“Beyond the Veil” Episode 37: “Living Your Own Story”

Sometimes when life gets hard, we learn something that helps us move forward for a long time afterward. In today’s episode, Jeff shares his mental health journey and shows us how the Potter series weaves so beautifully into all he’s learned.

TRIGGER WARNING: suicide, death



On Episode 37, we discuss…

→ The mental health consequences of pressure to perform exceptionally in school

→ Feeling isolated during hospitalization

→ The difficult process of managing your emotions

→ Letting go of others’ goals for you

→ If you’re not a part of the solution, you’re part of the problem: Harry and willingness to take action

→ Using the language of Potter to help someone who was struggling

→ The importance of living your own story

→ Living your life in reverse

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 linked form!  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.

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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.