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Mentally Ch(ill)

Kristen Carney and Stevie Ryan, depression gals

A humorous and often light hearted conversation about depression hosted by comedians Kristen Carney and Stevie Ryan. Tragically, Stevie passed away but Kristen continues to post new episodes weekly.

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In this episode, Kristen discusses Stevie and the future of the podcast. Love you Stevie. Apologies for all the background noise.

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Resident consultant Jen, a school psychologist and one of Kristen’s oldest friends is on the show this week talking about what it’s like to have a friend who is struggling with depression. She talks about the techniques she has used to try to help Kristen out of it as much as she can as well as how to keep them in your life when they try to isolate themselves. They also talk about what they’re grateful for, Juliette Lewis and Jen shows off how deep she is in another round of Freudian Slips. Please share the show with a friend! Thank you for listening.

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#76 The Voices in His Head

Nov 15th1:14:16

In this episode, Kristen talks to Wesley about the voices he’s been hearing in his head for over a year and half. After taking medication for schizophrenia, he found no relief. However, he believes there is a team of people communicating with him directly, three to be exact. He talks about how he’s dealing with it, how he got here and how he’s holding onto hope for the future. They also talk about American cheese, cars with spoilers and they end the show with Ef Dat Shit. Thank you for listening. Please support the show if you can! Patreaon.com/MentallyChill

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#75 Accepting Yo'self

Nov 2nd1:02:31

Regular guest Kyle is back with Kristen to talk about self-acceptance or lack thereof and how it effects your mental health. And, Kristen talks about how she found it after seeing a picture of herself as a kid that she didn't hate. They also talk about empathy, the Mel Brooks film "High Anxiety" and what made them feel good this week. Follow Kyle on twitter @filthykyle and Kristen @KristenCarney. Thanks for listening!

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Kristen’s cousin Kristy is on this week’s episode talking about living through two abusive relationships as well as two assaults she endured as a teenager. She talks about how despite the trauma she suffered, she’s found a way to be grateful for the terrorizing experiences. They also talk about how trauma ages your DNA, Kristen’s dream about Harvey Weinstein and when you accidentally spit on someone. Thank you for listening! If you’d like to support the show, please go to Patreon.com/MentallyChill and follow Kristen on Instagram @KrisCarn or on Twitter @KristenCarney

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Kristen’s friend Dan is on this week’s episode talking about how the stress and emotions of being stuck in a legal battle led him to developing physical symptoms like loss of muscle control and vision changes and how he overcame them. He also talks about the 30 Day Stoic Challenge and what he’s getting out of it. They also discuss Jane Fonda’s mother’s suicide, ice soup and the worst alarm clock hypotheticals. Thank you for listening! If you’d like to support the show, please go to Patreon.com/MentallyChill and follow Kristen on Instagram @KrisCarn or on Twitter @KristenCarney

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Host of The Jordan Harbinger Show, Jordan Harbinger is here to discuss rebuilding your life, brain technology and the book Super Better. He also shares with Kristen how he has a new found respect for people who suffer with anxiety and how the gym helps keep him in a good frame of mind. Also discussed; headstands and not dressing like a bum. Check out Jordan on Twitter @JordanHarbinger

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Mentally Ch(ill) regular Kyle (@filthykyle) is back to discuss why he doesn’t talk to his parents about his problems and why he’s okay with it. Kristen tells a personal story about trying to talk to her mother about her depression and why it went awry. She also shares some tips on how to talk to your parents if you decide to share with them. They also discuss a suicide surrounding Stephen King, spitballs and a book about psychedelics for the treatment of depression and other problems called, “How to Change Your Mind” by Michael Pollan. Follow Kristen @KrisCarn on Instagram or if you’d like to support the show, please go to Patreon.com/MentallyChill and please share the show with a friend. Thank you for listening!

