The Struggle Bus: Self-Care, Mental Health, and Other Hilarious Stuff

On this episode Kate and Sally talk about going through hell to get birth control, and terrible people on Twitter. Then they answer listener emails about trying to figure out if your mom was emotionally abusive and what to do when your friends say mean stuff about your ex.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

3:01 Opening Jibber Jabber

27:03: A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

30:35 Email #1: Trying to figure out if your mom was emotionally abusive

47:46 Email #2: What to do when your friends say mean stuff about your ex

1:01:21 Song Of The Week - Sally's pick


On this episode Kate and Sally discuss Tina Fey and sheetcakegate. They then answer listener emails about dealing at work after you’ve reported someone to HR, how to respond when someone comes out to you, and what to do when it’s easy for you to maintain romantic relationships but not friendships.

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00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

5:11 Opening Jibber Jabber

20:47 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

30:05 Listener update!

30:57 Email #1: Dealing at work after you’ve reported someone to HR

45:25 Email #2: How to respond when someone comes out to you

56:14 Email #3: What to do when it’s easy for you to maintain romantic relationships but not friendships

1:13:00 Song Of The Week - Katharine's pick

Direct download: Episode_107__Layer_Cake_of_Problems.mp3
Category:Mental Health -- posted at: 5:00am EST

On this episode Kate and Sally reunite (via Skype) after three weeks apart. They talk about Charlottesville and its aftermath, and then answer listener emails about how to explain to people that you don’t talk to your parents, and whether it’s OK to share health information about someone if you think it’ll help them.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

4:00 Opening Jibber Jabber (CN: Talk of Charlottesville)

20:13 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care) (CN: Talk of Charlottesville)

28:13 Email #1: How to explain to people that you don’t talk to your parents

37:37 Email #2: Is it OK to share health information about someone if you think it’ll help them

46:48 Song Of The Week - Sally's pick

 

Direct download: Episode_106__We_re_Back_And_We_Missed_You.mp3
Category:Mental Health -- posted at: 5:00am EST

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