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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

S2 Ep5. Top Tips for Holiday Saving: Advice from Personal Finance and Travel Expert Barry Choi show art S2 Ep5. Top Tips for Holiday Saving: Advice from Personal Finance and Travel Expert Barry Choi

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Are you hoping to save big this holiday season? There’s still time! We chat with personal finance and travel expert Barry Choi to get the straight goods on how to save while shopping online and in store. He shares some simple tricks and tips to help you be a savvy shopper. Bonus? Barry also shares some price match apps and apps that offer cashback, too.

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S2 Ep4. Living an Authentic Life: Voice Artist, Author, and Sepsis Survivor Lisa Brandt Shares Her Story show art S2 Ep4. Living an Authentic Life: Voice Artist, Author, and Sepsis Survivor Lisa Brandt Shares Her Story

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Lisa Brandt is the bestselling author of five books (soon to be six!), former morning show co-anchor at Toronto’s 680 News Radio, and versatile voice artist. She is also a Sepsis survivor and is a recent spokesperson for The Global Sepsis Alliance. Lisa shares why she chose to leave 680 News at the peak of her radio career, why she left the concrete jungle for country living, and how she beat sepsis.

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S2 Ep3. Legendary Canadian Ghost Stories: Tales from Ghost Stories Expert Barbara Smith show art S2 Ep3. Legendary Canadian Ghost Stories: Tales from Ghost Stories Expert Barbara Smith

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"The Hockey Hall of Fame is indeed very haunted," says the expert on Canadian ghost stories Barbara Smith. Barbara is a prolific Canadian author based out of Victoria, B.C. She is the bestselling author of over 30 books, 20 of which are collections of TRUE ghost stories! Barbara shares true ghost stories from coast to coast, and some campfire stories, too!

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S2 Ep2. Wine Hacks Plus Best Tips for Wine and Food Pairing: Advice from Wine Expert Natalie MacLean show art S2 Ep2. Wine Hacks Plus Best Tips for Wine and Food Pairing: Advice from Wine Expert Natalie MacLean

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Wonder if wine in a can or Tetra Pak is as flavourful as bottled wine? How about cork versus screw top? We chat with wine sommelier, bestselling author, podcaster, and renowned teacher of online pairing courses Natalie MacLean. She explains how paying attention to wine and food pairings will tickle your taste buds. She also tells us why she recommends keeping a wet t-shirt handy. Oh, my!

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S2 Ep1. How to Bring More Balance to Your Hormones and Your Life: Advice from Hormone Expert Jenn Pike show art S2 Ep1. How to Bring More Balance to Your Hormones and Your Life: Advice from Hormone Expert Jenn Pike

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Are you normalizing something about your health that may seem normal simply because it’s common? We chat with Hormone Nutritionist, Podcaster, and Bestselling Author Jenn Pike. She tells us why it’s vital that you pay attention to the way your body is communicating with you on a daily basis—trust your intuition. Jenn also explains why you should be doing the DUTCH test (hint: not the nationality).

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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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