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Crawlspace: True Crime & Mysteries
334 // Murder City's Michael Arntfield

Crawlspace: True Crime & Mysteries

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 64:51


Check out our Subscription Service where we have a bundled our bonus material from both the Missing and Crawlspace shows! Ad-free episodes and more at https://missing.supportingcast.fm/ Use promo code, "Missing" for your first month FREE! Welcome to Crawlspace. In this episode, Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna are joined by Michael Andrew Arntfield. Michael is a Canadian academic, author, criminologist, true crime broadcaster and podcaster, and a professor at the University of Western Ontario. From 1999 to 2014, Arntfield was employed with the London Police Service as a Police Officer and Detective. In 2014, Arntfield left policing to accept a customized academic appointment at the University of Western Ontario. Today, Arntfield teaches "literary criminology," a term he adopted combined English literature and crime studies program.  The fascinating conversation covers Michael's work on his book Murder City which tell the story about London Ontario, once known as the serial killer capital of the world. Michael's incredible knowledge and insight into crime and crime prevention is utilized perfectly as he sits on the board of directors for the Murder Accountability Project. Website: https://michaelarntfield.com/ Murder Accountability Project: https://www.murderdata.org/ Books available: https://www.amazon.com/Michael-Arntfield/e/B01N64Q795/ref=aufs_dp_fta_dsk London Ontario Serial Killer Capital of the World article: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/london-ont-was-world-s-serial-killer-capital-uwo-prof-1.3207957 Follow Michael on: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mikearntfield?lang=en Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ToCatchAKillerTV LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikearntfield/ This episode is brought to you in part by our wonderful sponsors, Modern Fertility, Vessi, ButcherBox & Best Fiends. Modern Fertility will help you find power in your fertility info and get proactive about your reproductive health. Get $30 off your fertility test when you go to https://modernfertility.com/Crawlspace30/ Vessi is a remarkable company that produces high quality, lightweight footwear and gloves that are 100% waterproof. We love them and you will too! Go to https://vessi.com/ and use code CRAWLSPACE for 15% off your entire order! ButcherBox was started with the idea that everyone should have access to high-quality, humanely raised meat. Each month, they deliver 100% grass-fed beef, humanely raised pork, and free-range organic chicken straight to your door. Sign up today at butcherbox.com/CRAWLSPACE and use code CRAWLSPACE to get Free Ribeyes for a Year plus $10 off. Download your new favorite getaway, BEST FIENDS, for FREE today on the App Store or Google Play. Another true crime show we are sure you'll enjoy is our friends Justin & Aaron from The Generation Why Podcast! Follow them on Amazon Music or listen early and ad free on Apple Podcasts or the Wondery App. Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/crawlspacepod  Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Crawlspacepodcast  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.Instagram.com/Crawlspacepodcast Follow us on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@crawlspacepodcast The music for Crawlspace was produced by David Flajnik. Listen to his music here: https://www.pond5.com/artist/bigdsound  Check out our entire network at http://crawlspace-media.com/ Join the Crawlspace Discussion Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/talkcrawlspace/ Crawlspace Media is part of the Glassbox Media Network. Check them out here: https://glassboxmedia.com/ Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ to connect your existing Amazon account to donate to Private Investigations For the Missing. Follow Private Investigations For the Missing https://investigationsforthemissing.org/ http://piftm.org/donate https://twitter.com/PIFortheMissing https://www.facebook.com/PIFortheMissing/ https://www.instagram.com/investigationsforthemissing/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

BBC Earth Podcast

It's a scary world out there, as we explore how everything on the planet – from humankind to glaciers – must be able to respond to threat in order to survive. Sebastian surprises Rutendo with a story of the time he lived in Japan and took up fencing, occasionally finding himself at the wrong end of a sword.WWE wrestler and commentator Stu Bennett, better known as Bad News Barrett, is used to feeling the pressure in the ring. But away from that controlled environment, he has faced less expected threats, including an underwater close encounter with an enormous moray eel. He also shares his concerns – and hopes – for the future of a planet under its own kind of threat.In Nepal, poaching of rare animals is a growing problem, threatening the ecosystem itself. Kumar Paudel is tackling this issue head-on, using folk music and videos to educate rural communities on the consequences of poaching, and meeting face-to-face with convicted animal smugglers, to try to make lasting change against the odds.Lianna Zanette tells us about her work studying predator-induced fear, and how animals respond differently to threats depending on how they perceive their environment.And Oskar Glowacki introduces heartrending sounds recorded inside glaciers which are dying as a result of climate change.Credits:The BBC Earth podcast is presented by Sebastian Echeverri and Rutendo Shackleton.This episode was produced by Rachel Byrne and Geoff Marsh.The researcher was Seb Masters.The Production Manager was Catherine Stringer and the Production Co-ordinator was Gemma Wootton.Podcast Theme Music was composed by Axel Kacoutié, with mixing and additional sound design by Peregrine Andrews.The Associate Producer is Cristen Caine and the Executive Producer is Deborah Dudgeon.Special thanks to:Liana Zanette from The University of Western Ontario for sharing her research into the ecology of fear.Interviewee Stu Bennett aka Bad News Barrett.Kumar Paudel from Greenhood Nepal.Oskar Glowacki from the Polish Academy of Science for talking us through and letting us hear his glacier recordings. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Varn Vlog
Tim DiMuzio on Interest Rates, Inflation, and Carbon Capital

Varn Vlog

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 85:29


Please support our Patreon.  For early and ad-free episodes, members-only content, and more.This episode is part of a partnership between Varn Vlog and Strange Matters Magazine. Tim DiMuzio  is an Associate Professor in International Relations and Critical Politcial Economy at the University of Wollongong, Australia. .  Previous to this role he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Excellence in Global Governance Research at the University of Helsinki, Finland.  He has taught at a number of Universities including Oxford, York University, Trent University, and the University of Western Ontario. His recent article on Do Interest Rate Hikes Worsen Inflation? at Strange Matters is referenced in this episode.  Crew:Host: C. Derick VarnAudio Producer: Paul Channel Strip  ( @aufhebenkultur )Branding Design: Djene Bajalan and C. Derick VarnIntro and Outro Music by Bitter Lake.Intro Videos Design: Jason Myles, Dejene Balajan Support the show

Naturally Savvy
EP #1143: A Memoir of Mistakes, Mania, and Motherhood with Amelia Zachry

Naturally Savvy

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 37:58


Lisa is joined by Amelia Mahendran Zachry, the author of Enough: A Memoir of Mistakes, Mania, and Motherhood. Amelia Mahendran Zachry was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. After graduating from Curtin University in Kuala Lumpur with a degree in marketing, she worked in public relations and marketing until she met her American husband, Daniel, when he was traveling through Malaysia with friends on a short vacation from their job in Japan. Since then, they have lived together in Japan, Canada (where Amelia obtained a second degree in human ecology from the University of Western Ontario), and Kentucky, and had two daughters together. Now a full-time writer, Amelia is also an advocate for sexual assault survivors and those who suffer from mental illness. She was recently published on HuffPost and Moms Don't Have Time to Write, and blogs weekly at https://ameliazachry.com, where you can find a list of her recent appearances and more information about her and her work. Amelia lives in Lexington, Kentucky. From www.ameliazachry.com I am Enough An estimated 3.6% of U.S. adults had PTSD in the past year. Nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness (52.9 million in 2020).My experience with sexual assault and mental illness that followed has been one in secrecy, born of fear and shame. Going undiagnosed and untreated, I suffered in silence. Maladaptive behaviors that affected my life were just part of the norm for me. Once diagnosed, I learned about treatment and therapy and methodology to regain my life. I am walking the journey in recovery and have taken to writing to break the silence. Enough  is an homage to all those suffering in silence. 

Palisade Radio
Warren Irwin: Greed and Gold’s Greatest Scam

Palisade Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 67:57


Tom welcomes back a past guest of the show, Warren Irwin. Warren discusses the valuable lessons from the BRE-X story. He had just graduated from university when the excitement around BRE-X was happening, and it was the poster child at the time being heavily promoted. After investing in the project, it grew significantly, and he decided to go and see it in person. Once he returned to Canada, he started to question the narrative around BRE-X. Numerous people were fooled, including some of the geologists that had worked on the project. He was building a house, and fortunately sold half of his shares near the top of the market. Warren had concerns and immediately sold the other half when the CEO 'fell' out of a helicopter. He shared his concerns, but many were hostile towards him and others stayed in denial. He did manage to talk most friends who invested into selling out of the stock. The mining industry, today, is much better easier to research than in the past. Bulls want to believe, but greed can easily get out of control. Whenever you feel brilliant and superb about your investments, start selling. The markets can be very treacherous, and you have to exercise caution. His approach is to find good companies with new resource discoveries. That is what has brought him profits and money is rarely made by just speculating on the price of gold. People are starting to wake up to the realities of green energy and embrace nuclear. Some additional uranium production is beginning to come online and NexGen and KazAtomProm have quite low costs of production. Every uranium project is quite viable by $75 a pound. He believes modularity will be key to future acceptance of nuclear power. Plants need to be standardized and simplified to an extent to reduce costs by economics of scale. We all need cheap, clean power that is also safe. He believes ESG is one of the nuttiest things to ever happen to the mining industry. There is a lot of fantasy as to how environmental ideas should be implemented. We need resources to build out the electrification of the world, but everything ;needs' to be green already. We're seeing similar things with the oil business, as we demand the Saudi's keep up production while we cut our own. The world becomes completely crazy when politicians and do-gooders become part of the decision-making process. The future will be fascinating, but don't sell your gas or diesel powered vehicle just yet. Talking Points From This Episode Lessons and observations from the BRE-X scandal.Why you should be concerned if you're feeling good about your investments.Outlook for uranium and why high prices may not be sustainable.ESG is a fantasy run by politicians and do-gooders. Time Stamp References:0:00 - Introduction0:37 - BRE-X Red Flags12:00 - Lessons Learned16:24 - Uranium Pros/Cons23:23 - Supply Lag Time27:45 - Picking Equities29:24 - Anti-Nuclear Drivers31:18 - Reactor Costs35:18 - Gold Equities & Price40:24 - Fed Pivot & Resources44:34 - Battery Metals48:40 - Profit Taking?51:37 - Why ESG is Nuts59:44 - Greenification Issues1:06:52 - Wrap Up Guest Links:Website: https://www.rosseau.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigdude6669 Warren Irwin is President and Chief Investment Officer of Rosseau Asset Management Limited. Warren founded Rosseau in 1998, after several successful years of proprietary investing at Deutsche Bank Canada. The firm's flagship Rosseau Limited Partnership was established on December 31, 1998, and has earned a reputation as a top-performing hedge fund. Mr. Irwin earned a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo in 1987. Upon graduation, he worked as a bond analyst for Scotia Capital Markets. At Scotia, Mr. Irwin developed the Universe Bond Index, the Canadian bond market benchmark, as well as Canada's first bond index fund shortly thereafter. In the fall of 1989, Mr. Irwin entered the University of Western Ontario's business school and graduated with...

Coaches Rising
147 - Dina Bell-Laroche: The wisdom of Grief

Coaches Rising

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2022 74:10


Life is a series of ongoing losses; of people, places, and parts of self, and yet grief - the emotion we can experience as a result of loss - is rarely mentioned in coaching training. In this conversation with integral coach Dina Bell-Laroche we explore grief and how to encounter it with our clients, the social perception of grief and grieving, the identity transformation catalyzed by loss, building safety and self-soothing, and the language of continued bonds. Dina Bell-Laroche, BJ, MA, is an Integral Master Coach™ and partner at Sport Law. Dina has worked for a number of sport organizations since 1991 including the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the True Sport Foundation, and Equestrian Canada. Dina specializes in Integral Coaching®, strategic planning, communications, risk management, change management, loss and grief, and leadership development. Dina is currently enrolled in a Thanatology Certificate Program at the University of Western Ontario's King's College. Visit coachesrising.com to see our acclaimed online coach trainings and other offerings.

Studio City Now
Chatting with Amelia Zachry

Studio City Now

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 37:49


I had the pleasure of speaking with Amelia recently. Her book - ENOUGH - A Memoir of Mistakes, Mania, and Motherhood - will be published today, October 18, 2022. Below is a synopsis. What Enough means to me… Enough is a book of hope and of inspiration. It was written as a heartfelt outpouring of my voice newly found to share insights on the plights that are sexual assault, mental illness and all the stigma that surrounds us. It has taken me years of healing to come to a place where I am able to convey these stories. Fear, shame and guilt cloak me most days but with peace and healing, I overcome again and again. This is my story but it is also the story of so many women who have come before me. Inspired by their strength and courage in survival, I stand in their shelter to tell my story. Enough is a book that I wish allows readers with similar experiences to resonate with and find the light at the end of the tunnel. Also, a book I hope helps those who live with loved ones with bipolar or PTSD to gain understanding on its realities. For others, a source of descriptions of these stark realities to then stand together with us to end the stigma, or at least not be part of the stigma in action. The topics touched on in Enough are rarely pleasant and may get uncomfortable, but important nonetheless. I believe that talking about them will bring about healthy discourse amongst readers to battle the stigmas. Website and phone numbers are below. ------ Amelia Zachry was born and raised in Malaysia. She obtained a bachelor of commerce, majoring in marketing from Curtin University of Technology, Australia. When she met her husband, she moved to live with him in Japan, then Canada. During her time in Canada she obtained a bachelor's in human ecology with a concentration in family studies from the University of Western Ontario. She began writing her debut memoir after finding her voice, bringing to light secrets she had kept. Secrets of sexual assault and subsequently bipolar disorder that she suffers from. She is an advocate for mental health and sexual assault awareness, supporting causes to dismantle rape culture and normalize mental health. She maintains a blog where she writes regularly on topics of mental health, sexual assault awareness, immigration, and parenting. When she's not writing, she can be found tending to her many house plants or hiking with her husband and two daughters. Amelia currently resides in Lexington, Kentucky. Should an assault happen to you, please reach out to the following: Ampersandky.org online.rainn.org Assault hotline: 1-800-656-4673. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michelemarotta/support

The Hamilton Review
Athletics for Kids: Sport or Job... Where to Draw the Line? Professor Peter Donnelly Weighs In

