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Starting over with Shannon

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Starting over with Shannon is a podcast about fresh starts, new chapters and navigating life’s inevitable changes and challenges to become a better version of ourselves and to create a better world around us. I am your host, Shannon Jenkins and every Tuesday my guests and I will be bringing you a different ‘starting over’ story with tips on how to conquer life’s difficulties to find greater joy, meaning and purpose.Tune in for inspirational and uplifting stories which will motivate and empower you to meet your inner self, to do THE work and to make meaningful changes in your own life and the societies in which we live.Follow me on instagram at @startingover_withshannon to be a part of the journey and the conversation!

Starting over with Shannon is a podcast about fresh starts, new chapters and navigating life’s inevitable changes and challenges to become a better version of ourselves and to create a better world around us. I am your host, Shannon Jenkins and every Tuesday my guests and I will be bringing you a different ‘starting over’ story with tips on how to conquer life’s difficulties to find greater joy, meaning and purpose.Tune in for inspirational and uplifting stories which will motivate and empower you to meet your inner self, to do THE work and to make meaningful changes in your own life and the societies in which we live.Follow me on instagram at @startingover_withshannon to be a part of the journey and the conversation!

Location:

Switzerland

Description:

Starting over with Shannon is a podcast about fresh starts, new chapters and navigating life’s inevitable changes and challenges to become a better version of ourselves and to create a better world around us. I am your host, Shannon Jenkins and every Tuesday my guests and I will be bringing you a different ‘starting over’ story with tips on how to conquer life’s difficulties to find greater joy, meaning and purpose.Tune in for inspirational and uplifting stories which will motivate and empower you to meet your inner self, to do THE work and to make meaningful changes in your own life and the societies in which we live.Follow me on instagram at @startingover_withshannon to be a part of the journey and the conversation!

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep.28 How to start over after heartbreak, separation and divorce w/Stephanie Lyn

7/12/2022
How can we deal with feelings of loneliness after separation? How can we learn to trust again after being betrayed? Is it realistic to remain friends with the person we separated from? How can we learn to love ourselves when we’ve been put down in a relationship? These are some of the questions I explore with American life and relationship coach Stephanie Lyn. In the first part of the episode we discuss Stephanie’s own self-development & spirituality journey after being asked for divorce by...

Duration:00:51:04

Ep. 27 Surviving sexual abuse, finding the courage to heal & reconciling relationships w/ Laura Davis

7/5/2022
Laura Davis came to fame and acclaim in the late 1980s after the publication of her book: “The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse” in which she shared her own experience of sexual abuse by her grandfather. An ordeal which left her feeling broken, damaged and incapable of loving & freely receiving love as well. But she dared to heal her pain and to ‘return to her body’, from which she had long dissociated as a result of the trauma she lived through. In our...

Duration:01:05:02

Ep.26 Shadow work: what is it and 3 reasons why you should do it!

6/28/2022
“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate” - Carl Jung Reality is that our subconscious controls so much of our lives and we do not even know it. We often think that life is happening TO us, when in reality we are creating and attracting people, events & circumstances based on our own often subconscious beliefs and parts of our personality. And this continues to be the case until we become conscious of what is unconscious in us: and this...

Duration:00:30:24

Ep. 25 Feeling empowered, connected and joyful after abuse and trauma w/ Emmy Marie

6/21/2022
Emmy is a shining example of someone who has transformed her pain into purpose; her first experience of romantic love from age 15 was abusive and she was left with many symptoms of trauma, including flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety and suicidal ideation. But she is now in a happy & healthy long-term relationship and she is a certified trauma-informed life coach who specialises in helping her clients create thriving lives and relationships after trauma. We discuss Emmy’s own experience with...

Duration:00:58:28

Ep.24 My starting over story - winning a high conflict legal case & finding freedom and love

6/14/2022
Four years ago, I ended an abusive relationship with the person I share a child with. But that did not signal the ‘end’ of the separation: in ways, it was only the beginning. There were two years of difficult legal proceedings, full of pure lies, manipulation, false allegations & frivolous additional legal suits on the part of my ex. But after some time, justice was served. I slam dunk won the legal case and was given permission to relocate to Switzerland from Australia and have sole...

