The Wellbeing Advantage is led by Janine van Someren and her husband Ken, who have over 40 years of scientific research, coaching and corporate leadership experience. We bring the science of high-performance sport to enhance energy, capacity, and resilience for individuals and teams in the high-performing workplace: Helping clients bring their best selves to work and home again!
Janine is a professional accredited transformational coach with a PhD in life story research of Wimbledon tennis players and Masters in Applied Human Science. She combines a passion for wellbeing with skills of high-performance testing to promote sustained health and wellbeing.
Ken is a world-leading expert in health and performance, with a PhD in exercise science. He led the scientific support of Great Britain athletes through the London 2012 Olympics and launched the GlaxoSmithKline Human Performance Lab. He is a key opinion leader in wellbeing policy and practice.
Janine and Ken chatted with Aine Kerr on her RTE Radio1 show Reignite about all things workplace wellbeing. They discuss their backgrounds in high performance sport and how it led to the founding of The Wellbeing Advantage. Additional topics include why they include wearable technology in their corporate wellbeing programmes and the experience of clients on their Energising Leaders programme.
"Couple who worked with Olympic athletes take corporate wellbeing service to the Irish Market. The Wellbeing Advantage, a Sligo-based healthtech founded by Janine and Ken van Someren, uses sports monitoring technology to improve wellbeing in business environments. Originally based in the UK, the business relocated to Ireland during the pandemic."
In-depth article exploring our high-performance background & the importance of workplace wellbeing provision for staff health & wellbeing.
Newstalk radio host Clare McKenna looks at ‘health’ in the widest sense of the word. From mindfulness to skin problems, from personal health journeys to tips for better exercise, Clare tries to bring you a dose of happy and healthy living. Here she chats with Janine van Someren, founder of The Wellbeing Advantage who along with her husband, turned her PHD and coaching of world-class athletes into wearable tech.
Join Janine as she joins Sinead Kelly on the Self Health Podcast.
In this episode, Janine explains explains how sleeping for longer periods does not necessarily translate into quality recovery, highlighting the importance of measuring sleep quality. Janine also discusses how sleep improves your overall health.
On The Sharon Fitzmaurice podcast Janine discusses how small changes create huge impact to our health & wellbeing. Topics include what activities allow you to rest, focus and thrive. Understand how the quality of your sleep has the biggest impact on you physically, mentally and emotionally.