Mark Freeman is a mental health coach and human-centered design workshop facilitator based in Toronto. After recovering from severe mental illness himself, he now focuses on leveraging technology and design to help others navigate the complex changes necessary to improve and maintain great mental health and fitness. He is the co-founder of the online mental health community Everybody Has a Brain, and he is a Stanford Medicine X ePatient Scholar.
"The best book, by far, I've read on mental health and fitness. Mark has become a trusted friend, thought-partner, and counselor. By reading this book, you too can gain a wealth of knowledge and actionable steps to live a richer, fuller, and more present life. I really couldn't recommend it more." --Brad Stulberg, co-author of Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success
"Mark Freeman has created a roadmap to calm the worried
mind, chock-full of useful practices, no-nonsense strategies, and
trench-harvested wisdom." --Mark Wolynn, author of It Didn't
Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and
How to End the Cycle
"This sensible and highly practical approach to mental health offers a welcome antidote to the fear-based thinking that has become all too prevalent in our culture. Try some of Freeman's exercises for yourself--you might be surprised by how readily even longstanding emotional roadblocks can be cleared away!" --Gail A. Hornstein, author of Agnes's Jacket: A Psychologist's Search for the Meanings of Madness