“Beyond the Veil” Episode 8: “Overcoming Isolation”

Forums, podcasts, fan fiction, LEGO sets, and more: The Potter world has plenty of resources with which we can work at overcoming our obstacles. In our interview with Julianna Coughlin, we talk about her feelings of loneliness and depression after moving and how she used Potter podcasts and fandom to move through her mental illness. You can listen to this episode down below or on our podcast page.



On Episode 8, we discuss…

→The feelings of isolation and loneliness that come with moving

→How Julianna used podcasts to help with her mental health

→Rediscovering the magic of Potter through podcasts, books, and fandom

→Running a marathon

“I’m perfectly normal, thank you very much.”

→This week’s Whisper: an unconventional loss

If you have a Potter story you want to share, we’d love for you to join us as a guest on the podcast! Please fill out the form on our website. At the end of every show, we also read anonymous submissions from anyone who doesn’t want to have their name shared with their story. You can also submit anonymous stories through our website.

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Madison Ford

I’m a native Texan currently living in the Pacific Northwest with my husband and our feisty dog Ellie. I’m a poet, a reader, and I host and produce MuggleNet’s mental health Harry Potter podcast, Beyond the Veil. I love rock climbing, hiking, and searching for seashells on Oregon beaches.