Episode 042 :: Shamash Alidina :: The Mindful Way Through Stress

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Shamash Alidina

Shamash Alidina joins us to speak about his new book, The Mindful Way Through Stress.

Ten years ago, there may have been only a handful of books on mindfulness in a secular context. Today, there is an explosion of books, CD’s, blogs, a cornucopia of resources for people to learn more. Each author brings with them their own heartfelt understanding and particular approach to the practice, allowing potential meditators to do some research, and find what might resonate best for them.

Shamash Alidina is the international bestselling author of the Mindfulness For Dummies series, and has now written The Mindful Way through Stress. He frequently pops up in newspapers, magazines and on radio shows. Based in London, he runs workshops and speaks at conferences all over the world and now uses webinars to show others how to teach mindfulness, too. Special thanks to Teresa for her coordination of the interview for this episode.

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Music for This Episode Courtesy of Rodrigo Rodriguez

The music heard in this podcast is from Rodrigo Rodriguez. You can visit his website to hear more of his music, get the full discography, and view his upcoming tour dates.

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About the Author ()

Ted Meissner is the host of the podcast Present Moment: Mindfulness Practice and Science. He has been a meditator since the early 90’s, has been interviewed for Books and Ideas, Mindful Lives, and The Whole Leader podcasts, spoken about mindfulness with various groups including Harvard Humanist Hub, and has written for Elephant Journal and The International Journal of Whole Person Care. He is the Executive Director of the Secular Buddhist Association, host of the SBA’s official podcast The Secular Buddhist, and is on the Advisory Board for the Spiritual Naturalist Society. Ted’s background is in the Zen and Theravada traditions, he is a regular speaker on interfaith panel discussions, and is interested in examining the evolution of contemplative practice in contemporary culture. Ted teaches Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care & Society, where he is the Manager of Online Programming and Community Development.

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