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Our Human Condition is a mental health podcast, on what it truly means to live a life that transcends the challenges we all inevitably face. Join us as we hear the extraordinary tales of seemingly everyday people.

Our Human Condition is a mental health podcast, on what it truly means to live a life that transcends the challenges we all inevitably face. Join us as we hear the extraordinary tales of seemingly everyday people.
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Our Human Condition is a mental health podcast, on what it truly means to live a life that transcends the challenges we all inevitably face. Join us as we hear the extraordinary tales of seemingly everyday people.

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English


Episodes

Why I'm Grateful For Having Multiple Sclerosis: Daniel & Steph

5/20/2019
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"That was really the start of big changes in my life - big positive changes. And a lot of clearing away of everything that I'd carried with me up until that point. And now my life is really just flourishing ... there was just something talking to me - it was like I was talking to myself on some kind of higher level, like 'Just do this - you've gotta take this first step and the rest of the steps will appear." - This week we sit down with the beautiful Woods family - Daniel and Steph (and...

Duration:00:53:31

Why You Should Always Trust Your Instincts (Leaving Toxic Relationships, Stressful Work Environments, & Getting the Help You Need): Rachael

5/14/2019
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"Don't stop trying to find the answer to why your body's not happy, because you will find it. You've just gotta keep going. Don't just settle for a doctor telling you 'Oh, you have IBS - you'll be fine', because that's not good for you emotionally, physically ... Listen to your mind and get help if you need it. If you feel too overwhelmed or you're in a really bad place, talk to someone. Because there's gonna be someone out there who can help you, and it might be in a place you never would...

Duration:00:55:53

Mother's Day Special (Why A Mother's Sacrifice Is Life's Ultimate Sacrifice)

5/12/2019
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This is a short clip taken from a lecture on why a mother's sacrifice is the ultimate sacrifice in life. - This is dedicated to all the beautiful mothers out there - past, present, and future. We would be nothing without you - literally. - Our scheduled episode for this week will be released on Monday night. - Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ourhumanconditionpodcast/

Duration:00:13:38

What You Could Learn From This Cancer-Surviving Mum About Being More ‘Selfish’ (Rosemary)

5/5/2019
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“When you get told something like that, the first question that pops into your head is ‘Am I going to die?’ It’s just a natural first question. And the doctor’s response was ‘We have to have more tests yet’.” - Until a year ago, Rosemary’s (Roe) life could have been that of almost any other suburban mother. A loving wife, busy mum, and avid Netball player with the Miranda Magpies Netball Club - all was normal until a fateful Christmas barbecue where she noticed severe pain while...

Duration:01:01:42

Bonus Episode - Guided Meditation: How To Become Aware of Your Breath (And Change Your Reaction To Situations)

5/1/2019
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Enjoy this bonus guided meditation that I recorded for you. Learn how to become aware of your breath, and how this awareness can change your reaction to any given situation. - Every Friday, we send out an exclusive email with the coolest things we've found (or explored) that week. It could include guided meditations, books, gadgets, albums, articles, new hacks/tricks, and — of course — all sorts of weird stuff we dig up around the web. These emails are only available if you subscribe to...

Duration:00:08:47

What Working With "Problem Kids" Teaches Me About Life (Nick Janicaud - The Special Needs Whisperer)

4/28/2019
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"I see a range of kids, but the ones I've gravitated towards are those in mainstream schools. They don't have an intellectual disability, they just have these behaviours. So they definitely have the awareness that they're not doing things like the other kids ... a lot of the other kids are scared of them. They've seen them throw a chair through a window, they've seen them come at the teacher with scissors. They're told so many times that they're the naughty kid, they believe it. They start...

Duration:01:07:26

How to Combat Social Media's Negative Effects (And Reduce Anxiety) : Helen

4/21/2019
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“I get quite stressed and I didn’t really know how to deal with that … when I turned 30, I was like ‘I need to change the way I’m doing my life … I need to give myself something back’.” With the passing of her 30th birthday, Helen knew she needed a change in her life, and drastically so. She constantly felt overwhelmed by the modern lifestyle. A busy job in marketing coupled with commuting over 3 hours daily were compounding the problem further. Helen had noticed negative changes in...

Duration:00:48:51

Bonus Episode - Live Podcast Launch Q&A

4/15/2019
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Send us your feedback, suggestions, and questions to hello@ourhuco.com *** In this episode I took some questions from our guests at the podcast launch in early April. Please enjoy!

