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  • Week 3 of Madefor's Mental Health Challenge - Life gets a vote, but so do you | Madefor
    | 21-Day Challenge

    Week 3 of Madefor's Mental Health Challenge - Life gets a vote, but so do you

    (This is Week 3 of Madefor’s Mental Health Challenge. If you’re just finding this, we’re glad you’re here! Make sure to check out the Week 1 and Week 2 Challenges to get the full benefit of the Challenge.) As Pat (Madefor Co-founder) likes to say, "Life gets a vote."

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  • Week 2 of Madefor’s Mental Health Challenge - Make changes your way! | Madefor
    | 21-Day Challenge

    Week 2 of Madefor’s Mental Health Challenge - Make changes your way!

    Thousands of people decided to take action with Madefor throughout the Month of May, joining us for our free 21-day Mental Health Text Challenge! (This is Week 2 of Madefor’s Mental Health Challenge. If you’re just finding this, we’re glad you’re here!)

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  • Week 1 of Madefor's Mental Health Challenge - Take action anytime, anywhere | Madefor
    | 21-Day Challenge

    Week 1 of Madefor's Mental Health Challenge - Take action anytime, anywhere

    Throughout the month of May, we leaned into Mental Health Awareness Month, and our community showed up in full force to take small steps with us. Thousands of people decided to take action with Madefor, joining us for our free 21-day Mental Health Text Challenge! 

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  • 4 ways to harness your inner “chatter” – with best-selling author, Ethan Kross | Madefor
    | Advisor Perspective

    4 ways to harness your inner “chatter” – with best-selling author, Ethan Kross

    We all have an inner voice. Have you ever talked to yourself, scanned through a grocery list in your head at the store, or repeated a person's name silently to yourself when meeting them for the first time? Even right now, as you read this sentence in your mind, you are experiencing your inner voice at work. Seems harmless, right?

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  • Get into action today - why small steps matter | Madefor
    | Advisor Perspective

    Get into action today - why small steps matter

    Did you know that you could help protect yourself from burnout, lessen anxiety and stress, and avoid feeling overwhelmed by taking small steps today, before challenges arise? Good news—you can! And the process is simple, effective, and backed by science. While you can’t avoid challenges altogether, you can take a proactive approach.

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  • 4 actions to help improve mental wellness from Madefor's co-founder | Madefor
    | Founder Perspective

    4 actions to help improve mental wellness from Madefor's co-founder

    According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in five adults in the US suffers from mental illness. I have not been diagnosed with a mental illness, but I’m also not immune to the compounding effects of stress—running a startup from home, quarantined alongside my wife, 21-month-old twin girls, and new baby boy, has taken its toll.

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  • Join our free 21-day Mental Health Text Challenge! | Madefor
    | Founder Perspective

    Join our free 21-day Mental Health Text Challenge!

    In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, we are inviting you to join our 21-day Mental Health Text Challenge to help improve your mental and physical well-being. You will receive 1 text directing you to do 1 small action centered around scientifically-backed practices that are proven to better your mental and physical health.

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  • Get 25% Happier - Reframe the challenges of the past year as a way forward | Madefor
    | Advisor Perspective

    Get 25% Happier - Reframe the challenges of the past year as a way forward

    Dinners with friends are back in your social rotation. School and organized sports are resuming. The pace of life is beginning to speed up again and the variety gives energy to the previously monotonous days. 
    For most of us, though, the effects of this past year still linger. The stresses and fear of unemployment, sickness, and isolation don’t disappear overnight.

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  • 5 ways Madefor Members have inspired us to be better | Madefor
    | Member Perspective

    5 ways Madefor Members have inspired us to be better

    What. A. Year. So much squeezed into 365 days, that seemed to both fly by and drag on for decades. It was Madefor’s first “official” year; we launched to the public right as the world around us was suddenly coming to a halt. The timing was not ideal, and like everyone else, we were forced to figure out how to carry on in business, and in life.

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