Episode #69. Studies show that entrepreneurs have significantly higher levels of mental health issues than those traditionally employed. That is just one reason why I want to share part of my journey in mental health with you and open up space for this important conversation.
In this episode, I’m bringing you behind the scenes of my own experience with mental health and sharing the decisions I’ve made only recently to address this challenge. Stay tuned for the next episode with mental health professional Maryellen Dance for more insight into this important topic just in time for Mental Health Awareness Week.
In This Episode You’ll Learn:
- Why mental health is such an important conversation for us to have as entrepreneurs
- My mental health struggle and what it’s meant for my business
- When I realized it was finally time to get help
- How to choose where and why you share your own experiences with others
“The challenges we have are part of who we are, but we don’t have to let them define us.”
“When we let shame creep in around where we’re struggling, we are kicking ourselves while we are down for real.”
“Having true relationships isn’t just a good business strategy. We need those relationships for our mental health.”