Tromedy

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By: Nancy Norton

Coping with Trauma using Comedy- Standup Comedians do this naturally. Award Winning Comedian, Nancy Norton interviews Trauma survivors and Standup comedians to demonstrate how to take your pain and play with it. Trauma survivors are often anxious, depressed and isolated as a result of symptoms of PTSD or Complex PTSD, may this podcast serve to help lift their spirits, let them know they are not alone and possibly find community... oh, yeah and laugh now and then. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/tromedy/support

S2 E12 - Rich Ferguson Part 2 - He's Baaaack!
#12
04/09/2024

S2 E12- Rich Ferguson Part 2 - He's Baaaack! Listen to Part 1 to appreciate just how far Rich has come and how he is now able to do his amazing high energy, entertaining and educational Keynotes again because he actively let go of resentments, anger and other emotional ties to the people who had harmed him, his insomnia, depression and pain subsided overnight. He had been incapacitated by a severe car accident that damaged his gifted brain, his dexterous body and interrupted all the work he put into a rising trajectory in a new career. All this after having...


S2 E11- Rich Ferguson - Get Back on Track like THAT!
#11
04/02/2024

S2 E11- Rich Ferguson - Get Back on Track just like THAT! Once Rich actively let go of resentments, anger and other emotional ties to the people who had harmed him, his insomnia, depression and pain subsided overnight. He had been incapacitated by a severe car accident that damaged his gifted brain, his dexterous body and interrupted all the work he put into a rising trajectory in a new career. All this after having overcome one devastating childhood event after another and becoming an advocate for Foster Kids with CASA and Big Brother and a Spokesperson for Big...


S2 E10 - Kyle Ayers & Bailey Norton - Ouch!
#10
03/26/2024

S2 E10 - Comedians Kyle Ayers & Bailey Norton - One of the funniest Tromedy episodes about coping with two of the most painful traumas. The severe physical pain of Trigeminal Neuralgia AKA "The Suicide Disease" and the devastating emotional pain and PTSD from of a trust violation by a trusted Board Certified Professional.

Connect with Bailey Norton:

https://www.baileyenorton.com/

https://www.instagram.com/baileyenorton/

Connect with Kyle Ayers:

kyleayers.com/

https://www.instagram.com/kyleayers/

Connect with Nancy Norton:

https://www...


S2 E9 - Phil Palisoul - In the Quiet Niagra
#9
03/19/2024

S2 E9 - Phil Palisoul - In the Quiet Niagra - shares what its like to grow-up with challenges knowing it was up to him to become someone. Making it to the Tonight Show and sharing what he calls the quiet Niagra behind the curtain. Now in the third decade of his standup career, Phil is reaping the financial rewards performing several weeks a year on Cruise Ships. There are luxuries on the ship which can also be a velvet prison where he has everything he needs and nothing that he wants. Transitioning from a desire to be known...


S2 E8 - Aleda Windels, Jack Riley and The Wailers
#8
03/12/2024

S2 E8 - Aleda Windels, Jack Riley and The Wailers. An insightful episode about healing trauma. This episode deals with the tragic loss of a child, spiritual synchronicities, silly fart jokes and so much more.


Follow Aleda Windels on Facebook to see upcoming events: https://www.facebook.com/aleda.windels

Resources mentioned:

https://www.callingallcrows.org/

https://www.healingcollectivetrauma.com/

https://www.aath.org/


Connect with Nancy Norton

https://www.nancynorton.tv


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S2 E7 - The Quad is back on the Pod! About Last Night
#7
03/05/2024

S2 E7 - The Qaud is back on the Pod! About Last Night... exploring authentic desires, managing jealousy and the evolution of conscious life choices. Will this lead to a Tiny house or a Quansion?

Reach Out to the Quad-

https://www.instagram.com/kylepogueisveryfunny/

https://thehousebunnyfoco.com/

https://www.instagram.com/roomtemp.mycology/

https://www.instagram.com/ashleighkindelle/


Reach out to Nancy: https://www.nancynorton.tv/

Tickets for Nurses Off the Charts: https://linktr.ee/nancynorton


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S2 E6 - The Polyamorous Quad - "The Night Sluts"
#6
02/27/2024

S2 E6 - The Polyamorous Quad - "The Night Sluts" discovered something beyond sex after meeting on a seedy dating app. They found a new family and an invitation to know their authentic selves as they've learned to reprogram everything they thought they knew about relationships, clear communication and their identities. Oh yeah, and a lot of fun consensual, hot sex!

Every relationship is unique, but here is a link to some of the types of Polyamorous relationships:

https://www.healthline.com/health/relationships/polyamorous#types

Recommended reading:

https://www.goodreads...


S2 E5- Katie Mason pt2- Stop the Nightmare!
#5
02/20/2024

S2 E5- Katie Mason pt2- Stop the Nightmare! Katie is a therapist who specializes in Dreams, and also a mentor, a poet, a comedian, a Keynote Speaker and more. In this episode Katie helps Nance explore what might be behind a recurring nightmare and how that could stop it from ever occurring again. Katie shares one of her comedy bits processing traumatic childhood memories with animals and it sparks a debate about whether or not earthworms and fish feel pain.

Did you have recurring Nightmares? Take the survey

Resources:

Brainspotting and...


S2 E4 - Katie Mason - A Light in the Dark
#4
02/13/2024

S2 E4 - Katie Mason - A Light in the Dark is what Katie is and we need to increase our ability to tolerate the darkness in life. Katie is a mentor, a therapist who specializes in Dreams, a poet, a comedian, a Keynote Speaker and more. In this episode Katie helps Nance ground, process grief and most importantly, laugh a lot!

Connect with Katie: https://katiemason.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/katiemasoncounseling

Did you have a stressful childhood? Take the ACE quiz: ⁠https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/03/02/387007941/take-the-ace-quiz-and-learn-what-it-does-and-doesnt-mean⁠

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S2 E3 - Ben Roy - Yoga with Consequences
#3
02/06/2024

S1 E3 - Ben Roy - Yoga with Consequences is one way Ben describes Jiu-Jitsu. You may know Ben Roy from the sitcom, Those Who Can't or from the punk band, The Spells and from his comedy special "Hyena" which was recently named one of NPR's top 10 Specials! Ben is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and shares how he regains empowerment with movement, comedy, writing and singing.

Watch Ben's Comedy special here; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9utAoUdykM

Learn about Trauma informed Jiu-Jitsu: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/minority-report/202303/trauma-informed-jiu-jitsu

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