Monica Parkin

New Wellness Journey with Christina Rozema

I am joined by Christina Rozema today, a wellness coach at Wellness New Perspective. Christina has over 20 years of experience working in the non-profit and healthcare field and now uses her knowledge to coach people in healthcare. We’ll hear about the stress-induced heart attack that changed her life and her commitment to learning about…

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Rhythm Jewelry with Tasha Sattler

Joining me today is Tasha Sattler from Rhythm Jewellery. Tasha is a goldsmith with over 20 years of experience in the industry and is here to discuss her trade, how and why she makes jewellery focused on dancers, and balancing jewellery creation with her family life.   In high school, Tasha worked in a jewellery store…

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Re-defining Badass with Mike Cameron

Today I’m breaking all the show rules and talking to Mike Cameron, author, entrepreneur, leadership coach, and two-time TEDx speaker. In 2015, tragedy struck and Mike embarked on a journey in order to use his experience and expertise to help men better connect with themselves and others. He joins us today to discuss his journey…

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Peaceful Productivity with Kim Christiansen

Today’s guest is Kim Christiansen, host of the Peaceful Productivity podcast and a productivity coach. Kim will be talking about her background as a chartered professional accountant, burnout, and the pressure to be perfect. Before becoming a CPA, Kim was an English teacher abroad and a 911 emergency services dispatcher. She has always loved organization…

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Mental Health Matters with Jocelyn Bystrom

I am talking to Jocelyn Bystrom today, teacher on medical leave, turned writer and mental health advocate. Jocelyn will take us through her 7-year struggle to get answers to troubling medical symptoms. Eventually progressing to seizures, cognitive decline, and central apnea and the loss of her driving privileges.  Jocelyn truly hit rock bottom before she…

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Snack Video Dating with Kim Kaplan

I am talking to Kim Kaplan today, Founder and CEO of the Snack dating app. Kim joins us to discuss the inspiration, the journey, and what the future holds for Snack. Snack is a video-first dating app that combines the best of Tik Tok and Tinder to create a more authentic dating experience. Once you…

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Cannabinoid Medicine with Dr. Rachna Patel

On today’s show I am talking to Dr. Rachna Patel, a physician that specializes in cannabinoids and has been treating patients with CBD and medical marijuana since 2012. Dr. Patel joins us to discuss her work and to answer listener questions. Initially on the path to becoming and emergency room physician, Rachna ventured into cannabinoids…

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Mindset Matters with Susan Thomas

Today I’m talking to Susan Thomas, the Vice President of Eastern Canada for InvIs Mortgage Intelligence. Susan is passionate about health and fitness and is certified as a level 1 CrossFit trainer. She has overcome her fair share of obstacles in her life, and she’s excited to share her journey on the show today. Susan…

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A Compassionate and Curious Eye with Karen McKinnon

In this episode I am talking to Karen McKinnon, owner of McKinnon Photography and Director of Family Services at Habitat for Humanity North Island, in this episode. Karen will talk about how she started her photography journey, going back to school while running a business, and how to make sure you are serving yourself. Karen…

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Letting go of Judgement with Christine Buemann

In this episode I speak to Christine Buemann of the Collective Mortgage Group in Prince George BC. Christine is the winner of many awards, including the prestigious CMP Women of influence award 2 years in a row. She has been vocal in speaking about the difficulties of being a parent and starting out as an…

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