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Tune in to this Women's Mental Health Podcast hosted by Randi and Jess to find support and realize that you're not facing challenges alone. They will provide valuable insights and discussions every Wednesday on essential women's mental health topics such as anxiety management, self-care practices, and coping strategies for stress. Introducing a podcast that aims to explain, destigmatize, and empower women's mental health. Although we have different approaches as psychotherapists, our diverse perspectives complement each other, enriching the discussions on women's mental health. Bringing a collective experience of 22 years, we are dedicated to promoting the normalization of mental health. Meet Randi Owsley, a licensed therapist specializing in trauma-informed care, and Jess Bullwinkle, a licensed female therapist with expertise in mindfulness practices, both dedicated to empowering women to prioritize their mental well-being. Their combined expertise in trauma-informed care and mindfulness practices fosters a safe and inclusive environment that encourages open discussions on women's mental health challenges and successes.

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Tune in to this Women's Mental Health Podcast hosted by Randi and Jess to find support and realize that you're not facing challenges alone. They will provide valuable insights and discussions every Wednesday on essential women's mental health topics such as anxiety management, self-care practices, and coping strategies for stress. Introducing a podcast that aims to explain, destigmatize, and empower women's mental health. Although we have different approaches as psychotherapists, our diverse perspectives complement each other, enriching the discussions on women's mental health. Bringing a collective experience of 22 years, we are dedicated to promoting the normalization of mental health. Meet Randi Owsley, a licensed therapist specializing in trauma-informed care, and Jess Bullwinkle, a licensed female therapist with expertise in mindfulness practices, both dedicated to empowering women to prioritize their mental well-being. Their combined expertise in trauma-informed care and mindfulness practices fosters a safe and inclusive environment that encourages open discussions on women's mental health challenges and successes.

    Empowerment Begins with Believing Survivors of Sexual Assault

    Empowerment Begins with Believing Survivors of Sexual Assault

    Join Randi Owsley, LMSW, and Jessica Bullwinkle, LMFT, two compassionate voices in the field of women's mental health, as they offer invaluable insights on healing after sexual violence, the journey of overcoming sexual assault trauma, and practical strategies for empowering sexual assault survivors. Whether you're navigating your own path to recovery, seeking to support a loved one, or simply yearning to understand more about this critical issue, this episode is a beacon of hope and a source of empowering sexual assault survivor support. Together, let's break the silence, foster awareness, and embark on a healing journey filled with strength, understanding, and community.
    In the journey of overcoming sexual assault trauma, every step forward is a testament to your strength and resilience. The road to navigating mental health post-sexual assault is unique for every individual, but know that creating safe spaces for abuse survivors is at the heart of our collective effort. Remember, standing together, speaking out, and embracing our shared experiences not only fosters a sense of community but also paves the way for triumph over adversity. 
    Looking ahead, we're excited to continue amplifying conversations that drive change and support healing in our community. Upcoming podcast episodes will feature invaluable discussions focusing on coping strategies for sexual abuse survivors, shedding light on the tools that empower you to reclaim your sense of self and strength.  We believe in creating safe spaces for abuse survivors, and our future episodes will discuss inclusive strategies making this goal a shared reality. 

    FAQs
    How can I support a friend or loved one who is a sexual assault survivor?
    What are some common reactions of sexual assault survivors and how can I help?
    Is it okay to ask a survivor about their experience with sexual assault?
    Can sexual assault survivors experience long-term mental health effects?
    What are some ways to create a safe environment for sexual assault survivors?
    How can I help a survivor feel empowered and reclaim their sense of control?
    What are some resources available to support sexual assault survivors?
    Are there specific considerations for supporting LGBTQ+ sexual assault survivors?
    How can I take care of myself while supporting a sexual assault survivor?

