Cheryl B. Engelhardt Cheryl B. Engelhardt joins us to speak about Anxiety, Mindfulness, and Music. As most of the listeners to this podcast likely know, mindfulness is not just about our time on the cushion during formal practice. It’s about how we meet the world, the time of our lives, and that includes music. Cheryl…

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Willoughby Britton Willoughby Britton joins us to speak about Cheetah House, and the Meditation Safety Toolbox. While mindfulness programs may be beneficial, even transformative for many people, it’s not the right solution to every problem. Mindfulness can become the hammer with every problem a nail. It’s not new that mindfulness-based interventions may be ill timed,…

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Elisha Goldstein Elisha Goldstein speaks with us about A Course in Mindful Living. One of the most challenging things for those new to mindfulness practice is that even if you’ve found and taken a good course from a competent teacher, that ends, and… then what? Often there is a difficulty with integrating one’s time off…

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Hunter Clarke-Fields Hunter Clarke-Fields joins us to speak about Mindful Mama Mentor. As many of you may know, raising children is more than a full-time job. Kids need attention, education, let alone food, clothing, and perhaps especially love. That’s a pretty tall order, and mindfulness can help parents be at their best. Hunter Clarke-Fields is…

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A continuing legacy of mindfulness programs like MBSR and other mindfulness-based interventions, or MBI’s, is a common misunderstanding about what they are — and what they aren’t. History Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, was a molecular biologist working at the University of Massachusetts in the late `70’s. He had a long standing meditation practice, and found tremendous…

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Today you can find mindfulness just about everywhere, from classrooms to corporations, PBS specials and TIME magazine, and even in your grocery store checkout line. But that hasn’t always been the case, and mindfulness going mainstream has been a relatively new development. Much of that is due to the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, who created a detailed curriculum for learning, practice, and…

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Gunes Sevinc Gunes Sevinc returns to the podcast to speak about the latest research on mindfulness and fear responses. When looking at scientific research, sometimes a question comes up: So What? There’s a measurable resizing or thickening in some part of the brain, but how does that actually show up and maybe change things outside…

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Micki Fine Micki Fine joins us to speak about her new children’s mindfulness book, May All People and Pigs Be Happy. Introducing a concept, let alone a practice, that can be as fraught with nuance as mindfulness to adults can be very challenging. In some ways that introduction can be made more accessible when sharing…

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