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39 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
EMOTIONAL WELLNESS - Delving Deeper into Mental Health + Mind/Body Unity with Dr Gabor Maté
We are honoured + thrilled to feature our interview with Dr. Gabor Maté on S+S today! Join us for our candid conversation about mental health, the mind-body connection, parenting + childhood development, trauma + addiction, psychedelics, and so much more! Dr. Gabor Maté is a retired physician who, after 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience, worked for over a decade in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side with patients challenged by drug addiction and mental illness. The bestselling author of four books published in twenty-five languages, including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction, Gabor is an internationally renowned speaker highly sought after for his expertise on addiction, trauma, childhood development, and the relationship of stress and illness. For his ground-breaking medical work and writing he has been awarded the Order of Canada, his country’s highest civilian distinction, and the Civic Merit Award from his hometown, Vancouver. To purchase Dr Maté’s best-selling books – Hold on To Your Kids, Scattered Minds, When the Body Says No, and In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, please visit our website. Savantandsage.com
29 minutes | Dec 9, 2020
Savant & Sage - Episode 10: Secrets to aging gracefully // You don’t want to miss this one!
We are thrilled to welcome to our S+S platform Dr. Nima Naghshineh, MD., FACS., - a highly acclaimed Aesthetic + Reconstructive Surgeon in Los Angeles, California. Join us as Dr. Naghshineh fills us in on everything from the most recent trends in facial rejuvenation + aesthetics, treatment options, realistic expectations and outcomes, and how to find the right practitioner for you. Dr. Nima is a wealth of knowledge and we are thrilled to have had this time with him. We Hope to have Dr. Nima on for more episodes as there is so much to chat about in the world of aesthetics and rejuvenation.
4 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
Episode 9: Financial Advice During Separation or Divorce w/ Investment Advisor, Carly Monahan
Going through a separation or divorce is difficult enough without the added stress of navigating all the financial aspects. Ask for help! Carly Monahan CIM®, is a Wealth Manager with Odlum Brown Ltd. and is a market leader in the investment industry. Ms. Monahan is recognized as one of Business in Vancouver’s Top Forty under Forty, and sits on numerous non-profit boards spanning multiple causes, including Family Services of the North Shore. Ms. Monahan is dedicated to building long-lasting relationships based on trust and confidence, and she shares her insight into navigating the financial aspects of separation or divorce by utilizing a financial advisor. Carly also provides tips on what questions to ask when interviewing a financial advisor, sheds light on whether or not you can use a separate advisor than your partner and why it is important for women at all stages of life, whether in a relationship or not, to have a solid grasp on their finances. We enjoyed speaking with Carly and found her advice thoughtful and relevant. To contact Carly Monahan, with questions regarding investment, estate, retirement, tax, insurance or education planning you can reach her at email@example.com or call her at 604-844-5318.
12 minutes | Nov 12, 2020
Episode 8: You and Your Hormones: Q + A w/ Dr. Sarah Wulkan
Are you having trouble sleeping? Feeling tired? Irritable? Or simply feeling “off”? Watch our interview with Dr. Sarah Wulkan, ND., about the significant impact hormonal changes can have on us emotionally and physically during perimenopause, menopause, and post menopause. Dr. Wulkan is a wealth of knowledge in the field of preventative medicine, and she shares with us her holistic approach to achieving optimal health and maintaining internal balance. We discuss hormone fluctuations, mineral and vitamin deficiencies, and how to manage troubling symptoms and uncover underlying biological changes. We hope you enjoy our discussion with Dr. Wulkan as much as we enjoyed having it! To contact Dr. Wulkan, you can DM her at @dr.wulkan.nd or visit her website at drsarahwulkannd.com **this interview was recorded before Covid protocols were put in place.**
19 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
Episode 7: Meditation + Perspective w/ Jennifer Smorgon
Meditation and Perspective with Jennifer Smorgon, Accomplished Meditation Teacher and Founding Member of the Chopra Foundation. There is a lot to talk about these days! Join us as we speak with Jennifer Smorgon, past Vice-Chair of the Chopra Foundation Board, about how the practice of meditation by both adults and children can help change perspectives on life and help us cope during challenging times. Jennifer is an accomplished meditation teacher, mother of five beautiful children, and is passionate about connecting communities and people to live fulfilling and authentic lives. Jennifer is a guiding light who is truly an inspiration to all. Jennifer has taught meditation at numerous global corporations and medical institutions including Google and Nexus, is a sought-after mentor for private family offices and works with individuals to help them access their true self and inner wisdom. We loved our time with Jennifer. We hope you will too!
