Connecting to our Hero’s Journey ~ Episode 90 ~ My Conversation with Michael Lauria

Turning inwards & healing ourselves is a hero’s journey we men need to undertake. Our depths of darkness has led to depression & too many suicides. Healing through the Dante inferno of emotional pain & integrating our shadow is the hero’s journey.

[1:19] Connection to My Book ‘Forging Excalibur’
[4:24] My Book ~ “Forging Excalibur”
[5:51] Can Men be Stuck in Pain?
[6:50] Men Connected to Circles of Pain
[8:03] Men Connecting & Healing the Dark Night of the Soul
[9:21] Men’s Gift of Integrating Our Shadow
[10:48] Men’s Call to Adventure ~ Healing
[11:40] My Process to Connect with Me
[13:23] Connecting Physically, Mentally, Emotionally & Spiritually
[14:33] Men Not Repressing the Shadow Down the Rabbit Holes
[16:03] Men’s Mask Effects our Connections
[17:39] Connecting to Our Feminine Archetype
[20:36] Connecting & Owning the Peace of Wholeness
[21:40] My Men’s 12-month Hero’s Journey
[22:42] Connecting to the ‘All That Is’
[24:07] Connecting to Our Hearts
[24:54] Men Deeply Connected Healing for Mother Earth
[27:04] Therapy Narrative Men Will Hear & Understanding
[28:00] ‘The Cave we Fear to Enter Holds the Treasure we Seek’
[31:20] Enter the Forest at the Darkest Point
[32:27] Connecting to Our True Potential

Connecting to Our Wellness ~ Episode 65 ~ My Conversation with Jo Surkitt

Jo Surkitt is a wellness educator, keynote speaker, and practitioner who specializes in creating positive change and healthy choices in the lives of people from all walks of life. This is her conversation.

[0:54] Connection to Breath “Only This ~ In this Moment”
[1:57] Noticing the impacts of my Disconnection
[2:48] Connecting to the Ocean
[4:50] ‘Peace of Heart ~ Peace of Mind’
[6:44] Connections to Both Parents
[7:55] Practicing to be Mindful to Our Reactions
[10:41] Connecting to My Support in Family & Friends
[12:39] Connecting to My Heart Space
[13:13] Heart Connection to Our Identity
[17:42] My ‘All That Is’ is through my Heart Space
[20:05] Connecting to my No Space ~ No Thing
[21:42] Connecting with My Flow-State Within
[22:12] Connection to my Flow-State ~ Feels Full of Life
[26:12] Heart Comes Alive
[26:40] Advice to Younger Women ~ Develop Self-care

Connecting to My True Self ~ Episode 62 ~ My Conversation with Roxie Bennett

Roxie Bennett is a real personality of Geelong. She runs her business Roxie Bennett Life Changer as well as being a successful radio announcer with Bay FM. She is currently writing a book about her Butterfly Plan program that has seen Roxie transform herself. This is her Heart of Connection conversation.

[1:02] Connecting to my Transformation Year
[3:12] Connecting to all Our Personality Traits
[5:38] Connecting Above the Line
[6:39] Connecting to the Teachings in Times of Darkness
[9:24] Connecting to Others in Tough Times?
[11:46] Connecting to our Inner Self
[12:46] Connecting to our Giving Self-Love
[14:26] Universal Connection in Times of Need
[17:07] Connecting With Love?
[20:49] Connecting to Our Flow State ~ Physically, Mentally, Emotionally, Spiritually.
[22:30] Aligning to Our Deepest Intention
[28:22] Connecting to Letting Go
[32:58] Being Grateful
[36:50] Connecting to the Butterfly Plan

Connecting to Transition Streets in Geelong ~ Episode 54 ~ My Conversation with Monica Winston

Monica Winston is the coordinator of transition streets in Geelong. She was originally a founding member of Geelong Sustainability in 2007. Following building Geelong Sustainability she went through to coordinate the transition streets in Geelong, which is part of the global transition movement started in Ireland.

[0:46] Connection to Permaculture ~ my pivot point
[3:35] Connection to my Awakening Network Community
[6:57] My Grounding & Centering Connection
[9:51] Connecting to our Light & Dark of Healing
[10:44] Connecting to more my Compassion & Open Heart
[13:13] Energy of Aliveness and Freedom Within
[15:39] My Transformative Connection of pure Awareness
[20:52] Connecting to the Subtle Power of Meditation
[22:48] Owning what we Project onto Mother Earth
[26:52] My Daily Meditation ~ I connect within
[28:25] Connecting to Life as a Whole Meditation

Episode 32 ~ The Mosaic ~ My conversation with Daniel Bruce Levin

The connection to this amazing writer Daniel Bruce Levin ‘just happened’ through the Heart of Connection Podcast. His story is powerful and the beautiful message in the story of The Mosaic is so worth the read. You will be drawn into the boy’s story in the journey of life.
[2:26] Connecting to Self through Meditation
[3:38] Connecting To My God Within
[6:49] The Story of the Mosaic has shown me a series of steps
[8:14] Stop Our Internal Self Punishment
[12:32] Second Connection is a Connection To Source
[15:44] Not Living in Walls of Pain to Protect Me from Pain
[18:40] Love Can be a Radiating Essence of Presence
[21:50] Bringing a Presence to Meet Our Emotional Pain
[24:50] The Third Connection of ‘The Mosaic’
[26:43] The Fourth Connection we are Part of this Mosaic
[28:31] A World Heart of Connection Day
[34:56] What We Are Looking for is Who Is Looking
[35:34] Be Kind to Ourselves

Episode 19 – Simple Steps & Little Connections Returns Me to My Lightness – My Conversation with Venita Dungey

The conversation with a long time friend and social work colleague. To sit in the natural space they have brought with it a relaxed and peaceful energy for a conversation about remembering to focus on the simple little things of connection.
[1.04] My Connection To Nature Provides Me With A Lightness
Excerpts
[5:39] The Simple Benign Process of Letting Go Of Work ~ Thank you Myers
[7:26] These Simple Steps Returns Me to My Lightness
[10:33] Love the Fairy Lights They Go Wherever I live.
[15:29] The Power of Energetic Connection To Our Well-Being
[18:40] The Essence is Just There
[22:37] The Art of Vulnerability & The Art of Connection – Is Being Lost?
[27:32] Acceptance of What Is – The Practice of Good Social Work and Good Therapy
[30:06] Remember to do the Little Things of Connection(s)