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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

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What is 'Becoming Superhuman'?
Cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Sahar Yousef is guest-hosting Radio Headspace all week. Today, she shares what she means by "becoming superhuman," and tips on making a to-do list that actually gets done. Learn more about the Becoming Superhuman productivity program here. Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
07:19 12/05/2022
Relationship "What Ifs"
Kessonga answers a listener's question about relationships, and how to stay in the moment when you're unsure where things are going. Please note that this episode discusses the topic of death, so listen with care.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!
05:25 12/02/2022
Banishing Worry
It's natural to worry about our loved ones, but mindfulness helps us keep worry from consuming our thoughts. Kessonga explains how.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!
05:01 12/01/2022
Apathy and Boredom
In a post-COVID world, it's common that people are feeling apathy or boredom with their lives. Today, Kessonga talks about ways to put things back into perspective.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!
05:44 11/30/2022
Should We Try to Multitask?
Kessonga breaks down the reasons why multitasking isn't all that it's cracked up to be.You can find the book, "Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression" (2nd Edition) by Zindel V. Segal, Mark Williams and John Teasdale 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!
05:50 11/29/2022
Let Go of 'Important Thoughts'
Kessonga explains how "important" thoughts might come up when we meditate, but we don't have to feel pressure to expect them, or even remember them after our practice.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!
04:47 11/28/2022
Rewind: Best-Laid Plans
This week, we're replaying some of our favorite episodes about gratitude. Today, Eve explores how gratitude can help us combat feelings of anxiety and frustration when we hit speedbumps in life.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!
04:59 11/25/2022
Rewind: Grateful Focus
This week, we're replaying some of our favorite episodes about gratitude. Today, Andy talks about how gratitude helps us to focus on the present moment, and reflect on how we got here. 
03:59 11/24/2022
Rewind: Back To The Beach
This week, we're replaying some of our favorite episodes about gratitude. Today, Kessonga shares how reflecting on the good times can give us a sense of gratitude and peace.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!
05:17 11/23/2022
Rewind: The Little Things
This week, we're replaying some of our favorite episodes about gratitude. Today, Sam talks about why it’s important to recognize the little things in life that bring us joy, and how to make it a habit.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!
04:01 11/22/2022
Rewind: The Art of Gratitude
This week, we're replaying some of our favorite episodes about gratitude. Today, Dora talks about how we can always get in touch with feelings of gratitude, even when they feel hard to find.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!
04:39 11/21/2022
Life Goes On
Today, Kessonga shares how gratitude can help us enjoy the good times in life, instead of worrying about if they'll end.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!
05:16 11/18/2022
Your Best Creative Space
Kessonga invites us to try working creatively in different spaces, and seeing what environments inspire us the most.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!
05:02 11/17/2022
Universal Communication
Kessonga talks about a recent trip to Paris, and how empathy can help us connect to one another, even if we don't speak the same language. 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!
04:07 11/16/2022
The Value of a Consistent Practice
Practicing a new language, sport, or even meditation isn't always fun, but it's so satisfying when all that work pays off. Today, Kessonga shares tips for developing a consistent practice. 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!
04:44 11/15/2022
Embrace Discomfort
Today, Kessonga talks about the power of getting out of our comfort zone and embracing the unknown.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!
05:13 11/14/2022
Rewind: Practicing Patience
When we want something, we want it now. But patience is always within us — we just need to uncover it. Andy shares some tips for practicing patience on today's Radio Headspace Rewind. For more support with managing the stress and uncertainty around the election, visit Headspace.com/election.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:05 11/11/2022
Rewind: Collective Consciousness
It can be hard to process our individual feelings on an event felt around the world. On today's Radio Headspace Rewind, Andy unpacks the ways global or national events affect our own mental health. For more support with managing the stress and uncertainty around the election, visit Headspace.com/election.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here! 
05:59 11/10/2022
Rewind: Calm in a Storm
There’s a calm, quiet eye in every storm. On today's Radio Headspace Rewind, Andy shares tips on finding a sense of calm, no matter what’s going on around you. For more support with managing the stress and uncertainty around the election, visit Headspace.com/election.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:20 11/09/2022
Rewind: Let Life Unfold
As humans, we love to assign meanings to things. We think, “this is good, and this is bad.” In this Radio Headspace Rewind, Andy talks about how stepping out of these thought patterns can help us experience life in a different way. For more support with managing the stress and uncertainty around the election, visit Headspace.com/election.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here! 
05:44 11/08/2022
Rewind: Political Uncertainty
On today's Radio Headspace Rewind, we wanted to share some techniques that Andy learned in the monastery to help you get through the election season, no matter your politics.For more support with managing the stress and uncertainty around the election, visit Headspace.com/election.Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
08:11 11/07/2022
When The News Brings You Down with Kessonga
Headspace is proud to present our brand new podcast Dear Headspace. It's a call in advice show featuring the Radio Headspace teachers answering questions about relationships, work, meditation, anxiety, and everything else. You can find it on the Headspace App and wherever you listen to podcasts. Ask the Headspace teachers a question here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here.  
09:18 11/05/2022
The Importance of Friendship
Sam talks about the power of friendship, and how we can nurture those relationships for a fuller life. Learn more about Dr. Anna Akbari here.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!
05:02 11/04/2022
Regulating Emotions
Sam explains the role of emotions in our lives, and how mindfulness can teach us better ways to react to difficult feelings.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!
05:44 11/03/2022
Find Your Koan
Sam explains the concept of koans — repeatable phrases that help us think more deeply about ourselves and the world around us.You can find Joan Sutherland's book, “Through Forests of Every Color: Awakening with Koans,” here.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!
05:00 11/02/2022
Reconnecting with Adolescence
Today, Sam talks about how we can learn from memories of our adolescence and from the teenagers in our lives.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!
05:27 11/01/2022
Teaching Mindfulness
Sam shares some easy tips for introducing mindfulness to kids (and they work for adults, too).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!
04:24 10/31/2022
Beat Imposter Syndrome
Master-Certified Life Coach Kara Loewentheil is our guest-host all week. Today, she breaks down how imposter syndrome sneaks into our thoughts, and how anyone can learn to outsmart it.Listen to Kara's podcast here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:49 10/28/2022
Create Confidence Within
Master-Certified Life Coach Kara Loewentheil is our guest-host all week. Today, she'll dive into some of the biggest hurdles to self-confidence and effective ways to create it for ourselves.Listen to Kara's podcast episode on thought ladders here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:50 10/27/2022
The Problem with Self-Criticism
Master-Certified Life Coach Kara Loewentheil is our guest-host all week. Today, she explains why self-criticism doesn't actually help us grow, and some tips on being kinder to ourselves. Listen to Kara's podcast here!Try the Headspace app free for 30 days here!
05:38 10/26/2022