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The Edit: Mental Health Awareness Month
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The Edit: Mental Health Awareness Month

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.

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25th May 2023

Framing anxiety, CEOs’ mental health and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • How to make small talk. Overcoming the awkwardness that keeps us from starting a conversation – The Atlantic Podcast
  • Why CEOs’ mental health is business-critical. An apparent decline in CEOs’ mental health in recent years is endangering company culture – Raconteur
  • Why we should not be so anxious about anxiety. Some psychologists think we talk about the emotion in the wrong way – Financial Times
  • Got resilience? External shocks and uncertainty are the new normal for businesses. To build lasting resilience, organisations can start by reviewing how healthy they are – McKinsey
  • It’s hard to reach people’s hearts and minds if the CEO’s head is in the clouds. Leading change is both a top-down process and a bottom-up process – Harvard Business Review
  • Time is an object. Not a backdrop, an illusion or an emergent phenomenon, time has a physical size that can be measured in laboratories – Aeon
  • What Susan Sontag wanted for women. A new collection reveals a world view haunted by death, and the prospect of liberation – New Yorker
  • Inspiring Infinity. Sophie Howe, Christa Gyori and Charles Wookey talk to The Beautiful Truth’s Co-founder, Adam Penny, about why businesses must look beyond their own lifetimes – The Beautiful Truth 

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”