Do You Have Imposter Syndrome? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Do you have a constant feeling of self doubt or fraudulence despite evidence to the contrary? You may have a very common condition: Imposter syndrome. In today’s Not Crazy podcast, we discuss what this syndrome is and why so many people feel like they are swindling others with their personal success. What [...]

By |2020-09-20T17:13:08-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do You Have Imposter Syndrome? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Medical Procedures and Anxiety Disorders (Not Crazy Podcast)

Does the thought of surgery throw you into a panic attack? Let’s discuss how to mentally prepare yourself for invasive medical procedures, especially if you already struggle with anxiety on a daily basis. Today’s show was recorded a day after our host Gabe’s surgery, so the anxiety and experience was still fresh [...]

By |2020-09-15T06:54:18-04:00September 15th, 2020|Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Medical Procedures and Anxiety Disorders (Not Crazy Podcast)

Involuntary Spokesperson for Mental Illness (Not Crazy Podcast)

Are you the only person in your social group with a certain mental disorder? In today’s podcast, Gabe and Lisa discuss how it feels to be the only person representing your illness — essentially becoming an involuntary “spokesperson” — and the pressures that come with it. Click on the player below to [...]

By |2020-09-06T17:49:26-04:00September 8th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Involuntary Spokesperson for Mental Illness (Not Crazy Podcast)

Self Care vs. Self Indulgence (Not Crazy Podcast)

Is eating 10 cookies self care — or self sabotage? What about retail therapy? In today’s show we discuss the idea of self care, particularly for those of us with mental illness. If you watch TV when you should be studying, is it self care or wasting your time? Self care is [...]

By |2020-08-30T19:21:54-04:00September 1st, 2020|Not Crazy, Podcast, Self-Care, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Self Care vs. Self Indulgence (Not Crazy Podcast)

Should we Cancel Police Crisis Intervention Training? (Not Crazy Podcast)

What is the role of the police when it comes to mental health crises in the community? Should they be trained to de-escalate the situation? Should they be called at all? In today’s Not Crazy podcast, we welcome mental health advocate Gabriel Nathan who gets into a lively debate with our host [...]

By |2020-08-24T14:13:55-04:00September 1st, 2020|Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Should we Cancel Police Crisis Intervention Training? (Not Crazy Podcast)

In Defense of the Anti-Psychiatry Movement (Not Crazy Podcast)

If Gabe’s recent rage against the anti-psychiatry movement irritated you, hang tight — let’s take a walk on the other side. Today’s show is dedicated to the arguably good anti-psychiatry talking points, such as lobotomies, pharmaceutical advertising and forced psychiatric treatment. Click on the player below to listen now! […]

By |2020-08-16T14:25:21-04:00August 25th, 2020|Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on In Defense of the Anti-Psychiatry Movement (Not Crazy Podcast)

Toxic Inner Dialogue (Not Crazy Podcast)

Do you engage in negative self-talk? Do you say things to yourself that you’d never say to a friend? In today’s show, Gabe and Lisa discuss their own problems with negative self-talk and share their strategies to reduce it. Click on the player below to listen now! […]

By |2020-08-09T17:03:44-04:00August 18th, 2020|Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Toxic Inner Dialogue (Not Crazy Podcast)

Reflecting on Being Psychotic (Not Crazy Podcast)

There are demons under Gabe’s bed! And Lisa needs to come get them out. And now the window cleaners are watching his every move. In today’s show, Gabe and Lisa discuss Gabe’s real-life psychotic episodes and all the stress it entailed for both of them. Click on the player below to listen [...]

By |2020-08-02T19:52:59-04:00August 11th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reflecting on Being Psychotic (Not Crazy Podcast)

Do Personal Empowerment Quotes Have Any Value? (Not Crazy Podcast)

When you’re depressed, it’s hard enough to muster the energy to brush your teeth. So the last thing you want to hear is “Just take the bull by the horns!” Or “Cheer up! Every cloud has a silver lining.” But is there a grain of truth to these sayings? Today we discuss [...]

By |2020-07-26T10:25:40-04:00August 4th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast, Self-Care, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do Personal Empowerment Quotes Have Any Value? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Why Did I Weigh 550 Pounds? (Not Crazy Podcast)

It’s not easy being 550 pounds: the shame, the secrecy, the daily struggle. In today’s show, Gabe shares his story of living with binge-eating disorder. What is it like to be morbidly obese? And how did he get on the road to recovery? Join us on the Not Crazy podcast. Click on the [...]

By |2020-07-19T16:41:09-04:00July 28th, 2020|Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Did I Weigh 550 Pounds? (Not Crazy Podcast)