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Peter Walsh Live on GetRealLive Radio

Peter Walsh T & TJoin us LIVE with PETER WALSH

for a 1 hour special Talk & Tweet on February 10th

Make sure you FOLLOW THE HASHTAG #peterwalshSYD on all of your social spaces and use the hashtag to stay connected to the conversation.

Come with your questions and ready to be involved in a conversation that will definitely change your life. Also, joining the conversation is Tania Venn from 1-800-Got-Junk and we promise, some of her stories will leave you shocked and laughing in your seat. Plus, we will share how we are endeavouring to make a difference with the organisation we are supporting which is Vinnies.

Make sure you mark your diary and tune in and together we’ll make the Live Experience one to remember!

How to Connect:

TIME:  12:30pm (Australia) for all other listeners can I suggest you check out World Clock to find out what time this is for you… this just makes it easier for me if you find your time and make it work.

RADIO: Listen thru BlogTalk Radio HERE

TWITTER: Join the Live Twitter Conversation HERE 

CALL IN: Call into the Show with your questions on +1 718 508 9042 or click onto the BlogTalkRadio link above and connect via Skype – it’s super simple!

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Peter Walsh on GetRealLive Radio

Peter WebsiteIt’s true…. the world’s best Organiser and De-Clutter man is back to share more of his wisdom and wit on the GetRealLive Radio…. A dear friend of ours the one and only Peter Walsh who is known for his time spent on the Oprah show and most recently Rachel Ray. We are super excited to be hosting him as we talk about Christmas | Organising | and so much more!

To listen either LIVE or ON DEMAND click on the link below….

BTR


We Did It…. #grlpower Turn Up the Volume

We Did It RedFriends, we are SO excited about the impact we had on International Day of the Girl. What an extraordinary day and what extraordinary conversations we were able to have…

So, what did your Social Media Donation result in? Here’s a glimpse of the impact we had….

Needless to say, we are more than excited and we want to encourage you to stay connected with GetRealLive and our ongoing conversation that points us all in the direction of helping girls across the planet. Additionally, we want to make sure you connect with the organizations we chose to partner with. Make sure you jump on their Social Spaces and LIKE | FOLLOW | FRIEND | SUBSCRIBE#grlpower latest TR

A Girl And Her World

A Girl And Her World

Transformation Textiles

Transformation Textiles

I Am A Girl

I Am A Girl

Village Artisan

Village Artisan

Hope Helicopter Recsue

Hope Helicopter Recsue

Thank You Thank You Thank You from GetRealLive and from Jane (A Girl and Her World), Rachel (Transformation Textiles), Natasha (Village Artisan), Esther (Hope Helicopter Rescue) & Plan Canada for saying YES and making a difference in the lives of girls. We are forever grateful that you chose to care.

Stay tuned to all that’s coming up…. We can’t wait to share more..

Susan, Nicole and the GetRealLive Team


#grlpower Turn Up the Volume Stories

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This week we are sharing stories from some of the organisations we have chosen to partner with. This one comes from Fiji via ‘A Girl and Her World‘…. We hope you enjoy and that through these experiences you are inspired to help us 1) Create Awareness and 2) Mobilise so that we are able to make a difference.

Last week, Kym and I travelled to rural Fiji to visit the gorgeous girls we support there, check in on their families’ income generating projects and meet and train the newly formed team that our Coordinator Urmila has gathered around her this year.
As always, we came away richer with full hearts and excitement about all that is possible when a group of people come together to make a difference in their community.
There was sincere and grateful thanks for your support and the reality is that we wouldn’t be able to do what we do without it. Here are some pics to connect you to what we are doing…

