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

On this episode, Kate and Sally talk about Riverdale and the Bourne movies. Then they answer listener emails about advice for supporting your partner when you both experience chronic mental illness, and how to deal when you have a therapist who’s…fine?, but not great.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

2:25 Opening Jibber Jabber 

11:58 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

15:32 Email #1: Advice for supporting your partner when you both experience chronic mental illness

26:45 Email #2: How to deal when you have a therapist who’s…fine?, but not great

49:27 Song of the Week (Kate's pick)

Direct download: Episode_129__The_Right_Tool_For_The_Job.mp3
Category:Mental Health -- posted at: 8:04am EST

On this episode Kate and Sally get into some heavy jibber jabber. Then they answer listener emails about how to decide if you should quit college and what to do about a boyfriend who’s become an MRA. 

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

5:04 Opening Jibber Jabber (CN: Talk of sexual abuse, molestation, suicide, death)

18:40 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

22:16 Email #1: How to decide if you should quit college

35:50 Email #2: What to do about an boyfriend who’s become an MRA. 

59:53 Song of the Week (Sally's pick)

Direct download: Episode_128__We_Get_Heavy.mp3
Category:Mental Health -- posted at: 5:00am EST

On this episode Kate and Sally jibber jabber at length about all things #MeToo. Then they answer listener emails about how to decide whether to let go of a friendship and how to process/rebound from a shitty coming out experience.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

3:34 Opening Jibber Jabber (CN: Allegations of sexual abuse, sexual harassment, sexual assault, Aziz Ansari, Dan Harmon)

35:23 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

39:39 Email #1: Deciding whether to let go of a friendship

50:24 Email #2: How to process/rebound from a shitty coming out experience

1:00:53 Song of the Week (Kate's pick)

Direct download: Episode_127__This_Is_It_Guys_We_Did_It.mp3
Category:Mental Health -- posted at: 5:00am EST

On this episode Kate and Sally talk about rescheduling therapy and meditating in the bath. Then they answer listener emails about starting your own business, if/how to tell a friend you like them-like them, and how to handle betrayal and a breakup.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

4:20 Opening Jibber Jabber

15:58 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

18:38 Email #1: Starting your own business

34:38 Email #2: If/how to tell a friend you like them-like them

43:57 Email #3: How to handle betrayal and a breakup

57:50 Song of the Week (Sally's pick)

Direct download: Episode_126__Let_s_All_Cry_It_Out.mp3
Category:Mental Health -- posted at: 7:30am EST

On this episode, Kate and Sally discuss their holidays and the joy of doing nothing. Then they answer listener emails about having anxiety over making new friends, and when/how to tell a person you're in a new relationship with about your depression.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

4:00 Opening Jibber Jabber

13:32 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

22:02 Email #1: Dealing with anxiety over making new friends

31:25 Email #2: When/how to tell a person you're in a new relationship with about your depression

44:08 Song of the Week (Kate's pick)

Direct download: Episode_125__The_Two_Handed_Flip.mp3
Category:Mental Health -- posted at: 5:00am EST

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