The Author and Artist Hour, 10/08/2021
Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez with Kez Wickham St George
Our Guest today is Cari Schuster the author of How to get your partner to Listen to you! Cari is a Transformational and Wholistic Coach. Her heart’s desire is to provide a sanctuary for you to come and breathe, encouraging you to take time to recognize your own magnificence and learn how to live in it.
Cari was raised in a Christian home with very beautiful, loving, nurturing and supportive parents, and two beautiful younger sisters, for which she is grateful. After leaving school, Cari pursued the life of a Custom Designer/Dressmaker for individuals and began my own business still running to this day, for over 35 years. Cari married her first husband when I was 23yrs old, and had a certain perspective of teachings and beliefs that I had picked up over my years. And that was that as a woman, her role was mainly to get married and have kids and that the husband would be the head of the home having the last say in all decisions.
Cari’s distorted perspective, which she thought was normal, set her up to allow my husband to rule over her….to give in to things that did not sit right inside and submit to trying for children even though she had no desire for them. It was not an equal partnership. As their life unfolded together, no children happened, their careers grew stronger, and Caris goals did not seem to match the goals of her partner, and 14 years later they decided to part amicably.
After the separation, Cari moved to a new location in rural South Australia where her parents lived, and was taken under the wing of a Christian group that they were involved with...Much love and care was there during that time of my brokenness. She submitted to their teachings of no remarriage and singleness for a time but after a while some of those teachings made her uncomfortable and she left the group, after 14 years.
Since then, Cari met and married my best friend and soul mate Rodney. He came with two handsome sons who love me for loving their Dad. They now have 8 grandchildren whom Cari loves and adores and living a life I never imagined could come true for me. As life unfolded Cari began a search to understand the programming of the mind and why people do what they do.
This led her to study and Cari is now a qualified Neuro Linguistic Programmer and Matrix therapies Practitioner, a Life Coach and a Counselor, a School Mentor for children and a strong advocate and support for people taking responsibility for their lives and choices, our beautiful earth and all its inhabitants.
Cari what inspired you to write this manual?
Can anyone be coached to Listen in a relationship
Once becoming a published author and coach, what then?
Explain the art of Listening
How do you go about approaching the people and places you would like to be seen in.
Choose the one person who is in the promotional world you would trust to empower you.
Who would be your ideal Client Cari.
Would you call this Manual and the coaching an investment in one’s self
When your being listened to what happens to the body emotionally
Lockdown has certainly changed how we listen to others, do you feel we have become more compassionate?
Kez is ever the storyteller and a popular speaker at many local events; However mentoring others to tell their stories has become a large part of Kez’s life, running creative writing workshops for those that have a story to tell.
Encouraging and mentoring others to follow their passion for writing has resulted in four of her writing protégés becoming published authors. Kez also invites published authors in fiction to contact her, as she enjoys introducing their work to Facebook and Instagram by video.