13 episodes

We are Sierra Truong & Dean Watson, a Vietnamese/Australian couple trying to navigate our lives together in a more grounding way. In this podcast, we invite you into conversations and reflections around wellness, relationships and spirituality while sharing our personal stories.
The Grounded Circle is a community founded by Sierra that supports peoples' wellness through grounding practices of mindfulness, meditation and art.

The Grounded Circle The Grounded Circle

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We are Sierra Truong & Dean Watson, a Vietnamese/Australian couple trying to navigate our lives together in a more grounding way. In this podcast, we invite you into conversations and reflections around wellness, relationships and spirituality while sharing our personal stories.
The Grounded Circle is a community founded by Sierra that supports peoples' wellness through grounding practices of mindfulness, meditation and art.

    #13: How to Love Unconditionally

    #13: How to Love Unconditionally

    Dean and Sierra open up the Pandora's box that is unconditional love, discussing how to do it and why starting with loving yourself first is the key.



    Helpful resources:

    Being Ramdass — by Ram Dass and Rameshwar Das

    Be Love Now — by Ram Dass and Rameshwar Das

    Give And Take — by Adam Grant



    Enjoy!



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    Connect with Sierra and The Grounded Circle (@thegroundedcircle and https://www.youtube.com/@thegroundedcircle). Connect with Dean (deanrobertwatson.com).

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #12: The Power of Being Curious

    #12: The Power of Being Curious

    Dean and Sierra discuss how curiosity can be a superpower and how to use those powers wisely.



    "Helpful" resources:

    What’s He Building? — Tom Waits



    Enjoy!



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    Connect with Sierra and The Grounded Circle (@thegroundedcircle and https://www.youtube.com/@thegroundedcircle). Connect with Dean (deanrobertwatson.com).

    • 54 min
    #11: The Power of Winning Without Competing

    #11: The Power of Winning Without Competing

    Dean and Sierra reflect on the culture of winning they were raised in and how they’ve redefined what it means to win.



    Helpful resources:

    Blue Ocean Strategy by Renée Mauborgne and W. Chan Kim

    Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon



    Enjoy!



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    Connect with Sierra and The Grounded Circle (@thegroundedcircle and https://www.youtube.com/@thegroundedcircle). Connect with Dean (deanrobertwatson.com).

    • 1 hr 8 min
    #10: How to File Your Tax Return Calmly

    #10: How to File Your Tax Return Calmly

    Dean and Sierra put on their accountant visors and share how they make filing their tax returns something they actually look forward to.



    Helpful resources:

    Zen and the art of filing a tax return by Dean Watson

    The easiest way to claim your donation tax credits from IRD by Dean Watson



    Enjoy!



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    Connect with Sierra and The Grounded Circle (@thegroundedcircle and https://www.youtube.com/@thegroundedcircle). Connect with Dean (deanrobertwatson.com).

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #9: How to Take Rejection

    #9: How to Take Rejection

    Dean and Sierra map their history of giving and receiving no.



    Helpful resources:

    Million Dollar Weekend by Noah Kagan

    If you’re interested in Dean’s ebook ‘How to get a job you actually love in a Kiwi startup’ you can purchase a copy by emailing Dean directly at deanrobertwatson@gmail.com



    Enjoy!



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    Connect with Sierra and The Grounded Circle (@thegroundedcircle and https://www.youtube.com/@thegroundedcircle). Connect with Dean (deanrobertwatson.com).

    • 1 hr 7 min
    #8: The Power of Pausing and Reflecting

    #8: The Power of Pausing and Reflecting

    Dean and Sierra discuss the art of taking little moments for yourself throughout the day and their systems for reflecting.



    Helpful resources:

    Measure What Matters by John Doerr

    The 12 Week Year by Brian Moran and Michael Lennington

    Vietnamese TV show Phía Trước Là Bầu Trời

    The Little Girl Of Hanoi (1974)



    Enjoy!



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    Connect with Sierra and The Grounded Circle (@thegroundedcircle and https://www.youtube.com/@thegroundedcircle). Connect with Dean (deanrobertwatson.com).

    • 1 hr 9 min

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