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by Zane Thomas & Zoë Schwartz

“The Smoke Break” is a podcast for people who don’t like talking about mental health. Join hosts, Zane Thomas and Zoë Schwartz, as they spark conversation with comics, musicians, and community members, sharing lived experiences and more. Episodes premier on Shady Pines Radio and Pretty Dope Xperience Radio every Sunday from 9-10am. Go download the app today! New episodes drop Monday on Spotify and Wednesday on YouTube at 6pm... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • E71 - Episode 71: "Technical Difficulties" (ft. Zane & Zoë)

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    On this week’s episode of “The Smoke Break,” hosts Zane Thomas and Zoë Schwartz talk about abundance versus scarcity mindsets and how they can impact our perception and world view.We also discuss reality checking and how this stra...

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  • E70 - Episode 70: "Everybody Struggles" (ft. Beatriz Yanez)

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    On this weeks episode of The Smoke Break, we talk with Beatriz Yañez, a professional working with the houseless community, about struggling with your own mental health while working in the field.We also discuss barriers to becomin...

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  • E69 - Episode 69: "We Never Made The Joke" (ft. Amelia Evans)

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    On this week's episode of "The Smoke Break," we talk with comedian Amelia Evans about imposter syndrome and the feeling that something we worked hard to achieve "isn’t really meant for us.”We also discuss pain and it's relation to...

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  • E68 - Episode 68: “Barriers and Boundaries” (ft. James Hartenfeld)

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    On this week's episode of “The Smoke Break,” we talk with comedian, actor, and advocate, James Hartenfeld, about privilege and access to mental health services.We also discuss boundaries and how they change over time and with diff...

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  • E67 - Episode 67: "Milestones" (ft. Taylor Barrett & Zoë Schwartz)

    E67 - Episode 67: "Milestones" (ft. Taylor Barrett & Zoë Schwartz)Explicit

    On this week's episode of The Smoke Break we introduce “Season 3” hosts, writer and musician, Taylor Barrett, as well as, therapist and comedian, Zoë Schwartz. We take some time to reflect on the milestones and achievements in our...

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