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When bad things happen, how do people bloom? What can we learn from those who thrive when the going gets tough? Amazing life stories of resilience, practical advice, and quirky, intelligent chat from hosts Dr Steve (clinical hypnotherapist) and Susie (writer, baker, parent, cancer patient).
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Businesses in Bloom is hosted by Juliet Austin from www.julietaustin.com Juliet is a marketing consultant and web copywriter for therapists in private practice and natural health businesses. Juliet interviews therapists, holistic practitioners, wellness and natural health businesses about their journeys of success. Guests share the marketing strategies, work habits and other factors that helped them build their private practice or business. These compelling stories are meant to inspire psych ...
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While Dr Steve gallivants around Europe, Susie catches the plague and discovers you can't go back in time. We talk about the fallibility of memory and whether the world is becoming more tolerant or less, and which of our favourite old TV shows generates side eye from teenagers today.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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Your life can change, very fast - as our guest Tim discovered one fateful day. The moment he knew is a story of emergencies, zero blood pressure, organ transplants, an Australian first - and more than that, a story of how he coped and how it changed him.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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Talking kids and self-image through the lens of a woman born with cleft lip and palate, whose kid was born with cleft lip and palate. This is our most emotional interview yet, and Susie & Dr Steve (but mostly Dr Steve) make Megan cry, and that's OK because no Megans were harmed in the making of this podcast. Honest.…
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When life gives you lemons, yeah yeah... What about when life gives you cancer and amputation at seven years old? And you find yourself knocked down so deep and dark a hole you don't know how to get up again? Liam talks about the moment that changed his life...Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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If you want to make God laugh, goes the old Yiddish saying, tell him your plans. How has life turned out for you? Susie and Steve share Sliding Doors moments, and Steve shares his theory on why those with a brilliant school leaving score may be worse off than the rest of us.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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Where do we go when we fall asleep? What is it like to have a near-death experience in an hallucinogenic state? And what would you end up saying out loud if you lost your grip of reality? Meet Sarah and you'll know the answer to one of those questions. PLUS why you're a riverbed.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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Good to Go. It’s going to happen to us all (except Keith Richards). This week Susie and Dr Steve explore the final frontier. What makes a good death, and who gets to have one? And when very, very bad things happen to people we love, how do we carry on - and how do we remember them? CW: discussion of death under very sad circumstances. Not for liste…
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Has your life worked out the way you expected? Guest Elizabeth found the resilience to do something extraordinary. She tells us about processing her daughter’s Down syndrome diagnosis with aplomb, humour and support and solace for others - oh, and she made a podcast! And we talk about brain loops. Why do Susie’s worries keep bobbing back up at 2am …
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Susie and Dr Steve talk to Andrew, who was a Roman Catholic priest for a decade, and then… wasn’t. What is it like entering the outside world? Steve should know, because something like that happened to him, too. PLUS we reveal the meaning of life. Sort of.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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You CAN be what you can't see, but it's harder when you have to forge your own path. Guest Cath describes building a life as a gay single parent and corporate boss. Susie and Dr Steve talk about confidence and how to find it, and for the rest of us - just what is required to get the doona off your head of a morning...…
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Hemingway's definition of guts never applied better than to Liz, today's guest. A bitter divorce is one thing, but coping with years of manipulation and emotional abuse quite another. Susie and Dr Steve talk about resilience when things are bleak and how to find it. [CW: discussion of emotional and legal abuse.]…
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What’s your earliest memory? Probably never happened – at least, not like that. Susie and Dr Steve talk about memory and how time changes perspectives and getting the view from the other side. In this two guest special you’ll meet Catherine, wife of Andy (who’s not an arsehole). Catherine tells us what it is to build a life with someone with ADHD. …
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If I exorcise my devils, my angels may leave too. When the life you plan is snatched from you, how to do you get the point of being glad of it? Susie and Dr Steve meet Kenny, a remarkable man who wouldn’t have his sight back even if he could. Plus BONUS Tom Waits reference.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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Belief in religion is in decline. In this episode we discuss faith, its absence from our lives and what it means to live in a secular world. Joining Susie and Dr Steve is Father Bob, a Roman Catholic priest driven to serve the poor and excluded. Steve talks about the time he very nearly became a priest himself (yes really) and Susie explains that F…
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In this final episode of season 2, Susie and Dr Steve talk resilience - what it means and how to tap into it - and review favourite tips for resilience from some of 2020's best episodes. Includes Steve's five top tips for finding equilibrium during a pandemic.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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Are you the slave of your emotions, or the master? And if slave, what can you do about it? Guest Judy Herreen speaks about mindfulness, NLP, ACT and how she used her mind to recover from a terrible time. Plus Susie puts the cross back in cross-trainer and Steve mourns the plethora of TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms) in therapy.…
