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The habits, tips and strategies you need to live your life a little better each and every day.


117: Travis Jones: Doing What Ever It Takes & Serving Your Community (Part 2)
Jul 13 • 30 min
This is the second half of the chat with Travis Jones. If you the first part inspired you, wait till you hear today's episode! As you will discover in this episode, Travis is a highly driven, do what ever it takes entrepreneur who is passionate about…
116: Travis Jones: Doing What Ever It Takes & Serving Your Community (Part 1)
Jun 29 • 31 min
If you need an extra boost in your drive and focus for chasing your goals or if reconnecting with what matters will help you, then I have got the episode for you. I spoke with today’s guest, Travis Jones, around this time last year when we were between…
115: 7 Steps For Making Big Changes Without The Fear
Jun 22 • 12 min
What changes would you make in your life if fear wasn't holding you back? According to the poll in our Do Life Better Facebook group, making a big change is the second most important thing you would do if you were fearless. So, in this solo round, you'll…
114: Gus Worland: How To Increase Mental Fitness & Gotcha 4 Life
Jun 14 • 37 min
A sense of connectedness and good, solid, positive relationships are absolutely key to wellbeing, happiness and mental health. In fact, it can literally save a life. And, during COVID-19 you may be surprised by how these relationships and friendships will…
113: What If You Were Fearless & You Are Enough
Jun 7 • 25 min
What would you do if you were fearless? How would this change the way you feel, think, and act? Imagine the different outcomes you could create. During this last week, I've started noticing just how much I'm being held back by fear in my everyday life.…
112: Dr Justin Coulson: Building Resilience (Part 2)
May 31 • 33 min
Today’s episode is the second half of the chat with Dr Justin Coulson. You might remember we just finished talking about the importance of sharing family stories, and now we dive deeper into the ways you can build your own resilience and that of your…
111: Dr Justin Coulson: Building Resilience (Part 1)
May 24 • 33 min
If your resilience is being tested more than ever right now, you're not alone. I know that mine is too! Just recently, I discovered some ways of building resilience that I hadn't considered very much beforehand, and these came from today's guest, Dr.…
110: Stephen Scott: Courageous Leadership & Delivering On Meaningful Purpose
May 17 • 49 min
If you are a leader, want to be a leader, are led by someone else, or want to make a difference for others, then this episode is for you. Given that effective leadership is so important during difficult times, I invited a very popular previous guest,…
109: Change A Stress Into A Challenge And Here’s Why
May 10 • 14 min
Have you ever noticed that you're more productive, creative and make better decisions when you are feeling positive? It's the same reason why you may often come up with the perfect argument or reasoning but only after the heat of the moment has passed.…
108: Matt Griggs: How To Stop Reacting & Survival Of The Wisest
May 3 • 53 min
One of the main areas of my life I’ve been working on lately is who I am being on the inside. After all, what’s happening on the inside shapes and colours everything that’s happening on the outside. And, in some situations, the only thing we can control…
107: Cass Dunn: Going From Crappy To Happy Isolation Style
Apr 26 • 47 min
In this episode we catch up with Cass Dunn, a coaching and clinical psychologist and mindfulness expert. Cass’ last episode on how to go from Crappy to Happy in 12.5 minutes was one of most popular episodes so far. This time, Cass is back for another…
106: Dr Jo Lukins: How To Stop Should-ing On Yourself & High Performance Habits To Help Right Now
Apr 19 • 47 min
Given that connection is even more important right now, I thought I would reconnect with some previous guests and get their advice and best tips for navigating these times. To start this series, I catch up with Dr Jo Lukins and discover how to stop…
105: 6 Steps To Be Happy And Thrive
Apr 9 • 17 min
Have you ever noticed that some days you feel more tired and flat than others? Or, that some people seem to be happy, productive and successful while others struggle? Well, chances are that when things are going really well, you are probably doing the 6…
104: Staying Motivated and Productive While Working From Home
Apr 2 • 9 min
Are you having to quickly adjust to working from home? If so, you’re probably finding out the hard way that this can take a whole new level of discipline, motivation and focus. This episode steps through the proven habits and strategies to keep you…
103: Do These 4 Things During Difficult Times
Mar 26 • 11 min
