The LifeWise Podcast hosted by Tania Cotton is an inspirational wellness podcast featuring experts who dedicate their lives to helping people overcome health and performance challenges. Experts share the experiences, motivations and mindset shifts which are crucial to living and feeling truly alive amidst some of life's greatest adversities and challenges - both physically and mentally. This podcast explores topics of nutrition, movement, redefining how you measure success, injury, disease, posture, how your health and the planet's health are inextricably linked, the power of the mind and beyond.
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Meet inspirational performance coach JONATHAN CAVE -a man who had it all yet felt empty inside. He shares his extraordinary journey of walking away from a very ‘successful’ career to transforming his life and helping people bridge their ‘Happiness Gap’. He reveals how, by discovering who we truly are and learning how to bring out the ‘extraordinary’ in ourselves and others, we are able to lead lives of purpose, impact and fulfillment.
Meet behavioural change expert DORINDA PHILLIPS who is passionate about helping people live the life they want to lead and creating the world they want to live in. With special expertise in developing the most powerful skill of them all –learning how to learn –Dorinda reveals the life skillsthat she believes are critical to each of us thriving as individuals and as a society.
Meet behavioural change expert DORINDA PHILLIPS who is passionate about helping people live the life they want to lead and creating the world they want to live in. Dorinda has a passion for protecting our planet, and special expertise in teaching people the things they can do that will enable them to make a positive impact. Dorinda reveals how small changes in the way we live can have a big impact on our environment, and our survival as human race – both of which are inextricably linked.
Meet Keith Partridge, an EMMY Award winning adventure Film Maker,whose desire to follow his passion has taken him and his camera to the top of Mount Everest and into unexplored caves,with some of the world’s greatest climbers, explorers and scientists. He has witnessed people working in the harshest of conditions in the most remote corners of the world and discovered how connecting with nature can be the key to human survival.
Meet Boris Cyrulnik and Mark Milton, 2 of the worlds most experienced experts on adversity and resilience. Boris Cyrulnik is known as ‘The Pope of Resilience’ for bringing this word to our attention. They reveal why sport can provide us with such powerful opportunities to learn how to overcome adversity and the importance of having role models throughout our lives. Boris Cyrulnik highlights the importance of having multiple identities based on who we are,what we want to do and who we want to be at each milestone of our lives.
Meet mental health and wellbeing expert LOUISE ANSELL-a woman who is passionate about helping people thrive under pressure and perform at their best. Louise shares her personal story of how unexpectedly she lost her identity and did not know which way to turn. Her personal and professional experience has enabled her to help those who live or who work in stressful environments, or chose to push the limits;the ability to develop skills and strategies that enable them to live life, love life and lead their lives with meaning, purpose and direction.
Meet mental health and wellbeing expert LOUISE ANSELL-a woman who is passionate about helping people thrive under pressure and perform at their best. Louise reveals how we can overcome the global pandemic of people who are alive yet not living.She shares both her personal and professional experience in enabling people to live life, love life by sharing the golden keys that unlock human potential.
Meet a man who really knows how to listen -MARK MILTON. At the beginning of his professional journey Mark volunteered to man a suicide prevention hotline offering emotional support. He went on to become the Chairman of the International Federation of Telephone Emergency Services, IFOTES, which has 347 centres in 25 countries. Through his Foundation, Education 4 Peace, he offers ground breaking expertise to national and international sports federations and has worked with UEFA to develop an educational platform to reduce violence in sport.
Meet CINDY BURWELL, the founder of ‘The Inside Game’ coaching network. Inspired by John Wooden’s saying ‘A good coach can change a game and a great coach can change a life’, Cindy promotes the power of play and the positive impact good coaching can have on each of us as individuals and on society as a whole. She brings together world renowned coaches to support each otherto inspire each other not just to change the game, but to change lives.
Meet inspirational football coach VERA PAUW-a woman who has been honoured by the International Olympic Committee for hercontributiontocreating equal opportunities for womenin sport. Verareveals how, by handing over ownership and responsibility to players,sheenablesplayers to step outside their comfort zone todiscover that failure is part of success,and that through sport theycanlearn not just skillsfor sport but also skills for life. Vera Pauwis an outstanding example of how ‘a good coach can change a game and a great coach can change a life’ John Wooden.
Meet inspirational football coaches VERA PAUW and BERT VAN LINGEN –2 professional sports coaches who have revolutionized the game of football, and sports coaching. Individually they are both extraordinary. As a team they are unstoppable.They reveal the secret to setting yourself up for success in sport and in life.
Meet SUNITA SEHMI who, from a rich and diverse background,runs workshops on inclusivity and diversity. Working with organisations such as The Gavi Alliance, McKinsey and Facebook, Sunita supports senior executives to enhance their personal effectiveness enabling them to foster greater leadership and collaborative behaviours. Sunita challenges people’s perception of what they and other people are capable of, and helps them ‘get out of their own way’ to unlock human potential.
Meet NICOLE SCHWAB, who will reveal how our health and the health of our planet are inextricably linked, and what we can do to look after both. The founding director of the forum of young global leaders, Nicole is actively involved in creating a ‘restoration generation’.
Meet GUY EVANS, a sedentary ‘office worker’ (trade lawyer), world champion triathlete and a family man with 2 sons who understands the importance not only of a work-life balance, but also of keeping your whole body in balance. Learning to move efficiently has not only enabled him to perform at his best, moving regularly also enables him to access his creative and strategic mind. Guy wants everyone to know that pain is not part of their job description or a natural part of aging; and that we can all benefit from becoming MovementWise.
Meet TANIA COTTON, who reveal show she has helped individuals, including elite athletes, overcome health and performance challenges to do things in their lives had believed impossible. As a movement specialist, MovementWise film producer and LifeWise Podcast host, Tania shares the secrets to unlocking your potential to live life, love life and perform at your best. Tania wants everyone to know that most pain, injury and disease is completely avoidable and that becoming MovementWise is the gateway to opening up a life of active opportunities.
Meet THIERRY and MARY ANNE MALLERET, who reveal the life changing benefits of moving, and in particular walking out in nature. Not only is walking good for our bodies,it stimulates our brains, gives us access to our creative and strategic minds,and helps us to make good decisions. Compelling evidence from leading institutions such as Harvardand Stanford University and The Wellness Institute support movement as not just being important, but essential for us to be able to enjoy physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Thierry and Mary Anne challenge us all to transform our lives, and our world,1 step at a time. They highlight that every single stepwe make as individuals ends up being relevant when aggregated at the scale of the 7.5 billion people who live on the planet.
Our health and the health of our planet are inextricably linked. Nicole Schwab, founding director of the forum of young global leaders and an active leading light in mobilizing a new 'restoration generation' highlights the importance of 'coming back to our senses'. Taking care of ourselves begins with valuing our planet, redefining success, and discovering how when we all play a part, small things can make a big difference. And the time to act is now!
Tania is a Movement Analyst, Chartered Physiotherapist and Performance Coach with over 25 years’ experience working with individuals of all ages and backgrounds, including Olympic athletes. After 12 years working as a consultant for the Swiss Olympic Medical Centre in Geneva, Tania founded MovementWise to give everyone access to practical ways of overcoming pain and injury and to living a healthy, active, fulfilling life.
Tania has produced and directed over 15 MovementWise films in addition to the LifeWise Podcast on health and human performance to spread a message of hope that will inspire people to take action. Tania uses the power of storytelling to show people how they can overcome health and performance challenges to do things in their lives they may currently believe impossible.