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Learn practical tips for improving your stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Each week, meditation coaches Ofosu and Leah will turn their own everyday successes and obstacles into chances to explore the science behind health and wellness. Along the way, they'll talk to experts and seek appreciation for the natural ups and downs we all experience. (Brought to you by the makers of Balance: Meditation & Sleep, the top-rated meditation app on Apple's App Store. Learn more at www.balanceapp.com.)
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Ofosu and Leah are together in Los Cabos, Mexico, and take advantage of this face-to-face time to check in with their emotions. They discuss what it means to be able to express exactly how we’re feeling and why we don’t give ourselves permission to do it all the time. They also share their tips for embracing more joy, and why leaning into sadness can actually make us happier. ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/dTldF6_BATQ 🎧 What’s in this episode: (00:00) Why Ofosu and Leah are together in Los Cabos, Mexico (01:40) Letting yourself feel sadness (03:35) Would you ever cry in public? (04:35) The fear of being vulnerable (08:20) Meeting sadness with compassion (09:28) Being okay with showing your darkness (10:12) Letting yourself fully experience joy (12:43) "Not enough" versus "too much" (13:30) Subconsciously sabotaging our joy (15:07) Owning your accomplishments (17:27) How a gratitude practice helps Leah experience more joy (18:42) Why Ofosu embraces discomfort 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 4 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Can you be disciplined and nice to yourself? Ofosu and Leah believe it’s possible. Actually, they say self-compassion is essential to reaching your goals. They also discuss their experiences of putting intense pressure on themselves to improve (and why this didn’t work in the long term) and share practical tips for incorporating more compassion into the ways you stay motivated. ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/ec5jRYmU-zM 🎧 What’s in this episode: (00:00) Building discipline and having self-compassion (02:42) What does discipline mean to you? (03:38) David Goggins’ “Embrace the suck” (06:10) What’s motivating for different personality types (07:48) Why self-compassion creates long-term change (08:42) Dr. Kristen Neff de-bunks: Does self-acceptance lead to complacency? (11:04) Cultivating a lifelong relationship with your body (13:47) Comparison is the thief of joy (15:57) The importance of rest (16:55) Finding your “why” (18:15) Consistency is key (18:37) Reframing discipline as an expression of love 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 4 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy is proof that our words have power. So to honor MLK today, Ofosu and Leah look back on their conversation from MLK Day 2022 and discuss what his impact means to them in 2023. They listen to some of Dr. King’s moving words, reflect on what we can learn from them, and share ways to use our own words for good. ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/EOaAoGcMv44 🎧 What’s in this episode: (00:00) A message from Ofosu and Leah for MLK Day 2023 (01:54) Words from MLK's speech, "The Other America" (02:25) How to apply MLK's words to our own lives (03:37) Leah's favorite MLK quote (06:05) Ofosu's favorite MLK quote (08:42) How to remember the good in ourselves (09:44) Using your words to support others (11:56) What words come to mind when you think of Dr. Martin Luther King? (12:20) Creating visions in your mind of a more just world (13:55) Reflections on the power of Dr. King’s message in 2023 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 4 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Ofosu talks with photographer Thosh Collins about what we can learn about wellness from an Indigenous perspective. They also discuss the toxicity of mainstream wellness culture, the interconnectedness of your body, mind, and spirit, and how to take inspiration from others without appropriating their culture. ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/F4DoK-71fHo 📚 More about Thosh: Thosh Collins was raised in Salt River, Arizona. He works as a photographer and serves as a board member for the Native Wellness Institute. You can order his and Chelsey Luger’s book, "The Seven Circles: Indigenous Teachings for Living Well," which offers wisdom for achieving spiritual, physical, and emotional wellbeing rooted in Indigenous knowledge here: https://www.harpercollins.com/products/the-seven-circles-chelsey-lugerthosh-collins?variant=40244015333410 📱 Follow Thosh Collins on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thosh.collins 📱 Follow Chelsey Luger on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chelsey.moves 🎧 What’s in this episode: (00:29) Meet Thosh Collins (01:24) Inspiration for “The Seven Circles” (03:30) Aspects of Indigenous culture that affect your physical and emotional wellbeing (03:49) The toxicity of mainstream wellness culture and how to avoid cultural appropriation (06:50) Why inspiration isn’t the same as cultural appropriation (07:18) Thosh’s #1 tip to support your wellbeing (08:02) “Nature versus not” (09:17) Finding nature wherever you are (10:19) How Thosh uses visualization to cultivate his wellbeing: “Think, feel, act.” (14:13) Earth Gym: A new way to approach physical fitness and working out (17:11) What’s giving Thosh Collins life right now 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 4 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
