Self-Care is a popular buzzword today that often conjures up images of bubble baths.
It may seem like an obvious concept but, the truth is, many people do not actually understand what it is or how to use it.
Today's special guest, Robert Allen, is a mental health activist, business strategist, and author of Self-care: Let's Start the Conversation who prides himself on being personable and relatable, and genuinely loving people. He has fascinating info and practical actionable advice about the science of self-care, how to use it, and why it's crucial for health. According to Allen, self-care is an incredibly effective strategy to prevent burnout, increase productivity, and improve overall mental and physical health.
As the founder and CEO of New Dimensions Consulting Services, Robert fights to improve mental health conditions for workers and has seen the significant positive impact of self-care on productivity and profits.
Robert was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He is a leadership professional and author with multiple advanced degrees in the areas of business, counseling, divinity, healthcare, and leadership. Robert has served in various industries, from education, military, law enforcement, business, mental health, and ministry.
Robert also serves as a board-certified chaplain and growth coach helping everyday people, leaders, and companies maximize their talents and gifts by engaging them through self-care training and retreats, one-on-ones, as well as leadership and coaching sessions. Robert has had great success in helping other by infusing unique skills learned through both professional and life experiences, trainings in various niches of coaching, leadership development, and counseling.