Episode 50: The Wisdom Series – A Mindfulness Expert’s Advice on Living Better and Sleeping Longer

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Episode 50: The Wisdom Series – A Mindfulness Expert’s Advice on Living Better and Sleeping Longer

Patricia Karpas

Posted on September 10, 2019

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I’m excited to share my conversation with the next guest to join me as part of the donothing podcast Wisdom Series, Patricia Karpas. Patricia is the co-founder of the 5-Star rated Meditation Studio app, which is now part of the Muse meditation family. She’s also the host of the popular mindfulness podcast, Untangle

In this episode, I dig into her vast wealth of mindfulness knowledge including how meditation can make us better leaders, why we need to be kinder to ourselves, and what advice she has when it comes to getting a better night’s sleep.

We’ll also discuss some of the scientific studies she researched while developing her meditation programs, which authors and thinkers she loves, plus more great insights on living a more mindful life.

Enjoy Patricia’s words of wisdom!

In this week’s donothing podcast, you’ll learn:

  • How Patricia defines mindfulness
  • What a moment of reflection can do during tense situations
  • Which mindful researchers, authors, thinkers, and leaders Patricia admires
  • How to take yourself off autopilot
  • What mindful self-compassion is
  • How learning mindful practices will positively impact those around you
  • Why forgiveness is essential to living a mindful, peaceful life
  • How anxiety often leads to insomnia 
  • What Patricia’s favorite sleep tips are
  • Why great sleep habits take practice
  • How to get yourself into the right mindset for sleep
  • What RAIN stands for and how it can help with tough situations
  • Why we need to be kinder to ourselves
  • How we can be kinder to ourselves
  • What the benefits of self-awareness are
  • Why leaders have an extra responsibility to be mindful
  • How we can work on judging others—and ourselves—less
  • Why curiosity is crucial to a healthy mindfulness practice
  • How all of these techniques will help us be more present
  • And so much more…

Patricia’s Nuggets of Wisdom

If you don’t have the time to listen to the entire podcast, then listen to these three excerpts which we’re calling her Nuggets of Wisdom. In each one, Patricia goes in-depth about an essential mindful subject.

 

Patricia Karpas on Integrating Mindfulness Practices

 

Patricia Karpas on Sleep

 

Patricia Karpas on Self Awareness, Self Inquiry, and Self Regulation

Connect with Muse and Meditation Studio

Meditation Studio
www.meditationstudioapp.com 

Muse
https://choosemuse.com

Connect with Patricia Karpas

Facebook
https://bit.ly/2lEXOSY

LinkedIn
https://bit.ly/2lytRUT

Untangle Podcast
https://apple.co/2m3sP3p

Learn More About Patricia 

If you want to learn more about Patricia Karpas, included her former career as a high-level media executive at CNBC, NBC and AOL, when she found her passion for meditation, how she developed the app and more, don’t miss the fantastic conversation we had on the donothing podcast last year.

Listen to the Podcast

https://bit.ly/2PGDVco

Watch the Conversation
https://youtu.be/_1IcMr1JSrE

Read the Forbes Article

https://bit.ly/2kxnCAf

 

Patricia’s Recommended Resources

The Forgiveness Project

www.theforgivenessproject.com

The Sleep Solution: Why Your Sleep is Broken and How to Fix It, by Chris Winter

https://amzn.to/2Ts2URX

Untangled Podcast, with Chris Winter

https://bit.ly/2O2OH7p

Tara Brach’s Breakdown of RAIN

https://bit.ly/2lCg67t

 

Follow Rob Dube on Social Media

LinkedIn
https://bit.ly/2Ooyy1A

Facebook
https://bit.ly/30TmVkA

Twitter
https://bit.ly/2M9ub7F

Instagram
https://bit.ly/2OeREa2

YouTube
https://bit.ly/2FYdckW

 

Registration for the 2020 donothing Leadership Retreat Now Open!

The dates are set for next year’s silent retreat at the Shambhala Mountain Center in Red Feather Lakes, Colorado. Join me and other leaders from April 19-23, 2020 as we dive into the biggest leadership challenge our lives. 

Learn more about the donothing Leadership Retreat here: 

https://bit.ly/2JVoQy4

 

Rob Dube’s Website

https://www.donothingbook.com  

 

donothing Podcast

Subscribe to the donothing podcast to discover simple, practical tips and tools from mindful, high-performing leaders that you can implement in your leadership philosophy today. 

https://www.donothingbook.com/podcast 

 

Buy the donothing book (now available as an audiobook, too!)

https://amzn.to/2y9N1TK

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