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Everyday Mental Wellness

Everyday Mental Wellness

By Amanda Shea
Welcome to the Bites of Mental Wellness podcast, a podcast dedicated to the real, honest, and true stories about the everyday life challenges and wins we all have. While this podcast will touch on different mental health conditions, this podcast is for everyday people who are looking to get more out of life, improve their mindset, and maybe even become a bit happier!
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A Conversation on Psychedelic Medicine with Alexis
Amanda chats with Alexis, a Certified Life Coach, and a Certified Health Coach. In this episode, they talk about anxiety, depression, and psychedelic medicine.  Alexis's Website | Huma Rising | Mind Bloom Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
35:01
October 25, 2021
Healing Codependency with Kim Kimball
Amanda chats with Kim Kimball, a life coach helping ambitious women have thriving relationships with partners, friends, family, + coworkers by healing codependency. In this episode, they talk about PTSD, hyper-independence, and somatic therapy.   Kim's Website | Instagram  Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
30:58
September 6, 2021
Overcoming The Addiction To The Status Quo with Kathryn Burmeister
Amanda chats with Kathryn Burmeister, a lawyer, coach, author, and speaker. She is passionate about self-care, mental health, business, and law topics we chat about in this episode!  Kathryn's Website | Instagram | Overcoming The Addiction To The Status Quo Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
32:46
August 31, 2021
Healing Breathwork & Emotional Alchemy with Sterling Rose Rung
In this episode, Amanda chats with Sterling Rose Rung, an artist and mindfulness practitioner with a focus on land art and photography. With a background in landscape architecture, she has left the corporate design world for a more heart-centered calling. Sterling marries her love for mindfulness and nature with her talents in the arts, cultivating a unique perspective on temporal land art and engagement with the human form. Website | Instagram  Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
43:18
August 17, 2021
Mental Health Stories from Frontline Workers with Dr. JB
In this episode, Amanda chats with Dr. JB, a board-certified emergency medicine physician and frontline worker. Dr. JB dives into her background as a frontline worker, mental wellness advocacy for frontline workers, and her company, Hope4Med.  Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
39:57
August 2, 2021
How I Healed My Anxiety
In this episode, Amanda chats about her decade-long battle with anxiety. She dives into the different therapies and tactics she used to heal her anxiety, some she still uses today! Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
11:27
June 22, 2021
A Conversation on Accountability & Mindset with Mary-Theresa Tringale
In this episode, Amanda chats with Mary-Theresa Tringale, who is an accountability coach. Mary dives into her personal story and how she started coaching others.  Mary's Website | Instagram Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
39:39
June 7, 2021
Navigating PMDD with Christi Eden
Repost - In this episode, Amanda chats with Christi Eden. Christi talks about her experience living with PMDD, not receiving a diagnosis for 17 years, and how she manages PMDD at home and work. Christi's Instagram Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram IAPMD
53:23
April 26, 2021
Cultivating Self-Compassion For Those Living With PMDD With Dr. Monique Gonzalez
In this episode, Amanda chats with Dr. Monique Gonzalez, a clinical psychologist. During their conversation, they dive into Dr. Mo's PMDD story, diagnosis, perspective as a mental health professional, intersections of identity, and the importance of lifestyle changes to help manage PMDD. Dr. Mo's Instagram | Website  IAPMD. Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
52:35
April 19, 2021
What Is It Like To Go Through Surgery For PMDD?
In this episode, Amanda chats with Amy. During their conversation, they dive into Amy's lived experience with PMDD, chemical & surgical menopause, and her work as a peer support provider for IAPMD.  Amy's email: amy@iapmd.org Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
40:12
April 12, 2021
The Importance of Self-Care When Living With PMDD
In this episode, Amanda chats with Michelle. During their conversation, they dive into their lived experience with PMDD, how Michelle manages her PMDD, and her advice for those newly diagnosed with PMDD. Michelle's Instagram Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
35:25
April 5, 2021
A Conversation on Stigma with Dawnel Derubeis
In this episode, Amanda chats with Dawnel Derubeis. During their conversation, they dive into Dawnel's mental health story, her coaching practice, and self-care. Dawnel's Website | Instagram  Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
37:30
March 29, 2021
A Conversation on Postpartum Depression with Ellen Palmer-Riordan
In this episode, Amanda chats with Ellen Palmer-Riordan. During their conversation, they dive into Ellen's postpartum depression story, wellness coaching, and self-care. Ellen's Instagram Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
47:32
March 23, 2021
The Power of Authentic Storytelling with Chuck Leddy
In this episode, we welcome Chuck Leddy. Chuck is a Boston-based marketer and writer. He creates content that is engaging and connects customers to a brand’s story to help customers solve problems and be happier! When Chuck is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and connecting with the communities he belongs to. Topics Discussed: Social Anxiety Family, environmental trauma and coping Psychological safety in the workplace Importance of community Managing balance in the era of 24/7 grind, hustle culture Chuck’s Twitter Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
47:26
March 16, 2021
A Conversation on Prioritizing Relationships Post-Trauma with Gerry Murphy
In this episode, Amanda chats with Gerry Murphy. Gerry was born and raised in Glasgow, UK. He has 3 children and currently resides in NYC with his wife and youngest daughter. In his career, Gerry has led the marketing function for some of the biggest retail brands on both sides of the Atlantic, and over his 30 year plus career you have probably been his customer. As a marketer, the art of writing and communication has always been important to him, but it is his love for music that has been his real passion. An avid listener with an eclectic palette, a collector, a singer and gig-goer, Gerry has had music as his constant companion.  Pentalogy Marketing | And You May Find Yourself: A Guided Practice To Never Fearing Death Again Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
34:06
March 8, 2021
What's It Really Like to Have ADHD?
