Breaking Free from Addiction: Dan O’Toole’s Journey to Sobriety
with Dan O'Toole
Sports & entertainment broadcaster and host of the Boomsies! podcast, Dan O’Toole takes us behind the scenes of his career and personal journey with substance abuse. Hear what advice helped him through rehab, how sobriety rewarded him with stronger friendships, and how asking for help has become easier as he looks back at what he’s accomplished.
*If you or someone you know has an alcohol addiction, talk to a healthcare professional for a safe treatment plan. Access these resources to learn more.
How to Eat Healthier
with Chef Ned Bell & Dietitian Caitlin Boudreau
If eating healthy feels like an all-or-nothing goal, the good news is it doesn’t have to be. This episode explores how small, sustainable changes to our diet ultimately provide the greatest benefits. Chef Ned Bell and registered dietitian Caitlin Boudreau joined guest host Buzz Bishop to talk about why healthy eating matters, where to start and serve up simple advice to help us eat and live well.
Host turned guest Dan Murphy talks exercise, health and life behind the mic
with Dan Murphy & Buzz Bishop
With a flip of the script, Dan Murphy moves into the spotlight as a featured guest in this episode, interviewed by CMHF National Champion Buzz Bishop. Learn what makes Dan tick and what simple lifestyle changes to improve health and well-being mean to him.
Don’t Wait for a Health Wake Up Call
Drex, a morning radio host with Jack FM Vancouver, revisits his life-changing experience after a major heart attack and shares what he’s learned, and how to prioritize a healthy lifestyle.
Normalizing Conversations About Mental Wellbeing
with Shea Emry & Dr. Matthew Chow
How does showing vulnerability demonstrate strength? Former CFL All-Star and Grey Cup Champion, Shea Emry and Dr. Matthew Chow, a clinical specialist in mental health, joined guest host Buzz Bishop to explain. They share their own experiences with mental health and discuss how increased awareness and resources have provided more opportunities for men to ask for help and make positive changes.
How to Help When It’s Needed Most
with Corey Hirsch & Dr. Melanie Badali
Corey Hirsch speaks candidly about living with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), his challenges in addressing it, and the power of sharing his story with others.
Kevin Bieksa’s Proactive Approach to Health & Wellness
with Kevin Bieksa
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, Kevin Bieksa continues to make health & wellness a priority.
A Father’s Health Journey
with 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
with 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
with 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
with 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
with 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.
with 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
with 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
with 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
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