244 | Anson Whitmer | Redefining Men’s Mental Health: Breaking Stereotypes and Seeking Solutions

In this enlightening episode of The Greatness Machine, Darius engages in a profound conversation with Anson, where they talk about how this groundbreaking Mental app is revolutionizing the landscape of men’s mental health. This episode redefines how we perceive and approach men’s mental health, reinforcing the idea that seeking help is an empowering step toward personal growth and well-being.

In this episode, Anson and I talked about:

  • What motivated Anson to work in the mental health field
  • Anson talks about the Calm and Mental apps and what they focus on
  • Anson explains how most men view meditation
  • The importance of training the mind to handle stress and negative self-talk
  • Meditation as a tool to achieve personal growth and improvement
  • Anson discusses how men tend to deal with emotional struggles
  • Stoicism and its practicality in helping people change their perspectives on life
  • How the COVID-19 pandemic affect the usage of mental health apps
  • Anson explains Get Mental app and its features
  • And other topics…

Meet Anson:
Anson Whitmer, driven by personal loss, holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience and founded Mental to reshape the conversation on men’s mental health. Focused on the alarming statistic that men commit 80% of suicides, he crafted the Calm app to provide science-based tools. Mental, the result of his vision, stands out among 20,000+ mental health apps as the first designed specifically for men. Anson’s mission extends beyond crisis intervention, aiming to empower men in both challenging and triumphant moments, offering unique tools for personal growth and excellence.

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at www.thecorevalueequation.com.

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