Month: March 2017

Podcast – Ep. 28 – Dissociative Identity Disorder and Self Harm with Erika Reva

Welcome back friends, and thank you so much for checking out the podcast! This week’s show centers around the topic of Dissociative Identity Disorder, and Self Harm.

I chat with friend, blogger, and survivor, Erika Reva of TheWeInMe.com – Erika gives us insight on what it means to live with DID, and we discuss alternative healthy strategies and tips to self harm.

I hope this episode resonates with you, and if you would be so kind as to share it with someone who might need it too, that would be amazing. We are all survivors together, navigating this healing journey.

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Mental Health Megacast – Burnout During Recovery

Welcome back to Ep 4 of the Mental Health Megacast! An ongoing series with @AudioRising and @Open_Journal_ . We three dudes get together as often as we can in a round table discussion and talk about mental health related concerns.

This episode focuses on recovery from abuse, addiction, and self harm and how to avoid burnout during recovery.

We talk about our own coping skills, our own experience with burnout, and some of our personal stories of survivor journies. I hope you’ll check it out, and feel not only validated and encouraged but also enjoy a smile or two as we always have some fun in the midst of these tough topics.

I hope this episode resonates with you, and if you would be so kind as to share it with someone who might need it too, that would be amazing. We are all survivors together, navigating this healing journey.

Be sure and check out www.SurvivingMyPast.net – and follow me on social media.

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Podcast – Ep. 26 – Svava Brooks – Talking about Abuse Survivors and the Emotion of Anger

I’m honored to be joined by my friend and special guest, Svava Brooks, for this episode of the podcast.

Svava is an abuse survivor coach, and you can learn more about her on www.Educate4Change.com

We discuss expressing emotions in a healthy way, specifically the emotion of anger. As survivors of abuse this can be incredibly difficult, especially when it wasn’t modeled properly while growing up.

We also discuss expressing other emotions, the importance of a healthy support system, hope for healing, and more!

I hope this episode resonates with you, and if you would be so kind as to share it with someone who might need it too, that would be amazing. We are all survivors together, navigating this healing journey.

Be sure and check out www.SurvivingMyPast.net – and follow me on social media.

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Podcast – Ep. 25 – Rachel Grant – How Trauma Affects The Brain – Mental Health Podcast

I’m joined by a very special guest, Rachel Grant. Rachel is a Coach who has an MA in Counseling Psychology, and she works with sexual abuse survivors to aid them in their recovery.

In this podcast we talk about how trauma affects our brain. We discuss the Amygdala, Retraining the Mind, Immediate and Long term affects of Trauma, and most importantly, how to heal and realize that there is hope!

I hope this episode resonates with you, and if you would be so kind as to share it with someone who might need it too, that would be amazing. We are all survivors together, navigating this healing journey.

Be sure and check out www.SurvivingMyPast.net – and follow me on social media.

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Podcast – Ep. 24 – Avoiding Burnout in Trauma Recovery – Mental Health Podcast

We’ve all likely heard of the term, burnout before. Perhaps in the area of finances, relationships, hobbies, virtually anything we can do can cause us to experience burn out if we aren’t careful.

We need to make sure that we listen to ourselves, take care of our minds and bodies, and know that it’s okay to slow down and take a break even during recovery from abuse.

In this podcast I talk about the real possibility of burn out, ways to avoid it, and the importance of listening to our mind and body.

I hope this episode resonates with you, and if you would be so kind as to share it with someone who might need it too, that would be amazing. We are all survivors together, navigating this healing journey.

Be sure and check out www.SurvivingMyPast.net – and follow me on social media.

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Podcast – Ep. 23 – Mental Health Medications – Podcast with Kelley the Survivor Coach

In this episode of Surviving My Podcast, I talk with Kelley McElreath, The Survivor Coach.

Kelley is a regular guest on the show, trusted friend, and survivor. We decided to talk about mental health medications. Not an easy topic but one that both she and I, along with millions across the world are all to familiar with.

We discuss our thoughts surrounding starting the meds, how we reacted, what we expected and didn’t expect, and ultimately how Kelley used her experience on meds to create her Survivor Coach Program.

I hope this episode resonates with you, and if you would be so kind as to share it with someone who might need it too, that would be amazing. We are all survivors together, navigating this healing journey.

Be sure and check out www.SurvivingMyPast.net – and follow me on social media.

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