Duncan Cryle is Senior Director at a global software company with over 25000 employees where he also leads a company-wide mindfulness program. He was previously one of the pioneers of IBM’s mindfulness community. He is founding member of Clear Sky Center in British Columbia, Canada, and is co-executive director there, under the guidance of head teachers Qapel and Sensei. He co-teaches Clear Sky’s Integrating Mindfulness and 3 month residential mindfulness-in-action program.
Karen McAllister is founder of the Mindful Money coaching and is passionate about building the bridge between spirituality and money. She believes that our current relationship with money reflects a spiritual crisis in the human race. She is a founding member of Clear Sky Meditation Center in British Columbia, Canada. She has been Director of Fund Development since 2008 & Board Chair from 2014 to present. She studies with head teachers Qapel and Sensei, co-teaches Clear Sky’s Integrating Mindfulness and serves the community in helping them clean up their relationship with money.
In our conversation we discuss the following:
- What is mindfulness and how people can apply it to their lives
- What are common challenges to integrating mindfulness into our daily busy and chaotic life
- Duncan and Karen’s personal and profession journey of integrating mindfulness into their daily lives
- What is Clear Sky Center
- Duncan’s role in in his software company and how he teaches mindfulness to other employees at his company
- Karen’s work as a mindful money coach
- What is a mindful approach to money and finances
- Why it is important to bring awareness and healing into our relationship with money
For more information, see http://www.clearskycenter.org. You can contact Duncan Cryle at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Karen McAllister at email@example.com or visit her website at https://themindfulmoneycoach.com
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Finding Your Holy Grail helps people navigate the post-pandemic reality we now find ourselves in.
In this episode, the show’s host, Dr. Mandy Simon, interviews Dr. Matthew Welsh, a clinical psychologist who supports patients to overcome anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance misuse, and relationship issues.
They talk about the importance of managing uncertainty by maintaining a sense of control over your values. Right now, across the planet, people are experiencing great uncertainty in their lives. Whether it is waiting for results from a COVID test, or losing their jobs, or having to isolate themselves in quarantine. This is creating trauma responses – bringing up some of our core fears and challenging some of our fundamental needs.
Dr. Welsh explains the importance of recognizing that you always have some control over how you respond to unforeseen circumstances. As human beings, we are creative dreamers. By tapping into our core values we can all draw on our personal sovereignty to build resilience.
A powerful way to overcome stress is to understand your core motivators and act on them. So be tolerant, manage your blood pressure with guided relaxation techniques, and regain control by lowering your stress response.
The Show’s Call to Action is to be aware, recognize your values, and take meaningful action.
- Awareness – having an acceptance of the situation and what is happening to you.
- Evaluate – your core beliefs within this context and recognize the power of your own sovereignty.
- Identify – meaningful actions that you can take based on your values to move forward authentically.
Dr. Matthew Welsh works as a clinical psychologist with the Veterans Association. He also hosts the Spiritual Media Blog and is a life coach supporting people to live their best life. If you are inspired by this show you can contact Dr. Welsh at firstname.lastname@example.org
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