Episode #153: Filmmakers, improv actors and introspection are the three topics of this episode. I speak with the filmmaker of the brilliant Growing Pains short film; I introduce a new Stutter Social host and chat about the benefits of introspection; and finally, I chat with an improv actor about well, stuttering on stage!
Episode #152: The roving reporters take over! Samuel Dunsiger shares his story about recently appearing on television for the first time— and stuttering openly. We then hear from Christine Dits, the new addition to the roving reporter roster, who shares her experiences and tips when introducing herself to strangers— complete with stuttering on her name.
Episode #151: Sending text messages. Good? Bad? Annoying? I speak with my friend, Lott Hughes, who ponders about the negative consequences when we rely too much on sending text messages instead of good ol’ fashioned face-to-face communication. Or at least voice-to-voice. We touch on texting as a crutch and losing our skills in reading body [continue reading...]
Episode #150: Laughing at ourselves is good for our health! On this episode, I talk about the importance of having a sense of humour in our stuttering and other curveballs that life throws at us. And speaking of humour, I play stories of fellow PWS’ funny moments courtesy of their stuttering and a list I [continue reading...]
Episode #149: Think popping an anti-anxiety pill will make your stuttering go away making everything easy peasy? Think again. On this episode, I chat with a person who stutters diagnosed with social anxiety. He explains all the inner work that necessary to move along.
Episode #148: It’s a tough job market out there these days. Keeping enthusiastic and positive is part of the challenge. On this episode, I chat with a few buddies on how they kept their morale high during job search. I also share how one of my most favourite pastimes tremendously helped me.
Episode #147: The job search episode! Finding employment is one of life’s big challenges and adding a stutter into the mix doesn’t make things any easier. Many people who stutter are concerned about not finding fulfilling work because of their speech impediment. In fact, some don’t bother to pursue their dreams believing they will never, [continue reading...]
Episode #146: Thinking of committing suicide to escape your stuttering? Don’t do it. It’s just not worth it. As my friend, Jody Fuller, once said, “We all have the innate ability to reach down deep to overcome just about any challenge thrown our way”. I also chat about a few other challenges I’m trying to [continue reading...]
Episode #145: The ego episode. Ok, not really. I was interviewed by a speech pathologist interest group in Scotland about how I started my podcast and share my thoughts of what speech pathologists can do for their clients.
Episode #144: I play some stuttering related music in this episode. Followed by some of my essential tips if you’re job searching. Yup, it’s a short and sweet episode!
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