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Welcome to the “Juggling without Balls“ Podcast with host Monica Parkin. Every week we will talk to successful women who juggle it all. We will dive into the joys and challenges of juggling relationships, kids, aging parents, work, dating, school, health and more! Grab a coffee, pull up a seat and enjoy the show.

Welcome to the “Juggling without Balls“ Podcast with host Monica Parkin. Every week we will talk to successful women who juggle it all. We will dive into the joys and challenges of juggling relationships, kids, aging parents, work, dating, school, health and more! Grab a coffee, pull up a seat and enjoy the show.

Location:

Canada

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Welcome to the “Juggling without Balls“ Podcast with host Monica Parkin. Every week we will talk to successful women who juggle it all. We will dive into the joys and challenges of juggling relationships, kids, aging parents, work, dating, school, health and more! Grab a coffee, pull up a seat and enjoy the show.

Language:

English


Episodes

Rhythm Jewelry with Tasha Sattler

3/21/2022
Joining me today is Tasha Sattler from Rhythm Jewellery. Tasha is a goldsmith with over 20 years of experience in the industry and is here to discuss her trade, how and why she makes jewellery focused on dancers, and balancing jewellery creation with her family life. In high school, Tasha worked in a jewellery store...

Duration:00:40:35

Re-defining Badass with Mike Cameron

1/23/2022
Today I’m breaking all the show rules and talking to Mike Cameron, author, entrepreneur, leadership coach, and two-time TEDx speaker. In 2015, tragedy struck and Mike embarked on a journey in order to use his experience and expertise to help men better connect with themselves and others. He joins us today to discuss his journey...

Duration:00:41:38

Peaceful Productivity with Kim Christiansen

10/27/2021
Today’s guest is Kim Christiansen, host of the Peaceful Productivity podcast and a productivity coach. Kim will be talking about her background as a chartered professional accountant, burnout, and the pressure to be perfect. Before becoming a CPA, Kim was an English teacher abroad and a 911 emergency services dispatcher. She has always loved organization...

Duration:00:36:23

Mental Health Matters with Jocelyn Bystrom

10/3/2021
I am talking to Jocelyn Bystrom today, teacher on medical leave, turned writer and mental health advocate. Jocelyn will take us through her 7-year struggle to get answers to troubling medical symptoms. Eventually progressing to seizures, cognitive decline, and central apnea and the loss of her driving privileges. Jocelyn truly hit rock bottom before she...

Duration:00:47:12

Snack Video Dating with Kim Kaplan

9/16/2021
I am talking to Kim Kaplan today, Founder and CEO of the Snack dating app. Kim joins us to discuss the inspiration, the journey, and what the future holds for Snack. Snack is a video-first dating app that combines the best of Tik Tok and Tinder to create a more authentic dating experience. Once you...

Duration:00:32:54

Cannabinoid Medicine with Dr. Rachna Patel

9/2/2021
On today’s show I am talking to Dr. Rachna Patel, a physician that specializes in cannabinoids and has been treating patients with CBD and medical marijuana since 2012. Dr. Patel joins us to discuss her work and to answer listener questions. Initially on the path to becoming and emergency room physician, Rachna ventured into cannabinoids...

Duration:00:31:43

Mindset Matters with Susan Thomas

8/21/2021
Today I’m talking to Susan Thomas, the Vice President of Eastern Canada for InvIs Mortgage Intelligence. Susan is passionate about health and fitness and is certified as a level 1 CrossFit trainer. She has overcome her fair share of obstacles in her life, and she’s excited to share her journey on the show today. Susan...

Duration:00:44:22

A Compassionate and Curious Eye with Karen McKinnon

8/6/2021
In this episode I am talking to Karen McKinnon, owner of McKinnon Photography and Director of Family Services at Habitat for Humanity North Island, in this episode. Karen will talk about how she started her photography journey, going back to school while running a business, and how to make sure you are serving yourself. Karen...

Duration:00:36:03

Letting go of Judgement with Christine Buemann

7/22/2021
In this episode I speak to Christine Buemann of the Collective Mortgage Group in Prince George BC. Christine is the winner of many awards, including the prestigious CMP Women of influence award 2 years in a row. She has been vocal in speaking about the difficulties of being a parent and starting out as an...

