Poetry my Connection to Expression & Healing ~ Episode 106 ~ My Conversation with Anamika Dutta

Connecting to poetry has enabled this writer and spoken word artist to heal. Poetry opens her mind and heart of expression of joy and pain. In sharing her poetry, she creates a safe place for poetry lovers, and to heal people through her storytelling.

[0:47] Home Schooling Opened the World of Poetry
[2:00] Connecting to Self in Poetry
[3:07] Connecting Deeply in Poetry
[4:30] My Poetry is a Spiritual Experience
[5:59] Connection to others in Sharing our Stories
[7:33] Connecting to our Archetypal Connections
[8:40] Connecting to Others Connects to My Purpose
[13:21] Connecting & Healing our Subconscious Wounds
[15:28] Connecting to the ‘All That Is’
[17:17] With my ‘All That Is’ I’m not Alone
[18:26] Discovering & Connecting to Your Purpose
[20:01] Depression is Complicated
[22:50] Connecting to the Flow-State of Memories
[25:13] Connecting with Our Cellular Memories
[27:00] Being in the Present
[29:23] Connecting to Deeper Levels of Happiness
[30:20] Connecting to our Happiness of Self-Love

Connecting to Social Connections ~ Episode 59 ~ My Conversation with Tony McManus

Tony McManus is a sought after speaker on many levels in the community for Beyondblue and RUOK across Southeast Australia. He was the first independent chairman of the headspace local consortium across 100 headspace centres across Australia. He then an established the headspace Geelong fund.

[0:35] A Passion to Social Connections
[1:23] Making time for Connection in our Busyness
[2:10] Men’s Connections lost in busyness
[5:38] Heart Connection at 1-on-1 level
[7:02] What is Preventing Men’s Connections?
[8:18] Connecting to our Vulnerability is not a Weakness
[11:56] Men Learning to Navigate our Emotional (Brain) Health
[14:49] Men’s Social Conditioning a product of old Toxic Masculinity
[15:47] Men’s Connections in ‘Doing’ Based Communities
[19:11] Men’s Positive Connections in Community Groups
[21:47] Losing Connections in Men’s quest to be a Provider
[24:02] Serenity in Bonny Doon ~ Man’s Version of Mindfulness
[26:07]Mindfulness ~ ‘Simply Being at the Back of the Boat’
[28:21] Connection to ‘All That Is’ ~ a Reboot (Disconnect to Reconnect)

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

Connection with self, other and All That Is

Episode 18 – Connection Within, Evolves a Spaciousness, Calm and Peace – My Conversation With Brad Clarke

A wonderful conversation about the evolving need for men to connect at Heart level. Moving beyond our reptilian reactions and letting go of our inauthentic facade. Accepting that through our vulnerability is a spaciousness of calm, peace and power within and not power over.

[00:01:51] – Duke Of Edinburgh’s Award Led to Youth Working
[00:03:45] – In Place to Talk About What Heart of Connection Means To Me
[00:04:12] – Is there a difference for men and our journey around the heart of connection?
[00:04:49] – Inauthentic Façade of Masculinity?
[00:07:45] – What’s it like to connect? The Experience of Connection a Spacious Love
[00:09:29] – Connection of Love Brings a Spaciousness in the Mind
[00:11:45] – Taking Connection into Organizations through my Management Consultancy Work
[00:13:53] – Do corporations need to develop more heart of connection?
[00:17:50] – An Energetic Dropping into the Power Essence of Self
[00:20:03] – My Deep Connection to Self Brings Calms and Nurturing Universal Energy
[00:24:08] – Letting go of old tapes is the Healing & Accepting Vulnerability
[00:26:17] – Reconnecting to Calm Spaciousness Shame and Depression Dissolve
[00:26:56] – The Spirit and Soul that is beyond the head and heart?
[00:29:38] – Literally Dropping Energetically Into the Spaciousness
[00:31:35] – Practicing our mill-second glimpses of enlightenment in our busyness