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We Are What We Overcome

We Are What We Overcome

By We Are What We Overcome
Four friends keeping it together by checking in on our mental health, discussing and sharing wellbeing ideas and issues. Join us for a warm, thoughtful, and heartfelt chat.
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Grief and Loss – We Are What We Overcome Episode 005

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Self Care – We Are What We Overcome Episode 008 (Lockdown Special 03)
From the earlier days of lockdown, when we were still adjusting to a life lived at home and constant disaster news weighing heavily on our minds. We talk about self care, its importance, our own techniques and how well we actually apply them to ourselves, plus tips for others. Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception, especially in these weird times. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling.
49:45
July 28, 2020
How We Talk to Each Other – We Are What We Overcome Episode 007 (Lockdown Special 02)
Lockdown continues… This time we’re talking about how we talk to each other, abut the kinds of language we use and how being direct may also be better in certain situations. Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception, especially in these weird times. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling.
48:46
July 7, 2020
Checking In – We Are What We Overcome Episode 006 (Lockdown Special 01)
When lockdown came, we started chatting online to see how we were coping. This is our first one from April 2020. Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception, especially in these weird times. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling.
45:26
June 23, 2020
Grief and Loss – We Are What We Overcome Episode 005
This one's a tough one, so trigger warnings up front: we're talking about grief, bereavement and death. Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling. This episode was recorded at Hyde Park Book Club in Leeds.
1:05:13
April 30, 2020
Friends and Family – We Are What We Overcome Episode 004
This week we're talking about how our mental health affects our family and our loved ones. While they're also the people most likely to buoy us up if we're down, they're also the ones who take the brunt of our own mental health. Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling. This episode was recorded at The Castle pub in Nottingham.
44:16
March 31, 2020
Suicide – We Are What We Overcome Episode 003
We're talking about suicide this week, so major TRIGGER WARNING, for us and anyone listening. We share our personal experiences of being on the edge, of friends and family, suicide myths, and struggle to figure out how we feel about people taking their own lives. Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling. This episode was recorded at QUAD Derby during the Little Ed Festival.
53:55
June 2, 2019
Anxiety – We Are What We Overcome Episode 002
This time our main topic is anxiety, and all the ways that's affected us and how we learn to deal with it. We’re also testing out a mental health check-in for ourselves at the top of the show, since we're all affected by everything we talk about too! Everyone needs to talk more about mental health and we’re no exception. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling.
1:00:49
May 1, 2019
Start Talking About Mental Health – We Are What We Overcome Episode 001
A podcast for starting an essential conversation about mental health. We’ve all faced mental health problems; we’ve told friends we’re fine and kept it all to ourselves… now it’s payback time. We talk about Matt's experiences taking his show to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2018, its subsequent development into a touring production and podcast, as well as what mental health means to us, and for us. This podcast is not a substitute for professional counselling.
1:06:31
April 29, 2019