How can developing a deep sense of physical self-awareness and practicing proactive decision-making empower individuals to overcome the fear of missing out and make deliberate choices?

In today’s episode of The Mindful Academy, our host Jennifer Askey talks about the challenges of impulse control and fear of missing out and how they can affect our ability to say no to unhealthy temptations. She then shares her experience of being perimenopausal and wanting to lose weight for health reasons. Jennifer emphasizes the importance of mindfulness in helping us make better decisions and take care of our well-being.

Are you ready to learn how mindfulness can benefit you? Class is in session – grab your seat, take out the notebook, and prepare for another great lesson!

In-Class Notes:

  • ZCultivating bodily awareness and recognizing physical and emotional patterns associated with fear and scarcity mindset can help individuals make intentional decisions in advance.
  • ZSetting clear criteria for success and prioritizing commitments based on one's career direction can prevent academics from taking on too many responsibilities out of fear of missing out or pleasing others.
  • ZMindfulness and intentional decision-making can fundamentally change how individuals make choices and the results they achieve, allowing for conscious and values-based decision-making.

About Our Host:

Jennifer used to be a professor, until one day she moved to a different country and gave up her career. She had to figure out “what next?”

Jennifer has devoted the last ten years to learning all that she can about positive psychology, emotional intelligence, the growth mindset, and mindfulness, so that she can help others do the same, and build a rewarding career in the process.