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June 12
• Edited (Jun 13, 2024)

Easy target: Resilience Unleashed

How can we channel negative experiences into something truly unstoppable? 

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Adam Blum, the inspiring author of Easy Target: Taming the Black Dog in this engaging session.  Adam shares his deeply personal journey of overcoming bullying, depression, and life's challenges to find resilience and strength. This conversation is a powerful reminder of the importance of mental health, especially during Men's Health Week.

Watch the replay here: Easy Target: Resilience Unleashed

What You'll Learn:

  • Overcoming Bullying: Adam opens up about his experiences with bullying and how he turned his pain into strength.

  • Building Resilience: Learn the steps Adam took to build his resilience and self-worth, from finding the right psychologist to taking control of his physical health.

  • The Importance of Speaking Up: Adam emphasises that it’s not weak to speak; it’s courageous and can save lives.

  • Finding Your Tribe: Discover the importance of surrounding yourself with positive, like-minded people who support your journey.

  • Giving Back: Adam talks about his role in the New South Wales Rural Fire Brigade and how serving the community has given him purpose and direction.

  • Daily Practices for Mental Health: Get practical tips on journaling, setting small goals, and staying positive.

Key Takeaways:

  • Challenges can be overcome with resilience and support.

  • Speaking up about mental health struggles is a sign of strength.

  • Surround yourself with a supportive community.

  • Giving back can provide purpose and fulfilment.

  • Daily habits can significantly impact your mental well-being.

Tune in to hear Adam's story and gain valuable insights into managing mental health and building a life of purpose and strength.

Don't miss this heartfelt and inspiring interview and unleash your resilience!


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Pride Month - Courage and Compassion

Celebrate diversity and join Nerissa Trindade for a heartfelt, candid chat for Pride Month.

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Nerissa shares their personal stories and insights that illuminate the significance of this colourful celebration. For many in the LGBTQ+ community, coming out and living authentically necessitate immense bravery and Nerissa smashes the ceilings on this. Whether you're familiar with Pride or just curious about its origins and impact, this talk offers a wealth of understanding and inspiration; and we're grateful to share it with our Cuppa community and beyond.

Here's what you'll discover:

  • The History of Pride: Learn about the roots of Pride Month and why it's more than just a celebration.

  • Personal Stories: Nerissa shares their journey and the transformative experiences of others within the LGBTQ+ community.

  • The Importance of Allies: Discover how allies can contribute to the movement and why their support is crucial.

  • Challenges and Triumphs: Insights into the ongoing challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community and the triumphs that keep the spirit of Pride alive.

Tune in for an enlightening discussion that celebrates diversity and advocates for equality and acceptance.


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June 05
• Edited (Jun 06, 2024)

Embrace Your Introvert

How can we genuinely find joy in being an introvert?

Grab your cuppa and join us for an enlightening chat with Kate James, the brilliant author behind Quietly Confident: An Introvert's Guide to Knowing and Expressing Your Worth in this engaging session. Kate dives deep into what it means to be an introvert in a world that often favours extroverts.

In this conversation, Kate shares her wisdom and practical tips for embracing your introverted nature and building quiet confidence. Whether you're an introvert looking for ways to express your worth or simply curious about the introverted experience, this chat is packed with valuable insights.

What you’ll learn:

  • Inspiration behind the book: Discover how the Dunning-Kruger effect and the COVID-19 pandemic inspired Kate to write "Quietly Confident."

  • Embracing introversion: Understand the unique strengths of introverts and why they often face imposter syndrome.

  • Core themes: Explore the four essential components of confidence – meaning, connection, courage, and presence.

  • Overcoming misconceptions: Learn about common myths surrounding introverts and how to debunk them.

  • Practical tips: Get actionable advice on managing social energy, setting boundaries, and finding your strengths.

  • Mindfulness and self-compassion: See how mindfulness practices can help build self-acceptance and confidence.

Tune in for a warm and insightful conversation that celebrates the quiet power of introverts. Kate’s advice is not just for introverts but for anyone looking to understand and support the introverted people in their lives.

Enjoy the chat and embrace your introvert!


Embrace Your Introvert

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May 29
• Edited (May 29, 2024)

Unlock: Improve Team Engagement and Productivity

How do you improve employee engagement in a way that really makes a difference?

Grab your cuppa and settle in for an enlightening conversation with Ishan Galapathy, the brilliant mind behind Unlock: Engage the Seemingly Disengaged. In this engaging session, we dive into the heart of employee engagement and discover powerful strategies to transform your workplace.

