Fun Therapy

By Mike Foster

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Fun Therapy with Mike Foster dives into the beautifully messy parts of our not-so-perfect lives. Each episode features a candid "therapy" session with a key leader, influencer or artist. With the kindness of Mr. Rogers and the intensity of a Navy SEAL, Mike's unique style reveals the truth and beauty residing in all of us. With a lush musical score by Sleeping At Last, consider this your guide to turn your setbacks into super powers. Learn more at: MikeFoster.tv

Episode Date
5 Truths My Dog Taught Me About Grief
00:31:58

Losing a pet is never easy. In this deeply candid conversation, Mike talks about the recent loss of his beloved dog. He shares about the deep grief he fell into and some of the universal truths he learned about death and dying. This episode is perfect for anyone who has lost a pet or anyone who is working through the grief process. 

MikeFoster.tv

May 05, 2020
Never Say These Words In A Crisis
00:26:48

In this episode of Fun Therapy, Mike shares about the language of healing and choosing the right words in a crisis. The fact is that our "words create worlds" which means we must be extra careful of what we are saying to ourselves and to others. Mike also gives practical statements that you can use that will create "honest hope" and avoid shallow "happy talk." 

Rescue Academy E-course

Free Brain Detox Download

Apr 09, 2020
How To Be Excessively Kind To Yourself
00:28:55

In this special COVID-19 episode of Fun Therapy, Mike shares three ways to respond to losing control and embracing the rumble of deep vulnerability. He talks about how to be excessively gentle with yourself, the two-steps to kindness and how to make sure you're being responsible for the energy you bring into a room. This episode also includes special guest artist JJ Heller singing an unplugged version of her song, "You Already Know." 

JJ Heller Website

Free Brain Detox Download

Mar 30, 2020
Surviving COVID-19 And Building Markers Of Hope
00:25:38

In this special episode of Fun Therapy, Mike shares how to survive a storm by welcoming "what is" and creating practical symbols of hope for your future. If you're feeling stressed and overwhelmed by the events of today, this simple conversation help you to "sing the harmony" in your new song.   

www.MikeFoster.tv

Mar 23, 2020
Juli Wilson: Life After The Loss Of Jarrid
00:33:59

In September of 2019, Pastor Jarrid Wilson died by suicide. He was a husband, father and a prominent advocate for mental health. In this episode of Fun Therapy, Mike sits down with his widow, Juli Wilson. They discuss what grief looks like and the process of learning to breathe again in the midst of this devastating loss. Juli shares with brave vulnerability about the struggle and the hope, dealing with critics and the one thing she would want Jarrid to know today. Please be advised this episode talks about suicide and some may find it triggering.

Anthem  Of Hope Website

Juli Wilson on Instagram

Mike Foster Website

Strongest Workshop Registration

Feb 25, 2020
Chris Heuertz: Enneagram, Identity And The Wound
00:42:35

Enneagram expert Chris Heuertz joins Mike for a powerful conversation around how the Enneagram reveals the essence of who we are and how our wound will shape us. They talk about how our enneagram types are simply the reflection of us trying to cope with the pain of being human. Mike and Chris discuss "type-snipers" and how the feeling of belonging must begin with us.  This episode is perfect for anyone wanting to explore the deeper meaning of the Enneagram and how it can help you understand who you are and your purpose. 

The Sacred Enneagram Book

The Gravity Center

Coaching Options With Mike

Feb 19, 2020
Conflict, Fight Styles And Building A Love That Lasts
00:32:44

In this episode of Fun Therapy, Mike discusses how to fight like a pro and avoid the common struggles couples face in their communication. He shares practical tips on how to create connection and the one question you should never ask your partner. Mike discusses the difference between feedback and criticism and will help you identify if you use a “Godzilla Fight Style” or a “Turtle Fight Style.“ Whether you’re in a relationship or not, this episode will give you a powerful blueprint for communicating your needs and wants and having a successful relationship.

 

“Five Dates” Workbooks For Couples

Strongest Workshop Registration

MikeFoster.tv

Feb 11, 2020
Marc Pimsler: Writing A New Story After Trauma
00:43:00

In this episode of Fun Therapy, Mike sits down with experiential specialist and therapist Marc Pimsler. Marc opens up about the abuse that he suffered in a mental hospital and how his incredible work is shaped by the pain from his past. We discuss the neurobiology of our thoughts and how our brain fills in false conclusions about trauma. Marc gives an incredible explanation of shame and a simple technique to challenge our critical thoughts. 

