Mental Illness Happy Hour

"A perversely safe place in which he and his guests talk about their fears, addictions and traumatic childhoods." - NY Times "Normalizes what so many others feel but have been too fearful or ashamed to express...remarkable" - Psychology Today "A vital, compassionate gem that fills a desperate and under-addressed need in our society." - Esquire "Gilmartin makes a conscious effort to explore stories that aren’t black and white" - Slate Magazine "Praised by listeners all over the world" - Atlantic Monthly

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Introducing We Love You (And So Can You)!

Part reality show, part self-love school and the best makeover podcast out there. Hosts Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg (from By The Book) draw on their extensive knowledge of self-help to provide guests with a prescription for their next life...


 2019-08-15  3m

Introducing: The Next Big Idea Podcast

Ideas are coming at you every day from all directions. How can you process it all? You can start with The Next Big Idea. Host Rufus Griscom and legendary thought leaders Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Grant, Dan Pink, and Susan Cain, will be your...


 2019-10-15  8m

episode 1: Facing Her Fears - Courtenay Hameister

The writer/performer opens up about her anxiety, panic attacks, OCD, shame and body issues. She also reads excerpts from Okay Fine Whatever: The Year I Went From Being Afraid Of Everything to Being Afraid Of Most Things, her hilarious new book about...


 2019-01-04  2h3m

episode 1: Bonus Ep - Maternal Incest - Daniel M

After hearing mens' stories about experiencing incest (overtly or covertly) by their mothers, Daniel reached out to Paul with his story and has come to share it (with his girlfriend for support as well.)   This episode is sponsored by StitchFix...


 2019-01-15  42m

episode 2: Our Inner Critic - Cartoonist Lucy Bellwood

The cartoonist (100 Demon Dialogues) delves into her struggles with the mean/critical voice in her head and how she is confronting the lies it tells her about herself. She also shares about her dad, the author of The Highlander, and their complex...


 2019-01-11  1h52m

episode 2: Bonus Ep - Listener Struggles/Secrets

Some "Shame and Secrets" surveys and some "Awfulsome" and "Happy Moments" surveys as well.   This episode is sponsored by StitchFix online personal styling service.  Get started at and get 25% off when you keep...


 2019-01-21  35m

episode 3: Fears & Loves w/Nora McInerney Live

The author (It's OK to Laugh and No Happy Endings) and host of the podcast Terrible Thanks For Asking returns in front of live audience in Minneapolis. She, Paul and the audience share their fears and loves and answer some questions. More About...


 2019-01-18  1h50m

episode 3: BONUS: Introducing First Day Back

Ep Description: First Day Back is a podcast about people facing and trying to overcome life’s most challenging moments. Last season followed a woman coming back from her prison sentence. Now the show is back with a new story about a comedian who...


 2019-01-23  5m

episode 4: Feeling Like An Outsider - Glenn Lutz

The author (Go F*%#, I Mean Find Yourself) opens up about being mixed race and battling depression and feeling like an outsider as far back as childhood. He and Paul share things they're grateful for and read inspirational quotes from his book. More...


 2019-01-25  1h42m

episode 5: Psychiatrist/Writer Dr. Paul Puri

The psychiatrist and tv writer (Chicago Med) shares about his childhood, why some of his peers overprescribe medications, the importance of talk therapy, some info on hypnosis and Paul opens up about his health fears especially around meds and...


 2019-02-01  2h3m