Duration:00:43:21

Ep.23 Self-sabotage: why we do it and 5 ways to stop!

6/7/2022
What is self-sabotage? What are common ways in which we self-sabotage? Why on Earth do we do it when it often seems so irrational and illogical? And how can we bloody stop?! I know this is something I have personally struggled with, and I know that I am not alone. You’ll find some science-backed answers, practical tips and lots of illustrative examples peppered throughout this episode. If you are enjoying the podcast, please share with a friend and leave me a quick rating on your platform...

Duration:00:20:22

Ep.22 Practical strategies to calm your nervous system and overcome anxiety w/ Anna Papaioannou

5/31/2022
Why is a regulated nervous system so important for our health? What are some symptoms of a dysregulated nervous system and what can we do to bring us back into homeostasis - our state of optimal functioning? How can we support someone experiencing anxiety? How can we manage a panic attack? These are some of the questions I explore with Australian anxiety counsellor Anna Papaioannou. In the first part of the episode we discuss Anna’s own healing journey, which was linked with a traumatic...

Duration:01:03:48

Ep.21 Building confidence, overcoming perfectionism & inner child healing w/Kristen Such

5/24/2022
What is spirituality? What is inner child work and why is it of benefit to people? What is at the root of perfectionism? How can we build true confidence? These are some of the questions I explore with confidence & mindset coach Kristen Such. In the first part of the episode we discuss Kristen’s own spiritual development journey, which started with the difficult divorce of her parents when she was a late teen and then her own ‘starting over story’ after being chronically dissatisfied with...

Duration:01:02:16

Ep.20 Why you shouldn’t be afraid of dying w/Near-Death Experience expert David Perroud

5/17/2022
What can Near-Death Experiences (NDEs) tell us about dying and our life on Earth? Why shouldn’t we be afraid of dying? Why do NDEs make for such compelling starting over stories? These are some of the questions I explore with my guest, my partner in love and life, David Perroud. David holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Simon Business School in New York, and he has spent a large part of his career as the co-founder and CEO of an international market research company. But...

Duration:00:47:39

Ep.19 This may be THE most important solution to all of your problems!

5/10/2022
Bold title. And the short answer to this bold statement is that we need to train and tame our mind. Why? Because we experience our life predominantly through our mind. Our thoughts create our lives. They not only shape how we interpret the world around us, they shape what we actually choose to do and who we choose to be and become. And when it comes down to our so-called ‘problems’, the real problem is likely not the situation, but rather our thoughts about it. In this solo episode I...

Duration:00:27:29

Ep.18 10 life lessons learnt in our twenties! w/Sian McKeever

5/3/2022
Are our twenties THE most defining decade of adulthood? I’d argue so! Today’s guest is a fellow 20-something Sian McKeever - authenticity & empowerment coach, content creator and award winning illustrator and designer. (I’d add IG “influencer” in the self-development & spirituality space, though I’m not sure how much she loves that term ;) On this special episode we both share 5 key lessons that we have learned in our twenties and 1 “lesson” that we are very much in the thick of, right...

Duration:01:10:27

Ep.17 Ex-financial trader turned social entrepreneur on our relationship with money & life! w/ Mar Hausler

4/26/2022
“ I saw my boss with his white nose and I realised, oh my goodness, people are taking cocaine in the morning. I then realised, wow, it's like the whole financial system is probably run in one way or the other from people who are on coke and other drugs to keep themselves going.” Today’s guest is Mar Michelle Hausler, a former London financial trader turned social entrepreneur, coach and speaker. After 5 years working for prestigious investment banks, in a high-adrenaline, money, sex, drink...

