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The Hardcore Self Help podcast is a weekly podcast that answers YOUR questions about mental health WITHOUT the psychobabble BS. Released every Thursday morning, you will find information about everything from how to deal with anxiety and depression, to relationships, addiction, and LIFE in general. I talk to you just like I do in my books: like a friend. Life is hard enough to handle; you don’t need complicated jargon screwing it all up for you.

The Hardcore Self Help podcast is a weekly podcast that answers YOUR questions about mental health WITHOUT the psychobabble BS. Released every Thursday morning, you will find information about everything from how to deal with anxiety and depression, to relationships, addiction, and LIFE in general. I talk to you just like I do in my books: like a friend. Life is hard enough to handle; you don’t need complicated jargon screwing it all up for you.
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The Hardcore Self Help podcast is a weekly podcast that answers YOUR questions about mental health WITHOUT the psychobabble BS. Released every Thursday morning, you will find information about everything from how to deal with anxiety and depression, to relationships, addiction, and LIFE in general. I talk to you just like I do in my books: like a friend. Life is hard enough to handle; you don’t need complicated jargon screwing it all up for you.

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English


Episodes

Episode 92: Burnout Prevention, Vertigo Anxiety, Signs of a Good Guy

1/18/2018
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Hello, friends! It’s only been like 3 episodes since I’ve done a Q&A, but it feels like it has been forever. Super happy to be back here answering your mental health questions. The next 3 episodes will be a bit different due to my paternity leave, which I explain at the top of the episode. Continue Reading The post Episode 92: Burnout Prevention, Vertigo Anxiety, Signs of a Good Guy appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:38:05


Episode 91: Duff the Wife Part 2

1/11/2018
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My wife, Joelle is back on the podcast today (you can listen to her previous episode here). We talk about lots of stuff including anxiety and pregnancy, our plans for the new baby, communication within our relationship, and we also answer some listener questions. Enjoy! Next week will probably be a normal episode, but after Continue Reading The post Episode 91: Duff the Wife Part 2 appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:58:12


Episode 90: New Year Reflections

1/4/2018
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Here we are. It’s 2018. Crazy. In this episode, I reflect on the past year and talk about my hopes and goals for 2018. I talk a bit about my personal life, my professional life, and this podcast. Please stop by Twitter or Facebook and let me know what your hopes for the year are! Continue Reading The post Episode 90: New Year Reflections appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:28:14


Episode 89: A Guided Relaxation for the Holidays

12/21/2017
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I know I already did a holiday themed episode, but I figured you guys could use a little more love as you continue through the holiday season. Rather than answering your questions today, I’m going to lead you through a guided relaxation designed to help you de-stress and relieve some of the stress that often Continue Reading The post Episode 89: A Guided Relaxation for the Holidays appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:25:03


Episode 88: Recognizing Abuse & Raising Children With Mental Illness

12/14/2017
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Hey everyone! Things have been a little more quiet lately around here. Fires are still going strong and don’t seem to be giving up any time soon. We’re still safe, but man it’s rough around here. Air quality is getting pretty bad too. I have to get up early to do a talk tomorrow morning Continue Reading The post Episode 88: Recognizing Abuse & Raising Children With Mental Illness appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:29:22


Episode 87: Getting Through Disasters

12/7/2017
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Hey, friends. I’m not sure if you saw the news, but southern California is on fire. I’m safe, but a lot of friends and acquaintances are not. I’m in this eerie spot where we are very close to the fires, but at very low risk, so “normal” life continues on. Decided to do an episode Continue Reading The post Episode 87: Getting Through Disasters appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:35:38


Episode 86: Too Nervous to Call Therapist, Phobia of Vomiting, Depression in High School

11/30/2017
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Hello, my friends! This episode is just a straight forward question and answer episode with some really awesome questions. This week I am also working on a book proposal for a traditional publisher, which means that you would be able to buy this potential book in stores. That’s a bucket list item of mine and Continue Reading The post Episode 86: Too Nervous to Call Therapist, Phobia of Vomiting, Depression in High School appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:44:03


Episode 85: How to Survive the Holidays

11/21/2017
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Sorry about last week. I got sick. I try to practice what I preach and not push myself unnecessarily hard. But we are back this week and that’s what matters! The holidays are crazy for anyone, but particularly for people who may have some mental health issues. From negative associations to the stress of expectation, Continue Reading The post Episode 85: How to Survive the Holidays appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:29:18


Episode 84: Triggers and Trigger Warnings

11/9/2017
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This is a deep dive episode where I spend the entire episode talking about one topic of interest rather than taking questions from the audience. In this one, I cover something that I’ve been meaning to talk about for a while, which is the word “trigger” and the term “trigger warning”. I cover what the term Continue Reading The post Episode 84: Triggers and Trigger Warnings appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:31:51


Episode 83: Bipolar Depression, Firing a Bad Therapist, Forgetting Family Members

