Healing depression & burnout with Michelle Williams + how to help a child struggling with depression


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SHOW DESCRIPTION: I speak to my dear friend and award-winning singer Michelle Williams about her new book Checking In, how she healed from intense depression, signs of depression, and how to help a child who is struggling with depression. 

Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/healing-depression-burnout-with-michelle-williams-how-to-help-a-child-struggling-with-depression

Get Michelle's book here: https://www.amazon.com/Checking-Getting-about-Depression-Life/dp/1400223334/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1622050624&sr=8-1


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7:00 Why depression will look different for everyone

9:40 How parenting styles can be passed down through generations and affect children’s mental health

17:45 The importance of giving children affection without conditions

20:00 The power of healthy, loving touch

28:30 Why forgiveness helps you heal

33:28 Michelle’s own mental health struggles

36:40 Why we need to give ourselves permission to take the time to check in with ourselves

39:22 Why depressed people can look successful and happy on the outside

41:00 The danger of negative self-talk

48:00 How Michelle manages her own mental health

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