36 episodes

This podcast is for professionals in the conservation practitioners or citizen scientists. Trying to save the environment and its species can be challenging, frustrating, stressful and depressing-how do we cope with this? Join Dr. Scarlett Smash, an environmental science/marine conservation scientist and yogi practitioner on a journey of self-care. It is important to becoming a mindful conservationist, connecting conservation and holistic healing to provoke and awaken a wholeness in one’s self which leads to sustainable happiness and efficiency.

Podcast Creator, Executive Producer, Host, Editor: Dr. Ashley Scarlett

The Guide to Mindful Conservation: Dancing in Pink Hiking Boots Dr. Ashley Scarlett

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This podcast is for professionals in the conservation practitioners or citizen scientists. Trying to save the environment and its species can be challenging, frustrating, stressful and depressing-how do we cope with this? Join Dr. Scarlett Smash, an environmental science/marine conservation scientist and yogi practitioner on a journey of self-care. It is important to becoming a mindful conservationist, connecting conservation and holistic healing to provoke and awaken a wholeness in one’s self which leads to sustainable happiness and efficiency.

Podcast Creator, Executive Producer, Host, Editor: Dr. Ashley Scarlett

    Is Academic Tenure Toxic?

    Is Academic Tenure Toxic?

    Dr. Scarlett Smash, guest Dr. Chris Parsons and Dr. Abigail McQuartters-Gollop have a good discussion about what academic tenure is like in the US and the UK. They evaluate if it is politically corrupt, and what we can do to make tenure more mindful.
    Show Notes:
    Register for the virtual Mindful Conservation Conference, January 4-9, 2021 https://www.absolutelysmashingllc.com
    Early Registration for $20 for 4Days ends November 15th!
     
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    Dr. Scarlett Smash @drscarlettsmash
    Chris @EcmParsons
    Abigail @anaturalstate
    Podcast music by:
    TITLE: “India's Mantra”
    PUBLISHER: Music Bakery Publishing (BMI)

    • 28 min
    Preventing Harassment and Assault in Field settings

    Preventing Harassment and Assault in Field settings

    Scientists and conservation practitioners often encounter harassment, and even assault, when working in the field. Guest Melissa Cronin tells Dr. Scarlett that we are part of the solution - there are ways that we can set ground rules, set examples and models to prevent harassment and assault when in the field.
    Show Notes:
    Register for the virtual Mindful Conservation Conference, January 4-9, 2021 https://www.absolutelysmashingllc.com
    Melissa Cronin website http://melcronin.com/about
    Workshop https://safetyservices.ucdavis.edu/events/fieldwork-toolkit-webinar-series-preventing-sexual-harassment-assault
    Follow on Twitter
    Dr. Scarlett Smash @drscarlettsmash
     
    Podcast music by:
    TITLE: “India's Mantra”
    PUBLISHER: Music Bakery Publishing (BMI)

    • 18 min
    Guided Meditation for Beginners with Dr. Scarlett Smash

    Guided Meditation for Beginners with Dr. Scarlett Smash

    This 13 minute guided meditation is perfect a daily pause or break for yourself that can be done at work, school, or at home. Join Dr. Scarlett Smash as she guides you through tranquility, and peace; ending with a round of OMs!
    To register for the virtual  Mindful Conservation Conference, January 4-9th go to www.absolutelysmashingllc.com
    Follow on Twitter
    Dr. Scarlett Smash @drscarlettsmash
     
    Podcast music by:
    TITLE: “India's Mantra”
    PUBLISHER: Music Bakery Publishing (BMI)
     
     

    • 15 min
    Some Ideas to Connect with Nature during Covid

    Some Ideas to Connect with Nature during Covid

    This week Dr. Scarlett Smash has a fun conversation with guest Dr. Sean Tracy about some ways to let go, have fun, and connect with nature again. Find that childlike joy and curiosity again!
    Referenced Notes:  
    Mindful Conservation Conference Jan 4-9th 2021 www.absolutelysmashingllc.com
    Citizen Science - BirdEye app http://www.birdseyebirding.com
    More Bird sighting programs https://www.fws.gov/birds/get-involved/citizen-science.php
     
     
    Follow Us on Twitter
    Dr. Scarlett Smash @drscarlettsmash
    Dr. Sean Tracy @seantracymusic
     
    Podcast music by:
    TITLE: “India's Mantra”
    PUBLISHER: Music Bakery Publishing (BMI)

    • 18 min
    How Can We Be More Mindful When Planning Conferences

    How Can We Be More Mindful When Planning Conferences

    Dr. Scarlett Smash goes on a mindful rant about Conferences and how they can improve in mindful planning. She explains that this is just one aspect of mindful planning but it is an important one. 

    • 17 min
    Wildlife Conservation Career Services Available to You

    Wildlife Conservation Career Services Available to You

    How do I get a job in wildlife conservation? Guest Nick Askew has been working with international conservationists for years, helping them find their dream job. It is so important to reduce your stress and keep up your optimism when looking for your future job. Everyone needs help! Thankfully, there are career services that can help us gain training and support. Nick goes into all the free material that is available to you.   
     
    Follow us on Twitter & Instagram
    Dr. Scarlett Smash @drscarlettsmash
    Nick Askew @ConservCareers
    Conservation Careers- https://www.conservation-careers.com
     
     
    Podcast music by:
    TITLE: “India's Mantra”
    PUBLISHER: Music Bakery Publishing (BMI)
     

    • 21 min

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