At Source
Sarah Cumming and Sarah McGuire, Wellness New Zealand – how the power of nature has the ability to heal.

Sarah Cumming and Sarah McGuire, Wellness New Zealand – how the power of nature has the ability to heal.

October 8, 2021

https://www.wellnessnewzealand.co.nz/

To wrap up season two of At Source Podcast, we speak with the founders of Wellness New Zealand, Sarah Cumming and Sarah McGuire. Wellness New Zealand is a small team of passionate and devoted individuals who aim to create a supportive and nurturing environment for clients to reconnect with themselves, others, and nature on their wellness journey.

 

Listen on as we hear how both these ladies came together to create a hub for wellness. Some of the topics we cover include:

 

  • Their journeys into creating Wellness New Zealand – a story worth hearing
  • How nature can heal and rejuvenate
  • Some of the common signs of anxiety, including tangible tips to manage and how to use organic and holistic treatments to help relieve symptoms
  • The practice of Shinrin Yoku. What is it and how can we make this part of our daily lives
  • Detoxification and health trends – Is there any merit to these trends and are they here to stay and make a lasting impact or be replaced by another trend in time.

 

Emma Blake – Using intuition and your inner voice guide the way

Emma Blake – Using intuition and your inner voice guide the way

October 1, 2021

https://www.mbswellness.com.au/

Emma Blake is an Intuitive Healer and Spiritual Coach and founder of Mind Body Soul Wellness in Australia. She guides her clients to help them reconnect the Mind, Body and Soul and facilitates a place for self-empowerment, self-worth, and the ability to speak up and use the voice we have all been given.

Through her years of study and self-development, Emma has secured a Master Practitioner of Hypnosis, Master NLP Practitioner & Coach, Master Time Line Therapy® Practitioner. She is a Certified Reiki Practitioner, Mindfulness Facilitator and Wellness Coach.

In this podcast, we chat about:

  • Emma's journey as an Intuitive Healer and Spiritual Coach;
  • We also talk about how to heal yourself from past trauma – especially in relationships. How can you re-frame your internal dialogue for a better mindset;
  • We talk about endometriosis and small things you can do every day to heal yourself, emotionally and physically

 

Susanna Shelton – PART TWO: why we should priorities natural health and homeopathy in our every day lives

Susanna Shelton – PART TWO: why we should priorities natural health and homeopathy in our every day lives

September 24, 2021

This episode is part of a two-part special. In the first part, we spoke with Susanna about the history of homeopathy, modern medicine, and her journey into natural health. Part two will cover getting to the heart of home remedies that can help support good gut health and mental wellbeing.

Bio:

https://cnhh.ac.nz/

Susanna Shelton has had a long history with homeopathy and natural health. She has worked and lived in five different countries, including the USA, Scotland, England, New Zealand and Australia. Her passion lies in excellence, integrity and infinite curiosity when it comes to natural health.

Her kids refer to her as "Brit" (short for Encyclopaedia Brittanica) because of her ability to cross-reference knowledge. Susanna is a lifelong learner having served as Principal and CEO of the College of Natural Health & Homeopathy in New Zealand for 22 years before having an eight-year 'sabbatical' in VIP Tourism in the Bay of Plenty. She is currently back at the CNHH as a co-director, working to continue innovating ways the college can provide education in natural therapy and homeopathy with a commitment to wellness and sustainability

Susanna Shelton – PART ONE: why we should priorities natural health and homeopathy in our everyday lives

Susanna Shelton – PART ONE: why we should priorities natural health and homeopathy in our everyday lives

September 17, 2021

https://cnhh.ac.nz/

This episode will be a two-part special. In the first part, we will be chatting with Susanna about the history of homeopathy, modern medicine, and her journey into natural health. Part two will cover getting to the heart of home remedies that can help support good gut health and mental wellbeing.

Susanna Shelton has had a long history with homeopathy and natural health. She has worked and lived in five different countries, including the USA, Scotland, England, New Zealand and Australia. Her passion lies in excellence, integrity, and infinite curiosity when it comes to natural health.

Her kids refer to her as "Brit" (short for Encyclopaedia Brittanica) because of her ability to cross-reference knowledge. Susanna is a lifelong learner having served as Principal and CEO of the College of Natural Health & Homeopathy in New Zealand for 22 years before having an eight-year 'sabbatical' in VIP Tourism in the Bay of Plenty. She is currently back at the CNHH as a co-director, working to continue innovating ways the college can provide education in natural therapy and homeopathy with a commitment to wellness and sustainability

 

 

 

 

Karin Kos – The New Zealand Apiculture industry

Karin Kos – The New Zealand Apiculture industry

September 10, 2021

www.apinz.org.nz  

Karin is the CEO of Apiculture New Zealand. She has a strong background in business communications going back 20 years, covering various roles, including senior communications and marketing positions for corporate, government, and primary sector organisations.

She brings significant primary sector experience to this role, having worked at Seafood New Zealand as its communications manager, and at the New Zealand Wool Board earlier in her career.

Karin played a strong advocacy role in both these roles, promoting these sectors on behalf of their members.

