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Find your calm and navigate the chaos of life with Michael Galyon, an experienced mindfulness instructor and certified professional coach. Receive actionable takeaways, guided meditations, and mindfulness exercises that you can easily incorporate into your daily life.

With a holistic approach to well-being and a mission to spread kindness, Michael inspires individuals to take charge of their mental and emotional well-being – promoting a calmer, kinder, and more connected world.

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Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com 

Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts

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Follow Michael Galyon on

Instagram: @michael.galyon

Tik Tok: @coachmichael1

Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/

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Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE.

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Forgiveness - Part 2

Forgiveness - Part 2

2023-12-0531:11

In Part 2 of our forgiveness series, Michael shares the transformative journey of Kate, his former client, as she navigates the intricate process of forgiving her mother. During this episode, Michael briefly recaps the initial steps covered in the previous episode, emphasizing the importance of storytelling, embracing anger, calculating costs, and determining the value of forgiveness and then guides you through the remaining of the process to help you find your way towards forgiveness.  Key Highlights: 1. Finding Radical Empathy: Delve into an exploration of radical empathy. Michael guides Kate through understanding her mother's worldview, unraveling beliefs, cares, and justifications for her actions. Witness how empathy, not excusing actions, becomes a powerful tool for healing. 2. Rediscovering Worth: Uncover the profound impact of Kate's loss of self-worth due to her mother's words. Explore the loving kindness meditation that becomes a catalyst for Kate to rediscover her inherent goodness and embrace self-love. 3. Mourning Lost Futures: Understand the process of mourning the loss of envisioned relationships. Kate acknowledges the need to release the vision she had of her mother and embraces a future free from the constraints of past expectations. 4. Crafting a Vision: Join Kate in crafting a vision beyond traditional expectations. Discover the core values, emotions, and shifts necessary for her desired life. Witness the emergence of a powerful statement guiding her towards freedom. 5. The Liberation of Forgiveness: Experience Kate's decision to forgive and the profound impact it has on her freedom. Learn how forgiveness becomes detached from others' reactions, finding its value in personal liberation. Guided Steps for Listeners: Michael leaves you with actionable steps from both episodes: 1. Share your story 2. Acknowledge anger 3. Calculate the costs 4. See the value 5. Foster empathy and understanding. 6. Recognize your worth and value. 7. Release the vision of what could have been. 8. Envision a future beyond grievances. If you’d like to share your story of forgiveness or ask any questions, please send Michael an email at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon TikTok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this two-part series, Michael shares the compelling journey of Kate, a high-powered CFO navigating the intricate dance of work, marriage, and a complicated past. Kate's story unfolds as she grapples with a desire for forgiveness of her Mother, while wearing the facade of control. Michael introduces you to the tools he used with Kate, offering insights that can guide you through your own forgiveness journey. Key Steps Explored: 1. Sharing Your Narrative: Michael explores the importance of breaking silence and sharing your story. Whether through personal writing or confiding in a trusted friend or therapist, discover the transformative power of vocalizing your struggles. 2. Embracing Anger: Understand that it's okay to be upset. Michael encourages you to acknowledge and express your anger constructively. Revisit the Anger RAIDD meditation to navigate through this emotion. 3. Cost Evaluation: Delve into the significance of calculating the emotional and practical costs of holding onto past grievances. Explore whether you are letting past costs shape your future. 4. Assessing Value: Michael guides you through assessing the potential gains of forgiveness. What could become possible for you if you released the burdens of the past? Join Michael on this journey towards forgiveness, applying these steps to your own life. Stay tuned for the next episode as Michael and Kate delve into "The Value of Forgiveness." ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon TikTok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this Thanksgiving special, Michael dives into the art of cultivating gratitude. In a world that often moves too fast, Michael offers simple yet powerful practices to infuse your daily life with thankfulness. Discover how to: 1. Lead With A Beginner’s Mind: Experience life without judgment, finding gratitude in every moment, even the challenging ones. 2. Find Awe in the Present Moment: Tap into childhood wonderment, acknowledging the beauty in simplicity. 3. Express Gratitude Daily: Transform your world by sharing daily expressions of gratitude with those around you. 4. Create a Gratitude Practice: Embark on a daily journey with a guided meditation, cultivating gratitude for yourself, loved ones, and your community. The episode ends with a Gratitude meditation to help you cultivate a daily practice of gratitude.  