Podcast

  • Episode 14: Nuts For Hire.

    Dan and P discuss quarter-life and mid-life crises. Much like our peers, we had no guidance growing up and we weren’t aware of the many opportunities that were available to us. Dan shares what his earliest aspirations were and why his anxiety and the underlying fear of failure has prevented him from accomplishing them. P shares how he ended up becoming firefighter/EMT. We also detail a lot of the various jobs we’ve had over the years good, bad, and funny.

  • Episode 13: Don’t Take It Personal

    In episode 13 of “A Few Screws Loose,” Dan and P talk about how they take EVERYTHING personal. Both of us often perceive things that may be benign as being disrespectful or a slight towards us. We share some of the things that make us furious, even though these things may seem minor or even non-issues to others. Some of these things make us appear to be completely irrational.

  • Episode 12: Psych Vs. Psych

    Dan and P From Charlotte talk about their first visits to psychiatrists, which medications we were prescribed, and how we reacted to these medications. P also explains some of the differences between psychologists, psychiatrists, and counselors/social workers.

  • Episode 11: Body Dysmorphic Disorder.

    Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) affects more than 10 million people in the United States alone and can be linked to other psychiatric disorders such as anxiety disorders, OCD, anorexia and bulimia to name a few.

  • Episode 10: Unnatural Habitat.

    Dan and P reflect on their childhoods and how growing up in the DC area during the peak of the crack epidemic may have contributed to our mental health issues.

  • Recklessness.

    In episode 9 of A Few Screws Loose Dan and Paul have a discussion about reckless behavior. We quickly go over some of the mental illnesses that are associated with reckless behavior, before landing on Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

  • Episode 8: Hypervigilance.

    In episode 8 of A Few Screws Loose Dan and Paul share their personal experiences with hypervigilance which could be viewed as over the top.

  • Episode 7: Sexual Abuse

    Does being mentally ill absolve you of your actions? This week Dan and Paul talk about sexual abuse, who it affects, and how it affects victims.

  • Episode 6: Substance Abuse

    Recorded on New Year's Eve, Dan and Paul discuss substance abuse... eventually. Dan shares how he was an alcoholic from the age of 13 until about 18 sharing some drunk stories that we can now look back at with our brand of twisted humor.

  • Episode 5: LGBTQ+ Mental Health (w/ Jayden Hollywood).

    This week we wanted to talk to Jayden Hollywood (@TheGreatJayden) of the Unapologetik Podcast (@UnapologetikPod) about mental health in the LGBT community.