Duration:00:13:46

How Anxiety & Chronic Illness Can Change A Life For The Better (My Story)

4/15/2019
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Today we delve into my history as a yoga teacher. This is the how and why I came to the mat, after a long history of childhood illness (Crohn's Disease) and anxiety. Luke also speaks about how and why he was inspired to start the podcast with me. We recorded this episode live in front of some of our recent podcast guests, whose incredible stories will be released over the coming weeks. - Every Friday, we send out an exclusive email with the coolest things we've found (or explored) that...

Duration:00:36:43

(Trailer) How Anxiety & Chronic Illness Can Change A Life For The Better: My Story

4/14/2019
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"I had ill health, very bad health - when I was 15 I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease so I spent many months in and out of hospital. As a result I learnt to quell my anxiety ... I can remember after the surgery going to my first ... exposure to meditation. It was a self defence class, but at the end we got to lie down on the floor, close our eyes and he'd take us through this 'thing' (meditation). It was just the best thing for making me feel calm." *** Are you our next guest? Do you...

Duration:00:03:01

(Part 2/2) What Beating Breast Cancer Taught Me About Letting Go: Rebecca

4/11/2019
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Rebecca is a beautiful wife to husband Glenn, and mother to her son Louis. Her fertility journey was fraught with innumerable challenges, followed by a major health scare - being diagnosed with breast cancer. All this before her 35th birthday. This is the 2nd half of her powerful story of love and resilience in the face of great hardship. - Every Friday, we send out an exclusive email with the coolest things we've found (or explored) that week. It could include guided meditations, books,...

Duration:00:55:12

Bonus Episode - A Guided Mantra Meditation (How To Reduce Your Anxiety)

4/9/2019
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Enjoy this bonus guided mantra meditation that I recorded for you. - Every Friday, we send out an exclusive email with the coolest things we've found (or explored) that week. It could include guided meditations, books, gadgets, albums, articles, new hacks/tricks, and — of course — all sorts of weird stuff we dig up around the web. These emails are only available if you subscribe to the e-mail newsletter. Subscribe at https://ourhuco.com

Duration:00:08:33

(Part 1/2) How to use Yoga to Support Fertility & IVF Treatments: Rebecca

4/8/2019
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"As the days went on, they were ringing me everyday to say 'Yeah things are looking good' ... they'd gotten Glenn's sperm and connected them up in the petri dish ... they're like 'Let the magic begin!'. They do feel like real babies." - "But then it got to a point where they were like 'Okay yeah it's looking good ... oh it's slowed down now ... oh okay they're not multiplying ... oh actually Rebecca they've passed away in the dish'. So that was a really hard thing - I didn't think I was...

Duration:01:28:29

(Trailer) What You Could Learn From This Mum About Surviving Cancer And Being More ‘Selfish’: Rosemary

4/5/2019
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“When you get told something like that, the first question that pops into your head is ‘Am I going to die?’ It’s just a natural first question. And the doctor’s response was ‘We have to have more tests yet’.” *** Until a year ago, Rosemary’s (Roe) life could have been that of almost any other Sydney suburban mother. A loving wife, busy mum to two children, and avid netballer with the Miranda Magpies Netball Club - all was normal until a fateful Christmas barbecue where she noticed severe...

Duration:00:03:01

(Trailer) Combating Anxiety With Meditation & Kundalini Yoga: Helen

4/5/2019
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“I get quite stressed and I didn’t really know how to deal with that … when I turned 30, I was like ‘I need to change the way I’m doing my life … I need to give myself something back’.” - With the passing of her 30th birthday, Helen (not her real name) knew she needed a change in her life, and drastically so. As one of the 1 in 3 Australian women who experience anxiety, she constantly felt overwhelmed by our modern lifestyle. Helen had noticed negative changes in her demeanour over time,...

Duration:00:02:35

(Trailer) Using Occupational Therapy to Open up the World for "Problem Kids": Nick Janicaud

4/5/2019
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"I see a range of kids, but the ones I've gravitated towards are those in mainstream schools. They don't have an intellectual disability, they just have these behaviours. So they definitely have the awareness that they're not doing things like the other kids ... a lot of the other kids are scared of them. They've seen them throw a chair through a window, they've seen them come at the teacher with scissors. They're told so many times that they're the naughty kid, they believe it. They start...

Duration:00:03:01

(Trailer) On Infertility, IVF, And Beating Breast Cancer - All Before 35: Rebecca

4/5/2019
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"As the days went on, they were ringing me everyday to say 'Yeah things are looking good' ... they'd gotten Glenn's sperm and connected them up in the petri dish ... they're like 'Let the magic begin!'. They do feel like real babies. But then it got a point where they were like 'Okay yeah it's looking good ... oh it's slowed down now ... oh okay they're not multiplying ... oh actually Rebecca they've passed away in the dish'. So that was a really hard thing - I didn't think I was gonna be...

Duration:00:03:01