Today I’m joined by April Norris, creator of the podcast “Of Course...They Make Me Crazy.” April created her podcast to connect with those who live with or love someone with a mental illness. April vulnerably sits down with me to discuss what it was like to be raised by a mother who struggled with bipolar disorder and addiction. Through my conversation with April, she was able to shed light on the struggles her mother faced within her own upbringing that led to mental illness and many challenges. April remains honest and real throughout this episode. You won’t want to miss out if you have ever had mental illness in your own family.
This episode dives into:
April bravely reflects on witnessing domestic abuse and trauma in her childhood. April talks about what it was like to be raised by a mother with Bipolar Disorder and addiction to pills. Long-term effects of trauma and the impact our family of origin has on our wellbeing. April shares what has helped her cope. How to move through shame. Connect with me on instagram here!
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