Better Me
Becoming The Best We Can Be
The Better Me Podcast delves into how people navigate through life’s challenges and live as the best people they can be. Coach, writer, and educator Heather M. Ross chats with guests about how they’ve gotten past life’s bumps in the road, from potholes to sinkholes. She also shares her own stories of living with a mental illness while striving to pursue her dreams.


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I had a great conversation with Stephen Hurley, the founder of VoiceEd Radio, talking about baseball, education and podcasts.


In this episode I talk about why it’s good that we do some things automatically, but that more meaningful things aren’t meant to be memorized and recited without some thought and feeling.

In this episode I referenced my manifesto and land…


The ever popular Loleen Berdahl returned to the podcast for the fourth time to talk about the concept of “found time” and how to make the best use of it.


Best-selling author Melissa Urban joined me to talk about her latest book, The Book of Boundaries. We discussed why boundaries aren’t just good for you, but also those around you, upholding boundaries with yourself using a “boundary integrity” model,…


In this episode I share some advice on dealing with subscriptions that are taking more from you than they’re giving.


Writer, podcaster, and speaker Todd Henry returned to the show to talk about his new book Daily Creative: A Practical Guide for Staying Prolific, Brilliant, and Healthy. We talked about the importance of routines, how he gets started on new projects,…


Addiction expert, speaker and author Dr. Gabor Maté was my guest for the 100th episode of the Better Me Podcast to talk about his new book The Myth of Normal: Trauma, illness & health in a toxic culture.

You can find out more about Gabor on his…


Author and social entrepreneur Shaylyn Romney Garrett joined me to talk about her book The Upswing: How America Came Together A Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again (co-authored with Robert D. Putnam). We spoke about how America has face the…


Dr. Isabeau Iqbal, who was my guest for Episode 92, returned for a conversation about fun, including trying to figure out what that looks like for each of us.

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I spoke with best-selling author Marshall Goldsmith about his new book “The Earned Life” and the importance of finding the right balance in how much focus and time we give aspiration, ambition, and action in our lives.

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Heather M. Ross
Educator, Writer and Podcaster, Saskatchewan Canada

Heather M. Ross is an educator, writer, and podcaster living in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She works for the University of Saskatchewan as an educational developer, where she spends much of her time advancing open educational practices. She podcasts about mental health and how she and others get through life's challenges.