32 episodes

Join long-term sufferer of Cystic Fibrosis & diabetes, Tim Wotton, who's learnt many survival strategies & uses the power of the mind & presence ('The Gift') to help him deal with adversity, stress & negativity. Anyone with life & health challenges will hugely benefit from what Tim & his remarkable guests have to share...

'The Gift' of Resilience, Calm & Joy Tim Wotton

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Join long-term sufferer of Cystic Fibrosis & diabetes, Tim Wotton, who's learnt many survival strategies & uses the power of the mind & presence ('The Gift') to help him deal with adversity, stress & negativity. Anyone with life & health challenges will hugely benefit from what Tim & his remarkable guests have to share...

    #32 How an APPLE a day can help you reduce worry during the Coronavirus pandemic... with Tim Wotton

    #32 How an APPLE a day can help you reduce worry during the Coronavirus pandemic... with Tim Wotton

    The Gift podcast host, Tim Wotton, who is in the vulnerable category with COVID-19, shares some helpful tricks from Dale Carnegie and Anxiety UK to help you reduce stress, anxiety and worry during these challenging times. He also explains how an APPLE a day can helps us all!

    Find out more about how Tim has also cheated death his whole life at http://www.timwotton.com or @timwotton on Twitter.

    • 13 min
    #31 Simple ways to practice self-care that cost nothing... with podcast host Tim Wotton

    #31 Simple ways to practice self-care that cost nothing... with podcast host Tim Wotton

    The Gift podcast host, Tim Wotton, reviews a Huffington Post article about easy & free ways to improve your self-care for a calmer & more resilient life, no matter what challenges you are facing.

    Tim throws in his own coping mechanisms & testimony coping with the life-limiting illnesses cystic fibrosis and diabetes; while focusing on self-care habits like exercise, being rather than doing, getting outside, reducing social media, journaling, meditation, sleep, compassion for friends, hobbies, importance of deep breaths, cuddling & practicing self-compassion.

    This is an invaluable episode if you ever wanted simple ways to look after yourself in good & bad times.

    Find out more about how Tim has cheated death his whole life at http://www.timwotton.com or @timwotton on Twitter.

    • 31 min
    #30 This is how to accept & adapt to whatever life throws at you... with inspirational speaker Warren Falkenstein

    #30 This is how to accept & adapt to whatever life throws at you... with inspirational speaker Warren Falkenstein

    Tim Wotton, the Gift podcast host, enjoys the most engaging & life-affirming chat with Canadian hero Warren Falkenstein. Warren is a true warrior & a walking example of mind over matter. He uses his disability & chronic illness as a means of purpose & a gift from above to be used to uplift humanity through purpose, compassion & service. Warren is a 4x award winning well known inspirational speaker, adversity & mindset based coach, author, spiritual thought leader & teacher, entrepreneur, energy healer practitioner & meditation artist.

    This chat is living proof that despite whatever life throws at you, with the right mindset & patience, that it's usually possible to accept one's situation and adapt to live a fulfilling life.

    His website is https://walkwithwarren.com and he can be found @iamWarrenF on Instagram, and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/WarrenFalkenstein

    Find out more about how Tim has also cheated death his whole life at http://www.timwotton.com or @timwotton on Twitter.

    • 1 hr
    #29 Back from the Edge: mental health & addiction in sport with ex-cricket pro Luke Sutton

    #29 Back from the Edge: mental health & addiction in sport with ex-cricket pro Luke Sutton

    Luke Sutton was a professional cricket player for over 15 years, captaining Derbyshire CCC & also playing for Somerset CCC & Lancashire CCC with the likes of Jimmy Anderson & Freddie Flintoff. Luke is now a successful businessman & agent to sporting stars such as Sam Quek, Nile Wilson & James Taylor, but his life didn’t always look so positive. 

    Luke's recent book 'Back from the Edge’ revealed the huge ups & major downs that a professional career in sport can bring – & the mental health & addition difficulties, especially with alcohol, that plagued him along the way. 

    During his poignant, amusing & telling chat with The Gift podcast host, Tim Wotton, Luke is brutally but refreshingly honest about the moment he hit rock bottom, how he got there and, importantly, how he found his way out of the biggest hole of his life.

    Luke can be found as his name on LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter.

    Find out more about how Tim Wotton has cheated death his whole life at http://www.timwotton.com or @timwotton on Twitter.

    • 59 min
    #28 Smart tips to thrive at work, avoid burnout & maintain your health from Amber Coster, who's learnt the hard way!

    #28 Smart tips to thrive at work, avoid burnout & maintain your health from Amber Coster, who's learnt the hard way!

    London-based Amber Coster helped take a software company from a $100m valuation through to a $3.7bn acquisition but suffered physical issues & a mental breakdown along the way.

    In order to help others avoid the burnout she went through, she has launched her own business Balpro (Balance Project), to assist organisations and their people grow but not at the cost of their employees. 

    During a revealing, vulnerable & enlightening chat with The Gift Podcast host Tim Wotton, Amber shared the lows of her work burnout, battling back, her key lessons learned & how she can help improve culture & productivity in companies without breaking their most important asset - the staff. This episode is a must for anyone working hard long hours with concerns for their well-being.

    Amber can be found on LinkedIn, @AmberCoster on Twitter & @ Balpro on Instagram.

    Find out more about how Tim has cheated death his whole life at http://www.timwotton.com or @timwotton on Twitter.

    • 51 min
    #27 The tricks to alleviate depression... with GB free diver Helena Bourdillon

    #27 The tricks to alleviate depression... with GB free diver Helena Bourdillon

    The Gift podcast host, Tim Wotton, enjoys the most revealing, helpful & unique conversation with the extraordinary GB free diver Helena Bourdillon.  Helena spends as much time underwater as possible without breathing apparatus.

    She is also a speaker, telling of her journey to positive mental health from the depths of anxiety, suicide thoughts and depression.

    Helena shares her vulnerable story - the lows and how a free dive transformed her life to better mental resilience and all the tricks she has learned since both in and out of the water. She shares insights into turning a negative into a positive situation to claim back one's life.

    Helena can be found on Facebook Helena Bourdillon and Instagram @helena_bourdillon.

    Find out more about how Tim has cheated death his whole life at http://www.timwotton.com or @timwotton on Twitter.

    • 43 min

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