Duration:00:34:15

Redefining Intimacy with Tziporah Kingsbury

7/10/2021
In Episode 15 I speak with Tziporah Kingsbury, Somatic Intimacy and Relationship Educator and Breath Therapy Trainer, featured on ABC’s “The Bachelor”. She helps high achieving adults to leverage their emotional intelligence and to feel more connected to their mind and body. As a result they can feel safe, seen, and confident when it comes...

Duration:00:35:32

Hired in 7 Days with Lauren Bell

7/3/2021
In Episode 14, I talk to Lauren Bell director of a company called “Hired in 7 Days” where she is turning the hiring process upside down and using a unique game, changing obstacle based hiring strategy . As a fellow juggler, she is also currently working on her Master’s of Educational Policy specializing in Adult...

Duration:00:36:56

A Passion for Education with Marieke Holtkamp

6/25/2021
My guest this week is Marieke Holtkamp who is Vice Principal of a distributed learning program in SD 71 and an Instructor of Online Learning at Vancouver Island University. Early on in this episode, we learn that English is not Marieke’s first language and that her family immigrated her from Holland when she was ten....

Duration:00:25:04

The Gender Code with Danielle Dobson

6/18/2021
In Episode 12 I speak to Danielle Dobson, author of The Gender Code. Danielle is a speaker, facilitator, author, corporate advisor and mother, with an extensive background in corporate finance and then in the wellness industry. Danielle conducted a 2-year grounded-theory research project to understand why her clients were struggling with the tension of achieving...

Duration:00:39:53

Coping through Covid with Dr. Janice McLaughlin

6/11/2021
In Episode 11 I speak to Dr. Janice McLaughlin. She is family Physician at Valley Care Medical, a Mindfulness Trainer and the Medical Director for the upcoming Comox Valley Youth Foundry. Janice has always had an interest in medicine and science, before she knew that women could be doctors, she wanted to be a nurse. ...

Duration:00:33:51

Never Look Back with Debbie Viola

6/4/2021
In episode 10 I talk to Debbie Viola. Debbie went a Catholic Business High school in Brooklyn New York at a time when girls were not encouraged to pursue their passions but were guided to be typists and secretaries. She was not allowed to take Art but excelled at Stenography and typing. Following graduation she...

Duration:00:30:44

Making Time for Life with Sue Finneron

5/28/2021
I am talking to Sue Finneron in this episode. Sue has been working in the automotive industry for 30 years. Her career highlight was receiving the coveted President’s Award of Merit from Hyundai as the #1 Hyundai Dealership in Canada for 2015. She now works with the Automotive Business School of Canada, teaching dealership management....

Duration:00:24:33

Growth Happens with Candice Pacholuk

5/21/2021
On today’s show I am talking to Candice Pacholuk, Practice Manager at Van Isle Veterinary Hospital. She joins us today to discuss her journey with the hospital as it grew from a small mobile unit into a 10,000 square foot hospital. We also discuss the challenges that Covid brought to the industry, the pivots, the...

Duration:00:27:52

Hard Work Pays off with Ana Fleck

5/14/2021
On today’s show I am talking to Ana Fleck, Principal Broker/Owner at Invis Pacific View Mortgages in the Comox Valley. Ana is here to discuss navigating her journey in the mortgage business, from starting out while raising 2 young boys to having her own office, assistant, and team of brokers. When Ana first started her...

Duration:00:27:28

It takes a Village with Amie Webster, Motif Music Studios

5/7/2021
On today’s show I am talking to Amie Webster who owns Motif Music Studios in Courtenay along with her husband Jeff. Amie is also a music teacher and mother of 3 young boys. She is with us to discuss handling a business while nurturing a rapidly expanding family and how Motif pivoted during COVID. Rest...

Duration:00:30:34

uBlossom Retreats with Dennyse Harris

4/30/2021
On today’s show I am talking to Dennyse Harris, CEO and Founder of uBlossom Retreats and Events. Her mission is to create a safe space for women to come together to build relationships, grow, and rejuvenate their mind, body, and spirit. Dennyse joins us today to discuss what her business is and why she created...

Duration:00:27:37