Connecting to a New Masculine Construct ~ Episode 74 ~ My conversation with Cory Wolverton

This conversation with Cory Wolverton is exploring the old social construction of masculinity and the impact it’s had on men’s connection to Self, Others & ‘All That Is.’ A new masculinity construct is evolving for men of acceptance & ownership of their own vulnerability. More open-hearted masculinity of compassion and connection healing the stoic – toxic masculinity template.

[2:07] Connecting to the Social Work Profession
[4:43] Connecting to a New Masculine Construct
[5:44] Connecting to our Heart & Mind
[6:48] Connecting to the Construct of Masculinity
[8:45] Men closing ourselves off to Vulnerability
[10:10] Men’s Connection is by Doing
[11:14] Men Connecting to the ‘Presence’ of “Not Doing”
[13:02] Men’s Anger & Rage a Masking Agent
[14:59] Connecting to Our Spiritual Warrior
[16:50] Connecting to Compassion
[17:52] Men Disconnecting to Vulnerability
[20:29] Connecting Collectively & Making A Difference
[22:31] Connecting to ‘All That Is’
[23:29] Men Connecting Deeper within Ourselves
[26:01] Connecting to the Flow-state of Surfing
[27:50] Connecting to ‘All That Is’ improve our Well-being

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

Connecting to my Call to Help Others ~ Episode 56 ~ My Conversation with Pauline Butler

Pauline Butler is involved in both the corporate world and operates Chi, Connection, Healing and Insight. Through her life experiences, she sensed that she needed to help others. She was then able through her learning workshops and combining her adult education profession has merged the two practices into the CHI connections. This is her Heart of Connection conversation.
[1:06] Connections were lost
[2:12] Connections to All Aspects of our Self ~ Good, Not so Good, Indifferent
[4:11] Connecting to My Energy
[4:45] Connecting to my Heart’s Energy
[5:18] Connecting to my Heart ~ there is no Disconnection
[7:06] Re-connecting my Disconnection
[8:29] Healing the Wounds of Disconnection
[10:02] Connecting to our Emotional Hurts
[11:40] Connection creates a deeper Flow-State
[13:49] Connecting mindfully saves Energy for Loving-Kindness & Compassion
[16:34] Connecting to my Empowered Loving-Kindness
[20:15] My Hearts Connection to the “All That Is”
[23:26] Sitting Silently to Reconnect
[26:36] Healing the wounds down our old ‘Rabbit Holes’
[28:35] Connection to our Gift of Self-Love

Episode 31 ~ Connection & Affinity To Home And Region ~ My Conversation with Tracey Mahony

A true local and soul of the community. Her heart is in the region and the connection to where she belong has settled Tracy in her well-being. Glad to move through life and reach the contentment she is now living.

[0:55] My Affinity to the Region I Was Born In
[1:23] Spiritual, Physical & Mental Health Are All One
[2:28] Nature’s my connectivity. Nature is my God.
[3:23] Feeling Free in My Groundedness
[5:06] Feeling Free Is a Mental Health Free Zone
[5:50] Disconnection Can Find A Space of Anger
[6:42]Connection to Others People Find Me
[8:27] The Energy of Our Connection
[9:10] My Past Has Taught Me About Connection
[9:55] Kindness Is From The Heart
[14:42] Switch Off to In Power Mode to Re-charge My Batteries
[17:16] Giving Love to Others Is Giving Love to Me
[20:12] I Need My Connection To the Ocean
[21:18] A ‘No-thing Think’ Along the Beach
[28:38] Coming into My Heart of Happiness