So you found your word of the year in last week's episode, instead of making New Year's resolutions. Now what? Ofosu and Leah share practical tips for incorporating your word into everyday life, and they reveal theirs for 2023. Plus, hear Well Balanced listeners' words of the year, in case you need some last-minute inspiration. ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/w_M7JQCl9UM 💭 And if you still need help finding your word for 2023, you can watch last week's episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/zh5bKKQv3bo 🎧 What’s in this episode: (00:00) What Leah thinks about new year's resolutions (00:57) Why Ofosu avoids new year's resolutions (01:35) What to do if you're still finding your word for 2023 (02:35) Hear Well Balanced listeners' words of the year (05:20) Leah and Ofosu reveal their words of the year (07:55) Ensuring your choices align with your word of the year (10:05) Why your word of the year is different from a resolution (11:16) When Leah's word of the year didn't work (and why) (12:10) Having fun while growing along with your word (14:26) Having an accountability partner (15:30) Get 75% off a lifetime of personalized meditation (15:57) The power of positive self-talk 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 4 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Instead of making New Year’s resolutions, author Susannah Conway chooses a word to represent the intention she wants to bring into the new year. She talks with Ofosu and Leah about how to find your word for 2023, shares the questions to ask yourself as you reflect on 2022, and helps them choose contenders for their words of the year. ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/zh5bKKQv3bo 📚 More about Susannah: Susannah Conway is an author, photographer, and teacher who’s been sharing her heart online for over a decade. You can download her free workbooks, “Unravel Your Year” and “Find Your Word” here: susannahconway.com/word 🎧 What’s in this episode: (00:24) Meet Susannah Conway (01:18) Susannah’s inspiration to create her workbooks (03:52) Why Susannah doesn’t set new year’s resolutions (04:13) Choosing a word of the year (05:05) Susannah reveals her three words for 2023 (06:31) Leah and Ofosu share their words for 2023 (07:50) The questions to ask yourself to find your word of the year (10:36) How to incorporate your word while meditating (14:30) Susannah’s tips for choosing your word (17:23) Get 75% off a lifetime of personalized meditation 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 4 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
The holidays can be a time of happiness and cheer, but not everyone experiences them this way. Ofosu and Leah talk all about the holiday blues and how they've coped with them in the past. They also share practical tips to help support you if you're managing difficult emotions, depression, or anxiety this time of year. ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/WgJytEalfNU 🎧 What's in this episode: (01:11) Leah shares a time when the pandemic induced some holiday depression (02:21) Ofosu shares his experience with sadness around the holidays (02:58) Leah talks about travel anxiety (03:43) Why anticipating the holidays can be the hardest part (04:50) How to recognize how you're actually feeling and what you need to cope (05:16) Leah walks through Tara Brach’s RAIN technique (06:02) How the holidays have changed for Ofosu over time (07:40) Inspirational lyrics from Trevor Hall, Guns N' Roses, and John Mayer (10:11) Acknowledging the need to be loved and accepted (11:49) One of the fastest ways to improve your mental health (13:00) How to get extra help with mental health when you need it 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 4 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Leah's been spending a lot of time with family during the holidays, and she's finding it difficult to balance being around so many people (and opinions) and making space for her "me time." She and Ofosu talk with psychologist Todd Kashdan about the importance of alone time, how to set expectations with others, and how to mentally prepare yourself for the influx of holiday gatherings. 📣 Share your word of the year for 2023 at https://sayhi.chat/wellbalanced  ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/64xM4EXBekE 📚 More about Todd Kashdan: Todd is a professor of psychology and the director of the Well-Being Laboratory at George Mason University. He's a leading expert on the psychology of well-being, curiosity, mental flexibility, and social relationships, and he's passionate about translating science into practical tips to help improve our everyday lives. You can order Todd's latest book, "The Art of Insubordination," here: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Insubordination-Dissent-Defy-Effectively/dp/0593420888 🎧 More of what's in this episode: (00:00) Leah and Ofosu share how they feel about socializing during the holidays (01:52) Meet Todd Kashdan (02:33) Recognizing when you need space before you're overwhelmed (03:07) How to let others know you need "me time” (06:46) Preparing for conversations about tense topics (08:00) Tip 1 — The discomfort caveat and Julia Minson’s research (09:00) Tip 2 —The importance of curiosity in tough conversations (10:13) What it means to be a defensive pessimist (14:05) Final takeaways and thoughts on “permission” (16:08) What’s giving Todd life right now? (17:38) Send us your word of the year for 2023! 