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”

Why women’s mental health is not the same as men, according to science and Liptember

Why women’s mental health is not the same as men, according to science and Liptember

  • Liptember have been funding women’s mental health research and support programs since 2010
  • Matrescence is the natural transition into motherhood
  • It creates an emotional tug-of-war that may be confused with postpartum depression
  • Social connection is one of the strongest protectors for mental health

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‘We’re just here in this moment. This is all that matters.’ How Kim Cavallo is helping others build true happiness and authentic human connections through digital wellbeing

‘We’re just here in this moment. This is all that matters.’ How Kim Cavallo is helping others build true happiness and authentic human connections through digital wellbeing

Kim Cavallo noticed during a yoga class that she was distracted messaging on her phone which led her to creating the digital wellness app ‘lilspace.’ Continue reading “‘We’re just here in this moment. This is all that matters.’ How Kim Cavallo is helping others build true happiness and authentic human connections through digital wellbeing”

How Movember co-founder Adam Garone finds genuine fulfilment by being of service to others

How Movember co-founder Adam Garone finds genuine fulfilment by being of service to others

Some of us have outrageous conversations with our family and friends. And this conversation between Movember co-founders Adam Garone, his brother Travis and their mates Luke Slattery and Justin Coghlan is no different. In 2003 they had the brilliant idea of bringing back the iconic moustache as a fashion trend from past decades. It would go on to become the face of men’s health—literally! Could you imagine if it was any different? Continue reading “How Movember co-founder Adam Garone finds genuine fulfilment by being of service to others”

Australian personal trainer Jeremy Samson reveals his inspiration behind autism and exercise

Australian personal trainer Jeremy Samson reveals his inspiration behind autism and exercise

Australian personal trainer Jeremy Samson has remained a force to be reckoned with in the fitness industry. Having been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at an early age, Jeremy expressed his incredible struggles with the condition. He soon realized his gift of being able to perceive a difference in himself compared to other children. Continue reading “Australian personal trainer Jeremy Samson reveals his inspiration behind autism and exercise”