    #sexualassaultawareness  #survivorsofsexualassault #endsexualviolence #supportsurvivors #healingfromsexualassault  #breakthesilence #mentalhealthsupport #empowermentforwomen #consentculture  #believesurvivors"
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    Women's Mental Health Podcast, created by licensed psychotherapists Randi Owsley MSW and Jessica Bullwinkle LMFT, offers resources for those navigating mental health. This podcast or social media are not psychotherapy, a replacement for a therapeutic relationship, or substitute for mental health care. All thoughts expressed are for educational and entertainment purposes, no psychotherapeutic relationship exists by virtue of listening, commenting, or engaging. Our platform could contain affiliate links, which if used, might earn us a small commission at no extra cost to you.
    Women's Wellness, Mental Health Resources, Mental Health Issues + Diagnosis, ADHD in Women, Anxiety & Depression, Relationships, Motherhood, Stress Management, Self-Care, Self-Love & Empowerment, Personal Growth, Work-Life Balance, Mindfulness & Meditation

    • 32 min
    hangxiety

    hangxiety

    Are you feeling overwhelmed by hangxiety and looking for ways to manage your symptoms? Join us for this episode of the Women's Mental Health Podcast, where we discuss the importance of mental wellness and share tips to help you cope with hangxiety. Our licensed psychotherapists, Randi Owsley and Jessica Bullwinkle, explain how to understand your triggers, identify effective self-care strategies, and find support within the women's mental health community. 
    Are you seeking guidance on managing hangxiety and prioritizing your mental well-being? Our podcast provides valuable insights on coping skills, mindfulness practices, and holistic approaches to navigating hangxiety challenges. Join our community of resilient women as we share real stories, offer support, and explore effective self-care strategies to help you understand triggers and manage symptoms. Get ready to uncover the resources you need to embrace mental wellness and find relief from hangxiety. You are not alone in this journey, and we are here to empower and support you every step of the way.
    Our upcoming podcasts will delve into some crucial topics related to managing hangxiety effectively and prioritizing women's mental health. Join us as we explore mindfulness practices that can bring relief to hangxiety symptoms and empower you to find peace amidst the daily challenges. Our experts will also share a holistic approach towards hangxiety that you can incorporate into your daily routine. We will also break the stigma surrounding hangxiety and share real stories of women who have navigated hangxiety successfully. Whether you are looking to heal from hangxiety, manage it better, or just live with it, our podcasts will give you the tools to approach it with self-compassion and resilience. Join our community and discover how you can prioritize your mental health and thrive in the face of challenges.

    FAQ
    What exactly is hangxiety?
    How long does hangxiety typically last?
    Can hangxiety be prevented?
    Is hangxiety a sign of a larger mental health problem?
    Can hangxiety be treated?
    What are some effective strategies for dealing with hangxiety in the moment?
    Will avoiding alcohol completely eradicate hangxiety?
    Can hangxiety be passed down through genetics?
    How is hangxiety different from a regular hangover?
    #HangxietyHealing #MentalWellnessJourney #CopingWithHangxiety #BreakingTheStigma #FindingPeaceWithin #EmpoweredWomenEmpowerWomen #MentalWellbeingMatters #SelfCareSaturdays #MindfulLiving #WomenSupportingWomen
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    Women's Mental Health Podcast, created by licensed psychotherapists Randi Owsley MSW and Jessica Bullwinkle LMFT, offers resources for those navigating mental health. This podcast or social media are not psychotherapy, a replacement for a therapeutic relationship, or substitute for mental health care. All thoughts expressed are for educational and entertainment purposes, no psychotherapeutic relationship exists by virtue of listening, commenting, or engaging. Our platform could contain affiliate links, which if used, might earn us a small commission at no extra cost to you.
    Women's Wellness, Mental Health Resources, Mental Health Issues + Diagnosis, ADHD in Women, Anxiety & Depression, Relationships, Motherhood, Stress Management, Self-Care, Self-Love & Empowerment, Personal Growth, Work-Life Balance, Mindfulness & Meditation

    • 20 min
    Maintain your sanity, set boundaries with love: Empowering both you and your kids

    Maintain your sanity, set boundaries with love: Empowering both you and your kids

