Why me episode 26
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Male stigma in varsity sports

In this episode I sat down with Tom Ellison to talk about his experience struggling with depression as a male varsity athlete. Listen to this episode if you want to learn how stigma impacted him and what prompted him to speak up. Enjoy!   Watch Tom’s video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpR1q9T0Yes

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why me episode 25
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Welcoming negative thoughts

In this episode I talk about the poem the “guest house” and what it can teach us about learning about our emotions. Listen to this episode if you want to learn how to welcome negative thoughts in order to ease your mind. Enjoy!

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Happiness vs meaning

In this episode I wrap up the series on happiness and meaning by comparing the two of them.  Listen to this episode if you want to learn some of the advantages and disadvantages of both happiness and meaning as well as my thoughts on which one we should be striving for. Enjoy!  

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why me episode 22 jake bradshaw
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Compassion fatigue

In this episode I sat down with my friend Jess to talk about compassion fatigue. Listen to this episode if you want to learn about what compassion fatigue is, how to recognize it in yourself, and how to take care of your own mental health while taking care of others. Enjoy!

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Why Me Podcast Meaning
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The search for meaning

In this episode I talk about meaning. Listen to this episode if you want to learn what “meaning” really is, some of the misconceptions behind it and what some of the benefits are. Enjoy!

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Mindfulness with Dr Andrew Ekblad

In this episode I talked with Dr. Andrew Ekblad about mindfulness meditation. Listen to this episode if you want to learn what mindfulness meditation is, what some of the benefits are, and how it can help us deal with challenging thoughts and emotions. Enjoy!

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Why Me Podcast Chayce
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Transitioning to university

In this episode I talked with Chayce about the challenges she faced during her transition to university. Listen to this episode if you want to learn how Chayce navigated her first year of university and how she thinks taking a “proactive approach” to mental health can benefit us. Enjoy!

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Why Me Podcast Happiness Part 2
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The search for happiness (part 2)

In this episode I continue to talk about happiness. Listen to this episode if you want to learn how happiness can come from caring about the happiness of others, and letting go of what people think about you. Enjoy!

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Why Me Podcast Constantina
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Suffering in silence

In this episode I talked with Constantina about her struggle with anxiety. Listen to this episode if you want to learn how stigma prevented her from reaching out, and what she is doing to help others in her program who are suffering in silence. Enjoy!

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Why Me Podcast Happiness Part 1
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The search for happiness (part 1)

In this episode I talk about the lessons I learned from the book “Hector and the Search for Happiness”. Listen to this episode if you want to learn about some of the different things that can make us happy, and why searching for happiness can sometimes make us fall short. Enjoy!

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