Hey I'm Listening With Dr. Joan

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Capitalism: Where Does The Freedom Come From? | Dr. Joan and Kelsey Blackwell Part 3
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Capitalism: Where Does The Freedom Come From? | Dr. Joan and Kelsey Blackwell Part 3
This moment isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience. Summary Join us this week on Hey, I'm Listening for a riveting exploration with Kelsey Blackwell, delving into the profound essence of being. From the art of Slowing Down to the Pace of Wholeness to cultivating self-trust and embracing the seen and unseen, we journey towards joy and interconnection. As the conversation gains momentum, we unveil the transformative power of somatics in fostering wellness, placing a spotlight on the crucial role of developing a compassionate relationship with the body. Discover the significance of ritual practices and unravel the secrets of intergenerational resilience residing within our very physical selves. Prepare for a mind-enlightening episode that transcends boundaries and offers profound insights. This week's episode is a transformative experience that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the intricacies of the mind and body. Episode Highlights Explore the art of slowing down and embracing the fullness of being in a fast-paced world. Explore the journey of self-discovery and building trust within oneself. Uncover the importance of acknowledging both the visible and hidden aspects of our lives for holistic well-being. Discover pathways to joy and strengthen connections with others in a meaningful way. Explore how language and semantics play a transformative role in supporting overall wellness. Understand the significance of cultivating a compassionate relationship with your body for holistic health. The role of ritual practices in enhancing well-being and fostering resilience. The fascinating concept of how resilience is embedded in our physical selves across generations. About Kelsey Blackwell Kelsey Blackwell is a cultural somatics practitioner and writer dedicated to supporting women of color to trust and follow the guidance of the body so we may powerfully radiate our worth, dignity, and wisdom in a world that sorely needs this brilliance. As a facilitator, coach, and guest speaker, she has brought abolitionist-embodied practices to such diverse groups as riders on Bay Area Rapid Transit trains to students at Stanford University.  Useful Resources: ⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/stores/Kelsey%20Blackwell/author/B0BSVLBC79⁠⁠  Connect with Kelsey Blackwell LinkedIn:⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelseyblackwell⁠⁠  Website:⁠⁠https://www.kelseyblackwell.com/⁠⁠  Instagram: ⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/belsey_klackwell/?hl=en⁠⁠  Tiktok: ⁠⁠https://www.tiktok.com/@belsey.klackwell⁠⁠  Twitter (X): ⁠⁠https://twitter.com/kblackwell⁠⁠  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠  Listen to the full episode at ⁠⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠⁠  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Somatic Transformation | Dr. Joan and Kelsey Blackwell Part 2
Yesterday
Somatic Transformation | Dr. Joan and Kelsey Blackwell Part 2
This moment isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience. Summary Join us this week on Hey, I'm Listening for a riveting exploration with Kelsey Blackwell, delving into the profound essence of being. From the art of Slowing Down to the Pace of Wholeness to cultivating self-trust and embracing the seen and unseen, we journey towards joy and interconnection. As the conversation gains momentum, we unveil the transformative power of somatics in fostering wellness, placing a spotlight on the crucial role of developing a compassionate relationship with the body. Discover the significance of ritual practices and unravel the secrets of intergenerational resilience residing within our very physical selves. Prepare for a mind-enlightening episode that transcends boundaries and offers profound insights. This week's episode is a transformative experience that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the intricacies of the mind and body. Episode Highlights Explore the art of slowing down and embracing the fullness of being in a fast-paced world. Explore the journey of self-discovery and building trust within oneself. Uncover the importance of acknowledging both the visible and hidden aspects of our lives for holistic well-being. Discover pathways to joy and strengthen connections with others in a meaningful way. Explore how language and semantics play a transformative role in supporting overall wellness. Understand the significance of cultivating a compassionate relationship with your body for holistic health. The role of ritual practices in enhancing well-being and fostering resilience. The fascinating concept of how resilience is embedded in our physical selves across generations. About Kelsey Blackwell Kelsey Blackwell is a cultural somatics practitioner and writer dedicated to supporting women of color to trust and follow the guidance of the body so we may powerfully radiate our worth, dignity, and wisdom in a world that sorely needs this brilliance. As a facilitator, coach, and guest speaker, she has brought abolitionist-embodied practices to such diverse groups as riders on Bay Area Rapid Transit trains to students at Stanford University.  Useful Resources:⁠https://www.amazon.com/stores/Kelsey%20Blackwell/author/B0BSVLBC79⁠  Connect with Kelsey Blackwell LinkedIn:⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelseyblackwell⁠  Website:⁠https://www.kelseyblackwell.com/⁠  Instagram: ⁠https://www.instagram.com/belsey_klackwell/?hl=en⁠  Tiktok: ⁠https://www.tiktok.com/@belsey.klackwell⁠  Twitter (X): ⁠https://twitter.com/kblackwell⁠  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠ | ⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠ | ⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠ | ⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠  Listen to the full episode at ⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Decolonizing the Body | Dr. Joan speaks with Kelsey Blackwell Part 1
2d ago
Decolonizing the Body | Dr. Joan speaks with Kelsey Blackwell Part 1
This moment isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience. Summary Join us this week on Hey, I'm Listening for a riveting exploration with Kelsey Blackwell, delving into the profound essence of being. From the art of Slowing Down to the Pace of Wholeness to cultivating self-trust and embracing the seen and unseen, we journey towards joy and interconnection. As the conversation gains momentum, we unveil the transformative power of somatics in fostering wellness, placing a spotlight on the crucial role of developing a compassionate relationship with the body. Discover the significance of ritual practices and unravel the secrets of intergenerational resilience residing within our very physical selves. Prepare for a mind-enlightening episode that transcends boundaries and offers profound insights. This week's episode is a transformative experience that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the intricacies of the mind and body. Episode Highlights Explore the art of slowing down and embracing the fullness of being in a fast-paced world. Explore the journey of self-discovery and building trust within oneself. Uncover the importance of acknowledging both the visible and hidden aspects of our lives for holistic well-being. Discover pathways to joy and strengthen connections with others in a meaningful way. Explore how language and semantics play a transformative role in supporting overall wellness. Understand the significance of cultivating a compassionate relationship with your body for holistic health. The role of ritual practices in enhancing well-being and fostering resilience. The fascinating concept of how resilience is embedded in our physical selves across generations. About Kelsey Blackwell Kelsey Blackwell is a cultural somatics practitioner and writer dedicated to supporting women of color to trust and follow the guidance of the body so we may powerfully radiate our worth, dignity, and wisdom in a world that sorely needs this brilliance. As a facilitator, coach, and guest speaker, she has brought abolitionist-embodied practices to such diverse groups as riders on Bay Area Rapid Transit trains to students at Stanford University.  Useful Resources:https://www.amazon.com/stores/Kelsey%20Blackwell/author/B0BSVLBC79  Connect with Kelsey Blackwell LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelseyblackwell  Website:https://www.kelseyblackwell.com/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/belsey_klackwell/?hl=en  Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@belsey.klackwell  Twitter (X): https://twitter.com/kblackwell  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at www.drjoan.ca | forgiveness@drjoan.ca | www.theartoflettinggo.ca | www.thevillageofpeace.com  Listen to the full episode at https://drjoan.ca/podcast/  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
