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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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Feb 11, 2018

An anonymous guest talks about coping mechanisms, rehab, therapists and health insurance.  She tells the story of how she was rejected from an out-patient program (rehab) after hitting a "bottom".  We also talk about drugs, alcohol, BPD, anxiety, depression, self-hatred, abstinence-based recovery, shitty AND good therapists/doctors, fear of being "too much", labels and diagnoses, self-sabotage, healing, meditation, meds, (TW) overdoses, drug interactions, creating our crazy-person-commune in Cincinnati and MUCH more.

It's been a while since I've posted one of these, but I'll be doing a lot more in the coming months!  I'm back in the proverbial saddle :)

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Nov 27, 2017

An anonymous guest talks about growing up with a mentally ill mother and a father who wasn't around.  These childhood traumas later turned into an addiction which led her to go to a rehab centre to learn how to heal herself and live a more fulfilling life.  We also talk about non-violent communication, self-esteem, being hard on yourself, difficulty in relationships (being hyper critical of yourself, your partner and your relationship), mindfulness, meditation, depression, anxiety, and much more.

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Oct 20, 2017

Levi returns (from ep 16) to talk about their first threesome!  We also talk about making friends on dating apps, the validity of our queerness, attraction to men, fear of men, group sex, non-monogamy and all the confusion associated with it, relationships, being sensitive and neurotic, (TW) Kye's recent suicide attempt and why we shouldn't kill ourselves ;) 

We also get emo/cheesy and talk about why we love each other.

(AND we talk about MOOOOOOOOOOOOoooooOOOOooooOOore!)

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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!

Thanks for listening!

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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!

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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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