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Episode 28 – Igniting Your Sensuality

In this episode we chat with Lisa & Paula from TrufElle about igniting your sensuality. TrufElle is a movement that provides the tools through chocolates, resources, net-works connections and events to facilitate the awakening of your inner desires and sexuality.

Episode 13 – Loss & Grief

Megan Kwan, a Vancouver based Graphic Designer lost her mom to ovarian cancer much too early on in life. Megan's mother Ella passed away at 52 years old. Megan turned to design to help her process grief. At her final year at Emily Carr University + Design she began Of Loss and Grief, an award winning project exploring the ongoing and very personal process of life after loss. 
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Episode 12 – Body Positivity

Caroline MacGilllvary is the founder of Beauty Night Society, a Vancouver based organization that helps build self esteem & change the lives of impoverished women. In this episode, Caroline discusses body positivity & self care and shares her journey through bulimia as a young dancer then how she started Beauty Night Society as a way to help women and youth living in poverty build self esteem.
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Episode 11 – Anxiety vs Depression

It can be difficult enough navigating through life living with one mental health diagnosis. Kirsten Barkved shares her story of living with two. Kirsten suffers from both anxiety and depression. In this episode she explains how one can trigger the other and discusses the things that help her cope - one of which is her adorable dogs.
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Episode 10 – Good Girls Talk Sex

Like most young girls, Leah was taught to "be a good girl". Study hard, pay attention, get good grades, please other people before yourself, don't talk about sex. It wasn't until she embarked on a 1-year freedom tour where she had a "sexual revolution" that she discovered the power of talking about sex. 
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Episode 9 – What to Expect at a Sex Party

Have you ever been to a sex party? Have you ever wondered what to expect, what to wear, what the rules are? If so, check out my conversation with Christine Wild who shares the juicy details of her experiences with sex parties in Vancouver! 
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Episode 8 – Overcoming Self-Loathing and Depression

Have you ever been to a sex party? Have you ever wondered what to expect, what to wear, what the rules are? If so, check out my conversation with Christine Wild who shares the juicy details of her experiences with sex parties in Vancouver! 
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Episode 7 – Sex & Disability

When you meet someone who seems very happy, energetic and motivated, generally the last thing you imagine is that they suffer from self-loathing and depression. Check out my conversation with Andrea Loewen who managed to overcome self-loathing, cope with depression and learned to love herself.  
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Episode 6 – The Male Vulnerability Issue

"Wait what? You want to have sex? I didn't think that you could". This is a statement that Spencer has heard numerous times. "Just because I'm disabled, doesn't mean that I don't get horny". Check out my conversation with Spencer about Sex and Disability. 
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Episode 5 – Money & Relationships

"Be a man", "man up!", "don't cry like a girl" - just a few of the phrases often used to try and shame men into burying their emotions. In this episode, I chat with Connor Aylwin about the Male Vulnerability Issue and what we can do to change the definition of 'masculinity'.
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Update Episode – Debtalks is now Uncomfortable.

We go on a date, we get laid, we share our intimate secrets, we move in together, we get married, we have kids but we don’t talk about money! Why the hell not? Why is it so uncomfortable to talk about money with the person that we love? In this episode, I chat to Tracy Theemes, Financial Advisor and Author of the award winning book “The Financially Empowered Women”, about the importance of having that money conversation first! (i.e. before sex!)
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Episode 4 – The Reality of Your Mortality

This is your official welcome to Uncomfortable the Podcast! Formally, DebTalks, we are back with a bigger, bolder, beautiful rebranded website and content. The premise is the same as the DebTalks podcast episodes - taboo/uncomfortable topics that most of us don't like to talk about! Listen to our quick 5 minute update and you'll get an insight into the types of topics that we are hoping to chat about.
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Episode 3 – Asexuality

Why are we so scared to talk about death? This is one of the questions I asked my guests Michelle Pante and Reena Lazar. Michelle and Reena co-founded WillowEoL about 1.5 years ago and are changing the conversation around death.
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Episode 2 – Arranging Love & Marriage

Both Sarah and Christof had very different realizations when they stumbled across the label that seemed most fitting to them. Sarah felt relieved and empowered but Christof felt quite different. I’m grateful to them both for sharing their personal experiences.
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Episode 1 – Love, Sex, Relationships & Rabbit Killers

We go on a date, we get laid, we share our intimate secrets, we move in together, we get married, we have kids but we don’t talk about money! Why the hell not? Why is it so uncomfortable to talk about money with the person that we love? In this episode, I chat to Tracy Theemes, Financial Advisor and Author of the award winning book “The Financially Empowered Women”, about the importance of having that money conversation first! (i.e. before sex!)
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