What Are You Called To Do? | Dr. Joan speak with Melissa D. White Part 5
5d ago
What Are You Called To Do? | Dr. Joan speak with Melissa D. White Part 5
In a fast-paced and ever-evolving society, how do you cut through the noise, curate your authentic voice, stand out in a crowded world, and activate your voice? Summary Join us on this enlightening episode of Hey, I'm Listening, where we delve into the dynamic sphere of Women's Power and its transformative impact on the future of a nation. Melissa our guest guides us through the empowering journey of unlocking the potential of your voice and addressing the common challenges high-level executive professional women face. We uncover practical strategies to amplify your voice, irrespective of your professional background. In this episode, you’ll also explore the cacophony of a fast-paced society, as we uncover the secrets to finding your voice amidst the noise. Learn how to cultivate your authentic voice and carve a distinctive presence in our bustling world. Our engaging conversation extends to the crucial topics of self-marginalization and the creation of inclusive opportunities.  Get ready to be captivated and enlightened in this exhilarating journey with Mellisa, where we unravel the power of Women's Voices in shaping a brighter future. Episode Highlights Empowering Women's Voices and its impact on shaping a nation's future. Unravelling common challenges faced by high-level executive professional women Discover actionable strategies to activate your voice, empowering you to make your presence known. Explore the bustling landscape of a fast-paced society, providing valuable guidance on cutting through the chaos. Learn the secrets of curating your authentic voice, and unleash the power of your unique perspective. Addressing Self-Marginalisation, offering insights into overcoming internal barriers, and embracing opportunities for personal and professional growth. About Melissa White Melissa D. White is an International Keynote & TEDx Speaker, coach, Author, and CEO of The Activation Hour to coach thousands to "be seen and heard at work and in the world." Melissa helps high-level executive professional women find their voice, speak their expertise, and out-earn their income in her coaching masterminds and retreats. She echoes this mission in her philanthropic work as a nonprofit founder, faith leader, and humanitarian.  She is a media correspondent for various global media networks and host of The Activation Hour Podcast. Connect Melissa White Website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.melissadwhite.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠  Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://instagram.com/melissadwhite⁠⁠⁠⁠  Linkedin:⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissadwhite⁠⁠⁠⁠  YouTube: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@MelissaDWhite⁠⁠⁠⁠  Podcast: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://pca.st/Eg8j⁠⁠⁠⁠  Facebook:⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/melissadwhiteactivationhour/⁠⁠⁠⁠  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠⁠⁠  Listen to the full episode on ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠⁠⁠⁠  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠⁠⁠⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Self Marginalization in the Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Melissa D. White Part 4
6d ago
Self Marginalization in the Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Melissa D. White Part 4
In a fast-paced and ever-evolving society, how do you cut through the noise, curate your authentic voice, stand out in a crowded world, and activate your voice? Summary Join us on this enlightening episode of Hey, I'm Listening, where we delve into the dynamic sphere of Women's Power and its transformative impact on the future of a nation. Mellisa our guest guides us through the empowering journey of unlocking the potential of your voice and addressing the common challenges high-level executive professional women face. We uncover practical strategies to amplify your voice, irrespective of your professional background. In this episode, you’ll also explore the cacophony of a fast-paced society, as we uncover the secrets to finding your voice amidst the noise. Learn how to cultivate your authentic voice and carve a distinctive presence in our bustling world. Our engaging conversation extends to the crucial topics of self-marginalization and the creation of inclusive opportunities.  Get ready to be captivated and enlightened in this exhilarating journey with Mellisa, where we unravel the power of Women's Voices in shaping a brighter future. Episode Highlights Empowering Women's Voices and its impact on shaping a nation's future. Unravelling common challenges faced by high-level executive professional women Discover actionable strategies to activate your voice, empowering you to make your presence known. Explore the bustling landscape of a fast-paced society, providing valuable guidance on cutting through the chaos. Learn the secrets of curating your authentic voice, and unleash the power of your unique perspective. Addressing Self-Marginalisation, offering insights into overcoming internal barriers, and embracing opportunities for personal and professional growth. About Melissa White Melissa D. White is an International Keynote & TEDx Speaker, coach, Author, and CEO of The Activation Hour to coach thousands to "be seen and heard at work and in the world." Melissa helps high-level executive professional women find their voice, speak their expertise, and out-earn their income in her coaching masterminds and retreats. She echoes this mission in her philanthropic work as a nonprofit founder, faith leader, and humanitarian.  She is a media correspondent for various global media networks and host of The Activation Hour Podcast. Connect Melissa White Website: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.melissadwhite.com/⁠⁠⁠  Instagram ⁠⁠⁠https://instagram.com/melissadwhite⁠⁠⁠  Linkedin:⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissadwhite⁠⁠⁠  YouTube: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@MelissaDWhite⁠⁠⁠  Podcast: ⁠⁠⁠https://pca.st/Eg8j⁠⁠⁠  Facebook:⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/melissadwhiteactivationhour/⁠⁠⁠  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠⁠  Listen to the full episode on ⁠⁠⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠⁠⁠  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠⁠⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Activating Marginalized Voices | Dr. Joan speaks with Melissa D. White Part 3
1w ago
Activating Marginalized Voices | Dr. Joan speaks with Melissa D. White Part 3