EPISODE LINKS:

Marc's Website and Resources

Marc's Book: "Facilitated Growth"

Experiential Professionals

Strongest Workshop Registration

Mike Foster Website

Feb 05, 2020
Bob Goff: How To Make Space For A Dream
00:38:59

In this episode of Fun Therapy, Mike sits down with Bob Goff to discuss how to prioritize your dreams and the key to make a successful transition. Recorded live at Bob's new retreat center called "The Oaks," Bob shares how to deal with difficult people and a unique way that he approaches criticism.

 

Bob Goff Website And Workshop

The Oaks: Bob's New Retreat Center

Free Brain Detox Guide

MikeFoster.tv

 

Jan 29, 2020
Amber Rae: Defining A New Relationship With Our Critical Voice
00:41:45

In this episode of Fun Therapy, Mike talks with author Amber Rae ("Choose Wonder Over Worry") about the relationships we have with our thoughts and emotions. She shares about the limiting scripts she believed and how she chose to ignore her unprocessed grief. Through a creative practice of naming her critical voices, she is finding an inspiring pathway to healing and wholeness.

Amber's Book: "Choose Wonder Over Worry"

Amber's Website

Guided Meditation Bundle

Mike's Website

Jan 13, 2020
Four Ways To Build A Healthy Habit That Lasts
00:31:59

In this episode of Fun Therapy, Mike shares the key to creating lasting change in your life...and it's easier than you think. He shares how he utilized 4 simple principles to build a powerful new habit in 2019 and how the results even surprised him. He discusses the problem with "exotic solutions" and how create your own motivational post-it notes.

Mike Foster Website

Free Brain Detox Download

Jan 08, 2020
Phil Wickham
00:45:30

In this special Christmas episode, Mike sits down with recording artist Phil Wickham. Phil shares about a risky but rewarding conversation he had with his brother recently and how important it is to say the unsaid. Mike also convinces Phil to play a couple unplugged songs from his new album, "Phil Wickham Christmas." 

Phil Wickham Website

Strongest Workshop

Brain Detox Free Download

Dec 05, 2019
How To Declutter Your Brain
00:31:57

In this episode, Mike shares 3 simple ways to declutter your overpacked brain. It's time to go into the attic of your mind and discover strategies to clear out the junk that doesn't belong there. Mike shares about his recent brain detox and how he learned to limit the inputs, engage the body and release unhelpful thoughts. These simple practices will help reduce stress, release anxiety and avoid overthinking everything. 

 

Mike's Website

Strongest Workshop

Nov 20, 2019
Summer Wright: When We Can't Forgive Ourselves
00:33:24

In this episode, Mike sits down with Summer to talk about her inability to forgive herself for an extramarital affair. They discuss how the voice of shame keeps her small and protected even though it is crushing her spirit. This episode is for anyone who struggles with forgiving themselves or find themselves sabotaging their own comeback.

 

FREE Brain Detox Download

Strongest Workshop Registration

MikeFoster.tv

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Nov 13, 2019
Kayla Stoecklein: Finding Strength In Unbearable Grief
00:47:25

In this episode of Fun Therapy, Mike sits down with Kayla Stoecklein to process the loss of her husband to suicide. In this riveting and courageous conversation, Kayla opens up about what life really looks like in the midst of unbearable grief.

 

Strongest Workshop

God's Got This Website

Free "Brain Detox" Download

 

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Nov 06, 2019
Guided Meditation: Discover Your Hidden Needs
00:13:43

In this episode, Mike leads you on a guided meditation to become aware of any unmet needs in your life right now. 

www.MikeFoster.tv

Brain Detox: Free Download

 

