Month: November 2019

EP45: Teryll Brewer

To launch season four, host Alison Rice shares Offline’s platform with Melbourne listener, Teryll Brewer. 

Alison and Teryll met at an Offline Women’s Circle in August 2019. Offline Women’s Circles exist to create gentle entry points to conscious connections, and as they gathered together as women on their way that night, Teryll’s story moved the room. 

Her bravery and honesty got Alison thinking about the deeper role Offline could play when it comes to both education and prevention. What might we face, who has already survived it, and would they be willing to share what they’ve learned?

Offline started as honest conversations with the women behind the Instagram accounts. Their stories and their humility not only moved us, but opened us up to a part of ourselves we weren’t all that familiar with — our True Selves. In came the teachers and healers to help us navigate this new spiritual terrain, and now, it’s time to hear from those closest to us.

The people in our lives who don’t necessarily have a social media presence or a stage to stand on, but they teach us anyway. 

Teryll’s story, and the stories Alison hopes will follow, stand for survival. What does it mean to sit in True Self when life serves us a set of circumstances and experiences we didn’t see coming and we don’t feel prepared for? 

Her hope is that through listening, we learn.

Teryll Brewer is a 33 year-old, stage four breast cancer survivor. This is her story. 

MORE FROM OFFLINE AND ALISON RICE

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I’m Offline With. . . Jose Bryce Smith

[I’m Offline With. . .]

Welcome to a new Offline episode series called I’m Offline With. . . These episodes are produced by Studio Offline, and in partnership with a founder, leader or entrepreneur that will help us on our way. 

Between each season, Alison sits down with someone who has started a conscious business so we can learn from them, and in return, they get to share their story and what they’ve created with you. 

Alison’s first I’m Offline With. . . guest is the delightful and determined Jose Bryce Smith. Twenty years ago she co-founded Australia’s first natural hair salon, where harsh chemical formulations were replaced by high performing colour created in-house. It included natural extracts, minerals and native Australian ingredients. Today, we know it as Original & Mineral (O&M for short), with brand extensions in colour, styling and education.

Here’s why O&M is important — both to those of us listening who have ambition to start a conscious business — and to the health of anyone who colours their hair. O&M is PETA-approved, leads innovation in the natural hair care space globally and it is founded by a generous woman who wants to share her start up story so we can learn from it.

Alison has been using O&M for the best part of a decade, so it was truly a thrill for her sit down with the brain behind a brand that celebrates hair as a health choice. It’s time we all got real about it. We read so many warnings about the dangers of using parabens, sulphates and other harsh chemicals on our skin — but what about our hair and our scalp? 

In this honest conversation, Jose brings incredible insight into what it means to found and fund a multi-million dollar business, how to think about taking investment, what she had to sacrifice, the times she got it wrong, how she uses the Emotional Freedom Technique to reprogram her thought patterns, and so much more. 

MORE FROM OFFLINE AND ALISON RICE

Book a coaching session 

Host Alison Rice is an award-winning leader and digital publisher. She offers 1:1 coaching sessions over Skype, as well as team development sessions and strategy. Find out more or book directly

Follow on Instagram

For behind-the-scenes photos, videos, live show announcements and other Offline community news, follow @offlinethepodcast and @alisonlarsenrice on Instagram. 

Subscribe or listen to more episodes

Subscribe here, or listen to every episode at offlinethepodcast.com.

Share with those in need

One last thing. If you know someone who would benefit from hearing these honest conversations, please share Offline with them.