Emma Leaning is MENTAL

But so are 1 in 4 of us. Shanghai, we need to talk about being MENTAL.
But so are 1 in 4 of us. Shanghai, we need to talk about being MENTAL.
Brain Fog: Shanghai filmmaker gives local voice to mental health in China - MENTAL in China
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Brain Fog: Shanghai filmmaker gives local voice to mental health in China

I spoke with Shanghai-based independent filmmaker Jidi Guo about her latest documentary, "Brain Fog" which closely follows a number of Chinese people living with mental illness.
How to have a great day at work, with Cecilia Ding - MENTAL in China
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How to have a great day at work, with Cecilia Ding

No matter how much you love your job, returning to the workplace after months at home comes with its baggage. Emma spoke with Cecilia Ding about how to have a great day at work.
Helping kids adjust after lockdown, with Sarah Harking - MENTAL in China
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Helping kids adjust after lockdown, with Sarah Harking

While children are resilient, they're by no means immune to the stress we've endured over the past few months. Emma spoke with Sarah about helping kids adjust after lockdown.
Life on hold: lifting the mental lockdown, with Bohan Zhang - MENTAL in China
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Life on hold: lifting the mental lockdown, with Bohan Zhang

The physical lockdown has lifted for most, but there's a mental confinement that lingers. In this episode, Emma speaks with Bohan Zhang about how and why to lift mental lockdown.
The box: A simple activity to ease post-lockdown anxiety, with Kevin Smith - MENTAL in China
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The box: A simple activity to ease post-lockdown anxiety, with Kevin Smith

Just because we're out doesn't mean we're OK. Writing can be a great way to process the pain of the past and ease fears about the future. Emma spoke with Kevin Smith about it.
Parental stress in lockdown and how to survive it, with George Hu - MENTAL in China
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Parental stress in lockdown and how to survive it, with George Hu

There's nothing easy about parenting. Throw lockdown into the mix and everything becomes harder. Emma spoke with Dr George Hu about the pressure on parents.
Navigate uncertainty with Bibiana Rueda-Bueno - MENTAL in China
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Navigate uncertainty with Bibiana Rueda-Bueno

Emma spoke with Psychologist Bibiana Rueda-Bueno about the impact of uncertainty and how to release emotional energy to feel better in our body and mind.
Happy moments matter (and how to make them), with Sharon Yen - MENTAL in China
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Happy moments matter (and how to make them), with Sharon Yen

Happiness in lockdown seems a fanciful idea, but there are real physical and psychological consequences when we're starved of joy. Emma spoke with Psychologist Sharon Yen about it.
Anger in lockdown and how to channel yours, with Dr. Nate Balfanz - MENTAL in China
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Anger in lockdown and how to channel yours, with Dr. Nate Balfanz

You only have to hop online or scroll through a WeChat group to see we're angry in lockdown. Emma spoke with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Nate Balfanz about the emotion.
How to have healthy relationships in lockdown, with Dr. John Miller - MENTAL in China
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How to have healthy relationships in lockdown, with Dr. John Miller

Living with someone in lockdown is hard, no matter how much you love them. Emma spoke with Marriage and Family Therapist Dr. John Miller about healthier relationships in lockdown.
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