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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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Episode 125 :: Cynthia Osterman :: The Benji Project

Cynthia Osterman Cynthia Osterman joins us to speak about mindful self compassion for teens in the state of Washington with The Benji Project. Growing up in contemporary society is incredibly difficult, so much harder than it was for people of my age when we were teens. Sure, it was difficult then, and depression and anxiety…

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Episode 124 :: Cynthia Garner :: Mindfulness Ambassadors International

Cynthia Garner Cynthia Garner joins us to speak about the new organization, Mindfulness Ambassadors International. For those who have been interested in deepening their mindfulness practice in a secular setting, the choices have been fairly slim: either pursue teaching, or attend the occasional retreat. But more and more options are becoming available for those interested…

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Episode 123 :: Lorraine M. Hobbs :: Mindfulness for Teens and Young Adults

Lorraine M. Hobbs Lorraine M. Hobbs joins us to speak about her experiences teaching mindfulness to teens and young adults. Something new teachers of mindfulness encounter is that it’s one of the most rewarding activities they can do, and it’s also not as easy as it may seem. In addition to having a personal practice…

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Episode 122 :: Tracy Heilers :: Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully

Tracy Heilers Tracy Heilers joins us to speak about the Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully. Most of those I know who have a regular meditation practice were not fortunate enough to have been introduced to the practice at an early age, and even less likely to have had such an introduction in a school system.…

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