Movement, Mindset & Medicines
with Maximus Walsh
No thoughts need thinking about.
There is nowhere else to be.
I became a qualified yoga and meditation
teacher back in 2016.
I became a teacher after having the good luck
of stumbling into these practices
Over 10 years ago, I was lost in the depths
of suffering from severe mental health issues.
At the age of 16, I was diagnosed as being depressed.
Doctors had no idea of the true extent of my mental health, where I was in fact suffering from a rare mental disorder known as Cotard's Delusion.
I believed that I was already dead;
that this experience was a dream
constructed by my dying brain.
I believed my real body was dying
in a car crash.
As I fell deeper into my illness,
doctors wanted to section me
in mental hospitals on several occasions.
I ended up homeless, living in my car,
constantly self medicating on drugs.
I found meditation.
It began to help.
Deciding to become a meditation teacher
and share what I had learnt,
I found the practice of yoga.
It helped even more.
This path has led me to understanding
the mind and the body.
How the mind can heal the body,
and the body can heal the mind.
Our lives and the experiences we go through are unique.
One method of healing one person may not be
quite as effective as it is for another.
Fortunately, there are many ways to heal.
Explore a few of the options I offer below: