When things change inside us, things change around us. Launched in 2017, 60 Mindful Minutes invites you into conversations with award-winning and best-selling authors about what it means to live a more connected, conscious and intentional life. In this fast-paced, digital-centric world, finding the time and space to tune into ourselves has become increasingly difficult. And yet, we all benefit from stillness and introspection. It’s in the white spaces that we come home to ourselves, learn to know ourselves more deeply, and begin to navigate our lives with intention. Join Certified Mindfulness Teacher Kristen Manieri for this weekly deep dive into conscious living. (Formerly, The Synced Life)
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Neuroimaging clearly shows that the female brain has many unique strengths. Whether it’s related to decision-making, leadership or relationships, the female brain has exceptional competencies. And yet, women often believe disempowering myths about themselves. In her new book, Think Like a Girl: 10 Unique Strengths of a Woman'...
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Growing takes work. When we choose to take on our personal evolution with intention but also effort, that’s when we start to truly grow, stretch and strengthen ourselves. In The Full Spirit Workout, author Kate Eckman draws from her multifaceted training (as an athlete, executive leadership coach and meditation teacher) to presen...
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Creativity is not limited to artists. In fact, every human being is creative, and having a regular creative practice is a vital key to a happy and fulfilling life. But, if we don't exercise our creativity regularly, our lives can feel dull, stagnant, and colorless. In his powerful book, The Creative Cure: How Finding and Freei...
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When we’re not paying attention, listening is something we mostly do on autopilot. We hear people but we’re often missing crucial opportunities to go deeper and create authentic, lasting connections. In her book, Listen Like You Mean It: Reclaiming the Lost Art of True Connection, Ximena Vengoechea shares tried-and-true strategies ...
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“You are normal; it is the world around you that’s broken” writes Emily Nagoski in her New York Times bestselling book, Come As You Are (The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life). Using a research-based approach to understanding female sexuality, Emily aims to help women embrace and celebrate their bodies and ...
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In many ways, we are a head-centered species. But the trouble with being so caught up in our minds is that we neglect to tap into our intuition and deep inner guidance system, which live in the body. The body is also where we feel our innate vibrancy, aliveness and wisdom. In her book, Becoming an Empowered Empath: How to Clear En...
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The global pandemic has brought heartache and sadness, but it’s also given us opportunities to think more deeply about how we live our lives and to learn and grow from adversity. Through her book, It Is What It Is: Universal And Everlasting Lessons From Lockdown, Marie-Claire Donnelly shares her experience of using lockdown to go...
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There is an invisible labor in life that we rarely notice or address. Whether it’s forms at a doctor’s office, scheduling travel, asking for a refund, coordinating school activities, or planning weddings, funerals or births, we all face an onslaught of paperwork and life admin that just comes with everyday living. Through her boo...
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There are people who seem to go after their dreams with relentless tenacity. This week’s guest is one of these people. A world traveler and bestselling author, John Strelecky walked away from his corporate job nearly two decades ago and has never looked back. Along the way, he’s learned a few things about how to win at this game o...
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Feeling good is something we all deserve. In fact, joy is an essential part of our well-being. This week, we welcome to the podcast Angie Byrd, who works with women to reawaken their innate wellspring of vibrancy through pleasure. Joy and delight are not luxuries but an integral part of living. This week's episode is all about...
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Thanks to counting calories, food fads and restrictive diets, food can become a chore, even a source of stress. In a way, the science of eating has sucked the joy out of mealtime. This week’s guest wants us to return to the art of eating. The author of Mastering Mindful Eating, registered dietitian Michelle Babb sugge...
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Intuition is a universal skill, but not all of us have learned to develop, strengthen and nurture it. “Your intuition speaks to you every day; all you need to do is learn to understand it,” writes author Kim Chestney in her new book, Radical Intuition: A Revolutionary Guide to Using Your Inner Power. When we move b...
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Our culture tends to prioritize doing well over being well. But the truth is, we can have both — success and well-being. The new book, Pause. Breathe. Choose.: Become the CEO of Your Well-Being, gives readers a method for mastering mindfulness, managing stress, building resilience, and being a leader in our own w...
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Our growth is an infinite process of discovery, uncovering and, as this week’s guest calls it, unfolding. When we give ourselves permission to become the fullest expression of who we are, we learn that we can continuously find new layers and depths to ourselves. This week I’m joined by Laura Campbell, a recognize...
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Rituals matter. The way we bring ourselves to our work and our relationships has an impact. In her book, Rituals Roadmap: The Human Way to Transform Everyday Routines Into Workplace Magic, Erica Keswin explores how we can turn things we do over and over again into opportunities to create deep connection and purpose...
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Parents today face extreme pressure to get everything exactly right, which can make parenting feel so stressful. In her book, The ''Perfect'' Parent: 5 Tools for Using Your Inner Perfection to Connect with Your Kids, author Roma Khetarpal offers new clarity and a parenting approach that’s rooted in us...
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Author Erica Boucher believes your relationship with others, and with life itself, is only as good as, and as honest as, your relationship with yourself. By peeling away our layers, and embarking on a very gentle journey back home to ourselves, we not only get to know who we are but we also begin to consciously and ...
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In our busy, high-stress lives, sometimes we all need to slow down, breathe, and just be. In her new book, A Moment for Me: 52 Simple Mindfulness Practices to Slow Down, Relieve Stress, and Nourish the Spirit, author Catherine Polan Orzech, MA, LMFT, offers simple, take-anywhere rituals to bring more ease and insig...
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Over worked, over-connected and inundated with toxicity, many of us live a frantic, frazzled life with very little room for true wellness. Through her book, Clean Mind, Clean Body, author and wellness expert Tara Stiles offers a blueprint for how we can hit the reset button and fill our daily routines with transfor...
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A foundation of adopting a more sustainable and earth-friendly lifestyle, and fighting climate change, is a commitment to reducing how much waste we each produce. Rebecca Grace Andrews, author of How to Go (Almost) Zero Waste: Over 150 Steps to More Sustainable Living at Home, School, Work and Beyond, shares that t...
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