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The Wholesome Advisor: Dwelling With Melancholy With Davis Janowski

The Wholesome Advisor: Dwelling With Melancholy With Davis Janowski


Set off warning: This episode discusses content material some listeners could discover upsetting.

Journalist Davis Janowski grew up within the Panhandle of Florida, the place he grew accustomed to sunny climate and developed a deep ardour for the nice open air. However when he moved to Syracuse, N.Y., at age 25 for grad college, the chilly climate and lack of daylight and train started to impression his psychological well being. The stress of a full workload in school, in addition to a part-time job additional exacerbated the issue.

The strain turned a lot for him to deal with that at some point he determined he was going to take his life. Fortunately, a buddy known as him proper at that second; Davis informed him what he’d accomplished, and emergency crews got here to assist.

That was step one in Davis’s journey of being identified with main recurring despair and getting assist and the appropriate therapies for this psychological sickness.

On this episode, Diana Britton, managing editor of WealthManagement.com, is joined by Davis Janowski, senior expertise editor of WealthManagement.com, who opens up for the primary time publicly about his years-long battle with despair, and the way his love for kayaking and being out on the open water has helped carry him out of it.


Davis Janowski, left, along with his father


Davis climbing in his 20s.

Davis discusses: 

  • When he realized he had despair and the way he reacted
  • His try at suicide
  • How he got here again from a darkish place
  • When his despair got here again years later
  • What he realized about treating his despair and anxiousness throughout his hospital keep at Tisch
  • How remedy has helped along with his despair
  • How kayaking, paddle boarding and being open air has helped enhance his high quality of life, in addition to his despair signs

Davis enjoys kayaking throughout all types of climate.


Davis (far proper) moderating a panel at this 12 months’s WealthStack convention.




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