Mental Health Does Not Discriminate with Zachary Levi

Mental Health Does Not Discriminate with Zachary Levi

Mental Health Does Not Discriminate with Zachary Levi

The Man Enough Podcast - November 21, 2022 - 52:57

We talk to Actor Zachary Levi about his journey with mental health, hitting rock bottom and the radical love needed in our world today. Suffering from depression, Zac had thrown himself into a pattern of self destructive activities for months. After a series of failed relationships and self medicating Zac embarked on a journey to relearn how to love himself. His new book, "Radical Love: Learning to Accept Yourself and Others" is out now. In it Zac opens up about his struggles with anxiety and depression and the trauma he suffered from his abusive mother.New episodes every Monday 🎙️ The video version of every episode and bonus features will always be available on the @wearemanenough YouTube channel ( ) and at The Man Enough Podcast is produced by Wayfarer Studios and presented by Procter and Gamble, in partnership with Cadence13, an Audacy company.About Zachary Levi: Zachary Levi Pugh is an American actor, director and singer. He was born in 1980 in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He received critical acclaim for starring as Chuck Bartowski in the series Chuck, and as the title character in Shazam! and its 2022 sequel, as a part of the DC Extended Universe.He voiced Eugene Fitzherbert (Flynn Rider) in the 2010 animated film Tangled, where he performed "I See the Light" with Mandy Moore; the song won a Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media. He has appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Thor: The Dark World and Thor: Ragnarok as Fandral. Levi starred as Georg Nowack in the 2016 Broadway revival of She Loves Me opposite Laura Benanti, for which he received a Tony Award nomination.SHOW NOTES 00:00 Episode Starts02:32 Introducing Zachary Levi 04:45 You’re Not Afraid to Say the Word God 05:45 When Was The Last Time You Didn’t Feel Like You Were Enough?09:06 How Did Your Family Affect Your Masculinity?17:19 When Did You Self Destruct?27:45 You Are Not Alone (when Jamey starts talking) 34:49 We Are A Broken World (when He challenges Jamey back) 43:12 Radical Love 47:12 What Does It Mean To Be Man Enough?48:42 Host ReflectionKey Quotes from the Episode: “The first and biggest lie of the darkness, it will tell you that you are alone. It will tell you that you are uniquely broken. That there is no one and nothing that will pull you out of this. Mental health does not discriminate per sex, per skin color, per faith, per society. Mental health comes for all of us.” - Zac Lvi “There is another level to humanity. I really think that we can get there, but it's going to require all of us laying down those swords.” - Zac Levi “Where there is love, nothing is too much trouble and there is always time.” - Justin quoting Abdu'l Bahá JOIN THE MAN ENOUGH COMMUNITY: Subscribe to the Man Enough newsletter for behind the scenes, updates, sneak peeks of new episodes, and positive masculinity content: the Man Enough book: the Boys Will Be Human book: ZACHARY LEVI LINKS: Instagram: @zacharylevi Twitter: @zacharyLevi FOLLOW THE HOSTS:Justin Baldoni Text: +1 (310) 845-6909 Liz Plank Jamey Heath #mentalhealth #zaclevi #shazam #selflove #radicallove

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