Thanks for being a part of our Destination Happiness community. A reminder that it would be great if you can go to our YouTube channel to maybe revisit some of the recent segments that you might have missed and perhaps watch some from Series 1 and 2 as well. Click on this link to go to YouTube and while you are there don’t forget to like and subscribe.
Tune in Saturday November 9th at 12pm on Channel 9 and Sunday November 17th On Nine Life.
On this weeks show…
Tom Brunzell is an educator with a heart of gold. His fascinating back story of being being flown out of Vietnam in the last plane after the war as a tiny orphaned baby to becoming one of the first teachers in the US to implement positive education. Australia is lucky enough to have Tom call home now. He works tirelessly and passionately with some of the most vulnerable youth in the country at Berry Street Child and Family Services.
This week Chris talks about strategies for dealing with addictions.
Living Valley has been described by some as a life-saving retreat. Providing a holistic reboot for those who needed to detox, or find their way back from rock bottom. Living Valley has a full range of health supports including clinical psychologists to help individuals through a tough patch. We interview one of the Living Valley guests who shares her compelling story of recovery.
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Random Acts of Happiness
This week we celebrate a very special early childhood educator, Michelle Travers. Michelle took the time out this year to write a detailed account of how watching Destination Happiness had changed her life path and found her adopting new creative techniques to promote kindness, gratitude and empathy for her kindergarten kids. We interview Michelle about her initiatives and surprise her and the children with some very special guests.
This week Angie, with the help of our friends at Morris Finance, give some good money habit tips around leasing versus buying.
Loneliness and Connection
Did you know that lonely people are much more prone to developing anxiety and depression? The need to connect to other humans is deeply hardwired into us. Villawood properties take this into account when building their communities to encourage maximal interaction and connection for their residents.
Leanne Rowbottom from Revive Holistic Health knows all too well the toll that an eating disorder can take on mental health. It took Leanne twenty years to be able to talk about her struggles with food and now she wants to give a guiding hand to others who may find themselves with a poor relationship with food. Leanne offers 9 Steps to Body Freedom workshops, massage and access bars consciousness treatment that she credits as being a major component of her own recovery.