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

Connection to Unconditional Love & Respect ~ Episode 41 ~ My conversation with Rachael Bons

Rachael is an amazing person who has naturally learned to connect to herself and do her inner healing. The crystals and angel cards and the journaling have assisted her to connect to her pain & heal and let it go. This is a powerful conversation of unconditional love and respect.

[1:33] Connecting to myself with various techniques
[3:53] Connecting to my emotional release & no judgement
[6:24] Connecting to self in the written flow of journaling
[7:47] Connecting to my heart’s purity
[9:18] Connection to my self-acceptance
[10:44] Connection to an open heart
[15:22] What you give out is what you receive
[17:29] Connecting to a level of respect
[19:28] My connection to respect
[20:54] Letting it go saves energy & improves well-being
[25:56] Light as a feather freedom
[26:56] My connection to gratitude
[30:13] Connecting to the love of Nature

Connection Through Heart of Yoga ~ Episode 39 ~ My conversation with Jill Harris

Jill Harris is a Yoga Teacher & studying Yoga Therapy. Connection to Self, Others & All That is through Yoga. Embodying into our bodies to ease “Sukham’ for there to be no suffering. Jill provides a powerful journey and deep insight of the gifts of Yoga.

[0:42] Connections through Yoga Therapy
[1:40] Connecting to our Suffering “Dukhum”
[3:10] Yoga Is all about Connection – “Yoke ~ Union”
[6:13] Connection through Open Heart
[8:40] Connection to my open-heart opens me to others – “Pratipaksabhavana”
[11:06] Connections can be Teaching Mirrors to ourselves
[13:28] Connection to Others, Life Flows More Easily
[15:40] Connection opens intuitive attentiveness
[18:30] Are our Interpersonal connections losing their Intuitive Essence?
[21:18] Connection of Letting Go is a gift of relief
[23:19] Connection in being in Nature
[25:33] Connections to Happiness & Flow

Episode 28 ~ Play Therapy Reconnecting Children & Self – My conversation with Rhiannon Breguet

Lovely to have a deep and meaningful with a social work colleague. A background of work with families in foster care system enabling a reconnection from the pain and wound of disconnection. Rhiannon story is one of insight and growth.
[1:09] Child Play Therapy Masters
[2:37] Disconnection Impact on Children
[5:08] Connecting To Me though Play Therapy
[8:26] Being Held Is lIke Being Wrapped Up In Love
[10:34] Loving Connections are Vital
[12:49] The Process of Disconnection
[16:13] Heart Softens in Connections
[22:21] Deepening My Connection to Peace & Calmness
[25:56] A Heart & Mind Harmony
[29:37] Embodying Self-Care

Episode 24 ~ The heART of My Souls Connection – My Conversation with Sharyn O’Brien Murfett

We have both been trained in Transpersonal & Emotional Release Counselling (ATEP) and love connecting to help others heal themselves. Sharyn has deepened and blended her work with mixed media art. Her powerful art is in the transcript.
[0:38] Early Childhood training to the Portiuncula centre in Toowoomba
[3:00] Finding My Art Work Calling
[4:45] Art Work Connects Really Touches Deep Part of Your Soul
[7:28] Connecting to Others Is Bring A Gift of Self Reflection
[8:08] Seeing Myself in that Other Person
[9:08] It is Deeper than Empathy Touches the Soul
[10:11] Continuing to Work on My Self-Development
[13:28] Healing the Inner Child Within
[16:14] Men & Self-Development A Much Needed Growth
[30:27] Getting to Know Myself
[31:13] The Gift of my Deep Empowerment