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Mr. Feels: A Mental Health Podcast

Tyler May & Laura Benson

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Mr. Feels: A Mental Health Podcast

Mr. Feels: A Mental Health Podcast

Tyler May & Laura Benson

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Mr. Feels is a podcast dedicated to opening up a conversation about mental health. Hosts Tyler May and Laura Benson share personal experiences and interview guests to destigmitize mental health problems, educate individuals, spread empathy for others, and make those who can relate feel a little less alone.

Latest Episodes

#15: Healing Our Wounds With Music (Mike Mains)

Tyler Mayand Laura Benson talk with Mike Mains about his journey through depression and mental illness towards becoming a professional musician. He was completely honest and open with us about his deepest wounds and how through music and counseling he has been able to heal, showing other strugglers his scars that tell the story, “You are not alone.” We also talked about his songwriting process which incorporates heartache and battles with mental illness into his newly released album When We Were in Love. Other struggles talked about in this episode include problems with finding identity, marital tensions, obsessing in despair, and vulnerably sharing one’s own heart. https://mikemainsmusic.com/ Stream Mike Mains & The Branches new album on spotify Gain access to exclusive Mr. Feels episodes while supporting mental health charities onPatreon! Mr. Feels Twitter:https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Mr. Feels Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mrfeelspodcast/ Laura: https://www.instagra...

59 MIN2019 MAY 8
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#15: Healing Our Wounds With Music (Mike Mains)

#14: Our Stories and Bipolar (Tyler & Laura)

We’re back with Season 2 of Mr. Feels! Tyler Mayand Laura Benson share their personal stories of brokenness, severe depression, bipolar disorder, the journey towards healing and wellness. We also talk about how our perspectives on mental health have changed and evolved throughout the years. Support the show and mental health charities onPatreon! Mr. Feels Twitter:https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes athttps://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music byDriftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

102 MIN2019 APR 2
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#14: Our Stories and Bipolar (Tyler & Laura)

Season 2: What is Mr. Feels?

Begin here if you’re new to Mr. Feels! Tyler Mayand Laura Bensonkickoff Season 2 by explaining what the Mr. Feels podcast is all about and what Season 2 will look like! Support the show and mental health charities onPatreon! Mr. Feels Twitter:https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes athttps://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music byDriftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

5 MIN2019 APR 2
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Season 2: What is Mr. Feels?

#13: Nostalgia, Grief, and Songwriting (Tyson Motsenbocker)

We talk with singer-songwriter Tyson Motsenbockerabout the roles that nostalgia and grief have played in his life. Tyson talks about walking to San Francisco from San Diego after his mother’s passing and how her life is threaded throughout his story and music. We discuss songwriting and how people tend to mirror vulnerability and honesty when someone offers it. All around this episode addresses the different ways we frame things in our minds and how we can come to terms with loss and pain. Tyson:https://twitter.com/tmotsenbocker Tour:http://www.tysonmotsenbocker.com/ Tyson Motsenbocker episode on Don't Feed The Trolls: https://soundcloud.com/trollspodcast/episode-25-grief-and-loss-with-tyson-motsenbocker Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to ...

62 MIN2018 AUG 1
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#13: Nostalgia, Grief, and Songwriting (Tyson Motsenbocker)

#12: From Being in a Band to Being a Parent (Nate Henry)

We talk with Nate Henry of the band Sherwood and the Don't Feed The Trolls podcast about all the mental hurdles that come from being a frontman in a band to becoming a parent. We talked about how our decisions in our 20s can sometimes carry over to later years of life and the different pitfalls of public success. We delve deep into the aspects of true vulnerability and the dangers of creating a facade. Nate Henry:https://twitter.com/NateHenrysays Don't Feed The Trolls Podcast:http://www.trollspodcast.com/iTunes link:https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dont-feed-the-trolls/id1078770216?mt=2 Tyson Motsenbocker episode:https://soundcloud.com/trollspodcast/episode-25-grief-and-loss-with-tyson-motsenbocker Sherwood (Nate's Band):http://sherwoodmusic.net/ Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/Tyl...

66 MIN2018 JUL 8
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#12: From Being in a Band to Being a Parent (Nate Henry)

#11: Comedy And Mental Health (Sad Boyz)

We talk to Jordan Cope and Jarvis Johnson of the Sad Boyz podcast about comedy and mental health. We discuss everything from using comedy as a coping mechanism to analyzing work from stand up comedians like Bo Burnham who talk about mental health. SadBoyz: https://sadboyzpod.com https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sad-boyz/id1296625412 Jarvis:https://twitter.com/jarvis Jarvis YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/jarvisjohnson Jordan: https://twitter.com/JordanAdika Mental Health & YouTube Fame video:https://youtu.be/v4D3AprE0l8 Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes at https://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music by Driftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

101 MIN2018 MAY 31
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#11: Comedy And Mental Health (Sad Boyz)

#10: Mental Reset (Taylor Behnke)

