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LivingWell Talks is back with new episodes of life’s moments, new discoveries, overcoming trauma from Dr Mel Baker’s own healing journey. She has been on a rather long arduous journey recently. Around September 2022 Mel left herself behind! But it was out of this experience, Mel has been able to develop, grow and rebuild Mel 6.0. I’m sure you will hear more about that over this coming year! There is much more to share, to inspire and empower as we journey through life together.
As Mel speaks from her own experiences, episodes are more spasmodic, being about quality rather than quantity.
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LivingWell Talks provides a free online podcast offering hope to those who are struggling and giving a voice to the voiceless. You will hear from Dr Mel Baker’s own healing through trauma and from others who have discovered meaning through their life experiences. As Mel talks from her own experience, episodes are more spasmodic, being about quality rather than quantity. Free tools are available for certain episodes at: https://www.livingwelltalks.com.au
Have you ever felt overwhelmed or suffered from a traumatic experience? Most of us have experienced extreme situations where we feel so stressed or overwhelmed, it is hard to think, hard to see clearly and certainly hard to find the way out.
In this episode, I explore those situations and through my own experiences I share the gifts that fall from the sky when we need them the most. Are we open to see and receive them? Are we ready to challenge what is in front of us with the tools that we already have?
Holding onto Hope
Like to know more about the trilogy go to Dr Mel Baker books.
The unsettled mind: reclaim your life
If you would like more information on how to self-love, read Jonathan Moore’s article in Living Expressions publication.
Guest Anchal Singh: new book Rise and Fall
You can purchase a copy of her new book from Kindle Amazon.
Never lose sight of who you are
Feel free to download my internal and external validations analysis tool (Excel):
The final blow: suffering to victory
From my book ‘Painting Beauty with the Ashes‘.
A free online tool I have developed to help guide you is available below. Exploring your 5 core responses, which ones in this moment are exhausted, depleted, tired or energised?
Can mental health be cured?
Summary of the 8 steps:
1: Accepting circumstances surrounding your health and losses
2: Discover your safe place and why that is key
3: Learn to nurture yourself
4: Embrace the moment
5: Find the right therapist that understands you
6: Learning to ask yourself the right question
7: Externalising your internal self
8: Learning to live with your circumstances, triggers and all
Whole living: who are you for tomorrow
Tools to help you towards whole living.
Check in with yourself and destress
You may like to download the internal validation tool that is listed in episode 16 or this tool that concentrates only on listen to self with a few more deeper exercises of self-discovery to choose from.
Shine your light: conversation with Jonathan Moore
Tools to help you shine your light:
Join Jonathan’s Facebook group: The revitalised life
Unchain your purpose and meaning (last tool on page)
What is your strongest internal validation you can draw upon during tough days?
Forgiving others, Releasing self
Included in this episode is part of a song I wrote on this topic – ‘A new reality begins‘. The full version of the song with imagery and words can be viewed at https://youtu.be/9Vv_bWEsors
When we are swamped by the world around us and weighed down by burdens, getting back to the grass roots is one of the best things we can do. In episode 12, I talk about some simple strategies to ground yourself and find yourself in a moment that you will thank you for and others around you! To unearth a moment if you have to be in it.
Empowering our kids to become warriors
Feel free to download the toolkit below of the key points Heather raises to go through with your children (or for yourself), included are links to resources.
Going off the grid: subconscious tools
The free PDF tool kit includes step-by-step instructions, self-awareness individual assessment and personal examples. When you decide to take time off the grid, your body, mind and spirit will thank you for it.
Instrumental piece: Agape Cries from my music CD ‘A two way street‘
Gaining resilience out of discomfort
If you would like to know more about your core values, go to a tool I created – here.
I had the opportunity to learn horsemanship skills with Scott Brodie and other military veterans. It was through connection with nature and ex-racehorses that I found healing. I reflect on a recent encounter with a Thoroughbred and then it picks up on parts of a radio interview I did with 3Quirks and a Turk earlier this year.
Conversation with Paul Elderkin
Paul, co-founder of Starting Five, and I discuss how important it is to have connection and resilience in times of stress, trauma and uncertainty.
You can read Paul’s story and my story in the latest issue of Living Expressions publication
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