“Beyond the Veil” Episode 19: “The Hidden Power of Chicken Nuggets”

It takes only a few words to make a huge impact on someone’s life. This week, we spoke with Peter Ampudia about bipolar disorder and how a passage from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows helped him learn the power of focus. You can listen to this episode down below or on our podcast page.



On Episode 19, we discuss…

→ What is bipolar mood disorder, and how do you experience it?

→ How to navigate the world with mental illness

→ When doing all the right things isn’t enough

→ An inspiring passage from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

→ The magic of a friend’s words, chicken nuggets, and focus

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.