Not Terrible Podcast

The Not Terrible Podcast is a field guide for the hopeless optimist in all of us.

About the show

The Not Terrible Podcast is two friends who have been through the wringer, learned some tough lessons, and kept going. Jess Hooker and Mary Graham share stories, advice, lessons, and hope each week as they try to find humor in the hard, learn from their mistakes, and create a better life for themselves and those they love.

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  • #9: Introduction to Jess & Mary

    June 10th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  20 mins 51 secs
    addiction, community, coping, friendship, help, life skills, love, self-help, understanding
  • #8: Uncle John

    February 11th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 59 mins

    Jess welcomes her Uncle John to Not terrible. They start out talking about mental health. Next thing they knew it was 2 hours later!

  • #7: Pre & Post Therapy

    January 30th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  46 mins 39 secs

    A truly unique episode this time, Jess records the first half of the episode before her therapy session, then the second half after therapy

  • #6: #METOO

    January 19th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 11 mins
    #metoo #selfhelp #selfesteem #mentalhealth #sexed #relationships #healing #growth # identity #comfort #selfdiscovery #beyou

    Jess shares a #metoo story. Listen as she talks through a few big revelations.

  • #5: Amanda Poling

    January 10th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 5 mins
    coping, death, grief, loss, mental health

    Amanda Poling shares her very personal story of love and loss two months after her husband died from a massive heart attack.

  • #4: Addi & Epilepsy

    January 8th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 21 mins

    Jess discusses how life has changed since her daughter was diagnosed with a rare brain abnormality that causes refractory epilepsy.

  • #3: Unsure

    December 28th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  42 mins 31 secs
  • #2: Codependency, Detachment, and Boundaries

    December 23rd, 2017  |  Season 1  |  57 mins 11 secs

    Jess covers codependency, detachment, and boundaries.
    Just in time for the holidays.

  • #1: Introducing Not Terrible w/ Jess Hooker

    December 19th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 13 secs

    Jess Hooker talks about her life.. All of it....everything.