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Ep. 10

Today we are joined by Dr. Karen Lawford, an Aboriginal midwife (Namegosibiing, Lac Seul First Nation, Treaty 3), Assistant Professor in Gender Studies and researcher for Indigenous Peoples with a particular focus on the provision of maternity care for those who live on reserve. Today we spoke about historical and contemporary colonialism, intergenerational trauma, barriers […]

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Ep. 9

On this episode we are joined by Dr. Chris McGlory. Chris is a former rugby player from the UK who has developed a passion for research of the cellular and molecular mechanisms underpinning the adaptive response of the skeletal muscle to nutrition, exercise training, and immobilization. Today we discuss the importance of finding balance in […]

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Episode 8

In this episode, Rosie is joined by Alex Jones, a personal trainer with the Athletics and Recreation Centre at Queen’s and currently in her Master’s of physiotherapy. Alex and Rosie chat about the importance of physical activity, the long-term effects of being sedentary, why it is important to build habits at a young age and […]

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Episode 7

This is the second episode of the two-part mini-series on mental health. In this episode, Kate is joined by Peter Mendolia and Prishni Seyone, the Head Manager and Marketing Manager, respectively, of the Peer Support Centre (PSC) at Queen’s University. Peter and Prishni share their experiences with the PSC, what mental health means to them […]

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Episode 6

This is the first episode in a two-part mini-series on mental health. In this episode, Kate is joined by Theresa Straathof, an occupational therapist with 30 years of experience in the field of mental health. Theresa is the co-author of the book: Coping Strategies to Promote Occupational Engagement and Recovery, a program manual to provide […]

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Episode 5

*CONTENT WARNING* This podcast includes health conversations with topics surrounding porn, masturbation, & consent in the context of healthy & unhealthy sexual relationships. Listeners under 18 years old must use discretion. In episode 5, Rosie chats with sexual health researcher and clinical psychologist, Caroline Pukall, about indicators of an unhealthy relationship, healthy communication, consent and […]

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Episode 4

This episode includes a conversation with Amber Stratton, co-founder and owner of the Pure Life brand and Liz Stanton, a QHO alumna. Amber speaks to the power of movement and mindfulness, her experience as an entrepreneur and the mind-body connection. You can find Amber on Instagram @pureyogiamber. Looking to connect with your mind and body? […]

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Episode 3

This episode includes a conversation with Terry Haynes, a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher and a previous QHO Co-Director, Jenna Hickey. Terry chats about what mindfulness is, how you can practice it in your everyday life and what effects it has on your overall health. Jenna gives us insight on her experiences with QHO […]

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Episode Two

This episode features a conversation with Hailey Rodgers, a Queen’s student and author of the book See Me. Hailey chats about what it means to be authentic, the power of storytelling, and her definition of health: eat well, move well, think well, be well (and have fun!). Hailey’s book is all about being fearlessly authentic and […]

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Episode 1

Queen’s Health Outreach Co Directors chat about what QHO is, why they joined, what QHO means to them and to hear some of their favourite memories being on QHO. The episode also features a conversation with Professor Ron Shore about his career, working with people with addiction, mental health, harm reduction, and what role alcohol […]

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