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The NWI Podcast #20 - Anne Marie Kirby, Founder and CEO of CoreHealth Technologies

Posted By Caroline Carlson, Friday, December 15, 2017

 

Anne Marie KirbyFounder and CEO of CoreHealth Technologies, Anne Marie Kirby is recognized as a leading female entrepreneur by national awards panels. At the forefront of health and wellness innovation, she has been developing sophisticated corporate wellness technology that empowers the innovators of  tomorrow. In this interview, she talks about the future of wellness technology, and what is working right now on the cutting edge.

 

Click here to download the show notes for this episode.

 

CoreHealth Technologies

Dee Eddington

Self Leadership Tools

CoreHealth Network of Wellness Partners

gamification

Club Penguin

Hyper Hippo

SimCity

The Four Game player types:

Achievers

Explorers

Socializers

Killers

Vincent Drucker

Patient Bond

Psychographics:

Balance Seekers

Willful Endurers

Priority Jugglers

Self Achievers

Directon Takers

Fitbit

Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning

Intrinsic motivation Vs. Extrinsic motivation

Margaret Moore

Metabolism

Email Anne Marie

Email CoreHealth

LinkedIn Anne-Marie Kirby

Follow @annemariekirby on Twitter

 

The above links to websites and definitions of terms mentioned in NWI Podcast episode 19 are for informational purposes and are not an endorsement of any product, service, or website.

Tags:  anne marie kirby  corehealth global  corehealth technologies  wellness technology 

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The NWI Podcast #19 - Rachel Druckenmiller, MS, CNE

Posted By Caroline Carlson, Friday, December 1, 2017
Updated: Friday, December 1, 2017

 

Rachel Druckenmiller, MS, CNERachel is a catalyst who connects, invites curiosity and releases possibilities in people and in organizations. As a nationally recognized speaker, writer, and change agent in the health and wellness field, Rachel leads with enthusiasm, authenticity, and passion. Her mission is to foster relationships that are rooted in psychological safety, curiosity, and connection, so people can feel fully alive, be their best selves, do their best work and draw out the best in others. She draws upon lessons learned from her transformational and inspiring personal story and speaks with honesty and openness about universal human truths and desires.

Rachel speaks at a wide range of organizations, associations, conferences, and retreats. She also teaches healthy cooking classes and interactive seminars to organizations and community groups to equip people with the skills and tools to be well. As the Director of Wellbeing at SIG, Rachel guides SIG and their clients to connect and engage their employees in meaningful ways, so they can become employers of choice. Because of her passion, visionary approach and personal transformation, the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) named Rachel the Top Health Promotion Professional in the U.S. in 2015 and among the top 10 in 2017.

Rachel is a founding member and young board member of Global Women for Wellbeing (GW4W), a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to give women voice to create better health and wellbeing for themselves, their businesses and their communities. She is a Licensed Thriving Workplace Culture Consultant and a health coach who writes the award-winning blog, Rachel’s Nourishing Kitchen, where she invites people to connect with and nourish their body and feed their soul.

Show Notes links are below, and can be downloaded as a PDF here.

Rachel’s Nourishing Kitchen

The Gift of Sickness: How EBV Changed My Life

LinkedIn: Racheldruckenmiller

SIG

The Alera Group

WELCOA Summit

WELCOA Summit 2015 – Top Health Promotion Professional Award Speech

Global Women For Welbeing (GW4W)

Wellness Underground Summit

Epstein Barr Virus

Functional Nutrition

Dr. Harville Hendrix & Helen LaKelly Hunt

Brené Brown

Dr. Rosie Ward, PhD

Immunity to Change

Dr. Bob Keegan & Lisa Lahey

VIA Character Strengths

Strengths Finder

Gretchen Rubin’s The Four Tendencies Quiz

Samantha Thomas: Love Summit Conference

The Best Yes by Lisa TerKeurst

Nia Fitness

Harvard Adult Development Study

 

The above links to websites and definitions of terms mentioned in NWI Podcast episode 19 are for informational purposes and are not an endorsement of any product, service, or website.

