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Each week we dive into what it means to practice love, compassion and courage and all the hard work of showing up to shape a compassion revolution across healthcare.
6 days ago
Episode 53: Doing The Work Part Two
This is part two in the series Doing The Work. This week Mary introduces us to some of the Black writers and teachers she is learning from. This episode is an invitation to white identified listeners to come along and do the work of compassion. #BlackLivesMatter
Jun 29, 2020
Episode 52: Doing The Work Part One
This week Mary declares her white privilege and talks about how she is committing to dismantle it as a daily effort. This podcast is an invitation to white identified listeners to come along on the journey of doing the work of compassion. #BlackLivesMatter
May 19, 2020
Episode 51: Begin Again
Every day, every hour, every breath we get a chance to begin again. Fresh start.
May 12, 2020
Episode 50: 50 Shades of Grateful
This week Mary celebrates fifty episodes of the Compassion Revolution podcast and offers up 50 things she has come to be grateful for during this global pandemic, including hand sanitiser.
Apr 23, 2020
Episode 49: Hello to all the things
Maybe we could sit still for a moment today and say hello to all the changing, rumbling, expansive and contracting things that coronavirus has brought into our lives?
Apr 7, 2020
Episode 48: This is not a sprint
This week we go on a hike, instead of sprinting our way through this pandemic we take very deliberate steps with our eyes wide open.
Mar 30, 2020
Episode 47: What’s Love Got To Do With It
This is our once in a lifetime opportunity to really shape the future. What do we want a post-corona world to look like? Let’s talk about the politics of love.
Mar 25, 2020
Episode 46: Rise Up Revolutionaries
This week Mary goes deep in the blanket fortress to tell us all everything our hearts need to hear to get us through the next 6 months.
Mar 2, 2020
Episode 45: Renè and Georgette
Making friends is an essential part of life and there are just so many people and animals and plants and landscapes and seascapes to be friends with.
Feb 24, 2020
Episode 44: Do Nothing
Mary is reading all about how to do nothing in the attention economy. This week she reminds us that we are human beings not human doings.
Feb 17, 2020
Episode 43: When All The Blocks Fall Down
This episode is all about how we maintain our composure when things get bumpy.
Feb 10, 2020
Episode 42: Sometimes there is pain
Pain visits everyone. Sometimes she stays for a whole lot longer than we would like. How can we keep loving ourselves through all the pain?
Feb 4, 2020
Episode 41: My House is On Fire
In the midst of a climate emergency, when so much of Australia has been burnt Mary encourages us to take up hope, A hope that is like an axe to break down a door.
Jan 20, 2020
Episode 40: Values
This week Mary revisits an episode all about Values. Might be a great time of year to re-think our values.
Jan 13, 2020
Episode 39: Compassion is generative
This week we revisit an earlier podcast where we are reminded of the ripple effect that kindness and compassion really have.
Jan 6, 2020
Episode 38: Showing Up
Mary revisits an earlier episode where we are encouraged to show up for ourselves as much as anyone else.
Dec 30, 2019
Episode 37: Self Compassion
Directing compassion towards ourselves isn’t easy and there are many obstacles. But this week we all need an extra dose. Enjoy!
Dec 23, 2019
Episode 36: Loving Kindness
It’s a proven fact that practising this little meditation every day for 2 weeks will change your brain. Go on, you know you want to.
Dec 16, 2019
Episode 35: Can we Teach Compassion?
The answer to this question is ‘Yes!’ and this week Mary looks at the evidence.
Dec 11, 2019
Episode 34: Tips for This Time of Year
Around about now everything speeds up and people with a cart load of groceries appear in the ten items or less aisle. This week we practice finding our calm.
Dec 2, 2019
Episode 33: Empathy or compassion
Do you ever feel like you have so much empathy you could burst? Let’s turn some of that empathy into compassion.
Nov 25, 2019
Episode 32: Mind full or mindful
It seems that people are thinking a lot about mindfulness at the moment. But are we all talking about the same thing?
Nov 18, 2019
Episode 31: Come in from the cold
Mary reflects on self compassion how we might include ourselves in the frame a little more. We get so very good at leaving ourselves out in the cold.
Nov 11, 2019
Episode 30: Thirty things I wish I knew 30 years ago
Time flys when you’re a podcast! This week we celebrate our 30th Episode with a little dose of wisdom, Mary style.
Nov 4, 2019
Episode 29: The body is not an apology
What if we practised a new kind of radical self love? Let’s give that a try.
Oct 28, 2019
Episode 28: It’s me and I’m alive
The joy of being alive! This week we come home to ourselves.
Oct 21, 2019
Episode 27: Recharge OR Endure
There’s a lot said about resilience, most of it wrong. To go the distance we need to recharge not endure. Mary shares a few of her own life-hacks.