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Seinfeld writer and producer, Peter Mehlman joins Kristen to talk about the panic disorder he developed as an adult and his intense fear of driving on the freeway. He also talks about his experience on Paxil and untoasted bagels. Before they chat, Kristen talks about Logotherapy developed by Dr. Viktor E. Frankl and two mental health patients killed during Hurricane Florence. She also talks about the Mentally Ch(ill) MERCH that is now available at https://shop.spreadshirt.com/mentally-chill-podcast/

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Music critic and Rolling Stone contributing editor, David Wild is on this week’s show talking about what is was like growing up with a mother with manic depression. He talks about how it effected him differently than his siblings and how he used music as an escape. They also talk about shame (the “Me Too” movement), L-Carnitine deficiency and Kristen opens the show with something about Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. *PLEASE NOTE* There is a spoiler about the movie Three Identical Strangers so proceed with caution. Well, proceed through the entire show with caution. You can find David on Twitter @WildaboutMusic and Kristen @KristenCarney. SHOUT OUT to Joe for showing me how to equalize the volume! Check him out at SpotofJoe.com where he helps people infuse their lives with fulfillment and passion through content and example.

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Kristen's friend Colin Robinson was on Episode #59 talking about his addiction to drugs. He's back this week to talk about how he got sober and what being in a sober living house was like. They also talk about the mental state of his housemates and how he struggles today with sadness. They also talk about traveling the world and why it took Kristen SO LONG to let herself jump into a swimming pool. You can find Colin on Instagram @TheRealColinRobinson and Kristen @KrisCarn. You can also find the show on Patreon.com/MentallyChill

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Beauty photographer Hannah Kymych joins Kristen to talk about hiding out in her apartment for a month, her abusive relationship, competing in a cut-throat industry and drinking a lot. She also talks about depression documentaries and whether she thinks Instagram models are sad or not. Follow Hannah on Instagram at @hannahkymych and support the show at Patreon.com/Mentallychill

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Ex-NBA basketball player, Paul Shirley joins Kristen to talk about how he used sports and basketball as therapy as a child and how it still helps him as an adult. He also talks about the OCD he had to have in order to make it to the professional level, having a father as his biggest critic and how he goes to therapy once a month. They also talk about dating with depression and do a few segments including "Who's Sadder" and "Schizofilmia" where Kristen talks about a movie NOT to watch but a book to read instead. Check out Paul's podcast "Stories I Tell on Dates" and follow him @PaulthenShirley and Kristen @KristenCarney on Twitter or on Instagram @KrisCarn. Also, if you'd like to support the show, please spread the word or go to Patreon.com/MentallyChill

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#65 Darkness And Weight Gain

Aug 3rd1:01:21

In this episode, Kristen talks to comedy writer and performer, Lauren Reeves about what it was like growing up in Alaska with little sun light and harsh conditions. They also talk about their relationships with their therapists, why Lauren fell into a spiral of drinking and weight gain and how she dug herself out of that hole. They also talk about SO SAD (summer-onset seasonal affective disorder) and they compete in a “Sad Off.” Follow Lauren on Twitter @LaurenReeves and Kristen @KristenCarney

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In this episode, Kristen talks to herself (and to you) about the severe anxiety attacks she’s been experiencing lately and where they came from. How to stop them? She has no idea. But, she also talks about DNA tests and how they can help narrow down what anti depressants might work best for you and how it can reveal if you’re predisposed to depression. She also talks about what happened to her on Stevie’s birthday this year and what her anti depressant of the week is. Follow her on Instagram @kriscarn and on Twitter @kristencarney

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In this week's episode, comedian and actor, Fred Stoller joins Kristen to talk about growing up when there weren't terms like "social anxiety" and having no concept that what he was was actually depressed. He also talk about not being accepted by his mother, not fitting in and being OK doing things that make you feel good, even if they're not socially accepted as things you should enjoy. They also talk about whining, their anti-depressants of the week and they do a brand new segment. Follow Fred onTwitter @Fred_Stoller

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Emmy Award winning writer and stand-up comedian Kevin Avery joins Kristen to talk about feeling like you're never where you want to be in life and overworking yourself to compensate. They also talk about isolation, trying to find excitement as an adult and how winning awards won't give you happiness. Also, Kristen shares a movie she's excited about, Kevin talks about his anti-depressant of the week and there's an Ef Dat Shit on bacteria causing anxiety and depression.

