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Mental Illness as a Driving Force
Brent Seal is the founder and CEO of Mavrixx. Mavrixx is a mental health focused social enterprise dedicated to helping young people build great minds on their own terms.
In this video, Mavrixx Founder and Head Trainer Brent Seal shares his story of going from a suicide attempt and being diagnosed with schizophrenia to summiting some of the world's tallest mountains.
Brent talks about how mental illness drove him to get fit and healthy, the importance of tapping into the mental health community and finding that thing that gets you excited to allow the stress of life to melt away.
Brent is a mental health speaker and trainer based in Vancouver and the creator of The EDGE, The LEAP Academy and MINDvsMOUNTAIN.
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