Mental health and well being

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In this episode we discuss how to look after your mental health and well being whilst working as a freelance journalist. We talk candidly to Jenny Stallard of newsletter and podcast Freelance Feels and gaming journalist Jake Tucker.

Jenny opens up about working through periods of low self-esteem and Jake talks us through his struggles with Asperger syndrome, depression and anxiety. We also discuss strategies for motivation and how being freelance can be a huge advantage when it comes to managing our mental load.

The Guests:

Jenny Stallard @JStallard_Media

https://www.freelancefeels.com/

Jake Tucker @_JakeTucker

Resources:

Freelance Feels podcast https://www.freelancefeels.com/podcast

No.1 Freelance Media Women https://www.facebook.com/groups/No1FreelanceMediaWomen

Freelancing for Journalists https://www.facebook.com/groups/2526455974236281

Society of Freelance Journalists https://freelancesoc.org/

Freelance Heroes https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelanceheroes

Doing It For The Kids https://www.facebook.com/groups/DIFTK

A Few Good Hacks https://www.facebook.com/groups/213675832507619

Mind mental health support https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/

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