This week on the pod, JT is joined by Erin Trieb.
"Since 2007, Erin has worked professionally as a freelance photojournalist, editorial and documentary photographer. In her work Erin focuses on social issue-driven topics like cultural identity, trauma from war, and feminism - her photography spans a diversity of subject matter from international conflict to feature stories.
The conversation that JT and Erin had on this episode is next level. It is a conversation full of honesty, recovery, hope, compassion, and story telling.
In this episode, JT and Erin discuss:
-her experiences as a photojournalist and filmmaker
-Erin's own dealing with stress and trauma and the habits she uses to handle them
-the changes she made to “cultivate more daily joy”
-the delay that often happens in experiencing trauma
-connecting our actions with the emotions we are experiencing
-some of the soldiers Erin has covered and their struggles with mental health
-how her time covering such "darkness" has affected her mental health - and how it took years to realize it
-her experiences with panic attacks
-the troubles with sleeping pills