"And for me the biggest power of improv was taking a break from the struggle."
-Cameron Algie, Instructor and Founder of the Improv for Anxiety program at Second City Toronto
Jason and Christina talk anxiety with one of TPL's full-time social workers, Rahma Hashi. Jason interviews his mentor, Cameron Algie, about his mission to improve the world's mental health...with improv! Finally, some reading recommendations and self-care tips.
Books, articles, resources and websites mentioned in this episode:
The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
Books by Pema Chödrön
Books by Deepak Chopra
The Happiness Equation by Neil Pasricha
SAD / Light Therapy Lamps at the Toronto Public Library
Going Under by Zviane
Improv Nation by Sam Wasson
The Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Improvisation Manual by Matt Besser
Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel By Changing the Way You Think by Dennis Greenberger
Mastering Adulthood: Go Beyond Adulting to Become an Emotional Grown-up by Laura E. Fielding
ConnexOntario, 1-866-531-2600, available 24/7
Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada, 1-888-223-2252
NOTE: This episode has been updated to replace an earlier version that was released in error.
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