Featured Podcast Guests

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Episode 147 :: Elizabeth A. Stanley, Ph.D. :: Widen the Window: Training Your Brain and Body to Thrive During Stress and Recover from Trauma

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Episode 145 :: Carter Lebares :: Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Training in Surgery

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Episode 135 :: Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo :: Mindfulness and Caregivers of Veterans

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Episode 132 :: Jylani Ma’at Brown :: Teens of Color Mindfulness Retreat

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Episode 121 :: Deborah Salazar Shapiro :: The Magical Mindful Day

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Episode 119 :: Dawn Brooks DeCosta :: Emotional Intelligence at Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School

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Episode 107 :: David Treleaven :: Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness

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Episode 106 :: Amishi Jha :: Mindfulness for the Military

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Practice Circle: Mindful Movement

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Episode 105 :: Maia Duerr :: Work That Matters: Create a Livelihood That Reflects Your Core Intention

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Episode 104 :: Jane Compson, Lynette Monteiro, Frank Musten :: Practitioner’s Guide to Ethics and Mindfulness-Based Interventions

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Episode 097 :: Inger Burnett-Zeigler :: Mindfulness with Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Women in Chicago

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Episode 082 :: Rose Pavlov :: Ivy Child International

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Episode 080 :: Rebecca Crane :: What Defines Mindfulness-Based Programs?

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Episode 079 :: Sara Harvey Yao :: Drop In: Lead with Deeper Presence and Courage

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Episode 069 :: Laura Schmalzl :: Neurology of Movement-Based Contemplative Practices

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Episode 065 :: Jeena Cho :: The Anxious Lawyer

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Episode 063 :: Brett Cook :: Clouds in a Teacup: A Mindfulness Journey and Coloring Book

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

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

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Ted Meissner has been a meditator since the early 90’s, is a UMass Center for Mindfulness Certified MBSR Teacher, and is the host of the podcast Present Moment: Mindfulness Practice and Science. He has been interviewed for Books and Ideas, Mindful Lives, and The Whole Leader as well as several other podcasts, and has presented about mindfulness to various groups including the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Harvard Humanist Hub, and Be The Match, the National Marrow Donor program. Ted has been published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, Mindful, and The International Journal of Whole Person Care, and teaches mindfulness, resilience, and hosts the in-person Mindfulness Practice Center community.