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Gerdi with Melissas Stephens on your own definition of success

For a long time, Melissa Stephens chased the American Dream. When it landed her in a burnout, she knew it was time to start doing things differently. Like for so many people, it was ingrained in her that success meant a big career, a big house, a big car and more.

When it landed her in a burnout, she knew it was time to start doing things differently. As she explored what that could look like she discovered something that no one had ever told her: “You’re allowed to have your own definition of success” And if that doesn’t look like the quintessential American Dream, that’s perfectly fine!

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Melissa Stephens

Gerdi with Melissa Stephens on your own definition of success

For a long time, Melissa Stephens chased the American Dream. She didn’t know it’s okay to find your own definition...

Sarah Ross

Gerdi with Sarah Ross on how she found her reason to breathe

When Sarah Ross went through a very dark time in her life, she lost the will to live. She found...

Michelé Keehn

Gerdi with Michelé Keehn on the healing power of horses

Michelé Keehn is a Shaman and provider of Equine Facilitated Healing Sessions, but she only came to be after experiencing...

Memnia Theodorou

Gerdi with Memnia Theodorou on lessons from real adventures

Memnia Theodorou talks about lessons from real adventures. Adventures she takes herself on every 2 or three years. Ever since...

Sarah Brewer

Gerdi with Sarah Brewer on being authentic to yourself

A conversation with Sarah Brewer on being authentic to yourself, brave and honest. About how to be all those things...

Fiona Clark

Gerdi with Fiona Clark on losing and finding yourself

In this episode I have a conversation with Fiona Clark on losing and finding yourself and your own leadership

Marina Pearson

Gerdi with Marina Pearson on the horizon effect and the joy of being

A conversation on the horizon effect, rearranging life, the joy of being and the role each of those plays when...

Rosemarie Wilson

Gerdi with Rosemarie Wilson on how a scary diagnosis started her self-leadership journey

A scary diagnosis starts her self-leadership journey. She then leaves a successful career to guide powerful change for women and...

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Celebrating Nature in music, movies & Books

No matter where our conversation has taken us, I always ask my guests to share a favourite piece of music, a book and a movie that celebrates Nature. Their answers have led me to some beautiful discoveries.

Music celebrating Nature

Books celebrating Nature

  • ‘Once Upon A River’ – Diane Setterfield
  • ‘The Old Ways. A journey on foot’ – Robert MacFarlane
  • ‘In Praise Of Walking’ – Shane O’Mara
  • ‘The Hidden Life of Trees’ – Peter Wohlleben
  • ‘Horse Sense For People’ – Monty Roberts
  • ‘Working With The Law’ – Raymond Holliwell
  • ‘The Alchemist’ – Paul Coelho
  • ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ – Harper Lee
  • ‘Watership Down’ – Richard Adams
  • ‘Flight Behaviour’ – Barbara Kingsolver
  • ‘Prodigal Summer’ – Barbara Kingsolver
  • ‘The Giver Of Stars’ – Jojo Moyes
  • ‘Blue Mind’ – Wallace J. Nichols
Movies celebrating Nature

Movies celebrating Nature

  • Princess Mononoke
  • Woman Walks Ahead
  • Wild
  • Into the Wild
  • You vs Wild
  • How Wolves Change Rivers
  • March Of The Penguins
  • Blue Planet
  • The Color Purple
  • The Hobbit
  • Avatar
  • The Lion King