Tourette Syndrome advocate Jake Melton discussed navigating through early adulthood with Tourette.
In the video below, learn how to prepare for college, a career, and family life despite the challenges that having Tourette Syndrome can bring. Also learn how to develop ways you can move forward with TS while voyaging into some of life’s most stressful times and how to cross some of life’s biggest bridges early on.
Jake gives insight into transitioning from being a young adult to an adult with TS and how to get through the transitional period.
About Jake Melton
“Love where you live.” That is the mission of Utah Realtor Jake Melton. He has moved 12 times in the last 8 years and has come to appreciate what it means to live somewhere you love.
Along with being a licensed real estate agent, Jake is a public speaker, author, and mental health advocate. In 2018, Jake published Minimalize to Maximize Your Happiness: Cut the Crap, a book about the essence of minimalism and what it means to live a simplified, decluttered life. He has spoken to thousands on stages around the country and was a leading voice on LinkedIn in 2019.
Jake initially pursued minimalism at a point in his life when he couldn’t find any other options to cope with his mental health struggles. Diagnosed with anxiety, depression, and PTSD, he has also dealt with Tourette Syndrome since he was a little boy. Jake has become a proud voice and representative for the Tourette Association of America and spends as much time as he can supporting Tourette Syndrome and other mental health causes.
He, his wife of 8 years, and their two beautiful children live in Salt Lake City, UT. He loves real estate, design, exploration, traveling, Diet Coke, personal development, basketball, music, BBQ, and the beach.
If you’d like to get in touch with Jake, you may visit his website www.meltonrealtyteam.com or reach him via social media @slchomeboy.