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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

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 arrested...

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

MHW 38 |Sophie Hawkins | How to Anchor Yourself with Conscious Breathing

1/2/2018
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Breath is more than taking in and expelling air. And this is coming from a mouth breathing heathen! It's the center of each of us. It can calm us. It can anchor us in the present moment. It can help us see more clearly. It can help release trauma. Breathe consciously. Act in harmony. Support us on Patreon here. Help us help more people. Sophie Hawkins is a Certified Yoga Teacher and Ayurvedic Practitioner who has been practicing Yoga and Meditation for over 30 years. She is a...

Duration:01:14:22

MHW 37 | Dr. Adrian Chavez | How to Fuel Your Body for Optimal Mental Health

12/19/2017
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"Let food be your medicine" - Hippocrates (the oath guy) How do you feel today? Do you feel fully alive? Full of energy and enthusiasm? Are you taking beautiful and sensual dumps each day? Is our outlook on life vibrant and optimistic? Or are you in pain, constipated, diabetic and can barely get out of bed in the morning? We all know there is a direct link between what we put into our bodies and our physical health. There is equally as strong a link between what we put into our...

Duration:01:28:38

MHW 36 | Josiah Novak | The Mindset Behind Physical Transformation

12/18/2017
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If you love the show - please share it. An emotionally and physically abusive childhood 280 Pounds. Depressed and having suicidal thoughts. Business failures. Now Josiah is a world class fitness coach. We talk mindset. We persistence. We talk about having a tribe. "To keep the body in good health is a duty - otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear" - Buddha If you think you can't do it, you're right. But if you think you can, and you want some help. Start...

Duration:01:22:15

MHW 35 | Rhonda Smith | Moving Beyond the Wounded Healer

12/9/2017
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Rhonda is one of my favourite people to talk to. Her addiction and suicide attempt are just part of her story. She is a healer. She's an entrepreneur. She is a connector. And she's a total badass. She can talk intelligently on so many subjects its almost unbelievable. We talk everything from personal growth, to plant medicine and everything in between. Here's the episode I did on Rhonda's amazing podcast! Rhonda Smith- Life Architect/Podcaster Founder of Cosmicsmith and...

Duration:01:04:20

MHW 34 | John Bauer | Banishing Demons with a Band of Brothers

12/9/2017
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John Bauer is a man on fire. Bullied in high school. Battles with his weight. Not knowing who he was. And finally, stepping outside of his marriage...with a man. Yet somehow, he wasn't broken. He's been reborn. He's surrounded himself with a band of brothers. He's become a leader. He's owning is shit and helping others do the same thing. John is finally unleashing Bauer Power on the world. If you're stuck and think things are hopeless...they aren't. If you think you can't...

Duration:01:16:53

MHW 33| Doug Brackmann| Understanding and Harnessing the Genetic Gifts Shared by Entrepreneurs, Navy SEALs, Pro Athletes, and Maybe YOU

11/26/2017
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This conversation isn't for everyone. And that's perfectly OK. Doug Brackmann, author of Driven, joined me to talk about the unique gifts genetic gifts that elite performers possess. Navy SEALS, entrepreneurs, pro athletes...and maybe you. We talk a lot about how, without structure, those gifts can destroy us. I have a tendency towards addictions. I try to focus on a million things at once. The grass always seems greener on the other side. Nothing, no matter what, ever...

Duration:01:08:04

MHW 32| Michael Schratter| Why I Rode Around the World for Mental Health

11/21/2017
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Michael struggled with bipolar disorder. So he decided to do something to raise awareness and help people. Which to him meant....a bike ride around the freakin' world!! Not only did he deep friend tarantula in Cambodia, he started a movement. Ride, Don't Hide is a mental health fundraising movement that is sweeping the country. I participated this year and it is a wonderful event! Thank you buddy - for everything you do! You can read more about Michael and his amazing journey ...

Duration:01:12:55

MHW 31| For Michelle - A Journey Through Grief

11/16/2017
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Michelle Sampson was tragically killed in October 2017. Her death was an incredible loss to her family, friends and the world. I made this episode because I wanted to find some small way to help and offer comfort to the people who cared about her. You are deeply missed Michelle. "Warriors aren't always the ones who win, but they are always the ones who fight" Learn more about my new coaching program, Serving Powerfully, by visiting me here! If you loved this podcast it would mean...

Duration:01:00:44

MHW 30| Brent Williams| Out of the Woods: A Journey Through Depression & Anxiety

11/14/2017
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Brent Williams is the author of Out of the Woods—a graphic memoir about his journey dealing with depression. He chose a graphic novel format, as those suffering from the disease tend to become cognitively impaired—finding it more difficult to read and focus on a page of text. In this episode Brent I talk about: I loved this conversation with Brent. He is a kind and gentle man who has been through some very dark times. He has created something truly beautiful with Out of the...

Duration:02:00:38

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