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Important Note: Depression is a serious condition, and neither Kevin nor I are licensed professionals. If you’re having suicidal thoughts please reach out and get help, you can also email me if you need someone to talk to.
In today’s episode I sit down with 21 year old comic and mental health activist Kevin Breel. His TED talk on depression is one of the most viewed Ted talks ever, and I think what he has to say is incredibly important. Having suffered struggled with depression myself, his raw honesty is both enlightening and refreshing.
In this episode you’ll learn:
- Why there’s no “easy” cure for depression.
- What to do when you’re struggling to get out of bed.
- The importance therapy and how it might help you.
- How looks can be deceiving.
“I was pursuing standup comedy and I was sort of living with this story inside of me hoping that no one would ever point to it or would talk to me about it.” – Kevin Breel on his struggle with depression.
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