12 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
Episode 6: Executive Functioning skills for your child w/ Cindy Stibbard, CEO Studyspot
Is your child reaching his or her full potential at school? Join us as we speak with Cindy Stibbard, CEO of StudySpot Vancouver, about what students need to succeed both academically and personally. Cindy believes with strong executive functioning skills in place, the chances of your child achieving his or her full potential are significantly higher. At StudySpot, a one-on-one online academic and executive coaching company, highly trained coaches work with your children to help them master those vital skills required to manage their school and their future, both independently and effectively. StudySpot coaches will help students gain a comprehensive collection of executive and academic skills that are considered the best practices for success. Sessions are available online or in person depending on the student's need. We found Cindy’s study tips and insight helpful and informative. Hope you do too! For more information, go to www.studyspot.ca/Vancouver
23 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
Episode 5: WE to ME Speakers Series | A Guide to Financial Security Post-Separation
With separation rates on the rise, an amazing panel of female experts in financial, real estate, mortgage, legal and psychological advising, have come together to help guide women through the difficult process of divorce toward a thriving independent financial life. The WE to ME seminar, led by this power team of compassionate, professional women is about women supporting women through one of the most difficult times of their life with financial savvy and grace. If you or someone you know is thinking about going through a separation, register for this highly informative FREE seminar LIVE TOMORROW on Zoom, Tuesday July 14, 2020, 7-9pm, - an incredible platform designed to empower woman embarking on this challenging journey. We had the opportunity to sit down with 3 of the speakers Tanis Fritz, Carly Monahan and Sabeena Bubber for some invaluable insights for those thinking about separation. For more information or to register, please go to the WE to ME Facebook page, or email: Tanis@vpgreatly.ca
52 minutes | Jun 7, 2020
Episode 3: Miracle Story w/ Erica Harris
Leukemia survivor, double lung transplant and bone marrow transplant survivor, empowered mindset health expert and coach, TedX/Keynote Speaker, #1 Best-selling author, and retired sports chiropractor, Dr. Erica Harris joins Savant + Sage to share her harrowing journey, fighting a brave battle and winning against all odds - her unforgettable, inspiring story is one that will move you.
32 minutes | Jun 7, 2020
Episode 4: Navigating Divorce w/ Kelly Lavalie, CPA, CA
Kelly LaVallie has been an accountant for over 25 years, operating a consulting practice in West Vancouver. Kelly provides accounting and financial advisory services for people navigating complex divorces and she joins Savant + Sage to offer sage advice for people contemplating, or going through a divorce. Kelly shares many best practices including sticking to the facts, making a “divorce plan”, focusing on the big picture and setting aside shame and blame.
51 minutes | Jun 1, 2020
Episode 2: Meditation w/ Ranbir Puar
TEDx Speaker, Life Coach, Writer & Podcaster, Ranbir Puar speaks to Savant + Sage about the profound benefits of meditation. From enhancing your health and elevating your spiritual awareness, to tightening your family connection and increasing your IQ, Ranbir takes us through the invaluable gains through the practice of meditation for both adults and children.
39 minutes | Apr 28, 2020
Episode 1: Children & Anxiety w/ Sharon Selby
Sharon Selby, Registered Clinical Counsellor, TedX speaker and Critically Acclaimed Author speaks to Savant + Sage about navigating the complexities of raising children who struggle with anxiety and/or other emotional health issues. Ms. Selby touches on how to in-still confidence and resilience in our children, and provides recommendations on how to raise capable children.
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