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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.

Location:

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

Announcement

2/28/2022
After more than two years, Mindful 180 is going on hiatus. I hope that you'll continue to listen to your favorite episodes and I hope that they'll bring you many mindful moments.

Duration:00:00:22

Standing Body Awareness

2/21/2022
Learn to develop present moment awareness while you're standing in place.

Duration:00:03:33

Compassion Meditation

2/14/2022
Learn to cultivate the quality of compassion — both for yourself and for others.

Duration:00:08:09

Moving Meditation

2/7/2022
This episode gives you instructions on how to practice a meditation exercise while you're walking. You can practice this most anywhere and anytime.

Duration:00:02:33

Meditation with Sound

1/31/2022
Learn to focus your attention on the present moment using sound as your anchor.

Duration:00:07:19

The Space Between Thoughts

1/24/2022
This guided meditation helps you develop present moment awareness by noticing the space between the "STUFF" that arises in your mind.

Duration:00:06:25

Managing Distractions

1/17/2022
Learn to manage the distractions in your mind by labeling each one. The episode starts with a short talk. The guided practice begins at 04:22.

Duration:00:09:17

The ABCs of Meditation

1/10/2022
In this short talk, you'll learn about the importance of bringing Acceptance, Balance, and Compassion to your meditation practice.

Duration:00:03:11

Counting Meditation

1/3/2022
Learn how to shift your attention to the present moment by a process of counting as you breathe.

Duration:00:05:27

Cultivating Positive Thoughts

12/27/2021
Learn to free yourself from negative thought patterns.

Duration:00:02:30

Peace Meditation

12/20/2021
This meditation teaches you to cultivate a feeling of peacefulness within.

Duration:00:08:24

Body Scan Exercise

12/13/2021
Learn to release tension by becoming aware of your body.

Duration:00:09:57

Cultivating Compassion

12/6/2021
Learn how to cultivate the qualities of compassion with this guided meditation.

Duration:00:08:09

Mind & Body

11/29/2021
Become aware of the present moment by focusing on the connection between mind and body.

Duration:00:06:03

Not Knowing is Most Intimate

11/22/2021
Practice "not knowing" to cultivate present moment awareness.

Duration:00:02:28

Practicing Gratitude

11/15/2021
This meditation helps you cultivate the qualities of love and gratitude.

Duration:00:09:13

Shifting to Positive Thinking

11/8/2021
Learn to shift from negative thinking to positive thinking.

Duration:00:02:30

The Practice of "Not Knowing"

11/1/2021
Learn to develop comfort with the unknown.

Duration:00:06:58

Meditating with a Word or Phrase

10/25/2021
Learn how to anchor your attention with a word or a phrase (also called a mantra) to help you develop present moment awareness.

Duration:00:07:39

Standing Meditation

10/18/2021
This short meditation helps you develop present moment awareness by focusing on how your body feels while you're standing.

Duration:00:03:33