Good Company

Good Company

By Faith Strong Today
Streaming weekdays at Faith Strong Today and on-air across the GTA on JOY Radio, Hollie Taylor hosts 'Good Company', combining the best in Christian music and talk! During this interactive hour on faith and culture, Hollie and other Faith Strong Today contributors discuss a variety of topics, spin today’s hottest hits, and connect with YOU via text messages and social media.
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It's All About the Nap
It’s as though people these days are either too busy, too tired, or both! Today we highlight some clever solutions to unlock more energy through the day! We also highlight some artist news  - some good, some bad...
10:59
April 18, 2019
Just Go Boho
It is amazing the number of people who started off in the workforce by joining the fast-food industry. In this episode we talk about your first job, and get ready for another What to Wear Wednesday! Dean Ellis is back for the 2nd of our 3 part spring fashion series.
12:29
April 17, 2019
How Quickly Technology has Changed
There are some things that our kids will never have to deal with when it comes to technology, and the challenges that came with it. In this episode, we reminisce about technological-annoyances of yore! We also highlight where technology has been able to help bring back happy memories of days gone by.
10:57
April 16, 2019
Money Begot Money
Before we know it, the school year will end. In this episode, we ponder whether or not to pay our children for good grades. We also discover a brilliant laundry-hack involving vinegar. Yes, vinegar!
11:13
April 15, 2019
The Power of Words
We’re all about "words" today! Orijin pops by to talk about the power of the words we use, and we reminisce about those words that we or our children mispronounce.  We also hear from Zack Williams about why he wrote the song "Survivor".
17:36
April 12, 2019
Willie the Super-Parrot
Having a pet has a lot of benefits, so today we celebrate our pets! We also find out how a parrot saved a child’s life, and I have a new "Once-In-A-Lifetime" experience for you!
11:05
April 11, 2019
"The Hippie" Is Back
In honour of National Siblings Day today, we share our favourite memories of growing up with our siblings! We also hear from Dean Ellis to discuss spring fashion trends for 2019.
10:28
April 10, 2019
A Change of Scenery
Doctors have announced new ways to combat stress, so in this episode we look at some of your stress remedies. We also look at the latest single from "The Color", and spread some baby news!
10:55
April 9, 2019
Somehow, He Made Math Fun
Remember that really awesome teacher you had? We all had one! In today's episode we share why these teachers were so memorable. We also take a look at the new movie "Breakthrough", and reflect on the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy and the message Chaplain Sean Brandow shared.
10:52
April 8, 2019
Some Say It's Cheap, I Say It's Frugal
A new challenge is out there! It’s called the ‘No Buy Challenge”, so today we highlight ways to curb the spending in our day to day lives. We also discover a way to bird watch indoors and we hear from another Good Company contributor! This week Johnny Rocket and I talk about the big milestone we reached this past Wednesday.
14:02
April 5, 2019
Gucci GOAT
Today we look at those slang words or grammar mistakes we think are overused! We also discover a new superhero and find out how singer/songwriter Lauren Daigle copes with anxiety.
11:11
April 4, 2019
Get Rid of the Naysayers
It’s amazing the things we can accomplish when we don’t know we aren’t suppose to do them! Today we look at a moment from history where a cool discovery was made, and we find out what singer/songwriter Jen Ledger feels is the most important thing in the world. We also talk pizza… because I love pizza. And there are some pretty unique toppings out there!
10:50
April 3, 2019
Babies are the Fun Ones
Today we settle the debate… is the youngest child really the funniest in the family? We may or may not come to any conclusions, but the stories are great! We also discuss your harmless April Fool's pranks from yesterday, and discover meaning behind the song "Symphony" by Switch (feat. Dillon Chase).
10:50
April 2, 2019
She Only Sleeps in Princess Costumes
Kids can do the most creative things as bedtime routines, but they usually end up taking a long time! We look at your favourite stories of kids stalling bedtime, as well as some of the best pranks that you’ve done / had done to you!
11:04
April 1, 2019
The Lost Art of Small Talk
Apparently, we don’t know our neighbours as well as we once did. Do you know your neighbours? Would you feel comfortable borrowing things from them? We also welcome back Raquel Benzacar Savatti, Director and CEO of Israel Bonds Canada, to talk about some amazing advances Israel is making on the technology front.
