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Episode #2004: Transforming Recovery with Ross Wilson
On today's episode, Ross Wilson joins us for an incredible discussion on the power of kindness when healing from adverse life experiences. When Ross' mother was diagnosed with cancer and Ross went through his own mental health struggles, he was inspired to make positive change and work towards meaningful actions for his community. During the pandemic, burnout amongst healthcare workers was widespread. Ross is using his knowledge in the field to partner with PsyMood and help make mental health support accessible to larger groups of first responders and front-line workers. Psymood, a partner organization of Advica, prides itself on providing online and affordable diverse mental health support for newcomers to Canada by matching users to mental health specialists that understand their culture and speak their native language.
Both Ross and Kevin are triathletes. They discuss Ross' top practices to keep his overall wellness in check including daily yoga practices, healing his relationship with food, and getting to bed early!
Please join us in welcoming Ross Wilson.
More About Ross
Ross Wilson is a Hospice Chaplain, Psycho-Spiritual specialist and works with Psymood as Partner Relations Lead. Ross created a non-profit called Bardo Network, which strives to provide end of life support through services and research to the disadvantaged communities within Canada. Along with his end of life work, Ross is a social investor and public speaker in the space of Mental Health and Palliative/Hospice Care. Ross’s journey is built on the mission to bring dignity, respect and natural support to those in neglected communities throughout Canada.
Episode #2003: Better Sooner With Veronika Litinski
Veronika Litinski serves as CEO at Pillcheck. Veronika is a medicinal chemist by training and she worked in capital markets in the United States prior to focusing on Digital Health. Previously she served as Practice Lead for Health at MaRS Discovery District and piloted the launch of a cognitive health assessment software company developed by the Baycrest Hospital.
Join Kevin and Veronika for a candid conversation about pharmacogenetics, why it is so important in choosing the right medications and more!
Episode #2002: Taking Total Power With Lois Nahirney
Dr. Lois Nahirney shares how the revolutionary new world of DNA information can provide unique and personalized insight into your everyday health to help you take targeted action to live a happier, healthier life.
DNA testing provides foundational information about our bodies that we have never before had. It can now provide insight that allows us to make better decisions about our diet, fitness and health based on our unique genetic makeup.
By understanding our genetic profile, we can make smarter lifestyle choices to live a healthier life. Lois and Kevin discuss Lois' own path to discover DNA testing and the profound impact it has had on her personal health journey. Lois also discusses the important information that DNA testing can reveal for one's own health and the personalized lifestyle recommendations that testing can highlight in an effort to optimize wellness.
Kevin and Lois also delve into our company partnership and what our Advica members can access through dnaPower service, with a step by step on how to obtain your kit and get started!
If you are an Advica member and interested in accessing dnaPower's testing services, or would like to learn more about Special member pricing and claim an exclusive additional offer to Advica members only, please don't hesitate to contact the Nurse Navigation Team.
For more information, please visit our website: https://advicahealth.com
Episode #2001: Virtual Healthcare in Canada - Breaking Boundaries with Brett Belchetz
Today we have a very special guest join us on our very first Episode of Season 2 of the N2L podcast. Brett Belchetz is the CEO of Maple, Canada’s leading health platform for virtual healthcare.
Advica Health has recently partnered with Maple to offer our members an elevated virtual care experience. Brett and Kevin get into his initial idea of how to revolutionize the healthcare system as we know it, some challenges endured along the way, and on a more personal front, Kevin and Brett delve into some of Brett’s own daily practices to keep his own health in check.
Please join us in welcoming Brett Belchetz!
Episode 1015: The Future of Leadership Starts Now With Tim Magwood
Today we have a good friend and mentor - Tim Magwood, on the It’s Never Too Late To Be Healthy Podcast.
Tim is a strategic, practical and compassionate leader and company founder behind one of the largest private sales effectiveness firms in Canada.
Tim and Kevin get into a great discussion about the current trends in employee’s ideal work environments, and what values high performing company leaders are upholding as we work FORWARD and beyond the pandemic. They also get into the Best Practices that presidents and CEOs are utilizing as employees return to a hybrid workplace.
Lastly, Tim and Kevin talk about PERMAH - a wellbeing assessment that is helpful for business leaders looking to create an action plan that acknowledges company strengths and areas for improvement.
Without further ado, Tim Magwood.
Episode #1014: Fueling Your Intention with Matt Brady
We have an amazing podcast to share - Kevin Brady is joined by his son, Matt Brady, Director of Business Development at Advica Health for a candid conversation on life growing up in the Brady household and his nurtured passion for health and fitness.
Matt is a lifelong athlete, having pursued competitive ski cross and traveled internationally in his teenage years. Matt's experience competing against Olympic level athletes pushed him to pursue bigger milestones in his athletic career.
Today, Matt is seeking to qualify for the CrossFit Games. He offers advice on how to stay the course with his training, despite challenges and setbacks, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
Matt believes that in moments of discomfort, that's where we must learn how to push ourselves harder. That's when we can experience the most growth.
Both Matt and Kevin align on their mission to encourage and support our community to take a proactive approach to health and wellness.
Let us know what key piece of our conversation resonated with you and your own goals in the comments below!