The Hamilton Review

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 43:32


This week on The Hamilton Review Podcast, Dr. Bob welcomes Professor Peter Donnelly to the show! Professor Donnelly wrote an important article in the Wall Street Journal about children and young teens spending so much time in a specialized sport, that it becomes more of a job than play. Parents, caregivers and coaches - don't miss this important conversation! Peter Donnelly is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto. He is the founding Director of the Centre for Sport Policy Studies (1999-2021), and was a Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto. He was born in England where he taught school for several years, and then studied for graduate degrees at the University of Massachusetts. His first academic post was at the University of Western Ontario (1976-1979), and he worked at McMaster University (1980-1998) before being recruited to the University of Toronto (1998-2021). His research interests include sport politics and policy issues, sport subcultures, and mountaineering (history). He has published numerous scholarly articles on these and other topics. His books include: three editions of Taking Sport Seriously: Social Issues in Canadian Sport (1997; 2000; 2011), and Inside Sports (1999) and the 1st and 2nd Canadian editions of Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies (both with Jay Coakley, 2004, 2009). Peter Donnelly was Editor of the Sociology of Sport Journal (1990-94), acting-Editor of the International Review for the Sociology of Sport (2004-06), and President of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (2001).   How to contact Dr. Bob: Dr. Bob on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChztMVtPCLJkiXvv7H5tpDQ Dr. Bob on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drroberthamilton/ Dr. Bob on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bob.hamilton.1656

The Industry
E130 Rick Baroncelli

The Industry

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022


Rick Baroncelli is a wine professional from Waterloo, Ontario representing “The Case For Wine, Vinexx”. Rick has over 37 years' experience in the restaurant industry, most notable was his 20 years at iconic Canoe Restaurant in Toronto. At Canoe, he served food and wine to a high-end clientele; it is there where he really discovered his love of wine and his passion for honing sommelier skills. The Canoe environment had a great wine list but also focused on tasting menus, so food and wine pairings were a top priority. Canoe has a reputation as a high-profile restaurant and is a foodie destination. This enabled Rick to be on episodes of Food Network shows such as, MasterChef Canada, Top Chef Canada, Fink, and Michael Smith's Chef At Large. Rick has also served high profile people such as, David Beckham, Shania Twain, Justin Trudeau, and every Canadian bank CEO, to name a few. Once leaving Toronto Rick worked at Langdon Hall, The Bruce Hotel, and ran the wine program at The Berlin in Kitchener. Currently, Rick works at The Elora Mill as a Sommlier. While managing a busy work schedule Rick also enhanced his wine knowledge by completing courses with the Court of Master Sommeliers (CMS), WSET, and the Italian Trade Commission and is a Sommelier candidate with the CMS. A lifelong learner, Rick obtained his Honors Degree in Political Science at York University. After graduation he continued to study accounting and economics at the University of Western Ontario. His love of numbers lead him into day trading, where he has traded for over 13 years. He is currently a Proprietary Trader of Futures at Leeloo Trading. Futures are a form of investment derivatives and is one of the many investment vehicles day traders choose to trade. Rick keeps busy with many projects and is currently working on perfecting his food and wine pairing program that can easily be presented to groups. Also in the works is a wine tasting program that studies the effect of salt, sweet, and acidity on the wine taster's palate. A believer that the balance between food and wine can make or break a pairing, and he always strives for balanced pairings. His favorite white wines come from the Loire Valley in northern France and reds from Barolo. The portfolio of old and new world wines that the The Case For Wine offers, coupled with Rick's experience, creates many wine pairing options, whether a clean crisp Sancerre, a buttery Chardonnay, or a bold California Cabernet Sauvignon… Links: @rickbaroncelli thecaseforwine.com Contact Rick: rick@thecaseforwine.com kyppsaunders.ca @sugarrunbar @babylonsistersbar Little Mushroom Catering @littlemushroomcatering @the_industry_podcast email us: info@theindustrypodcast.club Podcast Artwork by Zak Hannah zakhannah.co

Witness to Yesterday (The Champlain Society Podcast on Canadian History)
No Booze and No Dogs: A History of Tourism in Prince Edward Island

Witness to Yesterday (The Champlain Society Podcast on Canadian History)

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 36:47


In this podcast episode, Greg Marchildon interviews Alan MacEachern and Edward MacDonald, the co-authors of a new book on the history of tourism in Canada's smallest province. The Summer Trade: A History of Tourism on Prince Edward Island was published by McGill=Queen's University Press in 2022. This book covers the various stages in the history of tourism from its early beginnings in the late nineteenth century to its mass commercialization in the postwar era. The land of Anne of Green Gables has been a favourite destination for generations of visitors seeking peace in an idyllic and timeless setting. Alan MacEachern is a professor of history at the University of Western Ontario who has published widely on Canadian environmental history. He is joined by Edward MacDonald, a professor of history at the University of Prince Edward Island who has also written on environmental history. This podcast was produced by Jessica Schmidt. If you like our work, please consider supporting it: bit.ly/support_WTY. Your support contributes to the Champlain Society's mission of opening new windows to directly explore and experience Canada's past.

TNT Radio
Dr Mark Trozzi on The Hrvoje Morić Show - 11 October 2022

TNT Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 54:49


On today's show we discuss Medical tyranny, the Great Reset, and the way forward. GUEST OVERVIEW: A medical doctor, Dr Mark Trozzi has been practicing Emergency Medicine for the past twenty-five years. Graduating in 1990 from the University of Western Ontario, he is an Advanced Trauma Life Support professor with the College of Surgeons of America, and holds teaching positions at Sunnybrook Health Sciences in the Advanced Life Support Department, as well as with both Queen's University and the University of Ottawa. On call in multiple emergency units during the COVID-19 pandemic, including an ER designated specifically for COVID-19, he now refuses to participate in practices he considers unethical and unscientific, that have been imposed by COVID-19 policies. He currently dedicates himself full time to research, public education and activism, and is an active member of Take Action Canada and Canada Health Alliance. His written and video material can be found at www.drtrozzi.org.

The Sarah Swain Show
017 with Sovereign Authors Holly Schefold, Rosanna Di Fiore, Ashley Correia

The Sarah Swain Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 44:52


Another incredible conversation with three of the Authors in the Sovereign Collaborative Book that is now available on Amazon. https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0BH13XBXM In this episode, each author shares a little bit of the story they wrote in the book, and what the term Sovereign truly means to them. Holly Schefold Rosanna Di Fiore Ashley Correia Bios Holly Schefold is the owner and founder of Nourish Cooking Co, an online membership that enables children (and their parents) to become independent and self-reliant in the kitchen through plant based cooking classes. Holly has always been a self driven, entrepreneur at heart. As an AMI trained Montessorian, Holly worked with children for over 20 years both in the classroom and in the kitchen before she pivoted to start her own business due to vaccine mandates. Nourish Cooking Co. was born. Holly is passionate about educating children on how empowering it is to make their own foods from scratch. Holly completed her Precision Nutrition certification and went on to earn her Plant Based Nutrition certification from the T.Colin Campbell Institute. She's appeared on a few local podcasts and in magazines. When not in the kitchen, Holly enjoys spending her time with her three children and husband at their cottage near Algonquin Park. Rosanna is a proud mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt & community volunteer. She considers herself a conservative woman living her life as a traditional wife, homemaker and provider in a traditional marriage. Cooking barefoot is only one of her superpowers. She happily serves her family and often loves to brag about being CEO of her home more than any other title given to her in her past corporate life. She believes there is no more important role in society than motherhood. Her three children, Lucas, Martina, and Julian, and husband, Mario, are the fuel to her fire in this world. Cut from a different cloth, Rosanna's grit, determination, integrity, and passion for what's right and true makes her refreshingly real in such a curated world. A fierce protector, Rosanna is courageous enough to be viewed as unpopular as she advocates for who and what is nearest and dearest to her heart. Rosanna gives back to her community generously with her time by bringing people together, helping the less fortunate, and stimulating the human spirit. The fortitude of her gut instinct has been her biggest blessing in life. It's helped her become fearless and unstoppable. It freed her from the existential fears and worries of the present time. Ashley is a Canadian mom, and wife navigating this ever-changing world and figuring out the best way to raise her two beautiful boys. Although fear almost took her life, with a lot of help, and even more personal work, she embarked on a journey to sovereignty. She left her overachieving, people-pleasing, perfectionist self behind. Now she is a woman, with an abundance of belief, who is letting life unfold for her and her family upon the values of love, curiosity and communication! Ashley has been teaching primary aged children for 12 years in a large public board in Ontario. Most of her career was spent teaching Kindergarten, ages 4-6. This is where her heart lies and her light shines. Ashley also has a degree in Psychology (University of Western Ontario) and a Masters degree in Teaching (OISE, University of Toronto). Right now, Ashley is adventuring around Canada in her family trailer, making the best memories after a challenging few years, while also scoping out where to set roots for her family. You will find her bike riding, writing, doing yoga, floating in the ocean or lake, and going on daily adventures with her family. Follow Ashley on instagram @IamAshleyCorreia for her honest reflection on raising a family in this current Canada and to see where the next chapter leads her sovereign family in this weird and wonderful world.

Lady Preacher Podcast
Val Hystek on the Enneagram Three

Lady Preacher Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 46:39


Enneagram Threes are known for being goal-driven big dreamers. They have a unique gift for seeing potential in themselves and everyone around them, and cheering folks on to be their best selves. To talk to us more about Enneagram Threes, we have Val Hystek, who is a writer, enneagram enthusiast, and teacher.Our hope as you listen to these episodes about the various types, whether you are an Enneagram 3, or love someone who is a 3, or you're simply just curious about the enneagram - is that you learn something about who you are. That you find healing in knowing you are not alone, and that you are loved just as you are.ResourcesLearn more about the Enneagram 340-Day Devotional for Enneagram ThreesFree Enneagram test (once you receive your results, you can pay to learn more, but we recommend taking a screenshot of your results and then going to the Enneagram Institute to learn more)Paid Enneagram test via the Enneagram Institute (at the time of this recording, it costs $12)Learn about Enneagram types in relationship with other Enneagram typesConnect with us!Sign up to receive a little Gospel in your inbox every Monday Morning with our weekly devotional.Check out our website for great resources, previous blog posts, and more.Get some Lady Preacher Podcast swag!Connect with us on Instagram and FacebookAbout ValVal Hystek (she/her) has always been a writer, but becoming an author was an audacious dream for a 90s kid. After completing her Honours Specialization in English Language and Literature Degree from the University of Western Ontario, Val went on to become a primary teacher at an inner-city school in Ontario. She is married and a mom to two girls, Savanna (8) and Paisley (4).After experiencing secondary infertility and three recurrent miscarriages, Val began to write again, trying to find Jesus underneath the pieces of her shattered faith.She now writes for her online community, both on Instagram and Facebook and her blog www.valhystek.com 

The Health Yeah Life Podcast
43. Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Functional Hormone Educator w/Elesha Tsui of Holistic Diamond Wellness

The Health Yeah Life Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 41:14


For over 20 years, Elesha has been a noteworthy leader in the health and wellness space. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, a Bachelor of Education from the University of Western Ontario, and a Natural Nutrition diploma from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. Elesha has gained extensive experience working in many roles in the health and wellness industry. She started her career as a Personal Trainer, then became a Certified Kinesiologist and Health Center Manager. After attending Teachers College, she taught High School Health & Physical Education and Mathematics for 15 years. Elesha is now a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Functional Hormone Educator. She is also an Essential Oil Specialist and has mindset training from Bob Proctor. IG: www.instagram.com/eleshatsui Facebook: www.facebook.com/eleshatsuiRHN Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/958268794287419 Link Tree: https://linktr.ee/eleshatsui Email: info@eleshatsui.com Metabolic Health: https://doterra.me/f028EvYz Follow Us At: www.HealthYeahLife.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/HealthYeahLife Instagram: www.instagram.com/healthyeahlife Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/healthyeahlifergroup 9-Week Holiday Health Challenge:www.holidayhealthchallenge.info

HiFi Radio with
HiFi Radio with The Wolf on Bay Street, Wolfgang Klein - Saturday, October 8, 2022

HiFi Radio with "The Wolf on Bay Street" Wolfgang Klein

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2022 44:59


With hosts Wolfgang Klein and Jack Hardill.  Guests: Javed Mirza joined Canaccord Genuity's Canadian research team as a technical analyst in 2017 with over 10 years of technical analysis experience. Previously, he worked in finance at a Canadian bank and on the derivatives pricing desk at State Street Canada. Javed has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and received his MBA from the Queen's School of Business. He holds the CMT and CFA designations and is a member of both the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts and the Toronto CFA society. Dan Daviau was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company and Chief Executive Officer of Canaccord Genuity Group Corp. effective on October 1, 2015. Previously, Dan served as President of Canaccord Genuity's North American Capital Markets business from February 2015. From 2012 to 2015, he was President of the firm's US Capital Markets business, where he helped to structure the firm's investment banking, research, sales, and trading operations in the region and improve cross-border capabilities. From 2010 to 2012, he was Head of Investment Banking for Canaccord Genuity. Before the Canaccord/Genuity merger that was announced in 2010, Dan was a Principal and Founder of Genuity Capital Markets, where he held a variety of senior roles since 2005. Before 2005, Dan was Co-Head of Investment Banking at CIBC World Markets, a firm he joined in 1991. While at CIBC World Markets, he also served as the Head of the Media and Telecommunications Group since 2000 and Head of the Technology Investment Banking Group in Canada since 1997. Having started his career as a securities lawyer with Goodman & Co., Dan has extensive experience in a broad range of financing transactions and M&A assignments. Dan is based in Toronto, Canada. He holds an MBA from York University, an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall/York University, and a B.A. (Math and Statistics) from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Daviau is not currently a director of any other public companies.

HiFi Radio with
HiFi Radio with The Wolf on Bay Street, Wolfgang Klein - Saturday, October 1, 2022

HiFi Radio with "The Wolf on Bay Street" Wolfgang Klein

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2022 45:00


With hosts Wolfgang Klein and Jack Hardill.  Guests: Scott Chan joined Canaccord Genuity in July 2010 as a financial services analyst. Previously, Scott worked at an independent investment bank for one year as a small-cap financial services and desk analyst. Scott also worked as a generalist analyst for five years, and at an independent Canadian investment company for three years in special products. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Administrative and Commercial Studies from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA in Investment Management from Concordia's John Molson School of Business. Scott is a CFA charterholder.   John Johnston, Chief Strategist at Davis-Rea Ltd.

