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Scratch Your Own Itch | With Logan Tyler Nelson

Host Logan Tyler Nelson brings on guests that come from all walks of life that are friends, artists, entrepreneurs, and athletes.

The show is geared towards anyone interested in or affected by depression, addiction and other mental challenges which are so prevalent in Business Owners and the creative arts. Logan believes that his struggle with Mental Illness is like an Itch. A person who has it will scratch it. The pain will go away briefly only to come back again to itch even worse. How can we reverse this?

Logans hope is that the show will give people a place to connect, smile, be themselves, tell truths that they kept inside for years, and to find some system to relieve their Mental Illness (Scratch) in order to live the life they deserve.

These conversations are about creating a life worth living with a focus on sharing stories about battles in our heads.

We see the things we don't have instead of the things we do have. We tend to gravitate towards negativity. Jealousy, self pity and too much of this leads us depressive thoughts.

Every Successful Person is actually incredible at hiding these addictions, and negative thoughts.

Just to name a few: Robin Williams, David Foster Wallace, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Whitney Houston, Earnest Hemingway and Marilyn Monroe.
All of these Celebrities seemingly had it all.

This show will question your beliefs on success, your definition of mental illness and give you the sensation that YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

Warning: Scratch Your Own Itch is NOT a substitute for professional therapy.

Feb 13, 2018

On this episode, I’d like to talk about The Truth Of Finding your so called purpose. Because really...your purpose is simple. It’s to create something that you — and only you — can create.

 So, the next time you wonder if you’re doing the right thing, just ask yourself this one simple question:

 What am I creating?

 Because you came into this world through creation, in the answer to that question lies your divine-inspired purpose.

 Your unique life.

 Your unique beauty.

 Your unique story.

 There’s something only you can create. To help break this down a bit, here are three simple steps to answering that question.

  What inspires me right now?  When you’re living inspired, you are living “in spirit”. You are living in tune with what you came into this world with.

 Inspiration is the air that fills you like a hot-air balloon. It’s a natural high that no drug could ever reach. It’s the flow where your life’s work pours out of you like water from a natural spring.

  What can I create with this inspiration?  Out of what inspires you, what can you tangibly create this year…this day?

 If you’re into setting SMART goals, go for it. SMART stands for goals which are specific, measurable, action-based (meaning you can start right now), realistic, and time-based (they have an end stop). They’ve worked well for me in the past and while I don’t use them all the time, they are extremely useful, particulary if you have a history of not following through. Put it on your screen saver, write it on the ceiling above your bed, or set up calendar reminders to ping you every week to remind you. If SMART goals aren’t for you (but something tells me you dig them), then try this. Just ask yourself every day, “What can I create today?”

 Consider setting up a daily meditation practice and saying this daily affirmation to yourself at the beginning and end of your meditation (or creating one of your own): “I am living inspired, listening to my spirit, and using my gifts to create.”

  Who am I serving?  From billionaire to pauper, I’ve never met anyone whose source of encouragement comes from material objects. Lust for money, power, or fame can only get us so far.

 True motivation comes from recognizing who you are serving.

 Let’s face it. We need encouragement to create. Creation takes a lot of long days and late nights. “Good Job” star stickers may have worked well as children, but they fall flat as adults. And that bonus you get after an annual review? That only works for a while.

 Deep and meaningful encouragement — the type of encouragement that pushes you to create something that matters — comes from a simple “Thank you.” Knowing that something you worked so hard to achieve in your life had a positive impact on another’s life will take you further than any gold star or holiday bonus. And the funny thing? The more thanks you get for your work, the more people you’ve served in your life, the easier those gold stars and bonuses come your way. They just don’t matter as much anymore.


 So, ask yourself this simple question: What am I creating? Answering that question will help steer you down your beautiful path on purpose.

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