May 12 2023
2: What Thrives in Silence
Well. This episode didn't go according to plan...and that's okay. Breathe. Remember that self-compassion and the creative process can (and should) co-exist. In this imperfect episode, I explore the gifts and risks of silence and why pain and trauma need a place to live.
Note: This episode contains a content warning. The content note and timestamps are below. Please listen with care.
1. Perfectionism has entered the chat...
2. Why I’m celebrating myself right now
3. Content warnings: What they are and why this episode has one
4. Meet the two voices that live within me
5. The ways in which pain and trauma speak to and through us
6. Story sharing and giving pain somewhere to land
FROM THIS EPISODE
To access show notes and other information relevant to this episode, click hereLearn more about A Seat At The TableRead my book: A Map You Cannot RefoldMindful Self-Compassion: Center for Mindful Self-CompassionDr. Brené Brown: WebsiteAudre Lorde: Sister Outsider
CONTENT NOTE & TIMESTAMPS
In this episode, I discuss the following subjects. The mentions are brief, but they are present. Please listen with care.
21:05-23:02 Mental health challenges affecting college students, suicidal ideation, suicide23:40-25:33 Obsessive-compulsive disorder, emotional abuse (referenced, but no details)28:26-29:06 Disordered eating and self-harm behaviors
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