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Earth Converse Podcast

64 EpisodesProduced by Earth ConverseWebsite

Welcome to the #earthconversepodcast. A unique contribution to the life-affirming narrative of our times. Where we explore our conversations and relationships with the earth. All in the hope of inspiring a deeper connection with ourselves, each other and the earth that is our home.An anthology of 50… read more

64 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

Bonus Series: Visualizing your future self

December 22nd, 2022


Following on from the 50 episode-rich anthology of the #earthconversepodcast, Earth Converse offers a bonus series of future visualizations.

To help …

Bonus Series: Visualizing Family

November 24th, 2022


Following on from the 50 episode-rich anthology of the #earthconversepodcast, Earth Converse offers a bonus series of future visualizations.

To help …

Bonus Series: Visualizing our own death

October 30th, 2022


This #earthconversevisualization focuses on our own death.  Maybe not something you want to think about let alone visualize but ‘our death is the most important fact of our life’ (Ray Hillis quoting on the …

Bonus Series: The Awakened Feminine (Medicine Woman)

October 16th, 2022


If ever there was a time for awakening the feminine within, it is now, is it not?

This visualization builds on conversations I had with Gemma Polo …

Bonus Series: Visualising nature connectedness

September 26th, 2022


Following on from the 50 episode-rich anthology of the #earthconversepodcast, Earth Converse offers a bonus series of future visualizations.

To help …

Bonus Series: Visualizing the communities we want

September 17th, 2022


Following on from the 50 episode-rich anthology of the #earthconversepodcast, Earth Converse offers a bonus series of future visualizations.

To help …

Bonus Series: Visualizing Industrial Healing

August 26th, 2022


Following on from the 50 episode-rich anthology of the #earthconversepodcast, Earth Converse offers a bonus series of future visualizations.

To help …

Bonus Series: Visualising a life-enhancing-life biosphere

August 18th, 2022


Following on from the 50 episode-rich anthology of the #earthconversepodcast, Earth Converse offers a bonus series of future visualizations.

To help …

Bonus Series: The climate we want visualization

August 10th, 2022


Following on from the 50 episode-rich anthology of the #earthconversepodcast, Earth Converse offers a bonus series of future visualizations.

To help …

Bonus Series: Planet Earth Visualization

August 7th, 2022


Following on from the 50 episode-rich anthology of the #earthconversepodcast, Earth Converse offers a bonus series of future visualizations.

To help …

Bonus Series: Future Cities Visualization

August 3rd, 2022


Following on from the 50 episode-rich anthology of the #earthconversepodcast, Earth Converse offers a bonus series of future visualizations.

To help …

Bonus Series: Earth Converse Future Visualizations: an introduction

August 3rd, 2022


Following on from the 50 episode-rich anthology of the #earthconversepodcast, Earth Converse offers a bonus series of future visualizations.

To help …

Earth Converse Trailer

May 24th, 2021


Launched on Earth Day 2020 the #earthconversepodcast is a unique contribution to the life-affirming narrative of our times.

An anthology of 50 …

Episode 50: Naturing Our Mind Is A Political Act

May 24th, 2021


Celebrating and concluding an #earthconversepodcast ‘package’ of 50 episodes, Penelope Mavor founder of Earth Converse weaves contributor input and (and some others) to introduce the concept that…

Episode 49: Martina Tadli, natural resourcing

May 4th, 2021


What is your ‘covid inspired’ nature re-connection story?

In this week’s #earthconversepodcast, communication coach and facilitator Martina Tadli …

Episode 48: Nando García Ferreiro, experienced beginner

April 28th, 2021


To what end?

Nando has been on an existential inquiry since childhood. Which has led to an ‘obsession of competence’, to prepare for judgement and be in service to others.  A path which has included being the Director …

Episode 47: Mirjam Wagner, with yin for life

April 20th, 2021


How are you embracing life?

Wild wise woman Mirjam Wagner, who is committed to her soul path and in helping others, has just released her book Yin …

Episode 46: Emilie Janda, with art.body.mind

April 13th, 2021


What is your intuition intention?

If you have been tuning into the #earthconversepodcast, you will know that intuition is a key theme.  And in this …

Episode 45: Penelope Mavor, weaving stories

April 6th, 2021


What background stories do you weave?

Turning the tables in this #earthconversepodcast episode, dear friend Susanne Haegele (guest on episode 31) interviews me, your podcast host.

I did not know what she was going to …

Episode 44: Belief in potential

March 24th, 2021


Are you are believer in potential?

An offering for you to contemplate on your belief in potential of the other, of humanity (and thereby yourself).  With a little bit of help from nature, some stories and a few …

Episode 43: Jonathan Stevens, amongst leaders

March 16th, 2021


What is your people and place lifeline?

Based on an exercise we often ask leaders to undertake, I asked fellow consultant and geographer Jonathan …

Episode 42: Jean-Claude Pierre, an enlightened executive

March 10th, 2021


How are you thinking differently?