The Zaddy Zone
Dr. Stephanie Canestraro x The Vagus Queen

The Zaddy Zone

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 54:39


This week I talk to Dr Canestraro, she is currently a consulting practitioner for players on the Toronto Maple Leafs, Nashville Predators, Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders, ACE Tennis, Toronto Tennis City, and individual Hollywood actors and actresses alike. Her passion lies in concussions, degenerative neurological diseases, and gastrointestinal issues.We're talking about how to heal our vagus nerve, using techniques to stress less, mitigating EMFs, WIFI, and it gets a little… contentious… we talk about why extremely healthy young men are dropping dead, what is causing this?Dr. Stephanie Canestraro graduated with Honors from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Prior to that, she received an Honors Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Biochemistry from the University of Western Ontario. She has completed the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Course at McMaster University, as well as Biomedical Dry Needling.Visit somavedic.com and use code ZADDY at checkout to save 10% on your purchase.You can find her:IGVagus clinicYoutubeFacebookTwitterlinkedinSubscribe or keep tuning in at:@thelukecookTik-tokthelukecook.comYoutubeNewsletter

Shaye Ganam
Today's show: The Nord Stream pipeline, does Canada need a new merger policy & buy now, pay later

Shaye Ganam

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 29:37


On today's show, there are accusations of sabotage after leaks appeared in the Nord Stream pipeline. Who might have done it and why? We ask Dennis McConaghy, a visiting fellow at the public policy and energy studies schools at the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario and an adjunct fellow at the Niskanen Center, a DC-based think tank focused on carbon and energy policy. Plus, are Canada's competition laws the reason we pay more for goods? We ask Keldon Bester, the co-founder of the Canadian Anti-Monopoly Project & fellow with the Centre for International Governance. And how many times have you heard the saying "buy now, pay later?" There is always a catch, right? We chat with Kelley Keehn, a personal finance educator and best-selling author about why there may not be any hidden tricks.

Shaye Ganam
Nord Stream pipeline damages in Baltic Sea raises suspicion of sabotage

Shaye Ganam

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 10:36


Dennia McConaghy, visiting fellow at the public policy and energy studies schools at the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario and an adjunct fellow at the Niskanen Center, a DC based think tank focused on carbon and energy policy His new book, Carbon Change - Canada on the Brink of Decarbonization, comes out in October.

The Passionate Health Advocate Show

Here are the things to expect in this episode:From self-destruction and trauma to self-acceptance and healingAddressing the stigma associated with mental illnessHow various cultures approach mental healthWhy access to good mental health care is very importantAnd much more!-About Amelia Zachry:An author writing a book about her chaotic and magical life.Amelia Zachry was born and raised in Malaysia. She obtained a bachelor of commerce, majoring in marketing, from Curtin University of Technology, Australia. When she met her husband, she moved to live with him in Japan, then Canada. During her time in Canada, she obtained a bachelor's in human ecology with a concentration in family studies from the University of Western Ontario.She began writing her debut memoir after finding her voice, bringing to light secrets she had kept. Secrets of sexual assault and, subsequently bipolar disorder that she suffers from. She is an advocate for mental health and sexual assault awareness, supporting causes to dismantle rape culture and normalize mental health. She maintains a blog where she writes regularly on topics of mental health, sexual assault awareness, immigration, and parenting.When she's not writing, she can be found tending to her many house plants or hiking with her husband and two daughters. Amelia currently resides in Lexington, Kentucky.Connect with Amelia!Website: https://ameliazachry.com/Blog: https://ameliazachry.com/blogBook: Enough (Coming out in October 2022) https://ameliazachry.com/thebookConnect with Denise DeShetler!Website: https://www.passionatehealthadvocate.com/FB: https://www.facebook.com/groups/phapodcastjunkiesLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/denisedeshetlerIG:  https://www.instagram.com/passionatehealthadvocate/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-HUZwLNrb4CiwYQaUDnLiQ/featuredIf you're looking for a team to help you with your podcast, Pod2Go can help you! Send an email to pod2go.app@gmail.com to get started with a 10% discount!

The Parentologist Podcast
Do You Need More Sleep? Training Tips for Babies and Toddlers

The Parentologist Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 38:10


Eva is a Certified Infant and Child Sleep Consultant and is the founder of My Sleeping Baby and the Sleep Bible program. Eva's main goal is to help her clients establish healthy sleep habits for their children. After experiencing the debilitating effects of chronic sleep deprivation from her middle child, Eva was inspired to help families overcome their sleep challenges. Eva truly empathizes with her clients' sleep troubles and personally invests herself in their sleep journey. In addition to completing her sleep consulting certification, she is a member of the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants and she completed the 2016 Infant Mental Health Community Training through the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Eva also has her Bachelor of Arts from York University and her law degree from the University of Western Ontario. Eva is a proud wife and mother of two girls and a boy (who are all great sleepers) and lives with her family in Toronto. She provides individual sleep consultations, facilitates group seminars and runs an online sleep program and community called the Sleep Bible. https://mysleepingbaby.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Rebel News +
DAVID MENZIES | Boosters at Western U; Unvaxxed tennis star skips US Open

Rebel News +

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2022 44:01


Welcome to Rebel Roundup, ladies, and gentlemen — and the rest of you — in which we look back at some of the very best commentaries of the week by your favourite Rebels. I'm your host, David Menzies. Just when you thought things were returning to normal vis-à-vis the COVID file, the University of Western Ontario suddenly demanded that all students returning to class later this month must be double-vaccinated plus a booster shot. Students and their allies staged a protest on campus last Saturday, and Lincoln Jay covered the demonstration. He'll join me to offer his two cents' worth. And the U.S. Open is ongoing in New York City. But a notable player is missing due to not being vaccinated. That would be Novak Djokovic because he refuses to get jabbed with an experimental vaccine. And this, apparently, makes Djokovic world tennis champion non grata. Our New York-based reporter Jeremy Loffredo will try to make sense of it all. And letters; we get your letters; we get your letters every minute of every day. And I'll share some of your letters about a Scotiabank client in Grand Prairie, Alberta, who was fired by the bank for the egregious act of… committing a thought crime? Oh, it's true, it's true… Those are your Rebels, now let's round ‘em up…

rose bros podcast
#96: Andrew Ostro (PolicyMe) - An Insurance Startup & Why You Don't Need An Insurance Broker

rose bros podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 33:48


Welcome back to the rose bros podcast.This episode, we are joined by Andrew Ostro, co-founder & CEO of PolicyMe - a digital life insurance solution.In simple terms, PolicyMe uses technology to provide life insurance for customers without the need of a middle man/insurance broker, allowing the company to charge less to customers.With the support of major financial institutions, customers are ensured that their policies are safe and reliable. PolicyMe's latest finances round was for $18MM and the company has been able to navigate the recent downturn well as may other tech companies struggle.Andrew graduated with Honors from the University of Western Ontario, with a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial ScienceWe sat down for a smooth cup of rose bros coffee and discussed how using technology to remove insurance brokers can save you money on your life insurance policy, navigating the recent economic downturn in tech & finding product market fit. Enjoy!The full video of this episode is available on YouTube, so check out the rose bros channel, and if you enjoyed it, subscribe to the channel. Also, this week's podcast was brought to you by Rundle Eco Services. Looking for a way to recycle your frac pond and pit liners used in the oil and gas industry? Rundle collects and processes liners using an environmentally friendly system, leaving a clean environmental footprint. The end use of these liners are shredded and processed into pellets that then can be extruded into various forms of usable plastic products including furniture, various building materials, industrial packaging etc. Checkout rundleco.com for more details on how you can recycle your industrial pond and pit liners today. Also, this podcast is sponsored by Head Racing Canada. Looking for high performance ski gear this winter? In partnership with Olympian Manny-Osborne Paradis, Head Canada Racing is offering the lowest prices possible through its online storefront, by passing brick and mortar savings to customers. Check out headracingcanada.com for more info on high performance gear for the upcoming season. Support the show

The Morning Show
Ideology, not science, likely driving UWO COVID-19 mandate

The Morning Show

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 8:42


Greg Brady talks to Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr. Isaac Bogoch about a recent decision by the University of Western Ontario.

Future Histories
S02E27 - Nick Dyer-Witheford on Biocommunism

Future Histories

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2022 124:05


Nick Dyer-Witheford on biocommunism, "a communism emerging from the catastrophes capital now inflicts throughout the bios, the realm of life itself".   Future Histories International Find all English episodes of Future Histories here: https://futurehistories-international.com/ and subscribe to the Future Histories International RSS-Feed (English episodes only)   Shownotes Nick Dyer-Witheford (University of Western Ontario): https://www.fims.uwo.ca/people/profiles/nick_dyer-witheford.html Dyer-Witheford, Nick. 2022. Biocommie: Power and Catastrophe.: https://projectpppr.org/populisms/biocommie-power-and-catastrophe PPPR - Platforms, Populisms, Pandemics and Riots (Research Project): https://projectpppr.org/ Dyer-Witheford, Nick. 2013. Red plenty platforms. Culture Machine 14 (PDF).: http://svr91.edns1.com/~culturem/index.php/cm/article/view/511/526 Dyer-Witheford, Nick. 2007. Commonism. Turbulence 1: http://www.turbulence.org.uk/turbulence-1/commonism/index.html Dyer-Witheford, Nick. 1999. Cyber-Marx: Cycles and circuits of struggle in high-technology capitalism. University of Illinois Press.: https://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/?id=p067952 Dyer-Witheford, Nick. 2015. Cyber-proletariat: Global labour in the digital vortex. London: Pluto Press. (PDF available): http://digamo.free.fr/dyerwith.pdf Dyer-Witheford, Nick, Atle Mikkola Kjøsen, and James Steinhoff. 2019. Inhuman power. Artificial intelligence and the future of capitalism. London: Pluto Press.: https://www.plutobooks.com/9780745338606/inhuman-power/   Further Shownotes Bastani, Aaron. 2019. Fully Automated Luxury Communism. London: Verso.: https://www.versobooks.com/books/3156-fully-automated-luxury-communism Helen Hester: https://www.uwl.ac.uk/staff/helen-hester Laboria Cuboniks Collective. 2018. The Xenofeminist Manifesto: A Politics for Alienation. London: Verso: https://www.versobooks.com/books/2887-the-xenofeminist-manifesto Srnicek, Nick und Alex Williams. 2016. Inventing the Future. London: Verso: https://www.versobooks.com/books/2315-inventing-the-future Tooze, Adam. 2021. Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World Economy. New York: Viking.: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/669575/shutdown-by-adam-tooze/ The New Age of Catastrophe - Alex Callinicos's Farewell Lecture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-DTifOGfM4 Negri, Antonio. 2005. Crisis of the Crisis State. Libcom: https://libcom.org/library/crisis-state-antonio-negri Terranova, Tiziana. 2009. Another Life: The Nature of Political Economy in Foucault's Genealogy of Biopolitics., Theory, Culture & Society, 26(6), 234–65.: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0263276409352193 Fraser, Nancy. 2016. Contradictions of Capital and Care. New Left Review 100, 99-117.: https://newleftreview.org/issues/ii100/articles/nancy-fraser-contradictions-of-capital-and-care Klein, Naomi. 2008. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. New York: Picador.: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/55595/the-shock-doctrine-by-naomi-klein/9780141024530 Buck, Holly Jean. 2021. Ending fossil fuels: Why net zero is not enough. Verso.: https://www.versobooks.com/books/3879-ending-fossil-fuels Cox, Stan. 2013. Any way you slice it: the past, present, and future of rationing. The New Press.: https://thenewpress.com/books/any-way-you-slice-it Benanav, Aaron. 2020. Automation and the Future of Work. London: Verso.: https://www.versobooks.com/books/4029-automation-and-the-future-of-work Jameson, Fredric. 2016. An American utopia. Dual Power and the Universal Army. London: Verso, 1-96.: https://www.versobooks.com/books/2118-an-american-utopia Doctorow, Cory. 2020. Full Employment. Locus Magazine: https://locusmag.com/2020/07/cory-doctorow-full-employment/ Out of the Woods. 2018. The Uses of Disaster. Commune Magazine: https://communemag.com/the-uses-of-disaster/  Out of the Woods. 2020. Hope Against Hope: Writings on Ecological Crisis. New York: Common Notions.: https://libcom.org/article/hope-against-hope-out-woods-book-coming-soon Foucault, Michel, & Michel Senellart (transl.). 2008. The Birth of Biopolitics: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1978-79. Palgrave Macmillan: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780312203412/thebirthofbiopolitics [German] Sutterlütti, Simon & Meretz, Stefan. 2018. Kapitalismus aufheben. Hamburg: VSA Verlag. (PDF verfügbar): https://www.rosalux.de/fileadmin/rls_uploads/pdfs/sonst_publikationen/VSA_Sutterluetti_Meretz.pdf Malm, Andreas. 2020. Corona, Climate, Chronic Emergency: War Communism in the Twenty-First Century. London: Verso.: https://www.versobooks.com/books/3704-corona-climate-chronic-emergency Nunes, Rodrigo. 2021. Neither vertical nor horizontal: A theory of political organization. London: Verso.: https://www.versobooks.com/books/3810-neither-vertical-nor-horizontal Excerpt from Neither Vertical nor Horizontal: A Theory of Political Organization (Verso 2021): https://projectpppr.org/platforms/the-traumas-of-organization Interview by Nick Dyer-Witheford with Rodrigo Nunes: https://projectpppr.org/platforms/neither-vertical-nor-horizontal-interview-with-rodrigo-nunes Diane DiPrima: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diane_DiPrima  Regarding scarcity in liberalism see the Future Histories Episode with Ute Tellman as well as: Tellmann, Ute. 2017. Life and money: The genealogy of the liberal economy and the displacement of politics. Columbia University Press.: http://cup.columbia.edu/book/life-and-money/9780231182263   Further Future Histories Episodes on related topics S02E10 | Aaron Benanav on Associational Socialism and Democratic Planning: https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s02/e10-aaron-benanav-on-associational-socialism-and-democratic-planning/ [German] S01E47 | Stefan Meretz zu Commonismus: https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e47-stefan-meretz-zu-commonismus/ S01E31 | Daniel E. Saros on Digital Socialism and the Abolition of Capital (Part 1): https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e31-daniel-e-saros-on-digital-socialism-and-the-abolition-of-capital-part-1/   (German) Episoden zum Thema alternative Regierungskünste S02E25 | Bini Adamczak zu Beziehungsweisen: https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s02/e25-bini-adamczak-zu-beziehungsweisen/ S02E24 | Gabriel Kuhn zu anarchistischer Regierungskunst: https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s02/e24-gabriel-kuhn-zu-anarchistischer-regierungskunst/ S02E08 | Thomas Biebricher zu neoliberaler Regierungskunst: https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s02/e08-thomas-biebricher-zu-neoliberaler-regierungskunst/ S02E06 | Alexander Kluge zu Zukünften der Kooperation: https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s02/e06-alexander-kluge-zu-zukuenften-der-kooperation/ S02E03 | Ute Tellmann zu Ökonomie als Kultur: https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s02/e03-ute-tellmann-zu-oekonomie-als-kultur/ S01E53 | Kalle Kunkel zu Herrschaftstechnologien in der Krise: https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e53-kalle-kunkel-zu-herrschaftstechnologien-in-der-krise/ S01E25 | Joseph Vogl zur Krise des Regierens: https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e25-joseph-vogl-zur-krise-des-regierens/ S01E11 | Frieder Vogelmann zu alternativen Regierungskünsten: https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e11-frieder-vogelmann-zu-alternativen-regierungskuensten/   Find a collection of Future Histories episodes related to democratic economic planning here: https://www.listennotes.com/playlists/zeitgen%C3%B6ssische-planwirtschaft-in-future-S9jTkXfb-gp/episodes/ If you like Future Histories, you can help with your support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/join/FutureHistories? Write me at office@futurehistories.today and join the discussion on Twitter (#FutureHistories): https://twitter.com/FutureHpodcast or on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/FutureHistories/ or on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfRFz38oh9RH73-pWcME6yw www.futurehistories.today   Episode Keywords: #FutureHistories, #FutureHistoriesInternational, #Podcast, #JanGroos, #Interview, #Biocommunism, #Dyer-Witheford, #Commonism, #Platforms, #Biocommie, #HelenHester, #NickSrnicek, #AlexWilliams, #Accelerationism, #Ecosocialism, #Rationing, #PowerandCatastrophe, #Capitalism, #AaronBenanav, #Postcapitalism, #Polycrisis, #EconomicPlanning, #Crisis, #Capital, #Rationing, #Hegemony, #Governmentality, #Foucault, #RadicalTransformation, #SocialTransformation, #Democracy, #Socialism, #DesasterCapitalism, #PoliticalEconomy, #Scarcity, #Communism

