The Mindful Living Guide is a Podcast about how we can use principles from Mindfulness to navigate the many Ups and Downs of life. It is brought to you by Stephen Downey, a Mental Health Ambassador, TEDx speaker and Mindfulness coach.
25 - Debbie Boyle - Touching in with our Guardian Angel
This week I speak to the beautiful Debbie Boyle of Angelic Connections about her journey from a Police Officer in the Ireland to a Holistic Teacher.
We touch in on how she started on this path and the difference it has made to her life. We also talk about the history and importance of sacred sites in Ireland such as the Hill of Tara as well as the influence Angels have had on her life and her own practice.
Jennifer Maher - Losing a Loved one to Suicide
This episode discusses the topic of Death by suicide
This weekend (8th May 2021) 100's of thousands of people around Ireland will walk at Sunrise to raise awareness of Death by Suicide and the effect it has on people.
This is the silent killer in our society and our guest this week knows all too well about effect it can have on a family.
Paul Coghlan - Finding that Reason Why
There are times in life when we need to dig deep and our guest this week is stranger to digging deep. In 2018, Paul was diagnosed with a rare form of Cancer and giving just a 10% chance of survival.
Paul shares his journey from that shock diagnosis to where he is today. He also shares how Mindset made a massive difference in that journey as well as the reason he would not give up.
Siobhan Mungovan - Giving yourself Permission
It is quite often the quietest voice in the room that holds the most wisdom. This week I have the pleasure of talking to Life Coach and Author, Siobhan Mungovan about her journey from being "the quiet person in the room" to the inspirational voice she is today.
Siobhan has overcome so much in her life from growing up with Spina Bifida to Kidney failure later in life. We talk about the difference it makes when you give yourself permission to be yourself and not just grow but glow.
Paddy Moran - The Science behind Meditation
Have you ever wondered why our Minds relax when we concentrate on our breath or a simple count? How practicing Gratitude can change your brain? This week I have the pleasure of talking to Neuro Coach and Resilience expert Paddy Moran. Paddy has a wealth of knowledge in this area and shares some amazing tips for helping you to switch off when you need to.
I learned a lot from this interview myself and I hope you will find it just as interesting as I did.
Jane Negrych - Finding the Sacredness in each Moment
This week I have the absolute pleasure of talking to Jane Negrych of The Sanctuary
Jane has been teaching for the Mindfulness Association in the UK for many years before moving to the Sanctuary in Dublin, Ireland. Jane has also been my teacher for the last few years so it was an honour to be have her on the show.
We talk about Janes own practice and how she first studied Mindfulness. We also talk about The Sanctuary and how it has adapted to teaching online.
Interview with Jack Kavanagh
This was a brilliant podcast session, very personal, funny and thought provoking. Both Stephen and Jack demonstrate such warmth and self awareness as they talk about life and meditation. Highly recommend a listen.
Great tips and ideas on how to simply implement mindfulness into your daily life and stay grounded during our busy days.
I really enjoyed this podcast. It is informative , positive and encouraging .