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Everyday Mindfulness Show

In each episode, dive into fun, thought-provoking, and engaging conversations on everyday mindfulness. With host and author Holly Duckworth, join over 70 guests sharing their perspective on living with mindfulness in all aspects of life – from meditation to spirituality to personal passions to success and failure to politics to relationships and much more. Plus, listen in as special guests – including critically-acclaimed authors – are featured each month. Subscribe to Everyday Mindfulness Show.
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Mar 29, 2017

Host, Mike Domitrz, welcomes Alan Anderson for an enlightening conversation on mindfulness and living a life of mindfulness. Alan is an educator who has taken an unique journey over multitude of decades, including learning from some of the most renown teachers of Mindfulness in the World.

Together, Alan and Mike explore mindfulness beyond yoga and meditation, the depths a person must muddle through to attain mindfulness, and how to integrate multi-dimensional mindfulness into everyday life. They also explore the ideas of current thought leaders and books to assist those at any stage of their mindfulness journey.

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Key Takeaways:

[2:21] In college, Alan began his quest for mindfulness while many others were experimenting with drugs.

[5:10] Alan explains the difference between mindfulness and the discoveries of mindfulness?

[11:06] Mike shares how a moment of mindfulness dramatically transformed his life.

[14:14] Through books and retreats, Alan found his Buddhists teachers.

[17:27] The key to mindfulness is, it should be part of every second of your life.

[19:54] The use of sense perception is the most useful mindfulness tool Alan has ever received.

[24:16] Book recommendations for people at various levels of mindfulness.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Arts at Large Foundation

Windhorse Retreat Center in Wisconsin

Loving Bravely, by Dr. Alexandra Solomon

Dr. Brené Brown

Shambhala Mountain Center in Colorado

Turning the Mind Into an Ally, by Sakyong Mipham

Mindfulness in Action, by Chögyam Trungpa

The Truth of Suffering and the Path of Liberation, by Chögyam Trungpa

Acharya Fleet Maull

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Khandro Rinpoche

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

 

Alan Anderson is a long-time mindfulness practitioner, and teaches to a wide range of students from children to adult; from Harley-Davidson cohort to a tent full of 200 Buddhists. He is the founder Windhorse Retreat Center, Arts & Mindfulness for Academic Progress, and teaches through Arts@Large, Growing Minds, and Shambhala International. Prior to this, he was a professional jazz musician for 20 years and toured and recorded with Paul Cebar, playing your basic New Orleans musical gumbo.

Wisdomsplinter.com

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Twitter.com/wisdomsplinter

 

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Mar 22, 2017

Host, Mike Domitrz, welcomes CAST members Phil Gerbyshak and Rick Clemons, to discuss quitting. For many, quitting is considered to be negative. Don’t be a quitter - is a common motto for sports, storytelling, and parenting in society. What if society has got it all wrong? Listen is as Mike, Phil, and Rick dissect the meaning of ‘to quit,’ the benefits of quitting, how to quit in a helpful manner, and describe what it has meant for them at various stages of their lives. And, how having communities and choices might offer freedom to those who feel unable to quit.

Today’s topic was inspired by a discussion in the audiobook version of Think Like a Freak, by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. All the aspects of quitting are covered in this engaging conversation. Listen in now.

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Key Takeaways:

[1:12] Mike reads a quote from Think Like a Freak, and asks CAST members how they view quitting.

[5:35] We need to enable people around us to quit.

[10:33] Rick shares the irony of this conversation.

[12:15] Quitting the pursuit of something.

[15:11] Does the ego drive the decision to quit or not quit?

[19:45] Is there an emotional aspect to quitting?

[26:53] What books help people have freedom to release themselves, when they feel they can’t quit?

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Think Like a Freak, by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner

The Good Life Project Podcast

The Dip, by Seth Godin

Year of Yes, by Shonda Rhimes

 

Rick Clemons is the Author of Frankly My Dear I’m Gay, Host of The Coming Out Lounge podcast, certified life coach, TEDx Speaker, world record holder, and a guy who’s helped 1000’s of people in over 50 countries across the globe come out of the closets of their lives to escape their bullshit, explore their fears, and elevate their f*cking self-expression.