Jean-Claude Pierre is not your typical chemical industry leader I would suggest.

In the industry, following the …

Episode 41: A Soulcraft practice

March 2nd, 2021


What are your practices to explore your soul’s mysteries?

Following on the previous episode with Bill Plotkin, I offer one of his soulcraft practices …

Episode 40: Bill Plotkin, Cocoon Weaver

February 24th, 2021


When will you take the descent to soul?

The 40th episode of the #earthconversepodcast is with (my rockstar equivalent!) visionary eco-psychologist …

Episode 39: Maria Alvarez, just being

February 17th, 2021


How are you landing?

To add to your own experiences and contemplations, tune into our 39th #earthconversepodcast episode with the glorious 39yearold …

Episode 38, Emma Taylor, eARTh lover

February 9th, 2021


What is your knowing?

Love is responsible for many things, and in this week’s episode of the #earthconversepodcast, Emma Taylor tells us the story that took her from the wilds of Wales to the industrial heartland of …

Episode 37: Pauline Scanlon, little big choices

February 2nd, 2021


What choices are you making?

Being labelled with an ‘incurable illness’ Pauline Scanlon has sought ways to look after herself and make choices about …

Episode 36: Ceremony

January 26th, 2021


What ceremonies do you long for?

In this #earthconversepodcast, I bring in the importance of ceremony in our lives..and the lack of it during Covid19 times (and in organisations generally). And I offer the nourishing …

Episode 35: Sophia Style, cyclical woman

January 20th, 2021


What cycles are you recognizing and honoring within you?

Sophia Style is this week’s #earthconversepodcast guest.   She founded Mujer Ciclica, to ‘share with women what helped me to live in a more accepting and loving …

Episode 34: Luigi Viscardi, ethical entrepreneur

January 12th, 2021


What are you selling? And learning?

I met Luigi as a volunteer on a Vipassana mediation retreat.  He was having a year off from an intensive career …

Episode 33: Julia Middleton, a visionary

January 7th, 2021


What vision are you putting into action?

A special guest to open 2021…Julia Middleton, founder of international leadership organisation Common …

Episode 32: Future Self

December 31st, 2020


Who is your future self?

To help welcome a new year (or any moment), I bring in 4 ways to explore our future self.

·  Visualization, drawing from …

Episode 31: Susanne Haegele, responsible citizen

December 15th, 2020


Where are you putting the responsibility for your wellbeing?

European yoga teacher, translator, and writer – and friend Susanne Haegele is this week’s #earthconversepodcast guest.  Our free flowing conversation, ends up …

Episode 30: B. Lorraine Smith, systems spinner and weaver

December 2nd, 2020


 What is your story in the system?

This week’s #earthconversepodcast conversation is with B. Lorraine Smith -  writer, creator and sustainability …

Episode 29: Ray Hillis, a true elder returns

November 24th, 2020


What realities are you exploring?

I feel very grateful that ‘true elder’ Ray Hillis who I interviewed on episode 14 of the #earthconversepodcast, has …

Episode 28: The Camel, The Lion and The Child

November 18th, 2020


What does this story evoke in you?

In this #earthconversepodcast episode, I re-tell a story.  

A short story drawn from Nietzche, retold by Elle …

Episode 27: Cori Wright Deily, with hope, faith and courage

November 10th, 2020


How are you stepping into your wholeness?

This week’s #earthconversepodcast guest is Cori Wright Deily, wilderness guide therapist, mum, farmer.. and …

Episode 26: David Williams, impact maker

November 3rd, 2020


What impact would you like to have?

David Williams, founder of independent, multi-award-winning, global people development agency Impact International

Episode 25: The Reset Button

October 20th, 2020


How do you reset?

Building on a theme, this week’s #earthconversepodcast episode is an invitation to reflect on your reset buttons and how they resource you.  Including the liberating contemplation that at any time, we …

Episode 24: Poetry in our lives

October 14th, 2020


What part does poetry play in your life?

In this #earthconversepodcast episode, Penelope explores poetry as an expression of our connection with ourselves, each other and the world.  Linking with previous episodes and …

Episode 23: Malu, Tess and Lily, just chatting

October 6th, 2020


How are you embracing your weirdness?

This week’s #earthconversepodcast, I bring in three pre-teen friends Malu, Tess and Lily to talk about their life in Puigpunyent, a little mountain village in the island of …

Episode 22: Calvan Daniels, stepping into adultship

September 30th, 2020


What is your journey into adultship?

Calvan Daniels' story is a beautiful example of a young man tragically losing his dad, and honouring his …

Episode 18: Going Solo In Nature

September 25th, 2020


What is your experience of going solo in nature?

This week’s episode focuses on one of the key invitations of the  #earthconversepodcast  - to …

Episode 21: Jim Marsden, pathfinder

September 22nd, 2020


How do you find alignment?