When times are tough, it's natural to wish that things will be ok. However, wishful thinking doesn't help, because that can too often turn into a victim mentality. Instead we need to be hopeful. During this episode you will discover the true power of hope…
102: The One Habit For Taking Valued Action
Mar 26 • 18 min
Right now, it's more important than ever to really focus on your wellbeing, self care and the impact and influence you are having on those around you. So, who you are really being. Are you being a reaction to the world around and with in, or are you being…
101: How I Find Strength And Calm During Difficult Emotions
Mar 26 • 13 min
Welcome back for season 2! During these difficult times of COVID-19, let's focus on the strategies and habits you can use to continue doing your life that little bit better each day. One of the first places to start is knowing how you can still take…
100: Celebrating, Pausing, and Ending Season 1
Apr 25, 2019 • 12 min
Can you believe we have reached episode 100? Since we have come so far, it is time to pause and reflect. We can get so caught up in the day to day busyness that we can forget the bigger picture. Also, this is the end of a very long first season. You can…
99: Achieving Beyond Your Current Situation with Michael Puhle
Apr 22, 2019 • 46 min
What do you desire the most in life? For most of us, this can be a difficult question to answer. But, it's in seeking this desire that you can find your truest self, and in doing so, reach well beyond your current situation. Today's guest is Michael…
98: Creating a Fully Vibrant Life Free From Insecurity with Jaemin Frazer - Feel Good Friday
Apr 18, 2019 • 5 min
What would it mean to you if you could live a fully vibrant life by being free from insecurity? Jaemin Frazer is an expert in the area of creating lasting change in people’s lives by removing doubt, fear and insecurity and will share with you the…
97: Smarter, Sharper Thinking (Part 2) with Dr Jenny Brockis
Apr 14, 2019 • 27 min
In this half of the chat with Dr Jenny Brockis, she dives into the other two key areas of creating smarter, sharper thinking to help you live and operate at your peak every day. Make sure you've listened to the first half of the interview (episode #95)…
96: The Power Of Hope - Feel Good Friday
Apr 11, 2019 • 5 min
Do you wish or hope for things to work out? It turns out that there is a big difference between the two. One is a form of a victim mentality and the other is a survivor mindset. During this Feel Good Friday, I’ll share with you the power and outcomes of…
95: Smarter, Sharper Thinking (Part 1) with Dr Jenny Brockis
Apr 7, 2019 • 33 min
What would it be like if you could feel and operate at your peak every day? The good news is, you can easily achieve and maintain this level of energy, clarity and confidence with the right set of habits and routines. In this episode, Dr Jenny Brockis,…
94: Be A Help Receiver - Feel Good Friday
Apr 4, 2019 • 5 min
It's time to be a help receiver. You probably spend so much time focusing on helping others, that you forget to let others help you. Maybe you don't ask for help because you don't want to be a burden, or because you like to do be independent and do it all…
93: Your Self Awareness Determines The Success Of Your Self Improvement - Solo Round
Mar 31, 2019 • 17 min
If you have been wanting to make improvements in your life such as health, mindset, mental health, career, relationships, or anything else but aren’t making the gains you are hoping for, then a large part of that comes back to your self-awareness. Without…
92: 3 Happiness Habits with Cass Dunn - Feel Good Friday
Mar 28, 2019 • 6 min
Happiness doesn't just happen. It's created from the choices you make and the habits you develop. By maintaining these habits, it becomes much easier to focus on the positives even when times are difficult. In this Feel Good Friday, Cass Dunn, the host of…
91: Meaning, Addiction and Sacrifices with Andrew (Spud Fit) Taylor
Mar 24, 2019 • 58 min
If you don’t sacrifice for what you want, then what you want becomes your sacrifice. And, to maintain the drive, persistence and strength you need to continue making these sacrifices, it’s important to have a cause and a meaning much bigger than yourself.…
90: Change Your Self Talk To Change Your Life - Feel Good Friday
Mar 21, 2019 • 6 min
The most important, influential, life-changing, mood affecting conversations you will ever have, are the ones you have with your self at each moment of every day. So then, what is your self talk like? Is a lot of your internal chatter focused on…
89: Optimise Your Clarity, Health and Wellbeing with Jason Gilbert
Mar 17, 2019 • 63 min
Even though I work hard at eating well, exercising and making enough time for rest, I still feel that I don’t have all these components dialled in well enough, because sometimes I feel too tired, foggy, or just flat and low on energy. And, it can be…
