Featuring: Ronen Aires
Ronen is an entrepreneur, a youth specialist, public speaker and general lover of life he is the founder and CEO of Student Village, a business that has earned acclaim as one of the South Africa’s most successful student marketing and graduate development specialists.
After leaving successful career as an investment banker at age 25 (a self-confessed early mid-life crisis) he followed his entrepreneurial spirit to start Student Village.
During this episode Ronen shares his recent quest to heal from generational trauma and find his purpose. He shares insights into how we find our path, how the forces of frustration can lead to freedom and his extraordinary experience of assisted plant based and psychedelic therapy that helped him open the door to a new season and a deeper purpose.
Connect with Ronen:
Student Village: https://studentvillage.co.za/
Featuring Dr. Sarah Sarkis
nDr. Sarah Sarkis is a psychologist, writer, and performance consultant with a private practice in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her integrated approach is big on science, low on bullshit, empowering her clients to achieve long term change and growth through an eclectic blend of psychology, neurobiology, and functional medicine. During this epic episode Sarah not only shares her personal journey into the world of psychology via her interest in forensic psychology which saw her working with incarcerated criminals.
She shares how she approaches her Doctor patient relationship then we move on to juicy conversations around neurobiology, leadership, making sense of the world through our own unique patterning, and how we can rewrite the stories that our meaning making machine creates. She also provides insights into what happens when we want someone else to change… but they just aren’t changing! Definitely worth hanging in to the end for this one!
Sarah’s blog, The Padded Room, is your virtual safe space to help you manage the jarring realities of life. There, you’ll find a soft landing for life’s harshest truths. I encourage you to check it out at drsarahsarkis.com.
Featuring: Shelly Johnson
Shelly was born and raised in the Mormon church, like all good Mormons, she married young and bred fast, having seven wonderful children to ensure she would get into Heaven and please her Mormon family.
Not long after the birth of her seventh child, Shelly had a breakdown. She left the church, coming out of the closet and divorcing her husband. Now she’s doing her best trying to figure out life and heal from the trauma.
This episode is a raw account of Shelly’s journey of liberation and awakening, as she undoes the shackles of conditioning, moves through guilt and experiences a full life for the first time in 40 years.
Shelly shares how she thought her depression and anxiety was a sign that she was a sinner, it wasn’t until her partner Mary assured her that everything was going to be alright that she no longer had to pretend and life responded in the form of a gentle breeze on her shoulder.
Together we explore her family's response to her coming out as a lesbian and the incredible difference she is making in the lives of others as she and Mary host the insightful, funny and downright honest podcast called Latter Day Lesbian.
Catch Shelly on the Latter-day Lesbian Podcast https://latterdaylesbian.org/index.html
Featuring: Justen lee
Justen Lee is a 25-year-old with a bit of a tricky to define title. He works in Austin Texas as an addiction recovery coach, life coach, movement coach, health and wellness guide with a background in culinary arts. Some of his other passions include rock climbing, surfing, martial arts and philosophy. But we’re not here to talk about his passions, we’re here to hear about his life changing experience that saw him go from addict to living on purpose.
In this episode Justen shares his story of remarkable transformation, from feeling like he was pretty sure he was going to die, to buying a one way ticket to the Bahamas in the a last ditch effort to see whether extracts of the African root medicine Ibogo, (the purified alkaloid ibogaine) could help him turn things around. Follow Justen through his experience of having his mind wiped clean and a how he used the post treatment effects of greater neuroplasticity to write a new script for all areas of his life.
Justen shares wise tips of how we can all escape the “boxed in” life and fill the emptiness that led him to his addictions.
An episode not to be missed!
Podcast: Coming soon
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Featuring: Marlowe Richards (Kaya Jewellery)
Marlowe moved to Australia from Canada to marry the love of her life, and was just settling into motherhood with a 6 month old baby, when her husband suffered a stroke. Deciding to take a vow of poverty they soldiered on together, until Marlowe realised that if she wanted to put her children through non-public schooling, she would have to buckle down and get a job… Marlowe shares her story of resilience and perseverance as she worked towards creating her own Jewellery brand “Kaya Jewellery”.
She shares how she overcame obstacles and simple ideas for bringing your business, or any goal to life… and it requires nothing more than a daily shower!
Marlowe designs and handcrafts therapeutic jewellery that are thoughtful gifts of connection for anyone.
You can find out more at https://www.kayajewellery.com.au/
Georgia Ellis is a Law abiding, Rule breaking, Fear conquering, Future Creating and a Super Curious Human Being - Yep that's me!