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Living Your Life with Lianne Laing

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Leaving behind a 20 year career as a television host, under time constraints and commercial breaks, Lianne is taking her passion of health and wellness to a different platform. Always a storyteller and with an incredible network of experts she is excited to share their stories, information and guidance with the listeners. When it comes to living a better and healthier life the topics are limitless as is the guest list. Living Your Life, looks to inspire and entertain through laughter, tears and everything in between.

Leaving behind a 20 year career as a television host, under time constraints and commercial breaks, Lianne is taking her passion of health and wellness to a different platform. Always a storyteller and with an incredible network of experts she is excited to share their stories, information and guidance with the listeners. When it comes to living a better and healthier life the topics are limitless as is the guest list. Living Your Life, looks to inspire and entertain through laughter, tears and everything in between.
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Ottawa, Ontario

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Leaving behind a 20 year career as a television host, under time constraints and commercial breaks, Lianne is taking her passion of health and wellness to a different platform. Always a storyteller and with an incredible network of experts she is excited to share their stories, information and guidance with the listeners. When it comes to living a better and healthier life the topics are limitless as is the guest list. Living Your Life, looks to inspire and entertain through laughter, tears and everything in between.

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English

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6132190697


Episodes

Fatherhood, Stress Tests & The Reality Of NHL Dreams- How Senators GM Pierre Dorion Balances It All

12/13/2018
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It’s been a while since my sports anchoring days and living at the rink covering the Ottawa Senators. So I was thrilled when Senators General Manager Pierre Dorion mentioned he would love to be on the podcast. I did not mention Karlsson or Hoffman, trade deadlines, contracts or game strategy. If you want the day to day rundown of this team, check out TSN. If, however, you want to understand why Pierre works the way he does, how decisions come to be made, and how he manages to love this...

Duration:01:11:05

A Real Heart to Heart About Heart Health with Dr. Thais Coutinho of the Ottawa Heart Institute

12/6/2018
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This week, I was beyond thrilled that Dr. Thais Coutinho from the Ottawa Heart Institute took time out of her schedule to tape our podcast. Dr. Coutinho is a cardiologist, who is working as Chief, Division of prevention and rehabilitation at the Ottawa Heart Institute as well as the Chair of the Canadian Women's Heart Health Center. Heart disease is the number one killer for women. This podcast covers the real differences between men and women when it comes to this disease, the critical...

Duration:01:16:47

Understanding Anxiety, Stress and the Fine Line Between – Strategies to Cope with Arnold Zeman

11/29/2018
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This week's podcast is a bit different. We're covering anxiety and the difference between anxiety and stress, along with ways to cope. Arnold Zeman is my guest and I discovered his teaching practice called "Focusing". Living with high anxiety himself, to the point he doesn't drive, Arnold talks about acceptance of this trait, kindness from others and the ability to live with and not fight the illness. Arnold is quirky and honest and with a genuine desire to help others as a coach.

Duration:01:01:40

Human Kinetics In Action: From Pregnancy to Rehab–Sarah Zahab Explains

11/22/2018
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In keeping with chasing after our best selves, this week's podcast has me sitting down with Sarah Zahab from Continuum Fitness. Sarah is a Registered Kinesiologist and Exercise Physiologist. (Don't worry I ask right at the start of the podcast to explain exactly what those professions entail!)I sought Sarah out for her expertise when doing videos for pregnancy related workouts. For anyone looking to understand what the body is capable of while pregnant and what should be avoided – you need...

Duration:01:03:47

Life, Death & The Delicate Balance In Between – How Mountaineer Shawn Dawson Transformed His Life

11/15/2018
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This week we have one crazy roller coaster ride with mountaineer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and former runaway Shawn Dawson.Shawn became the 8th person in history to climb all seven summits of the world in under two years. He talks about his time on Everest, his passion for climbing, his experience with near death events and his desire to help others through his climbs. His story of transformation from a troublesome, jail bound, runaway kid to being awarded one of the city's "Amazing...

