Mental Health and the Asian American Experience, Discussion and Interview with @AninoXGaming - Twitch Ep34

Mental Health and the Asian American Experience, Discussion and Interview with @AninoXGaming - Twitch Ep34

Anino gave us a deeper look into the specific issues Asian Americans (yes, a very broad term) have to face when it comes to mental health. I truly value learning about this new perspective and hope you also find something new in it to take away for yourself.  

Anino can be found doing charity streams for Extra Life and is otherwise ready for a chat on Twitter @AninoXGaming.

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What is Burnout? Mental Health Chat with NotSoSpeedRuns

What is Burnout? Mental Health Chat with NotSoSpeedRuns

You may have been hearing more and about streamers and Youtubers alike experiencing burn out. What exactly is burnout? Can we prevent it? How? 
Speedy is the creator of Cast Together and is a great DM on his channel twitch.tv/Notsospeedruns

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Is Finding A Community To Belong To Better For Your Mental Health?

Is Finding A Community To Belong To Better For Your Mental Health?

After growing the twitch and other social media channels, I definitely feel less alone with suffering from mental illness. Time and time again I've seen articles about how family, company, community, and a close-knit circle of friends help people suffering from any long-term ailment make their issues more manageable.  After finding so much information in our daily media, I wanted to see what science had to say.

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Does Running Help Your Mental Health - With a Return Guest

Does Running Help Your Mental Health - With a Return Guest

I am so so sorry for all the claw/floor sounds.
Thank you so much for 25 episodes!!
https://youtu.be/_xwYOK4vpkk

For this one, I had Erin from ep 2 back on! She just ran a marathon and then experienced Post Marathon Syndrome (which isn't a real DSM diagnosis, but a real issue for many runners). Find out what that is, get excited with us and watch the double trouble of having two corgis on the same stream (hence the sound troubles), WHILE making kinstugi.

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Twitch S12 Seasonal Affective Disorder With Guest

Hey guys!

I was super lucky to have a new guest on for this episode. Indeed, it was our first dude! (that isn't married to me). We talked about something very relatable right now, SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder. I asked our guest, Bryan, lots of questions about how this form of Depression has affected him and he was generous enough to not hold back. He was also incredibly helpful to those who added questions during the chat.

If you want to connect with Ziggy (and you should), check out his About Me and follow him on your preferred social media. He does voiceovers and is a huge part of the Twitch community.

Because this episode was a call-in, instead of attempting to make edits while you watch me do nothing and listen to a disembodied voice, I trimmed the beginning for time and made a podcast version. Let me know if you prefer this format and I will start making more.

Since I am rather unfamiliar with SAD, even though it is a form of Depression, I did some research to get a good overview of the clinical side of it. Here's where I went for that:

Can’t wait to see you next episode,

Mxiety 

#bethelight

Twitch S11 Social Media's Affects on Mental Health (pt1) and Painting Snowflakes

Twitch S11 Social Media's Affects on Mental Health (pt1) and Painting Snowflakes

During our live-stream on Twitch, we discussed how Social Media affects those with mental illnesses. I learned that there is a high rate of suicides that occur during live streams. I wanted to do my part to prevent these in the future, so I continued researching how various platforms handled the delicate matter.

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Twitch S9 Men and Mental Health, Making Gratitude Pumpkins

Twitch S9 Men and  Mental Health, Making Gratitude Pumpkins

Last night, I became Twitch Affiliate! The conversation got a bit derailed from the research, but we brought it back around. We celebrated, laughed and I said a lot of stupid things, so it was awesome.

We talked about how needing to be perceived as manly prevents males from receiving the help they need. Patrick opened up about his Generalized Anxiety Disorder how he keeps it under wraps to avoid stigma. We talked about the difference in suicide rate between men and women and how that changes in times of economic duress. 

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