#1 – Comedy, Autism, CBT, Burnout, and Family Struggles with Jakob Kerkhove

Todays guest is Jakob Kerkhove. Jakob is a Belgian born Comedian and Entrepreneur who left home a decade ago in search of a better life.

Jakob has recently released his first solo show “Act Normal” which is a rollercoaster of emotions coming from light-hearted comedy and theatrics to darker and more traumatic life experiences. In his show Jakob attacks the stigma surrounding “abnormal” people and pulls upon his childhood diagnosis of Autism – which he wholeheartedly disagrees with.

In the episode we talk about Comedy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Autism, Burnout, Family Struggles and Jakob´s challenges whilst trying to start new businesses.

Jakob is an inspirational human who does everything he can to improve his life and keep moving forwards.

You can find Jakob Kerkhove on all Social Media @dejakob and also www.dejakob.com

I hope you enjoy our conversation


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