SE 11 Ep 30 CPJC Interview

In this episode I interview Moses and Aramenta of The Chico Peace and Justice Center in Chico California. We talk about their Annual Dinner Fundraiser and what The Chico Peace And Justice Center does for activists of Butte County and the greater Chico area.

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SE 11 Ep 28 Activism Games

In this episode I talk about my disability review, an activist gaming night, attending a Chico Peace Endeavor Board Meeting, my on going volunteer activities at The Chico Peace and Justice Center and getting a mentee for HopeXchange’s Bipolar Mentoring Program

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SE 11 Ep 27 Parents, Disability and Ability

In this episode I talk about a visit with my Mom, a visit with my Dad, where the disability renewal process stands (finely got an update), helping a pilot get flight sim setup and how things are going on 7cups.com and HopeXchange.

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SE 11 Ep 26 Cognitive Distortions and Empathy

In this episode I talk about the limits of empathy in the mental health industry. I offer some ideas for gaining greater empathy and describe my current process for gaining greater empathy. I also describe the issue of over empathizing and how I am dealing with my tendency to do this. I also talk about cognitive distortions and the limits of CBT and medications for treating suicidal and hopeless people. Finally I relate my current experience of being somewhat manic and not being able to rest. I make a self care plan and will report back in the next episode.

It is suicide prevention month. If you are feeling suicidal Call 1-800-273-8255 in The United States for help. If you are close to making an attempt dial 911! For numbers in other countries visit http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html

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Se 11 Ep 25 Trust No one?

In this episode I talk about my experience with 7 Cups of Tea and volunteering with HopeXchange. I also talk about trust and a trust game that Meagan recommended. Finally I mention that it is Suicide Prevention Month and talk about what to expect if you end up in a crisis unit

If you are feeling suicidal Call 1-800-273-8255 in The United States for help. If you are close to making an attempt dial 911!

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Se 11 Ep 24 Memory Market

In this episode I talk about suppressing male urges and dealing with life on The Autism Spectrum by thinking about life in terms of algorithms. I also run into my version of a crisis of faith where both social science and astrophysics are letting me down

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