The Business of Life

The Business of Life

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Join Jann Arden and Arlene Dickinson every week as they talk about everything; being entrepreneurial, being a mom, a business woman, a songwriter, an author— It’s about being single and trying to figure out how to navigate life while things are changing around you.


Mental Health Matters
Aug 3, 2019 • 40 min
Jann and Arlene discuss the prevalence of mental health issues and their own experiences with anxiety & depression
Authors & Astronauts
Jul 27, 2019 • 42 min
Jann & Arlene catch up on each other’s upcoming projects, discuss their favourite books & ponder the wonders of space.
Dating Dilemmas
Jul 20, 2019 • 40 min
This week Jann & Arlene discuss a celebrity dating app, casual sex and aging bodies.
Don’t Read the Comments
Jul 13, 2019 • 40 min
Jann & Arlene discuss how to handle negative reviews & uncomfortable interviews
What a Time to be a Vegetarian
Jul 6, 2019 • 41 min
Jann and Arlene discuss how there are more options today than ever to being a vegetarian and make healthy eating choices. As well, Arlene apparently has thing for farmers and Jann closes out the show talking about losing a beloved pet
Nude Photos & Vacation Fomo
Jun 29, 2019 • 41 min
This week Jann talks to Arlene from the Danube river! They discuss work-life balance and nude photo scandals.
When Clothing Sizes Attack!
Jun 22, 2019 • 41 min
Jann & Arlene share their fashion frustrations, discuss entrepreneurs in Canada and Arlene shares a personal story of resilience
The Necessity of Apology
Jun 15, 2019 • 41 min
Jann and Arlene discuss the importance of reconciliation
Spending Habits
Jun 8, 2019 • 41 min
Jann & Arlene reveal which one of them regrets paying $1800 for a bottle of wine and discuss spending on things vs. experiences.
Advice to our younger selves
Jun 1, 2019 • 41 min
This week Jann and Arlene share the advice they would give to their younger selves, and to other young people looking for guidance.
Championing Others
May 25, 2019 • 42 min
Jann & Arlene discuss the importance of spending time with people who lift you up & how technology has impacted personal relationships.
Empathy & Community
May 18, 2019 • 41 min
This week Jann & Arlene share their perspective & experiences with the power of cheering others on, living your truth and showing empathy.
Dinner & Dates
May 11, 2019 • 37 min
This week Jann & Arlene discuss bringing your own dinner to a wedding & the difficulty of asking someone out on a date.
Grief & Kindness
May 4, 2019 • 40 min
This week Jann & Arlene discuss the grieving process, the power of kindness & reveal what they wanted to be when they grew up.
Taking care of ourselves & others
Apr 27, 2019 • 39 min
This week Arlene & Jann discuss the moral obligation of society to care for its citizens (and also the importance of caring for your beard)
Drinking & Cheating
Apr 13, 2019 • 41 min
Jann & Arlene discuss synthetic alcohol, intermittent fasting & debate the concept of emotional infidelity.
Canadian Content
Apr 6, 2019 • 39 min
This week Jann & Arlene discuss funding for the arts in Canada and the trouble with long acceptance speeches.
The Importance of Truth & the Importance of Care
Mar 30, 2019 • 39 min
On this week’s show Arlene & Jann discuss caring for Canada’s aging population, vaccinating your kids & protecting the truth online.
Family Matters
Mar 23, 2019 • 41 min
Jann & Arlene discuss Jann’s family struggles, including the 26 year incarceration of her brother, and where his case stands today.
Social Media Etiquette
Mar 16, 2019 • 41 min
What happens when your real life friends don’t follow you on social? How do you handle selfie overload? And is Instagram the new Tindr? This week Jann & Arlene discuss their biggest social media dilemmas.
Manners, Misophonia & Moms!
Mar 9, 2019 • 41 min
This week Jann & Arlene discuss eating sounds, good manners, long-lasting love, and how they all connect. Plus they celebrate the women who inspire them for International Women’s Day.
Lost Nuance on Social Media
Mar 2, 2019 • 42 min
What do big issues like feminism mean to you? And can you accurately express them on social media? It’s can be messy, but this week Jann & Arlene will talk about it
Surviving Bagged Salad
Feb 23, 2019 • 41 min
On this week’s episode Arlene & Jann discuss the perils of food poisoning and the importance of being supported by those around you
Surviving Valentines Day
Feb 16, 2019 • 41 min
On this week’s episode Jann & Arlene talk about being single on Valentines Day, defining personal success and Arlene’s questionable matchmaking skills.
