Why You Don’t Need to Be Special to Be of Value

In existence, there is nobody who is superior and nobody who is inferior. The blade of grass and the great star are absolutely equal…. But man wants to be higher than others, he wants to conquer nature, hence he has to fight continuously. All complexity arises out of this fight. The innocent person is one who has renounced fighting; who is no longer interested in being higher, who is no…

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Why Bowing Down to Demanding People Is Unhealthy

EPISODE 104 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 104.  Today I am going to talk about both owning your power and why bowing down to the demands of demanding people is not a good direction to go in. It’s interesting that this topic cropped up for…

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Is Physical Pain Protecting You from Life?

It takes courage to acknowledge when something we want to get rid of is the very thing that has been protecting us from perceived harm. Sometimes we have physical challenges in life. These challenges could be knee issues, back pain, chronic fatigue syndrome, the list goes on and on. It takes a brave person to finally accept ‘Hey, I think a part of me wants to be in pain, because…

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Are External World Problems Making You Avoid Your Own?

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean EPISODE 103 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 103.  Today I am going to talk about how easy it is to externalise problems out there in favour of dealing with our own issues in life. This past week I have been indulging in watching lectures and…

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Why It’s Time to Drop Your Socially Acceptable Mask

“Almost any emotion/behavior can be used as a mask.  Maybe you mask insecurity by disliking others or mask sadness by being the life of the party or mask fear by being perfectionistic. Putting on a mask is a way of disappearing–being invisible. Masks provide some emotional protection in the short run.  But the costs of wearing masks are high. When you wear a mask, you don’t really feel the warmth…

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MICHAEL DOHERTY The I-CHING: Why The World Is In Crisis

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean EPISODE 102 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 102.  Firstly, my apologies for not doing an episode last week, unfortunately my computer died, I spent a lot of time attending to it and then in the end I had to get a new computer. This weeks,…

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Is Your Life Anxiety Inducing Instead of Beautiful?

“If the story of my life is about the storms that I have weathered, I will tell you that it is not the force of the storm that matters. What matters is that I had the privilege of the storm so that I might understand the power of the calm.”― Craig D. Lounsbrough Life at this time for many may not be an experience of beauty. You may be really struggling…

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Why Positive Thinking Can Make You Depressed

From my book ‘When Everyone Shines But You’ There is a train of thought that positive thinking is of prime importance if you want to be a better person, have your life change, and be a valuable member of society. Some feel that positive thinking creates your reality; some believe that positive thinking is the only way to success. Many of those following this route view negative thinking as bad,…

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Why Am I Not Good Enough?

From When Everyone Shines But You There are many fears in the world. Fear of spiders, enclosed spaces, heights etc., but a major fear I see on planet Earth is the fear of ‘not enough’. Feeling that as you are is not good enough, so you strive to be better, to be more, to be better than your fellow man, when in fact you are vast and far more expansive…

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It’s Okay to Feel Lost Right Now

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean EPISODE 101 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 101.  Today I am going to talk about feeling lost. I’ve noticed a few people recently have been talking about feeling lost. The current changing reality related to the pandemic and the ways we have to relate to…

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