In this captivating episode of the Feminist Book Club podcast, we explore two thought-provoking segments that delve into the connections between mental health, environment, and the power of personal storytelling.
In the first segment, Niba engages in an insightful conversation with Morgan Sweeney, a therapist in training, about the profound impact of our environments on our mental well-being. Discover how our surroundings shape our emotional state and gain valuable insights into the importance of prioritizing connections with others. Sweeney emphasizes the significance of focusing on people rather than just problems, illuminating the path towards improved mental health and a stronger support system.
Then in the second segment, Ashley interviews Emerson Whitney, the author of the memoir Daddy Boy, delving into the vibrant and intimate exploration of storytelling. Whitney shares their experiences of owning and sharing their personal story, touching on themes of memory, family, identity, and the art of writing as a poet. Discover the power of self-expression and the complexities of writing about one’s own life, as Whitney’s unique perspective shines through in their captivating memoir.
Tune in to this compelling episode as we navigate the intersections of mental health, environment, and personal narrative. Join us on this enlightening journey of understanding and empowerment.
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This episode was edited by Niba and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.
Original music by @iam.onyxrose