Episode 144: Mistake-Not Mistake Binary

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On this episode Kate and Sally jibber jabber about phantom earthquakes. Then they answer listener questions about how to know when to bail on trying to make a relationship work, when to tell a new person about your trauma, and how to deal with feeling depressed while living with unsupportive parents.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

2:05 Opening Jibber Jabber

7:44 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

9:51  Email #1: How to know when to bail on trying to make a relationship work

26:35 Email #2: When to tell a new person about your trauma

34:13 Email #3: How to deal with feeling depressed while living with unsupportive parents

45:30 Song of the Week (Sally’s pick)

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” by Whitney Houston.

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Episode 142: Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

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On this episode, special guest co-host Hilary Asare (@HilaryAsare) and Kate jibber jabber about readjusting sleep schedules and PTSD. Then they answer listener questions about going back to a job with an abusive boss, supporting loved ones without overstepping boundaries and/or getting anxious, and how to get excited for the future when high school sucks.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

2:52 Opening Jibber Jabber (CN/TW: from 4:35 – 12:56 talk of attack, physical damage, PTSD)

13:01 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

16:02 Email #1: (CN: abuse/sexual assault/asshole bosses) Going back to a job with an abusive/triggering boss

29:32 Email #2: Supporting loved ones without overstepping boundaries and/or getting anxious

38:52 Email #3: How to get excited for the future when high school sucks

58:50 Song of the Week (Hilary’s pick)

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “This Is America” by Childish Gambino.

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Episode 139: Sob Your Way To Your Therapist

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On this episode, Kate and Sally jibber jabber about wearing dresses and being grateful. Then they answer listener emails about stopping harmful thoughts, how to not be a performative ally, changing meds, and friend breakups.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

1:41 Opening Jibber Jabber

11:02 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

16:41 Email #1: Stopping harmful thoughts (SN: suicide)

30:58 Email #2: How to not be a performative ally

48:40 Email #3: Changing meds, and friend breakups

1:05:10 Song of the Week (Kate’s pick)

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Poison” by Bell Biv DeVoe.

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Episode 138: I Deserve A Treat

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On this episode, Kate and Sally jibber jabber about appendicitis, treats, and doing all the things for self-care. Then they answer emails about creating art about your past, getting over a breakup, and what to do when you’re worried about being a bad manager.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

1:25 Opening Jibber Jabber

7:11 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

11:29 Email #1: Creating art about your past

25:18 Email #2: Getting over a breakup

36:23 Email #3: What to do when you’re worried about being a bad manager

47:56 Song of the Week (Sally’s pick)

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Fast Car” by Tracy Chapman.

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Episode 137: It’s Dad Week

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On this episode, special guest co-host Molly Knefel (@mollyknefel) and Sally jibber jabber about pregnancy and Passover. Then they answer emails about dads and how to deal with with them they’re distant or difficult.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

3:33 Opening Jibber Jabber

15:11 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

23:00 Email #1: How to deal with a distant dad (CN: talk of disordered eating)

37:42 Email #2: How to deal with a difficult dad

59:30 Song of the Week (Molly’s pick)

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Papa Was A Rodeo” by Magnetic Fields.

 

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