Mindful Living with Athea Davis

Mindful Living with Athea Davis

Are you ready to become the person everyone loves (including yourself)?! Imagine being filled with purpose, joy, and focused energy. Every. Single. Day. Join host, Athea Davis, author & educator, for practical, fun, and relatable mindfully-infused insights, information, and inspiration that you can apply in your life, family, and school or business. Now, let's get started. Choose to be the person today you want to become tomorrow! Follow Athea on social media - @atheadavis on IG, FB, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Purchase her book, Today’s Gonna Be Awesomesauce: Daily Meditations for Youth, Parents and Families on Amazon

Episodes

May 16, 2022 35 min

Happy Day, Friend! 

In this podcast episode, I’m sharing some of my go-to strategies that I’ve personally used when I received a big “No!” while on the path to achieving my big, scary goals. 

These strategies have helped me keep going in the face of hearing that soul crushing “No!” and to finally get to the “Yes!” that I was striving towards. 

I talk about the mindfulness practice of detachment. While working on our goals, it’s import...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about how to successfully share your ideas. 

My special guest today is Martine Thomassen

Martine Thomassen is a marketing and mindset coach. She has a masters degree in digital marketing and a decade of experience in the industry. Working with clients, she discovered that the real reason for succeeding in marketing was not being technically savvy or doing lots of market...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about how you can let go of limiting beliefs, rewrite your inner narrative, and start living more joy, success and peace of mind. 

My special guest today is Hector Marcel, the president of Three Jewels, the New York-based global “Enlightenment Studio” dedicated to helping people reach their highest potential through meditation, yoga, public talks and community outreach. 

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about student life, culture, and well-being in my student voices series, Part 2. 

My special guest today is 8th grade middle school student, Starr K. 

I had the honor of teaching Starr in our yoga + mindfulness classes at KIPP Journey for two years and I’m so thrilled to highlight her voice and story on the show today. 

Starr K. is an 8th grader currently attending KIP...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about student life, culture, and well-being in my student voices series, Part 1. 

My special guest today is 7th grade middle school student, Charles O. 

I had the honor of teaching Charles in our yoga + mindfulness classes at KIPP Journey for two years and I’m so thrilled to highlight his voice and story on the show today. 

Charles O. Jr. is a 7th grader currently atte...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about how to get what you want out of your life and your goals, get past the inevitable “Nos”, and finally get to the resounding “YES!”

My special guest today is mindfulness educator and life coach, Christy Land

While she has been in education for 11 years as a high school teacher, she learned that there was something missing not only in her own life, but the lives of h...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about what you and your kids need to know about the college admissions process and how your teens can navigate college with more clarity and purpose. 

My special guests this week are Beth and Greg Langston, creators of the College Flight Plan, a digital program to help teens clarify their values, strengths, goals, and purpose to gain acceptance to college and graduate in...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

In this podcast episode, I’m giving you some tips to get a little more control over those pesky negative thoughts and emotions you might be experiencing. 

This episode is a follow-up to an episode I did a while back. It was one of my top 5 podcast episodes of all times. I definitely recommend you listen to that episode. You can listen to Controlling Our Thoughts and Emotions (Part 1) on Ep. 49

I hope my tips help...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about discovering your inner spark.   

My special guest this week is Jessica Mougis, the creator and host of The Kids Yoga Podcast, a podcast about all things kids yoga! 

Jessica Mougis has been working with children and families since she graduated from Connecticut College in 2007. She began by teaching creative movement, ballet and modern dance. In 2009 she took a brief...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

In this podcast episode, I’m sharing a self-reflection practice to help you start your new year from a place of balance and alignment instead of operating on autopilot.  

Christina Sell taught me this practice several years ago. I also had her on the podcast a couple of years ago to talk about yoga and what it means to live a life of wholeness and freedom. You can check out our conversation (note: we don’t talk ab...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking how we can connect to our inner wisdom.  

My special guest this week is internationally-renowned wisdom teacher, author, and speaker Sophie McLean

Born in Algeria, educated in Morocco and France, and with a professional career in the USA and UK, Sophie McLean has had an eventful life. She’s been a helicopter pilot, a teacher, a designer, a relief worker, a war refugee, ...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about self-reliance, retreat, and inner power. 

My special guest this week is nature writer, David Gessner

How has the tragic experience of COVID-19 changed the way we live—and the way we want to live—for those of us lucky enough to have made it through?

When the pandemic struck, acclaimed nature writer David Gessner turned to Henry David Thoreau, the original social di...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about inclusive affirmations for kids and the mindfulness resource deck you must add to your holiday gift list. 

My guest this week is author and creator, Fionna Wright

Fionna and Madison wrote 100 Days Inside as a special mother-daughter project during their time at home (during the pandemic), and the story is based on their experience, and all the big emotions that ca...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about higher education in prison, and why it’s an important policy initiative to help incarcerated young people to begin their life’s journey again, and to live a meaningful life steeped in the values of truth, responsibility, and freedom. 

My guest this week is Patrick Rodriguez.   

Patrick was released from prison in December 2019, and since then, he has worked to serve...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about grief, loss, and meaning. 

My guest this week is author, Maryanne O’Hara.  

Maryanne O’Hara is the author of LITTLE MATCHES: A Memoir of Grief and Light. Her daughter Catlin died at 33, after a lifetime of living with Cystic Fibrosis and a harrowing last two years waiting for a lung transplant that finally came but was unsuccessful. In her grief and sear...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about how educators and students can ignite their shine in the classroom through brain-powered learning. 

My guest this week is LaVonna Roth, creator of the Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E. for schools. 

As a former elementary and secondary educator, keynote speaker, author, consultant and mom, LaVonna bridges her passion for how the brain learns with education and shows every indi...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about teacher self-care and how teachers can continue to do what they love while also prioritizing and loving themselves. 

My guest this week is teacher, author, and wellness advocate, Danielle Nuhfer. She’s been teaching for twenty (20) years, studying mindfulness for ten (10), and combining those fields for five (5). 

She is also the founder of Teaching Well. As an ICF-...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about mindful breathing tools for teens.   

I'm  so excited to have my friend and colleague, Matt Dewar, Ed.D., back on the show this week! We had such a great conversation talking about mindful breathing tools for teens and his new book, The Mindful Breathing Workbook for Teens

Motivated by his own personal struggle with anxiety as a young adult and informed by alm...

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September 4, 2021 58 min

Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about kindness and meditation, and the practices you can take on to bring more love, kindness, and compassion into your everyday being and life.  

I enjoyed my conversation so much with meditation teacher and author, Amanda Gilbert

Amanda Gilbert is a meditation teacher, lecturer of mindfulness at the University of Southern California, speaker, and author. She leads med...

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Happy Day, Friend! 

On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about self-care for teachers and the new app that helps them prioritize it, and makes it accessible anytime, anywhere.

I enjoyed my conversation with the co-founders of the JabuMind App – Jill Manly, Ann Rankowitz, and Carolyn Grabiel

The Jabu Mind Team are a passionate group of teachers, coaches, artists, school principals, and mental health clinicians who share a comm...

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