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Is your body telling you things have to change? Can illness, stress or depression be cured by health, fitness or yoga? Steve and Susie meet Jane Mallick, who broke, mended herself and is now living the life she always dreamt of – with added compost.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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Language is powerful - but is it so powerful that it must be policed? We hear from an expert who's written the book on balancing freedom and control in language. We chat about JK Rowling and Steve tells us his position vis-a-vis the Nazis (he's against) and why even so they should still be allowed to speak. Best of all - no one says 'political corr…
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If how we perceive reality relies on the language we use, then the books we read matter. A lot. Susie and Dr Steve talk to university professor (and good egg) Beth Driscoll. Is Fifty Shades of Grey better than Jane Austen - better to read, better for you, better in general? Does reading foster empathy and help us relate or is it 'just' entertainmen…
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It’s Christmas! A time of joy and togetherness. But what about when it isn’t? Families, gift giving and alcohol can be a recipe for a difficult time. Join Susie, Dr Steve and very special guest Santa to find out how to make it through the festive season with your spirits and mental health intact.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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How do smart, self-aware people get drawn into difficult and dangerous situations, such as cults and scams? Hear the amazing story of Sue and Gordon, an ordinary couple who became enmeshed in a cult and very nearly lost everything, including their home, each other and their children.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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Can money buy happiness, and how much is enough? And the ordinary, extraordinary story of a man who turned a corner… and in an instant his financial world fell to pieces. Guest Royce Kurmelovs illuminates our relationship with mortgages, debt and the financial system.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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What goes on inside other people's heads? Steve's daughter Rowena has synaesthesia, and describes what it's like when words and music have colours. Not to be outdone, Steve talks about aphantasia, which is the weird head he lives with! We chat about perception and inner worlds and the order in which you put on your shoes and socks.…
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Divorce: breaking up is hard, and when there are kids involved it can be hell for everyone. Lucy Mannering wished there had been a guide – so, with her sister (going through the same thing at the same time), she wrote it. Top tips on getting through emotionally and legally, and making sure you are the sane parent.…
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The amazing story of a man who at 53 discovered something about himself that changed how he viewed his entire life. Guest Andy Hutchinson tells us about getting a diagnosis of ADHD at age 53, what his undiagnosed childhood was like, and how understanding himself and getting help has changed his life. Susie gives us the parent perspective; what it's…
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Are men isolated and emotionally straitjacketed? Where are the male role models, and is ‘harden up’ a negative message? How do men find pathways to emotional literacy? And why should a feminist care? Susie confesses she finds it difficult to engage in issues of men’s health and Steve is Representative Male. We meet Dave Mallard from Melbourne Men’s…
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Another chirpy episode from Susie and Dr Steve! How do we offer support during tough times? We talk about flowers, food, thoughts and prayers. Is is better to do the wrong thing or nothing at all? We chat about stages of grief, the benefits of sorting through stuff and why it’s not good to discuss an autopsy in a busy café. Guest Rachael Angus open…
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Worries, significant worries, and being a parent. How is it possible there are more than 150 types of talking therapies?! Why did Steve become a hypnotherapist and does it work? We chat with guest Dr Mark Cross (the Anxious Shrink) about anxiety, connection and families.Από τον Susie & Dr Steve
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Self Love (Not the Fun Kind!) and Empty Nests. Susie and Steve talk about self love (not the fun kind!), maintaining good self esteem and social media as a force for good. And it's Father's Day! We riff on empty nesters and how parents become people again. Guest Daniel Bowen (dad of two) talks about the joy of getting to choose his own music and sa…
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Why Can't We All Just Get Along? How to get through when you're not getting along. Steve plays Agony Aunt, and reckons he’s better at it than the real ones. Guest Jackie Wise (dispute and conflict resolution specialist) explains why being nice isn’t enough, and offers some practical tips on talking through difficult issues.…
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Special episode on lockdown and Covid19. How are you coping with the threat of the ‘rona? When information hurts… and helps. Steve talks about NOT staying up to date with the news… and Susie talks about why that’s such a terrible idea. Guest Nick Staikos MP on the best community support and how he unwinds.…
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Life is Pain, and Why Dogs Make the Best People. Guest Dr Gabrielle Peacock riffs on the surprising things animals can teach humans, and kitten rescue. Why having a pet can help your kids to develop resilience, responsibility and an appreciation of mortality; and why a big fat old dog sitting on you can change your life.…
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Rachel Fintzy is a psychotherapist who works in private practice and at UCLA Santa Monica, with a focus on psychoneuroimmunology. In this interview Rachel talks about her client population, her niche, how she built up her private practice, and the therapeutic workshops she leads around Los Angeles. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go…
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Dr. Carla Naumberg is a therapist with a private practice, and also a writer. She’s based out of Boston, MA. In this interview, Carla talks about mindfulness in parenting, publishing two books, and building her practice. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb74.…
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Mike Bundrant is a Neuro-Linguistic Programming trained therapist and the co-founder of iNLP, an online teaching program. In this interview, Mike talks about building a busy and successful business, his marketing strategies, and breaking down a very complex subject into online learning modules. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to …
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Dr. Audrey Sherman is a psychologist based out of Fort Myers, Florida. She sees clients in her private practice, writes a blog, leads workshops, and has written two books. In this interview, Audrey talks about how she built her practice, how she divides her working time, and what initially drove her to become a psychologist. To get the show notes f…
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