#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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#74: Bernadette Russell: How to be Kind to Yourself, Others and the World Every Day – Your Dream Life Podcast

Prompted by a wave of negativity in the world around her and wondering what she could do to help, Kristina’s inspiring guest this week, author Bernadette Russell, decided to undertake an incredible pledge to be kind to a stranger every single day for a whole year!

Her incredible experience left her wanting to inspire others to do the same and the result is her wonderful book, The Little Book of Kindness.

We loved this book and its simple yet practical messages so much at kikki.K that we are selling it as part of our beautiful new Grow with Kindness Collection – available in stores and online at kikki-k.com now.

Bernadette is a true champion of kindness, wonder, hope joy and fun!
And her gorgeous The Little Book of Kindness is packed with fun ideas, practical tips and interactive exercises that encourage us all to ‘be kind’ in every area of life – and change the world, one act of kindness at a time.

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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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