Exploring Mental Health with Jack Green OLY, Double Olympian & Well-Being Consultant

In this episode, Jack allows us to vulnerable as he shares how to protect our mental health, understanding mental health and his journey to the top.

Key Takeaways

  • Purpose - to help others. Never want anyone to feel the way I felt i.e. suicidal.
  • Was prepared to destroy myself to get to Tokyo
  • Circles - family and friends. Contacts. Don't care about anything else
  • Every step is progress
  • Pause every 7 minutes
  • Working smart not hard
  • Fear of failure is poisonous

Who is Jack Green?

Jack Green was incredibly lucky to have a 10-year career as a professional athlete where he represented Great Britain and England in the 400m hurdles and 4x400m relay at two Olympic Games (London 2012 and Rio 2016), three World Championships, two European Championships and a Commonwealth Games.

After retiring from track and field he moved into the corporate well-being sector where he led on and delivered a well-being strategy during COVID-19 for BBC Studios.

He has now launched his well-being consultancy, Olywel, and they are available to support companies with their well-being and performance environments.