In a fast-paced and ever-evolving society, how do you cut through the noise, curate your authentic voice, stand out in a crowded world, and activate your voice? Summary Join us on this enlightening episode of Hey, I'm Listening, where we delve into the dynamic sphere of Women's Power and its transformative impact on the future of a nation. Mellisa our guest guides us through the empowering journey of unlocking the potential of your voice and addressing the common challenges high-level executive professional women face. We uncover practical strategies to amplify your voice, irrespective of your professional background. In this episode, you’ll also explore the cacophony of a fast-paced society, as we uncover the secrets to finding your voice amidst the noise. Learn how to cultivate your authentic voice and carve a distinctive presence in our bustling world. Our engaging conversation extends to the crucial topics of self-marginalization and the creation of inclusive opportunities.  Get ready to be captivated and enlightened in this exhilarating journey with Mellisa, where we unravel the power of Women's Voices in shaping a brighter future. Episode Highlights Empowering Women's Voices and its impact on shaping a nation's future. Unravelling common challenges faced by high-level executive professional women Discover actionable strategies to activate your voice, empowering you to make your presence known. Explore the bustling landscape of a fast-paced society, providing valuable guidance on cutting through the chaos. Learn the secrets of curating your authentic voice, and unleash the power of your unique perspective. Addressing Self-Marginalisation, offering insights into overcoming internal barriers, and embracing opportunities for personal and professional growth. About Melissa White Melissa D. White is an International Keynote & TEDx Speaker, coach, Author, and CEO of The Activation Hour to coach thousands to "be seen and heard at work and in the world." Melissa helps high-level executive professional women find their voice, speak their expertise, and out-earn their income in her coaching masterminds and retreats. She echoes this mission in her philanthropic work as a nonprofit founder, faith leader, and humanitarian.  She is a media correspondent for various global media networks and host of The Activation Hour Podcast. Connect Melissa White Website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.melissadwhite.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠  Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://instagram.com/melissadwhite⁠⁠⁠⁠  Linkedin:⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissadwhite⁠⁠⁠⁠  YouTube: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@MelissaDWhite⁠⁠⁠⁠  Podcast: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://pca.st/Eg8j⁠⁠⁠⁠  Facebook:⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/melissadwhiteactivationhour/⁠⁠⁠⁠  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠⁠⁠  Listen to the full episode on ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠⁠⁠⁠  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠⁠⁠⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Finding Your Voice in a Noisy World | Dr. Joan speaks with Melissa D. White Part 2
21-02-2024
Finding Your Voice in a Noisy World | Dr. Joan speaks with Melissa D. White Part 2
In a fast-paced and ever-evolving society, how do you cut through the noise, curate your authentic voice, stand out in a crowded world, and activate your voice? Summary Join us on this enlightening episode of Hey, I'm Listening, where we delve into the dynamic sphere of Women's Power and its transformative impact on the future of a nation. Mellisa our guest guides us through the empowering journey of unlocking the potential of your voice and addressing the common challenges high-level executive professional women face. We uncover practical strategies to amplify your voice, irrespective of your professional background. In this episode, you’ll also explore the cacophony of a fast-paced society, as we uncover the secrets to finding your voice amidst the noise. Learn how to cultivate your authentic voice and carve a distinctive presence in our bustling world. Our engaging conversation extends to the crucial topics of self-marginalization and the creation of inclusive opportunities.  Get ready to be captivated and enlightened in this exhilarating journey with Mellisa, where we unravel the power of Women's Voices in shaping a brighter future. Episode Highlights Empowering Women's Voices and its impact on shaping a nation's future. Unravelling common challenges faced by high-level executive professional women Discover actionable strategies to activate your voice, empowering you to make your presence known. Explore the bustling landscape of a fast-paced society, providing valuable guidance on cutting through the chaos. Learn the secrets of curating your authentic voice, and unleash the power of your unique perspective. Addressing Self-Marginalisation, offering insights into overcoming internal barriers, and embracing opportunities for personal and professional growth. About Melissa White Melissa D. White is an International Keynote & TEDx Speaker, coach, Author, and CEO of The Activation Hour to coach thousands to "be seen and heard at work and in the world." Melissa helps high-level executive professional women find their voice, speak their expertise, and out-earn their income in her coaching masterminds and retreats. She echoes this mission in her philanthropic work as a nonprofit founder, faith leader, and humanitarian.  She is a media correspondent for various global media networks and host of The Activation Hour Podcast. Connect Melissa White Website: ⁠https://www.melissadwhite.com/⁠  Instagram ⁠https://instagram.com/melissadwhite⁠  Linkedin:⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissadwhite⁠  YouTube: ⁠https://www.youtube.com/@MelissaDWhite⁠  Podcast: ⁠https://pca.st/Eg8j⁠  Facebook:⁠https://www.facebook.com/melissadwhiteactivationhour/⁠  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠ | ⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠ | ⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠ | ⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠  Listen to the full episode on ⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
The Power To Activate Your Voice | Dr. Joan speaks with Melissa D. White Part 1
20-02-2024
The Power To Activate Your Voice | Dr. Joan speaks with Melissa D. White Part 1
In a fast-paced and ever-evolving society, how do you cut through the noise, curate your authentic voice, stand out in a crowded world, and activate your voice? Summary Join us on this enlightening episode of Hey, I'm Listening, where we delve into the dynamic sphere of Women's Power and its transformative impact on the future of a nation. Melissa our guest guides us through the empowering journey of unlocking the potential of your voice and addressing the common challenges high-level executive professional women face. We uncover practical strategies to amplify your voice, irrespective of your professional background. In this episode, you’ll also explore the cacophony of a fast-paced society, as we uncover the secrets to finding your voice amidst the noise. Learn how to cultivate your authentic voice and carve a distinctive presence in our bustling world. Our engaging conversation extends to the crucial topics of self-marginalization and the creation of inclusive opportunities. Get ready to be captivated and enlightened in this exhilarating journey with Melissa, where we unravel the power of Women's Voices in shaping a brighter future. Episode Highlights Empowering Women's Voices and its impact on shaping a nation's future. Unraveling common challenges faced by high-level executive professional women Discover actionable strategies to activate your voice, empowering you to make your presence known. Explore the bustling landscape of a fast-paced society, providing valuable guidance on cutting through the chaos. Learn the secrets of curating your authentic voice, and unleash the power of your unique perspective. Addressing Self-Marginalisation, offering insights into overcoming internal barriers, and embracing opportunities for personal and professional growth. About Melissa White Melissa D. White is an International Keynote & TEDx Speaker, coach, Author, and CEO of The Activation Hour to coach thousands to "be seen and heard at work and in the world." Melissa helps high-level executive professional women find their voice, speak their expertise, and out-earn their income in her coaching masterminds and retreats. She echoes this mission in her philanthropic work as a nonprofit founder, faith leader, and humanitarian.  She is a media correspondent for various global media networks and host of The Activation Hour Podcast. Connect Melissa White Website: https://www.melissadwhite.com/  Instagram https://instagram.com/melissadwhite  Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissadwhite  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@MelissaDWhite  Podcast: https://pca.st/Eg8j  Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/melissadwhiteactivationhour/  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at www.drjoan.ca | forgiveness@drjoan.ca | www.theartoflettinggo.ca | www.thevillageofpeace.com  Listen to the full episode on https://drjoan.ca/podcast/  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Business Within The Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre Part 4
