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Episode 1 - With Sharka & Suvi

The Elephant in The Room

Release Date: 06/11/2019

EPISODE 23: MALIN FYLKING / EPISODE 23: MALIN FYLKING / " Struggles with anorexia helped me fall in love with yoga and become a self - love advocate"

The Elephant in The Room

Malin is 25 and she was born in Stockholm in the early 90’s with a lot of energy. She was a lively young girl who loved to move in any way possible, always dancing, jumping and running around. As a teenager, her interest for movement changed from something innately joyful, to becoming strict and rigorous.  This unfolded into an awful, unhealthy lifestyle were she sadly developed anorexia at the age of 14, which controlled her life for many years.   During rehab she found Yoga, which transformed her life. From living with anxiety and stress daily, as well as all the rest of the...

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EPISODE 22: JAGUAR HEART/ EPISODE 22: JAGUAR HEART/ " From growing up within dysfunctional family to a hedonistic lifestyle to becoming a heart centred trauma practitioner"

The Elephant in The Room

A man on a beautiful mission, not just to be covered in tattoos (which he already is) but also on a mission bigger than him, helping people work through their trauma and things limiting their shine, Jaguar Heart. He is a practitioner that works on the survival patterns and sabotaging behaviours we all have. He identifies the root cause of the event in which the person defined themselves as inadequate and works on multiple layers to see them break the chains of the past.   With Jaguar we talked through his entire, intriguing journey through growing up in a pretty damn dysfunctional family,...

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EPISODE 21: SAMANTHA TUNE / EPISODE 21: SAMANTHA TUNE / "From darkness and struggles to spiritual awakening and becoming a World class Holistic Hair Therapist!"".

The Elephant in The Room

I got a chance to chat with yet another soulsister, Samantha Tune. What an empowering and heartfelt hour and a bit!! Samantha is currently 27 years old, and originally from Liverpool, UK. Her work background is in hairdressing and she has been doing it internationally, working at Fashion Weeks around the globe such as Sydney, New York & London. She started her first successful independent business already in the UK 2014 at the age of 18. In addition to hairdressing, she is also a Reiki Energy Healer and a Holistic Hair Therapist and now in the process of creating a training program on how...

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EPISODE 18: JESSICA HICKMAN / EPISODE 18: JESSICA HICKMAN / "Workplace bullied to being hospitalised, suffering from depression and PTSD to creating BULLYOLOGY. Curing workplace bullying one person at a time"

The Elephant in The Room

On the episode 18 I spoke with a powerhouse of a woman from a young age, Jessica Hickman. She was born in Wales and moved to Australia in 2013. Before Jessica arrived in Australia at the age of 23, she was a youth worker in Wales for several years running youth centres in the area for the local council. She started her volunteering career at 15 and progressed to a management position early on. After arriving to Australia and through a three-year personal ordeal with workplace bullying, she empowered herself to become a dynamic activist and advocate in the field of bullying and mental...

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EPISODE 20: JACI EPISODE 20: JACI " Jax" ROGASH / " From being raped as a teen, suffering from severe depression to becoming a police officer to now helping other women heal from passed trauma".

The Elephant in The Room

On this incredible episode 20, I spoke to Jaci "Jax" Rogash, a self-confessed perfectionist, who over the last few years has immersed herself in personal development and stopped trying to control her life and really start to embrace each day as it comes. She used to work in the police force, but today is a personal development and empowerment coach for women who have faced adversity which still affects their life today. She helps them overcome their fears, build better relationships, stop caring about what other people think of them and create a rock-solid self-belief system. She also works...

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EPISODE 19: DANIEL WOOTTON / EPISODE 19: DANIEL WOOTTON / "Childhood through abuse, growing up with depression and anxiety. All about men, vulnerability and finding a way to heal."

The Elephant in The Room

On this beautiful Episode 19, in a man to woman convo (about time to have a man to "brave up" again! ;-)) I spoke to a young legend, Daniel " Dan" Wootton, the owner of Fitness Culture, a personal trainer & metabolic Nutritionist best know for serious body transformations. The key point of difference to his approach is the detailed, personal focus on each individuals journey rather than just the destination. At Fitness Culture they do this through exercise prescription, customised nutrition & lifestyle coaching such as sleep hygiene, meditation, breathing exercises & much more. But...

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EPISODE 17: KATIE O'NEILL Part 1 / EPISODE 17: KATIE O'NEILL Part 1 / "She was the driver in a car crash that killed 2 people, it changed everything. Katie's journey from champaign and cocaine loving party girl to a spiritual healer."

The Elephant in The Room

On the EPISODE 17, Part 1, I spoke to another beautiful soulsister of mine, Katie O’Neill. A hard core partygirl turned into a spiritual healer and absolute goddess. She is a 33 year old Sydney girl. She describes herself as a reformed party girl that still DJs and loves music more than ever since putting down drugs and alcohol 4 years ago. Way back then she went to every party, every after party and every after after party. She loved the hedonistic life of champagne and cocaine and ended up liking it all a little bit too much. And it let to over a decade long battle with those destructive...

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EPISODE 16: ALICIA PORTELLI Part 2 / Surviving through not only going through addictions but also sexual abuse as a fragile, young woman.  show art EPISODE 16: ALICIA PORTELLI Part 2 / Surviving through not only going through addictions but also sexual abuse as a fragile, young woman.

The Elephant in The Room

(Apologies for the a little dodgy quality in this one as I made few mistakes on recording settings this being the first done with my own equipment. There was a lot of laughter but most of that had to unfortunately be cut of, because neither of us do it quietly ;-) The most important parts are there and the message is the most important things on this one, not the "perfect" quality, so thats why I decided to release it anyway!) On this episode we are continuing to dive deep into Alicia “Leash” Portelli, 37 and her life story. She is a Sydney born and raised wild child rockstar and a mummy...

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EPISODE 16: ALICIA PORTELLI Part 1 / Journey through addictions and bulimia to a fitness rockstar and a mummabear. show art EPISODE 16: ALICIA PORTELLI Part 1 / Journey through addictions and bulimia to a fitness rockstar and a mummabear.

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Alicia "Leash" Portelli is Sydney born and raised wild child rockstar. She is a mummy of 2. A personal Trainer and group fitness instructor, known for spin but also a kick ass boxing and functional fitness trainer. She led a successful retail career across many active wear brands, today being an ambassador for Lululemon. Currently she is rocking it at Vicious Cycle as a Rhythm instructor, runs boxing classes at Beat body, teaches HIIT training and Urban Flow for corporate Bootcamps as well as guest teaches in Brisbane at InspireCycle. Her main goal as a trainer is to touch, move and inspire...

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EPISODE 15 : JOSH REID JONES / EPISODE 15 : JOSH REID JONES / "I had a parent who said I love you and then punched me in the face.." - All about growing in a violent home and turning the hurt into something beautiful.

The Elephant in The Room

On the EPISODE 15, in this a tad more testosterone filled yet incredibly vulnerable and open chat I spoke to a legend of a man, man on a beautiful mission to make the world a little bit nicer for us all to exist in. ​His name is ​Josh Reid Jones, who is the Founder of the Just Be Nice Project. He is an accomplished entrepreneur, innovator, speaker and educator. He is driven by a desire to ‘Create extraordinary positive change in the world by helping people make ordinary positive changes’. Josh works with schools, businesses, industry groups and charities both in Australia and abroad,...

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