Most of us know someone with a mental health issue or we struggle with it ourselves. In this TEDx Clapham presentation, Leon Taylor shares how he learned to manage his mental health. He also has some good ideas for others to try.

Prolonged psychological stress is the enemy of our mental health, and physical movement is our best weapon to respond.​ Leon Taylor is a former competitive diver who competed for TeamGB at three Olympic Games. Following retirement, he transitioned to the commentary booth where he works for the BBC. Leon has a passion for performance, wellness and movement spending much of his time now as a speaker, executive coach, and mentor to the next generation of sports stars. His enthusiasm and skill for mentoring have allowed him to work with a range of athletes across Olympic and Paralympic sports. Most recently playing the role of Athlete services lead at the pre-Games Camp in Brazil prior to TeamGB’srecord-breakingg 2nd place on the medal table. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

We at Humble Rhoads to Wellness hope you found this informative. Please let us know in the comments below, how you or those you love, manage your mental health issues. We like to share good ideas!

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Misty and Dawn