Oct 30, 2019
Season 4: Trailer
00:11:52
Mike shares about what to expect in this next season of the Fun Therapy podcast. He talks about upcoming guests and the helpful topics that will be covered in Season 4. The new seasons launches November 6th.
Oct 23, 2019
Guided Meditation: Letting Go
00:13:45
In this special edition of Fun Therapy, Mike shares a guided meditation to help you identify heavy things that you have carried too long. If you're feeling weary and burned out by life, these few minutes will help you release relationships, failures and hurt you were never meant to carry. Music by Sleeping At Last
Jun 26, 2019
Guided Meditation: Self-Acceptance
00:13:01
In this special episode of Fun Therapy, Mike has created a guided meditation to help you relax and center your life in self acceptance. Many will find this type of reflection helpful to identify the things below the surface that need love and compassion. This episode is a perfect tool to help you release stress, anxiety and tension from your day.
Jun 19, 2019
Lauren Scruggs Kennedy
00:33:53
In December of 2011, Lauren Scruggs Kennedy (Fashion journalist and wellness advocate) was involved in a tragic accident in which she walked into an airplane's spinning propeller, losing her left eye and severing her left hand. In this episode she joins Mike to discuss the difficulties of building friendships, how to communicate needs and the importance of feeling safe in our stories.
May 01, 2019
How To Turn Your Thoughts And Feelings Into Allies
00:40:35
Alison Cook is the co-author of "Boundaries For Your Soul: How to Turn Your Overwhelming Thoughts and Feelings into Your Greatest Allies." Mike was so inspired by her book that he invited her to share about some of the key findings from her research. They discuss the importance of all emotions, depression and how to make friends with the vulnerable parts of your soul.
Apr 24, 2019
Unlikely Ways To Maximize Your Calling
00:32:16
In this episode, Mike shares the keys to maximizing your purpose, passions and life's calling. Too often we chase the big picture instead of enjoying the sacred moments of the windy road to getting there. He shares two fundamental ideas to experience the life you want and why to never diminish, deny or downplay your passions for the sake of others approval.
Apr 10, 2019
Mack And Meredith Brock
00:47:15
Our first ever "couples" Fun Therapy features worship leader Mack Brock and his wife Meredith. They share about their current struggles and the importance of healing their own family of origin brokenness. Mike also invites them into a powerful exercise where they affirm each other's value and importance. As a special bonus, Mack plays an exclusive unplugged performance from his album "Greater Things."
Apr 03, 2019
Malcom McLoughlin
00:39:26
Most people have distorted and incorrect beliefs about addiction. Many are confused about how to best help those who are struggling. In this episode of Fun Therapy, author and ultra-runner Malcolm McLoughlin pulls back the curtain on his gut-wrenching battle and how the hooks of alcohol brought him to the edge of suicide. This raw and powerful conversation will change what you think about addiction and give you the keys to helping yourself and others find sobriety.
Mar 27, 2019
How To Take Ownership Of Your Story
00:31:25
Too often we feel defeated by our past. We feel defined by our history. In this episode of Fun Therapy, Mike shares how to take ownership of your story and the four common responses we have to life. He unpacks the critical questions we should be asking about our past and how we can avoid being defined by our worst moments.
Mar 14, 2019
Melissa Radke
00:48:41
Have you ever struggled with your weight? Have you felt judged by others? Do you find yourself at war with your body and unhappy with the way you look? In this powerful episode, author and reality TV star Melissa Radke boldly opens up about her struggle with her weight and body image. Mike and Melissa unpack the pain of people’s unkind words and how how to respond to the fear of putting yourself out there.
Mar 06, 2019
Jeremy Cowart
00:41:50
Jeremy Cowart is a world renown photographer and artist. He is the creator of Help Portrait and is currently in the midst of building one of his biggest dreams yet, The Purpose Hotel. In this episode Mike and Jeremy talk about the challenges of adoption, facing his own health challenges and living in the "not yet" of a dream.
Feb 20, 2019
Five Ways To Fall Asleep Naturally
00:45:54
An estimated 50-70 million US adults have issues with insomnia and wakefulness. On this episode of Fun Therapy Mike shares 5 ways to fall asleep naturally and how to improve your quality of rest. From establishing an electronic sunset to never using a King size pillow, Mike unpacks fascinating and myth-busting research to a good night of sleep. Tired of waking up tired? Having trouble staying asleep? Feeling groggy at work? With music by Sleeping At Last and featuring the song "Lullaby," this episode is perfect for anyone who struggles to make friends with their pillow.
Feb 13, 2019
Blake Mycoskie
00:39:11
Blake Mycoskie is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and the founder of TOMS Shoes. In this episode, Blake shares about his passion for helping to end gun violence in America. He shares about the importance of listening to your heart as a leader and boldly taking on issues that matter to you.
Feb 06, 2019
Kait Warman
00:45:08
Kait Warman is a well-known dating expert, speaker, relationship coach, and host of the popular Heart of Dating Podcast. In this episode, Mike and Kait talk about the challenges of dating and how to recover from past disappointments.
Jan 30, 2019
Scott Harrison
00:47:33