16-02-2024
Business Within The Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre Part 4
Rooted in a rich history of resilience, creativity, and innovation, the Black ecosystem thrives through interconnected systems of support, advocacy, and empowerment. How can we as a community work together toward independence, unity, and accumulation of wealth? Summary On this episode of Hey, I'm Listening, join Dr. Pierre as he takes us on a journey through the vibrant tapestry of the Black ecosystem. We unravel the dynamic challenges and triumphs within the black community, shedding light on the need to gather accurate Black data. We navigate the uncharted territory of the lack of Black data, contemplating the future of Black individuals in Canada and the diaspora. This episode is a heartfelt exploration of History, culture, and community, paying homage to Black History Month. We delved into a thought-provoking discussion on the terrain of human trafficking, we addressed how the Black community grapples with this pressing issue. We explore the significance of a portal that can house accurate Black data and its potential in building and fostering a stronger Black community.  We've pitched a tent on the importance of unity within the Black community, exploring the benefits of standing together.  Welcome to a conversation that is both deeply enlightening and passionately informative. Episode Highlights Uncover the pressing need for data within the Black community, emphasizing its importance in understanding and addressing challenges faced by the Black community. Unraveling the lack of Black data Human trafficking, examining its impact and how the Black community addresses this issue. Uncovering the myriad benefits that come with fostering a unified Black community and the positive ripple effects it brings. Explore the importance of a centralized portal featuring accurate Black data, envisioning its potential to build and nurture a stronger Black community. About Dr. Cleophas Pierre Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre is an ILO Trained Labour Market and Migration Consultant, specializing in the disciplines of Employment, Underemployment, and Unemployment. He is currently a leading Black researcher in Canada and the Caribbean Region.  His primary area of expertise is in the field Migration and Labour Market Research fields, which involves matters relating to forced migration, human trafficking, Migrant smuggling, migrants’ labour rights, data analytics, social research, conducting surveys, and the formulation of Labour Market Information Systems (LMIS) Connect Dr. Pierre Website: ⁠⁠⁠https://dpbglobal.com/⁠⁠⁠  Linkedin:⁠⁠⁠https://ca.linkedin.com/in/justine-cleophas-pierre-ph-d-0a207214⁠⁠⁠  YouTube: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@cjustinepierre⁠⁠⁠  Twitter (X): ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/cjustinepierre?lang=en⁠⁠⁠  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialised in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠⁠  Listen to the full episode at ⁠⁠⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠⁠⁠  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠⁠⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Labour Market Needs Assessment | Dr. Joan speaks with Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre Part 3
15-02-2024
Labour Market Needs Assessment | Dr. Joan speaks with Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre Part 3
Rooted in a rich history of resilience, creativity, and innovation, the Black ecosystem thrives through interconnected systems of support, advocacy, and empowerment. How can we as a community work together toward independence, unity, and accumulation of wealth? Summary On this episode of Hey, I'm Listening, join Dr. Pierre as he takes us on a journey through the vibrant tapestry of the Black ecosystem. We unravel the dynamic challenges and triumphs within the black community, shedding light on the need to gather accurate Black data. We navigate the uncharted territory of the lack of Black data, contemplating the future of Black individuals in Canada and the diaspora. This episode is a heartfelt exploration of History, culture, and community, paying homage to Black History Month. We delved into a thought-provoking discussion on the terrain of human trafficking, we addressed how the Black community grapples with this pressing issue. We explore the significance of a portal that can house accurate Black data and its potential in building and fostering a stronger Black community.  We've pitched a tent on the importance of unity within the Black community, exploring the benefits of standing together.  Welcome to a conversation that is both deeply enlightening and passionately informative. Episode Highlights Uncover the pressing need for data within the Black community, emphasizing its importance in understanding and addressing challenges faced by the Black community. Unraveling the lack of Black data Human trafficking, examining its impact and how the Black community addresses this issue. Uncovering the myriad benefits that come with fostering a unified Black community and the positive ripple effects it brings. Explore the importance of a centralized portal featuring accurate Black data, envisioning its potential to build and nurture a stronger Black community. About Dr. Cleophas Pierre Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre is an ILO Trained Labour Market and Migration Consultant, specializing in the disciplines of Employment, Underemployment, and Unemployment. He is currently a leading Black researcher in Canada and the Caribbean Region.  His primary area of expertise is in the field Migration and Labour Market Research fields, which involves matters relating to forced migration, human trafficking, Migrant smuggling, migrants’ labour rights, data analytics, social research, conducting surveys, and the formulation of Labour Market Information Systems (LMIS) Connect Dr. Pierre Website: ⁠⁠https://dpbglobal.com/⁠⁠  Linkedin:⁠⁠https://ca.linkedin.com/in/justine-cleophas-pierre-ph-d-0a207214⁠⁠  YouTube: ⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@cjustinepierre⁠⁠  Twitter (X): ⁠⁠https://twitter.com/cjustinepierre?lang=en⁠⁠  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialised in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠  Listen to the full episode at ⁠⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠⁠  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Modern-Day Enslavement | Dr. Joan speaks with Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre Part 2
14-02-2024
Modern-Day Enslavement | Dr. Joan speaks with Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre Part 2
