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The Flourishing Introvert Talks

Apr 28, 2021

Join us as we finish off the last of the Stress Awareness series with a special guest - Andy Elwood. Having saved countless lives throughout his search and rescue career, Andy has seen first-hand the importance of taking care of your mental health and providing the right support to your loved ones. In this episode, Joanna and Andy discuss the need to normalize conversations about mental health, especially among men, and how being a man of more words can be incredibly helpful and healing. They also chat about their introvert strengths, ways to help men open up more, and his biggest advice for recharging your mental batteries and managing your stress.



  • Why we need to normalize conversations about mental health.
  • How introverts can make empathetic and compassionate listeners. 
  • Ways to encourage the men in your life to open up. 
  • Ways to recharge your mental batteries. 
  • The importance of exploring outside of your comfort zone.



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