*You can catch our 1st chat with Jeff in our very first episode with a guest, recorded 1 year prior, on episode 2!*
We come full circle with our first ever guest and Jewcy (and hunky) Mensch, Jeff Grace! Jeff is a man of many gifts including teaching yoga from a swimmers specific lens, an advocate for mental health and bi-polar disorder, and amplifies the benefits of coaching/development to further your pure potential.
One big update since Jeff's last visit... he moved to Sweden 🇸🇪 with his wife, so he joins us from across the ocean! Jeff reflects on his progress both personally and professionally and shares with us the processes of his mental health through transition (and what advice he gives others going through some big life altering changes). We also chat about the cultural differences between Vancouver, Canada and Sweden, including ways he was able to quickly find Community in his new home.
We're always grateful to Jeff for sharing his stories of being a mental health warrior! He truly takes his life by the horns (or balls?) and is constantly working on being an advocate for himself, always getting the assistance he needs and teaching others to do the same.
Oh… and Jeff just happens to be Jew-ISH too. lol!
**Trigger warning** This episode includes some discussion on mental health. The discussion comes from real life experience, and might be sensitive to some listeners. We hope this episode opens up the dialog more when it comes to the stigmas that still exist surrounding mental health.
If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, please call the Canadian Suicide Prevention Service at 1-833-456-4566. We also have a website resource below for those who are needing help navigate their mental health challenges. With love and light, Rachel & Hiiro.
Mental Health Links:
Mental Health First Aid Canada
Support in Canada
In Crisis in Canada? Please call 1-833-456-4566. In the US, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Jeff Grace on the Stand Up for Mental Health Stage
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