This is a copy of the newsletter we sent out on October 23, 2016
Hello! Welcome to the first edition of Kip’s weekly newsletter.
Every Sunday we’ll send you tips, resources, and stories that teach you how to take better care of yourself. Therapy is an important part of self-care and we’ll do our best to demystify the process as well as share other ways that you can improve your mental well-being. So enjoy today’s newsletter and give yourself the self-care that you need before the work week begins.
Erin & Ti
Co-founders of Kip
Community Q&A: Imposter Syndrome
Nearly every high-achieving person I know (me included) has struggled with feelings of self-worth and incompetence. You feel like someone is going to suddenly discover that you aren’t very qualified to do your job.
This is called imposter syndrome and it affects 70% of people at some point in their lives.* Share your imposter syndrome experience by taking this anonymous survey. We’ll share the results in next week’s newsletter.
Investor and Techstars founder Brad Feld on depression, managing your mental health at a startup, and why he’s speaking out openly now: “[In my 20s]…I was afraid people wouldn’t take me seriously, or would stop respecting me, if I talked about how bad I was feeling.”
Instagram just launched a new feature that helps you help friends who might be struggling.
These doctors believe we can prevent mental illness before birth.
The hoodie that claims to lower your heart-rate, slow your breathing, and help you relax.**
Ask a therapist
Kip therapist Tess Brigham, MFT, specializes in helping people in their 20s and 30s navigate the rocky path toward adulthood. In this piece anyone reading can relate to, 5 reasons why adulting in today’s world can be so f%$#ing hard.
The best medicine
** h/t to the Call Your Girlfriend podcast.