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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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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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What Happened to Sean Paul? personal story random thoughts Jan 24, 2022

During those high school days, Sean Paul was the only excuse guys had to go near a female. Oh man, if only there were decent cameras back then (thank God there wasn't) and you would see the footage of high school teens just grinding it out on the dance floor to "Temperature" or "Get Busy" until...

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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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