episode #50: meditation 101

Modern-Day Meditation Tips (That Won't Freak You Out or Make You Go Vegan.)

On today's episode of The Meaningful Show Podcast, we're going to be talking about Meditation + Mindfulness, and how to start applying it in our lives no matter how busy we are.

In a nutshell: Meditation + Mindfulness *can* indeed be simplified for busy professionals of every kind.

If you can write an email, you can learn to meditate.

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Listener Question: “Hi Dean, I’m a full time saleswoman working 60-ish hour workweeks at a boutique fabrics and fashion firm — which means i’m always busy, constantly connected, and I’m always around clients and customers … And when I’m not dealing with clients and customers, I’m dealing with my co-workers in the office… I never feel like there are enough hours in the day and the stress continues to build up for me. I’ve heard from several sources that meditation and mindfulness can help… and although it seems like i’m lost and hopeless when it comes to meditation — I KNOW there’s gotta be a practical, bull-shit-free way for me to approach and apply meditation in my daily life so that i can regain my peace of mind and (hopefully) begin to mange my chaotic work-life without burning myself out — i’m hoping this is where you come in and show me something I can actually use. Thanks so much!”

- Jennifer S.

Here’s what you’ll learn about in this episode of The Meaningful Show:

- you'll learn about the stress-relieving, anxiety-curing, depression-suppressing properties of regularly practicing meditation, mindfulness and self-compassion

- you'll learn simple meditation instructions... 3 simple steps that'll show you how to meditate and how to make mindfulness a habit.

- we'll define mindfulness in a way that anyone can understand and not feel threatened by.

- and much, much more...


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  • meditation and mindfulness for busy professionals


10% Happier by Dan Harris (Get the FlashNotes book summary for 10% Happier >)

Video: Meditation Instructions (pulled from Waking Up by Sam Harris)

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