#167: Mental Health Self-Care - with Jennifer Hollinshead

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I’m interviewing Jennifer Hollinshead, Registered Clinical Counsellor and Founder of Peak Resilience. We talk about how to navigate feelings of uncertainty, how you can learn to surrender control and how to take care of your mental health via self-care, especially during these unprecedented times. Show notes: summerinnanen.com/167 We discuss: - What inspired Jennifer to become a Registered Clinical Counsellor and open Peak Resilience, - Why it is imperative to take a social-justice informed stance in counselling/therapy, - The challenges she faced starting her own business and the adversity she overcame as a female entrepreneur, - How our patriarchal, capitalist and colonialist society influences mental health, - How our current times of COVID-19 are influencing people's feelings of anxiety or depression, - Ways to take care of your mental health when consuming negative news, - What to do if you really struggle with uncertainty and letting go of control and how to learn to surrender, - How to navigate and take care of your mental health via self-care while in quarantine, - The best ways to manage the increased expectations that we're putting on ourselves right now (i.e. homeschool, take up a new hobby, etc), - How to find time for self-care when your responsibilities have increased considerably, - Ways to overcome guilt over making time for yourself and specifically “mom guilt,” Plus, so much more! Get the shownotes at summerinnanen.com/167

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