My Heart Remembers – 79 – Michelle Montserrat

This week we hear from a caring friend from Minneapolis, Michelle Montserrat. Michelle lives in the neighbourhood where George Floyd was killed, and offers a glimpse into the history of abuse against the black community by the Minneapolis police. All of our hearts are there right now, and Michelle helps us find some context. You … Read more

My Heart Remembers – 78 – The Letters – Part Two

Zena and Daxy talk more letters this week, with communiques from Kurt Vonnegut, Isaac Newton, and a shockingly beautiful thank you from Helen Keller. The written word can be beautifully permanent. You can help us make more great podcasts by supporting our Matreon.

My Heart Remembers – 77 – The Letters

This week is a hint of a preview of a future podcast called ‘The Letters’. Dakota reads the Immortal Beloved letter by Beethoven and we discuss the possibilities of who it may have been written for, as well as a bit of a giggle at Mozart’s far, far less talented letter-writing. Zena’s song ‘My Beloved’. … Read more

My Heart Remembers – 76 – The Darkness

Tea Time this week centres around exploring a tragedy of the past. 1816 was known as the year without a summer, following the eruption of Mount Tambora and it’s global impacts. It’s a mostly forgotten bit of history, that left a very different world afterwards. Also, Dakota reads a poem that may take you right … Read more

My Heart Remembers – 75 – VaniTea

Zena and Dakota come together for a tea time chat about Vanity and get completely bogged down in discussing the Seven Deadly Sins and whether they serve any purpose to the average person. Dakota is profoundly impressed that she completely avoided all ‘what’s in the box’ jokes until making the cover image. You can help … Read more

My Heart Remembers – 74 – Eric Hanson

Zena is joined this week by Eric Hanson, a biochemist who answers her questions about viruses, COVID-19, and more. They go in-depth, but keep it understandable. This Week In Virology : Podcast recommendation from Eric.This Podcast Will Kill You : Podcast recommendation from Dakota. Note: With all matters of life and death, please add your … Read more

My Heart Remembers – 73 – Stylo Starr

The fabulous Stylo Starr joins us this week to speak about her art, the importance of representation in art, and how she connects with creativity. It’s a super fun conversation that delves deep into a beautiful heart. View Stylo’s work. Join Stylo on Instagram. You can help us make more great podcasts by supporting our Matreon.

My Heart Remembers – 72 – Janet Marie Rogers

Zena is joined this week by poet Janet Marie Rogers, who speaks about honesty and authenticity in exploring her roots as an indigenous woman through her connection with language and what writing has meant to her in general. Janet has recently begun her term as Writer In Residence at McMaster University. Explore Janet’s Poetry Join … Read more

My Heart Remembers – 71 – Karen Brown Burson

The ever-delightful Karen Brown Burson joins Zena this week to talk about food, it’s relationship to our wellness and immune system, as well as how to breathe and relax in these Covidian times. From Karen:A healthy immune system is always a key to good health, but now more than ever your diet matters! Check out … Read more

My Heart Remembers – 70 – Meditation and Movies In Isolation

Zena and Dakota explore what they are each doing during social isolation. Zena is meditating and explains how important and powerful it can be. Dakota is re-watching her favourite films, and gives a very deeply nerdy analysis of Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window’. Cover Image by Dakota Lanktree A stream from Russel Brand, speaking of breath techniques … Read more