We talked to YouTube Creator, Taylor Behnke about what it’s like to have to return home after a downward depressive spiral in order to reset mentally. Taylor has such a unique perspective, which led to a very insightful conversation with many different layers to it. In addition to focusing on returning home and doing a hard reset mentally, we touched on several topics with Taylor such as family, death, grief, home, resetting, creating online video, activism, political campaigning, being a female, black, and queer creator with a public audience, harassment, and creating for change and empowerment. Taylor's Twitter:https://twitter.com/itsradishtime Taylor's YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/itsradishtime Creators For Change Playlist:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPJClOAhRBM&t=0s&index=1&list=PLXscNb1pmFys04gVXLLvBrZ2X8JiNpdFo Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonm...

65 MIN2018 APR 8
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#10: Mental Reset (Taylor Behnke)

#9: OCD (Daniel Davidson)

We talk to Daniel Davidson about anxiety, intrusive thoughts, and OCD. Mental illness often affects all aspects of life, but OCD is especially controlling in how it affects the mind. We explore the differences between obsessions and compulsions and answer questions like, "If I am not my own thoughts, then who am I?" Blog post on the episode:https://mrfeelspodcast.com/blog/2018/3/1/ocd illapparel.org Daniel Davidson: https://twitter.com/DanzD_23 Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes at https://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music by Driftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

60 MIN2018 MAR 2
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#9: OCD (Daniel Davidson)

#8: Being A Creative With Depression (Jon Paz)

We talk to audio engineer & producer, Jon Paz, about working in a creative field while having to deal with the affects of depression. We explore the negative aspects of imposter syndrome and our problematic sources of identity. Jon talks about his experiences in creative industries while dealing with depression, suicidal thoughts, and the death of his father. Jon Paz: https://twitter.com/jonpaz & jonpaz.com Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes at https://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music by Driftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

64 MIN2018 JAN 17
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#8: Being A Creative With Depression (Jon Paz)

#7: Depression and Isolation (Cassandra Byers)

We interview our friend Cassandra, a makeup artist in LA, about depression, isolation, and the grieving process after the loss of a loved one. Grief manifests itself in many ways and it was good getting to talk about how Cass and those around her handled the grieving process. We put together a few resources on grief for you over on the blog! Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes at https://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music by Driftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

57 MIN2017 DEC 6
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#7: Depression and Isolation (Cassandra Byers)

Latest Episodes

#15: Healing Our Wounds With Music (Mike Mains)

Tyler Mayand Laura Benson talk with Mike Mains about his journey through depression and mental illness towards becoming a professional musician. He was completely honest and open with us about his deepest wounds and how through music and counseling he has been able to heal, showing other strugglers his scars that tell the story, “You are not alone.” We also talked about his songwriting process which incorporates heartache and battles with mental illness into his newly released album When We Were in Love. Other struggles talked about in this episode include problems with finding identity, marital tensions, obsessing in despair, and vulnerably sharing one’s own heart. https://mikemainsmusic.com/ Stream Mike Mains & The Branches new album on spotify Gain access to exclusive Mr. Feels episodes while supporting mental health charities onPatreon! Mr. Feels Twitter:https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Mr. Feels Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mrfeelspodcast/ Laura: https://www.instagra...

59 MIN2019 MAY 8
Comments
#15: Healing Our Wounds With Music (Mike Mains)

#14: Our Stories and Bipolar (Tyler & Laura)

We’re back with Season 2 of Mr. Feels! Tyler Mayand Laura Benson share their personal stories of brokenness, severe depression, bipolar disorder, the journey towards healing and wellness. We also talk about how our perspectives on mental health have changed and evolved throughout the years. Support the show and mental health charities onPatreon! Mr. Feels Twitter:https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes athttps://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music byDriftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

102 MIN2019 APR 2
Comments
#14: Our Stories and Bipolar (Tyler & Laura)

Season 2: What is Mr. Feels?

Begin here if you’re new to Mr. Feels! Tyler Mayand Laura Bensonkickoff Season 2 by explaining what the Mr. Feels podcast is all about and what Season 2 will look like! Support the show and mental health charities onPatreon! Mr. Feels Twitter:https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes athttps://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music byDriftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

5 MIN2019 APR 2
Comments
Season 2: What is Mr. Feels?

#13: Nostalgia, Grief, and Songwriting (Tyson Motsenbocker)

We talk with singer-songwriter Tyson Motsenbockerabout the roles that nostalgia and grief have played in his life. Tyson talks about walking to San Francisco from San Diego after his mother’s passing and how her life is threaded throughout his story and music. We discuss songwriting and how people tend to mirror vulnerability and honesty when someone offers it. All around this episode addresses the different ways we frame things in our minds and how we can come to terms with loss and pain. Tyson:https://twitter.com/tmotsenbocker Tour:http://www.tysonmotsenbocker.com/ Tyson Motsenbocker episode on Don't Feed The Trolls: https://soundcloud.com/trollspodcast/episode-25-grief-and-loss-with-tyson-motsenbocker Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to ...

