Creative writing, the book inside you, with Alyse Speyer (1, the story) – Integrally Alive podcast

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This episode is the first of two with Alyse Speyer: She helps entrepreneurs discover and write the books that live inside of them. In this first episode, we discover her story of resilience, and I can’t get enough of these why behind the mission! It is so fascinating how Alyse’s story naturally led her to what she is doing today, how she already used writing as a therapy tool for herself and we go deep in the various ways storytelling takes a big part in our life… Weather we do it consciously, or it is happening without us really noticing. … Read more

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

Everything is possible, with Martyn Sibley – Integrally Alive Podcast

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Martyn Sibley is a regular guy who happens to have a disability called Spinal Muscular Atrophy. This means he cannot walk, lift anything heavier than a book or shower himself. He has experienced both societal exclusion and a feeling of inferiority. Through personal development and social entrepreneurship, he has achieved many of his personal and professional goals:He co founded and runs his company Disability Horizons, published a book: ‘Everything is Possible’, has a Degree in Economics & a Masters in Marketing, has presented for the BBC.He is also a blogger, and a speaker to bring awareness on disability. He drives … 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

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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