Finding Her: A Mental Health Podcast

Julia Busby

Finding Her is a preventative mental health and wellness podcast. It was created to help normalize talking about mental health in our communities. The show presents tools, tips, tangible strategies, resources, intimate and vulnerable conversations, expert guests, and tons of laughs aimed to teach you skills to maintain your overall physical and mental health. Together we can take a stand against the stigma that shrouds mental health. Together we can learn skills to create the best versions of ourselves. I say together because you are never alone. Follow Julia on Instagram @findinghermentalwellness and visit her website at www.juliabusby.com

EP:066 Building Resilience to Avoid Burnout with Dr. Sharon Grossman
Feb 20 2021
EP:066 Building Resilience to Avoid Burnout with Dr. Sharon Grossman
Here is my code for 35% off your first order with FREE SHIPPINGGo to: www.orgain.com Checkout code: AMBASSADOR799For today's show, Julia introduces her community to Dr. Sharon Grossman. ( taken from her website).Sharon is a qualified Success Coach, Clinical Psychologist, author, speaker, wife, and mother of two. For the past two decades, she has worked on improving the health and well-being of high achievers who so often sacrifice their self-care as a result of work demands and get caught up with everyone else’s expectations that they end up burning out at alarming rates. So when she started to experience overwhelm and burnout, the irony of the situation was not lost on her.She, too, is a high achiever, so she naturally had a never-ending to-do list. Her brain is always coming up with more ideas. She would have too much on her mind, no direction, and would focus on unimportant items while forgetting about more important ones. It would feel like there was never enough time to do everything she wanted to do and she would end up feeling stressed.Does this sound like any of you listeners out there? Julia truly understands! Julia and Dr. Grossman talk about the difference between coaching and therapy. Dr. Grossman shared on her website and on the show:Coaching taught me systems around organization, planning, and time management. Now, I am super clear about what I need to get done each week, I plan for it and I stick to my plans. As a result of my optimized performance and mindset practices, I get more done in less time, have replaced overwhelm with accomplishment, and most importantly - empower my clients to reach their potential.Through the integration of psychology and mindfulness, I’ve created a comprehensive and transformative program that teaches stressed-out high achievers how to effectively navigate their work and personal life so they can thrive. I love that my work inspires them to think BIGGER, feel more grounded, and handle challenging situations with ease.Book a call with her on her  WEBSITE HERE. (www.drsharongrossman.com)****Dr. Sharon Grossman is the author of The 7E Solution to Burnout and an Emotional Intelligence expert. She holds a doctorate degree in Psychology, has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and 20 years of experience helping her clients take back control of their lives. Support the show (
EP 60: Women Identified with ADHD in Adulthood with Diann Wingert
Nov 29 2020
EP 60: Women Identified with ADHD in Adulthood with Diann Wingert
This week on Finding Her, Julia introduces her audience to Diann Wingert and the topic of women who are identified with ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in adulthood. ADHD is less common in women but it affects them differently. An estimated 5.4% of men aged 18 to 44 have ADHD compared to 3.2% of women, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Many women also go undiagnosed which can lead to the manifestation of other behaviors including:Being involved in toxic relationshipsSubstance abuse problemsEating DisordersDepressionA little bit about our guest. Diann Wingert is a mindset and productivity coach for female entrepreneurs who identify with the traits of ADHD, officially diagnosed or not. During her 20-year career as a licensed psychotherapist, Diann saw many brilliant and ambitious women struggle with unidentified ADHD, including Diann herself. Since her own mid-life diagnosis, she now mentors women who are “driven but distracted” to overcome procrastination, perfectionism, and people-pleasing so they can craft a life they love. Symptoms of ADHD in adulthood including but are not limited to:trouble focusinghyperactivityimpulsive behavior.Throughout the episode, Julia and Diann talk openly about Diann's life with ADHD and how she has helped many women understand their condition. Diann is candid, funny, and shares how one can take their first steps if they suspect they may have ADHD. For more information about Diann and the services she offers including where to hear her podcast:Website: In: Steps to ADHD Mastery: the show (
EP 059: When the Mean Girl or Mean Man is You
Nov 14 2020
EP 059: When the Mean Girl or Mean Man is You