Duration:01:01:01

Ep.16 Ex-wife to the Wolf of Wall Street on finding wisdom in our wounds w/Nadine Macaluso

4/19/2022
Dr. Nadine Macaluso is a licensed marriage & family therapist and somatic psychologist. She has a PhD in somatic psychology and is trained in a modality called NARM – the NeuroAffective Relational Model, which utilises the mind-body connection for healing. Her expertise is complex trauma, attachment, trauma bonds and narcissism, due to her former marriage to the infamous Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort (subject of a blockbuster film directed by Martin Scorcese with leading cast including...

Duration:00:54:04

Ep.15 Ex-Parisian nightclub owner turned spiritual adventurer w/Romain Dian

4/12/2022
An entrepreneur from the age of 19, Romain found himself a few years later at the head of a small empire in the Parisian nightlife world. By age 30, he was the owner of 10 nightclubs, bars and restaurants in Paris and living a life marked by excess of all forms and one which was full of adrenaline, ambition & hyperactivity. He was quote on quote “successful” but nevertheless unhappy. Seeking meaning, self-awareness and freedom, Romain decided to take a flight to Brazil and start a deep and...

Duration:01:08:27

Ep.14 A monk on wisdom, kindness and an untamed mind w/Markus Getzner

4/5/2022
What is an untamed mind? And why should we make it a priority to tame it? How can we experience more joy and even bliss in our lives? What is the difference between wisdom and intelligence? Can we find meaning and purpose in suffering? Are Buddhist practices about quieting one’s mind? What is the difference between love and attachment, and why should we seek to remove the latter? These are some of the questions we cover today with Austrian monk Markus Getzner, who has spent the past 30...

Duration:01:12:28

Ep.13 Conscious parenting and the educational changes the world needs w/Lael Stone

3/29/2022
Lael Stone is an Australian educator, speaker, author, mother, and parenting counselor who has been working with families for over 18 years. Her TEDx talk on how to raise emotionally intelligent children has been watched nearly 1 million times, she is the co-host of a successful podcast, namely, “The Aware Parenting Podcast”, and she is the co-creator of an innovative new school in Australia based on emotional wellbeing and connection. On today’s episode Lael shares a very challenging...

Duration:01:12:41

Ep.12 The secret to a successful romantic relationship w/Hedy Schleifer

3/22/2022
How can we build authentic, satisfying and strong connections with our partners? What are the main ‘invisible’ connectors in our relationships? What is a ‘survival dance’ and how can it sabotage romantic success? Why will you fall in love with someone you are incompatible with? Why won’t compromise work? My guest this week is internationally- renowned relationship builder and motivational speaker Hedy Schleifer, a 77 year old woman with decades of professional experience and over 56 years...

Duration:01:10:30

Ep.11 Spiritual retreat reflections on: healing, joy, vulnerability, defence mechanisms & letting go

3/15/2022
Have you ever wondered what a spiritual retreat entails and think you may like to do something similar to accelerate your healing and self-development work? This was hands down THE best work I have ever done in this space and I’m sharing some of the insights, wisdom gained, lessons learned on the topics of healing, joy, vulnerability, jealousy, letting go/surrender and defence mechanisms. I encourage you to dare to explore your defence mechanisms and what lies beneath them, to surrender and...

Duration:00:36:57

Ep.10 Is consciousness the gateway to happiness? w/ my partner David Perroud

3/8/2022
What is consciousness and why does it matter? Could it be a gateway to individual and collective happiness? What is success and what place do financial metrics occupy within that? What values should we espouse in our society, our companies and our own personal lives? These are some of the questions I explore with my guest, my partner in love and life, David Perroud. David holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Simon Business School in New York, and he has spent a large part of...

Duration:01:03:40

Ep.9 Sex, desire, fantasies, threesomes, cheating & polyamory w/ sexologist Arianne Torné

3/1/2022
Do you want to spice up your sex life? Do you actually know what needs you hope to satisfy through sex? Have you considered having a threesome but not sure whether you really want to or what parameters to place if you do? Have you got any fantasies you haven’t shared with your partner and maybe want to? Do you want a new sex toy recommendation? Do you have some questions about desire and libido? Swiss sexologist Arianne Torné is bringing in all the goods… and with a lovely French...

Duration:01:09:36