Patricia Karpas | A Mindfulness Expert’s Advice on Living Better and Sleeping Longer | The Wisdom Series

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Patricia Karpas | A Mindfulness Expert’s Advice on Living Better and Sleeping Longer | The Wisdom Series

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 


Connect with Patricia Karpas



Untangle Podcast

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

Watch the Conversation

Read the Forbes Article


Patricia’s Recommended Resources

The Forgiveness Project

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

Untangled Podcast, with Chris Winter

Tara Brach’s Breakdown of RAIN


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