185 posts by Kylie Lewis

Nice. Normal. Comfortable. Safe. Our desire to fit in, stabilise, predict and control is both our social conditioning and biological programming. It’s what we strive for. And yet my coaching experience shows me that when we hold that up as the gold standard for our entire lives, we can lose ourselves in the process. In […]

Brene Brown Video and Audio Podcasts

As an accredited facilitator of Brené Brown’s curriculum (The Daring Way & Rising Strong), I’m passionate about being part of a global conversation about vulnerability, shame and courage. To help me stay in the work of choosing courage over comfort daily, I surround myself with stories, words and people who share my values. Listening to […]

Looking at your diary for the coming week, can you see space for downtime? Space that isn’t allocated to doing, giving and outputting but rather just being, pottering and resting? In a world where the cultural norm is to ‘hustle’ in our work and squeeze more into our schedules, Julie Haslam founder of The Downtime […]

Becoming a parent is often quoted as one of the biggest leaps a person can take. It redefines your identity, pushes you in new directions, and forces you to face your life in ways you cannot imagine. In the run-up to Mother’s Day this Sunday, we’re talking with leaping mama, Spanish native and serial entrepreneur […]

Four years ago today, I was standing infront of the iconic Flatiron Building on Fifth Avenue, New York City. A few days earlier I had left a dream job after burning out and desperately needing to reassess what was next in my life. I’d taken my big messy heart and run away to New York, to […]

When a trained psychiatrist walks away from her career and years of medical training to build the world’s largest online meditation campaign, you know you need to dig a little deeper into exactly what meditation and mindfulness can do for our 21st-century brains.  So with May just around the corner, this week we talk with […]

Fired Up. Ready To Go. Barack Obama

Don’t ever doubt that your voice matters, or of it’s power to create change. Five words shouted by a woman across a room became a slogan that was the making of a president. Watch and learn.

Rising Strong Workshop Brene Brown Melbourne Kylie Lewis

Have you ever been taught how to handle your hard emotions? Or how to have a difficult conversation? How proficient are you in naming your feelings when you’re upset?  How long does it take you to bounce back after setbacks? Do you feel like you know how to gracefully manage anger, navigate disappointment, soothe hurt, […]

What will you tell your daughters about 2016 TED

Sometimes you come across words that reach inside, squeeze your senses and leave an unforgettable imprint. Chinaka Hodge is a writer and educator, and presented this spoken word piece at TEDWomen in October 2016. Since I first heard it many months ago, I’ve thought about it so often, that I wanted to share it with […]

Emma Murray The Leap Stories

It took Tasmanian-born Emma Murry ten years to get past negative feedback and finally become a photographer.  While at uni, a dream-crushing arts lecturer dissuaded Emma from changing courses from law to photography, so she sidetracked into commerce, moved to Melbourne and became a marketer. But after years in marketing communications, Emma’s heart just wasn’t in […]