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#61 Dr. Drew and Mike Carano

Jul 6th1:24:57

This week Dr. Drew Pinsky and Mike Carano join Kristen to talk about a smorgasbord of topics including religion and mental health, suicide, feeling like an impostor and OF COURSE, Mike and Kristen can't help but to indulge themselves in why they find living just SO GD DIFFICULT. Also, Dr. Drew and Mike discuss where they are on the "50 Shades of Gray (as in sad)" scale.

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#60 Dealing with Suicide

Jun 29th57:38

July 1st marks one year since Stevie's passing so Kristen has on musician Jae Jin to talk about his experience losing his close friend to suicide last year, beating cancer and his own suicidal thoughts. They also discuss finding hope, suicide statistics and making eggs in the microwave. Find Jae on Instagram @JaeJinMusic

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#59 Addiction at 10 Years Old

Jun 22nd1:07:59

Kristen’s friend Colin Robinson joins the show to talk about his struggle with drug addiction from the age of 10 and how he finally got sober. He talks about weighing only 88lbs at 6’2” tall after becoming addicted to meth and how addiction runs in his family. He also talks about AA and how there are more people than we realizing struggling with this affliction. They also discuss Heather Locklear’s recent admission to a mental health facility and why Blue Jasmine is one of Kristen’s favorite movies. Follow Colin on instagram @therealcolinrobinson and kristen @kriscarn www.Patreon.com/MentallyChill

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Comedian Jessica Michelle Singleton is on this week’s show discussing what it was like growing up with a mother with Borderline Personality Disorder and how it has effected her mental health. She also talks about being abandoned by her father, finding out she is a product of artificial insemination and how she stays busy to avoid dealing with her feelings. They also talk about Anthony Bourdain’s suicide as well as where Jessica is on the scale of “50 Shades of Gray”. You can find her on Twitter @JMSComedy and Kristen @KristenCarney.

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Comedy writer Carlos Herrera joins Kristen to talk about crying in a writer’s room and his brother’s tragic suicide three years ago. They also discuss giving up looking for help, the anxiety that comes with every day tasks like looking for a parking spot and depression/lack of depression among comedians. Also, Kristen gives away her secret recipe for the perfect depression mac and cheese and talks about her anti-depressant of the week. Follow Kristen on Instagram @kriscarn and Carlos @Herreracarlos

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#56 Segment Extravaganza

Jun 1st1:06:55

Kyle Williams is back and joining Kristen in an episode dedicated solely to trying out new segments.

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#55 Ketamine and Male Stigma

May 25th1:03:12

This week Kristen is joined by Trevor who has been getting ketamine infusions to help with his treatment-resistant depression. He talks about how it’s given him hope to to live a normal life and what it’s like being a male with depression and the stigma they face when talking about their emotions. Kristen also introduces two fun new segments and they discuss Mickey from Rocky and his mental health problems. You can find Trevor on Instagram @whisk3ytango and Kristen @Kriscarn.

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#54 Panic and Meditation

May 17th1:09:05

In this episode, comedian Zara Mizrahi is on talking about the way she changed her mental health and panic around with meditation, herbal supplements and non-preachy veganism. She also talks about being the chubby kid and how she wakes up thinking she still is. They also talk about Meghan Markle and the upcoming royal wedding and Scott Hutchison's of Frightened Rabbit apparent suicide. Follow Kristen on Instagram @kriscarn and on twitter @KristenCarney

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Kristen is alone today talking about her recent experience with trying to be more positive and the good choices she's made over the past week. Also, because it's Mental Health Awareness month, Kristen suggests following MentalHealthAmerica.net's mental health challenge of being more positive for the mind and body. She also talks about getting out of abusive relationships and bad jobs and how your brain is lying to you.

