Bill is a TED speaker and The Moth Radio Hour storyteller focused on helping create more moments of happiness that occur when people connect, particularly around anxiety and depression.Bill got his start in IT working for NASA and ended it working 16hr days at a successful dot-com. He had a parallel odyssey through depression, addiction, social anxiety, and other islands of growth.After becoming a high achiever in the field of self-destruction, he built a new life clean (11yr). He learned how to live well with his bipolar 2 condition. He developed a new career in technology marketing, helping a tiny startup to seven years of consecutive growth.Bill’s TED talk on How to Connect with Depressed Friends has nearly 2 million views, and his Goalcast video on overcoming social anxiety has over 1 million. He performs an award-winning comedy show about depression and anxiety in the US and Canada. Bill’s media appearances include NPR and NBC.Bill has created NAMI’s signature Brainpower Chronicles depression and anxiety storytelling series. That’s where he and Caroline found they shared a passion for applying marketing principles to personal communications.Bill will be a panelist at the Vashon Be Prepared/Community Care Team Suicide Prevention event on September 10th at 7pm, livestreaming from www.vashoncenterforthearts.org and vimeo.More about Bill-work- https://stayawesome.com/Ted talk- https://www.ted.com/speakers/bill_bernatMore about Liz-Work- https://www.lizshealingtouch.com/Radio Show- https://www.voiceofvashon.org/raise-the-vibeFacebook- https://www.facebook.com/raisethevibewithlizInstagram- https://www.instagram.com/raisethevibewithliz/Support me on Patreon- https://www.patreon.com/user?u=43081730Thank you!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=43081730)
Bill Bernat joins the podcast this week and we chat about his past life struggling with depression and drug addication and how he coped with this and turned things around for the better. We also chat about his career at NASA, unfortunately he was not an astronaut.
Bill Bernat - De-Isolation: Overcoming Social Anxiety
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When I decide to invite somebody to appear on the Ignite Seattle podcast, it's often because of two things: 1. The speaker has a topic that makes me want to know more. My curiosity gets the better of me.2. The topic is something that I have something to say about myself. I get egotistical.Bill Bernat's talk, "De-Isolation: Overcoming Social Anxiety" from Ignite 29 fell into the second category. Me and Bill have both gone through periods of social anxiety, and I thought it'd be a great discussion for us both to share our insights.In the following podcast, we talk about how we came our social anxiety, what lead to us experiencing the issue, and whether introversion played a part.All comments can be emailed to me (Daniel) at email@example.com
Episode 13: How to talk about depression with Bill Bernat
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Chapter 1 – Bill Bernat Bill Bernat has been dealing with depression – his own and others’ – for a long time. Through his experience, Bernat has developed an approach – a perspective – on depression that manages to be both profound and funny at the same time. He offers tips on how to deal with depression, how to talk about it and perhaps most importantly, how to help people who aren’t’ depressed talk to people who are. Bernat has shared his thoughts on stage at TEDxSnoIsleLibraries 2017 and his talk was picked up by TED.com. Chapter 1 length: 51:43 Chapter 1 links Tech articles by Bill Bernat LinkedIn profile stayawesome.com Ideas.Ted.com Twitter accounts @ITSystemsMan @morelesscrazy Bill Bernat on The Moth 1996 open-mic event at The New Zoo tavern in San Francisco tavern Seattle Fringe Festival article The Stability Network NAMI Washington The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 – Staff Spotlight on Lois Langer Thompson In December 2018, Lois Langer Thompson took over as executive director for Sno-Isle Libraries. A native of Minneapolis, Thompson brings 30 years of experience with the Hennepin County Library and 10 years as its director. Serving as a substitute librarian, children’s librarian, adult services, branch manager and director gives Thompson valuable perspective on public libraries. Chapter 2 length: 04:54 Chapter 2 links Hennepin County Library
Cómo conectarse con amigos deprimidos | Bill Bernat
¿Quieres conectarte con amigos que están deprimidos pero no estás seguro de como relacionarte con ellos? El comediante y cuentista Bill Bernat tiene algunas sugerencias. Prende algunos síes y noes para hablar con personas que viven con depresión y maneja tu próxima conversación con gracia, facilidad y quizás, un poco de humor.
Comment communiquer avec des personnes déprimées | Bill Bernat
Comment communiquer avec un ami déprimé ? L'humoriste Bill Bernat aborde le sujet difficile de la dépression chronique et partage quelques pistes pour rétablir le lien avec nos amis dépressifs. Cette présentation a été donnée lors d'un événement TEDx local utilisant le format des conférences TED mais organisé indépendamment. En savoir plus : http://ted.com/tedx
Como se relacionar com amigos depressivos | Bill Bernat
Querem se relacionar com um amigo depressivo, mas não sabem como se identificar com ele? Bill Bernart tem algumas sugestões. Aprenda alguns "sims" e "nãos" para conversar com pessoas vivendo com depressão, e lide com a sua próxima conversa com graça e talvez um pouco de senso de humor.
How to connect with depressed friends | Bill Bernat
Want to connect with a depressed friend but not sure how to relate to them? Comedian and storyteller Bill Bernat has a few suggestions. Learn some dos and don'ts for talking to people living with depression -- and handle your next conversation with grace and maybe a bit of humor.