Scott Harrison is the founder of Charity: Water and the author of NY Times Best-seller, "Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World." Scott sits down with Mike to talk about the death of his mother this year and how to find optimism in the midst of suffering.
Jan 23, 2019
Carlos Whittaker
00:53:21
On the Season Premiere of Fun Therapy, Mike and author Carlos Whittaker explore a limiting belief that keeps him from fully pursuing his calling. He talks about how a lie was planted inside of him many years ago still controls how he sees himself today. This episode is for anyone who is looking to break their own limiting belief and wanting to stop tolerating the lie of not-enoughness.
Jan 16, 2019
When Twinkle Lights Reveal Our Sadness
00:52:33
In this special Christmas episode, Mike shares how to manage the emotional and family dynamics of the holidays. He talks about why this is both a joyful and melancholy season and gives practical tips for emotional health. Mike is also joined by Sleeping At Last as they talk about holiday traditions and his new Christmas song, "When We're Together."
Dec 12, 2018
Season 3 Trailer
00:22:46
In the Season 3 trailer, Mike shares about the upcoming episodes and guests. He also talks about emotional "funks" and not knowing how to get out.
Nov 20, 2018
Everyone Belongs in Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
00:29:15
In the Season 2 finale of _Fun Therapy_, Mike dives into the teachings of Fred Rogers (_Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood_) and why love must be the foundation for our lives. He also shares the four ways we deal with pain and a destructive belief that almost everyone carries inside of them. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Jul 06, 2018
Jon Acuff
00:52:25
In this session of Fun Therapy, _New York Times_ best-selling author Jon Acuff joins Mike to discuss his current challenge of giving himself permission to try new things. Jon is the author of six books including his most recent _Wall Street Journal_ No. 1 best-seller, _Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done._ In this episode, they talk about how to build the courage to be misunderstood and how taking the risk of being “average” is part of the journey toward finding our true joy. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Jun 28, 2018
21. Jedidiah Jenkins
00:46:24
Jedidiah Jenkins is a professional adventurer and the author of _To Shake the Sleeping Self: A 14,000 Mile Bike Trip & One Man’s Quest to Live a Life With No Regrets_. He is a storyteller who encourages people to choose their life well and writes about everything from the cartels of Mexico to the megachurches of the U.S. to the Amazon rainforest in Bolivia. In this episode, he sits down with Mike to discuss writing, how to match cruelty with kindness and coming to terms with his sexuality. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Jun 21, 2018
20. Body Beautiful and Being a Five
00:50:57
This week, Mike shares the important role the physical body plays in our identity and how it is often overlooked during our healing process. While addressing his own trauma of being locked in his body from early childhood, he shares a fascinating and unbelievable experience. Mike is joined by Ryan O’Neal from Sleeping at Last to discuss the new song “Five” from his Enneagram series. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Jun 14, 2018
19. Heather Avis
00:42:52
Heather Avis is the author of _The Lucky Few_ and an advocate for families and children with Down syndrome. In this episode she and Mike process the heavy costs that come along with a sacred calling and how she is feeling exhausted and overwhelmed in the battle. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Jun 07, 2018
18. Toby Slough
00:47:40
Approximately 40 million Americans struggle with an anxiety disorder and about 2 percent of these individuals are prone to panic attacks. A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that triggers severe physical reactions where you feel completely out of control and often feel like you’re dying. Toby Slough is a megachurch pastor who struggles with serious panic attacks and anxiety. In this episode of _Fun Therapy_, Toby and Mike process the impact his anxiety disorder has had on his life, family and ministry. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
May 31, 2018
17. Margaret Feinberg
00:41:54
In this week’s episode of _Fun Therapy,_ Mike is joined by acclaimed writer, speaker and Bible teacher Margaret Feinberg. The two talk about how to deal with major changes in life, what going through the grief process is like and how to deal with daily pain. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
May 24, 2018
16. Karrie Garcia
00:35:50
Karrie Garcia from the Freedom Movement sits down with Mike to process the voice inside that tells her to live small and not to dream too big. She works through the implications that her mother’s suicide has had on her life and the struggle of feeling unwanted. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
May 17, 2018
15. Jamie Tworkowski
00:37:15
Jamie Tworkowski is the founder of To Write Love On Her Arms. In this episode, he processes with Mike the struggle to discover his new voice, the pain of heartbreak and the desire to find true love. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
May 10, 2018
14. Eryn Eddy
00:38:09
Eryn Eddy, the founder of So Worth Loving, shares about the devastating impact of her recent divorce. In this episode, she processes with Mike the shame she felt and what she needed most from her friends. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
May 03, 2018
13. Rebekah Lyons
00:31:01
In the Season 2 premiere of _Fun Therapy_, author Rebekah Lyons joins Mike to discuss what it’s like to be torn between her calling and her family. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Apr 26, 2018
12. Season 2 Trailer
00:05:46
