BPD – Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month – Everything You Need To Know

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During Mental Health Awareness Month we continue to tackle the stigma around the term BPD, “borderline personality disorder” and explore how it affects diagnosis and relationships. Through real stories and expert advice we will learn about the traits of BPD and how therapies like Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) can help manage its challenges.

From Paralysis to Hiking Across Spain (Courtney Runyon)

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Courtney Runyon faced paralysis and betrayal but overcame both with the power of resilience. She found solace in humor, using laughter as a tool to uplift herself and others. Embracing vulnerability and imperfections, Courtney emphasizes adaptability and creativity in turning setbacks into opportunities, such as shifting her goal from running a marathon to hiking across Spain.

The Resilience Framework: Understanding and Uncovering the Source of Wellbeing (Terry Rubenstein)

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Terry Rubenstein is a mother, grandmother, author, podcaster, thought leader, educator and charity founder and a unique pioneer in the field of mental wellbeing and resilience with a remarkable backstory. Over the course of fifteen years, she developed the Resilience Framework, which has impacted countless people across multiple demographics, sectors and platforms.

Terry shares her own experiences and challenges with mental health and delves into what resilience is, her own relationship with it, and its profound significance in her journey. The Resilience Framework offers many applications across different contexts, in how resilience relates to other ideas as is the innateness of wellbeing in humans, healing and its stages, the intelligence of and logic behind the psychological system, and much more. As we unravel resilience and its many applications, there are insights on where it can be found.

Exhale – What It Takes To Just Breathe (Fally Klein)

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When asked to list essentials or things you can’t live without, food and water are the first things that come up, but there’s one above all that we often overlook: oxygen. In this extra insightful interview, we have a returning guest: author, hypnotherapist, and breathwork facilitator Fally Klein. Fally has personal experience and a lot of wisdom regarding trauma, resilience, and healing our bodies and souls through different modalities. In fact, we’ve had her for several Hope to Recharge episodes before, with one of our conversations focusing on self-love as the path to healing.

The Power of Somatic Therapy in Trauma (Micki Lavin-Pell)

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In this compelling episode, Micki Lavin-Pell, MS, MA, a seasoned certified marriage and family therapist and relationship coach, sheds light on somatic therapy, harnessing it to unravel trauma and its profound impact on individuals and relationships. From dissecting the intricacies of trauma responses to delving into the healing process, Micki shares valuable insights derived from her extensive therapeutic experience. The discussion extends to the challenges faced by partners and caretakers of individuals dealing with mental health issues, offering a nuanced perspective on navigating these complex dynamics. With profound wisdom, Micki provides a unique blend of somatic therapy principles and real-world applications for listeners seeking a deeper understanding of trauma and its transformative possibilities.

The Untold Story of Chanuka (Kayla Haber-Goldstein)

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In this though provoking episode we hear from Kayla Haber-Goldstein, who recants the untold story told in Midrash Le-Chanuka, of Chana, the daughter of the high priest Matisyahu (מַתִּתְיָהוּ הַכֹּהֵן בֶּן יוֹחָנָן) (~167 BCE) who risked herself and her dignity and set a series of events into motion that began the revolution that is now known as the story of Chanuka. Chana lived her truth and faced those around her, challenging them to do the same. A powerful story worthy of noting lessons learned  and implementing into our lives.

Can Gratitude Really Make an Impact (Solo)

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We invite you to explore a passion for living with gratitude and the joy it brings us, as it can help to recover from depression and anxiety and became the foundation of good mental health practice. It has an impact on our day-to-day lives, and can enhance relationships, health and success. While some have skepticism about gratitude being ‘toxic positivity’, it’s a choice we make and a tool we can use, not a forcing mechanism. We wish more people would cultivate gratefulness and see the transformation in their life.

October 7th (Solo)

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In this heartfelt and personal episode, Matana shares her experiences and reflections on recent events in Israel, including the conflict and war. She emphasizes the significance of checking in with one’s emotions and needs, expressing empathy, and choosing love and kindness in the face of adversity.

Breaking the Stigma & Shedding Light on Adult ADHD (Dr. Dara Abraham)

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Awareness can be the first step towards empowerment, and such is the case with adult ADHD. In this episode, join Matana and Dr. Dara Abraham, a psychiatrist specializing in adult ADHD, as they discuss the differences in ADHD symptoms presentation between children and adults, and the general process of getting diagnosed and treated later in life. They also tackle the benefits and side effects of medication as a first-line treatment, other possible forms of care, as well as the common misconceptions about ADHD diagnosis that cause others to hesitate from seeking help.

From Grief to Grace: Molly’s Inspiring Transformation After the Tragic Loss of Her Daughter (Molly Jackson)

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In this podcast episode, we are privileged to engage in a deeply moving conversation with Molly Jackson, focusing on resilience, grief, hope, and finding inspiration amidst profound loss. Molly shares her heart-wrenching experience of losing her daughter Lucy, who tragically passed away after choking on an apple. We delve into the immediate aftermath of Lucy’s passing, the heartbreak, and the intense grief that followed. We explore the complexities of grief, the differences in coping mechanisms, and the transformative power of sharing one’s story.