88: Reignite Your Intuition with Steve Willis - Feel Good Friday
Mar 14, 2019 • 5 min
Experiencing true happiness doesn't mean that you need to have an absence of sadness. Instead, you can be both happy and sad at the same time but only if you let yourself be open to the different experiences. For this Feel Good Friday, we revisit some…
87: The Impact Of A Growth Mindset And Passion With Eddie Woo
Mar 10, 2019 • 51 min
Have you ever given up on something too early because you put it in the ‘too hard’ basket? Maybe it was a business venture, a new skill, a subject you studied, or a hobby. What if you gave it another go with a greater sense of openness, passion and…
86: Be Your Own Coach - Feel Good Friday
Mar 7, 2019 • 5 min
It's time to turn that inner critic into your own personal coach. Focusing on that harsh, unhelpful self-talk probably hasn't gotten you anywhere, so let's turn it into constructive thinking. You show up with empathy, compassion, and positivity for your…
85: Being Open To Everything And Affected By Nothing (Part 2) with Matt Griggs
Mar 3, 2019 • 35 min
This is the second half of the conversation with Matt Griggs and we pick it up just after Matt spoke about the extra clarity, awareness, presence and openness that comes from practicing Kelee meditation. And, how all this leads to reducing your fear which…
84: Your 5 Determines Your Happiness And Success - Feel Good Friday
Feb 28, 2019 • 4 min
It’s time to revisit your 5. You are literally the average of the 5 people you associate with the most. Your values, beliefs, mindset, relationships, health and wellbeing, levels of happiness, ambitions, income, whether you smoke or not, and much more are…
83: Being Open To Everything And Affected By Nothing (Part 1) with Matt Griggs
Feb 24, 2019 • 52 min
Imagine the level of self belief and confidence you could create if you weren’t affected by the negativity of others and if you weren’t inhibited by your own fears. Attaining this degree of detachment and clarity of mind would enable you to notice much…
82: Doing Life Gratefully Challenge - Feel Good Friday
Feb 21, 2019 • 5 min
What if we spent as much time looking for the positives as we do focusing on the negatives, the stresses, the things that make us worried and anxious. There is an abundance of positives around you, that is, when you stop and intentionally notice it. Even…
81: Crappy To Happy In 12.5 mins with Cass Dunn
Feb 17, 2019 • 72 min
If you could make significant changes to key areas of your life by doing one simple thing for 12.5 mins per day, would you do it? It turns out, that by doing just 12.5 mins of mindfulness each day you will noticeably improve in areas such as your health,…
80: You Are Stronger Than You Know - Feel Good Friday
Feb 14, 2019 • 7 min
You have more inner strength than you could ever imagine. For today's Feel Good Friday, I thought we would do something special by revisiting the incredibly powerful words and story of our very first guest, Matthew Ames. You may remember that after he…
79: Master The Habits Of Elite Athletes with Dr Joann Lukins
Feb 10, 2019 • 78 min
Success leaves clues. Therefore, studying those who are success and replicating their habits and strategies is a sure way to reduce unnecessary mistakes and road blocks, while increasing your chances of achieving your goals. Today’s guest, Dr Joann…
78: Want What You Have - Feel Good Friday
Feb 7, 2019 • 5 min
Bring to mind the last thing you purchased or achieved believing that it would make you happier. How long did that happiness last? And how long did it take before the novelty wore off and you started chasing after the newer model or the next goal? My…
77: Why A Meaningful Life Is Simpler and More Beneficial Than You Think - Solo Round
Feb 3, 2019 • 18 min
The idea of living a life that is worthwhile has been shown by a growing amount of research to be closely linked with a wide range of positive health outcomes. However, a new study has found that living a worthwhile and meaning life has positive affects…
76: Play By Your Rules - Feel Good Friday
Jan 31, 2019 • 5 min
Too often, we set our life’s goals based on the fear of not living up to someone else’s ideals or expectations. We also find ourselves making our choices based on the fear of not experiencing the same as everyone else, of being left behind, or of being…
75: It Ain’t Weak To Speak with Sam Webb
Jan 27, 2019 • 57 min
What if starting one conversation could help you change or save a life? Often, that’s all it takes. Unfortunately though, this one crucial conversation never happens for too many people because of the stigma around mental health and vulnerability, and…
74: Stop Being Comfortable - Feel Good Friday
Jan 24, 2019 • 5 min
