There's no shame in taking care of your mental health | Sangu Delle

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When stress got to be too much for TED Fellow Sangu Delle, he had to confront his own deep prejudice: that men shouldn’t take care of their mental health. In a personal talk, Delle shares how he learned to handle anxiety in a society that’s uncomfortable with emotions. As he says: “Being honest about how we feel doesn’t make us weak — it makes us human.”

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31 Comments
  1. Yxng Ezrah says

    In love with this speech

  2. mohamed javith says

    Wtf why this publication speaking guy ad stressing me so much

  3. Luvsan Dorj says

    school: i pretend i dont see that

  4. Gabriel Gherasim says

    Goodafternoon, I would like to suggest a therapeutic book I wrote which is also  available for free in electronic format. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5BhH_m2WtY This book may be readfor free in electronic format at: http://gabrielgherasim.com/Gratia-Cantantes-GABRIEL-GHERASIM.pdf

  5. The services of psychologists says

    great video

  6. Chronicles Of Malia says

    I am so glad I came across this video.So happy more people are speaking up about this pandemic.Seeking for help is seen as useless, time and money wasting because only God can reverse it as it is seen as a spiritual attack, divine punishment or karma.No one wants to understand or listen to the truth about all this issue, but we wouldn’t stop!Thanks for sharing🙏🏽

  7. Jessica Rodriguez says

    Took a mental health day from work and this really helped me process the feeling of shame. Thank you!

  8. Star5 says

    Brillant. Thank you

  9. rrbaggett7 says

    What a beautiful talk given by a lovely human being. I've watched countless hours of documentaries & talks on mental illness & suicide. I've attended university lectures on human psychology & read dozens of books. And yet, this man's vulnerability, courage, & honesty brought tears to my eyes. I lost my father to suicide when he was only 47 & I was 24. I had no idea he had been suffering in silence. He never got to meet any of his grandchildren or my husband. Untreated mental illness causes unspeakable pain; it can also lead to death. Please speak up & speak out — you might save lives.

  10. a l says

    mental health is under-rated? its a…….killer?

  11. 1 2 says

    South Sáhara people fail to recognize Europeans as people as you can see

  12. Rosa Maria Cajiga says

    Thank you for being so brave

  13. The Messe Mess says

    So fantastic that you chose to be so open! What a courageous man you are! ♥️ I would absolutely love for you to check out and follow my new mental health blog! It would be an honor to share my journey with you! Here is my latest entry ♥️http://thekaymessexpress.com/2019/07/15/3-practical-ways-i-actively-nurture-my-mental-health-and-how-you-can-too/

  14. Berkies Sepulveda says

    Church and mental illness does not mix well. I rather get help from my doctor. I lost all faith in a God who could heal me if he wanted to. The stigma is real when the church demonized the mentally ill. I have church trauma. I rather be a new ager. Thank you for sharing your story. God bless you richly.

  15. SistersGatheringtoHeal says

    Thank you, my brother! You give me hope…for black men, and that gives me hope for black people.

  16. ¡ sᴜɢᴏʀᴇ ! says

    As a Finn, I find especially ironic that Finland is called "the happiest country"Yet, our suicide rates are pretty much the highest in the world. And it seems really reasonable, I don't think mental health is taken seriously anymore.If you tell someone you couldn't come to school because you just couldn't find the power to get out of bed due to the killing, suffocating feeling inside of you, slowly waiting for you to break down; "You just wanna skip school."You are not alone, and taking care of your mental health is ALWAYS okay. Don't let "them" say otherwise.

  17. Christina Beahan says

    Such a great talk!

  18. Kendall H says

    2:20 who ever started clapping😂😂 I’m dead

  19. Novita Sari says

    Thank you for such and wonderful, open, moving, and talk!

  20. Pedro Paiva says

    Beautiful speech. I hope you find your peace.

  21. afifa thohiroh says

    THANK U FOR THE INFORMATION, I THINK MENTAL CARE ITS VERY IMPORTANT.

  22. sophiiieee96 says

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSnkBRhi9FE&t=117sHello, I am a 3rd year student and have recently made a short film about male mental health. Suicide is heartbreaking for the individual suffering and their loved ones. I hope this film allows men to feel less alone and to get help. Thank you

  23. Joe Cho says

    Agreed

  24. J. Fulani says

    Mental health issues are easily at the top of our community’s list of issues. Of course, the historical backdrop of the slave trade and slavery should not be overlooked. However, once we move closer to the present, we have to look at our families. So much trauma. So much inter-generational trauma. Sadly, we carry that trauma into adulthood and, knowingly or unknowingly, we pass the trauma onto to our children. Black girls get raped, for example. That is a serious trauma. Then, they grow up and have children. For whatever reason, the couple separates. Millions of our children are trapped in the middle of high conflict divorces and end up being forced to “choose sides.” In too many instances, black fathers are alienated from their children. The children grow up with their own mental health issues, thereby continuing this viscous cycle. I think the mental health issues surrounding parental alienation is a good place to begin some serious research, dialogue, and therapy. Read up on Ade. Craig Childress. He has videos on YouTube. Otherwise, the NOI has one of the best rehabilitation programs hands down.

  25. RTGZoro says

    If only chester listened to your advice maybe we wouldnt lose him.;(

  26. DA040889 says

    Real talk, respect for the shining eyes of those who serv with passion.

  27. Casa da Psiquiatria says

    SER HONESTO COM O QUE VOCÊ SENTE NÃO O TORNA FRACO ; O TORNA HUMANO !

  28. Ramesh Kumaran says

    Hardcore criminals are living better off than psychiatry patients here in India.Are there Indians working in your country.

  29. Ramesh Kumaran says

    It's as good as being dead.Its a disease that insults you every now and then.Injures you physically verbally psychologically.As far as psychiatry health Care is concerned I do not love this country at all.You cannot even vote or get the basic documents like opening a bank account a pan card get a job or get fired to be replaced by someone else.

  30. Ramesh Kumaran says

    As an Indian it's very difficult to face mental health illness.

  31. Veronica Montano says

    Is the most sexy thing to do. Take care of yourself

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