Podcast

Ep. 9: Kate Rope Explains How To Be Strong as a Mother and Take Care of YOU!

This week’s episode features a lengthy, in-depth conversation with journalist and author Kate Rope. We discuss her incredible new book STRONG AS A MOTHER, mental health during pregnancy and parenthood, and much more.

We’re also giving away a copy of her book on the podcast! Listen to find out how you can enter for a chance to win! (Winner must live in the US or Canada to receive their copy of the book, as those are the only two regions releasing on May 1.)

Kate Rope is an award-winning freelance journalist whose work has appeared in many publications and online outlets including the New York TimesReal Simple, CNN.com, ShapeGlamour UK, BabyCenter, Parade, and Parenting

She is author of the forthcoming Strong as a Mother: How to Be Happy, Healthy and (Most Importantly) Sane From Pregnancy to Parenthood: The Only Guide to Taking Care of YOU! (May 2018) and coauthor of The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.

Kate serves on the advisory board of the Seleni Institute and as an advisor of the Georgia Chapter of Postpartum Support International. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and two daughters.

You can find her at www.katerope.com and follow her on Twitter @katerope and Instagram @strongasamotherbook.

The New York Times article we discuss in the episode can be found here: https://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/23/preparing-to-lose-my-mind-after-giving-birth/

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Ep. 8: Geoff Kleinman on Post Concussion Syndrome, Depression, Anxiety, and Medical Marijuana

This week’s episode features a lengthy, in-depth conversation with writer, educator, and entrepreneur Geoffrey Kleinman. We discuss what happened when he suffered a concussion two years ago and the terrifying aftermath of Post Concussion Syndrome that he’s had to endure since. We also chat about depression, medical marijuana, family, and much more.

Geoff Kleinman was the creative force behind the popular drinks site DrinkSpirits.com from 2008 to 2017. He also created and managed DVDTalk.com from 1998-2007 when it was acquired by Internet Brands. His writing has been featured in Whisky Advocate, Playboy Magazine, Black Book Magazine, and more publications.

He’s currently at work on a new project: The Medicated Show, a practical guide to Medical Marijuana, which can be found at www.medicatedshow.com

You can find Geoff at www.geoffreykleinman.com, watch his Post Concussion Syndrome series on YouTube at youtube.com/geoffk, and find him on Twitter @geoffk.

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Ep. 7: Joel Keller on Depression, Family, and How Wil Wheaton Saved Him

This week’s episode features a lengthy, in-depth conversation with journalist Joel Keller. We discuss his career, his battles with mental illness, and how he manages it while raising a young daughter. It’s a great conversation and one worth listening to!

Joel Keller (@joelkeller) writes about food, entertainment, parenting and tech, but he doesn’t kid himself: he’s a TV junkie. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Slate, Salon, VanityFair.comPlayboy.com, Fast Company’s Co.Create and elsewhere.

You can find Joel at www.joelkeller.com and on Twitter and Instagram @joelkeller.

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Ep. 6: Waiting for 97

This is the first mini episode of Anxiety Diaries! These shorter mini episodes will fall in between the normal, longer episodes, and will discuss tips, tricks, and anecdotes from my own anxiety journeys.

This mini episode discusses what happens when you have to wait…for a very long time.

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Ep. 5: Life is Worth Living

This week’s episode features an interview with Jaclyn, Callie, and Shalyn Kennedy, the sisters behind the non-profit organization Life Is Worth Living. The interview discusses the amazing work they started in the aftermath of a family tragedy, their charitable clothing line, and the importance of talking about suicide and mental health awareness.

You can find Life Is Worth Living online at www.lifeisworthlivingbck.com and on Instagram and Facebook @lifeisworthlivingbck.

All proceeds from their clothing line goes towards various mental health-related initiatives.

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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Ep. 4: Life Inside My Mind

This week’s episode is all about the newly released book LIFE INSIDE MY MIND: 31 AUTHORS SHARE THEIR PERSONAL STRUGGLES. It includes an excerpt from podcast host Scott Neumyer’s essay “This Thing Inside Me.”

You can find LIFE INSIDE MY MIND wherever books are sold.

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Ep. 3: Abby Norman on Chronic Pain, Mental Health, and Doctors Who Don’t Believe Women

This week’s episode features a long, wide-ranging interview with author and science writer Abby Norman. We talk about chronic pain and illness, doctors who don’t believe women, mental health, and so much more.

Abby Norman is a science writer based in New England. Her work has been featured in Harper’s, The Independent, Literary Hub, Atlas Obscura, Medium, and others. She’s been interviewed and profiled by NPR,  Playboy, Glamour, The New York Times, Forbes, and many other international media outlets. Her debut book, ASK ME ABOUT MY UTERUS: A QUEST TO MAKE DOCTORS BELIEVE IN WOMAN’S PAIN, has been praised by The New York Times, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, Book Riot, Bust Magazine, Bitch Magazine, and others. She’s the host of a daily podcast, Let Me Google That, on Anchor.fm and lives on the coast of Maine.

You can find Abby online at www.abbynormanwriter.com, on Twitter @abbymnorman, and Instagram @abbymnorman. And you can listen to her daily podcast Let Me Google That on Anchor.fm.

You can pick up her book ASK ME ABOUT MY UTERUS wherever books are sold.

Other books mentioned on the podcast this week include:

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Ep. 2: Frozen

This week’s episode is about what happens when an anxious parent projects their own insecurities onto their child. Including a very special interview.

Ep. 1: The Boss

This week’s episode is about creator and host Scott Neumyer’s first anxiety attack and where we go from here.

Show Notes:

I Am Royce White: Living and Working with Anxiety Disorder