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 4 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Ofosu and Leah reflect on their first year of recording the podcast. They discuss their favorite moments and guests from the show, and share what's next for Well Balanced. ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/9QPOCTe4nEQ 📣 Leave Ofosu and Leah a voice message: https://sayhi.chat/wellbalanced Other episodes mentioned by Leah, Ofosu, and listeners:  Working through Anger with Tara Brach - https://youtu.be/9tMt5utDZvs Turning Poison into Medicine with Tara Brach - https://youtu.be/hRwvu3P5ukk How to Tap into Your Inner Comedian - https://link.chtbl.com/innercomedian How to Rhyme Your Way to Self-Compassion - https://link.chtbl.com/howtorhyme 🎧 What's in this episode:  (00:00) One listener shares what the show means to them  (01:27) Musings on meditation's versatility  (02:07) Another listener shares what the show means to them  (03:53) Ofosu quotes Maya Angelou  (04:14) Leah's favorite moment from the show  (07:02) Ofosu's favorite moments from the show  (08:27) Ofosu's bonding with a guest over The Office  (09:56) Leah's connection to Fleetwood Mac  (10:39) Leah and Ofosu want to hear from you! 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 4 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store:https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Many of us are quick to notice the good qualities in our family and friends, but acknowledging what we like about ourselves might not come as naturally. Ofosu and Leah discuss why, and how positive affirmations can be a tool to help improve your self-esteem. They also share their tips for turning self-kindness into an everyday habit. ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/ywYhg003ago 📚 More about Ofosu's new book: "Love Your Amazing Self" is a daily dose of self-kindness. It encourages kids to practice mindfulness and self-empowerment with lyrical verses that can be spoken, recited, or sung aloud. You can order it here: https://tinyurl.com/mt4dhbde 🎧 More of what's in this episode: (00:00) Ofosu and Leah compliment each other and themselves (02:00) How to improve your self-esteem (03:50) The practice of self-kindness (05:50) Why our thoughts become our beliefs (06:40) A recording of Ofosu's kids complimenting each other and themselves (12:00) Examples of how Ofosu and Leah use positive affirmations in their own lives 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 3.5 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Leah and Ofosu reflect on some big leaps of faith they've taken, from quitting their jobs to pursue their passions to having another child. They share their advice to help you take your own leap of faith, including the questions you should ask yourself before diving into the unknown. ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/VaOsV-fcXeA 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 3.5 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
You can choose your friends, but can you choose your family? Ofosu and Leah think so. They discuss their experiences choosing friends that have become family, the challenges of forming and maintaining these close bonds, and why it's important for your overall well-being. This discussion comes just in time for the US Thanksgiving—and Friendsgiving—celebrations. But its message extends far beyond that, too, providing benefit for all who listen at any time. We want to hear from you to help us celebrate one year of Well Balanced! Go to https://sayhi.chat/wellbalanced to send us a voice memo describing your favorite moment from the podcast or what it's meant to you this past year. ▶️ You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/e19sWZx-GRE 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 3.5 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Ofosu talks with Leah about the lessons he learned leading a mindfulness workshop with a group of formerly incarcerated persons. They discuss his biggest takeaway from the experience—that meditation should be a safe and adaptable life tool—and share tips to help you embrace meditating in your own unique way. You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/rATK-JtVdpA We want to hear from you to help us celebrate one year of Well Balanced! Go to https://sayhi.chat/wellbalanced to send us a voice memo describing your favorite moment from the podcast or what it's meant to you this past year. Further reading: 🔬 2016 study on trauma-informed mindfulness-based stress reduction for survivors of interpersonal violence 👩‍🔬 2021 study on mindfulness-based, trauma-informed program with veterans 📚 David Treleavan, expert in trauma-sensitive mindfulness 🧘 About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 3.5 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Fear and anxiety can be unlikely allies, according to Tara Brach, a psychologist and leading mindfulness meditation teacher. Ofosu and Leah talk with her about how to get to the root of these difficult emotions and discover tools to come out on the other side with a sense of clarity and a desire to live more fully. You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/hRwvu3P5ukk  More about Tara: Tara Brach is a psychologist, meditation teacher, and the founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington. She’s the bestselling author of several books, including “Radical Acceptance,” “Radical Compassion,” and “Trusting the Gold.” You can learn more about Tara’s work on her website — https://www.tarabrach.com/ About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 3.5 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
