Wellness Entrepreneur Kat Vitou hosts this podcast with Liberty Basnett about life over 45 and dealing with the everyday stresses. They invite inspiring people to come in and chat about how they manage the overwhelm, and share their life stories of trauma to triumph giving you the tools to Master life.
Grab a cuppa and join us for an insightful chat where you become inspired and motivated.
In this episode, Kat and Liberty talk to Occupational Therapist Anele Griessel about why sensory is important and how the pandemic stopped it for some of us.
We talk about her life in South Africa and how through her training she was stalked by a Mentally ill man and had to manage riots in the workplace. Anele tells us how she chose Occupational Therapy instead of drama with the help of her Mother.
Anele works with children and helps them to work through mental health issues, which are especially rife through the last 12 months.
In this episode, Kat and Liberty chat with Mind-Body Wellbeing Coach Alison Middleton as she tells us about her life journey. From moving to Hong Kong for a huge career, how she burnt out and nearly died with a burst appendix.
Alison discovered her new career on her hospital bed. She gained clarity and found her purpose.
Returning to the UK, she completely changed her life.
In this episode, Kat and Liberty chat with Georgie. Walking away from a fashion career (where she appeared in Vogue and has styled high profile celebs) to care for her son was one of the best things she has ever done.
Georgie tells us that becoming a yogi helped her heal and breathe authentically. Her love for yoga led her to train as a teacher. Moving out of fashion and giving herself a personal overhaul saw a life change that felt authentic and filled her with joy. In this honest chat, we talk about how to deal with anxiety and how using the tools of gratitude is powerful.
Georgie tells us how her love for her children taught her how to be grounded again.
In this episode, Kat and Liberty speak to Award-Winning Journalist, and Author of thirteen books (specifically on children and teens) Tanith Carey. This honest and inspirational human being works with Child Psychologists to understand how children function. Tanith talks to us and helps us tune into our children and teens, as this leads to good parenting methods and bonding that suits everyone. Through compromise and quality time she believes we can get on with children as they become adults. Author Tanith draws on her own life experience, sharing advice for those struggling to connect with their own children and teenagers.
Kat and Liberty talk to Francesca McGarey a Life Coach and Wellness Marketing Entrepreneur who is rolling with the new normal of a pandemic restricted life.
In the last year of lockdown, Francesca has gotten married and expects her first baby.
After experiencing a health issue in her previous career, she took time to heal and work out the plan for her life, having qualified in various Wellness tools, she soon discovered her strengths and passion. We talk about how her new career and her old career merged into this amazing business Humans with Soul.
Francesca can take the fear out of marketing yourself and navigating the sometimes daunting world of tech with her expertise. Coupled with her warmth and genuine interest in helping others and guiding them to success, it's a winning formula.
In this episode, Kat and Liberty talk to Kim Huggins, a very successful Solicitor who works on her Wellness daily. Kim talks about living independently in the Pandemic and how it helped her decide to move closer to her Mum and Dad. After not seeing them for a long time in the first Lockdown, she knew this was the time to make sure she could be there for them and vice versa.
Kim talks to about how she keeps busy, and how it can be lonely for everyone.
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In this episode, Kat and Liberty talk to Entrepreneur and Transformational Coach Anna, they hear about her amazing story as a Single Mother, who changed her life and made it better for her and her child. Anna had a burning desire to break free from the bad habits that were holding her back, and she accomplished it, with hard work and determination. Through her journey, she shares tips and tools that will help you wake the Queen up inside you!
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In this episode, Kat talks openly and honestly with Britta about her journey to become a Naturopath.
Through experiencing a number of traumas and illnesses during her childhood, Britta found very quickly that the mainstream western approach to medicine did not satisfy nor offer true healing for her life. . Britta then went into the field of holistic medicine and became fascinated and realised very soon that this was no coincidence and it became her life’s purpose to help others.
Originally from Germany, she was fortunate to study holistic medicine for many years before bringing her gifted talent and skills to the UK to be able to help others.
Britta is a Naturopath. she graduated in 1997 in Germany. She is a Progressive Kinesiologist and a qualified Nutritionist, Reiki Master and Energy Healer.
Kat & Liberty talk to Mills Gray who is a Leadership & LIFE COACH, Business-owner, Entrepreneur and Mother of two girls.
