety, depression, how to deal with feelings, self-care, anger issues, what to do when you feel "okay" and not HORRIBLE or GREAT, punk rock, "rebelling" against society, drunk driving, DUIs, getting kicked out bars, recovery, friendships, stress management and SO MUCH MORE!  This is a REALLY good one and Ian has a heart of gold and is so inspiring--you will love him.

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Aug 2, 2016

Dion Smith-Dokkie talks about their idea of home--sometimes we're not really sure if there is one DISTINCT place and sometimes it may be a journey.  They also talked about childhood, two-spirit, pronouns, "coming out" at age 13, feeling torn between places and people, mental illness (ocd, anxiety, depression), medication, feeling manic, doctors (who sometimes don't listen), suicidal urges, self-discovery, what it feels like to be referred to by a different name and pronoun than you identify with, growing up on and off reserve, First Nations' rights (and the struggle for recognition of traditional rights and spaces), isolation, the importance of speaking and learning traditional languages, and SO MUCH MORE.  

Dion is a member of West Moberly First Nations (Dion's mother is Dane-zaa, Cree, Saulteaux and Scottish; their father's ancestor's come from the British aisles) located in Northeastern BC.  

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Jul 25, 2016

Musician/radio-host, Max Monday, talks about growing up asexual and her journey towards self-acceptance.  Kye and Max also talk about not having a sex drive, not being sexually attracted to people, dating, love, music, modern classical pianists, MILEY CYRUS, puberty, coming out, not fitting into LGBT norms or pride festivals, being a highly sensitive person (HSP), common misconceptions, things NOT to ask an asexual person, being introverted and SO MUCH MORE! Kye also talks about their EXISTENTIAL DEPRESSION.  

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Jul 18, 2016

Comedian/musician, Evan Mumford, talks to Kye about living with O.C.D., anxiety and depression.  They also talk about Punk (and other music), comedy, growing up in small towns, being a maritimer and having a blue-collar work ethic enforced in you since day one, halifax, being too poor to afford counselling or medication, mental illness stigma, compulsive behaviour, high-school, panic attacks, depersonalization, existential depression, and SO MUCH MORE! 

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Jul 11, 2016

Nicole Herron discusses her battle with Fentanyl addiction and chronic pain.  We talk about drug addiction + dependency, detox, bad doctors, bad relationships, opiates, NA, support systems, withdrawals, medical marijuana, fibromyalgia, depression, lack of motivation, the joys of opiates, weird family stuff, AND SO MUCH MORE.  Nicole hasn't shared this story with many people and IT'S A GREAT EPISODE!  

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Jul 4, 2016

Kai C talks about being trans, growing up in small towns, living in "meat bodies", why we even need or have bodies, hormone replacement therapy, testosterone, the gender binary, being young and transgender, trans narratives, parents (who support and also who don't "get it"), stereotypes, harassment, misogyny, patriarchy, the horrors of high-school, lgbtq communities, non-cis people dating, being uncomfortable around men, feeling like and alien, things not to ask trans people, and SO MUCH MORE.  

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Jun 27, 2016

Courtney Wendland returns for another chat!  This time, they talk about loss, trauma and recovery.  Courtney talks about the murder of her brother when she was a teenager and the effect it had on her life (then and now).  She's a truly wonderful, resilient person, and this episode is a glimpse into the beautiful heart she has.  We also talk about street outreach, homelessness, hatred, death, pain, physical trauma and anniversaries, what not to say to someone who has experienced a death in the family, loneliness and school, ptsd, purpose, and RECOVERY!  This is a really good one.

Thanks for listening!

 

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Jun 20, 2016

Crystal Dorval (AKA White Poppy) talks to Kye about self-worth, what "success" means, creating art, purpose in life, meditation, family, mindfulness, being a sensitive person, black-and-white thinking, CBT, distorted thinking, anxiety, existential depression, coping mechanisms, self-image, breaking habits and thought patterns, female beauty (body hair), feminism, buddhism, what makes someone 'happy' or content, the endless pursuit of purpose and meaning, being "famous", and SPORTS!!!  

Crystal's music can be found here: whitepoppy.bandcamp.com

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