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Scott is a Mindfulness Practitioner, Coach and Mentor. Through his lived experience with mental health challenges, he has witnessed what is truly possible in recovery, healing and living authentically. 

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Your Mind Isn't Worthy of Your Worship Jun 14, 2022

Is your mind really worthy of such admiration, attention and energy? In this episode on the Being Human Podcast I share a simple meditation and simple examples as to why you don't have to believe everything you think. Worshiping the mind is a thankless task.

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When You Feel Like You Can't Go On - Waiting for the Tide depression mental health Jun 10, 2022

What do I do when nothing seems to work? All of the those tools just don't have any use. When I've felt like I can't go on, sometimes it's actually a signal to stop trying to move and be still.

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When "Negative" Emotions Attack - Loosen Your Grip anxiety mental health May 26, 2022

The polarization of thoughts. We just can't win against the negative emotion. The competition of behaviours and the fight, where does it end? If we don't win we lose? If we're not happy does that mean we're doing something wrong? Let's talk about negative emotions and answer our friends question....

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Sitting in the Middle of Your Life - Take A Break Right Now meditation mindfulness May 24, 2022

 “Good Morning!" said Bilbo, and he meant it. The sun was shining, and the grass was very green. But Gandalf looked at him from under long bushy eyebrows that stuck out further than the brim of his shady hat. 

 "What do you mean?" he said. "Do you wish me a good morning, or...

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The Truth About Loneliness and the Belt of God mental health May 09, 2022

Loneliness: Not just the absence of people. It's the feeling that what I do and share doesn't matter to anyone

 

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Guided Meditation for Total Body Relaxation meditation mindfulness May 02, 2022

 We hold emotion in our bodies. The body knows more than we give it credit for, so let's love our body by relaxing in this meditation, bringing awareness to points of tension. Congratulations for taking care of yourself today.  

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Guided Meditation and Lesson for Self Acceptance and Compassion anxiety meditation Apr 18, 2022

I speak about my experience with anxiety and share a practice with how I've changed the relationship I have with the sensation of anxiety and thoughts that arise in the mind. Congratulations for taking care of yourself and taking a moment to slow down and check in with yourself.

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If You're Feeling Depressed This Morning depression Apr 13, 2022

There's no pressure to feel better this morning. What if we just get through it together and take it one moment at a time. I'll walk with you and keep you company. I know the weight of depression can feel like it's too much to take. Just one breath a time knowing that this is you being so...

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100 REASONS WHY YOU ARE AWESOME! funny motivation Apr 05, 2022

You get out of bed, cook, clean, file taxes, deal with back pain, take care of friends, talk to family AND work at least an 8 hour day 5 days a week?! You're a superhero man. Don't ever forget it!

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A Gentle Exercise to Deal with FEAR in ANY Situation anxiety Mar 31, 2022

In this episode I explain a simple technique you can use to feel, understand and then create distance with fear. This isn't about "getting rid of" feelings or trying to escape. Fear is such a primal and beautiful part of being human so let's integrate it into our lives and allow it to come with...

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Why I Stopped Reading Self-Help Books (Video) motivation personal story Mar 22, 2022

Self help books were helpful for a time, until they became a source of unhappiness. What was I really looking for? What is your relationship with self help books?

 

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Great Lake Swimmers music Mar 21, 2022

Lyrically heavy but so gentle with the voice. Progress over perfection, hope you like the cover!

 

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