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

Connecting to Our Path of Divine Union ~ Episode 105 ~ My Conversation with Michael Jason Powers

My awakening began in 2001 when the towers went down. I was part of a traditional Christian understanding for a long time. Left that in 1997, and started having an awakening. I started asking deeper questions started seeking meditation started studying the teachings of the masters of the East. Now on the path of Divine Union.

[1:30] Connecting to Metaphysics & Shamanic work
[4:11] Connecting to my Breath first & Foremost
[5:30] Breathe through My Whole Being
[6:29] Deep Breath Connects & Enters into Present Moment
[7:32] Connecting to Heart ~ I am nothing but love
[9:17] Men Being Deeply Sensitive
[11:15] Connecting to the Head & Heart Model
[12:18] Connecting to the Sacred Circle of Men
[13:48] Connecting with Others in a Sense of Ease
[15:12] The Teaching of Improv
[16:07] Connecting to the ‘All That Is’
[17:29] Being in Peace connected to my ‘All That Is’
[21:06] Connecting to the Harmony of Love
[22:16] Connection through Co-creation
[24:06] The Heart Space of Co-creation
[27:15] Healing of our Shadow in Space of Love
[29:06] Our Nobody within our ‘All That Is’
[29:56] Connection to our Ego Death – Good Conversation with Ego
[31:58] Connecting to our New Light through Ego Death
[33:10] We are Beautiful & We Matter

Connecting to Infinite Silence ~ Episode 99 ~ My Conversation with Philip Wade

Meditation is a subtle gift. This conversation is a powerful story of such a gift. From a life as a civil chartered civil engineer he heard inner calling ~ his nature of the true self. He refers to as the Infinite Silence and now shares this profound gift with the whole world through direct experience, spirits inquiry, infinite touch.

[1:17] Connecting to Infinite Silence & Touch
[2:12] Connecting to Meditation
[5:40] Heart Inner Wisdom Connection
[6:56] Meditation connections are liberating
[8:38] Connecting to Emotions & not Becoming them
[9:42] Being Connected to my Sensitive Self
[10:48] My Connection to Others
[15:17] Connecting to our Eyes of Awareness
[16:57] Infinite Touch a Releasing of Blocked Emotions
[17:42] Connecting to the Infinite Silence
[19:30] My ‘Gaps’ of Infinite Silence are Always There
[20:53] The Heart our Entry point to Gap of Infinite Silence
[22:29] Connecting to the ‘All That Is’
[24:28] ‘All That Is’ ~ Infinite Silence Transform our Mental Health
[25:11] Connecting to Peace of Heart ~ Peace of Mind
[25:32] Our Heart Pain is an Emotional Overlay
[27:23] Making It Okay for Men to Connect
[30:04] Connecting to Surrender & Trusting our Heart
[32:13] Noticing our Interconnectedness in Infinite Silence

Connecting to Aussie Action Abroad ~ Episode 97 ~ My Conversation with Graeme Kent OAM

From managing the Duke of Edinburgh Award to creating a charity called Aussie Action Abroad is this conversation about connection. It’s a charity that’s connected to providing 100% focus on supporting projects in Nepal.

[0:40] Connecting to the Duke of Edinburgh Award
[2:12] Connection to the Nepalese Communities
[5:45] Connection to Humanity
[7:03] How do we create Inequalities
[9:04] Managing my Triggers to Inequality
[11:16] Connecting to Agency’s Mission
[12:55] Connecting to the Heart of Change
[14:54] Is the Heart of Youth & Community Work Missing?
[17:30] Noticing the Changes in Youth Work Over the Years
[19:21] Connecting to Collaboration or Tendering Separateness
[21:41] Connecting to Mutual Cooperation in Nepal
[23:28] Does organisations need to ‘let go’ for Mutual Cooperation?
[25:10] Connecting to Blissful Moments in Nepal
[26:27] Connecting to the ‘All That Is’
[28:21] Connecting to the Heart & looking Inwardly
[29:29] Loving Unconditionally
[30:34] Men Connection is about Opening Up More
[31:59] Men becoming more Open Hearted
[34:07] Connecting to our Hearts for Charities
[35:59] Connecting Aussies Action Aboard

Connecting to our Heart’s Depth ~ Episode 95 ~ My Conversation with Guy D Craft

This conversation is about one person’s journey into self-development wanting to better himself by coming home to his deep true self ~ his passion & purpose. The journey takes into the depths of his heart & mind and the deep learnings meditation has opened him to.

