AFP 91 – Fight depression by learning languages

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

This might be my most powerful episode yet. In this episode I list reasons why language learning is a great tool against depression. I also share some tips from my personal experience and my personal back-story.

Language learning: A great tool against depression

This is a unique episode, and I'm fairly confident at least half of you out there won't like it. That's okay because the other half will hopefully love it.

In the episode I share my personal road to discovering the language learning community and my top reasons for why language learning is a great weapon against depression.

I also share a few of my own experiences learning languages while depressed and what considerations you have to make.

This is a very intense episode, but also part of my new philosophy of KEEPING IT REAL.

This is an important topic to me, so I hope you'll share the episode or the contents with a friend who might need it.

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Show notes

  • My story
  • Why language learning is a great tool against depression
  • How to learn languages when depressed

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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.