Scout Sobel joins us to discuss mental health and creating a life that sparks joy while facing symptoms that work against your serenity.
Scout started Scout's Agency with an emphasis in podcast PR. Most of her clients are women and she loves helping them find their voice in podcasting and other media.
This did not come without her own trials and tribulations.
Scout has been living with a severe case of bipolar disorder for 14 years. She once was unable to hold a job, go to school, or function in today's society. These experiences led her to host her own podcast, SCOUT, a podcast about mental health with a dose of entrepreneurship.
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In this episode, you’ll enjoy:
- Scout’s journey to entrepreneurship and branding in podcasting and other media spaces with an emphasis on helping others find their voices in her PR business
- Learn about Scout’s mental health diagnosis. You’ll learn about bipolar disorder: what it means, and what it doesn’t
- How just looking for help can start the journey toward wellness, even if you aren’t feeling much hope in the moment
- The ways that Scout brings joy into her work life
- How organization has helped Scout make her work life work
- How to find a good therapist
Scout’s favorite tidying tip:
“Look at something in your life, it can be anything, and ask yourself the yes or no question, ‘Does it bring you joy?’ if it doesn’t, it’s out. Set that as the standard for your life.”
What sparks joy for Scout
“I have been able to connect with women and have conversations around things that really mean something to people while also connecting with other women who are out there doing incredible things and spreading incredible messages.”
You can find Scout on Instagram: @scoutsobel
And be sure to check out her podcast: Scout on Apple Podcasts
“Everything goes into a calendar. Every little thing: every call, every task, every email I need to send..I don’t want to have to remember anything at all and I don’t want to think about what I have to do until the day before.”
“I just write, write, write until I can drive the negative energy out of me.”
“Be clear on what your goals are for the future.”
“This is your life, these are the cards that you are dealt and you can take responsibility for your recovery.”