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#51: Finding Hope and Healing

2020 and the start to this New Year has been incredibly stressful with over half a million COVID-19 deaths in the United States and over 2.4 million worldwide. We face continued political divisions, disruptions, uncertainty, and mental health and substance abuse crises. In this episode, we explore how to find hope and healing with mindfulness and meditation in the midst of continued uncertainty, disruptions, and crises. I share several Martin Luther King Jr. quotes as a way to honor his service and sacrifice to bring about justice, equality, and unity.  Several therapeutic approaches for anxiety, trauma, and depression were discussed during this episode. Brainspotting is a mind/body therapeutic approach that helps process trauma stored in the subcortical brain.  This approach was discovered in 2003 by David...

#44: Finding Strength with Self-Compassion

**Announcement** A Keen Mind will host a NEW Online Community Meditation Group: First Meeting: May 3rd, 4pm EST- Details and how to register below. Practicing mindfulness helps us manage stress and can also help you become more resilient in the face of challenges.  Being mindful also means having compassion for yourself.  Practicing self-compassion and loving-kindness meditation reduces negative emotions, increases positive emotions, fosters resilience and   Self-compassion helps us feel more connected to ourselves and others, even when we are apart from each other. This episode covers the 3 components of self-compassion followed by a loving-kindness meditation The NEW Online Community Meditation Group that will be offered at the starting May 3rd at 4pm EST is an opportunity to learn and practice mindfulness-meditation with the support of others....

#29 The Art of Self Compassion

In this episode I decided to use being mindful of the present moment to inform the content I provided instead of preparing anything formally.  I explored the need for mindfulness in schools and touch on the impact of bullying, as well as mindful parenting.  The bulk of this episode dives more deeply into self compassion and how self esteem can actually trigger stress.  Following the talk there is a guided meditation. [podcast_subscribe id="4179"] [podcast_subscribe id="4182"] ...