Unhinged Episode #043: Take a Minute - Unhinged

Unhinged Episode #043: Take a Minute

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Unhinged Episode #043: Take a Minute

This episode was recorded on September 10th, 2017, also known as the 15th Annual World Suicide Prevention Day. This year’s theme is “Take a minute, change a life.” We discuss what this means and just how being there to listen to someone who is crying for help can quite literally save their life.

Doug also discusses how his use of Adderall, and how the use of most mood drugs, can cause the body to deplete itself of key nutrients. Supplements such as CoQ10, magnesium, and some fatty acids like Omega-3’s, can greatly benefit anyone who is on mood stabilizers. Unfortunately, these tend to be a bit expensive, and becomes difficult for anyone who’s on disability to afford.

Speaking of income, to help Doug’s financial situation, we have started to work on building a voice acting portfolio for Doug to start helping himself. I have always believed in Doug’s talent, not only musically, but in his unique voice characterizations. He can do accents, read narrations, and has great comedic timing. His only problem is that his brain makes it very difficult for him to put together a cohesive plan to get things done. His lack of confidence in making decisions holds him back. After discussing it with him, we plan to work together to tackle this project in baby steps that I help define. One step at a time, we will get there, and he will succeed!

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Comments ( 2 )

  1. Replybsmntdwllr73(Avery)
    Gentlemen, thank you for mentioning me again, and yes, the concerts were excellent!! Glad to hear that Doug is feeling a little better and that he is starting to formulate a plan for moving forward. It is amazing to me how electric and "on" Doug seems to be despite all his claims to the contrary, regarding his general overall mood. You never know, any incremental success that he may achieve might help light a spark in other listeners adrift on similar stormy waters!!
  2. ReplyDoug
    Thanks Avery...Eloquent. astute and insightful, as always. -DW

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