Rooted in a rich history of resilience, creativity, and innovation, the Black ecosystem thrives through interconnected systems of support, advocacy, and empowerment. How can we as a community work together toward independence, unity, and accumulation of wealth? Summary On this episode of Hey, I'm Listening, join Dr. Pierre as he takes us on a journey through the vibrant tapestry of the Black ecosystem. We unravel the dynamic challenges and triumphs within the black community, shedding light on the need to gather accurate Black data. We navigate the uncharted territory of the lack of Black data, contemplating the future of Black individuals in Canada and the diaspora. This episode is a heartfelt exploration of History, culture, and community, paying homage to Black History Month. We delved into a thought-provoking discussion on the terrain of human trafficking, we addressed how the Black community grapples with this pressing issue. We explore the significance of a portal that can house accurate Black data and its potential in building and fostering a stronger Black community.  We've pitched a tent on the importance of unity within the Black community, exploring the benefits of standing together.  Welcome to a conversation that is both deeply enlightening and passionately informative. Episode Highlights Uncover the pressing need for data within the Black community, emphasizing its importance in understanding and addressing challenges faced by the Black community. Unraveling the lack of Black data Human trafficking, examining its impact and how the Black community addresses this issue. Uncovering the myriad benefits that come with fostering a unified Black community and the positive ripple effects it brings. Explore the importance of a centralized portal featuring accurate Black data, envisioning its potential to build and nurture a stronger Black community. About Dr. Cleophas Pierre Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre is an ILO Trained Labour Market and Migration Consultant, specializing in the disciplines of Employment, Underemployment, and Unemployment. He is currently a leading Black researcher in Canada and the Caribbean Region.  His primary area of expertise is in the field Migration and Labour Market Research fields, which involves matters relating to forced migration, human trafficking, Migrant smuggling, migrants’ labour rights, data analytics, social research, conducting surveys, and the formulation of Labour Market Information Systems (LMIS) Connect Dr. Pierre Website: ⁠https://dpbglobal.com/⁠  Linkedin:⁠https://ca.linkedin.com/in/justine-cleophas-pierre-ph-d-0a207214⁠  YouTube: ⁠https://www.youtube.com/@cjustinepierre⁠  Twitter (X): ⁠https://twitter.com/cjustinepierre?lang=en⁠  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialised in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠ | ⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠ | ⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠ | ⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠  Listen to the full episode at ⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
The Black Ecosystem | Dr. Joan speaks with Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre Part 1
13-02-2024
The Black Ecosystem | Dr. Joan speaks with Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre Part 1
Rooted in a rich history of resilience, creativity, and innovation, the Black ecosystem thrives through interconnected systems of support, advocacy, and empowerment. How can we as a community work together toward independence, unity, and accumulation of wealth? Summary On this episode of Hey, I'm Listening, join Dr. Pierre as he takes us on a journey through the vibrant tapestry of the Black ecosystem. We unravel the dynamic challenges and triumphs within the black community, shedding light on the need to gather accurate Black data. We navigate the uncharted territory of the lack of Black data, contemplating the future of Black individuals in Canada and the diaspora. This episode is a heartfelt exploration of History, culture, and community, paying homage to Black History Month. We delved into a thought-provoking discussion on the terrain of human trafficking, we addressed how the Black community grapples with this pressing issue. We explore the significance of a portal that can house accurate Black data and its potential in building and fostering a stronger Black community.  We've pitched a tent on the importance of unity within the Black community, exploring the benefits of standing together.  Welcome to a conversation that is both deeply enlightening and passionately informative. Episode Highlights Uncover the pressing need for data within the Black community, emphasizing its importance in understanding and addressing challenges faced by the Black community. Unraveling the lack of Black data Human trafficking, examining its impact and how the Black community addresses this issue. Uncovering the myriad benefits that come with fostering a unified Black community and the positive ripple effects it brings. Explore the importance of a centralized portal featuring accurate Black data, envisioning its potential to build and nurture a stronger Black community. About Dr. Cleophas Pierre Dr. Cleophas Justine Pierre is an ILO Trained Labour Market and Migration Consultant, specializing in the disciplines of Employment, Underemployment, and Unemployment. He is currently a leading Black researcher in Canada and the Caribbean Region.  His primary area of expertise is in the field Migration and Labour Market Research fields, which involves matters relating to forced migration, human trafficking, Migrant smuggling, migrants’ labour rights, data analytics, social research, conducting surveys, and the formulation of Labour Market Information Systems (LMIS) Connect Dr. Pierre Website: https://dpbglobal.com/  Linkedin:https://ca.linkedin.com/in/justine-cleophas-pierre-ph-d-0a207214  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@cjustinepierre  Twitter (X): https://twitter.com/cjustinepierre?lang=en  About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialised in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives. Connect with Dr. Joan at www.drjoan.ca | forgiveness@drjoan.ca | www.theartoflettinggo.ca | www.thevillageofpeace.com  Listen to the full episode at https://drjoan.ca/podcast/  Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Perseverance Through Severe Dysfunction | Dr. Joan speaks with Reggie D. Ford Part 5
10-02-2024
Perseverance Through Severe Dysfunction | Dr. Joan speaks with Reggie D. Ford Part 5
This month isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience.   Summary This special edition of Hey, I'm Listening, is a thought-provoking journey to commemorate Black History Month. We Harness the rich story of Black history, unraveling its multifaceted layers and celebrating the resilience that defines it.   Our special guest, Reggie D. Ford, takes center stage as we engage in a poignant exploration of Intergenerational Trauma within the Black community. We navigate through the historical echoes that continue to reverberate, seeking understanding and healing in the face of enduring challenges. But that's not all, prepare to navigate the complex terrain of the Race War and its far-reaching impacts on diverse communities. We confront the stark reality of the divisive forces at play, shedding light on the imperative to rise above the need to be perceived as superior. Our discussion extends beyond acknowledgment, delving into strategies to dismantle the chains of Intergenerational Trauma, and fostering a collective commitment to unity and resilience. This episode transcends the ordinary, as we not only celebrate Black History Month but also strive for a deeper understanding of the past, present, and future. Episode Highlights - Celebrating Black Resilience - Unraveling Historical Echoes that persist, seeking understanding and healing amidst the enduring challenges faced by the Black community. - Navigating the Race War and its far-reaching impacts on various communities, shedding light on divisive forces at play. - Strategies to end Intergenerational Trauma   About Reggie Ford Reggie D. Ford is a sought-after motivational speaker and bestselling author of Perseverance Through Severe Dysfunction. By sharing his captivating journey of turning pain into peace through the process of perseverance, Reggie motivates positive change in all those he encounters. He tailors a unique approach for each audience, complemented by exceptional wisdom and contagious enthusiasm, ensuring a lasting impression. Through his work, Reggie helps organizations embrace vulnerability and persevere through pain points impeding their success. A first-generation college graduate and former D1 football player at Vanderbilt University, Reggie brings a diverse perspective to his roles as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, mental health advocate, and social activist. In addition to speaking, Reggie is a certified yoga instructor and runs RoseCrete Wealth Management. Reggie is the husband of Katie and the doggy dad of Rosie the Rottweiler.   Connect Reggie Ford - Website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://reggiedford.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠ - Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/reggiedford/reel/CyyJBLCu4mW/⁠⁠⁠⁠ - Linkedin: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/reggiedford⁠⁠⁠⁠ - YouTube: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@reggiedford⁠⁠⁠⁠ - Twitter (X): ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/ReggieDFord⁠⁠⁠⁠ - Facebook: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/reggiedford/⁠⁠⁠⁠ About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.   --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Destigmatizing Mental Health in the Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Reggie D. Ford Part 4
