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Episode 1 - Time to Quit Your Job? Advice from Career Coach Sarah Vermunt

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Release Date: 10/15/2019

15. Coping with Anxiety: Advice from Relationship and Parenting Expert Dr. Natasha Sharma show art 15. Coping with Anxiety: Advice from Relationship and Parenting Expert Dr. Natasha Sharma

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The pandemic has taken a toll on everyone. Schools reopening and the possibility of a second wave have most feeling anxious—and kids are no exception. We chat with practising psychologist, relationship and parenting expert, and creator of “The Kindness Journal“ and “The 8-hour Therapist” Dr. Natasha Sharma. She shares tips on how to manage the many challenges testing everyone’s mental health this year.

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14. Making Sense of Your Money: Advice from Financial Expert Scott E. Plaskett, CFP, FEA show art 14. Making Sense of Your Money: Advice from Financial Expert Scott E. Plaskett, CFP, FEA

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When it comes to financial planning, how can you make your money work better? We chat with senior financial planner and CEO at Ironshield Financial Planning Scott E. Plaskett. As one of Canada’s Top 50 Financial Advisors, this expert tells us the best strategy to use when renewing your mortgage to get the best bang for your buck. He also shares top money saving tips to help you plan for your financial success.

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13. A Deep Dive into Decoding Dreams: Advice from Dream Expert Lauri Loewenberg show art 13. A Deep Dive into Decoding Dreams: Advice from Dream Expert Lauri Loewenberg

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“Understanding your dreams is like having a psychic for free to guide you through life's challenges!” says certified dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg. This dream expert to the stars is also the author of Dream On It: Unlock Your Dreams, Change Your Life, and founder of thedreamzone.com. We chat with Lauri about the quarantine dreams phenom, and what people should keep in mind about their dream world.

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12. Best Practices for Expanding Your Social Bubble: Advice from Etiquette Expert Konrad Philip show art 12. Best Practices for Expanding Your Social Bubble: Advice from Etiquette Expert Konrad Philip

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With social circles widening across the country, what should we keep in mind as we ease into these new situations? And, how do we manage social expectations when all the usual rules of interaction are out the window? We chat with certified Etiquette Coach and author Konrad Philip. He offers pandemic pointers on how to navigate this uncharted territory with best practices of etiquette in mind.

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11. We Are Listening: Sharing the Mic with Black Youth to Help Us Understand and Enact Change show art 11. We Are Listening: Sharing the Mic with Black Youth to Help Us Understand and Enact Change

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For centuries, Black voices have been treated like a whisper even though they have been using their voices loudly to enact change. We posed the question “What do we need to understand?” to our friends in the Black community. Let’s take a time out to listen to a few Black youth, and a mom, as they tell us in their own powerful words what we need to understand in order to truly enact change.

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10. Craving Comfort Sweets and Salty Treats During COVID-19? Advice from Cheryl Strachan, RD show art 10. Craving Comfort Sweets and Salty Treats During COVID-19? Advice from Cheryl Strachan, RD

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As weeks morph into months of self-isolation, people are turning to comfort food to alleviate stress. We chat with Registered Dietitian, cardiac specialist, and author Cheryl Strachan. She tells us why now is not the time to blame or shame snacking on fave treats. She also shares tips on how to satiate our cravings without binging, and explains why practising self-compassion is essential now more than ever.

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9. How to Keep Relationships Intact During COVID-19: Advice from Relationship and Parenting Expert Dr. Natasha Sharma show art 9. How to Keep Relationships Intact During COVID-19: Advice from Relationship and Parenting Expert Dr. Natasha Sharma

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Self isolating can put a strain on you, and those around you, on the best of days. We chat with practising psychologist, relationship and parenting expert, and creator of “The Kindness Journal“ and “The 8-hour Therapist” Dr. Natasha Sharma. She shares tips on how to be emotionally fit. She also tells us why it’s okay for the house to be dirtier than usual, and gives her take on the saying “Never go to bed angry.”

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8. Shows to Binge and Movies to Watch During COVID-19: Advice from Entertainment Expert Teri Hart show art 8. Shows to Binge and Movies to Watch During COVID-19: Advice from Entertainment Expert Teri Hart

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Are you caught up on go-to shows and movies, and wondering what to watch next? We chat with entertainment reporter and producer Teri Hart. She gives us the scoop on binge-worthy shows and must-see movies that may have flown under your radar. She also shares a stranger-than-fiction docuseries that peels back the layers of a decade-long scheme.

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7. Tips to Help You and Those Around You Stay Safe During COVID-19: Advice from Lisa Nadurata, NP show art 7. Tips to Help You and Those Around You Stay Safe During COVID-19: Advice from Lisa Nadurata, NP

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With so much information swirling around during this global pandemic, it can be difficult to decipher fact from fiction. We chat with Nurse Instructor at Ryerson University and GAIN Clinic Nurse Practitioner Lisa Nadurata. She offers simple tips to help you and those around you stay safe during the Coronavirus crisis. She also debunks a few myths about COVID-19 to help you keep social distancing in check.

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6. How to Live with an Attitude of Gratitude: Advice from Bestselling Author Erin Davis show art 6. How to Live with an Attitude of Gratitude: Advice from Bestselling Author Erin Davis

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To live a happier more fulfilling life, we should live each day with gratitude. But how are we supposed to do this when life throws us a curveball? We chat with Toronto personality, Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame inductee, and bestselling author Erin Davis. She explains how it is possible to reclaim joy after hitting rock bottom. She also shares tips on how to grow with gratitude.

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