This sweet girl peeks out at us from her front door in a village not far from RakiRaki town. She has 4 siblings and we support her older sister to go to school as she is in high school. The younger girls will no doubt be supported as they get older too, and we are looking into setting mum up with a chicken coup so she can begin to earn a living.Fiji-009-650x487

wallThis mum showed us the new wall she was able to put up with a grant from our Emergency Fund early this year as her family recovered from the impact of TC Evan that tore her house apart. Thanks to your generosity she has been able to rebuild, put in a concrete floor to one room and install new shutters to let some light in as they have no electricity.

freezerThis happy dad has been talking with us since last year about his business plan to sell fish. This trip we were able to help him purchase this freezer so he can buy fish from his brother’s trawler, freeze it to keep and sell to his community and bring any left over into town to sell at the market. He will also be able to provide good nutrition for his family and as his business grows, take back some of the ownership of supporting his daughter’s education. She was one of the first girls we supported…she is very happy to be back at school and is doing well.

And last but most definitely not least, one of our favourites the beautiful Kajul! She is Urmila’s daughter and the inspiration behind ‘a Girl & her world’. In this pic she is laughing at Kym’s attempt to make roti.roti Kym and I couldn’t see the problem, but when you make hundreds of these things every week, before school for the day’s meals, you learn to roll them perfectly. We loved eating dinner made from this kitchen every night!


#grlpower Turn Up The Volume!!

Welcome to GetRealLive…. We are so glad you’ve connected with us!

YOU MAY HAVE ARRIVED HERE BECAUSE YOU’VE SEEN SOME OF YOUR FRIENDS CHANGE THEIR FACEBOOK COVERS TO SUPPORT #grlpower Turn Up the Volume AND YOU WANT TO DO THE SAME… IF THAT’S THE CASE THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU….

Step 1: To start you on this journey we would love it if you would watch this short video by Rebecca Barry – Award Winning Documentary Writer, Director and Producer who is an upcoming guest on GetRealLive Radio in support of #grlpower Turn Up the Volume. 

Step 2: Here is the image we have created for your Facebook Cover. Please, please take it and upload it and show your support for girls across the world TURN UP THE VOLUME!

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Step 3: More information: GetRealLive is supporting INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL and we have not only chosen to partner with a few organisations we would like to highlight plus we are donating our collective Social Media Influence. We have all reached into our communities and invited friends | family | followers | fans and everyone else we are connected with to donate their influence as well. We have decided to use the hashtag #grlpower Turn Up The Volume (you can also us #turnupthevolume) to use our voice and GET LOUD about issues that matter! We believe that on the other end of our YES (to be involved) are countless girls across the planet who are saying Thank You!

Here are some of the amazing organisations we are partnering with. These are organisations are doing extraordinary work and not only are they partnering with us in terms of Social Media but they are sharing some of their stories through GetRealLive {the on the ground stuff that only they see) plus they are coming on GetRealLive Radio to tell us about their experiences (hear Jane Kennedy Founder of A Girl & Her World HERE and listen to Esther Davidson from Hope Helicopters tell us about the tribes in Papua New Guinea HERE}… ExtraORDINARY people choosing to live out loud and make a difference in the lives of those who need our hands, our feet, our influence and yes… our money!

We are so excited to be partnering with

A GIRL & HER WORLD, PLAN CANADA, TRANSFORMATION TEXTILES, and VILLAGE ARTISAN

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Here is a video from Village Artisan… Part of the beauty of what we are presenting through GetRealLive is that these organisations we have chosen to partner with, we know them and we know them well. The beautiful blonde girl in this video is a friend of mine and her life has been dedicated to bringing hope to women in India. I love that through her & her families life work, we have the opportunity to partner with them and hopefully see you engaging with them on a deeper, more meaningful level.

HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED? 

1) EDUCATE

We need to educate OURSELVES, so during the next few weeks, we will be bringing stories of amazing of girls whose lives have been transformed through the work of our partners. These organisations are on the ground making things happen every day! Take a moment to read our posts here, share them, talk about them and visit our partners’ websites to fully engage.

