In this episode of the 87% podcast we spoke with Jo Hooper, founder of the Mad and Sad Club.

Jo had a successful career in communications, and like many others worked her way up a career ladder which resulted in her bagging her (what she thought) 'dream job'.


“I’ve realised how much flexibility I need to manage my mental health.”

- Jo Hooper

Jo says that work is one of her main triggers for mental ill health, and expands upon experiences she has been though which led to her entirely changing her career path. Being made redundant from a role, or ending a job drastically can appear daunting and understandably scary, but sometimes it leads to wonderful new beginnings.

Listen to Jo's story here...