Rickclemons.com

Facebook.com/rickclemonsofficial

Twitter.com/RickClemons

 

Phil Gerbyshak works with salespeople, marketers and leaders to increase their influence, impact, and ultimately, their income. Phil believes in the power of social selling and connection. With a unique speaking style — part sales expert, part entertainer — Phil Gerbyshak keeps his audiences awake and engaged while providing actionable steps to bring in more leads, more referrals, and more business.

Philgerbyshak.com

Facebook.com/philgerbyshak

Twitter.com/philgerb

 

 

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Mar 15, 2017

Host, Mike Domitrz, welcomes CAST members Todd Adams, Barry Moniak, and Berni Xiong who engage in a thought - provoking conversation about how do we lead with love, especially when we disagree with someone or their point of view. Inspired by the quote, “The music of God is always playing. Are you listening?” from Breakfast with Buddha, by Roland Merullo the CAST challenge each other and the listeners to leave room for edits (it's ok to make mistakes-we all do it) while becoming better listeners. It gets a bit sticky as they discuss the current political atmosphere and engaging in conversations with others who may not share their views. The conversation comes full circle when it ends with love.

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Key Takeaways:

[1:07] Mike reads a quote from Breakfast with Buddha, and asks CAST members how they lead with love.

[5:17] Mike shares opposing examples of how people lead with love.

[8:56] Are we ready and willing to engage with those who don’t see our view?

[13:21] Physically and emotionally detaching yourself from a conversation.

[19:00] What exactly does it mean to win in a conversation?

[22:22] How can we empower people to be better listeners?

[25:59] How do Todd, Barry, and Berni listen for love on a daily basis?

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Breakfast with Buddha, by Roland Merullo

Jessica Pettitt Youtube Channel

How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie

The 5 Love Languages, by Gary Chapman

 

Todd Adams is a coach and advocate for men supporting healthy masculinity, conscious relationships, and prosperous careers. For six years he’s co-hosted Zen Parenting Radio, and he co-founded The Tribe Men’s Group.

Todd is a staff member of The Mankind Project, a staff member for the New Warrior Training Adventure. He’s a Certified Life Coach through the Tony Robbins Life Coaching Program, and a certified instructor for the Institute of Heartmath.

Toddadamscoaching.com

Facebook.com/ZenParenting

Twitter.com/zenparenting

 

Barry Moniak brings insightful experience and profound discovery to his entertaining, interactive presentations. He inspires audiences to embrace a “befriend fear” mindset, to build focused, energized, synergistic winning teams. Known affectionately as the “CEO Whisperer,” Barry gets leaders to not see people as they think they are, but rather as they truly are. He identifies operational strengths and weaknesses and creates a “befriend fear” modus operandi. This is the foundation for an extraordinary, winning, synergistic culture.

Endinmind.com

Facebook.com/endinmind

Twitter.com/BarryMoniak

 

Berni Xiong is The Shin Kicking Life Spark. She owns and runs Brave Bear Media, an intuitive coaching and consulting boutique helping impact-driven individuals speak up, stand out, and change the world. She is a contributing author of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive, and contributing writer at The Huffington Post. When she’s not kicking shins, she is hanging out at her Reiki studio in the Twin Cities.

Bernixiong.com

Facebook.com/BraveBearMedia

Twitter.com/bernixiong

 

 

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Mar 8, 2017

Host, Mike Domitrz, welcomes CAST members Sue DeCaro, Erin Taylor, Darren Tipton and Sam Silverstein. This week's episode take some surprising twists and turns, inspired by a quote from quote from Born to Run written by Christopher McDougal: "It’s your obligation to share whatever you can spare, instantly and with no expectations: once the gift leaves your hand, it was never yours to begin with.” CAST members voice their thoughts on giving from a place of abundance, recognizing the importance of setting boundaries, and listening to your heart when serving others. The exchange ends with CAST members sharing the books that have helped them during their journeys of service.

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Key Takeaways:

[1:16] Mike reads a quote from Born to Run and asks CAST members about their thoughts on scarcity and prosperity.

[6:42] How to find the place in your heart that leads you to the right form of service.

[9:33] Abundance is the opposite of scarcity.

[12:58] The importance of keeping healthy boundaries while serving.

[19:49] Solo-preneurs should give, care, and take, to continue to grow.

