NAMI OC Presents: It's Okay To Feel with Jenipher and Nōn

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Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On the final episode of season 1 of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn reflect back on the past few months, share some of their highlights, and talk about what's going to happen in the future!We're so grateful for you listeners! Keep feeling your feelings. :)Resources: NAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)You, Me, Empathy on InstagramThe Feely Human CollectiveFeely Human on InstagramRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Jenipher on InstagramCrisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On episode twelve of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn gab with each other about what makes us humans unique and worthy of love. Our guest today is Rae Senarighi, a non-binary activist artist doing amazing things in the world of gender resilience, trans rights, and representation.In this episode we talk about:IdentityHow identity plays a role in our mental healthRae's art journeyBeing who you areAuthenticity in usTrans and human rightsGender resilienceAnd more!Resources: Rae SenarighiRae on InstagramTrans is BeautifulNAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Crisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On episode eleven of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn gab with each other about why black mental health matters, white fragility, and more. Our guest today is Inertia DeWitt, a Healing Arts Practitioner who provides education and experiential opportunities in mindfulness, somatic practices, yoga and other ancient spiritual teachings. In this episode we talk about:Why black mental health (and black lives) matter"All lives matter" as rooted in systemic racism and white fragilityRacial justiceThe impact on black mental healthAllyship and supportRacial traumaSpirituality and more!Resources: InertiaDewitt.comInertia on InstagramHealing is Mutual podcastNAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Crisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On episode 10 of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn gab with each other about the wonders of community, discovering your own community, and creating a supportive community. Our guest today is Natalie Franke, a writer, speaker, entrepreneur, and community builder on a mission to empower small business owners to rise together doing what they love. She's amazing!In this episode we talk about:Community over competitionCulture of win and loseDiscovering your peopleFostering and growing a communityDangers of capitalism and influenceBurnout in our passionsCult of authenticity onlineAnd authenticityResources: Natalie's InstagramRising Tide SocietyNAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Crisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On episode 9 of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn gab with each other about how they've been navigating their lives during Covid 19, and all the ways their daily routines  have changed since this pandemic started. They also talk about ways they've been coping with the pandemic, and self-care remedies. Our guest today is the wonderful Minaa B., a  psychotherapist who uses a variety of clinical lenses to engage her clients from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Mindfulness Practice and Psychoanalytical Therapy. Minaa shares her expertise on navigating mental health during a pandemic.In this episode we talk about:Being okay with not being okayDealing with discomfortFinding things that anchor usLooking inward to help outwardDisruption to normalcyCollective grievingResources: Minaa's websiteMinaa's InstagramNAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Crisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On episode eight of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn gab with each other about being HSPs, or Highly Sensitive People, how their sensitivity has sometimes hindered them and sometimes helped them, and how they protect themselves.Our guest today is Louise Henning, a graphic designer, art director and HSP activist. Louise is such a force for good in this world and we can't wait to share her story with you! We chat with Louise about what makes a sensitive person, how her particular sensitivity has shown up in her life, and tips for HSPs to navigate the world!In this episode we talk about:What makes a sensitive personTraits of a highly sensitive personHow society/people in our lives try to “fix us” to be less sensitiveHow to navigate being highly sensitive in this insensitive worldWhat depletes usHow to rechargeAnd more!Resources: Louise HenningLouise on InstagramHSP on InstagramNAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Show notesCrisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On the seventh episode of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn gab with each other about their own journeys dealing with eating disorders, where they are at in their recovery, and why eating disorders are so prevalent.Our guest today is Jess Sprengle, a radically genuine, dynamic, and interactive therapist specializing in eating disorders and disordered eating. Jess loves being a safe place for any highly sensitive individuals in need of guidance, accountability, and—of course—a healthy dose of compassion. In this episode we talk about:What is an eating disorder?What are the types of eating disorders?How to know if you have an eating disorder?Where do eating disorders come from?Navigating health and disorderDiet industry/wellness industryTreatment optionsResources: Jess Sprengle's WebsiteJess Sprengle's Instagram NAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Podcast show notesThe Alliance for Eating Disorders AwarenessProject HEALCrisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On the sixth episode of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn gab with each other about boundaries, being curious about our emotions, and why we need to take care of ourselves before we can take care of others.Our guest today is Jen Pastiloff—an incredible mother, healer, best-selling author, and all-around magical human.  