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Noosa Stories is a weekly community podcast and a place where business, beach, and community meet. Noosa Stories was born by the idea of connecting people in the community through podcasting and I am excited to say that this is Noosa's first ever pure community podcast! In the show, I will share stories of people in the Noosa Shire of how and why they got here, what they do, challenges they faced moving to Noosa and how they have reinvented themselves to be able to stay here. My aim is to show people that, yes, Noosa is beautiful, but for us locals, the community make us stay. Cheers//Yenny

Noosa Stories is a weekly community podcast and a place where business, beach, and community meet. Noosa Stories was born by the idea of connecting people in the community through podcasting and I am excited to say that this is Noosa's first ever pure community podcast! In the show, I will share stories of people in the Noosa Shire of how and why they got here, what they do, challenges they faced moving to Noosa and how they have reinvented themselves to be able to stay here. My aim is to show people that, yes, Noosa is beautiful, but for us locals, the community make us stay. Cheers//Yenny
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Australia

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Noosa Stories is a weekly community podcast and a place where business, beach, and community meet. Noosa Stories was born by the idea of connecting people in the community through podcasting and I am excited to say that this is Noosa's first ever pure community podcast! In the show, I will share stories of people in the Noosa Shire of how and why they got here, what they do, challenges they faced moving to Noosa and how they have reinvented themselves to be able to stay here. My aim is to show people that, yes, Noosa is beautiful, but for us locals, the community make us stay. Cheers//Yenny

Language:

English

Contact:

0419642705


Episodes

44. The love of Noosa, triathlons and the importance of working on positive mind setting with Swedish chef Rickard Hagstrom

6/13/2018
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Rickard Hagstrom is originally from Stockholm and has since his teens worked as a chef in Sweden. Having a shared love for Australia, Rickard, his wife Cecilia and their two daughters decided to move to Noosa a year ago. A big reason for the move was so their daughters could get the opportunity to study abroad for a year, the family to gain new experiences, but also so Rickard could participate in the Noosa Triathlon and many more competitions happening on the Sunshine Coast every...

Duration:00:30:56

43. How to live in your passion with artist Haydn Porter

6/7/2018
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Haydn grew up in Melbourne and started to paint when he was 4 years old and later got into Melbourne School Of Art to continue his passion. After finishing he travelled around Europe and US for a couple of years and eventually move to the Sunshine Coast. Today Haydn lives in Pomona and when he is not painting or hanging out with his kids and family, he loves spending time at the beach and working on his new passion, music. DIRECT LINK TO OUR SHOW-NOTES AT NOOSA STORIES WEBSITE Haydn...

Duration:00:34:40

42. How growing up in a very small community inspired Nicki Farrell to start Wildlings Forest School

5/8/2018
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Nicki Farrell is the founder of Wildlings Forest School, which is a nature activity provider, with the whole sole purpose to get more kids outdoors to reap the benefits of being in nature. In today's’ episode she will share her inspiring story of how it was to grow up in the very small town of Ceduna in South Australia, the story of how she met her husband, why they decided to homeschool and the joy of working in her passion. DIRECT LINK TO OUR SHOW-NOTES AT NOOSA STORIES...

Duration:00:28:29

41. From life health scares to finding her purpose and healing naturally with Helga Dalla - Advancing Health Naturally

4/30/2018
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Helga Dalla grew up in Canberra and got into working in the public service straight after school. After a couple of life challenges, Helga and her now-husband decided to travel Australia for six months. This turned into a three and a half years and eventually Helga published five books of photographs of twins and triplets. When Helga was about publishing her last photography book she got a health scare and led her to reassess her life and try to heal naturally. Today Helga is running the...

Duration:00:28:22

40. Sustainability in business and personal life with Promis founder Alexander Kohl and co-founder Cameron Lawrence

4/29/2018
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Alexander Kohl grew up in Germany and runs businesses on the Sunshine Coast, build teams and systemises things to make things more efficient. Cameron Lawrence is originally from New Zealand and moved to Australia as a baby with his family. About the age of 17 years old he tried surfing for the first time, got totally hooked and decided to move to the Sunshine Coast. Both Alexander and Cameron have a passion for sustainability and after starting working together 10 years ago with a solar...

