Connecting to Self in Nature ~ Episode 108 ~ My Conversation with Shankar

In this conversation, we learn how important it is to connect to our body through daily practice of yoga. It connects us to our Chakra System and our subtle energy body. Having self-time in nature is deeply important to our well-being facilitating our connection to Mother Earth. As men begin to focus on their inner work they can heal and connect to self-love and acceptance.

[0:24] Connecting & Sharing my Story
[1:07] Daily Connection Routine
[2:21] Connecting to my Body ~ Happier & More Balanced
[4:00] Connecting to my Chakra System & Subtle Energy Body
[5:05] Connecting to our Shadow Side
[6:44] Connecting to our Hurt & Pain underneath the Anger
[8:04] Connecting to a Better Energy ~ Flows to Others
[9:50] Connecting to Our Heart Space
[11:40] Men Connecting to Our Painful Emotions
[13:17] Men Awakening & Healing into Wholeness
[14:26] Men’s Ego ~ not Connecting to Our True Self
[15:47] Men’s Suicide isn’t Looking Good
[17:59] Letting go of Judgement & Connect to Acceptance
[19:53] Connecting to the Oneness of Nature & Mother Earth
[20:51] Connecting to the ‘All That Is’ ~ Merging of Micro & Macro
[21:56] Connecting to our ‘All That Is’ ~ Healing Mother Earth
[23:28] Connecting Our Meaningfulness
[25:10] Men’s Mindfulness is in ‘Doing’
[27:00] Men taught not to Connect to Emotions
[28:15] Men’s Mindfulness ~ ‘At the Back of the Boat’
[29:23] Connecting to Flow-State ~ Contentment
[30:56] Connection to Ayurvedic
[32:32] Connecting to Self-Love

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 Men’s Emotions ~ Episode 82 ~ My Conversation with Nathan Meola

Nathan Meola is Transformation coach in Sydney. As a coach he works with men to connect with themselves and others. He and his partner Mirette also who is a coach, work with couples around the connection.

[0:32] Connection through the Island of Men
[1:22] Connecting to the Positives of COVID19
[2:42] Taking our Connecting Rituals for Granted
[5:38] My Process of Connecting to Self
[7:41] Connection to Breath
[8:29] Men’s Connect to Breath can be Shallow
[9:55] Breath Connects us to Our Emotions
[11:16] Men’s Disconnection to Emotions in Order to Live & Survive
[12:59] Connecting & Re-balancing the Male Psyche
[14:20] Men Connecting to their Vulnerability
[15:22] Connecting to our Beautiful Male Sensitivity
[17:01] Connecting to the Benefits by Facing our Emotional Pain
[18:32] Connecting to my Deep Purpose
[24:51] Connecting to my Deep Purpose
[29:04] Connecting to Our Flow-State
[32:43] Connecting to the 4 Masculine Archetypes

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

Connecting to our True Source of Masculinity ~ Episode 72 ~ My Conversation with Brock Fidler

Brock is a multidisciplinary artist, a talented musician, and an artist living in a really idyllic bush setting. It was amazing to connect with Brock and to deep dive into the connection to Self, Others & ‘All That Is’. In this conversation, we explore how the deeper we men go within, into the inner journey we gain insight and access to our Source Masculinity healing our wounds of toxic masculinity.

[5:20] Connecting & Nurturing My Emotions
[6:54] Conscious Growth
[8:07] Connection to Others
[9:24] Disconnection to Old Friends
[12:19] Connecting to our wounds (vulnerability)
[13:47] Toxic Masculinity a Trauma for Men & Women
[17:57] Connecting & Keeping Male Ego In-Check
[18:59] Open Hearted & Our True Spirit of Masculinity
[21:06] Connecting to my Flow-State through my didgeridoo
[22:17] Connecting to the Source of My Soul
[25:03] Gifted back from Source is empowering
[26:35] Connecting with our Energetic Flow-State
[29:26] Connecting to the Spirit Source of our True Masculinity
[30:33] Closer we men are to Source we open our Hearts & Minds

Episode 26 – Being Guided by My Source ~ My Conversation with Dale Stone

The tough learning on the street has opened my heart to give back to young children through my charity Change4Kids. Life has opened my learning to deepen my heart of connection. To quieten my mind I find the inner solutions from my source of who I am.
[0:20] Creating my own Charity for Kids
[3:25] Learning to Open Up & Trusting Others On the Street
[5:00] Learning To-Go beyond My Limits
[6:58] Learning to be with My Emotions
[10:38] The Intuitive Solution is from the Source of Who I am
[15:14] My Deeper Connection To ‘All That Is’ but Men are Reluctant
[21:33] My Essence facilitates Greater Connections
[27:00] New Male Modeling for our Sons
[29:18] Changing of the Male Anger & Aggression Baton