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Reroute Reflections

Dive into the heart of what makes life both challenging and wonderfully fulfilling with "Reroute Reflections," your go-to podcast for candid conversations about relationships, wellness, and business. Join us, Becca and Andrew, a duo united in marriage and passion for navigating life’s ups and downs together. With a decade of love, laughter, and lessons learned from intertwining our lives, we bring you insights and stories from our journey through the complexities of nurturing a relationship, maintaining wellness in body and mind, and navigating the entrepreneurial world. "Reroute Reflections" is more than just a podcast; it's a community where we unpack the realities of managing personal and professional growth while staying true to ourselves and each other. Whether you're sipping morning coffee or winding down after a long day, we invite you to join our conversations. Expect a blend of personal anecdotes, expert advice, and actionable tips designed to inspire, motivate, and perhaps even challenge you to look at your life from a new perspective. We're here to share what we've learned about staying connected with one another, pursuing health and happiness, and building a life and business that thrive together. So, let's make this journey about reflection, connection, and growth. Welcome to "Reroute Reflections" – where every story shared is a step towards understanding ourselves and our paths a little better.

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Let's Talk Wellness: Banning Social Media
Welcome to the season finale of "Reroute Reflections"! In this final episode of Season 1, Becca and Andrew dive into the recent controversial opinion piece by the US Surgeon General, highlighting the significant mental health risks associated with social media use among adolescents. We discuss alarming statistics, potential solutions, and share our own views on whether a complete ban on social media for those under 16 might be the right move. Join us for a thought-provoking conversation as we reflect on our first season and share plans for an exciting return in the fall. Remember to share your thoughts and suggestions for Season 2! #reroute🔁
38:29 6/24/24
Let's Talk Business: Change Management Frameworks
In this episode of Reroute Reflections, we dive deep into the world of change management. Following up from last week’s discussion on establishing your expertise in the workplace, we explore how to effectively get people to listen to your advice through proven change management frameworks. We break down the ADKAR and McKinsey 7-S models and share practical tips on applying these frameworks to real-world scenarios. Whether you’re in healthcare, business, or any other field, these insights will help you navigate and manage change successfully.
68:34 6/10/24
Let's Talk Business: Establishing Your Expertise in the Workplace
In this episode, Becca and Andrew dive into the challenges of asserting your expertise in professional settings. Discover their personal experiences and strategies for handling colleagues and clients who question your authority. Learn practical tips for effective communication, managing pushback, and establishing credibility in your field.
48:08 6/3/24
Let's Talk Wellness: The Power of a Good Night's Sleep
In this episode of Reroute Reflections, we explore the crucial role of sleep in our overall health and well-being. Join your hosts, Becca and Andrew, as they dive into the benefits of a good night's sleep, share personal experiences and challenges, and offer practical tips for improving sleep quality.
58:00 5/27/24
Let's Talk Business: Professional Regulation – Why It Matters
In this episode of Reroute Reflections, we dive into the crucial topic of professional governance in various fields. Join your hosts, Becca and Andrew, as they explore the importance of regulation for professionals like dietitians and the challenges faced by unregulated professions such as change management. This episode provides a comprehensive guide for understanding the impact of professional governance on careers and industries. We discuss our personal experiences and insights, offering listeners practical advice on navigating the complexities of professional standards and certifications. In this episode, you’ll discover: Learn about the rigorous steps involved in becoming a registered dietitian in Canada, including education, internships, and the Canadian Dietetic Registration Exam (CDRE).Explore the differences between regulated and unregulated professions and their implications.Discussion on the balance between flexibility and structure in professional roles and the potential benefits of standardization.
55:05 5/20/24
Let's Talk Relationships: Supporting Each Other Through Change
In this episode of "Reroute Reflections," join us, Becca and Andrew, as we dive deep into how couples can support each other through significant life changes. Drawing from our own experiences, we discuss the emotional complexities of adapting to new circumstances as a unit, sharing personal stories and insights that range from career transitions to personal challenges. Whether you're facing a shift in your professional life or reevaluating personal goals, this episode offers practical advice on maintaining a supportive and understanding relationship.
47:05 5/6/24
Let's Talk Business: Navigating Your Career
Join us on this week's episode of "Reroute Reflections" where hosts Becca and Andrew explore the dynamic world of career transitions, drawing from their rich experiences in the corporate sector and entrepreneurship. Whether you're considering a job switch, contemplating a career shift, or simply curious about optimizing your professional trajectory, this episode is packed with actionable insights. From resume tips to leveraging networking effectively, and harnessing the power of certifications—equip yourself with the knowledge to navigate the complexities of the modern job market. Tune in for a blend of personal anecdotes, expert advice, and a lively discussion on making strategic moves that align with your career aspirations. Join the conversation and share your experiences as we unpack the essentials of embracing change and setting the stage for success in any industry.
