Connecting to Nature in My Heart ~ Episode 109 ~ My Converation with Lotus Hackenberger

My childhood growing up in nature opened my heart and interest in the connection between all living things. It facilitates to always think about how all of my decisions will impact other people in other places, or other animals or plants ~ everything we do has repercussions

[1:13] Nature is my Heart of Passion
[2:17] Growing Awareness of Nature for Younger Generations
[4:46] Connecting to my Values Validates Me
[7:17] Connecting to my Self-Care
[9:31] Our Connections to Social Media
[10:22] Social Media is Addictive
[11:26] Connecting to our Online Version of Self
[12:49] Social Media Pressure on our Generation
[13:52] Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) via Social Media
[15:17] Access to Social Media ~ New Norm
[17:00] Video Gamers had Connection Infrastructure during COVID19
[18:36] Connection to Others
[19:47] Heart Connection in Connection to Others
[20:58] Younger Generations Connection to Spiritual Beliefs
[22:31] Connection of Science & Spirituality
[23:53] Connection Between all Living Things
[25:47] Connection to Knowledge Deficit Model
[27:34] Connection to our Heart Knowledge
[28:33] Heartfelt Passion & Purpose
[29:52] Connection to Mother Earth goes in two Ways
[32:10] Connection is Lacking Empathy
[33:27] Connecting to Optimism for Change

Connecting to Your Online Business ~ Episode 96 ~ My conversation with Janet Kafadar

The corporate world and raising a family for many women are not always in parallel alignment. This was Episode 96 guest’s experience and as a career exiting strategist she found the freedom to be the mother she wanted to be. How she did this was to develop online businesses and now mentors other to do the same.

[0:28] My Connection to Career Exiting
[2:01] Experiencing & Noticing my Disconnection
[3:07] Corporate World, Women & Children
[5:29] Connecting to the New & Exiting Old Careers
[7:33] Connecting to what I Love
[8:32] Missing the Collegial Connection
[10:12] How I connect to myself
[11:54] Keeping Connected to your High Energy
[13:26] Connecting to my Down Time
[16:42] Putting my Connection Out there Online
[17:57] Difference in Women & Men’s Connection
[19:05] Women Openly Connect to Vulnerability
[20:04] Being Up Front with Connecting to Men
[20:41] Women have more Trust in Connections
[21:44] Connections to Others Enlivens Me
[23:59] Accepting our Deep Need for Connections
[24:59] Developing Self-Care Post Corporate Life
[25:31] Connecting to my ‘All That Is’
[27:12] My Connection to God & Church
[30:24] Connection to God & Church Lifts my Heart
[31:27] My Advice for Younger Janet ~ Patience

Connection to the Climate Emergency ~ Episode 88 ~ My Conversation with Anthony Gleeson

Through the highs & lows of life’s journey finding one’s passion and purpose is an essential key. This conversation is about a man’s connection to the environmental activism. He wants to make our world a better place for his grandchildren & in doing so found his passion & purpose.

[3:58] Koroit’s Connection to the AFL
[4:55] Men’s Connections to Sporting Clubs
[5:26] Connection to Families
[6:35] Men’s Connection to Our Old Social Conditioning
[8:16] My Connections ~ Physically, Mentally, Emotionally & Spiritually
[10:58] Men Learning not to Connect to Our Emotions
[12:29] Connecting to Letting Go
[14:31] Connection to Others is a Teamwork
[17:00] Connection to Environment was Passion & Purpose
[19:08] Connecting to Others is Being a Part of Bigger Things
[20:02] What is Stopping People Connecting to the Environment?
[21:36] Connected by a Media Label
[23:12] Environmental Groups Connecting Together
[23:49] Connection to Nature my Soul Soars
[25:43] Indigenous Connection to Environment is of Harmony
[28:41] Connection to a Pause ~ Smelling the Roses
[33:04] Men are Awakening Thanks to the Women’s Movement

Connecting to Joy & Happiness ~ Episode 87 ~ My Conversation with Jessie Holton

Once upon a time self-help books were not on the radar. This conversation is about the powerful digging deep to move forward and choose joy and happiness. Learning to take things as they come, work through them, learn from them, grow from them is the conversation of this Podcast.

[0:55] Connecting to a Busy Schedule that Manifests
[1:25] Connecting to My Passion & Purpose
[1:57] Connecting to my Joy & Happiness
[2:47] Connecting to my Process of Joy
[3:54] Connecting to the Bodily Warmth & Light
[4:44] Connecting to our Power of Digging Deep
[6:15] Connecting to Grateful of Our Hearts
[6:58] Connecting to our Darkness & Pain
[8:05] Working through Our Pain Points
[9:59] Connecting to Creating Our Happiness
[10:53] Connecting to Our Sweet Spot ~ Flow-State
[12:11] Healing Our Baggage with Loving-Kindness
[13:10] Connecting Instead of Rejecting Aspects of Self
[14:25] Connecting to the Deeper Realms of Our Hearts
[16:08] Connecting to Our Flow-State Heals Mental Health
[17:00] My Flow-State Connection Flows to Others
[18:30] Connecting to My Self-Care
[20:26] Connecting to My Heart of Enrichment
[21:49] Connecting to My ‘All That Is’
[28:25] Connecting to Our Learnings from COVID19
[29:35] Positive Psychology on Steroids

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