47: Ariela Safira on Mental Health, Entrepreneurship, and Self-Care

Welcome to Episode 47 of The Madhappy Podcast. This week we are excited to welcome Ariela Safira, to learn more about her mental health service company Real, that has been working not just to normalize mental health care but to celebrate it since 2019. Mason kicks off the conversation asking Ariela why she chose to start a mental health company (2:40) as the two talk more on their personal experiences with mental health throughout childhood and young adulthood (9:14). Ariela then talks more about Real (18:18), giving insight into the offerings and the reasoning behind the creation of said offerings on the mental wellness platform (21:28). Mason asks Ariela if there are any overarching topics that people are expressing interest in (24:20), before the two move into a more general conversation about the joys and hardships that come with being an entrepreneur and founder (36:50). Mason and Ariela finish out the episode with a conversation about wellness (41:39) and how it is so important to build for mental wellness not mental illness. Find more information about Real here. 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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