    In this episode of the Women's Mental Health Podcast, Randi Owsley, LMSW and Jessica Bullwinkle, LMFT, two licensed psychotherapists with over 22 years of expertise in women's mental health, explore the importance of clear communication, mutual respect, and positive nurturing of boundaries in setting boundaries with our children.  Whether you're a new mom or have teenagers, this episode will provide practical tips and insights for empowering your child through boundaries.
    Looking to establish healthy boundaries with your kids of all ages? Want to cultivate positive family dynamics and mutual respect? The Women's Mental Health Podcast has got you covered! Join us as we provide valuable information on setting healthy guidelines, nurturing positive boundaries, and empowering your children's autonomy. Gain practical coping skills and tools to navigate age-appropriate limits, encourage emotional regulation, and strengthen your parent-child relationships. No more guilt and uncertainty – our podcast offers resources and guidance to help you manage these important aspects of parenting. Tune in and prioritize your mental health, for both you and your children.
    We will cover a wide range of important topics that will address the significance of setting boundaries with your children. We will explore the importance of establishing healthy guidelines that foster a nurturing environment for your family, while also encouraging personal agency and autonomy for both parents and children. With a focus on cultivating mutual respect, we will delve into topics such as family dynamics, building trust with your kids, and fostering empathy and understanding. We will tackle challenges like navigating age-appropriate limits, parenting without guilt, and encouraging emotional regulation.

    Why are boundaries important when raising kids of all ages?
    How can I communicate boundaries effectively to my kids?
    What are some common challenges parents face when setting boundaries with kids?
    How can I enforce boundaries without losing my temper or patience?
    Should boundaries evolve as my kids grow older?
    Is it okay to set boundaries with my teenage children, or should I give them more independence?
    What role does self-care play in maintaining healthy boundaries with kids of all ages?
    #SettingBoundaries #ParentingWithBoundaries #HealthyParentChildRelationships #PositiveParenting #BoundariesWithLove #UnconditionalParenting #EmpoweredParenting #ResilientChildren #MentalWellnessForFamilies #RaisingStrongKids #autism # adhd #womenshealth #womensmentalhealth #bo
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    Women's Mental Health Podcast, created by licensed psychotherapists Randi Owsley MSW and Jessica Bullwinkle LMFT, offers resources for those navigating mental health. This podcast or social media are not psychotherapy, a replacement for a therapeutic relationship, or substitute for mental health care. All thoughts expressed are for educational and entertainment purposes, no psychotherapeutic relationship exists by virtue of listening, commenting, or engaging. Our platform could contain affiliate links, which if used, might earn us a small commission at no extra cost to you.
    Women's Wellness, Mental Health Resources, Mental Health Issues + Diagnosis, ADHD in Women, Anxiety & Depression, Relationships, Motherhood, Stress Management, Self-Care, Self-Love & Empowerment, Personal Growth, Work-Life Balance, Mindfulness & Meditation

    • 29 min
    Feeding Our Worries: How Rising Food Costs Are Taking a Toll on Our Mental Health

    Feeding Our Worries: How Rising Food Costs Are Taking a Toll on Our Mental Health

    In this episode of Women's Mental Health Podcast, join Randi Owsley, LMSW, and Jessica Bullwinkle, LMFT, two licensed psychotherapists who dive deep into the emotional impact of food insecurity and provide practical strategies for mental wellness during times rising food and grocery costs. Randi and Jess share insights on understanding food insecurity and finding strength amidst adversity. From exploring the mental health resilience required to cope with anxiety to the power of community support in overcoming challenges. 
    Navigating food insecurity and rising cost of food and groceries can be a challenging journey, especially when faced with anxiety and limited resources. At the Women's Mental Health Podcast, we understand the importance of mental health resilience during food insecurity and the need to find strength in the midst of uncertainty. By offering strategies for mental wellness during times of scarcity and highlighting the power of community support, we aim to empower women to cope with food insecurity with grace and determination. 
     In our upcoming episodes, we will dive deep into important topics such as mental health resilience during food insecurity and finding strength amidst the uncertainty. We will offer strategies for managing anxiety while navigating food insecurity and explore the power of community support during these trying times. Our experts will also provide practical advice on healthy eating on a budget and mental wellness support for those with limited resources. 

    FAQ
    How does the increased cost of food impact our mental health?
    Can financial stress related to food costs contribute to mental health issues?
    Are there specific demographics more vulnerable to the mental health impact of increased food costs?
    How does food insecurity due to higher costs affect mental health?
    How can I prioritize my mental health when struggling with the cost of food?
    Are there any community resources available for individuals facing financial strain due to higher food costs?
    Where can I find financial and mental health support during this challenging time?

