Geelong Business Connect with its Community ~ Episode 64 ~ My Conversation with Ben Flynn

Ben Flynn is the CEO of the Geelong Chamber of Commerce and has a background in marketing, accounting and finance and has worked in many places across the world. His conversation is about businesses in Geelong are well connected to their community. This is his conversation.

[3:38] My Connection to Marketing 101
[5:40] Enjoying Connections with People
[7:38] Connecting to Nature ~ Outback
[10:20] Connecting to the Simplicity of Nature
[11:25] Experiences of Nature feeds My Resilience
[14:16] Being in the Present Moment
[16:03] Men Connecting to Simplicity of Nature
[18:33] Learning from Women’s Connections?
[21:53] My Connection to Branding 101
[24:07] Staff connecting to Purpose Driven Businesses
[25:48] Larger Companies Connecting Back to Communities
[27:31] Uniqueness of Geelong Business Community Connection

Connecting to Our Community ~ Episode 61 ~ My Conversation with Martin Duke

Martin Duke is a councillor with the Surf Coast Shire. He has been councillor for now for nearly three years and enjoys every moment of it. He’s been with the CFA, the (Country Fire Association) for the past 20 years. He is actively engaged and connected to our community.

[0:49] Enjoying Connections with People
[1:59] Men and Connection are they connected to themselves?
[3:21] Men’s Social Conditioning Is Very Questionable
[6:06] Connections Improves My Well-Being
[8:38] Connection Is Vital
[11:26] Connecting in Childhood Makes it Natural for Me
[13:27] Connections Create Energy
[14:46] Connection to our Communities
[16:39] We need Connections
[21:00] Connecting to Men’s Health & Well-being is Changing
[26:01] Men connect to emotions rather than Bottling them
[32:25] Connecting to Aliveness Within

Connected Mother, Business Owner & Naturopath ~Episode 44 ~ My conversation with Bree Melotte

Bree is a mother of two young boys, a businesswoman (Great Ocean Road Wellness), and naturopath. She made a resolution at the age of 21years old to move to Anglesea to learn to surf and has not looked back. She has turned her naturopath career into a thriving business selling organic foods to the locals and visitors. She is her Heart of Connection conversation.

[1:29] Connection to Heart Essential
[6:16] Awareness of my Disconnection
[10:11] Connecting to our Inner Trust
[11:52] Connecting to Foods at the Right Time
[17:32] Stresses impact on our connection
[19:00] Connecting to the Energetics of Naturopathy
[22:47] Connection to the beautiful environment of Anglesea
[25:19] Connection to ‘Sea meet the Bush’
[28:36] Connection Comes Back to the Heart
[29:23] Connection to Heart and Mind Harmony

Episode 35~Nature is My Gift to Self Connection – My conversation with Deb Collins

At National Gathering of Transpersonal & Experiential Psychotherapists Association Deb Collins from Conscious Works was invited as a co-facilitator to guide the members through a process of change. Her guidance and understanding of the processing space of change facilitated a deep sense of safety and connection. Here is her ‘Heart of Connection’ conversation.

[0:13] Connection to Encourage Others In Self Discovery
[1:03] Journey of Self Discovery
[2:45] Disconnection Experience
[3:52] My Internal Driver
[4:52] Connecting to Nature
[6:28] Body Connection in Nature
[7:22] A Presence of Being instead of Doing
[9:22] Present Awareness
[15:26] Connecting to Mother Earth
[21:33] Freedom of Mind is the Connection to Nature
[22:54] Drawn to Surfing
[26:00] Connections Energetic Gift to Self
[27:53] Advice to Younger People

Episode 29 ~ Heart Of My Connection to the Ocean ~ My conversation with Belinda Jane

Belinda has taken some very courageous changes in her journey of life. From nursing to community mental health to play therapy. Each of the changes has facilitated deep inner reflection of connecting more at a heart level.
[0:24] Belinda’s Story
[1:44] My Journey From Nursing to Play Therapy
[3:17] Play Therapy Has Opened My Heart
[4:38] Children Get “Aha Moments” in Play Therapy & They Light Up
[6:03] Learning to Connect To My Heart More
[9:54] In Mindfulness My Heart and Mind Settle
[12:33] Is Our Emotional Health An Antecedent Of Mental Health?
[14:05] Giving Loving Kindness to My Disconnection
[15:48] Self-Love is My Important Lesson & Gift to Myself
[20:14] My Analytic Self Is My Safe Space
[21:05] Healing My Self Connection Heals Our Vibration to Mother Earth
[26:15] Reflection Is My Point to Centre
[28:32] Ocean Is My Oneness of Connection
[29:34] Bare Foot Grounding Myself

Episode 28 ~ Play Therapy Reconnecting Children & Self – My conversation with Rhiannon Breguet

Lovely to have a deep and meaningful with a social work colleague. A background of work with families in foster care system enabling a reconnection from the pain and wound of disconnection. Rhiannon story is one of insight and growth.
[1:09] Child Play Therapy Masters
[2:37] Disconnection Impact on Children
[5:08] Connecting To Me though Play Therapy
[8:26] Being Held Is lIke Being Wrapped Up In Love
[10:34] Loving Connections are Vital
[12:49] The Process of Disconnection
[16:13] Heart Softens in Connections
[22:21] Deepening My Connection to Peace & Calmness
[25:56] A Heart & Mind Harmony
[29:37] Embodying Self-Care

Episode 21 – Speaking From The Heart ~ My Conversation with Patrizia McCormack

I have known Trish for a long time now. I have to admit it was Trish, who taught me about having connections through social media. When she and Pete went overseas Trish encouraged me to get on Facebook back then, so I did to keep in contact with their travels. Wow, has Facebook changed since then.
[2:21] Young & Free Didn’t Connect to My Heart
[3:22] How the Heart Transformed Me
[6:26] Like I’ve Been Here Before
[9:05] There is More Self-Love Now
[11:20 ] The Old Mind Takes Control
[14:22] Practice Our Connecting To Our Heart
[19:33] Spiritual Connection Brings More Peace & Unconditional Love
[24:48] My Love of Spirit Radiates and My Cellular Body Dances
[27:09] Sending Signals of Joy & Happiness to Receive It
[33:35] Heart of Connection Podcast Facebook Community group