Starting Afresh As A New Immigrant | Dr. Joan speaks with Chidi Iwuchukwu Part 2

Starting afresh in a new country comes with excitement, challenges, and culture shocks. There are different reasons people immigrate to other countries; however, Resilience, a Change of Mindset, and being community minded/driven are some of the top things needed when immigrating to Canada.

In this episode of Hey, I’m Listening, Dr. Joan speaks with Chidi Iwuchukwu about Starting Afresh As A New Immigrant and his book Coming To Canada: The Ultimate Success Guide for New Immigrants and Travelers.

Chidi Iwuchukwu is the bestselling author of Coming To Canada: The Ultimate Success Guide for New Immigrants and Travelers. He uses his own personal story, highlighting a variety of harrowing life experiences and transitions along the way, to illustrate how to transform trials into triumphs. He obtained a Master of Arts in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick in England, a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from Abia State University in Nigeria, and a Certificate in Disability Studies from Bow Valley College Canada. Chidi’s diverse career as a best-selling author, banker, corporate executive, disability practitioner, and community leader has exposed him to many different professions, attitudes, belief systems, and philosophies. Today, he uses his public speaking, coaching, training, and workshops towards helping individuals and organizations to build resilience for impact.

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What you can expect from this episode

00:21 Starting a business in Canada 

01:44 Chidi talks about his book – The Ultimate Success Guide for New Immigrants and Travelers

03:30 Three top things people need for preparatory to Canada 

07:36 Surviving Life’s Adversities

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About Dr. Joan

Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.

Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.

In 2016, she founded Becoming Inc., and in 2020 she founded the Village of Peace not-for-profit organization. Dr. Joan is the author of 490: Forgive and Live Fearlessly, Forgive: Master The Art of Letting Go and Becoming the Journey to Love, and the mind behind the revolutionary new therapeutic modality and certification “The Forgiveness Method” launching in 2023.

Dr. Joan is a Jamaican-Canadian Toronto native who lives in the beautiful community of Kamloops, B.C., alongside her loving husband and family.
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