Becoming Mindful Podcast
Episode 15: Mindful Consumtion and Minimalism | Paths to Mindfulness

Episode 15: Mindful Consumtion and Minimalism | Paths to Mindfulness

November 30, 2022

Hello Friends. Jackie and Maria here with a new episode of Becoming Mindful. In this, we discuss how consumerism can lead to mindfulness through mindful consumption and minimalism. Tune in now. 

Episode 14: Finding Mindfulness through Trends & Pop Culture | Paths

Episode 14: Finding Mindfulness through Trends & Pop Culture | Paths

October 26, 2022

In this episode of Becoming Mindful, Maria and Jackie explore another pathway to a mindfulness journey. Trends and pop culture are often a path for people to try mindfulness practices. Can this pathway lead to deep experience? Listen now. 

 

Check out: Embrace Yoga's Roots by Susanna Barkataki

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

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Be well friends!

Episode 13: Interview with Deborah Eden Tull | Luminous Darkness

Episode 13: Interview with Deborah Eden Tull | Luminous Darkness

October 3, 2022

Hi friends. Maria and Jackie are back from break with an exciting episode. This episode, enjoy this enriching conversation with author Deborah Eden Tull about her newly released book: Luminous Darkness. In her book, Eden inspires us to embrace the dark alongside the light as we walk our spiritual path. Join us as she shares her wisdom. 

 

Buy the Book: Luminous Darkness

Deborah Eden Tull's Website

Instagram

 

More information from the episode:

Ruth King: Insight Meditation Teacher, Life Coach, and Author 

Martin Buber: Philosopher 

Joanna Macy: Environmental Activist, Author

Episode 12: Mindful Parenting | Paths to Mindfulness

Episode 12: Mindful Parenting | Paths to Mindfulness

August 1, 2022

Hi Friends. Maria and Jackie here with another episode of Becoming Mindful. In this episode we continue our series exploring the different paths people take into mindfulness. This episode, we explore how the journey of parenting leads people to seek our mindfulness practices. 

 

Check out some of the resources we mentioned during the episode: 

Janet Lansbury:  "No bad kids" and "Elevating Childcare"
Dan Siegel: "The Whole Brain Child"
Alfie Kohn: " Unconditional Parenting"
The RIE  method by Magda Gerber
Montessori Method by Maria Montessori
Mindful Birthing by Nancy Bardacke

 

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

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Be well friends!

Episode 11: Mindfulness For Stress | Paths to Mindfulness

Episode 11: Mindfulness For Stress | Paths to Mindfulness

July 5, 2022

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
Soundstrue.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!

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Be well friends!

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

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

May 16, 2022

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!

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

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

March 31, 2022

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! 

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

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

February 28, 2022

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!

Episode7: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer - Book Review

Episode7: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer - Book Review

January 31, 2022

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!

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

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

November 8, 2021

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!

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