I want to introduce to you the incredibly inspiring and creative Patrick Murakami. Suicide is a large and growing public health problem. Suicide rates increased 33% between 1999 in 2019. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and is responsible for nearly 50,000 deaths in 2019, which relates to about one every 11 minutes. Suicide riddles this society and being nearly the 10th leading cause of death in the US there needs to be more awareness around it. In this podcast, we bring awareness to depression and suicide as well as hear an inspiring story of a man who overcame so many hardships and is now thriving in life.
We’ll learn of his incredible journey of once duct taping his windows to prevent any sliver of light from coming into his room because he was that depressed and suicidal, to now being a thriving entrepreneur, Patrick went from depressed and suicidal and lacking any purpose to selling a million dollars on Facebook and growing a six-figure income. Patrick leveraged his creative side and to marshal the darkness that once nearly took his life, he’s a poet, he’s an artist and you’re gonna learn all about it on this podcast. Patrick has worked with non independent films, major network tv shows such as The Biggest Loser, Spike TV as well as having poetry published and recording music. He has also taken on the entrepreneurial world with his successful coaching and insurance businesses. In the podcast, he’ll read some poetry of when he was in his darkest
moments and then some of his poetry from where he is at his brightest. Patrick has gone from being about as low as a human being can be, from cutting himself and nearly bleeding to death in a tub, to now crushing it in the world. His incredible story gives hope to many people out there that may be suffering from depression or struggling with thoughts of suicide. Please join us for this incredible podcast, filled with life lessons from such an incredible man with a life changing story.

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Key Points From the Episode:

  • Patrick shares his inspiring story
  • Patrick dives deep into what it is like to live with depression and thoughts of suicide.
  • He tells us how he transformed his life and came into the light.
  • For every new level in life, there is a new devil.
  • He shares with us how having a vision for the future helps with getting out from under the dark cloud of depression.
  • How taping into his creativity helped with recovery
  • How he is now thriving in life and how he came to make a million dollars in a year and a half.
  • He shares some of the beautiful and inspiring poetry he has written about some of
    the darkest and brightest times in his life

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