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Episode 031 :: Juan Santoyo :: Effortless Awareness

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 031 :: Juan Santoyo :: Effortless Awareness

Juan Santoyo Juan Santoyo joins us to speak about the paper Effortless awareness: using real time neurofeedback to investigate correlates of posterior cingulate cortex activity in meditators’ self-report. We talk a lot on this podcast about the scientific research on mindfulness, bringing as guests the authors of some of the most cutting edge work in […]

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Episode 030 :: Dr. Patricia Jennings :: Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom

| September 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 030 :: Dr. Patricia Jennings :: Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom

Dr. Patricia Jennings Our guest today, Dr. Patricia Jennings, speaks with us about her upcoming book Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom. I have a prediction. In a different podcast than Present Moment, one of the guests suggested that mindfulness was on the way out, that it wasn’t going […]

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Episode 029 :: Vanessa Meade :: Alaska Veterans Organization for Women

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 029 :: Vanessa Meade :: Alaska Veterans Organization for Women

Vanessa Meade Vanessa Meade joins us to speak about Alaska Veterans Organization for Women, A.V.O.W. Mindfulness programs started in the clinical setting, helping people in ways that were, thirty years ago, at least uncommon and certainly not accepted by conventional medicine. Times have changed, studies have good indications of the positive impacts contemplative practices may […]

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Episode 028 :: Dr. Judson Brewer :: Contemplative Research at the Center for Mindfulness

| August 10, 2014 | 4 Comments
Episode 028 :: Dr. Judson Brewer :: Contemplative Research at the Center for Mindfulness

Dr. Judson Brewer Dr. Judson Brewer joins us to speak about his role as the Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness. There is a lot of hype around mindfulness these days. We find a mix of responsible and accurate journalism, and inaccurate sensationalism overlaying a foundation of potentially great research. So what does […]

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Episode 027 :: Alex Peavey :: Mindful Living Program at Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 027 :: Alex Peavey :: Mindful Living Program at Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia

Alex Peavey Teacher and coach Alex Peavey joins us to speak about his Mindul Living program at Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia. How many of us have noticed an improvement in our sports performance, with a little bit of mindfulness practice? How many of us have even thought to try? Today’s guest has learned those […]

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Episode 026 :: Paul Harrison :: The Mindfulness Movie

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 026 :: Paul Harrison :: The Mindfulness Movie

Paul Harrison Paul Harrison joins us to speak about his new film, The Mindfulness Movie. We’re seeing an exploration of mindfulness in some places it’s not been discussed before. No longer relegated to the confines of a meditation hall or traditional books, we’re seeing scientific studies, popular books, Time Magazine cover stories (again!), and even […]

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Episode 025 :: David Treleaven :: Mindfulness Practices for Trauma

| June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 025 :: David Treleaven :: Mindfulness Practices for Trauma

David Treleaven David Treleaven joins us to speak about mindfulness and trauma. Many of us come to practice from some suffering in our lives. Our usual, tried and true coping mechanisms aren’t keeping up, and we’re exploring some avenues we’ve not checked out before. There are some promising studies indicating mindfulness can help survivors of […]

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Episode 024 :: Daniel Rechtschaffen :: The Way of Mindful Education: Cultivating Well-Being in Teachers and Students

| June 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 024 :: Daniel Rechtschaffen :: The Way of Mindful Education: Cultivating Well-Being in Teachers and Students

Daniel Rechtschaffen Daniel Rechtschaffen joins us to speak about his work promoting mindfulness in our educational systems. Take a moment and imagine what your life may have been like, had you been introduced to mindfulness as a child. What if it had been taught, practiced, and discussed every day in our K-12 schools? For many […]

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