Connection to the Climate Emergency ~ Episode 88 ~ My Conversation with Anthony Gleeson

Through the highs & lows of life’s journey finding one’s passion and purpose is an essential key. This conversation is about a man’s connection to the environmental activism. He wants to make our world a better place for his grandchildren & in doing so found his passion & purpose.

[3:58] Koroit’s Connection to the AFL
[4:55] Men’s Connections to Sporting Clubs
[5:26] Connection to Families
[6:35] Men’s Connection to Our Old Social Conditioning
[8:16] My Connections ~ Physically, Mentally, Emotionally & Spiritually
[10:58] Men Learning not to Connect to Our Emotions
[12:29] Connecting to Letting Go
[14:31] Connection to Others is a Teamwork
[17:00] Connection to Environment was Passion & Purpose
[19:08] Connecting to Others is Being a Part of Bigger Things
[20:02] What is Stopping People Connecting to the Environment?
[21:36] Connected by a Media Label
[23:12] Environmental Groups Connecting Together
[23:49] Connection to Nature my Soul Soars
[25:43] Indigenous Connection to Environment is of Harmony
[28:41] Connection to a Pause ~ Smelling the Roses
[33:04] Men are Awakening Thanks to the Women’s Movement

Connecting to the Comedian, it isn’t Funny ~ Episode 78 ~ My Conversation with Rod Quantock

This comedian is no stranger to calling it as it is. As a pioneer in the Australian comedy for more than what over 45 years of stand up in cabaret, theatre, television and radio – he is standing up now for the environment. Rod Quantock is in full flight about how we have destroyed the environment.

[0:41] Connection to my life as a Comedian
[1:50] Out of fashion ~ when ‘Button Up’ Underwear did
[5:13] My Connection to the Environment
[7:14] Made a Connection to Nature in my Backyard
[11:58] Our disconnection from Nature
[13:59] My Deep Respect for Science
[15:02] There is no connection to Democracy anymore
[17:25] I don’t see people connecting with Nature
[19:07] Comedian Connecting to the Audience
[21:02] Has comedy become commodified?
[21:42] Humour Good for our Souls
[23:53] Connecting to the Audience is Bonding
[25:57] Being Disillusioned
[28:58] My Connection to Social Justice

Connecting to Humans in Geelong ~ Episode 53 ~ My Conversation with Jacqui Bennett

Jacqui Bennett is the founder of Humans in Geelong in this conversation. Humans in Geelong is part of a foundation that’s all around the world. It was started by Brandon Stanton, who establish humans in New York. They probably needed to establish that in New York. The humans in Geelong are stories about people putting the humans back into the equation and back into action. The aim of humans in Geelong is to inspire, connect and strengthen our communities.

[0:59] Connecting to the good news
[2:16]Connecting to others & the flow on effect
[5:39] Connecting to my ‘mind over matter’
[8:13] Finding my passion in good news ~ Humans in Geelong
[11:17] Connecting to my heart’s passion
[14:28] Men Connecting through Man Walk
[17:54] Community Connecting is coming together
[22:16] My connection to the growth of students
[24:40] Re-connecting to my Spiritual Well-being
[26:26] Practicing my Tibetan 5 rights each morning
[28:21] Our need to stop and connect within
[30:08] Connecting to Live globally ~ act Locally