Duration:00:28:28

39. From growing up on a rural farm, working as a farrier to public speaking, stand up comedy and running IGNITE TALKS SUNSHINE COAST, with MC Richard Hansen

4/22/2018
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Growing up in Thangool on a mixed crop property on 1000 acres, Richard learned from an early age the art of farming. At 15 years old he got a job at a property to work with grain, cattle and harvesting. He, later on, became a farrier and it was when he worked at a property in Queensland, Richard met his wife. Today Richard work as a professional MC (Master of Ceremonies), presentation coach and designer and has just got the licence for IGNITE TALKS SUNSHINE COAST and IGNITE TALKS...

Duration:00:33:44

38. From travelling soul sisters to starting the Noosa based ethically handmade clothes brand - The Travelling Kimono.

4/14/2018
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Janelle and Nicki grew up in Carrickalinga, SA and were from an early age best friends. After finishing school they decided to travel to Canada working at a ski resort. It was during this time Janelle met her now partner Shane. Coming back to Australia, Janelle worked as a fitness instructor and tours on the Kokoda Trail. Today Janelle lives with her husband and kids in Noosa, were she design ethical made clothes with her soul sister Nicki for their brand The Travelling Kimono. They sell...

Duration:00:24:23

37. How life challenges can create positive growth with intuitive healer and energy therapist Monica Green

4/5/2018
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Monica grew up in Sydney and then spent several years living in the Southern Highlands of Bowral NSW. Now she resides in the gorgeous Sunshine Coast of QLD Intuitive healer and Energy therapist, teacher and trainer Monica has worked in her professional practice of the Sunshine Coast for the past 6years with over 20yrs of experience in this field. DIRECT LINK TO OUR SHOW-NOTES AT NOOSA STORIES WEBSITE EMBRACE YOUR PASSION - BE AUTHENTIC - GIVE VALUE - RESPECT OTHERS...AND HAVE FUN! If...

Duration:00:27:10

36. From Apollo Bay to Noosa with landscape designer and artist Pete Goodlet.

3/29/2018
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Pete grew up in Victoria and is one of 8 siblings. When he was 7 years old his dad built a holiday chack by the beach at Apollo Bay and he had fond memories of the summers there with his family. Being very artistic, Pete eventually started to work with landscape design and also had the opportunity to work with Rick Eckersley and Jamie Durie. Today Pete lives in Noosa with his partner David, and he works as an artist, landscape designer and rent out their two-bedroom self-contained holiday...

Duration:00:24:49

35. From engineering to working as an Access Consciousness facilitator, with Connor James Hill.

3/23/2018
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Connor James Hill grew up in Kansas, USA and studied to become an engineer in Boston. Although he had a talent for this, 2 years into his career, he one day decided to quit and backpack around the world. During this time Connor Access Consciousness and became a facilitator, and got the opportunity to be a speaker at The Mind Body Festival in Brisbane. Today Connor lives at Peregian Beach and works as an Access Consciousness facilitator on the Sunshine Coast, online and runs workshops at...

Duration:00:28:15

34. Positive psychology and men's wellbeing, with mentor, public speaker and facilitator, Paul Tribe

3/15/2018
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An early career as a British Army officer catapulted Paul forward into a career focused on improving the effectiveness and well being of people and organisations. Paul is passionate about helping people connect to what truly matters. Paul has worked with thousands of people from a wide range of market sectors, government departments and countries. He uses a range of methodologies including positive psychology, mindfulness, neuroscience and outdoor experiences. Find all info and links...

Duration:00:33:12

33. Empowering Noosa to reduce single-use plastics for a cleaner future, with Kellie and Chad from Plastic Free Noosa.

3/9/2018
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Plastic Free Noosa is a whole-of-community plan to reduce Noosa's plastic footprint. This year, they have set an aspirational goal to reduce the use of identified single-use plastic packaging in Noosa by 50% by November 2018. To achieve this, Plastic Free Noosa engages directly with food outlets, events, markets, and other organisations to switch from single-use plastics to better alternatives. To make this plan manageable, Plastic Free Noosa are initially targeting six single-use plastic...

Duration:00:31:54

32. From working in the corporate world to finding her life path through soul portraits, with photographer Susan Hudson.

3/1/2018
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When Susan turned 4 years old, her family moved to Palmwoods and started a farm growing pineapples and strawberries. Growing up, Susan decided to get into the corporate world which led her to move to Asheville, North Carolina - USA. This place inspired Susan to get into photography and it has been no turning back since then. Today Susan lives in the Noosa Hinterlands and works as a portrait photographer and has her exhibition “Window to a woman’s soul” the 6th to the 30th of March at at...

