28 episodes

Our human world is made up of stories but the stories that define us no longer make sense. It's time to move beyond our human stories.

Join Genevieve Boast, Founder of Beyond Human Stories as she adventures into the new territory of restorying sustainability. Over the next 6 months, she will dialogue on this podcast with change makers, visionaries, elders and story hackers, discovering how human resilience and invention is transforming the old stories for good. These ‘bright spots’ of innovation are the forerunners for a new story of sustainability on Earth. They serve as inspirations and reminders for each of us to choose how we will participate in the change all around us.

Beyond Human Stories - Restorying Life Podcas‪t‬ Restorying Life Podcast

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Our human world is made up of stories but the stories that define us no longer make sense. It's time to move beyond our human stories.

Join Genevieve Boast, Founder of Beyond Human Stories as she adventures into the new territory of restorying sustainability. Over the next 6 months, she will dialogue on this podcast with change makers, visionaries, elders and story hackers, discovering how human resilience and invention is transforming the old stories for good. These ‘bright spots’ of innovation are the forerunners for a new story of sustainability on Earth. They serve as inspirations and reminders for each of us to choose how we will participate in the change all around us.

    The Tea Sessions - Math's & Movement

    The Tea Sessions - Math's & Movement

    Join Genevieve Boast, Founder of Beyond Human Stories for a short series of impromptu digital conversations over tea, where she talks to changemakers about key stories unfolding during our times of transformation.

    Join Genevieve in this dialogue with movement catalyst and Founder of ZeroOne, Adam Barley where they 'dance' and play with the mathematical equations of humanity and the Universe.

    SHOW NOTES
    Math's, movement and mysticism - https://vimeo.com/431172707
    ZeroOne - https://inzero.one/
    Beyond Human Stories - https://beyondhumanstories.com

    • 33 min
    Ecological Intimacy

    Ecological Intimacy

    Episode 5 (32 mins) - Ecological Intimacy

    “We never turn back to normal, we fall forwards into something else. The prevailing narrative of 'certainty' completely misses the ecological dimension of life”

    In the fifth episode of A New Story of Sustainability, Genevieve reconnects with her old friend Paul Clarke, author, gardener, and eco educator. In this episode Genevieve and Paul explore –

    - The energy of ATTENTION and the POETRY OF NATURE
    - Breaking the routine of the INDUSTRIAL MIND
    - Remembering TIMELESS SENSORY EXPERIENCE
    - Learning from NATURES EYES in landscapes and stories of place
    - Learning how to listen to the LANGUAGE OF A PLACE
    - Connecting to your LONGING for a new BEHAVIOURAL STORY
    - The transformation nature of SCHOOL CLOSURES
    - Learning to communicate in INTIMATELY TELEPATHIC ways
    - CHOOSING TO LISTEN and LOVE in a new natural world

    SHOW NOTES
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-paul-clarke-20633817/
    https://medium.com/@popupfoundation/breathe-seasonal-reflections-91fb04c727cf
    https://foundation.rocks/

    • 32 min
    The Tea Sessions - Life Writing You

    The Tea Sessions - Life Writing You

    Join Genevieve Boast, Founder of Beyond Human Stories for a short series of impromptu digital conversations over tea, where she talks to changemakers about key stories unfolding during our times of transformation.

    This conversation is with Daniel Kern, freelance writer, community builder & breathwork guide exploring the practice of 'life writing'. In this episode, Gen and Dan share personal practices and exercises for allowing 'life to write through you'.

    SHOW NOTES
    https://www.beaconcollective.us/breathwork
    https://www.danielpkern.com/post/we-all-need-to-come-out
    https://beyondhumanstories.com

    • 30 min
    Perception drives behaviour

    Perception drives behaviour

    Episode 4 (30 mins) - Perception drives behaviour

    “One of the biggest shifts we are seeing in the world right now is that big institutions and governments are realising that people aren't stupid”

    In the fourth episode of A New Story of Sustainability, Genevieve has a chat with Wherefrom.org Co-Founder Adam Williams. In this episode Genevieve and Adam explore –

    - Restorying STUCK in the times of COVID-19
    - Understanding consumer PERCEPTION of sustainability
    - Creating a dialogue between consumers and brands to create MINDSET SHIFTS
    - SOCIAL & PHYSICAL PERMACULTURE and what it can teach us
    - Amplifying INNOVATION by walking on the edges between stories
    - A new ECONOMIC STORY of human and social capital
    - 'Growth' as an INWARD impulse instead of an OUTER distraction
    - The power of BOREDOM in catalysing creativity
    - IMMERSING yourself in the living breathing ecosystem of Earth

    SHOW NOTES
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamwilliams9/
    https://wherefrom.org
    https://www.instagram.com/wherefrom_uk/

    • 30 min
    The Tea Sessions - Vision Quest Part 3

    The Tea Sessions - Vision Quest Part 3

    Join Genevieve Boast, Founder of Beyond Human Stories for a short series of impromptu digital conversations over tea, where she talks to changemakers about key stories unfolding during our times of transformation.

    This conversation is the third of a three-part series with Giles Hutchins, exploring the collective vision quest of humanity during the COVID-19 global lockdown. In this episode, Gen and Giles explore The Return to a new 'natural'.


    https://beyondhumanstories.com/keep-up-to-date/

    http://ffla.co/naturalbusiness/natureimmersion/

    • 24 min
    The Tea Sessions - Vision Quest Part 2

    The Tea Sessions - Vision Quest Part 2

    Join Genevieve Boast, Founder of Beyond Human Stories for a short series of impromptu digital conversations over tea, where she talks to changemakers about key stories unfolding during our times of transformation.

    This conversation is the second of a three-part series with Giles Hutchins, exploring the collective vision quest of humanity during the COVID-19 global lockdown. In this episode, Gen and Giles explore The Journey.


    https://beyondhumanstories.com/storyhack-studio/

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avuPq-GsB0o&list=PL4fiSooXivB7D83ut1Igssgg0xZcf-mGN&index=22

    https://thenatureofbusiness.org/2020/03/22/can-the-darkness-of-crisis-reveal-a-new-dawn/

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Stooge22 ,

Like meditating...

Finding Genevieve’s podcast series so relaxing, so interesting. The way she embraces life is infectious...

Amythyst5961 ,

Thought provoking

Loved listening to this series. It created time to listen but challenge my thinking which I loved. Plus I’m a huge Gen fan ;)

T asha ,

Alice boreham

Lots of laughs, with plenty of deep thoughtful moments in between. A really good listen. Gen’s laugh is really infectious. Looking forward to the next podcast.

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