Wise Money Talks Events

Select from a variety of virtual live events and topics offered in our Wise Money Talks Series.

Please join us for our “Wise Money Talks” – a series of virtual live events to help you get in top shape for your next negotiation, your challenges with boundaries and in finding your footing this season.

Listen to Your Body and Change Your Life! Part One

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 – 6:00pm – 7:15pm

We all think change is difficult. We often resist it and even sometimes, fear it. But your body is the easiest avenue to create change. It is your truth detector. The body is not abstract and can be our greatest ally in building self-trust and strengthening resolve and resilience.

In this highly engaging and experiential workshop you will learn:

  • How to conquer fear
  • To identify your habitual operating system
  • The building blocks to moving forward with greater ease
  • Triggers and how to manage them
  • Ways to overcome habitual patterns that block us and change them
  • How to use the wisdom of our body to gain greater knowledge
  • New paradigms for understanding ourselves
Taught by: Mihael Mamychshvili, Registered Shiatsu Therapist (RST), Creator NeuroPath Reset Therapy (NPR) , Mindbody Coach
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Mihael is the Founder & Lead Therapist of Angel Hands Integrative Programs. His specialty is reconnecting the communication between the mind and body. His innovative approach to the body and broad knowledge and experience has lead to his reputation as a therapist who can initiate transformative change. After becoming a Shiatsu Therapist in 2001, he has developed his own style of therapy and methodology that focuses on the body-mind connection. He has helped clients change and transform through his treatments which look at the complete person. Developing strong palpation skills through over 20 years of manual therapy and mind-body studies, he has a gift to understand and translate what your body is trying to communicate.

Mihael is recognized by complementary as well as conventional health agencies like VGH Cardiac Rehab Centre, PainBc, and The Cancer Society where he is often asked to be a keynote speaker or educator. He has become well known for treating “tough cases” and extremely effective at Complex chronic pain, frozen shoulders, trauma, PTSD, digestive issues, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines & headaches, and more.

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Listen to Your Body and Change Your Life! Part Two

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 – 6:00pm – 7:15pm

We all think change is difficult. We often resist it and even sometimes, fear it. But your body is the easiest avenue to create change. It is your truth detector. The body is not abstract and can be our greatest ally in building self-trust and strengthening resolve and resilience.

In this highly engaging and experiential workshop you will learn:

  • How to conquer fear
  • To identify your habitual operating system
  • The building blocks to moving forward with greater ease
  • Triggers and how to manage them
  • Ways to overcome habitual patterns that block us and change them
  • How to use the wisdom of our body to gain greater knowledge
  • New paradigms for understanding ourselves
Taught by: Mihael Mamychshvili, Registered Shiatsu Therapist (RST), Creator NeuroPath Reset Therapy (NPR) , Mindbody Coach
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Mihael Headshot

Mihael is the Founder & Lead Therapist of Angel Hands Integrative Programs. His specialty is reconnecting the communication between the mind and body. His innovative approach to the body and broad knowledge and experience has lead to his reputation as a therapist who can initiate transformative change. After becoming a Shiatsu Therapist in 2001, he has developed his own style of therapy and methodology that focuses on the body-mind connection. He has helped clients change and transform through his treatments which look at the complete person. Developing strong palpation skills through over 20 years of manual therapy and mind-body studies, he has a gift to understand and translate what your body is trying to communicate.

Mihael is recognized by complementary as well as conventional health agencies like VGH Cardiac Rehab Centre, PainBc, and The Cancer Society where he is often asked to be a keynote speaker or educator. He has become well known for treating “tough cases” and extremely effective at Complex chronic pain, frozen shoulders, trauma, PTSD, digestive issues, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines & headaches, and more.

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Talking About Money

Thursday, April 8, 2021 – 6:00pm – 7:15pm

Money is a fact of life. But it is also laden with emotion, personal history and strong, often unconscious beliefs. Many of us find finances difficult to think about let alone, discuss. And communicating about money in our relationships can be especially problematic.

Although talking about money can be uncomfortable, there are strategies for making these conversations more productive and thoughtful.

In this highly engaging webinar, you will learn:

  • How to listen more fully
  • What is emotionally driving your financial choices and how to talk about it
  • An easy communication tool to use for difficult conversations
  • How to use emotional appeal in your communication to improve outcomes
Taught by: Sandy Gerber, Communications Strategist
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Sandy Gerber is a multiple award-winning communications and marketing strategist who has revitalized communications for Canada’s most beloved brands. Having founded three successful companies and authored two books, Sandy champions the power of emotional appeal through language in all of our relationships and the effect words can have on how we label our lives. Sandy uniquely blends her communications expertise with her keen interest in psychology. She is a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner and the visionary of the Emotional Magnetism™ communication technique. Gerber has been awarded multiple honours over the years including Mompreneur of the Year, YWCA’s Women of Distinction Finalist, and Businessperson of the Year. Known for her engaging and fun visual speaking style, Sandy’s presented and delivered impact to over 10,000 people at conferences, corporate events, universities, sales training, and mentor programs across North America. She has personally coached hundreds of people in effective communication methods and excellence standards.

Canadian motivational speaker Sandy Gerber

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Financial Fundamentals for Youth (ages 16 -25)

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 – 6:00pm – 7:15pm

You have a job and are earning money. What do you do with it? Who do you listen to? How do you avoid making errors?

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Basic terminology so you can ask for what you want
  • An overview of the financial system-who does what for whom
  • Basic cash flow management
  • What you should worry about and what isn’t important
  • The first steps to becoming an investor
Taught by: Philip Wong, Portfolio Analyst
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Empowered Retirement

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 – 6:00pm – 7:15pm

We are managing cash flow and savings throughout our life. At first, we work for our money. In retirement we make money work for us. The days of everyone getting lifelong pensions are over for the majority of Canadians. So what does retirement really mean in 2021? And after?

In this workshop, modern paradigms will be discussed as well as practical strategies to plan for and manage this important stage of our financial life.

You will learn:

  • How to plan for and manage the 4 phases of a modern retirement
  • How to create a secure income for life
  • How to balance long term growth with safety
  • How to coordinate income streams for tax efficiency
Taught by: Kamal Basra, Financial Advisor, BSc, CFP, FMA, FCSI
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Kamal is deeply passionate about creating economic equality by providing education and quality professional investment advice. She started her career after graduating from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology. She performed heart disease research at UBC which led to her co-authoring a research paper in a prominent scientific journal. In her early career, she worked as a supervisor with the Canada Revenue Agency.

Kamal is a Certified Financial Planner, a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute and fully life insurance licensed. In 2009, she co-founded Sophia Financial Group a full-service advisory firm focused on providing a socially conscious financial planning and portfolio management firm on Vancouver’s west side.

Meet Kamal Basra