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The Misophonia Podcast

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Candid conversations with people who live with Misophonia. Misophonia is a disorder in which there is a strong sensitivity to certain sounds. A person with misophonia feels rage and an inability to focus on anything but that sound. It feels like a fight-or-flight response. Host Adeel Ahmad has misophonia and interviews other "misophones" from around the world. All episodes are edited to be more sensory-friendly including equalization and brown noise. If you'd like to be a guest, go to https://misophoniapodcast.com. Theme music is "jltf" by Moby, courtesy of https://mobygratis.com The contents of this podcast should not be considered medical advice or therapy.

Candid conversations with people who live with Misophonia. Misophonia is a disorder in which there is a strong sensitivity to certain sounds. A person with misophonia feels rage and an inability to focus on anything but that sound. It feels like a fight-or-flight response. Host Adeel Ahmad has misophonia and interviews other "misophones" from around the world. All episodes are edited to be more sensory-friendly including equalization and brown noise. If you'd like to be a guest, go to https://misophoniapodcast.com. Theme music is "jltf" by Moby, courtesy of https://mobygratis.com The contents of this podcast should not be considered medical advice or therapy.

Location:

United States

Description:

Candid conversations with people who live with Misophonia. Misophonia is a disorder in which there is a strong sensitivity to certain sounds. A person with misophonia feels rage and an inability to focus on anything but that sound. It feels like a fight-or-flight response. Host Adeel Ahmad has misophonia and interviews other "misophones" from around the world. All episodes are edited to be more sensory-friendly including equalization and brown noise. If you'd like to be a guest, go to https://misophoniapodcast.com. Theme music is "jltf" by Moby, courtesy of https://mobygratis.com The contents of this podcast should not be considered medical advice or therapy.

Language:

English


Episodes

Clare

11/25/2020
Clare is on a mission to find more misophones around her and spread the word. We talk about that, synesthesia, how miso has affected her family, living in a world designed for neurotypicals and of course a whole lot more. --- Web: https://misophoniapodcast.com Email: hello@misophoniapodcast.com Send me any feedback! Also, if you want some beautiful podcast stickers shoot over your address. Social: Twitter - @misophoniashow Instagram - @misophoniapodcast Facebook -...

Duration:00:51:53

André Felipe

11/18/2020
André Felipe is in Brazil, happens to be a podcast producer, and is of course suffering from misophonia. He’s also a Highly Sensitive Person, a term that has come up in some previous podcasts. We talk about that, we talk about cultural differences in Brazil and how they affect misophonia, we get really deep into how miso has scarred family relationships, and we also talk about self-triggers, which is something that Andre says is definitely a thing with him. Highly Sensitive Person...

Duration:01:00:35

Ashton

11/11/2020
Ashton is a television journalist based in Kentucky. You may have seen her requests for interviews since she is also a grad student working on a documentary about misophonia. We talk about all that, her family’s experiences with miso (she’s definitely not the only one in her family), and a lot more. ashton.jones@wbko.com Twitter Facebook --- Web: https://misophoniapodcast.com Email: hello@misophoniapodcast.com Send me any feedback! Also, if you want some beautiful podcast...

Duration:00:43:17

Jennifer (Miss Misophonia)

11/4/2020
Jennifer is known to many of us as Miss Misophonia through her popular and very informative Instagram. We talk about themes she is hearing in the questions and feedback she gets, her coping mechanisms and how they’ve evolved over the years, and we get to hear about the book she is writing about misophonia. Miss Misophonia: Instagram More links --- Web: https://misophoniapodcast.com Email: hello@misophoniapodcast.com Send me any feedback! Also, if you want some beautiful podcast...

Duration:00:56:18

Claire O.

10/28/2020
There was a young woman from Cork Who hated the scrape of a fork If anyone dared She’d throw her death glare And leave them alone with the pork -- A. Ahmad Claire is my first guest from Ireland. She has lived on both sides of The Atlantic but is now back home. This was a really fun conversation. She actually comes from a large family of misophones, which you’ll hear about. She has tons of tips she uses for dealing with miso and you'll hear some great stories about dealing with miso...

Duration:01:04:08

Marcus

10/21/2020
Marcus is an award-winning standup comedian based in Australia. He tours the world (when there is no pandemic) with his show, which now also incorporates jokes and experiences about his misophonia. We talk about advocating for misophonia and mental health, how he copes with traveling to so many new places and not always being able to control his environment, and much more. Don't miss this fun episode! For more on Marcus, including videos, check out https://www.itsmarcusryan.com At the...

Duration:00:57:58

Erica

10/14/2020
Erica is a teacher, among many things, but currently her main gig is teaching gymnastics virtually from home. We talk about all the things she works on, how her partner is extremely sensitive to her misophonia, and how miso gets easier in some ways, but more difficult in other ways going from childhood into adulthood. She also gives some great advice toward the end on how to manage miso mentally as well as how to advocate for yourself. --- Web: https://misophoniapodcast.com Email:...

Duration:00:57:35

Smooter

10/7/2020
John runs a couple of the Facebook Groups devoted to Misophonia support. You can find links to them below. He's passionate about misophonia support and advocacy. I met him a couple years ago at the first Misophonia convention I went to. In this episode we cover the online groups, the convention, mini-reviews of ear plugs and Airpods, plus his life and times with...

