Shaun Flores

Shaun Flores is an acclaimed speaker, upcoming author, and catalyst for change, renowned for inspiring countless individuals worldwide through the powerful narrative of transforming personal pain into purpose.
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Shaun Flores is an acclaimed speaker, upcoming author, and catalyst for change, renowned for inspiring countless individuals worldwide through the powerful narrative of transforming personal pain into purpose.

Living with OCD & ADHD, Shaun navigates mental illness into a continuing mental wellness.

Having confronted a life-altering moment at the tender age of six years old when his father died on Christmas Day, alongside a life-changing year in 2022 where his mental breakdown changed his life. Undiagnosed illness left Shaun, suicidal, hopeless, and depressed when a moment hit him “I am going to change the world” Since then his mission has remained the same. OCD was the worst thing to happen to me, I will be the worst thing to happen to OCD and I will leave the world in a better place than I found it.

Shaun gained profound insights into the mounting mental health challenges faced by millennials, igniting a fierce determination to address this critical issue. Shaun’s journey renders him a trusted advocate for diversity, inclusion, mental health, neurodiversity and overall well-being.

Shaun’s remarkable story has graced illustrious stages across the globe, from 3 TEDx Talks, in schools, universities colleges and corporate clients. From a modelling and influencing background, he has written and spoken openly about, disordered eating and addiction, the misconceptions of OCD, and how neurodiversity adds to the new upcoming world.

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Shaun is dedicated to bridging the generational mental health gap between leaders and millennials/Gen-Z and has also dedicated himself to providing a secure haven and mentorship to hundreds of young individuals hailing from diverse and economically disadvantaged backgrounds, all driven by his unwavering commitment to leaving the world in a better place than he found it.

Furthermore, Shaun serves as a valued advocate for many OCD charities helping to spread awareness on one of the world’s most misunderstood mental illnesses. He is a regular contributor and social commentator for many media outlets.

Audiences have consistently described Shaun’s talks as mesmerizing, impactful, and life-altering. In the words of Carl Jung “No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.” But in the case of Shaun Flores, you will always remember the profound emotions he evokes and the solutions he proposes. Shaun leaves an indelible mark, leaving you profoundly inspired and proactively hopeful.

Featured Topics Include:

