• Karen Caswell

Inspiring A Community with Tammy Robinson

#InspirationInflucenImpact #AuthenticityInEDU #TLAPdownunder #FormallyEverAfter Karen Caswell


My guest this episode, Tammy Robinson, shares how in the midst of grief she discovered her life's purpose and, in the process, healed her heart. She talks of her desire to empower young people and show them they are important, valued and respected. Tammy's goal is for the young people she supports to know that kindness is free, and to teach them that, as a community, we can create a ripple effect of kindness.


Tammy's inspirational, influential and impactful recommendations:


Connect with Tammy:

Facebook - Formally Ever After


Tammy runs Formally Ever After, a community program in Logan, Queensland. She is a mother of four (three adult children and her 12 year old daughter), and her partner enthusiastically helps with the program. Tammy works in the Aged Care industry as a Lifestyle Carer, and working with our elderly has always been her passion. In 2019 she lost three very important people in her life, and in 2020 she lost a fourth loved one. These tragic losses reminded her how precious life is and how important it is to be kind to one another. It also reminded her that if time is we have to give another, then we should give our time. Tammy believes we need to use our experiences in life to help lift others and to show our children and young adults that kindness is free.



If you missed one of our previous episodes, you can hear the inspiring, influential and impactful guests below (they are worth the listen!)


#0 - An Introduction

#1 - Dave Burgess: Discover Wide

#2 - Trevor MacKenzie: Inspiring Inquiry

#3 - Tamara Letter: Inspired by Kindness

#4 - Fi Morrison: STEM-spirational

#5 - Craig Ladek: The Impact of Service

#6 - Dr, Stephanie Smith: Empowering Young People

#7 - Barbara Gruener: Connecting By Heart

#8 - Dan Jackson: Effective Impact

#9 - Jessica Vance: Curious Questioning

#10 - Lisa Currie: Kindness Ripples

#11 - Tara Martin: Life Is Inspiration

#12 - Beck Keough: Making Learning Stick

#13 - Tonya Gilchrist: Professional Learning Equity

#14 - Kath Murdoch: 'Wonder'-ful Impact

#15 - Rachael McPhail: The Impact of One

#16 - Roman Nowak: A Journey of Hope

#17 - Ryan Persaud: Embracing Diversity

#18 - Laurie McIntosh: A Journey of Affirmation

#19 - Paul Taylor: Transforming Teaching and Learning

#20 - Monique Maguire: The Impact of Martial Arts

#21 - Catherine Williams: The Impact of Connection

#22 - Sarah Johnson: A Full Life Focus

#23 - Alice Vigors: The Thinking Classroom

#24 - Tammy Baart: The Impact of Identity


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