Addison Brasil: Tethering an online community for men’s mental health

Addison Brasil: Tethering an online community for men’s mental health

At 19, Addison Brasil had already lost his brother to cancer and his father suicide. After being in a car accident that left his close friend dead and his own walking ability limited, Addison learned of the importance of channeling grief, trauma, sadness, and anxiety as a man in a hyper-masculine society.

As a way to spread awareness on the importance of mental health, Addison Brasil co-founded the men’s mental health app ‘Tethr’ as a way of cultivating a safe and sacred space for men. Listen on for an inspiring conversation on grief, men’s mental health, and the importance of little celebrations.

Portrait of a man.Photo credit: Addison Brasil.

Episode 10 | Season 2 | Healthier Today

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April Dávila: Marine biology student to acclaimed author

April Dávila: Marine biology student to acclaimed author

When April Davila found herself pregnant, unemployed, and living in a dorm at Stanford University while her husband finished his degree, she knew she needed a life change. She was a marine biologist with extensive knowledge in marine ecology and engineering, but her true passion was writing. Continue reading “April Dávila: Marine biology student to acclaimed author”