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Warriors aren't always the ones who win, but they are always the ones who fight. Join Jason MacKenzie as he, and his guests, destroy stigma, myths and stereotypes around mental and emotional health. There is no topic off limits and no guest too controversial! The time for hiding in the shadows is over! I release a full conversation every Monday and a Mental Health Microsode every Thursday.

Warriors aren't always the ones who win, but they are always the ones who fight. Join Jason MacKenzie as he, and his guests, destroy stigma, myths and stereotypes around mental and emotional health. There is no topic off limits and no guest too controversial! The time for hiding in the shadows is over! I release a full conversation every Monday and a Mental Health Microsode every Thursday.
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Warriors aren't always the ones who win, but they are always the ones who fight. Join Jason MacKenzie as he, and his guests, destroy stigma, myths and stereotypes around mental and emotional health. There is no topic off limits and no guest too controversial! The time for hiding in the shadows is over! I release a full conversation every Monday and a Mental Health Microsode every Thursday.

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Episodes

Our Fingerprints Don't Fade from the Lives We Touch

4/22/2018
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Some people have called me out on YouTube. They've said I'm a self-absorbed jerk for only telling "my story" and not Cindy's. They've said I was a terrible husband who has Cindy's blood on my hands. Obviously they are entitled to their opinion and their sharing it made me think. I decided to try to tell Cindy's story from her point of view. I know that's impossible but I did my best. My hope is that it helps the people who loved her know her a little better. Maybe it will help...

Duration:02:03:39

MHW 50 | Jeff Huxford | Finding Normal After a Traumatic Brain Injury

4/21/2018
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You never know what awaits around the corner. Your life as you know it can change instantly and forever. Imagine your professional life....gone. Imagine the life you thought you knew...gone. Imagine not giving up. Finding a new path. Pushing forward. And on top of all that, helping others at the same time. That's the kind of man Jeff Huxford is. And that's why you need to listen to him. Support us on Patreon. Learn more about Jeff here.

Duration:01:07:10

MHW 49 | Andrew Beckering | Talk Openly About Your Feelings

4/5/2018
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Andrew is a husband and father. He's also a member of one our mastermind groups. It wasn't that long ago that he was in a bad spot. Depressed...angry....drinking. You know the story. Then he decided he wanted something different. He started making different choices. He started getting different results. He's become a hell of a lot more courageous. This conversation is proof of that. Keep moving forward my friend! Support us on Patreon.

Duration:00:51:56

MHW 48 | Ken Falke | Powerful Post-Traumatic Growth

3/31/2018
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What an amazing conversation about Post-Traumatic Growth. The principles Ken talks about are applicable to anyone. We talk about the current state of treatment for PTS. We dive deep on the concepts of self-regulation and service to others. This is a conversation about making powerful, purposeful and intentional choices. It's about the powerful of human connection. And it's about service. I love this one so much. Support me on Patreon. Ken Falke spent 21 years in the US Navy as a...

Duration:01:11:28

MHW 47 | Natalia Volz | Passing Through Grief & Living Wholeheartedly

3/18/2018
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I love strong women and Natalia Volz fits the bill perfectly. I loved this conversation about grief. We talk about the purpose of grief, the lessons it can teach us and how to move through it. It might not seem like it now, but grief is a powerfully educational and healing process. Conversations like this give you a new window through which to look at the past. Thank you Natalia. Support me on Patreon! Natalia Volz is an author, speaker, consultant and guide on the topics...

Duration:01:01:26

MHM 21 | Compassionate Inquiry - Asking Why Gently

3/17/2018
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We all do shit that we don't understand. We are always trying to figure ourselves out. Asking "why" can be one of the most destructive ways to try to know ourselves. Asking "why" can also be one of the most powerful ways to know ourselves. Learn the difference. Here's a link to Dr. Mate's amazing podcast with Tim Ferriss: https://tim.blog/2018/02/20/gabor-mate/ Support the show on Patreon.

Duration:00:11:16

MHM 20 | I Recorded This Podcast Naked....And Other Ways to Change Your Life!

3/2/2018
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What in the hell does my recording a podcast naked have to do with you changing your life? Listen to find out. Support me on Patreon!

Duration:00:12:11

MHW 46 | Adam Roa | What You Seek You Will Find

2/28/2018
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Adam and I talk a lot about how we create the world we live in. He's an incredibly insightful guy whose life was going down the toilet. Until he completely changed it. You can too. First, you need to believe you can! Support us on Patreon Adam Roa is an internationally touring spoken word artist, motivational speaker, personal development coach, and conscious filmmaker. His first book, Cosmic Philosophy: A Month In The Light, was #1 on Amazon New Releases and his podcast, “The Deep Dive...

Duration:01:14:26

MHM 19 | How I Put the Ass in Namaste

2/24/2018
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That moment when your rammy ass gets called out by your yoga instructor. I learned from the experience and I'm still a proud pigeon.