In this episode, Amanda and co-host Lauren chat about Lauren's ADHD diagnosis during adulthood. During the conversation, they dive into Lauren's history of living with ADHD before being diagnosed, her ADHD struggles, and how she managed ADHD as a self-employed writer today. Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
42:23
February 1, 2021
A Conversation on Emotional Intelligence with Susie Pettit
In this episode, Amanda chats with Susie Pettit, a Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Life Coach. During the conversation they dive into Susie's story, mindfulness-based cognitive life coaching, and emotional intelligence.  SMBWELL | Instagram | Podcast  Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
47:17
January 18, 2021
How To Maintain Mental Wellness While Working From Home
Repost - In this episode, Amanda talks about maintaining your mental wellness while working from home! Everyday Mental Wellness Facebook Pinterest Instagram
08:21
January 12, 2021
Tips For Finding a Therapist
In this episode, Amanda talks about a few tips for finding a therapist. Everyday Mental Wellness Facebook Pinterest Instagram
07:29
January 5, 2021
Mental Wellness Resolutions for The New Year
In this episode, Amanda talks about a few mental wellness resolutions for the New Year! Everyday Mental Wellness Facebook Pinterest Instagram
10:35
December 28, 2020
Navigating PMDD with Christi Eden
In this episode, Amanda chats with Christi Eden. Christi talks about her experience living with PMDD, not receiving a diagnosis for 17 years, and how she manages PMDD at home and work.  Christi's Instagram Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram IAPMD
53:23
December 21, 2020
6 Ways To Maintain Mental Wellness During The Holidays
In this episode, Amanda talks about six ways to maintain mental wellness during the holiday season! Everyday Mental Wellness Facebook Pinterest Instagram
11:19
December 14, 2020
A Conversation on Trauma and Barriers to Access with Ilanna Jones
In this episode, Amanda talks to Ilanna Jones, M.S.Ed. Ilanna and Amanda discuss trauma, mental health care barriers, and mental health in the African American community.  Ilanna's Instagram | Loveland Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
32:13
November 27, 2020
A Conversation on IFS and Community Mental Wellness With Amanda Villaveces
In this episode, Amanda talks to Amanda Villaveces, LMFT. During the conversation they dive into Internal Family Systems, community-based mental wellness, and her work with Mental Health Lou. North Star Counseling | Instagram Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
30:18
November 13, 2020
Purpose Driven Coaching with Anisa
In this episode, Amanda talks to Anisa Butt. They dive into coaching topics such as self-limiting beliefs and setting goals.  Anisa's Website | Instagram | Podcast  Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
24:39
November 6, 2020
Overcoming Social Anxiety With The Thrive Programme
In this episode, Amanda talks to Darren Bott. They dive into Darren's history with social anxiety, how he overcame social anxiety, and how he helps improve clients' mental health through his coaching practice.  Darren's Website | Facebook | Instagram Everyday Mental Wellness | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram
32:58
October 30, 2020
How to Maintain Your Mental Wellness as a Highly Sensitive Person
Lauren and Amanda chat about being highly sensitive people, how they navigate the world as HSPs for optimal mental wellness! Everyday Mental Wellness Facebook Pinterest Instagram
46:31
October 23, 2020
How to Look After Your Mental Health at Work
In this episode, Amanda talks about how to manage your mental health at work! Everyday Mental Wellness Facebook Pinterest Instagram
14:07
October 16, 2020
Tips for Getting a Better Night's Sleep
In this episode, Amanda talks about sleep hygiene, habits that help you have a good night's sleep.  Everyday Mental Wellness Facebook Pinterest Instagram
13:09
October 10, 2020
Natural Solutions to Manage Anxiety & Stress
Amanda talks about how she overcame debilitating panic attacks and generalized anxiety through self-care and natural solutions in this episode.  Please note, do not start taking supplements or stop taking medication before speaking with your medical doctor.  Everyday Mental Wellness: https://everydaymentalwellness.com Serenity Tea: https://www.davidstea.com/us_en/tea/organic-serenity-now/10494US01VAR0021554.html Magnesium Supplement: https://www.naturalvitality.com
18:47
October 2, 2020
Steps Towards Healing Your Inner Child
We all have something from our childhood that needs to be healed. In this episode, Amanda discusses why it is important to work on healing your inner child, simple ways to reconnect to your inner child and ways to work on healing your inner child.  Everyday Mental Wellness:  https://everydaymentalwellness.com Inner Bonding: https://www.amazon.com/Inner-Bonding-Becoming-Loving-Adult/dp/0062507109/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=inner+bonding&qid=1598390632&sr=8-1
