The Mindful Academy – Episode 3.11 Highlights

In this episode of “The Mindful Academy,” I delve into the significance and personal impact of mindfulness and meditation.

Highlighting mindfulness as a crucial tool for personal and client coaching, I share insights into the transformative power of stepping out of automatic, knee-jerk reactions and into a space of creativity and intention.

Meditation and mindfulness are portrayed not just as practices for self-improvement but as foundational techniques for becoming a more effective individual.

I also share my personal journey with meditation, including the use of various apps, programs, and retreats, emphasizing the simplicity yet profoundness of mindfulness and meditation. By recognizing thoughts as transient and not an absolute reality, individuals can foster flexibility, intentionality, and resilience.

My current practice involves Ziva meditation, but I’m really showcasing the diversity in meditation techniques and the importance of finding one that resonates with you personally.

Furthermore, this episode outlines the benefits of mindfulness, such as increased awareness of default patterns, enhanced emotional intelligence, and the ability to silence the inner critic. Through examples and personal anecdotes, I illustrate how mindfulness facilitates a deeper connection with oneself, leading to improved emotional awareness and decision-making.

Finally, the episode touches on the broader applications of mindfulness in academic and leadership contexts, advocating for its role in fostering self-compassion, empathy, and a grounded sense of self.

I invite all of my listeners to explore or deepen their mindfulness practices.

Get in Touch!

Need more insights or want to discuss mindfulness further? Reach out to me at jennifer@jenniferaskey.com or connect on LinkedIn and Instagram.

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.