Before we start, I need your help.
My guest today is someone I have been working with to get onto the show for two years. He is a hard man to get a sit down with because he is so busy with his purpose in life. Plus he is rubbing elbows with the Royal Family.
Mark Williams is a Keynote Speaker, Author, and International Campaigner. He founded International Fathers Mental Health Day (always June 21, the day after Father's Day) and the #HowAreYouDad Campaign to help ensure that all parents and families are supported throughout the perinatal period.
Mark has spoken on television and radio stations around the world. Working alongside Dr. Jane Hanley, he has published articles on Fathers (Paternal) Mental Health.
In 2012, Mark was awarded “Inspirational Father of the year” and “Local Hero” at the Pride of Britain Awards. On World Mental Health Day in 2016, Mark was invited to meet The Royal Family and in 2019 he was awarded the Point Of Light Award by the Prime Minister.
Mark is also an Ambassador for Mother's for Mother's Charity.
Mark and I really go into the weeds of mental health. We talk about his struggles while his son was being born.
Please check out his TEDx Talk.
This episode means a lot to me because of the aspect of men's mental health. Please share this with men/dads who are in need of understanding that we men need to let other men know when we need help.
Tommy Maloney is the Executive producer and host of the podcast Blending The Family, where you can find on Apple Podcasts, Iheart Radio, Spotify, and Stitcher Radio.
Tommy has spoken at TEDx, Ignite Fort Collins, and Keynote Speaker at Everything Dad Convention. He even has won speaking awards through Toastmasters International.
The author of the book "25 Tips For Divorced Dads." "Why not you, Why Not Me" and His new book, "My Dad's Advice At 5:04 AM" are coming out in 2021. He has written for magazines: The Good Men Project, Modern Gladiator, and Nurture Magazine. Plus, he has been a guest writer.
Tommy enjoys a good red blend while writing or hiding from the family. A dad to Betsy, Becca, Connor, and Duke (RIP), Otis. A husband to Ann.
TEDx Talk: https://youtu.be/azG2K47iz4Q
Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tommy-maloney/id958223196?mt=2
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thetommymaloney
The Good Men Project: https://goodmenproject.com/author/tommy-maloney/