Fraser Valley Focus

The Podcast For The People and Businesses of the Communities from Delta to Hope, BC!

Arts and Culture

Interview With Fraser Valley-Based Hip-Hop And Spoken Word Artist Saint Soldier

There are not many things that are more representative of our Valley than our music. My Guest today Saint Soldier, is, like many of us, an immigrant to Canada, originally from India. His work is collaborative, beautiful, and both soft and energetic at the same time. Leaning more towards smooth grooves than the American influences of the big name hip-hop artists, he has carved out a niche for himself that has broad appeal, while staying true to his culture and his roots. His lyrics are thoughtful, grateful, and positive. He has also taught the art of spoken word poetry in local middle schools, to kids of all cultures. 

Setting Goals, and Ways to Actually Achieve Them, With Jennifer Diotte of ProMentality

My guest today is a specialist in the art of setting and achieving goals. Her work in counselling psychology, and especially, her work with performance athletes – and as an athlete herself, has helped her understand first-hand the obstacles we all face, and what it takes to overcome them. She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor through the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. She completed a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) through Yorkville University. Additionally, she is a Canadian Sports Psychology Association Mental Performance Consultant (MPC) member, as well as several other specialist designations. She and her team host a year-long goal-setting program for professionals, athletes, and anyone else working towards a goal. Her practice also includes counselling for a variety of mental health issues, and even a program that will literally help you climb mountains!