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Radio Headspace

Join us every weekday morning to take a few moments to step out of the internal chatter and external noise. We'll pause and reflect to consider what brings us together in this shared human condition and how we can live a life that best reflects our limitless potential. Get one month of Headspace free by going to Headspace.com/radioheadspace

Tracks

It Starts with You
Kessonga closes out the week with a song about loving ourselves, and shares ways to tap into self-love with mindfulness.Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
04:46 27/01/2023
Notes on Resiliency
Today, Kessonga shares a song and family stories about resiliency, and how we can all use mindfulness to cultivate it. Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:27 26/01/2023
Look Back Without Judgment
Kessonga shares some song lyrics about difficult memories, and explains how we can use mindfulness to look back at our past without judgment. Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here! 
04:33 25/01/2023
A Song for Progress
Today, Kessonga shares one of his favorite songs that inspires change, and why its lyrics serve as a reminder that progress takes consistency and faith. Learn more about Jon Kabat-Zinn's book, "Full Catastrophe Living," here. Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:43 24/01/2023
Feel the Music
Today, Kessonga talks about how our favorite music can help us recognize strong emotions, so they don't catch us off-guard.Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:23 23/01/2023
Rewind with Dr. Maya Shankar: Don’t Change A Thing
This week's Rewind features cognitive scientist Dr. Maya Shankar. We’re often so hard on ourselves for what we view as our negative qualities. Today, Dr. Shankar explores how to see the silver linings in our faults and embrace every aspect of ourselves.If you'd like to hear some great stories about personal change and the science of human behavior, check out Dr. Maya Shankar’s podcast “A Slight Change of Plans” here. Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
03:50 20/01/2023
Rewind with Dr. Maya Shankar: Change for the Better
This week's Rewind features cognitive scientist Dr. Maya Shankar. Today, she'll explore ways to build new habits today so you can achieve your long-term goals.If you'd like to hear some great stories about personal change and the science of human behavior, check out Dr. Maya Shankar’s podcast “A Slight Change of Plans” here. Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
04:12 19/01/2023
Rewind with Dr. Maya Shankar: Create New Opportunities
This week's Rewind features cognitive scientist Dr. Maya Shankar. Today, she discusses how we can forge a new (and maybe even better) path when obstacles get in the way. If you'd like to hear some great stories about personal change and the science of human behavior, check out Dr. Maya Shankar’s podcast “A Slight Change of Plans” here. Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:26 18/01/2023
Rewind with Dr. Maya Shankar: You Are A Work in Progress
This week's Rewind features cognitive scientist Dr. Maya Shankar. Today, she talks about the impact that big changes have on our self-identity, and how we can see ourselves differently to weather the storms we face in life.If you'd like to hear some great stories about personal change and the science of human behavior, check out Dr. Maya Shankar’s podcast “A Slight Change of Plans” here. Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
04:37 17/01/2023
Rewind with Dr. Maya Shankar: Control is an Illusion
This week's Rewind features cognitive scientist Dr. Maya Shankar. She also hosts “A Slight Change of Plans” — a podcast about who we become in the face of big change. Today she discusses the illusion of control, and how when life gets in the way of our plans, we don’t have to see it as a defeat.If you'd like to hear some great stories about personal change and the science of human behavior, check out Dr. Maya Shankar’s podcast “A Slight Change of Plans” here. Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here! 
06:16 16/01/2023
Rewind: On Simplicity
On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Andy challenges us to find ways to free up space and simplify our lives.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
04:46 13/01/2023
Rewind: Hitting Plateaus
Tapping into the creative mind can help us move past feeling stuck in life. On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Andy discusses how to give the mind enough space to express itself freely.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
03:34 12/01/2023
Rewind: The Small Details
On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Andy explains how focusing on the little things in life helps reduce space for anxiety and fear.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
03:40 11/01/2023
Rewind: The Procrastinating Mind
On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Andy shares new approaches to tackling tasks and avoiding procrastination.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
04:29 10/01/2023
Rewind: The Energy Behind our Intentions
Life is challenging enough, so why dedicate time and energy to disagreeing with others? On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Andy shares how to positively channel your energy in the new year.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
04:55 09/01/2023
Rewind: Non-Striving Attitude
When we get too caught up in our ambitions, it can cause stress, anxiety, and depression elsewhere in life. On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Kessonga talks about how we can appreciate the journey we’re on.Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
04:10 06/01/2023
Rewind: Trust Yourself
No guide? No problem. On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Kessonga teaches us how to listen and trust our inner voice.Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
04:49 05/01/2023
Rewind: Accept Where You Are
When deciding to make a change in your life, it’s best to first accept where you're at in the present moment. On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Kessonga explores how to reach acceptance with right now.Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
03:38 04/01/2023
Rewind: Patience Takes Practice
On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Kessonga explains the benefits of letting things unfold in their own time.Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
03:58 03/01/2023
Rewind: New Year, New Me
Sticking to New Year’s resolutions is tough. On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Kessonga talks about how mindfulness can help us successfully tackle our goals any time of year.Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:20 02/01/2023
Rewind: The Wisdom of Endings
