16 episodes

Talking life lessons for the every day person.
Staying curious and curiouser.

The Mad Chatter Cassandra Hui

    • Society & Culture
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Talking life lessons for the every day person.
Staying curious and curiouser.

    Trials and tribulations of a cancer journey

    Trials and tribulations of a cancer journey

    Mary Zawadzki is a Certified Professional Cancer Coach who comes from eight years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector and is someone who cares deeply about fostering a positive community engagement. Throughout her social support practice, she engages in counselling clients at various stages of their healing journeys from a trauma informed lens. Her experience in crisis management allows her to confidently support clients and for them to be heard and validated in their experience. Mary uses her practice skills in the areas of providing empathetic support, active listening, problem solving and compassionate care to clients seeking services. Mary has work experience in managing Volunteer Peer Support programs, education services, and patient navigation specifically for the skin cancer patient community across Canada.

    Find out what she says about finding the joy in everyday as part of the journey and when do patients really start to look at clinical trial options? This is "trials and tribulations of a cancer journey".

    Find out more about Melanoma Network of Canada. 

    • 17 min
    Take your best shot (vaccines and other non-invasive treatment options)

    Take your best shot (vaccines and other non-invasive treatment options)

    Hannah Sharpe (a life science student with a background in neurology and microbiology) explains other non-invasive therapy and research happening in the COVID-19 space. She's helping patients understand vaccines (and other treatments) when it comes to COVID-19.   If you're curious or questioning about a treatment, dig further for resources (we recommend academic resources or ones coming from the researchers running the study you'd like to know more about). You can visit our website (www.healmaryapp.com) for other info.

    Connect with Hannah here.

    **Note this video is not a substitute for medical advice. Please get in touch with your healthcare provider to fully understand the risks and benefits.  Reach out to us if you'd like: www.healmaryapp.com

    • 27 min
    Epic-demic Proportions: A day in the life of a student

    Epic-demic Proportions: A day in the life of a student

    Hannah Sharpe is a 4th year life sciences student at Western University. Almost 6 months ago, Hannah's life was shaken up as most students were when their schooling, internships and jobs were disrupted and things came to a standstill with COVID 19. But Hannah refused to sit by idly. While still attending school and working at a lab, Hannah took on a lifescience role at our digital health company to help address the urgent need of medical translations. In this podcast, we speak to Hannah about her life as a student and what she sees as the opportunities in her future now. Hannah also shares ways in which we can apply critical thinking to everything we hear and see. This is Epic-demic proportions: A day in the life of a student.

    Hannah Sharpe LinkedIn

    • 21 min
    Inspired

    Inspired

    Meet Helen Truong, cofounder of super effective.



    Helen is a self-taught digital creative with a passion for artistic expression that runs through her work, her interactions and even in how she puts together her appearance. 

    For us, Helen breathed life into our Heal Mary brand over a year ago and aesthetically, we have never looked back.

    Find out in this episode why Helen knew she had to rebel against the stereotypes, how her brother helped kickstart her design career and find out why she says that learning is all part of the job. 

    Listen in on this podcast simply titled: Inspired.

    Want to get in touch with Helen?

    Find her on instagram: @_designbytes_

    Or on LinkedIn: @designertron

    • 23 min
    Finding your own way with Wayfinder

    Finding your own way with Wayfinder

    Rich Rawlyk is the cofounder of Wayfinder and also a close personal friend. 

    In this episode, find out how he uses technology to influence the classic map, why he came full circle back to the passion he had for guiding at 19 and why he wants to help people find their way back to nature.

    This is Finding Your Own Way.



    Contact Rich:

    Email: richrawlyk@thewayfindercompany.com

    Instagram: @richrawlyk @thewayfindercompany

    Linkedin

    • 26 min
    Social Entrepreneurship: Living a life of impact

    Social Entrepreneurship: Living a life of impact

    In this podcast you'll meet Fadi Al Qassar, co-founder of Venture to Impact who fell into social entrepreneurship by following his true passion in life. Listen as he takes us down his path of a series of events that led him to where is is today having impact on a world wide scale, find out how 300 computers in Uganda changed him forever and find out what he believes about the human connection.



    Finally our mutual friend, Amanda Alderman, wraps up the podcast with her experience as a 3 time volunteer going to places like India and Rwanda and find out the story that had the greatest impact on her. 



    This is Social Entrepreneurship: Living a life of impact

    • 42 min

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