Khan Porter: Battling Demons, Dark Days and Mental Health Struggles During COVID-19

December 16, 2020 by

The quest towards sound mental health is a long, winding journey. Australian Khan Porter knows this better than most. As a kid, doctors threw the book at him when it came to diagnoses: anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, attention deficit disorder. The list goes on. 

Seven years ago, the 31-year-old started taking his mental state seriously, getting professional help and developing tools and tactics to combat what at times felt like a mind hardwired to feel uncomfortable and out of place in his surroundings. Despite his leaps and bounds towards a healthy mind over the better part of a decade, Porter fully admits that 2020 and an unprecedented global pandemic still threw him for a serious loop. 

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