Episode 18: Tim Yearington

Tim Yearington is the guest on this episode of the podcast. He describes himself as as an Algonquin knowledge keeper and will discuss Thunderbird teachings and being a Thunderbird himself as well as a proposed Shaman school to embody people to heal others and themselves among other interesting topics. Visit http://www.timyearington.com/ to learn more. 

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Episode 17: Movie Recap

In this episode Mark recaps some of the movies that made an impression on him in the first half of 2018. He discusses Black Panther, Annihilation and First Reformed, looks back on Mildred Pierce and The Long Goodbye and re-visits Brokeback Mountain and Her among other titles.

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Episode 16: Sébastien Bacharach

Sébastien Bacharach is an artist based in Perth, Ontario with a passion for sustainability. He discusses his interest in Islamic geometric art, the influence of Islam on his life, his experiences in Thailand participating in meditation retreats, the Transition movement and more. Visit him at http://bastoubach.com/

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Episode 14: Voices on Ottawa

Mark posed the question to 10 previous guests of what they like, dislike and would change about the city of Ottawa. Their responses are gathered in this podcast. Among those voices are Jim Birtch of The Ottawa Biosphere Eco City, Laurin Fulton of Vegetable Visions, Rev. Robert Meagher and Mike Nickerson, author of Life, Money and Illusion.

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Episode 12: Christopher Kelly-Bisson

Christopher Kelly-Bisson is the guest on this episode. He recaps a recent conference about an agri-food policy for Canada and shares some of his perspectives that come from studying politics at the PHD level at the University of Ottawa.  Find Chris on twitter @chrisiferous

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Episode 10: Brian Tohana

Further Reflections returns with an interview with Brian Tohana. Brian doesn't like to label himself but offers Transformational Life Coaching services. In the interview he talks about his work with an elderly man with dementia, how meditation led to a spiritual awakening, Authentic Relating Games, his inspirations and interests, an upcoming book he is co-authoring and more. Visit http://briantohana.com/ or https://www.thepowerofpermission.ca/ to find out more. 

Episode 9: Corrie Rabbe

Corrie Rabbe is the guest on this episode of the podcast. She is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner with a focus on gut health and is a fermented food expert. She will talk about her business Radical Health, the gut microbiome, animal welfare, the Transition movement and more. Visit Corrie at https://radicalhealth.ca/ 

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Episode 8: Pamela French

Pamela French is the guest on this episode of the podcast. She talks about her role in co-founding Authentic Relating Ottawa, her coaching business and trips to The Ukraine, Afghanistan, Thailand and Burning Man. Search Authentic Relating Ottawa on Facebook and Meetup to learn more or visit Pamela at https://empowermentiseverything.ca/

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Episode 7: Robert Meagher

Robert Meagher is the guest in this episode. Robert is many things and he talks about his own spiritual journey, becoming an Inter-Faith Minister, psychotherapy, A Course in Miracles, the work of Richard Harvey among other things. Visit http://www.servingyourjourney.com/ to learn more. For more information about Richard Harvey's upcoming event in Ottawa, The Enlightened Moment, visit http://www.centerforhumanawakening.com/Enlightened-Moment-Ottawa.html

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Episode 6: Glenn Campbell

Glenn Campbell is the guest on this episode. He is a Shamanic practitioner who teaches workshops for The Foundation for Shamanic Studies. He will discuss his work for them and reflect on his own personal journey and practice, helping spirits, transcendental meditation among other things. Visit  http://www.shamanspiritpath.com/ to learn more.  

 

Episode 5: The Movies

Mark goes solo in this episode to recap some movies that made an impact on him in 2017. These include newer releases such as The Shape of Water, Lady Bird, Blade Runner 2049, The Lost City of Z and Mother! as well as movies going back to the 1950s through the 2000s such as Witness For the Prosecution and Paris, Texas. He also touches on the films of Louis Malle and Hirokazu Kore-eda among others.