55:51 4/29/24
Let's Talk Wellness: Navigating Burnout
In this episode of Reroute Reflections, join Becca and Andrew as they dive deep into a candid conversation about burnout—a condition many of us have faced at one point or another. Fuelled by personal insights and experiences, they explore the physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion that defines burnout. The episode unpacks the subtle yet profound impact of losing steam and motivation, both personally and professionally. Whether it’s the struggle to find joy in once-loved activities or the overwhelming fatigue after a long workday, they share their real-time journey and strategies to combat and prevent burnout. This discussion is not just about sharing struggles but also about fostering understanding and resilience. Grab a cup of coffee, and let’s talk wellness, as we explore how to keep burnout at bay and thrive amidst life's relentless pace. Join us for a heartfelt, eye-opening discussion that promises to resonate with anyone trying to balance life's demands with personal health.
38:16 4/22/24
Let's Talk Wellness: Our Vegan Journeys—Not What You Might Think
Welcome to another episode of Reroute Reflections where we dive deep into the heart of veganism and plant-based nutrition, sharing our personal experiences and the broader implications of making dietary choices. Join us, Becca and Andrew, as we explore not just the how of veganism, but the why, reflecting on our own journeys and the broader social impacts. "We don't need a billion people doing it perfectly. We need a billion people doing it imperfectly because even those one or two days a week that you can make a change is going to have a massive impact." Episode Highlights: Our Vegan Stories: Both hosts share their personal paths to adopting a vegan lifestyle, including the trials, adjustments, and benefits they've encountered along the way.Nutritional Individuality: Becca emphasizes that nutrition is a deeply individual matter, challenging the one-size-fits-all approach and underscoring the importance of tailoring dietary habits to one's personal health, lifestyle, and nutritional needs.Conscious Consumption: Andrew discusses the importance of being conscious about what we consume, urging listeners to consider the processes and lives involved in the production of our food, and to approach consumption with respect and awareness. Episode Resources: For anyone looking to explore more about veganism, we will link to several documentaries that have inspired us on our website at reroutereflections.com. While they offer valuable insights, remember to view them with a critical eye, especially regarding health claims. Final Thoughts: This episode isn't just for vegans or those considering plant-based diets; it's for anyone interested in understanding the impact of their food choices, both on personal health and the environment. Whether you're fully vegan or simply curious about incorporating more plant-based meals into your diet, there's something in this discussion for you. Engage with Us: We love hearing from our listeners! Share your thoughts on today's episode on Instagram and TikTok at @reroutereflections, or tweet us at @reroutepodcast. Subscribe and Follow: Don’t miss out on our upcoming episodes—subscribe to Reroute Reflections on your favorite podcast platform. Join us next time as we continue to explore wellness, relationships, and business. Until then, don't be afraid to REROUTE. Bye for now!
67:36 4/15/24
Let's Talk Business: Embracing the Four-Day Work Week Revolution
In this eye-opening episode of Reroute Reflections, we delve deep into the trending topic of the four-day work week. Join Becca and Andrew as they share their insights and experiences, navigating through the evolving landscape of the business world. From personal anecdotes to a broader discussion on the origin, implementation, and potential impacts of a shortened work week, this episode is packed with valuable takeaways. Discover how the four-day work week trend gained momentum and the promising results from various organizational tests. Andrew, a seasoned change management professional, breaks down the framework he recommends for a successful implementation of a four-day work week. Becca and Andrew also tackle listener questions, addressing concerns about potential burnout, customer service implications, and the traditional workplace's resistance to change. Whether you're a business leader contemplating this shift, an employee dreaming of a better work-life balance, or simply intrigued by the idea, this episode offers a comprehensive look at the four-day work week phenomenon. Let's explore together how this bold move could redefine productivity, wellness, and overall job satisfaction.
54:30 4/8/24
Let's Talk Relationship: Serendipity to Happily Ever After
Join Becca and Andrew as they embark on a candid journey through the nuances of nurturing a lasting relationship. Celebrating a decade of marriage filled with love, challenges, and profound growth, they dive deep into the essence of staying connected and supportive. This episode shares their personal story - from the serendipitous meeting in Cuba to facing life's unexpected turns together. Becca and Andrew's narrative is a testament to the power of love, patience, and mutual respect. Their story, intertwined with discussions about personal development and the joy found in shared moments, invites listeners to reflect on their own relationships and the beauty of growing together. Join us for a journey into the heart of what makes relationships both challenging and incredibly rewarding. Welcome to "Reroute Reflections" - where every story shared opens a path to understanding love and companionship a little better. Don't forget to subscribe to "Reroute Reflections" to never miss an episode. For more insights, personal stories, and resources discussed in this episode, visit us at reroutereflections.com. Also, follow us on our social media channels to stay updated on upcoming episodes and to connect with us directly.
