Paul Gilmartin, host of the Mental Illness Happy Hour joins Kristen to talk about his sexual trauma as a child, group therapy and the medications it takes to keep his head above water. There is another Christmas themed Who's Sadder and a discussion about the testing done on the mentally ill in the mid-1900's.
Comedian Francisco Ramos joins Kristen to talk about his take on growing up in Venezuela and the United States and the different way the two cultures deal with mental health. They also talk some Christmas themed Who's Sadder and why our diet 12,000 years ago made the human race sad. www.FranciscoERamos.com
Kristen hangs with her long time co-host Marni Kinrys from their dating advice podcast Ask Women. Marni talks about the postpartum depression she's been dealing with for the past year and all of the nasty things that come with it (not referring to the baby, I swear).
In this episode, Kristen chats with her friend Justin about being a long way from home for the holidays, filling the void by keeping yourself busy and the darkest time in Justin's life. They debate a "Who's Sadder?" of course and talk about Bedlam Asylum, Europe's oldest Mental Hospital.
In this episode, Kristen talks about her negative voice and how loud it is but ways to get it to quiet down. She also introduces a fun new segment and talks about those crazy Nazi's and how they killed hundreds of thousands of mentally ill. Ew.
Kristen talks with actor and photographer Jackson Davis about everything from the dates they went on to falling in and out of depression. They also touch on how to handle rejection, good self help books and Kristen's freak face. And, Ef Dat Shit is back and better than ever with a play by play of a girl's stay in a mental institution.
Comedian Jerry Rocha talks with Kristen about how he dealt with the death his best friend and comedian Mike DeStefano, his mother's sexual assault and emotional abuse he took from his ex-girlfriend. He also talks about never knowing his father and finding out about a sister he's never met. It's chockfull of emotions! Enjoy.
This week, listener Danny joins Kristen to chat about what it was like growing up depressed in non-white culture and how depression was/is considered a "white mans" disease. They also talk about how it's handled in schools, on the streets and in the sheets (jk about the sheets part, it just sounded good). Thanks for listening!
Kristen chats with herself about losing interest in hobbies and activities she once loved. She also talks about how she actually used to love life and how she thinks she could get that love back. Also, a who's sadder with Harvey Weinstein and his little friend (his wiener).
Here's a minipod from Patreon that Kristen posts once a week. It's much more raw than the regular episodes. It's more of a depression journal than a podcast. Subscribe if you want to hear more of them: Patreon.com/MentallyChill.
On this episode is Kristen's roommate Diana. They talk about Diana's depression; how it causes her to not live up to her potential, when it all started and how keeping busy helped. They also talk about eating disorders and how Kristen finally got back to a healthy relationship with food. And, of course Who's Sadder!
This week, Kristen ch(ills) by herself and talks about a lot of moments she's been overcome with rage and why she no longer has too much of it (for now). She also talks about Hugh Hefner's ladies, Prince Harry and the super fun, totally under utilized guillotine.
In this episode, Kristen and Kyle talk about Borderline Personality Disorder and Comedian Pete Davidson's recent reveal about his struggles with it. They also talk about the Salem Witch Trials, Kyle's ween and of course, Seinfeld.
Kristen is joined by her friend Dan Jordan (www.cawpywriter.com) who is a Patriots fan (loser). They discuss support networks, support groups, bad ideas before stand up comedy shows and the best time to fly (for bad flyers). They also do a football themed Who's Sadder to kick of the football season and talk about why it's good to express your emotions. SORRY FOR THE BUZZING AND BACKGROUND NOISE.
This week, Kristen has Kyle back and they discuss Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, weird ticks they have and superstitions. They also have the best/worst Who's Sadder debate in the show's history along with a conversation about releasing the suicide episode. They also discuss Christine Chubbuck, the news reporter who committed suicide on air in 1974.
This week on Mentally Ch(ill), Kristen, sans a guest, talks about achieving flow as a way to forget about life for a while. She also gets into the color gray, Chelsea Handler's anxiety and why smart people are usually the sad ones. And, of course debates with herself in "Who's Sadder." Thank you to everyone who has donated on Patreon!
In the 18th episode of Mentally Ch(ill), Kyle, who shared the title of “Class Clown” with Kristen joins the show. They talk about social anxiety, lost dreams and where to get good coffee to wake your brain up. Also, an extra Who’s Sadder and how Instagram behavior can show if a user is depressed. Our apologies for hitting the table the mic is on over and over.
In this episode of Mentally Ch(ill), Kristen talks with "resident show consultant" Jen about PTSD and how convicted murderer Jodi Arias tried to use it in her defense. They also list 13 Reasons Why NOT and debate "Who's Sadder" from some beloved sitcoms of the 90's. Also, shout out to everyone who sent in intro jingles.
In this episode, Kristen sits down with herself. She talks about Stevie's memorial, her experience reaching out to her through a medium, SNL and "Dr. Death's" paintings. Please share the show with a friend. Enjoy!