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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

Jane Compson, Lynette Monteiro, and Frank Musten join us to speak about their new book, Practitioner’s Guide to Ethics and Mindfulness-Based Interventions. One of the criticisms of mindfulness programs is that they don’t include any kind of ethical component. This is usually followed up by casting aspersions about mindfulness just being a watered down version…

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Episode 103 :: Kimberly Carrière :: Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Weight Loss

Kimberly Carrière Kimberly Carrière joins us to speak about Mindfulness-based interventions for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis. If you’ve taken a mindfulness-based program, you’ve likely encountered the raisin exercise, in which you engage all of your senses with playful curiosity in the full process of eating. This is explored further with having an…

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Episode 102 :: Carol Horton :: Best Practices for Yoga in the Criminal Justice System

Carol Horton Carol Horton joins us to speak about Best Practices for Yoga in the Criminal Justice System. Offering programming of all kinds within the criminal justice system runs into difficulties, and those challenges are even larger when there’s an accompanying misunderstanding about them. Yoga, for example, does not necessarily conflict with an appropriate separation…

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Episode 101 :: Michelle Gale :: Mindful Parenting in a Messy World

Michelle Gale Michelle Gale joins us to speak about Mindful Parenting in a Messy World. Life, it may be fair to say, can be complicated at times. There are circumstances that provide a continuous roller coaster ride of ups and downs, and learning to navigate those often tidal currents is part of the practice of…

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