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A commitment to putting mental and emotional well-being first can be a turning point in life. From making meaningful connections in a digital world to mindfulness and meditation, hear the multitude of ways people can put their mental health first — and why each method is effective in its own way.

Turning Points: Navigating Mental Health Harvard Pilgrim Health Care & Tufts Health Plan | Studio/B

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

A commitment to putting mental and emotional well-being first can be a turning point in life. From making meaningful connections in a digital world to mindfulness and meditation, hear the multitude of ways people can put their mental health first — and why each method is effective in its own way.

    Bonus Episode | Marathon Monday | Turning Toward Nature

    Bonus Episode | Marathon Monday | Turning Toward Nature

    In this bonus episode celebrating Marathon Monday, Frantzces talks to Joan Benoit Samuelson, an American Olympic Icon and two-time Boston Marathon winner. Samuelson recounts her struggle with anxiety after becoming a mother, and describes how running, gardening and a strong sense of place have kept her grounded through her long career. For a transcript of this episode and more information, visit Globe.com/turningpoints.

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    • 19 min
    Turning Toward Mindfulness

    Turning Toward Mindfulness

    Frantzces talks to a young woman who discovered that yoga, therapy, and finding community helped her heal from a trauma. Then, she gets the lowdown from a meditation expert and a neuroscientist on how and why mindfulness can help everyone’s mental health. For a transcript of this episode and more information, visit Globe.com/turningpoints.

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    • 36 min
    Turning Points in a Digital Age

    Turning Points in a Digital Age

    Our digital lives can affect our mental health -- for better or worse. In this episode, Frantzces talks to a teenager who shares his emotional ups and downs online--and who has gained a following of other teens looking for connection. Then, she gets tips from Dr. Michael Rich, the “mediatrician,” on how all of us can use media more mindfully. For a transcript of this episode and more information, visit Globe.com/turningpoints.

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    • 33 min
    Turning Points Through Mind and Body

    Turning Points Through Mind and Body

    Exercise can help us not just physically, but also mentally and emotionally. In this episode, Frantzces talks to a Bostonite who says running with a group of fellow black men helps his mental health, and gets tips from a sports psychologist about how to talk to ourselves even when we’re not performing as well as we’d like. For a transcript of this episode and more information, visit Globe.com/turningpoints.

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    • 35 min
    Introducing Turning Points

    Introducing Turning Points

    Host and mental health professional Frantzces Lys describes her turning point moment, and explains how a seismic shift can occur when someone truly commits to their mental health. Then, she talks to Kara Loewentheil, feminist life coach and host of the popular Unf*ck Your Brain podcast, about her turning point moment: realizing that it's possible to change our thoughts and combat the internalized oppression that affects our mental health. For a transcript of this episode and more information, visit Globe.com/turningpoints. 

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    • 29 min
    Trailer | Turning Points: Navigating Mental Health

    Trailer | Turning Points: Navigating Mental Health

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    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

kbayer22 ,

Very powerful

I am a social worker in healthcare and it’s refreshing and encouraging to hear burnout talked about as something you can overcome, not something you have to suffer through.

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