 

 

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The NWI Podcast #18 - Brian Passon, MS

Posted By Caroline Carlson, Friday, November 17, 2017
Updated: Friday, December 1, 2017

Brian Passon, MSBrian Passon takes great joy in being constructively disruptive and helping people and organizations think and act in ways that facilitate their success and see what really is possible. Brian speaks and consults with people and organizations to inspire more meaningful, strategic and joyful employee experiences. He believes that to change the culture of a workplace we must be focused on long-term objectives and that are supported with the right infusion of strategy, science, creativity, and “Edutainment”. Along with being the cofounder and facilitator of Wellness Underground, Brian has also started and led several networking groups across the U.S. around employee health & productivity and facilitated businesses and start-ups.
 
Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree in the Psychology of Sport and Exercise from Warner Pacific College in Portland, Oregon and a Master’s degree in Sport Psychology from Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a Certified Personal Trainer by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, has served as an adjunct faculty member for Elms College, and has extensive experience working with the Y.M.C.A and Boys & Girls Clubs where he focused his efforts on helping children develop an enjoyment of physical activity throughout their lives. When he is not trying to improve the culture, community leadership, experience and productivity of an organization, you can find him teaching his children about the finer points of woodworking and DIYing a Victorian house while making a carrot cake from scratch at the same time. Originally from Oregon, Brian calls Windsor, Connecticut home, with his wife and three daughters.
 
In this interview, he talks about what it means to be constructively disruptive, the differences in business cultures from coast to coast, cultivating a positive workplace, the discomfort of growth, and focusing on people first and foremost.

Show Notes links are below, and can be downloaded as a PDF here.

Brian Passon's Website

Brian Passon on YouTube

Wellness Underground on YouTube

Visionary Leaders Vs. Pothole Mentality Leaders 

Wellness Underground e-Books

Wellness Underground Website

Carol Dweck on the growth mindset

Edward Deci

Geino Church

 

The above links to websites and definitions of terms mentioned in NWI Podcast episode 19 are for informational purposes and are not an endorsement of any product, service, or website.

Tags:  Brian Passon  Constructively disruptive  Wellness Underground 

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The NWI Podcast #17 - Michael Arloski, PhD, PCC, CWP, Author of Wellness Coaching for Lasting Lifestyle Change

Posted By Caroline Carlson, Friday, November 3, 2017

 

Michael Arloski, PhD, PCC, CWPMichael Arloski, Ph.D., PCC, CWP is a licensed psychologist, Professional Certified Coach (ICF) and a Certified Wellness Practitioner. One of the key developers of the field of wellness coaching, his book Wellness Coaching For Lasting Lifestyle Change (published by Whole Person Asscociates) is the first and most comprehensive book written on wellness and health coaching. Professionally contributing to the field of wellness since 1979 he has presented at the National Wellness Conference over twenty five times, and has keynoted and presented on wellness on four continents. He has been recognized by the National Wellness Institute (www.nationalwellness.org) as a member of it's Service and Leadership Circle, and he was recently nominated to be President of the NWI's Board of Directors.

In this interview, Dr. Arloski discusses the ways in which the current model of wellness coaching is changing, how coaches can help clients shift the quality of their needs, the two requirements for lasting change, and so much more. 

Show Notes links are below, and can be downloaded as a PDF here.

Wellness Coaching For Lasting Lifestyle Change published by Whole Person Associates

Real Balance Global Wellness Services, Inc. (Realbalance.com)

Abraham Maslow’s concept of self-actualization

Humanistic psychology

Carl Rodgers

Virginia Satir

Maslow: Toward a Psychology of Being

Person-centered therapy

Maslow pyramid (Maslow’s hierarchy of needs)

Positive psychology (strength-based positive approach)

Positive psychology in the workplace

Amygdala

Fight-or-flight response

Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone

Pre-frontal cortex

SMART Goals

Intrinsic Motivation

Love-based motivation vs. fear-based motivation

Wayne Dyer

Dr. Don Ardell

Coaching for Connectedness

Wheel of Life exercise

Dee Eddington

Institute of Health Sciences


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The NWI Podcast #15 & 16 - Dr. Eben Alexander, MD and Karen Newell, co-authors of Living In A Mindful Universe

Posted By Caroline Carlson, Friday, October 20, 2017

Dr. Eben Alexander, MD and Karen NewellCo-authors of the new book, Living in a Mindful Universe: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Heart of Consciousness

 

Download the full transcript for episode 15 with show links here.

 

 

Download  the full transcript for episode 16 with show notes here.

 

Let us introduce you to the fascinating co-authors in our upcoming podcast on October 20. Read the biographies of Eben Alexander III MD and Karen Newell below. You will also find a link to their new completely FREE 33-day course, which puts the concepts of their new book into action for you!

