Mind of Her Own

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Michelle Tadique is back to discuss her first experience with cosmetic acupuncture and how it inspired her to explore the mental health and overall wellness benefits of the traditional Chinese treatment. They also chat about Julie’s upcoming 40
Enjoy this encore episode from December 2018 featuring Julie and Michelle Tadique checking in on their mental health, sharing tips for coping with holiday stress and suggesting some ideas for giving the gift of self-care and better mental welln
Julie talks to writer, editor and mental health advocate, Tara Mandarano, about living and parenting with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) – a more severe, darker form of PMS she was diagnosed with after the birth of her daughter.   Conne
Allison’s world was turned upside down when her mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer last summer, and she began self-medicating with alcohol. Like so many women, Ally found herself taking the edge off her anxiety and OCD, and numbing her p
Julie talks to Meryl Cook, an author, speaker and artist who specializes in connecting people with their creativity and helping them get unblocked when they find themselves mentally stuck or completely overwhelmed. Meryl shares how she reinvent
Julie and Michelle are back together and chatting about Julie’s new job and all the anxiety and discomfort that goes along with being the new person at work. They also share some of their most cringe-worthy crying at work memories. Thanks for t
Julie talks to mental health advocate and blogger Anja Burcak. Anja was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder Type 1 as a college student and she started her blog called “The Calculating Mind” during her first manic episode in 2015. Her own lived exp
Julie talks to Canadian broadcasting trailblazer Traci Melchor, one of the original co-hosts of CTV’s daytime talk show The Social and current senior correspondent for the entertainment news show eTalk. Traci opens up about mental health challe
Julie talks to Toronto-based lawyer Beth Beattie who is one of the Friends of the Bell Let’s Talk campaign – Canadians from all walks of life sharing their personal stories about living with mental illness. Beth spent years hiding her Bipolar D
Julie talks to Charlotte Underwood, a 23-year-old mental health advocate and writer who opens up about her experiences with anxiety, depression and addiction. As a teenager Charlotte was an outsider who didn’t fit in and for years she was the t
Julie talks to Shivonne Lewis who writes very candidly about living with mental illness on her blog called The Bipolar Blonde. Shivonne is an outgoing and fun mother and teacher, but shortly after her marriage fell apart, so did she. Her bipola
With Christmas only one week away Julie and Michelle are checking in with their mental health, sharing tips for coping with holiday stress and suggesting some last minute ideas for giving the gift of self-care and better mental wellness.  Thank
Julie talks to Jen Schwartz, creator of The Medicated Mommy Blog and founder of MOTHERHOOD | UNDERSTOOD, a social media platform that specifically talks to the 20 per cent of moms who experience maternal mental health issues like postpartum dep
Good friends are great mood boosters and social connections do wonders for your overall well-being. That’s why Julie and Michelle are a focusing on all things friendship in this episode – what they look for in a friend, the challenges of meetin
Julie talks to award-winning lifestyle journalist Amy Keller Laird. She's SELF’s wellness correspondent, previous Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health and Beauty Director of Allure, and founder of @club_mental, a new Instagram brand that looks at
Julie and Michelle are back for some real, relatable talk about their own mental health. Julie is doing a self-care reset after a stressful few weeks led to an anxiety setback and scary panic attack while Michelle is relating to “duck syndrome”
Julie talks to actress, producer, filmmaker and mental health advocate Stacy-Ann Buchanan. Her award-winning documentary, The Blind Stigma, focuses on mental health within the black community and was inspired by her own personal experience with
Julie talks to Lydia Giles about her experience living with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), a mental illness that can make managing emotions and maintaining healthy relationships extremely difficult. Lydia is a wife, mother and Chartered
The easy, breezy days of summer are coming to an end which means that parents and kids are getting back into routines, schedules and the dreaded task of making school lunches. Julie and Michelle chat about keeping their anxiety in check during
How do you talk about your mental health at work? What do you say to a co-worker who may be struggling with mental illness or a mental health issue? Julie talks to Melanie McGregor from the Halton Region branch of the Canadian Mental Health Ass
Julie and Michelle are back together and sharing their reactions to the last MOHO episode featuring hormone expert Nicki Williams. PMS, heavier periods, hair loss, weight gain, brain fog, anxiety spikes and more – the ladies get real about all
Julie talks to Nicki Williams, award-winning nutritionist, hormone expert and author. After failing to find any medical help for her symptoms of exhaustion, weight gain and hormone issues in her early 40’s, she discovered that she could turn th
Julie and Michelle are taking a summer break this week to focus on their own self-care.  But don't worry!  Mind of Her Own returns  Monday, August 6 with a brand new interview all about hormones and mental health.
Julie talks to Jenipher Lyn, an artist and illustrator on a mission to encourage and inspire young girls and women who are struggling with negative thoughts about themselves and low self-esteem. After spending years feeling depressed, lonely an
Julie and Michelle are back for their second Self-care Session chatting about getting outdoors, the search for their next summer reads, vacation time and taking advantage of the longer days to slow down and enjoy life. Julie talks about getting
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