November 1, 2022

Maryam Gadery

Mental health & development.

Mental health
Photo credit : Loic Lagarde, Lucile Dnkr & Maryam Gadery By Antoine Boucaut

Who is Maryam Gadery?

"I grew up in France but I was born in Iran and I have Algerian origins. I studied in France until I was 18 when I went to London to study economics. I also worked in Dublin!

What do you do for a living?

"Initially I worked in digital! After that I had a Chief Happiness Officer role at another company which I ended up leaving after 2 years."

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And after this job?

"I had a burn-out and a big depression. I didn't know what to do anymore, I was at rock bottom. Suddenly, I had an intuition: create content and videos around mental health! I started training to help people."

Via what medium?

"Videos and texts on Insta, TikTok and Youtube as well as coaching and even conferences now!"

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What about your podcast?

"It's called 'L'école de la Vie' and it's about personal development and mental health. I have solo episodes and others with inspirational guests."

Hard to talk about when you're hurting?

"I was expressing things I needed to hear, it's very therapeutic! I thought if it could help just one person, that's fabulous. I thought if it could help just one person, that's great.

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Does talking about it make you feel better?

"It's mostly tools that have helped me. Trying to stop running away from my unpleasant feelings and welcoming them, accepting what I feel. Changing my inner dialogue as well, meditating, sport,..."

Maryam Gadery.