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Our extensive range of health, lifestyle and wellbeing speakers have a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to deliver a truly memorable experience at your next event. 

Learn more about our health, lifestyle and wellbeing speakers here. 

POSTED 30 October 2019

In 2000, respected sports broadcaster Craig Hamilton was hospitalised after suffering a public psychotic episode. He was later diagnosed with Bipolar 1 Disorder, challenging himself, his family and employer. The experience was traumatic but encouraged Craig to speak up and challenge the stigma associated with mental illness. Read on as Craig shares his personal journey with mental illness.

POSTED 25 June 2019

Michele Chevalley Hedge is a qualified nutritionist, health author and an expert in nutritional medicine, including mental health. She is a CureCancer ambassador, Heart Research Institute ambassador, Mental Health Award of Australia finalist and ATMS Practitioner of the Year. Michele has several degrees, an Adv.Dip Nutritional Medicine and is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. Michele recognises that mental health is just as important as physical health, and her presentations are a must for anyone looking to be a leader in workplace health and productivity.

POSTED 31 January 2019

Michele Chevalley Hedge is a qualified nutritionist, health author and an expert in nutritional medicine, including mental health. She is the author of Beating Sugar Addictions for Dummies and her current book, The Australian Healthy Hormone Diet, is on the list of best-selling health books internationally. She is also an ambassador for Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, Cure Cancer and The Heart Research Institute.

Here Michele shares her expertise about the role of nutrition for strong mental health and how you can get started improving your own wellbeing with her fabulous tips and advice.

POSTED 17 January 2019

Can't lose weight? Moody? Sleep deprivation? STOP beating yourself up! Maybe your hormones need a bit of nutritional tweaking. In only a few short pages you will see yourself, family members and friends in the REAL case studies and stories of change in this easy to follow and very ‘do-able’ book. This book is based on true stories of busy, time poor clients of Michele’s. Get inspired by David, 51, IT executive who gets a shock when he finds out his blood pressure is rocketing along with cholesterol and waistline and how he fixes it in 4 weeks! Read about Stephanie whos stressful job contributed to her grab-and-go food choices and poor sleep patterns – a risk factor in insulin resistance. Relate to Barbara's hormonal roller coaster with cortisol and why that created a big muffin top. Real people, real stories, amazing changes. 

POSTED 15 January 2019

Ambassador for The Gidget Foundation and R u OK?, Chelsea Pottenger is known for her great audience connection, warm energy and outstanding content as a thought leader in Mindfulness and productivity for the corporate world. An internationally accredited mindfulness and meditation practitioner, Chelsea has worked with big brands such as eBay, Uber, GrainCorp, Cook Medical, AON, Dexus Property and Mercedes-Benz.

POSTED 12 December 2018

Jason T. Smith is the Founder and Group Director of Australia's largest and fastest growing Physiotherapy network, the Back in Motion Health Group. He leads a team of over 500 staff in over 110 locations. Jason is the author of the best-selling book 'Get Yourself Back In Motion' and 'Outside-In Downside-Up Leadership: 50 insights from a true story of remarkable organisational change'. He regularly appears in the media as a popular contributor and presenter on leadership excellence, entrepreneurial business, and health and wellness.

Here the Leadership Speaker gives us insight into his background and business expertise.

POSTED 06 December 2018

Michael Crossland defied the odds of not only life-threatening cancer but was the sole survivor of a horrific cancer drug trial. He has shared his inspiring journey, speaking across 22 countries, with audiences now exceeding 500,000. His autobiography, 'Kids Don’t Get Cancer', is a number one bestseller. Michael shares with audiences his insight and experience on topics such as overcoming extreme adversity, embracing change and the power of optimism and resilience.

Here the Inspirational Speaker shares his thoughts on doing away with the 'To Do' list and replacing it with a 'To Stop' list, for one good reason - investing in yourself.

POSTED 23 November 2018

Dylan Alcott OAM has never let his disability get in the way of what he wants to achieve. A three-time Paralympic gold medallist, a four-time grand slam tennis champion, a presenter on triple j and also regularly appearing on Channel Ten’s The Project and Channel 7 Sports. His achievements are endless. But Dylan's biggest passion is to inspire people and to change the way people with disabilities are perceived. In 2017 he launched the Dylan Alcott Foundation, which he created to help young Australians come to terms with their disabilities.

