In this episode, Bailey speaks straight from the heart and discusses why she hated being in her family home while growing up. She takes the time to explain what she’s learned about herself from this, how it affected her into adulthood and why she’s dubbed herself the “queen of self-inviting”. By tuning in, she hopes to help those with similar pasts feel less alone and give parents of young children and teenagers a new perspective…
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S4. Episode 1: You Are NOT Alone – Show Notes
Tune into the very first episode of Season 4 of Distressed to Joyful; Bailey’s Way to hear about the updates and fun, new things to expect throughout this season. Additionally, our host, Bailey, takes the time to discuss how un-alone we are in our struggles with bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety and a host of other mental health diagnoses. Mental health is a topic that is talked about a lot more these days, but the more awareness we can bring about it, the better.
Episode 22. “Uhm, Happy Holidays?” – Show Notes
Tune in as Bailey discusses her issues with the holidays in the past and why they’ve not always been very “merry and bright”. Listen as she encourages you to break-free of any miserable holiday traditions that you’ve been painfully enduring for far too long. Your mental health matters and should be put first, always.
S3. Episode 15: Oops, I Fucked Up – Show Notes
Tune in as Bailey tells alllll about a recent fuck-up that she did along with the consequences that it entailed.. She hopes that you’ll be able to learn from her mistakes. After all, in the words of Eleanor Roosevelt, “learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.”
S3. Episode 14: How to Support a Loved One Who is Feeling Hypomanic – Show Notes
Tune in as host, Bailey Reber, explains to you what has been helpful for her when a loved one is trying to support her during a bipolar 2 hypomanic episode. Besides real-life stories, she also includes information found from trusted articles to help you better understand what you can do to support a loved one who is also diagnosed with bipolar 2 disorder.
S3. Episode 11: This is What Depression Feels Like – Show Notes
Tune in as Bailey gets vulnerable and talks all about what her bipolar disorder depressive episodes have felt like over the years. She goes into detail on behaviors that she would often (and still sometimes does) engage in while depressed as a way to help those who have never experienced depression to better understand it. It’s also an opportunity for those currently dealing with depression or intermittent depressive episodes to hear that you are not alone.
S3. Episode 10: The Body Keeps The Score – Show Notes
Tune in as I discuss a difficult book that I’ve been reading about trauma and how I’ve been able to continue to do so without becoming triggered. The Body Keeps The Score by Dr. Bessel van Der Kolk is a fascinating book that helps the reader understand how trauma affects our brain, mind and body and how we can move forward with healing. This is NOT a book review episode and WARNING: it may be triggering to some.
S3. Episode 9: Nightmares & Trauma – Show Notes
Tune in as I discuss the nightmares I’ve been dealing with recently as well as the probable cause of them… I dive into the research that I’ve done on the topic of trauma and nightmares, and I also take some time to recount a few of my own nightmares with you. If you’re also experiencing nightmares, this episode will help you to not feel alone in this struggle while encouraging you to seek the help you may need.
S3. Episode 8: I Wish My Parents Would Have… – Show Notes
Tune in as I get vulnerable and deep about the things that I wish my parents would have done while I was growing up that would’ve been the support that I needed. As I have begun to open up about this topic more and more in recent times, I’ve learned that many other people have had similar situations with their parents…and I hope that this episode will bring about awareness to parents of school-aged children to help them avoid making some of the same, hurtful mistakes.
S3. Episode 4: The Weather Affects My Moods – Show Notes
Tune in as Bailey discusses how the weather affects her mood. You may (or may not) be surprised about how much you can relate to what she feels. You’ll also hear important information that may be valuable to either yourself or someone you know. She hopes that if you’ve been feeling isolated around this topic, that you’ll leave this episode feeling less alone.