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"Mental Health Call to Action" with Christie Mann & Rachel Baldi


In this eye-opening episode, Christie Mann & Rachel Baldi, co-founders of UpLevel Productions, discuss the greater impact we're collectively feeling right now and offer a call to action for what we can do to better support our mental health journies.

In This Episode:

  • The impact Christie felt from something as simple as rearranging furniture

  • The availability of mental health information for marginalized communities

  • What to ask when someone is grieving

  • A small thing we can do that can make a HUGE impact on someone who is struggling with mental health or grief

  • How our conversations about our physical health are creating mental health challenges

  • Holding multiple perspectives with neutrality

Quotations to Share:

“Previous to the pandemic, we kept ourselves busy. We did a lot, and in doing that, we were distracting ourselves from a lot of awareness about being conscious of emotions, of our mental health, and all of those things.” ~ Rachel Baldi

“In a way, it [the pandemic] was a gift. One of the stats we've also found is that because of the increased mental health challenges, people are experiencing more, and people are talking about it. There's a gift in that for sure.” ~Christie Mann

“We all have mental health challenges, however big, however small, but that it is part of the human condition.” ~Christie Mann

“When anyone's identity or values are dishonored or discriminated against, it has a huge impact on their mental health.” ~Rachel Baldi

“The second leading cause of death of Americans between the ages of 10 to 34 is suicide.” ~Christie Mann

“We need to have more awareness and support and investment in mental health and suicide prevention. That needs to be really important to this country.” ~Rachel Baldi

“Throughout all of this and a lot of the grief work that I've done, I don't want ever not to be aware or conscious of my own feelings. And those around me, I want always to be curious, conscious, and aware of the emotions of my family, my friends, and the people around me. And at any point, I want to be checking in on myself constantly.” ~Rachel Baldi

“My hope is that we at UpLevel bring more awareness, more consciousness to the world and have more people who want to be like that.” ~Rachel Baldi

About UpLevel Productions: Founded by Christie Mann, MA, CPCC, PCC, and Rachel Baldi, CPCC, PCC, UpLevel creates, produces, and delivers Transformative Experiences, Workshops, Training, Events + Media that develop leaders who make our world a healthier, more alive, and connected place to be. As Associate CTI Faculty Partners, UpLevel is licensed to sell, produce and deliver Co-Active coach training and leadership development programs around the world to support the transformational growth of individuals and culture inside the workplace and organization. Instagram @uplevelproductions Facebook & LinkedIn @uplevelproductionscompany


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