 

Dr. Eben Alexander, author of international phenomenon Proof of Heaven, shares the next phase of his journey to understand the true nature of consciousness and ways to cultivate a state of harmony with the universe and our higher purpose.

 

EBEN ALEXANDER III MD

Dr. Eben Alexander spent over 25 years as an academic neurosurgeon, including 15 years at the Brigham & Women's Hospital, the Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. Over those years he personally dealt with hundreds of patients suffering from severe alterations in their level of consciousness. Many of those patients were rendered comatose by trauma, brain tumors, ruptured aneurysms, infections, or stroke. He thought he had a very good idea of how the brain generates consciousness, mind and spirit.

Eben Alexander, MDIn the predawn hours of November 10, 2008, he was driven into coma by a rare and mysterious bacterial meningo-encephalitis of unknown cause. He spent a week in coma on a ventilator, his prospects for survival diminishing rapidly. On the seventh day, to the surprise of everyone, he started to awaken. Memories of his life had been completely deleted inside of the coma, yet he awoke with memories of a fantastic odyssey deep into another realm – more real than this earthly one! His older son advised him to write down everything he could remember about his journey, before he read anything about near-death experiences, physics or cosmology. Six weeks later, he completed his initial recording of his remarkable journey, totaling over 20,000 words in length. Then he started reading, and was astonished by the commonalities between his journey and so many others reported throughout all cultures, continents and millennia. His journey brought key insights to the mind-body discussion and to our human understanding of the fundamental nature of reality. His experience clearly revealed that we are conscious in spite of our brain – that, in fact, consciousness is at the root of all existence.

His story offers a crucial key to the understanding of reality and human consciousness. It will have a major effect on how we view spirituality, soul and the non-material realm. In analyzing his experience, including the scientific possibilities and grand implications, he envisions a more complete reconciliation of modern science and spirituality as a natural product. He has been blessed with a complete recovery that is inexplicable from the viewpoint of modern Western medicine.

His latest book on the subject of consciousness and reality, Living in a Mindful Universe: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Heart of Consciousness, co-authored with Karen Newell, will be released in Fall 2017 by Rodale Books. His first book, Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife (2012), debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list and remained in the top ten for over a year. His second book, The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion and Ordinary People are Proving the Afterlife (2014), explores humankind's spiritual history and the progression of modern science from its birth in the seventeenth century, showing how we forgot, and are now at last remembering, who we really are and what our destiny truly is. His story was featured in a series of peer-reviewed medical articles about near-death experiences (NDEs) in Missouri Medicine (2015), now published as the book The Science of Near-Death Experiences (edited by John C. Hagan III, 2017). It concludes with his chapter, “Near-Death Experiences, The Mind-Body Debate, and The Nature of Reality.”

A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. Alexander received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in 1980. He taught neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston for fifteen years, and has performed over 4,000 neurosurgical operations. During his academic career he authored or co-authored over 150 chapters and papers in peer reviewed journals, authored or edited five books on radiosurgery and neurosurgery, and made over 230 presentations at conferences and medical centers around the world.

Since Proof of Heaven was released in 2012, he has been a guest on The Dr. Oz Show, Super Soul Sunday with Oprah Winfrey, ABC-TV’s 20-20 and Good Morning America, FOX-TV’s FOX & Friends, and his story has been featured on the Discovery Channel and the Biography Channel. He has been interviewed for over 400 national and international radio and internet programs and podcasts. His books are available in over 40 countries worldwide, and have been translated into over 30 languages.

Since his NDE, Dr. Alexander has dedicated himself to sharing information about near-death experiences and other spiritually-transformative experiences, and what they teach us about consciousness and the nature of reality. He continues to promote further research on the unifying elements of science and spirituality, and together with Karen Newell, regularly teaches others ways to tap into our greater mind and the power of the heart to facilitate enhancement of healing, relationships, creativity, guidance, and more.

For more information: www.ebenalexander.com

 

KAREN NEWELL
CO-FOUNDER, SACRED ACOUSTICS

Karen NewellAs an innovator in the emerging field of brainwave entrainment audio meditation, Karen Newell empowers others in their journeys of self-discovery. Using Sacred Acoustics recordings, she teaches how to enter and engage your own consciousness in order to connect to inner guidance, achieve inspiration, improve wellness and develop intuition.

