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Laura Fraedrich

in Fresno, California

How I became a Struggling Artist

PRESENTED ON NOV 28, 2018
IN FRESNO @ VOL 34

Laura Fraedrich talks about how she became a professional artist and an art teacher.

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How I became a tea cup

BY LAUREN MITCHELL
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 23, 2015

Lauren Mitchell is passionate about carnivals and talks us through what goes on behind the scenes getting the costumes and sculptures ready for these amazing events.

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Madness in Our Community: A Perspective on Mental Health Issues

BY JOE HARTSOE
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 07, 2016

Joe Hartsoe discusses erasing the stigma of mental health so that real conversations can happen

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How did I get here?

BY CATHY BARKER
@ VOL 9 ON MAR 31, 2017

Planned Parenthood practitioner Cathy Baker shares her path, both genealogical and physical from the Midwest to the Northwest struggling as a single mom.

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How I became a refugee

BY HAROON REZAIE
@ VOL 33 ON MAY 22, 2017

We have all seen the images of migrants arriving in Europe, but have you met one? Haroon Rezaie and his family took the risk and journeyed to the Netherlands. Now he wants to share his experience in order to give people a vision about the life of refugees and why they became a refugee. This could be either that they came by favour or they were compelled by the living circumstances to leave everything behind and start life again in a new place. This is the ultimate story to inspire perseverance and determination in any situation.

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Nutrition and Mental Health.

BY NICCI CULVER
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 27, 2017

Nicci Culver talks about the effect of what we eat on how we feel mentally. She discusses what types of foods improve mood as well as what foods improve nutritional health.

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Navigating the Waters of Mental Health

BY ALICE R.L.
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 06, 2017

Trigger warning:

Alice R.L. takes on a deep discussion on mental health, suicide, and self-harm. Please take care when listening and remember to keep on loving yourself. 

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Who Needs Mental Space?

BY ENA OKAH
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 27, 2018

Dr. Ena Okah is a global health consultant, non-profit board member, and has opened many clinics in West Africa. As an overachiever, she needs mental space in order to get her work done. In this presentation, learn how she is able to clear space and how you can, too.

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How to Empower Your Child with People-First Language

BY LINDA VETTRUS-NICHOLS
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 30, 2018

Linda Vettrus-Nichols takes a look at what might be going on under a label and how you can empower your children as well as yourself. Learn why Linda believes that labels aren’t people and people aren’t labels and that labeling children can lead to unacceptable behaviors that affect their mental health.

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How I Conquered Glossophobia

BY STELLA THOMASSEN
@ VOL 37 ON JAN 23, 2019

Have you ever heard of glossophobia? Our team member Stella Thomassen used to suffer from glossophobia - until something made her take all actions to overcome this fear. In this presentation, Stella tells us how she conquered her fear of public speaking.