Recent Articles

Episode 036 :: Jason Siff :: Thoughts Are Not the Enemy: An Innovative Approach to Meditation Practice

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 036 :: Jason Siff :: Thoughts Are Not the Enemy: An Innovative Approach to Meditation Practice

Jason Siff Jason Siff joins us to speak about his new book, Thoughts Are Not the Enemy: An Innovative Approach to Meditation Practice. One of the most common misconceptions about meditation is that, as soon as you start, your thoughts will stop. Even when this misconception is clarified, there may still be the lingering goal […]

Continue Reading

Episode 035 :: Jessica Morey :: Inward Bound Mindfulness Education

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 035 :: Jessica Morey :: Inward Bound Mindfulness Education

Jessica Morey Mindfulness is proving to be transformative to people’s lives, helping build awareness about themselves and the world around them. They’re able to loosen the grip of unskillful behaviors, while nurturing those that benefit themselves, and others. Imagine for a moment, what would it be like to get this solid foundation of practice as […]

Continue Reading

Episode 034 :: Eric Loucks :: Dispositional Mindfulness with Cardiovascular Health

| November 23, 2014 | 1 Comment
Episode 034 :: Eric Loucks :: Dispositional Mindfulness with Cardiovascular Health

Eric Loucks Eric Loucks speaks with us today about the correlations between mindfulness, and cardiovascular health. Many of the studies about mindfulness today focus on the effects of an intervention, what happens when a typically small group of people go through a mindfulness program, in relation to one quality being studied. But there is research […]

Continue Reading

Episode 033 :: Kellie Edwards :: Mindfulness 4 Mothers

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 033 :: Kellie Edwards :: Mindfulness 4 Mothers

Kellie Edwards Kellie Edwards joins us from Australia to talk about her program, Mindfulness 4 Mothers. For many of us, it helps to have a more rigorous structure to our practice. But, that can be challenging amid other daily life activities, like school, work, and perhaps the most under-rated full time, no pay job there […]

Continue Reading

Episode 032 :: Rebecca Crane :: Competence in Teaching Mindfulness-Based Courses: Concepts, Development and Assessment

| October 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 032 :: Rebecca Crane :: Competence in Teaching Mindfulness-Based Courses: Concepts, Development and Assessment

Rebecca Crane Rebecca Crane joins us to speak about competencies for mindfulness teachers. Mindfulness programs are very popular right now, building upon a decades long foundation built by a very limited set of experienced teachers. These professionals have dedicated their lives to this particular discipline, and the interconnected aspects of quality and integrity so critical […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading