5 episodes

The CNIB EmpowerPlay Podcast captures stories from a myriad of persons affected by sight loss, on how being physically active, participating in sport, taking on a new challenge, learning a new skill, and generally just stepping outside your comfort zone, can lead to amazing self discovery.

Through the act of "play", in its variety of forms, we showcase how people become empowered to take on the world and live the lives of our dreams.

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    • Business

The CNIB EmpowerPlay Podcast captures stories from a myriad of persons affected by sight loss, on how being physically active, participating in sport, taking on a new challenge, learning a new skill, and generally just stepping outside your comfort zone, can lead to amazing self discovery.

Through the act of "play", in its variety of forms, we showcase how people become empowered to take on the world and live the lives of our dreams.

    S.M.A.R.T. Goals & Virtual 5k

    S.M.A.R.T. Goals & Virtual 5k

    Welcome to the new year everyone! Let’s make 2020 the year of setting SMART goals, working through the ups and downs that come along with the journey and then achieve amazing new things! Let’s also start by taking on the first challenge of the year with our brand new initiative: the Virtual 5K.

    • 19 min
    Powered By Human Potential

    Powered By Human Potential

    In this episode, we discuss the concept of providing programs that are powered by human potential. We also discuss the idea that everyone has nearly limitless potential in that one should never shrink the options available to them selves when it comes to setting goals and living their dreams.

    Living life outside of your comfort zone can yield amazing rewards!

    • 20 min
    That's Easy For You To Say!

    That's Easy For You To Say!

    The main goal of the EmpowerPlay podcast is to help persons with low vision know that those dreams that seem out of reach, really don't have to be.

    "That's easy for you to say" is a catalyst for Ryan Van Praet to share his story. That phrase which is often said to him, suggests that luck and good fortune are the keys to accomplishing your dreams.

    Ryan shares how he very much disagrees with that statement and fills you in on his journey. The take home is that being passionate, being consistent, learning from a failure and just sticking with it, can go a long way to accomplishing your best life.

    • 27 min
    A Musical Ear with Foggy Vision

    A Musical Ear with Foggy Vision

    We introduce you to Mark Walker, a Accousitc Music jam volunteer lead. He shares how his vision loss has not slowed down his love and learning of all things musical.

    • 30 min
    Welcome

    Welcome

    Welcome to CNIB EmpowerPlay podcast. In this episode we introduce you to your host, Ryan Van Praet, to the program, to a few brave rock climbers, and to the notion of being empowered through "play".

    • 20 min

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