AFP 120 – Mental Health Week

Updated: April 27, 2020
Fact-Check & Editorial Responsibility: Kris Broholm

In this week's special episode Kris shares some of his own mental health battles, and the importance of reaching out and seeking help when you need it.

Show Notes and Resources

Note: This is a rebroadcast from my other podcast: Language Learner Weekly. After falling ill with the flu I was unable to record this week's new episode for the podcast. Being Mental Health Week I felt the message was important enough to reupload here. Apologies if you've heard it on the other show already.

Warning: None of the information and advice given in this episode can be construed as medical. If you're dealing with mental health issues PLEASE consult with your doctor first.

If you're feeling suicidal PLEASE get help by using one of the free helplines where trained staff will listen: ibpf.org/resource/list-international-suicide-hotlines

In the episode:

  • What catastrophic life events caused my own depressive state
  • How I eventually started to improve
  • How learning languages as a hobby helps improve mental health
  • What to do if you feel like crap

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Kris Broholm

Kris is the founder of Actual Fluency, and has spent the last 8 years becoming an expert in language learning software, methods, and techniques.

Originally from Denmark, he now lives in Portugal and speaks 5+ languages at varying levels. His other interests are Wine, Online Marketing, and Travelling.