S04 | 01 – Motivating Action During Active Addiction with Mike Davies

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Addiction is an isolating thief of joy, hope, and life. For someone facing active addiction, it can be difficult to find the motivation to reach out for the help they need. Feelings of shame and fear will often hold someone suffering from addiction back from getting help towards recovery. Today, Mike Davies joins us to share his incredible journey about …

S03 | 12 – Bigger than Ourselves with Kim Forrester

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Many of us have been there before: a big move that involves dismantling our lives completely. Our sense of community, support systems, careers, and stability are gone as we move on to new phases in life. How can we see through these moments of loneliness and fear to a valuable and vibrant future? Today we are joined by Kim Forrester, …

S03 | 10 – Inspiring Hope Through a Lipstick Journey with Anna Warner-Mayes

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Four cancer diagnoses and years of treatment would seem to be a killer of hope in any person’s life. And yet, through four diagnoses and stage 4 cancer, Anna Warner-Mayes has worked to maintain a positive mindset in her life and to motivate others to hold the same in their own lives. Instead of asking “why me?”, Anna fiercely questioned …

S03 | 09 – Keeping Hope in the Midst of Addiction with Maureen Towns

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The side effects of a child facing drug or alcohol addiction can be devastating to the whole family. What are your next steps? Who do you go to for help? And how can you cope with all the changes that will come your way in a sustainable way? Do these feelings of hopelessness sound familiar to you? Maureen Towns endured …

S03 | 08 – Caring for Aging Loved Ones with Jana Milligan

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Many of us will reach a moment in time when we must start to care for our aging parents, grandparents, or even aging older siblings. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when this time comes, not knowing what all of the options are or how to offer assistance when we live so far away. Feelings of guilt and confusion will rapidly …

S03 | 06 – Why Hope Matters with Jodie Rogers

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In this week’s episode of the podcast, Jodie Rogers is back but this time she’s doing the interview! Jodie and I talk about my favourite topic, HOPE, and why it’s so important right now, how we can use it to our advantage and how being hopeful isn’t just thinking positive but actually using hope as motivation for action. I tell …

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Work/Life Integration is the secret to doing all the things

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It’s been a hot minute since I’ve sent out any regular content and there are really no excuses for that. I’ve spent the last few months upside down about what kinds of content would be best to share and what sorts of stories you would like to hear. Lately, I’ve found the thing that works best for me to get …

Hope, not hate.

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Today is #BlackOutTuesday, a day that shouldn’t have to exist yet here we are. Racism and hate is prevalent in our communities and catalyzed by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis a week ago, the conversation around conscious and unconscious bias towards people of color and other minorities has reached a terrifying and critical peak. I’ve been struggling with …

Seven Podcasts to Stay Distracted and Uplift your Days

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On this morning’s edition of the Daily Hope Check-in Facebook Live video, I shared my seven favourite podcasts – hosts and guests that have in equal parts uplifted me, inspired me, educated me and humbled me. In these uncertain times, especially when most of our media and conversations are overrun with coronavirus and COVID-19, let these be your escape into …

Five Ways to Stay Hopeful in the Face of a Pandemic

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Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak as an actual Pandemic and while they’re stressing that this label isn’t cause for alarm, that we’re all supposed to keep doing what we’re doing to slow down the spread of the virus, of course…many of us are panicking. Whether the panic comes from fear of the unknown, from stories …