Thursday Thoughts: the weekly Let’s Talk About Mental Health newsletter (9 December, 2021)

Hello Talkers!

I’ve been thinking about how I can continue to grow my YouTube channel and my podcast (which is now in Spotify’s Health & Fitness Top 30 in Australia, the UK and the US… wow! Thanks!) in a way that feels right to me, which means not filling it with ads, while still ensuring that I’m able to cover the growing costs involved with producing and distributing my work (this stuff isn’t cheap and I’ve been funding it myself). With that in mind I have an announcement to make in this week’s newsletter which will then go out in Episode 110 of the podcast, due for release on Sunday December 19.

The news is that to keep my content ad-free I am launching a Patreon where you can either contribute a small monthly amount to become a General Supporter (and receive my eternal gratitude) or contribute a little bit more each month to become an Official Supporter, where you’ll not only receive a monthly video with exclusive previews and updates on what is coming up on both the podcast and my YouTube channel, but you’ll also be able to submit questions about better mental health to me and I will answer all (reasonable) questions in the video as well (anonymously if you like)!

If you find the work that I do on my podcast and/or YouTube channel helpful, please consider becoming a supporter on Patreon. I’m determined to keep my content ad-free (i.e. With no ads interrupting my episodes midway, because that annoys me personally so I won’t do it to you!), and so this is an alternate way to fund my work (because this stuff takes time and money, and the behind-the-scenes costs are not cheap).

Become a supporter today via Patreon – click here:

So… greetings and salutations, and a warm welcome to another newsletter. I hope you enjoy my quick snapshot of my favourite things this week — hopefully at least one of them will make you smile/feel inspired. Have a fantastic week and a brilliant weekend!

Jeremy 😃

My favourite things this week:

Here are some of my favourite posts over the past week or so:

And finally, this made me laugh/feel seen/feel very attacked all at once:

And while you’re here… if you haven’t already subscribed to my YouTube channel, please do! My community is growing there and I have lots of great videos coming up, so come and join me! Click on one of the videos below and then select the subscribe option at the end (or click the channel icon to go to the channel page and subscribe there). Thank you.

Quote of the week:

“No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.”

Agnes de Mille

My content this week:

Click here for transcript (opens in new window). Clic aquí para la traducción al español.

Thanks for reading and have an absolutely fantastic week! JG 🙂

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