Why We Can’t Live in A Perfect World

We live in an imperfect world, but so many of us are trying to make it perfect. We live in, at the moment, a more unstable and chaotic world. Disorder is everywhere and as a result people are understandably trying to create order out of disorder. The moment we are born, we are born into chaos. We leave our mother’s womb, often screaming, because big change has happened. We have…

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When the Whole World Is Offended

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean EPISODE 100 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 100. I can’t believe I have made it to 100 episodes, I would have liked to celebrate it with a special something, but it just seemed to suddenly creep up on me and here I am 100 episodes…

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Are You Scared to Face the Truth of Life?

“For change to occur in us, we must be willing to enter the wilderness of the unknown and to wander in unfamiliar territory, directionless and often in the darkness….We do not need to keep every little thing under control. In fact, we find ourselves only by allowing some falling apart to happen.”― Maureen Brady I’m having to face some hard truths right now. Scary truths, uncertain truths, but truths all the…

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Why Being Nice and Social Conditioning Stops Self Love

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean EPISODE 99 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 99. Today I’m going to talk about letting go of social conditioning and why being nice isn’t the answer everything. As a reformed people pleaser, it’s taken me a long journey to get to where I am today.…

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Did Your Passion Get Lost in Childhood?

Last week I wrote about why feeling safe is the beginning of change, because I realised that if a part of us doesn’t feel safe to change, we will struggle in adulthood to make changes or allow changes to come about. We may resist change, be frightened of change, wonder if we can handle change or be unsure whether to begin new things because our safety is locked in our…

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How Can We Live with Coronavirus in The World?

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean EPISODE 98 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 98. Today I am going to talk about moving out from lockdown into the world again and how we can live with Coronavirus. Recently on my blog I wrote about lockdown syndrome, a very real syndrome that many…

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Why Feeling Safe Is the Beginning of Change

It may seem counterintuitive to talk about safety at this time, especially when so many are scared during this pandemic, but I wanted to come at the subject of safety from a different direction. In a previous podcast episode and blog post I talked about Why Risks Are an Important Part of Life and how uncertainty is a big part of life and the unknown. However it has recently come…

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A Crisis Is an Opportunity

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean EPISODE 97 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 97. Today I am going to talk about why times of crisis can be a great opportunity. Well, many across the world are probably feeling in a state of crisis right now. Not only personally but globally, countries…

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Are You Suffering From Lockdown Syndrome?

When I found out lockdown in the UK would potentially come to an end mid-July (providing a second wave doesn’t come), I was surprised by my reaction. I felt sad, I felt grief, I didn’t know why for a time. I felt angry, upset, hurt for some reason. I hear that there is a new term for this, lockdown syndrome. Those who don’t want to leave lockdown, they’ve drawn some…

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Why Risks Are An Important Part Of Life

Listen above or tune in on Apple Podcasts or Podbean EPISODE 96 – PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hi there, welcome back to Kelly Martin Speaks. I’m your host Kelly Martin and this is episode 96. Today I am going to talk about risks and why we cannot avoid risks if we are alive. Life is one big risk. Life is uncertain, unknown and especially at this time in history we may think…

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