5 Practical Strategies Founders Can Use to Improve Their Mental Health

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For decades, discussing mental health issues carried a stigma that made it impossible to have meaningful discourse on the subject. Over the past few years, attitudes have shifted, thanks to the increased availability of scientific knowledge and movements for equality and authenticity.

One of the unfortunate truths of entrepreneurship is that founders, especially younger ones, suffer from mental health troubles at a much higher rate than the general population. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 72% of founders report mental health struggles. In comparison, the numbers for the average person are about 48%.

The good news is that

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