The Boundless Show with Lisa Anderson
October 3, 2019

Mental Illness Doesn’t Own You: Episode 609

56:24 – 

What we wish we had (and hadn’t) learned in school, plus real hope for those with anxiety and depression, and does the hurt mean she’s not over him?

Featured musical artist: James Peden


Episode Segments

The Boundless Show: Roundtable Segment
Roundtable Segment

Why Did I Learn This Stuff?

22:39 – 

You may be wondering why you took Calculus in school; I know I am. But why didn’t I do a language immersion course? Or learn how to negotiate — or do my taxes or write a compelling cover letter? There are some things the educational system teaches that are great. Other things, not so much. And life would be much easier if we’d gotten a few more practical life skills, right? Our panel takes a stab at calling out the good, the bad and the “I wish I’d learned that!” from our experiences in school.

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The Boundless Show: Culture Segment
Culture Segment

God’s Grace for Mental Illness

Guests: Matthew Stanford,

25:51 – 

Most of us struggle with either anxiety, depression or another mental illness — or know someone who does. There’s still a stigma around it, even (especially) in the church, but the Bible has much comfort and wisdom for the afflicted. What does it look like to embrace God’s truth for mental illness and take the right and necessary steps toward healing? Dr. Matthew Stanford, behavioral neuroscientist and author of “Grace for the Afflicted,” shares empowering research and practical solutions centered on addressing mental illness with proactive care.

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The Boundless Show: Inbox Segment
Inbox Segment

Does the Hurt Go Away?

4:58 – 

She wants to move on, but realizes she’s still not over the sting of her past relationship. Why does it still hurt? And does continuing to struggle with feelings of rejection mean she’s not really over it? Lisa Anderson offers advice.

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