This Week in Sociological Perspective
TWiSP 2022 M08 Thu11 Audio

This Week in Sociological Perspective

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 34:03


This week we discuss citizen stakeouts of ballot drop-boxes. And, I recently spoke with Patrick Denice, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Western Ontario, about his recent paper titled “Spatial Mismatch and the Share of Black, Hispanic, and White Students Enrolled in Charter Schools.” The paper is to be published in Sociology of Education and is sole-authored. Segment 1 -- Patrick Denice on “Spatial Mismatch and the Share of Black, Hispanic, and White Students Enrolled in Charter Schools.” Segment 2 – Citizen Stakeouts of Ballot Drop-boxes

Living the Dream with Curveball
Living the dream with author, educator, and certified coach practitioner Wanda Davis

Living the Dream with Curveball

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 18:56


Wanda Davis is an accomplished educator (B.Ed. 2002) having worked with the Thames Valley District School Board as a high school teacher since 2002. Her focus is working with students with special needs, whether that is a learning disability or someone with a physical or communication disability. She has strong interpersonal skills dealing with youth and adults, outstanding presentation and training skills and uses many strategies that increase engagement and learning.Wanda is the business owner of Elements (2011) that focuses on spiritual self-discovery, stress reduction and mental wellness. Wanda is a Certified Coach Practitioner (2016) with a focus on helping people navigate life transitions, work on personal growth and helping them reach their potential and goals with less stress. As a Reiki Master/Teacher (2005) and Access Bars Facilitator (2015) she has a large breadth of knowledge on stress reducing techniques, such as meditation and energy work.Wanda Davis has a strong science background having earned her Master's of Science (McMaster University, M.Sc. 1990, B.Sc. 1986). With her expertise in this area Wanda is able to explain body health and medical conditions and relate teachings to effects on the body. Wanda was a Program Coordinator with Let's Talk Science (2003-2005) and a Research Science Technician at University of Western Ontario (1990-2001).Wanda has just released her first children's book, From Head to Heart. This powerful book is for children, teachers, parents and grandparents to open discussions about feelings and asking for help.https://www.wandadavis.ca/

Around the Rheum
Episode 24: Clinical Pearls and Medical Mysteries #1 - with Dr. Sarah Hansen

Around the Rheum

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 58:31


"The Patient is a 19-year-old woman of Filipino descent but born in Canada, previously healthy apart from a history of eczema, for which she is not taking any treatment. She had traveled to France on a gap year and while she was there she developed a skin rash that was worse on sun exposure. She also noticed increased hair loss, shortness of breath, dry cough, and arthralgias."  Dr Sarah Hansen, a recent graduate from the UBC Rheumatology program and an incoming Fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) joins Dan and Janet for our first Medical Mysteries episode. Step-by-step, Sarah lays out what proves to be an increasingly difficult case to our in-house Holmes and Watson. Will Janet and Dan crack it?  You'll have to listen to find out, but we can guarantee you an episode 'chock-full' of clinical pearls.  Dr. Janet Pope is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine, London, Ontario. She is also the Division Head in Rheumatology at St. Joseph's Health Centre in London. Dr. Daniel Ennis is a Rheumatologist and Vasculitis Specialist at the University of British Columbia. Special Thanks: Around the Rheum is produced by the Canadian Rheumatology Association's Communications Committee. A special thank you to the podcast team, Dr. Dax G. Rumsey (CRA Communications Committee Chair), Dr. Daniel Ennis (Host), David McGuffin (Producer, Explore Podcast Productions), Leslie Ishimwe (Marketing and Communications Director, CRA) for leading production.Our theme music was composed by Aaron Fontwell. For more on the work of the Canadian Rheumatology Association, visit rheum.ca

The Gary Null Show
The Gary Null Show - 08.08.22

The Gary Null Show

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 58:14


HEALTH NEWS   Cocoa flavanols may be able to reduce blood pressure Cool room temperature inhibited cancer growth in mice Smells experienced in nature evoke positive wellbeing Healthy lifestyle may buffer against stress-related cell aging, study says Zinc plus antioxidants: A cost-effective solution to macular degeneration? Passive exercise offers same brain health benefits as active movements, study finds Cocoa flavanols may be able to reduce blood pressure University of Surrey (UK), July 23, 2022 A recent study found that cocoa flavanols can effectively lower blood pressure in people with ideal blood pressure, but not when it was already low, as well as reduce arterial stiffness.  Researchers of the current study note that previous controlled clinical intervention studies have demonstrated the blood pressure-decreasing and arterial stiffness-reducing effects of cocoa flavanols (CF) in healthy humans. However, as these studies were in tightly controlled settings, the researchers wanted to see how well this intervention played out in real-life scenarios. The researchers used an n-of-1 study design, where a small number of participants were exposed to the same intervention or the placebo multiple times. They then compared the results for each individual as well as between individuals.  The study included eleven healthy adults who received alternating doses of cocoa flavanol capsules and placebo capsules for eight days.  The results showed that cocoa flavanols were effective in lowering blood pressure and reducing arterial stiffness.  One concern about using cocoa flavanols to lower blood pressure is the risk of the blood pressure dropping too low. However, in this study, researchers found that the cocoa had less impact when blood pressure was lower, indicating it was a potentially safe intervention.  Prof. Christian Heiss, study author and professor of cardiovascular medicine, explained to MNT:  “The study confirms that cocoa flavanols can lower blood pressure and improve arterial stiffness. The new thing is that it does so in the normal life of healthy people and only lowers it if it is ‘high' even in the ‘normal range.” Cool room temperature inhibited cancer growth in mice Karolinska Institutet, August 5, 2022 Turning down the thermostat seems to make it harder for cancer cells to grow, according to a study in mice by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. The study, published in the journal Nature, found that chilly temperatures activate heat-producing brown fat that consumes the sugars the tumors need to thrive. Similar metabolic mechanisms were found in a cancer patient exposed to a lowered room temperature. "We found that cold-activated brown adipose tissue competes against tumors for glucose and can help inhibit tumor growth in mice," says Professor Yihai Cao at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, and corresponding author. "Our findings suggest that cold exposure could be a promising novel approach to cancer therapy, although this needs to be validated in larger clinical studies." The study compared tumor growth and survival rates in mice with various types of cancer, including colorectal, breast and pancreatic cancers, when exposed to cold versus warm living conditions. Mice acclimatized to temperatures of 4 degrees Celsius had significantly slower tumor growth and lived nearly twice as long compared with mice in rooms of 30 degrees Celsius. They found that cold temperatures triggered significant glucose uptake in brown adipose tissue, also known as brown fat, a type of fat that is responsible for keep the body warm during cold conditions. At the same time, the glucose signals were barely detectable in the tumor cells. When the researchers removed either the brown fat or a protein crucial for its metabolism called UCP1, the beneficial effect of the cold exposure was essentially wiped out and the tumors grew at a pace on par with those that were exposed to higher temperatures. Similarly, feeding tumor-bearing mice with a high sugar drink also obliterated the effect of cold temperatures and restored tumor growth. "Interestingly, high sugar drinks seem to cancel out the effect of cold temperatureson cancer cells, suggesting that limiting glucose supply is probably one of the most important methods for tumor suppression," Yihai Cao says.   Smells experienced in nature evoke positive wellbeing University of Kent (UK), August 5, 2022 Smells experienced in nature can make us feel relaxed, joyful, and healthy, according to new research led by the University of Kent's Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE). Smells were found to play an important role in delivering well-being benefits from interacting with nature, often with a strong link to people's personal memories, and specific ecological characteristics and processes (e.g. fallen leaves rotting in the winter). Researchers found that smells affected multiple types of human well-being, with physical well-being noted most frequently, particularly in relation to relaxation, comfort and rejuvenation. Absence of smell was also perceived to improve physical well-being, providing a cleansing environment due to the removal of pollution and unwanted smells associated with urban areas, and therefore enabling relaxation. Relaxation reduces stress and lowers cortisol levels, which is often linked to a multitude of diseases, and so these findings could be particularly significant to public health professionals. The research, carried out in woodland settings across four seasons, also found that smells evoked memories related to childhood activities. Many participants created meaningful connections with particular smells, rather than the woodland itself, and associated this with a memorable event. This, in turn, appeared to influence well-being by provoking emotional reactions to the memory.   Healthy lifestyle may buffer against stress-related cell aging, study says University of California at San Francisco  July 29, 2022   A new study from UC San Francisco is the first to show that while the impact of life's stressors accumulate overtime and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well.    "The study participants who exercised, slept well and ate well had less telomere shortening than the ones who didn't maintain healthy lifestyles, even when they had similar levels of stress," said lead author Eli Puterman, PhD, assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at UCSF. "It's very important that we promote healthy living, especially under circumstances of typical experiences of life stressors like death, caregiving and job loss."   In the study, researchers examined three healthy behaviors –physical activity, dietary intake and sleep quality – over the course of one year in 239 post-menopausal, non-smoking women. In women who engaged in lower levels of healthy behaviors, there was a significantly greater decline in telomere length in their immune cells for every major life stressor that occurred during the year. Yet women who maintained active lifestyles, healthy diets, and good quality sleep appeared protected when exposed to stress – accumulated life stressors did not appear to lead to greater shortening.    "This is the first study that supports the idea, at least observationally, that stressful events can accelerate immune cell aging in adults, even in the short period of one year. Exciting, though, is that these results further suggest that keeping active, and eating and sleeping well during periods of high stress are particularly important to attenuate the accelerated aging of our immune cells," said Puterman.  Zinc plus antioxidants: A cost-effective solution to macular degeneration? University of Washington and University College London, July 30, 2022 A formula supplement containing anti-oxidants plus zinc appears to be cost-effective in slowing the progression of the ‘wet' form of the most common degenerative eye disease, finds a new study in British Journal of Ophthalmology. The cost savings and effectiveness of the supplement in advanced (category 4) cases of neovascular (wet-form) Age Related Macular Degeneration (nAMD) are such that their use should be considered in public health policy, recommend the multi-centre study team on behalf of the UK Electronic Medical Record (EMR) AMD Research Team.  Category 4 individuals who already had nAMD in one eye, showed a cost saving of nearly €3250 (£3000) per patient over the lifetime of treatment, compared to those not given supplements. The Age Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) formula supplements also increased quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) by 0.16. “AREDS supplements are a dominant cost-effective intervention for category 4 AREDS patients, as they are both less expensive than standard care and more effective, and therefore should be considered for public funding,” wrote lead researcher Dr. Adnan Tufail. The study examined the use of AREDS formulation 1 and formulation 2 supplements.  AREDS 1 contained 80milligrams (mg) zinc, 2 mg copper, 500 mg vitamin C, 15 mg beta-carotene, 400 IU vitamin E. AREDS 2 reduced the amount of zinc to 25 mg, excluded beta-carotene (due to potential higher cancer risk in smokers), and added 10 mg lutein, 2 mg zeaxanthin, 1000 mg omega-3 fatty acids (650 mg docosahexaenoic acid and 350 mg eicosapentaenoic acid). These findings are consistent with previous research demonstrating the effectiveness of AREDS supplementss. Consequently, the researchers advocate the use of supplements to reduce the necessity for ranibizumab injections, which is the standard NHS treatment for AMD.   Passive exercise offers same brain health benefits as active movements, study finds University of Western Ontario, August 4, 2022 A new study by kinesiology graduate students from Western has found passive exercise leads to increased cerebral blood flow and improved executive function, providing the same cognitive benefits as active exercise. Published in Psychophysiology, the study is the first to look at whether there would be benefits to brain health during passive exercise where a person's limbs are moved via an external force—in this case, cycle pedals pushed by a mechanically driven flywheel.  During a 20-minute session with healthy young adults, the team found an improvement in executive function of the same magnitude for both the passive and the active exercise conditions, without an increase in heart rate or diastolic blood pressure.  Executive function is a higher-order cognitive ability that allows people to make plans and supports the activities of daily living. People who have mild cognitive impairments, such as people experiencing symptoms of early-stage Alzheimer's, can find their executive function negatively affected.  Previous research has documented that active exercise, where a person activates their muscles of their own volition, can increase blood flow to the brain and improve executive function. Passive exercise also increases blood flow to the brain, but this is significantly less documented.   During passive exercise, a person's limbs move and their muscle receptors are being stretched. That information is sent to the brain, indicating that more blood is needed in the moving areas of the body and in connected regions of the brain. This increase in cerebral blood flow, while significantly less than with active exercise, produced executive function improvements of a similar magnitude—an exciting result for the researchers.  "The potential impact for people with limited or no mobility could be profound. If done regularly, the increase in blood flow to the brain and resultant improvement in executive function will, optimistically, become a compounding effect that has a significant impact on cognitive health and executive function," Heath explained. 

