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Join me as I chat to amazing people with incredible stories and practical strategies to designing a life filled with purpose.

Join me as I chat to amazing people with incredible stories and practical strategies to designing a life filled with purpose.
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New Zealand

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Join me as I chat to amazing people with incredible stories and practical strategies to designing a life filled with purpose.

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@kirstysalis

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English


Episodes

Ben Clench - Becoming Ben Again

4/10/2019
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In 2010, Ben Clench and his girlfriend, Jazz were hit by a car whilst on holiday in the Dominican Republic. Jazz was killed instantly and Ben was left to start a completely different life. One which would include a severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and one which would lead to Ben remembering nothing about his former life. After months of recovery, Ben is now tackling life head on, and leaving an impression on everyone he comes into contact with. He’s the author of his memoir Ben Again, a...

Duration:00:33:27

Dan Zerin - My Voices Have Tourettes

3/7/2019
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For many years Dan Zerin fought to contain the ticks and triggers of having Tourette syndrome. After countless episodes of depression, suicidal thoughts, and feeling like a ‘freak’ Dan was finally diagnosed in his 20’s. From there, he began to embrace his situation and started on a journey of extreme self worth. He is now on a mission to raise awareness around and Tourette syndrome, using comedy and laughter. Dan’s journey is a true example, that no matter what’s going on for us, we can...

Duration:00:34:30

Andres Valdes - Punched in the Mouth by Life

12/12/2018
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Andres Valdes has been punched in the mouth by life more than once. He grew up living on a factory floor, lost both his parents, and soon turned to a life of crime. It was at his lowest point, after toying with the law, that Andres realised he could turn his experiences into opportunities. Despite blow after blow, today Andres has used these experiences to become a successful global leader (and Diplomat) inspiring individuals and organisations to live, love and lead ON purpose, to make an...

Duration:00:28:45

Jayden (Mozzie) Irving - From Jail Stint to TV Stunts

12/3/2018
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When Jayden Irving went surfing in 2013, a string on freakish events unfolded, ending up with him being locked in an African jail for 25 days unsure if he would ever survive or escape the situation. As he shared a hot dirty prison cell with rebel leaders, murderers and rapists, Jayden effectively strategised his way out of jail, and back to Australia. Today, Jayden has learned how to turn that experience into pure strength tackling stunts on Movie sets and getting to the finals on both...

Duration:00:31:22

Jayden (Mozzie) Irving - From Jail Stint to TV Stunts

12/3/2018
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When Jayden Irving went surfing in 2013, a string on freakish events unfolded, ending up with him being locked in an African jail for 25 days unsure if he would ever survive or escape the situation. As he shared a hot dirty prison cell with rebel leaders, murderers and rapists, Jayden effectively strategised his way out of jail, and back to Australia. Today, Jayden has learned how to turn that experience into pure strength tackling stunts on Movie sets and getting to the finals on both...

Duration:00:31:22

Sean Douglas - From Suicide to Success

11/7/2018
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Sean Douglas has survived abuse, loss​ and ​suicide, and knows what it's like to hit 'rock bottom'. ​In 2008 he ​​put a gun in his mouth, and was prepared to end it all. However today, he believes he's here for a purpose, and ​has unlocked his true potential. ​Sean ​teaches ​others how to build resilience, recognise suicide signs, and also hosts the popular online radio show, Life Transformation Radio​. Join us today to hear Sean's personal journey and what he believes are the key steps to...

Duration:00:27:12

Sean Douglas - From Suicide to Success

11/7/2018
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Sean Douglas has survived abuse, loss​ and ​suicide, and knows what it's like to hit 'rock bottom'. ​In 2008 he ​​put a gun in his mouth, and was prepared to end it all. However today, he believes he's here for a purpose, and ​has unlocked his true potential. ​Sean ​teaches ​others how to build resilience, recognise suicide signs, and also hosts the popular online radio show, Life Transformation Radio​. Join us today to hear Sean's personal journey and what he believes are the key steps to...

Duration:00:27:12

Chris Moss - Hope Over Anxiety

10/25/2018
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Anxiety is no stranger to Chris Moss. At the age of 10, Chris convinced himself that his innocent actions had killed his baby brother; an event which opened to the door to guilt and anxiety. Years later, he was held up in a traumatic shop robbery; an event he wondered if he would ever get over. Through his daily practices and stepping out of his comfort zone, Chris has learnt how to find the positive side of anxiety, and how to build a new positive future. Today, Chris has the dream to...

Duration:00:28:39

Chris Moss - Hope Over Anxiety

10/25/2018
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Anxiety is no stranger to Chris Moss. At the age of 10, Chris convinced himself that his innocent actions had killed his baby brother; an event which opened to the door to guilt and anxiety. Years later, he was held up in a traumatic shop robbery; an event he wondered if he would ever get over. Through his daily practices and stepping out of his comfort zone, Chris has learnt how to find the positive side of anxiety, and how to build a new positive future. Today, Chris has the dream to...