As you reflect on gratitude, consider sharing it with someone—expanding the ripple effect. Connect with Michael by sending a message or email about your gratitude journey at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon TikTok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Discover "The Power of the Pause" in this week’s episode. In our fast-paced lives, it's essential to find moments of stillness and self-care. Join Michael as he introduces five practical and powerful ways to pause during a busy day. Each technique is crafted to fit seamlessly into your daily routine: -Mindful Breathing: Learn how to harness the calming effects of your breath, bringing you back to the present moment. -Somatic Release: Release tension and stress with simple yet effective somatic exercises, leaving you feeling more relaxed and centered. -MEPS (Mental, Emotional, Physical & Spiritual) Check-In: Discover the power of holistic self-awareness and how it can transform your day. -Bilateral Awareness: Explore a technique that balances both hemispheres of your brain, increasing clarity and focus. -Body Scan: Enjoy a moment of deep relaxation as you scan your body for tension and learn to release it. Follow along with Michael as he guides you through each method, making it easy to incorporate them into your busy schedule and experience the benefits of pausing and re-centering in the midst of your daily grind. ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon TikTok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this episode, we delve into the complexities of anger and explore ways to embrace and process this intense emotion mindfully. Learn how to recognize, allow, investigate, determine, and discuss your anger with our Anger RAIDD technique. Join Michael as he shares his personal experiences with anger and guides you through a meditation to help you find a constructive path forward when anger arises. Uncover the transformative power of understanding and navigating anger on your journey to emotional well-being. ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon TikTok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week Michael takes you along for another live coaching session with a client who is seeking guidance on navigating the weight of grief and loss and its impact on his life. In this heartfelt session, Michael and the client explore tools to walk alongside grief, paying tribute to his mother's memory while moving forward and reclaiming his life. No matter where you are on your healing journey, listening to someone navigating their own can validate your experience and offer gentle self-compassion as you journey through grief. Tune in for an insightful exploration of healing and resilience in the face of loss. ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon TikTok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this week’s episode we dive deep into the intricacies of fear and how to navigate it with resilience. Michael reminds us that as we approach meaningful endeavors, fear is a constant companion. It often tries to hold us back, urging us to stop before taking that crucial step. But embracing fear and making conscious choices to move forward is where true growth and significance lie. Michael guides us through understanding fear's impact on our body and mind. Instead of crushing fear, he emphasizes the importance of being resilient in the face of it. By acknowledging and sitting with fear, we can gain insights into our reactions, making conscious choices that align with our goals. Discover three essential tools for facing fear: 1. Mindful Awareness: Learn to recognize, acknowledge, and observe your fear without judgment. Identify its source, practice self-compassion, and make conscious decisions while staying present through mindful breathing. 2. Visualization: Visualize scenarios related to your fears, both positive and negative, to gain a balanced perspective on available options and outcomes. 3. Cultivating Gratitude: Tap into gratitude for your body's protective mechanisms that trigger fear. This simple practice can help you regain awareness and create choices even in the midst of fear. The episode concludes with a mindful awareness meditation led by Michael, helping you connect with your breath and embrace the present moment. Take a deep breath, breathe out, and let it all settle. Use code SETTLE at the link below to get an exclusive 60% off an annual Incogni plan: https://incogni.com/settle ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon TikTok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this week's episode, Michael gently guides you through the art of letting go. In this calming and reflective episode, Michael explores the complex emotions that come with releasing the past, shedding the weight of what no longer serves us, and embracing the uncertain yet promising future. By sharing a touching story of a client who grappled with the end of a 15-year marriage, Michael demonstrates how letting go isn't merely about parting with something or someone; it's about relinquishing the need to control the outcome. Through this practice, we find freedom and inner peace by unburdening ourselves from attachment, suffering, and dissatisfaction. Learn to recognize that it's okay to mourn the future you had envisioned but will never be. Discover how holding on to what is familiar, even when it no longer holds value, keeps us trapped in fear. Michael's gentle guidance will help you navigate the process of letting go and find your way back to your true self. If you're grappling with holding on to something in your life that no longer serves you, this episode offers valuable insights into how to release and begin crafting a new vision for your future, aligning with your core values and desires. The episode concludes with a soothing visioning meditation led by Michael, allowing you to connect with your inner desires and gently release the past. Take a deep breath, breathe out, and let it all settle. ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon TikTok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week's episode, Michael discusses how empathy can help deepen your understanding of yourself and the world around you and help you begin to extend a sense of loving kindness to both yourself and those in your life. Michael takes you through two stories of moments when empathy was difficult, but necessary, and gives practical advice on how to develop understanding and kindness for yourself and others. The episode ends with a loving kindness meditation to help you tap into your own compassion and care.  ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon TikTok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week Michael takes you along on a live coaching call with a client who is facing fear and uncertainty about moving into a new Job. During the episode you’ll get to hear Michael and his client work to uncover tools and skills that will help support her as she starts her first day on a new job and help her remove the need to push herself to the point of burnout in order to prove herself. Michael often incorporates guided meditations and visualizations into his coaching sessions and you’ll get to experience a brief guided meditation to help you find a guiding phrase to use in moments of stress or overwhelm. In hearing others work through difficult moments in their life, it can often open up something for you and show you that you are not alone in your struggles. The hope is that this episode can serve as a guide for you in those moments when you find yourself trying so hard to prove yourself and showing up as a superhero for everyone around you. ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon TikTok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this week’s episode Michael explores different calming techniques that can be called upon during moments of stress and overwhelm. Finding calm in the midst of those stressful moments is never easy and Michael shares a gentle approach that helps you start to build a calm kit to reach into during those moments. Within the episode you’ll find a 5-minute guided breathwork exercise, a 5-minute guided meditation, and a guided visualization to help you find your way back to center. ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon Tik Tok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this week’s episode, Michael shares his own journey of self love and acceptance and how the embodiment of his Grandmother’s love for him was a key component to leaving behind the self hatred and quieting the negative thoughts that were holding him back. Using these learnings, Michael guides you through a series of practical tools and tips that can help you discover a sense of self love and compassion for yourself and begin to quiet the noise within the mind. The episode ends with a touching guided visualization that allows for you to begin to tap into a sense of love for yourself and slowly begin to release yourself from the negative thoughts that may be holding you back. ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon Tik Tok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Settle in for the first episode of Michael Galyon's new podcast and find your way to calm with your weekly check-in, a few gentle reminders, and a glimpse into the origin of the phrase "Let It Settle" and how Michael's experience teaching kids helped shape the work that he does today as a mindfulness instructor and coach. Using his learnings from his time in a preschool classroom, Michael will guide you through ways to find calm in your daily lives and learn to let it all settle. The episode ends with Michael guiding you through a 10-minute mindfulness-based meditation that will help bring awareness to the body and breath and give you a chance to find a moment of stillness and pause.  ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon Tik Tok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Find your calm and navigate the chaos of life with Michael Galyon, an experienced mindfulness instructor and certified professional coach. Receive actionable takeaways, guided meditations, and mindfulness exercises that you can easily incorporate into your daily life. With a holistic approach to well-being and a mission to spread kindness, Michael inspires individuals to take charge of their mental and emotional well-being – promoting a calmer, kinder, and more connected world. ~~ Email the show at lettingitsettle@michaelgalyon.com  Subscribe to Letting It Settle+ on Apple Podcasts ~~ Follow Michael Galyon on Instagram: @michael.galyon Tik Tok: @coachmichael1 Visit his website at https://www.michaelgalyon.com/ ~~ Letting It Settle with Michael Galyon is brought to you by QCODE. To advertise on the show, contact us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Comments (12)

Maryam Daroudi

thank you very much it was perfect ♥️

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Phenomenon

is there any limitation in country from where we wish to listen to this podcast?

Nov 4th
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Eli

so useful 💜

Sep 26th
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Eli

This was a great episode, thanks Michael, keep it up 💜

Sep 19th
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Eli

great Thank you 💜

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Sara Kvh

That was excellent, thanks🌹🌹

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shahrzad aj

Amazing!can't wait for next episodes 🤍

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Marcia Good

This is amazing, I can’t wait!!!

Sep 5th
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Negin

loved it! keep up the good work, Michael!

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Eli

💜💜💜

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