Sometimes videos are better than reading! Here’s a compilation of some of my favourite interviews and talks.
What’s it like living with Bipolar Type II? Laura Bain speaks about living with Bipolar, the trials and tribulations, but also how it informs her vibrant character and wonderful sense of identity.
Lessons from the Mental Hospital Glennon Doyle Melton is the author of the New York Times Bestseller, CARRY ON, WARRIOR, founder of http://www.momastery.com, and creator of http://www.monkeeseemonkeedo.org. Glennon believes that life is equal parts beautiful and brutal, and writes about the “brutiful” she finds in marriage, motherhood, faith, addiction and recovery. Glennon unleashes her wit, courage and irreverence to call us to accept ourselves exactly as we are today, but also incidentally inspires us to live bolder, more meaningful lives for others.
Confessions of a Depressed Comic: In this emotional talk, Kevin Breel speaks from the heart about his story with depression, how it’s impacted his life, and why he is ultimately grateful for it.
Clara Hughes on Mental Health on George Stomboulopoulos: Athletes – like so many other Canadians in so many walks of life – may struggle with depression and mental illness. Olympian Clara Hughes wants to encourage all Canadians to talk about mental health, and reduce the stigmas that are attached to it.
Demi Lovato’s speech at the National Alliance of Mental Illness