Duration:01:18:43

Living Beyond Pain & Discomfort with Food Intolerance and Allergies - Insight From Shirley Plant

11/8/2018
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Cookbook author and nutritionist Shirley Plant is in the hot seat this week. For anyone who deals with food allergies and food intolerance – this podcast is a must! Shirley takes us through the painful and frustrating timeline that people go through in figuring out what ails them. We discuss how life situations, crisis, loss, depression and our environment affect our systems and our health. For any parent looking for tips on foods to help their ADHD kids, look no further! Shirley explains...

Duration:00:59:51

IV Therapy & Beyond – The Shifting Mindset of Health with Dr. Yousuf Siddiqui

11/1/2018
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This week, we sit down with Dr. Yousuf Siddiqui, a naturopathic doctor with NutriChem. We hit on a number of different topics, but we focused on digestion which he believes is the foundation of health. We discuss men’s and women’s sexual health along with the exploding world of IV therapy. IV Therapy is quickly becoming a sought after service especially when dealing with adrenal fatigue, IBS, immune function, the list goes on.

Duration:01:11:52

Stepping Stones of Life – How Entrepreneur Stephanie Karlovits Moves Mountains in Fitness & Beyond

10/25/2018
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We switch gears this week and sit down with CEO and Founder of Epic Fitness and Lifestyle Stephanie Karlovits. What I love about this podcast is that we hit on so many storylines that connect with people. Climbing our own mountains, business start ups, exercise, movement, functional movement, goal setting, burnouts, the list goes on. We go through some of her favorite exercises, get a few tips on new gadgets and get the real scoop on what “functional movement” really is.

Duration:01:07:59

Second Chances, New Truths and Living Sober: Great Big Sea's Sean McCann Opens Up

10/18/2018
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My podcast this week is with my dear friend Séan McCann. Séan talks candidly about growing up in Newfoundland, the abuse he suffered by a priest as a teenager, the creation of Great Big Sea, his downfall with alcohol and the day he hit rock bottom. From there Séan takes us through the journey of his recovery, of facing his truth and the difficult reality of one needing to “put in the work” when it comes to living one’s truth. We talk about mental health, music as therapy and how his guitar...

Duration:01:27:11

How Food Heals, Unites & Fuels Us- Canada’s top restauranteur, Stephen Beckta explains

10/11/2018
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I was incredibly entertained this week while chatting with, chef, sommelier and entrepreneur, Stephen Beckta. My thinking behind bringing him in as a guest was to talk about the relationship we have with food, the food experience, the changing food industry and of course tips from a chef and sommelier. What I found, was that this award-winning restauranteur has an incredibly compelling and entertaining story. He takes us on quite the journey around the world, stopping at a few...

Duration:01:02:10

Stepping Out Of Our Comfort Zone And Into The Ring- A New Era For Fight For The Cure

10/4/2018
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This week, I speak with Daphne Ballard and boxing coach Scott Whitteker. Scott co-founded the Heart & Crown Presents Fight for the Cure. The event is Ottawa’s only white collar charity boxing gala. All proceeds from the night support the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s unique cancer coaching, clinical trials and ground-breaking cancer research programs. This year, marks a new era as women are stepping into the ring for the first time. Two women, in their 40’s, best friends, mothers and...

Duration:00:51:17

Strong Mind, Lean Body & Other Nuggets with Celebrity Trainer Tony Greco

9/27/2018
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This week’s podcast is with trainer, speaker, athlete and founder of Greco Fitness, Tony Greco. Tony has just launched his book Strong Mind, Lean Body. Despite having known Tony for almost two decades, I learned a lot about him in this podcast and how his background shaped who he would become and gave him the drive to achieve his goals. We talk about the evolution of the way people train and workout and how he shaped the incredibly popular “lean and fit” classes. His “celebrity trainer”...