[26:24] Books that have helped the CAST on their journeys.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall

The Great Work of Your Life, by Stephen Cope

Dr. Shefali Book Series

Unbowed, by Wangari Maathai

The Torah

 

Sue DeCaro is a PCI Certified Parent Coach®, educator, trainer, and social entrepreneur, focused on conscious living and loving. She is a public speaker, writer, trainer and co-founder of Building Connected communities. With a BA in psychology, Sue has presented at events featuring Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Bryant McGill, Neale Donald Walsh, Marianne Williamson, Anita Moorjani, Don Miguel Ruiz, and John O’Sullivan. Having run and operated a multi-million-dollar company serving many fortune 500 companies, Sue’s business knowledge/skills include back office, operations, service and sales.

 

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Erin Taylor is a conscious living thought leader, therapist, PCI Certified Parent Coach® and educator, public speaker, author, social entrepreneur and co-founder of Building Connected Communities. She holds a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, and is the author of Connection and Kindness: The Key to Changing the World Through Parenting, and her writings have been featured in a Wall Street Journal and USA Today Best-selling book, South Jersey Mom, and Natural Awakenings Magazine. Erin was able to take the tragedy of the death of her infant daughter and turn it around, using her hard-earned wisdom to help people from all walks of life step into their power and live their best lives.

 

Buildingconnectedcommunities.com

Facebook.com/buildingconnectedcommunities

Twitter.com/bccommunities

 

Volunteerism and service transform communities and bring purpose to life!  For twenty years, Darren Tipton has been challenging people to volunteer.  He is the inspiration of the volunteer mobilization resource: “Kathatika” — a call to volunteer action bringing awareness of the infinite impact of volunteer service, and the co-author of the community-based engagement curriculum of Story to Service. He’s the founder of Project Humanity, a nonprofit focused on empowering women in Africa.

 

Projecthumanity.com

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Twitter.com/pjcthumanity

 

Sam Silverstein is dedicated to empowering people to live accountable lives, transform the way they do business, and create a more accountable world. He helps companies create an organizational culture that prioritizes and inspires accountability. As a former executive and owner, Sam’s manufacturing and distribution companies sold over $100 million in products and services. Today, Sam writes, speaks, and consults with such companies, inspiring and challenging their people to think differently to achieve a better result.

Samsilverstein.com

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Mar 1, 2017

Host, Mike Domitrz, welcomes CAST members Rick Clemons, Barry Moniak and Tal Peretz to discuss this week’s topic, jealousy. Jealousy is an aspect of the human condition that cannot only be overcome, but done correctly, can be used as a way to self-reflect and grow. Each CAST member shares their own experience with overcoming jealousy, the impacts in our daily lives  and how they tackled the fear that spawned it.

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Key Takeaways:

[1:04] Mike and the CAST share initial thoughts on jealousy, as they reflect on their own experiences.

[8:00] How to recognize when you are in the negative mode of jealousy.

[15:49] Rick shares a triumphant story of what can happen when you overcome jealousy.

[19:37] Removing the word jealousy from your vocabulary to identify underlying issues.

[24:40] Jealousy stems from fear.

 

Rick Clemons is the Author of Frankly My Dear I’m Gay, Host of The Coming Out Lounge podcast, certified life coach, TEDx Speaker, world record holder, and a guy who’s helped 1000’s of people in over 50 countries across the globe come out of the closets of their lives to escape their bullshit, explore their fears, and elevate their f*cking self-expression.

Rickclemons.com

Facebook.com/rickclemonsofficial

Twitter.com/RickClemons

 

Barry Moniak brings insightful experience and profound discovery to his entertaining, interactive presentations. He inspires audiences to embrace a “befriend fear” mindset to build focused, energized, synergistic winning teams. Known affectionately as the “CEO Whisperer”, Barry gets leaders to not see people as they think they are, but rather as they truly are. He identifies operational strengths and weaknesses and creates a “befriend fear” modus operandi. This is the foundation for an extraordinary, winning, synergistic culture.

Endinmind.com

Facebook.com/endinmind

Twitter.com/BarryMoniak

 

 

Tal Peretz is an assistant professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Auburn University, and the co-author of Some Men: Male Allies and the Movement to End Violence Against Women, with Michael Messner and Max Greenberg. He has engaged in and studied social justice allyship and activism for over a decade, and has been published in academic journals, edited volumes, popular and activist/professional newsletters, and online. He is also a yoga teacher and musician.

Somemen.org

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