09-02-2024
Destigmatizing Mental Health in the Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Reggie D. Ford Part 4
This month isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience.   Summary This special edition of Hey, I'm Listening, is a thought-provoking journey to commemorate Black History Month. We Harness the rich story of Black history, unraveling its multifaceted layers and celebrating the resilience that defines it.   Our special guest, Reggie D. Ford, takes center stage as we engage in a poignant exploration of Intergenerational Trauma within the Black community. We navigate through the historical echoes that continue to reverberate, seeking understanding and healing in the face of enduring challenges. But that's not all, prepare to navigate the complex terrain of the Race War and its far-reaching impacts on diverse communities. We confront the stark reality of the divisive forces at play, shedding light on the imperative to rise above the need to be perceived as superior. Our discussion extends beyond acknowledgment, delving into strategies to dismantle the chains of Intergenerational Trauma, and fostering a collective commitment to unity and resilience. This episode transcends the ordinary, as we not only celebrate Black History Month but also strive for a deeper understanding of the past, present, and future. Episode Highlights - Celebrating Black Resilience - Unraveling Historical Echoes that persist, seeking understanding and healing amidst the enduring challenges faced by the Black community. - Navigating the Race War and its far-reaching impacts on various communities, shedding light on divisive forces at play. - Strategies to end Intergenerational Trauma   About Reggie Ford Reggie D. Ford is a sought-after motivational speaker and bestselling author of Perseverance Through Severe Dysfunction. By sharing his captivating journey of turning pain into peace through the process of perseverance, Reggie motivates positive change in all those he encounters. He tailors a unique approach for each audience, complemented by exceptional wisdom and contagious enthusiasm, ensuring a lasting impression. Through his work, Reggie helps organizations embrace vulnerability and persevere through pain points impeding their success. A first-generation college graduate and former D1 football player at Vanderbilt University, Reggie brings a diverse perspective to his roles as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, mental health advocate, and social activist. In addition to speaking, Reggie is a certified yoga instructor and runs RoseCrete Wealth Management. Reggie is the husband of Katie and the doggy dad of Rosie the Rottweiler.   Connect Reggie Ford - Website: ⁠⁠⁠https://reggiedford.com/⁠⁠⁠ - Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/reggiedford/reel/CyyJBLCu4mW/⁠⁠⁠ - Linkedin: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/reggiedford⁠⁠⁠ - YouTube: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@reggiedford⁠⁠⁠ - Twitter (X): ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/ReggieDFord⁠⁠⁠ - Facebook: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/reggiedford/⁠⁠⁠ About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.   Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠⁠ Listen to the full episode on ⁠⁠⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠⁠⁠ Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠⁠⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Healing and Breaking the Cycle | Dr. Joan speaks with Reggie D. Ford Part 3
08-02-2024
Healing and Breaking the Cycle | Dr. Joan speaks with Reggie D. Ford Part 3
This month isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience.   Summary This special edition of Hey, I'm Listening, is a thought-provoking journey to commemorate Black History Month. We Harness the rich story of Black history, unraveling its multifaceted layers and celebrating the resilience that defines it.   Our special guest, Reggie D. Ford, takes center stage as we engage in a poignant exploration of Intergenerational Trauma within the Black community. We navigate through the historical echoes that continue to reverberate, seeking understanding and healing in the face of enduring challenges. But that's not all, prepare to navigate the complex terrain of the Race War and its far-reaching impacts on diverse communities. We confront the stark reality of the divisive forces at play, shedding light on the imperative to rise above the need to be perceived as superior. Our discussion extends beyond acknowledgment, delving into strategies to dismantle the chains of Intergenerational Trauma, and fostering a collective commitment to unity and resilience. This episode transcends the ordinary, as we not only celebrate Black History Month but also strive for a deeper understanding of the past, present, and future. Episode Highlights - Celebrating Black Resilience - Unraveling Historical Echoes that persist, seeking understanding and healing amidst the enduring challenges faced by the Black community. - Navigating the Race War and its far-reaching impacts on various communities, shedding light on divisive forces at play. - Strategies to end Intergenerational Trauma   About Reggie Ford Reggie D. Ford is a sought-after motivational speaker and bestselling author of Perseverance Through Severe Dysfunction. By sharing his captivating journey of turning pain into peace through the process of perseverance, Reggie motivates positive change in all those he encounters. He tailors a unique approach for each audience, complemented by exceptional wisdom and contagious enthusiasm, ensuring a lasting impression. Through his work, Reggie helps organizations embrace vulnerability and persevere through pain points impeding their success. A first-generation college graduate and former D1 football player at Vanderbilt University, Reggie brings a diverse perspective to his roles as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, mental health advocate, and social activist. In addition to speaking, Reggie is a certified yoga instructor and runs RoseCrete Wealth Management. Reggie is the husband of Katie and the doggy dad of Rosie the Rottweiler.   Connect Reggie Ford - Website: ⁠⁠https://reggiedford.com/⁠⁠ - Instagram: ⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/reggiedford/reel/CyyJBLCu4mW/⁠⁠ - Linkedin: ⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/reggiedford⁠⁠ - YouTube: ⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@reggiedford⁠⁠ - Twitter (X): ⁠⁠https://twitter.com/ReggieDFord⁠⁠ - Facebook: ⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/reggiedford/⁠⁠ About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.   Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠ Listen to the full episode on ⁠⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠⁠ Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Shame: Understanding Its Roots in the Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Reggie D. Ford Part 2
07-02-2024