When we fear an ending, there's comfort in knowing a new beginning is just around the corner. On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Dora explains how to find freedom in change.Dora Kamau holds a B.A. in Psychology and a B.S. in Psychiatric Nursing. She is a certified Mindfulness Meditation teacher and is working to complete her Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher training this fall. Before joining forces at Headspace, Dora worked as a psychiatric nurse in a women’s addictions facility and organized community events for BIPOC women in Vancouver, BC, Canada. You can reach out to Dora on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
04:34 30/12/2022
Rewind: I Could Have Done Better
On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Eve explains how mindfulness helps us accept ourselves just as we are — imperfect human beings.Eve Lewis Prieto is Director of Teaching at Headspace, a certified Mindfulness & Meditation teacher and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) instructor. At Headspace, Eve helps to introduce new meditation teachers to the platform and creates and oversees a wide array of meditation and mindfulness experiences that meet the diverse needs of our members. She is passionate about teaching the benefits of these time-honoured practices, with the aim of helping people take care of their mental health. Send any general questions to askeve@headspace.com, or you can connect and meditate with Eve via Instagram @meditatewitheve where she leads a weekly live meditation. Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
04:55 29/12/2022
Rewind: Sympathetic Joy
If we’re unsatisfied in certain areas of life, we may feel resentment or jealousy when we see others feeling happy. On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Sam talks about bringing compassion to how we feel, and sending loving-kindness to others.Sam has taught mindfulness and social emotional learning to teens, families and adults all over the world for more than 12 years. She obtained her master’s degrees in clinical and educational psychology from Columbia University, and an M.S. in emotion science from Mid-Sweden University. You can reach out to Sam on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
04:49 28/12/2022
Rewind: The Wisdom of Loneliness
We don't always have to reject feelings of loneliness. On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Dora shares how loneliness can be an opportunity to connect with ourselves.Dora Kamau holds a B.A. in Psychology and a B.S. in Psychiatric Nursing. She is a certified Mindfulness Meditation teacher and is working to complete her Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher training this fall. Before joining forces at Headspace, Dora worked as a psychiatric nurse in a women’s addictions facility and organized community events for BIPOC women in Vancouver, BC, Canada.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:33 27/12/2022
Rewind: How to Let Go
On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Kessonga shares how mindfulness can help us see if certain relationships are no longer serving us.Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:58 26/12/2022
Rewind: You're Exactly Where You Should Be
There are many moments in life that go differently than we expected. On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Eve explains how mindfulness helps us cope with bumps in the road.If you feel like talking to someone would help, consider reaching out or talking to a healthcare professional. If you are in a relationship that you feel you can’t get out of, a resource to also consider is thehotline.org. Eve Lewis Prieto is Director of Teaching at Headspace, a certified Mindfulness & Meditation teacher and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) instructor. At Headspace, Eve helps to introduce new meditation teachers to the platform and creates and oversees a wide array of meditation and mindfulness experiences that meet the diverse needs of our members. She is passionate about teaching the benefits of these time-honoured practices, with the aim of helping people take care of their mental health. Send any general questions to askeve@headspace.com, or you can connect and meditate with Eve via Instagram @meditatewitheve where she leads a weekly live meditation. Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here! 
04:39 23/12/2022
Rewind: Impermanence
On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Sam explains how impermanence can prompt us to confront things we’ve been putting off.Sam has taught mindfulness and social emotional learning to teens, families and adults all over the world for more than 12 years. She obtained her master’s degrees in clinical and educational psychology from Columbia University, and an M.S. in emotion science from Mid-Sweden University. You can reach out to Sam on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:05 22/12/2022
Rewind: The Journey to Letting Go
"Letting go" is a phrase often used in mindfulness, but putting it into practice takes time. On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Dora explains how letting go helps us find peace with whatever happens next.Dora Kamau holds a B.A. in Psychology and a B.S. in Psychiatric Nursing. She is a certified Mindfulness Meditation teacher and is working to complete her Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher training this fall. Before joining forces at Headspace, Dora worked as a psychiatric nurse in a women’s addictions facility and organized community events for BIPOC women in Vancouver, BC, Canada. You can reach out to Dora on Instagram here!RHS: Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
03:42 21/12/2022
Rewind: Managing Expectations
Don't forget about your own needs. On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Kessonga shares how mindfulness can help us see when we’re trying to live up to potentially harmful expectations.Kessonga holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and is a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. He also serves as an adjunct Mindfulness instructor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Prior to joining Headspace he had his own private practice as a licensed acupuncturist and an outpatient psychotherapist. You can reach out on Instagram here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:15 20/12/2022
Rewind: Boundaries Aftercare
On today’s Radio Headspace Rewind, Dora explains how to accept when setting boundaries doesn’t go as we’d hoped, and what to do next.Dora Kamau holds a B.A. in Psychology and a B.S. in Psychiatric Nursing. She is a certified Mindfulness Meditation teacher and is working to complete her Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher training this fall. Before joining forces at Headspace, Dora worked as a psychiatric nurse in a women’s addictions facility and organized community events for BIPOC women in Vancouver, BC, Canada.You can reach out to Dora on Instagram @dorakamau.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
06:23 19/12/2022