Season 1, Episode 1 – Missy Higgins

Our first guest for the podcast is one of Australia's most decorated singer-songwriters, Missy Higgins. Missy opens up about her struggles with depression, feeling the depths of despair during one of the highest points in her career, the stark realities of parenting and the weight of unrealistic expectations that we all feel in the age of social media.

MISSY HIGGINS

Our first guest for the podcast is one of Australia’s most decorated singer-songwriters, Missy Higgins. Missy opens up about her struggles with depression, feeling the depths of despair during one of the highest points in her career, the stark realities of parenting and the weight of unrealistic expectations that we all feel in the age of social media.

Ryan and Hugh then go on to discuss:

  • Ways that people can reach out to others when they’re struggling
  • The importance of real-life social connections
  • How and why to persist in helping someone you might know who is suffering from a mental illness.

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Destination Happiness visited Hugh and his family at his home to learn more about The Resilience Project. As Hugh said, “it will be a fine example of why I’ve thought about doing radio, but never TV!”