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Mirabai Bush – Mindfulness from India to Google

2016-11-21T15:25:23+00:00

Mirabai found herself moving from working on her Ph.D. in a very tumultuous university environment in the midst of the political unrest in the late 19060s. In a search to find another way of being Mirabai began her journey around the world. She began in Europe and started working her way East across the country traveling by land across the Middle East, through the mountains of a very peaceful Afghanistan and Pakistan and eventually found her way to India. She didn’t have a desire to learn meditation, but when she got to India there was a ten-day meditation instruction being offered [...]

Mirabai Bush – Mindfulness from India to Google 2016-11-21T15:25:23+00:00

Andres Fossas – The Challenges of Finding Your Authentic-Self, and the Benefits of Leading from a Place of Being Uniquely You

2016-11-21T10:21:28+00:00

Andres begins with the idea of finding one’s calling. He explained that this is a deeper process than one would realize. In his words “it is deeply emotional, and profoundly psychological.”   In his explanation, Andres describes the process of finding one’s calling in the words of Constructive Developmental Theory (CDT), a shift from the third order to the fourth order of mind. CDT was developed by Harvard Professor, Robert Kegan, and describes the psychological process of adult development.   3rd Order - Socialized Mind: One is incapable of distinguishing between their internal or authentic voice and that of an external [...]

Andres Fossas – The Challenges of Finding Your Authentic-Self, and the Benefits of Leading from a Place of Being Uniquely You 2016-11-21T10:21:28+00:00

Rina Deshpande – Reflections From Plum Village, A Journey Into Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

2016-11-21T10:22:47+00:00

Rina has been following Thich Nhat Hanh’s work for quite a while. Shortly prior to the recording of this podcast Rina traveled to Plum Village for a mindfulness and meditation experience lasting a couple weeks. See the link below. The experience was a combination of seated meditation, walking mindfully, eating mindfully, and work meditation. Early in Rina’s experience, she was challenged with walking mindfully. She was asked to walk through the French countryside and focus on the mechanics of her walking, focusing on how her foot touched the ground, feeling the heel, the side of her foot, and the bend of [...]

Rina Deshpande – Reflections From Plum Village, A Journey Into Mindfulness and Self-Compassion 2016-11-21T10:22:47+00:00