18:46
March 29, 2019
The One
Spring has sprung and love is in the air! In this episode, we share our stories of when we knew our significant other was "the one". We also talk about transferring dance skills into everyday life, and the last of an iconic movie rental store.
11:20
March 28, 2019
Get Excited!
There's something about watching a child open a gift. What in your life gets you as excited as a child opening a present?  Also, we hear from Dan Bremnes about why he wrote his new song "Thunder".
10:53
March 27, 2019
Thirteen Positive Comments
It seems like there is so much negativity in the world. Today we discover what Hailey Baldwin-Bieber  does to filter social media, and we learn about an 8 year old chess sensation!
11:09
March 26, 2019
The Fear Factor
Have you overcome a fear? Today we talk about overcoming fears and the story of one ex-NFL player in the process of doing just that!  
09:54
March 25, 2019
Superheroes
Superheroes are a big deal-- especially at the box office! Today we put a price on your favourite superpower and we talk with Good Company contributor Robyn Roste about "superpowers" of the Fruit of the Spirit… namely Joy!
16:27
March 22, 2019
Spring has Sprung
Since it’s the first official full day of Spring, we take a look at all the signs around you that tell you spring has sprung! We also celebrate along with students as they prepare for post-secondary education and take a look at California's emergence from a seven year drought!
11:21
March 21, 2019
Living Your Childhood Dream
In this episode we examine the age old question, "what do you want to be when you grow up?" Are you actually doing that job today? We also look at the new journey one woman found herself on when she started following her passion! 
11:26
March 20, 2019
Smile!
Today we look at things that make you smile, the benefits of smiling-- even an IKEA furniture build that could make you smile!
10:28
March 19, 2019
Everything Was "Perfect"
We've all witnessed social media fails… or maybe we’ve done a few ourselves! Today we look at getting rid of the Pinterest pressure, and celebrate the fact that we tried. We also talk about some of the benefits of coffee… besides helping me stay awake throughout the day!
10:54
March 18, 2019
The Healing Power of Hip-Hop
Did you know that listening to music can help with memory retention? Today we talk about your favourite music to listen to when you need to concentrate or remember. We also talk about the upcoming Juno Awards, and Good Company contributor Orijin pops in to talk about his favourite genre!
23:27
March 15, 2019
Sweet like Apple Pi
Happy National Pi day! Even though it’s spelled differently, is there really a bad time to talk about pie? We ask about your favourite pies and we discover what some people feel is the secret to their happy marriage.
10:50
March 14, 2019
Random Acts of Kindness
Today we look at the benefits of journaling on your mental health; and in the spirit of National Good Samaritan Day, we share stories of random acts of kindness. 
11:10
March 13, 2019
Mistakes That Turned Out
Today we share stories of mistakes that turned into success. Then we warm up to the idea of more spice in the kitchen, and the health benefits it could have!
11:24
March 12, 2019
A Statement of Faith
Today we look into some amazing new inventions that are starting to gain some attention. We also uncover the reason behind Dan Bremnes' new song "Thunder"!
10:42
March 11, 2019
Bringing Equality to the Sexes
Happy International Women’s Day! We talk about the women in your life who have inspired you, Johnny Rocket pops by, we go through some of the new Disney movies to watch out for in 2019, AND we look at the differences between ‘hope’ and ‘expectations’.
13:30
March 8, 2019
To The Moon!
Have you ever had an amazing birthday surprise? Today we talk about your best birthday surprises, something worth lining up for, and the moon! 
11:12
March 7, 2019
Readers are Leaders
Today we highlight a wonderful way to encourage young people to read, an interesting job interview idea, and Lent! It’s a packed day!
11:16
March 6, 2019
Light Will Come
We’re talking food today-- specifically, your favourite birthday meals. We also talk about ways to find hope in what seems like a hopeless situation, and the benefits of a smile!
11:10
March 5, 2019
Five Angels
Lots of ground to cover after another weekend! We talk about aging, and whether having children can slow down the aging process. Then we get your thoughts on combining nursing homes and daycares, and how age doesn’t stop you from being a hero!
10:38
March 4, 2019
Fruit of the Spirit
In light of all the talk this week about the dangers of the internet, we look at some online safety tips. We also get to hang out with Good Company contributor Robin Roste, where we chat about the Fruit of the Spirit-- starting off with ‘love’.  
