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Shelve Under: Anxiety

Episode Summary

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.

Episode Notes

*"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:

"Free walk-in counselling thrives at Regina libraries" on CBC

The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron

Books by Pema Chödrön

Books by Deepak Chopra

The Happiness Equation by Neil Pasricha

Play With Fire Improv

[SAD / Light Therapy Lamps] 8 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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Your hosts: Christina, Mike, Jason, and Wendy

Contact us at shelveunder@torontopubliclibrary.ca