63 episodes

Whether it is physical, mental or spiritual, your well-being is important. Wellness Coach Lisa Lounsbury speaks with experts and everyday people from all over the world who are making the changes they need in their lives to Make Wellness a Priority.

Tune in for some inspiration, motivation and often intriguing discussions.

Your Wellness Lisa Lounsbury

    • Health & Fitness

Whether it is physical, mental or spiritual, your well-being is important. Wellness Coach Lisa Lounsbury speaks with experts and everyday people from all over the world who are making the changes they need in their lives to Make Wellness a Priority.

Tune in for some inspiration, motivation and often intriguing discussions.

    A personal transformation - journey to health

    A personal transformation - journey to health

    Join me as I chat with Bruno Lalonde who shares his personal transformation story from being an unhealthy and overweight 33 yr old father of two to becoming  fit enough to run a half marathon while inspiring his employees and community members to make their health a priority too.

    Bruno's wellness journey started during the pandemic when he realized that his bad habits and current state of health was taking him down a risky path and that he might not be around to walk his daughter down the isle at her wedding.  He shares the moment that he realized he had to make a dramatic change to his lifestyle and how being a father has motivated him to continue working towards a healthy future.

    You'll hear about his dramatic weight loss journey and how he manages to balance his personal life along with his hectic professional career while at the same time working towards creating a healthier community for his home-town of Sudbury Ontario Canada.

    All that and more on Your Wellness.

    • 20 min
    The Link between Well-Being and Safety

    The Link between Well-Being and Safety

    In this episode of Your Wellness you will hear a tragic story how a 24 yr old’s split minute decision caused a catastrophic accident while on the job. Jason Anker shares how his declining mental well-being was the catalyst to his new future as a man now living in a wheelchair. He will describe the details of that fateful day and the crucial important lesson that he’s finally able to disclose to the audiences he speaks to around the world.

    You will hear how about his long recovery and the incredible journey he has been on to restore his mental and physical well-being.

    By the end of this interview, I’m sure you will understand the link between mental well-being and safety while on the job.

    All that and more on Your Wellness.

    • 30 min
    From Darkness comes the Light - Part II

    From Darkness comes the Light - Part II

    On this episode of Your Wellness I welcome a returning guest Matthieu Bonin who spoke to use a few months ago to announce he was planning on swimming around the largest freshwater island in the world in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Multiple Sclerosis in honor of his Aunt Claire who passed away from the disease.

    Fresh out of the water having endured hypothermia, exhaustion and the difficult decision to abandon the swim midway through, Matthieu shares his journey of this extraordinary swim. He explains what he contemplated with his team during his 2 week swim along the North Channel, the challenges along with the many blessings that unfolded last month.

    Matthieu's story goes beyond his journey swimming the North Channel.  He also openly shares is current mental health and how his depression has resurfaced since returning to "normal life" post event.

    You will be inspired to ignite and follow through with your own goals and passions and find the blessings from even when those goals have a different outcome than previously planned.  You will learn more about the stigma that still surrounds mental illness and how we can collectively work to empathize better to allow anyone who might be dealing with a mental challenge reach out for help.

    All that and more on Your Wellness.

    • 28 min
    "You are more than just a kid in the hospital bed"

    "You are more than just a kid in the hospital bed"

    In this episode you will hear a tragic and inspiring story from a young man who describes living with a debilitating illness, to losing his younger brother to later regaining his life back just has he was about to give up.

    Michael Brovac will take you on a journey of heartache, pain, hopefulness before he explains how an unexpected encounter literally saved his life.

    Michael is now 21 yrs old, healthy and vibrant and sharing his stories of hope, resilience and the power of connection and belonging with his new organization called Cam-O.

    Grab a tissue and continue listening to one the most inspiring young men I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing to date.

    All that and more on Your Wellness.

    visit Michael's website www.cam-o.ca

    • 28 min
    The Dunk King

    The Dunk King

    On this episode of Your Wellness I talk to Jordan Kilganon who is known as the best professional basketball dunker in the world. He’s affectionately known as The Dunk King and has generated hundreds of millions of views on You Tube with his amazing dunks.  From jumping over cars to groups of volunteers, Jordan has perfected this unique sport and has been travelling around the world showing his talents and inspiring others to explore and uncover their own passions.

    Jordan will share his personal journey of when he found his passion for dunking and how he has managed to create a full-time career out of this unique talent. He will also talk about his connection to basketball players Michael Jordan and Shakil O’Neil.

    Jordan also opens up about how he learned to foster his own mental health struggles and how he transferred them into positive attributes to become a more resilient athlete.

    All that and more on Your Wellness.

    • 26 min
    From Darkness comes the Light - A story of resilience and a lot of swimming.

    From Darkness comes the Light - A story of resilience and a lot of swimming.

    On this episode of Your Wellness you will hear an inspiring story of resilience, grief and survival as Matthieu Bonin talks about his journey from an unwell 30 yr. old to an endurance swimmer. Matthieu talks about his upcoming fundraising swim around the largest freshwater island in the world in honor of his aunt who passed away from Multiple Sclerosis. Matt also shares his personal pain as he lives with mental illness and how he’s learned to use his experiences to offer empathy and inspiration to others who are struggling to move forward. There are twists and turns of his life which will both surprise and motivate you to never doubt your own abilities.

    All that and more on Your Wellness.

    To follow Matt's journey connect with him here: https://www.msmanitoulinswim.com/

    • 26 min

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