16:50
March 1, 2019
Recharge & Get Refreshed
Happy National Sleeping in Public Day! To celebrate, we share our stories of sleeping in public: on the bus, in an airplane, in a car-- even at work!? We also talk about baby teeth, and how much to put under the pillow when they finally wiggle out!
11:45
February 28, 2019
It's All About Those Baby Steps
In this episode of Good Company, we try to remember all those things we forgot! We also find out how Canada compares to other countries when it comes to overall health.
10:40
February 27, 2019
"Whatever" Food
As we get older, our taste in food changes. Today on the podcast we remember those foods we loved or didn’t love as a child and now the opposite is true! We also talk about new Olympic sports and an experiment one mom did with her family.
10:45
February 26, 2019
Dream Big, Friends
Dreaming of the summer… or at least some place warm? Today we talk about the top travel destinations and where you’d like to go as well as good gut health.
10:41
February 25, 2019
Heavenly Signs
Did you hear the one about the red cardinal? Sounds like the start of a joke, but it’s the start of a wonderful sign from heaven for two sisters. We’ll talk about the heavenly signs you’ve seen and we’ll be speaking with special guest Raquel Benzacar Savatti, Director/CEO of Israel Bonds Canada.
18:31
February 22, 2019
Setting Kids Up For Success
Today on the podcast, we tackle financial education! Well, perhaps just a fraction of it. Do you give your children an allowance and/or did you get an allowance growing up? A lot of people have different ideas on what is the right way of doing this. Also, we have some baby news!
11:07
February 21, 2019
Yay or Nay
Everyone seems to be having gender reveal parties these days. Today we talk about your thoughts on gender reveals (yah/nah), a little heart health for the men, and some wisdom for your Wednesday… or any day.
11:38
February 20, 2019
Saving Up Right
Saving up money can be tough, so it’s always good to remember what you are saving for and why. Today we find out what you are saving for and a couple of savings tips as well!
11:22
February 19, 2019
Happy Family Day!
In this episode we are celebrate what you love most about your family! Remember you can also catch the live broadcast every weekday at 5PM EST on www.faithstrongtoday.com.
10:52
February 18, 2019
Love Language
As the month of love continues, we dive into the 5 love languages (Dr. Gary Chapman) to see what our love languages are and we chat with Orijin, one of our regular guests to chat about his new engagement, music and love!
19:53
February 15, 2019
Love is in the Air
In true Valentine's Day fashion, today on the show, we take your proposal stories, we send your special love messages and we talk about various ways to love.
13:19
February 14, 2019
Is Valentine's Eve a Thing?
Today on the podcast we talk about your best Valentine's Day gift or experience ever. Also, will an apple a day really keep the doctor away?
11:46
February 13, 2019
How Do You Know When You Know?
In today’s Good Company highlights, we talk about when you knew you significant other was ‘the one’ and the Marie Kondo effect! 
11:32
February 12, 2019
Make a Friend Day
Today on a Good Company, we shared some ideas on how to make new friends when you’re older for ‘national make a friend day’. We also find ways to declutter your inbox and computer for national clean your computer day!
10:54
February 11, 2019
Make That Shift
Today on the February 8th episode of Good Company, we talk about that dream job or job you feel passionate about doing. Plus, our first Good Company contributor joins the show as we speak with Johnny Rocket of the Why Me Project podcast!
16:04
February 8, 2019
A Want or a Need
On today’s episode, we talk about the things you didn’t need until you saw them. Brooke Nicholls and Steve Lensink add their two cents via the Between the Grooves podcast, sharing a particular piece of vintage technology that Steve got to help him stay present.
11:12
February 7, 2019
Excuses, Excuses
Today on Good Company, we talk about getting rid of all those excuses that are holding you back from finally doing that thing you feel a) called to do b) want to do c) know you should do! What is that thing you’d like to do, but excuses are getting in the way?
13:14
February 6, 2019
Your Best Surprise Ever
Over the weekend, the Toronto Maple Leafs honoured the Canadian Armed Forces with an emotional pre-game puck drop. What a surprise for the Hillson family! What has been your biggest/best surprise ever?
11:20
February 5, 2019
Stay Positive
And we're off! Today is the first episode of Good Company! Today we talk about beating the winter blues. What do you do to stay positive when the winter blues hit?
11:38
February 4, 2019
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