We talk to Sonia Bestulic about how speech pathology can help our communication, we discuss self-talk, building confidence in others and how we can flourish through self-care and acceptance.
2:02 - my mum will be glad that we're having this conversation!
3:00 - why is speech pathology exciting?
4:14 - who can benefit from speech pathology?
5:51 - what a speech pathologist does.
9:13 - using your voice safely.
14:54 - how speech pathology helps with listening and understanding.
15:57 - people are struggling more and more with auditory processing.
17:37 - how to get better at understanding and retaining auditory input.
22:31 - enriching your vocabulary enriches what you can communicate.
24:09 - are emoji's killing vocabulary?
25:40 - why are you passionate about these topics?
27:50 - examples of the difference service has made.
32:13 - communication starts with self-talk.
33:41 - listening is a big part of communication.
34:52 - believing in others.
39:25 - "yes, you can".
42:12 - building confidence in the face of failure.
46:49 - what inspired Kisses in Your Heart.
50:03 - love and belief helps people overcome challenges.
51:29 - creating space to share emotions and be understood.
53:28 - flourish for mums.
56:06 - honour your human-nes.
57:36 - dance more often.
58:35 - celebrate instead of judging and comparison.
01:00:56 - use your communication to build others up.
01:01:16 - get in touch with Sonia.
More detailed show notes with links can be found at: https://candourpodcast.com/sonia-bestulic/