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  • EP 150 Domestic Violence - One woman’s story and the need for change (with guest Denise Chong)

    13 MAY 2024 · Writer Denise Chong joined me to talk about her latest book *Out of Darkness*, domestic violence, and the troubling way many victims are still perceived. If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, please see the resources below. https://sheltersafe.ca/ - Sheltersafe - Canada https://kidshelpphone.ca/need-help-now-text-us/ - Kids Help Phone - Canada https://www.ctvnews.ca/w5/here-s-who-to-contact-if-you-need-help-dealing-with-domestic-violence-in-canada-1.5188182 - see this article for more support broken down by province. https://www.acf.hhs.gov/fysb/programs/family-violence-prevention-services/programs/ndvh#:~:text=Accessibility,and%20the%20U.S.%20Virgin%20Islands. - National Domestic Violence Hotline - US
    19m 54s
  • EP 149 How Awareness and Heritage Months Connect to Mental Health

    6 MAY 2024 · Our mental health can be harmed by how others treat us, which is why  Awareness and Heritage Months are important to our mental health.
    6m 40s
  • EP 148 You Have Choices

    22 APR 2024 · Sometimes we tell ourselves “I have no choice” because it’s easier than having to consider what can happen if you choose
    4m 40s
  • EP 147 Why Do You Do That?

    15 APR 2024 · Sometimes you need to ask yourself the question, “Why do I do that?”
    6m 46s
  • EP 146 Individuals Make a Difference (with guest Sally Armstrong)

    8 APR 2024 · Award-winning Canadian journalist Sally Armstrong joined me to discuss the new book she co-authored, some amazing women who have made a difference and what drives her to cover war zones and oppression.
    22m 10s
  • EP 145 In Consideration of Future You

    1 APR 2024 · What are you putting off today that you’ll have to deal with tomorrow? What are you doing that you’ll pay for a decade from now? In this episode, I address these considerations and disclose my issue with shoe laces. 
    6m 17s
  • EP 144 Distractions

    25 MAR 2024 · We have lots of distractions in our lives and they come from a variety of sources. How can you block them out? Which ones should you let distract you?
    13m 16s
  • EP 143 What You Consume Matters

    18 MAR 2024 · What you eat and drink is important to your health, but so is the content you read online, listen to on the radio, and share on social media. In this episode, I talk about making changes to lower your stress and fuel your ability to solve daily problems.
    6m 11s
  • EP 142 Self-care is About Doing

    11 MAR 2024 · Self-care takes many forms, but what you do to care for yourself in the moment, shouldn’t come at the expense of your long-term well-being.
    10m 13s
  • EP 141 Clearing the Deck With a Weekly Review (with guest Loleen Berdahl)

    4 MAR 2024 · Frequent guest Loleen Berdahl joined me to talk about how we each take time on Fridays to prepare for the following week, and beyond.
    21m 35s

The Better Me Podcast delves into how people navigate through life’s challenges and live as the best people they can be. Writer and educator Heather M. Ross chats with guests...

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The Better Me Podcast delves into how people navigate through life’s challenges and live as the best people they can be. Writer and educator Heather M. Ross chats with guests about issues affecting mental health, and how they’ve gotten past life’s bumps in the road, from potholes to sinkholes. She also shares her own stories of living with a mental illness while striving to pursue her dreams.

Visit Heather's website at http://betterme.ca
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