Hi guys, I’m excited to tell you about That B Word’s first sponsor, My Dialectical Life. Every day, you will recieve a new email focusing on one aspect of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, or DBT. I’ve been recieving these emails and they give you something to practice every day. If you’re interested in DBT it’s definitely worth a look. Go to … Continue reading "Episode 35 – Jason Miller"
In this week’s episode: Guess what? I’m still sick. Luckily I recorded a great interview with Aubrey before this foul disease laid me low. We have our first ever sponsor! Not only that, but it’s topical. Go to http://www.hopeforbpd.com/my-dialectical-life-dbt-selfhelp to sign up for a daily email with a dbt skill to practice. I’ve been getting these emails for a few days … Continue reading "Episode 34 – Aubrey Good"
In this week’s episode – I’m super sick. As a consequence, you don’t have the pleasure of my dulcet tones in your head. Apart from a brief mention of New York and Virginia making mental health education mandatory, it’s straight on to the interview. The interview this week is with Dennie Maverick, who is writing the memoir “Crazy and Proud … Continue reading "Episode 33 – Dennie Maverick"
In this week’s episode: Bryan is back to help me with this week’s news! My interview this week is the conclusion of the Heather of On the Aspie Side series. Sorry it’s a little late this week, time got the better of me! See you next week!
In this week’s episode: It’s been a sucktastic weekend for me, but I’m still stable. I guess that says something good about the Vraylar! In the news, the WHO has classified Gaming Disorder as a mental illness. Video Game Addiction Is Now Officially Classified As A Mental Illness https://www.marketwatch.com/story/video-game-addiction-could-soon-be-classified-as-a-mental-health-disorder-can-you-prevent-it-2017-12-27 My interview today is with Becky from Chicago. We discuss her … Continue...
In this week’s episode: I tackle some sensitive subjects in this one, so be aware that this episode could be distressing to some people. If it’s not for you, don’t worry about it. I’ll see you next week. So the past week saw the death by suicide of Anthony Bourdain. This has prompted me to look into WHY the suicide … Continue reading "Episode 30 – Understanding BPD with John Emotions"
In This week’s episode: In the news this week: http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/local-news/2018/05/25/dad-mental-health-patient-now-prisoner/ https://www.self.com/story/pete-davidson-mental-illness-relationships I do have the link for the test that I took with Heather’s help. It’s here: http://rdos.net/eng/Aspie-quiz.php Have a great week! Email: Becky@thatbword.com Twitter: @thatbword1
In this week’s episode: Thanks for being patient! Last week was just not going to happen. This week, I do another deep dive into BPD – this time focusing on the differences and similarities between Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder. How are they the same? They have many of the same symptoms, at least it seems to be so. … Continue reading "Episode 28 – Bipolar vs. BPD and Heather from “On the Aspie Side”"
In this week’s episode: It’s so nice out, I’ve decided to try my hand at podcasting from the park. It gives me the chance to talk about the new med I’ve switched Seroquel for – Vraylar. In the news this week, there is a promising (grain of salt) article about a breakthrough in Bipolar Disorder research. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bipolar-disorder-breakthrough-300643258.html Now, guess what makes … Continue reading "Episode 27 – Vraylar and Squirrels"
In this week’s episode: It’s been a good few days! In the news this week, I take a look at the new report coming out of the U.K. regarding their Mental Health Act of 1983. A recent inquiry found some pretty unfavorable things. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/mentally-ill-mental-health-act-detained-physical-violence-threats-treatment-a8329891.html https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/may/01/report-finds-serious-issues-with-use-of-mental-health-act My interview this week...
In this week’s episode: I found an article that I thought was really helpful on BPhope.com. It’s called The Enemy Within: Tools to Stop Self-Sabotage. I take a look at the causes of self-sabotage and what we can do to combat it. My interview this week – well, more of a conversation, really – is with Jim of BipolarPod and Cameron of the UK. I’ve also started a little Twitter project I’m calling the Make … Continue reading "Episode 25 – Jim and Cameron"
In this week’s episode: It’s a short one, guys. I’m sorry I’m not up to recording the news this week, but I have a great interview with creator of the #keeptalkingMH hashtag, Rebecca Lombardo. She is also the author of It’s not Your Journey, available on Amazon.com. Thank you all for your love and your patience! I’ll see you next week!
In this week’s episode: My bad day is your new podcast! I do a deep dive into dissociation. For additional info, see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dissociation_(psychology) https://themighty.com/2018/04/hannah-daisy-what-dissociation-feels-like-comic/ http://www.angelfire.com/home/bphoenix1/disspers.html My guest this week is Jim Milliken from BipolarPod! We learn a little about his story, how he came to podcasting and what else he has coming up. Here’s the podcast:...
In this week’s episode: Happy Easter/Ostara/Sunday/Long weekend to you! I hope all was peaceful. I do a deep dive into Borderline Personality Disorder in this episode, helped in part by The Most Painful of All Disorders. My interview this week is Toby, and I’m excited to have him on! Toby talks to us about being trans, voice acting, and the horror fandom. It’s a great one! In fact we recorded so much content, there could … Continue reading "Episode 22 – Toby"
In this week’s episode: Bipolar Style and I collaborate again for your listening pleasure! There’s also a bit about me not being as stable as I had otherwise hoped I was. I talk a little bit about the mental health in schools issue. Maine is attempting to fund two trained counselors per school. There’s not much in the way of show notes today, folks! Hit up Bipolar Style on iTunes and @bipolarstyle on Twitter. As … Continue reading "Episode 21 – Wyld Stallyns"
In this week’s episode: Well, I couldn’t find any news that interested me this week, so I ramble on for a bit about the new movie “Unsane”. Have you seen it? Let me know what you think. My guest this week is Amanda Smith, LCSW. She is the author of https://www.amazon.com/Dialectical-Behavior-Therapy-Wellness-Planner/dp/1936268868/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1521504739&sr=8-1&keywords=dialectical+wellness+planner+amanda+smith. She shares some great information on what DBT is, how it’s practiced,...
In this week’s episode: It’s an all-interview podcast! Mr. Joe and I had a great conversation. In fact, we went on so long there’s no room for news! @MrBipolarJoe on Twitter MrJoeBP@yahoo.com on email Thanks to Mr. Joe for talking with me today! You can reach that B Word at ThatBWord@stonefruitmedia.net, or ThatBWordPod@gmail.com. You can find me on twitter @thatbword1 and on Facebook @thatbwordpod. Thank you so much! See you next week.
In this week's episode: Wind has destroyed all the things. Well, not all of them. Just both my cars and my fence and garage. I'm just pretending that I'm not completely overwhelmed right now, but enough about me. In news and reviews this week, we have two articles from the NAMI.org blog by Laura Greenstein. The first is about something I think many of us can relate to, How do I know if My Therapist … Continue reading "Episode 18 – Niks and The Boogeyman in the Orange Bottle"
In this week's episode:Sorry guys, I'm a day late. In my defense, I do have two dogs. Anyway... This week starts what I hope will become a short series on mental health in the correctional system. In news and reviews, I have a few disturbing stories about deaths behind bars. There's also a story on some legislature that may help add some much needed psychiatric beds. 'Profound Dehydration'https://www.cbsnews.com/news/administration-considers-expanding-mental-health-treatment/"The...