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 my Call to Help Others ~ Episode 56 ~ My Conversation with Pauline Butler

Pauline Butler is involved in both the corporate world and operates Chi, Connection, Healing and Insight. Through her life experiences, she sensed that she needed to help others. She was then able through her learning workshops and combining her adult education profession has merged the two practices into the CHI connections. This is her Heart of Connection conversation.
[1:06] Connections were lost
[2:12] Connections to All Aspects of our Self ~ Good, Not so Good, Indifferent
[4:11] Connecting to My Energy
[4:45] Connecting to my Heart’s Energy
[5:18] Connecting to my Heart ~ there is no Disconnection
[7:06] Re-connecting my Disconnection
[8:29] Healing the Wounds of Disconnection
[10:02] Connecting to our Emotional Hurts
[11:40] Connection creates a deeper Flow-State
[13:49] Connecting mindfully saves Energy for Loving-Kindness & Compassion
[16:34] Connecting to my Empowered Loving-Kindness
[20:15] My Hearts Connection to the “All That Is”
[23:26] Sitting Silently to Reconnect
[26:36] Healing the wounds down our old ‘Rabbit Holes’
[28:35] Connection to our Gift of Self-Love

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

Connecting to My Inner Still Voice & my Dreams ~ Episode 47 ~ My Conversation with Lynette Fox

Lynette Fox was a wonderful trainer in Transpersonal and Emotional counselling, now known as Association of Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapists (ATEP). Lynette has trained to become a Jungian psychotherapist. This is her Heart of Connection story.

[1:03] Connections from Primary School Teaching to Jungian Psychotherapist
[5:26] Transpersonal & Emotional Release Counselling (ATEP) Training
[6:47] Connection to My Self Deepens through Transpersonal work
[8:00] My Journey into Jungian Psychology
[10:32] Connection to my Heart brings Relaxation & Satisfaction in my Body
[12:34] Connecting to the feeling of being myself
[14:18] Connecting to Being Present in the Moment
[17:50] Connecting to Others through My Creativity of Art & Writing
[21:18] Connection to Intuitive comes from stilling my Mind
[24:12] Quiet Voice Within is ‘All That Is’
[27:37] Connection to My One with All
[29:28] Connection to Nature

Connected Mother, Business Owner & Naturopath ~Episode 44 ~ My conversation with Bree Melotte

Bree is a mother of two young boys, a businesswoman (Great Ocean Road Wellness), and naturopath. She made a resolution at the age of 21years old to move to Anglesea to learn to surf and has not looked back. She has turned her naturopath career into a thriving business selling organic foods to the locals and visitors. She is her Heart of Connection conversation.

[1:29] Connection to Heart Essential
[6:16] Awareness of my Disconnection
[10:11] Connecting to our Inner Trust
[11:52] Connecting to Foods at the Right Time
[17:32] Stresses impact on our connection
[19:00] Connecting to the Energetics of Naturopathy
[22:47] Connection to the beautiful environment of Anglesea
[25:19] Connection to ‘Sea meet the Bush’
[28:36] Connection Comes Back to the Heart
[29:23] Connection to Heart and Mind Harmony

Connection to Self through Meditation ~ Episode 43 ~ My conversation with Mary McIntyre

It is such a pleasure to have a conversation with Mary McIntyre. Mary is a somatic psychotherapist and also leads Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Meditation (MBSR) and provides ongoing mentoring supervision to new teachers. Her “eat, love, pray” journey in 1980s that invited her into a deep meditation process.

[2:03] Connection to the self – Meditation offers
[3:32] Interested in the Abstract & different religions
[4:00] My own “Eat, Pray, Love” journey to Meditation
[6:28] Living Longer In Sri Lanka
[9:44] Connection to protected loving space
[10:46] Connection to a Flow State – It’s the “in-between”
[13:17] The ‘in-between’ is always there – but am I aware of it?
[16:29] Are people looking for connection through technology?
[20:08] Oh, the word ‘Human Connection’
[26:05] Its mindfulness – awareness of attention
[27:39] Connection to freedom in the knowing

Episode 35~Nature is My Gift to Self Connection – My conversation with Deb Collins

At National Gathering of Transpersonal & Experiential Psychotherapists Association Deb Collins from Conscious Works was invited as a co-facilitator to guide the members through a process of change. Her guidance and understanding of the processing space of change facilitated a deep sense of safety and connection. Here is her ‘Heart of Connection’ conversation.

[0:13] Connection to Encourage Others In Self Discovery
[1:03] Journey of Self Discovery
[2:45] Disconnection Experience
[3:52] My Internal Driver
[4:52] Connecting to Nature
[6:28] Body Connection in Nature
[7:22] A Presence of Being instead of Doing
[9:22] Present Awareness
[15:26] Connecting to Mother Earth
[21:33] Freedom of Mind is the Connection to Nature
[22:54] Drawn to Surfing
[26:00] Connections Energetic Gift to Self
[27:53] Advice to Younger People