Beyond Well With Sheila Hamilton is a podcast for people who just want to live better. Each week, we dive into a different aspect of emotional and behavioral health with our co-hosts, Dr. Jenna LeJeune and Dr. Jim Polo, along with authors, artists, and people with lived experience.
Ep.136/Laura Stanfill, Sad House, Parenting, Grief and Creativity During Covid-19
There’s no guidebook for parenting during a pandemic. Sheltering at home means being yourself in front of your kids, all day every day, without the release of school or the office. Sad House is one mother’s guide to stumbling through a season of loss with humor, creativity, and hope.
Ep.135/Cristina Prestin-Beard Covid Long Hauler
Researchers estimate as many as ten percent of people who contract Covid 19 do not make a quick recovery. Many of these Covid long haulers are still suffering months later with debilitating fatigue, brain fog, gastrointestinal illness and psychological disturbances. Cristina Prestin-Beard discusses how dramatically her life has been altered by COVID-19.
Ep.134/Dr. Polo As we Transition Back to "Normal"
Families have adapted to Covid-19 whether they wanted to or not. Many remote workers who hated the isolation in the beginning would now prefer to work from home. Many children, who loathed the idea of staying home are now worried about going back to school. How do you prepare your family for the psychological flexibility needed for this next stage of Covid-19? Dr. Jim Polo is here to help.
Ep.133/Chris Colin The Day the Internet Died
Chris Colin is a reporter for the NYTimes the New Yorker, and Wired Magazine. His book OFF, The Day The Internet Died is a comical picture book about a day when all the screens went dark. We all dream about a life free of scrolling or tweeting, but Colin imagines what an analog world might actually look like and why our attachments to our screens has created a new kind of addiction and dependence.
Ep.132/ Unemployment During Covid-19 with Jenny Foss
Unemployment can be one of the greatest stressors in a person's life. Combined with a global pandemic and economic uncertainty, it's no wonder that a record number of Americans are reporting anxiety and toxic stress. Jenny Foss, the CEO of JobJenny talks about the steps we should take now to be job ready and the psychological framework it takes to survive unemployment.
Ep.131/ Jarvis Sam Inclusion
Jarvis Sam is the Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at Nike, one of the world's most respected and recognized brands. Sam talks about the racist attacks against Asian Americans, the four steps every company should take to actually integrate true diversity and inclusion into everyday values, and his own mental health practice for remaining optimistic, balanced, and passionate about changing the world.
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Powerful, inspring, personal
First, let me say, Sheila Hamilton has a terrific voice and is a great interviewer. She is curious and makes space for her guests but also tells some of her own experience. The guests and topics are varied and I seem to find something helpful in each episode. HIghly recommended for anyone who is struggling or simply wants to know themselves and those around them better.
But please examine your attitudes toward psych meds and those of us who need them to live full and healthy lives. We get enough shame from society in general and don’t need to hear it from therapists. I just can’t listen anymore. Too hurtful.