This life-giving conversation with Organic Intelligence® HEART Practitioner and Meditation Teacher, Sepin Inceer, emerged from her lived experience of grief and love with the death of her beloved husband, Okan, in May 2018 in a mountaineering accident. In this episode she shared how love and freedom have more fully emerged from her grief, and deep insights and practical tools that invite us to “Fall in Love with Grief and Death."WATCH EPISODE 8
Berkley Carnine is a meditation and mindfulness practitioner, artist, educator, and social justice organizer. In this episode we got curious about how we can show up as our whole selves and take action for a healthy planet and world that values all of our well-being, freedom, and dignity. Berkley shared tools and wisdom from mindfulness practices, Organic Intelligence® and intersectional feminism, and applied an OI and mindfulness framework to the process of identifying and transforming bias and internalized forms of supremacy and oppression, and explored practices for staying within one's capacity to process discomfort.WATCH EPISODE 7
Part I on OI, Mindfulness, and Chronic Illness with Dr. Paula DeMasi just scratched the surface. In this follow-up Webinar we dug a bit into the science, and focused on tips and tools for more successfully negotiating chronic illness. All the good ideas: mindfulness, exercise, rest, diet -- all must be tailored to what is best for each individual. In this conversation we looked at how to gauge 'what is best' so everyone has the best chance of improvement.WATCH EPISODE 6 PART II
The diagnosis and then stark reality of living with a chronic illness can make life feel as though everything is wrong. And trying to create a sense of well being in the face of such loss and challenge is a tall order. Dr. Paula DeMasi, Doctor of Economics, Professional Coach, meditation student and practitioner, knows of this reality and joined Clinical Mindfulness for a conversation on recovery from chronic illness. Dr. DeMasi shared of debilitating chronic fatigue syndrome following her academic and professional success, and the journey of ongoing and measurable recovery from chronic illness through her study and practice of Buddhist meditation, psychology, and Organic Intelligence®. Dr. DeMasi shares generously and clearly many resources for how to navigate and nurture a path to well being.WATCH EPISODE 6
For Danny Cohen, Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and mindfulness teacher, he finds that people long for and are nourished by connection - specifically connection with other people that presences our shared humanness
Danny joined Steve Hoskinson in Episode 5 of the Clinical Mindfulness Series and explored insights and principles from Organic Intelligence and Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent/Compassionate Communication (NVC) as a roadmap and artform toward coherent relational systems. They helped shed some light on why conflict, strife, and relational woes are so rampant and what more life-enriching alternatives are possible through strategic use of attention and intentional communication.
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In Episode 4 of the Clinical Mindfulness Series, Amie Summers, parent, therapist, and mindfulness practitioner, shares about her evolving mindfulness journey as a parent and as a professional.
Amie brings resources she has found to be particularly supportive during the “stops and starts” in her meditation journey, her work with children, and reflections on mindfulness and family life -- how what seemed like a solo meditation practice has now become an invitation to her children to join in family connection through mindfulness practice. The conversation gives hope and encouragement to all of us who engage the process of developing a more mindful and enjoyable life.WATCH EPISODE 4