Having a mental health conversation is more than just being open about what we’re feeling. It’s about holding ourselves and each other accountable to do better in breaking down stigmas, especially in the workplace.
Creating a positive work culture of mental health is a key area of change and it’s people like Mike Holland who’re on the front line of this fight.
A hypnotherapist, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) coach and self-development coach for leaders, Holland is the founder of Mind Being You.
We talk about how business leaders can do more for the mental health crisis, why mindfulness is more than just relaxation sessions and more.
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When it comes to mental health, there are various methodologies prescribed, depending on the person and the condition. Finding the right practices and routine that works for you is a life-long pursuit and I’ve found the best way is to remain curious and open-minded.
It was curiosity that got me interested in philosophy and speaking to health coach and psychotherapist Matt Hudson about his alternative approach to mental health.
Combining bioscience and quantum physics into his work, Hudson has been a strong mental health advocate for over 25 years.
In this interview we discuss the crossovers between philosophy and psychology, the power of being curious and freedom and mental health.
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Depression is one of the most common mental health illnesses that people grapple with. It can strike at any time and makes no distinction between young or old.
Learning to deal with thoughts of self-doubt can be difficult, which is why comics are a great source of inspiration for mental health representation.
The Scarlet Witch is a superhero that’s struggled with depression in a realistic way. Rather than let it consume her, she’s adopted coping strategies that have helped to change her life.
This makes the Scarlet Witch a brilliant role model for anyone who suffers from depression and here are some of the reasons why.
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Every day we are subjected to countless demands. Jobs, friendship, family, being a good partner, looking for ways to matter among the noise and buzz of social media and technology. In a fast-paced world with so many distractions and responsibilities, it’s no wonder our mental health is impacted and disorders like depression and anxiety are the price we pay for short term gratification.
No wonder suicide has become one of the biggest killers of young people and men. Suicide is one of the most loaded words in the English language and may bring to mind all kinds of discomforting images. But it’s real. It’s raw. It’s been a part of our culture for thousands of years and its meaning has changed with the times.
The Stoics had a lot to say about suicide and in this article, I’m exploring the Stoic response and reflecting on my own experiences with the thought process of taking one’s own life.
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