Posts by Ted Meissner

Episode 110 :: Emma Frowine :: Mindful Eating Summit

Emma Frowine Emma Frowine joins us to speak about the upcoming free online Mindful Eating Summit. Many of you have participated in the raisin exercise. For many this is a first taste — forgive my word choice — of mindful eating. With it you engage all of your senses, expansively receiving the perhaps surprising variety…

Read More

Episode 109 :: Dana K. Lewis :: Mindful Veterans Connection

Dana K. Lewis Dana K. Lewis joins us to speak about Mindful Veterans Connection. Today we’re continuing our exploration of mindfulness in the military, talking about a group reaching out to help veterans. Dana K. Lewis’s first experience with meditation was in 1966 when he went to and fell in love with Japan, exploring Nichiren…

Read More

Episode 108 :: Jacqueline Carter :: The Mind of the Leader

Jacqueline Carter Jacqueline Carter joins us to speak about The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results. As mindfulness grows and continues to become more mainstream, it is inevitable that it finds its way into work, the place most people spend a significant portion of their…

Read More

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

David Treleaven David Treleaven returns to the podcast to speak about his new book Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for Safe and Transformative Healing. As mindfulness goes mainstream, more and more people are giving it a try. At an introduction to mindfulness program I gave just last week, when I asked the question how many of you…

Read More

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

Amishi Jha Dr. Amishi Jha joins us to speak about mindfulness programs in the military. Over the course of the past several years I’ve heard and seen some pretty damning opinions of teaching mindfulness to military personnel, active duty or otherwise. Often there’s a false dichotomy subtley posed with contrasting images of soldiers bristling with…

Read More

Practice Circle: Mindful Movement

Click Here at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Sunday, February 11th to Join the Live Session. During January and February, Practice Circle will be aligned with the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Online Live program offered by Ted Meissner and Amy Balentine. There may be people from that class joining Practice Circle as an additional opportunity to…

Read More

Episode 025 :: David Treleaven :: Mindfulness Practices for Trauma

David Treleaven David Treleaven joins us to speak about mindfulness and trauma. Many of us come to practice from some suffering in our lives. Our usual, tried and true coping mechanisms aren’t keeping up, and we’re exploring some avenues we’ve not checked out before. There are some promising studies indicating mindfulness can help survivors of…

Read More