Getting Your Ass to the Mat…The Power of Meditation with Michele Kambolis
In this episode therapist, PhD candidate in Mind Body Medicine, acclaimed author and writer, Michele Kambolis joins us to talk about the power of meditation in transforming our lives. She takes us through the evidence-based benefits (hello better sex, less stress, more sleep and slower aging!), best practices and she shares some powerful tools to help make it all stick. The best part about meditation? It’s totally free and ANYONE (yes you!) can do it. Tune in to learn what it is, how to do it properly and how it has changed Erin and Michele’s respective lives.
Michele Kambolis is wholeheartedly committed to developing evidence-based resources and online programs to help you create the consciously healthy life you were born to live. She lives in Vancouver, BC and is a mom of two boys (one is a man now!) and her canine co-therapist, Lloyd. To learn more about Michele click here.
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Therapist and mind-body-medicine researcher, Michele Kambolis and health coach, Erin Treloar join together to take you home to the essence of all that you are. This collection of guided meditations is designed to help you reconnect with your body and soften into self love.
If you are feeling disconnected from your body, exhausted by self criticism or unable to show up as the person you want to be, this package was designed for you. Four guided meditations, a self love worksheet and handouts will help you tune into your body, find your voice of self compassion and access inner calm.
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RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Follow Michele on Instagram – @michelekambolis
Explore Michele’s website – michelekambolis.com
Michele’s first RAW podcast – How to Find Freedom from Anxiety with Therapist Michele Kambolis
Lobsang Rampa – The Hermit
Daniel Goleman – Altered Traits
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SHORT ON TIME? Here are some key topics we covered…
1:36 – The link between spiritual mindset and science based practices
2:30 – The power of meditation
3:27 – Michele’s background: it all started with one book
6:25 – How life’s greatest tragedies bring us our greatest triumphs
7:33 – It all started with a body scan: how Erin found meditation
10:20 – How to let go of the need for an outcome while meditating
13:45 – Can meditation really change not just your state of being, but your personality traits?
15:15 – Introducing “Meditations for Self Love” by Erin and Michele
18:12 – Michele teaches you how to do an unguided meditation anytime, anywhere
24:45 – The importance of community within meditation
25:44 – How to arrange your life around meditation (instead of forcing meditation around your life)
28:20 – For your toolkit: Michele’s tips to elevate your meditation practice
31:56 – Compassion, slowed aging and better sex: a deep dive into the benefits of meditation
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