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Out in the Open is an adventurous and wide-ranging weekly show about the nitty-gritty of real life. Host Piya Chattopadhyay and her team look at how one timely topic is affecting regular people, and invite listeners to join in on the conversations we need to have ... out in the open.

Out in the Open is an adventurous and wide-ranging weekly show about the nitty-gritty of real life. Host Piya Chattopadhyay and her team look at how one timely topic is affecting regular people, and invite listeners to join in on the conversations we need to have ... out in the open.
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Toronto, ON

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Out in the Open is an adventurous and wide-ranging weekly show about the nitty-gritty of real life. Host Piya Chattopadhyay and her team look at how one timely topic is affecting regular people, and invite listeners to join in on the conversations we need to have ... out in the open.

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Episodes

#81: Done and Done

6/23/2018
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From confronting addiction to quitting your job, there are myriad ways we all hit the brakes in life. But sometimes the toughest part can be knowing when to stop. This week, Piya asks: When is it time to say, 'I'm done'?

Duration:00:59:04

#80: Impostors

6/16/2018
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No matter how confident you are in your own skin or how experienced you are at what you do, both in work and in life, many of us have times when we feel like we're faking it. This week, Piya asks: How do you deal with feeling like an impostor?

Duration:00:58:20

#79: Family Tree

6/9/2018
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We all inherit so much from our families. And whether what gets passed down to you is helpful or hurtful, it's common to want to set yourself apart from what's handed down. This week, Piya asks: How do you branch out from your family tree?

Duration:00:54:57

#78: Youth Mental Health

6/3/2018
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From geographic location to social place, this week Piya speaks with young people across Canada about how where they are affects their mental health.

Duration:00:54:56

#78: Youth Mental Health

6/3/2018
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From geographic location to social place, this week Piya speaks with young people across Canada about how where they are affects their mental health.

Duration:00:54:56

#78: Youth Mental Health

6/3/2018
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From geographic location to social place, this week Piya speaks with young people across Canada about how where they are affects their mental health.

Duration:00:09:03

EXTRA: Why one woman had to leave her religious community to get treatment for buried childhood trauma

6/2/2018
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While one woman was growing up in a rural, isolated, religious community, she was sexually abused. But she says she didn't get the mental health care she needed at the time, in part because of where she was raised. She speaks with Piya about how it wasn't until she became an adult and left her community that the consequences of that unaddressed trauma took hold.

Duration:00:13:51

#78: Youth Mental Health

6/2/2018
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From geographic location to social place, this week Piya speaks with young people across Canada about how where they are affects their mental health.

Duration:00:54:39

#77: The Lonely Road

5/26/2018
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It cuts across ages, genders, relationships, and classes. New research suggests it can lead to an early death. And in the United Kingdom, a minister has been appointed to tackle it with policy. This week, Piya asks: How do you confront loneliness?

Duration:00:51:24

#39: Perfect Strangers

5/19/2018
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This week, Out in the Open asks: What's behind the kindness of strangers? Piya speaks with people who share their homes, time, bodies... and bodily functions... all for the greater good of others.

Duration:00:54:39

#76: Letting Go

5/12/2018
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We all have it. Some of us hoard it. It can give you a sense of power, agency and self-worth. But ceding control — whether by choice or circumstance — can open doors to a whole new kind of empowerment. This week, Piya asks: When is it time to let go of control?

Duration:00:54:39

#75: Split Loyalty

5/5/2018
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Have you ever been torn between two ideals, causes or people... and can't quite figure where your allegiance should lie? This week, Piya speaks with people who found themselves with split loyalty and either felt like they had to choose a side or embrace living on a border.

Duration:00:57:53

BONUS: Other People's Problems

4/29/2018
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Normally, therapy sessions are totally confidential — but this podcast opens the doors. Hillary McBride and her clients want to help demystify mental health. In this episode of Other People's Problems, we hear from Steve who wants to have more sex with his wife. But is his focus on the bedroom obscuring a bigger issue?

Duration:00:30:50

#34: Deception Effects

4/28/2018
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This week, Out in the Open brings you some very real talk about faking it. Piya speaks with people peddling lies — and people buying them — to find out: What's the effect of deception?

Duration:00:54:39

#74: Neighbours

4/21/2018
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You may think you're pretty similar to your neighbours. But you might be surprised by what you don't know about the people who live right next door. This week, Piya brings you stories of neighbours who have great differences, despite their close proximity to one another.

Duration:00:54:39

#73: Protection

4/14/2018
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For some, it's their children or their prospect of having kids. For others, it's their land and community, their past and their future. This week, Piya speaks with people who stood up to defend what they value and asks: What would you do to protect what's important to you?

Duration:00:57:51

EXTRA: 'People deserve a second chance' in wake of #MeToo movement, says online reputation manager

4/8/2018
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Matt Earle, founder of Reputation.ca, works with individuals and businesses whose reputations have taken a hit online. Some of his clients are victims of untrue rumours posted to blogs. But others are high-profile people whose reputations have taken a hit through widespread media coverage. In either case, he says accusations published online can be “devastating for someone who has worked hard all their life to be a good person.”

Duration:00:08:27

#72: Reputation

4/7/2018
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How you are seen in the wider world can change on a dime, whether you're caught up in a major news story, called out in public or make a misstep online. This week, Piya speaks with people whose characters became warped for all kinds of reasons and asks: How can you rebuild your reputation?

Duration:00:54:42

#71: Enablers

3/31/2018
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You might do it out of love, fear or duty. It can be done with great purpose, or completely unintentionally. And it can happen for worse and for better in some truly surprising ways. This week, from the workplace to the bedroom, Piya asks: Why do we enable?

Duration:00:54:42

#70: Untruth Be Told

3/24/2018
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In a time of so-called "fake news", spin and stories going viral before people check the facts... it can be hard for any of us to know where to draw a line between what's real and what's not. But imagine how much harder it would be if you were a character in the plot. This week, Piya asks: What happens when you're caught up in an untrue story?

Duration:00:54:42