On this week's episode of Finding Her, Julia introduces her community to Sandra Daniele. Sandra is the creator and founder of Wish on Wildflowers, Life Enhancement Coaching for Women. She holds a Masters in Business and is a certified life coach as recognized by the International Coaching Federation. Her desire is for all women to know their self-worth, trust themselves, and live a life free from old untrue stories and labels that hold them back. She works with clients 1:1 joining and guiding them on their life journey to find their purpose, passion, and authenticity. Things to think about from today's show:What do you say to yourself?What do you think about yourself?Why do you believe that these statements about yourself are true?Uncover the steps to begin your self-reflection process. Why are you so mean to yourself?Sandra shares an exercise where you can identify your personal beliefs but then also acknowledge where this stemmed from and or why you feel this to be true.This episode delivers an idea that we definitely our worst critics. We can be cruel and mean to ourselves as Sandra shared in highschool she was the meanest to herself. To combat the inner critic we can benefit from learning how to tap into who we are as an individual without outside influences. For more information about Sandra please visit her website here:Wish on Wildflowers Life Enhancement CoachingGet your Freebie- SHUT DOWN THE MEAN GIRL here.Follow her on Instagram: @wishonwildflowersJoin her Facebook community!Support the show (
EP:057 Learn How to Move Through Failures
Oct 31 2020
EP:057 Learn How to Move Through Failures
Julia unleashes the topic of failure. She supplies her audience with tips on how to learn to move through them. She also talks about how important it is to remain focused on moving through feelings associated with failures instead of bottling them up forever. It is very important to acknowledge that we often stay in our comfort zones in hopes to avoid failures in our lives. Julia talks openly about how to face your feelings after a failure arises in your life.Questions & Tips 1. Why is it important to fail?2. Accept your feelings that arrive with your failure and sit with them.3. Learn from the situation. What did you see? What can you do differently next time? What things can I put in place next time to meet my goals?4. Reach out to someone for support. Learn about their wins and fails. Get their perspective on your challenges and epic failure. Remember, all humans experience failures in their lives. The most important piece of moving through failures is to evaluate and look at your failure through a lens of construct so you can apply changes and try again when you are ready. Successful people in life have managed to use this as a way to grow personally and professionally.We are not immune to failure, it is a part of everyday life.Quotes from today's show:" Failure can become our most powerful path to learning if we're willing to choose courage over comfort".- Brene Brown" Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly." -Robert F. Kennedy" Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement."- C.S. LewisPlease continue to help spread awareness in normalizing talking about mental health within our communities. You can help me by sharing the show with one person or leaving a review on your favorite podcasting platform. I created a course Power Up Podcasting and launched it last night! I am so pumped to get this community rolling on creating your own podcast. I created an 8 module course that breakdown how to create and publish a podcast with easily digestible pieces in a community for support. The best part is I will be spending time there each week to answer your questions LIVE. Yep! To learn more about my course visit www.juliabusby.com/power.code for the course: save200 for one-time payment option                                200off for payment plan optionUntil Sunday 11/1 at Midnight you can receive $200 off on either payment option!!Enter at checkout for monthly payment option or one-time payment optionFollow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/juliambusbySupport the show (
EP 056: Faith, Fear, & Hope During COVID-19
Oct 24 2020
EP 056: Faith, Fear, & Hope During COVID-19
On this week's episode of Finding Her, Julia discusses the topic faith, fear, and hope during COVID-19. She takes these three words and opens up a topic that many of the world is used to hearing. She begins the episode questions to her community about their experiences with COVID-19.Is it real? Fake?Do you believe in faith over fear?Do you believe in science or will it all go away after the election?Are you on team red or blue?Have you lost a loved one to COVID?Do you have a job? Health insurance? Food on the table?How is your mental health? How are you children doing being isolated and attending online school?Julia then takes the initiative to talk about the definitions of faith, fear, and hope adding in personal stories, tips to manage fear, and how the power of hope instills resilience in people dealing with mental illnesses.Faith is to have complete trust or confidence in someone or something. Believing in your higher power with 100% certanity that it will all work out. Julia opens up and casually shares her faith, but also acknowledges that you can have fear and faith at the same time. You are not broken or weak if you are faithful and scared. Your fear needs to be managed. Fear in our lives serves a purpose to keep us safe. Fear is a response to a physical and emotional danger. If you didn't feel fear we wouldn't be able to protect ourselves from threats. These threats may have severe consequences or can end in death. It has a strong effect on your mind and body. It is a very powerful emotion.Anxiety on the other hand, is feelings of unmanaged fear. It is usually involving thoughts of a threat or that something will go wrong in the future, not right now. Fear can present itself in your life as: unable to eat, cold and hot sweats, unable to concentrate, feeling dizzy, tense