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This week, Mike Carano is back with Kristen talking about social media and how it messes with the mind. They also talk about Mike's job loss and how he's finding his new identity. Also, the two chat about putting self help book stuff into practice and DJ and music producer, Avicii's recent suicide. Follow Kristen on Instagram @Kriscarn and the show @Mentallychillpod

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Medium Chris Medina joins Kristen this week to discuss the difference between hearing voices and being clairvoyant as well as what it was like growing up being so different from other kids. They also discuss the type of depression Chris believes Kristen suffers from and how shedding your old skin is the only way to grow. Also, later in the show they chat about Theresa Caputo's hair and Kanye's tweets. Deep stuff. Follow the show on Instagram @mentallychillpod and onTwitter: @chillmentally

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With the use of psychostimulants in America continually on the rise, Lyric Lincoln, a singer-songwriter joins Kristen to talk about her experience with Vyvanse and Adderall. They discuss its use for ADD, depression as well as binge eating disorder. Lyric also discusses her history with mental illness, an abusive relationship and how living in New York City perpetuated her depression. They also discuss Khloe Kardashian, St. John's Wart and recent news Mariah Carey shared about her mental health. Please rate and review! Thank you for listening!

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Dr. Emily Morse from the Sex with Emily podcast joins this week’s show to talk about why depression effects your libido and sex drive and what to do about it. Kristen and Emily also discuss loss of virginity, how men and women get turned on in different ways and how Emily got so comfortable talking about the “forbidden act.” Kristen also talks about the not-so-sexy subject of bloating and how a Doctor got suspended for suggesting semen can make women “happy.” Please rate the show and follow Kristen on Instagram @KrisCarn

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#48 All About Stevie

Mar 30th1:02:54

In this special episode of Mentally Ch(ill), Executive Producer/Co-Creator of Stevie TV and comedian, Dan Levy joins Kristen to discuss Stevie.

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Shae Savage joins Kristen to talk about what it was like checking herself into a mental hospital, living with Autism, why she didn't go through with her suicide plan and learning that she might be bipolar. They also talk about "patient dumping" and why Kristen thinks nipples look like pepperonis. Insta: @KrisCarn Twitter: @KristenCarney

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#46 The Sad Clown Thing

Mar 16th1:05:02

This week Ry Doon, a comedian who's well known for his characters on Vine joins Kristen to talk about how he used comedy to cheer up his bi-polar mother and eventually, himself. They also talk about the way he uses skiing to cope when he’s feeling down and how broken hearts sting like hell. They also do a “Who’s Sadder” about vapes and smokers and talk about Frued’s disgust with America as well as some sad and anxious NBA stars.

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#45 PTSD and Struggling Well

Mar 9th1:17:37

This week Kristen is joined by Josh Goldberg, executive director of Boulder Crest, a wellness center for Veterans, Marine’s and their families. They discuss everything from PTSD to searching for the meaning of life to quadruple amputees and how they find the hope to keep going. They also talk about the book Josh co-authored called Struggle Well as well as his childhood as an “indoor Jew.” And, naturally, they also discuss 90’s boybands. Id you’d like to follow the show we’re on Instagram @MentallyChillpod and if you’d like to follow Kristen you can follow her @KrisCarn www.Patreon.com/MentallyChill www.BoulderCrestRetreat.com

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Kristen does something a little different this week and answers listener's questions on all sorts of things from why she started the podcast to her “diagnosis” of ADD. She also reveals whether or not she’ll donate her body to science and what her kids will inherit from her if trauma inheritance is real. She also talks about what motivates her to get out of bed in the morning, what movies she’s watching lately and if she listens to old episodes. If you'd like to follow Kristen you can find her on Instagram @kriscarn and on Twitter @kristencarney and the show on Twitter @chillmentally and on Instagram @mentallychillpod If you'd like to support the show, please go to Patreon.com/mentallychill

