Why ‘Manning Up’ Should Include Crying and Vulnerability

“Men can often feel isolated and unable to tell people how they are feeling – a culture of men shouldering pain alone has developed. We need to challenge toxic ideas of masculinity that prevent openness and vulnerability in men. It takes real courage to be open and honest about mental health, but when suicide is the leading cause of death for young men, we all have a responsibility to push…

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How Can We Have Unity in A Divided World?

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean EPISODE 72 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 72. Today I am going to talk about why it’s important to become clear about what is really taking place in this world so as to have unity among people right now. Maybe you are in the UK…

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How Fear of the Unknown Can Create Division

Fear can divide us as a people. Just look at the world today, so many of us are experiencing fear. Right now we have a ‘divide and conquer’ taking place in politics and in many countries. In my own life I am experiencing this on a big scale. Those of you reading from outside the UK may read all about Brexit, where the UK voted on a referendum to leave…

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Why Death Is A Call to Life

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean Episode 71- Podcast Transcript Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 71. Today I am going to talk about how death is a call to life. We are all dying. The moment we are born we start the journey back home. This isn’t meant to be a morbid podcast episode,…

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Do You NEED What You Want?

It feels like a kick in the teeth when someone says you can’t have what you want – doesn’t it? I get this. I was led to believe some time ago that ‘anything is possible’, ‘you can have anything you want’ in life, but then my critical thinking mind questioned this, because can we really? Take for example, 100 actors all working in Hollywood in cafés and gas stations, hoping…

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When People in Pain Lash Out

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean Episode 70 – Podcast Transcript Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 70. Today I’m going to talk about how when we finally find our voices, share who we really are, we may come across people in pain who may lash out at us. This year I finally started to…

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Why ‘Not Caring’ Can Be Really Weird in The Beginning

A long time ago in my childhood, I was taught that the most important thing to do in relationship to other people, was to please them. I was shown that what other people thought of me truly mattered and so for 39+ years I lived as a shell of myself, to prove myself to the world. While others were more outspoken, I kept my opinion and thoughts to myself and…

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Is Your Focus On The Past Or Future Exhausting Your Now?

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean EPISODE 69 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 69. Today I’m going to talk about how we drain our life away by focusing on the illusion of the mind. A few years ago, I was lost in wishful thinking, focused on an alternative reality to what…

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Drop the Fantasy and Find Joy in the Reality

Sometimes, we need to let go of the fantasy and find fulfilment in our reality. ~ Kelly Martin We can all reminisce about the ‘good old days’, be it in life as a whole or in the relationships we think we had. It can be so easy to get lost in thinking that we had it better back then or by thinking that by fantasising about a different reality to…

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Is Your Painful Addiction To Struggle Holding You Back?

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean EPISODE 68 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks, I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 68. Today I’m going to talk about an addiction to struggle. Something I have spoken about a little bit in previous podcasts, but also something I need to talk about more because I think that many of us…

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