Jan. 4, 2021

6. Prioritizing Mental Health with Mahmoud Khedr

6. Prioritizing Mental Health with Mahmoud Khedr

How can your job impact your mental health? What can you do to make your mental health a priority? Today's episode features Mahmoud Khedr, the Co-Founder and CEO of FloraMind, an organization that develops tools to guide young people toward positive mental health.

Mahmoud is a proud Egyptian immigrant passionate about empowering underserved communities through mental health education. His career began in tech, with companies like Facebook and Google, which led to his focus on entrepreneurship and mental health. We discuss his experience working in tech and starting companies, with lessons on entrepreneurship and how to prioritize your well-being. We also dive into the inspiration behind FloraMind, stories from teaching mental health workshops to kids, and why toxic positivity is a problem. Get ready to be inspired!

Mentioned in This Episode:

FloraMind: https://www.floramind.com
Mahmoud’s Toxic Positivity TED Talk: https://bit.ly/2LaYw7v
Virtual Enterprises International: https://veinternational.org
Crisis Text Line: https://www.crisistextline.org or Text HOME to 741741
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
NYC Well: 1-888-NYC-WELL or text WELL to 65173

Connect with Mahmoud:

Instagram: @mahmoudkhedrnyc
LinkedIn: /mahmkhedr
Twitter: @MoodyKhedr
Website: http://mahmoudkhedr.com

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