NewGen Mindset
EPI 074 - Find The Next Multi-Bagger w/ Andrew O'Donnell (Managing Director, The Market Mindset)

NewGen Mindset

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 84:15


On this episode we have Andrew O'Donnell with whom we talk markets, politics and finding your next multi-bagger investment opportunities. He is currently the Managing director of The Market Mindset with a YouTube channel where they do lives. https://youtube.com/channel/UCYhVl904KvfluqUroXUpVnw A graduate of Ridley College, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts  from the University of Western Ontario. He began his career in Calgary as an advisor with Standard Life but branched out to include stocks, bonds and derivatives products when he took his book to Merrill Lynch. The focus was on providing thoughtful planning, high performance and structured strategies. Throughout his career Mr. O'Donnell has worked at various levels of the financial service industry culminating as a Managing Director of an offshore ‘captive insurance company' in Barbados which he created with Willis Canada for a land banking company. He has created structured products and is always looking for innovative, interesting market advantages. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/newgenmindset/message

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
273. Conservative Resistance in Canada | Roman Baber & Dr Jordan B Peterson

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 63:12


Canadian Politician Roman Baber joins Dr Peterson to discuss the state of the Conservative Party in Canada and their approach to climate change, and the devastating hit Canada's reputation has taken at the international level.Roman Baber is a former Member of Ontario's Provincial Parliament. He is running for Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada because he will not "sit back while Canadians are losing faith in Canada's democracy and Canadian opportunity." He was removed by Doug Ford from the Ontario government caucus after calling out the collateral harm of lockdowns in January 2021. Since then, Roman has been a staunch advocate in favour of a balanced covid response and in particular against lockdowns due to their toll on the health and mental health of Canadians. Roman brought legislation to cut MPP pay to CERB levels while Emergency Orders are in place, commenced and is in litigation against the Attorney General of Ontario over Canadians' right to protest and worship outdoors and recently brought a Bill to outlaw workplace mandates. Roman is passionate about and is well familiar with justice, transit and autism policy.Roman was born and lived in the former Soviet Union until he was almost 9. He then lived in Israel until he immigrated to Canada with his family at age 15 and settled in the heart of the north Toronto district he now represents. Roman obtained a BA from York University and graduated from law school at the University of Western Ontario. During his last year of law school, Roman was a supervisor with the school's legal aid funded clinic. Roman was called to the Ontario Bar in 2006 and practiced civil and commercial litigation until his election in 2018. He served as Chair of the Ontario Provincial Parliament's Standing Committee on Justice Policy from September 2019 until January 2021.Roman is an occasional lecturer at an after-school program, engaging high school students on constitutional and criminal law topics. He loves Canadian kindness, the Toronto Raptors and his special someone, Nancy Marchese.—Links— Visit Roman's Website: Joinroman.caFollow Roman on Twitter: @Roman_BaberMeet Roman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIYipQID1t8&t=8sGoodRanchers.com/Peterson or use code: PETERSON at checkout!Get $30 Off + Free Shipping!ExpressVPN.com/JordanGet 3 Months FREE!// SUPPORT THIS CHANNEL // Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/jordanbpeterson.co... Donations: https://jordanbpeterson.com/donate // COURSES // Discovering Personality: https://jordanbpeterson.com/personality Self Authoring Suite: https://selfauthoring.com Understand Myself (personality test): https://understandmyself.com // BOOKS // Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life: https://jordanbpeterson.com/Beyond-Order 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos: https://jordanbpeterson.com/12-rules-... Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief: https://jordanbpeterson.com/maps-of-m... // LINKS // Website: https://jordanbpeterson.com Events: https://jordanbpeterson.com/events Blog: https://jordanbpeterson.com/blog Podcast: https://jordanbpeterson.com/podcast // SOCIAL // Twitter: https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson Instagram: https://instagram.com/jordan.b.peterson Facebook: https://facebook.com/drjordanpeterson Telegram: https://t.me/DrJordanPeterson All socials: https://linktr.ee/drjordanbpeterson#JordanPeterson #JordanBPeterson #DrJordanPeterson #DrJordanBPeterson #DailyWirePlus #Psychology Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
273. Conservative Resistance in Canada | Roman Baber & Dr Jordan B Peterson

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 63:12


Canadian Politician Roman Baber joins Dr Peterson to discuss the state of the Conservative Party in Canada and their approach to climate change, and the devastating hit Canada's reputation has taken at the international level. Roman Baber is a former Member of Ontario's Provincial Parliament. He is running for Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada because he will not "sit back while Canadians are losing faith in Canada's democracy and Canadian opportunity." He was removed by Doug Ford from the Ontario government caucus after calling out the collateral harm of lockdowns in January 2021. Since then, Roman has been a staunch advocate in favour of a balanced covid response and in particular against lockdowns due to their toll on the health and mental health of Canadians. Roman brought legislation to cut MPP pay to CERB levels while Emergency Orders are in place, commenced and is in litigation against the Attorney General of Ontario over Canadians' right to protest and worship outdoors and recently brought a Bill to outlaw workplace mandates. Roman is passionate about and is well familiar with justice, transit and autism policy. Roman was born and lived in the former Soviet Union until he was almost 9. He then lived in Israel until he immigrated to Canada with his family at age 15 and settled in the heart of the north Toronto district he now represents. Roman obtained a BA from York University and graduated from law school at the University of Western Ontario. During his last year of law school, Roman was a supervisor with the school's legal aid funded clinic. Roman was called to the Ontario Bar in 2006 and practiced civil and commercial litigation until his election in 2018. He served as Chair of the Ontario Provincial Parliament's Standing Committee on Justice Policy from September 2019 until January 2021. Roman is an occasional lecturer at an after-school program, engaging high school students on constitutional and criminal law topics. He loves Canadian kindness, the Toronto Raptors and his special someone, Nancy Marchese. —Links—  Visit Roman's Website: Joinroman.ca Follow Roman on Twitter: @Roman_Baber Meet Roman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIYipQID1t8&t=8s GoodRanchers.com/Peterson or use code: PETERSON at checkout! Get $30 Off + Free Shipping! ExpressVPN.com/Jordan Get 3 Months FREE! // SUPPORT THIS CHANNEL //  Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/jordanbpeterson.co...  Donations: https://jordanbpeterson.com/donate  // COURSES //  Discovering Personality: https://jordanbpeterson.com/personality  Self Authoring Suite: https://selfauthoring.com  Understand Myself (personality test): https://understandmyself.com  // BOOKS //  Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life: https://jordanbpeterson.com/Beyond-Order  12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos: https://jordanbpeterson.com/12-rules-...  Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief: https://jordanbpeterson.com/maps-of-m...  // LINKS //  Website: https://jordanbpeterson.com  Events: https://jordanbpeterson.com/events  Blog: https://jordanbpeterson.com/blog  Podcast: https://jordanbpeterson.com/podcast  // SOCIAL //  Twitter: https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson  Instagram: https://instagram.com/jordan.b.peterson  Facebook: https://facebook.com/drjordanpeterson  Telegram: https://t.me/DrJordanPeterson  All socials: https://linktr.ee/drjordanbpeterson #JordanPeterson #JordanBPeterson #DrJordanPeterson #DrJordanBPeterson #DailyWirePlus #Psychology Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Power Vertical Podcast by Brian Whitmore

On The Power Vertical Podcast this week, host Brian Whitmore speaks with Michael Sawikiw, Executive Vice President and Director of the Ukrainian National Information Service, Vice President of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, and President of the US Holodomor Committee; and Marta Dyczok, an Associate Professor of History and Political Science at the University of Western Ontario and CERES Fellow at the University of Toronto.

The Deep Wealth Podcast - Extracting Your Business And Personal Deep Wealth
Investment Banker Ilan Jacobson On What You Need To Know For Your Liquidity Event But Probably Don't (#142)

The Deep Wealth Podcast - Extracting Your Business And Personal Deep Wealth

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 43:20 Transcription Available


"Don't worry, it gets better." - Ilan JacobsonIlan Jacobson is the Founding Partner & CEO of FirePower Capital, and has transformed the firm from a small 4-person family office into a 40+ strong M&A advisory and private capital powerhouse. Ilan leads FirePower Capital in all its endeavours, setting its strategic direction, providing top-level guidance on key transactions undertaken by the M&A division, and assessing new direct investments for FirePower's Private Capital funds. Under his leadership, FirePower invests in Canada's entrepreneurs by financing their growth directly with venture debt or private equity, and helps them complete their most critical transactions.Ilan is sought after for his expertise on topics related to entrepreneurship, private capital, and M&A, and has appeared at numerous events as a speaker, moderator, and workshop leader. Previously, Ilan was a Portfolio Manager at a leading venture capital firm in Toronto, where he sat on numerous boards. He received his MBA from the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University, and has an Honours Degree in Science with a specialization in genetics from the University of Western Ontario.Please enjoy!Click here to subscribe to The Sell My Business Podcast to save time and effort.SELECTED LINKS FOR THIS EPISODEijacobson@firepowercapital.comFirepower CapitalIlan Jacobson - Founding Partner & CEO - FirePower Capital | LinkedInThe Deep Wealth Sell My Business PodcastCockroach Startups: What You Need To Know To Succeed And ProsperFREE Deep Wealth eBook on Why You Suck At Selling Your Business And What You Can Do About It (Today)Book Your FREE Deep Wealth Strategy Call

The Story Collider
Healing: Stories about getting better

The Story Collider

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 39:05


In this week's episode, both our storytellers share tales of getting back on their feet, both literally and figuratively. Part 1: After Natalia Reagan gives up on her dreams of being a scientist, a devastating accident changes everything. Part 2: As Jaclyn Siegel researches eating disorders she struggles with her own. Natalia Reagan is an anthropologist, primatologist, comedian, science communicator, host, actress, producer, podcaster, professor, writer, and monkey chasing weirdo. She was a comedy writer and correspondent on Neil deGrasse Tyson's StarTalk, regular host of the StarTalk All-Stars podcast, a science correspondent on Thrillist's Daily Hit, a skeptic on Travel Channel's Paranormal Caught on Camera, and she was the co-host on Spike TV's 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty. Natalia was also a writer and host for Discovery's DNews, Seeker, and TestTube as well as an animal expert on Nat Geo Wild's Everything You Didn't Know about Animals. For her master's fieldwork, she conducted a survey of the Azuero spider monkey in rural Panama. She has also published chapters in the Wiley Encyclopedia of Primatology (including “The Copulatory Postures of Nonhuman Primates”), ACS's Hollywood Chemistry, and Congreso de Antropología Panameña. After grad school, Natalia began producing science comedy videos covering such titillating topics as the evolution of boobs, butts, balls, and Bigfoot. Her passion includes combining science and comedy to spread science literacy while inducing spit takes. She currently lives a pants-optional lifestyle in LA and teaches biological anthropology at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Jaclyn Siegel, PhD, is a postdoctoral research scholar at San Diego State University, where she works as the project director of the PRIDE Body Project, an NIH-funded eating disorders prevention program for sexual minority men. Jaclyn holds a PhD in social psychology from the University of Western Ontario. Her research focuses on body image, gender, and sexuality, primarily as they relate to everyday life, including the workplace and romantic relationships. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Physician's Weekly Podcast
inDEPTH: A Look At Osteoarthritis

Physician's Weekly Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 15:10


Welcome to this episode -our 50th episode!- of Physician's Weekly podcast. I am your host, Dr. Rachel Giles, from Medicom Medical Publishers, in collaboration with Physician's Weekly. Today's episode takes an inDEPTH look at osteoarthritis, a condition that affects more than 32 million adults in the United States. “Wear and Tear arthritis” has been in the news lately, because despite being the most frequent reason for activity limitation in adults, a new study has found that walking can ward off knee pain for people with osteoarthritis. Education, exercise, and weight loss are cornerstones of management, complemented by NSAIDs (for patients who are candidates), corticosteroid injections, and several adjunctive medications. For persons with advanced symptoms and structural damage, total joint replacement effectively relieves pain.Later in this episode, Physician's Weekly's Martta Kelly interviews Dr. Ewa Roos (University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark). She recently published a paper looking at exercise therapy and how it was effective in improving muscle strength at 3- and 12-month follow-up compared to partial meniscectomy. She said these results made her, “re-think the way I think as a clinician”.  But first, I interview Dr. Philip Conaghan (Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, and NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, Leeds, UK) to define meaningful within-patient change in the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC). His team analyzed data from 3 phase 3 clinical trials (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02697773, NCT02709486, NCT02528188) of tanezumab, a novel treatment intended for the relief of signs and symptoms of moderate-to-severe osteoarthritis, administered subcutaneously every 8 weeks. Patients with moderate-to-severe OA of the hip or knee completed the WOMAC and patient global assessment of OA (PGA-OA) at regular time points. Enjoy listening! Further reading: Berg B, Roos EM, Kise NJ, Engebretsen L, Holm I, Risberg MA. Muscle Strength and Osteoarthritis Progression After Surgery or Exercise for Degenerative Meniscal Tears: Secondary Analyses of a Randomized Trial. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022 Jan;74(1):70-78. doi: 10.1002/acr.24736. PMID: 34151533.Conaghan PG, Dworkin RH, Schnitzer TJ, Berenbaum F, Bushmakin AG, Cappelleri JC, Viktrup L, Abraham L. WOMAC Meaningful Within-patient Change: Results From 3 Studies of Tanezumab in Patients With Moderate-to-severe Osteoarthritis of the Hip or Knee. J Rheumatol. 2022 Jun;49(6):615-621. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.210543. Epub 2022 Mar 1. PMID: 35232805.  

