I chat with my friend David Light about his work in acting and how it has been impacted by the pandemic, the tragic disappearance and loss of his twin brother, mental heath and suicide. We discuss breaking down stigmas as well as ways to both ask for help and offer help to those in need. www.instagram.com/daviddelight/
Note: This episode discusses suicide. If you are having thoughts of suicide and require help please dial: 833-456-4566 or visit https://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/ Canada Suicide Prevention Service | Crisis Services Canada
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On this episode I chat with Leanne McLaren, my friend and on air broadcaster for Move 103.5 in Vancouver. Leanne tells us about her self love journey, living with ADHD, battling depression and anxiety, her identity as a biracial indigenous woman, and the turning point when she decided to love herself. I talk about a recent panic attack I had after an emergency situation and also a fan girl moment I had that was a small victory for me. Support me on Patreon www.patreon.com/selfloveisblind and get some sweet perks ...
My name is Jillian Gillis the host of Self-Love is Blind podcast where we discuss all things self-love related; the challenges, the self-doubt that can get in the way, sharing suggestions on ways to overcome the obstacles and build a community that encourages one another to fall in love with their true self. The foundation of the podcast will be around me sharing my story living with a disability and other challenges that life has thrown my way. I was born with a rare eye condition that leaves me with only 10% of my eye sight, making me legally blind. you might not realize it if you met me on the street though because I see well enough that I don’t need a guide dog or a white cane to get around. you won’t find me walking into things or getting lost but there are ways that it impacts my day-to-day life and I’ll be diving into those. I will be bringing on a new guest each week to discuss their unique journey with self-love and the difficulties they have faced along the way. I have a dream guest list of over 80 people I know personally that I would love to have on the show some day. Self-love is a lifelong journey and we constantly have to work at it. Your relationship within yourself is the most important one you have, you will always be the one constant in your life so nurture and be kind to yourself. We all have that negative self-talk and we ...
I sit down with Kenn to discuss everything from how to manage with a parent suffering from dementia, to growing up and coming out in a conservative family in the USA, to how he embraces nature for healing. Kenn Orphan is a wonderful artist, writer, radical nature lover, antiwar and anti-capitalist activist, sociologist, spiritualist and hospice social worker. https://kennorphan.com/ Support me on Patreon www.patreon.com/selfloveisblind and get some sweet perks ...