62 MIN2018 AUG 1
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#13: Nostalgia, Grief, and Songwriting (Tyson Motsenbocker)

#12: From Being in a Band to Being a Parent (Nate Henry)

We talk with Nate Henry of the band Sherwood and the Don't Feed The Trolls podcast about all the mental hurdles that come from being a frontman in a band to becoming a parent. We talked about how our decisions in our 20s can sometimes carry over to later years of life and the different pitfalls of public success. We delve deep into the aspects of true vulnerability and the dangers of creating a facade. Nate Henry:https://twitter.com/NateHenrysays Don't Feed The Trolls Podcast:http://www.trollspodcast.com/iTunes link:https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dont-feed-the-trolls/id1078770216?mt=2 Tyson Motsenbocker episode:https://soundcloud.com/trollspodcast/episode-25-grief-and-loss-with-tyson-motsenbocker Sherwood (Nate's Band):http://sherwoodmusic.net/ Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/Tyl...

66 MIN2018 JUL 8
Comments
#12: From Being in a Band to Being a Parent (Nate Henry)

#11: Comedy And Mental Health (Sad Boyz)

We talk to Jordan Cope and Jarvis Johnson of the Sad Boyz podcast about comedy and mental health. We discuss everything from using comedy as a coping mechanism to analyzing work from stand up comedians like Bo Burnham who talk about mental health. SadBoyz: https://sadboyzpod.com https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sad-boyz/id1296625412 Jarvis:https://twitter.com/jarvis Jarvis YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/jarvisjohnson Jordan: https://twitter.com/JordanAdika Mental Health & YouTube Fame video:https://youtu.be/v4D3AprE0l8 Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes at https://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music by Driftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

101 MIN2018 MAY 31
Comments
#11: Comedy And Mental Health (Sad Boyz)

#10: Mental Reset (Taylor Behnke)

We talked to YouTube Creator, Taylor Behnke about what it’s like to have to return home after a downward depressive spiral in order to reset mentally. Taylor has such a unique perspective, which led to a very insightful conversation with many different layers to it. In addition to focusing on returning home and doing a hard reset mentally, we touched on several topics with Taylor such as family, death, grief, home, resetting, creating online video, activism, political campaigning, being a female, black, and queer creator with a public audience, harassment, and creating for change and empowerment. Taylor's Twitter:https://twitter.com/itsradishtime Taylor's YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/itsradishtime Creators For Change Playlist:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPJClOAhRBM&t=0s&index=1&list=PLXscNb1pmFys04gVXLLvBrZ2X8JiNpdFo Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonm...

65 MIN2018 APR 8
Comments
#10: Mental Reset (Taylor Behnke)

#9: OCD (Daniel Davidson)

We talk to Daniel Davidson about anxiety, intrusive thoughts, and OCD. Mental illness often affects all aspects of life, but OCD is especially controlling in how it affects the mind. We explore the differences between obsessions and compulsions and answer questions like, "If I am not my own thoughts, then who am I?" Blog post on the episode:https://mrfeelspodcast.com/blog/2018/3/1/ocd illapparel.org Daniel Davidson: https://twitter.com/DanzD_23 Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes at https://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music by Driftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

60 MIN2018 MAR 2
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#9: OCD (Daniel Davidson)

#8: Being A Creative With Depression (Jon Paz)

We talk to audio engineer & producer, Jon Paz, about working in a creative field while having to deal with the affects of depression. We explore the negative aspects of imposter syndrome and our problematic sources of identity. Jon talks about his experiences in creative industries while dealing with depression, suicidal thoughts, and the death of his father. Jon Paz: https://twitter.com/jonpaz & jonpaz.com Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes at https://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music by Driftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

64 MIN2018 JAN 17
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#8: Being A Creative With Depression (Jon Paz)

#7: Depression and Isolation (Cassandra Byers)

We interview our friend Cassandra, a makeup artist in LA, about depression, isolation, and the grieving process after the loss of a loved one. Grief manifests itself in many ways and it was good getting to talk about how Cass and those around her handled the grieving process. We put together a few resources on grief for you over on the blog! Support the show and mental health charities on our Patreon! Mr. Feels Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrFeelsPodcast Laura: https://www.instagram.com/laurabensonmusic/ Tyler: https://www.instagram.com/tylermaymedia/ https://twitter.com/TylerMayMedia Find more resources and listen to other episodes at https://mrfeelspodcast.com/ Feel free to email us: mrfeelspodcast@gmail.com Music by Driftless Pony Club Thanks for listening to Mr. Feels! We appreciate it!

57 MIN2017 DEC 6
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#7: Depression and Isolation (Cassandra Byers)
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