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Kristen’s friend Molly is on today’s episode to talk about the two years of isolation she felt while being unemployed and the toll it took on her emotionally. They also talk about The Real Housewives, people who indulge themselves in too much plastic surgery and of course, Fergie. If you’d like to support the show please go to: www.Patreon.com/MentallyChill You can follow Kristen on Twitter @KristenCarney and on Instagram @KrisCarn

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Nutritional Therapist Kelsey Ale joins Kristen to talk about gut health, holistic healing and her own struggles with depression and her own self-harming behavior as a child. They also talk about testing your poo, doing nice things for yourself, why even irrational fears are rational and debate the silliest "Who's Sadder" yet. Want Kelsey to test your poo? Hit her up at http://www.kelseyale.com

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It's just Kristen this week. She talks about self-perception and how it's not always accurate. She also discusses self-hate and why having someone to keep your thoughts in line is important. There is also a self-reflective "Who's Sadder?" and an "Ef Dat Shit" about schizophrenia in the deaf.

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In this extra long edition of Mentally Ch(ill), Mike Carano is back to talk about his childhood with an abusive mother, two years living in a cult and his sister's tragic passing. He and Kristen also talk about how everything feels like a chore, leaving a mark on the world, suppressed anger, apologizing and LOTS OF OTHER THINGS. There is also another edition of "Freudian Slips" and a guest recommended "Who's Sadder." If you'd like to support the show: www.Patreon.com/mentallychill www.Twitter.com/ChillMentally

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Comedian and second time Mentally Ch(ill) guest KT Tatara (@KTTatara) stops by to talk about being an emo teen, how trauma hits you a long time after it happens and whether or not depression is all in your head. They also debate a “Who’s Sadder?” for animal lovers and Kristen introduces a brand new fun segment called “Freudian Slips.” THANK YOU to all the Patreon subscribers. If you’d like to support the show: www.Patreon.com/MentallyChill Follow Kristen Twitter: @KristenCarney Instagram: @KrisCarn Follow the show Twitter: @chillmentally Instagram: @MentallyChillPod

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#38 Certified Insanity

Jan 19th58:40

Comedian Matty Goldberg joins Kristen to talk about the death of his podcast co-host and how his heroin overdose was a way of taking his own life. They also talk about childhoods and how they affect your future, getting off medication and the death of The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan.

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#37 Riding the Ups and Downs

Jan 12th1:09:10

Kristen hangs with former child star of Mighty Ducks and Heavyweights, Aaron Schwartz to talk about surviving the emotional ups and downs of Hollywood. They also talk about Aaron's issues with body dysmorphic disorder and how he tries to beat it. There's also a child star "Who's Sadder?" and the return of "Depression Impression."

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Kristen talks about her experience getting off of Effexor, the antidepressant she's been on for years (besides for a few months last year) and how it has effected her mood. She also talks about what other people's experiences have been getting off of their meds and ways to cope, psychedelics, and how being alone on New Year’s Eve might be as bad as it sounds. Please support the show at www.Patreon.com/MentallyChill And, follow the podcast on Twitter @ChillMentally Instagram @MentallyChillPod You can follow Kristen on Twitter @kristencarney And, on Instagram @KrisCarn

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#35 Crystals, Meditation n Shit

Dec 21st, 20171:02:03

Kristen's positive (yet cynical?) doctor friend Stephanie chats with Kristen about all the things she does to stay positive and to keep herself in a good frame of mind. There is also one final Christmas themed Who's Sadder and Ef Dat Shit about suicide notes.

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#34 The Mental Illness Happy Hour

Dec 15th, 20171:15:43

Paul Gilmartin, host of the Mental Illness Happy Hour joins Kristen to talk about his sexual trauma as a child, group therapy and the medications it takes to keep his head above water. There is another Christmas themed Who's Sadder and a discussion about the testing done on the mentally ill in the mid-1900's.

