A podcast focused on breaking the silence and bringing hope to the Mental Health Community.
Join us weekly for captivating interviews with experts in their fields as well as members of our community. This raw, authentic and thought provoking content is meant to support, encourage and inspire you on the journey of life.
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Episode #14 – Part 2
‘All the Way – My Life on Ice’
Episode #14 – July 5, 2020 – Part 1
‘All the Way – My Life on Ice’
In part 1 of this 2 part episode, we have the privilege of speaking to retired NHL veteran and the first ever player of Inuk descent, Jordin Tootoo. Jordin shares vulnerably about the tragic loss of his brother by suicide, the stress of competition at the highest level and his struggle with alcohol addiction.
Jordin’s tireless work through the ‘Team Tootoo Fund’ is raising awareness and funds for youth suicide prevention, mental health awareness and violence against women is truly inspirational. Jordin is a role model to an entire community and culture and we are honoured to have the opportunity to chat!
Episode #13 – June 28, 2020
‘Stop Missing Your Life’
In this episode we are honoured to speak with world renowned mindfulness and meditation coach, teacher and speaker Cory Muscara. After spending 6 months living in silence as a monk while meditating for 14 + hours each day, Cory now brings the lessons learned about mindfulness to people in a practical and innovative way. Cory has been featured on the Dr. Oz show numerous times, runs a widely successful podcast called ‘Practicing Human’ and has recently written a powerful book called ‘Stop Missing Your Life.’ Cory’s meditations have been heard by more than 5 million people in over 50 different countries. Join us as we learn tangible steps and tools to becoming more present everyday!
Episode #12 – June 21, 2020
‘7 Steps to an Unbreakable Mindset’
Episode #11 – June 14, 2020
‘Open Heart, Open Mind’
In this episode we are honoured to interview Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes! Clara is a six-time Olympic medalist in cycling and speed skating and the only athlete in history to win multiple medals in both the Summer and Winter Games. Clara was given the honour of being the Canadian Flag Bearer for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games.
As the National Spokesperson for Bell Canada’s Mental Health initiative and the ‘Let’s Talk’ campaign Clara has a loud and powerful voice. By candidly sharing her own past struggles with depression, Clara has helped break down the stigma associated with mental illness. Join us for this inspiring interview with a Canadian Legend!
Episode #10 – June 7, 2020
‘My Journey to Hope- Healing from Trauma and PTSD’
‘Racism & Riots – A Police Officer’s Perscpective’
In this episode Police Officer, Kelsey Mercer discusses the current events surrounding the inexcusable and tragic death of George Floyd. Kelsey and Jesse dig deeper into the topics of privilege, racism, police brutality, tactics, riots and peaceful protest.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr
Episode #9 – May 31, 2020
‘Conscious Evolution of the Human Spirit’
Kim Barthel is an international speaker, instructor, clinician and author who co-wrote ‘Conversations with a Rattlesnake: Raw and Honest Reflections on Healing and Trauma’ with Theo Fleury. Kim is an advanced instructor of Neuro-Developmental Treatment and specializes in the areas of sensory processing, trauma, addiction and mental health.
In this episode we are so pleased to speak with Kim regarding brain development, the effects of trauma on the brain as well as mental health. We are so privileged and honoured to learn from Kim’s vast knowledge and expertise!
Episode #8 – Part 2 – May 24, 2020
‘It Takes What it Takes’
In part 2 of our informative interview with Trevor Moawad he discusses his book ‘It Takes What It Takes.’ Trevor presents an alternative to negative thinking called ‘neutral thinking’ and discusses its relevance and potential impact. Learn tangible steps and tips in order to build mental resilience!
‘From a Counselor’s Perspective’
In this BONUS episode Kelsey and Jesse interview Registered Professional Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist, Jenn Banas. Jenn shares on the significance of listening to learn as oppose to listening to fix. We also discuss the importance of finding safe advocates to walk with us on the journey of life.
Jenn also candidly and vulnerably shares her own struggle with mental health. Join us for this impactful, inspiring and thought provoking episode!
Episode #7 – Part 1 – May 17, 2020
‘It Takes What it Takes’
Trevor Moawad has been listed as the #1 Mindset Coach by Sports Illustrated and currently is the Mindset Coach Russell Wilson, Quarterback of the Seattle Seahawks. In this episode we learn from Trevor’s expansive knowledge about how elite athletes and high performers recover from setbacks and perform at a high level. We also discuss why negative thinking is so destructive and why positive thinking is often not the answer.
Episode #6 – Part 2 – May 10, 2020
‘Turning Trauma into Triumph’
In part 2 of our powerful interview with Theo, we discuss the valuable tools in his toolbox of healing and recovery. Theo talks about the impact of music in his journey and his belief that healing comes through helping others through their struggle. Hear about the various projects Theo is currently engaged in and passionate about. It is truly an honour to hear Theo’s inspiring message of turning trauma into triumph!