19:58
August 25, 2020
How to Ground Yourself as a Highly Sensitive Person
In this episode, Amanda talks about how to ground and take care of yourself as a highly sensitive person.  Links mentioned in the episode: https://hsperson.com https://everydaymentalwellness.com
14:59
August 18, 2020
100 Self-Care Ideas
Self-care isn't about luxurious massages and expensive spa days, though those are nice. Self-care is something we need to think about and practice on a daily basis to keep us balanced. https://everydaymentalwellness.com
06:10
August 9, 2020
What To Do If Social Media Is Negatively Impacting Your Mental Health
In this episode, Amanda talks about how she sets limits around the time she spends on social media in her professional and personal life. She offers tips for using social media in a more productive, conscious way. https://everydaymentalwellness.com
15:26
August 2, 2020
How To Maintain Mental Wellness While Working From Home
In this episode, Amanda talks about how to maintain your mental wellness while working from home, listed are her top 7 tips!
08:21
July 17, 2020
How To Manage Your Digital Life
In this episode, Amanda discusses how to manage and declutter your digital life. 
11:52
July 10, 2020
Positives That Come From Living With Anxiety
Amanda discusses the positives that come from living with anxiety. She talks about how she has become a more empathetic and compassionate person from her experiences with anxiety. 4 Topics Discussed: Empathy Learning to see things differently Ability to be vulnerable Learning to let go of control
09:20
June 19, 2020
Tips For Finding a Therapist
In this episode, Amanda discusses tips related to finding a therapist. 1. Ask friends, family, and acquaintances for recommendations 2. Research online therapists near you 3. Be open to working with mental health counselors, social workers, and psychologists 4. Email therapists, you are interested in 5. Meet with a few therapists you had a phone call with Resources: Psychology Today Call your health insurance provider and they will provide you with a list of covered therapists. American Psychological Association
07:50
June 12, 2020
How To Really Embrace Being Single!
In this episode, Amanda discusses the topic of being single - how to embrace being single and how to shift your negative mindset around being single. Topics Discussed: Single Mindset Embrace your life, stop waiting for a relationship How to be alone
12:35
June 5, 2020
How to Thrive as a Highly Sensitive Person
In this episode, Lauren and Amanda talk about being highly sensitive people (HSP), how it impacts their mental health, how they manage being HSPs and they answer a question from a reader. Topics Discussed: What is an HSP When did we learn about our sensitive nature How it impacts our mental health How we manage being HSPs Reader question - “How do you navigate everyday life without getting overwhelmed as an HSP?”
46:23
May 29, 2020
Should I Go To Therapy?
In this episode Amanda chats with therapist, Heather Petitpas, LMHC.  The following topics are discussed: Should I go to therapy? Who is therapy for? What are the different types of talk therapy? Benefits of therapy? Teletherapy Heather's Website | Facebook
41:26
May 22, 2020
The Importance of Developing Self-Compassion
In this episode, Lauren and Amanda discuss the importance of cultivating self-compassion & positive self-talk. They dive into what self-compassion is, how you can practice it, and why we struggle with self-compassion. Topics: Western culture discourages self-compassion Self-criticism Making Mistakes Ways to practice self-compassion: Ask yourself the following questions, journal about your answers and reframe your thinking to include more self-compassion and positive self-talk. Ask yourself what you usually criticize yourself for - work, appearance, personality? How do you talk to yourself when you make or notice a mistake? Is it kind or highly critical? If the latter, how does it make you feel inside? Does being self-critical actually motivate you or does it make you depressed? Lauren's Links: Website | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
31:17
May 15, 2020
STOP Trying to Change Your Partner!
In this episode, we are talking about relationships, but specifically this idea around wanting to change your partner. Wanting to change your partner based on your expectations is a reflection of your value system that is sometimes rooted in unhealed emotional wounds. Instead of getting frustrated with your partner, take a look at why it is frustrating you - is this an expectation or a standard-issue, is this a wound coming up, or is this something that needs to be addressed.
09:10
May 8, 2020
What is This Podcast About and Who is it For?
Welcome to the Everyday Mental Wellness Podcast.
01:36
May 1, 2020