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44: Choose Life with Wendy Sage

8/13/2018
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Wendy Sage is a resilience coach and facilitator on the topics of leadership, positive psychology and mindfulness. She's an epic example of turning life's adversity into purpose as she didn't always work to support people…

Duration:00:50:35

43: A Transgender Journey with Matt Ellison

8/5/2018
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Spending 4 decades of life hiding his true nature, Matt Ellison, transitioned from female to male just 4 years ago and is on a mission to educate people on what its like to live in the wrong body.

Duration:00:56:50

42: Roots & Wings with Niven Postma

7/30/2018
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Niven Postma knows good leadership across a variety of sectors and disciplines and loves nothing more than seeing the light come on in someone's eyes when they get something! Being in a transition state with career and possibilities, she describes how being in flux is both exhilarating and terrifying and that what is brave for one person may not be brave for someone else.

Duration:00:49:39

41: Excited to Be Awake with Michael Laidler

7/23/2018
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Best selling author, keynote speaker, leadership coach, corporate trainer and dad, law enforcement officer we're in for a treat listening to Michael Laidler's views on resilience and leadership.

Duration:00:48:23

40: Show No Weakness with Beverley Jones

7/16/2018
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Beverly Jones is an author, speaker, business mentor and mental health coach who's experienced burnout, mental health issues and is using her experience to challenge stigma and create healthier workplaces.

Duration:00:49:39

39: The Cycle of Abuse with Richard Reid

7/9/2018
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Richard is a personal trainer, coach and is passionate about family and paddle boarding, but it wasn't always this way. Growing up without a father and intensely bullied at school, he learned early on to be resourceful and use his anger to protect himself from injustice…

Duration:00:27:57

38: 6 Months to Live with Abby Bushell

7/2/2018
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Abby Bushell knows adversity. 1 of 7 kids, she learned early on that the way to have a voice was through cleaning and looking after everyone else. A string of domestic abuse relationships led to what Abby describes as becoming a functioning depressive…

Duration:00:51:41

37: Name That Shame with Cahit Ali

6/25/2018
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If you want to learn how to turn the most challenging childhood into an opportunity for growth and happiness then this interview if for you! Cahit Ali, growing up with a paranoid schizophrenic alcoholic father, internalised intense shame, guilt and fear, which stayed with him throughout his adult life…

Duration:00:48:53

36: Shame Vs Connection with Ann Betz

6/18/2018
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Ann Betz is an expert on the neuroscience of human consciousness and coaching and we go deep into topics such as resilience, attachment, amygdala hijacks and how to communicate what we need.

Duration:00:50:06

35: Addicted to Pain - Jen Loong's Entrepreneurial Journey

6/11/2018
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Diagnosed with borderline personality disorder right before starting wandersnap.co , Jen knows first hand how important it is to look after yourself while creating dynamic change in the world. Authentic and direct about utilising DBT…

Duration:00:37:57

34: Peak Performance and a fresh Perspective on Addiction with Nick Elvery

6/4/2018
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Every once in awhile I get really excited about an interview and this is one of them! Nick's had loads of rock-bottom moments, including doing crystal meth in Cambodia and descending into the dark, lonely place of drug and alcohol addiction…

Duration:00:54:47

33: It Get's Better - with John Schless

5/28/2018
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John Schless is the Chief exec for the Student Union at Greenwich University discussing his journey from a small town setting as head boy at school with girlfriends, to moving to university and coming out as gay. We discuss the adjustment his parents needed to make, how he internalised his struggle with gay shame and turned to food as escapism, how he understands his body and his mind now and the advice he would give to his younger self.

Duration:00:44:25

32: The Daring Way with Jacqui Scjenitzer

5/21/2018
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Jacqui is a facilitator for Brene Brown's The Daring Way workshops and knows all about developing self compassion in order to be brave. I enjoyed this conversation so much as Jacqui models vulnerability and encourages me to do the same. We discuss what we're not taught growing up such as understanding emotion…

Duration:00:53:01

31:When ok is not enough! withTomas Svitorka

5/14/2018
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Join me for a counter argument on why you don't need to hit rock bottom in order to make choices that improve your life! While Tomas Svitorka definitely experienced some adversity, he chooses to view this simply as life, without the possibility of holding him back. In fact, he wants life to be hard because he knows if he overcomes those challenges he'll make a bigger impact in the world through his work.

Duration:00:38:26

30: Recovering Perfectionist with Valerie Teller

5/8/2018
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Valerie Teller is all about intuition. Listening to her body for the signs it gives her on which way to move her life forward. It's something I forget time and time again and this conversation reminds me of the information our gut instinct has for us, not only to keep us safe but to set us on the path for fulfilment…

Duration:00:45:07

29: "I'm Fine" with Nicholas Morgan

4/30/2018
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Co-Director of Euro Youth Mental Health, Nicholas Morgan knows mental health and young people! "I didn't realise anything was wrong until it broke " he says, of the build up of stress and the pressures leading to a breakdown while driving on the motorway. With no education about how to notice the signs of burnout and stress in his own body...

Duration:00:47:14

28: Taking the Business Leap with Natalia Talkowska

4/23/2018
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Natalia is a top creative mind and runs an agency Natalka Design specialising in visual storytelling that works with TED/Microsoft/Gov etc. She also launched Doodleledo - fun social experience for anyone who says 'I can't draw!' ran in 20 countries and growing.

Duration:00:42:12

27: F**k up Often but show up Anyway with Sian Rowsell

4/16/2018
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I messed up! I forgot to press record! I decide to show up anyway & jump in with my off-the-cuff thoughts on the catalysts that force us to change. We catch the last 20 minutes of the amazing Sian Rowsell who won a small business coach of the year award and talks us through: How to think bigger. How to be brave in business.

Duration:00:29:23

26: Bipolar Psychologist Prof. Jamie Hacker Hughes on being your True Self

4/9/2018
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SO excited about this interview! Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes talks bipolar disorder, suicidal ideation, 9 months in plaster after a bone operation at 2 years old, a career in the army, clinical psychology and as European minister for the 3rd order of Franciscans. He talks working in sales with every material possession and being deeply miserable, taking a 90% pay cut to find his path and the usefulness of being open about his mental health within the professional work he does.

Duration:00:44:30

25: The Paper Cuts that Build Unhappiness - with Dea Fileva

4/2/2018
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From corporate life to actress and coach, Dea Fileva, knows first hand the pressures of conditioning on the path we take. Dea describes how our parents and society push us into a life that they want us to go in, not one that nurtures our dreams and 30 years in, every paper-cut of giving up on our dreams builds up until we numb the reality so that we don't have to face the hard road of changing things.

Duration:00:46:01