These W.O.W. Chats are candid, clear, and concise Words of Wisdom gathered from people I respect and admire: professionals and friends I have connected with throughout my travels across the globe. This compilation is Part 5 of 7 of the 2018 interview collection of brilliant and binge-worthy tidbits of insight, information, life lessons, and more.
Hope you enjoy!
The Mark of a Good Teacher
“Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops.”
~ Henry Brooks Adams
Reconciling Pain Science with . . . Fishing?
“If you’re gonna fish, don’t just use a pole, use a big, broad net.” ~ Greg Lehman
Greg Lehman, a highly respected physiotherapist, chiropractor, internationally renowned educator, clinician, speaker, and researcher, has been reconciling pain science with biomechanics for decades. He says, “We want to salvage biomechanics and make it better.” Hear how he proposes we do that in this W.O.W. Chat!
For more info on Greg’s work, visit www.greglehman.ca.
Relevant and Persuasive
Greg Lehman with Shelly Prosko
Thinking Outside the Pain Box
“Without the skills of teaching, we cast our patients as passive recipients of information.”
~ Mike Stewart
Mike Stewart is an international pain educator, speaker, and clinician dedicated to helping patients express their pain in creative ways. Patients often don’t feel heard or listened to, and what we do with that knowledge matters. Mike proposes some valuable and creative solutions.
For more information about Mike’s work and his course schedule around the world, visit www.knowpain.co.uk.
Heartfelt and Visionary
Mike Stewart with Shelly Prosko
Does the Truth Hurt? Maybe Sometimes, but it Doesn’t Have To
“There is a way to tell the truth with kindness.” ~ Amy Wheeler
Amy Wheeler, professor, yoga therapist, and president of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, talks about an age-old (yet still unresolved) tightrope that women must walk when it comes to asserting their confidence without coming off as aggressive. Interestingly, Amy shares that accepting that ‘screw-ups’ will occur is the first step on the path to success in non-violent communication.
Learn more about her phenomenal work at www.amywheeler.com.
Refreshing and Encouraging
Amy Wheeler with Shelly Prosko
The Best Teachers are Eternal Students
“It’s about being available, being present, and being compassionate.” ~ Antony Lo
Antony Lo is a brilliant physiotherapist and educator. In this short conversation, he shares tips on how to manage the tricky footwork of being a confident teacher while remaining a humble student. Learn how Antony responded to being unable to help every patient who crossed his path and how that actually made him a better physical therapist and, in his opinion, a better person.
For more info on Antony’s incredible work, resources, and courses, visit www.physiodetective.com.
Vulnerable and Sincere
Time: 15:33 minutes
Antony Lo with Shelly Prosko