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Shower for the Soul is a community that shares stories about health, wellness and our mental wellness. Host Shane Fame Alexander dives deep into subjects as anxiety, depression and new ways to make our lives feel more balanced.

We're back and Shane's flying solo this week. We take a trip back to a year ago when this whole COVID thing started. Has anything REALLY changed? How's your mental health been and how has it differed from when we went into lockdown in March 2000? Shane also takes a trip down memory lane talking about the recent passing of one of his radio heroes, Dick Smyth. 

 

Shane wants you to join his team this year for the Defeat Depression Virtual Walk and Talk for Mental Health. Join and/or donate here. Shane will fill us in about this, too. 

 

Let's get social. Find Shane here:

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Angele D'Alessio of the Canadian Mental Health Association speaks with Shane about Bounceback. Its "a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry." 

For more information on Bounceback, go to  https://bouncebackontario.ca/

News and mental health. 2020 has been packed with headlines that haven't been the best for any of our health. But when is it too much? And what's the responsibility of the newscasters to inform us with credibility and sensitivity? We sit down and chat with broadcaster Michael Hainsowrth about this. 

On our first year anniversary episode, Shane welcomes back Cory Chadwick from The Mental Gym. This time they're talking goals. How do you reach them and what do you do after you reach said goal? The guys talk about it and share their own goal conquering tales.

 

Find more Cory here

Find more info on Check up from the Head up here.

In the season premier episode of Shower for the Soul, Shane is returns and shares what he did during the hiatus.  We also welcome friend of the show, Cory Chadwick to the show where we chat about leaving our comfort zones in order to live your 10. 

 

Find more Cory at here.

 

We're back with our July installment of Rinse. Robin Williams would've turned 69 this week. Shane takes a look into mental health in the entertainment industry on a global scale. K-Pop, Bollywood and Hollywood have their sad stories and what are they doing now to help their performers?  We examine this. 

Wrapping up our series on psychedelics and mental health, Shane looks at LSD, man and what a huge pharma company is doing with it. We also hear from Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary on why he's investing in the future.

 

 

In this very special episode of Rinse, Shane looks on how we'll overcome the senseless tragedy that transpired in Minneapolis and the riots that followed. Quick answer: it's in the next generation and us teaching them now. Spreading love, not hate, in this special Rinse report.

In the second part of a three part series, Shane looks at microdosing. What exactly is it and what are the good and bad sides of this new type of way of curing depression.

In the first part of a three part series, Shane looks at the influence Timothy Leary had on people looking at drugs as legit treatment for mental health. 

 

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