My Connection Back to Life ~ Episode 67 ~ My Conversation with Sean Purcell

Sean Purcell is one of luckiest man to be alive after 10 isolated but mini incidences all aligned up. During a run on a Torquay beach, his heart stopped and if it wasn’t for the care of 10 people who kept his heart beating we would not be here today to tell his story. It changed his life.

[0:43] Clinically Dead on Torquay Beach
[3:30] Such Gratefulness for Each Day since my Death
[4:29] Taking Life for Granted Before Dying
[6:17] Being More Connected to Myself
[8:47] Each Connection to Others is a Daily Blessing
[10:12] Second Shot at Life has improved my Connection to Others
[12:58] We Men Need to Park Our Egos
[14:30] Men’s Ego Blocks Our Connections
[16:13] Connecting to our Vulnerability
[16:39] My Deepest Connection to My Vulnerability – Dying
[18:32] Being Looked After by Entity Beyond
[21:09] My Ego Resistance blocks my Flow-State

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 & Embracing Adoption ~ Episode 63 ~ My Conversation with Anne Janev

This conversation with Anne Janev is her story about embracing her adoption. She shares how the impact of adoption whilst deeply loved left something missing. Her story connects us with her journey with adoption and its subtle presence in her connections.
[0:43] Connecting to Geelong My Home
[2:52] Connecting to My Family of 5 Children
[4:05] Making My Children Safe & Secure
[5:20] Connecting to My Adoption
[9:24] My Connection to Music Moves Me
[12:56] “Disconnect to Reconnect”
[16:20] Mother’s Connect to Children First & Self Second
[17:21] More time for Self-Reflection & Self-Connection
[22:03] Connecting to My God ~ Is Trust
[23:10] Abandonment In my Adoption
[24:15] Adoption – There’s A Missing?
[27:23] Let Adoptees Ask Their Questions
[28:32] Connecting My Adoption Jigsaw Pieces Came Naturally

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 All Of Me ~ Episode 60 ~ My Conversation with Nicole Scott

Nicole is a mental health advocate with Headspace and has found that the best way to connect to herself is by giving to others. Nicole has found a deep connection to this and it lights her world up. Nicole is studying life coaching with the Life Coaching Institute in Melbourne and is soon to be moving into a Social Work degree studying at Deakin.

[0:58] Connecting to Myself by Sitting with & letting be.
[2:15] Connecting to the ‘Comfort within my Discomfort’
[4:47] Connecting & Healing Our Inner Child Wounds
[6:33] Making time to notice & connect to our Inner Self
[10:12] Hearts Flow-state Connection to Others
[10:39] Community Connection Imperative to our Well-Being
[15:05] Flow-state is a Deeper Love & Connection
[17:09] Our Flow-state managers our Personality Boardroom
[18:06] Connecting to What Intuitively comes to Consciousness
[21:03] Connecting to our Loving Presence
[24:39] My Connection to Love
[26:11] Intellectual Brain & Our Emotional Brain
[31:14] Connection to Courage in Our Vulnerability

Connecting to my Inner Child ~ Episode 58 ~ My Conversation with Theo Demetriou

Theo Demetriou is an open hearted man who has learnt so much in his journey with his children. His self-development journey has been to heal his inner child. Theo is a metal artist who is producing some beautiful sacred geometry. He connected with us all at the World Heart of Connection Day and this is his Heart of Connection conversation.
[0:46] Learning to Connect ~ Listening to my Children
[3:29] Disconnecting from our Childhood
[6:33] Connecting to the Inner Child
[7:49] Men’s Vulnerability an Unsafe Space?
[11:40] Connecting to our Loving Flow-State
[12:17] Losing Ego in Love Flow-State
[13:31] What prevents Men & our Connections?
[17:50] Learning from the Pain of our Disconnections
[20:11] Connecting to our Aliveness
[23:10] Connecting to our Deep ‘All That Is’
[28:37] Men’s connecting to different forms of Mindfulness
[32:16] Connecting to Positive Childhood Memories

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

Connection in Dance Flows to my Soul ~ Episode 51 ~ My Conversation with Chloe Janev

I’ve known Chloe Janev for many years and I felt from the time I met Chloe, that she was connected to life and the universe. She is a warm empath who is switched on to life. Her deep loss of their 2-day old daughter, Winter has been deeply healing. Chloe ran a dance studio for almost 10 years and knows she will return to her deep love of dancing. This is her Heart of Connection conversation.

[2:34] Dance is my Connection to flow
[3:25] Disconnection to my Flow
[5:00] Connection to my Body’s Holding Patterns
[8:23] My Disconnection a sign to Align
[9:59] Connection to my Divine Mother within
[13:15] Connection to Our Family Affirmations
[15:17] Connecting & Healing our Wounds
[17:33] Connection to our daughter Winter
[19:51] Interconnection to ‘All That Is’ beyond words
[21:54] Our Beautiful Winter ~ she’s our Angel & we are blessed
[25:15] Connecting Back to my Dancing
[27:52] World Heart of Connection Day ~ September 4, 2019

Connection to my Inner Spark & Flow ~ Episode 50 ~ My Conversation with Niki Humm

Niki Humm is the author of a wonderful book called Autism Superheroes – The Spark Within. It’s a lovely book for those loving parents and carers young people on the Autism spectrum. Its a journey of her eldest son & Niki as a parent. This is her Heart of Connection conversation.

[0:46] Connection First to Soul
[2:00] Connecting to My Inner Spark
[3:39] Disconnection and connection to my anxiety
[5:17] Connecting to my Inner Healing
[6:21] Un-connecting to my Suffering
[8:52] Connecting to my Observer Self
[11:16] Connection to the Synchronicity
[13:49] Heart Connection of Love
[15:32] Autism Connecting to their Intuitive Spirit
[17:41] Wi-fi through Analogue? Need to change channels
[20:24] Through the Wound Enters the Light ~ Rumi
[21:28] Connecting with loving-kindness to our wounds
[27:39] Our Suffering Dissolves in Connection to our ‘All That Is’
[30:15] Empty our Minds to Connect

Connection to Self Creates my Flow States ~ Episode 49 ~ My conversation with Natalie Hodgen

Natalie Hodgen is a psychologist and mother of two beautiful children. After a lifetime in Geelong, she and family moved to Perth. Natalie was a psychologist in the Disability Sector and then with young people. She has worked for many years now in adolescent and with young adults. This is Natalie’s Heart of Connection conversation.

[1:47] Connections and Resilience of my Children
[2:49] Connection to Self & Others
[4:25] Connection to self my life flows
[5:42] Connection my flow states is freeing
[8:13] Connection to self-care – press pause
[11:44] Connecting to self beyond words
[12:51] Connecting to my open heart
[15:29] Connecting through the Dark Night of the Soul
[18:32] My Connection of two homes
[22:43] My Letting Go in the ‘All That Is’
[24:42] Connecting to my Abundant Energy
[27:00] Heart & Mind Harmony
[33:14] Connecting to our Consciousness Raising