March 4, 2022

That Thing About How Music Soothes My Soul

That Thing About How Music Soothes My Soul

In this episode Mental Health: depression and anxiety, suicidal ideation, life as a blind person both in Canada and Latin America, finding refuge in music and real-world strategies for coping with mental illness and/or disability, and how to help a loved one who is facing these types of challenges. I’m your host Michael Herst and this is That Thing About Music Soothes My Sou

My guest in this episode is Heather Hutchison …she is an Amazon best-selling author, an award-winning singer/songwriter with four albums released to date. Blind since birth and having struggled with mental illness from a young age, she is passionate about educating people on disability and mental health through her music and writing. She is a frequent guest on national television and radio programs and renowned podcasts across the globe, speaking and singing to share her message of hope to those who are struggling. Heather is an avid traveler, and has spent time living and teaching English in Latin America and now lives on the west coast of Canada with her partner Jordan and their cat Maya. She has an incredible journey of fortitude, perseverance, never giving up and creating a positive outlook on life which we are going to have a conversation about



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Heather Hutchison

Musician and Author

Heather Hutchison is the Amazon best-selling author of Holding On by Letting Go: A Memoir, and an award-winning singer/songwriter with four albums released to date, including her latest release, If I could, (January 2022). Blind since birth and having struggled with mental illness from a young age, she is passionate about educating and connecting with people on disability and mental health through her music and writing. An avid traveller, Heather has spent time living and teaching English in Latin America.