Her lifelong interest in ancient cultures and sacred sites catalyzed her drive to understand the purpose of our existence. She became fascinated with esoteric spiritual texts and sought alternate explanations for humanity’s collective history. In her search for answers, it was clear that direct experience is crucial. She was intrigued by accounts of ancient mystery schools, where initiates were led through a series of trials to learn the secrets of the universe. With no modern mystery school to attend, she enrolled in hands-on experiential courses to investigate and develop such skills as lucid dreaming, astral travel, telepathy, remote viewing, self-hypnosis, and different forms of energy healing, which bolstered her strong sense of inner knowing and alignment to her higher nature.

With focused dedication, she evaluated different theories and techniques through experiments in her daily life. Using this body of personal evidence, she cultivated a personal knowing, not only of the reality of the spiritual realm, but also a facile expertise in living that life of daily connection with universal consciousness. Among her greater attributes is the rare skill of discernment, of being able to separate the wheat from the chaff in navigating a pathway towards truth.

Meditation and heart awareness were central elements to her many different subjects of study. Her most successful forays into consciousness involved listening to sounds such as gongs, crystal bowls and tuning forks. Recordings containing binaural beats were particularly effective at minimizing distracting thoughts and restlessness, allowing her to finally reach the expanded states of awareness she sought. Karen joined with Kevin Kossi to create original recordings unmatched by any others either of them had experienced. Together, they created Sacred Acoustics.

At international workshops presented with best-selling author Dr. Eben Alexander, Karen demonstrates key practices of consciousness exploration: heart awareness, intention, maintaining neutrality, emotional management and cultivating internal knowing. She is co-author with Dr. Alexander of their latest book, Living in a Mindful Universe: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Heart of Consciousness (Rodale, 2017).

During 26-years working in the magazine and newspaper publishing field, Karen held key leadership positions involved with the direction and management of technology transitions faced by the print industry. Her business skills include web development, desktop publishing, communications, information technology, project management and strategic planning.
www.sacredacoustics.com

 

The following information below is being provided for you with the authors' permission.

 

 

 

Our modern world often puts science and spirituality at two ends of a spectrum. In this completely FREE 33-day course, using concepts directly from the book, Living in a Mindful Universe, we bring them together. Sign-up above to start your journey today.


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The NWI Podcast #14 - Jennie Trotter on Stress Reduction and Community Wellness

Posted By NWI, Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Jennie Trotter, Executive Director of the Wholistic Stress Control Institute in Atlanta, GA, shares with Jeff and Carrie how she came to create an organization that helps the members of her community reduce stress and become their best selves.

Tags:  children  children's health  community health  Community wellness  qi gong  stress  stress control 

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The NWI Podcast #13 - Laura Putnam on Workplace Wellness (that works!)

Posted By NWI, Monday, November 28, 2016
Laura Putnam, workplace wellness expert, explains to Jeff and Carrie what the companies that do wellness best are doing that the other companies aren't - and how you can incorporate those best practices into your own company's culture.

 

 

 

 

 

Tags:  culture  Productivity  work culture  workplace wellness  worksite wellness 

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The NWI Podcast #12 - Margaret Moore on Wellness Coaching

Posted By NWI, Monday, November 7, 2016
Margaret Moore, co-founder of Wellcoaches, talks about her shift from working in the biotech industry to creating a coaching model that has trained more than 10,000 coaches around the world.

 

  

 

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The NWI Podcast #11 - Dr. Karen Wolfe on disease management and environmental wellness

Posted By NWI, Monday, October 24, 2016
Dr. Karen Wolfe, long-time wellness thinker and leader, discusses the state of American health-care (or disease management, in her terms), and what we can do to strengthen our own personal wellness. Note: Please excuse the little echo in Karen's recording this week - we'll work to eliminate that in the future! Thanks - jr.

Tags:  Disease  Environmental Wellness  Gut Health  health  Medicine  Wellness 

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The NWI Podcast #10 - Dr. Jon Robison on Ethics in Wellness

Posted By NWI, Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Dr. Jon Robison joins Carrie and Jeff to discuss the ethics of being a wellness professional, and the responsibilities we have to the people we serve, whether it's in administrating a weight loss program, or overseeing our worksite wellness. Listen here:

 

 

 

 

Tags:  Ethics  Health  Weight  Weight Loss  Wellness  Worksite Culture  Worksite Wellness 

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