Former Greenpeace CEO Paul Gilding is now a sustainability consultant for some of the world’s largest corporations including Unilever, BHP Billiton and Fonterra. He’s made a surprising discovery about influence and real power. We also bring you a weekly dose of global good news with UPLIFT’s Vanessa Hill.
Griefwalker, Stephen Jenkinson, has been at the deathbed of more than a thousand people. He says death can be a wondrous and empowering mystery but we need to start talking about it differently.
The Earth Optimism Summit is a gathering of pioneering scientists, thought leaders, practitioners and civic visionaries. It explores the boldest experiments and most innovative community practices aimed at preserving biodiversity and addressing climate change. Organiser, Dr Nancy Knowlton, explains why scientists have recognised that doom and gloom won’t save the day. Plus, we meet Dr Elise Bialylew, the founder of the global Mindful in May meditation movement.
Emmanuel Jal, hip hop artist and former Sudanese child soldier, shares his thoughts about the healing and transformational powers of empathy. Plus, we also bring you the best of a panel discussion recorded at the Spirit Festival in Byron Bay, Australia, exploring the meaning of true wellness.
Lakota John is a native elder from the great plains of Oklahoma who has been working internationally with groups and individuals struggling with mental illness, suicide risk and substance abuse. He encourages us all to undergo a ‘mighty change of heart’ in order to transform the many challenges facing the planet. And Vanessa Hill delivers the weekly global good news.
We’ve all got one, but are you using yours to your best advantage? Kathyrn Riding teaches people the transformational and healing powers of the voice. She share tips for how you can rediscover yours. And you never have to worry about forgetting your reusable shopping bag again thanks to Boomerang Bags. UPLIFT reporter, Vanessa Hill, introduces us to the amazing women behind this great Australian initiative.
Dr Bruce Lipton believes the Sixth Mass Extinction is the end of the world as we know it…and that this is a good thing. He sees enormous potential for humanity to change its ways, and believes that we all have a part to play. Plus, more good news from UPLIFT reporter, Vanessa Hill, who’s been gathering inspiring stories from around the globe.
When Slow Your Home founder, Brooke McAlary, realised that she didn’t have to be Superwoman, her life changed dramatically, and she’s never been happier. Her new book, Destination Simple, provides easy strategies for doing less and feeling more contented. Plus, Dr Oscar Serrallach joins us on The Journey of Wellness to explain the importance of water for our health.
Mikhail Gorbachev, the Dalai Lama and Deepak Chopra are just some of the names that Danish documentary maker, Peter Engberg, has collaborated with on his films. He shares the secret of his filmmaking success and it may not be what you expect! And Vanessa Hill brings us an update of good news from around the globe.
Satish Kumar has been a pilgrim of positive change for over 50 years. He’s best known for his 8,000 mile ‘peace walk’ in the 1960’s, from India to the four nuclear capitals of the world. He shares his experience helps us know the difference between a desire of the mind and a true calling. And this year marks the 10th Anniversary of Earth Hour, a grassroots campaign which began in Sydney and is now a global phenomenon. We hear from Australian Earth Hour Ambassador, Zoe Gameau.
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