Episodes
Today Sam talks about our relationship to our senses. Noticing our senses one at a time can help us lead a more mindful and intentional life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/26/21
Published 11/25/21
Today Sam breaks down the importance of setting boundaries, especially as we age. Things can change in our lives, and it’s crucial we define, and set boundaries even with our loved ones. And while it can be scary, it’s essential for a happy and healthy life.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/25/21
Today Sam talks about her early life and the difficult process of reparenting. She digs into how building a better relationship with ourselves, turns into better relationships with those around us. Ultimately, we need to send love and kindness to ourselves.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/24/21
We live in a society that values productivity and work above all else. But it’s time that we start accepting that without the proper rest our body needs, we can’t be at our best. Today Sam digs into the 7 different types of rest, and how to ensure you remain fresh for a busy lifestyle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/23/21
When we think of self care, a few things probably come to mind. For some it's mindfulness, for others its exercise, but there’s so much more. Today Sam talks about the importance of nuance and she reveals what she believes to be the most important habit in self care. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/22/21
Although it may seem as though multitasking is the path to career and personal success, it can also create a cluttered and disorganized mind. Today, Sam talks about how Buddhist and Japanese minimalist philosophies can be applied to our daily practice. Additionally, she teaches us how to deal with urges that may prevent us from thinking clearly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/19/21
Sam talks about the joy of her Friday night family dinners and encourages us all to shower loved ones with attention. There doesn’t need to be a special occasion. Receiving attention from someone you love and respect can make you feel special, wanted, and increase your confidence. If you find it hard to set aside the time, Sam has some fun ideas and conversation starters to get you going.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/18/21
Although it may seem like tranquility is impossible to find, it’s actually all around us. Today Sam talks us through finding serenity with the elements. From hot baths, to crackling fires, we don’t need much to feel a deep sense of calm.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/17/21
Many of us have a robust inner dialogue. And sometimes, especially when things go wrong, it can be harsh. Our inner voice can be overly critical, hurt our self esteem, and down right mean. Today Sam talks about the difficult but rewarding process of transitioning from a critical to deeply compassionate inner voice. Doing this may feel difficult or even silly, but it can make a huge difference in our daily lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/16/21
Playing comes so naturally to children. Give them a ball or some sort of game and they can be entertained for hours. They get lost in the moment and truly enjoy what they’re doing. But for some reason as we age it’s easy to lose this sense of play. Today Sam talks about the power of reintroducing fun, play, and things you used to love back into your life.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/15/21
Sam discusses the role self help books have played in her life and reveals the one that made the biggest difference. She also stresses the importance of bringing compassion to our journey of self improvement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/12/21
Sam loves improv comedy. Every year she attends a huge show where some of the industry’s best talent perform. And she’s learned that improv is a medium full of mindful activities. Today we will learn about the intersection of comedy, improvisation, and mindfulness. We’ll also learn the importance of saying “Yes and…” to life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/11/21
Today, Sam delves into her personal struggles with showing up late, tough conversations with your tardy friend, and how to appreciate everyone’s personal time. It’s all relative. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/10/21
When scrolling through social media it’s easy to feel a little jealous. The seemingly fabulous Instalives of our friends, or even complete strangers, can make us feel inadequate. But don’t worry! Today we will learn how to understand and deal with jealousy, while making sure we feel joy for others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/09/21
Many of us have a drive to perfect everything. From work to social engagements, and even our loved ones, we strive to constantly improve. And of course, improvement is good, but sometimes we need to think of the cost. In this vortex of self-improvement, we can lose sight of how beautiful we, and those around us, already are.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/08/21
Hear us out. We love TV. But too much consuming of things without creating anything in return may not be the best for your mental health. This weekend try to be off your screens at home for an hour. Take a few deep breaths when the urge to check social media comes up. You got this! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/05/21
If you've listened to Radio Headspace regularly then you know that there are a lot of things that are out of our control. Our ability to accept these things - or not - is what can cause stress or distress. How do you handle distress? If you're thinking you could do a better job, we have just the thing for you. It's a handy little acronym called STOP. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/04/21
There are many things in life we think we want, and often because we feel like they'll be good for us. But sometimes we get the things we thought we wanted only to realize that it wasn't that good for us after all. Today's episode is about that. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/03/21
Anticipating future events brings us a lot of joy - studies show that upcoming events can bring us joy for up to three months ahead of when they actually happen. These can be big things, like a concert or vacation, or small things, like your morning cup of coffee. Today, find something small you're looking forward to, and savor the joy in that moment when it arrives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/02/21
There are studies that show humans are feeling lonelier and more isolated than ever before. And while it may feel like it's a great thing to "respect each other's Headspace" and privacy, someone may be waiting for you to reach out to connect. If you're feeling lonely, or suspect someone you know may be, send them a message or give them a call today. It may make you both feel a little more connected, and a little less lonely. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/01/21
 Humans have a tendency to focus on the future. We tend to get so caught up in the future, concentrating on what we don’t have or what’s to come, that we don’t see what’s right in front of us. Is your idea of what should be happening getting in the way of what is actually happening? The next time you catch yourself asking, are we there yet, pull yourself back to the present and notice what is happening right now.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/29/21
Raise your hand if you feel like your meditation or mindfulness practice feels totally separate from the rest of your life? You’re in good company. And the more you’re noticing those feelings of disconnection, the more you’re training that muscle. The more you practice, the more you’ll be able to connect. Try noticing today, and see how it feels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/28/21
On an intellectual level, most of us understand change and impermanence, but that doesn’t make it any easier to navigate in our lives. One of the best tools we have to navigate change is by being present. Today, when your mood or intended plans suddenly shift, practice presence and see if that doesn’t make it a bit easier to manage.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/27/21
If you’re struggling to let go of something, we recommend paying attention to what holding on actually feels like. Does it make your stomach hurt? Rising anxiety and racing thoughts? When we’re able to pay attention to how the body feels, we’re able to start distancing ourselves from our thoughts. To hear more from Jon Kabat-Zinn, you can get your own copy of Full Catastrophe Living Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/26/21