11/2/2017
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Thanks for having some fun with me for the Halloween episode last week. This one will be a regular Q&A episode. I wanted to give a quick shout out to my buddy Speeks Geak for hooking me up with the new intro and outro beat. Check him out over on Twitter. For this episode, we Continue Reading The post Episode 83: Bipolar Depression, Firing a Bad Therapist, Forgetting Family Members appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:38:36


Episode 82: Spooky Psychology Experiments

10/26/2017
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Humans are interesting creatures. We are capable of profound empathy and altruism. We have the ability to plan ahead and act on intellect rather than impulse. However, humans are not perfect. It’t not difficult to find examples of humans committing egregious acts of violence or blindly following an authority figure. Today on the podcast, we Continue Reading The post Episode 82: Spooky Psychology Experiments appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:21:36


Episode 81: Feelings for Your Therapist, Journaling for Anxiety, Helping a Friend with Depression

10/19/2017
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Today we have another question and answer episode featuring some super interesting questions, including what to do when you start developing feelings for your therapist. Also, don’t forget to sign up for my newsletter to get the free resources mentioned in the episode! Questions for this week: What happens when you have feelings for your Continue Reading The post Episode 81: Feelings for Your Therapist, Journaling for Anxiety, Helping a Friend with Depression appeared first on Duff The...

Duration: 00:33:54


Episode 80: Harnessing the Power of Your Phone

10/12/2017
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Hello, friends! This is a deep dive episode all about your phone. I share some apps and general principles that you can use with your phone to improve your mental health and overall life progress. Unfortunately there is one abrupt cut toward the end of the episode because my recording program crashed and I had Continue Reading The post Episode 80: Harnessing the Power of Your Phone appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:43:03


Episode 79: Gaming Advice, ADHD Tests, Obsession with Suicide

10/5/2017
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Hello, friends! Apologies for the unexpected lapse in episodes last week. Had some family stuff come up on my normal recording night and I was slammed with clinical work for the rest of the week. I’m back with a great Q&A episode this week though! Here are the questions covered: How can I regulate my Continue Reading The post Episode 79: Gaming Advice, ADHD Tests, Obsession with Suicide appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:33:40


Episode 78: Boundaries, PMS Anxiety, Symptom Relapse

9/21/2017
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Hello, everyone! Thanks so much for joining me again. This is another question and answer episode featuring the following questions: How can I set boundaries and communicate better with my introverted partner? I’ve been doing well until recent changes. Now all of my symptoms are back. What can I do? Is it normal to have Continue Reading The post Episode 78: Boundaries, PMS Anxiety, Symptom Relapse appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:44:58


Episode 77: Avoidant Personality, Skin Picking Fidgets, Dwelling on Hospitalization

9/14/2017
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Hello, friends! Thanks for joining me again for another Q&A episode. I will be switching my release day from Wednesday to Thursday each week, just to fit better with my life and keep myself sane. Here are the questions for this week: Are fidget spinners helpful in coping with skin picking disorder? I think about my Continue Reading The post Episode 77: Avoidant Personality, Skin Picking Fidgets, Dwelling on Hospitalization appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:39:53


Episode 76: Midlife Crisis, Flotation Tanks, Fleeting Suicidality

9/7/2017
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Hello, friends! This episode is coming at you a little late today, which I explain at the beginning. It’s important to be honest with yourself and exercise control over your situation to avoid burnout. Here are the awesome questions in this episode: Why am I starting to struggle with my mental health at age 46? Continue Reading The post Episode 76: Midlife Crisis, Flotation Tanks, Fleeting Suicidality appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:42:13


Episode 75: Violent thoughts, Relationship with Mom, Bipolar

8/30/2017
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Another Q&A episode today! Some really great questions and I get pretty detailed about a few diagnoses. Before that, be sure to check out the private Facebook group for the HCSH community here. Here are the questions covered in this episode: Why do I have violent thoughts and why do I need everything to be Continue Reading The post Episode 75: Violent thoughts, Relationship with Mom, Bipolar appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:50:36


Episode 74: How to Get the Most Out of Therapy

8/23/2017
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Today we are doing a deep dive episode all about ways that you can maximize your progress in therapy. Whether you are a seasoned therapy veteran or barely thinking about getting started, this will be good information for you to keep in the back of your mind. Here are the tips from this episode: You Continue Reading The post Episode 74: How to Get the Most Out of Therapy appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:44:03


Episode 73: Multiple Personalities, Sleep Procrastination, Being the Codependent Friend

8/16/2017
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Hello, everyone! Just off the top, given the BS going on in the world at the moment, I need to reaffirm that everyone is welcome here regardless of race, ethnicity, cultural background, gender identity, sexual orientation etc. Just needs to be said. Today’s episode is another Q&A with some really awesome questions including: How can Continue Reading The post Episode 73: Multiple Personalities, Sleep Procrastination, Being the Codependent Friend appeared first on Duff The Psych.

Duration: 00:47:45

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