26 episodes

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.

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    • Mental Health

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.

    Matt Caruana: How a spinal injury turned pain into purpose

    Matt Caruana: How a spinal injury turned pain into purpose

    How a spinal injury turned pain into purpose

    • 54 min
    Jake O’Brien: Survival against the odds

    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.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Sean X Michael: Invisible no more

    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.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Tofe Evans: We are enough.

    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

    • 49 min
    Josh Wiggins: The inside scoop on eating disorders in men

    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.

    • 58 min
    Darren: Blokes, Men and Fathers - balancing identity, family and career.

    Darren: Blokes, Men and Fathers - balancing identity, family and career.

    In this episode we speak to Darren, whose experiences in his career as an engineer, coupled with becoming a dad, led him to pursue a new passion – to meet the need for men’s wellbeing.

    • 52 min

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