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TBE #006: The Mindfulness Experiment, Part 1

In today’s episode of The Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re defining mindfulness and sharing how you can get started with your own practice!

We talk about the two sides of a mindfulness practice. The first side is the formal practice, where mindfulness is practiced explicitly with an exercise, and the second side is the informal practice, where mindfulness is infused into everyday activities.

We share some of the challenges that we’ve had in beginning our own mindfulness practice and how with time, we’ve noticed the positive effects our daily practice has had on us.

As a result of our formal and informal practice, we’ve become much more self-aware, appreciative, happy, compassionate and we are better able to respond to difficult situations instead of reacting to them (most of the time!).

This episode is perfect for you if you are interested in starting your own mindfulness practice but you’re not quite sure where to start.

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With calm and appreciation,

Kailey and Josianne

Show notes

The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer (We listened to it as an audiobook on Audible)

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