What is mindfulness and how can it help wellbeing as an aspiring psychologist? With Amy Polly
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Show Notes for The Aspiring Psychologist Podcast Episode: 35: Mindfulness practice for aspiring psychologists.

Thank you for listening to the Aspiring Psychologist Podcast.

On our journeys in psychology, our lives can become really busy. Today I have a lovely chat with Amy Polly about mindfulness and meditation. She stresses that mindfulness is for everyone and gives great advice for how you can fit it into your life. I hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed speaking to her, and that it can help you on the good days and the bad. There are a couple of swear words in the episode so you may want to listen away from children.

The Highlights:

  • 00:28: Living busy lives and introducing our guest speaker Amy Polly.
  • 02:03: Amy’s origin story into mindfulness.
  • 04:38: Mindfulness when coping with difficult experiences.
  • 06:15: What mindfulness really is.
  • 09:24: Integrating mindfulness into your busy lifestyle.
  • 12:49: The raisin exercise!
  • 14:10: Reducing burnout.
  • 19:15: Being compassionate to ourselves!
  • 20:41: Trauma and mindfulness.
  • 21:58: Our physical health is important too!
  • 23:14: Future proofing!
  • 26:17: Teaching mindfulness to children and young people.
  • 28:55: We can all practice mindfulness!
  • 30:11: A heart-warming message.


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