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The Don’t Change Much Podcast

Listen to monthly conversations with influential Canadians, athletes and health experts to learn how simple lifestyle changes can improve your health and well-being. Better mental and physical health starts by talking about it.

The Don’t Change Much Podcast is made possible by a generous lead gift from The Jack and Darlene Poole Foundation

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Featured Episode

Kevin Bieksa’s Proactive Approach to Health & Wellness

with Kevin Bieksa

Former NHL defenceman turned broadcaster, Kevin Bieksa balances a full schedule. With two teenage kids, a hockey academy in Southern California, weekend duties as a national voice on Hockey Night in Canada, and considerable travel for both roles, he continues to make health & wellness a priority.

Listen to his conversation with host and colleague, Dan Murphy about what motivates and challenges him most when it comes to staying on top of his health and how becoming an outspoken mental health advocate started with the need to educate himself so he could support friends and loved ones.

Episodes

A Father’s Health Journey With Jody Vance
Episode 8 – October 11, 2022

A Father’s Health Journey With Jody Vance

  • Jody Vance

It's no secret, men often put their health last on the priority list. What do you do when it's someone you love and there are serious warning signs?
Nature’s Healing Power in First Nations Cultures
Episode 7 – September 13, 2022

Nature’s Healing Power in First Nations Cultures

  • Henry Morgan
  • &
  • Frank Cohn

Henry Morgan explains the practice of land-based healing, his own relationship to nature, and how helping others to reconnect or experience the natural environment for the first time helps heal trauma and strengthen cultural identity in First Nations communities.
Values, Purpose, and Courage: Adopting the Mindset of a Champion
Episode 6 – August 11, 2022

Values, Purpose, and Courage: Adopting the Mindset of a Champion

  • Adam Kreek

Adam Kreek is no stranger to adversity. In this episode, he shares some of his most challenging moments as an Olympic athlete, entrepreneur, and father.
Better Health Starts With A Conversation
Episode 5 – July 12, 2022

Better Health Starts With A Conversation

  • Riaz Meghji

In this episode, Riaz Meghji offers a wealth of experience on the subject as a human connection expert, keynote speaker and author, in an informative conversation with host, Dan Murphy.
Mental Health is A Team Game
Episode 4 – June 28, 2022

Mental Health is A Team Game

  • John Herdman

Canada Soccer’s Head Coach, John Herdman joins host Dan Murphy to discuss his early experience with mental health and the difficult lessons he learned about awareness and the power of the mind.
Facing Anxiety
Episode 3 – June 21, 2022

Facing Anxiety

  • Dallas Smith
  • &
  • TC Carling

Joined by country music superstar, Dallas Smith and Canadian Men’s Health Foundation President & CEO, TC Carling, host Dan Murphy speaks to both men about their personal experiences with anxiety and depression.
Fatherhood & Positive Mentorship
Episode 2 – June 14, 2022

Fatherhood & Positive Mentorship

  • Dr. David Kuhl
  • &
  • Kelly Hrudey

Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster and former NHL goaltender Kelly Hrudey & UBC Professor and Blueprint co-founder Dr. David Kuhl discuss relationships with their own fathers, applying that experience now and reinforce the value of connecting with their own kids.
Move Your Body for Your Mind
Episode 1 – June 7, 2022

Move Your Body for Your Mind

  • Trevor Linden
  • &
  • Dr. Jennifer Heisz

Host Dan Murphy talks to former NHL player and executive Trevor Linden and Professor and Neuroscientist Dr. Jennifer Heisz about the importance of exercise and how it positively affects their own mental health

Hosted by Dan Murphy

Moderator Dan Murphy
Dan Murphy is a sports broadcaster with Rogers Sportsnet, who has hosted Vancouver Canucks TV broadcasts for over 20 years and works as a reporter on NHL Sportsnet and Hockey Night in Canada. He is co-author of the book Journeyman with Sean Pronger.

Dan has long been an advocate of men’s mental and physical health, helping build awareness and dedicating coverage to worthwhile causes throughout his career. Dan and his wife Christy, daughter Marlowe and dogs Peach and Cosmos live in North Vancouver.

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*Disclaimer: This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide a diagnosis or be a substitute for professional medical advice from a healthcare practitioner. You should not use the information provided in this podcast for diagnosing or treating a medical or health condition. If you have or suspect you have a medical or health problem, promptly consult your healthcare practitioner. While this podcast is carefully reviewed, the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation does not take responsibility or liability for the medical accuracy of the information provided by its host or guests and is not liable for any direct or indirect claim, loss or damage arising from the use of this podcast. It is the listeners’ responsibility to check the accuracy and relevance of the information.