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Mindful 180

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Welcome to Mindful 180, hosted by speaker and author Joy Rains. This podcast is tailored for the beginning meditator, with clear instructions and meditation techniques that are simple to practice. Joy teaches “restorative meditation,” which blends mindfulness concepts from different traditions and can help restore the mind to a balanced state. Each episode begins with a brief introduction, followed by a guided meditation or visualization. Mindful 180 will cover topics such as relaxation, stress relief, present moment awareness, positive thinking, mindfulness in daily living, healing, visualization, affirmations, well-being, compassion, gratitude, peacefulness, and more. If you find value in this program, please consider sharing on social media or making a donation via PayPal to joyrains180@gmail.com. Please note: The content on this podcast is not intended as medical advice and may not be suitable for everyone. Please check with your health care provider before implementing any changes in your lifestyle habits. Meditation should not be done while driving or while engaged in any activity that requires your attention. Mindful 180 is brought to you by Whole Earth Press, a small publishing company dedicated to offering publications that can help heal the whole person, whole communities, and the whole earth.

Welcome to Mindful 180, hosted by speaker and author Joy Rains. This podcast is tailored for the beginning meditator, with clear instructions and meditation techniques that are simple to practice. Joy teaches “restorative meditation,” which blends mindfulness concepts from different traditions and can help restore the mind to a balanced state. Each episode begins with a brief introduction, followed by a guided meditation or visualization. Mindful 180 will cover topics such as relaxation, stress relief, present moment awareness, positive thinking, mindfulness in daily living, healing, visualization, affirmations, well-being, compassion, gratitude, peacefulness, and more. If you find value in this program, please consider sharing on social media or making a donation via PayPal to joyrains180@gmail.com. Please note: The content on this podcast is not intended as medical advice and may not be suitable for everyone. Please check with your health care provider before implementing any changes in your lifestyle habits. Meditation should not be done while driving or while engaged in any activity that requires your attention. Mindful 180 is brought to you by Whole Earth Press, a small publishing company dedicated to offering publications that can help heal the whole person, whole communities, and the whole earth.

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United States

Description:

Welcome to Mindful 180, hosted by speaker and author Joy Rains. This podcast is tailored for the beginning meditator, with clear instructions and meditation techniques that are simple to practice. Joy teaches “restorative meditation,” which blends mindfulness concepts from different traditions and can help restore the mind to a balanced state. Each episode begins with a brief introduction, followed by a guided meditation or visualization. Mindful 180 will cover topics such as relaxation, stress relief, present moment awareness, positive thinking, mindfulness in daily living, healing, visualization, affirmations, well-being, compassion, gratitude, peacefulness, and more. If you find value in this program, please consider sharing on social media or making a donation via PayPal to joyrains180@gmail.com. Please note: The content on this podcast is not intended as medical advice and may not be suitable for everyone. Please check with your health care provider before implementing any changes in your lifestyle habits. Meditation should not be done while driving or while engaged in any activity that requires your attention. Mindful 180 is brought to you by Whole Earth Press, a small publishing company dedicated to offering publications that can help heal the whole person, whole communities, and the whole earth.

Twitter:

@joy_rains

Language:

English


Episodes

Progressive Muscle Relaxation Meditation

1/11/2021
This exercise can be used to help you relax or help you fall asleep. You'll be guided through a practice of tightening and releasing each muscle group to help you differentiate between what a muscle feels like when it's tensed and what it feels like when it's relaxed.

Duration:00:16:41

Body Scan Meditation

1/4/2021
Here's a meditation from the upcoming audiobook version of "Meditation Illuminated: Simple Ways to Manage Your Busy Mind."

Duration:00:10:21

New Year's Greeting 2021

12/28/2020
Happy New Year 2021! This short episode wishes you all the best for a happy, healthy, and mindful new year.

Duration:00:01:15

Relaxed & Alert

12/21/2020
Learn how to relax your body while still keeping your mind alert.

Duration:00:05:36

Relax Into the Here & Now

12/14/2020
This episode guides you through a meditation to teach your body how to release physical tension.

Duration:00:06:58

Replenishing Your Energy

12/7/2020
It's vital to replenish your energy when taking care of others—and also when taking care of yourself. This podcast episode guides you through a meditation to help revitalize you.

Duration:00:07:08

Relax and Release

11/30/2020
Learn to release tension with images of relaxing and being held.

Duration:00:06:04

Breathing Tension Out

11/23/2020
Learn to release stress by breathing tension out.

Duration:00:09:24

Conscious Breathing

11/16/2020
Does your breath happen unconsciously or consciously? It's both! This episode focuses on using your breath as a focal point to cultivate present moment awareness.

Duration:00:06:36

Finding Common Ground

11/9/2020
This visualization is designed to help you find common ground with those that have differing viewpoints.

Duration:00:06:32

Being Comfortable with Uncertainty

11/2/2020
The discussion in this episode focuses on three ways to learn to be comfortable in uncertain times.

Duration:00:04:50

Settled in Unsettled Times

10/26/2020
This episode has a guided meditation that focuses on being settled on the inside, no matter what's happening on the outside.

Duration:00:06:50

Mindful Vision

10/19/2020
Learn to become mindful by noticing what's in your visual field with a non-judgmental attitude.

Duration:00:03:33

Noticing Your Stories

10/12/2020
This discussion focuses on becoming mindful of stories that can cycle in the mind, so you can choose stories that serve you. You'll also learn about a mindfulness exercise to practice with another when you each hold conflicting viewpoints.

Duration:00:04:42

Autumn Reflection

10/5/2020
This reflection helps you consider what you want to release in your life—and what you want to create in its place.

Duration:00:08:44

Broadening Your Awareness

9/28/2020
The discussion in this episode focuses on dealing with challenging times by broadening your awareness.

Duration:00:04:29

Mindful Eating

9/21/2020
This episode focuses on tips to help you bring awareness to the activity of eating.

Duration:00:04:05

Meditation on Natural Rhythms

9/14/2020
This meditation focuses on the rhythms of your body to help bring your awareness to the present moment.

Duration:00:05:35

An Attitude of Gratitude

9/7/2020
Practicing gratitude can help improve your health. Learn how to train your mind in an attitude of gratitude.

Duration:00:06:33

Cultivating Compassion

8/31/2020
Discover how to cultivate compassion for yourself—and for the world.

Duration:00:06:31