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The April Anderson Show
84 minutes | Jan 16, 2021
#22: Collective Confusion: Covid-19 'Second Wave' and working from home. How do we communicate effectively? Professor, Alex Sevigny explains!
Working from home has become a challenge for many of us across all fields. Communication is rapidly changing in a pandemic environment, but how do we communicate effectively? How do we make good changes? Dr. Alex Sevigny helps answer this question..Dr. Sevigny is an Associate Professor of Communications Management and Studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
54 minutes | Oct 24, 2020
#21: Charities and Non-profits are in serious trouble during COVID-19. United Way, CEO, Lorraine Goddard explains the impact the pandemic is having on donations and charitable giving.
April speaks with Lorraine Goddard of United Way about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on donations in the non-profit sector. The impact is largely negative, and effecting everything from child poverty, food security, housing, to education and jobs. She explains 'NEET' youths and "Inclusive Economies" and what they mean long term if donations continue to decline. Listen at: aprilandersonshow.com
62 minutes | Oct 10, 2020
#20: Founder of Obesity Canada, Dr. Arya Sharma explains Obesity and WHY it happens. It's not just an issue of overeating and lack of exercise!
April speaks with Dr. Arya Sharma on obesity. Dr. Sharma is the leading expert on obesity and the Founder of Obesity Canada. He is a Medical Doctor and Professor at the University of Alberta, Canada. Dr. Sharma explains the biological process behind obesity and why happens to some and not others. If you have a friend or family member who suffers from obesity and wants to get help, tune in! He's great! Listen at: aprilandersonshow.com
55 minutes | Sep 26, 2020
#19: Do you want to maintain your weight during the holidays? Fitness and nutrition guru, Reno Perlin explains why you need a REAL reason to keep the weight off!!
April interviews, "Life & Body" fitness expert, Reno Perlin who talks about maintaining our physical health and weight during the holidays, citing the "transtheoretical model of change". He also explains, "reinventing your motivation wheel" when it comes to working out. Does your motivation to keep fit have real meaning? Reno, explains why this is the most important element to keeping weight off! Listen at: aprilandersonshow.com
51 minutes | Aug 14, 2020
#18: Firecracker, Hiba Hamed; on being a woman and visible minority in her community. How she overcomes challenges, and inspires others. A podcast for ALL women.
April speaks with, MSW - Social Worker and Professor, Hiba Hamed on the role she plays in her community, and how she addresses diversity and inclusion. Hiba, also addresses the challenges she faces as a visible minority (born and raised in Canada), and how she overcomes them. It's real, honest, and raw. A refreshing conversation, and an inspiring woman! Listen at: aprilandersonshow.com
58 minutes | Aug 8, 2020
#17: Women - What makes us extraordinary entrepreneurs? How do we do it? Elite Piano Studios owner, Lisa Shurrock tell us how.
April interviews, Lisa Shurrock, owner of Elite Piano Studio's in Windsor Essex, Ontario. Lisa, explains what has made her a successful entrepreneur, and how her passion for music is expressed and learned in her studio. For Lisa, process is everything, from beginning to end. Listen at: aprilandersonshow.com
38 minutes | Jul 24, 2020
#16: EI: Emotional Intelligence - Do you practice it? - Deepen your understanding; Why EI is the key to success.
With so much COVID reflection time, April stops to talk about what Emotional Intelligence means, and why it is the most important thing to practice in order to build successful relationships in all areas of life! An educational podcast on Daniel Goleman's 13 Signs of Emotional Intelligence. Test yourself. Listen at: aprilandersonshow.com
53 minutes | Jul 15, 2020
#15: COVID and Big Business: The Automotive and Aerospace Industries are hurting, but trying to hang on...What does financial forecast look like for 2020?
April speaks with Jeff Grubisich, President and CEO of GRS North America about the Aerospace and Automotive industries at present, and how COVID is impacting business. The big questions: How will the American economy fare in the next quarter and for the rest of 2020? How many layoffs? Which businesses will survive? We are all hoping the economy and business will improve, but how realistic is a big upswing for 2020? Tune in for Jeff's perspective on business.
52 minutes | Jun 18, 2020
#14: Newly Appointed, local Liberal MP, Irek Kusmierczyk on moving forward in 'Phase 2' of lockdown, amidst COVID-19 uncertainty.
April speaks with local MP for Windsor/Tecumseh, Irek Kusmierczyk on what to expect moving forward during the COVID-19 pandemic, as we head towards "Phase 2" of lockdown. Irek, emphasizes the need for safety, while also highlighting government policies and programs in place to help support those who have lost income during the pandemic. He also explains his role as a new MP in uncharted territory, and how he continues to adapt as a political representative.