In celebration of Halloween, Ofosu and Leah discuss the origins of the holiday and how it can be an opportunity to acknowledge what you're afraid of. They also open up about how they're facing their own fears and share practical tips for the next time your thoughts come trick-or-treating. You can watch the episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/q2yYv-zxIV4  About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 3.5 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
What does it mean to be close to someone? Ofosu and Leah talk with neuroscientist Alie Caldwell to answer this question and learn how our close relationships actually change our brain chemistry. They also discuss how we can use this knowledge to help strengthen our relationships and navigate conflicts. You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/ooprTTa5cL4 More about Alie: Alie Caldwell, PhD, is a neuroscientist, the Resident Neuroscience Expert for the award-winning brain training app Elevate (www.elevateapp.com), and the co-creator of Neurotransmissions, a successful YouTube channel. You can learn more about her work here — https://www.youtube.com/user/neurotransmissions — and order her book here: https://www.neurotransmissions.science/our-book/ About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 3.5 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Ofosu and Leah answer their most commonly asked question—How do you empty your mind while meditating?—and share the things they do when they're experiencing an active mind during meditation. They also discuss where this idea of emptiness originated, why it isn't always conducive to today's lifestyle, and how to embrace the thoughts that come our way while meditating. You can watch this episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/mKeMHqSuhis  About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 3.5 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store:
In celebration of World Mental Health Day, Ofosu and Leah talk with Miwa Yasui, PhD, a clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor at the University of Chicago’s Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice, about her research into how people’s backgrounds and geographical locations affect their perception and treatment of mental health. She also discusses how we can support others' mental health journeys—even when our cultures differ. TW: This episode mentions genocide. You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/svQaKyUleYk  More about Miwa:  Miwa Yasui, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Chicago’s Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice and a clinical psychologist. Her treatment model—culturally infused engagement—explores how culture influences how people think about mental health. You can learn more about Miwa's work here: https://crownschool.uchicago.edu/crownscholars/m-yasui About Balance:  Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 3.5 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
You don’t want to put off listening to this episode. Ofosu and Leah talk with Micah Caldwell, a clinical therapist, the Resident Psychology Expert for the award-winning brain training app Elevate (www.elevateapp.com), and a self-proclaimed procrastinator. He shares a few theories on why we procrastinate, why it shouldn’t be confused with laziness, and the tips he’s learned from his own struggle with procrastination.You can watch the latest episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/NrSWZuOtSm0More about Micah: Micah Caldwell is a clinical therapist, the Resident Psychology Expert for the award-winning brain training app Elevate, and the co-creator of Neurotransmissions, a successful YouTube channel. You can learn more about his work here: https://www.youtube.com/user/neurotransmissionsAbout Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 3.5 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store:https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
Even meditation coaches get angry from time to time. Ofosu and Leah work through some things that make them angry with Tara Brach, a psychologist and leading mindfulness meditation teacher. They discuss RAIN, a technique that can help you respond—not react—when you're experiencing strong emotions like anger.More about Tara:Tara Brach is a psychologist, meditation teacher, and the founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington. She’s the bestselling author of several books, including “Radical Acceptance,” “Radical Compassion,” and “Trusting the Gold.” You can learn more about Tara’s work on her website — https://www.tarabrach.com/About Balance: Well Balanced is co-hosted by Ofosu and Leah, Balance’s Co-Heads of Meditation. Balance is a highly personalized meditation and sleep app that's been named Google's App of the Year and Apple's App of the Day. Completely free for the entire first year, Balance is helping 3.5 million+ people around the world improve their stress, sleep, focus, and mood. Unlock your free year of Balance today by downloading it from the App Store or Play Store: https://balanceapp.sng.link/Arat1/h3qp/icji
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i love how calming and useful these podcasts are 😍 Thank you so much for creating this unique content ❤️

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