Ambitious, hard-working and an avid learner, Jim was deep in business and strategy in the corporate world of Hewlett-Packard and had a young family.  Loving it all and.. finding himself out of …

Episode 20: Lynda Aldridge, adventuring together

September 15th, 2020


How are you living your passions?

Lynda Aldridge’s story transverses countries...and continents and is threaded by a passion for the outdoors and for adventuring together.  It includes having Table Mountain as a …

Episode 19: Jeannie Daly-Gunter, on the love map

September 9th, 2020


How do we have more conscious partnerships?

Transformative Loving co-founder and author of The Love Map, Jeannie Daly-Gunter is this week's #earthconversepodcast guest.  She shares her journey with nature, her conscious …

Episode 17: Scot Deily, a doorman to the hotel of infinite possibilities

August 26th, 2020


When will you invite in your ancestors?

Scot Deily is part of my special School of Lost Borders vision guide trio (along with Emerald from Episode 4 …

Episode 16: Thurstan Crockett, an elder in training

August 19th, 2020


What's your path to sustainability?

This week’s #earthconversepodcast is with Thurstan Crockett.  Who is a coach, retreat leader and sustainability …

Episode 15: Jennifer Porter's Self-Reflection article

August 12th, 2020


By now you will notice that one of the key themes on the #earthconversepodcast is the invitation to self reflect.

In recognition that self reflection is indeed hard, Penelope Mavor draws on Jennifer Porter’s 2017 …

Episode 14: Ray Hillis, a true elder

July 29th, 2020


What is it to embrace our shadow?

I adore this man, Ray Hillis.  He has had a profound impact on my life, and I am grateful for his guidance over the …

Episode 13: A wise person

July 22nd, 2020


What did a wise person once do?

Mixing it up for this, the 13th #earthconversepodcast.  A contemplation on the role of saying nothing in a …

Episode 12: Diana Bacanu, bridging worlds

July 15th, 2020


Does this story of corporate disconnection feel familiar?

This week’s #earthconversepodcast guest is Diana Bacanu, who together with her partner Xavier have founded Transalquimia, helping people reconnect with …

Episode 11: The long journey into yourself

July 8th, 2020


“and you? when will you begin that long journey into yourself?",

In this episode, I pick up on my story, and link with my guest's stories.  Inspired by Rumi’s provocation I offer 8 experiences to help you reflect on …

Episode 10: Christiane Frischmuth, roots and wings

June 30th, 2020


How are you nurturing your roots and wings?

Our tenth #earthconversepodcast guest is Christiane Frischmuth, whose roots go deep and whose reach is wide. She talks of growing up in a farming community and her transition …

Episode 9: Katrien Deboutte, community creator

June 24th, 2020


What is it to have an intimate love relationship with nature? 

This week’s #earthconversepodcast guest is Katrien Deboutte, who as guardian, caretaker and child of the earth is in an intimate love relationship with it. …

Episode 8: Roy White, being natural

June 17th, 2020


“How do we restore our natural balance?

On this week’s #earthconversepodcast, Roy White talks about the curve of his relationship with nature - in his life as a Londoner, global executive with Sony Europe, family man, …

Episode 7: Gemma Polo Pujol, with fire and light

June 9th, 2020


“Are you burning to find out what life is about?”

Spiritual teacher Gemma Polo Pujol is this week’s #earthconversepodcast guest. She shares her …

Episode 6: Petra Lentz-Snow, seed waterer

June 3rd, 2020


"What seeds are you watering?"

In this #earthconversepodcast episode, I talk to Petra Lentz-Snow as a wilderness guide and Executive Director with …

Episode 5: Tara Brach talks about the edge of the roof

May 26th, 2020


"What will it take to have us collectively awaken to the suffering of the earth?" 

In this episode of the #earthconversepodcast, I bring in the …

Episode 4: Emerald North, like a river

May 19th, 2020


Ready to flow like a river?

My first guest conversation on the #earthconversepodcast is with the wise wonderful Emerald North (approx 1hr36min)

“A …

Episode 3: Planet of the Humans

May 13th, 2020


“How long do you think we humans have?”.

On this #earthconversepodcast episode, I reflect on the recently released environmental documentary Planet of the Humans,  to highlight themes of death, source, and paradox. As …

Episode 2: Taking it to the land

May 6th, 2020


When have you turned to the nonhuman world for inspiration, connection and belonging?. 

In this episode of the #earthconversepodcast, I explore the concept of ‘taking it to the land’, the idea of asking questions and …

Episode 1: A conversation starter

April 29th, 2020


What do you consider as nature?

What role does nature play in your life?

This is where we start the #earthconversepodcast conversation.  

As founder …

Earth Converse Podcast launch

April 22nd, 2020


An introduction to a new weekly podcast #earthconversepodcast, exploring how we converse with the earth. 

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