1 hr 8 min

MATT HAIG ON MENTAL HEALTH But Why?

    • Mental Health

In this episode Clemmie asks author and journalist Matt Haig: ‘But Why Does Talking About Mental Health Sometimes Make It Worse?'
The pair discuss their personal experiences of navigating mental health struggles; musing on the idea that although being open about depression and anxiety can be useful, that conversation needs to be handled mindfully. As well as delving into the idea that the endless pursuit of happiness is often our greatest undoing. 
Resources:
Matt Haig has written so many great books. His most recent is a novel called ‘The Midnight Library’
In the episode Clemmie recommends “Silence in the Age of Noise’ by Erling Kagge
For anyone struggling please do reach out for help. There’s a brilliant comprehensive list of support groups here on Mind's website.
Contact:
What are your thoughts on the conversation around mental health? And do you have a But Why? question that you’d like discussed? Or maybe you just want to say hi. Whatever the reason, get in touch on butwhy@clemmietelford.com
Shameless plug:
**Clemmie’s debut book “But Why? How to Answer Tricky Questions from Kids by Having Honest Conversation with Yourself’ is available to pre-order now. It includes a section on Complex Feelings.**
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In this episode Clemmie asks author and journalist Matt Haig: ‘But Why Does Talking About Mental Health Sometimes Make It Worse?'
The pair discuss their personal experiences of navigating mental health struggles; musing on the idea that although being open about depression and anxiety can be useful, that conversation needs to be handled mindfully. As well as delving into the idea that the endless pursuit of happiness is often our greatest undoing. 
Resources:
Matt Haig has written so many great books. His most recent is a novel called ‘The Midnight Library’
In the episode Clemmie recommends “Silence in the Age of Noise’ by Erling Kagge
For anyone struggling please do reach out for help. There’s a brilliant comprehensive list of support groups here on Mind's website.
Contact:
What are your thoughts on the conversation around mental health? And do you have a But Why? question that you’d like discussed? Or maybe you just want to say hi. Whatever the reason, get in touch on butwhy@clemmietelford.com
Shameless plug:
**Clemmie’s debut book “But Why? How to Answer Tricky Questions from Kids by Having Honest Conversation with Yourself’ is available to pre-order now. It includes a section on Complex Feelings.**
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1 hr 8 min

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