Mental Health Expert
Tyler Simmonds is a public speaker and filmmaker who speaks openly about his experience living with mental illness, reminding people that recovery is possible and emphasizing the importance of vulnerability, mindfulness, and achieving your “flow state” through creativity and meditation. Tylers is clearly a message that resonates with many. In 2016, the Huffington Post named him one of the “10 Inspirational people under 30 you should be following on Twitter.” Twitter is where Tyler engages with over 35 thousand followers. Tyler is also a spokesperson for Bell Let’s Talk. Through his advocacy work Tyler aims to inspire others.
Tyler has found success in film, with his Award-Winning piece “In My Mind”, which is just one of the many artistic projects he has displayed over the years. Through his many channels, Tyler is inspiring people in Nova Scotia, across Canada, and around the world with the power of vulnerability, creative fearlessness, resilience, and authenticity.
In this talk, Tyler uses his personal experiences to show people the power of falling down and getting back up, and how that builds character and makes us stronger.
In this talk Tyler talks about how he free’d himself from toxic masculinity and found his voice through living in his trough. This talk is perfect for those who want to feel okay with being themselves and have more compassion for others.
Halifax, Nova Scotia