You aren’t here to play small, to hold back, or to tell yourself that you don't deserve that goal or dream. You are here to go for it, to back yourself, and to live your life to it’s fullest. And, that means leaving your comfort zone, because it’s only…
73: Live More With Less: Lottie Dalziel
Jan 20, 2019 • 38 min
As you know, on the Do Life Better podcast I like to focus on things that you can do to enhance the quality of your own life and how you can positively impact the lives of your loved ones, friends, family, and those you encounter each day. And today, I’m…
72: You Only Have This Moment Once - Feel Good Friday
Jan 17, 2019 • 4 min
If you had $86400 and someone stole $10, would you throw away the remaining $86390 chasing down that $10 or trying to get even with that person. Or, would you simply move on since you still have the remaining amount in the bank. You would probably move on…
71: Why Smiling More Will Improve Your Life - Solo Round
Jan 13, 2019 • 16 min
Have you ever thought about how regularly you smile? Or, the effects a big, wide, cheesy grin can have on your overall health, lifespan and levels of success? It turns out, that a simple smile may be far more powerful than you ever thought. During this…
70: You Are Enough - Feel Good Friday
Jan 10, 2019 • 4 min
Welcome to the very first Feel Good Friday. And, thank you to everyone in the Do Life Better community who voted on the name for these short episodes in which I will help you have a strong finish to the week with some quick life hacks or words of…
Want A More Successful Year? Use These Habits (Best Of 2018)
Jan 6, 2019 • 37 min
Do you have big goals and dreams for this year that will allow you to become happier, have greater confidence, and be more successful? I hope you said, “Yes!”. I know I certainly have my vision and plans for taking 2019 to the next level, but to get there…
How To Close Your Year - Solo Round
Dec 30, 2018 • 14 min
There is one thing most people neglect to do when bringing their year to a close…don’t make this same mistake. During this time of year, we are surrounded by people reflecting on the year that was - what they achieved, the moments they are grateful for,…
Creating Influential And Healthy Relationships (Best of 2018)
Dec 23, 2018 • 31 min
When your relationships are strong and healthy, you are also stronger and healthier. This is one area of my life I am constantly working on. We tend to spend so much time giving our attention and energy to everything else because we are too busy,…
My Strategies For Overcoming The Struggle Days - solo round
Dec 16, 2018 • 17 min
Have you ever had one of those days when you just weren’t feeling yourself and everything seemed like more of a struggle? Maybe you were impatient, more anxious, tired, unmotivated, negative and spent too much time overthinking everything. I know I’ve…
The 7 Essential Practices For Becoming Unhindered with Jaemin Frazer
Dec 9, 2018 • 47 min
You may recall a recent episode when Jaemin Frazer from the insecurity project interviewed me about my own personal insecurities and my methods for pushing through and overcoming them. Well, today, we have Jaemin Frazer, who is a leading voice globally in…
Your Brain Has A Delete Button (Here’s How To Use It) - Solo Round
Dec 2, 2018 • 16 min
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could remove old, unhelpful information from your brain? Well, you can because your brain has it’s very own delete button. For example, have you ever had that feeling after a big day that your brain is full and you can’t handle…
‪My Habits For Overcoming Self Doubt And Insecurity (on the Insecurity Project)‬
Nov 25, 2018 • 45 min
‪Have you ever thought that you weren’t good enough or that you were inferior in some way? I know I have, and I still sometimes feel this way. ‬ ‪I was recently interviewed by Jaemin Frazer on the Insecurity Project podcast and we dive into my own story,…
Boost Your Happiness By Discovering And Optimising Your Strengths - Solo Round
Nov 18, 2018 • 17 min
Are you looking to find more meaning in your life, or are you trying to discover your purpose? Do you want a boost in happiness, or need that extra drive and positivity to help you reach your goal? Research based on using one’s strengths has repeatedly…
Mat Rogers: Going Beyond What You Think Is Possible
Nov 11, 2018 • 62 min
Sometimes you have a conversation with someone who reminds you of what’s important in life, of the huge impact you can create, and that you can achieve more than what you believed was possible. My chat with today’s guest, was one of those conversations…
Making It Happen - Solo Round
Nov 4, 2018 • 11 min
A dream will only ever be a dream unless you take the first step. And, sometimes you need to take that first step without having the whole path mapped out before you. During this solo round, I share with you about the power and importance of making a…
Becoming An Influential And Productive Leader with Steve Scott
Oct 28, 2018 • 51 min