64:36 4/1/24
Let's Talk Wellness: Paths to Healing and Growth - Part 2
In the continuation of their compelling discussion on mental health, Becca and Andrew dive deeper into their paths to healing and growth in Part 2 of this series. This episode explores the transformative power of therapy, the importance of self-care, and the lessons learned through their struggles. With a focus on actionable strategies and personal anecdotes, they discuss how they've navigated their journey towards wellness, offering hope and guidance to others facing similar challenges. Listen as they share the tools and practices that have helped them rebuild their lives, highlighting the importance of compassion, resilience, and the courage to reroute towards a healthier, more fulfilled life. For a list of resources shared during today's episode visit reroutereflections.com. Don't forget to check out our tier lists posted on our socials!
53:52 3/25/24
Let's Talk Wellness: Navigating Through the Storms of Mental Health - Part 1
Join Becca and Andrew in this deeply personal and revealing episode of "Reroute Reflections," where they embark on a candid discussion about their mental health journeys. Part 1 of this two-part series delves into the complexities of navigating life's unexpected challenges, from career pressures to the profound impact of pregnancy losses on their mental health. Through their stories, they shed light on the often overlooked aspects of wellness, offering insights and reflections on finding resilience in the face of adversity. Tune in as they share their experiences with honesty and vulnerability, aiming to foster a deeper understanding of mental health and the importance of seeking support.
54:02 3/18/24
Let's Talk Business: Remote, In-Office, and Everything In-Between
In this thought-provoking episode of "Let's Talk Business," we dive deep into the shifting sands of the modern workplace. As businesses worldwide grapple with the decision to return to the office, implement remote work permanently, or adopt a hybrid model, we explore the nuances and complexities of each approach in the context of 2024's evolving work environment. Join us, Becca and Andrew, as we share insights from our own experiences, discuss recent trends, and ponder the future of workspaces and employee flexibility. In This Episode, You'll Discover: How the pandemic has permanently altered our expectations of work-life balance.The pros and cons of remote, in-office, and hybrid work models from both a business and employee perspective.Strategies businesses are using to navigate the return-to-office mandates amidst ongoing resistance from parts of the workforce.The impact of workplace flexibility on employee mental health, productivity, and overall company culture.Our thoughts on what the future holds for the workplace as we continue to adapt to new norms. Connect With Us: We love hearing from our listeners! Share your thoughts, questions, or personal experiences on the topic of work flexibility and the future of the workplace. Reach out to us on Instagram and TikTok at @reroutereflections or on Twitter @reroutepodcast. Don't forget to subscribe to "Reroute Reflections" on your favorite podcast platform to stay updated on our journey through relationships, wellness, and the ever-changing business landscape. Until next time, let's embrace the art of rerouting as we face life's challenges together.
58:20 3/11/24
New Beginnings: How We Turned Passion into Our Profession
Join us, Becca and Andrew, as we embark on the first of many conversations in "Reroute Reflections." With over a decade of marriage under our belt, our lives have been a blend of love, lessons, and laughter. This episode is more than just an introduction; it's a peek into the life of two individuals passionate about wellness, relationships, and business. In This Episode: Meet Becca and Andrew: Learn about our backgrounds, from Andrew's journey as an independent consultant navigating the complexities of change management to Becca's transition from a Starbucks manager to pursuing her dream as a registered dietitian.The Power of Change: Discover the pivotal moments that pushed us towards making significant life changes, emphasizing the importance of following one's passion and intuition.Wellness and Nutrition: Becca shares her insights into the world of nutrition, her path to becoming a registered dietitian, and why she's driven to help others achieve their health goals.Entrepreneurship and Taking Risks: Andrew delves into the lessons learned from leaving a secure job to start his own consultancy, highlighting the challenges and triumphs of entrepreneurship.The Importance of Mental Health: We touch on the critical role mental health plays in our lives and how it has influenced our personal and professional journeys.Looking Forward: Get a glimpse of what to expect in future episodes, including deep dives into wellness, relationships, entrepreneurship, and the occasional detour into topics like the significance of bathroom habits and the joys of pet ownership. Join Our Journey: Whether you're navigating similar changes, chasing your dreams, or simply looking for a dose of inspiration, we invite you to join us on this journey. Let's explore the paths less traveled together. Connect With Us: Have thoughts, questions, or your own stories to share? We'd love to hear from you. Reach out to us on Instagram at @reroutereflections, on Twitter @reroutepodcast, or share your reflections with us at contact@rerouteconsulting.com. Thank you for joining us on this journey and remember, don't be afraid to REROUTE.
74:52 3/4/24
A Reroute Reflections Teaser
Welcome to 'Reroute Reflections,' the place where every turn leads to discovery. Expect a blend of heartfelt stories, expert insights, and those invaluable, sometimes unexpected, lessons life throws our way. Whether you're navigating the complexities of a relationships, your own health journey, or pursuing your business dreams, 'Reroute Reflections' is for you, through the highs and lows. This teaser is a glimpse into the journeys we've embarked on, the challenges we've embraced, and the triumphs we've celebrated. It's about finding balance, fostering connections, and pursuing a life of fulfillment and purpose. Tune in, and let's embark on this journey together. Welcome to 'Reroute Reflections'—where every story shared is a step toward understanding ourselves and our paths a little better.
02:38 2/23/24