1. 81 — Country Singer Madeline Merlo: Confronting Mental Health Issues, Healing, and Growing Stronger Amy Morin 44:42

It’s easy to tell other people to seek help or take charge of their mental health, but much harder to take those steps when you need to do so for yourself. But struggles with your mental health don’t mean you’re mentally weak.

Accomplished singer and songwriter Madeline Merlo has made it her mission to remove the stigma associated with mental health issues. She has a history of panic attacks, PTSD, anxiety, and depression. And she’s learned the importance of seeking help, getting proactive about managing her symptoms, and making healthy lifestyle changes. Some of the things she talks about today are how to find the courage to start healing, how to identify the things that can improve your mental health, and the coping skills that help her feel better.

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Visit Madeline’s website – MadelineMerlo.com

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Amy Morin Therapist, Bestselling Author, Host of the Mentally Stronger Podcast

Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, international bestselling author and the host of the Mentally Stronger podcast. Her books on mental strength, including 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, have sold more than 1 million copies and been translated into more than 40 languages.

She’s practiced therapy for over 20 years and she’s a sought after speaker whose TEDx talk, The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong, has become one of the most popular talks of all time with more than 22 million views.

Amy lives on a sailboat in the Florida Keys.