O'Live Your Life

About O'Live Your Life

Anita Heidema


Byline Bio: Anita Heidema is a rich life strategist and health advocate, and cofounder of O’Live Your Life — a multi-platform lifestyle program with her partner, world-renowned chef Dario Tomaselli. With more than 30 years of education and experience in business management and travel, she is also an expert in coaching, neuro-linguistic programming, and hypnotherapy. In addition to having created a series of recorded meditations, Anita hosts the podcast “Ah-Ha! Moments for Success in Life and Business,” and is author of the book “Vitality Knocks.” Anita’s second book (with partner Dario Tomaselli), “O’Live Your Life,” is planned for publication in September 2022. Learn more at OLiveYourLife.org.

Broadcast Bio: Doctors everywhere are recommending the Mediterranean diet, rich with healthy ingredients. But a diet only addresses physical health. What about our relationships and our dreams? Rich life strategist and health advocate Anita Heidema is showing us how to live the Mediterranean lifestyle so that we can find happiness and fulfillment, in addition to being in shape. Tell me Anita, what exactly is the Mediterranean lifestyle?

Full Bio: Anita Heidema is a rich life strategist and health advocate, and cofounder of O’Live Your Life, a multi-platform lifestyle, food, and travel program with her partner, world-renowned chef Dario Tomaselli.

Anita has more than 30 years of education and experience in business management and travel, in addition to expertise in coaching, neuro-linguistic programming, and hypnotherapy. She is a personal and professional development expert who has worked with high-level executives and entrepreneurs, providing leadership-focused strategies to help them realize their visions for success, and offering travel coaching.

As an entrepreneur, Anita has created a number of successful travel and coaching businesses including Getaway to Find Your Way — leading programs that build individuals’ mindsets and leadership success, as well as destination getaways. Her signature program RichLifeBiz helps people to achieve their dreams and aspirations with a clear vision and tangible actions to take.

Anita is a sought-after speaker who has given presentations internationally. She hosts the podcast “Ah-Ha! Moments for Success in Life and Business,” with topics including “How to Network During COVID,” ''How to Beat Imposter Syndrome,” and “Getting Out of Our Own Way.” She is also a meditation teacher, and author of the book “Vitality Knocks.”

Having helped her own family navigate her mother’s experience with Lewy body dementia, Anita Heidema is now both a mentor and mental health advocate for others who are struggling with the disease. She raises funds and awareness to advance the cause by engaging with charity events and acting as a media spokesperson. Learn more at OLiveYourLife.org.



Chef Dario Tomaselli


Byline Bio: A world-renowned chef, Dario Tomaselli is cofounder of O’Live Your Life, a multi-platform lifestyle program with his partner, rich life strategist and health advocate Anita Heidema. He has helmed the kitchens at celebrated restaurants around the globe, most recently as executive chef of the award-winning Oro restaurant in Toronto, which was selected as one of the top 10 restaurants in Canada by Food & Wine magazine. He is also a professor in the Culinary Department of Toronto’s George Brown College, and serves as the school’s International Coordinator of the Italian Culinary Post-Diploma Program. Learn more at OLiveYourLife.org.

Broadcast Bio: Doctors everywhere are recommending the Mediterranean diet, rich with healthy ingredients. But a diet only addresses physical health. What about our relationships and our dreams? Co-founder of O’Live Your Life, Chef Dario Tomaselli is showing us how to live the Mediterranean lifestyle so that we can find happiness and fulfillment, in addition to being in good shape. Tell me, Chef Dario, what exactly is the Mediterranean lifestyle?

Full Bio: Chef Dario Tomaselli is cofounder of O’Live Your Life with his partner, rich life strategist and health advocate Anita Heidema. He is world-renowned for helming the kitchens at celebrated restaurants around the globe, most recently as executive chef of the award-winning Oro restaurant in Toronto, which was selected as one of the top 10 restaurants in Canada by Food & Wine magazine. He has also run the kitchens of Montreux Palace hotel (Switzerland), Principe di Savoia hotel (Italy), Cala di Volpe hotel (Italy), Centro restaurant (Canada), Il Posto restaurant (Canada), Four Seasons hotel (Canada), Biagio restaurant (Canada), and Gran Meliá hotel (Mexico).

