#105 | Mental Health in Music: Chris Keats | The Rock/Star Advocate

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#105 | Mental Health in Music: Chris Keats

The path to healing.

Suz is joined by folk singer-songwriter Chris Keats to talk about the importance of healing through music and why realizing you’re not alone is an important step towards healing.

I was like so alone and didn’t know how to talk about how I felt. I thought I was the only person that felt as I felt. I try not to use the word depression too much these days, but like low mood or anxious or like my life isn’t going where I want it to go or I don’t know what the solution is, and I wasn’t solution focused, so there’s a lot of mindset shifting.

Key Highlights

  • Why Chris says he’s the happiest he’s ever been in his adult life
  • What he’s learned about the music business during quarantine
  • Why we’re never really as alone as we feel like we are
  • What he learned from his mom’s suicide
  • His passion for supporting mental health focused charities
  • How he’s found the balance between creative expression and expanding his business as a musician
  • His journey to becoming a songwriter, despite never actually wanting to be
  • The importance pivoting has played in his career
  • His upcoming single, “The Real You,” to be released next week on May 28th!
  • What part of Chris’ story did you resonate with the most?
    • Let us know in the comments!

Links/Rocksources

  • Theme music brought to you by DC-based Indie/Pop band Sub-Radio
  • More podcast episodes can be found here
  • You can download a copy of the episode’s transcript here
  • Wanna work together?? Schedule your call here
  • Join the Campaign Against Living Miserably {CALM} here
  • Learn more about RISE UK and the fight against domestic abuse here
  • Having thoughts of suicide or depression? Reach out and call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • Find a list of international suicide prevention hotline numbers here
  • Join R U OK Day here
  • Learn more about Chris and sign up for her mailing list: keatsofficial.com
  • Follow Chris on IG HERE
  • Listen to his music on Spotify

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