Do you want to become a better leader, get that promotion or leadership role, be more productive or have a greater, more positive and lasting influence on those around you, well then this is the episode for you. We’ve spoken about the importance of having…
Master Your Breathing To Optimise Your Mind And Wellbeing - Solo Round
Oct 21, 2018 • 13 min
How is your breathing going today? Have you taken a moment or two to notice or to control your breath? That age old saying of “take a deep breath”, now has scientific research to back up it up it's claimed benefits. New researching using recordings made…
Laura Geitz: Self-esteem, Leadership and Chasing A Dream
Oct 14, 2018 • 55 min
If you have a dream that you are chasing, or have been thrown into a position before you felt you were ready, or know what it’s like to be bullied and feel shy and want to grow in self esteem and self confidence, then this one is for you. I recently sat…
How To Stop Comparing Yourself With Others - Solo Round
Oct 7, 2018 • 15 min
Do you ever find that you’re comparing yourself to other people? Do you see how well they are doing and you start to question your own success? Comparisons are always unfair and we have nothing to gain from them. They are so detrimental to our health,…
Sharing The Dream, Audacious Action and Washing Machines with Nic Marchesi
Sep 30, 2018 • 53 min
Have you ever had a dream of starting a new business, or service, or something you can offer to make a difference to those around you, but you haven’t take action because of self doubt, or because you don’t know where to begin, or other limiting thoughts?…
My Habit For Creating Instant Confidence - Solo Round
Sep 23, 2018 • 12 min
Do you ever find yourself needing a quick, reliable and effective boost in confidence? What if you could gain this extra self belief, positivity and sense of inner power whenever you need it in just a few seconds? For a few years now, I’ve been relying on…
R U OK? How You Can Change A Life By Asking This Question with Anastasia Symons
Sep 16, 2018 • 47 min
Imagine a world where everyone is connected and are protected from suicide. This is what R U OK? are working to create. Last week I spoke with Anastasia from the R U OK? team. As it was the day before their 10th annual R U OK? day, she was very generous…
Money Can Buy You Happiness - Solo Round
Sep 9, 2018 • 13 min
How many times have you been told that money can't buy you happiness? If you are anything like me, it happened all the time when you were growing up. And, you are probably still being told the same thing now. However, recent research now proves that…
Commando Steve: Part 2 - Our Conversation After The Interview
Sep 2, 2018 • 17 min
After we finished recording the previous interview, Steve Willis and I continued chatting and found ourselves diving even deeper into toxic masculinity, ego and exploring emotions, so we decided to press record again to give you this short bonus episode.…
Commando Steve: Fear, Authenticity And Survivor
Aug 26, 2018 • 65 min
I’ve been excited about bringing you this episode for a while now, because to help celebrate the Do Life Better podcast reaching 50 episodes, I thought it would be very fitting to invite Steve Willis back again. After all, his previous episode has the…
A.S.K. To Change Your Stories And Enhance Your Relationships - Solo Round
Aug 19, 2018 • 17 min
Have you ever had the moment when you were thinking negative things about someone only to find out that your thoughts were completely wrong? These negative thoughts about someone can become a story that you tell yourself over and over, and can end up…
Everyday Heroism with Dan Stanford
Aug 12, 2018 • 33 min
Do you sometimes find yourself wishing that you had a bigger platform, a larger following or extra credibility so that you could make a bigger difference to more people? Yeah, well, me too. The way we turn major celebrities and social media stars into…
Habits And Routines For Bringing Your Best To Any Challenge - Solo Round
Aug 5, 2018 • 12 min
Join me on my drive into what was expected to be a challenging full-day program with up to 200 students. During this morning trip, I share with you my routine and habits which ensure that I show up at my best for any challenging moment. Here are the main…
The Most Powerful Questions to Ask Yourself with Paul Angone
Jul 29, 2018 • 47 min
I wish I spoke with today’s guest, Paul Angone, way back when I was in my early 20s or even before then. However, his wisdom and insights are just as relevant and impactful for me today. His messages help to provide so much clarity in discovering your…
Guide Others To Their Greatness - Solo Round
Jul 22, 2018 • 21 min
Who are you intentionally guiding to enable them to become the hero? For many people, one of the greatest rewards is watching someone achieve great things knowing that you helped them get there. Not only does contributing to someone’s growth, development…
