Noggin Notes Podcast

Noggin Notes Podcast

Noggin Notes aims to educate and enrich your noggin about mental illness and wellness. Conversations range from factual and data-based to theoretical and idea-based. We welcome your input at or Noggin Notes is not intended as a substitute for professional counseling but we really do hope you can adopt and use some of what we share in order to improve your own life and to seek peace and wellness every day.


February 22, 2023 66 min

In todays episode, we are joined by Eva Kurilova. Eva is passionate about promoting lesbian activism and protecting women's sex-based rights.


Mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, are real, common and treatable. And recovery is possible. To take your Free Mental Health screening visit or click the following link. 


We hope you enjoy this episode.

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In todays episode we are joined by Adam B. Coleman. Adam B. Coleman is the Author of “Black Victim To Black Victor“, Op-Ed Writer, Public Speaker, and the Founder of Wrong Speak Publishing. 

You can also read his thought-provoking articles on Substack:

Adam was born in Detroit but raised in a variety of states throughout America. He writes openly about his struggles with fatherlessness, homelessness, and m...

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In todays episode we are joined by TC Pearson. TC Pearson is the founder and host of The Minnesota Black Robe Regiment show on YouTube and Rumble.  He has always been a student of history and culture often commenting and warning others around him of the creeping Authoritarianism of political elites and political celebrities.

On April 25th of 2020 TC launched his YouTube channel and headed out for man on the street interviews at a p...

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In todays episode we are joined by Sandy Richardson. She is a victim of the New York SAFE Act. She has returned to the show to update us on her absurd and blood-boiling experience with getting falsely reported and having her rights restricted. She has since pursued multiple Freedom of Information Law requests and obtained overwhelming information that suggests the NY SAFE Act not only doesn't help people, but it actually keeps hund...

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In todays we welcome Christina DelosAngeles on the show.

Jake covers a few topics with Christina about the profession of therapy, self care and assisted suicide.

Christina is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist.

Taking a mental health screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition.


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In todays episode Jake comes back with his insightful solo episodes. In the episode Jake will be talking about Burnout, Moral Injury and Compassion Fatigue.


Concerns regarding compassion fatigue and burn-out in everyone is steadily increasing. Burn-out is defined as the state in which a person feels emotionally, physically and mentally exhausted. Work-related stress can have a significant impact on our quality of life and unfort...

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In todays episode we are joined by Joshua Slocum who is the hosts for Disaffected. Jake and Joshua have a discussion on borderline, narcissistic, histrionic, and antisocial personality disorders traits in todays society.

Josh tells it as it is and he's not afraid to tell it like it is because he can see it as he has lived through it...

You can check out his podcast here:

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In todays episode we are joined by a special guest, our Noggin Notes Founder Sifiso Ripinga returns for the second time on the show. In this episode Jake and Sifiso talk on multiple topics but most of all reflect on the journey Noggin Notes has travelled. Sifiso talks about the two new Noggin Notes branches, Noggin Notes Africa and Noggin Notes Cambodia and what's to come in the future.


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Today we are joined by Stephanie Winn. Who is the host of You Must Be Some Kind of Therapist Podcast. Free thinking therapist, writer, world bridger, deep diver. Advocate for victims of gender medicine.


Jake and Stephanie dive deeper on her work and the overall collective of the mental health field.


Enjoy the show.


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We are joined by Chris Gering. A graduate of Northern Arizona University, garnering a Doctorate in Physical Therapy was the logical career path for me following an injury-ridden collegiate baseball career.

Aspirations of becoming a graphic designer, commercial pilot, and civil engineer were eventually overshadowed by his fascination with movement dysfunction, injury, and their relationship with physical and emotional well-being. He...

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We are joined by Jared Perkins. He has spent multiple years working in baseball, including the MLB and NCAA. Currently he has transitioned to a career outside of baseball, but he still has a love and passion for the game and enjoys writing about it.


In the coming episode Jake and Jared discuss deeper past the sports side of baseball and look how it impacts athletes from junior league all the way up to pro league.


Taking a menta...

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It has been a year since Noggin Notes Cambodia Podcast was launched and we thought this would be a great time to invite the Cambodia Podcast host to the show for an amazing catch up. In todays episode we find out what Noggin Notes Cambodia has been up to as Jake meets for the first time with Mony.


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December 20, 2021 49 min

It has been a year since Noggin Notes Africa Podcast was launched and we thought this would be a great time to invite the Africa Podcast host to the show for an amazing catch up. 


In today's  episode we find out what Noggin Notes Africa has been up to as Jake reunites with Nkembo.


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Elliot graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a BA in Political Science and International Affairs and an MPA with an emphasis on Public Policy. He earned a second masters degree in Strategic Communication from the University of Iowa. Currently, he is working towards his Juris Doctor at Syracuse University.   Elliot formerly worked as the Deputy Political Director for the Heller for Senate campaign overseeing all of N...

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In today's episode we welcome Kevin Sabet, Smart Approaches to Marijuana, who is a Former three-time White House Office of National Drug Control Policy advisor.   We will be discussing marijuana, and we are grateful to have Kevin on the show to guide us and provide more information on the industry. Kevin currently runs an organization called SAM. SAM stands for Smart Approaches to Marijuana.   Smart Approaches to Marijuana env...

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Financial wellness is like a fitness plan to improve your relationship with money, no matter what your financial situation is.   Understandably, all of us have money worries now and again. But just like how eating healthily and exercising makes us feel good in our bodies, positive money habits help us feel financially well.   Like a fitness plan, financial wellness covers routines and behaviors that make you feel more satisfie...

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Man is considered the most intelligent amongst all animals. Hence, human beings are not only superior but also evolved, and civilized. Civilisation has seen a stark evolution over many decades now for us to stand where we are today. How we perceive "today" and being "evolved" is very subjective.   Looking around in our own vicinity, with the rise of crime, our immediate environment compromised for selfish motives, spoilt habits ...
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Facial expression recognition is mediated by a distributed neural system in humans that involves multiple, bilateral regions. There are six basic facial expressions that may be recognized in humans (fear, sadness, surprise, happiness, anger, and disgust); however, fearful faces and surprised faces are easily confused in rapid presentation.   In today's episode, Jake explains how the concept of surprise and fear is relevant to ma...

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Today, Jake breaks down the 4th part of Understanding Emotions. He discusses Disgust and Contempt.   Analyzing the contempt as an intergroup emotion, we suggest that contempt and anger are not built upon each other, whereas disgust seems to be the most elementary and specific basic-emotional antecedent of contempt.   Want to enjoy positive work relationships, healthy relationships with friends, family and partners? Dump the co...

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In today's episode Jake discusses potentially the unhealthy cycles of shame and guilt. We encourage you to think of instances in your life where you may be requiring deed based performances from people in order for you to extend forgiveness, and ask yourself are these deeds really necessary for you to forgive them?   Similar to respect and trust, it is up to us to extend these to people. Is it really necessary for us to require ...

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