Shame: Understanding Its Roots in the Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Reggie D. Ford Part 2
This month isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience.   Summary This special edition of Hey, I'm Listening, is a thought-provoking journey to commemorate Black History Month. We Harness the rich story of Black history, unraveling its multifaceted layers and celebrating the resilience that defines it.   Our special guest, Reggie D. Ford, takes center stage as we engage in a poignant exploration of Intergenerational Trauma within the Black community. We navigate through the historical echoes that continue to reverberate, seeking understanding and healing in the face of enduring challenges. But that's not all, prepare to navigate the complex terrain of the Race War and its far-reaching impacts on diverse communities. We confront the stark reality of the divisive forces at play, shedding light on the imperative to rise above the need to be perceived as superior. Our discussion extends beyond acknowledgment, delving into strategies to dismantle the chains of Intergenerational Trauma, and fostering a collective commitment to unity and resilience. This episode transcends the ordinary, as we not only celebrate Black History Month but also strive for a deeper understanding of the past, present, and future. Episode Highlights - Celebrating Black Resilience - Unraveling Historical Echoes that persist, seeking understanding and healing amidst the enduring challenges faced by the Black community. - Navigating the Race War and its far-reaching impacts on various communities, shedding light on divisive forces at play. - Strategies to end Intergenerational Trauma   About Reggie Ford Reggie D. Ford is a sought-after motivational speaker and bestselling author of Perseverance Through Severe Dysfunction. By sharing his captivating journey of turning pain into peace through the process of perseverance, Reggie motivates positive change in all those he encounters. He tailors a unique approach for each audience, complemented by exceptional wisdom and contagious enthusiasm, ensuring a lasting impression. Through his work, Reggie helps organizations embrace vulnerability and persevere through pain points impeding their success. A first-generation college graduate and former D1 football player at Vanderbilt University, Reggie brings a diverse perspective to his roles as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, mental health advocate, and social activist. In addition to speaking, Reggie is a certified yoga instructor and runs RoseCrete Wealth Management. Reggie is the husband of Katie and the doggy dad of Rosie the Rottweiler.   Connect Reggie Ford - Website: ⁠https://reggiedford.com/⁠ - Instagram: ⁠https://www.instagram.com/reggiedford/reel/CyyJBLCu4mW/⁠ - Linkedin: ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/reggiedford⁠ - YouTube: ⁠https://www.youtube.com/@reggiedford⁠ - Twitter (X): ⁠https://twitter.com/ReggieDFord⁠ - Facebook: ⁠https://www.facebook.com/reggiedford/⁠ About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.   Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠ | ⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠ | ⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠ | ⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠ Listen to the full episode on ⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠ Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Intergenerational Trauma in the Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Reggie D. Ford Part 1
06-02-2024
Intergenerational Trauma in the Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Reggie D. Ford Part 1
This month isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience.   Summary This special edition of Hey, I'm Listening, is a thought-provoking journey to commemorate Black History Month. We Harness the rich story of Black history, unraveling its multifaceted layers and celebrating the resilience that defines it.   Our special guest, Reggie D. Ford, takes center stage as we engage in a poignant exploration of Intergenerational Trauma within the Black community. We navigate through the historical echoes that continue to reverberate, seeking understanding and healing in the face of enduring challenges. But that's not all, prepare to navigate the complex terrain of the Race War and its far-reaching impacts on diverse communities. We confront the stark reality of the divisive forces at play, shedding light on the imperative to rise above the need to be perceived as superior. Our discussion extends beyond acknowledgment, delving into strategies to dismantle the chains of Intergenerational Trauma, and fostering a collective commitment to unity and resilience. This episode transcends the ordinary, as we not only celebrate Black History Month but also strive for a deeper understanding of the past, present, and future. Episode Highlights - Celebrating Black Resilience - Unraveling Historical Echoes that persist, seeking understanding and healing amidst the enduring challenges faced by the Black community. - Navigating the Race War and its far-reaching impacts on various communities, shedding light on divisive forces at play. - Strategies to end Intergenerational Trauma   About Reggie Ford Reggie D. Ford is a sought-after motivational speaker and bestselling author of Perseverance Through Severe Dysfunction. By sharing his captivating journey of turning pain into peace through the process of perseverance, Reggie motivates positive change in all those he encounters. He tailors a unique approach for each audience, complemented by exceptional wisdom and contagious enthusiasm, ensuring a lasting impression. Through his work, Reggie helps organizations embrace vulnerability and persevere through pain points impeding their success. A first-generation college graduate and former D1 football player at Vanderbilt University, Reggie brings a diverse perspective to his roles as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, mental health advocate, and social activist. In addition to speaking, Reggie is a certified yoga instructor and runs RoseCrete Wealth Management. Reggie is the husband of Katie and the doggy dad of Rosie the Rottweiler.   Connect Reggie Ford - Website: https://reggiedford.com/ - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reggiedford/reel/CyyJBLCu4mW/ - Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reggiedford - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@reggiedford - Twitter (X): https://twitter.com/ReggieDFord - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reggiedford/ About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method. Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.   Connect with Dr. Joan at www.drjoan.ca | forgiveness@drjoan.ca | www.theartoflettinggo.ca | www.thevillageofpeace.com Listen to the full episode on https://drjoan.ca/podcast/ Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
The Future of The Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Robert Small Part 5
03-02-2024
The Future of The Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Robert Small Part 5