Jen travels the world with her unique workshop “On Being Human,” a hybrid of yoga related movement, writing, sharing out loud, letting the snot fly, and the occasional dance party.  We chat with Jen about looking in before we can look out, people pleasing, Jen's new podcast, and why we can't pour from an empty glass.In this episode we talk about:People pleasingBoundaries with self and otherTaking care of self firstHow you are showing up for othersAnd more!Resources: Jen Pastiloff's WebsiteOn Being HumanJen's InstagramWhat Are You Bringing podcastNAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Crisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On the fifth episode of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn gab with each other about body image and how the size of our bodies can impact our mental wellness. We jump right into talking about how prevalent thin privilege and fat phobia are in our society. Our guest today is Lindley Ashline, a photographer, author, cat mom, and body activist. She also helps people reclaim their bodies through photography by capturing images of people of all sizes, ethnicities and genders, not just the ones whose bodies are likely to be seen in magazines and advertisements. Lindley is wonderful, and we think you're going to love her too!In this episode we talk about:Body Shame & positivityHealth at Every SizeFat-phobiaThin privilegeAccessibility of therapyAnd more!Resources: Lindley Ashline's WebsiteLindley's InstagramNAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)It's Okay to Feel show notesCrisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On the fourth episode of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn gab with each other about their personal anxiety experiences, how to calm anxiety, and mindfulness. Then we shift into our interview with author and podcaster Amanda Stern to explore how to know if you have anxiety, tips for reducing anxiety, self-care, and so much more!In this episode we talk about:How to know if you have anxietySymptoms of anxietyManaging anxietyLearning to live with uncertainty. Self Care + Reducing anxietyResources: Amanda SternBookable (Amanda's podcast)Little PanicNAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Crisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On the third episode of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn gab with each other about their own personal therapy experiences, why therapy is like finding the right partner, and the shame around therapy in the pre-interview segment.Then, in our interview segment of the episode,  we chat with therapist and #TherapyIsCool creator, Dr. Christina Iglesia about her personal experiences in therapy, the different types of therapy, the stigma of therapy, obstacles to therapy, and why therapy is the coolest!In this episode we talk about:What's talk therapy.The goals of therapy.Why Dr. Christina became a therapist.How therapy can heal us.Accessibility of therapy.And more!Resources: Dr. Christina Iglesia#TherapyIsCoolNAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Crisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On the second episode of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn  kick it off by exploring what feelings mean to them, growing up not feeling safe to feel our feelings, and feelings in men. We then shift into a deep conversation with therapist Dene Selkin about why it's okay to feel our feelings, our feeling toolboxes, and why it's difficult to feel your feelings.In this episode we talk about:Gender dynamics and feelings.Why it's truly okay to feel (no matter who you are).Building your feeling toolboxes."Bad" and "good" feelings.The feelings journey.And more!Resources: Dene SelkinDene on InstagramCheaper Than Therapy (Dene's podcast)NAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Crisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
Welcome to NAMI OC Presents: It’s Okay to Feel with Jenipher and Nōn!On the very first episode of It’s Okay to Feel, Jenipher & Nōn chat with NAMI OC development assistant and events coordinator Austin Messick about why NAMI wanted to start a mental health podcast. We also explore what our goal is with the podcast, and what you can expect for the rest of the year!In this episode we talk about:How this podcast came to be.The goal of NAMI OC and It’s Okay to Feel.Who are Jenipher and Non? How the Media Masterclass fits in.What’s coming up! Resources: NAMI Orange CountyYou, Me, Empathy (Non's podcast)The Feely Human CollectiveRainy Day Diaries (Jenipher’s podcast)Crisis line, warmline, and crisis groupsDisclaimers:It’s Okay To Feel is for informational/educational and/or entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  It’s Okay to Feel is Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 
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Podcast Details

Created by
Jenipher and Nōn
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Oct 17th, 2020
Latest Episode
Jan 11th, 2021
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
13
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English
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