Month: March 2019

EP25: Tom Derickx

Musician, model and ex-AFL player, Tom Derickx. Offline exists as an exploration of self and as we journey deeper, it’s important to show both the light and the shade. For some, our sense of self is veiled by anxiety and for others, it’s the dark night of depression. In this episode and for the first time, Tom bravely shares the thing he’s held closest to him — his battle with both.

Alison and Tom hope that for the people listening who are also caring for their mental health, or who are a support person or want to find out how to be one, that this honest conversation helps.

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Wonderful Tom has announced an ambassador role supporting suicide prevention charity U R OK. A conversation truly can change a life.

Beyond Blue is an incredible organisation set up to provide information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever our age and wherever we live.

EP24: Juliet Allen

[The Teachers] Offline exists as an exploration of self, and we can’t do that without exploring our sexual essence. In this episode, leading Australian sexologist and coach, Juliet Allen, takes us there.

In this very honest conversation, Juliet and Alison discuss everything from sex as a pathway to healing, the importance of polarity of sexual energies in the bedroom, how to use our sexual energy to attract what we want in life, why our cycle is sacred, how to ask for what we truly desire, porn vs. connected sex, and why it is time to redefine the word slut.

Trigger warning: Some parts of this honest conversation are difficult and confronting — both the language we use and the topics we explore. This includes miscarriage and loss. Alison advises not to have kids around for this one.

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EP23: Emma Hoareau

French photographer, beauty blogger and editor of Lolita Says So, Emma Hoareau. The self-described “skinfluencer” shares her journey from studying art history to becoming one of the UK’s most in-demand beauty creatives. Emma is also known for her considered nude self portraiture, and explains why showing her figure isn’t brave, but just beautiful. Alison and Emma also discuss disclosure and navigating the paid-to-post world.

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EP22: Beck Wadworth

An Organised Life founder and Kiwi style influencer Beck Wadworth, shares the realities of starting and scaling a business and the sacrifices that come with start-up life. Full of generous and practical advice, the once-aspiring ballet dancer is a glowing example of where hard work and dedication can take you.

EP21: Matt Ringrose

[The Teachers] Alison interviews her meditation teacher and founder of Bondi Meditation Centre, Matt Ringrose. She asks Matt to unpack some Vedic philosophy in the hope it sheds some light on why this particular technique has such a profound impact on our physical and mental wellbeing.

Matt has been meditating for over 10 years, and teaching for six. He estimates he’s taught over 1,200 people this life-changing technique.

Matt hosts a free information talk every Monday night. You can email him directly: matt@bondimeditation.com.au.