Hayley shares her story of navigating through difficult times as an athlete, a mother, a sister, a wife, a high-profile TV personality and a small business owner.
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When I was little swimming to me was an outlet for my competitiveness. It was something I loved to do. Back in those days, mental health wasn't something that anyone spoke about and particularly in the world of sport.
I am extremely proud to be Queensland's mental health ambassador for so many reasons.
Obviously the journey I have been on, I know a lot about mental health. Sometimes you're too scared to say are you okay? Having that safe workplace is just something that's right at the top of my priority, along with my own mental health.