1
Cleaning up the mess that OCD made: the misconceptions of OCD
  • Challenging the ideas of mental health and how we casually dismiss OCD.
  • Understand the role of the media in shaping views on mental health.
  • Experience what the human experience is through a breakdown and how we can use it to set us up for a better.
  • Learn how anxiety disorders and conditions can affect people in the world and how we thrive despite it.
  • Develop a better understanding of what OCD is and how mental health language needs to be challenged.
2
The revolution is through the mind, the power of the upcoming psychedelic revolution: Why is current mental health medication failing
  • When we hear drugs what comes to our mind?
  • Do we consider alcohol? Tobacco? sugar?
  • Where do we get these views from?
  • Yet they have existed in many previous civilizations we are the only society that bans altered states of consciousness.
  • The cost of the war on drugs is in the trillions, yet it has failed.
  • A potential radical solution for the future of those who live with mental health illnesses.
3
The Straitjacket of Masculinity
  • Understanding the unique struggles that men face.
  • What we can do to challenge toxic masculinity?
  • The difference between hegemonic masculinity vs toxic masculinity.
  • The effects suicide has on society and those around them
  • What in society can we do to encourage more men to speak up about their mental health?
  • How we can best support men to speak up?
4
The impact of the modelling industry and disordered eating
  • Realising how we can get men to speak up about their body image.
  • What we can do to challenge the idea of body image amongst men?
  • The difference between a healthy body image and a poor image.
  • The effects that poor body image has on men.
  • What in society can we do to encourage more men to speak up about their mental health in particular body image?
5
Neurodiversity in a neurotypical world
  • Understanding the unique struggles that those who neurodiverse conditions have.
  • What we can do to accommodate those individuals in the workplace?
  • The difference between neurodiversity and neurotypical.
  • The effects of a neurotypical society on those with neurodiversity.
  • What in society can we do to find the strengths within ADHD and how we can harness it?
6
Unintended Consequences: How Pornography Becomes an Illegitimate Sexual Education for Many Young Boys
  • Removing the taboos about sex and realising it is a part of life.
  • What we can do to prevent more porn addicts?
  • The difference between healthy porn use and non-healthy porn use.
  • The effects of porn on the young male brain.
  • How can we foster open and honest conversations about porn?
7
Redemption Culture, not Cancel Culture (Call people in not call them out)
  • What has made such topics so incredibly difficult to speak about?
  • How the current culture is making us more ill in secret?
  • What we can do to foster healthy disagreement?
  • How can we negotiate what can seem unnegotiable?
  • How can we foster open and honest conversations?
1
Cleaning up the mess that OCD made: the misconceptions of OCD
  • Challenging the ideas of mental health and how we casually dismiss OCD.
  • Understand the role of the media in shaping views on mental health.
  • Experience what the human experience is through a breakdown and how we can use it to set us up for a better.
  • Learn how anxiety disorders and conditions can affect people in the world and how we thrive despite it.
  • Develop a better understanding of what OCD is and how mental health language needs to be challenged.
2
The revolution is through the mind, the power of the upcoming psychedelic revolution: Why is current mental health medication failing
  • When we hear drugs what comes to our mind?
  • Do we consider alcohol? Tobacco? sugar?
  • Where do we get these views from?
  • Yet they have existed in many previous civilizations we are the only society that bans altered states of consciousness.
  • The cost of the war on drugs is in the trillions, yet it has failed.
  • A potential radical solution for the future of those who live with mental health illnesses.
3
The Straitjacket of Masculinity
  • Understanding the unique struggles that men face.
  • What we can do to challenge toxic masculinity?
  • The difference between hegemonic masculinity vs toxic masculinity.
  • The effects suicide has on society and those around them
  • What in society can we do to encourage more men to speak up about their mental health?
  • How we can best support men to speak up?
4
The impact of the modelling industry and disordered eating
  • Realising how we can get men to speak up about their body image.
  • What we can do to challenge the idea of body image amongst men?
  • The difference between a healthy body image and a poor image.
  • The effects that poor body image has on men.
  • What in society can we do to encourage more men to speak up about their mental health in particular body image?
5
Neurodiversity in a neurotypical world
  • Understanding the unique struggles that those who neurodiverse conditions have.
  • What we can do to accommodate those individuals in the workplace?
  • The difference between neurodiversity and neurotypical.
  • The effects of a neurotypical society on those with neurodiversity.
  • What in society can we do to find the strengths within ADHD and how we can harness it?
6
Unintended Consequences: How Pornography Becomes an Illegitimate Sexual Education for Many Young Boys
  • Removing the taboos about sex and realising it is a part of life.
  • What we can do to prevent more porn addicts?
  • The difference between healthy porn use and non-healthy porn use.
  • The effects of porn on the young male brain.
  • How can we foster open and honest conversations about porn?
7
Redemption Culture, not Cancel Culture (Call people in not call them out)
  • What has made such topics so incredibly difficult to speak about?
  • How the current culture is making us more ill in secret?
  • What we can do to foster healthy disagreement?
  • How can we negotiate what can seem unnegotiable?
  • How can we foster open and honest conversations?
Individual-Speakers-Quote

Shaun is a highly professional and talented individual who has eloquently shared this mental health journey. He is a very passionate and energetic individual. I was moved by his lived experience with OCD, and I believe that his contributions in this field are very valuable and will inspire others to speak about mental health."

Rianna Patterson, founder of the Dominica Dementia Foundation and global TEDx speaker

Individual-Speakers-Quote

I just wanted to share a quick note and let you know that Shaun Daniel Carl Flores is an exceptionally gifted Public Speaker. I know this as I have known Shaun on a personal and professional level now for over the past 10 years and have attended several of his talks. The last event I attended was his TEDx talk called, ‘The Straight Jacket of Masculinity’."

Malcolm George-Edwards, Gastrology Patient Co-coordinator

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