Dylan shares his story in his new book 'Able' and he has kindly given us a sneak peek of the prologue and chapter one.

POSTED 30 October 2018

Samantha Jackson has lived a life of bravery. From surviving a life-threatening illness aged 15 and then going on to complete year 12 the same year, to rising through a successful corporate career to the height of CEO, without ever stepping foot on a university campus. Sam has transitioned from leading multi-million dollar corporate entities to coaching people in their health and nutrition. She has kept with the theme of bravery, enlisting Braveheart Mel Gibson himself as one of her most recent clients.

Here Samantha talks to us about transitioning from CEO to Health Coach, being truly healthy and working with Mel Gibson.

POSTED 16 February 2018

Jessica Trengove is a champion marathon runner who represented Australia at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games. Following a period of injury in 2014, she competed in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, where through her strength and determination, she passed the third-placed runner in the final of the 5km of the marathon to win a bronze medal. She speaks passionately on the positive impact physical activity holds on mental and physical health.

Here the Olympic Speaker reflects on her first steps to the Olympic Marathon start line.

POSTED 25 January 2018

In 2000, respected sports broadcaster Craig Hamilton was hospitalised after suffering a public psychotic episode. He was later diagnosed with Bipolar 1 Disorder, challenging himself, his family and employer. Since then Craig has become one of the nation’s leading mental health advocates and has written two biographies documenting his journey. Craig has spoken across Australia about the depths of his illness, depression, suicide and men’s health whilst campaigning for increasing support for those suffering from mental illness.

Here the Health, Lifestyle and Wellbeing Speaker discusses the effect social media can have on people’s mental health.

POSTED 04 September 2017

In 2000, respected sports broadcaster Craig Hamilton was hospitalised after suffering a public psychotic episode. He was later diagnosed with Bipolar 1 Disorder, challenging himself, his family and employer. He believes there are two types of people, those who think they will never be affected by mental illness, and those struggling in the midst of it. Craig has been in both groups. He has written two biographies documenting his journey and spoken across Australia, discussing the depths of his illness, depression, suicide and men’s health. Craig's campaigning for increased support for those suffering has led him to become one of the nation’s leading mental health advocates.

In this article, the Mental Health speaker shares his insight and personal experience to becoming mentally stronger.

POSTED 01 August 2017

Rhiannon Tracey is not just a woman in a wheelchair, but the woman who has turned the impossible into ‘I’m-Possible’. Rhiannon believes that she started her life again after she hit her head on the bottom of a swimming pool in Bali. Once diagnosed a quadriplegic, Rhiannon has dedicated herself to recovery with a focus on being able to walk down the aisle at her own wedding. Rhiannon helps her audience to identify their struggles and use them as motivation for self-improvement and ultimately move past toxic barriers. “I encourage my audience to focus on the “What’s Next”, as opposed to the “What If’s”, because opportunity is all about having the right perspective".

Here the Inspirational Speaker shares the challenges she faced leading up to her wedding day.

POSTED 04 July 2017

Radek Sali is an accomplished leader of international business, having made his mark in his early thirties as CEO of household name Swisse. Radek’s leadership style was acknowledged with Swisse being named the ‘Most Successful Business of the Year’ of 2012 by BRW’s Private Business Awards. Radek was also recognised as GQ Businessman of the Year and the CEO Magazine Pharmaceutical Executive of 2012. In 2015 and 2016 Swisse was named a top 25 employer of choice. Radek is an impressive and highly motivated leader who hasn’t lost sight of his ethics, his people and the impact on the environment. He encourages people to tread gently and aim high, we could all learn from that motto.

The Leadership Speaker shares his vast expertise and vital tips on how to be not just a great leader, but the best leader there is. 

POSTED 20 June 2017

In 2000, respected sports broadcaster Craig Hamilton was hospitalised after suffering a public psychotic episode. He was later diagnosed with Bipolar 1 Disorder, challenging himself, his family and his employer.Since then Craig has written two biographies documenting his journey and spoken across Australia, discussing the depths of his illness, depression, suicide and men’s health. Craig has been campaigning for increased support for those suffering and has become one of the nation’s leading mental health advocates.

Here the mental illness and health speaker shares his thoughts and experience into why our community must reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness.

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