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Overcoming The Mind
39 minutes | 9 months ago
From Opera Singer To Mental Health Advocate w/Mariette Clardy-Davis
#011 - She lost her voice. Remember, she was an opera singer. During that time, she developed mental unwellness.Mariette Clardy-Davis has been on a mental health journey since college. As she says, it's a JOURNEY. It's not something that ever really ends - it's something that, as people, we experience over time in varying degrees.Because of her experiences with mental unwellness, Mariette channeled her energy towards helping others. She helps individuals in psychiatric treatment understand their legal rights. Not only that, but she helps their families & caretakers, and staff navigate the challenges associated with psychiatric treatment.
17 minutes | 9 months ago
Helping Someone Experiencing Mental Unwellness w/Music Minds Matter
#010 - How can you help someone else experiencing mental unwellness or a mental health crisis?In this episode, I sit down with the co-founders of Music Minds Matter, Spencer Townshend Hughes and Angela Rose Whaley. Music Minds Matter is an organization that helps musicians experiencing mental unwellness. The work they do is absolutely incredible.During this podcast, we share some tactical strategies that you can use when communicating with someone experiencing mental unwellness or a mental health obstacle.To listen to the full, unedited version of this episode of the podcast, you can go to overcomingthemind.com/10
20 minutes | 10 months ago
Mental Health "Obstacles" or Entrepreneurial Superpowers? with Johan Wiklund
#009 - Mental health obstacles like ADHD, depression, anxiety, and more are seen as just that... Obstacles. But, what if these "obstacles" were more like entrepreneurial superpowers? In this episode, I sit down with Johan Wiklund, a former entrepreneur turned researcher. He has published more than 60 publications about entrepreneurship and mental health and is an established professor at Syracuse.Johan has studied entrepreneurship and mental health extensively. He bases all of his findings in data, which I find incredibly important. And, according to Johan's research, mental health obstacles might not be obstacles at all. They might just be your entrepreneurial SUPERPOWERS.
14 minutes | 10 months ago
You Think About Success Backwards w/ Robert Von Goeben
#008 - If you're like most other entrepreneurs, then the way you think about success is completely backward.In this episode, I sit down with Robert Von Goeben, a former Silicon Valley venture capitalist turned entrepreneur. He started Green Toys, which recently was acquired by a private equity company.Robert has experienced a lot of life. As he says, he has a lot of miles under his wheels.Early in his career, Robert had a warped idea of what 'success' meant. Now, Robert shares his wisdom on how you, as an entrepreneur (and as a person), can think about success in a healthier way.
16 minutes | a year ago
How To Improve Your Employees' Mental Health with Jesse Curry
#007 - Jesse Curry is a military veteran, entrepreneur, and leadership expert.Entrepreneurs need to worry more about just her own mental health. They need to worry about their employees' mental health, too. Most employers in the United States do a terrible job of caring for their employees' mental health. They don't put in the time, effort, or energy. And they also don't give the resources necessary for their employees to make their mental health a priority.In this episode, Jesse and I share tactical strategies that you can use to truly care for your employees' mental health.If you'd like to get the full, unedited interview with Jesse, as well as links and show notes from this episode, go to: https://www.overcomingthemind.com/7
15 minutes | a year ago
Why You Should Talk About Your Mental Health With Erika Bogan
#006 - Erika Bogan broke her back in a very serious car accident 18 years ago. She was in a coma for 2.5 months and lost the use of her legs. Since becoming a paraplegic, Erika didn't fully deal with the emotional trauma (which she later found out was a diagnosis of PTSD) that came from the accident.In January of this year, Erika experienced some mental health obstacles - depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. She has been on the path to emotional healing.In this episode, Erika and I talk about how she's derived a ton of "emotional ROI" from sharing her story, being transparent about her struggles, and asking for help. If you'd like to get the full, unedited interview with Erika, as well as links and show notes from this episode, go to: https://www.overcomingthemind.com/6
13 minutes | a year ago
I Just Couldn't Do It
#005 - Sometimes you have to eat your own dog food. These last couple of weeks have been very stressful for me. My autoimmune disease has been flaring up. I've gotten a couple of migraines (out of character for me - I think it's due to the stress). And I've been working long hours to match the pace of my growing business.With all that being said, I just couldn't get out a normal episode this week. If you're a regular listener, you know that my podcast episodes are very edited. They're thorough and well-thought-out. They take between 10-12 hours to edit. I just didn't have that sort of time over the last 2 weeks.I did the best that I could. And that's why matters.If you'd like to get the show notes for this episode, you can go to:https://www.overcomingthemind.com/5
17 minutes | a year ago
How Social Media Can Control Our Mental Health with Becky Mickletz
#004 - The average person spends more than 2.5 hours PER DAY on social media. In this episode, Becky Mickletz and I talk candidly about how social media has impacted our mental health, how it's shaped our businesses, and 4 simple strategies you can do to have social media serve you (instead of you serving it).If you'd like to get the full, unedited interview with Becky, as well as links and show notes from this episode, go to: https://www.overcomingthemind.com/4
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