Key Points You'll Learn:

  • Unlocking Potential: Learn how to engage the 58% of employees who are seemingly disengaged but ready to contribute more.

  • Post-COVID Challenges: Understand the unique employee engagement challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Leadership Strategies: Discover how leaders can shift from doing things for their teams to doing things with their teams.

  • Success Stories: Be inspired by real-life examples, like the story of Sam, an employee who went from disengaged to highly productive.

  • Communication Tips: Get practical advice on maintaining transparent communication and closing the feedback loop.

  • Employee Involvement: Find out why involving employees in the implementation process is crucial for sustained engagement.

  • Celebrating Success: Learn the importance of publicly recognising and celebrating team achievements to foster a positive culture.

Why This Interview Matters:

In today's rapidly changing work environment, keeping your team engaged is more critical than ever. Ishan's insights offer a fresh perspective on how to tap into the often-overlooked middle group of employees. By adopting these strategies, you can create a more inclusive, productive, and happy workplace.

So, if you're ready to transform your approach to employee engagement, hit play and join us for this must-watch interview with Ishan Galapathy.

Let's unlock the potential of your team together!


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May 22
• Edited (May 29, 2024)

Turning the Tide - Igniting the Power of Change

Have you ever been caught in a circumstance that inspires you to ignite change?

Join us for an engaging and heartfelt conversation with Olympic royalty, Michelle Ford, author of the compelling book Turning the Tide. In our latest session with Michelle, a gold and bronze medallist at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, shares her incredible journey and the challenges she faced during one of the most politically charged eras in sports history. Get ready to be inspired by her resilience, determination, and the insights she offers from her illustrious career.

Key Points You'll Learn:

  • Historical Insight: Discover the political tensions surrounding the 1980 Moscow Olympics and how they impacted athletes.

  • Doping Scandal: Learn about the East German doping scandal and its long-term effects on female swimmers.

  • Personal Journey: Hear Michelle's story of becoming the youngest Australian Olympian and her path to Olympic gold.

  • Mental Strength: Understand the importance of focus and mental resilience in achieving success against all odds.

  • Olympic Spirit: Appreciate the broader significance of the Olympic experience beyond just winning medals.

  • Advice for Future Athletes: Get inspired by Michelle's advice to young and aspiring athletes preparing for their own Olympic dreams.

Tune in and get an inside look at the trials and triumphs of an Olympic legend. Don't miss out on Michelle's invaluable insights and experiences that continue to resonate in the world of sports today.

Watch now and be inspired! 📚🏅

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May 15
• Edited (May 29, 2024)

Paperback Therapy - Tools for Mastering Your Mental Health

Have you felt the urge to take charge of your mental health and are curious where to start? Dive into a discussion that's all about making therapy accessible, overcoming personal challenges, and the practical tools you can use to enhance your mental health in our latest session with Tammi Miller, author of Paperback Therapy.

In this interview, you'll discover:

  • How "Paperback Therapy" can be a self-help guide through its practical exercises for managing anxiety, depression, and more.

  • The importance of choosing the right therapist and building a relationship based on trust and understanding.

  • Why even therapists need therapy and how it helps them stay effective and empathetic in their roles.

  • Tammi’s insights on the cultural and financial barriers to accessing therapy and her advocacy for making mental health support more inclusive.

  • Practical advice on dealing with life's challenges using the tools from her book, designed to help anyone, anywhere.

Tammi's approach is down-to-earth and her advice is backed by personal experience both as a therapist and a client. Whether you're interested in mental health, looking for self-help strategies, or just keen to hear a genuine conversation about improving emotional well-being, this interview is for you!

Watch, learn, and start your journey towards better mental health today!

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Is your boss making you sick? 

Ever felt overwhelmed by work demands or struggled to maintain a healthy work-life balance? You're not alone! In our latest session, we had the pleasure of chatting with David Lee, the author of 'Is Your Boss Making You Sick? The 8 E's of Equilibrium to Master Work-Life Balance'. David brings over three decades of expertise in media and advertising, coupled with his profound insights as a mind and body coach, to delve into a topic that resonates with many of us.

In this engaging conversation, David shares practical advice and strategies to not just survive but thrive in today's fast-paced work environment. Here are some key insights you'll gain from the replay:

  • Understanding the Impact of Leadership: Learn how effective leadership can significantly influence workplace culture and personal well-being.

