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Dealing With Toxic Work Environments: Naomi Osaka, Mental Health Challenges, And Racism Against Athletes

Dealing With Toxic Work Environments: Naomi Osaka, Mental Health Challenges, And Racism Against Athletes

One of the most successful and famous tennis players in the entire world, Naomi Osaka, made a surprise announcement to pull out of the French Open at the last minute because of a mental health crisis. Naomi spoke out about how being in a room full of journalists gives her anxiety. Jason Wrobel & Whitney Lauritsen discuss Naomi’s decision, how it can hopefully set a great example for the youth, and the backlash she’s received. Join in the conversation and witness how elements of racism, toxic capitalism and the work environment come into play. There are better ways to accommodate mental health and we’re on it in this episode. Don’t miss out!

Bo Burnham & The Blurred Line Between Reality & Performance Art

Bo Burnham & The Blurred Line Between Reality & Performance Art

TRIGGER WARNING: This episode includes a discussion on suicide based on Bo Burnham’s statements in his special “Inside.” If you need help with suicidal thoughts, visit https://www.wannatalkaboutit.com.

The pandemic has pushed the limits of society, which is evident in how content creators approached creativity. Something that recently piqued the interest of many is Bo Burnham’s Netflix comedy special Inside, particularly with how it blurs the line between reality and performance art. Jason Wrobel and Whitney Lauritsen dissect the show full of relatable humor that cleverly hides messages around validation struggles, social issues, YouTuber clichés, and success addiction. The two then look at the comedy special through the lens of mental health, discussing the hidden messages underneath Bo’s songs and jokes about existential crisis and the bleakness of life.

Post-Pandemic Loneliness: Superficial Friendships & Social Anxiety

Post-Pandemic Loneliness: Superficial Friendships & Social Anxiety

  Many people are experiencing post-pandemic loneliness and are craving for social interactions. But then there are others who embrace introverism and having social anxiety in dealing with socially starved people because they would much rather be left alone. On...

Human Domestication: Its Pros And Cons For Today’s Humanity

Human Domestication: Its Pros And Cons For Today’s Humanity

  From artificial intelligence to genetically modified foods, cryptocurrency, and self-driving cars, humanity is at a point of burgeoning and exploding movement in different technologies. We live in these giant and concrete jungle landscapes with digital mediums...

The Me You Can’t See: An In-Depth Analysis Of Mental Health Issues

The Me You Can’t See: An In-Depth Analysis Of Mental Health Issues

  Imagine that you’re at a Lady Gaga concert with all the glitz and glamor. It would never cross your mind that she has depression. You can have everything in life and still not be happy. This is just one of the mental health issues discussed in the new Apple TV...

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