April 28, 2020

8. The one where Sarah talks about Mental Health with Robert W. Lee during a global pandemic

8. The one where Sarah talks about Mental Health with Robert W. Lee during a global pandemic

<p>A lot &nbsp;of us can relate to a heightened feeling of stress, and general anxiety during this Covid 19 crisis, but for those who already experiencing mental health issues this time may only exacerbated already difficult symptoms. As a culture we have a lot to learn about making spaces for people experiencing mental health difficulties- &nbsp;I hope that this episode with my good friend Rev. Robert W. Lee will inspire great conversation and thought around, how do we make space for ourselves during this difficult time?&nbsp;</p><p>Rob is a pastor in North Carolina at Unifor Church- He has also &nbsp;written extensively for both secular and religious news outlets. &nbsp;You may recognize his name because he is the generations removed of General Robert E. Lee &nbsp;and he has used that name to be an activist in the field of racial reconciliation. He participated in the 2017 MTV Video Music awards and was on ABC’s the View where he spoke about the need to confront white supremacy and white privilege in white churches.&nbsp; Rob has written two books one titled “Stained-Glass Millennials” (Smyth and Helwys 2017), his second book “A Sin by Any Other Name.” Rob does all of this while making space for his own mental health as someone diagnosed with Bipolar disorder, and the mental health of others. This conversation is powerful and so important.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>For more on Rob check out his new podcast <a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beloved-journal/id1503445046">Beloved Journal&nbsp;</a></p><p>If you are having suicidal thoughts during this unprecedented time, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Please call the US National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 For resources in other countries:<a href=" http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.htm"> </a><a href="http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html ">http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html </a>Mental Health Resources <a href="https://www.crisistextline.org">https://www.crisistextline.org</a> <a href="https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/find-help/index.shtml ">https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/find-help/index.shtml&nbsp;</a></p><p>Introduction Music &nbsp;“it can be done” by Airae via epidemic sound.&nbsp;</p><p>Editing by Steven Burnette from The Cult Popcast</p><p>&nbsp;Attention to detail by my resident enneagram 1- the amazing Katie Richardson</p>--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/makingspaces/message


A lot of us can relate to a heightened feeling of stress, and general anxiety during this Covid 19 crisis, but for those who already experiencing mental health issues this time may only exacerbated already difficult symptoms. As a culture we have a lot to learn about making spaces for people experiencing mental health difficulties- I hope that this episode with my good friend Rev. Robert W. Lee will inspire great conversation and thought around, how do we make space for ourselves during this difficult time? 

Rob is a pastor in North Carolina at Unifor Church- He has also written extensively for both secular and religious news outlets. You may recognize his name because he is the generations removed of General Robert E. Lee and he has used that name to be an activist in the field of racial reconciliation. He participated in the 2017 MTV Video Music awards and was on ABC’s the View where he spoke about the need to confront white supremacy and white privilege in white churches. Rob has written two books one titled “Stained-Glass Millennials” (Smyth and Helwys 2017), his second book “A Sin by Any Other Name.” Rob does all of this while making space for his own mental health as someone diagnosed with Bipolar disorder, and the mental health of others. This conversation is powerful and so important.  

For more on Rob check out his new podcast Beloved Journal 

If you are having suicidal thoughts during this unprecedented time, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Please call the US National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 For resources in other countries: http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html Mental Health Resources https://www.crisistextline.org https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/find-help/index.shtml 

Introduction Music “it can be done” by Airae via epidemic sound. 

Editing by Steven Burnette from The Cult Popcast

 Attention to detail by my resident enneagram 1- the amazing Katie Richardson

--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/makingspaces/message

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