Stories of Survival
Having heartfelt, courageous and inspiring conversations;
sharing stories about surviving those everyday things,
the roadblocks that can trip us up and hold us back
from creating a life that we truly love.
December 21, 2021
Bronson Sutton tried crack cocaine for the first time when he was just 17 and says he’s been locked up over 30 times that he can document. Clean for the past four years – and sober for almost 18 months – in this week’s episode Branson chats openly about his journey, his faith and his big dreams.
December 14, 2021
In this episode Julie Hartell shares her story of motherhood and entrepreneurship. After the birth of her second child, Julie struggled to understand why she just couldn’t focus and couldn’t concentrate, why she didn’t get on with her husband or her children, and why she thought returning to work would solve her problems.
December 7, 2021
Singer, actor and voice over artist, Debbie Bridge was called lazy in school. In this episode, Debbie talks openly about being out of the "dyslexia closet", how her brain functions differently and what life is like as a classically trained opera singer when the notes do back flips on the page.
November 16, 2021
Living in the
Guest expert Anne Skinner helps explore the concept of living in the moment. In this episode, Anne shares her 'Three Room' concept... a basic notion of the time frames in our lives, past, present and future, and offers tips on how to achieve a healthy relationship between all three.
November 9, 2021
the Power of Dance
For as long as she can remember Deanna Roberts has been passionate about dance and through her own dance journey, she’s discovered a joy for teaching. Currently traveling the Caribbean island of Antigua, in this week’s episode Deanna shares her love of community and her quest to combine her passions.
November 2, 2021
Stress, the Wind
Agreeing to come back and chat in season 3, Steve Booth shares some of the personal lessons he learned from his ‘rumble’ with stress, why stress is like the wind and talks us through his balloon analogy.
October 26, 2021
Feeling Stuck vs.
Talking about what’s on her mind this week, Sarah shares some thoughts on feeling stuck, being in 'inaction' versus taking action, and why even the small steps matter.
October 19, 2021
My Breast Cancer
In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Louise McMilan shares her story. After suffering from limiting self-beliefs and a lack of self-confidence for most of her life, in 2017 Louise was diagnosed with breast cancer. In this episode she chats about coming out of the other side, with the resolve and desire to help people. Cancer gave Louise the most valuable lesson of all, to start living the life she wants now.
October 12, 2021
After 20 years in corporate management roles, raising twin girls and studying part time, in the episode Caroline Peyton chats about the stressors and pressure of working life, the impact this can have on one’s health and wellbeing, and why health starts in the gut.
October 5, 2021
Life happens for me
(not to me)
In this episode Lindsay Smith chats opening about how she spent decades seeking to love herself and prove her worth. Here she shares the day she made a choice, deciding to live each and every day believing that life is happening for her.
September 28, 2021
Welcome to the third season of the Stories of Survival in the Modern Age podcast. Join Sarah as she shares her intention for this season, her ‘why behind the why’, and invites you to think about how well you receive a compliment.