Queen of the Underworld. Life, Love and Bedrest
I was delighted to be interviewed by the gorgeous Monica Michelle, host of the utterly brilliant podcast Explicitly Sick. We had a very honest discussion about chronic illness, love, life and expectations from bed rest.
Lessons Learned Through My Conversations with Death
It was great to speak with podcast host Kimberly Hambrick about what it feels like to have a life-threatening illness and what I have learned in dialogue with death.
We talk about the Emotional Map that people experience when confronting life-threatening illness. Plus ‘What to say’ and ‘What not to say’ to a loved one going through this type of experience.
This is for anyone going through such an illness or have a loved one that is.
In our culture women are not encouraged to be in their authentic, mature feminine self. Most of us don’t even know what that would feel like. Yet it is possible stand in your natural power, and be the adult in your own life.
Being a mature feminine woman is heady stuff, and not for the faint-hearted. It takes some growing up, and being accountable. The upside is, it brings you more freedom in your relationships, more choices, and the capacity to feel a lot more joy. So how do you get there?
The first thing you need to do is admit you do shut down and lose your voice. It’s hard to admit this, and much more difficult to accept. And yet, when you take this step, you are on the way back to your natural power. This is the first thread you start to pull and follow, and it will lead you back to when your voice shut down, and ultimately how to speak up for yourself.
In my own family I felt like the only people...
Setting Boundaries while living with Chronic Illness
It was wonderful to talk with Amanda Love about living with migraine associated vertigo (MAV) and an Autoimmune Condition of my Liver.
I reveal my conversation with death, and how I determined which drugs I would take and when.
Plus how I developed important healthy boundaries with both my clinicians and in my personal relationships.
Ease and Intuition
I am not here to rescue.
This has been one of the greatest lessons for me as part of my personal Feminine Maturity. I loved talking with Annie, host of Rebel Therapist – a podcast for therapist entrepreneurs.
This is a behind the scenes look at how and why I created the Finding Feminine Maturity online course. Plus why mythology is part of my process.
We also talk about why intuitive guidance is the most practical tool you have for connecting with others.
Career change from Government to Survivorship Coach
In this podcast host Shandra Moran of the Transit Lounge talks with guest Michelle about how her rare autoimmune condition influenced her career change. Here is how she moved from 20 year career working across Government, including health policy into her soul’s work.
Michelle is a Survivorship Coach – one of the first in Australia – working with women with significant health conditions to support them in managing their condition beyond hospital care, as well as how to effectively communicate with others in their life.
From Lover to Co-worker - how to stay sane working from home together
If your Lover is now your coworker, this episode gives you insights on how you can make agreements that will make home life more harmonious.
One of the podcast's most popular guests Authentic Relationships expert returns to The CC Podcast Covid 19 Series to discuss all things working from home with your partner.
Learn to be your Mature Self
Alice Agenello, podcast host of Kids Are Grown, Now What? interviews Michelle about intimate relationships.
How do you have mature, healthy relationships and stop the spiral of having the same fight over and over? Your complaints often mask your desires. So one of the strategies is to say what you need and ask for what you want.
Is your inner child or inner teenager running your dating and relating?
In this Conscious Conversations podcast with host Kasia Kowalewski Michelle talks all things Dating and Relating 101. Plus the difference between having expectations of friends, partners and work colleagues and how making agreements which lead to a much more positive outcome for everyone.
It’s time to talk about it.
I rolled out of bed one Sunday morning and made it as far as the hallway before my whole world started to swirl and I was falling. Logic tells you that once you reach the floor the falling should stop. Even though I knew I was lying on the floor, my stomach kept lurching. I frantically tried to grasp at something, anything to stop the sensation. It didn’t work.
And so began the last five years of my life living with Migraine Associated Vertigo – basically instead of getting the pounding headache we normally associate with migraines, you get – I get – vertigo. The problem is that lying in the dark, going to sleep and waking up the next morning doesn’t fix this type of migraine. I spent months lying in bed 24/7 feeling like I was falling. Every sound, every movement, every turning on of the light – made it worse.
There was no alternative.
I had to take serious medication and begin the ascent back up to...