Mental Health Awareness

Checkin’ OCD in Context

Shek Check Cover Art- Episode 39

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder where people experience unwanted repeating thoughts, feelings, images, or sensations. Engaging in behaviors or mental acts in response. While we have a lot of misconceptions on Mental Health conditions and disorders, we can bring understanding when we combine knowledge with lived experiences. This week I am joined…

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Checkin’ The Power of a Voice

Checkin' The Power of a Voice

A single voice can reach out to all those who sit in silence, and it holds that power. It is sometimes weird to say that when someone uses their voice to break down societal barriers, that it gives others permission to do the same. Afterall, we are all free agents who make the choice to…

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Checkin’ Building Brain Waves

Mindfulness and Meditation have become extremely potent in caring for my Mental Health.  However, with its popularity there are growing misconceptions that actually miss the point of how it is utilized. Something my guest today addresses openly on his YouTube channel Building Brain Waves . “Building Brain Waves”  explores Nelson’s own journey with  Anxiety and Obsessive…

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Checkin’ #KeepTalkingMH

Community is such an important thing in this world, and social media does make it easier for us to form those communities. Forming friendships from around the world, understanding people and topics we may not have been open to before. Ultimately, feeling less alone with whatever we are going through or living with. This episode,…

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Checkin’ Behind The Smile

In aid of the Mental Health Charity MIND  the “Behind The Smile” Art Exhibition  was born from the mind and paintbrushes of Artist Toby Brown. This week’s guest. Toby, with his own mental health struggles and journey, decided to help open the conversation with his most valuable tool. His most valuable therapy. His art. It…

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