#YAPSnacks: Mental health Masterclass

#YAPSnacks: Mental health Masterclass

Mental health is a topic that has been taboo for decades. The stigma and shame around mental health mean many people don’t get the help and support they need and end up suffering and struggling in silence. 

There has been a reported increase in panic disorders, anxiety, stress, and more, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mental health is the pandemic that isn’t being talked about. We can no longer afford to stigmatize mental health or ignore this crisis. It is time the conversation about mental health comes to the forefront. 

In this episode, Hala is joined by mental health leaders Dr. Daniel Amen, Dr. Robin Smith, Dr. Owen Muir, Amy Morin, Jonas Koffler, and more, to talk about the state of mental health in the world, why normalizing mental health struggles is important, grieving and the process of healing, the potential of psychedelics in the future of psychiatry, and what daily habits we can start to today to improve our mental discipline and ultimately lead happier, healthier lives.  

Topics Include: 

– Today’s mental health statistics

– COVID-19’s effect on Gen Z’s mental health

– Why the language surrounding mental health matters

– Why “brainwashing” can be helpful in mental health

– Healthy coping strategies for trauma and grief

– Navigating friendships and relationships during a period of struggle

– Defining mental discipline

– How mental discipline helped Dr. Amen get through the loss of his father 

– The value of simple solutions like exercise, sleep, and diet on mental health

– The future of mental health medicine

– And other topics…

Dr. Daniel Amen is one of America’s leading psychiatrists and brain health experts. Dr Amen is board certified in General Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Robin Smith is a licensed psychologist, media personality, keynote speaker, and author. She spent years as the on-air therapist for The Oprah Winfrey Show. Today, Dr Robin hosts the Dr. Robin show on SiriusXM’s Urban View Channel 126, where she leads conversations with thought-leaders on rising toward truth, justice, and joy. 

Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, the editor-in-chief at Verywell Mind, the host of the Verywell Mind Podcast, a licensed clinical social worker, and a psychology lecturer at Northeastern University. She’s also an international bestselling author. She has written four books, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do, 13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don’t Do, and 13 Things Strong Kids Do.

Jonas Koffler is a New York Times bestselling author and entrepreneur. Jonas has co-founded or been part of the founding team at several ventures, including digital health companies like Lada Labs and Radical Wellness Inc, He is also the founder of Koffler Pictures, a branded entertainment at storytelling boutique.

Resources Mentioned: 

Uncut Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/in/podcast/yaplive-conquering-invisible-enemies-mental-health/id1368888880?i=1000522606249

Dr Amen’s 30 Day Happiness Challenge: https://www.amenuniversity.com/happy 

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, by Dr Daniel Amen: https://www.amazon.com/Change-Your-Brain-Revised-Expanded/dp/110190464X 

HUSTLE: The Power to Charge Your Life with Money, Meaning and Momentum, Co-Written by Jonas Koffler: https://www.amazon.com/Hustle-Power-Charge-Meaning-Momentum/dp/1623367166 

Books by Amy Morin: https://www.amazon.com/stores/author/B00LNL5Q18 

Books By Dr. Robin: https://www.amazon.com/Robin-L.-Smith/e/B001JS3R84 

If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or mental health challenges, contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255 

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