54 minutes | Jun 17, 2020
#13: Responding to the death of George Floyd: How will African Americans and Canadians fight systemic discrimination moving forward?
April speaks with Irene Moore Davis, who is an educator, historian, author, and activist who speaks about equity, diversity, and African Canadian history to a wide variety of audiences. She explains how systemic discrimination creates a disadvantage for racialized people, while offering insight on it can be overcome in our society. To listen or advertise go to: aprilandersonshow.com
67 minutes | Jun 10, 2020
#12: A pause for feel good conversation with Life Coach, Jen Oliver! - A Reflection on emotional exhaustion and healing, sexuality, and self-love.
In this podcast, April speaks with expert Sex, Life, and Intimacy Coach, Jen Oliver. In a time of extreme change and chaos, Jen reminds us of the power of positive thinking and healing. She talks about our masculine and feminine selves, identifying the mind/body connection for reducing stress, and how to overcome emotional trauma - Something most of us experience in our lives, and right now in our current societal climate. Enjoy! To listen or advertise: aprilandersonshow.com
60 minutes | Jun 5, 2020
#11: What is realistic? How long can we socially distance without a total societal breakdown?
Mental health professionals everywhere are telling us the best ways to cope with stress and anxiety during COVID-19 lockdown. But, how long is too long? At what point does the pressure become too much for people? CMHA, Mental Health Educator, Ewelina Horochowik speaks with April, and tries to answer this difficult question. To listen or advertise: aprilandersonshow.com
59 minutes | May 29, 2020
#10: Can you get COVID-19 from your dog? And, what to expect from your dog when LOCK-DOWN is OVER! LA Dog Trainer, Kirstin McMillan shares her perspective...
For this lighthearted interview, April talks with Studio Dog Trainer, Kirstin McMillan about COVID-19 and dogs, but also about what to expect from your dog when lockdown is OVER...(Yes, your dogs have expectations) - They might protest! Tune in To listen or advertise go to: aprilandersonshow.com
46 minutes | May 22, 2020
#9: Why continue with classical music during COVID-19? Conductor, Robert Franz explains.
In this interview, April speaks with Windsor Symphony Orchestra / Houston Symphony Orchestra, conductor, Robert Franz about why classical music is more important than ever before. With classical concerts and concert seasons being cancelled due to COVID-19, there's no better time to talk about how this art form enriches our hearts, and emotional lives. Robert explains how the classical world is coping during a time of extreme stress. Enjoy! To listen or advertise go to: aprilandersonshow.com
29 minutes | May 20, 2020
#8: Fireflies - A Reflection on Fear During COVID-19
What is on the other side of our fears? It's a hard question to answer during these unprecedented times, but usually it's something good. April interviews film director and producer, Matthew Luppino on his latest short film, 'Fireflies', which highlights overcoming off ours fears and stress during the uncertainty of COVID-19. To listen or subscribe on your favourite platform, or to advertise on the show, go to aprilandersonshow.com for more info.
82 minutes | May 15, 2020
#7: How are business attitudes changing during COVID-19?
April speaks with Senior Financial Advisor, Anthony DiMeo about the impact COVID-19 is having on large business, the markets, and your investments. He uses 'Gilette' as an example of how big business is getting creative to make up losses, and how other industries may continue to grow and capitalize during this time of uncertainty.
70 minutes | May 11, 2020
#6: A Mother's Day Film Review with WIFF Executive Director, Vincent Georgie!
April speaks with WIFF Executive Director and Chief Programmer, Vincent Georgie, on the upcoming film festival, and top Netlfix films to watch during these self-isolating COVID-19 times. A great line up and fun conversation!
50 minutes | May 1, 2020
#5: Weight Management during Lockdown with Dr. Sandy Van
Dr. Sandy Van speaks with April about weight management and obesity while on lock down. She emphasizes that taking the time to reflect on weight, health and wellness, and emotional health will help people cope with eating in the long term. Go to: aprilandersonshow.com to listen on your favourite platform or to advertise.
47 minutes | Apr 25, 2020
#4: "In the Meantime, COVID-19: This, That, and The Other Thing"
April goes solo in this episode to talk about what we are doing during this time of lock-down. How we are reflecting, behaving, and how life still has meaning in the midst of crisis. A reminder, there are still good times to be had, humans are strong and very resilient. To subscribe to the show on your favourite platform or to advertise go to: aprilandersonshow.com
77 minutes | Apr 18, 2020
#3: "Pandemic Perceptions: Feelings on the Future"
April spoke with four woman, Kerri Kavanaugh, Alynn Godfroy, Nanette Blais, and Ruth Liebman on how COVID-19 is impacting their personal and professional lives, the unknown, and moving forward. To listen or subscribe on your favourite platform, or to advertise on the show, go to aprilandersonshow.com for more info.
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