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Mental Health with Kyle Morton

Mental Health with Kyle Morton

August 17, 2022

We are continuing on with our mini-series Like A Pro. Today, we hear from Kyle Morton, goalkeeper for Louisville City FC.

To kick off the conversation, Kyle shares his experiences with mental health and advocates for prioritizing mental wellness. As a professional athlete, Kyle recognizes that pushing his body to the limit takes a toll on mental health. He gives some tips for prioritizing mental wellness, such as finding balance and relationships away from work.

Kyle shares how he has grown to recognize and respond to the warning signs of his mental health declining. He then goes on to talk about men’s mental health. Advocacy for men’s mental health is a fairly recent movement. He also talks about how to find balance while maintaining high-level professional performance, and he gives some valuable advice to up-and-coming athletes.

Finally, Kyle participates in a lightning question round. Hear about Kyle’s morning routine, his latest reading recommendation, and his favorite Louisville activity.

 

Key Takeaways:

[00:57] Introduction to the episode and today’s guest.

[02:11] Why mental health is important.

[03:42] Kyle’s tips for prioritizing mental wellness.

[06:55] Men’s mental health.

[07:47] Finding balance.

[10:03] Lightning round Q&A.

Bonus Content | Mind Unwind: Sleep Meditation

Bonus Content | Mind Unwind: Sleep Meditation

November 18, 2021

The meditation is perfect to prepare your body for restful, restorative sleep. You'll focus on breathing techniques to sync your mind and body and relax as you drift off to sleep.

 

We believe in healthcare for the whole person. At Baptist Health, we focus on the whole person – body, mind, and spirit. Some people simply find it difficult to relax after a hard day at work or at home, while others struggle to understand why they can't fall asleep.

Many of these same people suffer from common problems known as sleep disorders. Learn more about how to tell if you have a sleeping disorder, how to improve your sleep conditions, and general information about sleep disorders in adults.

Undiagnosed ADHD in Adults

Undiagnosed ADHD in Adults

July 30, 2021

If you’re an adult on TikTok, you’ve very likely seen the surge of videos about adult ADHD. It’s gone viral and content creators are raising awareness, which is causing people to self-diagnose and wonder if they may be affected. On this episode, we're joined on the phone with Dr. Jonathan Martin, psychiatrist with Baptist Health Medical Group and an expert on ADHD so we can dig in and ask the questions that matter.

Bonus Content | Mind Unwind: Anxiety Meditation

Bonus Content | Mind Unwind: Anxiety Meditation

February 3, 2021

The meditation is perfect for an end of the day wind-down. You'll work on breathing techniques to sync your mind and body and relax, focusing on releasing anxiety and stress.

 

We believe in healthcare for the whole person. At Baptist Health, we focus on the whole person – body, mind, and spirit. Our behavioral health services provide care for individuals dealing with mental illness, such as anxiety, depression, and drug and alcohol dependency. With treatment plans tailored to meet each person’s needs, we help our patients understand and manage their conditions. Learn more and find a Behavioral Health provider.

 

 

Facing 2021 With Hope and Resolve

Facing 2021 With Hope and Resolve

January 20, 2021

Turning the page on a new year typically involves making lofty promises for a healthier, more productive year ahead. But in 2020, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of those goals went by the wayside as life as we knew it came to a halt. In this podcast, Krista Moe, PhD, a Lexington psychologist, talks with the “HealthTalks Now” team about approaching 2021 with positivity and resolve despite 2020’s unmet expectations and amidst continued uncertainty. Dr. Moe explains the importance of self-reflection, especially after a year of loss and disappointment, and offers suggestions for recognizing our strengths and using them to help us stare down 2021.

Radical Acceptance: Youth and Mental Health in 2020

Radical Acceptance: Youth and Mental Health in 2020

August 25, 2020

In this episode of the HealthTalks NOW podcast, Kendra and Kerri are joined for a phone conversation by Katelyn Arvin, the lead navigator of the Behavioral Health clinic at Baptist Health Richmond.  In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, this conversation focuses on some ramifications of the situation.  Many parents have their hands full as they navigate work environments, finances, and health concerns, and it is easy to simply think of children as resilient and turn attention to other pressing issues.  However, this conversation presents an opportunity to pause and consider more deeply the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on children.

Taking Care of Yourself During a Crisis

Taking Care of Yourself During a Crisis

April 9, 2020
Coping with the upheaval of our daily routine can be stressful any time. Coupling this disruption with uncertainty about the coronavirus creates an even greater trial. Behavioral Health specialist Jacob Bishop, MD, and therapist Amber Coffey, with Baptist Health Corbin, connect with Kerri by phone to offer some tips for self-care during these unprecedented times. They emphasize the importance of maintaining a sense of perspective and describe ways to practice mindfulness, experience gratitude, and shift our outlook when we become anxious or fearful. In addition, they explain how to recognize red flags in ourselves, our children, and other loved ones — and advise where to find help when we need it.
 
Finding a New Normal During the Pandemic

Finding a New Normal During the Pandemic

April 6, 2020

With stay-at-home orders in place across much of the U.S., families, couples and individuals are learning to live a new normal. In a best-case scenario, this means coping with the challenges of remote working, home schooling, and early morning grocery runs. For others, dealing with COVID-19 includes worries about health conditions, loneliness, and making ends meet. For this podcast, we host a telephone discussion with three mental health professionals from Baptist Health Madisonville. Psychiatrist Shabeer Abubuker, MD, explains the important distinction between “physical” distancing and intentional social connection. The trio offers ways to maintain intimacy in your marriage, create stability for your children, balance work/home, and improve communication.

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