Purpose, Hope and Epic Challenges with Reid Anderton
Jul 15, 2018 • 30 min
What creates your greatest, most powerful sense of drive and determination? And, what provides you with your strongest sense of purpose and hope? Today’s guest is a truly inspiring example of incredible strength, drive and passion for making a positive…
You Can Do Hard Things - Solo Round
Jul 8, 2018 • 24 min
What’s your dream goal? Have you started working towards making it a reality, or is it still only in the dream stage because it seems too difficult? Last weekend, I turned one of my long-term dreams into a reality by finishing my first marathon. The…
Habits for Living a Good, Full Life with Dr John Barletta
Jul 1, 2018 • 26 min
What does a good, full life look like to you? There are specific things you can do to create this a reality. In this episode Dr John Barletta and I chat about the following: We can deliberately create and embrace opportunities so we can have a good, full…
Hardwiring Your Brain for Happiness, Calm and Strength with Dr Rick Hanson
Jun 24, 2018 • 54 min
I’ve been looking forward to bringing you today’s episode with Dr Rick Hanson ever since we organised the interview. As many of you know, I’m training for my very first marathon which I’ll be running the Sunday after this episode is released, and I’ve…
The Power of Your Words - Solo Round
Jun 17, 2018 • 12 min
What was your response the last time someone asked you, “How are you?”. The words you used influenced you and the person you were speaking with, and it could have given a powerful insight into your mindset, attitude and mental state. Words are more than…
High Performance, Wellbeing and Valued Action with Annie Flamsteed
Jun 10, 2018 • 43 min
I’m really excited about this episode today because our guest has been a long time listener of the Do Life Better podcast and now has the chance to share her inspiring story with all of you and give you heaps of practical tips that you can implement…
Make This Moment Count - Solo Round
Jun 3, 2018 • 21 min
What if this moment right now is the most important moment of your day? After all, this is the only moment you can change, is full potential and has countless options, if you choose to see it and grasp it. This moment right now is so important because you…
Habits for Grit and Resilience with Dr John Barletta
May 27, 2018 • 20 min
Do you ever feel like quitting because it all seems too difficult? During these moments, the set backs can feel like they keep taking you further and further away from succeeding, so giving up becomes very tempting. Sound familiar? I’ve been there too.…
Change your morning, change your life - Solo Round
May 20, 2018 • 17 min
A number of years ago, I created my morning routine and it changed me. The way you start your morning influences everything that happens that day. Or at least, the way you interpret the events during your day and what you do next, which ultimately leads…
How the 5 Love Languages will Transform Your Relationships with Dr Gary Chapman
May 13, 2018 • 40 min
Have you ever tried showing a loved one, friend or family member how important they are to you but it just doesn’t seem to work? Or, have you ever found yourself wondering if they really care for you as much as you’d like because you’re just not feeling…
The Power of Influential, Specific Thank-You’s - Solo Round
May 6, 2018 • 15 min
Sometimes, I think we get it wrong when it comes to saying, "Thank-You". I know that sounds strange, but it's true. We often get something so simple, like expressing our gratitude, wrong. In fact, saying it incorrectly can lead to a reduction in…
Habits for Consistent Excellence with Dr John Barletta
Apr 29, 2018 • 29 min
Have you ever noticed that some people just seem to make it? Some people seem to reach the highest level of excellence be It in sporting, business or academia. I talk with our resident psychologist Dr John Barletta about some of the reasons people always…
Feed Your Mind - Solo Round
Apr 22, 2018 • 16 min
Last week I released that I was out of balance in terms of how I was feeding my mind. I was spending a lot of extra time in mindfulness while running and driving, which meant that I wasn’t listening to podcasts or audiobooks. Because of this, I noticed…
Return to Your Best by Resetting - Solo Round
Apr 15, 2018 • 13 min
Even despite our best efforts, there are times when we are just not feeling ourselves. We can be more irritable than usual, unmotivated, impatient, negative and feel like we are walking through a thick fog. This happened to me a number of times over the…
How To Create Your Breakthrough with Dr Marco Makari
Apr 8, 2018 • 38 min
Have you ever found your self working incredibly hard, but not getting the breakthrough or results that you want and deserve? Have you ever been wanting that next promotion, higher mark or to make the sports team of your dream? Even if you know you have…