Duration:00:58:55

Heather (That Girl With 4S) and Michael

9/9/2020
Excited to bring you this episode with Heather, maybe better known to some of you as That Girl With 4S - @chewwithyourmouthclosed, her social media account. She’s also quite active in forums helping people make sense of their miso and the the miso of family members. She’s been doing this for years. Heather came on and actually brought, her boss Michael. So we get to talk all about their experiences obviously, what it’s like to have multiple miso at work, Heather talks about her insights from...

Duration:00:58:23

Melody

9/2/2020
This week I’m talking to Melody, an artist living in Israel. I haven’t talked to enough people outside of North America or Europe so this was really cool. It’s a really interesting conversation because she talks about some unusual triggers and coping mechanisms due to her problems handling sound volume and vibrations more generally. Melody's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/melomarshmelo Another reminder the Misophonia Association Convention is coming up, totally virtual this year October 8...

Duration:00:52:45

Samantha

8/28/2020
If you were expecting this episode a couple days ago my apologies, I got over extended on a number of projects that I’m trying to finish off by the end of summer and had to slip this week’s episode. I assure you we’ll be back on schedule every Wednesday next week. I’m particularly bummed because Wednesday my guest’s birthday, so a very happy belated birthday to Samantha, a longtime listener of the show and I can’t wait to get to her story. Reminder the Misophonia Association Convention is...

Duration:00:42:31

Brianna

8/19/2020
Brianna is a psychology student at San Diego State and an advocate for all mental health issues. In the vein of last week’s episode with Malya, here Brianna and I talk about the support system she has in place and how she got there, her supportive parents, her boyfriend and her friends circle. Now she is very confident and proactive telling anyone about her condition, including sometimes educating her therapist. Reminder the Misophonia Association Convention is coming up, totally virtual...

Duration:00:42:15

Malya

8/12/2020
Malya is a high school student in Utah. A lot of students, and parents of students write in wondering about how to survive at school with miso. Malya is a strong advocate for herself at school and has great support from her family. She does some work for an amazing youth mental health advocacy organization called Hope Squad. She talks about her tools and techniques, plus how she explains it to friends, and family. She also talks about some treatments that we haven’t covered yet on the...

Duration:00:52:11

Christos

8/5/2020
Christos is yet another resident of England, though originally from Greece. We talk about everything from metalcore music, telling our friends and partners about miso, anxiety attacks, mandatory army duties in Greece, and how to badly injure your hand when punching a door after a trigger. I want to do a shout out from Misolist again, this week it’s RescueSquad Design, a Creative Services Agency with 25 years of experience in theatre production and directing, writing, design, eBook and print...

Duration:00:50:59

Dorian

7/29/2020
Some of you may be familiar with Dorian after she posted a beautiful, raw Instagram Story @dorianlouise where she talked about her misophonia publicly for the first time. It got a great reaction and hopefully inspired others to speak out and share their experiences. I immediately wanted to get her on the show and we were able to finally chat a couple months ago. A couple quick notes, just a reminder that the Misophonia Association convention is happening online on October 8. They have...

Duration:00:38:44

Cory

7/22/2020
Cory is an artist living in Long Beach, California, as well as a teacher. In this episode we talk about art as not just therapy, but a form of meditation, grief and loss as an aggravator of triggers, and we discuss the still very relevant topic of working from home and its pros and cons. Check out Cory’s art on Instagram at @artistcorybilicko. Plus here is the documentary Cory talks about: Sensitive This week I want to give a shout-out to HippoDog Creations, one of the many...

Duration:00:54:20

Maisy

7/15/2020
Maisy is an art history student who took a few years off before starting college, in no small part due to misophonia. We talk about healthy and unhealthy coping mechanisms, sleeping arrangements, and other ways to live with a partner. Maisy is a big fan of the podcast and says it has really helped to listen to all the past guests, so thank you to everyone who has come on. Instagram @maisy_made This week I want to give a Miso List shout-out to Chloé Worthington’s Society6 Face Masks &...

Duration:00:39:38

Natalie

7/8/2020
Natalie is a student at UCLA and is the founder of the Misophonia Support and Awareness group at UCLA. I’m really excited to have her on because I noticed her student group last year and really see her as an inspiration hopefully for other schools and institutions. Miso List shout-out this week to Old School Screenprinting & Design. They offer screenprinting, embroidery, and design services. They're located in Lyons, Kansas. Every week I will promote another business from the Miso List, a...

Duration:00:42:56

Ella

7/1/2020
Ella is a high school student in Washington State and we talk about life at school, her miso origin story, meeting Dr. Marsha Johnson, ADA accommodations and her plans for the future. Shout-out to the 2020 Misophonia convention! This is the annual convention I sometimes talk about which was actually the place I thought of starting this podcast. It was going to be in Philadelphia this year but it’ll be all online now. This is the annual event where they have speakers going over all the...

Duration:00:37:55

Tim J.

6/24/2020
Tim works as an LGBTQ advocate professionally and we talk about, many of his common experiences as someone with misophonia but also some interesting similarities in the life experiences of bring an LGBTQ person and a misophone. Both are very personal experiences that are often difficult to understand and talk about. Also want to say happy pride month to everyone out there. Check out my new project, The Miso List. A site to showcase misophonia-owned businesses and products made by...

Duration:00:44:29