This moment isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience.   Summary In this enlightening episode dedicated to Black History Month, we honor the rich consciousness and identity of black people globally.   Join us in a thought-provoking conversation with Robert Small on The Village, The Children, and the collective effort of communities in nurturing our youth. Let’s journey through the significance of African Canadian and African History, reflecting on its profound impact on our lives.   From empowerment to educational insights, we navigate the path of history being taught in schools and at home and its transformative role in society at large. Concluding with a glance at Technology's dynamic role in the evolving black community, this episode illuminates the multifaceted facets of black consciousness and progress.   Episode Highlights - The essence of Black History Month, celebrating the consciousness and identity of black individuals globally. - Explore the empowering narrative of black history and its impact on fostering a sense of pride and strength within the community. - The integration of black history into the school system and it, emphasizes the importance of understanding and preserving our heritage. - The dynamic intersection of technology and the black community, examining its ever-evolving role and influence in shaping our collective future. - Embracing the opportunity to amplify the voices within the black community, ensuring that their stories and experiences resonate on a broader scale. - African Canadian and African History, unraveling the meaningful threads that connect us to our past.   About Robert Small Robert Small, CM, is a distinguished artist, author, international speaker, and catalyst for change in the Black community. His remarkable dedication to creating the iconic "LEGACY" poster, featuring his extraordinary artwork, earned him the prestigious Order of Canada (OAC). In addition to his artistic achievements, Robert has held key leadership positions in various organizations. Throughout his career, Robert has merged Black history with disciplines such as Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), making a profound impact on the Black community. Robert is the proud father of two girls.   Other Useful Information  ⁠⁠⁠https://thelegacycollexion.com/⁠⁠⁠   Connect Robert Small - Website: ⁠⁠⁠thelegacyposter.com ⁠⁠⁠- Instagram⁠⁠⁠https://www.threads.net/@robert_small_cm⁠⁠⁠ - Linkedin: ⁠⁠⁠linkedin.com/in/robertsmallsteam1701⁠⁠⁠ - YouTube: ⁠⁠⁠https://web.facebook.com/rsmall5/about⁠⁠⁠   About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.   Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.   Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠⁠ Listen to the full episode on ⁠⁠⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠⁠⁠   Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Mentorship for the Black Men | Dr. Joan speaks with Robert Part 4
02-02-2024
Mentorship for the Black Men | Dr. Joan speaks with Robert Part 4
This moment isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience.   Summary In this enlightening episode dedicated to Black History Month, we honor the rich consciousness and identity of black people globally.   Join us in a thought-provoking conversation with Robert Small on The Village, The Children, and the collective effort of communities in nurturing our youth. Let’s journey through the significance of African Canadian and African History, reflecting on its profound impact on our lives.   From empowerment to educational insights, we navigate the path of history being taught in schools and at home and its transformative role in society at large. Concluding with a glance at Technology's dynamic role in the evolving black community, this episode illuminates the multifaceted facets of black consciousness and progress.   Episode Highlights - The essence of Black History Month, celebrating the consciousness and identity of black individuals globally. - Explore the empowering narrative of black history and its impact on fostering a sense of pride and strength within the community. - The integration of black history into the school system and it, emphasizes the importance of understanding and preserving our heritage. - The dynamic intersection of technology and the black community, examining its ever-evolving role and influence in shaping our collective future. - Embracing the opportunity to amplify the voices within the black community, ensuring that their stories and experiences resonate on a broader scale. - African Canadian and African History, unraveling the meaningful threads that connect us to our past.   About Robert Small Robert Small, CM, is a distinguished artist, author, international speaker, and catalyst for change in the Black community. His remarkable dedication to creating the iconic "LEGACY" poster, featuring his extraordinary artwork, earned him the prestigious Order of Canada (OAC). In addition to his artistic achievements, Robert has held key leadership positions in various organizations. Throughout his career, Robert has merged Black history with disciplines such as Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), making a profound impact on the Black community. Robert is the proud father of two girls.   Other Useful Information  ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://thelegacycollexion.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠   Connect Robert Small - Website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠thelegacyposter.com ⁠⁠⁠⁠- Instagram⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.threads.net/@robert_small_cm⁠⁠⁠⁠ - Linkedin: ⁠⁠⁠⁠linkedin.com/in/robertsmallsteam1701⁠⁠⁠⁠ - YouTube: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://web.facebook.com/rsmall5/about⁠⁠⁠⁠   About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.   Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.   Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠⁠⁠ Listen to the full episode on ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠⁠⁠⁠   Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message
Mentorship in The Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Robert Small Part 3
01-02-2024
Mentorship in The Black Community | Dr. Joan speaks with Robert Small Part 3
This moment isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience.   Summary In this enlightening episode dedicated to Black History Month, we honor the rich consciousness and identity of black people globally.   Join us in a thought-provoking conversation with Robert Small on The Village, The Children, and the collective effort of communities in nurturing our youth. Let’s journey through the significance of African Canadian and African History, reflecting on its profound impact on our lives.   From empowerment to educational insights, we navigate the path of history being taught in schools and at home and its transformative role in society at large. Concluding with a glance at Technology's dynamic role in the evolving black community, this episode illuminates the multifaceted facets of black consciousness and progress.   Episode Highlights - The essence of Black History Month, celebrating the consciousness and identity of black individuals globally. - Explore the empowering narrative of black history and its impact on fostering a sense of pride and strength within the community. - The integration of black history into the school system and it, emphasizes the importance of understanding and preserving our heritage. - The dynamic intersection of technology and the black community, examining its ever-evolving role and influence in shaping our collective future. - Embracing the opportunity to amplify the voices within the black community, ensuring that their stories and experiences resonate on a broader scale. - African Canadian and African History, unraveling the meaningful threads that connect us to our past.   About Robert Small Robert Small, CM, is a distinguished artist, author, international speaker, and catalyst for change in the Black community. His remarkable dedication to creating the iconic "LEGACY" poster, featuring his extraordinary artwork, earned him the prestigious Order of Canada (OAC). In addition to his artistic achievements, Robert has held key leadership positions in various organizations. Throughout his career, Robert has merged Black history with disciplines such as Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), making a profound impact on the Black community. Robert is the proud father of two girls.   Other Useful Information  ⁠⁠https://thelegacycollexion.com/⁠⁠   Connect Robert Small - Website: ⁠⁠thelegacyposter.com ⁠⁠- Instagram⁠⁠https://www.threads.net/@robert_small_cm⁠⁠ - Linkedin: ⁠⁠linkedin.com/in/robertsmallsteam1701⁠⁠ - YouTube: ⁠⁠https://web.facebook.com/rsmall5/about⁠⁠   About Dr. Joan Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.   Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.   Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠ Listen to the full episode on ⁠⁠https://drjoan.ca/podcast/⁠⁠   Subscribe to our various channels by clicking the link below ⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/drjoansamuelsdennis⁠ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hey-im-listening/message