Tune-In ~ DayQuest Life! Radio Hour – Douglas Bonar LMHC: Visionary Peaceful Warrior

Listen as my Special Guest, Douglas Bonar M.A., LMHC and I discuss exciting concepts like Conscious Evolution and Climate Change. We talk about how the intersection of the two are essential to save our Planet. We'll also discuss everyday mindfulness as way for us to tune in to doing our part. You'll hear about Douglas's … Continue reading Tune-In ~ DayQuest Life! Radio Hour – Douglas Bonar LMHC: Visionary Peaceful Warrior

Retirement – A Gateway In the New Age of Aging

I am honored & excited to be facilitating a workshop: "Retirement - A Gateway" at the Aging Well Center in Clearwater, Fl. We will be exploring what "retirement" looks like in the New Age of Aging. Even the definitions don't seem to fit anymore.  A great many boomer gens have embraced healthy attitudes and lifestyles. … Continue reading Retirement – A Gateway In the New Age of Aging

Tune In! September 1st! DayQuest Life Radio with Dr. John Arnaldi – Sexuality and Intimacy Life Coach

Tune in every 1st and 3rd Tuesday on RhinoOnAir.com at 3:06PM, or via podcast, for the next stimulating installment of DayQuest Life iRadio Hour. My Guest is Dr. John Arnaldi, a sought after life coach in Tampa, Florida. "The challenges of the world today are too great to be met with anything less than our … Continue reading Tune In! September 1st! DayQuest Life Radio with Dr. John Arnaldi – Sexuality and Intimacy Life Coach

Tune In! DayQuest Life iRadio Hour Begins Today – 7/7/15!

I am really excited announce the start of DayQuest Life iRadio Hour July 7 at 3:06 PM!! Join me, Michael Whalen, your host, for stimulating conversation about living life optimally and questing for the answer to the question: "What is Life asking of you today?" Enjoy Facinating Guests, the Research Rundown, Poetry Pause, and more … Continue reading Tune In! DayQuest Life iRadio Hour Begins Today – 7/7/15!

“Ok, A Mindful Mouse; Really!?”

"Ok", I thought, "using a mouse to explain mindfulness - too cute". But, hey, this mouse is really grounded! Check out this animation posted on Happify.com A couple of things though: Even though the mouse is correct in saying you don't need anything, including joining a group, a Mindful Awareness Training course is helpful in: … Continue reading “Ok, A Mindful Mouse; Really!?”

Take a Break – Stop and See!

Take a Break - Stop and See! Really looking at what is around and within you is a good addition to your mindfulness practice. Each time you practice you strengthen your mindful brain! And, like playing the piano, being mindful takes practice. That's the sort-of-bad news. The good news is twofold: I've never left a … Continue reading Take a Break – Stop and See!

Mindfulness Therapy as Effective as Meds

Mindfulness Therapy as Effective as Medication for Depression? YES! This study shows similar rates of success for Mindfulness(brain training)-CBT (changes in thinking) Therapy VS anti-depressants. Both may be helpful, but, it is nice to know there are effective choices! Hmmm, mindfulness training or meds? Which would you choose? http://ow.ly/M2VUb

Mindful MoPho (mobile phone)?

What would it be like if you took a mindful breath each time before using your mobile phone? Try it next time you use your mobile device. Bring yourself to the present moment: notice your breath - the sensation of your hands holding the device - the sounds around you - the place where your … Continue reading Mindful MoPho (mobile phone)?

A Powerful Force of Growth and Transformation: Your Mind!

A More Mindful You Mindfulness meditation is like Spring cleaning for your mind. Heightening your awareness and acceptance of all that is in and around you: that  is what mindfulness is about.  This includes becoming more attuned to the fullness of life surrounding you, which can sometimes reveal itself in surprising ways. A Mindfulness Based … Continue reading A Powerful Force of Growth and Transformation: Your Mind!

Writing About Emotions Is Proven To Be Helpful

Writing about emotions is proven to be helpful In my Mindfulness Training program we use journaling as a way to deepen the experience and act as a catalyst to transformation. Beginning October 14th. Visit my website for details. http://ow.ly/pyiOS James Pennebaker's top tips for expressive writing: 1. Ask yourself if you need to write. If … Continue reading Writing About Emotions Is Proven To Be Helpful