Heather Connolly: Value of family | Theatre as a community | Workplaces that thrive | Listening to your body
From the theatre to valuing family, running to sharing joyous moments, connecting with students to listening to your body, Heather shares with us her journey with it all! We also tap into her knowledge of workplace behaviours and helping team cultures thrive!
Vanessa Sorenson: Leading with authenticity | Prioritising what’s important | Microsoft community and environment | Boundaries for wellness
A lady that is a force of nature within the leadership space, now the Managing Director at Microsoft, Vanessa shares with us what elements of her wellness she prioritises to ensure her cup is full! We talk about being your authentic self in the workplace, her journey to where she is, how she prioritises what’s important and sticks to her boundaries, and the community and environment and Microsoft!
Miriam Wood: Health Psychology | Stress and identifying our stressors | Self talk strategies | Long COVID
We kōrero to Miriam about stress, how we can identify our stressors, and what to do when we feel like we are getting stressed! We discover what Health Psychology is and how it can help us, we talk about preparing for challenges and having tough conversations, as well as self-talk and how women can talk to themselves through a kindness lens! All this and MORE in our epic kōrero!
Craig Smith: Wellness for a Creative Mind | Letting Go of Your Younger Self | White Space | Outdoor Adventures
We were so grateful to talk to Craig who is the author of the epic children’s book The Wonky Donkey! We talk about what his wellness looks like when he is away from writing books and music, we kōrero about outdoor adventures, his identity journey, and the commitments Craig is making towards sustainability.
Nicola Turner: Pause, Move, Breathe | Changing small habits | Easy Wins for Sustainability | Going Where the Energy is
Nicola Turner, founder of Mainstream Green, talks to us about what fills her wellness cup and the mission she is on to help create sustainable change within our communities! Topics include the power of pausing, the ability to pour energy into spaces and people that value it as well as simple changes to be more sustainable.
Tonia Cawood: Just Be and Breathe | Workplace Communication and Relationships | Micro Moments | Connecting into You and Your Community
We kōrero to Tonia about her wellness journey and the tools and resources she draws on such as yoga, breathing and her epic group of girlfriends. We also talk about how she has navigated motherhood whilst balancing being the Director of Pro-ject and Co-Founder of The Company You Keep!
David Galbraith: Children’s Wellness | Legendary Sport and Clinical Psychologist | Unpacking Expectations | 110 Decibels Every Day
We are back talking to this legend all about children’s wellness, and the tools and experiences we can give our tamariki to help the thrive within their own life journey! As parents we all do things differently, but David gives us some tools we can all use to help our children live their best lives!
Kale Panoho: Growth Hacker & MD of K&J Growth | Optimizing your Time | Creating your Community for Success | Building Who You Want to Be
We talk to Kale around how he manages to juggle growing businesses as well as keep his wellness tank full! Hear about the tools, strategies and the mindset Kale uses to help him drive forward on his wellness journey!
Cecilia Robinson: Passionate Entrepreneur | Mother of Three | Tend Health & My Food Bag | Workplace Wellness
We kōrero to Cecilia about the realities of juggling corporate work life with motherhood, how she aims to change access to Healthcare with Tend here in New Zealand and the importance there is around leading and building companies with a strong sense of community!
Arohanoa Mathews: Contemporary Māori Artist | Mana Wāhine | Being Your True Self | Connection to Community
Arohanoa shares with us her wellness journey as a Māori contemporary artist and the immense pride that she has for her culture. She talks to us about the importance of remaining true to yourself in all environments and how her artwork aims to help wahine use their voice and empower themselves!