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“Checkin’ Anxiety” with Guest Ryan Light




Season 2 starts starts with a Shek Check all about anxiety. Not only what it is, but the different forms it can take, manifest  and where it can stem from. 

Joined by Anxiety Coach Ryan Light, sharing his personal experiences and what he is doing with them now.

Ryan Light is an athlete, blogger and coach. Having struggled with general anxiety,panic disorder and OCD Ryan knows first hand how it feels to live with this struggle on a daily basis. As he takes his journey he now inspires people to find their own way with theirs. 

Learn more about Ryan on Social Media and his website: www.beatanxiety.me

Instagram – www.instagram.com/beatanxiety.me or www.instagram.com/realrunryan

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/beatanxiety.me/

Pinterest – https://www.pinterest.com/realrunryan/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/realrunryan

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Episode 22: Circle of Judgement



In a world where we scream “Dont judge me”, yet we go on judging. Judging others and ourselves. When do we choose, individually, to start living by example? When do we choose to break that Circle of Judgement? 

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Episode 21: Special Guests Kyle Thomas & Kenyth Mogan



Originally Aired on Blog Talk Radio on February 14 2019 

Valentine’s Day can be hard when you are single, so why not talk about it. The Shek Check is joined by two incredible guests for this panel discussion about love, relationships, and self love.
Special Guests: 

KYLE THOMAS

Kyle Thomas is an award-winning Writer, Creative Director, and Film Producer.  Astrology has always inspired him and he is a great believer in using the Universe to manifest the life you’ve always dreamt of and is the resident astrologer for lifestyle brand, Love by Luna. Check out his latest book “2019 LOVESCOPES,”: https://lovebyluna.co/collections/lovescopes

KENYTH MOGAN

Kenyth is a Musician working against the mold of the pop persona’s in the LGBTQ community. Kenyth has been featured in magazines, podcasts, and on websites all over the world. He’s been lauded for his captivating lyrics and the emotional delivery of his songs as well as the colorful creativity in his music videos. His newest single HOLY WATER, was written by Tim Feehan and Pop Icon Tiffany. A song that is about the struggle of a loved one, grappling with addiction. Check it out right here: https://song.link/i/1446301865 

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Episode 20: Special Guest Charles Minguez



Originally aired live on the Left of Str8 Network on Blog Talk Radio.

January 31, 2019

Charles is a contributing writer for The Good Men Project, his mental health story has been published on PsychCentral, and he’s also a Peer Support Facilitator with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Charles also shares his story of living with depression and offers suggestions on how to beat it over at his blog charlesminguez.com 

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Episode 19: Special Guest Dr. Risa Stein



Originally aired Live with Left of Str8 Network on Blog Talk Radio

January 24, 2019

Risa Stein, Ph.D., is a clinical pediatric health psychologist. She currently serves on the editorial board for The Journal of Evolution and Health, and frequently reviews grant applications for the National Institutes of Health.

She is also the co-creator of  Genuine U. An online community where people can share, read and view stories of others who have faced, suffered or live with a Mental Health condition. Taking the shame away, realizing you are not alone, and that we are all in this together.

Learn more about Genuine U on their website:

http://www.genuineu.com/

 

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Episode 18: Special Guest Christopher Rivas



 Originally Aired Live on Left of Str8 Network on Blog Talk Radio.

January 17, 2019

Speaking with Christopher Rivas is a breath of fresh awareness. He is a 2018 Ariane De Rothschild Social Entrepreneurship fellow. He’s a two-time Moth winner,  published writer, actor (GLOWGrey’s AnatomyFor The PeopleSEAL TeamShamelessRizzoli & Isles2 Broke GirlsRosewood). 

As a speaker and facilitator he has worked with organizations all over the world using the power of storytelling to craft messages that inspire and set us free. Creating and sharing powerful stories that move us forward, blending boundaries an encouraging dialogue.  He’s developed and facilitated storytelling workshops for The WWE, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Safe Place for Youth, LAMP on Skid Row, The Museum of Broken Relationships, The Skirball Cultural Center, UCLA, CalArts, Upworthy, and content for SoulPancake to name a few.

Learn more about Christopher, his work, and his mind on
https://www.christopherrivasstorytelling.com/

Instagram: @christopher_rivas  

 

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Episode 17: Special Guest Michael Pipich LMFT & Author of “Owning Bipolar”



Originally Aired Live on Left of Str8 Network on Blog Talk Radio. 

January 10, 2019. 

Michael Pipich is a Licensed  Marriage and Family Therapist, Founder of The Bipolar Network and Author of “Owning Bipolar: How Patients and Families Can Take Control of Bipolar Disorder”. Breaking down Bipolar Disorder into understandable parts so patients and families know what to expect from diagnosis, treatment to long term management. Empowering patients to own the responsibility and not let Bipolar Disorder own you. 

Learn more about Michael, The Bipolar Network, and his book on 

https://www.michaelpipich.com

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Episode 16: Special Guest Rami Bayaa



Originally Aired Live on Left of Str8 Radio on Blog Talk Radio.

January 3, 2019

Rami Bayaa wanted to create a way for conversations to spark around Health issues, wanted to empower patients, and raise awareness around chronic illness’ and disorders. So he took his background in medicine and his artistic talents and created Fashionatomy.  A medically inspired jewelry line. 

Check out our talk, and check out his designs and products here:

 

INSTAGRAM: fashionatomyofficial

Facebook: fashionatomyofficial

Website: www.fashionatomyofficial.com

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Episode 15: Justin Birckbichler



Originally Aired Live on Left of Str8 Radio on Blog Talk Radio.

December 27, 2018

Ending 2018 with a man that proves that real Superheroes only need one ball.  

Joined by Justin Birckbichler, a Testicular Cancer Survivor & Men’s Health Activist. Featured in British GQ, Healthline, The Mayo Clinic, The Movember Foundation, National Foundation for Cancer Research, and founder of the blog a Ballsy Sense of Tumor. 

Learn more about Testicular Cancer, tips on having those conversations, how to do a self exam and all of Justin’s legendary work on his website: 

http://www.aballsysenseoftumor.com

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Episode 14: Guest Erika Reva



Originally Aired Live on Left of Str8 Radio on Blog Talk Radio

December 20, 2018 

The Shek Check was joined by We In Me Podcast Host Erika Reva. 

Speaking openly on the effects of Trauma and living with Dissociative Identity Disorder. 

Her Podcast “The We in Me” explores, chats and dissects all things trauma & recovery. Bringing awareness to lives that have been complicated by trauma and trauma based disorders. 

 

Check out her podcast at: anchor.fm/theweinme

Her blog is a great resource as well at: theweinme.com

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