    #MentalHealthStruggles #FoodCostsAndMentalHealth #RisingFoodPricesImpact #MentalWellnessMatters #AffordableEatingStrategies #FoodInsecurityIssues #CopingWithFoodStress #MentalHealthNutrition #FinancialStrainAndMentalHealth #FoodBudgetingForWellbeing
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    Women's Mental Health Podcast, created by licensed psychotherapists Randi Owsley MSW and Jessica Bullwinkle LMFT, offers resources for those navigating mental health. This podcast or social media are not psychotherapy, a replacement for a therapeutic relationship, or substitute for mental health care. All thoughts expressed are for educational and entertainment purposes, no psychotherapeutic relationship exists by virtue of listening, commenting, or engaging. Our platform could contain affiliate links, which if used, might earn us a small commission at no extra cost to you.
    Women's Wellness, Mental Health Resources, Mental Health Issues + Diagnosis, ADHD in Women, Anxiety & Depression, Relationships, Motherhood, Stress Management, Self-Care, Self-Love & Empowerment, Personal Growth, Work-Life Balance, Mindfulness & Meditation

    • 25 min
    Radical Optimism: Looking at the good in every part of life, based on reason and evidence

    Radical Optimism: Looking at the good in every part of life, based on reason and evidence

    In this episode of Women's Mental Health Podcast, we explore Radical Optimism as a tool for mental wellness. Join Randi Owsley, LMSW, and Jessica Bullwinkle, LMFT, two licensed psychotherapists who share real-life stories and practical tips on embracing a radically optimistic mindset. By challenging limiting beliefs and cultivating resilience, you can empower your mental health journey and achieve emotional balance. Join us as we prioritize your well-being through Radical Optimism.
    Join us as we dive into the science behind radical optimism and mental health, and explore inspiring stories of personal growth. Discover practical tips for embracing radical optimism, breaking through negativity, and challenging limiting beliefs. Nurture your mental wellness and empower your mental health journey with tools that promote emotional balance. Overcome challenges with a radically optimistic outlook, and find the strength to overcome obstacles. We're here to provide you with the knowledge, resources, and community you need to manage your mental health and embrace the transformative power of radical optimism.
    Join us as we explore the science behind radical optimism and mental health, providing you with evidence-based insights and practical strategies. We will also share inspiring stories of personal growth and triumph, showcasing the power of radical optimism in overcoming challenges and nurturing emotional balance. Discover how to foster radical optimism in your daily life through self-care practices and mindset shifts. Together, we'll create a supportive community that shares experiences, breaks stigmas, and embraces the power of radical optimism for lasting mental wellness.
    FAQs
    What is radical optimism, and how does it relate to mental health?
    Is radical optimism just positive thinking, or is there more to it?
    Can radical optimism help with mental health issues like depression or anxiety?
    How can I incorporate radical optimism into my daily life?
    Can radical optimism make me more resilient in the face of adversity?
    Does radical optimism mean ignoring negative emotions or pretending everything is fine?
    Is radical optimism effective for everyone, or are there individuals for whom it may not be suitable?
    Can practicing radical optimism improve relationships with others?
    #RadicalOptimismJourney #EmbracingHopeAndHealing #WomenInWellness #MentalHealthEmpowerment #OptimismAndResilience #FeministMentalHealth #BreakTheStigmaTogether #MindsetShiftsForWomen #EmpoweredByPositivity #CommunityOfOptimists #dualipa #radicaloptimism
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    Women's Mental Health Podcast, created by licensed psychotherapists Randi Owsley MSW and Jessica Bullwinkle LMFT, offers resources for those navigating mental health. This podcast or social media are not psychotherapy, a replacement for a therapeutic relationship, or substitute for mental health care. All thoughts expressed are for educational and entertainment purposes, no psychotherapeutic relationship exists by virtue of listening, commenting, or engaging. Our platform could contain affiliate links, which if used, might earn us a small commission at no extra cost to you.
    Women's Wellness, Mental Health Resources, Mental Health Issues + Diagnosis, ADHD in Women, Anxiety & Depression, Relationships, Motherhood, Stress Management, Self-Care, Self-Love & Empowerment, Personal Growth, Work-Life Balance, Mindfulness & Meditation

