The Power of Storytelling & Mental Health Innovation – discussion with Daniel Hettwer. TSHS-0070

The Power of Storytelling & Mental Health Innovation – discussion with Daniel Hettwer. TSHS-0070

In this episode, we’re thrilled to bring you a fascinating conversation with Daniel Hettwer, an innovator venturing into the mental health sphere with creative technological solutions.

As our conversation unfolds, Daniel Hettwer delves into the compelling world of immersive experiences designed to save lives through awareness. He critically addresses the current trend of ‘well-washing’ and emphasizes the value of scientifically proven methods over expensive wellness fads. Offering actionable advice, Daniel highlights simple life gestures, such as connecting with a loved one or practicing gratitude, that can profoundly affect our mental well-being.

Further exploring the intersection of story and technology, Daniel illustrates the importance of emotionally engaging narratives, regardless of the medium. He explains how the technology, such as VR-based previsualization teamed with advanced neuroscience tools, can enhance our ability to tell stories that resonate and evoke empathy.

The discussion also covers the delicate balance between leveraging technology and preserving authentic storytelling — an element that can’t be overstated, whether you’re sitting around campfire in the Finnish Wilderness or watching a high-budget film.

▶️ Join us for this episode packed with deep insights and thoughtful discussions on how we can humanize technology to benefit mental health and storytelling. Daniel’s expertise sheds light on the evolving landscape of narrative, technology, and wellness.

The Art of Shaping Ideas and Brands – discussion with Mike Munt, Creative Director Apogii. TSHS- 0066

 The Art of Shaping Ideas and Brands – Mike Munt, Creative Director Apogii

Listen in as brand and design expert, Mike Munt, shares invaluable insights about his personal experiences and techniques to successfully shape the ideas and brands in this engaging podcast. He beautifully likens brands to books, emphasizing the delicate dance of visual design and written narrative to truly capture an audience’s imagination.

From discussing the elements of a cohesive visual language, like shape, color, and imagery, to the importance of written communication to express a brand’s unique voice and values, Mont guides us through the nuances of storytelling and brand building. He also talks about being passionate about the experiences that brands offer, and how you can enrich these experiences by deeply understanding your customers and tailoring it to their needs—just like creating a personalized ‘tour’.

Moving forward, he shares his views on an evolving trend in the travel industry, highlighting the rising expectations of the guests, and their increasing preference for destination experiences, rather than simply picking a location or a hotel. Tune in for a unique take on branding, guest profiling, and the future of travel!

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