A Series of conversations about lessons in love, life and creating a relationship that lasts. So, pour yourself a cozy beverage and enjoy these soulful talks about all things couples, and what it takes to stay in love in today’s modern-day world.
Communication is Key for Lasting Love, hosted by Mandy Balak In this episode, we connect with Jason Krell & Alykhan Velji – fashion, lifestyle and fun connoisseurs. Jason and Aly get real about how working on communication has kept their relationship going strong for 12 years. If you want to up your communication game with your sweetie – this episode is for you.
Jason Krell & Alykhan Velji are lifestyle, fashion and fun connoisseurs on a mission to encourage all Canadians to live their style truth. Writers, presenters and spokespeople, Jason and Aly are based in Calgary but travel the globe extensively as part of their ongoing research to discover all things style. They have a weekly podcast called NOMOFOMO, are freelance writers, and can be seen around the world on E! Network’s ‘Celebrity Style Story’ and Cosmo TV’s ‘Styleography’. They also make regular appearances on television news programs across the country, known for their light-hearted approach to fashion, entertaining, and gift-giving.
Theme: Being a great team & Having each other’s back
How to Have an Incredible Marriage, hosted by Mandy Balak In this episode, we talk about how Jessica and Ronnie have built a solid marriage with the same foundations of any great team. They laugh, make time for each other and have each others back. Watch this if you’re after relationship that is #couplegoals
Jessica Janzen Olstad is a motivational speaker, published author (her newest book comes out May 2020), and a ‘serial-perneur’. Her husband Hot Ronnie are the founder of the Love for Lewiston Foundation. After losing their son Lewiston almost 3 years ago she decided that she would stop wasting time and get moving on her big dreams – speaking, writing and inspiring others to do the same. Her clothing line – The Lewiston Label highlights the life lessons Lewiston taught her. The foundation is impacting lives across Canada and supporting critical research and medical needs for families fighting Spinal Muscular Atrophy. To date in just 2.5 years they have raised over $685,000 – this year they will hit the $1 Million mark. She loves spending time with family, soaking up sunshine, being by water – and dreaming really big always with the daily focus to “run towards the roar”!
Ronnie is a born and raised Calgarian and proud to have spent his entire life in this great city. He is a small business owner and partner in a Franchise company 98 Food Co, a local Calgary business, which franchises over several provinces and provides locals with great food and drink – their 50th store is set to open this week. Brands under the banner include Chachis’s Sandwiches, Hula Poke, Dirtbelly and Deville Coffee. Ronnie is most famously known for being Swayzie, Lewiston’s and Hollis loving father, and wife to Jessica. He has a love for the Miami Dolphins, San Jose Sharks and Oakland A’s. Family time is the most important thing to him and he enjoys quiet weekends at home bbqing and making the yard beautiful. Ronnie is Lewiston’s number one fan and leading the charge with newborn screening in Alberta. As a lover of sports and physical activity, he initiated the LFL Golf Tournament, raising funds to honor his son, giving hope to those who nee
Theme: INVEST in experiences together
Living life on your own terms, hosted by Mandy Balak. This episode explores the wisdom and grace that YYC power couple Marcy Krafft and Tony McGrath carry themselves and their relationship with. We gain insight into how Marcy and Tony have defied social convention and stayed strong in their own truth. Their relationship is enriched by their active passion for sharing new experiences together in different parts of the world and through their shared love of the arts.
Theme: love doesn’t need to be hard or a struggle
This episode features our host Mandy Balak interviewing Ryan and Rob; they have been together since 2004 and started dating in November 2004 (before same-sex marriage was legal in Canada). We got married in October 2017 in Palm Springs. Ryan works as an online/multi-media personality and Content Creator and Rob is an Architect. Learn about their love and why they truly believe relationships shouldn’t be hard…