Happiness Habits - Solo Round
Apr 1, 2018 • 15 min
This week, I’ve been thinking a lot about the quote, “Happiness is an inside job. Don’t assign anyone else that much power over your life”. Sometimes, it can seem that happiness is an elusive, magical state of being that only some people can achieve.…
Commando Steve: Master Your Mind to Build Strength and Presence
Mar 25, 2018 • 63 min
I know how easy it is to tell yourself stories that hold you back and negatively alter the way you view the world around you. These stories, often created by self-doubt and ego, become our identity. It’s not until we let go of this unhelpful ways of…
Why You Should Talk To Yourself In The Third Person and The Power Of Can - Solo Round
Mar 18, 2018 • 12 min
The most important conversations you will ever have are the ones you have with yourself. Your internal dialogue shapes the way you perceive and interpret the world around you which then determines the actions you take and the outcomes you produce. For…
Confidence, Influence and Deeper Connections with Dr Louise Mahler
Mar 11, 2018 • 59 min
Ever wonder why some people are easier to listen to than others, or why one person’s ideas are heard more often than everyone else’s. Or, maybe someone finds its easy to create trust and persuade others, but you’re not sure why? Well, there’s a very good…
Create A Survivor’s Mindset with Dr John Barletta
Mar 4, 2018 • 31 min
I started gaining so much more power and control over my life and outcomes when I began thinking and acting like a survivor, not a victim. I don’t know about you, but when things used to go wrong or didn’t work out how I expected, I’d always look for…
Elina Winnel: Habits For Creating A Better Night’s Sleep
Feb 25, 2018 • 38 min
How you start your morning can determine how you approach everything else during your day. It can be the difference between feeling fully alive, present and motivated or being sluggish, foggy and irritable. In fact, what happens before your morning…
Ryan Hassan: The Strength and Power In Being Vulnerable
Feb 18, 2018 • 42 min
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the idea of ‘creating a good day’. It’s easy to achieve when everything is going well, but what about when you are in a moment of struggle? What you do in these difficult moments can change everything. In fact, the…
Create The Courage To Fail Fast and How To Boost Productivity with Sally Foley-Lewis
Feb 11, 2018 • 44 min
There are so many times when I’ve held back from taking that next big step because I was too afraid that it wouldn’t work out. And I know that I’m not alone. In fact, if we’re honest, most of us struggle with this from time to time. We also find it too…
How To Push Through Fear And Overcome Challenges with Richard Bowles (aka Forrest Gump Meets Bear Grylls)
Feb 4, 2018 • 47 min
When I first came into contact with Richard Bowles, I was in awe of his many accomplishments, especially his 5 world records in endurance adventuring. As a passionate runner my self, my regular running are mere jogs in comparison to Richard’s distances of…
Jemimah Ashleigh: Boosting High Performance With Healthy Habits
Jan 28, 2018 • 57 min
When I first spoke with her, I couldn’t believe how much today’s guest has already experienced and achieved. She worked for the Australian Federal Police as a criminal intelligence analyst, is one of Australia’s Top 10 Female Entrepreneurs, she is an…
Sharon Richens: How To Improve Your Mood, Productivity And Sleep
Jan 21, 2018 • 40 min
Do you know how long you sit each day? Would you believe, that the amount you sit significantly effects your mood, productive, sleep and long-term health? In this episode Dave and Sharon share with you the outcomes of too much sitting and the ways you can…
Ep. 18 - Discovering The Positive Power Of Change
Jan 14, 2018 • 24 min
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change” (Leon Megginson). When change occurs, you can allow it to be an opportunity for growth and self-betterment, even when it first…
Ep. 17 - Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work And What You Can Do Instead
Jan 7, 2018 • 8 min
Have you created a New Year's resolution or are you thinking about making one? Studies have found that 80% of people give up on their New Year's resolution by the second week of February! And, there is a good reason why so many people fail. Too many…
Bonus Episode with Tobias and Eli: Love, Being Happy and Gratitude
Dec 24, 2017 • 9 min
Tobias and Eli join us for a very special bonus episode where they share with us about love, being happy and gratitude. We will return with our normal episodes in the New Year. Challenge for the week: focus on spreading love and happiness, and spending…
Ep. 15 - A Survival Guide For Difficult Family Gatherings With Dr John Barletta
