Peaceful Wellness with Deb

Peaceful Wellness with Deb

If you are ready to unite with your true nature and find the calm you need to go through this journey called "life," then walk a while with me as we learn to be resilient with mind-body spirit modalities. I am a meditation teacher, mindfulness coach, sound healer, yoga specialist, and with these and other modalities, they have helped me to truly find peaceful wellness within. I will be sharing with you my inspirations, meditations and occasional guests who all have assist me in one way or another to bring back that joy, laughter, peace and consistency into my life. Website debphelps.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/peaceful-wellness/support

Episodes

November 11, 2022 41 min

In this episode, Deb shares the meditative practice of "Conscious Rest." This is known by several names but they all off the same assistance to those who have insomnia, stress, anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain or depression. The practice is simple to learn and easy to practice. It can be practiced by anyone, regardless of physical ability or experience with meditation. Once learned, it becomes a set of tools for life. By engagin...

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In this episode, Deb starts this month's theme of Better Sleep by giving an overview of what she'll be sharing through the next several episodes. She also shares some initial practical measures you can take to start the process of creating and experimenting with your own sleep routine. In future episodes, we'll be looking at meditation, mindfulness, sound healing, aromatherapy and yoga and how it can assist you in your ...

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October 28, 2022 25 min

This is a bonus episode to episode 3 of the podcast. This is a guided rest meditation (aka yoga nidra) that will bring deep relaxation when you are experiencing anxiety. See also my Mindfulness Monday podcast for short meditations that you can use.

Use coupon code ANXIETYPODCAST2022 for 50% Off the "Calm Your Anxious Mind" course at peacefulwellnessinstitute.com 

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October 28, 2022 29 min

In this episode, we learn the six responses to anxious situations that we can transform these natural reactions to productive ways to deal with our anxiety and the circumstances involved. We learn a simple meditation and breathwork that can be used anytime and anywhere. Finally, a grounding meditation to help bring balance and centeredness. 

You will also find here in the podcast a bonus episode of a guided rest meditation (aka yog...

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October 17, 2022 29 min

In this 30-minute session, we enter the Sanctuary of Calm. I’ll be playing the handheld practitioner crystal singing bowls aligned to the chakras for this session. These are the only instruments except a chime at the very end. May it bring you peace and calm in your day. Learn more at debphelps.com and peacefulwellness.org

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In this episode, Deb shares a short history and benefits about sound healing and how she came to this modality. We learn how on all levels of being, physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually how sound healing can assist those with deep anxiety. The science of brainwaves and sound waves proves fascinating and we learn how relaxing sound vibrations can synchronize our mind and body. Deb offers online and in person private so...

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In this episode which starts a second season and the month of October, the theme for the month is "Calm Your Anxiety. Here, Deb proceeds to dispel misunderstandings about mindfulness by example of eight ways of what mindfulness is not. She includes a simple practice that she uses with her clients in working with empowering them to start the process of calming their anxiety. Practicing with others, either in a group or with Deb ...

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As the podcast has been on hiatus, I wanted to share with you this meditation from our Peace Meditation Circle that was held on March 6, 2022. Our intention as Peaceful Vibrations to Ukraine and Russia and to the entire world. Our Peace Meditation Circle meets on Sundays at 11:00 am Central Time. You can sign up to join us at debphelps.com/classes. Learn more about what else I offer at debphelps.com

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In this episode, Deb shares on the book, The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times by Pema Chödrön. This will be the next book in the Peaceful Wellness Mindful Book Group. In the book, Pema Chödrön offers guidance for coping with the difficult moments in our lives--showing us how we can soften our hearts and open us to greater kindness. Deb cites her own protective walls that were built tightly around he...

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In this episode, Deb looks at the myths and mistaken beliefs around meditation and mindfulness. She discusses the benefits of a mindfulness meditation practice as well as an opportunity to learn with a short practice. When you can be fully aware of the present moment, you are able to release judgments, practice compassion, get out of the auto-pilot mind and its overreactions, and find a sense of calm abiding. Join Deb for the Febru...

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In this episode, Deb reveals her recent loss and shares the tools she is using to work with her grief. Grief can arrive from the death of a loved one, a divorce or betrayal, an end to a relationship, a job loss or other loss of income, and health and lifestyle changes due to cancer or addiction. Mindfulness, RAIN, and movement are keys to self-care as one walks the journey of grief, no matter the form. Deb is helping herself and ot...

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In this episode, Deb shares insights on wisdom. We find that happiness is not based on what is external to us, but can only be found within. From Paul Denniston, founder of Grief Yoga, she mentions his Self-Care During the Holidays ideas, featuring the following aspects of Awareness, Expression, Connection, Surrender, and Evolution. He is the author of a new book in January "Healing Through Yoga: Transform Loss into Empowerment...

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December 20, 2021 5 min

In this mini-5-minute episode, learn about the support of a community, also called sangha and how you can join the Peaceful Wellness Sangha.

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In this episode, Deb shares just as we are give wonderful support to family and friends by helping them feel more at ease, bring comfort, kindness and compassion, we too, can befriend ourselves with the same. We no longer need to compare ourselves to others but we can see how we all have the same desire for happiness and well-being. Included is a Self-Love Loving-Kindness meditation to assist us to find peace within and take gentle...

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In this episode, Deb's guest is Lauren Lovan whose new book "Recognize Your Inner Badass" will be out on December 17th on Amazon. After coming out of a bad relationship, Lauren found the path to a new life, one of self-love and self-care. As her confidence continued to build, she found her "inner badass"and the means to accept herself. Lauren encourages all women to take time for themselves, embrace the beauty t...

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In this episode, Deb presents the importance of honoring our heart which is the home of our emotions. In Deb's experience, many times she did not know what she was feeling emotion-wise. In her upbringing and those of many others she has worked with, emotions were a message not received and accepted, and mostly denied. To counter this in our present moment experience, we can use a practice titled "RAIN" which can help us...
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In this episode, Deb shares how we run interference to our true nature when we run on autopilot. If we can make room, even a sliver, for love and gratitude, our lives would be drastically different. She shares her own personal story of chronic illness and the choices she made to move out of disappointment, discouragement, and resentment and into healing. We can choose to stay in the suffering or we can allow the Light to shine in. ...
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In this episode, Deb asks the question "What is gratitude to you?" We take gratitude for granted and we are grateful for many areas in our lives. Yet, does gratitude hold a place in your heart? Can you have joy, loving-kindness and compassion along with gratitude even in the darkest of times. Deb shares a process and a guided meditation in this episode.

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In this first episode, Deb shares her journey into Peaceful Wellness and how meditation, sound healing, yoga and other modalities have assisted her with chronic illness and PTSD. She found that real change can only come in her mind and she promotes techniques that help you to take a mindful approach to your wellness with self-compassion, loving kindness, and a sense of equanimity. When we can unite with our True Nature, we find th...
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