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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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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The Being Human Podcast mental health personal story Mar 18, 2022

Hey!

Wherever you listen to podcasts, I'll be uploading episodes to the "Being Human Podcast" from now on. 

I know it's not a massive deal perceiving this kind of change from the outside.

"Cool Scott but I listen to Joe Rogan anyways. . ."

 Ehhhh do what makes you feel full! 

I've...

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Why You Should Stop Giving Advice mental health personal story Mar 10, 2022

Advice is a dangerous thing. Throughout all my years of YouTube and coaching, I've never, not once, given advice to someone who didn't specifically ask "Can you give me some advice?" 

When living in such difficult moments that arise from just being human, it's only healthy to reach out to...

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The Second Half of Life mental health personal story Feb 23, 2022

Keep your emotional and spiritual journey sacred, man. If it involves meditation, prayer, travelling the world, medication, or downing a pack of gummy bears every Sunday afternoon, it’s your journey my friend. We do what we need to do and we keep moving. We never give up. Thanks for...

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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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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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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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So...I Have Celiac Disease mental health personal story Jan 25, 2022

Had a great call with my functional doctor this morning. Now, although she has the personality of a dead possum, she's been helpful in providing the information I need to make the necessary changes to heal.

If you're someone going into medical school without a personality, please consider another...

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Should I Be Serious or Silly? advice mental health Jan 20, 2022

As if a person can just be one thing.

When life calls one to be serious, seriousness is the appropriate response. When life calls one to be silly and childlike, being silly and childlike is the appropriate response. 

When my mental and physical health fell to pieces, it was time of...

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How I Did Over 60 Mental Health Talks in 2021 mental health personal story Jan 19, 2022

Well, last year was definitely the biggest chapter of my entire life from a personal level. What's also interesting is I didn't intentionally work at all. I didn't reach out to schools or businesses, offering my services. I didn't set up any meetings and I didn't upload any content online.

People...

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