    • 30 min
    Understanding Your Soon-to-be College Student's Transition: Soiling the Nest

    Understanding Your Soon-to-be College Student's Transition: Soiling the Nest

    In this episode of the Women's Mental Health Podcast, join Randi Owsley, LMSW, and Jessica Bullwinkle, LMFT, as they talk about the mental well-being of teenagers, especially during their second semesters and the challenges they face. Discover practical tools for managing stress, supporting your teen's emotional health, and strengthening your bond. Whether you're a parent, guardian, or mentor, this episode will empower you with insights to help your teen navigate the ups and downs of high school with resilience and confidence.
    Are you navigating the turbulent waters of adolescence? Or perhaps you're a parent looking for ways to support your teen through the challenging second semester of high school? At the Women's Mental Health Podcast, we understand the importance of equipping young adults with coping skills and tools to manage their mental well-being. Join us as we dive into topics like balancing school and mental health, overcoming anxiety during the second semester, and understanding the teenage brain and emotions. We'll provide valuable resources and insights, from supporting teens through tough times to empowering girls with self-care practices. Let's break the stigma around mental health in teens and build resilience in young women. Together, we can help navigate the journey of self-discovery and find the path that leads to emotional balance and fulfillment.
    As a women's mental health podcast, we understand that navigating life's transitions can be overwhelming, especially for young women. That's why upcoming episodes of our show will focus on crucial topics like managing stress in college, finding your path after high school, and building resilience. . From understanding the teenage brain and emotions to addressing mental health challenges during college years, our upcoming podcasts will offer valuable insights and actionable strategies to help you prioritize your mental wellness and create a healthy nest for yourself and your loved ones. Join us and become part of a supportive community that celebrates the journey to emotional balance and fulfillment.

    #TeenNavigators #HighSchoolJourney #NestSoilers #AdolescentResilience #EmpoweringTeens #TeenEmotionalWellness #NavigatingHighSchool #BreakingTeenStigma #EmpoweredAdolescents #BalancedTeensCommunity #shittingthenest #soilingthenest #teenemotionalwellness #SeniorYear #senioryear2024 #momsmentalhealth #momsmentalhealthmatters #momsmentalhealthvillage #momsmentalhealthawareness #momsofteens #teenmentalhealth #teenmentalwellness #teenmentalhealthmatters #teenmentalhealthsupport #teenmentalhealthawa
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    Women's Mental Health Podcast, created by licensed psychotherapists Randi Owsley MSW and Jessica Bullwinkle LMFT, offers resources for those navigating mental health. This podcast or social media are not psychotherapy, a replacement for a therapeutic relationship, or substitute for mental health care. All thoughts expressed are for educational and entertainment purposes, no psychotherapeutic relationship exists by virtue of listening, commenting, or engaging. Our platform could contain affiliate links, which if used, might earn us a small commission at no extra cost to you.
    Women's Wellness, Mental Health Resources, Mental Health Issues + Diagnosis, ADHD in Women, Anxiety & Depression, Relationships, Motherhood, Stress Management, Self-Care, Self-Love & Empowerment, Personal Growth, Work-Life Balance, Mindfulness & Meditation

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

2arge ,

Randi and Jess are fantastic!!

I look forward to every episode that these two thoughtful, comedic, and kindhearted women produce. Each topic is delivered with an enlightened perspective and leaves me with the confidence to better serve the relationships in my life. Keep up the good work.

Crystalivie ,

Relatable and Thoughtful

This podcast is one I look forward to. Jess and Randi are incredibly passionate and well-educated women who focus on the issues a lot of us can relate to.

The anecdotes and conversations are thought-provoking and lead me to think about life differently for days after listening to each episode.

I am a better me because of these discussions.

RanniOwl ,

Breaking the Stigma: Real Women, Real Stories, and Real Solutions for Mental Health Issues!

I needed this a real podcast, with real women and real life. Thank You.

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