Season two of _Fun Therapy_ with Mike Foster is coming April 23! Each episode dives into the horribly messy parts of our stories (with a smile). Each episode features a candid “therapy” session with a key leader, influencer or artist. No talking points. No shameless self-promotion. Only beautiful imperfection on display as we discover tactics to turn our setbacks into superpowers. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Mar 29, 2018
11. Finding Hope And Breadsticks
00:37:50
In this episode, Mike shares some final thoughts on the themes, ideas and stories shared throughout season one. He discusses the keys to creating connection and tips to get people to open up. He also places a call to Ryan O’Neal from Sleeping At Last to ask a big favor. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Dec 06, 2017
10. Lauren Feindel
00:54:25
In February, Lauren was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer. She was just 31 and had three young kids. Her form of cancer was incredibly aggressive and took her on a journey of pain, questions and discovering what truly mattered in life. In this session, Lauren and Mike talk about how cancer changed her and how she had to fight for joy in the midst of deep physical and emotional suffering. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Nov 29, 2017
Annie F. Downs
00:55:50
Annie F. Downs is a best-selling author and nationally known speaker based in Nashville, Tennessee. In this session of _Fun Therapy_, Mike talks to her about the struggles of being single, feelings of rejection and what it means to truly belong. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Nov 22, 2017
8. Miles Adcox
00:47:04
Miles Adcox is the CEO of Onsite, a worldwide leader in helping people live emotionally healthy lives. In this episode, Mike and Miles discuss the power of experiential therapy, the misconceptions of trauma and why giving advice is rarely helpful. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Nov 15, 2017
7. Jay and Katherine Wolf
00:49:42
In 2008, Katherine suffered a massive brain stem stroke. She was 26 at the time and now, almost 10 years later, the aftershocks of that moment still remain. Katherine’s face is permanently paralyzed, she needs a wheelchair to get around and her speech and hearing are impacted. It’s been an excruciating yet beautiful road that has led the Wolf family to find a new normal in almost every aspect of their life. In this episode, we talk about their marriage, family and the things they have learned when life gives you something … unexpected. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Nov 08, 2017
6. Bianca Olthoff
00:43:47
In this emotional new episode of _Fun Therapy_, Mike Foster talks with writer Bianca Juarez Olthoff. Bianca talks about her struggles with weight, body image and her upbringing. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Nov 01, 2017
5. Caitlin Crosby
00:42:42
Caitlin Crosby is a successful singer-songwriter who has changed thousands of lives as the founder of “The Giving Keys,” which provides opportunities for individuals transitioning out of homelessness. But for years, she has been fighting a secret battle with body image and the shame it’s brought her. For the first time publicly, Caitlin discusses her personal struggle and how she is working through it. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Oct 25, 2017
4. Maria Goff
00:53:32
In this moving new episode of _Fun Therapy_, Mike Foster talks with activist and author of _Love Lives Here_, Maria Goff. Maria opens up about the massive fire that destroyed her and her husband, Bob’s, shared home. She also discusses healing from childhood sexual abuse and more. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Oct 18, 2017
3. Jason Russell
00:50:56
To many people, activist and author Jason Russell is best known for founding the organization, Invisible Children, and the _Kony 2012_ video they produced to bring international attention to the hunt for infamous warlord Joseph Kony. But to others, he’s remembered for a public breakdown he suffered on the streets of San Diego that was filmed and published by TMZ. This week, Mike Foster talks with Jason about overcoming the difficult event, finding his true identity and moving on from the past. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Oct 11, 2017
2. Sleeping At Last
00:49:28
Sleeping At Last frontman and noted songwriter Ryan O’Neal has had a lot of success as a musician, but that hasn’t made him immune to battling depression. In the premiere episode of _Fun Therapy_, Mike Foster talks with Ryan about his struggles, the roles that self-criticism and perfectionism play in his emotional health, and how to break out of the cycle of despair. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Oct 04, 2017
1. Fun Therapy – Trailer
00:06:12
Check out the preview for the debut season of Fun Therapy with Mike Foster. Each episode will feature a candid “therapy” session with a key leader, influencer or artist (with a smile). No talking points. No shameless self-promotion. Only beautiful imperfectness on display as we discover tactics to turn our setbacks into superpowers. The Fun Therapy Podcast is a proud member of [The RELEVANT Podcast Network](https://relevantmagazine.com/podcasts/). Subscribe to the podcast in [iTunes](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2), or S[titcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/relevant-podcast-network-2/fun-therapy). If you haven’t already, please [review us on iTunes here](itms://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fun-therapy/id1290469005?mt=2). It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show! And be sure to say hello on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/), [Facebook](http://facebook.com) and [Instagram](http://instagram.com).
Sep 27, 2017