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Join us Wednesday 12th Jan 2022 for a FB LIVE video conversation.
As we welcome another year of COVID living, it is important now more than ever to be mindful of our mental health! This pandemic has been one of the biggest challenges humanity has had to face in recent times, and the best thing we can do for ourselves and others is keep our minds strong so we can persevere and get through this together.
We are excited to welcome Romi Grossberg to the podcast on January 12th at 7:30pm BKK time to discuss the importance of mental health during covid and what you can do to keep your mind in top shape as we power through these difficult times.
Join us on our Facebook Live session, and not to worry, if you miss the live session you can catch the audio on our podcast channel the day after!
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If you missed it, here is the VIDEO: FB LIVE conversation.
Or press play below to listen to the AUDIO podcast interview.
‘Gaining Clarity & Trusting Your Gut’
I was honoured to be invited by good friend, colleague and host Faith Hill to speak on Sanctuary Wellness podcast. Faith interviews a variety of healers and therapists from around the world to hear their stories.
“Welcome to the Sanctuary Wellness Podcast featuring inspiring and informative interviews with wellness experts in a huge variety of mental, physical, and spiritual practices.
In each episode, your host & life coach, Faith Hill talks with a different guest who shares their expertise and knowledge on a valuable wellbeing practice. In addition, each guest shares a personal insight into themselves as people;
what inspires them, what drives them, what fascinates them.
This podcast is brought to you from the Sanctuary Thailand Wellness Resort on the tropical island of Koh Phangan.
Wellbeing, health, life balance, mindset, alternative therapies, vitality, happiness, detox, yoga, meditation, nutrition, positivity.”
Faith also published a 10-minute Mindfulness Meditation of mine a few weeks ago.
In May I was interviewed by Valeria Teles, a Well-Being Coach, Author and Podcaster in the U.S. She wanted to talk to me about my book and course ‘The Key, A Social Emotional Toolkit for Teens’ and together we discussed the mental health and emotional well-being of adolescence with a focus on understanding oneself and one’s friendships.
In this episode, Valeria Teles interviews Romi Grossberg.
Teenagers are introduced to the ideas of emotional intelligence, self-awareness and self-understanding: To learning greater life skills and coping strategies to not merely survive school and home life but to thrive socially, emotionally and mentally.
“Your E.Q. (emotional intelligence) is based on self-awareness. It is understanding your emotions and why you react to people or situations the way you do.
Increasing your awareness is important for the very simple reason that it ultimately makes life easier! It is difficult to notice the good or acknowledge the ‘not so good’ in life if you aren’t aware in the first place. Understanding and increasing your awareness and learning some of the tools in this book can help you deal with pressure, anxiety, school life, friendships, relationships, arguments, family life and growing up.” She writes in her opening chapter.
‘The Key’ is a guidebook addressing mental, social, and emotional health. Romi believes that in today’s current climate of an elevating mental health crisis amongst adolescence worldwide, it is vital young people are adequately equipped to handle their thoughts and emotions as they move through this developmental stage of identity.
Teens can learn that even seemingly complex issues or problems can be taught and dealt with in very real terms with practical guidance, learning, activities, videos, and discussion.
Romi’s book ‘The Key’ is broken into three sections: 1. My Friendships, 2. Me and 3. My Family. She begins with friendships because friendship is the most important thing during adolescence and so the best way to engage. “It’s not exactly a lie when we say what we know other people want to hear, but it’s not always the truth either. It is us trying to fit in, not stand out, be cool. We all do it. But wouldn’t it be cooler if we didn’t have to always concentrate or try so hard? If we could be honest with ourselves and our friends and know that everything would just be okay?” – writes Romi Grossberg.
‘The Key’ includes over twenty topics including negative thought patterns, unconditional love, bullying, effective communication, anxiety, trusting yourself, and many more.
‘Improving Communications & Connections in Relationships’
Listen to my latest episode where I chat with Author and Therapist Romi Grossberg about improving communication and connection in relationships.
Lisa Entwistle, host
Lisa Entwisle – Podcast host and founder of Wellthy Living: “My mantra is “connection is medicine and I hope the content of these episodes can inform and inspire you to live a meaningful, connected and wellthy life.”
Part 1 of this live interview with Romi Grossberg by Danny Blay held at The Melbourne Writers Festival, focuses on her previous role as manger of ‘Tiny Toones’, a hip hop centre for street kids in the slums of Phnom Penh. They discuss the reality of life there, the constant moral dilemmas, the love, the learning and eventually the transition from Cambodia to Thailand.
Part 2 of this live interview with Romi Grossberg by Danny Blay held at The Melbourne Writers Festival, starts with her transition from Cambodia to Thailand. They focus on her current work in counselling, writing therapy, emotional intelliegence and her latest book ‘The 5-Minute Guide to Emitional Intelligence.’
In this interview by Henry Greener, we discuss the power of writing therapy, emotional intelligence and my new book The 5-Minute Guide to Emotional Intelligence. We further discuss my previous work as Manager of a hip hop centre in the slums in Cambodia and the Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival.
In the second part of the interview by Henry Greener, we move on from talking about my previous work as Manager of a hip hop centre in the slums in Cambodia, to discussing art therapy (mostly writing therapy) and take a look at the Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival.
The SHTICK” is a 30 minute television program, screened three times weekly on Melbourne Community Channel 31 (Digital 44). It is a showcase of humour, music, interviews, community events, information and entertainment from within the wider Jewish community and offers an opportunity to have a valuable link to their culture.
Kate Arnott from ABC’s The Australia Network interviews Romi Grossberg, Manager of Tiny Toones Cambodia.
Dylan Lewis (my childhood crush) came to interview KK, myself and Tiny Toones during our theatre rehearsal in Melbourne’s Chapel off Chapel theatre for Channel 10’s ‘The Circle.’
What an incredible time for all of us. I got to meet… well Dylan Lewis, KK overcame his fear of being interviewed and Dylan was moved to tears out the back later when he and KK sat down to an honest chat about the reality of street life in Cambodia. A truly memorable day.
My interview was at the end of my working day. I hadn’t thought much of it.
At about 4pm I asked my kids in the centre to look at the radio interview request email so they could explain to me where exactly the station was. Four of them read the email and then looked me up and down and laughed.
“You can’t go dressed like that”
“Why not? It is radio, no one can see me”
“Don’t you know who Soma Norodom is?”
“Ummm, the lady who is interviewing me?”
“Think about it. What’s the name of the main road here, the really big one”
Oh shit! She is Princess Soma Norodom.
Panic as I start running around the centre knowing I don’t have time to go home and change. I wash my face and take a clean ‘Tiny Toones’ work t-shirt. It’s the best I can do. I wasn’t nervous before. Now I am terrified. The segment is ‘Emerging Female Leaders in Cambodia. The Princess wants to interview me?
An hour passes of banter back and forth between Soma and I (yes we are on first name basis now) and we totally forget we are live until question time and people call in – and they did. We had an absolute blast. We discussed everything from ex-pat life in Cambodia, learning Khmer language, working with street kids, children’s rights and my upcoming TEDx talk. She is my age and one very cool and very smart lady. She is also nicknamed ‘The Rebel Princess.’
Later the same year I was asked to interview Soma for WuPP (What’s up Phnom Penh) magazine. She still tells people it was her favourite interview.
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