Duration:01:00:31

Taking Control Of Your Health Care: Tips On Understanding Our System

9/20/2018
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This week on the podcast, we chat with Exec Health President Sanjay Shah. Sanjay was incredibly honest and forthcoming in what works with our system and where we can improve. He praises many aspects of what the Canadian government is able to provide. With that being said, he gives us an interesting perspective on how to take certain aspects into your own hands. I learned far more in this podcast than I expected too and hope you are able to ask yourself some of the same questions I asked...

Duration:00:56:35

Safety In A Digital Age- Tips From A Former Canadian Spy

9/12/2018
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This week we talk personal safety with former Canadian Spy Adam Nesrallah. He no longer works with our government agency, but has some interesting viewpoints on how we need to look after our own personal safety – from walking home at night, to creating better passwords and explaining why we are all susceptible to fraud in this digital age. I’ll be honest – some of his suggestions will have you wanting to toss him over a bridge (like switching to a flip phone) but other safety tips are...

Duration:01:02:31

Burnout & Its Tipping Point – We Talk Self Love with Dr Kristy Lewis

9/5/2018
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This week I chat with Naturopathic Doctor and the founder of “Self Love Mom” Dr. Kristy Lewis. While the title of “Self Love Mom” does come into play, this is really meant for anyone who has dealt with or is dealing with burnout, exhaustion and trying to be everywhere and pleasing everyone at all times. Something has got to give and it’s about giving ourselves permission to let some things fall through the cracks. She has some great recommendations for those currently struggling and tips...

Duration:00:53:46

Passion & Preparation Are Critical For Success - In All Aspects of Life: Alexander Shelley Explains

8/29/2018
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Description: My podcast this Thursday is with world renown conductor Alexander Shelley. Alex’s podcast was an inspiring conversation and I learned so much about the world of classical music. I have always felt a deep kinship with musicians, who like athletes, train and practice for hours (to the point of exhaustion) looking to become the best. It requires a deep dedication to the craft and a passion to live it. Very few make it to the top. Alexander and I talk about his unique childhood in...

Duration:01:15:11

Money Affects Our Health And Relationships - Tips From Money Coach Judith Cane

8/22/2018
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This week, we chat with Money Coach, Judith Cane about our relationship with money. If you are looking for investment advice for your portfolio or the next big stock to invest in – you won’t find it in the podcast, but what you will find is an honest discussion about how money influences our decisions and our relationships. Judith offers some great advice on how to start teaching our children about the concept of earning, saving and giving money. She explains why not understanding these...

Duration:01:03:09

The Girl On Fire- A Miracle Recovery with Hana Engel

8/15/2018
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On May 9th, enjoying a backyard BBQ with friends at the home of NHL player and Ottawa Senator, Cody Ceci, the unimaginable occurred and a freak accident had 24 year old Hana Engel going up in flames. Doctors and family were unsure if she would survive. She woke up from her coma four weeks after the accident to a new nightmare. While this podcast touches on the moment Hana went up in flames, we focus on her process, her treatment and her recovery. Hana shares her experience of being in her...

Duration:01:15:33

Great Things Come In Small Packages: Tricks player, coach & trainer Pat Woodcock learned in life!

8/8/2018
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This week’s podcast with Pat Woodcock has a bit of everything. We talk about Pat’s path to the NFL and the one that eventually led back home to the CFL. He describes the change in training, attitude, nutrition and outlook as he got older. We talk about the transition out of the game and into his role as a coach and trainer. We’ve got plenty of sports stories in the first half of the podcast, and tons of tips and suggestions for your own health adjustments in the second part.

Duration:01:00:26

How Hormones Influence our Lives-My Discussion with Dr. Tanya Manikkham

8/1/2018
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This week on the podcast, I had a wake-up call. We talk hormones with Dr. Tanya Manikkham, a naturopathic doctor with Nutrichem. Our health can be attributed to a number of factors and I got quite lesson about the effects of hormones – whether a lack of them or too many of them in our bodies. Menopause of course became a big theme but we discuss overall symptoms of hormone imbalance and how it is way more common then we think (when we aren’t going through menopause). Dr. Manikkham has some...

Duration:00:55:26