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Taos @ Taos Mesa Brewing
Aug 11, 2013

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This is What Going Crazy Feels Like

@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

In 2009, while dealing with undiagnosed postpartum depression, Becky Castle Miller experienced an emotional breakdown. She battled Major Depressive Disorder for two years. She wants to invite people into the experience of mental illness to help reduce the stigma surrounding public discussions of mental health. In January, she will be (re)launching an online magazine about women's mental and emotional health. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 4, 2015.

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Mind the Gap

@ VOL 16 ON DEC 04, 2015

Lisa Nolen shares anecdotes from her life and how she manages anxiety. Nolen moved to Sioux Falls 10 years ago as a stepping stone on a journey. She unexpectedly found the love of her life here, by way of a meddling sister and a shared love of ice cream and WWE wrestling. Together, Chad and Lisa love taking walks with their two young children, laughing uncontrollably at their own jokes, and serving others through their business development company, Serve Collective.
Growing up, her mom often said Lisa marched to the beat of a different drum. After years of growing up trying to fit in, she’s loving this part of the journey finding her own beat.

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We're All Power Mad Here

@ VOL 11 ON MAR 02, 2018

Heather Coleman shares her amazing personal story. With work, children, school, marriage, and a host of other responsibilities, she snapped. Heather discusses power, losing it, and finally regaining it back. Listen to this powerful tale of post partum psychosis.

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Brit Charek

@ VOL 10 ON FEB 09, 2018

Brittany Noble Charek discusses her experience with postpartum anxiety and the need for earnest and transparent conversations around mental health in society. She discusses balancing work, life, and all of her feelings. Brittany also shares about the amazing tribe of women who dealt with similar issues that came out of the woodwork when she begin talking openly, and how that led to a new project, Bechdel Fest, to celebrate and promote representation in film to influence a new generation to be tolerant and kind by celebrating stories of diversity.

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This is What Going Crazy Feels Like

After months of undiagnosed postpartum depression, Becky Castle Miller experienced an emotional breakdown. In “This is What Going Crazy Feels Like” from PKN Maastricht Vol. 24, we see that after 2 years of hard work battling depression, Becky came through with renewed sense of self, and now has launched an online magazine dedicated to combatting the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

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PechaKucha Bermuda Vol. 23

Come out and bring someone who has never been to PechaKucha Night this Thursday, May 31st at the Ocean View Golf Course. Doors open at 7pm and the presentations start at 7:30pm for Bermuda’s 23rd edition of PechaKucha Night. Thursday night will be one of the best nights yet with ​short, dynamic and moving presentations on topics ranging from finding your inner resilience, to healing through hypnotherapy, to conversations with dogs!   Our eight presenters include; Mario Gerardino, Jennifer Haworth, Alexander Potts, Latisha Lister, Mohamed Hamza, Eileen Thorne, Jennie Lightbourne, and Tony Cerrato. Each presenter will be using a “20x20” format, in which 20 images will flash the screen for 20 seconds, ensuring that our presenters keep their talks short and to the point. PechaKucha Nights are always free of charge and open to the public but donations are encouraged in order to give back to our generous hosts at the Ocean View Golf Course. Doors open at 7pm so come early, get some food and grab your seats before there’s standing room only. Mario Gerardino’s presentation, “The Inner Quest, an Awareness Journey” will tell the story of how he helps people have a deeper awareness of themselves and heal their lives using hypnotherapy. Jennifer Haworth has had an amazing journey as a kidney transplant recipient and Thursday night she will share her experience with finding resilience during her illness and beyond. They will be joined by Alexander Potts who promises to make you laugh with his presentation “The Citroën 2CV: not a car, but a way of life!” -  a comic tribute to France’s iconic car. While Eileen Thorne’s "Conversations with Dogs", will explore how you can talk to dogs to have meaningful exchanges of information that can help your training and alleviate behavioural issues. Mohamed Hamza will also be there to open a short discussion on the need for food and energy security in island nations. Latisha Lister will bravely share her her journey through postpartum depression. Jennie Lightbourne, a clinical pharmacist with 10 years experience working in both hospital and community pharmacy, will get real about drugs.  And Tony Cerrato’s talk "Common Cents" hopes to help you rethink money and its meaning. Anyone interested in putting forward a presentation for the next PechaKucha is invited to contact the team at   For more information visit Facebook: Twitter: @PechaKuchaBDA       Thank you we are red bicycle for our PKN Vol. 23 poster!