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A New podcast weblog with Amie Mouneimne




A New podcast weblog with Amie Mouneimne



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S2 - Ep.7 Jesse with Raincoast Dog Rescue

Why do dogs need us to speak-up on their behalf? Jesse passionately shares the ways he is rescuing dogs world-wide. You will hear about some unethical practices that have become the norm and nothing short of appalling. Don't fret though. Luckily, we have people like Jesse who are the voices for these innocent lives. The more knowledge we have the more we can help! Knowledge is power. IG:


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S2 - Ep.6 Angela Shaw vividly recounts historical, eye-opening stories of what it means to be Black and educated in the US.

Angela Shaw, one of the few African American women to graduate Harvard Law school in the 70's, recounts her family history and shares what it was like to be Black in the US as a child and young adult. Through Angela's magical tales, we visit affluent neighborhoods of her past, once cultural and educational hubs for the Black community and we get a haunting glimpse into what they have become today. We journey through her romantic affair from New York to Europe where she met the love of her...


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S2 - Ep.5 Ovila Mailhot : Coast Salish artist of the Sto:lo & Nlaka’pamux Nations

Ovila, graphic artist from Seabird Island reservation in British Columbia, shares his traditions and passions in Coast Salish art. This kind and gentle soul explains the importance of knowing his indigenous roots and educating others about his heritage. We get a glimpse at some of his stunning work during the video and Ovila has some tips for those wishing to express themselves artistically. Find his artwork and projects here: IG:...


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S2 - Ep4. Katja Stefaniak acquaints us with alternative healing methods including ThetaHealing

Get ready to discuss new ways of healing internal conflicts, emotional wounds and blockages. Katja is trained in several energetic therapies including ThetaHealing and Forrest Yoga. Katja has been part of my personal healing circle for years. Sometimes traditional psychology can only take us so far. For those willing to go deeper, this is where Katja comes in. She helps us get to the bottom of some of our deepest wounds, some based on old belief systems passed down to us from past...


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S2 - Ep.3 Kiki Lovelace, Thriving Studio owner, reveals why many yoga and dance studios struggle

Join us as we ask Kiki, founder of her own coaching program: Why do so many studios struggle to make ends meet? One main reason is little to no prior business knowledge. But that is not the fascinating part! Kiki has identified a common thread that prevents her coaching clients from being successful. Fascinating discussion on how Kiki guides those from burn-out into thriving studio owners. Website:


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S2 - Ep.2 Snow McCormick shares her magical orca encounters as a free diver & ocean activist

Free diver living in the San Juan Islands and co-founder of PNW Protectors, Snow narrates a magical encounter with a special pod of orcas and why she is passionate to educate people about them. (Podcast format - no video - but super interesting!) Website: IG: PNWProtectors


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S2 - Ep.1 Feeling emotions & allowing body to release tension with yoga teacher and mama Béa Romeo

Bea Romeo - Yoga studio owner and teacher in St.Martin d'Uriage, France, shares the art of releasing tension, giving your body time to feel, and allowing feelings and emotions to reveal themselves as a natural and necessary process.


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Ep10 - Richard Mosdelle, Karate master, shares what it takes to be great at something

Owner and head instructor at Kenzen Karate in Victoria, BC, Richard discusses his beliefs on being a leader, a parent, a business owner and the key elements to becoming great at any discipline.


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Ep9 – Charlotte Gillbanks: We need people grounded in reality, not fake peace & love

Former pharmacist living in Marseille, France, Charlotte gives poignant insight into why being grounded, realistic, and accepting of ourselves and our feelings is so vital to being mentally healthy.


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Ep8 - Jeremy Law, Chef at Soco Restaurant chef, talks ADD and shares intimate restaurant tales

Sit back and relax with co-founder/chef of SoCo Restaurant in N.Carolina. Jeremy candidly talks about his restaurant, coping methods of his ADD, losing his parents, being in a relationship and much more in a humorous and off-beat way. We also unexpectedly delve into my personal struggles and ways of handling emotions and communication within my own family.


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Ep7 - Kim Pendergast, piano teacher, talks student-teacher bonds & childhood dreams

Meet an innovative piano teacher in Victoria, BC who explains the importance of student-teacher relationships and how she made her childhood dreams come true. She encourages us to remain confident if others pressure you to pursue a career different than the one you know is made for you!


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Folks Around The World With Amie Mouneimne

Folks Around the World is intended to raise awareness on everything and on every level in a fun, light-hearted way. No lectures, no shaming, no judgement. It is a truly Free-To-Be-You-And-Me vibe. You will meet people and hear about things you might never have considered, thought about or cared about. By learning more about people’s struggles and triumphs, we understand that we all share one thing in common, our humanity. Some guests are here to enlighten us on topics we might know nothing...


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Ep6 - Gloria Pancrazi, film producer of Coextinction, explains why the orca's fate is in our hands.

Dive into the world of a Pacific Northwest Orca activist, journalist and film producer. Gloria raises awareness to help save one of our planet's most amazing creatures with her upcoming film Coextinction. This amazing documentary gives us an inside look at what scientists have been telling us for years about the South Resident Killer Whales.


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Ep5 - Gloria McDonald, green beauty addict, reveals how she has perfected her natural soap!

Natural soap artisan for over 20 years, Gloria explains her soap "addiction," the names behind her brand SharGloMa and what she has learned about certain ingredients in the green beauty market. Lots of insight into fair-trade, palm oil, and other bits of information that most of us do not know!


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Ep4 - Rosie Volcano recounts her unconventional LGBTQ life and shares her success stories.

A vibrant tale of Rosie and her transgender partner Kit. Despite serious setbacks and challenges, The Volcanos created a successful coaching business, an untraditional family and a joyful life. Today, Rosie and her husband are transformational coaches dedicated to guiding people from all walks of life.


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Ep3 - Jerome Peacock: What if society valued people more than stuff? A philosophical chat.

Surfer, poet, father, philosopher, real estate this gentle and contemplative soul as he reveals his views on our world's current values. Which has more value: A Gucci bag or a care giver? These are some of the topics we broach. And stay until the end because he shares a special treat with us!


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Ep2 - Mark Merwitzer on changing local policies in the US. Yes, you can!

Politically active in his community and at his university in Florida, this bright young leader gives us an up-close view into what it takes to make changes. Mark recounts his first big experience with legislatures as a 16 year-old. He emphasizes that we must be willing to mess up and learn along the way so we can improve our skills. And know that you can make changes if you are tenacious!


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Ep1 - Israel Alvarez, former sous chef at Pujol in Mexico City, discloses a hauting past and more!

After a life-changing event in Mexico City, Israel has settled in Victoria BC Canada to share his passion of traditional Mexican cuisine. Israel educates us on the cultural and nutritional value of authentic corn tortillas and shares some intimate stories.