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Jun 25, 2018

Julie and Michelle enjoy a glass of wine as they reflect on last week’s episode featuring Ann Dowsett Johnston, a recovering alcoholic who raises some alarming concerns about rising rates of women developing alcohol addictions. They chat about drinking culture, self-medicating with alcohol, their own drinking...


Jun 18, 2018

On this week’s episode Julie talks to Ann Dowsett Johnston, bestselling author of Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol. Ann is a journalist who spent most of her career at Maclean’s magazine before taking on the role vice-principal of McGill University in 2006. From the outside looking in, Ann...


Jun 11, 2018

Mental illness and suicide made news headlines last week following the tragic deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and famous chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain. Julie and Michelle share their reactions to the news and discuss how high-profile celebrity suicides can impact and sometimes trigger others. They also...


Jun 4, 2018

On this week’s episode Julie talks to mental health advocate and author Rebecca Lombardo. Rebecca was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when she was 19 years old and has battled with that illness as well as several other conditions for more than 20 years. After the death of her mother, her depression was just too much...