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Join me, Justine, as I interview guests about mental health struggles specific to different stages of life. Whether that be exploring college or navigating post-grad life, I'm here to remind you that you are not alone in your struggles and give some advice based on my experiences. Instagram: @bringyourownbaggage

BYOB: Bring Your Own Baggage Justine Lee

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Join me, Justine, as I interview guests about mental health struggles specific to different stages of life. Whether that be exploring college or navigating post-grad life, I'm here to remind you that you are not alone in your struggles and give some advice based on my experiences. Instagram: @bringyourownbaggage

    let's talk about starting therapy ft. Ariana Rivens

    let's talk about starting therapy ft. Ariana Rivens

    welcome back and Happy New Year, duffels! Today I am joined by Ariana Rivens to discuss everything you need to know about starting therapy (AKA therapy 101!). We talk about what qualities to look for in a therapist, overcoming the "awkwardness" of the first session, how to advocate for yourself in therapy, and more... enjoy!

    Note: BYOB will now be released on Wednesdays:) 

    • 42 min
    let's talk about self-objectification & popularity ft. Hope Murney

    let's talk about self-objectification & popularity ft. Hope Murney

    hello duffels! Today I am joined by Hope Murney to discuss self-objectification. We discuss what self-objectification is, body image, how it connects to social attraction/popularity, and whether or not popularity exists in post-grad environments. If you (like me) have been struggling with insecurity around being "cool"/accepted, this is the episode for you... enjoy!

    • 44 min
    let's talk about burnout ft. Taylor Hawthorne

    let's talk about burnout ft. Taylor Hawthorne

    GoFundMe for Lavel Davis Jr. : https://www.gofundme.com/f/lavel-tyler-davis 
    GoFundMe for D'Sean Perry: https://www.gofundme.com/f/paying-tribute-to-dsean 
    GoFundMe for Devin Chandler: https://www.gofundme.com/f/g3hfhj-devin-chandler

    Mental health resources for UVA students: 
    - https://www.studenthealth.virginia.edu/CAPS
    - https://www.uvastudco.com/mental-health-resources
    - https://www.studenthealth.virginia.edu/timelycare

    hello duffels! Today I am joined by Taylor Hawthorne to talk about all things related to burnout. We discuss hustle culture, academic validation, tips for managing burnout, and more... enjoy!

    Check out Taylor's mental health blog here: https://thornesandroses.org/blog and find it on Instagram @thornessandroses

    • 48 min
    let's talk about comparison & building confidence ft. Sadie Sutton

    let's talk about comparison & building confidence ft. Sadie Sutton

    hello duffels! If you are in need of a confidence boost, this is the episode for you. Today I am joined by Sadie Sutton, host of the "She Persisted" podcast to discuss dealing with comparison and building confidence. Sadie and I discuss how we've dealt with comparison, how comparison affects personal relationships and confidence, tips for building confidence, and more! 

    If you're a fan of the podcast, please subscribe, give it a 5 star rating wherever you listen to your podcasts, and share it with a friend... Enjoy!  

    Are you interested in coming on the podcast? Send an email to bringyourownbaggagepodcast@gmail.com or DM @bringyourownbaggage on Instagram.

    • 43 min
    let's talk about... figuring out the next step ft. Kristine Lee

    let's talk about... figuring out the next step ft. Kristine Lee

    Happy Monday duffels! Today I am joined by Kristine Lee to discuss figuring out the next step in your career path. We talk about feelings of confusion/stress/dread when thinking about the future, the pressure to quickly figure out "what's next??", her experience applying to PhD programs and how she bounced back after being rejected from all of the programs she applied to, and more! Stay tuned until the end of the episode to get some grad school application tips if you are thinking of pursing a PhD in clinical psych:) enjoy!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    let's talk about... making friends in your 20s ft. Britta Egeland

    let's talk about... making friends in your 20s ft. Britta Egeland

    hey duffels! Today I am joined by Britta Egeland to give some tips for how to make friends. We talk about: the importance of friendship, how we became friends through Instagram, Bumble BFF, and more! Stay tuned until the end of the episode for a solo conversation about loneliness (and how I've been struggling with it recently). Enjoy!

    Are you interested in coming on the podcast? Send an email to bringyourownbaggagepodcast@gmail.com! 

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

marmarita1234554331 ,

Fun and insightful

Absolutely love this podcast. Justine always has such interesting topics to talk about and insightful questions. I love getting to better understand other young peoples experiences with mental health and well-being. Highly recommend giving byob a listen!

listenerfh27 ,

best podcast for college students

this is SO good !! super relevant topics for college students about college life & mental health in general!! justine is an incredible host with very insightful questions

.wonderful.podcast. ,

Awesome podcast!

Loved how venerable and relatable this podcast was! Also. Justine’s voice is so wonderfully soothing.

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