187 SelfWork: Can Certain Anxieties Worsen During Covid-19?

The answer to the title question is yes. Most of us who aren’t in denial about the seriousness of this pandemic are experiencing more anxiety.. We’re washing our hands more – careful about what we pick up or how we touch things – wearing masks or even face...

Real Men. More Suicide. What Will It Take For Men To Seek Help?

This post was originally written over five years ago. Sadly it’s more true today than it was even then. With all that we’re dealing with these past months worldwide, I fear things will only continue to get worse. Watching someone you love destroying...

184 SelfWork: Healing From Being Bullied

Warning: This episode uses examples from the lives of real people who’ve been bullied by their own parents and partners. So please listen with caution. Here are a couple of numbers, one for the sexual abuse textline in the US and one for the US National Suicide...

181 SelfWork: The Facts About Nervous Breakdowns

Today we’re going to focus on what people mean when they say someone they love “had a nervous breakdown.” What does that phrase really mean and is it a real thing? Or some kind of slang we’ve adopted to describe something we don’t really understand. On this episode of...