Transforming the mental health conversation, one heartfelt story at a time.
#heartonmysleeve is a global movement and worldwide community of people around the world who share a common value: to live a life of authenticity. Heart On My Sleeve Podcast is a collection of these compelling, inspirational and insightful mental health stories. You will hear from people who have endured invisible hardship, and live to tell their story of meaning, purpose & resilience. We hope that every episode provides you with something small that allows you to feel understood and less alone, so that you can let go of the shame and make way for a new narrative to emerge.
Mitch Wallis is the founder of Heart On My Sleeve and the host of the show.
Liz Sweigart: Life on my own terms
How external validation can be the most addictive drug
Matt Caruana: How a spinal injury turned pain into purpose
How a spinal injury turned pain into purpose
Jake O’Brien: Survival against the odds
After a tragic motorcycle accident nearly claimed his life, Jake was later told he was told he had throat cancer.
Sean X Michael: Invisible no more
After constantly yearning for his father’s love, acceptance and approval, which never came, Sean had a longing to be seen and heard.
Tofe Evans: We are enough.
In this episode we speak to Tofe Evans. Talking about running ultramarathons to cope with his mental health, and his take fighting through adversity fuelled by drugs & alcohol abuse, driven by shame, victimisation, and identity crises
Josh Wiggins: The inside scoop on eating disorders in men
In this episode we speak to Josh who struggled for years as a teenage boy with anorexia nervosa and exercise addition. Now he is a high-performance training coach and dietician, plus devoted husband and father.