[0:24] Connection to Podcasting
[1:54] Connecting to Oneself
[4:20] Letting Go
[5.42] Connecting with an Ego-Death
[7:03] Men’s Ego Defence Shields
[10:46] Connecting with our bodies
[12:03] Connecting to our Kundalini energy
[14:32] Connecting to our Cell Regeneration
[15:45] Non-attachment Process
[16:26] Connecting to my Spaciousness
[17:16] Connecting to our Shadow Work
[18:33] Connecting to Meditation Practice
[19:44] Noticing my Analytical Mind
[20:44] Connecting to my Flow-State
[21:34] World Peace if Men connecting to Heart of Flow-State
[22:25] Connecting to our True Home
[23:24] Connecting to my ‘All That Is’
[26:51] Connecting to the Beauty of Western Australia
[28:07] Disconnecting from my Body in my Analytical Mind
[29:28] Men Connecting to their Vulnerability
[31:10] Aligning with Our Higher Self
[32:33] Connecting to my Passion & Purpose

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 our Hero’s Journey ~ Episode 90 ~ My Conversation with Michael Lauria

Turning inwards & healing ourselves is a hero’s journey we men need to undertake. Our depths of darkness has led to depression & too many suicides. Healing through the Dante inferno of emotional pain & integrating our shadow is the hero’s journey.

[1:19] Connection to My Book ‘Forging Excalibur’
[4:24] My Book ~ “Forging Excalibur”
[5:51] Can Men be Stuck in Pain?
[6:50] Men Connected to Circles of Pain
[8:03] Men Connecting & Healing the Dark Night of the Soul
[9:21] Men’s Gift of Integrating Our Shadow
[10:48] Men’s Call to Adventure ~ Healing
[11:40] My Process to Connect with Me
[13:23] Connecting Physically, Mentally, Emotionally & Spiritually
[14:33] Men Not Repressing the Shadow Down the Rabbit Holes
[16:03] Men’s Mask Effects our Connections
[17:39] Connecting to Our Feminine Archetype
[20:36] Connecting & Owning the Peace of Wholeness
[21:40] My Men’s 12-month Hero’s Journey
[22:42] Connecting to the ‘All That Is’
[24:07] Connecting to Our Hearts
[24:54] Men Deeply Connected Healing for Mother Earth
[27:04] Therapy Narrative Men Will Hear & Understanding
[28:00] ‘The Cave we Fear to Enter Holds the Treasure we Seek’
[31:20] Enter the Forest at the Darkest Point
[32:27] Connecting to Our True Potential

Connecting to My True Inner Knowing ~ Episode 86 ~ My Conversation with Nick Washington

Men learning to accept and acknowledge our deep inner knowing of our hearts will make significant changes to our well-being in the world. The conversation is with a bloke who is doing just that. From the school of hard knocks, this man has opened to his true self and not afraid to share it to those men who are ready to listen.

[0:44] Connections to Colac & Geelong
[2:01] Connecting to be True to Myself
[3:12] Connecting to Trusting myself
[4:46] Connecting to our Tough Times
[5:11] Social Conditioning taught Men not to be Vulnerable
[6:50] Connecting to the Bigger Out There
[7:59] Connection to our Male Ego
[9:03] Men Connecting our Hearts
[10:02] Path of my Heart’s Connection
[12:22] Connecting to our Self-Love
[13:38] Men Connection in Football Communities
[15:40] Men Connecting rather than “Doing”
[16:33] Connections to our Hearts will Unite Us
[17:38] Connecting to Alternative Healing
[19:01] Spiritual Healing Woke Me
[19:47] Connecting to Men’s Sensitive Side
[21:55] Was there a Flow-State Experience?
[23:20] Inner Knowing Is Always with Me
[25:10] Connection to Inner Knowing via Music
[25:43] Connecting to the ‘All That Is’
[26:50] Anchoring to my ‘All That Is’ ~ Life Path
[28:36] Connection Deep Knowing So Important
[31:14] Connection to ‘Knowing the Known’

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 my Midlife Awakening ~ Episode 79 ~ My conversation with Jem Fuller

Men connecting at all levels of the psyche is imperative for our well-being. This beautiful man shares his inner journey of connecting to his midlife awakening. The awakening opens his world of coaching in personal development for professionals, CEOs and does a lot of personal development through retreats in India and Bali.

[1:45] Connecting to my Midlife Awakening
[3:18] Connecting to my Coaching Practice
[5:02] The Gem of Practicing what I Preach
[6:39] Connecting to my Heart, Gut Intelligence & my Body
[9:05] Men needing to become more conscious
[10:22] What prohibits men’s self-development
[11:21] Toxic Masculinity – our old conditioning
[12:31] Toxic Masculinity Blocks Men’s Connections
[13:19] Connecting to my Daily Routines
[15:11] Connecting to our Flow-State
[16:10] Gifts of Connecting to our Flow-State
[19:20] Connecting to our Open Heartedness
[22:40] Connecting to Self-acceptance of our Vulnerability
[25:11] Connecting to my ‘All That Is’
[26:42] Connecting to my Experience of ‘All That Is’
[29:25] Men’s Connection to the ‘All That Is’ ~ Letting go of our Ego