Luma & Bloom

Luma & Bloom

Shining a light on the dark conversations - Luma & Bloom is a podcast that empowers and enlightens. Join cohosts Nic and Kate as they bring thoughtful and insightful dialogue to topics that are otherwise avoided such as human trafficking, exploitation, addictions, and mental health. By having these hard conversations in a meaningful way, they provide a safe space for listeners to grow their minds, learn from knowledgable guests, and challenge their own thoughts and beliefs surrounding these topics. Tune in for new episodes every Monday & check us out on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Youtube!

Episodes

February 19, 2024 56 mins

On this weeks episode, we sat down with the Joy Smith Foundation's President and CEO, Janet Campbell, to discuss this upcoming National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on February 22nd. 

We talked all about what it is, how it came to be, as well as the new campaign that the Foundation is launching, so stay tuned!

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On this weeks episode, we sat down with the incredible Deb Alcadinho, social entrepreneur, speaker, educator, and #1 bestselling international author!

After a traumatic experience one night out with a group of friends, Deb thought she would never speak about the incident. Fast forward many years, Deb decided it was time to have this courageous discussion, in hopes of helping others. 

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In this week's episode, Nic and Kate sit down together to have a very important conversation around r@pe culture, consent, and the shame that often follows. They pull from their own experiences through life and work, to break down the barriers in what can be a very challenging topic to approach. 

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In this weeks episode, we sat down with the incredibly inspiring Dr. Charles Mulli, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and  environmentalist. 

While growing up in Kenya, Dr. Mulli faced incredible hardship after being abandoned by his family at the age of six, leaving him to spend his childhood simply trying to survive. Fast forward into adulthood, Dr. Mulli had a life-changing incident, when a group of kids stole his car while...

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On this weeks episode, we continued our conversation with author Paul Boge, to hear his perspective on the role males play in the fight against human trafficking.

To purchase a copy of Paul's book, The True Story of Canadian Human Trafficking, visit
https://joysmithfoundation.com/our-products/

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On today's episode, we got to sit down with Paul Boge, filmmaker, speaker, professional engineer, and author of The True Story of Canadian Human Trafficking. Paul shared some incredible stories with us, including what led him to write a book on human trafficking, and what it was like throughout the entire process.

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Part 2: On today's episode, we continue our conversation with Nic's mom Jan, talking about the lessons she learned while navigating the difficult journey of helping her child out of trafficking. 

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Part 1: On today's very special episode, we have our moms joining us! Nic's mom Jan shared all about her life growing up, raising kids, and opened up about the challenges she faced when she realized her child was being trafficked. 

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Part 2: On today's episode, we continue talking with Kate about her life, how she struggled with mental health after her concussions, and how a young relationship slowly turned abusive. 

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Part 1: On today's episode, our cohost Kate talks about what life was like in her early years, and shares a very personal story that led to a life long struggle with body image. 

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Part 2: On today's episode, join us in part 2 with former MP Joy Smith, where she talks about the challenges she faced while passing the laws in the fight against human trafficking.

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Part 1: On today's episode, we are joined by our very first guest, former Member of Parliament, Joy Smith! Joy shared some incredible stories from her childhood, and talked about her life as a teacher before going to Parliament. 

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Part 2: On today's episode, Nic shares an incredibly personal story about the time she was trafficked by her boyfriend, and how she has worked to heal and restore her life since.

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Part 1: On today's episode, we take a deep dive into the early years of our cohost Nic, to learn all about her upbringing, and the life changing event that took place when she was 7. 

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Welcome to the very first episode of Luma & Bloom! Join cohosts Nic and Kate as they discuss the very first time they met, the story that sparked the podcast idea, and the deep meaning behind the name, Luma & Bloom.


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