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Health & Wellness Podcasts

Holistic wellbeing educator, Kim Forrester, interviews world-leading researchers, experts and ‘inspiring examples’ and takes a deep-dive into the virtues, characteristics and daily habits that can enhance our experience of life. Intelligent, intriguing and authentic, the Eudaemonia podcast offers an inspirational and thought-provoking view of what it means to ‘flourish’ in life.

Holistic wellbeing educator, Kim Forrester, interviews world-leading researchers, experts and ‘inspiring examples’ and takes a deep-dive into the virtues, characteristics and daily habits that can enhance our experience of life. Intelligent, intriguing and authentic, the Eudaemonia podcast offers an inspirational and thought-provoking view of what it means to ‘flourish’ in life.

Location:

Singapore

Description:

Holistic wellbeing educator, Kim Forrester, interviews world-leading researchers, experts and ‘inspiring examples’ and takes a deep-dive into the virtues, characteristics and daily habits that can enhance our experience of life. Intelligent, intriguing and authentic, the Eudaemonia podcast offers an inspirational and thought-provoking view of what it means to ‘flourish’ in life.

Language:

English


Episodes

Humour, with Brian Aylward

2/25/2020
Brian Aylward was awarded the title of Canada’s best stand-up comic in 2016. He has been a comedian for the past 15 years, and performs regularly to sold-out venues across Canada, Asia and the Pacific. On this episode, Kim sits with Brian to discuss the benefits of laughter on our well-being, and to explore ways we can adopt a more light-hearted, more humorous approach to life.

Duration:00:27:27

Hope, with Lindsay Recknell

2/18/2020
Lindsay Recknell is a speaker, facilitator and educator, based in Calgary, Canada. Drawing from her personal experiences as the wife of a recovering alcoholic, Lindsay provides a range of courses, seminars, blogs and podcasts that teach people how to use hope to motivate and propel action. On this episode, Kim and Lindsay discuss why harnessing hope is vital if we want to live an inspired and fulfilling life.

Duration:00:32:40

Dignity, with Dr. Donna Hicks

2/11/2020
Dr. Donna Hicks is an Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, a renowned international conflict resolution specialist, and the creator of the Dignity Method for conflict resolution. On this episode of Eudaemonia, Kim and Donna explore the elements of dignity and discuss why honouring dignity – both our own, and others’ – is an essential element in any life well lived.

Duration:00:33:35

Social Connection, with Rob Lawless

2/4/2020
Rob Lawless is a social innovator and the unique man behind the Robs10KFriends project. His goal is to meet 10,000 strangers, and encourage others to take the initiative and establish more new relationships. In this episode of Eudaemonia, Kim and Rob chat about the importance of social connection and discuss why becoming an active participant in a broader community is vital if we truly want to thrive.

Duration:00:31:04

Trust, with Dr. Dave Richo

1/28/2020
David Richo, PhD, MFT, is a psychotherapist, teacher, workshop leader, and writer who integrates the psychological and the spiritual. His many books include Daring to Trust: Opening Ourselves to Real Love and Intimacy. On this episode of Eudaemonia, Kim chats with David about the importance of trust, and learns how our lives are enhanced when we develop greater trust in others, ourselves, a higher power, and in the process of life itself.

Duration:00:28:08

Positivity, with Seán Dagan Wood

1/21/2020
Seán Dagan Wood is the publisher at Positive News magazine, and the co-founder of the Constructive Journalism Project, which trains journalists to cover positive stories in a rigorous way. On this episode of Eudaemonia, Kim talks to Seán about the power of positivity, and discusses the ways we can balance our information diet, and consciously amplify all that is constructive, inspiring and uplifting in the world.

Duration:00:31:39

Ritual, with Dani van de Velde

12/3/2019
Dani Van de Velde is the founder of The Meditation Teacher in Singapore. She’s a highly-qualified, highly-experienced meditation teacher, Usui Reiki Master, healer and spiritual mentor and she is a regular keynote speaker for corporate, school and community-based audiences. On this episode, Kim chats with Dani about the power of ritualistic practice, and explores how ritual - in its multitude of forms - can help us connect more deeply with the moments that make up our lives.

Duration:00:34:54

Service, with Jo Tyndall

11/26/2019
Her Excellency Jo Tyndall is the New Zealand High Commissioner to Singapore. Jo has a long and varied career in public service, including as New Zealand’s Climate Change Ambassador, where she led the New Zealand international negotiations team for the Paris Agreement. On this episode, Kim and Jo explore how our lives are enhanced when we are of service and when we choose to use our skills, talents and knowledge to lift, support and inspire others.

