March 9, 2022

That Thing About Defying the Darkness.


In this episode Parental suicide, PTSD, child abuse, bullying, war, life-changing injuries along with depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation…that’s what happens when you lose your father to suicide at 6 years old. How do you move through that darkness and create a better life for yourself and your family?  We’re going to have a conversation with an individual that experienced and still get through that each and every day, and he’s going to share with you how you, if you’re going through the same journey can come out on the other side in a positive way. I’m your host Michael Herst and this is That Thing About  Defying the Darkness.

My guest in this episode is  Dylan Sessler a mental health coach, professional speaker, podcast host of The Dylan Experience, entrepreneur, combat veteran, and author of the book, Defy the Darkness: A Story of Suicide, Mental Health, and Overcoming Your Hardest Battles. In January of 2020, Dylan began speaking on Tik Tok about mental health and trauma. By 2022, he has accumulated more than half a million followers supporting his daily content centered around having a realistic conversation about things like mental health, abuse, trauma, self-harm, and suicide. His relentless pursuit has allowed him to impact the lives of millions while also developing a platform to help society rethink human connection and mental health. Find our more and how you can reach out to Dylan ; https://beforeyougopodcast.com



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Dylan Sessler is a mental health coach, professional speaker, podcast host of The Dylan Experience, entrepreneur, combat veteran, and author of the book, Defy the Darkness: A Story of Suicide, Mental Health, and Overcoming Your Hardest Battles. In January of 2020, Dylan began speaking on Tik Tok about mental health and trauma. By 2022, he has accumulated more than half a million followers supporting his daily content centered around having a realistic conversation about things like mental health, abuse, trauma, self-harm, and suicide. His relentless pursuit has allowed him to impact the lives of millions while also developing a platform to help society rethink human connection and mental health.