Ep 75: Meeting Challenges

Let go of worry and stress as Meg Durham invites Toni Powell, an acclaimed Australian author and TEDx speaker, to share her insights on breaking free from anxiety and fear traps. In this insightful episode, Powell shares practical tips and strategies to prioritise our wellbeing and live a more fulfilling and joyful existence.

Toni also sheds light on the hidden costs of complaining and introduces her approach to dose management, enabling us to complain only for a worthy reason. Tune in to discover Powell’s refreshing perspective on focusing on the positives in life and improving your overall wellbeing.

In this conversation we discuss

▫️ Navigating unexpected challenges

▫️ The power of neuroplasticity

▫️ Why focusing on the good matters

▫️ And so much more…

You can quote us on that…

Happiness is rented; you choose it every day.”

Toni Powell

“It’s very difficult to have a happy life if you focus on what’s wrong all the time because that becomes your reality and your world.”

Toni Powell

“Complaining is bad for you like sugar is bad for you, but it’s very tasty. Do it in very small amounts.”

Toni Powell


Toni Powell – Website | LinkedIn

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Hi, I'm Meg!

B.Phys Ed, M. Ed (Student Wellbeing), CIPP

I’m a teacher with experience working in primary and secondary schools across Australia, and a specialist in the field of wellbeing education and coaching. I founded Open Mind Education in 2013 with a vision of sharing practical, enriching wellbeing education with staff, parents, and broader school communities.

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