Duration:00:27:36

Humility, with Stuart Taylor

11/19/2019
Stuart Taylor is the CEO and founder of Springfox, previously known as The Resilience Institute in Australia. He is also a respected keynote speaker, and author of Assertive Humility: Emerging from the ego trap. On this episode, Stuart and I discuss how a diagnosis of brain cancer helped him unravel his attitude toward life, and enabled him to discover the importance of 'assertive humility'.

Duration:00:31:28

Perseverance, with Adrian Hayes

11/12/2019
Adrian Hayes is a British record-breaking adventurer, author, speaker, leadership and team consultant, and sustainability campaigner. A former British Army Gurkha Officer, his many adventures include conquering Everest, K2, and the North and South Poles. On this episode, Kim and Adrian talk about the importance of perseverance, and discuss how we can become more tenacious when faced with overwhelming challenges, and audacious goals.

Duration:00:40:45

Integrity, with Chris Bettles

11/5/2019
Chris Bettles is the director and co-founder of If Not Now Digital, a UK-based marketing company that specialises in social, environmental and creative projects, and he is the producer of an independent documentary series called The Secret of Change. In this episode, Kim and Chris talk about the importance of integrity and how we can each align our actions and choices with our highest values and principles.

Duration:00:29:49

Purpose, with Jae Hermann

10/29/2019
Jae Hermann is a motivational storyteller and business consultant specializing in personal development and digital marketing. Her mission is to motivate and inspire midlife ladies and creative entrepreneurs through storytelling and one-on-one coaching. On this episode, Kim chats with Jae about the importance of a meaningful life, and explores why it’s vital to base our daily actions on a sense of authentic purpose.

Duration:00:30:45

Activism, with Lillian Tahuri

10/22/2019
Lillian Tahuri has a background in central and local government, activism and social advocacy. She has successfully represented her tribe to settle historical claims against the New Zealand government, and she is passionate about the environment, human rights, gender equality, diversity and inclusion. On this episode, Kim and Lillian discuss the power of advocacy and activism, and why standing up for something greater than ourselves is a vital element of a fulfilling life.

Duration:00:27:27

Strength, with Kim Farmakis Stevenson

9/3/2019
Kim Farmakis Stevenson is a record-holding, gold-medal powerlifter who has represented Australia at the highest levels. As a life coach, she has a passion for empowering women to be both emotionally and mentally strong. On this episode, the two Kims discuss how our lives are enhanced when we confront our frailties and work to develop greater physical, mental and emotional strength.

Duration:00:33:16

Authenticity, with Rebecca Smith

8/27/2019
Rebecca Smith is an entrepreneurial leader and renowned marketing and branding expert. Since 2014, she has been entrusted to lead New Zealand Story – a joint private-public initiative within the New Zealand government. On this episode, Kim and Rebecca chat about the value of authenticity and discuss why we ought to express ourselves in consciously authentic ways.

Duration:00:31:01

Adventure, with Carrie Miller

8/20/2019
Carrie Miller is an avid traveller, storyteller and award-winning professional writer. She writes primarily for National Geographic and is a Contributing Editor at National Geographic Traveler Magazine. On this episode, Kim and Carrie talk about the importance of adventure, and discuss why stepping out of our comfort zone is a vital component in an inspired life.

Duration:00:36:43

Self-compassion, with Dr. Kristin Neff

8/13/2019
Dr. Kristin Neff is an author, associate professor in human development and culture at the University of Texas, and pioneer in the field of self-compassion. On this episode, Kim chats with Kristin about the importance of self-compassion and learns how we can turn our inner dialogue away from harsh criticism, and toward support, understanding and self-care.

Duration:00:34:51

Creativity, with Adam Haddrick

8/6/2019
Adam Haddrick is a renowned Australian photographer with a clientele that includes the crème de la crème of global celebrities, corporations and elite sportsmen and women. On this episode, Kim and Adam discuss the power of creativity, and explore how we can each reclaim our creative genius and unlock this incredible key to wellbeing and fulfillment.

Duration:00:32:35

Ethics, with Hilary Jane Grosskopf

7/30/2019
Hilary Jane Grosskopf is a leadership strategist, writer and yoga teacher. She has an extensive background in corporate leadership and the study of systems engineering and is the author of two leadership guidebooks, Awake Leadership and Awake Ethics. On this episode, Kim and Hilary chat about the ethical principles that can enhance our societies, and our daily lives.

Duration:00:37:46

Liberation, with Linda Kay Klein

7/23/2019
Linda Kay Klein is a storyteller and social innovator, with an extensive background in social entrepreneurship and innovation, and storytelling for good. Linda is the founder of Break Free Together—a not-for-profit organization that helps people claim their stories, their bodies, and themselves. On this episode, Kim and Linda discuss how we can free ourselves from social constraints, and live flourishing lives with an authentic sense of liberation.

Duration:00:40:40