Easy Reider: A Conversation with Bruce Reider, MD

Richard Hawkins, MD, former Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Western Ontario, co-founder of the Steadman Hawkins Clinic, and current Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine explains forming the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, interesting cases as the Broncos and Rockies team physician, being one of the longest serving AJSM Editorial Board members, and more.

Unstoppable Mindset
Episode 39 – Unstoppable Musician

Unstoppable Mindset

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 67:01


Episode Summary I have had the honor to interview many guests since beginning Unstoppable Mindset. No guest has demonstrated a greater ability to be unstoppable than this episode's guest, Ian Walker. Ian learned at a fairly early age that he happened to have ADHD. He also demonstrated a great aptitude and love of music. His love of music won as he will tell you in in our interview. Ian also has worked at other jobs in his life. He will tell you about them as well. Ian's insights about music and ADHD especially will show you and anyone you bring to our podcast that we can use our inner strength to overcome any challenges we think we have before us. As you will hear, Ian is also a successful author and is even creating a play. Join Ian and me and be moved.  Thanks for listening and I hope you will let me know your thoughts about our episode and the Unstoppable Mindset podcast by emailing me at michaelhi@accessibe.com.   About the Guest:  In Stirring My Soul to Sing, Overcoming ADHD Through Song,_first- time Canadian author W. Ian Walker, ADHD survivor, musician, author and speaker tells his story of lifelong struggles with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and how he found relief by leaning into the music and his Christian faith during his successful 30-year career in music and the arts. Walker's book continues to grow in distribution and is listed on _43 international bookseller websites and stores. _ In his gritty and moving autobiography published in 2018, Walker offers "hope" for families and individuals facing an ADHD diagnosis. Walker is a classically trained musician, singer (baritone) and arts manager. He shares stories about how music (with an emphasis on vocal and choral music) brought him joy, success, and fulfilment in a life that was marked by a constant battle with ADHD. Walker credits his musical experiences and profoundly personal faith with mitigating and overcoming the potentially devastating impact of the disorder. He explains how, for 35 years, he used vocal and choral music to help him stay  focused, achieve goals, and meet deadlines, in conjunction with his ADHD.  Mr. Walker will be speaking at all online conferences for 2022 on “Overcoming ADHD with the Arts and Music Therapy”  A Long Road from the past until now... Although Ian was told he was “hyperactive” and had a learning disability in the early 1970s; he was not formally diagnosed with the disorder until 1996. In the intervening years, Walker experienced verbal abuse, school bullying, poor academic performance, employment instability, financial hardships, and failed relationships.  Despite these challenges, Walker persevered and now holds a _BA in Theater and Film, from McMaster University and a Post-graduate Certificate in Fundraising and Volunteer Management, from Humber College, Toronto and is a successful Arts Consultant.  W. Ian Walker is an in demand speaker and has recently spoke at ADDA/CHADD International OnLine Conference in 2020 & 2021. He also involved in many local community projects and is in preparation to lauch his first vocal performance and tour of a “Cabaret Evening with Ian” in 2022.  Walker is touring, speaking, and singing in support of the book. He has also produced eight videos.  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpXUoGfVMOrt6BtsrZiPtbg?reload=9  For Contact: wiw@emliancommunications.org/shop or to purchase the book. Please call: 1-289- 700-7005  About the Host:  Michael Hingson is a New York Times best-selling author, international lecturer, and Chief Vision Officer for accessiBe. Michael, blind since birth, survived the 9/11 attacks with the help of his guide dog Roselle. This story is the subject of his best-selling book, Thunder Dog.   Michael gives over 100 presentations around the world each year speaking to influential groups such as Exxon Mobile, AT&T, Federal Express, Scripps College, Rutgers University, Children's Hospital, and the American Red Cross just to name a few. He is Ambassador for the National Braille Literacy Campaign for the National Federation of the Blind and also serves as Ambassador for the American Humane Association's 2012 Hero Dog Awards.   https://michaelhingson.com https://www.facebook.com/michael.hingson.author.speaker/  https://twitter.com/mhingson  https://www.youtube.com/user/mhingson  https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelhingson/   accessiBe Links  https://accessibe.com/  https://www.youtube.com/c/accessiBe  https://www.linkedin.com/company/accessibe/mycompany/ https://www.facebook.com/accessibe/       Thanks for listening!  Thanks so much for listening to our podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share it using the social media buttons on this page. Do you have some feedback or questions about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below!   Subscribe to the podcast  If you would like to get automatic updates of new podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app.   Leave us an Apple Podcasts review  Ratings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on Apple Podcasts, which exposes our show to more awesome listeners like you. If you have a minute, please leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts.     Transcription Notes Michael Hingson  00:00 Access Cast and accessiBe Initiative presents Unstoppable Mindset. The podcast where inclusion, diversity and the unexpected meet. Hi, I'm Michael Hingson, Chief Vision Officer for accessiBe and the author of the number one New York Times bestselling book, Thunder dog, the story of a blind man, his guide dog and the triumph of trust. Thanks for joining me on my podcast as we explore our own blinding fears of inclusion unacceptance and our resistance to change. We will discover the idea that no matter the situation, or the people we encounter, our own fears, and prejudices often are our strongest barriers to moving forward. The unstoppable mindset podcast is sponsored by accessiBe, that's a c c e s s i  capital B e. Visit www.accessibe.com to learn how you can make your website accessible for persons with disabilities. And to help make the internet fully inclusive by the year 2025. Glad you dropped by we're happy to meet you and to have you here with us. Michael Hingson  01:19 Welcome to another episode of unstoppable mindset. Thanks for being here. I hope that you enjoy what we have to talk about today. We have a guest who I've been looking forward to for quite a while and circumstances keep causing us to have to delay getting together but we finally made it didn't we Ian?  Ian Walker  01:42 Yes, exactly. Nice to be here, Michael.  Michael Hingson  01:45 Thanks. And it's good to have you here. Ian Walker has a very interesting background. And I'm going to say up front, one of the interesting things about en and one that I'm really anxious to learn more about is that he himself has what people would classify as a disability. And that's fascinating to me, needless to say, so why don't we start there? You You say that at some point in your life, you since you were different? Can you tell us about that?  Ian Walker  02:15 Yeah, so um, I was raised in a very musical family. And music and the arts were really important. And especially for me, when we found out that I was diagnosed later on in my life with ADHD, but being a kid from the 1970s, they used to, you know, call me hyperactive. And so ADHD wasn't, you know, wasn't diagnosed wasn't used then. But I basically had all of the elements of, you know, dealing with ADHD. And so that's Attention Deficit hyper disorder, we're for people that don't, don't understand the disorder. And so, you know, I dealt with a lot of stuff. My mother, my grandmother, and my mother were very musical, and they acted as my, my mentors. And so, you know, once we sort of found out that I wasn't in your MOS, I wasn't your average, you know, person here that was going through the regular school system. My, my grandmother suggested to my parents that I'd always love to sing and that I should take singing lessons. And that opened up a huge, you know, door for me a level of confidence, and self esteem. And, and then, you know, I had to deal with all the bullying that went on, because I was a young young man who wanted to sing. Michael Hingson  04:09 When did this occur? When did all this occur?  Ian Walker  04:12 So, I was born in 1960. Okay, and by around 1970 1971, I, you know, I'd already been a boy soprano.My grandmother really trained me very well. And as a result, people come up to me all the time and say, Oh, II and when you sing, you have great diction. Yay, Grandma, you know, Ian Walker  04:39 oh, well, about your D's and T's and that you want to be heard at the back of the hall or the back of the church, you know? And that was the days before amplification right where amplitude vacation is used so much now. So, so I got all of the the great beginning sings and grandma would work with me on the piece and the finesse and the phrasing, and the and, you know, the diction, and mom would help me with, with rhythm. You know, sometimes my rhythm wasn't always right on track. And then she'd also helped me with, you know, the finesse more maybe about dynamics and, you know, interpretation of the songs. And so, you know, this being the early 70s, there wasn't a lot of great selection out there to, for a young staff to learn to sing. And so I'd be and because I was raised in the church, you know, I sang a lot of early boy soprano stuffs, a lot of Easter pieces of hallelujahs. And, you know, a lot of those kinds of wonderful thing is a great training, a great training, you know, I really, really wished we had recorded my voice as a young soprano, I don't have a boy soprano. I don't have any, you know, except vague little memories every once in a while, sort of, you know, pops in my head. But so then, around 1971 72, I was in grade four, grade five. And they determined that I needed to go and deal with my ADHD issues. So it being the 70s, they took kids out of the regular school system, this is here in Canada, they took kids out of the regular schools and put them into a special school for disability issues. Well, I was always really good on all of my, you know, English, geography, history, all of the main core, you know, subjects, but my weakness was math. And so as now probably what they would do is just, you know, have a special tutor for me, but anyways, I had to be taken out of the school system. Put two years behind, you know, and, and, thank goodness, in my second year, we had an amazing teacher, who was a background of the military was a left handed Colonel here in Canada. And he, when you were in his class, you were like, in the army was it and so we classmates almost saluted when we came into. And, but he was very, very good with me. And he recognized and said, This boy's intelligence, he's got, you know, English and history and, and geography and, you know, an interest in science, what's he doing here? So, he made a special, you know, presentation to me to the, you know, to the board or whatever, and said, Ian needs to be put back into the regular classroom curriculum. And so, I did grade six, and then to grade eight, back in the road rotary system, but I was two years behind, you know, my peers so so, you know, still continuing on with my music. You know, it was in a lot of different shows. At that time. They had a kid's version or student version for the pirate No. Gilbert and Sullivan's not pirates, but the other one. pinafore pinafore, HMS Pinafore, and I got to play the captain and you know, Michael Hingson  09:13 you are not the model of modern major model of the modern Ian Walker  09:17 meeting general No, no. That's a wonderful twisting song. Oh, my goodness, it's, you know, takes a long time to learn all the lyrics in that song. Yeah, Michael Hingson  09:32 but you know, yeah, go ahead. Ian Walker  09:35 So there's a little bit about, you know, dealing with the disability stuff. Michael Hingson  09:39 So do you regard yourself as a person with a disability today? Yeah, why? Why? What do you think about that?  Ian Walker  09:51 Well, because of Okay, so, it took me 27 years to get my BA And a lot of the hindrances, that when, you know, I gone through high school, and did, you know did some other sort of other some other courses along the way to, you know, check out, see what I really wanted to do, but I really wanted to have a degree in music. And when I got into the program at the University of Western Ontario, very good school, for singers, and choral people. I just couldn't handle the program, I could handle all the artistic, all the creative stuff, but I couldn't handle the academics. And that's where we really found out that I had a disability with my writing, that there was some some problems that I'd leave out words that, you know, my sentence structure was in great. I couldn't do syntax from one paragraph to the other paragraph. And there was just some other, you know, other stuff along the way that I really, it was really determined to me that I did have a disability, as you know, as an ADHD student, Michael Hingson  11:18 how did you deal with that, then, in terms of addressing the issue of word gaps and so on?  Ian Walker  11:25 Well, before you know, voice activated software, right, I would have to read my papers over, like, you know, and that was part of the chore as getting the work done way before the the deadline was, you know, was required. But then when voice activated software came in, I use Dragon Naturally Speaking in the early years. And so then, eventually, it could read it to me. And then I went, Oh, my goodness, you know, I've left out a verb here, I've left out an adjective there, or, you know, the sentence didn't make sense. Or, and then, you know, as I learned more about syntax from the next paragraph to the next paragraph. Yeah, it was difficult. And I still got some of my papers. From those some of the early beginnings before I was officially diagnosed with ADHD. And I go, Oh, my goodness, like look at the mistakes, you know, as well as spelling mistakes and things that now you know, software can grammerly Naturally Speaking, no grammar, grammar, Grammarly. I like Grammarly. It really, it really punches up my my work. I haven't checked Michael Hingson  12:53 lately but for me, Grammarly has been somewhat inaccessible, which is a little bit of a problem. But it doesn't at least I haven't found that it works with screen readers well, but I again, I haven't looked at it now. And in a couple of years, so maybe there have been some improvements. But I do agree with you and appreciate the concept that software helps us a lot. If we're open to using I remember Dragon Dictate back in the very early days. Ian Walker  13:26 And yeah, and there. Michael Hingson  13:29 Well, and it wasn't overly accessible and Dragon wasn't overly accessible. There is a product now I use a screen reader called JAWS that verbalizes whatever text comes across the screen, and a gentleman over in England has created a product called JC which is sort of a bridge between dragon and jaws, and actually makes the combination a lot more accessible. So it's very easy now to use Dragon Naturally Speaking and use it effectively. And voice input software like Dragon has made such a difference. I think to so many people. It's so much easier to compose now as you point out. Ian Walker  14:15 Mm hmm. And, and I love it. Like you know, I'm generally a Microsoft guy. So you know, I yeah, I tried Mac and it just it's just too complicated for my brain. Michael Hingson  14:30 Mac is great for graphics. Yeah, and a lot of and a lot of people use it but I too tend toward windows. Ian Walker  14:38 Yeah, yeah. And so you know, now that when I'm writing and stuff, I just love it that AI can either use dictate or you know, or just click on the Grammarly and clean up some stuff that need may need it Michael Hingson  14:55 has Grammarly ever said You dumb bunny. Aren't you ever gonna figure that out, oh, no, just checking, just checking. Ian Walker  15:06 They may say, Huh, you might have another, you have two or three other options. Michael Hingson  15:13 That's my wife would say that though. But that's, that's what wives do. Well, you know, you, you talk about your grandfather being a preacher or pastor, how did? How did his influence affect you? Ian Walker  15:31 Okay, so this is great grandfather. So I had two great grandfather's on my dad's side, who were Baptist preachers. So faith has always been very important in our family. And, you know, and then along with, with the music and stuff, my grandmother that the one that was my, my vocal coach, everything, she was a music director for 25 years, and her Baptist Church and director, choirs, as well as all, you know, musical events. So, so between both my mom and dad had both strong faith and, and I was raised in the Baptist Convention of Ontario, and Quebec, or Baptist of Canada. So our faith has always been very, very important. And that's a really good point. Because in my later years, as I, you know, was learning more about the disorder and a whole deal, when I would be really frustrated, I could just, you know, I could just turn to my faith, I could turn to God, and just, you know, say, God, I need strength here. And I need help, I