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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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Sep 30, 2017

Laura Jane Grace (singer of Against Me!) talks about being trans, journaling as therapy and her experiences with depression.  We also talk about weed as medication for social anxiety, dealing with internalized transphobia, thinking for yourself, creating art to be consumed by the public, suffering in art, adapting to change, nihilism as a positive tool.  music as catharsis, gender dysphoria, imposter syndrome, (TW) suicide, ego and SO much more.

This was part of the 2016 Thinklandia festival: http://thinklandia.ca 

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Sep 18, 2017

Anonymous person talks about her experience as a psych nurse and a mom who also deals with bipolar and OCD and borderline tendencies.  She's been in the psych ward as a younger person and now she works there.  (TW) We also talk about ODing in her twenties, working shitty jobs, (TW) dealing with suicidal patients, empowering people to change, the demographic of psych wards, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), (TW) Sexual abuse and incest as a child, creating our own narratives and believing them, developing a protective shell, CBT and DBT, having psychotic episodes and depressive episodes as a mom, knowing your boundaries, communication, recognizing warning signs, feeling rejected, making small changes, being kind and generous to people, meditation and mindfulness apps, and SO much more.

Thanks for listening!

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Jul 27, 2017

Tesla, the youngest guest so far, talks about her experience with depression and anxiety.  She also talks about her parents separating when she was young, having alcoholic parents, living with her grandma, hating school and being an outcast, (TW) being suicidal, (TW) cutting, having mental illness run in the family, medication, body-positivity, internet communities as support, getting good grades despite dealing with depression and anxiety and SO much more.

Thanks for listening! 

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May 31, 2017

Grey Traynor talks about his experiences growing up with anxiety, depression, people-pleasing and perfectionism.  We also talk about how to handle life; therapists; the "I'll feel better when..." trap; being "different"; realizing you're gay at a young age; perfectionism as a survival tool; scholastic success as a measure of your worth; getting the things you wanted and then feeling empty; ego vs. soul; Gilmore Girls; and much more!

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Apr 7, 2017

Leanne Inuarak-Dall talks about her skin picking disorder.  She explains how it started, what it feels like, and why she struggles with it.  We also talk about ADHD; shame; codependency; fear of doctors; ex partners; moving far away; family; physical anxiety; being shy; and much more!

Thanks for listening!

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Mar 13, 2017

Steph interviews ME about my depression; anxiety; alcohol abuse; medication history; and suicidal ideations.  The interviewer becomes the interviewed!  This was a cathartic conversation.  We talk about some really personal stuff and discuss a certain night in detail.  If you're struggling with depression, you are not alone, my friend.

Thanks for listening!

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Feb 22, 2017

Norah Hill talks about her experiences with anxiety, depression and skin picking disorder (dermatillomania).  We also talk about exercise, meditation and art as therapy; the purpose of creating and life in general; depression food; thoughts leading to downward spirals; growing up in the boonies; panic attacks, society as the cause of depression and SO MUCH MORE.  This is a really good one--one of my favourites.

Thanks for listening!

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Jan 24, 2017

Alexis Kastner joins me to talk about FEAR of flying, cougars, failing, making decisions, restaurants, letting people down, empty houses, being drugged, and MUCH more.  

We also talk about panic attacks; bravery; nightmares; needing control; being paranoid; personal space; decision making; and at the end, Alexis talks about the scariest thing she's ever done.  This is a good one!

Thanks for listening!!

 

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Jan 16, 2017

Sarah Hager talks about her experience with the auto-immune system disorder called Graves' Disease.  We also talk about OCD; anxiety; dungeons and dragons; fear of everything (including falling apart, getting sick or dying); panic attacks; rituals; getting fired for having anxiety; living with a disease; meds; stress; mental vs "physical" illness; being "chill"; accessing health services; cheap counselling; her podcast; how to be "normal"; using anxiety to our benefit; job interviews; and SO MUCH MORE!  

Her podcast, 'Adventure.exe', can be found at http://www.adventure-exe.com/

This is my first episode in a while; I'm back in the saddle!  Episodes will be released regularly from now on, I promise.

Thanks for listening!  You're the best!

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Dec 12, 2016

Anya Dedyna and I talk about all things mental health!  We discuss: Borderline Personality Disorder; 
dissociating;  
knowing your limits;  
fear;  
naming your scary thoughts and feelings;  
(TW!) cutting;  
being an angsty teen;  
'the dark uglies';  
anxiety;  
ADHD;  
dissociating and shutting down;  
bailing on plans;  
FRIENDSHIP;  
(TW!) suicidal ideations (how to deal with them and cope);  
STAR TREK;  
Believing you're a bad person;  
being vulnerable;  
fear of being "too much" or not enough for others;  
and SO MUCH MORE!

PLUS, Anya sings a song for us :)

Thanks for listening!  

 

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http://feelinweird.com

feelinweird@gmail.com

 

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