May 23, 2024

U2u.S6.E8. - Sharon and Lauren

Well, friends, it has been a hot minute! We are back. After a little hiatus, the loss of some of the episodes, and re-aligning with our goals and vision for the podcast we are ready to move forward. This is …

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March 30, 2023

U2u.S6.E7. - Dr. Brigitta

We always feel so fortunate to be able to have these conversations - and this one was no exception. Dr. Brigitta, is a board-certified Naturopathic Doctor and former Primary Care Paramedic of 10 years, as well as a quantum en...

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Feb. 23, 2023

U2U.S6.E6 - Brandi Benson

Brandi Benson is an American award-winning cancer advocate, author of acclaimed book 'The Enemy Inside Me', entrepreneur and Iraqi war veteran. Her desire to join the Army in 2008, stemmed from an act of kindness that was ini...

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Feb. 10, 2023

U2U.S6.E5 -Sharon and Lauren Update

We did not get the chance to close out last season - and we found ourselves with no guest this week, so you just get us. As we try to navigate getting fully immersed back into pre-pandemic life - and …

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Feb. 2, 2023

U2U.S6.E4 - Autumn Clifford

Autumn Clifford's mission has always been to make an impact in other people lives. To her it was the natural choice to go into policing. Autumn shares that she never had a solid role model in her life, and that …

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Jan. 26, 2023

U2u.S6.E3 - Janice Landry

Janice Landry has been a storyteller for as long as she can remember. The daughter of a fire fighter, a journalist/reporter, and the author of 9 books that touch on an array of topics - from resiliency, gratitude, hope, love,...

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Jan. 19, 2023

U2u.S6.E2 - Mo Shaukat

Meet Mo. Mo Shaukat invaded our radar when we saw a bunch of our former guests posting about him and his initiative to bring Boots on the Ground to Alberta. Without knowing much about him - his personality drew us …

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Jan. 12, 2023

U2U.S6.E1 - Terri Jones

Sometimes you have to take matters in your hands. Terri Jones is a mother of two boys, the wife of a police officer, and an occupational therapist that suffered with chronic pain, debilitating migraines, and long process of t...

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Nov. 3, 2022

U2U.S5.E11 - Cynthia Hamilton Urquhart

"Extra-ordinary people doing extra-ordinary things". This is how Cynthia describes first responders and the people that love them. Cynthia served as a RCMP for 25 years - and is married to an RCMP member. Throughout those yea...

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Oct. 27, 2022

U2U.S5.E11 - Cynthia Hamilton Urquart

"Extra ordinary people doing extra ordinary things". This is how Cynthia describes first responders and the people that love them. Cynthia served as a RCMP for 25 years - and is married to an RCMP member. Throughout those yea...

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Oct. 20, 2022

U2U.S5.E10 - Wendy Lund

We are constantly in AWE of the people that we get to chat with on the podcast. Wendy Lund was no exception to this. She is the CEO/Founder of Wellth Management Inc. A nurse by trade for 23 years with …

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Oct. 14, 2022

U2U.S5.E9 - Cindy Weir

We hear it a lot in the Veteran and First Responder world - my dog saved my life. PTSI service dogs are extremely hard to come by, and they are very expensive. Our guest this week, Cindy Weir experienced this …

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Oct. 6, 2022

U2U.S5.E8 - Dr. Jody Burnett

We know that part of the reason that first responders don't reach out is because of the stigma attached to struggling with your mental health. We also know that there are significant barriers that stop first responders from s...

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Sept. 29, 2022

U2U.S5.E7 - Melissa Scheltgen

You know that we love first responders, but we also have a special place in our hearts for those that love them too. Melissa is the spouse of a former corrections officer who had to leave his career due to …

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Aug. 18, 2022

U2U.S5.E6 - Cindy Burns

Courageous Cindy. With 25 years in the service - women's units, men's units, IERT team, CISM, maximums, mediums, minimum, and Security Intelligence positions this episode has it all. This conversation could not have been more...

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Aug. 11, 2022

U2U.S5. E5-Gillian Welton

This episode is full of ups and downs. Gillian shares her incredible story, her path through some pretty difficult situations, and her resiliency to keep going. Gill openly talks about her own battle with mental health during...

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Aug. 4, 2022

U2U.S5.E3 - James Lee

From the military to corrections - James Lee went from one extreme career to the next. Hired as a CX2 at Edmonton Institution for Women in 2005, James loved his career, the people, and working with the inmates. Unfortunately,...

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July 28, 2022

U2U.S5. E2. Sammy

Like most people that choose corrections as a career, Sammy was on a mission to help people. Little did she know that she would have to sacrifice herself in the process. A single mom who was trying do it all: …

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July 21, 2022

U2U.S5.E1 - Colette and Gary Beniot

You can't help but gravitate to people that are like you. Colette and Gary are a first responder couple that were forced to navigate some uncharted territory when Gary was involved in a shooting while at work. They talk about...

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March 3, 2022

U2U.S4. E11 - Season Finale

Just a candid conversation with Sharon and Lauren talking about what has been going on for them and their lives. As the world begins to open back up, kids activities ramped up, passion projects and jobs have taken over time …

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Feb. 3, 2022

U2U.S4.E10 - Dr. Jody Carrington

There was so much excitement building for this one - and she did not disappoint. We were just 3 friends talking, sharing, and working through some of the things that we are all very passionate about. We could have gone …

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Jan. 27, 2022

U2U.S4.E9 - Sachin Latti

We know that movement and physical fitness play a huge part in boosting our mental health. Sachin is no exception to this rule. Sachin Latti is a a law enforcement officer who struggles with anxiety and depression. After his ...

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Jan. 20, 2022

U2U.S4.E8 - Carol Link

What an absolute pleasure to spend some time with the gem! Carol retired from her career in Corrections in 2020 after serving 25 years. She shares her experience as a female in a predominantly male environment. The wisdom tha...

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Dec. 23, 2021

U2U.S4.E7 - Kalimba Edwards

Kalimba may not have been the winner, but just listening to her story - you will hear that she is Tough as Nails. In this episode, we got the opportunity to chat with the Fire Captin of the Minneapolis Fire …

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