In this podcast, we chat about:

  • Karin's wealth of experience working in the corporate, government and primary sectors with a focus on advocacy;
  • The New Zealand apiculture sector and the initiatives that Apiculture New Zealand hosts every year;
  • Feedback from these sectors, from our farmers and how everyday people can give back and support the agricultural and horticultural sectors;
  • Her career highlights and how she keeps a work-life balance and advice for young women about thinking of getting into advocacy.
Lance Burdett – PART TWO: The human brain and dealing with high-stress situations

Lance Burdett – PART TWO: The human brain and dealing with high-stress situations

September 2, 2021

Welcome back for part two! This episode is part of a two-part special. In the first part, we spoke with Lance about his journey into the New Zealand Police and some of his high-risk missions. Part two will cover how the brain works and some practical things to reduce negative chatter.

Bio:

After a very successful career in the construction industry, Lance Burdett joined the NZ police, where he spent 22 years as a top police crisis negotiator. Lance was the National Advisor for all NZ Police Negotiation Teams, qualified as an FBI Negotiator, and attended the Australian Counter-Terrorist Negotiators Course.

 

With his ability to deal with high-stress situations, Lance has published two bestselling books – ‘Behind The Tape: life on the police frontline’ and ‘The Dark Side of the Brain’. For the past seven years, Lance has been running his company WARN International, which specialises in workplace wellness, awareness, resilience & negotiation.

This podcast touches on some important topics regarding mental health and suicide prevention, which could be distressing for some listeners.

Where to find help and support: 

 

 

Lance Burdett – PART ONE: The human brain and dealing with high-stress situations

Lance Burdett – PART ONE: The human brain and dealing with high-stress situations

August 26, 2021

https://www.warninternational.com/

This episode will be a two-part special. In the first part, we will be chatting with Lance about his journey into the New Zealand Police and some of his high-risk missions. Part two will cover how the brain works and some practical things you can do to reduce negative chatter.

After a very successful career in the construction industry, Lance Burdett joined the NZ Police, where he spent 22 years as a top police crisis negotiator. Lance was the National Advisor for all NZ Police Negotiation Teams, qualified as an FBI Negotiator, and attended the Australian Counter-Terrorist Negotiators Course.

 

With his ability to deal with high-stress situations, Lance has published two bestselling books – ‘Behind The Tape: life on the police frontline’ and ‘The Dark Side of the Brain’. For the past seven years, Lance has been running his company WARN International, specialising in workplace wellness, awareness, resilience & negotiation.

This podcast touches on some important topics regarding mental health and suicide prevention, which could be distressing for some listeners.

Where to find help and support: 

Sergey Brazhnikov – personal journey of becoming the epitome of wellness after hitting rock-bottom

Sergey Brazhnikov – personal journey of becoming the epitome of wellness after hitting rock-bottom

May 27, 2021

Sergey Brazhnikov, personal training manager at Les Mills New Zealand and an award-winning fitness and wellness educator and nutrition expert who takes a holistic approach. He has a strong passion for providing others with a platform beyond fitness to create a successful life, and chats with Keren about cultural differences in the understanding of wellness – he is originally from Russia – and what underlies his approach to all-round wellbeing.

 

In this episode, we chat with Sergey Brazhnikov, who shares his personal story about wellness after hitting rock bottom. We also cover:

  • His journey and background into fitness;
  • Being mindful and practising mindfulness and making conscious choices in your everyday life;
  • Top foods people should be incorporating into their diet;
  • How people can keep active at home;
  • Social media's rise and the false sense of ‘fitness goals’ or ‘body image’.

 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sergey-brazhnikov-688a2558/

 

Phil Lester - extraordinary power of nature’s most powerful insect and a vital member of our eco-system, the honeybee

Phil Lester - extraordinary power of nature’s most powerful insect and a vital member of our eco-system, the honeybee

May 19, 2021

We can’t go further without talking about the power of one of the most vital insects in our ecosystem, the honeybee!

 

Phil Lester is a Professor in Ecology and Entomology at Victoria University of Wellington. He is the author of The Vulgar Wasp and Health Bee, Sick Bee, and has published more than 140 articles on invasive ants, bees and wasps and other insects. Listen in as he shares his expertise in population and community ecology of social insect species.

 

In this episode, we chat with Professor Phil Lester, who will give us insights into nature’s most powerful insect. We also cover:

  • Phil’s research which focuses on the population and community ecology of social insect species.
  • The population dynamics of ants, bees and wasps, how species co-exist and co-occur;
  • The influence of invasive species;
  • How pathogens influence the population dynamics of social insects.

https://twitter.com/pjlester?lang=en 

Rob Haines – The story of a four-generation family business and their journey into health and wellbeing

Rob Haines – The story of a four-generation family business and their journey into health and wellbeing

May 13, 2021

Rob Haines, co-founder (with wife Lynda Haines) of the New Zealand Health Food Company, which has brought together four generations of the family working in the company for over 30 years to share good health and vitality with people around the world by supplying local hand-picked health products. More recently, son Sam Haines developed Manuka South, a premium brand focusing on high-end luxury products.

 

In this episode, we chat with Rob Haines about his family’s journey into health and wellbeing. We also cover:

  • The New Zealand natural food DNA;
  • The impact of technology on his industry;
  • The indigenous natural products his company has taken to the world;
  • The shift in trends and consumer demands around health food and ethically and environmental sourced products.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-haines-9781918b/?originalSubdomain=nz