No Magic Bullet Podcast - An Honest Discussion on Mental Health

A Survivor from Irish Lake

September 25, 2023 NoMagicBullet
A Survivor from Irish Lake
No Magic Bullet Podcast - An Honest Discussion on Mental Health
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No Magic Bullet Podcast - An Honest Discussion on Mental Health
A Survivor from Irish Lake
Sep 25, 2023
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SHOW‌ ‌NOTES‌ ‌

“Life is for the living. You have to go on, and make the best you can out of your present situation and utilize your tools”

— Nate Leipciger


Mental health is a different story across generations, and on today’s episode of What’s In Your Toolbox: An Honest Discussion on Mental Health, host Bobby K. has a conversation with Holocaust survivor Nate Leipciger about the tools he cultivated to survive. 


One of Nate’s survival skills, awareness, helped him during his time in Auschwitz, and then in his early years in Canada. Learning new rules every day, helped to keep him from standing out, and ultimately being freed at the end of WWII. 


You’ll definitely want to tune into this episode to hear Nate’s story of survival, and the lessons Nate learned that can be used as mental health tools for many generations to come.


This‌ ‌episode discusses:‌ ‌

✔   How Nate survived the concentration camp

✔   How Nate navigated immigrating to Canada and how the survivor skills he learned helped him 

✔   Nate’s mission to educate future generations about the Holocaust

 ‌  

Highlights:‌ ‌

00:01  Introduction


04:31  Meet Nate Leipciger 


07:32  Nate’s story  


18:50  Coming to Canada  


22:19  Nate’s survival toolbox 


25:32  The King of Kensington 

 

27:33  Cole’s Notes  


29:47  Starting a business  


34:20  Educating youth about the Holocaust   


40:07  Problem solving 

 

43:43  Self-hypnosis


46:21  Nate’s Amazing Support Team


49:53  Wrapping up


About Guest:

Nathan (Nate) Leipciger, who has a B.A. in Science, lived through the horrors of the Holocaust, where he was forced to live and work in Nazi concentration camps, losing his mother and sister, and enduring several closed brushes with death before the end of the Second World War.


Having suffered and witnessed firsthand the devastating consequences of hatred and war, Leipciger went on to dedicate his life to educating Canadians and global citizens about the dangers of racism and the importance of tolerance, inclusivity, and dialogue. Through thoughtful stewardship of various institutions involved in Holocaust education, Nate's efforts are credited with educating young generations of Canadians about the Holocaust, and teaching them the virtues of respect and acceptance.


Links:‌ ‌ 

Learn about Nate: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nate_Leipciger

Link to Nate’s Book The Weight of Freedom: https://www.amazon.ca/s?k=nate+leipciger&hvadid=254863918482&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9104712&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=e&hvrand=10619440215456575975&hvtargid=kwd-473138502367&hydadcr=10108_10274008&tag=googcana-20&ref=pd_sl_5aiccf9sx7_e



Show Notes


SHOW‌ ‌NOTES‌ ‌

“Life is for the living. You have to go on, and make the best you can out of your present situation and utilize your tools”

— Nate Leipciger


Mental health is a different story across generations, and on today’s episode of What’s In Your Toolbox: An Honest Discussion on Mental Health, host Bobby K. has a conversation with Holocaust survivor Nate Leipciger about the tools he cultivated to survive. 


One of Nate’s survival skills, awareness, helped him during his time in Auschwitz, and then in his early years in Canada. Learning new rules every day, helped to keep him from standing out, and ultimately being freed at the end of WWII. 


You’ll definitely want to tune into this episode to hear Nate’s story of survival, and the lessons Nate learned that can be used as mental health tools for many generations to come.


This‌ ‌episode discusses:‌ ‌

✔   How Nate survived the concentration camp

✔   How Nate navigated immigrating to Canada and how the survivor skills he learned helped him 

✔   Nate’s mission to educate future generations about the Holocaust

 ‌  

Highlights:‌ ‌

00:01  Introduction


04:31  Meet Nate Leipciger 


07:32  Nate’s story  


18:50  Coming to Canada  


22:19  Nate’s survival toolbox 


25:32  The King of Kensington 

 

27:33  Cole’s Notes  


29:47  Starting a business  


34:20  Educating youth about the Holocaust   


40:07  Problem solving 

 

43:43  Self-hypnosis


46:21  Nate’s Amazing Support Team


49:53  Wrapping up


About Guest:

Nathan (Nate) Leipciger, who has a B.A. in Science, lived through the horrors of the Holocaust, where he was forced to live and work in Nazi concentration camps, losing his mother and sister, and enduring several closed brushes with death before the end of the Second World War.


Having suffered and witnessed firsthand the devastating consequences of hatred and war, Leipciger went on to dedicate his life to educating Canadians and global citizens about the dangers of racism and the importance of tolerance, inclusivity, and dialogue. Through thoughtful stewardship of various institutions involved in Holocaust education, Nate's efforts are credited with educating young generations of Canadians about the Holocaust, and teaching them the virtues of respect and acceptance.


Links:‌ ‌ 

Learn about Nate: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nate_Leipciger

Link to Nate’s Book The Weight of Freedom: https://www.amazon.ca/s?k=nate+leipciger&hvadid=254863918482&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9104712&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=e&hvrand=10619440215456575975&hvtargid=kwd-473138502367&hydadcr=10108_10274008&tag=googcana-20&ref=pd_sl_5aiccf9sx7_e