Posts by Ted Meissner

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

Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo Dr. Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo joins us to speak about her study on mindfulness helping caregivers of veterans. We’ve done several episodes on this podcast about mindfulness for military personnel, pre and post deployment, to help them with resulting problems like PTSD, or the prevention of it. Those challenges are sometimes faced by others as…

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Episode 134 :: Marc Lesser :: Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader

Marc Lesser Marc Lesser joins us to speak about Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lesson from Google and a Zen Monastery Kitchen. Critics of mindfulness in the business world have a host of objections to contemplative practice being used to “pacify workers” to untenable working conditions. This is quite strikingly in contrast to the…

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Episode 133 :: Liz Rutledge :: Sustainable Three

Liz Rutledge Liz Rutledge joins us to speak about mindfulness with nature and Sustainable Three. If you are listening to this podcast and find value and insights from what is shared here, know that this is made available from your generosity and the generosity of others like you. I want to thank those of you…

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

Jylani Ma’at Brown Jylani Ma’at Brown joins us to speak about teaching people of color, and a younger generation of meditators. If you are listening to this podcast and find value and insights from what is shared here, know that this is made available from your generosity and the generosity of others like you. I…

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Episode 131 :: Yancy Lael :: Mindfully Meeting Owls

Yancy Lael Yancy Lael joins us to speak about the mindful way to observe owls. Outside in the woods, I feel most strongly a connection with the environment. Whether sitting or walking, the experience of being outdoors in nature dismantles the illusion of separation, and for a time, I belong. My dad taught me and…

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Episode 130 :: Gisèle Bourgoin :: Mindfulness in Middle School

Gisèle Bourgoin Gisèle Bourgoin joins us to speak about how mindfulness is helping middle school students. Remember being a kid, around seventh and eighth grade? What was that time like for you? It may have been carefree and filled with joy, or maybe it was challenging, or perhaps even difficult and sometimes overwhelming with all…

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Episode 129 :: Gunes Sevinc :: MBSR and Relaxation Response Comparison

Gunes Sevinc Gunes Sevinc joins us to speak about the study Common and Dissociable Neural Activity After Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Relaxation Response Programs. If you are listening to this podcast and find value and insights from what is shared here, know that this is made available from your generosity and the generosity of others…

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Episode 128 :: Shelley A. Johns, Kathy Beck-Coon, Ann Cottingham :: Mindfulness and Quality of Life in Advanced Cancer

In this two-part episode, we speak first with Shelley Johns and Kathy Beck-Coon, and then co-author Ann Cottingham, about their work on how mindfulness can help those with cancer and their family caregivers. Mindfulness practice has been shown in research to potentially influence the quality of people’s lives. Of course one’s actual experience may vary,…

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Episode 127 :: Michael de Vibe :: Six Year Mindfulness Study

Michael de Vibe Michael de Vibe joins us to speak about a six year study of mindfulness. If you are listening to this podcast and find value and insights from what is shared here, know that this is made available from your generosity and the generosity of others like you. I want to thank those…

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Episode 126 :: Cynthia Price :: Mindfulness for Substance Use Disorder

Cynthia Price Dr. Cynthia Price joins us to speak about the study Mindful Awareness in Body-oriented Therapy (MABT) for women in substance use disorder treatment. If you are listening to this podcast and find value and insights from what is shared here, know that this is made available from your generosity and the generosity of…

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