muscles, fast breathing, and weak or tense muscles. Symptoms present because your body is sensing fear and getting ready for a threat. Tips to manage your fear:1. Face it. You are not going to continue participating in avoidance mode.2. Personal strength: Power of affirmations3. Embrace and practice positivity.4. Get out and enjoy nature.5. Reach out to someone for support.Finally, Julia ends the show with the word hope. Hope is defined as an attitude which is optimistic that is based on a desire or expectation. She shares that hope and mental health are key to becoming resilient, end feelings of hopelessness, and recovering faster from setbacks. Please help me continue to normalize talking about mental health within our communities by SHARING THE SHOW WITH ONE PERSON!!JOIN MY THREE DAY LIVE HERE!!Follow me on Instagram HERE!Contact me through email at www.juliabusby.comFREE RESOURCES:Mindfulness scripts & goodies: www.mindfulnessexercises.comYale Medicine: Send in a voice message: this podcast: the show
EP 055: The Mad-Hatter
Oct 17 2020
EP 055: The Mad-Hatter
On this week's episode of Finding Her, Julia teaches her audience the origin of the term Mad-hatter as she connects the term to the discovery of mercury poisoning in the 18th- 19th century. Men who owned and made felt hats succumbed to this neurological disorder showing symptoms such as slurred speech, memory loss, and tremors. People began labeling them as people who went "mad".  With her second introduction of the Mad-hatter, Julia references Lewis Carroll and his facisnating children's novel that he created in 1865, "Alice in Wonderland". It was a children's favorite as Carroll showcased his genius creative ability to write a fictional story for children with a foundation of fantasy and nonsense. Finally in July of 1951, Disney released in full color animation its depicted story of "Alice in Wonderland", where children and parents were introduced to a cast of characters. One of them was the Mad-Hatter. Julia then combines her personal story of attending Disneyland for the first time and falling in love with the Mad-Hatter Teacups found inside Fantasyland. She shares how many memories come back with each visit since she was six years old. She then introduces her mental health illnesses and ties the term Mad-Hatter to her battle with PTSD.  PTSD is a condition that affects roughly 7-8% of the US population. More information about PTSD, its prevalence, and treatments can be found at www.ptsd.va.gov  Please remember it is a side effect of experiencing a TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCE. Anxiety disorders on the other hand, are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year. Only 36.9% of those suffering receive treatment. This information was found on at www.adaa.org Julia shares to her community a moment of true bravery by explaining that her Mad-Hatter and Anxiety sometimes join in together and host their own Mad Tea Party until her PTSD episode passes with treatment including CBT Therapy and Medications. Her episodes are triggered by an event that she interprets as unsafe, uncertain, and unstable.Finally Julia shares about the importance of using person first language. "People-first language emphasizes the individuality, equality and dignity of people with disabilities. Rather than defining people primarily by their disability, people-first language conveys respect by emphasizing the fact that people with disabilities are first and foremost just that—people"-  If you have any questions about this episode please email Julia at Julia@juliabusby.com Follow Julia on Instagram @juliambusby Sign up for my FREE 3 Day LIVE Series: Podcasting Hacks to Grow Your Audience and Revenue  10/28-10/30th @ 430PM PST Register here: www.juliabusby.com/3daylive--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:  the show (
EP 053: How to Stand Tall in Your Bravery
Oct 3 2020
EP 053: How to Stand Tall in Your Bravery
On this week's episode of Finding Her, Julia continues on her journey of sharing tips, skills. strategies to help you continue to become more brave. This week the topic is how to stand tall in your bravery. She shared that external factors and things that are really out of our control, can impact your life creating a mass amount of unhealthy stress. Today's show is a lesson in identification, awareness, and a how to apply skills to stand up to the stress mess in your life.Ideas or things to ponder from today's show:Be flexible to the internet. There were many instances where the signal went in and out due to the quality of our internet signal. Sorry!When we overpack our bags we are carrying around massive amounts of stress that can alter our mental and physical heath.The vision and background to why I chose Kramer and connected him to stress and or lack of stress management.Everyone's strengths are not uniform. How do we keep Kramer in the hallway- by increasing our skills and awareness in self management etc.Identify 3 heavy bags your life. Julia shared her top three: Mental health, Work-Life Balance, and Communication.Pack each bag with skills, tips, and or coping skills that meets your current need. If you have any questions or comments please email Julia at julia@juliabusby.comFollow Julia on Instgram @juliambusbySign up for my growing subscriber list in my online community at juliabusby.com Julia sends tips, strategies, articles and resources about mental health and wellness.Keep shining and be kind to your mind.--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:  the show (