Widely respected as an expert in Mediterranean cuisine, Dario was highlighted in the book “Bread is Gold” (Phaidon) due to his involvement in Food for Soul in Milan, Italy, an initiative to feed the world’s hungry that was led by renowned restaurateur Massimo Bottura and supported by Pope Francis.

In addition to his extensive career at restaurants, Dario is currently teaching the next generation of chefs as a professor in the Culinary Department of Toronto’s George Brown College, where he is also the international coordinator of the Italian Culinary Post-Diploma program.

As a scion of a successful hotelier family, Dario’s culinary passion began when he was a young child in his family’s kitchen in Italy. There he learned family recipes that fostered his love of food. He further developed his skills at the Culinary School E. Maggia in Stresa, Italy. In addition to working alongside Chef Gualtiero Marchesi, he has worked with Chef Massimo Bottura, Chef Pierluigi Bacchetta, and Chef Frédy Girardet.

Dario is a member of the Italian Chamber of Commerce Ontario, and an honorary member of the Italian chef association APCI. Learn more at OLiveYourLife.org.



Anita Heidema and Chef Dario Tomaselli


Byline Bio: World-renowned Chef Dario Tomaselli and personal and professional development expert Anita Heidema are co-founders of O’Live Your Life, a multi-platform lifestyle program. Anita has more than 30 years of education and training in business management and travel, neuro-linguistic programming, and hypnotherapy. Dario has helmed kitchens at celebrated restaurants around the globe, including the award-winning Oro in Toronto, Canada. Together they lead O’Live Your Life, offering an International Dinner Club, culinary retreats, cooking classes, and books that celebrate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Learn more at OLiveYourLife.org.

Broadcast Bio: Doctors everywhere are recommending the Mediterranean diet, rich with healthy ingredients including fresh vegetables and lots of olives. But a diet only addresses physical health. What about our relationships and our dreams? Co-founders of O’Live Your Life, Anita Heidema and Chef Dario Tomaselli are showing us how to live the Mediterranean lifestyle so that we can find happiness and fulfillment, in addition to being in good shape. Tell me, what exactly is the Mediterranean lifestyle?

Full Bio: World-renowned Chef Dario Tomaselli and rich life strategist and health advocate Anita Heidema are co-founders of O’Live Your Life, a multi-platform lifestyle program featuring an International Dinner Club, culinary retreats, and cooking classes all built on their Eight Principles of the Mediterranean Lifestyle.

Dario has helmed kitchens at celebrated restaurants around the globe including Montreux Palace hotel (Switzerland), Principe di Savoia hotel (Italy), Cala di Volpe hotel (Italy), Centro restaurant (Canada), Il Posto restaurant (Canada), Four Seasons hotel (Canada), Biagio restaurant (Canada), Gran Meliá hotel (Mexico) and the award-winning Oro restaurant (Canada) where he served as executive chef. In addition to his extensive career working in restaurants, Dario is currently teaching the next generation of chefs as a professor in the culinary department of Toronto’s George Brown College, where he is also the international coordinator of the Italian Culinary Post-Diploma program.

Rich life strategist and health advocate Anita Heidema has more than 30 years of education and training in business management and travel, neuro-linguistic programming, and hypnotherapy. She is a personal and professional development expert that has worked with high-level executives and entrepreneurs, providing leadership-focused strategies to help them achieve their vision.

Through O’Live Your Life, Dario and Anita work to raise awareness and funds for Lewy body dementia, engaging in charity events and media appearances. Proceeds from O’Live Your Life’s programs and Anita’s book “Vitality Knocks” are donated to the cause. Learn more at OLiveYourLife.org.
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