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

On this episode, special guest co-host Molly Knefel (@mollyknefel) and Sally jibber jabber about pregnancy and Passover. Then they answer emails about dads and how to deal with with them they’re distant or difficult.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

3:33 Opening Jibber Jabber

15:11 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

23:00 Email #1: How to deal with a distant dad (CN: talk of disordered eating)

37:42 Email #2: How to deal with a difficult dad

59:30 Song of the Week (Molly's pick)

 

Direct download: Episode_137__It_s_Dad_Week.mp3
Category:Mental Health -- posted at: 5:00am EST

On this episode Kate and Sally jibber jabber about boxing and smashing the patriarchy. Then they answer listener emails about your family not being supportive when you leave an abusive partner, and how to get over an amicable breakup when there's no spite to fuel your recovery.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

5:10 Opening Jibber Jabber

9:32 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

13:20 Email #1: When your family is not being supportive when you leave an abusive partner (CN: Emotional abuse)

32:02 Email #2: How to get over an amicable breakup when there's no spite to fuel your recovery (CN: Emotional abuse, sexual assault, self harm)

48:41 Song of the Week (Sally's pick)

Direct download: Episode_136__The_Carousel_of_Progress.mp3
Category:Mental Health -- posted at: 5:00am EST

On this episode Kate and Sally jibber jabber about the Upper East Side and International Women’s day. Then they answer listener questions about making friends and being aromantic.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

3:41 Opening Jibber Jabber

12:49 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

21:03 Email #1: Making friends

27:27 Email #2: Making new friends after losing some

37:21 Email #3: Being aromantic

46:20 Song of the Week (Kate's pick)

 

Direct download: Episode_135__Asshole_Breakdown_Extravaganza.mp3
Category:Mental Health -- posted at: 5:00am EST

On this episode Kate and Sally recap Katharine’s birthday and Sally’s first week at her new job. Then they answer listener emails about dealing with a disappointing parent, whether it’s time to leave your relationship, and binge eating.

Content note: Disordered eating is a topic on this week’s show.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

2:54 Opening Jibber Jabber

11:39 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

18:42 Email #1: Dealing with a disappointing parent

26:52 Email #2: Knowing when it's time to leave your relationship

42:12 Email #3: Binge eating (CN: disordered eating)

55:16 Song of the Week (Sally's pick) 

Direct download: Episode_134__This_Better_Be_Very_Important.mp3
Category:Mental Health -- posted at: 9:08pm EST

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