Being Human Blog

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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Before you keep scrolling, remember that it's okay to rest. It's okay to take it slow. Just keep loving yourself. 

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What Moves Are You Proud Of? motivation personal story Feb 18, 2022

What happens if I just drive? Well, I'm in Blacksburg, Virginia right now. 

More specifically, Virginia Tech University. 

Travel is a stressful event, especially after two years of fear induced news and altered shades of reality. 

For me, it's important to push limits and see what...

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Be A Simple Man mental health music Feb 14, 2022

This was so much fun. Over 8 years of making videos online, I've honestly never been so excited to record something as I was today. 

This just felt so right on so many levels. I love music, I love to try to sing and try my best to play guitar. I also love speaking about emotional health and...

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A Moment I'll Never Forget mindfulness personal story Feb 09, 2022

The Canadian thawwwww. The snow melts, sun shines and just the action of breathing outside makes you feel like you're doing something amazing for your mind and body. 

It was days during childhood if it went above 0 degrees, I'd be out with my brothers on the driveway playing basketball,...

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Social Media is Poison for the Soul advice anxiety funny Feb 08, 2022

"But Scott, I use it to keep in touch with friends and support groups" 

I know, I know, I know. Such a classic argument when someone voices any type of opinion that doesn't cover every single angle of experience. 

"Okay guys! WORK OUT TIME! Let's go baby, work hard! Sweat, get it, let's...

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How Much Should I Share? advice mental health Feb 07, 2022

A lot of presentations this month so I may not write as often as I would like. A realization throughout the past year though is that privacy is necessary. In a world where everything is shared constantly, I prefer most of the comings and goings to be in the confines of the Ste Marie family and...

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"don’t let your left hand know what your right hand does" advice personal story Feb 03, 2022

Matthew 6:3 "But when you do merciful deeds, don’t let your left hand know what your right hand does"

Someone listened to my podcast and wrote me a beautiful e-mail a few weeks back about how he changed his diet and has massively improved his overall mood and depressive symptoms. ...

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But Somehow...The Feelings Gone music Feb 02, 2022

Work Hard, Play Hard. Such a statement from your boss that's really trying to fit in and be one with the team. He drinks Coors Light and is a huge Toronto Maple Leafs fan, has a poker set in the man cave and still wishes he was still in college. 

As cliche and lame as it is though,...

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3 Things to Remember During Hard Times advice mental health Feb 01, 2022

It's not if I'll ever fart in my yoga class. That is definitely just a matter of time. C'mon man my gut is healing... but listen, once we go into Ananda Balasana (Happy Baby Pose), there's no predicting what could happen next. 

Some things are just inevitable and to wrap our minds around a...

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Skating on the Thin Ice of a New Day depression mental health personal story Jan 31, 2022

As you all know, I'm Canadian. Very Canadian. 

In fact, my ancestors came to Canada in 1663 and we've been here ever since. This means that we embrace the cold and mother nature. 

We found a pond today and went for a skate during a much needed work break. I still can't sit for long...

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No One Will Ever Really Know mental health random thoughts Jan 28, 2022

Is it enough for only you to know? Is it enough for only me to know?

Well, it has to be. That's the truth of reality. 

The most difficult truth is knowing that no matter how much I explain, write, and express, no one except me will know my journey. 

The difficulty with social media...

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The Best TV Show of All Time random thoughts Jan 27, 2022

 

 

 

 

M*A*S*H

 

 

 

 

 

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My Dream Job - The Expression Music Podcast personal story random thoughts Jan 26, 2022

Don't get me wrong, I love the mental health speaking I do and personal coaching. It's the most rewarding work I've ever done in my life and I see no way I can stop this kind of work, especially now with peoples emotions constantly in flux.

But what really brings me joy?

Yeah, the most basic...

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