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Christopher Lumry | How to Navigate the Tension Between External Validation and Internal Fulfillment

Join us for an eye-opening episode with Christopher Lumry, a thought leader in the fields of mental health and creativity. Chris shares invaluable insights into the transformative power of connection and creativity in overcoming mental health challenges and addiction. Drawing from a wealth of research and personal experiences, he discusses the importance of interpersonal relationships, mindfulness, and civic engagement in achieving higher levels of fulfillment. Whether you're struggling with substance abuse or seeking a deeper understanding of mental well-being, this episode offers a fresh perspective on the role of creativity and connection in our lives.

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