Mills tells us about a life-changing assault leading her on her way to becoming a positive and passionate woman who is inspiring others with her vision, enthusiasm and appetite for life.
Simon is a Successful Life Coach and Business Strategist, who now appears on the TV, Radio, and Global conferences, he is writing his own book soon to be published.
He has now found his purpose, but it took hard work, motivation and trusting his journey.
In this Podcast, Simon opens up to Kat about the loss of his Mum, why he repeated a year at University, and how this was a catalyst to his life events. What felt like a failure to launch, was a message from the Universe telling him to try a new path and this has become the making of him to date.
Lauren talks openly and honestly in this conversation with Kat and Liberty, sharing with them what led her to become a Specialist in Menopause.
Her menopause journey started at the age of 37 and her initial thought was that she had early-onset dementia, when in fact she found out it was Menopause.
Find out how she helps women at work, with her Workplace Menopause Programs in Large Corporations across the World.
She can also help you find out what you need to know about going through the menopause.
Grab a cuppa and join in with this chat.
In this episode, Kat talks with a business guru and artist Jo Mitchell Long.
Jo Mitchell Long is a Graphic Designer, Entrepreneur, and Mentor with a difference. When her son was a toddler she wanted to find an Art Class so he could express himself. She didn't find one! What did she do next? She wrote a business plan and made it happen. Fast forward, she now has a successful business and Mentor's other creatives to do the same. Listen in on this conversation to find out how she persevered and made it happen.
Kat and Deena talk openly and honestly about back pain and how almost 31 million days of work were lost last year due to back, neck and muscle problems, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Toby Colliver is a Chiropractor with a difference. As they chat with Toby, we find out about his spiritual journey and how voluntary yearly trips to India made him realise that attitudes can be the best healer. Toby speaks about connecting people in the body focussing on the back, and why human touch is so important for the healing to happen.
In this weeks episode, Alka Patel talks to Kat about her journey in life, a pivotal stop where she had to burst the bubble to become grounded again. After a life-changing trip to India, she returned and became a Lifestyle Doctor, treating her patients from the root cause up. Alka now prescribes you self care and teaches you how to value your wellbeing.
In this episode, we meet Mickey who is an Entrepreneur, Model, Yoga Teacher and Owner of Active Pada Yoga wear & Mama of boys, she speaks to Kat & Liberty about how her life got better when she turned 50, and how she copes every day with the help of yoga. Mickey is strong, smart, bold and brave, listen as she empowers you to move forward in life.
In this episode Kat and Liberty talk to Deborah Talalay who is a leading UK based Theta Healer - we find out what it is and why it works for some of the biggest CEO's through to students with skin issues, We talk about how it helps us change habits positively, which then leads to us making different choices and taking new actions in our life.
Kat & Liberty talk "fluent girl" to Life Coach David Linaker. From Priest in the Anglican Church to his new congregation - the women he coaches who want to find themselves and their way to their best lives - David is honest, open and inspiring. You won't want to miss this total gentleman.
In this episode, Kat and Deena talk with Lis Cashin Life Coach and Mental Health Speaker as she recalls the moment she accidentally killed her friend when she was just 13 years old. Lis takes us through life from teen to adulthood with her experience and how she now has found peace.
This is a deeply inspiring podcast with an amazing woman who has empowered herself in life.
In this honest conversation, Kat and Deena chat with School Teacher and Teacher Wellness Coach Jess Joan Nash about going back to school.
Jess, who has been a teacher for over eight years, tells us about the stress and illness she endured and how hitting a low, made her change her ways. She now runs wellness groups for teachers and knows what they need to be energetic and healthy for work.
We talk about how teachers can cope with the work in the 'new normal' and how parents can help, so they can work together to make it better for the children.
Parents, we ask her questions about how to deal with the 'What ifs' and we find how they cope with us in general.
In this episode, Kat is joined by Deena and together they chat with Family Coach Emily Mascarenhas. Emily shares her journey about her days as a performer in the West End and tells us how it led to her wanting to lead a loving life with a family of her own. Emily has managed to carve out a career where she can raise her four children and still help other families with coaching.
An honest conversation with the lovely Kirsty Harrison.
Kirsty became a Nutritional Therapist after her son was diagnosed with psoriasis, she went on a mission to find out what could help them through it, and this is where her passion started.
Nutritional Therapist Kirsty specialises in helping women eat well during perimenopause and the menopause. Kirsty wants to change the narrative, and help women talk about hormones, and how we can manage them with our diets.
