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Life doesn't always work out the way we expect it. There will be highs and there will be lows. The Mindful Living Guide Podcast brings you conversations and tools to help you navigate those ups and downs in life. We discuss practices from Mindfulness that you can bring in your everyday life. It is brought to you by Stephen Downey, a Mental Health Ambassador, TEDx speaker and Mindfulness Coach. Stephen has been working in the software industry in Ireland for over 20 years. His life took an unexpected turn in 2014 when he experienced a sudden family tragedy. Stephen turned to Mindfulness to help deal with grief and anxiety. He now runs Our Mindful Moments Ltd, an IT and Mindfulness Consultancy that gives people the tools to be more present in their life so they can make clearer decisions and live a more fulfilled life. You can connect with Stephen at https://www.facebook.com/MindfulLivingGuide https://www.instagram.com/MindfulLivingGuide

Life doesn't always work out the way we expect it. There will be highs and there will be lows. The Mindful Living Guide Podcast brings you conversations and tools to help you navigate those ups and downs in life. We discuss practices from Mindfulness that you can bring in your everyday life. It is brought to you by Stephen Downey, a Mental Health Ambassador, TEDx speaker and Mindfulness Coach. Stephen has been working in the software industry in Ireland for over 20 years. His life took an unexpected turn in 2014 when he experienced a sudden family tragedy. Stephen turned to Mindfulness to help deal with grief and anxiety. He now runs Our Mindful Moments Ltd, an IT and Mindfulness Consultancy that gives people the tools to be more present in their life so they can make clearer decisions and live a more fulfilled life. You can connect with Stephen at https://www.facebook.com/MindfulLivingGuide https://www.instagram.com/MindfulLivingGuide

Location:

Ireland

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Life doesn't always work out the way we expect it. There will be highs and there will be lows. The Mindful Living Guide Podcast brings you conversations and tools to help you navigate those ups and downs in life. We discuss practices from Mindfulness that you can bring in your everyday life. It is brought to you by Stephen Downey, a Mental Health Ambassador, TEDx speaker and Mindfulness Coach. Stephen has been working in the software industry in Ireland for over 20 years. His life took an unexpected turn in 2014 when he experienced a sudden family tragedy. Stephen turned to Mindfulness to help deal with grief and anxiety. He now runs Our Mindful Moments Ltd, an IT and Mindfulness Consultancy that gives people the tools to be more present in their life so they can make clearer decisions and live a more fulfilled life. You can connect with Stephen at https://www.facebook.com/MindfulLivingGuide https://www.instagram.com/MindfulLivingGuide

Language:

English


Episodes

14 - Lynsey Bennett Interview - The Power of Positive thinking

2/25/2021
This week I am incredibly lucky to chat to Lynsey Bennett. Many people in Ireland will know Lynsey from the letter she wrote to the Irish Government or her heart breaking interview on the Late Late show. Despite many years of negative smear tests, Lynsey knew something was wrong. Her worse fears were confirmed 4 years ago when she was diagnosed with Cervical Cancer. Unfortunately at the end of 2020, Lynsey was told that her Cancer is no longer treatable. She is currently undergoing...

Duration:00:20:10

13 - Suné Markowitz-Shulman Interview - A Mindfulness approach to Menopause

2/18/2021
This week I chat to Suné Markowitz-Shulman about the Menopause and how Mindfulness can help in this journey. Suné is a Peri-menopause well-being coach. She combines (MBCT-L) mindfulness with nutrition, and lifestyle coaching to help women over 40 be the best versions of themselves through the ups and downs of peri-menopause and beyond. Its a lovely episode about self-care and falling in love with ourselves again.

Duration:00:21:46

12 - Rachael Smith - Living with Intention And Ease

2/11/2021
This week I talk to Rachael Smith, a teacher and coach, about the journey she has been on the last few years. The events that led to her looking for more from life as well as how see now aims to live her life with Intention And Ease. Its a heart warming episode about embracing everything life throws at you and not giving up.

Duration:00:28:19

11 - Self Compassion

2/4/2021
In this weeks episode, I return from an extended break. I have been a bit hard on myself for taking so much time off so I thought it would be good to talk about the practice of Self-compassion. I talk about Kristen Neff, one of the leaders in Self Compassion and I share a Meditation called the Self-Compassion break (7:25) created by Kristen.

