This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into the regrettably common and often stigmatized issue of depression. We’ve aptly titled this episode “Smiling Depression,” because a lot of us that deal with it are really good at hiding how we really feel.
Julia chats with Melanie Pederson, the Founder and Designer of FREE REIGN. Melanie shares her story of battling widespread chronic pain from several injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in 2014, which occurred nine days following the birth of her son. A journey that had taken her to dark, lonely, and harrowing places.
This week on “The Self Advocate…” Julia chats with Yasaman Madanikia, a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC), Play Therapist, and Art Therapist.
This week on “The Self Advocate…” Julia chats with Joyelle Brandt, a speaker, mothering coach, and multi-media creator who works to break the silence that keeps childhood abuse survivors stuck in shame and self-hatred.
This week on “The Self Advocate…” Julia chats with Joanna Brailsford. Joanna joins Julia to share a deeply personal story of dealing with chronic depression and what it’s like to live with bipolar disorder.