need support. And, you know, and, and then the thing was, I had lots of people in the family praying for me as well, genuinely, all of them on both sides of my mum and dad side are a lot of, you know, secure Christian, so they had been Christians for a long time. And they they, so I would really say on both my mom and dad side generally is we're a family of faith. And that made a huge, huge difference in actually tell you another story. When I was going through some really bad bullying, in so this is public school, just before third grade, seventh grade, sixth grade seventh, my mom formed a prayer group for children that were having disabilities, mostly boys. Were there were some girls in in the group. And that prayer group continued, I think they got together like, once or twice a month, that prayer group continued for a good 10 years. And I know that I'm walking out of the blessings of that prayer group, because of the faithfulness of my mom and her, her friends that prayed me for strength to get through the issues that I needed to get through. And Michael Hingson  18:17 they pass that on to you. Mm hmm. Which is pretty cool. I think that faith is a very important thing. And I think that it is very relevant for us to have faith, however we express it, that inner strength is is very important to all of us. And, and I'm sure that you, especially when you're talking about bullying, and so on, clearly you, you've had a lot of tests of that. And, you know, at the same time, you know, as well as I that a lot of the bullying comes simply from ignorance and people just don't understand. And you you can choose either to hold a grudge and create a lot of animosity, or you can move beyond that. Ian Walker  19:11 That's right. Well, I think what happened was, you know, when I got to a point, kind of just sort of before my 30s and I just didn't like all of the excess baggage that you know, the that I was still having, I was having, you know, bad dreams of these experiences and stuff. And just just right around there, I was starting to have some, some marital ish issues with my first wife. And so I got into some really good Christian counseling. And, you know, we had to go deep, deep deep down the well, you know, To deal with this stuff, but once we got it out, and as they will talk about it. And the other thing was to learning how to forgive those who had really, you know, hurt me, like, as in the Bible, you know, Jesus says, you know, forgive those who may not know what they've done, right? And, and so once I was able to do that, oh my goodness, a huge burden was lifted from my heart and my whole presence. And I just, you know, I was able to carry on, and I think a lot of the blessings that I've had over the last, say 10 or 15 years is because I've gotten rid of that, those burdens of, you know, of not of those burdens of unforgiveness still holding on to those those issues. So I'm, I'm grateful that, you know, I learned that experience relatively young in my life. Michael Hingson  21:05 You have written a book I have, that I'd love to hear more about. Ian Walker  21:12 Okay, so I'm holding it up here. So it's called stirring my soul to sing, overcoming ADHD through song. And it's available on Amazon. It's available on Barnes and Barnes and Noble, and you can find it on a lot of other you know, platforms. Michael Hingson  21:34 Is there an audio version of the book? Ian Walker  21:36 Not yet. This is that I'm just starting to think about that, too. So when we were getting it, you know, published and my resources didn't include in the budget to do an audiobook, but I'm, I'm thinking about doing one very soon. So, yeah, Michael Hingson  21:55 it won't earn you money, but you might explore in Canada. I'm not sure what the process is. But you might reach out to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, there is a program. In most countries, it used to be called Talking Books. It sort of still is, I guess, to some of us who remember those terminologies. But yeah, we're blind people are in books created for blind people are exempt from standard copyright laws. And so in the in the United States, contacting the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, print impaired or print disabled, however you want to call it, readers, they record books. Now, it's only available to blind and other print challenged people. But it is also a place where you might look at going. But did you did you publish the book yourself? Or was it? Ian Walker  22:55 I went through through a Christian Faith Based publisher in Canada called Word allied press. Okay, so yeah. And I would Michael Hingson  23:07 think that they should be able to help you get the book out on programs like Audible. Ian Walker  23:14 Yeah, well, that's, that's kind of in the works. So we're just just setting up the time, then, you know, the studio time to be able to do it. And I'm hoping I'm hoping to have it done. You know, probably by the fall, so yeah. Michael Hingson  23:31 Well, when we did thunder dog back in 2010, and 2011. It was published by Thomas Nelson sets, the largest Christian publisher, now part of Harper Collins. Yeah, I didn't read it. They actually had someone else read it. But they did make that part of the process. And I kind of encouraged and someone insisted that it needed to also be an audio book. As it turns out, the Library of Congress has also produced it along with our second book running with Roselle so that they're directly available to blind people. Of course, you know, it's always nice when people buy it through audible, as opposed to the Library of Congress because these poor starving authors, dogs, and our dogs make a little bit of money. So you know, Alamo my guide dog always says, whenever we travel, please tell people to buy books because we're running low on kibbles. You know? Ian Walker  24:25 That's great. Michael Hingson  24:28 But, but tell me more about, you know, the book. Okay. Ian Walker  24:30 And so, um, so for the longest time, you know, I was really thinking about should I write a book and just, just sort of sitting down and thinking about the process and, you know, like, this is, this is my first effort. I've had other you know, other pieces published in different sort of music publications and things like that, but So, um, but I just went, Oh, can I do this? So I sat down, and I just sort of came up with potential chapter, you know, like, chapter titles. And then and, you know, wanted to start at the beginning and, and sort of worked my way through. And that's how I started to do it. And so it took about five years to write. Some things were very easy that just flowed really well. Some of the other real difficult issues took a long time, one particular chapter, in dealing with the relationship with my ex wife, I wrote at least 50 times, and, and then I sent it to my publisher, and, you know, I got it back with lots of red ink and crossbow this and, and, and said, No, in, we've taken your chapter, we've added it now. And if you want to publish with us, it has to be this way. And, and I went, you know, and when I read it, and I'm like, Oh, my goodness, like, why did this take me so long to you know, but it's the process of getting it out. Right, the good as well as the bad. And, and so I was really, really happy, you know, when I read their sort of version of that particular chapter. And, and then, you know, different things just started to come along way. So the first part is about the difficulties of dealing with ADHD from a from a child to, you know, to early 20s. But the other part is about the success of my career is working in arts management, in choral and, well, choral arts management, and I've done some orchestral, but most of my career, so I've worked with some major choral organizations in Canada. And, you know, I've worked with some incredible artists. And so I'm not sure if you're familiar with marine forester, she's an amazing classical vocal artists, she was, you know, big in the 40s. To, to the early 2000s. And she had an opportunity to sort of work with her, and she sort of took me under her wing. I'm an alumnus of the Tanglewood Institute program for actually called Boston University Tanglewood Institute. And so when I was down at Tanglewood, in 1981, I got to spend 20 minutes with Leonard Bernstein, and had an amazing conversation with him about one of his choral pieces. And, you know, the other one who comes to mind is like, an over 10 year relationship with Sir David Wilcox that's he's the conductor for or was the conductor for King's College, Cambridge. You know, what Christmas times Christmas from Kings is usually broadcast and Oh, my goodness, that, you know, well, so David was just one of the most amazing and generous people I've ever met my life. And so we, you know, became friends. And then we emailed for over 10 years, you know, right up to Lee. He was in his early 80s, then right up to his early 90s. And he lived to be 95. And, you know, so I wanted to talk about the other side of my career, which was still having a disability, but basically getting to do what I wanted to do, which was to work in music. And, you know, I talked about some of the teachers that I, I worked with, and, you know, choral experiences. And Ian Walker  29:23 so I it's, it's genuinely an arts book, for that arts person in your family who you don't know what to deal with. Michael Hingson  29:34 Yeah. So when you went, by the way when you were done and tinker with Did you ever get to sing with the Boston Symphony? Ian Walker  29:40 No, because our program was a young artists vocal program. But, but we had all kinds of speakers coming in throughout the summer. We were there for eight weeks. And it was an incredible program. and no says You didn't come and speak to us. But we could go at any time, you know, with the student card and go and listen to rehearsals all the time. And our, our, our choral director just recently passed away Leonard Atherton, who used to be a part of University of Muncie, Indiana. But he was a Canadian first. And he did some work up here, like just not very far from where I live in Hamilton, Ontario. And so I was just amazed, choral people that he knew, and that I knew, and then, you know, we come down to dangle wood, and, you know, it becomes International. So, so it's wonderful. And our group are has stayed together this summer, this coming summer, we'll celebrate 41 years, that and we've got composers, we've got conductors, we've got singers that had had incredible careers. And so we're just, you know, through the wonder of the internet, that we're able to still, you know, stay connected. We've got about three reunions throughout the years to that's pretty Tanglefoot. Michael Hingson  31:22 How long did it take you to act? How long did it take you to write the book? Ian Walker  31:27 Well, it was about five years. And then I was looking for the right publisher, and I was going to publish with one in the States. But there was some problems with, you know, the price of the book then and having to add the tariff coming back on and, you know, for a paperback it was going to be like between 35 or $40 for, you know, who would pay that. So. So, I'm connected with a very wonderful group here called the word guild, for Christian writers, and Christian folk who write for, you know, for Christian media. And so some of my friends said, Ian, why don't you check out word alive press. And it's been a very good, you know, association being connected with them. So they, they really helped me get the book out there. And now it's gone into 43 International bookstores on website, I am just, it's gone all over the world. The last it was in China, and it was being looked at in Russia, I was just totally blown away. So Michael Hingson  32:45 exciting. It is. Ian Walker  32:47 And, you know, I'm working on a second book right now. So but it's not gonna have you know, I've already told my story, you know, now, it's time to finesse and, and have some fun. Michael Hingson  33:03 Yeah, we're, we're sort of in the same boat, Thunder dog having been publishing it, and it tells my story. And we have talked in previous episodes of unstoppable mindset about working on another book, and I interviewed Carrie Wildkin, who I'm working with who's collaborating with me on writing it. We also had Susie Florian, who's the lady who wrote and helped me write. She's a professional writer, and she helped me write thunder dog. She is also very involved with Christian writers on the west coast. So we should probably introduce the two of them. That would be wonderful. All right, yeah, I'll do that this afternoon. But we, but we are now getting ready to write another book. And this one's going to be more about fear, and learning to better address and control fear and make it more of a positive thing then, when something happens and you just become so blinded by fear that you can't move forward or do any do anything. So our tentative title is the guide dogs Guide to Being brave me having worked with a guide dogs, and you're just about to have a contract signed on that, which is really exciting. So we'll be awesome. We'll be telling people about that as it moves forward. But I I'm with you the stories out there. So now it's time to be able to branch out and do other things. Yeah, but Ian Walker  34:33 that's really interesting that you you're, you know, looking at writing a book about fear because I've really felt in the last little while that a lot of ADHD issues, open the door to fear. And I was thinking about writing a book on fear, but but I just I've seen it, you know, time and time again, and I A lot of like, part of, you know, part of my journey has really also been to just break down the doors and say, I'm not going to be held by fear anymore. And, you know, I mean, it took me 27 years to get that degree and I was bound and determined that I was going to get it. I, you know, I didn't think it was going to take that long. But there, you know, and there were elements of fear that I had to break through and just say, No, I'm not going to I'm not going to let that, you know, just one little element stopped me from achieving my goal. Michael Hingson  35:37 Hence, the concept of unstoppable. Exactly, yeah. Let me ask this. I'm just curious, have you have animals been a part of your life and help you and moving forward in any way? Ian Walker  35:52 Yes, we growing up, we had an amazing Labrador, and her name was shadow, black lab. And when I would have bad days, she would always come near me, and sit with me. And just she sensed that you know, that I'd had a bad day or had been bullied or whatever. And we had a tent trailer. So sometimes, if it was a really bad day, I'd go out underneath one of the beds and sit with her just, you know, for half an hour or 45 minutes. And she just helped me to really calm down. And then, Elaine, and I, my second wife, we have a Shih Tzu have a niece and her name is Faith. And oh, my goodness, she is such a good dog. And I recently had some health issues. And she came and sat with me almost every day, you know, while I was recovering. And, yeah, so Oh, yes. I love animals Michael Hingson  37:05 very well, we, Ian Walker  37:08 I'm not a cat person. They're the only thing I like we Michael Hingson  37:15 we are now going to draft you to be interviewed for the book. Great. So I think there's, there's a story there. And I think it will be fun to make it part of the book because we will be talking to other people. And Ian Walker  37:33 I would love to write a story for that. That'd be wonderful. Michael Hingson  37:36 Well, we'll get we'll get you interviewed, and we'll be working on that. Definitely. Okay. But, but you know, it's it is interesting animals have such a positive effect on all of us. If, if we allow that. And I understand you're not a cat person. We do have a cat. Yeah. Okay. And she is the most verbal creature. I think I have you ever known. She talks to us all the time. We rescued her. And it took her a couple of months to decide that maybe we were reasonable creatures to have in her house. You know how cats are. So, so we we do have a great relationship with her. And she's good. She's on reason. Ian Walker  38:21 I don't like taxes. I'm allergic to them. Michael Hingson  38:24 So yeah, I understand that. Ian Walker  38:27 You know, a couple of my friends have some tolerable cats that Michael Hingson  38:34 we had. When we lived in many years ago in Mission Viejo, California. We had neighbors, whose kitchen faced our kitchen, and they discovered that from time to time, I would drag out my ice cream freezer and make homemade ice cream. We actually had okay, why we actually had wireless intercoms between the two kitchens. And whenever they looked through their window and saw the freezer going, they would announce that they'd be over with bowls and spoons about 630 or seven o'clock. And sure enough, Alan Linda would show up with bowls and spoons. We also had to we also had two cats. They were sisters. Yeah. Al was not a cat person. These two cats every time he came over, would jump up on the couch where he was sitting and they would wrap themselves around his head and purr and purr and you knew that he was a little bit uncomfortable. But what's funny is what's what's really funny is eventually there was a cat in the neighborhood that would occasionally go to their house and he fed the cat and suddenly the cat adopted him. And he became a cat person, which was really hilarious. Ian Walker  39:49 That's funny. Michael Hingson  39:51 But But animals are a part of our lives in so many ways. So you took five years to write the book was published in 2018. And it's doing Yes. Hmm. Let me ask this. So you come from a musical family, obviously. Yes. Your, your parents and so on. Do you have any, any musical relatives that maybe some of us would have heard of? Ian Walker  40:19 