Thoughts and observations from the window seat of life. Covering Men's Mental Health, Parenting, Social and Cultural Commentary, Sports, Relationships, to name a few.
Blockbuster NBA Trades, Battling Depression, and Knowing How to Help
Jake sits down with Josh Merritt an engaging, freewheeling conversation covering the blockbuster Russell Westbrook trade, how one's mental predispositions can determine outcomes, Josh's battle with depression and how being upset someone doesn't give you "the wave" when you let them merge in traffic is only one side of the story.
The Needs of the Special Needs Parent
In this episode of The Race Ain't Over, Jake talks with Beverly Hamilton, a devoted, loving and incredibly tenacious single mom raising her seven year old son who is Autistic.
Mentioned in the episode: Yale's Autism Center of Excellence
Resource: Disability Language Style Guide from the National Center on Disability and Journalism.
You're depressed and Anthony Bourdain commits suicide, now what?
In this episode, Jake shares what it was like to be in a depression when Anthony Bourdain committed suicide, deciding when to talk to your kids about your mental health, and being okay with being okay. This episode is sponsored by your mom because she wants you to listen to it. True story.
Jake and Beverly Talk Dating, Depression, Meth Mouth and Joel
Jake sits down with the enchanting Dr. Beverly Hamilton to discuss new relationships, sharing one's mental health background, how Tom's toothpaste may or may not prevent Meth Mouth and much, much, more.
Shout out to Chris Garrigues for the music heard in this episode. You can find Chris on Soundcloud.
What can this podcast do for you?
Jake shares how he confronted fear with the School of Rock in an attempt to free his inner legendary soul singer, talks about how annoying to-do lists are, and offers you a way to get support on your next challenge.
Mansplaining How You Are Wasting Your White Privilege
The white privilege of opioid distribution, the war on drugs, and the difference between public and private schools.