A little bit about me and my background and why the heck you should be listening to me. It goes back all the way to when I was 6 years old. My birth father died by suicide and as you can imagine that gave a pretty rough start, a lot of questions, a lot, Read More
Hey Guys! It’s November and that means we’re talking about men’s mental health. Even in today’s society, men can feel a lot of pressure to be strong and stoic and be providers for their families. That can add a lot of psychological pressure, especially if you’re dealing with anxiety or depression or another mental, Read More
I’m ashamed to admit, but I was super pissed about spending 2 hours wedged in-between thousands of other cars as dozens of police and firefighters assisted a suicidal man. As I sat in the bumper-to-bumper gridlock from Hollywood to the Valley, a fleeting thought crossed my mind: this guy is selfish. I mean, why, Read More
It’s my 35th birthday. Normally I hide the fact that it’s my birthday. You definitely won’t see it on Facebook. So, why is this year different? I never thought I’d make it this far. I lost my father to suicide when I was 6 and have lived with depression and panic disorder all my, Read More
People often ask my motivations for starting NoStigmas. Of course, losing my father to suicide when I was six has a lot to do with it. Living with anxiety and depression are also part of the equation. But it was a single phrase that showed me the reality of mental health stigmas.
NoStigmas Founder, Jacob Moore speaks at Celebrate Life 2014 on World Suicide Prevention Day in Chicago.
NØSTIGMAS Founder, Jacob Moore was invited to give the keynote speech to close Grand Valley State Universities Mental Health Week. This video contains highlights from that speech.
Habit #5: Therapy (Part 6 of 7) “The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” -Carl Rogers, Ph. D. Over the years, there are various occasions when problems in our lives can cause enough emotional distress to make us feel completely and utterly overwhelmed. Everyone, Read More
Habit #4: Mental Exercise (Part 5 of 7) “Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.” -Gandhi or “There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.” -Napoleon Hill As people grow older, many worry about becoming more forgetful with age. Early cases of Alzheimer’s or dementia are very, Read More
Habit #3: Mental Stillness (Part 4 of 7) “Perfection is not when there is no more to add, but no more to take away.” -Bruce Lee Meditation can ease common stress from day to day, to help bring tranquility to those who practice mental stillness. Stress can make individuals tense or anxious and reduce, Read More