#80: Kath Koschel: Overcoming Challenges, Embracing Gratitude & The Incredible Power of Kindness – Your Dream Life Podcast

This episode, Kristina speaks to the incredible Kath Kochel – founder of the Kindness Factory, former professional cricketer and Iron man competitor, and a truly inspiring woman.

The challenges Kath has faced in life are beyond what most people could ever imagine, and yet despite her unbelievable setbacks and struggles, her resilience has allowed her not only to overcome these challenges, but also see the good in the world when most others couldn’t.

Kath has defied all medical prognoses by teaching herself to walk on three separate occasions. And despite facing other serious personal, mental and physical setbacks, after all if it, she founded the not-for-profit Kindness Factory in 2015, with a goal of encouraging and inspiring 1 million acts of kindness – Inspiring the world to be kind and share their kindness.

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#72: Dr Elise Bialylew: Benefits of Meditation, Mindful in May & Being Kind to Yourself – Your Dream Life Podcast

After meeting Dr Elise Bialylew at a recent event, Kristina was so inspired she just had to invite her onto the podcast right away. Which brings us to this week’s wonderfully inspiring episode!

Author of the #1 best-selling meditation book, The Happiness Plan, and founder of Mindful in May, Elise is also a coach, meditation teacher and social entrepreneur who, after training as a doctor and psychiatrist, left the hospital wards to pursue a deeper calling.

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#68: Hugh van Cuylenburg – Finding Happiness Through Gratitude, Empathy & Mindfulness with Founder of The Resilience Project – Your Dream Life Podcast

This episode, Kristina speaks with the incredibly inspiring Hugh van Cuylenburg – best-selling author, founder of The Resilience Project and co-host of The Imperfects Podcast. After reading The Resilience Project book, and relating so much to everything Hugh speaks about, Kristina was determined to have him as a guest on her podcast.

In 2008, Hugh was fortunate enough to spend a few months living and volunteering in a small community in the far north of India with no running water, no electricity and no beds; everyone slept on the floor. Despite the fact this community had very little to call their own, Hugh was continually blown away by how happy they were.

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#54: Sarah Davidson – Seizing the Yay, Overcoming Self-Doubt & Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude – Your Dream Life Podcast

You are going to get so much out of this wonderful episode, where Kristina peaks to the incredible Sarah Davidson (also known as Spoonful of Sarah), entrepreneur and co-founder of Matcha Maiden and author of her recent book, Seize the Yay and podcast of the same name.

Sarah started her first business after suffering form complete adrenal exhaustion. As a young lawyer looking for a caffeine-free fix to supplement her serious coffee habit, she ordered 10kg of green tea form Japan without realising its sheer volume! She then started up a side hustle to shift the 9kg she didn’t need, and her business Matcha Maiden was born.

With no business experience or investment behind them, Sarah and her partner Nick built Matcha Maiden from scratch, followed by one of Kristina’s favourite cafes, plant-based Matcha Mylk Bar – so inspiring!

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