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Episode 062 :: Dan Huston :: Communicating Mindfully: Mindfulness-Based Communication and Emotional Intelligence

| January 30, 2016 | 1 Comment
Episode 062 :: Dan Huston :: Communicating Mindfully: Mindfulness-Based Communication and Emotional Intelligence

Dan Huston Professor Dan Huston joins us to speak about his university class and text book Communicating Mindfully: Mindfulness-Based Communication and Emotional Intelligence. In your meditation practice, you may have noticed how much internal dialogue is happening, moment by moment, distracting you from just being present with your experience. That’s our default mode, thinking and […]

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Episode 061 :: Toby Cann :: Mindfulness, Spirituality, and Well Being Education in Schools

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Episode 061 :: Toby Cann :: Mindfulness, Spirituality, and Well Being Education in Schools

Toby Cann Tobias Cann joins us to speak about mindfulness, spirituality, and well being education in schools with his international work. Mindfulness in schools is growing by leaps and bounds, all over the world. From the .b program in the U.K., to Mindful Schools in the U.S., and a host of other programs are introducing […]

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Episode 060 :: Dr. Sam Himelstein :: Building Authentic Relationships

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Episode 060 :: Dr. Sam Himelstein :: Building Authentic Relationships

Dr. Sam Himelstein Sam Himelstein joins us to speak about the skills needed to build authentic relationships in programs, particularly when working with youth. In mindfulness programs, a foundational activity is holding a safe space, and we can’t effectively do that without building relationships with participants. But how do we do that, and what are […]

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Episode 059 :: Fadel Zeidan :: Mindfulness, Pain, and Placebo

| December 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Episode 059 :: Fadel Zeidan :: Mindfulness, Pain, and Placebo

Fadel Zeidan Dr. Fadel Zeidan joins us to speak about his research findings about mindfulness, pain, and placebo. In this second of a two-part series, we continue our discussion of recent findings around placebo effects. Far from being false positives, there is research to suggest that not only are these effects measurably “in your head”, […]

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Episode 058 :: Dr. Cathy Kerr :: Placebo Effects: A Middle Way

| December 14, 2015 | 1 Comment
Episode 058 :: Dr. Cathy Kerr :: Placebo Effects: A Middle Way

Dr. Cathy Kerr In this first of a two-part series, Dr. Cathy Kerr joins us to speak about the complexities of placebo effects. We seem to be living in a time of polar opposites. Whatever the stance, there are those who take a hard line, and are utterly dismissive of opposing ideas. In the realm […]

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Episode 057 :: Jane Compson and Lynette Monteiro :: Still Exploring the Middle Path: a Response to Commentaries

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Episode 057 :: Jane Compson and Lynette Monteiro :: Still Exploring the Middle Path: a Response to Commentaries

Jane Compson and Lynette Monteiro join us to speak about their paper, Still Exploring the Middle Path: a Response to Commentaries. What if you were new to running, and you were going to train for a 5k. Good for you! You diligently check with your physician, get the right shoes, and start to participate in […]

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Episode 056 :: Michael Chaskalson :: Corporate Mindfulness

| November 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Episode 056 :: Michael Chaskalson :: Corporate Mindfulness

Michael Chaskalson Mindfulness teacher Michael Chaskalson joins us to talk about his experiences teaching mindfulness in the corporate world. Think about the workplace for a moment. What’s it like? For some, it may be the hallowed halls of academia, or a construction project, or perhaps you’re fortunate enough to work from home. For others, the […]

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Episode 055 :: Janet Slom :: Mindfulness in Art

| November 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Episode 055 :: Janet Slom :: Mindfulness in Art

Janet Slom Janet Slom joins us to speak about mindfulness in art. When we think of mindfulness, we may think of a particular formal practice of meditation. And that’s certainly a part of what we do, helping to open awareness to what’s happening in the present moment. But what about the rest of our waking […]

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