Yes, I do. So on my grandmother's side, my great uncles and everything, generally, we're all very artistic, loved music or arts or, or. And so my third cousins are Jonathan and Jordan night from the New Kids on the Block. So, and we got to see them in concert, because I'm about 10 years older than they are. So Michael Hingson  40:54 that's why there's a new kids. Ian Walker  40:56 That's right. So we got to see them in concert in, I think it was around 2014 or 15. And I understand they're coming to Toronto again in the near near future, I think. I think this coming June or something anyways. Yeah. So. So they're, you know, that that's pretty amazing that but vocal and choral music have been a part of my mom's side of the family. I have other cousins, second cousins or third cousins that have also been in some international choirs and, you know, sang in church choirs as well as you know, community when cousin, she's sung in the Toronto Mendelssohn choir for a number of years. So which is 160 voice choir? Michael Hingson  41:49 You were part of that for a while, weren't you? Ian Walker  41:51 I was I was in the Toronto Mendelssohn youth choir. And that was wonderful. And as a result, Robert Cooper, who has been my good friend and mentor, he was the artistic director of that, that program, and oh, my goodness, we, we had wonderful, wonderful years wonderful training. And I have still about, you know, good 10 or 15. Friends from from those years that we've still stayed in touch, and that's also at least at the 40 year mark, too. So. Michael Hingson  42:29 Well, I have to ask, do your third cousins acknowledge you as members of as a member of the family? Ian Walker  42:36 Oh, yeah, they know, checking? Yeah, they know who I am, what you see their grandmother was my favorite great aunt. Okay. And so, she is mentioned in the book quite a lot. And, and she was an amazing painter. I have like five or six of her paintings in my house. And, and so the eldest, Jonathan knew her fairly well as the Jonathan Jordan was a couple years behind. And so, you know, he didn't get to spend as much quality time as, as Jonathan did, to, you know, connect with her. They were living in Boston, so yeah, so, but she was wonderful. Oh, my goodness, I love spending time with my aunt all of Michael Hingson  43:35 Well, obviously, ADHD was something that you you dealt with very well, but even so, and music helped that, but help you deal with that. But was was your ADHD ever a problem when you were dealing with music singing or studying music? Ian Walker  43:54 And that's really interesting, because some other people have asked me that, no, you know, and the, like, the only thing that I have a problem with right now, maybe it's partly age, but is memory. And so when I'm memorizing words in with music, there's no problem. When I have to memorize like, you know, written script part. It is, it's a real difficult time unless I sort of have worked out some, you know, some steps along the way, like, Okay, I'm telling this part of the story, and this is what it means in depth. So that, you know, and it's kind of like I have to sort of like do a, a plot analysis. But when I'm learning music, with lyrics and music together, there's no problem. And I would love to, to see an MRI of my brain to trying to do one or the other, just to you know, to understand what what's going on. out there, why what, you know, problems. Michael Hingson  45:06 But it's interesting that you can use that as a breakthrough to really, in a lot of ways get beyond the absolutely HD. Ian Walker  45:15 Yeah, yeah. And also, they say after 50 That your ADHD, you know, lessons, and mine certainly did. But the other thing that I wanted to stress too is I've chosen since I was 12 or 13 years old to be non medicated. So I have used music as my therapy. So I have a catchphrase music versus medicine. And that has worked so well for me. Michael Hingson  45:53 So you sing that great thing. Yes. Do you Do you play any musical instruments? Yes. Besides kazoo Ian Walker  46:03 No, I don't play kazoo, but I cannot play because you know, but I play flute accordion and piano and as well as voice Michael Hingson  46:11 Yeah. Well, then you can work on because you could work on kazoo. Ian Walker  46:16 I could work on kazoo. Yeah. Michael Hingson  46:19 That that should go well with football I would think. Ian Walker  46:22 Yeah, the right part. I'm going to be a new what's his name? Bobby. You know that. Don't worry. Get Don't worry. Be happy. Yeah, some? Yeah. That well, he is an incredible musician, incredible singer. And so he can think like he can hum and sing Mozart parts and and then I love it when people come and we'll sing harmony with them or whatever. Oh, it's really mix Aaron Bobby McFerrin. I know, even Ferran Michael Hingson  46:57 right. Yeah. We we are great fans here. My wife and I have acapella music. We listen a lot to groups like Straight No Chaser. Are you familiar with them? No, don't know them. They're a group of 10 students who went to to college in Indiana, formed a group saying some then didn't do anything. And then later got all got back together. Now they have a number of of albums. And it's all acapella. Which is really wonderful. And the harmony is great. And they, they, they sing one of my favorite Christmas songs who spiked the eggnog, you have to hunt it down and listen, oh, that's it. It's really cool. It's really clever. And, but but, you know, music is so much a part of all of our lives. And I'm glad that for you, it really is able to, to mean so much and do so much. So from a professional standpoint. You graduated from college? And then what did you do? Ian Walker  48:10 Well, then I worked a lot in different arts organizations. So in now, like, you know, because it took such a long time to get the degree and, you know, get myself established and because I'm an arts consultant, so I deal in public relations, marketing and fundraising. And I've had a various number of clients, you know, throughout the years. Now, with COVID, some things are starting to, you know, pick up again, but it's me time, I've wanted to really do a cabaret evening. So I've just started working with this amazing music director, her name's Don Martens. She's here, right here in the Hamilton area. She's so talented, and I just love working with her. So our plan is, for September, we're going to do a backyard concert to you know, try it out, we're going to do six to eight or eight, eight to 12 songs or so. And then we'll we'll try it out her husband does all the sound and the lighting. And then we'll see how it goes. And if it's ready to be, you know, shipped, then we can start promoting it when I also do other book signing events. Michael Hingson  49:34 How many people will be involved in that? In terms of singing? Yeah, Ian Walker  49:37 yeah. Well, I've tried to do something different with my book signing events. I've tried to always sing. So you know, do three or four pieces. And, and that's all gone overwhelmed with people that you know, don't know me. But the other exciting news is I'm working on an album. So so this is the first time You can find me on the internet. And, you know, I've just done a whole Christmas community thing with the Dundas Baptist Church, which was our home church, we, my family was there for over 50 years. But Don put together this wonderful sort of community program during COVID. And so I've got a good, good piece on there. So and now we're going to be we're going to be putting together six songs to to, you know, to start an album, so I'm really excited about that. That's been, I've wanted to do an album for a long time. And so we're gonna have the gospel, inspiration, style and one Christmas song. Michael Hingson  50:52 Where can people find out? Where can people find your singing today? Well, Ian Walker  50:55 as soon as I yeah, you can go to my website. And if you can sign up, I do a newsletter vote every, you know, either once a year or six every six months? And do you want me just to tell you the new website, Michael Hingson  51:14 or Sure, we'll, we'll do it later as well. But sure, go ahead. Ian Walker  51:18 So it's Emily in E M, Lian, communications plural.org. And if you go to that website, and there's a, you know, become a friend, join my website, just give us your name and your email address, we'd love to have you, you know, come on board, and then you'll be able to see my, my events. So but the other odd other real exciting big news is, I've written a play about the book. And I taken seven characters, and created a 60 minute play about dealing with ADHD, and using music therapy. So and it's going to be called stirring my soul to sing. And we're going to be premiering it in July here within the Greater Toronto Area. We're just waiting for confirmation. But I think it's going to be done as Baptist church because they have a wonderful sanctuary area, that will just work perfectly. We're going to kind of do it, what I refer to as opera and concert style. So music stands with scripts, and it's gonna kind of like an old time radio show, we're going to begin to try that, that format out. And so I'm really, really excited about that and information, how to get tickets, as all my will be on my website very soon. Michael Hingson  53:02 Cool. Well, that's pretty obviously pretty exciting all the way around in terms of the things that you've accomplished. I'm interested to know a little bit more about what it means to be an art consultant. Ian Walker  53:14 Oh, well, you know, I've worked in, in that position. And as for 30 years, so you know, working with different arts organizations, you learn a multiple level of skills. And so excuse me, when I started off, I was working in marketing, and I loved marketing. And then, you know, you as part of, because I was in an apprenticeship program, so we had had to move around, you know, and learn so many skills. So then I was taught, I think I was like, a month or so in the box office. So I learned box office skills. And then, you know, some of the events that I was working on in marketing promoted me to learn more about PR. And then also that summer I learned fundraising as I was on the phone selling tickets for, you know, for the orchestra. So all of those Ian Walker  54:17 skills became a what's what I call now an art consultant. So I have, I've raised $2.5 million for Arts and Social Sciences. Ian Walker  54:30 And before I'm done when I'm ready to retire I'm aiming for my goal is going to be 5 million. So, so I got another 2.5 to go. You can do it. I think I can do it. Yeah, cuz I'm not ready to retire yet. And I'm just in my early 60s. So Michael Hingson  54:47 there Yeah, there you go. Yeah. So in addition to being an arts consultant, what are you doing to help prepare the next generation whether it's a In art, or I'm more curious to hear what you would say about helping people in the future dealing with ADHD. Ian Walker  55:08 Absolutely. And my whole thoughts is, you know, I want to be able to give back. So I'm, I'm, as we're just starting to, you know, put things together for the production, I'm going to have two or three students, that will be learning stage managing, or, you know, and I'm hoping that these are kids that have some disability issues, you know, if it's a DD ADHD or a DD to be able to see how to use your energies, you know, is really important, and to have the right people there to help steward you, you know, in that, in that process is really important. So, so we're going to do that. I've been speaking to Chamber of Commerce, you know, in the within the community, as a, as a public speaker, and talking about ADHD, and disability in in the classroom, and how important it is that the shaming stops blaming, and the shaming stops, you know, and that disability is part of our lives, as artists as, as whatever that, you know, we continue to grow, and to have tolerance for people that have a difference, you know, then then, then the normal person. And so those are really important things. And, and I had built that into my company that we will have students or we will have assistants that have ADHD, or whatever. And that, you know, we will be working with with adults of disability, in our projects that we're doing into the future, Michael Hingson  57:09 will is clearly a person who has a lot of knowledge about ADHD, especially from the first person's point of view. Have you found? Have you found challenges using websites and the internet? Being a person experiencing ADHD? Ian Walker  57:28 Um, sometimes, like, I'm just because we're, you know, coming out of COVID now, and just bombardment of emails, like, you know, I mean, I get over, sometimes, like, over 150 emails, now I gotta start going through, get rid of the sales stuff. Michael Hingson  57:48 But that takes care of 149 of them. But go ahead. Ian Walker  57:51 See, there you go. Right. And, and so the thing is, I just, I get exasperated, I get tired. From Michael Hingson  58:01 websites. Have you had challenges on going to visit web pages? Ian Walker  58:06 Not so much? No. Because I've just discovered now, and I love this, especially on, you know, on the Kindle books, whatever, that those kinds of books and web pages can read back to you. You don't have to read everything. And I love this. And so. So now with the upgrade and you know, software through Microsoft web pages, if I'm tired or at it, you know, they can can voice activate and read to me, which is wonderful. Michael Hingson  58:44 One of the reasons that I asked the question is that is you may know, if you've looked at me a lot, I work for a company called accessiBe, which is a company that manufactures products that make webpages and websites accessible and accessiBe. It deals with a variety of disabilities and actually allows you to activate profiles to address specific issues like in terms of ADHD, a lot of noise on websites and other things like that. And AccessiBe has a profile specifically intended to deal with websites that can be a challenge for some people with ADHD to make them much more usable. So if you get a chance, you might check it out. It's, Ian Walker  59:33 I wouldn't use it. Yeah. Michael Hingson  59:37 Yeah, I will A C C E S S B E, I will I'll send you some information. Because it might very well be that there is a great partnership that can evolve from that around the wonderful accessiBe likes to work with people who have disabilities and who know more than than we do. So yeah, it's it's good to establish that but the way it works is that there are a number profiles that accessiBe be deals with and ADHD and, and other cognitive disabilities are profiles that can be activated. So it certainly makes sense for us to get you and some of the folks that accessiBe together. Ian Walker  1:00:16 Awesome. Michael Hingson  1:00:18 Well, we have been doing this a long time. And we could go on and on and on. But we both probably have lots to do. But I'd like to do this again. But I really, thank you for your time being here today to talk about a lot of this. And I'd like you to go through again, if people want to get a hold of you not sending you sales emails. Okay, how can they reach out to you? Ian Walker  1:00:45 Okay, so my website is www.E M L I A N communications. So C O M M U N I C A T I O N S .org Emliancommunications.org. Now, there's an easier way to remember if you just Google Walker, or Stirring Walker ADHD, it will also bring up all the information that you need to know about me and the book. Michael Hingson  1:01:30 And if people want to email you, Ian Walker  1:01:33 you can email me at info@Emliancommunications.org. Michael Hingson  1:01:41 Well, thank you very much for being here. I know it's taken us a while to get together. But I am so glad that we finally were able to do it and have a chance to really chat. I've got to ask, do you do a podcast? Ian Walker  1:01:56 I do. And I just started it. It's called the arts report music for the ADHD brain. And it's on Spotify. It's on a couple others, you can find it on my website. We're going to be adding some more to it. It's just been, you know, time to I've got some programs in the can that just have to be edit it. And well, thank God I have somebody who's amazing that does that. I don't have to do that. That's not my that's not my, my specialty. Michael Hingson  1:02:33 You do? No, that's Ian Walker  1:02:34 not what I do. Well, I like being able to have a producer say hey, what do you think about this? And Michael Hingson  1:02:41 do you deal with some of the PATA Palooza folks? Ian Walker  1:02:44 Just starting to get into that. So in been very grateful of the new connections that we're we've made there. So of course, you're one of those. So that's, that's wonderful. Michael Hingson  1:02:59 Well, again, what's the name of the podcast? Ian Walker  1:03:02 So it's called the arts report music for the ADHD brain. Michael Hingson  1:03:09 Well, if you ever need a guest to come on and talk about something esoteric or another, let me know we'd love to do Ian Walker  1:03:16 that because we want to talk about disability as well. So you know and overcoming disability so love to have you on Michael when we can can schedule that. Michael Hingson  1:03:27 Let's do it. All right, in locker thanks again for being here. And I want to thank you for listening to us today. I hope you've enjoyed your time within reach out to him. I am sure that he won't treat your email as a sales email. He's he's responded to mine pretty well. So I guess he he liked me can distinguish between what's real and what's not. But I want to thank you all for listening to unstoppable mindset. We sure appreciate a five star rating wherever you are listening to this podcast. And if you'd like to reach out and talk to me possibly be a guest on the podcast or just share your thoughts. 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