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Emma Guns on Depression

Emma Guns on Depression

By Gemma Styles

Welcome back to Good Influence!

This is the podcast where each week we'll meet a guest who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about, but maybe don’t. 


This week, we're talking about depression; looking back on ourselves before and after being diagnosed, the individual differences in how we approach treatment and how talking about mental health publicly can help all of us understand each other better.

So joining me this week, is Emma Gunavardhana, perhaps better known by her online nickname Emma Guns. Emma is a beauty and lifestyle writer and brand consultant. After spending 10 years as beauty editor at OK magazine, she is currently a freelance journalist and podcast. Her podcast, The Emma Guns Show, features interviews with lots of different guests and has now amassed over 10 million downloads.

If you want to learn more, here's where to find Emma and her recommendations: 

Instagram: @emmaguns

Twitter: @emmaguns



Something to read: A method: pick one book and one audiobook to read every week and start looking at reading as exploration.

Something to watch: Ted talks and motivational videos on YouTube - 'Don't necessarily go for the person or the subject that feels comfortable. There's a lot to be said for people who maybe you don't always align with because that's how you grow.'

Something to listen to: Podcasts about topics you'd never heard about before.


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