Health & Wellness

How to manage your mental health by Leon Taylor (TEDxClapham)

By Leon Taylor | Jun 19, 2019

Prolonged psychological stress is the enemy of our mental health, and physical movement is our best weapon to respond.‚Äč Leon Taylor is a former competitive diver who competed for TeamGB at three Olympic Games. Following retirement, he transitioned to the commentary booth where he works for the BBC.

Leon has a passion for performance, wellness and movement spending much of his time now as a speaker, executive coach, and mentor to the next generation of sports stars. His enthusiasm and skill for mentoring have allowed him to work with a range of athletes across Olympic and Paralympic sports. Most recently playing the role of Athlete services lead at the pre-Games Camp in Brazil prior to TeamGB'srecord-breakingg 2nd place on the medal table. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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