I Wish You a Merry Podcast

On my 60th birthday, October 4, 2018, I was fortunate enough to be interviewed for a podcast on Christopher Snider’s show Just Talking.

We discussed my dealings with mental illness and how they have helped me become an advocate for others in understanding the illness and fighting the stigma that surrounds it even still.

The podcast was published on Christopher’s sight on December 25th, 2019. I hope you enjoy it. 

A note: the gravelly voice and pauses in my speech are parts of who I am thanks to my illnesses and what has happened as a result. 


Just Talking Podcast

Lydia Beier joins me for a conversation about living with depression and bipolar disorder, the challenges and opportunities that come with battling mental health stigma, and the value of starting a conversation to make a difference in people’s lives.

Keep up with Lydia at beinglydia.com and chronicillnessbloggers.com.

Run Time – 26:58

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6 Replies to “I Wish You a Merry Podcast”

  1. Cool cool cool 🙂 I am at work right now, but I can’t wait to get home and listen to your conversation!! I’ll come back to tell you about it 🙂

    I hope you New Year is starting on a good leg, dear Lydia. I wish you a healthy, happy and inspired 2019! xx

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    1. Thanks, dear Cyranny. I hope to get to the cove soon. Oh, please don’t mind my voice. It is thanks to tubes down my throat years ago. Scar tissue formed but when they operated to remove it, it came back stronger than ever so we just left it alone!

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      1. Your voice was just fine! I am really glad that you participated in this. I learnt a lot about you, and your life, and I am sure you’ll help a lot of people with your very open way of speaking about the illnesses that have accompanied you most of your life!

        Great interview 🙂

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