Series: A Medic's Mind

Episode 225: Seasonal Depression

Seasonal depression; what is it? How do you get it? More importantly, how do you get rid of it? I give you some of my insights and what I am doing for myself through this busy holiday season. Join me, see if you can relate. To stay up to date with all things, A Medic’s…

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Episode 222: Adventures in Recovery

This past week has been a busy one; hence why there was no episode released last week. But, I am back and boy oh boy, do I have a story for you! Recovery can be a complicated thing. It can also be friggin hilarious!!! Check out why on this episode of, A Medic’s Mind the…

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Episode 221: Remembering Gratitude

Hey, all. Happy Thanksgiving!!! I know, I know — a little late. Let’s just say it’s been a bit of a conflicting few days for me… That being said, I firstly wanted to say — thank you — you all are always so kind and supportive of my videos and work. I wanted to take…

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Episode 220: I Fought a Mouse, and Stacked Some Wood.

Well, it was quite the weekend for me… I killed a mouse, and I stacked some wood. How is that relative to a podcast about mental health and recovery? Tune in and have a listen; it may just be more relevant than you think! To stay up to date with all things, A Medic’s Mind,…

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Episode 219: Vacci-DO, Vacci-DON’T

No matter your stance on vaccine mandates, restrictions or the virus, I think where we should be able to find common ground, is in comprehending that we are in control of our own actions. We get to decide how we are going to navigate our day to day. We may not be able to control…

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Episode 218: Elections and Anger

!!!NOT A POLITICAL POST — PROMISE!!! As is with all things political these days, the fallout of recent elections has garnered some very noticeable hostilities from differing perspectives. I wanted to weigh in on why I think placing value on a person based on their political leanings may be an erroneous thing to do. To…

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Episode 217: Lucky

It can be difficult to see how lucky we are sometimes. Over this past week, I fell into that trap of absorbing only the bad. Feelings of self-loathing and subjective self-pitty were my most intimate of companions during that 7 day stretch. But, as all things do, change came to me. Living with PTSD can…

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Episode 216: Jack of the Lantern

So, if you didn’t already know, I am a HUGE Halloween fan. In fact, as soon as September hits, my “watched” playlist across all streaming devices quickly shifts to all things macabre and deliciously spooky. This year, I tried my hand at crafting a story of my own. I have always been curious about why…

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Episode 215: Empty Chairs

The news has been a tough place to ingest as of late. From forest fires, protests, viruses and now, Afghanistan. To say that I have been experiencing a swirl of emotion would be to exercise understatement. This episode I dive into the symbolism of empty chairs and what they mean to me. Hopefully, by the…

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Episode 214: The Kindness.

On the 4th of August 2021, my family and I were evacuated from our home due to the White Rock Lake fire currently ravaging B.C.’s interior. Being evacuated is a new experience for me and having once been a first responder myself, it drew feelings of inadequacy from within me. No longer being the one…

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