10 episodes

Welcome to baretown: join us for a deeply personal, and sometimes funny podcast for adult survivors of Childhood Trauma (Complex-PTSD)- hosted by Ikki and Idil, two lifelong best-friends talking about healing from trauma, mental wellness, the creative life, morality, and mindful living.

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Welcome to baretown: join us for a deeply personal, and sometimes funny podcast for adult survivors of Childhood Trauma (Complex-PTSD)- hosted by Ikki and Idil, two lifelong best-friends talking about healing from trauma, mental wellness, the creative life, morality, and mindful living.

    Meditations on Meditating

    Meditations on Meditating

    A short banter episode in which we pontificate about the practice of meditation, discuss how Ikki got into meditative practices, and the benefits of meditation; particularly for mental wellness and clarity.

    • 33 min
    On Friendship: the good, the bad, and the energy vampire.

    On Friendship: the good, the bad, and the energy vampire.

    On this week's episode, we discuss the importance of friendship on our mental health; both the bad and the good. We also go on a rant about the energy vampires and how trust is overrated.

    • 52 min
    Sleep Paralysis, Fears, and Mental Health

    Sleep Paralysis, Fears, and Mental Health

    In honour of Friday the 13th, we discuss Idil's struggles with sleep paralysis, hallucinations, sleep entities, and what our fears reveal about our trauma and mental health.

    • 47 min
    The Banter Episode

    The Banter Episode

    In which we discuss our two month hiatus, why we hate Paris, Ikky’s upcoming birthday, new opportunities, and pulling yourself out of an existential funk.

    • 37 min
    On Empathetic Witnesses, Social Supports, and Procrastination.

    On Empathetic Witnesses, Social Supports, and Procrastination.

    On today’s episode, Idil struggles with deep listening and we discuss why we went into hiding last week, and explain what spiritual assassins are.

    Ikki also teaches us about being an empathetic witness, cultivating empathy, and why if technology and cellphones turned the world into a mean place. We also snark on young people, and goes on a rant about the holy sanctity of friendship and admits she’s a trans-humanist.

    • 54 min
    Hidden Symptoms of Childhood Trauma

    Hidden Symptoms of Childhood Trauma

    In today's episode, we discuss some of the hidden symptoms that survivors of childhood trauma experience in adulthood.

    We also share our own personal journeys in surviving the symptoms of complex PTSD, which include depression, anxiety, disassociation, people pleasing, and emptiness.

    Also a warning for our listeners, we discuss some heavy topics like childhood abuse and mental health challenges.

    • 1 hr 6 min

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