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  • Margaret Cullen : Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance Workbook

    in Health

    Margaret Cullen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)Teacher and was one of the first ten instructors to be Certified by the Center for Mindfulness.  For 20 years she has been pioneering mindfulness-based programs in health care, education, business and academic settings. In 1995 she helped launch the first MBSR program at Kaiser in Oakland, and later collaborated on a revised manual for the entire northern California region. She introduced MBSR to the Cancer Support Community (CSC) in both Santa Monica and Walnut Creek, California where it still thrives, 20 years later. Margaret continues to facilitate support groups, teach mindfulness programs and offer workshops on forgiveness at CSC in Walnut Creek.

  • 00:58

    Guest: Dzung X. Vo, MD, FAAP, author of The Mindful Teen: Powerful Skills

    in Relationships

    In this powerful book, a pediatrician specializing in teen and adolescent medicine offers a breakthrough mindfulness program to help you deal with stress in healthy ways, improve communication, and reduce conflicts with family and friends.
    Being a teen is stressful! Whether it’s school, friends, or dating, the teen years are full of difficult changes—both mentally and physically. If you’re like many teens, you may have difficulty dealing with stress in effective ways. You aren’t alone, and there are things you can do to stay calm, no matter how stressful life becomes. All you need to do is stop, breathe, and be mindful and aware in the present moment.
    The Mindful Teen offers a unique program based in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) to help you deal with stress. The simple, practical, and easy-to-remember tips in this book can be used every day to help you handle any difficult situation more effectively—whether it’s taking a test at school, having a disagreement with your parents, or a problem you are having with friends.
    If you’re ready to uncover your own inner strength and resilience through mindful awareness and take charge of your life, this book will show you how.
    Dzung X. Vo, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician specializing in adolescent medicine at British Columbia Children’s Hospital, and clinical assistant professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, Canada. His medical practice, teaching, and research emphasize promoting resilience in young people to help them thrive in the face of complex stress and adversity. He has helped to develop and teach mindfulness training programs for youth with chronic stress, chronic pain, depression, and anxiety. You can find him online at www.mindfulnessforteens.com.

  • 00:30

    Dr. Elisha Goldstein, Co-Founder of The Center for Mindful Living

    in Motivation

    Our Host: 

    Svetlana Kim, Speaker, Author of White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee, a columnist for ALIST magazine and PERREAULT Global Digital magazine; Certified Hypnotherapist (CHt), EFT, and Consultnat. 


    Our Guest: 

    Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. is cofounder of The Center for Mindful Living in Los Angeles. He is author of several books including Uncovering Happiness, The Now Effect, Mindfulness Meditations for the Anxious Traveler and co-author of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn and MBSR Everyday. He also developed the Mindfulness at Work™ program, the premier eCourse Basics of Mindfulness Meditation and co-developed the CALM (Connecting Adolescents to Learning Mindfulness) with his wife Stefanie Goldstein, PhD. 

    He has published extensively and is author of numerous articles, chapters, and blogs. These include Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness and Self-Compassion, the bestselling book The Now Effect: How This Moment Can Change the Rest of Your Life, Mindfulness Meditations for the Anxious Traveler and co-author of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook and MBSR Everyday: Daily Practices from the Heart of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. 

    He has also created the Mindfulness at Work program for eMindful.com recognized by the National Business Group on Health for its success in stress management. And co-developed CALM – Connecting Adolescents to Learning Mindfulness with his wife Stefanie Goldstein, PhD.

    Dr. Goldstein’s unique ability to make complex concepts simple has led him to be invited to speak nationally and internationally with mental health professionals, educators, business leaders and lay audiences.


  • 00:54

    Mindful Shift - a converstion with Steve Hickman - Dir. Center for Mindfulness

    in Spirituality

    I am very excited to be joined today by Director for the Univ. of California San Diego Center for Mindfulness Steve Hickman.  Dr. Hickman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and has a joint appointment as an Associate Clinical Professor in teh UCSD Dept of Pyschiatry and Family and Preventive Medicine.  He is the founder and Director of the UCSD Center for Mindfulness and has himself taught over 40 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses, as well as adapting the program for nurses, medical students and other professionals and clinical populations.  The UCSD Center for Mindfulness is a multi-faceted program of clinical care, professional training, education, research and outreach intended to further the practice and integration of mindfulness into all aspects of society.

    They offer a broad range of mindfulness-based programs and initiatives.  Whether your interest in mindfulness is personal or professional, on behalf of a young family member or your workplace, or if you are just curious abut what it is, you are invited to explore this amazing Center!  The Center is a program of the UC San Diego Center for Integrative Medicine and Department of Psychiatry.    Truly right up Mindful Shifts alley!  I have looking to interview a Mindfulness instructor for awhile, so this should be wonderful.  Steve is so much more than an instructor!

  • 02:00

    The Benefits of Being Mindful in a Chaotic World!

    in Spirituality

    On tonight's broadcast Rosalie is going to discuss the benefits of maintaining mindfulness in your life. Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment.

    Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them—without believing, for instance, that there’s a “right” or “wrong” way to think or feel in a given moment. When we practice mindfulness, our thoughts tune into what we’re sensing in the present moment rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future.

    Rosie will be referencing Jon Kabat-Zinn and his Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, which he launched at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979.

    At the bottom of the hour Rosie will be joined by Leslie Hale, Astrologer for the Astro-Talk Weekly segment.  You can view Leslies informative newsletter/blog at www.leslishale-astrology.com.

    The show is sponsored by Rosalea and Blended Herbal Treasures at www.blendedherbaltreasures.com. Rosie will be accepting calls the last hour of the show.  Call in early at 1(714)888-7516 and press the number 1 to be included in the queue.

    *The opinions expressed by the guests are for entertainment purposes only and those guests providing comments are theirs alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Psychic Viewpoint Show or its host.*

  • 00:29

    Mindfulness with Joy Keys and Augusta Hopkins

    in Current Events

    Augusta Hopkins has been teaching mindful movement since 1989 and is an experienced, colorful, creative instructor who is passionate about mindfulness practice. 
    In addition to training in the United States, she has practiced mindfulness and movement in France, Japan, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Augusta began facilitating meditation groups in the San Francisco Bay Area In 2006, after returning from a soul searching odyssey that brought her from Thailand's Wat Suan Mokkh to Plum Village, France where she studied under Thich Nhat Hanh. Her MBSR training was with leading instructor and author Dr. Bob Stahl.  She was mentored by and co-taught with Renee Burgard LCSW, senior MBSR instructor for Apple, Google and Stanford. Augusta received lay ordination from Thich Nhat Hanh, her primary teacher, and is a member of the core community of the Order of Interbeing  She is a third degree black belt and has been a martial artsinstructor since 1989.  Her work is informed by a BA from Haverford College and an MBA from Presidio Graduate School in Sustainable Business Management.http://www.stressreductionsf.com

  • 00:28

    Reinventing Yourself Today Blog Talk Radio

    in Self Help

    Our guest tonight is David Nielsen from Positive Self Care Coaching. David began his professional career in Real Estate, made a lot of money and briefly retired. He then founded his own company,  Cybernetic Electronic Commerce LLC, lost money, went back to work for someone else and made a lot of  money again.  But he found he wanted more meaning and purpose in his life.
    This led him to a career in as a Self-Care Coach. David has a Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) in Behavioral Sciences (combined Psychology, Communications, and Sociology majors) from California State University at San Jose. David is credentialed as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and the Coaches Training Institute (CTI). He has also taken coaching coursework in Positive Psychology and Emotional Intelligence through Stanford and San Francisco State University. In addition he has had professional training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Mind-Body Medicine from the Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts, and School of Medicine. And much more, too much to list it all.
    I’m very pleased to be interviewing David on Reinventing Yourself Blog Talk Radio and learning more about Positive Self Care.  

  • 00:13

    Reiki and the Mindfulness based Approach to Illness and Pain

    in Self Help

    Today Anne Nolan Reiki Master and Mindfulness Teacher at www.thehealingwithin.com is going to talk me through Reiki and also the Mindfulness based Approach to Illness and Pain.

  • 00:31

    From Monkey Mind to Peace of Mind with Dr Catherine Phillips

    in Health

    Psychiatrist & clinical lecturer on pyschiatry at the University of Alberta, Dr Catherine Phillips is dedicated to bringing the benefits of mindfulness to others. She joins us to discuss how MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) techniques can work equally well with teens as with adults to reduce stress, improve connections with self and others, and lead to greater happiness and contentment. Founder of the Mindfulness Institute.ca and one of the key organziers of the upcoming International Conference on Mindfulness with Youth (July 15-17, 2011), Catherine works tirelessly to promote mindfulness meditation in the areas of education, health care and society at large.

  • 00:30

    Shamash Alidina: Mindfulness For Dummies

    in Education

    Shamash Alidina is a professional mindfulness trainer, teacher and lecturer. He trained in mindfulness at the Centre For Mindfulness in Bangor and he has a Masters degree in Education, with a focus on brain and behaviour. Shamash is qualified as a professional coach and he has a certificate in Counselling Skills.
    Shamash has been teaching meditation for over 10 years in schools and on university courses. Currently, he works part-time at a London secondary school, where he teaches children how to practise meditation. He spends the remainder of his time running mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) courses in London.

    Learn more about the "For Dummies" book series here: Dummies.com

    The show is hosted by Bob Andelman of Mr. Media Radio.

  • 02:08

    Living Mindfully Today - Your Key to Simple Serenity

    in Health

    Welcome to the inaugural BTR show introducing Lorrie Jones, certified mindfulness based stress reduction educator and founder of Simple Serenity. Today's show introduces the subject of mindful awareness and the relevance and benefits of incorporating mindfulness practices into your life.