Ben Smith is a thoughtful, introspective creative who uses his life experience to help others explore and navigate their own journey.
Many of those experiences occurred during a dark time of Ben's life when he was forced to learn invaluable lessons.
Personal struggles with violence, addiction and self-loathing shaped Ben into the compassionate, gentle, magnetic and joyous person he is today.
"Be the change that you wish to see in the world."
In his writing, Ben explores the universal struggles that everyone can relate to in some way.
"The world is on the cusp of a major positive shift in social consciousness. Each one of us can be a part of helping to create the tipping point, and I believe we should.."
Tell us about yourself. Who are you as a leader?
I'm very grounded, self-assured and have a lot of faith in a positive outcome. This is my influence as a leader.
What is the #1 conversation you hope men and women are engaging in right now?
Coming to a better understanding of how to centre or ground yourself to experience much more success with much less effort, and as a result, becoming a brighter, more positive light in the world.
Where is the best investment for our time, energy and influence and why?
Being with ourselves to find a calm, easy, positive perspective. In a world filled with distraction and confusion, depression, and suicide, the greatest commodity in the world is the ability to be a positive impact on others through your own energy.
The Goliath Foundation's How Healing Happens Digital Toolkits are being produced with support from the Indigenous Screen Office and the BC Multiculturalism Fund.
Hosted by father-daughter duo Ben & Willow Smith, Loving Goliath is a show about finding love for the monster within us all. Join them weekly to be part of the discussion in topics such as anxiety and stress, suicide, overcoming breakups and finding a sense of purpose.
Check out our trailer!