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Comedian Francisco Ramos joins Kristen to talk about his take on growing up in Venezuela and the United States and the different way the two cultures deal with mental health. They also talk some Christmas themed Who's Sadder and why our diet 12,000 years ago made the human race sad. www.FranciscoERamos.com

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Kristen hangs with her long time co-host Marni Kinrys from their dating advice podcast Ask Women. Marni talks about the postpartum depression she's been dealing with for the past year and all of the nasty things that come with it (not referring to the baby, I swear).

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In this episode, Kristen chats with her friend Justin about being a long way from home for the holidays, filling the void by keeping yourself busy and the darkest time in Justin's life. They debate a "Who's Sadder?" of course and talk about Bedlam Asylum, Europe's oldest Mental Hospital.

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In this episode, Kristen talks about her negative voice and how loud it is but ways to get it to quiet down. She also introduces a fun new segment and talks about those crazy Nazi's and how they killed hundreds of thousands of mentally ill. Ew.

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Kristen talks with actor and photographer Jackson Davis about everything from the dates they went on to falling in and out of depression. They also touch on how to handle rejection, good self help books and Kristen's freak face. And, Ef Dat Shit is back and better than ever with a play by play of a girl's stay in a mental institution.

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Comedian Jerry Rocha talks with Kristen about how he dealt with the death his best friend and comedian Mike DeStefano, his mother's sexual assault and emotional abuse he took from his ex-girlfriend. He also talks about never knowing his father and finding out about a sister he's never met. It's chockfull of emotions! Enjoy.

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#27 Depression in the Black Community

Oct 26th, 20171:03:38

This week, listener Danny joins Kristen to chat about what it was like growing up depressed in non-white culture and how depression was/is considered a "white mans" disease. They also talk about how it's handled in schools, on the streets and in the sheets (jk about the sheets part, it just sounded good). Thanks for listening!

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Kristen chats with herself about losing interest in hobbies and activities she once loved. She also talks about how she actually used to love life and how she thinks she could get that love back. Also, a who's sadder with Harvey Weinstein and his little friend (his wiener).

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Here's a minipod from Patreon that Kristen posts once a week. It's much more raw than the regular episodes. It's more of a depression journal than a podcast. Subscribe if you want to hear more of them: Patreon.com/MentallyChill.

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#25 Eating Disorders and more! Yum.

Oct 13th, 201755:17

On this episode is Kristen's roommate Diana. They talk about Diana's depression; how it causes her to not live up to her potential, when it all started and how keeping busy helped. They also talk about eating disorders and how Kristen finally got back to a healthy relationship with food. And, of course Who's Sadder!

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#24 Rage is all the Rage

Oct 6th, 201752:25

This week, Kristen ch(ills) by herself and talks about a lot of moments she's been overcome with rage and why she no longer has too much of it (for now). She also talks about Hugh Hefner's ladies, Prince Harry and the super fun, totally under utilized guillotine.

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In this episode, Kristen and Kyle talk about Borderline Personality Disorder and Comedian Pete Davidson's recent reveal about his struggles with it. They also talk about the Salem Witch Trials, Kyle's ween and of course, Seinfeld.

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Kristen chats with her childhood friend Denny about what it's like growing up as a homosexual in a conservative town, coming out and losing your father to cancer. Find Denny @Dennylovemusic.

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Kristen is joined by her friend Dan Jordan (www.cawpywriter.com) who is a Patriots fan (loser). They discuss support networks, support groups, bad ideas before stand up comedy shows and the best time to fly (for bad flyers). They also do a football themed Who's Sadder to kick of the football season and talk about why it's good to express your emotions. SORRY FOR THE BUZZING AND BACKGROUND NOISE.

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This week, Kristen has Kyle back and they discuss Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, weird ticks they have and superstitions. They also have the best/worst Who's Sadder debate in the show's history along with a conversation about releasing the suicide episode. They also discuss Christine Chubbuck, the news reporter who committed suicide on air in 1974.

