It Is Good to Talk” Challenge: Prioritizing Mental Health and Wellbeing Through Conversation
February 15, 2024

In a fast-paced world where technology seems to rule our lives, Marina, the founder of OK Talk, wants to bring back something simple yet powerful: conversation. She remembers a time when she was young, feeling isolated with limited access to information and no one to talk to. Back then, there was no internet to easily connect with others or find answers to burning questions.

Growing up without the instant gratification of online communication, Marina understands the importance of human connection better than most. From her teenage years to young adulthood, she longed for meaningful conversations that could ease her worries and expand her understanding of the world.

Now, as the creator of the “It Is Good to Talk” challenge, Marina is thrilled to see the world changing. More conversations are happening now than ever before, and she believes it’s a positive shift. These conversations can cover a wide range of topics, from the latest news to personal struggles and everything in between. Marina feels like these conversations could go on for ages because there’s just so much to talk about!

But amidst all the chatter, Marina wants to emphasize the importance of focusing on mental health and wellbeing. In a society where stress, anxiety, and loneliness are prevalent, taking the time to talk openly about our feelings and experiences can be incredibly healing.

So, she’s inviting you to join the “It Is Good to Talk” challenge and think about what’s important to you. What do you want to talk about? Maybe you want to share your own struggles with mental health, offer support to others who are going through tough times, or simply connect with someone who understands what you’re going through.

Remember, it’s good to talk. By opening up and sharing our thoughts and feelings with others, we can create a sense of community and support that’s vital for our mental and emotional wellbeing. So, let’s come together, start conversations, and prioritize our mental health one chat at a time. Join the challenge today and let’s make talking about mental health a normal part of everyday life.