2) DONATE

Your Social Influence – This means going old school and simply talking with friends over coffee or a glass of wine and bringing the reality of what girls across the planet have to deal with into our worlds. TURN UP THE VOLUME on social media! We need your updates on Facebook | Instagram | Linkedin | Twitter | Tumblr. Whatever your preferred platform, please copy and paste, follow us and re-tweet. Do whatever you can to to help us spread the message. Don’t EVER believe that you can’t make a difference. In our empowered and connected world, we all have great influence.

Your Finances – Did you know that it costs $300 to send a girl in the Pacific Islands to school for a year? Did you know that for less than $1 per day Plan Canada’s Because I’m a Girl Project helps to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing young girls in developing countries? That’s LESS THAN $1!

During the next few weeks, we’ll be offering suggestions on how you can donate your finances and how to go beyond just asking for money. We want this conversation to be very real and totally authentic so we will help you facilitate: Coffee Mornings | Wine Nights | Dinner Parties  | Garage Sales | Pink Lemonade Stands |Book Swaps |Lunch Money Matters | Christmas Cause Gifts | Fund Raiser Celebrations | and more ….

We want to Get Loud and Get Busy helping in any way that we can. Every cent makes a difference and every voice added to the mix helps TURN UP THE VOLUME!

3) GET INVOLVED

Stay connected to this journey … Email us at events@getreallive.com so that we can keep you can informed about all that’s happening. We want to use this space so that together we CAN make a difference.

‘Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.’  Margaret Mead


#grlpower ‘Turn Up The Volume’

It’s about to get really noisy in here so get ready!

GETREALLIVE is taking some ground and we are ready to get loud, get noisy and get up in some business…. We are talking about GIRLS across the globe and we are doing our part for International Day of the Girl and we want you to join the conversation. Information coming your way so stay tuned. If you would like to be included in our mailing list where we will give you details, products, ideas and ways to not only create awareness around this conversation but how to mobilise then email us at events@getreallive.com… Together we really can make a difference and we NEED YOU!


#grlPower ‘Turn Up the Volume’

Get Ready Friends…. It’s about to get REALLY loud around GetRealLive. We are launching #grlPower ‘Turn Up the Volume‘ and using our voices for girls across the globe who need our voices to be heard.

You may have recently heard about the 8 year old girl in Yemen who died due to a horrific situation. If you didn’t then you are now. If you did and you, like us, were turned on the inside and you can’t quit thinking about this little girl and asking the question HOW, WHY, WHAT? Then you need to stay tuned to GetRealLive and go on journey with us as we get REALLY LOUD!

Note: if you are connecting with this for the first time then please email us at events@getreallive.com to join the movement!

 


A Warm Bowl of Goodness – Porridge

Well friends, I’ve just read an article that says Western Canadians can expect one of the top three coldest winters in the last 20 years. As someone who moved from the sunny shores of Australia to Canada, I can assure you, that the article was not read with joy nor excitement.