Duration:00:28:39

Ambr Doll - Keeping On Keeping On

6/27/2018
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At just 12 years old, Amber Doll's Mother passed away, and Amber was left to help her Father who was unable to read or write, and worked long hours to keep the family afloat. She instantly took on many of the everyday tasks including helping to raise her younger brother. Amber felt forced into a role she wasn't ready for, which then led on to abusive relationships, a teenage pregnancy, her daughter being taken away from her, depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Yet...

Duration:00:44:49

Ambr Doll - Keeping On Keeping On

6/27/2018
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At just 12 years old, Amber Doll's Mother passed away, and Amber was left to help her Father who was unable to read or write, and worked long hours to keep the family afloat. She instantly took on many of the everyday tasks including helping to raise her younger brother. Amber felt forced into a role she wasn't ready for, which then led on to abusive relationships, a teenage pregnancy, her daughter being taken away from her, depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Yet...

Duration:00:44:49

Sharon Muscet - Four Brushes with Death

6/12/2018
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Sharon Muscet has had 4 brushes with death, and spent close to 2 and a half years of her life in hospitals. Each experience has resulted in major challenges in her life, and alongside feelings of heartbreak, rejection and loneliness, her experiences have taught her resilience, strength and independence. Today, Sharon believes that anyone can have anything in their lives, and that there is a lighter side to death. Join us as we discuss how Sharon has overcome the incredible setbacks in her...

Duration:00:55:30

Sharon Muscet - Four Brushes with Death

6/12/2018
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Sharon Muscet has had 4 brushes with death, and spent close to 2 and a half years of her life in hospitals. Each experience has resulted in major challenges in her life, and alongside feelings of heartbreak, rejection and loneliness, her experiences have taught her resilience, strength and independence. Today, Sharon believes that anyone can have anything in their lives, and that there is a lighter side to death. Join us as we discuss how Sharon has overcome the incredible setbacks in her...

Duration:00:55:30

Cam Calkoen - Dream Big, Achieve More

5/27/2018
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When Cam Calkoen was born with cerebral palsy, his parents were told that he may never walk again, let alone talk, or live a normal life, But Cam has never let that hold him back. In fact, when someone says something is a ‘possibility’ Cam sees it as an ‘opportunity’ and the only reason for one to miss out is by not being competitive enough. Competition comes in many forms but Cam believes that our biggest competitor is the one looking back at us in the mirror. Cam has gone from doubting...

Duration:00:36:41

Cam Calkoen - Dream Big, Achieve More

5/27/2018
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When Cam Calkoen was born with cerebral palsy, his parents were told that he may never walk again, let alone talk, or live a normal life, But Cam has never let that hold him back. In fact, when someone says something is a ‘possibility’ Cam sees it as an ‘opportunity’ and the only reason for one to miss out is by not being competitive enough. Competition comes in many forms but Cam believes that our biggest competitor is the one looking back at us in the mirror. Cam has gone from doubting...

Duration:00:36:41

Linda Guirey - A Journey of Gender

5/14/2018
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Early in her marriage, Linda Guirey's life took a dramatic turn following just 6 words spoken by her husband. "I want to become a Woman." These words opened the door to a journey that Linda never expected. She loved him. So would she stay with him? Would she support his change? Today, Linda chats about her fears, her loss, her hope and her confusion, and how she has enabled others to have the courage to face their problems and pain, no matter how big they seem. Her journey is one of courage,...

Duration:00:50:49

Linda Guirey - A Journey of Gender

5/14/2018
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Early in her marriage, Linda Guirey's life took a dramatic turn following just 6 words spoken by her husband. "I want to become a Woman." These words opened the door to a journey that Linda never expected. She loved him. So would she stay with him? Would she support his change? Today, Linda chats about her fears, her loss, her hope and her confusion, and how she has enabled others to have the courage to face their problems and pain, no matter how big they seem. Her journey is one of courage,...

Duration:00:50:49

Amy McAuley - The Pursuit of Happiness

4/29/2018
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Amy McAuley has experienced rock bottom. A rock bottom where she has personally faced many challenges – from bulimia to post-natal depression to reliance on alcohol and cigarettes, and then leaving family and friends behind when migrating to the other side of the world. However...Amy has also experienced how positivity, drive and self-love can lead to profound personal improvement. After training as a life coach and discovering Powerhoop - an innovative exercise opportunity - Amy...

Duration:00:37:30

Amy McAuley - The Pursuit of Happiness

4/29/2018
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Amy McAuley has experienced rock bottom. A rock bottom where she has personally faced many challenges – from bulimia to post-natal depression to reliance on alcohol and cigarettes, and then leaving family and friends behind when migrating to the other side of the world. However...Amy has also experienced how positivity, drive and self-love can lead to profound personal improvement. After training as a life coach and discovering Powerhoop - an innovative exercise opportunity - Amy...

Duration:00:37:30

Daniel Burgess - Rising Up Like a Phoenix

3/28/2018
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At the age of 20 years old, Daniel survived a car accident which would change him forever. It left him with a shattered spine, broken bones and paralysis from his chest down. He was told he might never walk again, but proved medical staff wrong by walking out of hospital just 6 weeks later, although weak and brittle. This shake-up led him to leave his career, partner, apartment: his entire life behind him. After being homeless and unemployed for 6 months he rebuilt his life into something...

Duration:00:39:13