My Connection to Radio ~ Episode 92 ~ My Conversation with Neil Butler

Connecting to radio was an absolute fluke but is such a love and joy. Get behind a microphone ~ any microphone, as an introvert is my doorway to connection. This conversation is with a high energy person who brings so much passion to what he does. He shares his story and there are some real gems of witty advice ~ the bright side of life.

[0:16] Connecting to the Other Side of the Radio
[0:38] My Connection to Radio
[1:16] Radio let my introvert connect
[3:26] My Energy comes from Doing What I Love
[5:31] Connecting to my Enjoyment
[6:27] Connecting to my Passion & Purpose
[7:41] Men’s Connection via Sport
[8:15] Sporting Clubs are Centre of Regional Communities
[9:58] Sport Links Country Communities
[10:49] My Connecting to Teaching
[12:02] Connecting to Change
[13:06] Connecting to new Doors Opening
[15:00] Wisdom ~ Reaching Out Far & Wide
[16:31] My Major WOW point in Life
[17:40] Men’s Connections are Changing
[18:34] COVID19 is Teaching Us Connection
[21:46] Connecting to our Change Social Conditioning
[23:02] Connecting to ‘All That Is ~ ‘Aha Moments ’
[25:27] Ideas & Actioning Change
[26:21] My Advice for Younger Neil
[28:16] Connecting to my Five Wow Points
[29:41] Great to Stop & Reflect

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 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

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

Episode 30 ~ Connections Are In All Walks of Life ~ My Conversation with Frank Costa AO

Frank and his brother Adrian at a young age brought their parents business and developed a strong business loyalty and trust through their connectivity. It is now a massive success in Geelong and beyond. Frank has gone onto carrying this success when as President of the Geelong Football Club they won 2007, 2009 & 2011 AFL Grand Final. This is his powerful conversation of connection.
[0:26] Frank’s Story
[1:25] Well Connected in Geelong
[2:00] My Mother A Great Lady & Loving Mentor
[2:30] Bringing Our Business Values & Respect to the Geelong Football Club
[8:44] Connectivity built Loyalty & Trust
[10:22] Men Naturally Suspicious of Each Other in Connection
[11:57] Men’s Not Connecting Can Effect the World
[14:12] Through Connection We Can Improve World Peace
[18:02] Connecting Children to Their Self-Belief
[19:31] Building a Communication Culture at Geelong Football Club
[21:17] 2007 Grand Final – The Best Feeling in My Life
[22:51] The Win Connected Our City Community Spirit
[25:33] Connection to Supreme Being Provides Purpose
[27:22] Changing Male Bravado by Example
[32:17] Our Male Vulnerability is Not a Weakness

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