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Mental Health

Disclaimer: Why I Share My Mental Health Struggles Publicly

As I’ve been sharing openly about mental health and some of my own struggles publicly over the last couple of years, I wanted to make sure I shared the context and purpose for doing so. When I share my mental health struggles as I have here, it isn’t for public therapy … that’s when I […]

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Life Mental Health

How To Find Lasting Meaning and Purpose

I just devoured The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters by Emily Esfahani Smith and have added it to my All-Time Reading List. It’s easily one of the best books I’ve read about finding purpose and meaning. And very honestly it came at the ideal time in my life. I found the book […]

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Mental Health

My Talk on Mental Health and Entrepreneurship Is Now Online

I recently shared some of my thoughts on mental health in a blog post titled “Everybody Hurts, Including Me, And It’s OK To Ask For Help,” which was based on a talk I gave at WordCamp Denver 2015. This was the toughest talk I’ve ever given … and I usually try not to cry but […]

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Mental Health

Everybody Hurts, Including Me, And It’s OK To Ask For Help

This is a story I’ve never shared publicly until recently. It’s a secret about my life few people know. But now, because it matters, because it could help others, it’s time to share. It’s taken me 5 years to share this story. So this is for you, for your story, for your best. I hope […]

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Mental Health

It’s Time To Start Talking Openly About Mental Health

At WordCamp Denver last weekend, I shared the most personal, intimate, transparent, open and, perhaps, impactful talk I’ve ever given. The topic? Mental Health and Entrepreneurship. In Denver, I shared the stories and lessons I’ve learned in the last 7+ years of how to cope doing one of the toughest, often loneliest jobs ever — […]