Kirsty tells us how to cut down on sugar, and shares a way to eat it sensibly. She shares really helpful tips on how to have a balanced diet without compromising everything.
An honest conversation with Dr Nina Fuller Shavel, we talk about her journey with Cancer, which helped discover her love of Functional Medicine after working as a Hospital Doctor.
Dr Nina specialises in Gut Health, Hormones, and Women's Health, Nina shares some insightful tips and tools that will help you to be mindful with you're health and happiness.
Kat and Liberty meet Stella Ralfini: Psychologist, Reiki Master, Yoga Teacher, Life Coach, Natural Beauty Expert, Author ( I think we got it all!) as she takes us from her days working alongside the Rolling Stones to her life today. Stella tells us how she is using her incredible wealth of skills and abundance of knowledge to empower others, and also shares a little about her brilliant new book "Rock and Roll Mayhem 1970".
Wonderful, warm, funny- you won't want to miss Stella Ralfini.
Find Stella here: https://stellaralfini.co.uk/
In this episode, Kat has an honest conversation with Laura Coleman, Founder of Be Meditation about how she loves working with cynics. Laura helps make meditation accessible to everyone. She teaches you to hold on to the pause and create a life you want.
Laura's ninja skill is helping you to find a practice that fits you and works. ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL
Kat and Liberty have an honest chat with Dr Michele McDowell, we talk about relying on technology to help us more than usual. We all know it can be tricky to find a balance between using screen time for learning, social interaction or gaming. in this episode she offers; Information about the possible effects technology has on our children's brains. This guidance she shares can be used immediately by parents to support their child /young person to build a healthy relationship with technology even during these uncertain times. In addition, she offers expert advice as a child psychologist and mother.
In this episode, the wonderful Nick Ede talks about the women who shaped his life.
It is a wonderfully honest conversation with Nick, who is a Multi- Award-Winning charity campaigner, communications expert and TV Presenter. Nick and his family suffered a significant loss after his mother passed away in front of him. From that point, he vowed to help the future by raising awareness to Strokes, and he has dedicated the last twenty years raising awareness amongst the younger generation.
Nick now works alongside celebrities bringing smaller charities to the forefront, especially in the current climate. Find out why he loves his friend Eva Longoria, and why Princess Diana's death had an impact on his life.
Kat and Liberty have an honest conversation with Alex, father of two, who is the Founder of Harrison's Fund. Alex talks about Harrison's challenges with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and how, as a Father, he is working to find a cure.
Alex talks about his younger son William and the special bond the brothers have together.
We talk about how he carried his son Harrison through an Ironman challenge.
He talks about how he and his ex-wife Donna remain, firm friends, and how they will always put their children first.
Kat and Liberty have an honest conversation with the lovely Courtney Baxter TRE Provider and QEC Practioner.
Courtney shares with us how TRE can heal trauma and how it helped her on her journey back to emotional and physical recovery following a terrifying experience involving her family.
Kat and Liberty have a fear of running and want to get over it.
They have an honest conversation with Leo who helps them overcome fears of running.
Leo tells us there's a runner in everyone no matter how far or fast we choose to go. We talk about the benefits for mind and body and why the comparison is the thief of joy.
Leo is a qualified UK Athletics Coach in Running Fitness, and writes for Podium Runner and Men's Fitness, he spent two decades reporting on elite sport for news outlets including the Evening Standard, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Independent and ESPN, discussing training and performance with some of the best coaches and athletes in the world.
In addition to leading the company and guiding individuals to stronger, happier running, he's helping to lead a running and mental wellness scheme for teenagers: All Girls Can. He's also first aid trained and an England Athletics mental health champion.
Kat and Liberty have an honest conversation with Broadcaster and Presenter Sarah Cawood. Sarah takes us through her career journey and tells us honestly about why she fell by the wayside and how it broke her heart.
We talk about how she met her husband Andy and how she started having babies when she was forty. This is a great chat because it is refreshingly open, Sarah shares her experience as a Mum, sharing why doing lockdown homeschooling is hard.
We find out what is coming next for this inspirational lady.
Imagine creating a vision board of all the things you ever wanted, Lindsay Edwards did! Listen to our chat with Lindsay who now runs the business of her dreams, and lives in the country cottage she put on her board. Find out how she did it by creating rituals that she believes gave her the mindset to achieve her dream life. Lindsay chats about losing people she loved, and how she worked through anxiety to make her life thrive again.