Dec 17, 2017 • 24 min
Important family events and gatherings can be wonderful moments full of joy and celebration, yet they can also come with the awkwardness, frustration and anger caused by unrealistic expectations and difficult relationships. In this episode, Dave is joined…
Ep 14 - Adventure, Finding Yourself and Comfort Zones
Dec 10, 2017 • 13 min
Our guest on today's episode might sound familiar - that's because he's our voice over guy. Adam, or Burnsey as he's more affectionately known, was a part of our team in 2016-17, before departing on a world-wide trip with his wife, Jade. Not only are they…
Ep. 13 - Focusing Your Mind to Create Better Outcomes
Dec 3, 2017 • 14 min
Our team has been travelling a lot as we close out the year - and each team member uses a different travel routine. Dave usually tries to make the most of travel time by getting work done, but one time he decided to give himself a break. Ten minutes into…
Ep. 12 - How One Small Action Can Create Massive Impact
Nov 29, 2017 • 15 min
On today's podcast, we're joined by one of our team, Rhiannon. Recently, Rhiannon was preparing for an exam at a cafe at uni, when she noticed there was a girl at the counter who seemed quite anxious. It turned out the girl was shortchanged and…
Ep. 11 - The Power Of Assumptions
Nov 26, 2017 • 14 min
You probably make more assumptions more than you realise. That statement alone is an assumption, though it holds true for the average person. We all do it. Someone doesn’t return a text, so you think that something is wrong or that you have upset them.…
Ep. 10 - How To Create Real, Lasting Happiness
Nov 22, 2017 • 12 min
You may have noticed if you’ve had any big accomplishments, success or wins in your life that it is easy to experience the joy of that moment. But have you ever sat with the joy or gratefulness or satisfaction of the small moments? One of our team…
Ep. 9 - Unlocking Your Inner Strength with Matthew Ames | Part 2
Nov 19, 2017 • 30 min
Dave and Jared continue the conversation with Matthew Ames. Here are some of the key points from Dave’s interview with Matthew: It’s ok to experience negative emotions. Be open to others who see something for you that you don’t see for yourself. The…
Ep. 8 - Unlocking Your Inner Strength with Matthew Ames | Part 1
Nov 15, 2017 • 30 min
Matthew Ames was 39 years old when he was struck with illness. It started with just a sore throat but worsened to the point that he eventually ended up in the Hospital ER, where the last thing he remembers was describing his symptoms to a nurse before…
Ep. 7 - Overcoming Procrastination With Necessity
Nov 12, 2017 • 14 min
It’s springtime, meaning the Jacaranda trees are in full bloom, reminding Dave of his time at uni - and of exams! How well do you prepare for exams? Are you like Dave and leave it all to the last minute? Cramming the night before doesn’t always lead to…
Ep. 6 - Failure vs Success
Nov 8, 2017 • 16 min
Have you ever made a mistake? Jared accidentally left behind a microphone stand after a retreat day at a school 3 hours away. Was it a failure? As we get older, we start to see failure as a bad thing. But it doesn’t have to be. Through our mistakes, we…
Ep. 5 - The People You Need In Your Life
Nov 5, 2017 • 13 min
You are the average of the five people you associate with the most. Your income, values, beliefs, aspirations, confidence, and more are directly related to the five people you spend the most time with. When you spend time with people who are negative, who…
Episode 4: Is it a stress or a challenge? Your answer changes everything.
Nov 1, 2017 • 14 min
When you call a difficult moment a stress, your brain’s capacity to think clearly, creatively and positively is dramatically decreased. Therefore, when you are stressed, your performance suffers. For example, the emails or assignments you are trying to…
Episode 3: When Positive Self Talk Isn’t Very Positive
Oct 29, 2017 • 16 min
Positive self talk could actually be working against you, unless you did it correctly. When you use false positive self talk, your brain knows that you are making it up, so it doesn’t work. An example is when you tell yourself, “You are awesome so you…
Episode 2: Would You Rather Be Fearless Or Brave?
Oct 25, 2017 • 18 min
Thanks for joining us for episode 2! What if you can take incredibly difficult, positive action even while you are scared, fearful and nervous? What could you achieve if fear wasn't holding you back? We believe that there is an unhealthy pursuit of…
Episode 1: Create an even more fulfilled, happy and successful life
Oct 20, 2017 • 15 min
You can't alway control the events that occur each day, but you can control what you do next. In this episode, Dave and Jared share some proven methods and tips to help create a great day, everyday. A lot of people allow themselves to be victims to their…