Oct 14, 2019
Episode 26: Love and Kindness
Loving Kindness Meditation is Mary’s go-to meditation at airports and shopping centres. Find out how you can send love while you’re doing the shopping.
Oct 7, 2019
Episode 25: Being Me
What’s it like to be you? Mary asks the next question: what’s it like to be on the receiving end of you?
Sep 30, 2019
Episode 24: Clearing Snow
How do we manage Advantage Blindness, even when we are setting out to clear snow. Nothing is only as we experience it.
Sep 23, 2019
Episode 23: Is it love we need?
Everyday in so many ways we create these little temples to love. Mary keeps seeing them everywhere.
Sep 17, 2019
Episode 22: Post Conference Euphoria
The first Compassion Revolution Conference was last week and Mary is still on cloud 9. In this podcast she listens again to the amazing closing ceremony. Have you heard it ?
Sep 9, 2019
Episode 21: Meet My Friends
This week on the podcast we think about the real purpose of friendship and how we can be a generous and reliable friend to ourselves and others.
Sep 2, 2019
Episode 20: Values
Understanding our values is powerful stuff. This week Mary bans the merch and encourages us all to own our values.
Aug 26, 2019
Episode 19: So grateful my brain is changing
This week on the podcast we discover that being grateful actually changes the molecular structure of our brains. Thanks for that!
Aug 19, 2019
Episode 18: The Joy of it All
Serendipity takes over and Mary revisits the idea that joy is the labor by which we make the life we want to live possible. It’s like chopping wood and carrying water.
Aug 12, 2019
Episode 17: Bridging
As John Powell of the HAAS Institute says “Of all the forces shaping politics and power around the world, perhaps none are more important than our sense of who we are, and who we are becoming.” This week we look at Bridging and Breaking.
Aug 5, 2019
Episode 16: #realtalk
My friends us the term #realtruth to describe the things we need to say to people that sometimes feel really uncomfortable. Or the things we want to say about ourselves that take extra courage. This week it’s #realtalk
Jul 29, 2019
Episode 15: Activism
Do you ever feel disheartened? This week Mary remembers that change doesn’t happen like a shot out of a pistol. It happens in all these amazing incremental moments. People lay the ground work and often they don’t see the fruit of their work or they don’t recognise that their work was instrumental.
Jul 22, 2019
Episode 14: Relentless Optimism
Mary got challenged about her positivity and that got her thinking about how we make choices.
Jul 15, 2019
Episode 13: Being Brave
Courage calls to courage everywhere! This episode we look at the suffragists and the resistance workers all in the name of finding our brave. Oh, and Mary goes to Berlin and buys her foot an ice cream.
Jul 8, 2019
Episode 12: Let’s get this revolution started
This week Mary shares her vision to activate a revolution and tells us what happens when you stop dreaming and start doing (cue: roll up sleeves).
Jul 1, 2019
Episode 11: Grief
Just as surely as we have loved we will grieve. And when it comes into your life it’s like a tsunami isn’t it? This week we look at how we can be our most helpful when others are grieving.
Jun 24, 2019
Episode 10: Loneliness
Lots of research has shown us really clearly that loneliness can have lots of negative health effects. Loneliness is one of the largest health concerns we face. But what to do?
Jun 17, 2019
Episode 9: Thank You!
Did you know that gratitude boosts self-worth and self-efficacy? People feel happier and more trusting when we express our gratitude to them. Let’s go Good Finding.
Jun 10, 2019
Episode 8: Self Compassion
What would it be like if we treated ourselves with as much care and respect and love as we would our dearest friends?
Jun 3, 2019
Episode 7: Rudeness is killing us
When we work in an environment characterised by rudeness we actually miss information that is right in front of us. Let’s stamp out rudeness and spread that kindness around.
May 27, 2019
Episode 6: Leading and Flourishing
This week Mary gets into how we can enact a wholehearted rebellion just by ‘showing up’ as our true selves in a world that is obsessed with efficiency and rife with burn-out. How we can be compassionate and authentic leaders.
May 20, 2019
Episode 5: Compassion Transforms Us
Have you been elevated lately? Compassion is contagious and once we start to see good things happen we want to do more of them. We all want to be just like Jacinda Ardern right now.
May 13, 2019
Episode 4: Moving From Care-Less to Care
This week Mary wonders if we are moving from one epoch to another and invites us to change the world (no biggie).
May 2, 2019
Episode 3: Showing Up
This week we walk the Connected Hearts labyrinth and wonder about the four steps to compassion.
May 2, 2019
Episode 2: Just Like Me
Mary goes to the Ben Quilty exhibition and starts to think about how everyone is learning about life, just like the rest of us.
May 1, 2019
Episode 1: Words That Shimmer
In this episode we meet words that we can carry with us that will help to create a world that is more compassionate, kind and courageous.