Season 1

March 28, 2023

Grief & Loss: The Art of Taking Them With You

Trigger warning: grief/loss, suicide loss. This week, Molly has a new very special guest: you. Join her as she discusses her own experiences with grief and loss, what the stages of grief look like, and how we can find hope …

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March 14, 2023

When Church Is Not Good: Part 2

Trigger warning: depression, suicidal thoughts/attempts. This week's guest is Pastor Michael Scholtes, who is a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He has also lived with clinical depression for most of his ...

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March 7, 2023

When Church Is Not Good: Part 1

Molly kicks off the 3-part series, "When Church Is Not Good," with her good friend Jaclyn Looper. They discuss why millennials especially are leaving the church, their own experiences with spiritual hurt, and what spiritual t...

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Feb. 28, 2023

Two In A Million: A Conversation on Friendships

Trigger warning: brief mention of suicide loss. This week, Molly brings back her husband Garrett to discuss the importance of friendships and community both before and after marriage. The couple talks about traits they deem i...

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Feb. 21, 2023

When Relationships Are Not Good

Today's guest, Eric Wooten is a dynamic speaker, author and relationship expert. He uses his 15 years of experience as a pastor and licensed professional counselor to help singles develop healthy dating relationships and coup...

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Feb. 14, 2023

When Singleness Is Not Good

Molly takes this episode solo to celebrate Singles Awareness Day! After reading listener entries of bad date and break-up stories as well as advice single people are sick of hearing, Molly breaks down what singleness currentl...

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Feb. 7, 2023

Is Your Attachment Style Good or Not Good?

Amanda is back! If you tuned in to the very first episode of this podcast, you heard Molly and one of her best friends (who is also a licensed social worker) talk about therapy. Today, she's back as promised to …

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Jan. 31, 2023

Living With Anxiety: Two Anxious Girls

This week, the "Living With" series wraps up as Molly teams with her friend Bailey Nascimento to talk about their experiences being diagnosed with anxiety and how it manifested from childhood to adulthood. They also share hel...

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Jan. 24, 2023

Living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: "I Have OCD; You're Just C…

Amanda Calabro is a 3rd-grade teacher and author of Saplings: Snapshots of a Season Never Meant to last, a book of poetry about life's fleeting seasons. In 2010, Amanda was diagnosed with OCD and spent the past 12 years wit...

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Jan. 10, 2023

Living With Schizophrenia: "Walking Through a World of Flying Glass"

Trigger warning: discussions of suicidal ideation/attempts. Matthew Dickson biked across Canada - and proceeded to live with schizophrenia for 27 years before recovering from it. Matthew breaks stigma as he shares his persona...

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Jan. 3, 2023

Addiction Is Not Good: Finding Purpose in Recovery

Trigger warning: substance use/addiction, recovery. Molly is joined by Nick Javas, who started running long-term structured living homes for those in addiction recovery in 2008. Inspired by his own recovery journey, Nick now ...

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Dec. 27, 2022

The Power of Storytelling: Wearing Sequins Pants is Good

Trigger warning: mentions of alcohol use. Kelly Swanson is an award-winning storyteller who makes you laugh and inspires you with her one-woman show (and book), Who Hijacked My Fairy Tale. Her delightful podcast is about Prid...

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Dec. 22, 2022

Bonus Episode: 3 F's of Holiday Stress - You Good?

Trigger warning: grief/loss, trauma. Molly asked the Not Good audience what the most difficult part of the holiday season is, and the people spoke. Holiday stress boils down to three main areas, which Molly coins the 3 F's: f...

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Dec. 20, 2022

Avoiding Vulnerability is Not Good

Trigger warning: discussions about alcohol and weight loss. Molly sits down with guest Dai Manuel to talk about all things vulnerability - in particular, why it's especially difficult for men - and how embracing it changed hi...

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Dec. 13, 2022

Narcissists, Psychopaths, & Sociopaths; Oh My: Why Emotional Self-Def…

Trigger warning: Narcissistic abuse, psychopathic/sociopathic behavior. Molly chats with David Szczecinski; pseudonym Milan (BSW, AMHSW, DCH, CERT IV T&A), Accredited Mental Health Practitioner, Trainer, Coach & Presenter abo...

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Dec. 6, 2022

Burnout is Not Good

This week's guest is Dr. Hollie Sturgeon, who is an Orlando-based clinical pharmacist and author with over a decade of helping patients & colleagues overcome symptoms of burnout. She uses a combination of self-discovery and ...

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Nov. 29, 2022

Consistency, Confidence, & Clarity: 3 C's to Take Your Life From Not …

Trigger warning: suicidal ideation, depression. Kevin Palmieri is the CFO, Founder & Co-Host of Next Level University, a Global Top 100 Self-Improvement Podcast with more than 1,000 episodes and 600K+ listens in over 125 coun...

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Nov. 22, 2022

understanding mental health in children is good

Trigger warning: depression, suicide loss, racism/discrimination. Dr. Nghi Dang was born in Vietnam but grew up in Southern California. After his family moved to the states, he shared the same struggles as many other immigran...

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Nov. 15, 2022

chronic illness is not good - but healing is

Josie is a mental health expert. She had depression, anxiety, alcoholism, and an eating disorder in her teens and 20’s. After years of struggling with traditional therapy, even becoming a licensed therapist and working at The...

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Nov. 8, 2022

toxic relationships are not good

Trigger warning: narcissistic abuse. This week's guest is Shannon Petrovich, licensed clinical social worker/substance abuse counselor and Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work. She received her Bachelor's degree ...

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Nov. 1, 2022

when postpartum is not good

Trigger warning: childbirth, birth trauma, postpartum depression/anxiety/OCD, infant loss, suicidal ideation. Brittany Grenier, LPC opens up about the traumatic experience giving birth to her son, as well as her ensuing battl...

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Oct. 25, 2022

when marriage is not good

Molly is joined by Garrett Jameson, her husband of almost two years. The two answer the typical questions received by newlyweds, open up about their challenges in the first year of marriage, and share tools they utilize regul...

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Oct. 18, 2022

when work is not good

Molly chats with Sean McCarthy, co-host of This Isn't Working podcast, to discuss how American work culture is impacting our mental health and what some companies are doing to fix it, as well as how to practice healthy bounda...

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Oct. 11, 2022

therapy: good for the not good

In the first episode of Not Good, Molly talks with her best friend Amanda, who is also a therapist, to discuss what effective therapy should look like - and why it's okay to go. After sharing perspectives from the chairs …

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