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Aug 13, 5:00 PM EDT

Self Compassion & Technology

Part of LVL-ing UP

Hosted by Ellie Rhodes

Tune-in to hear a discussion with Ellie Rhodes and Eve Thomas on exploring self compassion and technology. 


TRU LUV
is a women led development studio combining feminist art, poetry, witchcraft, psychological frameworks, and AI algorithms to create experiences built from love, not fear. Their first project, #SelfCare, is a free, simple, and beautiful AI companion for joy and self-connection, created to reduce anxiety in our day to day lives and make our relationships with technology and apps less toxic.

Eve Thomas is the co-creator #SelfCare and Brand Director at TRU LUV. She is an award-winning writer, editor, and artist based in Montreal, Canada. Her past work as a magazine editor and travel writer has taken her everywhere from the Great Wall of China to the Galapagos Islands. Her personal projects include the gender-bending portrait series Poster Boys (inspired by '90s teen idols) at Never Apart Gallery and a musical adaptation of the 1980s Canadian show Degrassi Junior High.



About Ellie Rhodes

Ellie has a background in video games, having worked in marketing, community and events management for the last five years. She is now a full time streamer on Twitch, delivering laughter and mental health support through the medium of games. 

In recent years, she has opened up online about her struggle with chronic depression and anxiety, and helped others find ways to fight their own battles. This has led to her finding some more unconventional coping mechanisms, and becoming an advocate for mental health support in the workplace.

Find Ellie on Twitter and Twitch at @elliejoypanic.

About LVL-ing UP

Ellie has a background in video games, having worked in marketing, community and events management for the last five years. She is now a full time streamer on Twitch, delivering laughter and mental health support through the medium of games. 

In recent years, she has opened up online about her struggle with chronic depression and anxiety, and helped others find ways to fight their own battles. This has led to her finding some more unconventional coping mechanisms, and becoming an advocate for mental health support in the workplace.

In this 4-week series, Ellie will share her thoughts on the state of emotional wellness in gaming, and bring on leaders in the space who are fighting for the community to be more aware, empathetic and mentally minded.

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Aug 13, 5:00 PM EDT
Self Compassion & Technology

Ellie Rhodes

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