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This week on Mentally Ch(ill), Kristen, sans a guest, talks about achieving flow as a way to forget about life for a while. She also gets into the color gray, Chelsea Handler's anxiety and why smart people are usually the sad ones. And, of course debates with herself in "Who's Sadder." Thank you to everyone who has donated on Patreon!

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In the 18th episode of Mentally Ch(ill), Kyle, who shared the title of “Class Clown” with Kristen joins the show. They talk about social anxiety, lost dreams and where to get good coffee to wake your brain up. Also, an extra Who’s Sadder and how Instagram behavior can show if a user is depressed. Our apologies for hitting the table the mic is on over and over.

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#17 PTSD and My Friend Jen

Aug 18th, 20171:02:14

In this episode of Mentally Ch(ill), Kristen talks with "resident show consultant" Jen about PTSD and how convicted murderer Jodi Arias tried to use it in her defense. They also list 13 Reasons Why NOT and debate "Who's Sadder" from some beloved sitcoms of the 90's. Also, shout out to everyone who sent in intro jingles.

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In this episode, Kristen sits down with herself. She talks about Stevie's memorial, her experience reaching out to her through a medium, SNL and "Dr. Death's" paintings. Please share the show with a friend. Enjoy!

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Kristen chats with her favorite person in LA, Mike Carano. He's a podcaster and photographer but should be a comedian. They talk about having similar brains that can never be happy and hoping one day to NGAF. They also chat about how gut bacteria effects your emotions and Bettie Page, the infamous pinup model who most don't know, ended up in a mental institution.

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Kristen sits down with Jeff and finds out he's been on Lexapro for 5 years. She also finds out that he smiles at himself every morning which in turn makes him smile more. Hopefully this is the start of a new morning routine for Kristen and for you.

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#13 Neal Brennan

Jul 21st, 201749:16

The first show back since Stevie's death. Stevie loved Neal and would have been thrilled to have him on. He and Kristen discuss Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, not being so hard on yourself and stand up comedy.

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#11 Death, Grieving & Lithium

Jun 29th, 20171:05:46

In this week episode we discuss the death of Stevie's Grandfather and how losing someone close can affect your depression. Also, lithium.

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#10 Barfing & Dating

Jun 16th, 20171:08:51

This episode of Mentally Ch(ill) includes stories about Stevie & Kristen's weekend of barfing (separately, not together) and dating with depression.

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#9 Loneliness & Napping

Jun 6th, 20171:07:33

Kristen and Stevie discuss being lonely and napping with depression. They also attempt to sing Fiona Apple and Frank Sinatra, so prepare yourself.

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#8 Microdosing, TMS & Coming off meds

May 24th, 20171:05:28

Kristen talks about coming off her meds, Stevie talks about her TMS treatments and they both talk about the 30 year old teenagers in 13 Reasons Why.

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#7 Alcohol, Weed & Heartache

May 16th, 201752:33

This week Kristen and Stevie talk about drinking with depression, smoking with depression and getting dumped with depression.

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Stevie's depressed about a date she had with a hoarder, Kristen explains why she hates air fresheners in bathrooms and we welcome comedian guest Will Weldon.

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Kristen's lazy eye, Stevie's scarface, low self esteem and 1950's housewife lobotomies.

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#4 Bullying & Social Media Stalking

Apr 25th, 201756:25

This week we talk about Stevie's social media stalking addiction and being bullied as kids.

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Stevie and Kristen's dog both start Prozac, we talk dating with depression and a new technology called Mind Analytics with KC from Healing Path Recovery.

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This week we welcome our first guest, comedian KT Tatara. KT talks therapy, Lexapro and death. He even gives us our first pep talk. This all sounds much darker than it is.

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#1 Hello Cruel World

Apr 4th, 20171:02:14

We actually did it! Our very first episode. Welcome to Mentally Ch(ill) with Kristen Carney and Stevie Ryan. We're pretty awkward in this episode, but we will find our groove. Hopefully. Oh, and thank you to Rackoe for our dope artwork.

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