As I wrote in an earlier article, the seasons of life, whether in nature or personally, will come and go and I realize that there is nothing neither I nor you can do to change what lies ahead. Rather, we need to prepare and equip ourselves for what is predicted to be a long and very cold winter.
With that in mind I am reminded about the breakfast I prepared for our family this morning. I like to send my kids off to school well fed, with something stuck on their ribs. Studies prove that children who have a good breakfast are able to learn better, to focus more and to simply manage their day better. Studies also show that less and less children are arriving at school well fed. Schools and communities are now offering breakfast programs because the need for breakfast is so important.
Getting up in the morning is a struggle for most people, we seem to be over charged and under rested, it’s just a symptom of the society we are living in. I have made a choice to make sure I get up earlier than my children every morning. I do this for a number of reasons:
1). The morning is my favorite time of the day. I love the quiet of the morning and it allows me time to focus for my day and prepare.
2).  I love making sure my children have a good breakfast and that pack them a healthy lunch.
It takes planning and discipline. Discipline because many days {especially cold winter mornings} hitting the snooze button feels like the right thing to do yet it never is. Today, as I rose from my warm, comfy bed, I could feel the chill in the air. I knew today was a day for a warm bowl of goodness. Yes, today kicked off what will be many mornings where my children will be greeted with a warm bowl of porridge. Porridge that is lightly sprinkled with brown sugar and finished off with a splash of warm milk. This coupled with a slice of buttered toast, in my books, is the best way to start a chilly fall or cold winters day.
Porridge is a wonderful meal that can be made ever so simply or, if you want to jazz it up you can do so with flax, fiber, raisins, cranberries, nuts or anything else that works for your family. It may seem like a lot of work in the morning but really it only takes a few minutes longer than preparing a bowl of cereal. Also, if you’re clever you can learn how to make crock pot porridge {I’ve never mastered this} which means it cooks over night and is ready to go when you wake up.
A warm bowl of goodness is the perfect way to send your children off to school when there’s a chill in the air. Not only is it good for their growing bodies, it helps in so many other ways and it’s budget friendly. Make a little extra and treat yourself…. Trust me, you won’t regret it.
As we all prepare for the cold winter mornings ahead, make sure you add Oats to your shopping list.

Dr. Robi Sonderegger Joins GetRealLive Radio to Insta-Envy…

 

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GetRealLive HOSTING A LIVE EVENT SEPTEMBER 12TH ‘INSTA-ENVY & #REALITYGRAM101’ with DR. ROBI SONDEREGGER. This is going to be a conversation you WON’T WANT TO MISS. If you can’t listen Live then Listen On Demand simply by downloading on any device. This conversation is current, it necessary and it’s impacting everyone. We can’t wait to host and have you join! 

 

 

NECESSARY DETAILS:

SHOW TIMES:

CALGARY 10PM {MDT} | SWITZERLAND 6am {CEST} | AUSTRALIA 2pm {AEST} 

Listen LIVE or ON DEMAND: CLICK HERE!!!

(Take this link and share it on your Social Media Platforms:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/getreallive/2013/09/12/dr-robi-sonderegger-talks-to-getreallive-about-insta-envy

To Join the LIVE TWEET CHAT simply click here and you will see only tweets pertaining to this conversation http://tweetchat.com/room/RealityGram101

Dr. Robi Sonderegger who is a world renowned Clinical Psychologist and sought after speaker will be joining GetRealLive Radio to talk about INSTA-ENVY and the affect Social media is having on our every day lives.

Is it possible that our increased connectivity via Social Media is leading to things like: Depression | Anxiety | Lack of Self Worth | Panic Attacks and more? Are more and more adults finding themselves scrolling through Instagram wishing their lives looked like someone else’s HIGHLIGHTS? Or, is this just something teenagers do? Is there more fighting within homes because the ‘grass appears to be greener on the other side’? Perhaps that green grass is just a fertilizer called Amaro | Mayfair |Rise | Hudson | Valencia | X-Pro 11 | Sierra or that all time favourite | LO-FI! That’s right, it could be just that a filter not a fertilised lawn.

In terms of friendship, where does the Social Media friendship end and the the face-to-face relationship start? Because we connect online, does that instantly translate into a face-to-face relationship? For some yes, for others no. How does this then translate when the relationship doesn’t transform?

How different is our real life world and our social media world and how do those worlds interact? Now that we put our personal lives out there in such a visable way how does this impact us personally. Is there a fakeness to this? Are we using masks and creating something that isn’t really there?

In the end, is all of this extremely narcissistic?

Oh yes, we are going to be talking about this and SOOOO much more. So, invite your friends, start sharing this via Instagram | Facebook | Linkedin | Google+ | Twitter | Pinterest | the bathroom wall | scratched into a bench somewhere | chalkboard (are they even used anymore) and every other place you connect.

We can’t wait to host you… Make sure you follow the #RealityGram101