Duration:00:20:54

31. The love of helping the Noosa community with Russell Green, RG Strategic.

2/22/2018
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Russell Green moved to Cooroy in 1971 with his family. Growing up he loved going fishing with his dad at Munna Point, and frequently cycled from Cooroy to Noosa with his friends to go for a surf. At a later stage Russell worked as a plumber and gas-fitter but his passion to create change in the Noosa community he decided to become a councillor in the Noosa and Sunshine Council and worked there for 17 years. Today Russell runs RG Strategic helping business with strategic advice, town...

Duration:00:34:00

30. From a love for rally cars to a never ending passion for bespoke watches, with Peter Petzold - Define Watches.

2/20/2018
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Peter Petzold was born in Germany and grew up in Mainz – close to Frankfurt. As a young boy, he had an intense interest in rally cars but was too young for racing. As an 8-year-old, Peter was given an Omega watch by his father, kick-starting a passion for watches that blossomed and continues through his adult life. After being a supplier to most of the big names in the Swiss and German watch industry in Germany, Peter and his family are now happy to call beautiful Noosa, Australia their...

Duration:00:23:45

29. The importance of women within our community with Jeanette Dal Santo & Amanda Blennerhassett, WINDO Inc.

2/15/2018
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Today I have chatted with Jeanette Dal Santo (founder and director) & Amanda Blennerhassett (marketing and media) of WINDO Inc - Women Initiating New Directions Organization. In this interview, they’ll share the inspiring story of how WINDO was born, The International Women’s Week Festival coming up the 5th to the 11th of March in Noosa and the Sunshine Coast, and the importance of building bridges between men and women. DIRECT LINK TO OUR SHOW-NOTES AT NOOSA STORIES WEBSITE START YOUR...

Duration:00:30:53

28. The love of uncovering untold stories with IN Noosa Magazine Editor-In-Chief, Deb Caruso.

2/8/2018
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Today I have chatted to ‘IN Noosa Magazine’ Editor-In-Chief Deb Caruso. She’ll share her story of how it was camping at Noosa Woods with her family as a young girl, her passion for detective novels, the love of storytelling, how she met her husband John Caruso, her nervous breakdown, endometriosis, the gift of having her son and the passion of being involved in the Noosa Community. DIRECT LINK TO OUR SHOW-NOTES AT NOOSA STORIES WEBSITE START YOUR OWN PODCAST TODAY!

Duration:00:39:00

27. How Leanne Walsh son’s Cerebral Palsy inspired her to start Sunshine Butterflies.

2/2/2018
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Sunshine Butterflies is a boutique, not-for-profit provider whose aim is to provide information, support, resources and programs to individuals and families living with a disability in a safe and happy learning environment. The charity was founded in 2005 by Leanne Walsh, who made it her mission to reduce the stigma of disability within her community after her son their son Curtis was born 13 weeks premature with Cerebral Palsy. She now leads a small and passionate team to help make this...

Duration:00:20:55

26. From surviving cancer, to creating an abundant life with Noosa local and SoulFULL mentor, Sarah Browne.

1/28/2018
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Sometimes when challenges come into your life, it presents itself for a reason, and will only make you stronger. In today's episode, I will share with you a truly inspiring life story of Sarah Browne, who has been through a lot of challenges in her life, including being diagnosed with 5 different cancers and survived. Despite this, her lookout in life is so incredibly positive and inspiring. Today Sarah lives in sunny Noosa, QLD - Australia with her family, working as a SoulFULL mentor,...

Duration:00:27:37

25. From Thailand to India and Noosa, Puni Kumarrin - The Source Bulk Foods Noosa shares his life journey.

1/18/2018
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Puni Kumarrin was brought up in Thailand with his family. At an early age he went to boarding school in India and in his teenage years he got the opportunity to study and improve his English at a boarding school in Toowoomba. At a later stage in life, on a trip to Byron Bay, Puni encountered the newly opened ‘The Source Bulk Food Store’. Being passionate about the environment, entrepreneurship and food, he decided to become a franchise and is now running the highly popular ‘The Source Bulk...

Duration:00:28:08