Duration:00:12:06

10 - Clare Bassett Interview

12/3/2020
This week I am chatting to Clare Bassett, a Yoga and Meditation teacher who is also one of my first Meditation Teachers. We have a great chat about creating a practice that works for you. Accepting when it doesn't work and the power of just noticing what is going on around you. You can find more about Clare on our show notes page. http://mindfulliving.guide/clare-bassett-interview/

Duration:00:19:34

9 - Putting the Law of Attraction into Action

11/26/2020
In this weeks episode I talk about my own experience with the Law of Attraction earlier this year. It helped me to manifest a ticket to one of the top conferences in Europe. At that conference, I was introduced to Stedman Graham, an amazing speaker who read a very special book called The Race by Dee Groberg. I enjoyed it so much I tracked down the book and will share it with you. The Race is the Story of a boy and a race, the temptation to quit - and the inspiration to keep going.

Duration:00:20:35

8 - Jack Kavanagh Interview: Acceptance and Adversity

11/20/2020
This week I get to talk to the inspiring Jack Kavanagh about Acceptance and overcoming Adversity in life. Jack is a professional speaker, performance and wellbeing Coach and the subject of an Award winning Documentary. Jack has had an unbelievable journey through life but more importantly Jacks response to the events that that changed his life is inspiring. He is a realist and recognises the realities of the challenges of life but strives to challenge his own perceived limitations and...

Duration:00:36:30

7 - Why Awareness is important in Mindfulness and Life

11/13/2020
This weeks episode is another solo cast where I talk about the importance of creating an Awareness of your Moments. I talk about my own experience and why I started became so aware of my Moments.

Duration:00:07:48

6 - Harriet McGuigan Interview

11/6/2020
In this weeks episode I talk to Harriet McGuigan. Harriet is a Mindset Strategist. We both share a love for Mindfulness and an appreciation for how everyone's practice is unique to themselves. We chat about lots of things, from Acceptance and Curiosity to Self-Compassion. We also talk about how Mindfulness can mean different things to different people but what is important, is that "our version" of Mindfulness works for us. Whether that is a consistent formal practice or simply pausing...

Duration:00:23:32

5 - Using our Core Values to Ground us

10/29/2020
In this weeks episode I talk about how our energy can be influenced by the actions of others and how we can protect that energy by operating from our core values. I share an exercise I learned to help us identify our own core values. Its a short but powerful episode that may help you in the future when you feel you are knocked by other peoples actions or words.

Duration:00:11:07

4 - Christine Duff Interview - Responding to the ups and downs of life

10/20/2020
In this weeks episode I get to chat to the lovely Christine Duff. Christine, in my opinion, is what resilience is all about. I first met Christine when I saw her speak earlier in the year about her journey through life. Christine has had many ups and downs in life but has managed to get through them all. Along that journey, she has not only learned to forgive people who have caused her hardship but also herself. We also talk about how Christine learned to deal with grief at such a young...

Duration:00:22:51

3 - The Mindfulness Secret Weapon

10/16/2020
In this episode we discus what I believe to be a secret weapon of mindfulness; Curiosity. By bringing Curiosity rather than judgement to our thought patterns, it can bring great awareness to how we are thinking. It can also stop us from going down a rabbit hole of negative thoughts as we feel guilty for having a negative thought in the first place. We also have a short meditation practice about bringing curiosity to our thoughts so I recommend finding somewhere comfortable to enjoy...

Duration:00:11:19

2 - Korina Duffy Interview - Releasing the Inner Child

10/9/2020
In this episode of the Mindful Living Guide, I get to chat with Korina Duffy, a Body & Mind Transformation Coach. Korina helps women to upgrade their Health, Mindset & Body. Release Excess Body Weight & Declutter The Mind. We talked about how Meditation played a major role in Korina's journey over the last few years. It not only helped her to release her inner child, that was trapped for many years but it is now an important part of the programs that she delivers to her own clients. this...

Duration:00:17:31

1- My first Introduction to Mindfulness

9/28/2020
In this episode, I discuss what I hope for the podcast and discuss my first ever experience with Mindfulness. Its not everyone first introduction to Mindfulness but it was my first step in this beautiful journey that has been with me ever since.

Duration:00:06:21