Duration:00:08:30

MHM1 8| What Makes You Different From A Chimp

2/21/2018
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What separated us from chimps? The ability to imagine things that aren't true. That's the contention of Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens. What did that mean for our species? What does it mean for you? Grab the book here: Sapiens: https://www.amazon.com/Sapiens-Humankind-Yuval-Noah-Harari/dp/0062316095 And think about supporting us on Patreon here.

Duration:00:08:28

MHW 45 | John Mabry | I Never Gave Up. Neither Should You.

2/13/2018
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Seriously - what a story. I'm not sure what else to say other than: Never stop trying. Obstacles are our greatest, most demanding teachers. I have faced them. You have faced them. We will face them again. How you do it is your choice. And it is a choice. John Mabry serves as Director of Public Outreach and the host of 'High Sobriety' podcast for Addiction Campuses. He has a Masters in Counseling, is an inventor, award-winning speaker, actor and stuntman with 12 years in the Screen...

Duration:01:11:55

MHM17 | Thank You Nick Elkins

2/11/2018
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Feedback can be uncomfortable. It can confirm your limiting beliefs. It can challenge your thinking. It can make you question a lot of things you'd rather not question. That's what makes feedback so important. It's also what makes the people willing to give it so valuable. Thank you Nick Elkins. Support me and the MHW movement on Patreon.

Duration:00:11:16

MHW 44 | Tuan Nguyen | How to Bring Intention & Presence to Business & Life

2/6/2018
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Tuan is a hugely successful entrepreneur. He's a philanthropist who has given away and raised millions. He's also one of the most generous and nicest human beings I have ever met. And he's as real as it gets. Warts and all. Listen as we talk about living life intentionally and with presence. "A great hallmark of mental wellness is the ability to be in the present moment, fully and with no thoughts of being elsewhere." Wayne Dyer Support us on Patreon here. Help us help more...

Duration:01:09:44

MHW 43 | Joshua Shea | An Interview with a Convicted Child Sex Offender

2/5/2018
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UPDATE: Here is more information about Joshua Shea's crimes: http://www.sunjournal.com/former-auburn-city-councilor-josh-shea-sentenced-child-sex-crimes/ I added a new intro to the podcast based on the information I found out after this interview On the outside, he was a successful man. Successful business, local celebrity and politician. On the inside he was spinning out of control. He was tormented, addicted and slowly destroying himself. Then he crossed the Rubicon. He was...

Duration:01:34:59

MHM 17 | What I Learned from Interviewing a Convicted Sex Offender

2/3/2018
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I interviewed Josh Shea on the podcast. http://www.sunjournal.com/former-auburn-city-councilor-josh-shea-sentenced-child-sex-crimes/https://recoveringpornaddict.com/ The episode is here: http://mentalhealthwarriors.com/43-2/ I found out more about his crimes after I published the episode. Needless to say, I felt stupid and like I had done harm. The experience was important for me. It helped me grow. It helped me up my game. And it caused me to think deeply about what the hell I am...

Duration:00:10:19

MHW 42 |Mike Yarbrough| What I Learned from My Father's Death

1/20/2018
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The death of a parent is something we will all face. It can be a time of great sadness. But also one of reflection, acceptance and forgiveness. Grief is a healer who reveals lessons to those willing to search for them. Today I talk to Mike Yarbrough about the death of his dad. Support us on Patreon here. Help us help more people. Mike Yarbrough is the founder and curator for Wolf & Iron. He wants to help men live more manfully in the modern age. Join him and other men in this quest...

Duration:01:16:44

MHM 15 | She'll Never See Them Dance Again

1/18/2018
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I watched a dance performance at my daughter's school. Tears rolled down my face in the darkness. 8 years later and it still hurts. But I never know when it will. That's just the way it is.

Duration:00:07:02

MHW 41 |Kim Muse| Creating Relationships that Work

1/13/2018
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Are you there for me? Accessible, Responsive and Emotionally Engaged…. Many partners ask this question to each other in a variety of ways and often through unclear and hidden messages. Love has been a hot topic throughout time, and for good reason! Having or developing secure and loving relationships generates numerous advantages. We now have more understanding of what creates safe and secure relationships and what happens when love goes wrong. Join me as I talk to relationship expert...

Duration:01:15:02

MHW 40 | Carlton Mack | All It Took Was a Single Punch to Change His Life Forever

1/7/2018
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A single punch profoundly changed this man's life. One of reflection, ownership and change. You are not your thoughts. You are not the stories you tell yourself. You are not your "mistakes." You are your choices. Listen to Carlton talk about how much power we all have to change. Redemption can be yours. If you want it, you need to choose it. Support us on Patreon here. Help us help more people. Carlton Mack is a father, author, family man, student of life, powerlifter and a...

Duration:01:11:41

MHW 39 |Cam Adair | How to Conquer Video Game Addiction

1/3/2018
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Video game addiction doesn't discriminate. It afflicts all ages and races. When used wisely technology can greatly enhance your life. It can also destroy it. Parents - learn how to recognize the signs in your children and how to help. Learn from Cam Adair on why games are addictive, how to stop and where to get support. He's lived through the addiction and conquered it. Now he's helping people do the same. Support us on Patreon here. Help us help more people. Cam Adair is the...

Duration:01:12:22

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