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Wisdom Within

Wisdom Within

By Kathleen Surline @WisdomWithin
Encouraging mental health awareness, self-advocacy, recovery and HOPE, for all those living with mental health conditions - and everyone who cares about them!
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Episode 10: The “Downs & Ups” Episode!

Wisdom Within

Season2Episode1.”Coping When Life Doesn’t Go To Plan”
After a break to relocate, regroup, recertification, and oh, yes, a pandemic, WisdomWithin returns for Season 2, with a timely look at “Coping when life doesn’t go to plan” with your humble PodHostess & NY Certified Peer Specialist in Mental Health, Kathleen Surline.
March 10, 2021
E21 - The “Teens & Tough Stuff & Project Semi-colon” Episode. (Lived Experience Series)
Join your podhostess and peer support human, Kathy Surline as we tackle some tough stuff this round. This episode is an honest discussion about the prevalence of suicide among young people, and their generational shift in the willingness to seek help. if you are in danger or in need of support, please reach out to seek the help you need. Then, have patience with yourself and with those who can help you move forward. All good things, fellow humans.
April 28, 2019
Episode #20: The “What Lifts Us, Radical Acceptance, To Be-Not To Do, Get Good@Practice” Episode
Join our 20th Episode mini-party! Today’s segments look at what lifts us up when the world is falling apart, viewing life from a to be list rather than a to do list, and how what we practice, we get good at, presented by your humble podhostess and peer support human, Kathleen Surline, and show dogs Bella & Biggs.
April 19, 2019
Episode #19: The “Howdies Around the World, Who’s Your Safe Person & Sometimes, That’s YOU!” Episode
Today’s episode shares shoutout greetings to listeners across America and across the globe! Your humble podhostess and peer support human, Kathy Surline, also walks us through more good finds from and thoughts from their contributors on who their “safe person” is; how we can be an emotionally safe person for someone else, and even, for ourselves!
April 11, 2019
Episode #18: The “How the Heck Do We Cope with Grief When We Already Live With Depression?” Episode
Join your humble podhostess and peer support human, Kathy Surline, sharing thoughts and tools to consider when bereavement and loss darken our lives. This episode is dedicated to the beautiful spirit of Denise Jewel Mulvihill, who passed from this life on Thursday, March 28th, 2019; real mother of two, spare mother to many, giver of compassion and light, teacher to many, nurse-midwife to thousands, lover of so many things - including, but not limited to, humans, animals, mountains, beverages on the porch with friends, great times and a really good story.
April 02, 2019
Episode #17: The “How the Heck Do I Stop Obsessing?” Episode!
While your humble & devoted podhostess and peer support human, Kathy Surline, hadn’t planned to record a podcast today, this one sort of jumped right in front of her. Tune in to see if anything rings a bell where YOU live.
March 29, 2019
Episode 16: The “Self-care In Times of Struggle, or Your Sensitivity is a Super Power” Episode!
Your podhostess and peer support human, Kathy Surline, walks through self care during times of crisis or struggle with real time tips and tools you can use, and how all those of us who struggle with being “over” sensitive, actually have a superpower!
March 28, 2019
Episode #15: The “What the Heck is a Peer Support Specialist and How Do I Get One?” Episode!
Join your WisdomWithin podhostess and peer support human, Kathy Surline, for our inside look at what peer support is, who does it, what we do, where we do it, why we do it and how!
March 27, 2019
Episode #14: The “What the Heck is Mindfulness?” Episode!
Well, we obviously keep mentioning it, but exactly what is it? What does the science say? Does it really help? And what if I only have a minute or two, here and there, to give it a try? All this and more, with your podhostess and peer support human, Kathy Surline, & our support dogs, Bella & Biggs, snoring along in the background.
March 24, 2019
Episode #Not13 - The “Calming Our Noisy Minds” Episode!
Hotels don’t have 13th floors, which leads us to going with “Not13” for this episode number! We are completely judgment free here, but still, slightly superstitious. ;-) Join In once again, with your humble pod hostess and peer support human, Kathy Surline, for real talk and helpful conversation around calming our noisy minds.
March 23, 2019
Episode #12 - The “How to Get Through a Panic Attack” Episode!
Whether you live with panic attacks and anxiety, or support someone who does, learn what you can do to help things get better! Join your humble podhostess and peer support human, Kathy Surline for helpful tools you can use, and some legit tips from real therapists!
March 14, 2019
Episode #11 - The “Self-Soothe” Episode!
Your pod-hostess & peer support human, Kathy Surline shares self-soothing tips for each of our five senses, small behind the scenes changes you can make to lower stress, and aiming our focus toward the positive!
March 14, 2019
Episode 10: The “Downs & Ups” Episode!
Come on in, sit by the fire with your podhostess and peer support human, Kathy Surline, as we share some simple explanations about some common mental health conditions; then some thoughts on some actual upsides related to certain conditions, and a new feature segment called “A to Z”, with today’s take, “A to Zen Encouragement for Life”!
March 13, 2019
Episode 9: The “In the Moment” Episode!
Join your pod-hostess & peer support human, Kathy Surline, as we look at in the moment helps & tools to turn to when we are emotionally struggling.
March 11, 2019
The “Episode #8 - The “Just the Facts” Episode on mood disorders!
Join your pod-hostess and peer support specialist, Kathy Surline for a discussion around the two most common mental health diagnoses, Depression and Bipolar disorders; how they are alike, how they differ, and the range of treatments available toward recovery!
February 21, 2019
Episode #7 - “The Mighty” Episode!
Join us as we check in with our friends from the on a variety of great mental health topics! By the end, even our support dogs are chiming in!
February 20, 2019
Episode 6 - The “Understanding ACEs” Episode!
The first in our series around outpatient treatment experience, this episode looks into our understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), the toxic stress they can cause to our wellbeing and future health, and looks at resources toward resilience and recovery.
February 19, 2019
Episode #5 - The “Awareness” Episode”!
This episode brings awareness to the forefront, with our Mythbusters segment, a look at our amazing brains, and even more resources for your own wellness journey, or, in support of someone else’s!
February 18, 2019
Episode #4 - The “Resources” Episode!
Join your pod hostess, Kathy Surline, who, despite her temporary congestion, brings you great tips and resource options to consider on your own wellness journey, or in support of someone living with a mental health condition.
February 18, 2019
Episode #3- The “Whats in Your Wellness Toolkit?” Episode!
From vital self care to worry stones, ice cubes, creativity and practice, practice, practice, join your sniffly pod hostess, Kathy Surline, for a deep dive into the possibilities of a Personal Wellness Toolkit!
February 18, 2019
Intro #2 - The “Nuts & Bolts” Episode!
A follow up to our first episode, now that our tech abilities are at least on the newbie track! (Hey Lou Bega went to Mambo #5 before he was happy!) Nuts & Bolts is about what we do, why we do it, what’s coming in future episodes, and how you can be part of it!
February 16, 2019
The Intro Episode!
WisdomWithin: on a mission for good! Got the microphone on, got the support dogs, and here we go!
February 15, 2019