12 episodes

Understand and inspire mindfulness practices
In our own lives and our audience’s
By exploring the application of mindfulness in the real world
Based on research and first hand experiences.
website: http://becomingmindfulpodcast.com

Becoming Mindful Podcast Jackie & Maria

    • Health & Fitness

Understand and inspire mindfulness practices
In our own lives and our audience’s
By exploring the application of mindfulness in the real world
Based on research and first hand experiences.
website: http://becomingmindfulpodcast.com

    Episode 11: Mindfulness Against Stress | Paths to Mindfulness

    Episode 11: Mindfulness Against Stress | Paths to Mindfulness

    Hi Friends. Maria and Jackie here with another episode of Becoming Mindful. This episode is the first in a series of episodes we’ll do exploring the different paths people take into mindfulness. This episode, we explore how people find mindfulness to help manage stress. 




    Check out some of the resources we mentioned during the episode: 
    Book: Burnout by Amelia Nagoski, DMA
    Book: Mindsight by Dan Siegel
    Tara Brach
    Soundatrue.com 
    Learn More: MBSR - Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
    Learn More: MBCT - Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy




    Follow the conversation on our social media and let us know how mindfulness has played a part on your journey!

    Be well friends!

    • 36 min
    Episode 10: Mindfulness IRL - The Feelings & Doing Shadow Work

    Episode 10: Mindfulness IRL - The Feelings & Doing Shadow Work

    Hello again, friends. Jackie and Maria here with another episode. This month we get real and talk about what it feels like as you develop your mindfulness practice, what shadow work is like and why we might practice with community.

    Join us for this beautiful discussion and let us know how mindfulness feels to you and has changed you.

    Be well Friends!

    • 39 min
    Episode 9: Is Mindfulness Right For Me? & A Practice

    Episode 9: Is Mindfulness Right For Me? & A Practice

    Hi Friends. Jackie and Maria here to talk about who are mindfulness practices right for and who might want to exhibit caution when beginning a journey toward mindfulness.

    We end the episode by practicing together with a Loving Kindness meditation inspired by Sharon Salzberg. 

    Be well friends!

    • 37 min
    Episode 8: Everyday Mindfulness: Obstacles, Strategies & A Practice

    Episode 8: Everyday Mindfulness: Obstacles, Strategies & A Practice

    Hi Friends! Jackie and Maria here with another episode of the Becoming Mindful podcast! This time we discuss some of the obstacles that get in the way of daily mindfulness and some strategies to overcome them.

    At the end we support each other by practicing together. We will lead you in a short guided practice of breathwork and a body scan that will leave you feeling calm and peaceful.

    Be well friends!

    • 35 min
    Episode7: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer - Book Review

    Episode7: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer - Book Review

    Hello friends! Maria and Jackie here returning from the holiday break with an exciting episode!

    This month, we dive into the mindful practice of connecting with nature and our role in it through the beautiful book Braiding Sweetgrass. Written by Robin Wall Kimmerer, a botanist and Citizen of Potawatomi Nation, this book weaves indigenous wisdom and scientific data to illustrate how our we must become mindful to our connectedness to the natural world. 

    We both loved this book and recommend it to everyone. Thank you for this gift, Robin Wall Kimmerer.

    Find her book here: https://milkweed.org/book/braiding-sweetgrass

    Be well friends!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 6: The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle - Book Review

    Episode 6: The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle - Book Review

    Hello mindful community! Jackie and Maria here again with another episode! Thanks for waiting a few days for this one. This month we read and reviewed the book The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. We both agree this is an excellent book. Tolle helps make sense of mindfulness practices and provides a compelling case for trying them in your own life. Have a listen to our review and then read this inspiring book!

    • 57 min

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