Inspired evolution and finding health through purpose, with Amrit Sandhu

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Wow we laughed so much during this episode! Yes, listening to Amrit sharing how he struggled from depression for a few years, before discovering mindfulness and meditation and becoming a life & mindfulness coach… We laughed hard! Truth is, talking about depression, you can’t help but talking about life, and it is so inspiring! I love this saying that Life is too tragic to be taken seriously… And Amrit is an embodiment of that. His energy is so contagious. A bit like penguins: At a first glance they seem so cute and silly you can’t help liking them; And then … Read more

Radical curiosity in the face of the suicide of a loved one, with Jonny Miller – Integrally Alive podcast

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Jonny is an entrepreuner who  co-founded Maptia, a living archive of inspiring and impactful stories from around the world (with breathtaking photos). He led the Escape the City Startup Tribes in London for 2016 . He is a podcaster at Curious Humans. He also crossed the English Channel on a stand up paddle-board raising money for a charity. And he lost his partner to suicide, as he openly shared on stage at the FreedomX festival where I met him last summer. You know me, as soon as I heard that, I wanted to invite him; I am so grateful that … Read more

Love Out Loud, with Nicole Gibson – Integrally Alive podcast

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A very dense conversation today with Nicole Gibson! Nicole is an international Speaker and listed in the Financial Review’s Top 100 Most Influential Women.At 21 she was appointed the Australia’s Commissioner for Mental Health,and now she dedicates her time uniting communities, shifting corporate culture, and empowering individuals.She gives a language to the deeper things we feel as a collective and isfighting to unite humanity through understanding, love and empowerment. This young lady is an embodiment of love, an unstoppable messenger of love and human potential. She is a fierce ambassador for mental health, innovation and connection after recovering from her own experience with … Read more

Victim mentality – Are you dealing with pain in a healthy way, or are you the victim of the circumstances?

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A member of the Integrally alive community was asking recently: “How can one differentiate between doing something with a victim mentality and dealing with pain in a healthy way?“ Pain, big or small, comes and go in our life. Pretending it doesn’t is not only ineffective, it makes it a bigger problem.So, the first thing to do to deal with it is to acknowledge it is there. It is happening to (poor) me, says the victim Typically, in any given situation, the victim mentality will consider that it is happening to her/him, and there is little, if anything, to be … Read more

I am not my thoughts, vibrant life on the other side of suicidal thoughts, with Sydney Lander – Integrally Alive podcast

Sydney works at Mindvalley, the well-known online university. She’s also an artist at Asterphire. And she is passionate about exploring the link between emotions and thoughts and understanding their nature, so we can use them as a system, rather than being controlled by them. Today she takes us into her powerful personal story of childhood depression and suicidal thoughts, and how she overcame it to become the vibrant young lady she is now. In this conversation we bust a few myths: children cannot be depressed, and / or have suicidal thoughts. If (s)he was depressed, (s)he would tell / we … Read more

Looking inward and changing yourself first, with Kim McDonnel – Integrally Alive podcast

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Kim McDonnel is a holistic Health Coach and Spiritual Counsellor, author of the book, “You Change, They Change: How to Take Control of Your Life by Losing Control Over Others”.   In today’s episode, Kim shares her own journey, healing her inner “sensitive child”, and multiple sclerosis, and the wisdom gained on the way: how the chemicals in our body influence our thoughts, toxic thoughts, resilience, why we need to express our emotions, and how to do it in a healthy way, tips to getting back into balance, and stopping to wait for others to change in order to move … Read more

Becoming an artist of life with Santiago Rafael – Integrally Alive podcast

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The first thing you notice when you meet Santiago, is his vibrant smile, and his joyful presence. He is a life coach, and founder of LAFAM, a movement spreading the art of being an artist of life. Yet a few years ago, his life was very different. He had severe arthritis,living in constant pain. He developed depression, and multiple addictions. In the podcast he shares his journey of transformation to becoming the vibrant artist of life he  is today. Thank you Santiago for this vulnerable sharing, on the up and downs of this journey until the foundation of L.A.F.A.M. (Lifestyle … Read more

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