mental health caregivers podcast

(Ep 19) Caregiving for Mental Illness: SiriusXM Doctor Radio Show

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, I joined in as a guest on one of SiriusXM’s radio programs to talk about caregiving for mental illness. DOCTOR RADIO included this segment on caregiving for mental illness, and its host Dr. Michael Aronoff interviewed me. Dr. Aronoff MD is Attending Psychiatrist on the Senior Staff of Lenox Hill…

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world mental health day

World Mental Health Day Time Out

In observance of World Mental Health Day today, you’re invited to take a time out and, yes, take a mental health day from all the crazy of our present day. All throughout history, humans have endured a lot of scary times. Health crises, wars, civil unrest, natural disasters, and more have played out on the…

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Challenges of aging: Remembering who you are and knowing your worth

Challenges of Aging and Its Lessons

Dismissed, discarded, devalued, discouraged: The injustices, inequities, and challenges of aging are very real. Body image and identity – especially in women over the age of 50 – are negatively skewed with every birthday we celebrate (or keep secret). Add to that the isolation and loneliness that this pandemic has delivered with its social distancing…

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Lessons learned from failure

3 Ways to Deal with Failure

We all fail. It’s a fact of life. If we’re not failing at something, we’re not really living. Failure demands that we take risks, stretching ourselves beyond those “sure things.” It also requires us to learn how to deal with failure. Learning how to deal with failure doesn’t come easily to most of us. When…

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mental health podcast - madness2magic

(Ep 17) When the strongest fall apart: Learning to find yourself again

What do you do when you fall apart? When the strongest among us needs a little help, is it okay for them to ask for it? This episode shares some powerful insights from self-made man, entrepreneur, corporate executive, caregiver Thom Brodeur. He’s been my “baby daddy” fantasy for a looonnnngggg time (JK sorta), and he’s…

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