An honest conversation between Founder of The Inspiration Space Liana Fricker and our very own Kat who is the Founder of Well+Life+Tribe, about how you can grow in business. Liana talk's about how she inspires people to come together and why community is key. Liana encourages women to work, by showing them that Entrepreneurial dreams are a real option, she wants you to be inspired. She helps give you the space to embrace your ambition through her Inspiration Space!
Kat and Liberty have an honest conversation with the lovely Claire Jacklin about loving her family, losing her Mum, and the sheer determination to have a career that she loves. Find out about her career in fashion, where she worked for big-name designer Paul Smith, and now she is an independent stylist who is all about confidence for her clients, listening to them, and making them her friends.
Kat and Liberty talk to inspirational Aga Kehinde: NHS worker, Cancer Coach, EFT & NLP expert, Cancer Nurse and Mother about how EFT helps people make sense of what is happening to them and helps you navigate life when met with a challenge.
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Kat and Liberty have an honest conversation with the incredible Dr Maryhan Baker, listen as she talks us through the ways we can help children deal with anxiety, in everyday life and in lockdown, as well as her own life story of love, loss and the ability to overcome.
Kat and Liberty have an honest conversation with Katie about her journey, she opens up about having a difficult start in her life; experiencing verbal, physical and sexual abuse throughout her childhood, teenage years and early twenties, things came to a head in 2004 where she tried to end her life. This was a huge turning point for her and after an unsuccessful suicide attempt, Katie started on a journey to heal herself, and then go onto help others who had also suffered from similar levels of psychological, emotional and physical harm. This led Katie to train as a psychologist but rejecting the pre-defined models/schools of thought she launched her own mental health service in 2014 and today helps empower women in business and beyond.
Let us get over our fear of finance with tips from Money, health and lifestyle journalist Lily Canter.
Kat and Liberty have an honest conversation about what the current landscape looks like in isolation and ask the questions on your behalf.
Lily shares tips for how to save and cut down in places you might not have thought possible. Her speciality is helping people fight back large companies or receive money owing to them.
She also gives us an insight into why running in Ultramarathons has changed her life and given her a mindset where she feels anything is achievable, physically and mentally.
In this special episode Kat is chatting with her Business Coach SJ of Meow Consulting, together they talk through business in the current climate . What the plan is going forward, and how we can adapt to this new way of working from home. SJ offers up valuable tips for all business owners about how to keep your head above water without giving it all away for free. In this honest conversation we find out how to get in the right mindset, and how we can keep calm and carry on. Sharing her words of wisdom with Kat, SJ leaves you with useful tools to help you in your business.
Have you thought about separation and divorce? Suzy Miller is the person you need. In this episode Divorce Strategist, Suzy chats to Kat and Liberty about using peace to break up amicably. Suzy opens up and shares her own experience in divorce, and reveals how it has made her grow and become a peacemaker.
We invite you to listen with your heart wide open, because Ellie and Susie open up about the world they live in in this episode, and they do it with a big smile and lots of love. They talk about their handsome boys, being able to trust the plan, even if it means the path won't be easy. When you listen to them you will appreciate how life can be very different in a split second. Our main takeaway is that these women have grown stronger, and have love pouring out of them. The talk is about how love conquers all.
A short message of love, and support from us to you. Tips on how to make the most of being home and how to look after yourself in the current climate. Also letting you know what is coming in the next episode.
An honest chat with entrepreneur Krisha Davies about how she has dealt with her own anxiety in motherhood, and she also opens up about her experience with miscarriage . Krisha bravely shares tips in order to help others through this tough experience.
Kat talks to Krisha about her business and how it was developed to help Mothers with anxiety.
In this episode we talk all things life, love and how to help children and parents work on anxiety at home. Expert Jenny Pink tells us all about her journey working in mental health, and why she is now helping parents and young people gain clarity and keep calm.
An honest conversation between the hosts, about why this podcast is here to help you be inspired, and take action to live a happy and well life.
Kat is a Health and Life Coach, and the founder of Well+life+Tribe and Liberty is the ambassador and presenter for Well+Life Tribe. They work with over 60 wellness experts, giving them a voice, which means providing you free tips that can change your life today.
We know 'One Size Does Not Fit All.'