Social Media – A good thing? A bad thing?
Feb 9, 2019 • 42 min
Jann and Arlene discuss the pros & cons of social media and friendships in the real world.
Episode 21
Feb 2, 2019 • 38 min
Jann & Arlene have “The Talk” On this week’s show Jann& Arlene talk about sex. Sex education, sexual identity and the importance of being able to discuss it all openly and honestly.
Episode 20
Jan 26, 2019 • 39 min
On this week’s episode Arlene explains the wildly popular world of ASMR to Jann & they check in on each other’s lives.
Episode 19
Jan 19, 2019 • 39 min
From Dry January to Veganuary to Januhairy, on this week’s show Arlene & Jann check in on the progress of some weird and wild New Year’s resolutions (oh and they also touch on the state of the world).
Episode 18
Jan 12, 2019 • 39 min
“To not think of dying, is to not think of living” – Jann Arden On this week’s powerful episode Jann & Arlene discuss loss following the passing of Jann’s mother in December.
Episode 17
Jan 5, 2019 • 41 min
Jann and Arlene talk about not only taking care of yourself in the new year but being the best you can be through the entire year
Episode 15
Dec 22, 2018 • 41 min
“If you strip all the people away in your life, if you strip away every outside influence in your life, you are left with you and your body.” – Arlene Dickinson. This week on the show Arlene & Jann talk about the number one thing on their…
Episode 14
Dec 15, 2018 • 41 min
“You want everybody to be happy and it’s almost impossible to make everybody happy” – Arlene Dickinson. With December 25th less than two weeks away, Jann & Arlene discuss holiday traditions and the pressure to have the perfect Christmas.
Episode 13
Dec 8, 2018 • 41 min
This week on the show Arlene & Jann talk about staying healthy and the holidays – two things that don’t often combine! Yet somehow they make it work.
Episode 12
Dec 1, 2018 • 41 min
On this week’s show, Jann and Arlene dig into a wide variety of topics from Alzheimer’s to the power the power of having the world’s news in the palm of your hand
Episode 11
Nov 24, 2018 • 43 min
Jann & Arlene discuss the upsides to being single
Episode 10
Nov 17, 2018 • 42 min
Redefining retirement - Jann and Arlene love what they do and don’t see themselves ever slowing down
Episode 9
Nov 10, 2018 • 41 min
What happens when two of the busiest women in Canada co-host a show together? You get a lot of wild & hilarious travel stories. On this week’s show Jann & Arlene talk about life on the road, in the air & on tour.
Episode 8
Nov 3, 2018 • 42 min
“On social media everybody says the right things but very few people are doing the right things” – Arlene Dickinson On this week’s episode Arlene is joined by special guest co-host Chantal Kreviazuk. They discuss their unique connection, doing…
Episode 7
Oct 27, 2018 • 43 min
Breakups are hard. Friendship breakups are sometimes even harder. On this week’s show Jann & Arlene discuss navigating changes to relationships both platonic & romantic.
Episode 6
Oct 20, 2018 • 40 min
State of the world have you feeling blue? You definitely aren’t alone. On this week’s show Jann & Arlene get honest about mental health struggles
Episode 5
Oct 13, 2018 • 41 min
“Whoever called them the golden years? There’s nothing golden about them” - Arlene Dickinson On this week’s show, Jann & Arlene discuss the difficulties of aging parents.
Episode 4
Oct 6, 2018 • 42 min
“People care about what they’re putting in their bodies” – Arlene Dickinson. This week Jann & Arlene discuss plant-based diets, online scams and whether or not the devices in your life are listening to you.
Episode 3
Sep 29, 2018 • 42 min
“Opinions don’t change countries, people change them” – Arlene Dickinson. On this week’s show Jann + Arlene wade into the choppy waters of political opinions on social media and the importance of kindness behind the keyboard.
Episode 2
Sep 22, 2018 • 40 min
“We have to learn to look past the body. We have to learn to see the person” – Arlene Dickinson. This week on the show Jann + Arlene discuss body image, self-esteem + dating.
Episode 1
Sep 15, 2018 • 41 min
“Falling in love is involuntary, staying in love is voluntary” – Jann Arden. On the first episode, Arlene + Jann dig into overnight engagements + relationships with a major age gap. Can they ever really work or are they doomed from the start?
The Business of Life PREVIEW
Sep 13, 2018 • 0 min
Join Jann Arden and Arlene Dickinson every week as they talk about everything; being entrepreneurial, being a mom, a business woman, a songwriter, an author— It’s about being single and trying to figure out how to navigate life while things are…