mindfulness

Episode #21 – The Healthy Challenge

In this episode Vernice and I are deciding to take on a healthy personal challenge. We are sharing some of our experience while the challenge is going on and talk about what we have learned from it. The final 20 minutes are about our exploration of what the term “playing big” means to us.

 

Sources mentioned in this podcast:

How Emotions Are Made by Lisa Feldman Barrett

10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse by JJ Smith

 

Episode #20 – Transform Your Own Consciousness

In this episode Vernice and I explore ways to transform your own consciousness. We look into the energy that is around openness and how we can overcome our own defensiveness. We talk about pink clowns, Harry Potter and the sky and clouds and how this all relates to our self-awareness and its transformation.

Episode #19 – Invisible and Being Seen

Vernice and I discuss the cost of staying invisible, not allowing ourselves to be seen and what this actually means. We also talk about ways of seeing others, what this means to them, how this possibly feels and what the impact on us and others of being seen and taking a risk of being seen could be.

Episode #18 – Minimalism

In this episode we are going to explore the meaning of a minimalist life, possible reasons why we choose or don’t choose such a path and how far we might walk it.

Links to sources we mention in this podcast:

The film “Minimalism – A Documentary About The Important Things”

Website Becoming Minimalist

Website The Minimalists

Website The Republic of Tea

Website David’s Tea

Website The Kent & Sussex Tea & Coffee Co.

 

 

Episode #06 – with Vernice and Adi

In this episode Vernice and Adi get into a conversation about different meditation practices, how they experience it, why they meditate, how they started it and what benefits it has brought into their lives. Inevitably they also explore Eastern and Western cultures in this regard and lastly they can’t have a podcast about the good life without mentioning food.

Links to sources we mention in this podcast:

  1. The Tree of Contemplative Practices used by Mirabai Bush, a meditation and mindfulness teacher who leads Google’s mindfulness training.
  2. TED talk by Andy Puddicombe / All it takes is 10 mindful minutes
  3. Tonglen Meditation and Talk about Tonglen Meditation by Pema Chodron

Episode #05 – with Vernice and Adi

In this episode Vernice and Adi catch up on the past two to three months since last episode as both had been busy and off the grid. They discuss the growing poverty in Spain, the political as well as societal struggles in their world, how they engage with social media these days and since it all could be overly serious, the mentioning of good food and delicious recipes.

Episode #03 – with Joe Brewer

Joe Brewer is a complexity researcher and evangelist for the field of culture design. He is co-founder and editor for Evonomics magazine, research director for TheRules.org, and coordinator for the newly forming Cultural Evolution Society. He lives in Seattle and travels the world helping humanity make the transition to sustainability.

Joe has a unique background in physics, math, philosophy, atmospheric science, complexity research, and cognitive linguistics.

He has spoken at many global conferences on the science of social change and the human dimensions of planetary sustainability. And has given workshops on three continents about the workings of the human mind and the strategic tools for designing and enacting positive change in the world.

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Eudaimonia is a Greek word commonly translated as happiness or welfare…