I’m Dr. Mark Rowe, Welcome to my VitalityMark™ Podcast.
As a practicing Medical Doctor, I’m an expert in Positive Health & Lifestyle Medicine, an Author, Corporate Speaker, Vitality Expert & Life Strategist. I started podcasting sporadically a couple of years ago, and now, having spent a lot of time during Covid 2020, delivering to organizations about ‘Living with more Vitality & Building a resilient mind’ I’m answering the call to share my knowledge and practice, & that of my guests, with you, on this weekly VitalityMark™ Podcast. My passion is to Empower YOU to Live your life with Vitality on Purpose.

Mary Buckley, IDA Ireland: Culture, Openness & Wellbeing in the Covid Era
Mary Buckley is the Executive Director of IDA Ireland, also known as the Industrial Development Authority,  and was founded in 1949 as the Irish agency responsible for the attraction and retention of inward...
Breeda Bermingham: 'Midlife Women Rock' – A Story for a New Generation of Women
Breeda Bermingham is a former practicing midwife and public health nurse who has most recently been working with women in menopause, emphasising the interconnected dimensions of this universal midlife...
Dr Mark Rowe: 15 ways to Boost your Happiness
The search for happiness is age-old. Numerous answers have been given over the years and in my research, I’ve come across many of them. Today, I compile them for you. In this episode, I list 15 ways to...
Feargal O'Rourke: Culture with a Sense of Belonging is a Powerful Force
Feargal O’Rourke is Managing Partner of PwC Ireland. He has served in various leadership roles in PwC EMEA and PwC Ireland since his admission as a partner in 1996. He has been appointed by several Irish...
Frank O’Keeffe EY~ 'Life is about putting people at the core of how you think & act'
Frank O’Keeffe is Managing Partner of EY in Ireland. Prior to his current role, Frank held a position on the Irish leadership team as Head of Assurance, where he was responsible for leading the fastest-growing...
Mary Lou McDonald TD 'Investing in Yourself Today for a Better Future'
Mary Lou McDonald is a TD Teachta Dála  (Member of the Irish Parliament) for the Dublin Central Constituency. She was elected leader of Sinn Féin by the political party membership in 2018 and is the first...
Paul Kelly CEO Fáilte Ireland: 'Trust is the oxygen; inject it & everything can happen!'
Paul Kelly has been the Chief Executive of Fáilte Ireland since 2017, leading Fáilte Ireland, the Irish National Tourism Development Authority, through the deepest crisis ever for our country’s tourism...
Dr. Beth Frates: Lifestyle Medicine as a Game Changer
Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Frates MD is a pioneer in Lifestyle Medicine education and an award-winning teacher at Harvard Medical School, as well as at the Harvard Extension School. At Harvard Medical School,...
Dr Barbara Ryan, The Gut Expert: Helping You Find a Healthier, Happier Gut
Dr. Barbara Ryan specialises in gut health. She is a clinical professor at Trinity College Dublin and a consultant gastroenterologist. Her mission, along with clinical dietitian Elaine McGowan, is to digest...
Preparing for a Hybrid Workplace; Your Health and Wellbeing
The world of work has changed. For the past 18 months, COVID-19 has brought a blurring of the boundaries between “at work” and “away from work.” It’s now harder to switch off the business of life mentally,...
Amb. Daniel Mulhall - Key to a 4-Decade Diplomatic Career In-Service
Daniel Mulhall is the Irish Ambassador to the United States of America. He joined the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs in 1978, with early diplomatic assignments in New Delhi, Vienna, Brussels, and...
Tama Duffy Day - Healthy Design, Aging with Grace ‘in-place’ and Ikigai; Finding Your Purpose at Every Age
Tama Duffy Day works at Gensler as a firmwide leader within the health sector. Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 49 locations across the world. In a career in design that...
Blue Zones, Mediterranean Diet, and our Telomeres
It’s a well-known fact that people living in many Mediterranean countries–as well as a few other parts of the world–tend to have relatively few health problems and relatively long, healthy...
Address the Epidemic of Prolonged Sitting; Realise the Game-Changing Benefits of Habitual Movement.
“Sitting is the new smoking.” Though this may be an exaggeration in some respects, it’s not in others. The dangers of prolonged sitting are numerous and very real. Today, I talk about these dangers. I...
Ibrahim Halawa 'The Power of Forgiveness and Letting Go for a Better Future'.
Ibrahim Halawa, a now 25-year-old Irishman, spent more than four years of his life in prison in Egypt after he was arrested while on a family holiday in 2013. Then aged 17, Ibrahim was detained by the...
Sleep as Medicine
“Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” These words from Benjamin Franklin couldn’t be more true. Today, so many of us don’t get enough sleep, and as a result, we’re left...
Dr David Fryburg, Endocrinologist 'Pro-Social Acts, Like Kindness, Are the Key to Happiness.'
David Fryburg, M.D., is the President and co-founder of Envision Kindness, a nonprofit organization that promotes kindness, compassion, joy, and love through kindness media. Dr. Fryburg is also the author...
Cholesterol: We make our Habits in Life, and then our Habits make us. Aristotle
Having a Health IQ is important. A great way to start building it up is to keep track of your cholesterol numbers. This can seem like a daunting task, so today I talk all about cholesterol: what it is,...
Dr Elaine O'Brien PhD on Resilient and Pre-silient Wellbeing; Fitness as a Buffer in Life.
Elaine O’Brien, Ph.D., MAPP is one of the most informed academics on the intersection of the Science of Happiness and Human Movement Science. Elaine is a speaker, writer, and Certified Health Coach. She...
Norah Casey on Courage and the Willingness to Face your Fears
Broadcaster, entrepreneur, and human rights campaigner Norah Casey was formerly a Dragon in the popular television series Dragons’ Den and is a well-known radio and TV personality. She is the author of...
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