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Comedians and entertainers talk about their mental health and practice resilience skills. The world’s funniest people with the biggest feelings. We put the funk in dysfunction since 1865.

Comedians and entertainers talk about their mental health and practice resilience skills. The world’s funniest people with the biggest feelings. We put the funk in dysfunction since 1865.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Bleav

Description:

Comedians and entertainers talk about their mental health and practice resilience skills. The world’s funniest people with the biggest feelings. We put the funk in dysfunction since 1865.

Language:

English

Contact:

9892557615


Episodes

Sam Demma - Lights-Camera-Small Consistent Action!

6/24/2022
Sam Demma is a 22 year old Ted Talker, a Youth Motivational Speaker an Entrepreneur and more. He inspires Students, Schools, Teachers, Companies everywhere. At 22 I knew a guy named Ted; that’s where I was at 22. On this episode Sam talks about the power of Small Consistent Actions. His goal was to play pro soccer and he was on his way as a teenager who played at a very high level, being invited to live with the pros in Europe over a summer. To find out what happened between that time and...

Duration:00:32:57

Lorenzo Lewis - The Confess Project

6/16/2022
Lorenzo Lewis is the founder of The Confess Project; an organization that trains Barbers to become Mental Health Advocates. They are committed to building a culture of Mental Health for Black Boys, Men and their Families. The project has trained over 1,300 barbers all over the country. It’s working in a big way and changing people’s lives in underserved communities. This whole movement; A Mental Health Barbershop Movement is personal to Lorenzo. It comes right out of his life. As a youth, he...

Duration:00:48:20

Alex Herschlag - Frontal Lobe Hoedown

5/26/2022
Alex is an old friend, a great comedy writer and an Emmy winner for Will & Grace. But on this show; it’s about the frontal lobe, how to connect with it and be aware when we’re offline. We talk about being dads and in fact Jennifer has always said that bei

Duration:00:39:29

Wayne Federman - Flight Club

5/20/2022
With a new HBO Special about the life of George Carlin and The History of Standup out, it’s always great to talk with Wayne about generalized anxiety and how to respond. He’s such a great guest because he’s genuinely interested, somewhat skeptical, wants

Duration:00:46:25

Richard Villa - Not So Straight Outta Compton

5/12/2022
Richard Villa is a comedian and actor whose material is now about his life which has been an emotional rollercoaster. If you grew up selling crack cocaine on the streets of Compton with your dad and family at age 10 or 11, then Richard’s story would be fa

Duration:00:48:30

Andy Kindler + J. Elvis Weinstein - Cancel Check-In

4/28/2022
How great it was to talk with and listen to Andy & Josh! We thought spiraled around cancel culture and a comedian’s job to deal with whatever is going on and find a way in. Andy talks about noticing that when he gets reactive and angry about something he

Duration:00:39:22

Sarah Taylor - Optimystical

4/16/2022
Listening to Sarah is like taking one giant leap for Mindkind. She blends comedy meditation and mysticism, totally unique. And all that happoens in this episode. Also, we explore silliness, how the mind works and how we can always bring ourselves back to

Duration:00:36:17

Dave Holmes - Attention

4/8/2022
So great meeting Dave! He takes us on an adventure that begins with doing a story for Esquire where he spent a week at a private island owned by a biotech billionaire. And how do you follow that? By talking honestly about being diagnosed and learning to d

Duration:00:44:49

Gary Gulman -Fail Better

3/24/2022
I had never met or worked with Gary before this show. By the time the show was over, we were friends. His landmark HBO special The Great Depresh https://tinyurl.com/thegreatdepresh1 spotlights the pitch dark depression he went through, with comedy. He had

Duration:00:44:51

Mindy Sterling & Cathy Ladman - Pre-Oscar Self Care Party

3/17/2022
The Cathy & Mindy Show! Two of the absolute great talented and interesting people in comedy join Jennifer and I to talk about dealing with rejection, disappointment and self care in this Pre-Oscar Extravaganza. From mental health movies like ordinary peop

Duration:00:48:57

Erin Gallagher+Amy Tee/this is my BRAVE

3/6/2022
https://thisismybrave.org/ is a national organization that brings stories of mental illness and addiction out of the shadows and into the spotlight. Our guests are Erin Gallagher; the new executive director and Amy Tee; a comedian from Boston who explores

Duration:00:49:09

Darnell Rice - THE CONFESS PROJECT

2/26/2022
The Confess Project is a mental health barbershop coalition; an organization that trains barbers to become mental health advocates for black men, boys and their families across the country. Not only is this idea brilliant, it’s working. Our guest is Darne

Duration:00:35:56

Sonia Dickson/Robin Shipley - Across The Neurodiverse Universe

2/18/2022
Sonia and Robin are partners at https://tranzitionsconsulting.org/ and The Evolve Program. They help Neurodiverse Kids and Young Adults transition from high school to college and into the working world. Their work is amazing and really what becomes clear is that when you look at diversity, neuro or otherwise, you learn about everything; how your brain works, how you learn, how you respond to your mental health. And being conscious about how we communicate maybe that’s key to life on this...

Duration:00:45:24

Sonia Dickson/Robin Shipley - Across The Neurodiverse Universe

2/18/2022
Sonia and Robin are partners at https://tranzitionsconsulting.org/ and The Evolve Program. They help Neurodiverse Kids and Young Adults transition from high school to college and into the working world. Their work is amazing and really what becomes clear is that when you look at diversity, neuro or otherwise, you learn about everything; how your brain works, how you learn, how you respond to your mental health. And being conscious about how we communicate maybe that’s key to life on this...

Duration:00:40:30

Jackie Kashian - Witconsin

2/11/2022
There’s only one Jackie Kashian. Maybe there are other people with that name, but only one like this; a great comic, funny, thoughtful, an industry. From growing up in Wisconsin with neigbors like Mrs. Grubschmidt and Mr. Clump, to growing up emotionally,

Duration:00:49:15

Jimmy Tingle- Give and Let Live

2/3/2022
Jimmy has been uniting comedy and social service for a long time. When you go to his website https://jimmytingle.com/ you see all these shows that are coming up, but they’re not at comedy clubs. They’re benefits for different community organizations that

Duration:00:42:41

Bill Odenkirk - Note to Self

1/27/2022
Bill is an old friend and a great writer who I have known since he came to LA. It feels like it was in the Mesozoic era. Then came Mr Show, Futurama, 16 years of The Simpson’s and now Disenchantment. Bill is really funny and interesting to listen to. In l

Duration:00:44:38

Julie Goldman & Brandy Howard - Pronouns, Politics and Talkin’ Shit!

12/17/2021
Julie and Brandy talk about the news and they’re really funny, sharp and smart while talking shit about all the shit that’s swirling around us 24/7. They’ve been hosting a great podcast https://starburns.audio/podcasts/dumb-gay-politics/ for years! We tal

Duration:00:56:13

Rebecca Lee - Reframing

12/3/2021
Rebecca is a actress, comedian, writer and producer. With us, she talks about reframing thoughts; the idea of “what do I GET to do” rather than the resentment that comes with “what do I HAVE to do.” We also talk about mindsets, like confidence, scarcity;

Duration:00:35:58

Mike Guido - Love On The Spectrum

11/24/2021
I’ve known Mike for many years, since his SF Comedy days. He’s a great comic, speaker and advocate about issues like parenting and raising a child with autism. In this epsiode, we talk about the resilience that comes with being open to learn and respond,

Duration:00:41:12