28: Mike Posner on Fame, Happiness, and Mental Health Maintenance

Welcome to Episode 28 of The Madhappy Podcast. This week we are excited to have Mike Posner onto the show to learn more about his journey and mental health experiences in the music industry.  Mason kicks off the episode by asking Mike about his childhood in the Midwest (2:47) as Mike speaks about his entrance into the music world and how his mentors, in part, shaped him into the artist he became throughout his career (6:22). Mike speaks about how he never had the “I Made It” moment (14:48) and how he takes ownership in his happiness and ability to live in the present (19:10). Mason asks Mike about his walk across America in 2019 (25:56), moving the duo into a conversation about reasoning and the importance of looking at the big picture (35:04), before we wrap up the episode learning how Mike supports his day-to-day mental health (43:07). We’re excited to partner with CashApp on a new initiative to support your mental health. Every week, we’ll be giving out $200 to a handful of listeners with the hope that you can put this money towards something that can better your mental health. To enter, write a review for The Madhappy Podcast on Apple Podcasts, including your $Cashtag, or follow @localoptimist on Instagram to learn about other ways to win. We talk about some serious topics on this show. We are not professionals and are not giving advice. If you or someone you know needs help, please text start to 741741 and for additional resources please visit LocalOptimist.com/Get-Help The Madhappy Podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not a replacement for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Follow us: @Madhappy | @LocalOptimist Visit us: Madhappy.com | LocalOptimist.com

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