  • Strategies for Personal Development: Discover the power of self-care through meditation, journaling, and strategic planning.

  • Navigating Workplace Challenges: Get insights into managing the common yet daunting challenges of remote work and office dynamics.

  • Empowerment Through Continuous Learning: Explore how continuous personal and professional development can be your tool for success.

  • Holistic Approach to Well-being: Unpack the '8 E's of Equilibrium' and how they can be applied to foster balance in every area of your life.

Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your career, this session is packed with valuable lessons to help you assess and improve your work-life balance. Don't miss out on this opportunity to transform the way you work and live!

Want to buy the book? Click here


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The Last Victim 

Dive into a captivating conversation with Tracy Hall, whose resilience and determination are nothing short of inspiring. In her latest book, 'The Last Victim,' Tracy shares not just her story, but a powerful message of overcoming adversity, financial empowerment, and the dark world of scams that prey on the unsuspecting.

What You'll Learn:

  • Resilience in the Face of Adversity: Hear how Tracy bounced back from personal and financial setbacks to rebuild her life.

  • Financial Empowerment: Discover the crucial steps towards financial literacy and independence, especially vital for women.

  • Recognising and Avoiding Scams: Learn from Tracy’s unfortunate encounter with a con artist and gain valuable tips to protect yourself.

  • The Importance of Support: Understand the critical role of professional help and a strong support network in overcoming crises.

  • Advocacy and Awareness: Be inspired by Tracy’s journey from victim to advocate, and see how raising awareness can prevent financial fraud.

Tracy's story is a stark reminder of the challenges we might face and the strength we can find within ourselves. Whether you've faced financial difficulties, personal setbacks, or are just looking for a dose of inspiration, this conversation is a must-watch.


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🌟 Replay Alert: Planning Your Golden Years with Drew Meredith! 🌟

Missed our live chat with Drew Meredith, co-author of 'The Golden Years - How to plan a happy and financially secure retirement'? Don’t worry, we’ve got the replay ready just for you! Tune in as Drew, a seasoned expert in retirement planning, shares invaluable insights on preparing for those golden years. Whether you’re nearing retirement or just starting to think about it, this conversation is packed with practical advice.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • 📊 The Importance of Retirement Planning: Understand why it's crucial to start planning early and what long-term retirement planning really involves.

  • 🌐 Holistic Retirement Strategies: Discover why retirement planning isn't just about money — it's about crafting a fulfilling post-work life.

  • 💡 Boosting Financial Literacy: Drew emphasises the need for increased financial knowledge among retirees and how it impacts decision-making.

  • 🛠 Avoiding Common Pitfalls: Learn about the typical mistakes people make when planning for retirement and how to avoid them.

  • 📝 Tailored Financial Advice: Find out how personalised financial advice can significantly enhance retirement preparedness.

  • 🗣 Engaging Discussions on Real-Life Scenarios: Gain insights from discussions on actual case studies that bring retirement planning challenges and solutions to life.

Drew Meredith brings his extensive expertise to the table, explaining complex concepts in an easy-to-understand way. Whether you're planning your own retirement or helping a loved one, this interview is a must-watch!

👀 Watch the replay now on and take control of your future with confidence!

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Have you ever wondered what it truly takes to break free from convention and transform your life? Join us on as we replay an enlightening conversation with Kay Bretz, author of Turning Right - Inspire the Magic. Dive into Kay’s incredible journey from being a high-powered corporate leader to an ultra-marathon legend, and how he mastered the art of self-transformation.

Are you ready to challenge your own limits? Do you seek to reshape your understanding of what you can achieve? Here’s what you’ll uncover in this inspiring episode:

  • The Power of Unconventional Choices: How taking a different turn can lead you to unexpected successes.

  • Integrating Lessons Across Life: Learn how experiences from one part of your life can catalyse growth in another.

  • Embracing the Journey: Discover why focusing on the process rather than just outcomes can enrich your personal and professional life.

  • Courage and Resilience: Gain insights into building resilience and facing fears head-on to achieve your dreams.

Kay’s story is not just about running; it’s about redefining potential and pushing beyond perceived limits. Whether you're a seasoned leader or someone just starting out, you'll find valuable lessons in Kay’s philosophy that can be applied to both personal endeavours and professional projects.

Don’t miss out on this transformative discussion that might just inspire you to take a right turn in your own life. Who knows what magic you’ll inspire?

Watch the full replay below now 

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