Connecting to Nature in My Heart ~ Episode 109 ~ My Converation with Lotus Hackenberger

My childhood growing up in nature opened my heart and interest in the connection between all living things. It facilitates to always think about how all of my decisions will impact other people in other places, or other animals or plants ~ everything we do has repercussions

[1:13] Nature is my Heart of Passion
[2:17] Growing Awareness of Nature for Younger Generations
[4:46] Connecting to my Values Validates Me
[7:17] Connecting to my Self-Care
[9:31] Our Connections to Social Media
[10:22] Social Media is Addictive
[11:26] Connecting to our Online Version of Self
[12:49] Social Media Pressure on our Generation
[13:52] Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) via Social Media
[15:17] Access to Social Media ~ New Norm
[17:00] Video Gamers had Connection Infrastructure during COVID19
[18:36] Connection to Others
[19:47] Heart Connection in Connection to Others
[20:58] Younger Generations Connection to Spiritual Beliefs
[22:31] Connection of Science & Spirituality
[23:53] Connection Between all Living Things
[25:47] Connection to Knowledge Deficit Model
[27:34] Connection to our Heart Knowledge
[28:33] Heartfelt Passion & Purpose
[29:52] Connection to Mother Earth goes in two Ways
[32:10] Connection is Lacking Empathy
[33:27] Connecting to Optimism for Change

Connecting to The Nature Within ~ Episode 98 ~ My Conversation with Melissa Fitzwilliam

Albert Einstein is quoted as saying, “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.” In this conversation, our guest has learnt to trust the deep calling of her intuition. It has led her to develop ‘The Nature Within’ caring for animals.

[0:51] Connecting to The Nature Within
[2:20] Connecting to Liquid Crystals
[3:32] Liquid Crystals connects & works on Mental, Physical & Emotional Levels
[4:39] Liquid Crystals Connects Differently to Everyone
[5:59] Organising our Body & Energetic Makeup
[7:18] Connecting to Self through Creativity & Surfing
[8:54] Connecting to my Intuitive Surfing Flow-State
[10:32] ‘Knowing’ my Connection to Intuition
[11:47] My Motto ~ Get Out of Your Head & into Your Heart
[13:19] We’ve Become Disrespectful to our Nature
[14:35] Connecting & Being Guided by Our Intuition
[16:51] My Connection to Intuition to Felt
[18:04] Connecting to Oneness, Love ~ The Flow of Harmony
[19:36] Connecting to our Flow-State @’All That Is’
[22:26] Connecting to Peace of Heart ~ Peace of Mind
[24:55] Open-Hearted Connection ~ A Pure Resonance of Energy
[28:08] Connecting & Trusting our Innate Self

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